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MasterCard: APAC consumers warming up to contactless card payments
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MasterCard: APAC consumers warming up to contactless card payments

March 31st, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
+-*More consumers are tapping contactless cards at payment terminals across the Asia-Pacific region, especially in developed markets such as Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong. If MasterCard’s figures released today are any...
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge out in Singapore on April 11
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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge out in Singapore on April 11

March 31st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*The two new phones from Samsung are the biggest rethink for the smartphone market leader in years, after disappointing sales for its previous Galaxy S5 last...
Goondu review: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
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Goondu review: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

March 30th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
+-*It may not have fancy features like 4K video capture, but it does its main job - shoot great pictures - very well, exceeding...
Goondu review: Asus ROG G751JT gaming notebook
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Goondu review: Asus ROG G751JT gaming notebook

March 28th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*Asus impresses with its unique gaming features built into the notebook, but its decision to include a slow-spinning hard drive is a strange...
Hands on: Xiaomi Redmi 2
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Hands on: Xiaomi Redmi 2

March 28th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
+-*While Xiaomi has made few cosmetic changes with the Redmi 2, it has beefed up the hardware bits, starting with a boost in onboard storage from 4GB to...
Why can’t I get 1Gbps on my fibre broadband at home?
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Why can’t I get 1Gbps on my fibre broadband at home?

March 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*What are the roadblocks in the way of you reaching top speed? Here are a few, and how to remove...
Goondu review: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
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Goondu review: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

March 25th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
+-*Olympus took its original E-M5 and redesigned it completely, adding new features such as a High Res mode that lets you shoot at up to 40...
Hands on: Motorola Moto X (2nd generation)
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Hands on: Motorola Moto X (2nd generation)

March 23rd, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
+-*Nearly six months after its debut in the United States, the 2014 Moto X has finally hit our shores. Sure, the S$765 phone is now up against this year’s upcoming hotshots like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9, but...
Huawei ups the ante in low-cost smartphones with the G7 and Honor 3C Lite
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Huawei ups the ante in low-cost smartphones with the G7 and Honor 3C Lite

March 21st, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
+-*With IT Show 2015 happening this week, those looking for a smartphone can consider low-cost Android options such as the Huawei G7 and Honor 3C. Both phones have shunned the plasticky feel that low- and mid-range devices are...
Goondu Review: Nikon D5500
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Goondu Review: Nikon D5500

March 21st, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
+-*The colours from the camera are certainly very punchy and with the right lens, the D5500 can be very sharp as...
Deezer Elite CD-quality streaming comes to Singapore Sonos users
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Deezer Elite CD-quality streaming comes to Singapore Sonos users

March 20th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*Available only for owners of Sonos wireless speakers and devices for now, the service is likely to be accessible to other users in the coming months as...
MyRepublic firms up plans to become Singapore’s fourth telco
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MyRepublic firms up plans to become Singapore’s fourth telco

March 18th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
+-*Singapore broadband upstart MyRepublic has firmed up its plans to become the country’s fourth telco, promising to offer consumers more generous data bundles. If successful, MyRepublic, which will bid in the next 4G...
ViewQwest rolls out 2Gbps fibre broadband, charges from S$89.95
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ViewQwest rolls out 2Gbps fibre broadband, charges from S$89.95

March 16th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*ViewQwest has come up with Singapore's first 2Gbps fibre broadband plan today, which goes from S$89.95 a month and is touted as the first such offering outside...
Hands on: TCG TRD3 mini DAC
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Hands on: TCG TRD3 mini DAC

March 15th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*If you do manage to get your hands on one of these Shenzhen-designed devices, give it a try with your headphones....
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

March 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*They feel more "precious" than the plastic phones that the Korean electronics giant had stuck to for...
Hands on: Dell Venue 8 7000 is the slimmest tablet in town
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Hands on: Dell Venue 8 7000 is the slimmest tablet in town

March 13th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
+-*At a time when it's hard to distinguish one Android tablet from another, Dell certainly has its work cut out when launching the Venue 8 7000 this week in...
One Direction’s concert sets Twitter record for Singapore-based event
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One Direction’s concert sets Twitter record for Singapore-based event

March 12th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
+-*It set the record for the highest number of Tweets related to a Singapore-based...
Xiaomi Redmi 2 with dual 4G SIM slots reaches Singapore next week
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 with dual 4G SIM slots reaches Singapore next week

March 10th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*At the same low S$169 asking price, it will attract bargain hunters as well as folks looking for a second phone for use during their...
Goondu review: LG G Flex 2 is stunning looking
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Goondu review: LG G Flex 2 is stunning looking

March 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
+-*Sleek-looking and zippy in its performance, it is a phone that will impress both the fashionista and the...
Q&A: Is big data too big for SMEs?
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Q&A: Is big data too big for SMEs?

March 9th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
+-*Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), which may generate just as much data, have similar big data needs, but are often not as savvy as the bigger boys in harnessing the full potential of big...