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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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Asus NUC 14 Pro review: Nifty PC kit follows a proven formula

Whether at home or in the office, the Asus NUC 14 Pro…

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Q&A: AI-driven “talking networks” will boost reliability, says Juniper Networks

"Talking networks" will enable IT operators to easily ask AI to diagnose…

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Rakuten Kobo Libra Colour review: Great for graphic novels

The new Rakuten Kobo Libra Colour offers colour at a small premium…

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StarHub offers 5Gbps fibre broadband as competition heats up in Singapore

StarHub's 5Gbps plan comes into a Singapore fibre broadband market filled with…

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Weighed down by hype, VR headsets like Apple Vision Pro struggle to lift off

Bearing the weight of their own hype, VR headsets like the Apple…

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Dell XPS 14 (9440) review: Graphics, screen get a boost in new laptop

The Dell XPS 14 sports a 14.-5inch screen and an Nvidia GeForce…

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After software “upgrade”, StarHub TV+ is slow and pushes unskippable ads

A software update this past month has made StarHub TV+ set-top boxes…

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Q&A: OVHcloud pushes for water-cooling in Southeast Asian data centres

Closed-loop water cooling has helped an OVHcloud data centre in Singapore keep…

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Riding AI chip wave, Micron looks to genAI to boost productivity

Riding the AI wave with its high-speed memory chips, Micron is itself…

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Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024) review: Slim, powerful gaming notebook

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 is such a well-put-together package, especially with…

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Time for a GaN charger for your phone, laptop and other devices

A GaN charger is more efficient and can smartly power up multiple…

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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4 review: Audio quality shines through

They are not cheap but Sennheiser's Momentum True Wireless 4 are a…

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DIY: Setting up the Canon Imageclass MF645Cx multi-function centre for a home-office

Made for workgroups, the Canon Imageclass MF645Cx may have settings that are…

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Q&A: Despite improvements, women in tech still a work in progress

Despite slow progress, the benefits of having more women in tech are…

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Passport-free travel edging closer but obstacles remain

Passport-free travel is possible in parts of a journey now but travellers…

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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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