Stuff Picks: 26/07/15

Spend your money wisely with our recommended gadgets for the weekend

Asus ZenPad C 7.0

Price: S$199

Available from: ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores.

Gone are the days when you have to break the piggy bank to get a decent tablet. You’ve Asus to thank for that, especially since they’ve launched the ZenPad C7.0. And for S$199, it’s deceptively good-looking, what with its polished metallic frame.

This 7in Android tablet comes with 3G connectivity, which honestly is sufficient for basic surfing. Yes, you can make calls with it too, if you’re comfortable with stares with you place the tablet on your cheeks.

The tablet, available in either Obsidian Black or Pearl White, is powered by a 64-bit quad-core Intel Sofia processor.

LG Magna LTE

Price: S$328

Available from: M1 or StarHub

You can’t shop for a smartphone if you have less than S$400. Or so you thought.

LG’s latest affordable Android smartphone proves you can do just that with the LG Magna LTE. It’s not a shabby phone either, armed with a 5in display with 720p resolution for your Netflix or YouTube binge-watching sessions.

In addition, the advanced gesture features from its UX interface gets ported over. That means selfie shots with a hand gesture, a quick glance at time, recent messages or missed calls with a downward swipe of the screen while the display is off.

Journey

Price: S$19.50

Available from: PSN Store

Not all games require you to kill everything in sight.

Instead, take a nice, scenic route and explore the ancient, mysterious world of Journey. Soar above ruins and glide across sands to unveil its secrets. Play by yourself, or travel the world with a fellow player on the Journey and explore the vast world together.

Purchase the game on or before 3 Aug to get a free custom theme. For PlayStation Plus member, you’ll get a 20% off discount.

Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Price: S$179

Available from: all leading retailers

If you’re going to obliterate your in-game enemies, you might as well do it with style.

Now, the Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard lets you do just that. The ultra-light mechanical gaming keyboard features Romer-G mechanical switches and Arx Control integration. In short, every keystroke is registered 25 per cent faster, so if it’s a sniper face-off, you’ll have the advantage.

The Logitech app, Leverage Arx Control, gives you access to a wide range of in-game display information on your mobile device. All of which can be viewed easily when you dock your phone or tablet to the keyboard.