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Goondu DIY: Getting Windows 10 without the wait
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Goondu DIY: Getting Windows 10 without the wait

July 31st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
There's a useful download tool that you can use to get started immediately....
Windows 10 earns positive reviews as Microsoft reaches the crossroads
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Windows 10 earns positive reviews as Microsoft reaches the crossroads

July 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
With Windows 10, the company is seeking to win over users like never before....
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 out in Singapore in August
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 out in Singapore in August

July 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The smaller screen sizes seem to follow Apple's iPad and iPad mini, which also sport a 4:3 aspect ratio that is more squarish than other Android tablets....
Hands on: Xiaomi’s fancy Mi Note makes it to Singapore at S$569
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Hands on: Xiaomi’s fancy Mi Note makes it to Singapore at S$569

July 23rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It will come with a number of much-desired features often found in more expensive flagship models....
Dell brings first rugged Windows tablet to Singapore
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Dell brings first rugged Windows tablet to Singapore

July 22nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet is said to be able to survive drops from over four feet, and keep out water, sand and dust....
Ovum: Sub-US$100 smartphones to get more common
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Ovum: Sub-US$100 smartphones to get more common

July 21st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Telecom operators like those in Singapore may have to rethink a decades-long strategy of subsidising expensive handsets to win customers....
Goondu DIY: Getting Windows 10 on a new PC, or clean installing it
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Goondu DIY: Getting Windows 10 on a new PC, or clean installing it

July 19th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Not everyone gets to enjoy it for free. PC enthusiasts won't have things as straightforward....
No go for smart homes without good wireless links
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No go for smart homes without good wireless links

July 15th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Even as millions of devices are set up to connect from smart homes everywhere, the weakest link could be the Wi-Fi network installed in your living room....
As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals
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As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals

July 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
When StarHub and M1 unveiled unexpectedly competitive deals for mobile users last Friday, you couldn't help but think they were responding to a new rival coming to town....
Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z4 tablet
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Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z4 tablet

July 12th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Unlike previous Xperias, the new version has a USB port that does not require you to fiddle with a plastic cap....
Hands on: TomTom Go 610
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Hands on: TomTom Go 610

July 11th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
For folks who need a full-feature GPS system, it is as good as any you can get now....
8-year-old’s doodle to take over Google Singapore homepage on Aug 9
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8-year-old’s doodle to take over Google Singapore homepage on Aug 9

July 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
An eight-year-old boy's futuristic vision of Singapore - complete with rocket-powered trains - will take over Google Singapore's homepage on August 9, the country's National Day....
Commentary: Singapore’s fourth telco may get chunk of airwaves cheaper
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Commentary: Singapore’s fourth telco may get chunk of airwaves cheaper

July 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The latest move to stir more competition is a sign that things have slowed down in the past few years....
Goondu review: Sony Smart B-Trainer
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Goondu review: Sony Smart B-Trainer

July 5th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It's managed to address the obvious issues such as usability and weight, despite packing in so many sensors....
SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5
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SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5

July 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new SingPass system promises to let users log in like they would for online banking transactions, through what is known as two-factor authentication or 2FA....
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless out in Singapore, costs S$690
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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless out in Singapore, costs S$690

July 1st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The P5 Wireless lets you listen to your tunes without getting entangled in wires while rushing out of a crowded train....
Asus’ cutesy LolliFlash lets you add light to smartphone snaps
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Asus’ cutesy LolliFlash lets you add light to smartphone snaps

June 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Asus' LolliFlash promises users better lighting and even colour filters for that extra drama....
Warning: Don’t fall for SingPass phishing scam
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Warning: Don’t fall for SingPass phishing scam

June 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
If you receive a suspicious-sounding e-mail telling you to verify your details for your SingPass account by clicking on a link, don't do so and delete the message....
Indoor Wi-Fi Mesh promises to remove wireless dead zones in Singapore homes
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Indoor Wi-Fi Mesh promises to remove wireless dead zones in Singapore homes

June 25th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The idea is to put up a mesh network in your home that can find the shortest route for each device, rather than take the long distance one to the router itself....
Q&A: What’s driving Singapore’s online shopping craze
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Q&A: What’s driving Singapore’s online shopping craze

June 24th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
A hassle-free and effortless experience is helping people overcome the need to "touch and feel" a product in a mall and making them buy online instead, says Lazada Singapore's CEO....