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Singapore workers spend nearly 10% of time at work on online shopping and social media
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Singapore workers spend nearly 10% of time at work on online shopping and social media

December 18th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
If you think your boss doesn’t know you shop or use Facebook at work, think again. A recent study by recruitment agency Robert Half found that Singapore employees spend an average of 9.3 per cent of their online time at work...
Hands On: Sony Alpha 7ii
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Hands On: Sony Alpha 7ii

December 17th, 2014 | by Wilson Wong
The main reason for the thicker body is the inclusion of the very first 5-axis image stabilisation system inside a full-frame camera....
Goondu review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro
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Goondu review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro

December 16th, 2014 | by Wilson Wong
Some hits and misses with Lenovo's large Android tablet that come with its own small...
MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014
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MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014

December 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The term "MH370" was searched five times as much as the top local term - "PSI...
Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere
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Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere

December 15th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Ask how you can cut the cord from old pay-TV services and open up a world of entertainment, enabled by your fast fibre broadband service at...
Goondu review: X-mini Clear
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Goondu review: X-mini Clear

December 14th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The sound is distortion-free, as its name promises, but there are limitations to the commendable X-mini Clear, besides its...
Holiday 2014 gift guide: Which notebook to buy?
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Holiday 2014 gift guide: Which notebook to buy?

December 14th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Shopping for a laptop for the man or woman in your life? Here are a few recommendations, going by what he or she may...
Unlocking information from good old paper
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Unlocking information from good old paper

December 12th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Even as businesses are increasingly making sense of heaps of digital information using analytics tools, many often forget about the value of good old paper. Paper documents contain useful information too, but they are usually...
Singapore online stores vie for Christmas shoppers, as e-commerce booms
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Singapore online stores vie for Christmas shoppers, as e-commerce booms

December 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This month, as Singapore's online shops such as Qoo10 aim to grab a share of the pie from glitzy Orchard Road shopping belt outlets, the e-commerce boom also reflects a changing of old...
Hands on: HTC Desire Eye
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Hands on: HTC Desire Eye

December 11th, 2014 | by Wilson Wong
Aimed at selfie lovers, the HTC Desire Eye has two high-quality cameras in one chassis. But it's not...
Apple, IBM unveil new business apps
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Apple, IBM unveil new business apps

December 10th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Apple and IBM have unveiled the fruits of their partnership to deliver mobile apps that bring big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise. Dubbed IBM MobileFirst, the first set of 10 iOS apps...
NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000
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NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000

December 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust has improved on the time it took to connect users up, but it still fell short of the required quality of...
Hands-on: Plantronics Backbeat Pro
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Hands-on: Plantronics Backbeat Pro

December 10th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Plantronics, a company better known for its Bluetooth wireless headsets, has dipped its toes in the headphones market. It’s never easy for a new entrant to stand out from the pack, especially with speaker makers, hi-fi...
Hands-on: Creative Sound Blaster E3
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Hands-on: Creative Sound Blaster E3

December 8th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
If you’ve always found the audio quality of your smartphone or PC a tad underwhelming, consider a portable headphone amp to boost your music listening experience by several notches. Take Creative’s Sound Blaster E3, a nifty...
Hands on: LG Pocket Photo 2 PD239
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Hands on: LG Pocket Photo 2 PD239

December 8th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It will appeal to users who want the instant gratification that Polaroids used to give...
Oppo N3 to cost S$849 in Singapore in January 2015
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Oppo N3 to cost S$849 in Singapore in January 2015

December 5th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The top-end model from the Chinese manufacturer, costing S$849, will not make it in time for the holiday season this...
Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: five gadget gifts for music lovers
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Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: five gadget gifts for music lovers

December 5th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
What would the holidays be like without music to get you into the festive mood? We’re not big fans of Christmas songs, but we do love our Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Adele numbers on the holiday playlist. If you are looking for...
Infor: Amazon partnership is strategic but non-exclusive
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Infor: Amazon partnership is strategic but non-exclusive

December 4th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
When Infor announced its controversial decision to tap on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to serve up its cloud apps, many industry observers stood up and took notice. After all, enterprise software companies that sell...
M1 rolls out 300Mbps nationwide LTE-A mobile broadband service
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M1 rolls out 300Mbps nationwide LTE-A mobile broadband service

December 4th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The race for 4G+ may also have shown that operators are at least competing in terms of offering a faster lane on the cyber...
Singapore businesses lose over US$1 billion from data loss and downtime
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Singapore businesses lose over US$1 billion from data loss and downtime

December 3rd, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Singapore companies have lost over US$1 billion from data loss and downtime over the past year, a new study has found. On average, they experienced more than three working days of unexpected downtime, and represent 66 per cent...