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Goondu review: Sophos Home
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Goondu review: Sophos Home

April 29th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
If you see value in a cloud-based dashboard that allows for centralised control over multiple systems, Sophos Home is a useful and free...
Samsung turns to Quantum dot, sticks with curved TVs in new 2016 lineup
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Samsung turns to Quantum dot, sticks with curved TVs in new 2016 lineup

April 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung today showed off Quantum dot as a key feature in its new 2016 TV lineup in Singapore, sticking to curved screens in the flagship KS9000....
Singtel launches cyber security institute to train experts for the region
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Singtel launches cyber security institute to train experts for the region

April 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Simply called the Cyber Security Institute (CSI), it will allow companies to test their systems in a "cyber firing range" against real threats....
Gartner: Worldwide IoT spending to grow to US$348 million in 2016
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Gartner: Worldwide IoT spending to grow to US$348 million in 2016

April 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations worldwide will spend some US$348 million on Internet of Things setups this year, according to research firm Gartner....
Goondu review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
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Goondu review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

April 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
If you want a budget phone that has all the bells and whistles - even a metallic body - you can't really go wrong with Xiaomi's recently launched Redmi Note 3....
Goondu review: Huawei P9
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Goondu review: Huawei P9

April 22nd, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
The Huawei P9 won't win an image quality contest outright with DSLRs or mirrorless cameras but it can hold its own or even exceed many compact companies....
Fines and warnings for 11 organisations for data privacy lapses in Singapore
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Fines and warnings for 11 organisations for data privacy lapses in Singapore

April 21st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The move against such data privacy lapses is an unprecedented one that signals a tough stance against errant organisations....
Ears on: Sennheiser HD 800 S
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Ears on: Sennheiser HD 800 S

April 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The background is darker, the vocals have a bit more body and the top-end has some of the sharp edges smoothed out....
Hands on: Nikon D500
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Hands on: Nikon D500

April 16th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
At a time when sensors are getting bigger, an SLR camera like the D500, with a crop sensor, will still win over nature and sports photographers....
Sony’s VPL-VW5000ES 4K home theatre projector brings the works – at a hefty price
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Sony’s VPL-VW5000ES 4K home theatre projector brings the works – at a hefty price

April 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
If you have S$84,000 to spare, and a room large enough to fit a screen and associated speakers, then Sony has a 4K projector for your private home theatre....
StarHub runs smart home trials, to launch service this year
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StarHub runs smart home trials, to launch service this year

April 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With smart sensors, cameras and other gadgets fitted at home, a parent would be notified when his child returns from school, for example....
Cloudera leads industry programme to groom Big Data professionals in Singapore
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Cloudera leads industry programme to groom Big Data professionals in Singapore

April 14th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The so-called Big Analytics Skills Enablement (BASE) programme will help fill the labour gap faced here, as Singapore seeks to be a smart nation....
Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore
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Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore

April 11th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It will be offered in Singapore eventually but with a content mix that's different from rivals such as Netflix, said its chief executive officer Peter Bithos....
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

April 10th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
If the Samsung TabPro S lets you scrawl notes or even draw as adroitly as the iPad Pro, then it has a big selling point over others in the increasingly crowded market....
Goondu review: Lomography Jupiter 3+ 50mm f1.5
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Goondu review: Lomography Jupiter 3+ 50mm f1.5

April 9th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
For the photographer who has the time to shoot a great picture, it is a great lens to have on hand....
Samsung’s Galaxy TabPro S runs Windows, costs S$1,698 in Singapore
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Samsung’s Galaxy TabPro S runs Windows, costs S$1,698 in Singapore

April 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Running Windows 10, the Galaxy TabPro S comes with a removable thin keyboard like the Surface Pro 4. It also has a capable Intel Core M processor....
LG’s new 2016 OLED TVs look great, cost as much too
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LG’s new 2016 OLED TVs look great, cost as much too

April 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
LG's new OLED TV range for 2016 looks great, but the top-notch images and design they offer will cost you a premium as well....
Revolv smart home hubs to be bricked
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Revolv smart home hubs to be bricked

April 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Google had bought Revolv in 2014, and now will stop supporting the devices, which means the devices will stop working altogether....
Goondu review: Fujifilm X-Pro2
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Goondu review: Fujifilm X-Pro2

April 4th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 deserves the "Pro" moniker more than its predecessor. Image quality is great but its controls could be more user-friendly....
Public trials of self-driving minibuses expected at one-north within two years
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Public trials of self-driving minibuses expected at one-north within two years

April 3rd, 2016 | by Raymond Lau
Self-driving, on-demand minibuses may be expected to start plying routes at the one-north business and industrial park within two years....