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World’s first biometric contactless payment card is here, but issues persist
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World’s first biometric contactless payment card is here, but issues persist

October 27th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
MasterCard has partnered biometric technology firm Zwipe to introduce the world’s first contactless payment card that can store and read the cardholder’s fingerprint...
Goondu review: Apple iPhone 6 Plus
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Goondu review: Apple iPhone 6 Plus

September 28th, 2014 | by Alvin Lai
When I first took the iPhone 6 Plus out of its plain white box, I was slightly disappointed that it wasn’t larger. In fact, the size looked just right. It certainly wasn’t gigantic, the way other reviewers said it was. I...
Through Apple hype, smartwatches and mobile payment get boost
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Through Apple hype, smartwatches and mobile payment get boost

September 19th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Thank you, Apple fans, for always believing in the hype....
China’s Xiaomi plans to give the world iPhone cool at half price
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China’s Xiaomi plans to give the world iPhone cool at half price

April 9th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Though the Beijing-based company is little known beyond Asia, it has become one of China’s top competitors in four...
IDC: Android grabs 81 per cent share, Windows improves
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IDC: Android grabs 81 per cent share, Windows improves

November 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The Google operating system made significant strides as people sought out low-cost smartphones, said...
Goondu review: iPad Air is Apple’s best iPad yet
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Goondu review: iPad Air is Apple’s best iPad yet

November 11th, 2013 | by Alvin Lai
The speed improvements alone make the new tablet a worthwhile...
iPad Air and Retina iPad mini deliver for Apple faithful
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iPad Air and Retina iPad mini deliver for Apple faithful

October 23rd, 2013 | by Alvin Lai
It’s safe to say that the Apple faithful got mostly what they wished for. Only question is which Apple product will fill your...
High Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c prices for Singapore
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High Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c prices for Singapore

September 11th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The marketplace has shifted dramatically - Apple isn't the market leader in terms of share or profits now - and it's unclear if its latest colourful phones will change...
Gartner: more smartphones sold now than “feature” phones
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Gartner: more smartphones sold now than “feature” phones

August 16th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Though not surprising, the figures paint a picture of a fast saturating market, with winners and losers quickly finding their new...
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Gartner: mobile phone sales slow, but Samsung and Android stride forward

February 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
If there’s still any doubt that the two big phone makers – Apple and Samsung – are the ones making most of the money, the latest figures now show that they together gobbled up 52 per cent of global smartphone...
An alternative track pad for the Mac from Logitech
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An alternative track pad for the Mac from Logitech

January 31st, 2013 | by Ahmad Zaini Chia
Mac users who like an alternative to Apple’s Magic Trackpad now have another option in Logitech’s Rechargeable TrackPad for Mac. It is going on sale in Singapore for S$98 in...
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Apple updates its iDevices to iOS 6.1

January 30th, 2013 | by Ahmad Zaini Chia
Apple’s latest update to the iOS, the software that powers all iDevices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, comes with one or two nice touches, as well as some minor tweaks as...
Commentary: Apple posts record sales, why the pessimism?
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Commentary: Apple posts record sales, why the pessimism?

January 26th, 2013 | by Ahmad Zaini Chia
  Apple has seemingly become a victim of its own success, going by the pessimism going around this week after its record quarterly earnings. Yes, despite selling more iPhones and iPads in the last three months of 2012 than...
Disappointed with the iPhone 5? Here are four alternatives
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Disappointed with the iPhone 5? Here are four alternatives

September 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Don't like Apple iOS 6? Its horrible maps? Or simply the way Apple sues its rivals and forces you to do things its way? Here are four alternatives from Samsung, HTC and Noka running Android and Windows Phone that you should...
Singapore telcos rush to roll out iPhone 5, but what’s the deal?
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Singapore telcos rush to roll out iPhone 5, but what’s the deal?

September 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Apple is the laggard when it comes to technology and is banking on users who only know the iPhone as the one smartphone they'd...
Parallels Desktop 7 update brings OS X 10.8 compatibility
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Parallels Desktop 7 update brings OS X 10.8 compatibility

July 26th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
One of the key selling points of OS X, ironically, has always been its ability to also run Windows and mission critical Windows programmes, either through dual-booting or virtualisation. If you prefer the latter option and use...
What next for the PC with Windows 8?
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What next for the PC with Windows 8?

July 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Three scenarios that we think might play out as mobile phones and tablets converge with computers in the next 12 to 18...
Apple refreshes Macbook line, axes 17-inch Macbook Pro
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Apple refreshes Macbook line, axes 17-inch Macbook Pro

June 12th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
After weeks of speculation that Apple could bestow its Macbook Pro with Retina displays, the Cupertino-based company finally let the cat out of the bag at its worldwide developers conference yesterday. Besides a whopping...
Asus motherboards to come with Thunderbolt support
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Asus motherboards to come with Thunderbolt support

April 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Tired of your MacBook-toting friends boasting about their fast Thunderbolt link that lets them hook up speedy external drives, monitors and a whole host of other stuff? Well, here’s some good news for DIY desktop builders:...
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Flashback trojan brings up Apple Macintosh vulnerabilities

April 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
This week, some 600,000 Macs were said to be affected by the Flashback trojan, which could steal passwords and other personal information from unsuspecting users. Still think that only PCs get...