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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

April 22nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*Beautifully designed and packed with the latest hardware, this is the best phone yet from the biggest smartphone...
Microsoft brings Lumia 640 and 640 XL to Singapore
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Microsoft brings Lumia 640 and 640 XL to Singapore

April 21st, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
-+*They can be upgraded to the new operating system when it becomes available later this...
Huawei’s new P8Max features a 6.8-inch screen, still called a smartphone
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Huawei’s new P8Max features a 6.8-inch screen, still called a smartphone

April 17th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*The P8Max is likely the largest smartphone out there, at least where its screen is...
Hands-on: Asus Zenfone 2
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Hands-on: Asus Zenfone 2

April 15th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
-+*Asus has updated its well-received Zenfone low-cost smartphone line with five new models under the Zenfone 2 moniker, including the world’s first phone with 4GB of RAM. All variants feature enhanced ergonomics and...
China’s Letv unveils thin-bezelled Le 1, Le 1 Pro and Le Max, out in Singapore soon
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China’s Letv unveils thin-bezelled Le 1, Le 1 Pro and Le Max, out in Singapore soon

April 15th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*China's video streaming company LeTV has released three competitively-priced and compelling phones, but the video services it has tied closely to the hardware may not be as readily available to markets outside the...
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge out in Singapore on April 11
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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge out in Singapore on April 11

March 31st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*The two new phones from Samsung are the biggest rethink for the smartphone market leader in years, after disappointing sales for its previous Galaxy S5 last...
Hands on: Xiaomi Redmi 2
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Hands on: Xiaomi Redmi 2

March 28th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
-+*While Xiaomi has made few cosmetic changes with the Redmi 2, it has beefed up the hardware bits, starting with a boost in onboard storage from 4GB to...
Huawei ups the ante in low-cost smartphones with the G7 and Honor 3C Lite
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Huawei ups the ante in low-cost smartphones with the G7 and Honor 3C Lite

March 21st, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
-+*With IT Show 2015 happening this week, those looking for a smartphone can consider low-cost Android options such as the Huawei G7 and Honor 3C. Both phones have shunned the plasticky feel that low- and mid-range devices are...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

March 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*They feel more "precious" than the plastic phones that the Korean electronics giant had stuck to for...
Xiaomi Redmi 2 with dual 4G SIM slots reaches Singapore next week
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Xiaomi Redmi 2 with dual 4G SIM slots reaches Singapore next week

March 10th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*At the same low S$169 asking price, it will attract bargain hunters as well as folks looking for a second phone for use during their...
Goondu review: LG G Flex 2 is stunning looking
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Goondu review: LG G Flex 2 is stunning looking

March 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*Sleek-looking and zippy in its performance, it is a phone that will impress both the fashionista and the...
Motorola Nexus 6 finally ships in Singapore
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Motorola Nexus 6 finally ships in Singapore

February 28th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*It comes with a higher price than in the United States and only in a version with less storage...
Hands on: YotaPhone 2
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Hands on: YotaPhone 2

February 22nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*It's not cheap, but if you want something less flashy, something more practical in an innovative way, then the YotaPhone 2 will impress...
Microsoft Lumia 930 comes in gold colour, in time for Chinese New Year
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Microsoft Lumia 930 comes in gold colour, in time for Chinese New Year

February 17th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*Fortunately, the bling isn't overpowering and is rather understated on this S$699 phone....
Singapore telcos pass 4G islandwide coverage tests
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Singapore telcos pass 4G islandwide coverage tests

February 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*All three cellphone operators in Singapore have outdoor areas on the island well-covered with 4G signals, according to test results released today by the government...
Hands-on: LG brings sleek, curvy G Flex 2 to Singapore
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Hands-on: LG brings sleek, curvy G Flex 2 to Singapore

February 11th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
-+*Now souped up with a zippy processor and a sharper screen, the new curvy phone from LG aims to combine style with...
Singtel on target to have nationwide 4G+ coverage in March
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Singtel on target to have nationwide 4G+ coverage in March

February 11th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*Singtel is on target to provide nationwide coverage for 4G+ or LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) mobile broadband services by next...
Kaspersky’s QR code scanner also checks for malware
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Kaspersky’s QR code scanner also checks for malware

February 8th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
-+*QR codes may offer a useful way to look up information, but they can also be abused by fraudsters to lure users to malicious websites. A study by researchers from Northeastern University in 2013 found that QR codes are...
Moto X turns up in Singapore, only in black
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Moto X turns up in Singapore, only in black

February 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*The Moto X is out in Singapore now, bringing a "pure" Android experience to folks who want the clean interface that Google Nexus devices...
More low-cost options as ZTE Blade G and G Lux turn up in Singapore
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More low-cost options as ZTE Blade G and G Lux turn up in Singapore

February 5th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
-+*ZTE's price and hardware aim to rival popular budget models from Xiaomi and Asus, which have done well in Singapore in the past year....