ASUS announces cutting-edge ExpertBook B6 Flip

Designed for architects, engineers



ExpertBook B6 Flip

Shortly after announcing the newly-upgraded Vivobook 16 models, ASUS is back — this time with another massive update.

The brand is releasing the cutting-edge ASUS ExpertBook B6 Flip, a 360-degree foldable laptop designed to cater to architects, engineers, and the construction sector.

As these professions usually require powerful devices for their heavy tasks such as 3D modeling, 2D to 3D transitioning, or using CAD applications, the new ExpertBook B6 Flip looks to maximize the use of software solutions like 3ds Max, MicroStation, Vectorworks, ArchiCAD, Creo, Revit, and SOLIDWORKS, with its top-of-the-line processors and GPU.

Here’s a quick rundown of the laptop’s specs:

  • Processors — Up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 HX processors
  • OS — Windows 11 Pro
  • Graphics — Up to NVIDIA RTX A2000 professional graphics
  • Memory — Up to 128GB dual-channel DDR5 4800MHz memory
  • Storage — Up to 4TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD
  • Display — 16-inch WQXGA IPS touch screen display, 16:10, 500 nits, DCI-P3 100%
  • Audio — 4-speaker system, AI noise-cancelling audio technology, instant mic-mute key, Dolby and Harman Kardon certified
  • Camera — 1080p FHD IR camera
  • Security — Fingerprint reader power button, Nano Kensington lock slot, webcam shield
  • Battery — 90Wh 4-cell Li-ion
  • Ports — 2x Thunderbolt 4 with DisplayPort 1.4, 2x USB 3.2 Type A, 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x RJ 45, 1x Mini DP, 1x 3.5 audio jack, smart card reader
  • Wireless — Wi-Fi 6E 2*2, Bluetooth 5.2

The device features an NVIDIA Max-P Dynamic Boost support for extra performance, while its cooling system minimizes noise even when running heavy applications.

This cooling system is comprised of dual 98-blade fans, three heat pipes, and seven intelligent sensors to ensure optimum cooling while keeping the device as quiet as possible.

When it comes to graphics, the pro-grade RTX A2000 GPUs leverage NVIDIA Ampere to fully support creation of all sorts.

Naturally, the ExpertBook B6 Flip is also Military Grade when it comes to durability. Security-wise, it supports self-encrypting TCG Opal SSD drives to prevent unauthorized access.

Price, availability

ASUS has not made the ExpertBook B6 Flip’s price public yet. Interested customers may inquire directly with ASUS Philippines Business here.


ROG launches upgraded 13th Gen gaming laptops: Price, availability

Better design, displays, cooling



ROG has released its upgraded line of gaming laptops which now all have 13th Gen Intel Core processors and a slew of significant updates on their graphics, chassis, cooling design, and displays.

These are the Zephyrus M16, Strix series, and TUF Gaming F15 laptops, available via ASUS and ROG concept stores nationwide. Purchases made will also have corresponding freebies, such as backpacks, gaming mice, and adapters.

Zephyrus M16

Redesigned for a more refined feel and performance, the Zephyrus M16 has a new chassis design that allows for more efficient cooling when paired with ROG’s Tri-Fan Technology.

The laptop sports up to an Intel Core i9-13900H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

It has a 16-inch Nebula HDR display capable of QHD resolution at up to 240Hz, along with a Mini LED backlight. The Zephyrus M16 is only the second laptop ever to have ROG’s iconic AniMe Matrix Display.


  • 16GB (*2)+ 1TB – PhP 169,999
  • 16GB (*2) + 2TB – PhP 249,999
  • 32GB (*2) + 2TB – PhP 339,999
  • Strix series

Meanwhile, the Strix and SCAR lineups has been powered by the latest chips from Intel and NVIDIA, with up to an Intel Core i9-13980HX CPU and a GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

Along with its MUX Switch and NVIDIA Advanced Optimus, the Strix SCAR 18 ensures optimal frame rates when plugged in.

The Strix G16 and Strix G18 are likewise powered by the same processors, with up to GeForce RTX 4070 graphics. They, too, support MUX Switch and Advanced Optimus, while Dynamic Boost gives them extra power.

When it comes to displays, all support Dolby Vision. The 18-inch SCAR has up to a WQXGA 240Hz display while the G16 and G18 have WUXGA 165Hz screens.


  • Strix SCAR 18 (16GB*2 + 1TB) – PhP 294,995
  • Strix G18 (8GB*2 + 1TB) – PhP 149,995
  • Strix G16 (8GB*2 + 1TB; RTX 4060 6GB) – PhP 109,995
  • Strix G16 (8GB*2 + 1TB; RTX 4060 8GB) – PhP 119,995

TUF Gaming F15

Lastly, the 2023 iteration of the TUF Gaming F15 laptop has up to a 13th Gen Intel Core i7-13700H processor, along with the latest GeForce RTX 40 series GPUS which support G-SYNC and Dynamic Boost.

Like the Strix series, a new feature for the TUF Gaming F15 are the MUX Switch and Advanced Optimus for reduced latency and next-level performance.

When it comes to its cooling system, the device is equipped with a pair of 84-blade Arc Flow Fans which offer 13% more airflow than its predecessor and is quieter than the previous design.


  • TUF Gaming F15 (8GB + 512GB) – PhP 89,995
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Free Steam code awaits MSI RTX 40 series purchases

Review and get free codes too



MSI recently unveiled its latest set of laptops that are up the date with the latest 13th Gen Intel Core HX processors and RTX 40 series graphics.

These include the following models:

  • Stealth 16
  • Katana 15
  • Cyborg 15
  • Raider GE78 HX
  • Titan GT77 HX

Such Intel Core HX processors with 24 cores deliver up to 5.6GHz of processing speed, a big jump which shall be felt by users when it comes to gaming performance, creative applications, and programs requiring the heavy workload.

In the graphics department, the NVIDIA RTX 40 series cards are more efficient and feature Ada Lovelace architecture to take gaming to the next level.

Early bird, review bonuses

To spice things up, MSI is offering US$ 50 Steam wallet codes for customers who will pre-order any of the participating 2023 MSI RTX 40 series models until April 30.

Likewise, customers who post a review of any of the eligible models will also receive a free US$ 50 Steam wallet code as part of the Shout Out for MSI program.

Redemption will be until May 14. To check the full mechanics, click here.

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Logitech products now available in Watsons stores

Not a drill!



Logitech Watsons

Looking for cosmetics brands inside a Watsons store? Nowadays, the chances are you’d come across some Logitech products too.

Logitech, a brand known for its tech devices such as headphones, keyboards, and mice, has partnered with Watsons — yes, the popular beauty and health retailer.

The interesting development means all 28 Watsons locations in Singapore, as well as the shop’s online store, will have Logitech’s various products on display and ready to be purchased.

According to Logitech’s Bernard Chow, the Head of Cluster for Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines, the move tries to cement the brand’s identity as not only a “tech” brand but also a “lifestyle” brand.

Among the products to be sold in Watsons stores are the following:

  • K380 multi-device Bluetooth keyboard: SG$ 59
  • Pebble wireless mouse M350: SG$ 45
  • Lift vertical ergonomic mouse: SG$ 119
  • POP wireless mouse: SG$ 54
  • BRIO 500: SG$ 199
  • Zone Vibe 100 wireless over-the-ear headphones: SG$ 159

On the part of the Watsons, making tech devices available on its stores’ shelves also allows the brand to expand outside of beauty and health products, integrating such products to cater to an even broader customer demographics.

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