Western Digital My Passport Wireless

My Passport Wireless

Western Digital launched last month a new addition to their line of My Passport portable storage solutions, the My Passport Wireless. The My Passport Wireless is not only a portable hard disk drive, but also a mobile wireless drive with an integrated SD card slot, making it possibly the most versatile mobile storage solution at this time. Apart from functioning like other USB bus-powered…

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OnePlus One Battery Life

OnePlus One

Battery life is often a constant pain point for many modern smartphone users. We’re not asking to go back to the days of Symbian phones and before. Just one full day with a bit of buffer would be great. However, most of our phones don’t even last a day. I’m pleased that with my OnePlus One, battery hasn’t been a concern. Prior…

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The Need For Network Awareness

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Last week, you may have come across this news about how a passenger claimed Singapore Airlines billed him some S$1.5K for his use of wireless Internet onboard his Singapore bound flight from London. He claimed to have bought a 30MB package costing US$30, but ended up paying another US$1142 in excess data charges. That was for viewing 155 web pages and sending…

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The Deal With The OnePlus One

OnePlus One

The OnePlus One may be about six months old by now, but it still grabs headlines from a variety of tech media. The Chinese company didn’t even exist one year ago, and with no marketing budget (or maybe just about US$300), it seems almost unimaginable that people are lining up, albeit virtually online, to grab this Android smartphone. What is the big…

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Logitech X300 Mobile Wireless Speaker Review

Logitech X300

Logitech launched their X100 and X300 Bluetooth portable speakers a few months back. They are both attractively designed. The X100 clearly puts portability as its top priority, while the X300 strikes a careful balance with oomph in its sound delivery while remaining portable and functional. We’ll look at the X300 in this review. The X300 is reasonably compact, measuring 69 x 152 x…

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Logitech K480 Review

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First, we had Bluetooth keyboards for desktop use. Then we have compact Bluetooth keyboards for on-the-go use with mobile gadgets. Now, we have hefty Bluetooth keyboards for mobile gadgets. Meet the Logitech K480 multi-device Bluetooth keyboard. It’s a keyboard docking station for your smartphones and tablets. Among the key highlights of the K480 is that it’s designed to hold up…

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First Look ASUS Zenbook NX500

ASUS Zenbook NX500

Packing powerful hardware specifications, including a 15.6″ IPS display with 4K resolution, in a sleek and stylish all aluminium body, the new and upcoming ASUS Zenbook NX500 has a lot going for it. At 19mm thick, the NX500 still counts as an Ultrabook by Intel’s definition, although its 2.4kg weight does make it a rather hefty one. The Zenbook NX500 is not…

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OnePlus One Review

OnePlus One

The OnePlus One is an Android smartphone that is really unique in many ways. It has impressive top-notch specifications, carry a rather budget-friendly price tag, and comes from a relatively unknown company that did not exist one year ago. You can’t just buy the phone even if you want one, you need to get invited. Is the One the one for you? In…

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Yosemite-iOS Integration Leaves Android Behind

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One of the big thing with the new OS X Yosemite is how much it has cozied up with iOS. The new Continuity feature promises to integrate phone calls, SMS, application handoff, instant hotspot and file exchange into a central part of OS X. That is, of course, only if your mobile is an iOS device. Where does that leave OS…

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OPPO Neo 5 Review

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OPPO launched their Neo 5 entry-level 4G smartphone in Singapore in August this year. With many smartphones headed toward the 5″ and above display-size territory this year, the Neo 5’s 4.5″ display will be a welcome relief for people who are finding those other smartphones too large for their comfort. Will the OPPO Neo 5 work for you? Let’s find out. The OPPO Neo…

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