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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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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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Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini review: Immersive movie audio despite compact size

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini has the excellent immersive audio of its…

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Qualcomm looks to handheld game decks with new Snapdragon G chips

Qualcomm has just unveiled its new Snapdragon G series processors that promise…

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Sony WF-1000XM5 review: New earbuds sport sleeker design, excellent sound

In a competitive market, the Sony WF-1000XM5 true wireless earphones have raised…

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Can a bank like OCBC tell customers what mobile apps they can install?

OCBC needs to improve the way it implements its anti-scam measure and…

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DIY: Setting up a new solid state drive for your Windows PC

Installing Windows on a new SSD today should be simple but changes…

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 sport gapless folds, sleeker screens

Samsung's new Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 come with…

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Singapore to turn off 3G services on July 31, 2024

M1, Singtel and StarHub will retire their 3G mobile networks, which they…

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Singapore sets up AI sandboxes with Google Cloud to boost adoption

The Singapore government has tapped on Google Cloud to set up two…

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AMD Radeon RX 7600 review: Decent gaming graphics on a tight budget

If you're gaming in Full HD or Quad HD, the AMD Radeon…

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Q&A: Singapore pushes ahead with virtual experiences to drive tourism

The jury is still out on metaverse technologies but users are spending…

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Couldn’t get Taylor Swift tickets? Some fans drive up ticket scalping

Bots enable ticket scalping on a large scale but as long as…

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Moving to SD-WAN? Getting it right can be a challenge

Cost, complexity and finding the best network link are issues that crop…

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Intel NUC 13 Pro review: Small PC upgraded for many uses

The Intel NUC 13 Pro is a "barebones" kit that lets you…

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Dell XPS 13 Plus review: Sleek, powerful update to a solid ultraportable laptop

The Dell XPS 13 Plus, now with Intel's 13th-gen Core processors, is…

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