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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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HTC’s white diamond

HTC has come up with a "white" version of the Touch Diamond,

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Death of (yet another) newspaper

Another one bites the dust. By the time you read this, news

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Nokia’s new “slide-out keyboard” gizmo

Right after Sony Ericsson shipped its Xperia X1, along comes Nokia's new

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SingTel, StarHub trot out netbooks and other freebies

Do you want an Asus Eee PC or an HP mini? That

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What’s hot at Sitex (Part III)

Besides the usual TVs and laptops, there are other little bargains to

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What’s hot at Sitex (Part II)

Okay, on to the other Sitex show bargains on the first day.

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What’s hot at Sitex 2008 (Part I)

The lelong has begun anew today, with the last of the quarterly

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Intel Core i7s “fly off shelves” here

It's been said that recessions come and go but life goes on

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Cool StarHub Hubstation HD – about time!

Somehow we didn't catch this piece of news last week, but it's

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Say hello to the new Mariah Carey

Not sure what in God's name he was thinking, but a Korean

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Asus has got touch on its Eee desktop

Not sure why Asus called it the world's first touch-screen PC, but

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Microsoft’s latest Windows Live refresh

Though Google's been getting the publicity over here at Techgoondu, Microsoft also

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Google adds video to e-mail and chat

It's one of those things that make you go: "why didn't I

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Dump iTunes, get Songbird

Tired of the increasingly bloated and unwieldy beast called iTunes? Give Songbird,

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Nice HTC updates to the Touch family

The Taiwanese phone maker showed off to the media (and Techgoondu) two

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Tempting 24-inch 16:9 monitor deal from Dell

Just spotted a pretty nice deal over at the Dell website, while

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Geek Buy #1: AE Aego M speakers

This is the first of our Geek Buy series, where we bring

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Stupid football programming from StarHub

StarHub has done something so stupid with its Barclays Premier League programming

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Another death knell for newspapers

This is not gadget-related, but tech-based nonetheless... the respected US newspaper, The

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Spent almost S$2,000 at Sim Lim Square

Yeah, I just blew that massive amount at Sim Lim this past

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