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Leica S3 Medium Format DSLR Hits Shelves, Costs Nearly S$30,000

At 64 megapixels, the Leica S3 is a behemoth of a medium format DSLR. It was first announced two years ago at Photokina 2018, but now hits the shelves with an equally hefty USD 18,995/GBP 16,500 (~SGD 29,668) price tag. Image: Leica Leica's digital medium format chops began in 2008 with the

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iPhone XR Beats Samsung To Dominate Global Smartphone Sales… at 3% Market Share

This year's iPhone 11 (SGD 1,149/USD 699) and iPhone 11 Pro (SGD 1,649/USD 999) devices have performed admirably in tests at VR Zone, and across a wide swathe of other tech sites. Though they dominated the headlines, many might have missed Apple's act of retaining this venerable 2018 device on

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Has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 Caught Up With Apple’s A13 Bionic? Not Really.

It's comfortable at the top, and Apple's 2019 releases reflect that much. While the iPhone 11 Pro showcased huge leaps in display, camera and battery performance, the A13 chipset within had uncharacteristically single-digit improvements over its predecessor the A12. Image: Qualcomm Anecdotally, Qualcomm's best chipsets have been about two years behind Apple's

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Creative Launches Sound Blaster G3 DAC Amp For Console Gamers

Creative Technology has announced the Sound Blaster G3, the latest in its Sound Blaster line of sound cards. Targetted at console gamers, the Sound Blaster G3 will work directly without drivers or workarounds on PS4 and Nintendo Switch for the first time, while retaining compatibility with both PC and Mac

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New Noise-Cancelling Apple AirPods Pro Costs S$379, Hits Shelves Oct 30

AirPods, now one of the most ubiquitous wireless earphones and a sensation in the world of memes, has gone Pro. The AirPods Pro (SGD 379) comes months after Apple's follow-up AirPods Generation 2, with an all-new in-ear design, active noise-cancelling capability, and IPX4 sweat- and water-resistant rating. Transitioning from convenient and

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Fujifilm Announces X-Pro3: Hidden Display Makes You Shoot Like Old Times

Fujifilm has announced the 2019 follow-up to its unique rangefinder-styled flagship mirrorless camera, the X-Pro 3. With the brand's latest advances in sensor, processing and autofocus technology, the X-Pro 3 also sports new materials and a unique approach to bringing the classic rangefinder camera experience into the digital age. The top

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Evidence For AirPods 3 Stacking Up: Noise Cancellation, In-Ear Design, IP Rating

Glyphs discovered in the iOS 13.2 beta ignited rumours about a follow-up to Apple's super-successful AirPods, and are widely expected to sport noise cancellation and (certified) water resistance. The glyph discovered by 9to5Mac in the iOS 13.2 code. Current generations of AirPods are almost cosmetically identical, with minor changes to LED indicator

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31 Vulnerabilities Found On S’pore Government Platform By GovTech Programme

In conjunction with the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and HackerOne, the Singapore Government Technology Agency (GovTech) launched the second Government Bug Bounty Programme (BBP) held between 8 July to 28 July 2019. Concurrently, GovTech has launched a Vulnerability Disclosure Programme (VDP) on the HackerOne platform, which will make

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Creative Debuts Super X-Fi Sound Cards With New Sound Blaster X3

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster cards are the most established PC audio industry, are can be said to be responsible for the PC audio revolution 30 years ago. Today, the Singapore-based company marries old and new, combining its latest Super X-Fi headphone holography with its Sound Blaster line of PC

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Philips 3200 Series LatteGo S’pore Launch: Fresh, Pro Home Cuppa, 15s Cleanup

In conjunction with World Coffee Day, Philips is launching its range of fully automated espresso machines (FAEM) in Singapore. Amongst the machines is the Philips 3200 Series LatteGo, which touts the greatest in convenience while providing a wide range of customisations and beverage options. The Philips 3200 Series LatteGo, with innovative

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Checkmate? Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Better Cameras & Processors, But No Google

Objectively, the Huawei Mate 30 phones are impressive. With strides in areas ranging from its improved triple camera system to a new generation of proprietary mobile chipset with support for 5G connectivity, there's just one issue. Few outside of China will be focusing on those specifications. The cameras on the Huawei Mate

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Nikon Announces Development Of Top-End D6 DSLR, 120-300mm f2.8, Z 24mm f1.8

DSLRs are far from dead. Nikon's announcement of the development of the D6 professional DSLR marks the 20th anniversary of the brand's single-digit flagship D-series cameras, and the 60th anniversary of the brand's venerable and versatile F-mount. The highly anticipated Nikon D6 professional DSLR. Image: Nikon Part of the "development announcement" might

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