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Motorola ATRIX — a smartphone, netbook and entertainment centre rolled into one

May 27th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The Motorola ATRIX, one of the more innovative smartphones on the market, is coming soon to Singapore with a recommended retail price of S$988. Available on all three operators, the Android 2.2 phone will land on the 10th of...
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Sonar online radio app impresses

May 12th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Launched last week, this made-in-Singapore app called Sonar turns your phone into a true interactive radio...
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HTC Desire S sells for S$688 in Singapore

April 3rd, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
HTC Desire S, the successor to the popular HTC Desire smartphone, is hitting shelves in Singapore at a suggested retail price of...
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ASUS launches Eee Pad Transformer, bad TV parody not included

March 30th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
With all the hype surrounding the Galaxy Tab and the iPad 2, it’s necessary for other tablet manufacturers to find a way to make their product stand out. ASUS has just managed to do so for their Eee Pad Transformer in a...
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Hands on: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, Neo and Play

March 28th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Last Wednesday, Sony Ericsson unveiled three new slices of Gingerbread to the Singapore media – the Xperia Play, Neo and Arc. These Android 2.3 phones are serious contenders each with unique selling points, and a sign that the...
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Wi-Fi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab in Singapore for S$538

March 25th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung is starting to sell the Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab for S$538 tomorrow in Singapore, just weeks before Apple’s iPad 2 hits stores here and other newer Android 3.0 tablets reach these shores. The followup to last...
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LG previews Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, sells them at reasonable prices in Singapore

March 5th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Dual-core Optimus 2X goes for S$888 when it hits the shelves here this month, while the slim Optimus Black will sell for S$768 in April 2011....
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Goondu DIY: building your own digital music system

February 28th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Here's a detailed Techgoondu guide to building a hi-fi grade digital music system that gives you finger-tip access to thousands of...
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Is 2011 the year of the Android tablet?

February 15th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The signs are certainly there, if you monitor what is happening at this week’s Mobile World Congress at Barcelona, where Samsung and LG unveiled eye-catching followups to Motorola’s Xoom unveiled last month at the CES...
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Commentary: Questions abound for Microsoft-Nokia deal

February 12th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
In the few hours after technology behemoths Microsoft and Nokia unveiled one of the most dramatic partnerships in years to take on rivals Google and Apple, terms like MicroKia, Noksoft and NoWin have quickly become popular...
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and LG Optimus Black join 2011 Android army

January 7th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Joining the army of Android phones in 2011 are two slim models from Sony Ericsson and LG, who did a one-up on each other in the quest for the most anorexic phone around at the ongoing CES tech...
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Announcing the winners of the Toshiba AS100 tablet Techgoondu Giveaway contest

December 24th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
A big thank you to all readers who participated in our Toshiba AS100 tablet Techgoondu Giveaway contest. Like our previous contests, all winners were chosen by a democratic vote of the goondus. We received close to 200...
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A Techgoondu Christmas wishlist

December 22nd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
All we geeks want for Christmas...
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab

November 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
For those thinking of a new tablet, I'd say check out the Galaxy Tab before going straight to the Apple store to join the rest of the crowd. For those considering an Android tablet already, the Galaxy Tab should be your first...
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Hands on: Toshiba new S$639 AS100 tablet

November 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Toshiba today joined a growing list of manufacturers rolling out alternatives to Apple's iPad tablet in Singapore, bringing the S$639 AS100 tablet, as well as the S$699 AC100 laptop-like Android portable to these...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab goes for S$0 to S$538 from SingTel

November 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel is selling the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab with discounts of more than S$400 this weekend, for users who commit to mobile subscriptions starting from S$39 a...
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Hands on: Archos 70 and 101 Internet tablets

November 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
After being not particularly successful with early Android tablets, the French company is back with a couple of tablets you really have to check out before buying an iPad or Samsung's upcoming Galaxy...
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Creative surprises with low-cost ZiiO tablets

November 3rd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
After staying quiet for a good while, the Singapore firm yesterday surprised many techies by pulling two Android-based tablet computers out of the hat with prices starting from a mere...
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Galaxy Tab ships in Singapore on Nov 13

October 29th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung's Galaxy Tab is shipping in Singapore on November 13, with the Wi-Fi cum 3G version hitting stores before a Wi-Fi-only version that could appear later at a yet unspecified date....
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Hands on: Windows Phone 7 looks sharp

August 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
But the big question is whether Microsoft's "holiday release" can be the answer to even newer offerings from Google's Android in the coming...