• Blog posts by Alvin Soon

Alvin Soon / Associate Features Editor

I like coffee and cameras, but not together.

Google's Pixel is getting rave reviews, here's why that's bad for its partners

Alvin Soon

Google's new Pixel smartphones aren’t here in Singapore yet, but the reviews have just dropped in the US, and they are positively glowing. Here's why that's bad news for its Android partners.

Kubo and the Two Strings is a wondrous movie about family

Alvin Soon

The best part of my job isn’t when I lambast shoddy products, but when I can lend my voice in support of something new and good. The recently opened movie Kubo and the Two Strings is one of those rare gems.

Ghostbusters through the years

Alvin Soon

The new Ghostbusters is opening in Singapore this week! Here’s a look back at the last 32 years of ‘busting.

Hollywood thinks Asians can’t be Asians, and that’s not okay

Alvin Soon

In case you missed it: Hollywood is casting white actors as Asian characters, and that’s not okay.

Why Ex Machina’s beautiful Artificial Intelligence is scarier than Avengers’ Ultron

Alvin Soon

AI (artificial intelligence) is no longer an ‘if’, but a ‘when’. So why is Ex Machina’s beautiful Ava a scarier AI than Avengers’ big bad bot Ultron?

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  • Vijay Anand
  • Zachary Chan
  • Ng Chong Seng
  • Alvin Soon
  • James Lu
  • Kenny Yeo
  • PY Ho
  • Wong Chung Wee
  • Koh Wanzi

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