White iPhone coming “this spring”, but is this iPhone 4 or 5?

March 16th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The end of the white iPhone 4 snafu might just be in sight. Apple's senior vice-president of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller tweeted last Sunday that the long-awaited snow-coloured device will be coming "this spring",...

Apple and Google top Fortune’s Most Admired list

March 7th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Fortune magazine has released their list of Top 50 Most Admired Companies for the year 2011, and Apple tops the list for the fourth consecutive...

New iPad to be unveiled on March 2?

February 24th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Apple yesterday sent out a wave of invites to an event held on March 2, when they are expected to unveil the followup to the iPad to the masses....

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...

Free iPad for beta testing? Nope, you’ve been scammed

March 8th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s the oldest trick in the book when it comes to scamming: Play on people’s greed. Take a look at a current one involving free iPads for beta testing : The difficulty lies in telling whether a freebie giveaway is a...

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...

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,...

Apple’s iPad – is it just a glorified smartphone?

January 29th, 2010 | by Oo Gin Lee
I was just gushing down a bowl of extremely salty French Onion soup at TGIF near the Marriot Grand Hotel in Moscow where I am staying when I saw Jobs flashing the iPad in some Russian news channel. That was enough for me to spend...

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) – even an early rev A version like mine, all you need is Plex and you already have a...

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 that virus writers don’t bother with Macs because they only take up less than 5 per cent of the...

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 launch, you can get one from places where the gizmo is sold. One place would be Hong Kong, where my bro...

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 player with its Zen X-Fi. This little gizmo is slim at just 12.8mm (a few credit cards thick) and...