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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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4870×2 hits Sim Lim stores

Finally, after weeks of waiting for PC buffs, ATI's 4870x2 graphics cards

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iPhone 3G woes mount

It's becoming a piece of bad news a week for Apple's over-hyped

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Twits go live as Olympics get underway with fireworks

Where people used to just passively absorb TV images beamed at them

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StarHub DNS servers down

The time is about 10 plus in the night, and my StarHub

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As the hype fades…

... reality sinks in for the Apple iPhone. At first, the story

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New ROM for HTC Touch Diamond users

Don't like the sluggish performance of the HTC Touch Diamond? There's a

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Share your StarHub HD5 experience

Finally, there's one more channel on StarHub - the long-awaited free-to-air HD5

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GTX 280 prices fall to S$699

If you have been holding out for a new top-end graphics card,

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Apple = no virus?

You've probably seen those Apple ads that proclaim that there are no/few

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Watch Lost 24 hours after it screens in the US?

Pay-TV challenger SingTel came up with a pretty interesting proposition today: How

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Want a 3G iPhone? Buy one for S$1,700 to S$2,000 in HK

So, you can't wait for SingTel to bring the hyped-to-the-heavens 3G iPhone?

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Zen X-Fi: finally, something promising from Creative

On the face of it - a rather "thin" face of it

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Bands encouraging online music downloads

What with the surge in the number of bands trying to cut

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Massive price drops for Nvidia cards

The anticipated price wars have begun! Reports everywhere are suggesting that Nvidia are

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When will ATI HD4870x2 cards be here?

According to local distributors, it will be in end of this month

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The benefits of number portability -free calls, free phones!

The street battles for mobile users are intensifying here, and these days, with cellphone

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Welcome to the new Techgoondu

We thought we'd not do it so fast, but since we've been

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Samsung Omnia vs HTC Touch Diamond – fight!

As the hype from the 3G iPhone rests a little, the spotlight

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Need for “fuller” number portability?

As a letter writer in the ST Forum mentioned today, full number

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HDTV rocks

Serious couch potatoes got a big boost last week, when news emerged

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