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Razer Atrox arcade stick for Xbox One out in August

July 17th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Razer has come up with an arcade gaming stick as a companion controller to the Xbox One, which will bring back memories of those times spent in arcades inserting coin after coin to perfect one’s arcade fighting...
What we want for Christmas
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What we want for Christmas

December 22nd, 2013 | by Techgoondu
Christmas is a time for giving and receiving and if you ask a bunch of tech geeks what they would like for Christmas, you'd most likely end up with a list of hottest tech toys for the year. So, in a dreamy world where we can have...
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Geek Girl Review: The Battle of the Fitness Bands

July 3rd, 2013 | by Zen Soo
Geek Girl takes the Jawbone UP and FItbit Flex for a test and comes up with a detailed comparison of the newfangled fitness...
Techgoondu Christmas gift guide
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Techgoondu Christmas gift guide

December 17th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
Photo credit: RocketTheme Christmas is just round the corner, and if you are still fretting over the right tech gift to get for yourself and your loved ones, we’re here to help! So, here’s a list of gifts mooted by...
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Comex 2012: Best telco broadband deals

August 31st, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The red, yellow and purple telcos seem to be dominating this year at Comex...
Geek Buy: the best eReader to use in Singapore
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Geek Buy: the best eReader to use in Singapore

August 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The Kobo Touch is a fantastic eReader for those looking for a single-purpose device for immersive reading without all the distraction of a connected device like a smartphone or...
Goondu DIY: build a rocking Ivybridge desktop PC
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Goondu DIY: build a rocking Ivybridge desktop PC

August 2nd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
A geek's adventure in building a desktop PC using the latest Core i7...
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Focus on Shooting, Not The Focus

January 9th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
One digital camera that might be worth reserving your spare cash for this year, is the Lytro – the unlikely offspring of a dissertation by a Stanford University researcher, and fuss-free point-and-shoot consumer photography....
Comex 2011: HP Touchpads gone in a blink
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Comex 2011: HP Touchpads gone in a blink

September 1st, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Apparently, 40 minutes is too late by several hours. I was far too late to score a new HP Touchpad (either the 16GB or 32GB version), because both were sold out at COMEX 2011 within minutes of the opening of the computer show,...
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GeekBuy : HiMedia HD600B-TV – Digital Media Player with HD (DTMB) TV tuner

August 7th, 2010 | by limbeer
Over here in Hong Kong, all you need is a high definition (HD) set top box (that’s of the DTMB standard) and you can receive free HD broadcasts - so you can watch your TVB serials in full HD...
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Geek Buy: Samsung C7000 55-inch TV

July 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The C7000 is part of Samsung's new Series 7 entry-level 3D LED TVs and it comes with your usual array of Internet-based features, such as the ability to watch YouTube (over a wired Ethernet link or optional Wi-Fi dongle). More...
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Geek Buy: Logitech K350 wireless keyboard

April 24th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
I've been wanting to swap out my old Razer Tarantula keyboard for a while now, seeing how the lettering is all gone, and I sometimes have to second-guess where the right keys are. I finally did that yesterday with a Logitech K350...
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iPad lands in Singapore

April 18th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
If you can't wait to lay your hands on an Apple iPad, head down to Lucky Plaza where the device was spotted at several electronics stores in the basement level. Prices are hovering around...
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Geek Buy: Synology DS210j NAS much cheaper in HK

February 3rd, 2010 | by limbeer
One of the questions I often get from friends coming up to Hong Kong is if stuff is cheaper here or in Singapore. In many cases, the answer is “not really” or “just a little” – but in the case of the...
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A goondu’s shopping experience at Sitex 2009

November 27th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Our three local telcos — SingTel, StarHub and M1 — often appear at every major IT show, but this year SingTel is conspicuously absent from Sitex. Sitex 2009, which is currently being held at the Expo, started...
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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part III)

March 13th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Are we in the worst recession since the 1930s? Doesn’t seem like it when you see the long lines of people waiting to sign up for a StarHub line or those snapping up LCD TVs like there was no tomorrow at the IT Show. When...
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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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Great offers at IT Show ’09 (Part I)

March 12th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s that time of the year again when the biggest consumer computer show — IT Show ’09 — hits Singapore. Running from March 12th to 15th (today to this Sunday), the IT Show takes up floors one to six of...
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A Techgoondu Christmas gift guide

December 24th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
What’s a geek to do before Christmas? Buy a Techgoondu-approved gift to make others – and ourselves – happy of course. Granted, this year-end is shaping up to be more austere than the past few with the...
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What’s hot at Sitex (Part IV)

November 28th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Do check out Part I, Part II and Part III of Techgoondu’s coverage at Sitex ’08 if you haven’t, where Alf did a bang-up job covering most of the stuff. Here’s my additional two cents: Sitex isn’t a...