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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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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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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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