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Dual-screen Sony Tablet P goes on sale in Singapore at S$848
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Dual-screen Sony Tablet P goes on sale in Singapore at S$848

February 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The clamshell design will surely remind folks of portable game consoles of the past, and this Sony is a certified Playstation gadget that plays your games made for other Sony consoles. What could win many users over is how light...
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Fibre broadband start-up MyRepublic takes on the Big Three telcos

February 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Consumers signing up for fibre broadband services in Singapore got one more alternative to the big three of SingTel, StarHub and M1 earlier this week, with the entry of MyRepublic, an upstart that promises to sell services based...
Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally out in Singapore on Feb 11, in white and black
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally out in Singapore on Feb 11, in white and black

February 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the Google phone that had fans waiting for months, is finally here in Singapore this Saturday with a small bonus - it will come in both black and...
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Nokia rolls out Belle update for Symbian phones in Singapore

February 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Nokia Singapore is rolling out the Belle version of its Symbian operating system for 12- to 18-month old phones like the N8 and E7 from today, showing that it has not forgotten users who have yet to abandon the "burning...
Nikon D800: this could be the mini-D4 you’re looking for
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Nikon D800: this could be the mini-D4 you’re looking for

February 8th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
If you fell in love with Nikon’s new flagship full-frame DSLR the D4, but are craving for some more megapixel “oomph”, your wish might be granted in the form of the new astounding 36-megapixel D800....
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Sony’s tough new Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V looks sleek too

February 1st, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The TX200V is dust-proof, water resistant to up to 16 feet (roughly 4.87 metres) and freeze-proof to -10 degrees Celsius. However, that glass faceplate probably means that it’s not drop proof, which seems like a strange...
Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules
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Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules

January 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Cellphone users in Singapore can expect extended coverage in buildings, on roads and when travelling in an MRT train underground, when stricter rules on 3G coverage unveiled today by the government regulator kick in as soon as...
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Goondu review: TomTom Go 2050

January 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Though it's not quite cheap at S$399, it's literally plug and play and does the job...
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Echelon 2012 opens for business

January 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Echelon, one of Singapore’s most prominent start-up launchpad, has opened their doors for this year’s submissions from aspiring entrepreneurs. Re-branded as the “Startup Marketplace”, this pre-Echelon call-to-action will...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus goes on sale in Singapore only in Feb 2012

January 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the next "Google phone" featuring the new Android 4.0 operating system, will only reach Singapore stores in February 2012, a month later than expected. The Korean phone maker also unveiled...
Predictions for the new year – five tech trends for 2012
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Predictions for the new year – five tech trends for 2012

January 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If 2011 was a big year in technology, the coming 12 months promise to be even more interesting, as portable devices morph into all-in-one gizmos and Windows 8 heralds a new era in computing. Here are five trends to take note in...
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US$120 million Google data centre to open in Singapore by 2013

December 17th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Google started the building of a new data centre in Singapore on Thursday, a US$120 million facility which represents the Internet giant's expansion of operations in the...
Singapore Facebook users vent anger on fake SMRT “feedback” page
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Singapore Facebook users vent anger on fake SMRT “feedback” page

December 16th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
From the angry to the sarcastic, Singapore's frustrated train commuters have taken to Facebook pages - real and fake - to vent their unhappiness at the massive train disruption...
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Hands-on: Lenovo U300s ultrabook joins the tussle for your holiday spending

November 19th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Eschewing the wedge-shaped design championed by Apple and ASUS, Lenovo’s take on the ultrabook is a sensible book-shaped machine that has a nice heft and overall...
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Made-in-Singapore app takes aim at Twitter

November 19th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Like Twitter, the app lets users feature – or feecha – an event or an object that’s close to him/her, which friends of that user can discover. Unlike Twitter, however, these feechas are all visualised on a map, and are...
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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...
Is Nokia’s Windows-powered Lumia 800 its comeback phone?
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Is Nokia’s Windows-powered Lumia 800 its comeback phone?

October 27th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Shipping in Singapore and a handful of other Asian markets, the Lumia 800 looks like it has hit on an attractive formula, maybe just about enough to make people think twice about buying the phones they thought they had decided...
Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming
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Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming

October 5th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Apple is playing catchup and this time, and it's obvious even to non-techie users. It will still sell lots of iPhones 4S phones, but it will not likely haul back the lead that Android-based devices have gained in the past...
Singapore’s 100Mbps fibre broadband goes from S$39 a month
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Singapore’s 100Mbps fibre broadband goes from S$39 a month

August 31st, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
M1 has slashed prices for its 100Mbps fibre broadband plan to an attractive S$39 a month, essentially bringing Singapore's broadband prices to a new low in...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sails into Singapore, dodges legal troubles elsewhere
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sails into Singapore, dodges legal troubles elsewhere

August 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The much-awaited rival to Apple's iPad 2, goes on sale today in Singapore, avoiding some of the legal troubles that the Korean firm has been embroiled in...