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Sony WH-1000XM3 Review: Perfect Travel Headphones, Almost

"Are those the XM3s?" My seat mate lights up despite the dreary 1-hour delay on the tarmac without air conditioning in the sweltering Singaporean evening as my Lufthansa flight addresses an air system fault.  I had the chance to take along the Sony WH-1000XM3 noise cancelling headphones on my last trip

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Here’s Why Huawei Users Shouldn’t Panic, And Why Everyone Else Should

The media has been quick to jump on the catastrophic string of events that followed US President Donald Trump's inclusion of Chinese tech giant Huawei onto the "Entity List". First Google, with the looming threat of blockage of access to its vital Android and Google suite services; Intel, Qualcomm and

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Jabra Elite 86h ANC Headphones, Elite Active 45e Sports Come To Singapore

With the overwhelming success of the Elite 65t, Jabra, now the second biggest brand in Singapore for true wireless headphones, has launched the highly-anticipated Elite 85h active noise cancelling headphones. The Jabra Elite 85h headphones (background), and Jabra Elite Active 45e sports earphones (foreground). Image: Ian Ling Jabra Elite 85h (SGD

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8-core MacBook Pro Update, Finally: Starts S$2,599 (13″), S$3,499 (15″)

Touted by Apple to be the "fastest MacBook ever", first-ever 8-core MacBook Pro has finally arrived. This comes with 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processor updates to the MacBook Pro lineup. The updated MacBook Pro is touted to be the world's best pro notebook. Image: Apple With these updated processors, MacBook Pro

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Huawei Phones, Laptops Threatened By Google, Intel, Qualcomm Ban

Just in lieu of Google's high-profile compliance with US policy requiring interdiction of Huawei, fellow American tech companies have fallen in line with rulings regarding Huawei's status on the "Entity List". These have included major chipmakers Intel, Qualcomm and Broadcom, along with memory chip makers Micron Technology and Western Digital.

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Black Mirror S5 Hits Netflix June 5, First Trailer Unveiled Featuring Miley Cyrus

Black Mirror, an incredible Netflix-exclusive series, had brought us four seasons of thought-provoking, ominous prognostications of the future, is slated to return in its fifth series. It had also brought Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, a standalone choose-your-own-adventure (CYOA) Netflix "event" that allowed viewers to choose the fate of the main character

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Issues Reportedly Resolved, Launch Due Next Month

After a spate of high-profile defects affecting review units, Samsung pulled its Galaxy Fold smartphone indefinitely. Set to launch at a retail price of USD 1,980, the foldable phone was plagued with issues especially concentrated around its screen. The Samsung Galaxy Fold. Image: Samsung Korean outlet Yonhap News reported just yesterday that

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