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Goondu review: Samsung B7000 LED TV

July 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
What earns Samsung's Full HD B7000 its S$5,399 price tag is Blu-ray movies. I was quite blown away when I watched Pearl Harbour on the 40-incher, which has 4 HDMI ports to hook up to your PS3, AV amplifier and other gear. The...
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Cool glass display technologies at Broadcast Asia 2009

June 19th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Communic Asia has been a busy week, with IDA press updates on the iN2015 rollout, extension of wireless@SG for another three years (yay!), and launches of phones by both Sony Ericsson (Satio) and Samsung (Jet). But sometimes just...
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Good deals at PC Show 2009

June 11th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
From 32-inch LG TVs going for S$499 to super-slim laptops priced at S$1,188, check out the bargains at the PC Show that are...
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New Philips MP3 player has FLAC support

April 21st, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
Philips may not be on many portable gear head’s shortlists of brands when it comes to buying a new portable music player, but its new model’s support for FLAC could swing a few votes its way. The GoGear Opus is one of...
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First Shuffle still the most fab?

April 1st, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
There are 4GB worth of reasons to love Apple’s new and very small iPod Shuffle. But there is one reason why I don’t – lack of controls on the player. In making the new Shuffle so small, Apple’s designers...
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Runners who sweat buckets’ best friend: AT Ontos

March 23rd, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
I have written about this pair of Japanese-branded headphones before, but after a particularly draining jogging session yesterday, which I must have sweated buckets over 2 hours and thoroughly drenched the ‘phones, I feel I...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part III)

March 13th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Are we in the worst recession since the 1930s? Doesn’t seem like it when you see the long lines of people waiting to sign up for a StarHub line or those snapping up LCD TVs like there was no tomorrow at the IT Show. When...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part I)

March 12th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s that time of the year again when the biggest consumer computer show — IT Show ’09 — hits Singapore. Running from March 12th to 15th (today to this Sunday), the IT Show takes up floors one to six of...
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iPod helps Man Utd win Carling Cup

March 2nd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
What does a goalie do as he prepares to step up to a penalty shootout at the end of a gruelling 120-minute cup final? Turn on his iPod. That’s what Manchester United goalie Ben Foster did yesterday, as the Carling Cup final...
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Geek Buy #2: Denon AVR-1509 + Definitive ProCinema 600

January 13th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
My new home theatre setup just got delivered today! It’s a Denon 1509 AVR (audio-visual receiver, sorry, not adult-video receiver for you, Billy) plus a set of Definitive Technology ProCinema 600 5.1 speakers that I ordered...