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Affordable slimness from HP

March 27th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
When I first saw pictures of the new HP Pavilions launched here today, I wasn’t surprised to see more sleek, shiny models...
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Another Goondu site is birthed

March 25th, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
Check out Musicgoondu, a purely fun-seeking project by two Business Times scribes – Christopher Lim and me – and...
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Audio-visual

Runners who sweat buckets’ best friend: AT Ontos

March 23rd, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
I have written about this pair of Japanese-branded headphones before, but after a particularly draining jogging session...
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First looks: Windows 7 Beta

March 22nd, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
At a Microsoft blogger’s event last week, Techgoondu and several local bloggers walked home with copies of Windows 7 beta....
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Cellphones

First looks – HTC Touch Diamond 2

March 17th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Got my first touch-and-feel of HTC’s upcoming Touch Diamond 2 phone, which will run on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6.5...
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Gaming

Empire Total War also needs Net access for single player mode

March 17th, 2009 | by Oo Gin Lee
First it was Dawn Of War 2, and now it is Empire Total War. War is out in the open, but the battle it seems is against piracy....
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Internet

World Builder goes viral

March 16th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Machinima. Virtual worlds. Next generation human computer interfaces. Bruce Branit’s nine minute World Builder short film...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part III)

March 13th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Are we in the worst recession since the 1930s? Doesn’t seem like it when you see the long lines of people waiting to sign...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part II)

March 12th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Do check out Part I if you haven’t done so! At every computer show I always check out memory card prices just to see how...
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Audio-visual

Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part I)

March 12th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s that time of the year again when the biggest consumer computer show — IT Show ’09 — hits Singapore....
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Internet

A night for tech start-ups in Singapore

March 11th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Firstly, a big thank you to the folks who took time out of their busy lives to come down for our first meet-the-techgoondus event...
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Telecom

Singapore’s broadband penetration past 100 per cent

March 10th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
It’s official. There are more broadband connections in Singapore than there are households. In January 2009, the household...
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Internet

D-Link’s simultaneous dual-band router – at last!

March 10th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
It’s been a long wait, but Wi-Fi buffs here are finally going to get their hands on D-Link’s DIR-855 Xtreme N Duo...
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Internet

Thoughts on Blogout ’09

March 9th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
“Social media is like teen sex. Everybody wants to do it. Nobody knows how. When it’s finally done there is surprise...
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Internet

A radio for Twitter feeds

March 8th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
A student from the Queen’s University Belfast in the UK has come up with a radio that “tunes in” to Twitter...
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Cellphones

TG Scoop: The World’s Toughest Phone is set to hit Singapore!

March 6th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
Sonim XP3 Enduro | S$598 without contract | Available in Q2 2009 Ruggedness has a new phone. This death-defying mobile is so...
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Gaming

Don’t alienate the legit gamers

March 6th, 2009 | by Oo Gin Lee
There has been some discussion lately about Dawn Of War 2 and how it is sucky becoz we have to install Steam to play the single...
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Where is the Samsung NC10?

March 4th, 2009 | by limbeer
Just when I thought that Techgoondu readers back home are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a netbook, I read from a...
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Cellphones

Microsoft’s My Phone – about time!

March 3rd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Hands up if you’ve got a Windows Mobile phone that you never bothered to sync with your PC. Well, there’s an easier...
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Software

Pretty Plex

March 3rd, 2009 | by limbeer
Getting one of the new Media PCs to consolidate all your media needs sound like a great idea. But if you have a MacBook Pro (MBP)...
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