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Alfred Siew

Alfred is a writer, speaker and media instructor who has covered the telecom, media and technology scene for more than 20 years. Previously the technology correspondent for The Straits Times, he now edits the Techgoondu.com blog and runs his own technology and media consultancy.
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AI this, AI that: Will consumers suffer from AI fatigue?

When it's unclear what AI gadgets really do, consumers could become inundated

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Singapore’s S$100 million boost for 10Gbps broadband comes ahead of time

The government's S$100 million investment in 10Gbps broadband will help bring down

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In Google trial, Singapore Android users to be blocked from installing suspected malware

Singapore Android users could soon find themselves blocked from installing software perceived

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DIY: Using the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 as a kid’s watch

It is not straightforward but you can set up the Samsung Galaxy

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Asus ROG Falchion RX Low Profile keyboard review: Compact and sleek

The Asus ROG Falchion RX Low Profile is a well-made compact keyboard

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Google Cloud extends partnership with Singapore government to build more AI services

Google Cloud is providing digital tools to up to 150 Singapore organisations

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Audio-Technica ATH-TWX7 review: Understated design, excellent sound quality

In a crowded market, the Audio-Technica ATH-TWX7 wireless earphones stand out with

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More efficient, upgradable memory on the cards with LPCAMM2 format

A new memory format called LPCAMM2 is set to boost efficiency and

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New Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra bank on AI smarts, sleeker design

Seizing on the current obsession with AI, Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy

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SimplyGo EZ-Link woes: Why contactless payment lifted off elsewhere but not in Singapore

The latest SimplyGo EZ-Link card woes are another disappointing episode in Singapore's

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Like the Internet before, AI needs to overcome hurdles after breakthrough year

After a breakthrough year, AI needs to overcome obstacles like the potential

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Time to sign up for 10Gbps fibre broadband in Singapore?

With prices falling for 10Gbps fibre broadband services in Singapore, is it

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TG PC 2024: Build your own gaming and workstation PC for the new year

The TG PC 2024 is Techgoondu's DIY gaming PC that features the

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Q&A: Go on zero-trust in a step-by-step manner, says Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

A zero-trust environment should be set up step by step, grasping the

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Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 review: Sliding screen impresses but price daunting

The Microsoft Laptop Studio 2 sports a unique hinge that lets it

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For a fruitful online journey, parents should create a digital ID early for kids

Creating a digital ID early for their children allows parents to give

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Q&A: Global footprint, government partnerships important amid fraught geopolitics, says GlobalFoundries

A complex and interdependent semiconductor industry is focused on requirements like resilience

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE review: Mid-priced tablet hits a sweet spot

The mid-range Galaxy Tab S9 FE hits a sweet spot for those

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Google Pixel 8 Pro review: Impressive flagship phone with AI magic tricks

With an excellent screen, great computational photography quality and a bag of

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Outdated on arrival, ERP 2.0 is the type of costly technology project Singapore should avoid

Motorists in Singapore have to set up road toll collection units in

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