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OnePlus 5 available in Singapore with official warranty
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OnePlus 5 available in Singapore with official warranty

July 19th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The latest OnePlus 5 phone, packed with a powerful processor and more memory than other flagships, is out in Singapore on the Lazada online...
Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa
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Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa

July 19th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Two-thirds of the Singaporeans surveyed in a Visa-commsioned study have used their smart devices to pay for their spending....
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“Extreme” cyber attacks could cost victims US$53b, says Lloyd’s

July 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A cyber attack that disrupts a wide range of cloud services could lead to economic losses of as much as US$53 billion, according to a study released today by Lloyd's of London....
Goondu review: HTC U11 is a squeezable delight
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Goondu review: HTC U11 is a squeezable delight

July 16th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The HTC H11 offers a top-of-the-line camera experience, great software, a unique feature in Edge Sense, and the best speakers and in-box earphones available right now....
Goondu review: Onkyo DP-X1A goes big on size and features
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Goondu review: Onkyo DP-X1A goes big on size and features

July 14th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
There's no question the Onkyo DP-X1A is a well-made player, with the looks and audio quality to match. However, it isn't cheap, either....
Watch StarHub standalone cable TV channels without paying for a basic tier
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Watch StarHub standalone cable TV channels without paying for a basic tier

July 13th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub pay-TV subscribers can now buy a package of blockbuster movie hits, Chinese drama series and other niche programmes without having to subscribe to a basic tier of shows that they don't watch....
Recent cyber attacks out to sow distrust: Darktrace
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Recent cyber attacks out to sow distrust: Darktrace

July 12th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
This new trend in digital attacks is sowing distrust, leading people to lose confidence in organisations and businesses, according to cyber security firm Darktrace....
Online merchants on Stripe can now sell to China using Alipay, WeChat Pay
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Online merchants on Stripe can now sell to China using Alipay, WeChat Pay

July 10th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Silicon valley payment startup, Stripe, said today that it had inked a deal with the companies behind the Chinese payment services to connect up merchants on its online platform....
Speak to a doctor or pharmacist virtually with MyDoc app
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Speak to a doctor or pharmacist virtually with MyDoc app

July 8th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The MyDoc app, out on Android and Apple devices, already gives easy access to health consultation services round the clock....
After failed 4th telco bid, MyRepublic seeks to be virtual operator, go public
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After failed 4th telco bid, MyRepublic seeks to be virtual operator, go public

July 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
MyRepublic now wants to be a virtual operator, buying airtime and bandwidth from one of the existing three telcos....
Hands on: Lenovo Moto Z2 Play sticks with a modular design to stand out
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Hands on: Lenovo Moto Z2 Play sticks with a modular design to stand out

July 5th, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
Lenovo is sticking to its guns with a modular design in its new Moto Z2 Play. It certainly stands out from the crowd....
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No single country, profession can fight cyber crime alone: Interpol

July 4th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals cannot be defeated by any single country or profession with its own capabilities, according to Interpol....
Goondu DIY: Building a small desktop PC with Intel NUC
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Goondu DIY: Building a small desktop PC with Intel NUC

July 3rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The greatest thing about the Intel NUC is that it fits nicely on your desk without taking up so much space. And it is the simplest DIY PC to build....
High bandwidth, low latency from 5G promise virtual reality experiences
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High bandwidth, low latency from 5G promise virtual reality experiences

July 2nd, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
The bandwidth and low latency that 5G offers make it possible for people to not just view but touch objects that are thousands of miles away through new virtual experiences....
Netflix starts streaming with Dolby Atmos – only on Xbox and LG TVs for now
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Netflix starts streaming with Dolby Atmos – only on Xbox and LG TVs for now

June 30th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Netflix is starting to stream its shows in Dolby Atmos, the latest surround sound format that promises more immersive experiences....
Singapore computer vision startup Trax raises US$64 million
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Singapore computer vision startup Trax raises US$64 million

June 30th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
The funds, the largest amount Trax has raised to date, will be used for product development and global expansion,...
Asia to lead 5G growth even as mobile revenue stays flat: GSM Alliance
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Asia to lead 5G growth even as mobile revenue stays flat: GSM Alliance

June 29th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
China, India and other Asian markets are expected to lead the adoption and development of 5th generation (5G) mobile technologies, a study by the GSM Alliance (GSMA) has found....
Hands on: Nikon D7500
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Hands on: Nikon D7500

June 28th, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
The D7500 has inherited the very capable 20.1-megapixel DX CMOS sensor from the D500 that comes with the Expeed 5 image processor....
Impact of cyber attacks escalates with latest Petya ransomware
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Impact of cyber attacks escalates with latest Petya ransomware

June 28th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
When even a known threat such as Petya can wreak such havoc, there is good reason to fear cyber threats that are still to be uncovered....
Hands on: GlocalMe U2 mobile Wi-Fi makes roaming easy
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Hands on: GlocalMe U2 mobile Wi-Fi makes roaming easy

June 25th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The main selling point is the "cloud SIM" technology from GlocalMe that offers international data roaming packages without the need for a physical SIM card....
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