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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...
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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...
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Calling home on Jaxtr

August 4th, 2008 | by Aaron Tan
I was recently upgraded to a premium account on Jaxtr, the Voip service that lets you make and receive phone calls and text...
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Share your StarHub HD5 experience

July 29th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Finally, there’s one more channel on StarHub – the long-awaited free-to-air HD5 from MediaCorp, which promises...
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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...
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GTX 280 prices fall to S$699

July 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
If you have been holding out for a new top-end graphics card, here’s a little bit of good news. Sim Lim Square stores like...
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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...
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Internet

Watch Lost 24 hours after it screens in the US?

July 23rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Pay-TV challenger SingTel came up with a pretty interesting proposition today: How would you like to watch the latest episodes of...
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Building a no-compromise music player, part II

July 22nd, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
Step 3 The journey continues… After buying an external hard drive, the next thing to do is to hook that up to a laptop or...
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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...
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Gaming

What the DS can do (besides games), Part I

July 18th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Being a huge DS fan, I’ve been tinkering with my device ever since I got it last year. With the right mods, the Nintendo DS...
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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...
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Audio-visual

Zen X-Fi: finally, something promising from Creative

July 11th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
On the face of it – a rather “thin” face of it – Creative seems to have finally come up with a solid MP3...
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Building a no-compromise music player, part I

July 10th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
The talk about digital music stores and online downloads by Steph in a previous post led to this: I have decided to tell all...
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It’s confirmed – Singapore has incomplete number portability

July 7th, 2008 | by limbeer
Further to Alfred’s post on number portability in Singapore … ST Forum has published IDA’s response to my...
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Internet

Bands encouraging online music downloads

July 7th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
What with the surge in the number of bands trying to cut their teeth in the music realm, the battle of selling CDs to music...
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Gaming

Massive price drops for Nvidia cards

July 5th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The anticipated price wars have begun! Reports everywhere are suggesting that Nvidia are finally lowering ther crazy S$999...
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Gaming

When will ATI HD4870x2 cards be here?

July 4th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
According to local distributors, it will be in end of this month (July), when these power-packed graphics cards will make their...
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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...
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Internet

Firefox 3 gets world record

July 3rd, 2008 | by Aaron Tan
It’s official – the Guinness World Records has bestowed Firefox 3 as the most downloaded software in 24 hours! From...
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