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Goondu Guide: Choosing an “Ivybridge” laptop
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Goondu Guide: Choosing an “Ivybridge” laptop

May 8th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
In the market for a new laptop? Just hang in there a while longer, as Intel’s newest chip, codenamed “Ivy Bridge” is just starting to roll out in laptops...
Asus to ship US$1,000 GTX 690 graphics card and it’s already sold out in Singapore
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Asus to ship US$1,000 GTX 690 graphics card and it’s already sold out in Singapore

May 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Asus is shipping the fastest and possibly sexiest PC graphics card around, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 690, and Techgoondu understands it has already sold out the first batch of pre-orders in...
Transformer Pad TF300 sports a lower price tag, available from mid-May
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Transformer Pad TF300 sports a lower price tag, available from mid-May

April 25th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The ASUS Transformer Prime is an excellent piece of kit, and the Transformer Pad Infinity even more so, but those looking for a more budget-friendly “Transformer” can now satisfy their tablet desires with the Transformer Pad...
Goondu Review: ASUS Eee Slate EP121
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Goondu Review: ASUS Eee Slate EP121

April 23rd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
This could be less of a “media consumption” device but more of a specialised tablet for artists and...
Asus reveals self-designed GeForce GTX 680 cards
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Asus reveals self-designed GeForce GTX 680 cards

April 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
They will sport its popular Direct CU II heatpipe cooler and fan to reduce noise....
Asus motherboards to come with Thunderbolt support
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Asus motherboards to come with Thunderbolt support

April 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Tired of your MacBook-toting friends boasting about their fast Thunderbolt link that lets them hook up speedy external drives, monitors and a whole host of other stuff? Well, here’s some good news for DIY desktop builders:...
Here comes Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 680
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Here comes Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 680

March 22nd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The GTX 680 and AMD's followup to challenge that should bring about a real fight at the top-end, which should delight the PC faithful who have seen graphics performance move ahead a lot faster than what many games now...
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Hands-on: ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime with Tegra 3

January 15th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Android might not be the smoothest of mobile operating systems – I’ve seen it slow down even on dual-core chips – but that’s all about to change with the ASUS  Eee Pad Transformer Prime and its brand new quad-core NVIDIA...
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Eye-catching deals at Sitex 2011

November 25th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Heading down to SITEX this weekend? Here are some deals we spotted to whet your...
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Hands-on: ASUS Zenbook hits Singapore, starts from S$1,398

November 13th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The ultrabook market just got more crowded with ASUS joining the party; the Taiwanese company officially jumped into the fray when it unveiled the super-thin Zenbook laptop here in Singapore on Tuesday. The Zenbook sports a...
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Fancy a smart TV? Plug in an Asus O!Play Mini Plus

August 30th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
  The hype surrounding Internet or smart TVs these days begs the question: why would you want to check your Facebook on your TV with an awkward remote control rather than your touch-screen phone? Apparently, TV makers think...
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MacBook Air: the blueprint for all future laptops?

July 23rd, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Laptops seem destined to go the way of the thin, light, and user-focused MacBook Air, while high-powered notebooks will be relegated to a more select...
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Asus Eee Pad Transformer pre-order units sold out in Singapore

April 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Some 100 discounted Eee Transfomer tablets from Asus have been sold out within a day of a Singapore pre-order campaign launched by the Taiwanese firm, showing that alternatives to the iPad 2 shipping here this month are as well...
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Garmin-Asus M10 available in Singapore 27th March

March 24th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Garmin and Asus made a big splash today at their media event for their upcoming launch of the M10 phone in Singapore, which they believe will be a breakout phone that will be lapped up by...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part II)

March 12th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Do check out Part I if you haven’t done so! At every computer show I always check out memory card prices just to see how much they have fallen. Here’s what I spotted at the Kingston booth at Hall 6. For a comparison,...
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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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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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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 Cybermind and Bell and online retailers like Potterhouse are (finally) selling some Nvidia GTX 280...