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Can Huawei overtake Apple as it aspires to smartphone crown?
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Can Huawei overtake Apple as it aspires to smartphone crown?

November 15th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
All said, the smartphone market is ripe for a radical change. However, Huawei won't have it easy trying to dislodge Apple....
Goondu review: Huawei Mate 9
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Goondu review: Huawei Mate 9

November 7th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
The Mate 9's dual-lens camera improves on last year's P9 with a co-engineered Leica camera system. It certainly impresses again....
Goondu review: Sharp Z2 is worth a look
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Goondu review: Sharp Z2 is worth a look

November 6th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
In the Sharp Z2, you have a competitive product that looks well-thought out and designed. Whether you like it depends how you feel about the Japanese brand....
Hands on: Huawei Mate 9 is an undeniable flagship
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Hands on: Huawei Mate 9 is an undeniable flagship

November 4th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
Huawei's new Mate 9, packed with new tricks and a camera lens co-developed with Leica, challenge the best flagships out there this year....
With smart add-ons, Moto Z shines as an attractive flagship alternative
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With smart add-ons, Moto Z shines as an attractive flagship alternative

October 29th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
You may not hear as much about the Moto Z as other phones, but it's surely one to check out when it turns up in Singapore in November....
Apple’s iOS 10.1 update brings Portrait mode enhancements for photos
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Apple’s iOS 10.1 update brings Portrait mode enhancements for photos

October 26th, 2016 | by Grace Chng
Portrait mode produces a shallow depth of field effect where the subject in the foreground is in focus while the background is blurred....
Goondu Review: Sony Xperia XZ
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Goondu Review: Sony Xperia XZ

October 25th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The Xperia XZ has better ergonomics, and the camera is great in good lighting. In return, there is wasted bezel space and low-light photography trips it up....
LG K8 brings another option to sub-S$250 smartphone buyers
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LG K8 brings another option to sub-S$250 smartphone buyers

October 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The latest budget option to turn up in the sub-S$250 smartphone market is the LG K8, which started going on sale in Singapore this weekend....
Sharp Z2 and MS1 mark launch of new “Japanese DNA” phones in Singapore
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Sharp Z2 and MS1 mark launch of new “Japanese DNA” phones in Singapore

October 22nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With Asus, Xiaomi and Huawei already in the market, the Sharp Z2 and MS1 won’t have things easy. Much depends on the strength of the Japanese brand name....
Hands-on: LG V20 is souped up for multimedia
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Hands-on: LG V20 is souped up for multimedia

October 16th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The 5.7" LG V20 (S$998) is one of the first smartphones to run Android 7.0, while packing wide-angle front, rear cameras and quality audio....
Samsung to refund Galaxy Note7 owners in Singapore
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Samsung to refund Galaxy Note7 owners in Singapore

October 13th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
This might resonate with users who did not face the overheating issue with their Galaxy Note7s, or users of other Samsung phones who may believe this was an one-off....
In the Galaxy Note7, Samsung turned a bright star into a black hole
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In the Galaxy Note7, Samsung turned a bright star into a black hole

October 11th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
In the Galaxy Note7, Samsung has turned a bright shining star into a black hole that could suck up any upcoming products it wants to launch in future....
Hands on: Sony Xperia XZ
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Hands on: Sony Xperia XZ

September 30th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The Xperia XZ is finally a device that deserves the title of a flagship for Sony, after the uncertainty that came with the previous X family....
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: 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....
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....
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....
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....
Just as its fortunes rise, Samsung is hit by Galaxy Note 7 recall
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Just as its fortunes rise, Samsung is hit by Galaxy Note 7 recall

September 4th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
For Samsung, every day is a lost day as this costly Galaxy Note 7 recall happens globally. Its rivals will be filling the space left on the shelves....