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CommunicAsia gadget roundup

June 17th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung seems to be the brightest light at the show here. I'm particularly intrigued by the Galaxy Beam, which looks a little like a Galaxy S with a bit more heft in the shape of a small projector. Yes, you heard right, this...
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Sony Ericsson comes up with “affordable” Xperia X8

June 16th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Back to life with the Android Xperia X10 and X10 mini launched early this year, Sony Ericsson has just unveiled the Xperia X8, an "in between" member of the Android Xperia family that it promises to be...
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Hands on: Nokia N8

June 14th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The N8 carries Nokia's N-series DNA of powerful multimedia features in a great package. But, and this is an important but for many smartphone users, Symbian 3 doesn't compete well with the leading rival OSes out...
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Hands on: Motorola Milestone XT

June 10th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Just three months after launching the Milestone with StarHub, Motorola has released the updated Milestone XT, a souped up, no-keyboard version of its highly-successful Android...
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Adobe: 53 per cent of smartphones to have Flash by 2012

June 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Adobe predicts that 53 per cent of the more than 300 million smartphones to ship by 2012 will sport its Flash software to show off multimedia websites on the small screen. Currently, only 9 per cent of the less than 50 million...
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Unwired 2010 post-mortem (Part I)

May 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
A big thank you for all the attendees who took the time and effort to come down to Techgoondu's first indepedent and wireless event UNWIRED last Thursday 27 May at the Singapore Management University. Registered attendees...
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HTC HD Mini and Legend launches this weekend in Singapore

April 9th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Availability: 9th April 2010, via all three telcos SingTel, StarHub and M1, and all authorized resellers Retail Price: S$748 (including GST), without plan Quick highlights: Windows Mobile 6.5.3 phone, 3.2 inch HVGA 320×480...
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Apple goes after HTC

March 3rd, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The internet is abuzz with Apple’s lawsuit today in the US, claiming that HTC has infringed about 20 of their patents. Gizmodo has an excellent breaking story of this, and they quote responses from both the Apple and HTC...
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iNETS mobile: Would you use this?

February 5th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
NETS, the Singapore electronic payment vendor, just launched their iNETS mobile service, in which you can pay your bills via your mobile phone in Singapore. The story was covered by quite a few of the main papers in Singapore,...
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StarHub to ship Motorola Milestone lastest by March

January 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Motorola's much-awaited Milestone phone, powered by Google's Android software, will hit the shelves in Singapore the latest by March, and StarHub users can be sure they can get their hands on...
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Hands on: Motorola Dext

January 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
One of Moto's "comeback" phones featuring the now-hot Google Android OS, the Dext comes with a slide-out Qwerty keyboard as well as an ample 3.1-inch screen offering a not-too-shabby 320 x 480 resolution. SingTel is the first to...
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Say hi to the Google phone

January 6th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
After all the talk, we are finally getting the Google phone - the Nexus One - out in the open and there's even better news for Singapore users: you can buy this nifty 'Droid phone immediately over the...
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Android on a Sony Ericsson – the Xperia X10

November 3rd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
After our slight disappointment in Sony Ericsson's recently-released Satio and Aino phones, are we glad that there's a new Xperia that uses the Android OS instead of the two entertainment phones' Symbian S60...
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More Androids landing in S’pore by June?

February 26th, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
This piece of disclosure by StarHub CEO Terry Clontz, which I wrote about in an article in the Business Times on StarHub’s fourth quarter results earlier this month, seems to have gone unnoticed, so I am hoisting it up...
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HTC Android phone comes to Singapore and Australia

February 5th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
After months of waiting, phone lovers in Asia will finally get their hands on the HTC Dream, the first gadget to use Google’s Android operating system. The phone will be sold exclusively – for an unspecified time...