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Five tablets and phones from China making a difference
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Five tablets and phones from China making a difference

February 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Even as the novelty of a sub-S$200 smartphone fades, the good value promise of phones from China still holds for many...
Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common
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Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common

January 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The question for consumers, as more turn to the phone as a mobile wallet, is whether they want more convenience or security....
NEC opens a Cyber Security Factory in Singapore
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NEC opens a Cyber Security Factory in Singapore

January 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The new centre will bring more expertise to these shores, while also training up more professionals to prepare for online attacks....
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other countries....
Is Nikon’s D500 too little, too late for a crop-sensor DSLR?
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Is Nikon’s D500 too little, too late for a crop-sensor DSLR?

January 14th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
With significant upgrades over its predecessor, the D500 is one camera worth looking forward to....
Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market
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Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market

January 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Once people get used to video streaming, watching things as and when they want, there will be no going back to linear TV, outdated set-top boxes and pay-TV packages....
Remembrance theme ranks high on Google Singapore searches
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Remembrance theme ranks high on Google Singapore searches

December 23rd, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Remembrance was the theme that linked several top Google searches this year, with many netizens searching for information on Singapore's late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and the Sabah earthquake....
Netflix Singapore to cost similiar to US, but catalog will vary
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Netflix Singapore to cost similiar to US, but catalog will vary

October 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Prices for Netflix in Singapore will be similar to what users are paying for the streaming video service in the United States, which starts from US$7.99 (S$11.15) a month....
With technology mature, smart TVs help viewers discover new content
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With technology mature, smart TVs help viewers discover new content

October 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Who knows, a show could even be crowdfunded on the TV and delivered directly to the viewer in future....
Pioneer debuts in-car receiver, supports high-res audio
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Pioneer debuts in-car receiver, supports high-res audio

October 10th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
Pioneer's new AVH-X5850BT multimedia receiver lets you listen to high-res music and Spotify tunes while driving....
Over half of Singapore consumers do not back up data regularly: Survey
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Over half of Singapore consumers do not back up data regularly: Survey

October 7th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Singapore's consumers may be tech savvy, but more than half of them do not back up personal data such as documents and pictures, despite having lost them before, according to a recent survey....
Get your OnePlus 2 phone exclusively on Lazada Singapore
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Get your OnePlus 2 phone exclusively on Lazada Singapore

September 23rd, 2015 | by Staff Writer
The phone is out on September 25 and Lazada is the exclusive online store until October 25. Get in line fast as the phone is hot!...
Commentary: bread and butter issues, not social media, will swing votes in GE2015
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Commentary: bread and butter issues, not social media, will swing votes in GE2015

September 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Candidates understand that even in an age of social media, there's nothing like pressing your hand into a voter's to show your sincerity....
Goondu Review: Nikon Coolpix P900
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Goondu Review: Nikon Coolpix P900

August 11th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
It's got a great zoom lens but image quality and speed are not its strong points....
Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub
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Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub

August 6th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Fans won't be forced to sign up for one pay-TV operator to watch the matches, usually shown in the wee hours of the night....
As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals
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As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals

July 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
When StarHub and M1 unveiled unexpectedly competitive deals for mobile users last Friday, you couldn't help but think they were responding to a new rival coming to town....
SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5
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SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5

July 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new SingPass system promises to let users log in like they would for online banking transactions, through what is known as two-factor authentication or 2FA....
How a smart home can improve care for the elderly in Singapore
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How a smart home can improve care for the elderly in Singapore

June 9th, 2015 | by Alvin Lai
As Singapore's population greys in the years ahead, smart home technologies could emerge as a game changer to improve elderly care and provide them more independence in the years ahead....
Getting lossless streaming music in Singapore
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Getting lossless streaming music in Singapore

June 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Tidal HiFi or Deezer Elite for CD-quality streaming for the audiophile? We try them both out and here's what we found....
After viral video, keyboard demonstrator hopes to improve Creative’s fortunes
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After viral video, keyboard demonstrator hopes to improve Creative’s fortunes

May 18th, 2015 | by Raymond Lau
Paul Seow, the famous "Asian guy" demonstrating a Creative music keyboard in a popular and quirky sales video, hopes his company regains some of its magic from its heydays....