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iPhone 3G woes mount

August 14th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s becoming a piece of bad news a week for Apple’s over-hyped wonder-gizmo, as reports from around the world now claim that the 3G iPhone has poor 3G reception that is “well below the standard”, which as...
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As the hype fades…

August 6th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
… reality sinks in for the Apple iPhone. At first, the story was about how frenzied crowds queued up for the hyped up wonder gadget. Now, weeks after, people are complaining about how they can’t log in with their...
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New ROM for HTC Touch Diamond users

August 6th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Don’t like the sluggish performance of the HTC Touch Diamond? There’s a new ROM out for Singapore users here that should speed things up on the small screen. A Hong Kong version of the new ROM (1.93.xxx.xxx) has...
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BlackBerry Bold 9000 in Hong Kong

July 29th, 2008 | by limbeer
The BlackBerry Bold has landed here in Hong Kong. Well, at least some of it cos Smartone-Vodafone is allowing pre-orders here and PCCW Mobile has launched it here. I’m excited. GPS, Wifi, HSDPA, Qwerty keyboard,...
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Apple = no virus?

July 24th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
You’ve probably seen those Apple ads that proclaim that there are no/few viruses for Macs. Well, it doesn’t matter that virus writers don’t bother with Macs because they only take up less than 5 per cent of the...
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2.5G iPhones now cost more!

July 21st, 2008 | by limbeer
Went by Mongkok so had a look at the cellphone shops. As per Alfred’s post and the postings on local Mac lists, the 16GB 3G iPhones were indeed out in full force. Prices were 8800 to 9800 HKD or about S$1525 to S$1698. Way...
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Want a 3G iPhone? Buy one for S$1,700 to S$2,000 in HK

July 16th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
So, you can’t wait for SingTel to bring the hyped-to-the-heavens 3G iPhone? Well, since the red camp missed the July 11 launch, you can get one from places where the gizmo is sold. One place would be Hong Kong, where my bro...
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No 3G iPhones from HK to SG … yet

July 3rd, 2008 | by limbeer
Hutchinson/3 here in Hong Kong recently announced their iPhone prices and their mandatory subscription plans here. To cut to the chase, it seems like if you’re thinking of getting an iPhone at an uncontracted price for use...
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The benefits of number portability -free calls, free phones!

July 2nd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The street battles for mobile users are intensifying here, and these days, with cellphone operators fighing tooth and nail for customers, you can not only get a phone for free, but even free calls and mobile Internet –...
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Samsung Omnia vs HTC Touch Diamond – fight!

June 26th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
As the hype from the 3G iPhone rests a little, the spotlight has now been trained on two “iPhone killers” these past two weeks – the Samsung Omnia and HTC’s Touch Diamond, which went on sale lately. The...