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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....
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New Nokia N series phones and HTC Touch Pro launched

August 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Nokia today launched a couple of new N series multimedia phones, including the candy-bar N79 (above right), which the company is holding up as the smallest N series model so far. The Finnish phone maker also launched the N85...
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As the hoopla hits Singapore…

August 24th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Apple is hit with a lawsuit in the United States, from a woman who is alleging that the iPhone 3G’s performance and reliability has been subpar. (source: Ars Technica) According the widely reported story, Alabama resident...