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    Soldiers Use ‘Cardboard Box Method’ Tactic From Metal Gear Solid To Defeat Military Robot

    Cardboard boxes are versatile and have many uses, from moving possessions to building forts. But did you know that they can also be used to conceal oneself from advanced military robots? This may sound like something from a video game because guess what – it is! A technique used by Solid Snake, in the Metal Gear franchise, where the player can hide from enemies using a cardboard box. This tactic is not just limited to…

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    Huat Pals: Google Pay 2023 Edition

    Get your hands on in-game goodies, new Huat Pals, and a chance to walk home with one of three attractive prizes – scratch card worth up to $88.88, a Pixel 7 Pro or a pair of Pixel Buds Pro Social game, Huat Pals, returns this Lunar New Year with new characters and in-app activities as Google Pay welcomes the Year of the Rabbit. The third edition of the well-loved game runs from today till 5…

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    The All-New MacBook Pro – A True Gamechanger

    The new MacBook Pro features up to 6x faster performance compared to the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro, and supports up to 96FB of unified memory for the most demanding pro workflows out there. Source: Apple When Apple announced the new 14″ & 16″ MacBook Pro featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max, I think we all but died a little already dreaming and thinking of how much faster we can work on the mighty MacBook Pro.…

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    Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro

    It’s been years since the last update to Mac mini, and this is one of the highly anticipated releases of recent times. With the new updates to Mac mini, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t consider getting it. Source: Apple With the M2 chip and the all-new M2 Pro chip that delivers pro-level performance to the Mac mini for the first time, users are now able to run high-performance workflows that were previously virtually impossible…

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    M2 Pro and M2 Max: Next-Generation Chips for Next-Level Workflows

    It’s only the first month of 2023, and already, Apple is knocking us all off our feet with the jaw-dropping introduction of M2 Pro and M2 Max. Featuring a much more powerful CPU and GPU, up to 96GB of unified memory and industry-leading power efficiency, M2 Pro takes pro performance to the next level for Mac mini for the first time, and alongside M2 Max, ups the ante and capabilities of the 14″ and 16″…

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  • Audio

    Jabra Evolve2 Buds Review: Perfect Work Buds?

    The Jabra Evolve2 Buds are certified for leading virtual meeting platforms, including Microsoft Teams and Zoom, and use the latest technology to reduce disruptive background noise and enable clearer calls.  

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    A Guide to Choosing the Right Turntable for your music needs

    Vinyl records and turntables are all the rage these days, and it may be difficult to choose which turntable to adopt for your house. Fret not, as this guide may be one of the most holistic ones to help you make that decision to satiate all sorts of music fans out there.  Source: Audio-Technica For the Amateurs | AT-LP60XBT (Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Turntable) The AT-LP60XBT makes it easy to dive into the world of vinyl,…

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    No One is Buying or Even Renting The ‘Crypto House’

    A four-bedroom, three-bathroom family home is for sale, which is located in proximity to the North Hollywood shopping center and offers access to a plethora of shops, dining and entertainment options. The property has recently undergone renovations and features vaulted ceilings, and an open-floor plan where the kitchen seamlessly flows into the living and dining areas. However, this is no ordinary house, it is being referred to as the CRYPTO HOUSE and has failed to…

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    TikTok Getting Banned in US?

    Seattle Public Schools has announced a lawsuit against several social media giants, including YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat, claiming that the addictive nature of these platforms has caused financial and operational harm to the district. The district argues that social media addiction has contributed to a mental health crisis among children, and that the school district has had to provide additional resources, such as counseling and mental health services, as a result. The lawsuit…

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    Apple may be updating Macbook Pro 14″ And 16″ to M2 Pro and M2 Max chips tomorrow

    It has been reported by multiple sources that Apple will announce new products tomorrow. Mark Gurman of Bloomberg has hinted that these may be the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro M2 models that he discussed last fall. These laptops are expected to have the same design as the M1 variants released in late 2021, but would feature the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips with up to 12 CPU cores and 38 GPU cores…

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    Is a Portless iPhone a Horrible Idea?

    The possibility of a portless iPhone has been a topic of speculation for several years. The idea is that the iPhone would not have any ports such as Lightning or USB-C, making it completely wireless. However, the recent legislation from the European Union mandating that Apple use a universal charger for the iPhone by 2024 has brought the topic back into focus. This legislation may impact the company’s future design choices for the iPhone and…

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    Who Might Replace Elon Musk as Twitter CEO?

    It is uncertain who would be the next CEO of Twitter, if Elon Musk were to follow through on his statement that he will find a replacement for himself. He has not announced any formal search for a new CEO yet, and given his history of changing his mind and making statements that are not always true, it is possible that he may not follow through with finding a new CEO. Additionally, he has stated…

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    Artists are Suing Companies over ‘AI Art’

    A class action lawsuit has been filed in California against Stability AI, Midjourney, and DeviantArt on behalf of artists who have been affected by AI-generated imagery. The plaintiffs, who include Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan, and Karla Ortiz, are seeking compensation for damages caused by the companies and an injunction to prevent future harms. AI-generated imagery is a controversial area in the art world, where artists use algorithms to learn and replicate a specific aesthetic by…

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    Twitter considers auctioning unused usernames to increase revenue

    According to a report by The New York Times, Twitter, under its new CEO Elon Musk, is considering auctioning popular usernames on its platform as a way to generate revenue. The idea has been under discussion but has not yet been put into action. Even so, it is worth noting that the idea of auctioning usernames is not new, some other platforms have already implemented it, and it could generate a new revenue stream for…

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    High On Life, Rick And Morty Creator Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    According to a report by NBC News, Justin Roiland, the creator of the TV series Rick and Morty and the recently released video game High on Life, has been charged with domestic violence against a former girlfriend. A criminal complaint was filed against Roiland in May 2020 by the Orange County District Attorney, and he was arrested and released on a $50,000 bond in August 2020. He pleaded not guilty to the charges of “one…

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  • NewsApple Devices

    Apple making custom screens for iDevices, ditching partners like Samsung

    According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple is planning to start using its own custom displays in mobile devices as early as 2024. The transition is expected to begin with the version of the highest end of Apple Watches, and eventually to move to the iPhone. According to Bloomberg, Apple ramped up its efforts to switch to micro-LED back in 2018, with a goal of releasing its first product by early 2020. The project, however,…

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    FiiO Presents FW5, the Fully Integrated HiFi True Wireless Earbuds in Singapore

    FiiO, the leader in lossless audio players, presents FW5, the fully integrated HiFi True Wireless Stereo (TWS) solution. The FW5 integrates FiiO’s various cutting-edge technologies to bring a fully integrated, high-fidelity true wireless solution. This is among the first TWS earphones to integrate a high-end Bluetooth chip, high-performance DAC, and a meticulously designed audio circuit to achieve a big quality jump in all aspects. The FW5 has been developed by the same FiiO research and…

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  • NewsSamsung Galaxy Unpacked 2023

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Announced

    A new era of Galaxy innovation is coming – designed to enable incredible possibilities for people today and beyond. The new Galaxy S series will be the epitome of how we define the ultimate premium experience. We’re raising the bar and setting new standards for what’s epic. Get ready to share the epic. On 2 February, join Samsung Electronics as it unveils the new premium Galaxy innovation for the ultimate premium experience. Galaxy Unpacked will…

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  • NewsAI representation

    Microsoft’s new AI simulates anyone’s voice with 3 second long sample

    VALL-E is a new text-to-speech AI model developed by Microsoft researchers. It can closely simulate a person’s voice when given a three-second audio sample. Once it learns a specific voice, VALL-E can synthesize audio of that person saying anything, and it attempts to preserve the speaker’s emotional tone. Microsoft calls VALL-E a “neural codec language model,” and it builds off of a technology called EnCodec. Its creators speculate that VALL-E could be used for high-quality…

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    Final Fantasy XVI might not come to PC

    Final Fantasy XVI’s game producer, Naoki Yoshida, who is colloquially known as Yoshi-P, has been quoted as saying that the release information is wrong, and there may not be a PC version of the game. Sorry for the L, PC guys. Final Fantasy XVI is developed by Square Enix and is planned to release as a console exclusive for the PlayStation 5. In the past, there were indications that the game might also be released…

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    Web3 aims to reclaim our data from tech giants

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee and John Bruce, CEO of Inrupt, have developed the Personal Online Data Store (POD), or “Solid Pod”, to give individuals more control over their data. The POD allows users to store all their data in one place and decide which people and applications can access it, rather than having it spread across various apps and websites. The POD is being tested by the Belgian government and the UK’s National Health Service, and…

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    Schools suing social media platforms over youth ‘mental health crisis’ in Seattle

    Seattle public schools are suing TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, alleging that they have caused a “mental health crisis among America’s youth.” The schools claim that the tech companies exploit the addictive nature of social media and push harmful content, leading to rising anxiety, depression, and thoughts of self-harm among students. As a result, the schools argue that they are struggling to fulfill their educational mission due to a drop in student performance caused…

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    BMW’s subscription-based Remote Start, among other features, costs $105 in the US

    BMW has added five features to its subscription service in the US, including Remote Engine Start, Drive Recorder, Traffic Camera, Driving Assistance Plus with Stop&Go, and Parking Assistant Professional. Most can be purchased on a 1-month, 1-year or 3-year subscription, or as a one-time fee. Remote Engine Start costs $10 for 1 month, $105 for 1 year, $250 for 3 years or $330 for the life of the vehicle. Drive Recorder costs $39 for 1…

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    Qi2 Magnetic Wireless Charging Based on Apple’s Magsafe Technology Announced

    The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced the Qi2 standard, which will offer a new Magnetic Power Profile based on Apple’s MagSafe technology for iPhones. The new standard will enable faster and more efficient wireless charging and will support charging new form factors. Qi2 is expected to go on sale in late 2023 and will be “MagSafe for everything”, standardising speeds and compatibility. Image by Apple It is based on a Magnetic Power Profile provided…

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  • NewsSony Honda Mobility Afeela EV concept

    CES 2023: Sony Honda Mobility announces the Afeela EV concept and it looks like the future

    Sony Honda Mobility (SHM) has revealed its electric car brand, AFEELA, and a prototype at CES 2023. The car is equipped with 45 cameras and sensors, as well as 800 TOPS of computing power for the ECU. Image by SHM It is planned to include Level 3 automated driving under limited conditions, Level 2+ driver assistance in certain conditions. SHM is collaborating with Qualcomm on chips and with Epic Games on mobility services and entertainment.…

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    CES 2023: Flexi screen concepts from Samsung

    Samsung has unveiled a prototype of a foldable tablet called the Flex Hybrid at CES 2023. The device features a screen that can switch between 10.5- and 12.4-inch sizes and between 4:3 and 16:10 aspect ratios. The Flex Hybrid is just a concept at this stage, but it is one of several designs that Samsung has revealed, including a 17-inch slidable display and a digital cockpit concept for self-driving vehicles. Image by Samsung While foldable…

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    CES 2023: Introducing Motorola’s Lenovo ThinkPhone

    Lenovo has released the ThinkPhone, a business-oriented smartphone, at CES 2023. It has a durable design with aramid fiber on the back, Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the front, and an aircraft-grade aluminum frame, as well as being IP68-rated and MIL-STD 810H-certified. It has a 6.6-inch 144Hz FHD+ pOLED display and is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It also…

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  • Cameras

    Pairing the Sony A7C Camera and FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II: Is it still relevant in 2022?

    Sony has found success in the camera market with their A7C. This camera is designed to be a professional camera that can take on any task, which is why it has been praised by many photographers as one of the best cameras for a variety of different tasks. While not perfect, this model from Sony is sure to please many photographers looking for a reliable workhorse. 3.5mm jacks including USB-C charging Sony continues to be…

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    Apple TV 4K is Finally Here – Everything to Expect and More

    The long awaited update to Apple TV is finally released – and here’s everything you need to know. Source: Apple The next-generation Apple TV 4K promises to be more powerful, entertaining and has upped the ante on its cinematic quality. Powered by the A15 Bionic chip, the new Apple TV 4K delivers an unparalleled performance and more fluid gameplay – featuring an endless repertoire of entertainment options for everyone in the family to enjoy on…

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    DJI Osmo Action 3 is Perfect for Year-End Vacations

    Key Features of the DJI Osmo Action 3 DJI is a leading company in the drone industry and they have now extended their expertise to the camera industry. DJI Osmo Action 3 is an action camera that can be used for a wide range of purposes. It is designed to be durable, waterproof and it has excellent battery life. The DJI Osmo Action 3 might just be the best alternative to a GoPro. It’s lightweight…

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    Level Up Your Grooming Game

    This article is sponsored by GilletteLabs. Elevate your shave with ‘GilletteLabs with Exfoliating Bar’ and experience effortless shaving and exfoliation in just one stroke. Not your normal razor. It doesn’t get smoother than this. Gillette’s Latest Innovation uses built-in exfoliation technology to help remove dirt and debris seamlessly, making your morning grooming regimen easier.  With the iconic five-blade cartridges featuring Gillette’s thinnest and finest blades mounted on super responsive springs, you’ll get the closest and…

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  • Monitors

    Do you need a 360Hz Monitor for your FPS Gaming Sessions?

    This article is sponsored by BenQ. Are you looking for a suitable monitor to suit your gaming needs? ZOWIE XL2566K may just be the perfect monitor for you! ZOWIE’s latest 360Hz monitor is the first 360Hz with a fast TN panel in the world that provides FPS pro gamers the most holistic experience. Intuitive buttons behind the monitor XL2566K Did you know that ZOWIE monitors are used by organisations and pro-gamers all over the globe?…

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    The Perfect Holiday Gifting Guide with CASETiFY

    This article is sponsored by CASETiFY. Fret not if you missed out on the 11.11 sale – you still have time to get your loved ones personalized gifts from CASETiFY with its upcoming amazing sales: 12.12 Sale, Holiday Sale and New Year Sale! Source: CASETiFY Customizable Cases Fully Customizable Photo Grid Case for the Sentimental One This is by far one of the best gifts for a loved one, complete with that personal touch that…

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    A Guide on How To Choose the Right Microphone for your setup

    Nobody said that looking for the perfect microphone to complement your setup at home would be easy. But it shouldn’t be too difficult either – here’s a handy guide to the different types of microphones available, and the level of suitability for your needs. Source: Audio-Technica For the Gaming Enthusiasts | AT2020USB-X Cardioid Condenser Microphone  The AT2020USB-X is a reimagined version of the iconic AT2020USB+ microphone, specifically designed to meet the needs of gamers, streamers…

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    First Look at Nothing Ear (stick)

    London-based consumer tech brand, Nothing, has been making literal waves in the tech world – with it’s recent launch of the Nothing Phone (1) back in August making people super hyped about the Glyph Interface. You thought that was it. You’re wrong. Nothing is already back with: Ear (stick). Source: Nothing Partnering with fashion designer Chet Lo at London Fashion Week, Nothing debuted the first look of Ear (stick) at Chet Lo’s NEWgen solo show…

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    The Ultimate CASETiFY Guide to 11.11

    This article is sponsored by CASETiFY. Source: CASETiFY Customisable Bounce Cases What’s not to love about the Customisable Bounce Cases from CASETiFY? These are the newest, most protective, and best selling cases for iPhone 14. Source: CASETiFY Made from 65% upcycled phone cases through ReCASETIFY, the Customisable Bounce Case’s lightweight design protects up to a 21.3ft drop. The all-new EcoShock™ technology is made of 40% plant-based material, and the case is coated with DEFENSiFY antimicrobial…

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  • Cameras

    Leica Celebration of Photography 2022 In Wetzlar

    We were recently invited to Wetzlar, Germany for Leica’s annual Celebration of Photography event from 19 – 21 Oct. Apart from the exciting relaunches of the iconic M6 and Summilux-M 35 f/1.4, we were treated to a tour of Leitz Park and the history of Leica. Figured it’d be fun for us to take you on a small tour of what we experienced – something a lil different from what we usually write about! Leica…

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  • First Looks

    Apple Releases Redesigned iPad in 4 Vibrant Colours

    And you thought that was it from Apple this year following their intense Keynote in September eh? Well, Apple will always find a way to tease its loyal fans with better and faster products and updates. Boasting a 10.9” Liquid Retina display, the redesigned iPad comes with the powerful A14 Bionic chip, advanced cameras, super fast wireless connectivity, USB-C, support for the new Magic Keyboard Folio, and much more. Shot on iPhone 14 Pro Brand…

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    Apple Welcomes Next-Generation iPad Pro

    The all-new iPad Pro, powered by the M2 chip is by far the strongest iPad in the family, and here are some reasons why it’s time to upgrade your current iPad, to the iPad Pro.  Shot on iPhone 14 Pro M2 Chip  Powered by the start of Apple’s next generation of M-series chips, the M2 Chip, brings an unparalleled breakthrough performance and a suite of capabilities to iPad Pro. Shot on iPhone 14 Pro M2…

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    First Look at the Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4

    Leica has more than 150 years of experience in developing superior lenses, and several masterful precision tools have been curated which have consistently set photography standards and redefined the boundaries of technical feasibility in the world of photography. Source: Leica Today, we celebrate the return of one of the legendary lenses in the Leica M-System family – the Leica Summilix-M 34 f/1.4. *Crying happy tears* Source: Leica History of the M Lens The M lens…

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    First Look At The New Leica M6

    Leica Camera AG has been a synonym for cameras and lenses with permanent values such as reliability, consistency, and immaculate quality for more than 100 years. We were recently invited to Wetzlar, Germany – the hometown of Leica – to experience the relaunch of the ever iconic M6 in person. History of the Leica M6 If you’ve been an ardent fan of photography, and Leica, you would know that the original Leica M6, a 35mm…

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  • Phones

    A Close Look At Google Pixel 7 & Pixel 7 Pro

    Talk about a really fantastic October, am I right?! We’re back again, this time, with a deep dive into the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro from the guys from Google this time. Pixel 7 Pro (L), Pixel 7 (R) Google Pixel 7 & Pixel 7 Pro Say hello to Pixel 7 & Pixel 7 Pro. Google’s fastest, most secure and user-friendly Pixel series yet – with advanced photo and video features and all-day battery…

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    Making Moments Mega with Xiaomi 12T Pro

    Xiaomi’s latest ‘T’ series brings us some much awaited updates, and what better way to share those updates than through a focused piece on the Xiaomi 12T Pro? Xiaomi 12T Pro unlocks new levels of detail and creativity with its groundbreaking pro-grade 200MP imaging system – more than you can ever ask for on a smartphone. Combined with Xiaomi’s own complex algorithms, Xiaomi 12T Pro users will be treated to unprecedented image clarity, low-light capabilities…

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    A Mega Wrap Up of Xiaomi Global Launch

    Xiaomi kicked things off in October with a mega launch of their full suite of Flagship Smartphone and AIoT products at their Global Launch event in KL tonight. XIAOMI 12T SERIES SMARTPHONES Xiaomi 12T Series flagship smartphones would be a budding photographer’s dream to own – with pro-grade cameras that offer a superb photography experience. Xiaomi 12T Pro comes with a 200MP imaging system backed by Xiaomi’s very own advanced AI algorithms, delivering amazing imagery…

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    First Hand Experience of Using iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro

    Some of us (namely me) were slightly reluctant to upgrade our iPhones for the past few series – so coming from an iPhone 11 Pro Max, you can say I was rather elated with all the spanking new upgrades that were announced for the iPhone 14 series last month. Let’s talk about how my mind was blown with the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro. First up – the iPhone 14 Pro. As someone who…

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    The OSIM uThrone V Transformers Edition Has Arrived

    If you love gaming and massages, you’d probably be familiar with OSIM’s gaming massage chairs. Asia’s front-runner in premium massage chairs just dropped their next generation gaming chair – the OSIM uThrone V Transformers Edition, featuring designs of your all-time favourite characters: Optimus Prime & Bumblebee; and here’s why you should seriously consider getting this for your setup. UNRIVALLED GAMING COMFORT The massage chair designed specifically for gamers – OSIM uThrone V Transformers Edition has…

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  • Accessories

    Do You Really Need an Apple Watch Series 8? Yes.

    I’ve been using the Apple Watch 3 for the longest time – and the upgrade to Apple Watch Series 8 was again, a breath of fresh air for me. Why, you may ask, when Apple Watches are generally not too much different from each new series – but trust me, it really is worth the upgrade. The Always-On Display allows me to conveniently tell the time, even when it’s not upright facing. I can glance…

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    All You Need To Know About AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)

    We’ve all waited almost 3 long years for this upgraded version of AirPods Pro – and it’s finally landed in our hands! *inserts crying emoji* I’ve been dying to experience all the cool new upgrades, so let me take you on a deep dive. The $359 price tag is definitely worth it. Personalised Spatial AudioWith iOS 16 and the TrueDepth camera on iPhone, you can now unleash the full potential of your brand new AirPods…

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    Why You Need both Sennheiser MOMENTUM Flagship Products in Your Everyday Life

    This article is sponsored by Sennheiser. Let’s face it – choosing a suitable audio brand is a conscious decision one makes based on lifestyle suitability. And sometimes, you may face decision paralysis when you’re presented with so many brands out there.  Are you someone who prefers something more lightweight for your daily tasks, or are you someone who prefers to drown out the world while you’re on your daily commute or travelling? Or are you…

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    3 Reasons Why You Should Get The Dyson V15 Detect Absolute (HEPA)

    The inevitable part of adulting includes getting excited over the latest, shiny new gadgets to make your cleaning routine more efficient and enjoyable. The Dyson V15 Detect is the brand’s most powerful and intelligent vacuum, with stronger suction power and packed with lots of useful attachments – including a laser-equipped cleaner head that shines a spotlight on dust your naked eye would never catch. Gasps in cleanliness. Dyson Detangling Brush Bar in action with an…

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  • News

    iPhone 14 Pro Series: Dynamic Island

    One of the most exciting and revolutionary updates to the iPhone 14 Pro series (at least in my opinion), is the Dynamic Island. What a magical new way to experience iPhone – say hello to multitasking at a higher level unbeknownst to Apple lovers. A new home for all your notifications A NEW PLACE FOR ALL YOUR NOTIFICATIONSAll of your alerts and system notifications are now housed in one dynamic and beautiful pill-shaped notch right…

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    Difference Between Open-Back and Closed-Back Gaming Headphones – Does it REALLY Matter?

    Which should you choose, Open-Back or Closed Back? What does it even mean and does it even matter? Audio-Technica has got you covered with both open-back and closed-back gaming headset with detachable boom microphone and interchangeable cables. Perfect for both PC or console setup! Let’s start with a bit of an introduction about the difference between the two types. Open-Back headphones allow air to pass through the earcups. The sound from the headphones then tends…

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    A Revolutionary Look Into AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)

    The AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) is finally here – here’s an in-depth look into what makes the AirPods Pro, truly pro. Source: Apple Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) is coming to the market on 23 September, with pre-orders starting from 19 September onwards. Priced at S$359, here are some key updates to the 2nd Generation of AirPods Pro that everyone’s been waiting for. Source: Apple H2 ChipThe all new Apple-designed H2…

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    Everything You Need To Know About Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra

    Here are some notable upgrades and new features that we are pretty stoked about for the Apple Watch. Source: Apple Apple Watch Series 8Apple Watch Series 8 comes in 2 sizes, 41mm or 45mm. Starting from S$599, Apple Watch Series 8 is available from 16 September. Let’s talk about the new and upgraded features that comes with the highly awaited Apple Watch Series 8. Source: Apple Always-On Retina DisplayApple Watch Series 8 is now equipped with…

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    A Deep Dive into The iPhone 14 series that everyone’s hyped about

    Following Apple’s ‘Far Out’ event two nights ago, the online community is abuzz with talk about the iPhone 14 series, and are you even surprised? Well, I’m not, and let’s take you on a tour on all the exciting features of the talk of the town. Source: Apple iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 PlusThe iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 Plus comes in 5 fabulous colors: Midnight, Starlight, Blue, Purple and PRODUCT(RED). Storage options: 128GB, 256GB…

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    iOS 16: What to Expect on 12 September 2022

    Apple announced that its latest operating system, iOS 16 is set for release on 12 September. Source: Apple Brand New Lock Screen UIReimagine your Lock Screen with the all-new personalisation tools available. Showcase your favourite photos, customize font styles to whatever you like, and display a set of widgets to get access to information important to your lifestyle at a glance. Source: Apple Multiple Lock ScreensYou can now highly customize your different Lock Screens, each…

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    Apple Announces iPhone 14 Line Up, revamped AirPods Pro and Watch Series 8

    Source: Apple iPhone 14 seriesThe hype train for the iPhone 14 series is seriously ‘Far Out’, with 4 new models introduced (iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max) – here are some key highlights we’re most excited about. We’re promised a whole new experience complete with a new design, better processor and significant improvements on the camera – the iPhone 14 series is truly the star of the event. Source:…

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    4 Tips to Maximise Your iPad Productivity

    There’s so much more to using your iPad to maximise productivity on all fronts, and we’re here to help!Here are 4 solid tips for you to be an efficient maestro at maximising your iPad productivity. TIP #1: GROUP TABS ON SAFARII’m definitely guilty of having 1 million tabs open at the same time on my iPad’s Safari app – making it super challenging to find what I need quickly when I’m rushing work. Imagine my…

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    5 Exciting Tech Products To Look Forward to at COMEX 2022

    This article is sponsored by COMEX 2022. Singapore’s largest IT and consumer technology exhibition, COMEX 2022 finally returns from 1 – 4 September 2022 in person – with brand new offerings to satisfy evolving consumer expectations.  COMEX 2022 will feature the latest, coolest innovations in smart home technology, and here are 5 exciting products to look out for! Source: Constellar Samsung OLED 4K S95B TVSamsung’s latest OLED TV is one of the many swanky innovations…

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    AN AI-POWERED AUTO DOSING SMART WASHER DRYER TO COMPLEMENT ANY HOUSE AESTHETIC? YES PLEASE!

    This article is sponsored by Hitachi. Measuring the right amount of detergent and softener to ensure our laundry is always sufficiently cleansed and smelling good is always a struggle, not to mention the setting types and long laundry list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to doing the laundry.  As always, we’re here to help. Bet you didn’t know that Hitachi’s latest line of front-loading AI-Powered Washer Dryers come with a ton of innovative…

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    Samsung Singapore Unveils Bespoke Home Expansion

    Imagine a world where you can customise your living space according to your heart’s desire, to fully express your individuality. Introducing Bespoke Home, Samsung’s latest addition to its expansive repertoire of tech gadgets. Source: Samsung A BESPOKE HOME FOR EVERY LIFESTYLEThrough the Bespoke Creators Collection that was launched earlier this year, consumers harnessed the unique opportunity to bring customisation to the next level with specially curated colours, designs and even the option to create their…

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    4 Wallet-Friendly Products To Spruce Up Your Home This National Day

    Having friends over this National Day and on the hunt for the perfect red appliance to fit your home aesthetics? We got your back! Here are some red-themed Philips domestic appliances that would fit perfectly in any Singaporean’s home. Philips SpeedPro Cordless Stick Vacuum CleanerS$319, available at Philips Official Website Source: Philips Domestic Appliances Equipped with PowerCyclone 7 technology that maintains stronger performance for longer usage (up to 40 min of cleaning power), the SpeedPro…

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  • Audio

    A Guide to Wireless Headphones You Never Knew You Needed

    The hunt for the perfect wireless headphones truly frustrates me sometimes, and I always wished someone would share a holistic guide to aid me in my decision making. If you’re like me, you’re in luck – Audio-Technica is teaming up with SGEEK to allow audio lovers to discover their wide range of wireless headphones; one for every kind of lifestyle out there. For the Fashionistas | ATH-SQ1TW True Wireless In-Ear HeadphonesRetail Price: $118 (Check in-store…

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    Enjoy Two Screens in One with the LG DualUp Ergo Monitor

    A productivity monitor with a 16:18 aspect ratio for digital professionals? Could this possibly replace the dual monitor setup? Today we look at LG’s DualUp Ergo monitor to see if it’s all that it claims to be.

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  • Audio

    PRISM+ Symphony Soundbar Review: Gets the Job Done

    PRISM+ has always been Singapore’s go to choice for affordable TVs and monitors. With their recent entries into the home audio scene, they aim to be the go to choice for affordable sound too.

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  • Reviews

    Sony A7IV vs A7C – Which full-frame mirrorless would you pick?

    A user’s decision making – at least for me – would generally revolve around battery life, portability and functionality. Some features, consistent across both full frame mirrorless models, is that they’re both weather-sealed and feature USB-C charging. 3.5mm ports for both input and output are also expected, so no surprises there. The A7C is lightweightt and more compact (Fun fact: That’s what the C stands for.) without feeling cheap or plasticky. This is perfect for…

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    Ultrawide 165Hz gaming monitors is the NOW

    Are you looking for a more immersive gaming experience? Look no further with these Ultrawide QHD gaming monitors from Philips. Read on to find out more!

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    Last Minute Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide: 5 Tech Gifts For Every Dad 

    Scrambling for a last minute Father’s Day gift? Fret not – we got your back! With Father’s Day right around the corner, here are some gifts that you can get for your Dad! The best part is – there’s something for every type of Dad out there. Whether Dad’s a fitness fanatic, an avid gamer, a discerning audiophile or a super productive corporate hustler, HUAWEI’s holistic variety of gadgets boasting the latest technology is bound…

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    Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide: 5 Practical Home Appliances for Dad

    Spoil Dad this Father’s Day with practical kitchen gadgets and efficient home appliances for the fam! We get it – it’s usually pretty tough to find a suitable gift for Dad on Father’s Day. We’re here to help – with a handy gift guide featuring Philips domestic appliances specially curated for all Dads out there. Philips Cordless Vacuum 8000 Aqua Plus S$979, available at Philips Official Website Source: Philips Domestic Appliances There’s probably no better…

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  • Audio

    Sony 1000XM4 vs 1000XM5: Time to Upgrade Headphones?

    Sony’s previous WH1000-XM4 has been the undisputed King of Active Noise Cancellation for a while but Sony has just released the all-new Sony XH-1000XM5. Sony is still keeping its predecessor in the market, and it makes perfect sense. Today we compare both models and find out why. The Sony 1000XM5 are lighter in weight, which translates to better comfort over the ears. It’s packed with twice as many microphones, four per ear cup, making sure…

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  • Audio

    Maono WM820 Wireless Microphone System Review: Fuss-free and Affordable

    The Maono WM820 Dual Microphone system is an affordable option for content creators seeking to up their production value. But does it perform? Read on to find out!

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  • features

    This 4K HDRi monitor is now my benchmark for gaming on both console and PC!

    This post is sponsored by BenQ. Traditionally gaming console setups are parked in living rooms.The BenQ MOBUIZ EX2710U monitor might be what we need to combine our PC and console gaming station. It goes all the way up to 144Hz refresh rate and resolution of 3840×2160 at an aspect ratio of 16:9 with a response time of 1ms.  Being 4K UHD with multiple ports on the monitor is a great feature to have. We get…

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    Shopee’s Super Tech Show is around the corner – 25-29 May

    This story is sponsored by Shopee. Everyone’s favourite e-commerce platform, Shopee, is back yet again with a Super Tech Show sale between 25-29 May. There’s a different tech segment daily on these days, and you will surely be spoiled for choice. Across all 5 sale days, there will be daily slashed prices for 3 different tiers! Fret not, if you’re looking for an even bigger discount (yes, that will be us too), there are also…

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  • Audio

    Sony SRS-NS7 Neckband Speaker Review: A Wearable Home Theatre

    The Sony SRS-NS7 Neckband Speaker looks like a cross between a neck pillow and a speaker. But is it the right product for you? Read on to find out.

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  • Accessories

    Garmin Fenix 7x Review – The Last Smartwatch You’d Ever Need

    Whether you’re on a mountain or in a meeting, this is the only watch you’ll ever need. This is the smartwatch for the modern millennial. The runs-5km-after work sort of person. You know, the kind that IG Stories after a good hike and an extra shot Americano, one after the other. The person looking to gain as much information about life and hoping a smart watch is the missing piece.  Garmin Fenix 7x The new…

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  • features

    DJI Mini 3 Pro: Perfect Buy-in For Beginner Pilots

    With improved tri-directional sensors and ability to shoot Hyperlapses along with true vertical 4K videos, consumer-level drones might be making a huge comeback.

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    LG StanbyME Review: Entertainment on Wheels

    LG’s latest innovation brings us a portable TV on wheels that also doubles up as a touchscreen tablet. Say whaaat! What device would be best suited for you to enjoy entertainment in both landscape and portrait modes, anywhere in the house? With a full repertoire of built-in apps and a 10W sound system which can be rolled around with ease, LG StanbyME could just be a dream come true. Source: LG StanbyME Ditch the traditional…

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  • Phones

    Apple’s latest documentary is set in Singapore and entirely shot on iPhone 13 Pro

    Singapore’s very own #ShotoniPhone by Apple is now live on Youtube

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  • Home

    Ergotune Supreme V3 Review: Ain’t No Slouch! 

    The latest version of Ergotune’s flagship line of ergonomic chairs and why you need one for your bad posture.

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  • features

    Elevate your desk setup with these sleek new Philips monitors in WHITE.

    This line combines sleek looks and functionality to give you a monitor that will truly elevate your desk setup.

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    Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige Toothbrush Review: Is it worth S$400?

    The Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige is truly top-of-the-line. But its $400 price tag is a hard pill to swallow. Is it really worth the cash? Read on to find out.

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  • Home

    Samsung The Freestyle Review: All-In-One Smart TV Replacement?

    Samsung’s tiny portable projector truly packs a punch.

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  • Phones

    Oppo Find X5 Pro Review: Is the Hasselblad collab just a gimmick?

    A pair of 50MP lenses and a telephoto with zero compromise on sensors that includes Hasselblad’s branding.

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  • features

    Hustle anywhere with the LG gram 2-in-1 14″ convertible laptop

    Here are three reasons why the LG gram 2-in-1 14" convertible laptop is the one for you, regardless of whether you are a student, a creative professional or a business executive.

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  • News

    Apple may Sell the iPhone and Other Devices as a Subscription Service

    Apple Inc. is working on a subscription service for their hardware. This service will be the first of its kind.

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  • features

    Which Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 should you get?

    There are four models of Xiaomi's latest Redmi Note 11 smartphone series. So which model should you get? Read on to find out!

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  • Reviews

    Black Shark 4 Pro Review: Affordable awesome gaming smartphone

    The gaming smartphone Black Shark 4 Pro is finally in Singapore after a year of its launch in China. Is it worth the wait? Read on to find out!

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  • Reviews

    Razer Huntsman Mini Analog Review: The mini giant

    The Razer Huntsman Mini Analog keyboard might cost more than S$200. But it is actually worth more than its keys. Why? Read on to find out!

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  • Reviews

    Apple iPad Air (5th gen) Review: The everyday person’s iPad

    Similar to how the upgrades of the iPhone SE (3rd gen) [see review here] are in the inside, the latest fifth-generation iPad Air’s major improvements are all in its innards. Unlike the Bionic A14 chip found in its predecessor, this new tablet uses the same M1 chip found in last year’s iPad Pro. In addition, the new iPad Air supports 5G for faster cellular connectivity. The iPad Air (5th gen). (Photo: Trevor Tan) SPECSPRICE: From…

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  • Reviews

    WWE 2K22 Review: One step closer into the Hall of Fame

    WWE 2K22 is here! Are you ready to rumble? Let's find out!

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  • News

    Xiaomi launches its 12 series flagship smartphones globally

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched its latest flagship smartphones globally with the 12 series after its initial launch in China last Dec.

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  • Reviews

    Apple iPhone SE (3rd gen) Review: SE stands for Speedy Entry-level

    The iPhone SE (3rd gen) will be available this Friday, Mar 18. Is this most affordable iPhone worth your moolah? Read on to find out!

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  • News

    Our picks of the week: Black Shark 4 Pro, Casio G-Shock Sound Wave GA-2200 and more

    Every week, there are plenty of new products emerging in the consumer tech realm. At times, it becomes impossible to cover all of them. Here, we pick the new products of the week and deliver them to you in bite-size format.

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  • Phones

    First look: Apple’s Green iPhone 13 mini and Alpine Green iPhone 13 Pro

    We have a hands-on with the Green iPhone 13 mini and the Alpine Green iPhone 13 Pro.

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  • News

    Uniqlo launching second Pokemon Meets Artist UT collection here on Mar 18

    Uniqlo announces that it will launch the second Pokemon Meets Artists UT (Uniqlo T-shirt) collection on Friday, Mar 18.

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  • News

    Local TV maker PRISM+ launches its first OLED Android TVs with the Alpha series

    Singapore leading TV maker PRISM+ has launched its first OLED Android TV line with its Alpha series.

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  • News

    Apple’s new “mid-range” desktop Mac Studio is unveiled along with new Studio Display

    Apple launches Mac Studio desktop with new display called Studio Display. Pre-order starts on Mar 14.

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  • News

    Apple announces new iPhone SE and iPad Air; both available in Singapore on Mar 18

    Apple announces new iPhone SE and iPad Air with local availability starting next Friday.

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  • News

    What to expect from Apple’s “Peek Performance” Mar event

    Here's what we think you can expect from Apple "Peek Performance" event later tonight.

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