As the year draws to a close (this is my last review for 2018), I want to share with you one way to prevent identity theft and improve online security. Yubico sent me their latest YubiKey 5 series hardware-based authentication tokens. YubiKeys are now available…

It has been a while since I reviewed an ASUS smartphone, so it’s good to revisit this brand that I once loved. Zenfone series have been consistently releasing updated smartphones with different specs to cover the mass market. There will usually be the flagship model,…

The R15 and R15 Pro are the latest R-series smartphones from OPPO, retailing at S$749 and S$899 respectively. I have completed the review of the R15, so here is the R15 Pro review. After weeks of brief usage, the OPPO R15 Pro feels just slightly…

Honor 10 has got to the be most surprising phone launch I have attended in Singapore. Its retail price of S$579 changes the price perception of premium midrange phones, because beneath the Honor 10 is a flagship processor, Kirin 970, that is found on the…

LG Singapore will be launching the V30+, skipping the V30 altogether. The difference is only in the storage size: V30+ offers 128GB while V30 only gives you 64GB. Fortunately, the confusion stops there, unlike the G6 that comes with variants depending on region. All V30+…

Nokia 8 Brief Review

November 15, 2017 0

Nokia has made a comeback, and after releasing several budget Android smartphones this year, finally threw in their flagship model. The Nokia 8 is HMD’s effort is trying to differentiate themselves from other brands, and I have to say, I am impressed with the design…

Google Pixel 2 XL Review

November 12, 2017 0

The Google Pixel 2 XL will officially retail in Singapore from 15 Nov 2017. It is a much-awaited moment for Android fans because the Pixel is the first Android smartphone that is designed entirely by Google, unlike the Nexus series where Google outsources the development…

The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is an oversized version of the Xperia XA1 (review here). On this review, I will share the differences and my experience of the test unit. Comparing XA1 Ultra to XA1 Here are the differences: Display – XA1 Ultra has a…

From 31 August, Singapore consumers will be able to purchase Honor 8 Pro with local 1 year warranty fulfilled by Huawei Service Centre Singapore. Lazada Singapore will be exclusively launching Honor 8 Pro at S$599, in two colours, Midnight Black and Navy Blue. A View…

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is formally announced on 23 Aug 11pm (+8 GMT). I caught the live stream via YouTube. Even before the official announcement of the Note8, there are ample leaks about the design of the smartphone. Hence when it was unveiled, there was…

I have to admit, HTC has an unusual way of reaching out to the market. Early this year, they announced the HTC U Ultra and U Play. It appears that these products were just bench-warmers to the real deal. As the photo indicates, the U11…

OnePlus was a very popular brand among the tech community, simply because it offers the best bang for the buck when it comes to the best mobile processor. Unfortunately, it was never officially sold and supported in Singapore market. Hence, I never got a chance…

Sony’s answer to mid-tier smartphone market, the Xperia XA1 (G3116) runs on MediaTek Helio P20 8-core processor, 3MB RAM and 32GB storage. It supports dual SIMs and micro SD card at the same time, which is going to delight many. The design is polished and…