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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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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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Q&A: Asia-Pacific firms embracing Zero Trust but not yet on large scale, says Cloudflare

While hybrid work has driven the adoption of Zero Trust, the new…

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With 1,000 jobs cut at Grab, another reality check for on-demand services

Job cuts at Grab are yet another reality check for the platform…

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New WhatsApp Channels feature enables private broadcasts in Singapore, Colombia

A new WhatsApp Channels feature in Singapore and Colombia lets users get…

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Submarine cable landings to double in Singapore in ambitious digital blueprint

Submarine cable landings will double in Singapore as it unveils an ambitious…

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Garmin Forerunner 965 review: Fully packed for serious fitness buffs

An excellent screen, great battery life and a host of useful apps…

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Sony HT-S2000 review: compact soundbar offers Dolby Atmos but falls short

The S$899 Sony HT-S2000 is a compact soundbar that improves the sound…

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Gigabyte Aorus RTX 4090 Gaming Box lets you plug in external watercooled graphics

The Gigabyte Aorus RTX 4090 Gaming Box lets you hook up top-end…

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Audio-Technica ATH-TWX9 review: Earphones with premium build and excellent sound

The Audio-Technica ATH-TWX9 earphones are top-notch true wireless earphones that rival the…

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Google Pixel 7a review: Smaller, cheaper phone is smart but comes with trade-offs

The Google Pixel 7a gets many things right but its smaller screen…

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Q&A: Cloud complexity is giving businesses headaches but AI will help, says NetApp

Cloud complexity has made some businesses rethink the investments made during the…

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Almost half of Singapore logistics firms still use manual tracking: Here study

Almost half of Singapore logistics firms still use a form of manual…

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Singtel starts offering Azure public MEC to all businesses

Singtel is now offering Microsoft's Azure public multi-access edge compute (MEC) to…

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Amid worries of scam calls, fake QR codes, companies aren’t helping with poor practices

Consumers are told not to scan unknown QR codes and give details…

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Singapore WhatsApp users can now make payments straight from the app

If you've placed an order with a butcher shop or bakery over…

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Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Plus to cost a princely S$2,299 in Singapore

Costing more than most of its rivals, the Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Plus…

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