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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...
First tap-and-pay services emerge in Singapore, but issues remain
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First tap-and-pay services emerge in Singapore, but issues remain

August 4th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Years after mobile payment was first mooted as a new way to pay for things, Singapore users will finally be able pay for taxi and train rides and shopping items by simply tapping their phones on any of the 30,000 retail points...
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...
LG Optimus 4X HD priced at an attractive S$738 in Singapore
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LG Optimus 4X HD priced at an attractive S$738 in Singapore

July 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
LG certainly spared no effort when it came to packing in the latest...
Update your Singapore Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to Ice Cream Sandwich
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Update your Singapore Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to Ice Cream Sandwich

July 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Get your Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update manually for your Samsung Galaxy Tab...
Hands on: Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers
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Hands on: Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

July 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If you are set on buying speakers that play tracks from your iDevice, you could do a lot worse with other brands should you ignore these Libratone...
Faster fibre broadband “turn ons” in Singapore as Opennet ups quota
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Faster fibre broadband “turn ons” in Singapore as Opennet ups quota

July 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA, however, has not included any possible penalties should Opennet be found responsible for poor connections or failed connections which could cause delays for users or result in additional on-site support for service...
Free channels on StarHub, as it marks 20 years of pay-TV in Singapore
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Free channels on StarHub, as it marks 20 years of pay-TV in Singapore

June 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub is offering weekly free previews of its channels from early July, before giving an entire week's access to most of its channels on National Day week in August, as part of its 20th anniversary...
Dell starts shipping thin XPS 14 ultrabook in Singapore
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Dell starts shipping thin XPS 14 ultrabook in Singapore

June 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It's a machine that seems to be built for both portability and as a replacement for a desktop...
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CommunicAsia 2012: Singapore’s free-to-air TV to go fully digital by 2013

June 19th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Free-to-air TV channels in Singapore will go fully digital by the end of 2013, the authorities here revealed today, as the country moved a step closer to its goal of turning off analogue TV for good by...
Equinix pumps US$28.5m into Singapore data centre
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Equinix pumps US$28.5m into Singapore data centre

June 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Equinix is expanding its Singapore data centre by injecting another US$28.5 million into it and increasing the number of cabinets to 3,256 to cater to growing demand for cloud-based services and financial...
Commentary: time for Singapore’s fibre broadband to provide better experience
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Commentary: time for Singapore’s fibre broadband to provide better experience

June 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If the first wave in the past two years is about takeup, then the next one has to be about improving the experience. Here are some...
HTC’s mid-range One S comes to Singapore on June 16
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HTC’s mid-range One S comes to Singapore on June 16

June 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Sporting the Taiwanese phone maker's familiar metallic design and with a dual-core processor, it will cost S$948 when bundled with the Beats Solo...
Commentary: SingTel slashes mobile Internet bundle with “4G” launch, StarHub follows
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Commentary: SingTel slashes mobile Internet bundle with “4G” launch, StarHub follows

June 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's smartphone users have good reason to be angry with their mobile operators today, after SingTel, then StarHub, drastically cut the amount of Internet data they offer to surf the Web, update Facebook or view photos on...
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Crowds queue up for Samsung Galaxy S III in Singapore

May 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
We are told that the phone is sold out in many outlets and M1 just posted on its Facebook page an hour ago that stocks were low at its...
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Bye bye to a common set-top box for Singapore

May 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It was meant to be the one set-top box you need at home, to tune in to TV channels on SingTel, StarHub, M1 and possibly any new pay-TV operator that would come to Singapore. But instead of being the one box to rule them all,...
Hands on: Asus PadFone comes to StarHub on June 2
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Hands on: Asus PadFone comes to StarHub on June 2

May 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It's a phone, a tablet and a laptop rolled into one. The Asus PadFone, which has received much fanfare since its unveiling some months back, is coming to Singapore on June...
PayPal promises mobile commerce optimisation in under an hour
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PayPal promises mobile commerce optimisation in under an hour

May 20th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
PayPal is offering a shopping cart plug-in that can help turn e-commerce sites meant for desktop PCs into a mobile-optimised store in less than an hour, as part of its efforts to make payment easy on the...
Commentary: Opennet problems threaten to spoil Singapore’s fibre broadband experience
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Commentary: Opennet problems threaten to spoil Singapore’s fibre broadband experience

May 19th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When thin, fragile-looking cables are being laid in thousands of drains, risers and other ducts in Singapore for its fibre broadband network at such pace, you expect the occasional hiccup. Who would blame Opennet, the contractor...
Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849
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Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849

May 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Nokia Lumia 900, the Windows Phone camp's best smartphone to date, is coming to Singapore on May 26 and will go for a rather attractive...