Razer http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/reviews en-SG Shake hands to swap numbers: Razer Nabu smartband plays nice with WeChat messaging service http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer-nabu-wearable-integrate-wechat/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Razer&#039;s wearable gets an update to make communication even easier. If you&#039;re in China, that is </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Nabu" alt="Razer Nabu" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Razer%20Nabu_0.jpg?1406252854" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Razer has announced that its first wearable, the Nabu smartband, will integrate with messaging app WeChat.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/peterawlins" title="View user profile.">Peter Rawlins</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer-nabu-wearable-integrate-wechat/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer-nabu-wearable-integrate-wechat/news#comments Geek accessories Razer Wearable tech Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:54:00 +0000 Hafizah Osman 1443218 at http://www.stuff.tv Razer Junglecat http://www.stuff.tv/sg/iphone-5s/razer-junglecat/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We wrap our hands around Razer&#039;s iShell to see if it opens the door to iPhone gaming Nirvana </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Looks nothing like a cat to us" alt="Razer Junglecat" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/DSCN9981.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mobile gaming has reached dizzying heights, but no amount of shiny graphics and fancy 3D renders can make up for the fact that for many games touchscreen controls just don&rsquo;t cut it.</p> <p>We&#39;re not talking about the likes of Candy Crush Saga or Fruit Ninja of course - they&#39;re perfectly adapted to frantic finger swipes.</p> <p>But first person shooters, racers, and anything else that requires precision and multiple inputs, have always suffered with on-screen buttons.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> S$130.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chunky and littered with buttons </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There&#39;s no two ways about it - your iPhone does look fat in this. But that&rsquo;s simply the price you pay for physical buttons, and you&rsquo;re unlikely to want to use the Junglecat as a permanent case.</p> <p>Control-wise, the Junglecat has a D-Pad, a pause button, and four ABXY buttons. There are two triggers around the back, which are a welcome addition, although we&#39;re a little disappointed not to see two on each side.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9982.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9984_0.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Trigger happy" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9987_0.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="1200" height="900" title="Dissection " alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9993_0.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When the iPhone 5s is slotted into the Junglecat its Lightning charger port is obscured. The upside of this is that you can finally join your Android friends in the swanky microUSB charging club.&nbsp;</p> <p>Of course there are also cut-outs for the headphone jack and camera.</p> <p>Two front-facing speakers are built-in, but they&rsquo;re not actually any louder than the iPhone 5s&#39; regular ones.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Thicker than your average" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9995.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Camera cut-out" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9986_1.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Junglecat&#39;s sliding mechanism feels sturdy, although it would have been nice if had an adjustable tilting mechanism too.</p> <p>And the buttons and rear triggers feel a little too plasticky for our liking. A matte rubber finish would have felt more premium and less cheap in the hands.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="View from the rear" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9985.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Game on </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Razer Junglecat iOS companion app is a one-stop-shop for all compatible iOS games. While the library is a respectable size, the app wasn&#39;t available to download at the time of writing, so we were unable to browse it in full (or adjust the controller sensitivity settings for that matter).</p> <p>There are plenty of top titles to choose from, including racers such as Asphalt 8 and Sonic &amp; All-Stars Racing, and shooters like Dead Trigger 2.</p> <p>And as for how the controls feel? <p>Not bad.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Asphalt 8" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9990.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Racing around the tarmac on Asphalt 8 is certainly a lot better than using the accelerometer controls, and given that Asphalt 8&#39;s controls are actually among the best motion controls we&#39;ve used, that&#39;s quite a compliment.</p> <p>You simply cannot beat real buttons when it comes to precise corners, drifting and lining up headshots, and the Junglecat&#39;s physical controls make you feel as though you&rsquo;re on a Nintendo handheld.</p> <p>But buttons need to be pressed harder than you&rsquo;d expect to register, while the buttons and triggers offer no resistance but are instead spongy. The sticks, too, lack subtlety, and we initially had plenty of car crashes thanks to our careful cornering being registered as no cornering at all.</p> <p>Once you get used to it and compensate you&rsquo;ll be winning in no time, but Razer needs to adjust the resistance and button sensitivity for a more natural, console-like experience.</p> <p>Perhaps the companion app&rsquo;s sensitivity settings will fix this issue - we&rsquo;ll certainly update this review if that turns out to be the case.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="In action" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9980_1.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9989.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The fact that dedicated controllers for iPhones are now properly supported is an undeniably Good Thing, but we haven&rsquo;t yet found a really great one.</p> <p>The Razer Junglecat doesn&rsquo;t do that.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s a bit big and it feels a bit cheap, and while we might forgive that if it actually was cheap. The Junglecat is S$130, which is around the same price as the Moga Ace Power, a controller that also feels well below premium but has more accurate controls.</p> <p>A matte finish and tweaked button resistance could make the Junglecat a very formidable controller, as would a bit of a price cut, but for now it&rsquo;s just another also-ran in the iPhone gamepad race.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="Razer Junglecat review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCN9983.JPG?1404816374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/iphone-5s/razer-junglecat/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/iphone-5s/razer-junglecat/review#comments Geek accessories iPhone 5S Razer Smartphones Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:07:17 +0000 Tein Hee Seow 1441199 at http://www.stuff.tv Android Wear watches available within weeks, and all the other news you’ve missed http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/google-io-2014/android-wear-watches-available-within-weeks-and-all-other-news-you-ve-missed/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We round-up all the tech that came out of Google’s I/O Conference 2014 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Android Wear watches available within weeks, and all the other news you’ve missed " alt="Android Wear watches available within weeks, and all the other news you’ve misse" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/io.jpg?1404273534" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many of you were eagerly, and patiently, anticipating the assortment of technologies Google intended to unveil at its <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/google-io-2014">annual I/O Conference</a>. If you&#39;ve been feeding off rumours of what&rsquo;s to come, Google&rsquo;s finally put our minds to rest on its biggest tech for 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/hafizahosman" title="View user profile.">Hafizah Osman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Android Wear’s available sooner than we thought </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Google didn&rsquo;t disappoint us when it came to the Android Wear range. LG&rsquo;s G Watch, Samsung&rsquo;s Gear Live and Motorola&rsquo;s Moto 360 were all showed off at their finest at the event, and they (most of them at least) surprised us with their quick go-to-market availability.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:</strong> <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/android-wear-watches-available-within-weeks-can-be-pre-ordered-today/news">Android Wear watches available within weeks, can be pre-ordered today</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Android Wear’s available sooner than we thought " alt="Android Wear’s available sooner than we thought " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/smartwatchesavail.jpg?1404273534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Android “L” is on the way </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Another announcement that may have been the biggest focus at the I/O Conference is Android &ldquo;L&rdquo;. We&rsquo;re guessing it will be the abbreviation for Lollipop, but Google&rsquo;s keeping mum on it. But what Google has revealed is eight things about the new Android operating system.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:</strong> <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/google-io-2014/8-things-you-need-know-about-android-l/news">8 things you need to know about Android L</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Android “L” is on the way " alt="Android “L” is on the way " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/l.jpg?1404273534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pinterest comes out saying it wants to be on Android Wear </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nobody&rsquo;s playing no waiting game when it comes to putting their solutions on the latest gizmos that came out of Google&rsquo;s I/O Conference. Pinterest was one of the first in putting its hand up to declare that it&rsquo;ll be working on an update to its visual discovery Android app for Android Wear compatibility.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/google-io-2014/pinterest-wants-be-your-new-android-wear/news">Pinterest wants to be on your new Android Wear</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Pinterest comes out saying it wants to be on Android Wear " alt="Pinterest comes out saying it wants to be on Android Wear " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pinterest.jpeg?1404273534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Razer’s new micro-console will be made for content streaming </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Razer&rsquo;s another vendor that&rsquo;s jumped the queue in working on a new connected entertainment device to supplement the Android TV Google unveiled at its I/O Conference. Named the micro-console, and looking very similar to Apple TV, the solution aims to stream movies, music, and other apps to the big screen. &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/razer-s-new-micro-console-will-be-powered-google-android-tv/news">Razer&rsquo;s new micro-console will be powered by Google Android TV</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Razer’s new micro-console will be made for content streaming " alt="Razer’s new micro-console will be made for content streaming " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer.jpeg?1404273534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Project Tango tablet will be for consumers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You won&rsquo;t have to wait too long for Google&rsquo;s 3D-mapping Project Tango tablet now; that&rsquo;s in comparison to well, not knowing when you are going to get it. It&rsquo;s scheduled a 2015 release (but not specifically when) and hasn&rsquo;t revealed pricing details too but we&rsquo;re pumped to know we can soon get our hands on it. &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:</strong> <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/google/google-io-2014/lg-will-release-consumer-version-google-s-3d-mapping-project-tango-tablet-2015">LG will release consumer version of Google&rsquo;s 3D-mapping Project Tango tablet in 2015</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="The Project Tango tablet will be for consumers " alt="The Project Tango tablet will be for consumers " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/tango.jpg?1404273534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/google-io-2014/android-wear-watches-available-within-weeks-and-all-other-news-you-ve-missed/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/google-io-2014/android-wear-watches-available-within-weeks-and-all-other-news-you-ve-missed/news#comments Android Android Wear Google Google I/O 2014 LG Motorola Pinterest Project Tango Razer Samsung Wearable tech Wed, 02 Jul 2014 03:40:18 +0000 Hafizah Osman 1440638 at http://www.stuff.tv Razer’s new micro-console will be powered by Google Android TV http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/razer-s-new-micro-console-will-be-powered-google-android-tv/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There’s no guessing what it’ll do – it’s made for content streaming </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Razer’s new micro-console will be powered by Google Android TV" alt="Razer’s new micro-console will be powered by Google Android TV" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Razer.jpg?1403779657" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Google&rsquo;s announced details to dominate your living room with the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/google-io-2014/android-tv-targeting-set-top-boxes-smart-tvs-starting-autumn/news">Android TV</a> just a mere few hours ago at its <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/google-io-2014">I/O conference</a> and Razer&rsquo;s already stepped up to the plate to reveal plans of a new connected entertainment device to supplement the platform.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/hafizahosman" title="View user profile.">Hafizah Osman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It&#039;s not all about software anymore </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>But this isn&rsquo;t the first time the gaming company is blending hardware and software together &ndash; it recently demonstrated its unifying capabilities in the creation of its <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-look-razer-nabu/feature">Razer Nabu smartband</a>.</p> <p>Of course, the company that claims it makes solutions &quot;for gamers, by gamers&quot;, will have the product created with an emphasis on gaming. It said, in a statement that enhancing the gaming experience on Android devices is a key focus for Razer.&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;The Razer micro-console incorporates not only hardcore and casual gaming, but music, movies and other entertainment and social applications, all on an affordable system,&rdquo; Razer co-founder and CEO, Min-Liang Tan, said.</p> <p>The Razer micro-console will be released sometime this fall, and pricing will also be disclosed at a later date.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: </strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/startup-asia-2014/hardware-new-software/news">Is hardware the new software? Yes, says Razer CEO, Min-Liang Tan</a>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="It&#039;s not all about software anymore" alt="It&#039;s not all about software anymore" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/nabu.jpeg?1403777553" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/razer-s-new-micro-console-will-be-powered-google-android-tv/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/android/razer-s-new-micro-console-will-be-powered-google-android-tv/news#comments Android Gaming Google Google I/O 2014 Razer TVs Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:00:23 +0000 Hafizah Osman 1440165 at http://www.stuff.tv Get the Razer Nabu Beta Edition smart band for US$1 http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/get-razer-nabu-beta-edition-smart-band-us1/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you’re not among the 500 lucky ones chosen from the Nabu Beta Program, you can get the Developer Edition now for US$49.99 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Get the Razer Nabu Beta Edition smart band for US$1" alt="Get the Razer Nabu Beta Edition smart band for US$1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Razer%20Nabu.jpg?1402472088" /> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">There&rsquo;s a lot of ways for us to poke fun at the unfortunately named Razer Nabu, but the reference would be lost if you&rsquo;re reading this outside of Singapore. So we&rsquo;ll focus on something more interesting instead. The Razer Nabu Beta Edition will be available from 10 July, for a mere US$1 (S$1.25)</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/tein-hee-seow" title="View user profile.">Tein Hee Seow</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">Alternatively, you can get the Nabu through the <a href="http://developer.razerzone.com/nabu/" target="_blank">Nabu Developer Program</a>. To state the obvious, the program is meant for developers to get early access to the smart band, allowing them to develop apps with the open Software Development Kit (SDK). The developer version, however, costs US$49.99 (S$62). The upside is, it&rsquo;s a guaranteed purchase and is currently shipping, though in batches depending on the level of demand.</p> <p dir="ltr">Razer&rsquo;s smart band features a single OLED private message screen that displays notifications such as calls, text, social media alerts from your smartphone to the band. But it&rsquo;s more than just a notification band. During our early hands-on with it, Razer told Stuff that besides the obvious fitness aspects, it&rsquo;s still working to integrate the wearable tech with games.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE</strong>: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-look-razer-nabu/feature">First look at the Razer Nabu</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/oIpUXmxviUE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/get-razer-nabu-beta-edition-smart-band-us1/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/get-razer-nabu-beta-edition-smart-band-us1/news#comments Razer Wearable tech Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:05:50 +0000 Tein Hee Seow 1438902 at http://www.stuff.tv Razer’s Junglecat iOS gaming controller is for the adventurous gamer http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razer-s-junglecat-ios-gaming-controller-adventurous-gamer/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The gaming peripheral maker is eyeing the mobile phone hardware space </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Razer’s Junglecat iOS gaming controller is for the adventurous gamer " alt="Razer’s Junglecat iOS gaming controller is for the adventurous gamer " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Razer%20JungleCat.jpg?1401862278" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Razer has pounced into the mobile phone hardware space, with the introduction of its Junglecat gamepad for iOS devices.&nbsp;Curious to know what it is? Don&rsquo;t worry; this is one instance where curiosity won&rsquo;t kill the cat.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/hafizahosman" title="View user profile.">Hafizah Osman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There&#039;s an app for it too </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You&rsquo;ll have to download a companion iOS app that lets you remap and define all of the button functions, as well as adjust pressure sensitivity according to your preference. You can store up to 20 personalised profiles on the app, enabling you to tailor your gaming experience to each game.</p> <p>Speaking of games, we get that seeking games can sometimes be a chore. So Razer took the liberty to include a feature that prompts you with the latest titles in the app.&nbsp;According to Razer, the Junglecat is also enabled for the latest features of Apple devices <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/search/node/wwdc">recently announced at WWDC</a>.</p> <p>It doesn&rsquo;t burn a hole in your pocket either &ndash; you can get it for S$129.90 from July, or register your interest on the RazerStore for shipment within four to six weeks.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: </strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razers-updates-its-blade-laptops/news">Razer has levelled up its Blade laptops</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Razer’s Junglecat iOS gaming controller is for the adventurous gamer " alt="Razer’s Junglecat iOS gaming controller is for the adventurous gamer " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/white.jpg?1401862278" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razer-s-junglecat-ios-gaming-controller-adventurous-gamer/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razer-s-junglecat-ios-gaming-controller-adventurous-gamer/news#comments Gaming Razer Wed, 04 Jun 2014 06:02:07 +0000 Hafizah Osman 1438516 at http://www.stuff.tv Is hardware the new software? Yes, says Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/startup-asia-2014/hardware-new-software/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The gaming peripheral and laptop maker&#039;s head honcho talks about the marriage of product and digital solutions </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="472" title="Is hardware the new software? Yes, says Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan" alt="Is hardware the new software? Yes, says Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/photo%20%281%29.JPG?1399517311" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>For years, Razer has been feeding our gaming bodies with hardware, software, and gaming peripherals. But the lines between hardware and software are blurring, according to Razer CEO, co-founder, and creative director, Min-Liang Tan.</p> <p>He was speaking at the keynote session for<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/startup-asia-2014" target="_blank"> Startup Asia 2014</a>, held in Singapore.</p> <p>As more of us adopt new and emerging technologies, such as Cloud services and mobile apps, a boom in software has resulted in a need for hardware vendors to drive software related solutions.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/hafizahosman" title="View user profile.">Hafizah Osman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Razer divergence </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As we all know, it&rsquo;s only time before Razer enters the wearable tech space with the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-look-razer-nabu/feature" target="_blank">launch of its Razer Nabu wrist band</a>.</p> <p>Tan said that moving into wearables was a natural process for its business. &ldquo;Traditional tech companies aren&rsquo;t as good [as a company focused on gaming] at shipping fashion or clothes or wearables, so it was a good fit for us because we know what gamers want.&rdquo;</p> <p>Razer is also very nitpicky of what it offers its gaming audience.&nbsp;According to Tan, it only focuses on producing solutions that complement tech consoles it uses. &ldquo;You can say we&rsquo;ve got a cult mindset. It&rsquo;s like how we don&rsquo;t make Playstation-based solutions because we don&rsquo;t play on a Playstation much,&rdquo; he said.</p> <p>It also doesn&rsquo;t produce tools that target the mass market, it just carries a few products in each category.</p> <p>Talk about being micro selective.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Is hardware the new software? Yes, says Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan" alt="Is hardware the new software? Yes, says Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Nabu_1.jpg?1399517311" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/startup-asia-2014/hardware-new-software/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/startup-asia-2014/hardware-new-software/news#comments Razer Startup Asia 2014 Wed, 07 May 2014 11:36:59 +0000 Hafizah Osman 1436695 at http://www.stuff.tv Video review: Razer Edge Pro – part tablet, part gaming PC http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/video-review-razer-edge-pro-part-tablet-part-gaming-pc/video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Razer Edge Pro represents a new breed of powerful and portable gaming equipment for PC gamers – but is it any good? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Video review: Razer Edge Pro – part tablet, part gaming PC" alt="Video review: Razer Edge Pro – part tablet, part gaming PC" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Screen%20shot%202013-08-20%20at%2014.41.10.png?1398392830" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-2611808102001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="2611808102001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/video-review-razer-edge-pro-part-tablet-part-gaming-pc/video#comments Gaming Razer Tablets Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:43:14 +0000 Tein Hee Seow 1436149 at http://www.stuff.tv Razer has levelled up its Blade laptops http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razers-updates-its-blade-laptops/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Time to squeal in glee gamers. Razer&#039;s Blade range just got bigger and better </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Razer has leveled up its Blade laptops" alt="Razer has leveled up its Blade laptops" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/RzrBladeT14_01.jpg?1394693322" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Razer has decided that their current range of Blade laptops is due for a refresh. Both the 17-inch monster of a gaming notebook, the Razer Blade Pro and its smaller sibling the Razer Blade, now come with a new specifications that ought to make you drool.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/nigel-yap-0" title="View user profile.">Nigel Yap</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Improved graphics and a high resolution touch screen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>First up the 14-inch Razer Blade. Razer has added a high-resolution screen with a 3200 x 1800 resolution and that&rsquo;s not all. It&rsquo;s also thrown in touchscreen functions to the screen as well. And if you think it&rsquo;s just the screen that is getting an upgrade, think again. Razer has upped the graphics processor to a nVidia GeForce GTX 870M with 3GB DDR5 RAM. This is supposed to give it 65% more graphics power compared to GeForce GTX 765M that the older model was equipped with. If you&rsquo;re expecting some cosmetic changes, don&rsquo;t bother. The Razer Blade is mostly staying the same though you&rsquo;ll see a slight increase in height and weight.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="The Razer Blade Pro" alt="The Razer Blade Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/RZR_Blade%28R4%29_V07.jpg?1394693322" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This monster has leveled up </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As for Razer&rsquo;s monster gaming notebook the Razer Blade Pro, you can also expect an upgrade in graphics processor to the GeForce GTX 860M. There&rsquo;s also going to be an increase in memory from 8GB to 16GB. And just to make sure it&rsquo;s not just a machine for gamers but for the creative types as well, Razer is collaborating will music producer Afrojack on an app for the Blade Pro&rsquo;s Switchblade UI. It&rsquo;s supposed to help producers make &ldquo;better studio-quality music&rdquo;.</p> <p>Both the new Razer Blade and Razer Blade Pro are available for pre-order now and prices will start from S$3199 and S$3399 respectively.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razers-updates-its-blade-laptops/news#comments Laptops Razer Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:34:46 +0000 Nigel Yap 1433653 at http://www.stuff.tv Drive people nuts with Razer's new and improved BlackWidow mechanical keyboards http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-ever-mechanical-gaming-switch-razer/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Type fast enough on the Razer Mechanical Switch, and you&#039;ll probably annoy the heck out of everyone around you </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Drive people nuts with Razer&#039;s newly improved and clickity BlackWidow mechanical keyboards" alt="Drive people nuts with Razer&#039;s newly improved and clickity BlackWidow mechanical" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Blackwiddow.jpg?1394242925" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Admit it, you love the feel and clickity sounds of mechanical keyboards that drive your family, friends, and colleagues nuts.</p> <p>And your world comes crumbling down when these mechanical keys fall apart from heavy abuse over long gaming sessions. No more, says Razer.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/sharil-abdul-rahman" title="View user profile.">Sharil Abdul Rahman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Orange and green is the new black </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The improved key switches deliver precise key strokes with pinpoint accuracy, and can survive long practice sessions and tournaments too.</p> <p>The switches are also available to OEMs to include in their own products, even though Razer practically paid for the whole R&amp;D process. OEMs can choose between the&nbsp;Razer Green,&nbsp;a clicky monster that attracts more attention, or its silent sibling, the Razer Orange.</p> <p>To get your hands on the new keys on the BlackWidow range, <a href="http://www.razerzone.com/ap-en/store/razer-blackwidow-tournament-edition" target="_blank">pre-order the mechanical keyboards</a>, starting from&nbsp;S$139.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/newswitches.jpg?1394242925" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-ever-mechanical-gaming-switch-razer/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-ever-mechanical-gaming-switch-razer/news#comments Gaming Razer Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Tein Hee Seow 1433407 at http://www.stuff.tv Razer Edge Pro http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razer-edge-pro/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It combines tablet, laptop and gaming PC in one – but is the Razer Edge Pro a jack of all trades and master of none? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro review" alt="Razer Edge Pro review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/razer-edge-pro-13.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/guycocker" title="View user profile.">Guy Cocker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Razer Edge Pro is essentially a gaming PC crammed into tablet form; powerful enough to play recent titles such as Bioshock Infinite and <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/dishonored/review">Dishonored</a>, and versatile enough for touchscreen classics like Angry Birds and Jetpack Joyride.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> S$-1.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PC-level graphics </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Razer Edge Pro packs an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM and an Nvidia GT 640M graphics processor, making it a powerful PC under the hood. Games look gorgeous on the 1,366 x 768 pixel screen, but you need to use low-to-mid graphical settings on recent games such as Metro: Last Light to achieve 60 frames per second.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-03.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-04_0.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-06.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Accessories </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Razer Edge Pro launches with a host of accessories, such as the official gamepad at US$250, the keyboard at US$200, and the dock at US$100. The gamepad setup may be the one Razer is pushing, but in reality, it&rsquo;s the one we liked the least. The gamepad takes the overall weight of the device to nearly 2kg, and in a design that completely opposes most standard controllers &ndash; the right control stick is awkwardly placed above the action buttons for heaven&rsquo;s sake.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-12.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-11XXXXX.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-02.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-05_0.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dock </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The dock is the cheapest and best accessory for the Edge Pro. It will bear the weight of the device as long as you have a flat surface, and it offers a host of useful connections. There are multiple USB ports, so you can plug in standard Xbox 360 controllers, in addition to a HDMI port, so you can connect it to a TV.</p> <p>Thanks to <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/computers-and-consoles/news-nugget/valve%E2%80%99s-big-picture-mode-launching-today">Steam&rsquo;s Big Picture mode</a>, you can effectively turn the Edge Pro into a games console wherever you have a display, such as your living room or a hotel room. But don&rsquo;t even bother pumping the resolution up to 1080p on the latest Steam releases &ndash; it just ain&rsquo;t that powerful. Stick to 720p and the low-to-mid settings, though, and you&rsquo;ve still got current-gen console-baiting graphics from a device that can be undocked and taken on the train whenever you feel like getting out of the house.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-07.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-08.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Battery Life </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The polygon-pushing demands of games such as Bioshock Infinite seriously tax the Edge Pro, so you&rsquo;ll only get just over an hour of game time using the built-in battery. If you buy the gamepad, there&rsquo;s an expansion slot for a separate battery, which doubles the life of the device, but that costs another $70. Better make sure you pack that charger.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-09.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Weight </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The other major drawback to the Edge Pro is its weight. Even on its own it&rsquo;s nearly 1kg, or 50 per cent heavier than the standard full-size <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-ipad-4/review">iPad</a>. That weight doubles to nearly 2kg when using the gamepad, which seriously takes its toll on the arms. You&rsquo;ll end up needing to rest the device on your legs as a result, which isn&rsquo;t particularly comfortable.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-10.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you&rsquo;re a serious gamer, Call of Duty certainly beats Candy Crush Saga, and there&rsquo;s nothing quite like being able to play the latest PC titles on-the-go. However, the Razer Edge Pro has too many drawbacks, such as weight and battery life, to make it really worth a purchase over a similarly-specced gaming laptop.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Edge Pro" alt="Razer Edge Pro" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/razer-edge-pro-01.jpg?1391580560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Razer Edge Pro is a versatile gaming machine, but one that has serious drawbacks when you take it out and about</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Razer Edge Pro review </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-standfirst"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item standfirst:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jack of all trades – and master of all? </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razer-edge-pro/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/razer-edge-pro/review#comments Razer Tablets Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:27:33 +0000 Nigel Yap 1432052 at http://www.stuff.tv Loading Human could be Oculus Rift’s first indie hit http://www.stuff.tv/sg/oculus/loading-human-could-be-oculus-rift-s-first-indie-hit/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We go eyes, ears and virtual hands-on with a prototype virtual reality game </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1204" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/loading_human01.jpg?1391544997" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We&rsquo;ve just been to try out a new title being developed for Oculus Rift called <em>Loading Human</em>, a first-person adventure game from Italian developer Untold Games. It won&rsquo;t be out for a while - they&rsquo;re aiming for the end of this year - but it&rsquo;s a glimpse of the kind of indie title that could make virtual reality huge.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/will-dunn" title="View user profile.">Will Dunn</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ghostly crab hands </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Through the magic of an Oculus Rift, a Razer Hydra and some headphones - into a plush, futuristic apartment. A woman is calling your name. It&rsquo;s your birthday.</p> <p>You stumble around for the first couple of minutes getting used to the Hydra controls and your new hands - weird ghost&rsquo;s hands that can only grip, giving you the dexterity of a excitable crab. But it&rsquo;s amazing how quickly your brain does away with the physical sense of a controller and accepts these mad new manipulators as what it has to work with, and you soon learn to grasp objects, use them for tasks and throw them at things (then scrabble around on the floor when you realise you need them for something).</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Robotic memory vessel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The story starts from a really interesting premise: the first scene ends with a time-loop back to the beginning, and it soon becomes apparent that most of the game takes place within your own memories. You soon discover that you&rsquo;re not really as human as you think - your character is terminally ill, and his personality is in the process of being uploaded into a robot. By replaying your memories, solving puzzles and navigating a kind of Tron-like simulation-within-a-simulation, you hope to reassemble your personality within the machine.</p> <p>The game&#39;s lead creator sees it as the successor to classic point-and-click adventures like the Monkey Island and Myst series, with a similar focus on narrative and problem-solving. It&#39;s just that now, the pointing and clicking is a lot more sophisticated, and a lot more convincing.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1198" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/loading_human02.jpg?1391544997" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There&rsquo;s no question that the makers of <em>Loading Human</em> have plenty of work to do if they&rsquo;re to get their game ready to be among the first games on the consumer Oculus Rift. It&rsquo;s still very much a prototype, with all the bugs and glitches you&rsquo;d expect from such an early version. But it has that compelling, interest-snagging nature recognisable in good indie games, with decent writing and level design visible even at this stage. While the big studios bide their time and wait to see if virtual reality will take off, indies like <em>Loading Human</em> are already leading the charge.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/loading_human03.jpg?1391544997" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>READ MORE</strong>: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/oculus/ces-2014/hands-oculus-rift-v2-believe-vr-hype/feature">Hands-on with Oculus Rift v2</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/RmVw0uGCUmE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/oculus/loading-human-could-be-oculus-rift-s-first-indie-hit/news#comments Gaming Oculus Razer Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:49:20 +0000 Nigel Yap 1432027 at http://www.stuff.tv First look at the Razer Nabu http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-look-razer-nabu/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It may not be ready, but we managed to wrangle Razer into showing us their upcoming smart wearable, and drop us hints on what exactly it&#039;ll be able to do </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Nabu_1.jpg?1391698174" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/nigel-yap-0" title="View user profile.">Nigel Yap</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> So what exactly is it? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It&rsquo;s in essence a smart band, much like the Jawbone Up and Fitbit, with life tracking sensors that&rsquo;ll monitor things like your sleep patterns. The difference is that it also has integrated notification functions, which you see on smartwatches like the Pebble. If a message comes in, the Nabu will vibrate and you&rsquo;ll be able to check the message on the band itself.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Why a band though? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>According to Razer, one of the main ideas that the Nabu is built around is discreteness. Most of the smartwatches aren&rsquo;t exactly discrete. They&rsquo;re bulky and when you glance at them, it&rsquo;s pretty obvious you&rsquo;re not paying attention. Not so with the Nabu. It has two screens, a public one and a private one. The public one as we&rsquo;ve seen in the prototype is just small enough to display an icon to indicate which app notification you&#39;re getting.</p> <p>The second, private screen on the other hand, is located at the at the back of your wrist and has a larger screen which you can discretely look at to check your messages. The whole idea is so that people won&rsquo;t know that you&rsquo;re even looking at your messages.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2248" title="Razer Nabu prototype next to a Misfit Shine" alt="Razer Nabu prototype next to a Misfit Shine" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Nabu%20with%20misfit%20shine.jpg?1391698174" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> So it&#039;ll be like the rest of the smartbands out there? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Not exactly. Razer said that the Nabu is also a social smartband. What they mean is that the band will be able to transmit and pull data to and from other Nabu users within the vicinity. For example, you could be walking over at Clarke Quay and there&rsquo;s another Nabu user nearby. It&rsquo;ll then transmit whatever data you have and collect whatever data the other Nabu has. While very specific details of what data will be collected have yet to be finalised, the stuff you could share would include your personal details, health tracking and of course gaming profile.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Whoa whoa whoa, freely share? What about privacy? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you&rsquo;re that worried about all your dirty little secrets being aired in public, you don&rsquo;t really have to worry. You get to customise the band and choose just what sort of data you&rsquo;d want to share. This can be done right out of the box with the Nabu utility app, which Razer is currently calling Project Miso.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> So Razer’s going to make its own app as well? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Yes and it&rsquo;s not going to be just one app. There&rsquo;ll be three inhouse developed apps in fact. The main utility app, a fitness app and a sleep app. The key to the Nabu though would be the utility app. It&rsquo;s the main app that all Nabu users will have to download in order to set and control the smartband.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s also where users will be able to discover apps that are compatible with the Nabu. The Nabu utility functions as the gateway for the smartband to other apps, functionalities and use.</p> <p>That being said, Razer isn&rsquo;t just limiting the Nabu to its own homegrown apps. They&rsquo;re making it an open platform so anyone can make an app for it. The possibilities with it are endless according to Razer.</p> <p>For example, the social sharing features combined with the life tracking features of the Nabu have the potential to be gamefied. Like how the <em>Zombies, Run!</em> app uses the data from your runs to and transforms it into missions, with the inclusion of the social sharing aspect of the Nabu, similar games can add a social element, like maybe teaming up or maybe even competing with each other based on the life data collected.</p> <p>Razer doesn&rsquo;t want to limit it to gaming aspects either. They said that the Nabu has great potential in a business setting, especially for contact exchanges and networking.</p> <p>These however were just examples that Razer gave us. They did confirm they are already in talks with various app developers to integrate Nabu support into their existing apps but kept mum on just who they were talking to. What they did reveal to us though is that there will be no shortage of apps with Nabu support as 15,000 developers have already signed up to develop apps for the Nabu.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Nabu%20Utility%20app.jpg?1391698174" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There’s got to be a gaming angle in there somewhere? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Actually there is, but it&rsquo;s not yet set in stone. Razer is in the midst of discussing with triple AAA game developers to integrate Nabu support and functionalities into existing games. There have also been talks with mobile game developers to utilise the Nabu specifically for games, but as we would hear throughout the session, nothing has been confirmed.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> All right we’re sold, where can we get one? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hold on to your horses. You&rsquo;ll have to wait until the end of this quarter for their planned rollout. The fact is, from what we&rsquo;ve seen, the Nabu isn&rsquo;t even ready yet since all we saw was a prototype. It&rsquo;s a far cry from the main image you see rendered and Razer themselves have admitted that the actual Nabu might not even look like what&rsquo;s been rendered.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3005" height="2252" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Nabu%202.jpg?1391698174" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> So it’s not complete. What else is there to it? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It still is a working prototype, just not so pretty. The public and private screens do work, though we did find that the private screen, where most of the messages will be read discretely, seemed a bit to small. There are two confirmed sensors, an altimeter and an accelerometer. It&rsquo;ll be using low power Bluetooth and will have a 7-day battery life. They haven&rsquo;t decided on a charger yet but the current prototype uses a microUSB port for charging.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> So what do you think? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It may not look so pretty now, but the Razer Nabu brim with potential. Razer wants to make the Nabu a ubiquitous device, something you&rsquo;d wear everyday without thinking about it. It&rsquo;ll be interesting to see just what apps will be developed to work with it and see if any of the big guns are willing to integrate functionality with the Nabu. Considering the popularity of smart wearables though we don&rsquo;t think we&rsquo;ll have to wait long.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hands-on with Razer Nabu </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-standfirst"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item standfirst:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Great fitness band, not so with the name </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-carousel-image-small"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item small image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_carousel_image_small" width="450" height="340" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Nabu%202_0.jpg?1391698174" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/first-look-razer-nabu/feature#comments Geek accessories Razer Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:35:47 +0000 Nigel Yap 1431703 at http://www.stuff.tv Part smartwatch, part fitness band: Razer enters the wearables race with the Nabu http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/ces-2014/razer-enters-smart-wearables-race-nabu-smartband/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Razer&#039;s going far afield from their gaming roots and into the whole wearable tech field </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Razer Nabu" alt="Razer Nabu" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Nabu.jpg?1389381592" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>LG getting into the smart wearables race was pretty much a given, but Razer?</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/sharil-abdul-rahman" title="View user profile.">Sharil Abdul Rahman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The social smartband </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What will really set the Nabu apart, though, is its band-to-band communication features. This, according to Razer, will make the Nabu a truly social smart wearable. It&#39;ll allow you to find nearby friends or mutual acquaintances, all depending on the pre-defined users settings. And because Razer has made the Nabu available as an open development platform, we wouldn&#39;t be surprised if some enterprising app developer came up with a dating app specifically for the Nabu.</p> <p>Apparently the Nabu will be released in the next couple of months, and should be priced at a minimal US$49 (S$63). Final retail pricing will be announced in the near future, so watch this space!</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/ces-2014/razer-enters-smart-wearables-race-nabu-smartband/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/ces-2014/razer-enters-smart-wearables-race-nabu-smartband/news#comments CES 2014 Geek accessories Razer Wearable tech Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:24:35 +0000 Nigel Yap 1430889 at http://www.stuff.tv Razer's Project Christine brings the sexy back to PCs http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/ces-2014/razers-project-christine-brings-sexy-back-pcs/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> You won&#039;t need a rocket science degree to upgrade your PC anymore with Razer&#039;s Project Christine </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Project-Christine-1.jpg?1389117781" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>For hard core geeks, building a PC isn&#39;t really a problem. It&#39;s time consuming, yes but it isn&#39;t really much of an issue. Especially since getting a rig all fixed up with the latest gear will mean that extra frame or performance boost while gaming. For the rest of us mere mortals however, we sometimes have problems getting our simple printers to work, what more assembling a rig on our own. So wouldn&#39;t it be great if upgrading a PC would be as simple as plugging in a USB port?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sg/users/sharil-abdul-rahman" title="View user profile.">Sharil Abdul Rahman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Lego Like PC </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Apparently, Razer thinks so and their latest project, codenamed Christine, might just be what brings the PC back into the mainstream, far away from the dark corners of the geeky enthusiasts room. So what&#39;s so revolutionary about Project Christine? It&#39;s the modular design that it&#39;s adopted. It&#39;s aim in a nutshell, is exactly what we mentioned; making PC upgrades as simple as plugging in a USB cable.&nbsp;</p> <p>How Project Christine does this is by adopting a modular design, allowing users to build their PC like you&#39;d build Legos. No more will you need something resembling a rocket science degree to build your own PC. Need a new graphics cards? Just slide and slot it in. Need new storage? It&#39;ll be as simple as pulling out a box and slotting another back in. New processor, graphic cards, memory, everything you need to change would be as simple as plugging it in. Best of all? No cables. There&#39;s even liqiud cooling and a touch screen LED display. Operating systems? Whatever you want, be it Windows, Steam OS and if you could even manage it, OS X. The key thing here for Razer is modularity.</p> <p>And don&#39;t think for a second that Project Christine will look like an ugly bunch of boxes stuck together. If it isn&#39;t already apparent from the design and styling of their Razer Blade, Razer seems to have taken some care into making Project Christine look good, as you&#39;ll see in the images we&#39;ve posted. No news of when this project will be going into full production, but if the Razer Blade was anything to go by, we might just see this hitting our shelves really soon.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Project-Christine-2.jpg?1389117781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="567" height="425" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Project-Christine-3.jpg?1389117781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/sg/razer/ces-2014/razers-project-christine-brings-sexy-back-pcs/news#comments CES 2014 PC Razer Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:53:47 +0000 Nigel Yap 1430888 at http://www.stuff.tv