M1's Nationwide 4G LTE Network Coverage Tested

M1's Nationwide 4G LTE Network Coverage Tested

M1 claims that its 4G LTE network is deployed nationwide. Well, let's take a look at the various MRT platforms along the major SMRT lines, and see whether it is true. In addition, we also drove by some areas in Singapore to check if there is indeed 4G connectivity.

Next-Gen iPhone - The Big 5?

Next-Gen iPhone - The Big 5?

As Apple best puts it, it is indeed almost here. What can you expect from the September 12th event? As implied in the event’s photo, the next-gen iPhone (5?) is definitely one of the anticipated highlights. Let's check out the list of present and past rumors to see how it might shape up when it's actually launched.

Hands-on: M1 4G LTE for Smartphones - Preliminary Speed Test

Hands-on: M1 4G LTE for Smartphones - Preliminary Speed Test

M1 is the first telco in South East Asia to launch a nationwide 4G LTE service. While it is only available from 15 September, we had a chance to test out the 4G LTE service over the weekend. Hit the link to see our findings.

Making Maps the TomTom Way

Making Maps the TomTom Way

"Not all maps are equal." This was what TomTom's co-founder Peter-Frans Pauwel said to us as he and his colleagues elaborated and showed us exactly what goes into making a TomTom map, and how they are using innovations to stay ahead of the competition. Find out all the effort that goes behind the scenes in making a great map in this special feature.

Tiered 4G Smartphone Plans Illustrated (Q3, 2012) - Old

Tiered 4G Smartphone Plans Illustrated (Q3, 2012) - Old

We know the various 4G plans offered by the telcos were quite confusing. So we've decided to illustrate them with simple charts in order to help you make better decisions.

App Attack #024: Apps to Monitor Data Usage

App Attack #024: Apps to Monitor Data Usage

It's a matter of time before most consumers have to switch to the new tiered smartphone plans. Worried that you may exceed the data cap? No worries as these apps will help you keep a close eye on data consumption.

Overview of Tiered Smartphone Plans (Q3, 2012) - Old

Overview of Tiered Smartphone Plans (Q3, 2012) - Old

The days of free buffet of all-you-can-eat data plans are over with the introduction of tiered smartphone plans by all three telcos. Let's take a look at the different plans offered and see which one suits your needs best.

IFA 2012 Highlights

IFA 2012 Highlights

After a long week, IFA 2012 has come to an end. To conclude our coverage, here's a curated list of prominent announcements and our impressions of technologies that made the headlines at Europe's number one consumer electronics trade fair.

Samsung @ IFA 2012

Samsung @ IFA 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Note II and the Galaxy Camera may have taken all the headlines, but Samsung has more than that going for them at IFA 2012. How does a 55-inch OLED TV, a 75-inch LED Smart TV, or the world's first Windows Phone 8 device sound to you? Come on in to find out all the highlights from Samsung at IFA 2012.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti SLI Performance Analysis

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti SLI Performance Analysis

We were impressed by NVIDIA's latest GK104 core based GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card. Now it's time to find out how powerful a pair of them will be in 2-way SLI configuration. Prepare to be surprised!

Yamaha Novelties at IFA 2012

Yamaha Novelties at IFA 2012

Yamaha has brought a treasure trove of products to IFA 2012, including new sound bars, desktop audio systems, and even a high-end CD player with a network-streaming client. Here are a few that caught our attention; fingers crossed that they will reach our shores soon.

HardwareZone PlayTest with Samsung: Mirrorless Cameras and Food Photography!

HardwareZone PlayTest with Samsung: Mirrorless Cameras and Food Photography!

Here's what happened when a total of 80 participants had the chance to try their hand at food photography with Samsung's brand new NX1000 mirrorless system cameras at the latest HardwareZone PlayTest event.

Hands-on: HP's new Envy Touchsmart Ultrabook 4, and HP Envy x2

Hands-on: HP's new Envy Touchsmart Ultrabook 4, and HP Envy x2

We were invited to take a look at HP's new flagship touchscreen Ultrabooks, the HP Envy Touchsmart 4 and the HP Envy x2. Read on to find out what we thought about these upcoming Windows 8 devices.

Sharp Wants to Change Your World with IGZO & ICC Technologies

Sharp Wants to Change Your World with IGZO & ICC Technologies

At IFA 2012 in Berlin, Sharp is showcasing the latest progress of its IGZO and ICC-LED 4K TV endeavors. Check out this article if you're interested to know what Sharp has been up to these days in the field of display technology.

Hands-on: Lenovo IdeaTab S2110, A2109 & A2107 Android 4.0 Tablets

Hands-on: Lenovo IdeaTab S2110, A2109 & A2107 Android 4.0 Tablets

At IFA 2012, Lenovo expanded its IdeaTab lineup with three new, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablets: the 10-inch IdeaTab S2110, the 9-inch A2109, and the 7-inch A2107. And each of them uses a different processor, from Qualcomm 8060A, to Cortex A9, to NVIDIA Tegra 3. Here's our quick hands-on with them.

Comex 2012 - Notebooks, PC Systems, Networking & PC Accessories Buying Guide

Comex 2012 - Notebooks, PC Systems, Networking & PC Accessories Buying Guide

With Ivy Bridge prices dropping and Windows 8 just around the corner, Comex 2012 is a great place to look for a new system, whether you're after an Ultrabook, touchscreen all-in-one, or anything in between. We've also got you covered with memory deals, peripherals and all your networking needs.

Comex 2012 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Comex 2012 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Shoot it, view it, print it, keep it. We've got everything to cover your cameras, monitors, printers and storage deals this Comex 2012...right after this jump!

Comex 2012 - Telco, Tablets, GPS and Mobile Accessories Buying Guide

Comex 2012 - Telco, Tablets, GPS and Mobile Accessories Buying Guide

Comex 2012 isn't complete if the telcos are not there - thankfully, they are. And right after buying your smart device, why not head on down to get some accessories? Without further ado, here's our recommended list of telco deals and mobile accessories offers.

Comex 2012 - TVs & AV Products Buying Guide

Comex 2012 - TVs & AV Products Buying Guide

Hunting for cool audio-visual deals at Comex 2012? Then be sure to check out our recommendations related to HDTVs, projectors, media players, and headsets before you head down to Suntec's Convention Center. Happy shopping!

Comex 2012 Preview - Show Me The Bargains! (Updated)

Comex 2012 Preview - Show Me The Bargains! (Updated)

With over 830 exhibitors, Comex 2012 will be the place to be for everything and anything IT or consumer electronics related! The show starts on 30th August but we're giving you a sneak preview of what's to come, as we reveal some of the hottest deals and bargains!

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