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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 already...
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....
MatchMove Pay secures “significant” investment round from Japan’s Credit Saison
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MatchMove Pay secures “significant” investment round from Japan’s Credit Saison

January 18th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Singapore mobile payment technology provider MatchMove Pay has secured a “significant” investment round from an investor group led by Credit Saison, a Japanese financial powerhouse. While the amount of new funding was not...
Hands On: Samsung Galaxy A7
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Hands On: Samsung Galaxy A7

January 15th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
Part of the new Galaxy A series aimed at low-cost rivals, the new phone will face formidable rivals in the...
With Asus Zenfone 2, souped up budget phones set to dominate 2015
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With Asus Zenfone 2, souped up budget phones set to dominate 2015

January 11th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
If 2014 was the year budget phones stole the show, 2015 looks to be the one when they'd make users wonder even harder why they'd pay so much for a Samsung, Sony or Apple premium...
Q&A: Alcatel OneTouch eyes Singapore market with low-cost smartphones
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Q&A: Alcatel OneTouch eyes Singapore market with low-cost smartphones

January 10th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
After having tasted success in emerging markets in Latin America, Middle East and Africa, cellphone maker Alcatel OneTouch is now eyeing the Singapore market with its Pop S and Pop D range of smartphones. While the company, owned...
Singapore start-up brings wireless charging to iOS and Android devices
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Singapore start-up brings wireless charging to iOS and Android devices

January 6th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
The 2,700mAh Ampere has enough juice to help users get through their day without dealing with messy cables, using the Qi wireless charging...
Xiaomi, Huawei continue march in smartphone sales
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Xiaomi, Huawei continue march in smartphone sales

December 19th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
The third quarter of 2014 saw market leader Samsung lose its lead drastically to Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi, according to a report by analyst firm Gartner. Samsung shaved 7.7 percentage points to retain a 24.4...
Oppo N3 to cost S$849 in Singapore in January 2015
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Oppo N3 to cost S$849 in Singapore in January 2015

December 5th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The top-end model from the Chinese manufacturer, costing S$849, will not make it in time for the holiday season this...
Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge isn’t that weird, after all…
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge isn’t that weird, after all…

November 26th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Like many new concepts, the Galaxy Note Edge will split opinion. The edge screen can be nifty at times, and a little gimmicky on other...
Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: what phone and tablet to buy?
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Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: what phone and tablet to buy?

November 23rd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Wondering what smartphone and tablet to buy this holiday season? You have to have these five gadgets on your shopping...
Alcatel Onetouch Pop into Singapore with slew of promotions
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Alcatel Onetouch Pop into Singapore with slew of promotions

November 22nd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Alcatel Onetouch joins a growing list of Chinese brands looking to gain a foothold in the burgeoning mid-range value smartphone...
Huawei’s Ascend Mate7 phablet in Singapore for S$749
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Huawei’s Ascend Mate7 phablet in Singapore for S$749

November 14th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This is an alternative to the popular Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Apple iPhone 6...