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HTC Butterfly flutters into Singapore on January 26 for S$928
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HTC Butterfly flutters into Singapore on January 26 for S$928

January 23rd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
We’re still waiting for Sony to announce a definitive launch date and price for its newest flagship smartphone Xperia Z, and HTC is leaping into the gap with information about its own next-generation smartphone — the...
iTwin Connect simplifies VPN into one USB stick
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iTwin Connect simplifies VPN into one USB stick

January 11th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
After more than two years, Singapore-based iTwin has unveiled the first follow-up product to its original USB file-sharing dongle. Called iTwin Connect, the new dongle offers secure VPN tunnelling through either iTwin’s servers...
Yet another 4G tablet out in Singapore – Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE
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Yet another 4G tablet out in Singapore – Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE

January 5th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
If you're looking for a tablet that will hook up to the new 4G or Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks in Singapore, there's now another option in Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1, which now supports the new...
Goondu review: Asus PadFone 2
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Goondu review: Asus PadFone 2

December 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It's a great device that will attract folks who do their surfing on the phone and use a tablet more on the couch at home or on the occasional trip...
1 in 5 households in Singapore now on fibre broadband
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1 in 5 households in Singapore now on fibre broadband

December 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The main reason for signing up to fibre is speed, followed by...
Goondu review: Google Nexus 10
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Goondu review: Google Nexus 10

November 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Nexus 10 is fluid smooth and looks stunning with the sharpest screen on a tablet now. And it's very well-priced...
Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012
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Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012

November 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Some 220,000 households have signed up since the first commercial services were available about two years ago, and about a million more could be looking to upgrade from traditional broadband...
PayPal: Singaporeans to do half their holiday shopping online
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PayPal: Singaporeans to do half their holiday shopping online

November 22nd, 2012 | by Zen Soo
Singaporeans plan to do half of all their holiday shopping online this year, saving no less than 45 hours of their time, according to a recent PayPal...
Asus cuts price of 16GB Nexus 7 to S$349 in Singapore
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Asus cuts price of 16GB Nexus 7 to S$349 in Singapore

November 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The 16GB version will go for S$349, while a new 32GB version will cost...
What 4G or LTE phones to buy in Singapore?
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What 4G or LTE phones to buy in Singapore?

November 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
There are now several options for 4G phones, either in the stores or appearing on shelves soon, in Singapore. Here are five worth checking...
Google Nexus 4 emerges without LTE, but Nexus 10 tablet wows with high-res screen
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Google Nexus 4 emerges without LTE, but Nexus 10 tablet wows with high-res screen

October 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Google finally took the wraps off the much-rumoured Nexus 4 smartphone yesterday evening (Singapore time), as it also launched a new stab at the 10-inch tablet market with an interesting high-res Nexus 10 made by...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE

October 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With everything you want in a smartphone, packed into a svelte frame and fronted by a bright screen, the Note II will impress both geeks and "lifestyle"...
Hands-on: Lytro’s light field camera lands in Singapore, 3D features to follow
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Hands-on: Lytro’s light field camera lands in Singapore, 3D features to follow

October 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
It’s been almost exactly one year since Lytro launched its “light field camera”, and the revolutionary gadget is now officially available in Singapore at a pricey S$648 for the 8GB version and S$778 for the 16GB version....
Microsoft’s first branded tablet Surfaces, but you can’t buy it in Singapore yet
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Microsoft’s first branded tablet Surfaces, but you can’t buy it in Singapore yet

October 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The much-awaited Surface tablet from Microsoft has gone on sale from US$499 in the United States and seven other markets, but fans in Singapore will not get to buy them in stores just...
Commentary: Singapore gets stricter with data protection, but issues persist
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Commentary: Singapore gets stricter with data protection, but issues persist

October 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
After years of being spammed by irritating SMSes to buy a house or insurance policy, Singapore's consumers will finally be able to say no to these messages with a data protection law passed for the first time...
Five things to note when posting on Facebook, after Amy Cheong case
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Five things to note when posting on Facebook, after Amy Cheong case

October 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When she posted those insensitive remarks on Facebook, Amy Cheong probably never expected, in even her worst nightmares, that she’d be sacked the next day and hounded out of the country by an angry online community. Yet,...
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StarHub ups its game with fibre broadband service aimed at demanding users

October 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
After seeing smaller rivals muscle into the fibre broadband scene with faster services aimed at gamers and other demanding users, StarHub has now thrown its hat in the ring as well with a couple of similar 100Mbps and 150Mbps...
Tired of your small TV? What about a 75-inch ES9000 from Samsung?
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Tired of your small TV? What about a 75-inch ES9000 from Samsung?

October 2nd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
That's if you have S$12,888 of spare change for the Korean electronics firm's really big...
Nexus 7 finally comes to Singapore, costs S$399 for 16GB version
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Nexus 7 finally comes to Singapore, costs S$399 for 16GB version

September 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
That is the only version of the 7-inch Asus-made tablet to ship here from September 29, and it will not come with Google's store for books, music and movies for now, because they are not available for sale here...
Yelp ventures into Asia through Singapore debut
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Yelp ventures into Asia through Singapore debut

September 16th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Online community review site Yelp launched a local version of its website on Friday, which lets Singapore residents post reviews of local businesses including restaurants, shopping and entertainment centres, laundry services and...