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HTC HD7 goes exclusive to SingTel

October 12th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The red operator has snagged the exclusive for HTC's HD7, one of several key Windows Phone 7 phones unveiled today at Microsoft's much-awaited smartphone OS...

HTC Desire HD and Desire Z go on sale in Singapore in November

October 8th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The two new numbers from HTC, which I had a brief hands-on with recently, are hitting shelves here next month, as they join an increasing bunch of new phones arriving for the holiday...

Singapore Android users get paid apps in two weeks

October 1st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
In a blog post today (SGT), Google said it was expanding the number of countries where users can buy paid apps from 14 to 32. These include Singapore, which means users here can start buying apps off Android Market in a couple of...

Hands on with HTC’s Desire HD and Desire Z

September 17th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The two new Android devices are well-designed, fast and look like the phones to beat for...

Hands-on: LG Optimus One

September 15th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The Optimus One (LG-P500), for one, looks the part with a 129-gram frame that comes with a 3.2-inch screen (320x480) and support for all your regular Froyo goodies, like support for Flash webpages, multi-tasking and Wi-Fi...

Moto Milestone to get Android 2.2 only in Q1 2011

August 26th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Bad news for users of Motorola Milestone here in Asia-Pacific. While American owners of the popular Droid – a CDMA version of the GSM Milestone – are already getting Android 2.2 updates, users here will have to wait...

Nokia C6 review: Low-cost doesn’t mean good deal

August 16th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
What little doubt I had of Nokia's recent decline immediately disappeared when I fired up the sadly outdated C6 smartphone sold exclusively by M1 for S$98 with a two-year plan....

Hands on: Windows Phone 7 looks sharp

August 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
But the big question is whether Microsoft's "holiday release" can be the answer to even newer offerings from Google's Android in the coming...

Boss2000 and the emerging Asian mobile markets

June 22nd, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Often we tech journalists play with high-end mobile phones for developed markets like the US, Japan or Singapore, and sometimes we forget that there are many, many phones designed for emerging markets. The Boss2000, a dual...

CommunicAsia gadget roundup

June 17th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung seems to be the brightest light at the show here. I'm particularly intrigued by the Galaxy Beam, which looks a little like a Galaxy S with a bit more heft in the shape of a small projector. Yes, you heard right, this...