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Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone
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Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone

June 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
There's yet another way to pay with your phone today with the launch of Google's much-talked about Android Pay service in...
Goondu review: HTC 10
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Goondu review: HTC 10

June 26th, 2016 | by Nigel Chen
Is the HTC 10 a perfect 10? No. But it is pretty close to it. There aren't any major flaws with it, and the phone excels in in just about every aspect....
Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore
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Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile wallets will take off swiftly in Singapore, because users are already familiar with the phone as an integral part of life, says Visa....
Why Singtel’s voice over Wi-Fi service could make a difference
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Why Singtel’s voice over Wi-Fi service could make a difference

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel mobile users will be able to make calls over Wi-Fi from August, especially at places such as high-rise buildings above 20 storeys and in basement carparks, where cellphone signals are typically weak....
Goondu review: Beyerdynamic T 51 i
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Goondu review: Beyerdynamic T 51 i

June 20th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The familiar Beyerdynamic sound may appeal to some fans. Open, detailed and free of bloat, it is a nice departure from so many rivals....
The best hardware and games of E3 2016
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The best hardware and games of E3 2016

June 20th, 2016 | by Hui Bin Yap
From a new Xbox to famed developer Hideo Kojima's new game, this year's E3 show in Los Angeles has brought lots of goodies to look forward to. Here's what you shouldn't miss....
New Radiohead album, a Moon Shaped Pool, out on Spotify
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New Radiohead album, a Moon Shaped Pool, out on Spotify

June 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Three years after calling Spotify "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse", Thom Yorke is seeing the latest Radiohead album appear on the music streaming service he seemed to have hated so much....
Three in four organisations at risk of cyber threats: RSA
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Three in four organisations at risk of cyber threats: RSA

June 17th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
A majority of the companies surveyed had inadequate capabilities when it came to protection, identification, detection, recovery and response....
Goondu review: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
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Goondu review: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

June 15th, 2016 | by Hui Bin Yap
Uncharted 4 is another winning title in the action-adventure franchise, with great gameplay, graphics, characters and story that will compel you to play until the end, and come back for more....
Goondu review: Beyerdynamic T 1 (2nd generation) and A 2
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Goondu review: Beyerdynamic T 1 (2nd generation) and A 2

June 13th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Find a supporting headphone amp that you like, match it with a pair of the second-gen Beyerdynamic T 1, and you'd be pretty happy enjoying your music....
Another mobile wallet in Singapore with Samsung Pay out on June 16
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Another mobile wallet in Singapore with Samsung Pay out on June 16

June 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung Pay is finally turning up in Singapore next week, two months after Apple started letting users pay for items with their iPhones...
Blocking the Internet isn’t the only – or best – way to combat cyber threats
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Blocking the Internet isn’t the only – or best – way to combat cyber threats

June 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Is there an alternative to blocking out the Internet on thousands of computers used by public servants in the name of security? Here are a few suggestions....
Puzzling to cut Internet access from public servants in Singapore
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Puzzling to cut Internet access from public servants in Singapore

June 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The focus has to be finding a balance between information access and cyber security. Thus the move to cut off public servants from the Net is puzzling....
Smartphone camera shootout: LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and Huawei P9
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Smartphone camera shootout: LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and Huawei P9

June 8th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
The camera is a big part of a smartphone today, especially among flagship models. We take three - Huawei's P9, LG's G5 and Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge - out for a shootout to see which is the best....
Digital businesses risk failure as IT teams struggle to cope: Gartner
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Digital businesses risk failure as IT teams struggle to cope: Gartner

June 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Sixty per cent of digital businesses will suffer major service failures by 2020, predicted research firm Gartner today....
Hands on: Samsung Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX
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Hands on: Samsung Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX

June 4th, 2016 | by Nigel Chen
Samsung yesterday showed off the new Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX at its Galaxy Studio consumer event in Singapore, bringing updated features to its wearable lineup here....
Construction time again, as telcos go “digital” to engage customers
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Construction time again, as telcos go “digital” to engage customers

June 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the argument, fashionable in previous years, that technology doesn't matter anymore, the opposite is true. More than before, it is integral to operations, from marketing to customer service....
Asus’ Zenfone 3 goes through design overhaul
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Asus’ Zenfone 3 goes through design overhaul

June 2nd, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
On the Zenfone 3, gone is the plastic casing in the previous iterations of the budget phones. Asus has replaced it with an aluminum alloy unibody....
More IoT devices than phones by 2018: Ericsson
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More IoT devices than phones by 2018: Ericsson

June 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As more IoT equipment gets set up in the next two years, they will outstrip mobile phones, according to Ericsson's Mobility Report released today....
Hands on: Panasonic Toughbook CF-20
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Hands on: Panasonic Toughbook CF-20

June 1st, 2016 | by Nigel Chen
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 is an extremely sturdy and customisable two-in-one device that is perfect for people who work in extreme environments....