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Preparing Your Home for Fiber Broadband

Preparing Your Home for Fiber Broadband

Superior bandwidth that enables richer online content not possible before, it makes little to no sense to not go for fiber broadband when your existing ADSL or cable broadband contract is up, or when you're wiring up your new home. Here's a quick primer on getting your premise ready.

HP Innovations Makes Enterprise Faster and More Mobile

HP Innovations Makes Enterprise Faster and More Mobile

As part of its 2014 World Tour, HP has been showcasing a number of innovative new enterprise devices that look set to change how businesses operate, among them, the first fully virtual workstation, and a storage drive HP claims is twice as fast as an SSD.

Hands-on: HP Pro x2 612

Hands-on: HP Pro x2 612

Microsoft won’t be the only company enticing business users with a 2-in-1 notebook/tablet device this year, HP’s Pro x2 612 is a 12-inch, Intel Core-powered tablet with stylus support, a choice between a notebook form factor docking keyboard or a thin and light mobile keyboard, and the Surface Pro 3's stiffest competition.

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2014

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2014

Google's main event of the year was full of announcements, from an entirely new look across all Google products, to super-budget Android smartphones, PC-quality gaming on your smartphone, and Android on your wrist, car and in your TV. Here's the five most important things you need to know from Google I/O 2014.

Shootout: Apple iPad Air vs. Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

Shootout: Apple iPad Air vs. Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

The Apple iPad has long been regarded as the ultimate tablet for all needs. However, Microsoft and Samsung are ready to give the iPad Air a run for its money with their latest tablets that are geared for work and play - the Surface 2 and Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1. Let's see how each tablet fares against one another and who's the overall winner!

HTC One (M8), LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

HTC One (M8), LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

With all four Android flagship models - HTC One (M8), LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 in the market, we round up the telco price plans and made some comparisons for your easy consumption. Happy shopping!

Follow the 2014 FIFA World Cup with These Apps!

Follow the 2014 FIFA World Cup with These Apps!

The most celebrated men's football tournament has commenced, and ever since, it has undoubtedly been the most popular topic around. Here are a few crucial mobile apps we've scoured, so you can pacify your World Cup appetite.

World Cup Half Time Reads

World Cup Half Time Reads

Looking for things to do before the Round of 16 matches begin, or sneak in some quick tech reads in between matches or during half time periods? We've some suggestions.

 Sneak Peek: The Sony A7S

Sneak Peek: The Sony A7S

"S" truly stands for "sensitive" with Sony's new full-frame camera, the A7S. We had a chance to get a special sneak peek of the new camera in our office, and are pleased to bring you our first thoughts as well as image samples within.

8 Tips to Get the Most Out of Spotify

8 Tips to Get the Most Out of Spotify

One of the biggest streaming music services around, Spotify boasts a music collection of over 20 million songs. If you're a Spotify user, there might be some hidden features that you're unaware of, so read this to get the most out of this music streaming service.

BroadcastAsia 2014 - Bringing 4K to the World Cup

BroadcastAsia 2014 - Bringing 4K to the World Cup

Sportscasting was the focus of this year's Broadcast Asia, as a number of partners were on hand to showcase their latest products and also to talk about how 4K is already very much a possibility with existing technologies - evidenced by trials that have been run over the last year.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Smartphone

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Smartphone

Huawei debut its latest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P7 in Singapore at CommunicAsia 2014 earlier this afternoon. Join us as we check out what's new in the Ascend P7.

Sneak Preview: The Fujinon XF18-135 f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS Weather-resistant Lens

Sneak Preview: The Fujinon XF18-135 f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS Weather-resistant Lens

Fujifilm's new XF18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR is the latest addition to its professional-grade lenses for X-series cameras. Weather resistant to match the X-T1 camera, Fujifilm says it also offers professional-grade image quality. Too good to be true? Read on to find out more.

SingTel's Easy Mobile Plans: Are they Worth Signing Up with a Two-Year Contract?

SingTel's Easy Mobile Plans: Are they Worth Signing Up with a Two-Year Contract?

SingTel's new Easy Mobile plans offer customers the flexibility of customizing voice, SMS and data bundle according to their needs. However, the contract pricing for phones are higher than the standard plans. Do you benefit from signing up an Easy Mobile plan with a contract? We compiled some figures for you.

Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo - Second Generation Gears

Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo - Second Generation Gears

With a more polished design, lower price point, more native apps, better dust and water protection and a new heart rate monitor with a built-in exercise app, Samsung's Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches look much improved from last year's Galaxy Gear. But is it enough to make you want one? We find out.

Computex 2014 - The Show Girls Edition

Computex 2014 - The Show Girls Edition

Once again, Computex 2014 was chock-full of interesting new gadgets and technologies, and as we round up our coverage of the show, here is probably what most of you have been waiting for... bring on the show girls!

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

The next big thing is here for tablets. Samsung's new flagship Galaxy Tab S tablets come in 8.4- and 10.5-inch display sizes, both with gorgeous 2560 x 1600 Super AMOLED displays, and thinner and lighter bodies than Apple's iPad Air and Mini. Is this the iPad killer?

Hands-on: Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme

Hands-on: Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme

Dell has launched two notebooks under its specialized Rugged Extreme series - a 12-inch tablet/notebook convertible and a larger 14-inch notebook. Designed to withstand extreme temperatures, strong impact, sustained vibration and other demanding conditions, we witnessed their toughness at a recent launch event.

Shooting 4K Video On Your Smartphone

Shooting 4K Video On Your Smartphone

Are you recording 4K video on your smartphone? Here's why you should: 4K video downscales to super sharp 1080p video, you can zoom and crop without any loss of quality, and you can print high quality still pictures from any frame of the video. We explain the basics and requirements to get started with 4K recording.

Acer Does Triple SIM, Octa-core and Smart Bands at Computex 2014

Acer Does Triple SIM, Octa-core and Smart Bands at Computex 2014

Acer might not be a household brand for smartphones, but they've got a few interesting devices at Computex 2014 that are worth keeping an eye out for.

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