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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...
Souped up BlackBerry Z30 to cost S$828 in Singapore
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Souped up BlackBerry Z30 to cost S$828 in Singapore

October 5th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the doom and gloom surrounding the company, BlackBerry carried on with the show in Singapore this week and trotted out its new, souped up Z30 phone, a model that isn't too shabby,...
BlackBerry shows off a few surprises at BlackBerry Live conference
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BlackBerry shows off a few surprises at BlackBerry Live conference

May 15th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
BlackBerry unveiled the new Q5 smartphone, a QWERTY device (similar to the Q10) aimed at the company's strongholds in emerging markets such as...
Hands on: BlackBerry Q10
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Hands on: BlackBerry Q10

May 10th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
For BlackBerry die-hards who are still firing away e-mails everyday on their phone's keyboard, the new Q10 is the device they've been waiting...
Q&A: BlackBerry pins hopes on Z10, strong markets like Indonesia
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Q&A: BlackBerry pins hopes on Z10, strong markets like Indonesia

May 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Techgoondu got in touch with Hastings Singh of BlackBerry to look for signs of a turnaround in...
Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10
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Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10

February 24th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Come March 7, Research in Motion’s BlackBerry’s attempt to claw back market share from iOS, Android and perhaps even Windows Phone will officially begin on our tiny island, beginning with its Z10 smartphone. Is it enough to...
Will you buy a BlackBerry 10 device?
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Will you buy a BlackBerry 10 device?

February 1st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
BlackBerry may have made messaging on the go a real treat for many users, but those days are long in the past. Now, it has to hope that people will take a chance on it...
Predictions for the new year: eight tech trends in 2013
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Predictions for the new year: eight tech trends in 2013

December 31st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
We expect 4G to go mainstream, Big Data to get bigger, and a PC "game console" from Steam to rival the Xbox and Playstation. 2013 looks to be an interesting 12 months in technology...
BlackBerry Expert Centre opens in Singapore in anticipation of BB10
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BlackBerry Expert Centre opens in Singapore in anticipation of BB10

December 13th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Research in Motion (RIM) has opened a new service centre at The Cathay in Singapore to ramp up after-sales support to customers, as the launch of its new BlackBerry 10 operating system...
Blackberry Curve 9320 to cost S$328 in Singapore
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Blackberry Curve 9320 to cost S$328 in Singapore

July 25th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If you are not into the iPhone, an Android gizmo or a Windows Phone, you might be interested in a rather budget-friendly Blackberry Curve...
New Sony XBA earphones released for Android and BlackBerry smartphones
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New Sony XBA earphones released for Android and BlackBerry smartphones

April 3rd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Both feature the same tiny balanced armature units that allow the earphones to be so small yet produce clear...
Time to buy an updated Blackberry Playbook on the cheap?
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Time to buy an updated Blackberry Playbook on the cheap?

February 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With attractive prices and updated software this week that finally reverses the massive mistakes of last year, the tablet might be worth considering for folks looking for a good...
RIM brings first dedicated music store to Singapore, beats Apple to the punch
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RIM brings first dedicated music store to Singapore, beats Apple to the punch

August 17th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Bought a new iPod/iPhone/iPad and looking forward to buying music for your new device? Local users have always been out of luck in that respect, as despite being the market leader for years, Apple has failed to bring its music...
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How to get many of Apple’s “new” iOS 5 features right now

June 8th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
While Apple was enjoying a group hug with fans this week in unveiling "new" features for its upcoming iOS 5, many non-iPhone users are scratching their heads and asking: "what's...
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Hands-on: BlackBerry Bold 9780

December 18th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
With a tried-and-tested design, the new Bold 9780 is obviously aimed at existing BlackBerry customers, not iPhone and Android owners. But there is little reason for current Bold 9700 owners to upgrade - unless you want the...
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Unwired 2010 post-mortem (Part I)

May 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
A big thank you for all the attendees who took the time and effort to come down to Techgoondu's first indepedent and wireless event UNWIRED last Thursday 27 May at the Singapore Management University. Registered attendees...
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Google voice search for your phone

November 6th, 2009 | by limbeer
Voice search for your phone – sounds good yeah? I thought so too – so I tried out the latest Google Mobile App‘s voice search feature on my Nokia E71 (which means the S60 flavour of the app). The app is...
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Hands on: BlackBerry Storm in Hong Kong

April 18th, 2009 | by limbeer
A touchscreen with a tactile keypress. That’s probably the most strikingly unique feature about RIM’s first touchscreen device – the BlackBerry Storm … aka its 9500 series. The concept of its...
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Whipping up a BlackBerry Storm in Hong Kong

February 14th, 2009 | by limbeer
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 was launched in Hong Kong earlier this week. So it’s touted as the “thinnest and lightest full-QWERTY BlackBerry”. OK, next. What’s really whipping up a bigger … er .. storm...
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BlackBerry Bold 9000 in Hong Kong

July 29th, 2008 | by limbeer
The BlackBerry Bold has landed here in Hong Kong. Well, at least some of it cos Smartone-Vodafone is allowing pre-orders here and PCCW Mobile has launched it here. I’m excited. GPS, Wifi, HSDPA, Qwerty keyboard,...