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Free backup for phone contacts

October 17th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Just got word that Bak2U, the homegrown anti-theft software firm, has come up with a couple of services to let users back up their contacts and other stuff online – for free. The deal is aimed at users who don’t want...
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8-megapixel cam-phones fight

October 15th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
From left to right: LG KC910, Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C905and Samsung innov8 The high-end, 8-megapixel camera phones war looks set to escalate soon in Singapore. This month should see the launch of the LG KC910, while Sony...
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Phone keypad + Qwerty keyboard = HTC S740

October 9th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
In a move that may seem confusing to potential phone buyers, the Taiwanese firm on Tuesday launched its S740 phone, basically a Touch Diamond that has both a slide-out Qwerty keyboard plus a traditional phone keypad at the front,...
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Nokia’s touch-screen 5800 XpressMusic launched

October 3rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Nokia has taken the wraps off its new 5800 XpressMusic phone, the long-awaited touch-screen phone from the top phone maker. Pictures of the device, Nokia’ answer to the touch-screen craze sparked off by Apple’s...
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iPhone 3G price drop in Hong Kong

September 28th, 2008 | by limbeer
How’d you like an unlocked iPhone 3G at S$878? Local newspaper Apple Daily has reported yesterday (see the 27th Sep edition if you read traditional Chinese) that parallel imported iPhone 3Gs here in Hong Kong are now priced...
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Hong Kong Apple Store selling unlocked iPhone 3G

September 26th, 2008 | by limbeer
Hong Kong’s online Apple Store has started selling unlocked iPhone 3Gs! To my knowledge, its the only Apple Store to be doing that. Not cheap though! The 8GB is HK$5,400 (SG$990) and the 16GB is HK$6,200 (SG$1,133). Ouch....
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Google Android phone makes debut

September 24th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
As anticipated, Google launched the first phone with its Android OS just a while ago in New York. The device, also known as the T-Mobile G1 and HTC Dream, comes with the following specs: -Qualcomm 528MHz chip -ROM: 256MB, RAM:...
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Google/HTC Dream phone to launch tonight (SGT)

September 23rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
In the past few months, it’s been photographed and it’s been talked about to no end. No, I’m not thinking of the iPhone, which has a fast-growing list of flaws that now includes a faulty charger that may...
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Nokia ovi – can it better other online services?

September 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
A year after announcing its ovi online services, Nokia today showed off a near-complete version of its answer to Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s online offerings here in Singapore. At a demo for reporters at the Geek Terminal...
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Blackberry Bold’s coming here, but is it too late?

September 9th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
BlackBerry phones are cool. How they handle email is still the best in the market. BlackBerrys have fab qwerty keyboards, an intuitive interface and excellent battery life. And that free-spinning micro trackball is just a blast....