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Goondu review: Google Nexus 4
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Goondu review: Google Nexus 4

December 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The LG-made phone is not perfect, but for it's price, is an excellent phone that's hard to seriously...
Goondu review: Asus VivoTab RT
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Goondu review: Asus VivoTab RT

November 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
For folks who want a "tablet-plus" to bring on their frequent work trips, the Asus VivoTab RT is a contender you should consider before taking out the money for an iPad or Android...
Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung
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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung

November 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows Phone 8 is finally official. Microsoft’s new mobile OS is packed with so many new features and other refinements that Windows Phone 7 is beginning to seem like a worldwide beta test before the real product arrives....
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Hands on: PSB M4U 2

October 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If you are looking for a pair of headphones for a long flight, the PSB M4U 2 has to be on your list of potential...
Hands on: Fifa 13
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Hands on: Fifa 13

October 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
This year's edition is quite a big leap from the usual annual releases of the popular football game from EA...
Hands-on: Parallels Desktop 8
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Hands-on: Parallels Desktop 8

October 26th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
Running Windows and other operating systems (OS) on a Mac has never been easier, thanks to desktop virtualisation software that has become snappier and easier to use in recent years. While you can install Windows on a Mac with...
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Hands on: Asus Taichi, VivoTab Smart and Zenbook Touch

October 25th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Together with Samsung's really sleek machines, Asus probably has one of the best lineups for Windows 8...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE

October 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With everything you want in a smartphone, packed into a svelte frame and fronted by a bright screen, the Note II will impress both geeks and "lifestyle"...
Goondu review: Windows 8 on non-touch PCs
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Goondu review: Windows 8 on non-touch PCs

October 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows 8 makes for an excellent upgrade over Windows 7, even if you are not using a...
Hands on: HP Envy x2 and ElitePad 900
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Hands on: HP Envy x2 and ElitePad 900

October 14th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The hardware will compete well when the expected mass of similar devices go on sale from later this...
Hands on: Dell UltraSharp U2713HM monitor
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Hands on: Dell UltraSharp U2713HM monitor

October 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
There's none of that flash you see in other monitors, but like previous Dell UltraSharp screens, this one is a joy to...
Geek buy: Powercolor AMD HD7970
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Geek buy: Powercolor AMD HD7970

October 7th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It's a sign of the crazy level of competition in PC graphics cards these days that I can buy a top-end card over the weekend with S$539, instead of the usual S$700 to S$900 asking...
Goondu review: Ferrari by Logic 3 R100 and P200
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Goondu review: Ferrari by Logic 3 R100 and P200

September 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Not everyone's an F1 fan, but I guess the prancing horse logo and fire engine red will likely fire up their appeal to most lifestyle-minded users. At least, that's what manufacturer Logic 3...
Hands-on: Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC
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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC

September 20th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nokia stole most of the Windows Phone 8 limelight with its new Lumia 920 flagship, but other device manufacturers are also starting to take the platform more seriously. Just look at the gorgeous phone above. That’s the Windows...
Goondu review: Sony Vaio T
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Goondu review: Sony Vaio T

September 4th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The Vaio T starts at S$1,299 for both the 11-inch and 13-inch variety, which is relatively cheap, but how does it fare in daily...
Goondu review: LG Optimus 4X HD
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Goondu review: LG Optimus 4X HD

August 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Optimus 4X HD has a zippy interface and lots of features packed into a very portable frame but does it possess the X factor that rivals HTC and Samsung seem to...
Goondu review: S$488 Sony Xperia go is a great mid-end phone
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Goondu review: S$488 Sony Xperia go is a great mid-end phone

August 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The hardy non-slip finish, meant to give it a sporty accent, is a nice change from the usual metal, faux metal or plain cheap plastic you get even in some high-end...
Microsoft Outlook.com early impressions
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Microsoft Outlook.com early impressions

August 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
All the functionality here is what Microsoft should have had much earlier before it lost so many customers to...
Hands on: Google Nexus 7
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Hands on: Google Nexus 7

July 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
This US$199 tablet is a no brainer for folks buying their first tablets. At this price, this is the best "basic" tablet you...
Goondu review: Novero Rockaway Bluetooth earphones
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Goondu review: Novero Rockaway Bluetooth earphones

July 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
There are other Bluetooth headsets in the market, but few are as small or attractively packaged as the Novero...