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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...