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HTC’s white diamond

December 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
HTC has come up with a “white” version of the Touch Diamond, its much-loved (but slightly laggy) touch-screen phone. It comes with all the same features, including a sharp VGA, 2.8-inch screen and 3.2-meg lens that...
Nokia’s new “slide-out keyboard” gizmo
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Nokia’s new “slide-out keyboard” gizmo

December 2nd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Right after Sony Ericsson shipped its Xperia X1, along comes Nokia’s new N-series “hero” product, the N97, that comes with, surprise, a slide-out keyboard. But unlike the Xperia, which runs on Windows Mobile,...
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Techgoondu LG TV contest roundup (Part I)

November 15th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The Techgoondu readers have spoken. For our recently concluded contest, in which we’re giving away an almost brand new S$5,000 42-inch LCD TV (kindly sponsored by LG), the favourite geek gadget of 2008 is a product that...
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Nice HTC updates to the Touch family

November 6th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The Taiwanese phone maker showed off to the media (and Techgoondu) two nice additions to the Touch family – the Touch 3G and Touch HD – in a media briefing today. Not that these are entirely new, as they have been...
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Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 in shops here this week

November 3rd, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
Another drool-worthy phone has gone on sale in Singapore: the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1. The bad news: its hefty price tag of S$1,298 without operator contract. The quad-band X1’s calling card lists three notable features: a...
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Spent almost S$2,000 at Sim Lim Square

October 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Yeah, I just blew that massive amount at Sim Lim this past two days. First was an impulse buy – I finally got my ATI HD4870x2, the fastest graphics card on Earth now. Got myself the MSI version, which comes with an...
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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┬áhas 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...