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SingTel launches LTE services, expects 80 per cent coverage by end 2012
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SingTel launches LTE services, expects 80 per cent coverage by end 2012

December 21st, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel is upping download speeds on the go on December 22, with a new mobile broadband service that promises up to 75Mbps with the new LTE or long term evolution...
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Samsung brings the fight to Apple

December 13th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The knives are out. Since Steve Job’s untimely death, Samsung has been ramping up the assault on Apple, having launched a series of funny ads attacking the iPhone 4S. Take a look at this ad which was just released a few...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note

December 6th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
What is crucial to its popularity in recent weeks since its launch is that it has come at a time when the screen sizes of phones have themselves increased from the iPhone's 3.5 inches to 4.7 inches on the HTC Sensation XL, for...
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Nexus

November 9th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
One of the most loved Android phones and certainly the most long-lasting - the Google Nexus One - looks to finally have a worthy successor in the Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus out in Singapore in January...
Google Galaxy Nexus reaches Singapore in Jan 2012, costs S$948
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Google Galaxy Nexus reaches Singapore in Jan 2012, costs S$948

November 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The Galaxy Nexus, the first of many phones bearing Google's latest Android 4.0 operating system, will hit the shelves in Singapore in January 2012, to the delight of Android fans who have waited a long time for a new...
Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 arrive with XL-sized screen
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Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 arrive with XL-sized screen

October 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The next Nexus phone from Google and Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus, will start shipping in November with new features like an improved Gmail experience and the ability for the phone to unlock by simply recognising a user's...
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Samsung claims 10 million Galaxy S IIs sold

September 26th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The Korean electronics giant said today that it has sold 10 million of the popular Galaxy S II phone worldwide, even as its legal battles with Apple rages across several markets around the world amid the iPhone 5's impending...
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Top executives from the wireless and mobile industry take the hot seat

June 1st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
UNWIRED, Singapore’s first and only independent wireless and mobile conference, returned for a second run last Thursday, and saw the attendance of top-level executives from the relevant industries from across Southeast...
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Microsoft unveils Surface 2.0 – a US$8,600 touch-screen “table”

May 30th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Fancy a US$8,600 coffee table? The touch-screen computer comes with a 40-inch full HD display along with an embedded processor, DirectX 11 graphics card, and yes, even custom...
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Sonar online radio app impresses

May 12th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Launched last week, this made-in-Singapore app called Sonar turns your phone into a true interactive radio...
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Samsung: smartphone CPUs with two 2GHz cores by next year

April 19th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
We were introduced to the 1GHz smartphones only about two years ago, but Samsung wants to take that even further and put a dual-core 2GHz phone into your pockets by next...
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Google Nexus S comes to Singapore, sells for S$828

March 21st, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Google's Nexus S phone featuring a "pure" Google experience is coming to Singapore officially for S$828, as Techgoondu first reported last month....
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

March 7th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Essentially, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a very competent tablet and well worth considering when it hits the stores this month around the world....
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A Techgoondu Christmas wishlist

December 22nd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
All we geeks want for Christmas...
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Say hi to the Nexus S, Google’s Gingerbread man

December 7th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Weeks after rumours of a second Google Nexus phone surfaced on blogs everywhere, the Samsung-made Nexus S has finally been unveiled last night (SGT) by the search...
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Goondu DIY: Three tips for a better Galaxy Tab

November 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The Samsung Galaxy Tab may be a great tablet out of the box, but it won't stop us from customising it to work even better, would it? Here are three essential tips for the Android...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab goes for S$0 to S$538 from SingTel

November 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel is selling the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab with discounts of more than S$400 this weekend, for users who commit to mobile subscriptions starting from S$39 a...
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LG: 3D TVs slow to take off

September 4th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The biggest bet for TV makers this year – 3D – is taking longer to take off than expected, despite fast becoming a mainstream feature, said Korean electronics giant LG, at the IFA electronics show in Berlin,...
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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...
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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...