The Creative Sound BlasterAxx Speaker Family - Heralding a New Era for Creative

The Creative Sound BlasterAxx Speaker Family - Heralding a New Era for Creative

The new Creative Sound BlasterAxx is unlike any wireless speaker. It features a host of smart features such as a customizable "acoustic zone" and even boasts a built-in microphone array with CrystalVoice technology for communication purposes. We check out the entire line-up, SBX 8, SBX 10 and SBX 20, to see if it will turn Creative's fortunes.

A Guide to iPhone 5 Alternatives - Apple's Not the World

A Guide to iPhone 5 Alternatives - Apple's Not the World

Having second thoughts about whether the iPhone 5 is suitable for you? Perhaps you find yourself more suited for non-Apple alternatives? Here's a quick look at the well-endowed Android and Windows Phone 8 alternatives that you can consider.

Intel Labs Demonstrate Technologies That Make the Future Wireless

Intel Labs Demonstrate Technologies That Make the Future Wireless

During the final keynote address at IDF 2012 today, Intel chief technology officer, Justin Rattner, demonstrated key future technologies that will enable more devices to stay connected wireless more efficiently.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660 is its first true mid-range Kepler card and features a brand new GK106 core. Priced at an attractive US$229, NVIDIA claims that this card offers the best price-performance ratio out of the entire Kepler series. We take it for a test drive as well as custom models from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.

Nikon Announces D600 24MP Full-frame DSLR, We Go Hands-on

Nikon Announces D600 24MP Full-frame DSLR, We Go Hands-on

Nikon has just announced the D600, a 24.3-megapixel full-frame DSLR. At S$3,249, it's one of the more affordable full-frame DSLRs out there. Here's a summary of its features, and how it stacks up against the competition. And we've some hands-on photos to boot!

Intel Wants to Simplify Development Across Platforms

Intel Wants to Simplify Development Across Platforms

At IDF's day 2 keynote earlier today, Intel told developers how they are committed to help developers embrace the era of transparent computing by taking leadership position in defining and driving the open software ecosystem.

The New iPhone 5 Arrives

The New iPhone 5 Arrives

Well, well, what do we have here? The long awaited successor to both the iPhone 4 and 4S, the iPhone 5 has finally been announced. Here's a quick look at the device and how it squares off against its predecessors.

Intel to Drive Developers Towards Perceptual Computing

Intel to Drive Developers Towards Perceptual Computing

Intel announced today at IDF 2012 the release of the Intel Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta to help developers build human-like senses like gesture interaction, facial and voice recognition into current and future platforms.

Intel's Next Unit of Computing

Intel's Next Unit of Computing

Known as the next unit of computing, we spotted this new ultra tiny motherboard at the IDF Tech Showcase. It's a full system as it comes built with an Intel Core i3 processor and it measures no more than 4-inch by 4-inch. But the question is, what will you do with it?

Intel to Transform Personal Computing with 4th Generation Intel Core Processor

Intel to Transform Personal Computing with 4th Generation Intel Core Processor

Intel said today during IDF (Intel Developer Forum) that it will yet again transform the personal computing landscape with the upcoming 4th generation Intel Core processor built solely for mobile systems such as the Ultrabook.

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!

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