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Goondu review: Bluestacks Android Player for Windows

October 15th, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
If you’ve ever thought of running Android apps on a PC, there’s now an easy way to do it. Bluestacks, a company headed by former McAfee executives, has developed a virtualisation software that offers a full Android...
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Microsoft says hello to Skype

October 14th, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Microsoft has completed its US$8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, officially bringing the Net telephony household name under its fold. On October 13, Skype was formally inducted into the Redmond family as a separate division...
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Souped up Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S and neo V ship in Singapore

October 10th, 2011 | by Lester Hio
The Xperia arc S, an updated version of the large-screen Xperia arc, now comes with a faster processor but costs S$788 - considerably less than top models from HTC and Samsung which are closer to S$1,000 . The neo V, meanwhile,...
Beats Audio debuts on S$908 HTC Sensation XL and S$868 Sensation XE
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Beats Audio debuts on S$908 HTC Sensation XL and S$868 Sensation XE

October 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Just two months after it said it was buying a majority stake in Dr Dre's Beats Audio, HTC has come up with a couple of souped up versions of its Sensation smartphone - the large-screen XL and speedier XE - that promise...
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Four ways Steve Jobs changed our computing lifestyles

October 6th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Not all his decisions and products went well with users, and not everything he touched turned to gold, but there is no doubt the former Apple CEO and founder of a company that created the iMac, iPhone and iPad had a profound...
Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming
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Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming

October 5th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Apple is playing catchup and this time, and it's obvious even to non-techie users. It will still sell lots of iPhones 4S phones, but it will not likely haul back the lead that Android-based devices have gained in the past...
Goondu review: travel apps we love
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Goondu review: travel apps we love

October 2nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Singaporeans are a cellphone-crazy lot. Even while on vacation, most will remain tethered to their smartphones, checking in from obscure locations to earn bragging rights and lapping up tips left behind by others. In this week's...
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Sony Ericsson takes aim at sports and music fans with Xperia Active, Live with Walkman

October 1st, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Gym rats and music lovers now have two new Sony Ericsson smartphones to choose from. Making its debut yesterday is Xperia Active, a ruggedized model that sports a dust proof and water resistant shell. While sweating it out, you...
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Samsung claims 10 million Galaxy S IIs sold

September 26th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The Korean electronics giant said today that it has sold 10 million of the popular Galaxy S II phone worldwide, even as its legal battles with Apple rages across several markets around the world amid the iPhone 5's impending...
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Better roaming rates as StarHub and Conexus ink deal with Vodafone?

September 20th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Flat-rate fees for surfing the Web on the phone in Europe could be something on the cards for StarHub users after the telco and its regional telecom partners signed a deal with one of the world's biggest cellphone operators,...