Posts Tagged ‘notebooks’

New arrival: HP Spectre – world’s thinnest laptop

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The new HP Spectre is only 10.4mm thin (as thin as an AAA battery) and weighs only 1.11kg. Available in Singapore in June from S$2,299.

The stylised logo on this HP Spectre is the new HP logo for its premium line of products.

The stylised logo on this HP Spectre is the new HP logo for its premium line of products.

A carbon fiber bottom creates a thin profile that is both durable and lightweight, keeping the total weight of the notebook at just 1.11kg.

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The new HP Spectre – seen here at the launch in Singapore at ParkRoyal on Pickering.

High gloss copper accents reflect a hand-polished, jewelry-like finish and a hidden piston hinge creates the illusion of a hinge-less design to offer an unmatched premium look-and-feel.

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Price & Availability: Dell 2016 range of business IT devices

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Below are the prices and availability of Dell’s 2016 range of business IT devices that are optimised for the future workforce.

Dell S2825cdn Multi-Function printer, scanner, and copier.

Dell S2825cdn Multi-Function printer, scanner, and copier.

Dell’s new range of computing solutions include new Latitude & Vostro notebooks, Precision workstations, OptiPlex desktops & AiOs, UltraSharp monitors, as well as Dell Document Hub application and multifunction printers.

Below are the prices and availability in Singapore.

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New arrival: Dell introduces 2016 range of business IT devices

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

The computing solutions are optimised for the future workforce and include new Latitude & Vostro notebooks, Precision workstations, OptiPlex desktops & AiOs, UltraSharp monitors, as well as Dell Document Hub application and multifunction printers. Prices and availability here.

Dell OptiPlex 7040 Small Form Factor desktop, a Dell UltraSharp U2715H monitor, and KM636 keyboard and mouse.

Dell OptiPlex 7040 Small Form Factor desktop, a Dell UltraSharp U2715H monitor, and KM636 keyboard and mouse.

Dell says that the company has combined the latest hardware technologies including Intel Core and Xeon processors for superior performance, with Windows 10 software for a more intuitive user experience.

Dell U2417HWI Monitor - side views of screen tilting.

Dell U2417HWI Monitor – side views of screen tilting.

The new Latitude series combines beautiful design with business-class security, manageability and reliability, while the Vostro portfolio balances performance with style for small businesses.

The redesigned Precision Workstations combine innovation with high-performance to deliver sleek, new portfolio for creative professionals.

The latest portfolio of OptiPlex business PCs is smaller, faster and more energy efficient

The new Dell displays promise stunning picture and greater productivity.

A new Dell printing solution offer one-stop access to multiple cloud-based services for easy sharing, collaboration and printing.

Details in the press release below.

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New arrivals: ASUS ROG GX700 gaming notebook in Singapore

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

ASUS ROG kicks off its 10th Anniversary with launch of ROG GX700 in Singapore, the first country in APAC region to launch the world’s first liquid-cooled gaming notebook with desktop grade performance. RRP: S$6,198.

The ROG GX700 will be available in Singapore at $6,198 from ASUS brand stores and selected ASUS authorised retailers.

The ROG GX700 will be available in Singapore at $6,198 from ASUS brand stores and selected ASUS authorised retailers.

The ROG GX700 features an all-aluminium bio-armour design with titanium and plasma copper.

The ROG GX700 is equipped with a detachable ROG-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System cooling module.

The ROG GX700 is equipped with a detachable ROG-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System cooling module.

The ROG-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System gives the gaming notebook superior overclocking capabilities, exceptional cooling, and excellent high performance stability.

The ROG GX700 is powered by the latest overclockable Intel® Core™ K-SKU processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 980 graphics for outstanding performance at home and on-the-go.

The main technical specifications for the ASUS ROG GX700 is listed below.

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New arrivals: Transformer Book T100HA & Transformer Book Flip TP200

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Both the Transformer Book T100HA and Transformer Book Flip TP200 will be available at S$499 from today onwards at all ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores.

Both the Transformer Book T100HA (left) and Transformer Book Flip TP200 (right) will come pre-installed with the latest Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

Both the Transformer Book T100HA (left) and Transformer Book Flip TP200 (right) will come pre-installed with the latest Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

The Transformer Book T100HA sports an aluminium-clad lid and is available in four new colours – red, blue, white and grey.

It ships with the latest quad-core Intel® Atom™ x5 ‘Cherry Trail’ processors, hardware support for Windows 10 Cortana and Continuum, plus USB Type-C ports.

Transformer Book Flip TP200 is the world’s first 11.6-inch Windows 10 convertible laptop with USB Type-C port.

It is slim and light – only 18.45mm thin and weighs 1.2kg – with up to 8 hours battery life.

Its robust 360-degree hinge with multi-gear alloy steel construction enables the screen to flip and to be used securely at any angle.

More details in the press release below.

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New arrivals: 4 new ASUS mobile/computing products @ Zensation 2015

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

ASUS has unveiled in Singapore a slew of new Zen-inspired products – ZenWatch 2 smartwatch, Zen AiO Pro all-in-one desktop, ZenPad Audio Cover for ZenPad 8 tablet, and UX305 Ultrabook. Prices & availability below.

ASUS ZenWatch 2 (S$229) will be in Singapore from 14 November 2015.

ASUS ZenWatch 2 (S$229) will be in Singapore from 14 November 2015.

ASUS Singapore unveiled the following products at today’s launch event at The St. Regis Singapore hotel.

  1. ZenWatch 2 smartwatch: S$229 – 14 Nov, 2015.
  2. Zen AiO Pro series of all-in-one desktops: See below for prices.
  3. ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook: S$1,298 – Nov, 2015.
  4. ZenPad 8 Audio Cover: S$129 – 14 Nov, 2015.

ZenWatch 2

The ZenWatch 2 is ASUS’ latest wearable and is the company’s first smartwatch to be introduced in Singapore.

ZenWatch 2 is available in two sizes:

  1. Sparrow, the larger 1.63-inch gunmetal housing and navy blue leather strap.
  2. Wren, the 1.43-inch silver housing and khaki leather strap.

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New arrivals: Dell completes its Alienware portfolio of gaming laptops

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Dell launched its latest Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 gaming notebooks in Singapore, together with the Alienware Alpha Console. Prices & availability below.

From left: Alienware 17, Alienware Alpha, Alienware 15.

From left: Alienware 17, Alienware Alpha, Alienware 15.

The new gaming devices round up the Alienware portfolio following the recent launches of Alienware 13, the Alienware Graphics Amplifier and Area-51 gaming desktop to offer a spectrum of powerful gaming systems for enthusiast gamers.

Price & availability

With the exception of the Alpha Console which is available in early March 2015, the entire Alienware portfolio is available now in Singapore. Prices below.

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New arrivals: HP notebooks & tablets for enterprises in 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

HP has launched its 2015 line-up of notebooks and tablets for businesses and enterprises. The wide range of computing devices will be available from end February till May 2015.

Detailed pricing and availability below.

HP’s new line-up of notebooks and tablets for 2015 offer a wide range of mobility solutions for businesses and enterprises.

HP’s new line-up of notebooks and tablets for 2015 offer a wide range of mobility solutions for businesses and enterprises. Left: HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 Speical Edition. Right: HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet.

Amongst the new devices is the EliteBook Folio 1020 family – which HP touts as the industry’s thinnest and lightest business-class notebooks.

“The HP EliteBook 1020 represents game-changing innovation in both materials and mechanical engineering to create the world’s thinnest and lightest business notebooks in a form factor that enables our customers to be more productive in more places,” said Serena Yong, general manager, Printing and Personal Systems, HP Singapore and Malaysia.

The HP EliteBook 1020 and the HP EliteBook 1020 Special Edition (SE) are ultra-thin at 15.7 mm, and the SE takes advantage of HP’s exclusive blend of magnesium-lithium alloy and reusable carbon fiber to achieve a weight of only 1 kg (2.2 lbs).

Price and availability of the new line-up of tablets/notebooks is tabulated below.

The HP EliteBook 1020 and the ultra-lightweight HP EliteBook 1020 SE are designed with enterprise mobility in mind, with up to 9 hours of battery life to power a full work day.

Price and availability of the new line-up of tablets/notebooks are tabulated below.

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New arrivals: MSI GT80 Titan gaming notebook with mechanical keyboard

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

MSI boasts that the new GT80 Titan is the world’s first gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard. Available in Singapore from today at S$5,799.

The MSI GT80 Titan raises the bar for gaming laptops with dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI capabilities, Super RAID 3 with 4 SSDs and a SteelSeries Engine.

The MSI GT80 Titan raises the bar for gaming laptops with dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI capabilities, Super RAID 3 with 4 SSDs and a SteelSeries Engine.

Core features of the new MSI GT80 Titan are listed below.

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX980M SLI solution
  • Mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX switch
  • SteelSeries Engine
  • Super RAID 3 technology with 4 SSD RAID 0

More details and tech specs can be found in the press release below.

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New arrivals: Parallels Access 2.5 extends to computer-to-computer access

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Parallels Access 2.5 now features Universal File Manager, Computer-to-Computer Remote Access and Samsung S Pen Integration on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Pricing below.

Parallels advances the remote desktop experience beyond iPhone, iPad and Android to include computer-to-computer access.

Parallels advances the remote desktop experience beyond iPhone, iPad and Android to include computer-to-computer access.

Parallels, a global provider of cross-platform solutions, today introduced Parallels Access 2.5, available immediately on Google Play and the App Store worldwide.

“In our new era of even more devices, interfaces and form factors, it is extremely important for people to have a consistent application experience from any device, anywhere. Today’s workers need tools that connect the applications they depend on with devices and services from multiple platforms for a seamless user experience,” said Parallels president Jack Zubarev.

New features of the app include a universal file manager, computer-to-computer remote access and Samsung S Pen integration to give customers a useful and productive remote access experience.

Now all Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge customers get a free six month subscription to Parallels Access in their Galaxy Gifts.

The new release also supports the recently released OS X Yosemite and Windows 10 Technical Preview.

Parallels Access enables users to access their working computer anytime and anywhere, even with a mobile device or a borrowed computer.

New features include:

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