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Where AI would work – recommending music in a car
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Where AI would work – recommending music in a car

January 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
As car makers install smarter features in their vehicles, a smart AI that automatically plays back your customised playlist should be a feature to...
Chat with a virtual assistant when you have a question for POSB
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Chat with a virtual assistant when you have a question for POSB

January 19th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The digital assistant also promises to handle banking transactions by the second quarter of this year....
Goondu review: Dell XPS 13 is a svelte laptop that does the work
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Goondu review: Dell XPS 13 is a svelte laptop that does the work

January 18th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
With a bomb-proof design and a handy keyboard that's better than many rivals, the Dell XPS 13 is one svelte laptop that can hack it as well....
Goondu review: Apple AirPods present a wire-free future
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Goondu review: Apple AirPods present a wire-free future

January 14th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
Wireless headsets are the future. For wider use, Apple must improve Siri. Barring that, the AirPods are a nifty and easy to use Bluetooth headset....
Ears on: Sudio Regent
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Ears on: Sudio Regent

January 14th, 2017 | by Aaron Tan
Design-wise, the S$229 Sudio Regent is as minimalist as it gets - which isn’t surprising, given its Scandinavian heritage....
HTC unveils U Ultra and U Play, does away with all-metal look
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HTC unveils U Ultra and U Play, does away with all-metal look

January 13th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The first thing you will notice about the 5.7-inch U Ultra is that it departs from HTC's all aluminium design that its past few flagship phones were renowned for....
Singtel boosts mobile broadband speeds to 450Mbps with 4G upgrade
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Singtel boosts mobile broadband speeds to 450Mbps with 4G upgrade

January 12th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
By the end of this year, Singtel expects to roll out 1Gbps 4G services at high-traffic locations....
Hands on: 360Fly
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Hands on: 360Fly

January 11th, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
The 360Fly impresses in its ability to take it all in using just one sensor and one lens, unlike others which need more....
The best from CES 2017 that could chart the course this year
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The best from CES 2017 that could chart the course this year

January 9th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
In CES 2017, the wider choice in OLED TVs is a sign of what's to come, plus a phone sporting the latest augmented reality features and even a whimsical projector for gamers from Razer....
Shipments of PCs, tablets and phones to stagnate in 2017: Gartner
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Shipments of PCs, tablets and phones to stagnate in 2017: Gartner

January 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
People may be holding off purchases of PCs, tablets and phones in the new year, as they seek new experiences instead of simply the latest hardware shown off by manufacturers, predicted Gartner this week....
Technology will bring disruption in 2017, even to “safe” industries
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Technology will bring disruption in 2017, even to “safe” industries

January 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
When the dust settles after this latest bout of economic malaise, some of the jobs lost in the cyclical downturn may not return. Once disrupted, many industries will not be the same again....
Can smartphones dazzle again in 2017 to counter gadget fatigue?
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Can smartphones dazzle again in 2017 to counter gadget fatigue?

January 4th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Ironically, as phone makers make better phones that last longer, they are making it harder for some users to upgrade. Diminishing returns set in....
E-grocers like Redmart and Honestbee are great but can’t replace supermarket trips
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E-grocers like Redmart and Honestbee are great but can’t replace supermarket trips

December 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite offering convenience, e-grocers are not a surefire way of always getting what you want - especially if you want something specific....
In Singapore, small companies risk falling afoul of data protection laws
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In Singapore, small companies risk falling afoul of data protection laws

December 30th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Many SMBs don't have the technical skills nor the knowledge to protect their data adequately. When they get hacked, they could now suffer the double whammy of a fine from the regulator....
Goondu review: Asus ZenBook 3 looks sleek
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Goondu review: Asus ZenBook 3 looks sleek

December 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The ZenBook 3 should feature highly on your lists if you are want something that does heavy lifting at the desk and retains a svelte profile on the go....
Why I finally bought a next-gen console–the Xbox One S
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Why I finally bought a next-gen console–the Xbox One S

December 27th, 2016 | by Alvin Lai
It's not consoles we fall in love with. It's the games. It's always the games. Games transport us to worlds only dreams can....
Goondu review: Dead Rising 4 lets you walk in a zombie wonderland
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Goondu review: Dead Rising 4 lets you walk in a zombie wonderland

December 25th, 2016 | by Yap Hui Bin
In the mood for a Christmas zombie slash fest? Welcome to Dead Rising 4 on the Xbox One! Set in a mall with many stores, there’s plenty of gore, and a large map to explore....
A Goondu Christmas wishlist to save the world… or not
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A Goondu Christmas wishlist to save the world… or not

December 24th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As usual, we have put together a wishlist from the Techgoondu team of the gadgets we hope to find unboxing this holiday season. Besides hoping for a better 2017, here are our gadget dreams....
Aztech’s Blink camera lets you monitor your home or office without wires
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Aztech’s Blink camera lets you monitor your home or office without wires

December 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Being untethered also means you can place the Blink camera anywhere in the house as long as there is reasonable wireless coverage....
Holiday Gift Guide 2016: What to buy for a music lover?
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Holiday Gift Guide 2016: What to buy for a music lover?

December 21st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
This holiday season, make sure you give a gift of music to someone you love. Get them the high quality audio you know they'd love or are about to discover....