Tag Archives: ASUS

GameStart 2019: Thanks for the Memories

GameStart Asia 2019 Event Hall

Back for the 6th iteration, GameStart 2019 returns to the Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre to bringing all things gaming as it continues its journey to be South-East Asia’s Premier gaming event. The POPCulture Online team wakes up earlier than usual on a weekend to check out the event. On Board the Esports Hype Train Esports continues its upwards hype …

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GameStart 2018: The 5th Year

GameStart 2018 Jesuke Cosplay Alyse

Back for its 5th iteration, GameStart 2018 continues to aim to be South-East Asia’s Premier gaming event. Taking up 3 halls at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, the POPCulture Online team heads down to check out the event. Bring on the Esports E-sports has seen lots of hype in recent years and it is no different at GameStart …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017: Balance to the Force

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention STGCC 2017 XM Studios Optimus Prime

A decade is a long time especially in the popular culture events scene in a crowded landscape here in Singapore. Reaching its 10th Birthday milestone this year is definitely a noteworthy achievement for the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) as it occupies 3 halls at the Sands Expo and Convention Center this year. STGCC 2017 sees a total …

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Gam3.Asia: A Place for Gamers to call Home

Gam3.Asia Launch

Nested at the back of Marina Square is a place when a bold new idea is about to change the way Gamers hang out, frag and shop in a country where eSports is a growing trend.  Called Gam3.Asia, this is Singapore’s first integrated eSports, gaming and retail hub. The brainchild of Mr. Jeffrey Phua, Director of Pro Concepts Technology Pte …

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Garena Carnival 2015: Promoting eSports with Logitech and Asus

Garena Carnival 2015 Logitech Booth Babe

With sports on everyone’s mind here in Singapore thanks to the record breaking medal tally and 2 out of 3 Singaporeans watching the SEA Games 2015 coverage in one form or another, June is unofficially the month for sports. Yet tucked away in central Singapore is another kind of sports that is taking place. Here athletes take up their mouse, …

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Launching the Asus RT-AC87U Router in Singapore

Asus RT-AC87U Router Launch Singapore 01

When Asus first announced the RT-AC87U earlier this year, many tech enthusiast including myself were drooling at the speeds this new router can bring to the table. The idea of even faster streaming of videos from storage to player or even sharing huge files over the network during meetings at home definitely sounded good as faster is always (or at …

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Noteworthy At SITEX 2013

Epson L210 Ink Tank System Printer

If there is one thing the POPCulture Online tech team loves doing at shows like SITEX, it is to look out for noteworthy items on sale. These are usually either very appealing to the techie inside of us or very competitively priced that since you are there, you might as well get it. As we brave the crowd over the …

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Yamaha X Asus Showcase

Yamaha HPH-M82 Asus Xonar Essence STU

No stranger to the audio industry is Japanese giants Yamaha. With many years in the audio hi-fi industry, Yamaha has become one of the top leaders in this area. But how does Asus come into the picture together with Yamaha as a company well known for its computers, laptops, tablets and hardware? Well at a cozy part of PARKROYAL on …

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When Gaming met Comic

Held over the first weekend of October is a very interesting mix of an event where gaming meets comics. With an even more interesting venue in the ITE Central Campus over at AMK, visitors got to enjoy both gaming and comics with GameFest and ComiFest both in the same multipurpose hall. Over at the gaming side, the action was fast …

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A Visit to the PC Show 2013

Held from the 6th to the 9th of June, the PC Show is back this year at the Singapore Expo where over 800 exhibitors and their products are featured. One of the four quarterly shows, the PC Show 2013 covers over 350,000 square feet of exhibition space with everything from notebooks to televisions and even caters for those looking for …

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ASUS ROG Xonar Phoebus Review

While most computer users are happy to get the sound off their onboard sound cards (which I personally wouldn’t consider a soundcard but a bunch of extra “bits” on the motherboard that produces sound), there is an increasing group of users who have started to explore a piece of hardware called the soundcard. This usually happens when users want more …

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ASUS & NVIDIA Gamers’ Gathering

ASUS and NVIDIA Gamers Gathering Photo 04

Held at the Ibis on Bencoolen Hotel on a Friday night, Taiwanese computer hardware and electronics company Asus held a special gathering for the local gaming community to share with its latest graphic cards based on the nVidia chipset and also to introduce its latest non reference GPU cooler, the Direct CU II Cooler. Starting off with a rather simple …

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Live Life Intuitively with ASUS PadFone 2

ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era, has announced the official availability of ASUS PadFone 2 in Singapore. The successor of the unique 2-in-1 combination of a smartphone and tablet – ASUS PadFone, will be officially available in Singapore from 22 November onwards. Following the success of PadFone earlier this year, StarHub will continue to be the exclusive …

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ASUS Searches For The Incredible With Windows 8

In Search of Incredible “In Search of Incredible” is the new direction that Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company, Asus, is moving towards as they take on the new generation of mobile and desktop devices powered by Microsoft’s latest Operating System, the Windows 8. Unveiled by Mr. Darwin Wu, ASUS South-east Asia Regional Director (for open platform), Mr. Alvin …

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Google Nexus 7 Reviewed

Lets face it, the moment Steve Jobs commented that 10″ tablets were the way to go and 7″ was going to be rejected, majority of the world bought that thinking. This included many tablet makers who churned out tablets based on the 10″ form factor that the iPad is famous for. Yet all it took was both Amazon and Barnes …

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