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What’s hot at Sitex (Part III)

November 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Besides the usual TVs and laptops, there are other little bargains to be had at Sitex. We seem to have forgotten that printers were once the thing to buy at these shows. Visiting the HP booth brought to my attention this nice...
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Intel Core i7s “fly off shelves” here

November 25th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s been said that recessions come and go but life goes on at Sim Lim Square, that six-storey techie haunt in Singapore, for those unfamilar. The best evidence comes from the way PC buffs snapped up Intel’s new Core...
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Asus has got touch on its Eee desktop

November 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Not sure why Asus called it the world’s first touch-screen PC, but its new Eee Top ET16 series of desktop PCs do come with a nice touch-screen and neat “all-in-oneness” that reminds one of the Apple iMac. The...
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New Intel i7 chips out next month

October 16th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The official word’s out – the next big leap in Intel CPUs will come next month, when the chipmaker launches its much-awaited Core i7 chips, also known as the “Nehalem”. An Intel blog written by its PR...
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Microsoft mouse and keyboard that make you say “chio!”

September 19th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Here’s a mouse that will feel comfy whether you use in on the desktop or on the go. Say hi to Microsoft’s Arc Mouse, which as its name suggests, is shaped like an arc. The real innovation, however, is that it folds up...
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Last-minute bargains at Comex today

August 31st, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Traditionally, computer bazaars have the best deals for the last day, when retailers clear their stock at low, low prices. This is when the crowds rush in. When I went down today to Comex at noon, and the crowd was already...
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What’s hot at Comex 2008 part 3

August 29th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Anyways, here the deals/gadgets that caught my eye at the show. (1) The Ultimate HP Student Offer (but they were willing to sell to this 39-year-old as well) at Booth 8428 level 4 It’s the new HP Pavilion dv5-1034TX running...
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What’s hot at Comex 2008 part 2

August 29th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Visiting the big IT fairs today is very different from the experience 2-3 years ago. The last few tech shows (we have four every year, one every quarter, in Singapore which coincides with the school holidays) has become a lot...
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A motherboard with *gasp* eight RAM slots

August 28th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Yeah, you read that right. MSI has come up with a mobo that has twice as many slots for memory modules than the average mobo out there. Four slots on the P45-8D, dubbed “Memory Lover”, supports cheap DDR2 modules and...
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Where are the Centrino 2 laptops?

August 25th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s been more than a month since Intel launched its Centrino 2 platform, which includes CPUs that are faster yet use up less battery. Yet, you’ll probably be surprised that there aren’t that many models out...
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