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Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z3+ hasn’t changed much
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Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z3+ hasn’t changed much

August 22nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Sony put its faith in premium features such as a good camera and high quality audio playback. Its waterproof feature helps too....
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ out in Singapore from this weekend
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ out in Singapore from this weekend

August 14th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
As it seeks a boost to smartphone sales, the Korean electronics firm has stuck with this year's look and feel for the two new devices....
SG50: Five technologies that changed our lives
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SG50: Five technologies that changed our lives

August 11th, 2015 | by Alvin Lai
With fibre optic networks maturing in this city nation, and increasingly available free Wi-Fi around the country, Singaporeans are increasingly able to get connected to work, play, communicate with just about anyone, anywhere....
As smartphones get cheaper, Singapore telcos rethink old strategies
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As smartphones get cheaper, Singapore telcos rethink old strategies

August 3rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
For consumers, this means better deals. And that's good news after seeing prices go up and free data bundles cut in recent years....
OnePlus 2 turns up in Singapore, but is it a flagship killer?
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OnePlus 2 turns up in Singapore, but is it a flagship killer?

August 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Though a good followup to last year's OnePlus 1, which also gained lots of hype, the OnePlus 2 faces lots of competition....
Hands on: Xiaomi’s fancy Mi Note makes it to Singapore at S$569
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Hands on: Xiaomi’s fancy Mi Note makes it to Singapore at S$569

July 23rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It will come with a number of much-desired features often found in more expensive flagship models....
Ovum: Sub-US$100 smartphones to get more common
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Ovum: Sub-US$100 smartphones to get more common

July 21st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Telecom operators like those in Singapore may have to rethink a decades-long strategy of subsidising expensive handsets to win customers....
Hands-On: Oppo R7
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Hands-On: Oppo R7

July 16th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
Oppo painstakingly reminds people this isn't a regular phone, certainly not in its design...
Asus’ cutesy LolliFlash lets you add light to smartphone snaps
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Asus’ cutesy LolliFlash lets you add light to smartphone snaps

June 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Asus' LolliFlash promises users better lighting and even colour filters for that extra drama....
Goondu review: BlackBerry Leap
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Goondu review: BlackBerry Leap

June 27th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Unfortunately, the device is let down by its dated processor and cranky app support....
Goondu review: Phicomm Passion 660
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Goondu review: Phicomm Passion 660

June 23rd, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Yet another Chinese smartphone maker is trying to take on the likes of Apple and Samsung. This time, it’s Phicomm, a Shanghai-based manufacturer of networking and communications products. Design and screen At first glance,...
Sony Xperia Z3+ phone, Xperia Z4 tablet reach Singapore this month
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Sony Xperia Z3+ phone, Xperia Z4 tablet reach Singapore this month

June 18th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
They bring more options to folks who like a clean Android interface on their mobile gadgets....
Hands-on: Huawei P8 and P8lite
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Hands-on: Huawei P8 and P8lite

June 4th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
The one thing that can be said of the P8 series in general is that they look a lot like a typical flagship product that tries to be thinner than rival devices....
Computex 2015: Intel unveils new 5th-gen PC chips, claims progress in mobility
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Computex 2015: Intel unveils new 5th-gen PC chips, claims progress in mobility

June 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The world's largest chipmaker is banking once more on performance in its new chips to pave the way, after seeking to cut cost and power consumption to compete in the past couple of years....
Goondu review: LG G4 impresses with sleek design, neat interface
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Goondu review: LG G4 impresses with sleek design, neat interface

May 31st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The G4 is one of those rare phones that I liked the moment I had it in my hands, after having tried so many over the years. The size feels right. The screen is comfortable. The real leather backing is smooth to touch, while the...
Sony’s Xperia Z4 is now Z3+ for global markets, out in June
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Sony’s Xperia Z4 is now Z3+ for global markets, out in June

May 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Perhaps the Japanese company knew that this wasn't a big upgrade over last year's Xperia Z3 as well....
What Singapore’s fourth cellphone operator can offer
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What Singapore’s fourth cellphone operator can offer

May 14th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
More generous mobile data bundles, better coverage and simpler plans are the obvious things that users want from a new entrant....
Hands on: Xiaomi Mi4i goes on sale in Singapore on May 12
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Hands on: Xiaomi Mi4i goes on sale in Singapore on May 12

May 8th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
Out on sale for S$279 on Xiaomi Singapore's website on May 12, the Mi4i still offers bang for the buck....
Goondu review: Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)
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Goondu review: Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML)

May 8th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
The Asus Zenfone 2 packs performance and aesthetics not typically found in a phone with an asking price of S$429....
Hands on: LG G4 sticks to formula but glams up with leather cover
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Hands on: LG G4 sticks to formula but glams up with leather cover

April 29th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
LG hasn’t deviated much from the G3’s successful formula last year. And that’s a smart thing to do....