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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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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Outdated on arrival, ERP 2.0 is the type of costly technology project Singapore should avoid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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DBS, Citibank outage: What options do consumers have when they are stuck?

Tellingly, the government regulator has told people to carry some cash after…

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Singapore to work with Google, Microsoft to bolster national cyber defence efforts

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) has inked separate agreements with…

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Q&A: Data streaming promises to reshape businesses, says Confluent

With AI becoming an everyday tool in the workplace, the ability to…

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Sonos Move 2 review: Excellent followup to impressive portable speaker

A portable speaker that offers excellent audio quality, the S$799 Sonos Move…

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Rush to digitalisation has made cyber threats tougher to track: Imperva CEO

With such fast development of digital services, businesses often do not know…

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Google Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro out in Singapore from Oct 12

The Google Pixel 8 Pro will cost from S$1,549 in Singapore, while…

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S23 FE “near-flagship” phone, plus similar tablets, earphones

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy S23 FE "near-flagship" phone aimed at those…

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Arlo Pro 5 camera review: Improved battery and dual-band Wi-Fi support

The Arlo Pro 5 has its limitations and it does require a…

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Playing Starfield on an AMD Radeon RX7800 XT graphics card

The AMD Radeon RX7800 XT offers the firepower to play Starfield but…

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 review: Improved design in a settled formula

Galaxy Z Fold 5 is sleeker with an improved hinge but much…

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Betting on AI rush, Google Cloud connects to rival AI models, boosts GPU offering

Google Cloud is expanding digital infrastructure to run AI workloads and pushing…

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