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Hands on: Sony Xperia XZ

September 30th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
In keeping to Sony’s six-monthly product cycle on their smartphone line, we are now witnessing the launch of the 5.2-inch Xperia XZ (S$998) and 4.6-inch Xperia X Compact (S$648), due to reach Singapore on October 15 this year....
Q&A: Internet of Insecure Things? Think security as the logical first step, says Sophos
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Q&A: Internet of Insecure Things? Think security as the logical first step, says Sophos

September 28th, 2016 | by Staff Writer
IoT security should be treated as a first-class problem that has to be tackled urgently as people install more connected devices at home, says Sophos....
Goondu review: Sony Xperia X
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Goondu review: Sony Xperia X

September 27th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The Xperia X is a very decent product with a good chassis, screen and a decent camera. Sadly, it is let down by its middling performance and high price....
Goondu review: Canon G7x Mark II
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Goondu review: Canon G7x Mark II

September 25th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
The G7x Mark II can be a good backup camera to a DSLR or mirrorless shooter for most users, if you can overlook some of its problems....
More than one episode needed to get Netflix users hooked on a series
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More than one episode needed to get Netflix users hooked on a series

September 22nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Couch potatoes always took more than the first episode of a series to convert from a casual to committed viewer, according to a study by Netflix....
Legacy IT systems holding back digital transformation
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Legacy IT systems holding back digital transformation

September 22nd, 2016 | by Grace Chng
Major companies want to embrace digital technologies but are held back by legacy IT systems and rigid infrastructure, according to a new research report....
Goondu review: Moto G4 Plus
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Goondu review: Moto G4 Plus

September 21st, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
It doesn't have a fancy glass body or curved screen but the Moto G4 Plus sports a handy camera, which is the surprise in a mid-priced package....
Telstra starts 5G trials with Ericsson in Australia
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Telstra starts 5G trials with Ericsson in Australia

September 20th, 2016 | by Grace Chng
Australian telecom operator Telstra has started 5G field tests in anticipation of the next-generation mobile service being launched in the country in 2020....
Goondu review: HP ZBook Studio G3
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Goondu review: HP ZBook Studio G3

September 20th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The HP ZBook Studio G3 looks like a pretty ultrabook but is a large-screen workstation with the muscle to crunch numbers and render designs and drawings....
Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Max
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Mi Max

September 17th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The Mi Max is a humongous mid-ranger with a great screen and finishing, fit for all-day video watching with a 4,850mAh battery, going for just S$349....
Triple the mobile data for S$9.90 a month for Singtel users
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Triple the mobile data for S$9.90 a month for Singtel users

September 16th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel users can now pay S$9.90 a month to triple their mobile data bundle, with a new add-on plan unveiled by the telecom operator today....
Hands on: Halcyon – an experiential drama powered by virtual reality
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Hands on: Halcyon – an experiential drama powered by virtual reality

September 15th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
In Halcyon, you can look around the residence of a victim through a Samsung Gear VR, and pick things up and trigger dialogue between the investigators....
Self-driving cars show up the flip side of platform economy
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Self-driving cars show up the flip side of platform economy

September 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
While drivers alike have benefited from such platforms, they will face competition from self-driving computers that never tire or need a toilet break....
Hands on: Lutron wireless light switches and sensors
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Hands on: Lutron wireless light switches and sensors

September 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
If you're renovating your place or are switching out old, broken switches, the Lutron switches and sensors are a way to set up some home automation....
Goondu review: Jabra Halo Smart
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Goondu review: Jabra Halo Smart

September 11th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
The Halo Smart is not a bad Bluetooth headset but the idea that it could function as a necklace needs rethinking. It works for some users but not others....
For Apple fans, time to upgrade the Watch, even before the iPhone 7
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For Apple fans, time to upgrade the Watch, even before the iPhone 7

September 9th, 2016 | by Grace Chng
The Watch offers big improvements and may be a more straightforward upgrade decision than the iPhone 7, though it has a dual-lens camera for better photos....
Goondu review: LG gram 15 offers a big screen in sub-1kg frame
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Goondu review: LG gram 15 offers a big screen in sub-1kg frame

September 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Being lighter than existing 13-inchers yet packing the full power of an Intel Core i7 processor and an handy 15-inch display, it is uniquely appealing....
Singtel fibre broadband users get free Wi-Fi at its Singapore hotspots
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Singtel fibre broadband users get free Wi-Fi at its Singapore hotspots

September 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel is giving unlimited data usage at Wi-Fi hotspots at places such as Cathay Cineleisure mall, McDonald's restaurants and MRT train platforms....
Highly anticipated iPhone 7 primed for centre stage at Apple event
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Highly anticipated iPhone 7 primed for centre stage at Apple event

September 6th, 2016 | by Grace Chng
Expect a souped up iPhone 7 at a special Apple event coming live in a few hours time. Many fans will be looking forward to updates to their favourite phone....
Xbox Play Anywhere titles and release dates for Singapore
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Xbox Play Anywhere titles and release dates for Singapore

September 5th, 2016 | by Hui Bin Yap
Xbox Play Anywhere titles that are reaching Singapore soon will let you play on a PC or Xbox One S. They include ReCore, an action shooter out September 14....