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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...
Microsoft Office 15 first impressions: it looks good
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Microsoft Office 15 first impressions: it looks good

July 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The threat of Google, Apple and even Dropbox eating its lunch has forced Microsoft to come up with the most changed and impressive Office upgrade in many...
Goondu review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover
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Goondu review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover

July 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The name may be one of the least inspiring among Logitech’s many peripherals which range from mice to music streaming devices, but this Ultrathin Keyboard Cover does exactly as advertised, and very well too. I’d say...
Goondu review: new Razer Naga
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Goondu review: new Razer Naga

July 15th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With 17 programmable buttons, the new Razer Naga promises to let MMO players cast spells and fire up any other combos with a quick push of the...
Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900

June 28th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
How does it stack up now that companies like Samsung and HTC are leaping ahead with their new...
Hands on: Razer Blade gaming notebook in Singapore with S$4,000 price tag
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Hands on: Razer Blade gaming notebook in Singapore with S$4,000 price tag

June 13th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Razer's fancy gaming notebook is slim, pretty and innovative, but is it worth the S$4,000 it is asking...
Hands on: Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 PureView is the true successor to the N8
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Hands on: Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 PureView is the true successor to the N8

June 13th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nokia has probably struck yet another nail in the coffin of basic...
Goondu review: Audio Technica ATH-ANC9 QuietPoint
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Goondu review: Audio Technica ATH-ANC9 QuietPoint

May 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
All the original attributes - the great sound, the portability and solid build - will help make the ATH-ANC9 another firm favourite for travellers looking for a pair of noise cancelling...
Hands-on: New entry-level Nikon D3200 packs 24-megapixel sensor
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Hands-on: New entry-level Nikon D3200 packs 24-megapixel sensor

April 20th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nikon’s newest entry-level D3200 makes for a very compelling “first...
Goondu review: HTC One V feels premium at budget prices
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Goondu review: HTC One V feels premium at budget prices

April 15th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
You'd be hard pressed to find another phone that does just as much, comes with as many useful features and feels just as solid and well-built at this...
Goondu review: Focal Spirit One
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Goondu review: Focal Spirit One

April 7th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The market is strewn with many options now, but the Focal Spirit One is worth a listen because it rewards "on the go" users with better-than-average sounds that go against the market trend for image-driven audio...
Hands-on: Lumix GF5 clears up Panasonic’s mirrorless camera strategy
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Hands-on: Lumix GF5 clears up Panasonic’s mirrorless camera strategy

April 5th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The GF5 better be well-priced, or it might very well flop in a country saturated with DSLRs and other mirrorless...
Hands on: HTC One X looks good
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Hands on: HTC One X looks good

March 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With a new design, impressive camera and top-notch performance, the S$898 One X should win back HTC some fans after a disappointing 2011. For phone buyers, it's one more option to spoil...
Goondu review: Norton Tablet Security
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Goondu review: Norton Tablet Security

March 26th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
Like all computing devices, tablets are not immune to malicious apps and other software created by cyber criminals waiting to pounce on unknowing consumers. While the Android malware threat is somewhat overblown, it is undeniable...
Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

March 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When everyone was going ga-ga last week over Apple’s new iPad, I went out to a small store in Funan and bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, a tablet that I had under-estimated when I first saw it earlier this year. I had...
Hands on: Sony Tablet P is a little bit “niche”
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Hands on: Sony Tablet P is a little bit “niche”

March 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Truly foldable one-piece screens may be the future, but the Tablet P is not that. It will likely only succeed in convincing a small group of users it has a place in their bags...
Hands on: Sony Xperia S and Xperia Sola
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Hands on: Sony Xperia S and Xperia Sola

March 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Sony Xperia S is the first flagship phone for the Japanese electronics giant after it took over control of Sony Ericsson last year, and it certainly looks the part and competes well in a crowded arena of Android...