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Huawei’s Heavy Smartphone Discounts Keep It Ahead Of Apple Despite Sanctions

Huawei makes a mean smartphone. However, 2019 was an exceptionally tough year for the Chinese telecommunications company. US-led sanctions had barred it from accessing vital hardware and services vendors like Android, Intel and Broadcom. To add insult to injury, Huawei's headline-grabbing S$54 smartphone promotion last year in Singapore backfired spectacularly

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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

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VR Zone’s 2019 Christmas Gift Guide: Gadgets For Every Category & Budget

The holiday season has beset us yet again - the endless jingle of Christmas tunes a constant reminder that we've got limited time and a long list of friends and family to snag gifts for. Fret not: here's a comprehensive guide, arranged by category and price-points so you don't emerge

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Adobe Aero Puts Mobile AR Creation In Your Hands – All For Free

Previously blanketed under the (semi-)secrecy of Project Aero, Adobe Aero has been announced as a free mobile app for iOS and iPadOS platforms. Built to allow designers to build, animate and share AR experiences without any need for prior coding knowledge. With a private beta launched at Adobe Max 2018,

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Adobe MAX 2019: Photoshop & Illustrator for iPad, Fresco for Surface, Photoshop Camera

Adobe, the foremost name in creative digital applications, has announced the next in line of its Creative Cloud suite of programmes. Amongst the top announcements is the highly-anticipated Photoshop for iPad, along with Adobe Illustrator for venerable Apple-made tablet. It's up-and-coming Fresco drawing app has also been extended to Microsoft

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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

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Adobe Illustrator for iPad Reportedly Slated for 2020, To Join Fresco, Photoshop

Despite maintaining a consistent form factor, price point and function set across its range of iPads, Apple's tablet computers have transformed drastically from object of ridicule, e-book reader, notebook redux and now on the cusp of laptop killer. Vast improvements to computing power, thoughtful integrations with key peripherals like Smart

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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

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