Goondu review: LG Optimus 7 and Windows Phone 7

October 24th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
If Apple thinks it knows everything you need, and if Google Android gives you a totally blank slate, Microsoft has smartly chosen the middle road - offering just enough of what you need out of the box while letting you customise...

Hands-on: LG Optimus One

September 15th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The Optimus One (LG-P500), for one, looks the part with a 129-gram frame that comes with a 3.2-inch screen (320x480) and support for all your regular Froyo goodies, like support for Flash webpages, multi-tasking and Wi-Fi...

Nokia C6 review: Low-cost doesn’t mean good deal

August 16th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
What little doubt I had of Nokia's recent decline immediately disappeared when I fired up the sadly outdated C6 smartphone sold exclusively by M1 for S$98 with a two-year plan....

Hands on: Windows Phone 7 looks sharp

August 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
But the big question is whether Microsoft's "holiday release" can be the answer to even newer offerings from Google's Android in the coming...

Hands on: Motorola Milestone XT

June 10th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Just three months after launching the Milestone with StarHub, Motorola has released the updated Milestone XT, a souped up, no-keyboard version of its highly-successful Android...

Goondu Review: Sony Ericsson Aino

October 29th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
You may want to check out Alf’s review on the Satio if you haven’t read that, as the Aino phone is a sister phone to the Satio and some of the bundled apps are similar. Sony Ericsson just released a trio of phones for...

Goondu review: Sony Ericsson Satio

October 28th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
After such a long wait, how does this much-touted flagship smartphone from Sony Ericsson feel in the hand? Some might say it's a mixed...

Goondu review: Seagate FreeAgent Theater

August 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Why, in a time when people are streaming videos at home with an Xbox or Playstation 3, or playing back DivX movies on compatible DVD players, would they turn to another media player, this time from a hard disk...

Goondu review: StarHub 21Mbps HSPA

July 21st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
For the past month, Techgoondu has been testing the MobileMobile Elite service that promises as much as 21Mbps downloads on the go. And we have to say it rocks! The proof in the pudding is in actual downloads, and I've to say I...

Goondu review: Samsung B7000 LED TV

July 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
What earns Samsung's Full HD B7000 its S$5,399 price tag is Blu-ray movies. I was quite blown away when I watched Pearl Harbour on the 40-incher, which has 4 HDMI ports to hook up to your PS3, AV amplifier and other gear. The...

Hands on with Sony Ericsson Satio

June 17th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Thinking of junking that digital camera when you next go on a holiday? The Sony Ericsson Satio, the new wonder-phone with a 12-meg lens, may just fit your...

First looks: Windows 7 Beta

March 22nd, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
At a Microsoft blogger’s event last week, Techgoondu and several local bloggers walked home with copies of Windows 7 beta. I decided to give the newly-minted OS a test-run on my 2-year-old Macbook and the results were much...