REVIEW: Creative Aurvana Live!2 headphones

REVIEW: Creative Aurvana Live!2 headphones
A build as low as its price


REVIEW: Bose SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III

REVIEW: Bose SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III
A portable speaker that pumps out huge bass effortlessly


REVIEW: Mi in-ear headphones

REVIEW: Mi in-ear headphones
Perhaps the best overall value earphones ever


REVIEW: Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker

REVIEW: Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker
A portable speaker that delivers big stereo sounds with a real bass feel


REVIEW: Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 wireless earbuds

REVIEW: Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 wireless earbuds
Earphones that let you enjoy music on the go with a store-and-charge case


REVIEW: Jabra Sport Wireless+ Bluetooth earphones

REVIEW: Jabra Sport Wireless+ Bluetooth earphones
Hands-on with the new Jabra Sport Wireless+ Bluetooth earphones


REVIEW: HTC One Mini

REVIEW: HTC One Mini
Following the success of the HTC One, HTC has released a smaller version: One Mini. It carries similar design elements as the bigger brother, but with a less polished aluminium finishing and a thick plastic frame


REVIEW: HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM Android Smartphone

REVIEW: HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM Android Smartphone
Hands-on with the new HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM Android Smartphone


REVIEW: Sony DR-BTN200M Bluetooth headset

REVIEW: Sony DR-BTN200M Bluetooth headset
Hands-on with the new Sony DR-BTN200M Bluetooth headset


REVIEW: Galaxy Note 8.0

REVIEW: Galaxy Note 8.0
Samsung appears relentless in its desire to dominate the Android device market by introducing devices of various sizes. There are the Galaxy smartphones, with the premium S range, the Mini range, and the recently-announced Mega range. There is the Galaxy Tab, in sizes between 7 and 10.1 inches. For the Galaxy Note range, there are the Note I, Note II, Note 10.1, and here I have the Note 8 LTE (GT-N5120) for review


REVIEW: HP ENVY x2 - Windows 8 Tablet Laptop

REVIEW: HP ENVY x2 - Windows 8 Tablet Laptop
HP ENVY x2: Windows 8 Tablet Laptop Review


Dell XPS 12: Quick Review

Dell XPS 12: Quick Review
A tough, good-looking flipscreen laptop


EXCLUSIVE: RHA MA350 earphones review

EXCLUSIVE: RHA MA350 earphones review
RHA MA350 earphones


REVIEW: SOL REPUBLIC tokidoki and TKDK headphones - Singapore launch

REVIEW: SOL REPUBLIC tokidoki and TKDK headphones - Singapore launch
SOL REPUBLIC tokidoki and TKDK headphones - Singapore launch


REVIEW: Sony Xperia Z

REVIEW: Sony Xperia Z
"Water and dust resistant" 5-inch HD smartphone makes its debut


Asus Transformer AiO: Tablet Desktop

Asus Transformer AiO: Tablet Desktop
They call it "the world’s first all-in-one PC with a detachable tablet". At 18.4 inch, I say it's also the world's largest Android tablet!


REVIEW: Logitech's Latest Keyboards and Mice

REVIEW: Logitech's Latest Keyboards and Mice
Washable, wireless and touchable


Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13
Ultrabook Tablet Review


Sony headphones: MDR-1R vs MDR-Z1000

Sony headphones: MDR-1R vs MDR-Z1000
Which is better?


FIRST LOOK: Asus PadFone 2

FIRST LOOK: Asus PadFone 2
Chester Tan shares his first impressions of the Asus PadFone 2 at the phone-and-tablet Android device's media launch in Singapore


Sigma DP2 Merrill: Camera Review

Sigma DP2 Merrill: Camera Review
The Sigma DP2M is a niche-market camera built with the sole purpose of capturing the best quality image per pixel using its Foveon X3 sensor which I have shared in my previous blog post


The Sigma Foveon X3 Sensor: Review

The Sigma Foveon X3 Sensor: Review
This is a prelude article to my upcoming review on Sigma DP2 Merrill compact camera.


Logitech UE Mobile Boombox: Review

Logitech UE Mobile Boombox: Review
When Logitech announced the UE Mobile Boombox a while back, I immediately thought of the Logitech Mini Boombox which I reviewed favourably, and wondered if this new Boombox is based on the Logitech copy.


Apple EarPod Review

Apple EarPod Review
All new iPhone 5 comes with the new EarPods which Apple claims spent 3 years in R&D.


Sony DSC-RX100 F1.8 Compact Camera Review

Sony DSC-RX100 F1.8 Compact Camera Review
When Sony announced the RX100, many of my social media peers were raving about it. So I had to try it myself.


Jabra SOLEMATE: Weatherproof Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Jabra SOLEMATE: Weatherproof Bluetooth Portable Speaker
The Jabra SOLEMATE Bluetooth Portable Speaker, just announced at IFA 2012 on 30 August, is with me for a review!


Dell XPS 14: Ultrabook Review

Dell XPS 14: Ultrabook Review
Dell XPS ultrabooks are beautifully designed, delivers high performance and made of premium quality.


Motorola Razr Maxx: Smartphone with Largest Battery Capacity

Motorola Razr Maxx: Smartphone with Largest Battery Capacity
If you are a heavy smartphone user and have problems with the battery life of your current phone, then look no further: the Motorola Razr Maxx is your answer.


Sony VAIO T13 Ultrabook: Review

Sony VAIO T13 Ultrabook: Review
The Sony VAIO T is Sony's first ultrabook weighing just 1.6kg for the 13-inch version (SVT13115FGS).


I Like Gangnam Style

I Like Gangnam Style
So, why do I find it so enticing to listen and watch this infectiously "ridiculous" song? Why is it so catchy and enjoyable in my opinion?


Review: Motorola Elite Silver HZ750 bluetooth headset

Review: Motorola Elite Silver HZ750 bluetooth headset
A review on the Motorola Elite Silver HZ750 bluetooth headset by Chester Tan.


Android TV Box

Android TV Box
A review on the Android TV Box by Chester Tan


Projector for the Home

Projector for the Home
Last year, I attended an EPSON blogger event and received a projector for review. Through the experience, I was convinced that projector, instead of a physical television unit, is the way to go for the modern home. Why so?


Samsung EX2F F1.4 Wi-Fi Compact Camera

Samsung EX2F F1.4 Wi-Fi Compact Camera
The EX2F is tagged "the world's brightest compact camera lens" at F1.4, until Panasonic leveled the playing ground with the Lumix LX7, also with F1.4.


Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5
There are numerous independent reviews that give the Olympus OM-D E-M5 the thumbs up. I was equally impressed when I attended the launch event. Recently, Olympus passed me the E-M5 for a more personal review.


Accutone Headphones: Pisces and Taurus

Accutone Headphones: Pisces and Taurus
Accutone has been designing and producing professional headset solutions for call centers, offices, enterprises and SOHO.


Nikon D800: Review

Nikon D800: Review
A review on the Nikon D800 by Chester Tan


Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300: Review

Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300: Review
S2 to S3: Is It Worth It?


Ranger Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard

Ranger Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard
Nothing beats a real physical full-size keyboard.


Samsung NX20: Quick Review

Samsung NX20: Quick Review
Samsung recently announced its largest NX camera lineup - the NX20, NX210 and NX1000.


Sony Balanced Armature Headphones XBA

Sony Balanced Armature Headphones XBA
Chester Tan tells us about his experience with the full range of Sony XBA series headphones.


Epson LabelWorks: Portable Label Printer Review

Epson LabelWorks: Portable Label Printer Review
EPSON has launched a new range of portable label printers for home and office.


ASUS Padfone Review: User Experience

ASUS Padfone Review: User Experience
Chester Tan offers a consumer perspective of the ASUS Padfone.


Diablo 3 Review

Diablo 3 Review
Hell was worth the wait


ASUS Padfone Review: First 24hr Impressions

ASUS Padfone Review: First 24hr Impressions
Chester Tan gives his first impressions about the ASUS Padfone.


REVIEW - Motorola Atrix 2 and Lapdock 100

REVIEW - Motorola Atrix 2 and Lapdock 100
What improvements does the new Atrix have?


REVIEW - HTC One X

REVIEW - HTC One X
Chester Tan toys around with the latest Android smartphone


Blackberry Playbook OS2 Review

Blackberry Playbook OS2 Review
This is the Playbook operating system that should have been released last year.


Blackberry Bold 9790 review

Blackberry Bold 9790 review
We take a look at the 9790 and share our thoughts.


Nikon 1: V1 Mirrorless Camera Review

Nikon 1: V1 Mirrorless Camera Review
Chester Tan reviews the Nikon 1: V1 Mirrorless Camera


Sony NEX-7: Mirrorless Camera Review

Sony NEX-7: Mirrorless Camera Review
Chester Tan spends some time with the Sony NEX-7: Mirrorless Camera


REVIEW - Nikon Coolpix P310: Compact Bright Lens Camera

REVIEW - Nikon Coolpix P310: Compact Bright Lens Camera
Chester Tan reviews the Nikon Coolpix P310


HANDS-ON: Max Payne 3

HANDS-ON: Max Payne 3
Rockstar Games finally lets us loose on a level of Max Payne 3!


DigiTalk: Who needs a newspaper?

DigiTalk: Who needs a newspaper?
Social media has made traditional information sources all but invisible to people under 30. Would anyone have know about KONY 2012 without Facebook, Twitter or YouTube?


GAME'D: Mass Effect 3

GAME'D: Mass Effect 3
Commander Shepard's epic journey comes to an end


UFC Undisputed 3 Review

UFC Undisputed 3 Review
An excellent return after a two-year hiatus


The Darkness II Review

The Darkness II Review
A violently satisfying experience.


Have you done your Facebook spring cleaning?

Have you done your Facebook spring cleaning?
The deadline for Facebook Timeline has hit. Have you finished cleaning your profile?


Facebook’s “Timeline” becomes mandatory next week. How do you feel about it?

Facebook’s “Timeline” becomes mandatory next week. How do you feel about it?
How do you feel about the factthat Facebook’s “Timeline” feature will become automatically activated for all accounts on February 1st?


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review
Why change a winning formula?


Skyrim Review

Skyrim Review
Be the hero or villain that you want to be


REVIEW: Forza Motorsport 4

REVIEW: Forza Motorsport 4
An amazing experience for both casual and hardcore racers


REVIEW: Battlefield 3

REVIEW: Battlefield 3
You’re going to be shooting people for a very long time


GAME’D: Batman: Arkham City

GAME’D: Batman: Arkham City
With ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ setting the benchmark for any Batman game, how does its successor ‘Arkham City’ compare? Scott Ng finds out.


REVIEW: NBA 2K12

REVIEW: NBA 2K12
A tale of two games.


REVIEW: FIFA 12

REVIEW: FIFA 12
EA takes a risk and succeeds


Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Impressions

Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Impressions
Finishing the campaign is only the beginning…


REVIEW: Razer Mamba wireless mouse

REVIEW: Razer Mamba wireless mouse
A mouse that’s hard to match


REVIEW: Razer Chimaera 5.1 wireless gaming headset

REVIEW: Razer Chimaera 5.1 wireless gaming headset
An unbelievable audio experience


Privacy issues with living my life online: To love or to leave Facebook?

Privacy issues with living my life online: To love or to leave Facebook?
Facebook's settings and online privacy rules are changing everyday. Do you love it, or do you want to leave it?


REVIEW: Gears of War 3

REVIEW: Gears of War 3
A fitting end to the series


REVIEW – Deus Ex: Human Revolution

REVIEW – Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Should you take part in this revolution?


Thank you Steve Jobs

Thank you Steve Jobs
Chester Tan reflects on Steve Jobs' retirement, and his impact on the world.


DigiTalk – Steve Jobs’ Legacy

DigiTalk – Steve Jobs’ Legacy
What will happen to Apple now that Steve Jobs is gone?


REVIEW: Philips SHE2675 In-Ear Headset

REVIEW: Philips SHE2675 In-Ear Headset
Are Philips’ smartphone friendly earphones worth it?


The evolution of Hotmail

The evolution of Hotmail
We take a look at how Hotmail has changed in its 15 years of existence


DigiTalk: Are the hackers going too far?

DigiTalk: Are the hackers going too far?
Groups like “Anonymous” claim that they are standing up for the rights of the people. Are they really?


Survival Guide – Singapore PC Show 2011

Survival Guide – Singapore PC Show 2011
How to enjoy this week’s PC Show at Suntec Convention Center without losing your mind


BLOG: Popular Facebook Profile Pictures – Which One Do You Use?

BLOG: Popular Facebook Profile Pictures – Which One Do You Use?
Blogger Estelle Kiora explores the ten most common profile pictures used on Facebook, and what they say about your personality.


REVIEW: The Witcher 2

REVIEW: The Witcher 2
CD Projekt RED triumphs with its sequel to The Witcher.


BLOG: Love bytes

BLOG: Love bytes
What I think of online dating


Duke Nukem Forever: Hail to the king, baby!

Duke Nukem Forever: Hail to the king, baby!
Is latest release of 90s cult gaming hit still relevant?


REVIEW: Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta Add-on impressions

REVIEW: Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta Add-on impressions
Is GOW3 an upgrade?


DigiTalk: Should CDs follow the route of the Walkman?

DigiTalk: Should CDs follow the route of the Walkman?
Do CDs still have a place in today’s digital landscape?


5 quick ways to re-brand yourself with Facebook

5 quick ways to re-brand yourself with Facebook
How to keep your image from taking a nose dive because of your Facebook account


Introducing: Estelle Kiora!

Introducing: Estelle Kiora!
Meet xinmsn's latest guest blogger.


REVIEW: Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War II – Retribution

REVIEW: Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War II – Retribution
Is Relic’s latest DOW2 expansion the best of them all?


REVIEW - Total War: Shogun 2

REVIEW - Total War: Shogun 2
The Total War series goes back to its roots


REVIEW: Rift

REVIEW: Rift
Are the planes of Telara worth a visit?


DigiTalk: Looney New Year App Ideas
Chinese New Year apps to help with the celebrations and/or ease the pain of annoying extended family...


REVIEW: DC Universe Online

REVIEW: DC Universe Online
Ever wonder what it would be like to be faster than a speeding bullet? Now you can find out.


DigiTalk – Steve Jobs’ Legacy
What will happen to Apple if Steve Jobs doesn’t come back?


DigiTalk: You REALLY don’t know who’s watching

DigiTalk: You REALLY don’t know who’s watching
Facebook’s latest privacy gaffe seems to prove that they don’t care how you feel about your privacy


REVIEW: Philips SHL5003 headphones

REVIEW: Philips SHL5003 headphones
We check out Philips' latest headphones.


DigiTalk: iPhone Alarms Fail to Go Off. End of the World, Predict Some.
The bells weren’t ringing for many iPhone users this New Year’s weekend, when thanks to a glitch the...


DigiTalk: Watchful Eyes

DigiTalk: Watchful Eyes
Is it still safe to put your pictures online?


DigiTalk: The year in technology

DigiTalk: The year in technology
We highlight five of the year's biggest technology stories


DigiTalk: 3 Totally Useless Social Media Lessons Learned at Zoukout 2010
Read on for sexy photos of hot girls in bikinis at Zoukout now! (OK. I was leading you on about the ...


DigiTalk: Get Your Own Overnight Start-up Success
Local start-up Beeconomic was acquired by Groupon for US$24m. Time for you to get in on the action? ...


DigiTalk: Back from the dead

DigiTalk: Back from the dead
The increasing power of social media


DigiTalk: Help! Twitter Is Making Me Broke!
Last week on Black Friday, I blew more than a hundred dollars on a bunch of $10 tees from threadless...


DigiTalk: Windows Live Messenger comes together

DigiTalk: Windows Live Messenger comes together
The social evolution of one of world’s most popular Net chat services


DigiTalk: Mas Selamat Wouldn’t Have Gotten Away in 2010
“I want you back! Don’t care what I have to do… I want you back (back)!” I had a dream. I dreamt of ...


DigiTalk: Relationship Status Updates On Facebook — Leave Them To The Celebs
So the online gossip grapevine has been all abuzz with the news that Eva Longoria (of Desperate Hous...


DigiTalk: Facebook aims for complete control

DigiTalk: Facebook aims for complete control
What does Facebook’s announcement of an email service mean?


DigiTalk: Saving Social Energy and Protecting Yourself
For those of you reading this on xinmsn’s Gen Tech Blog, this might be the first post you’re seeing ...


DigiTalk: The Kinect Arrives

DigiTalk: The Kinect Arrives
Microsoft’s new “controller-less” gaming experience could revolutionize the industry


DigiTalk: The Good Old Tube

DigiTalk: The Good Old Tube
The profound effect of online video sharing


Let the Games begin

Let the Games begin
As the 16th Asian Games opens in Guangzhou today, let us show you the latest sports games so you can live out your sporting ambition in your living room.


Wherever I May Roam
Forgive me, Mark Zuckerberg and the other gods of social networks, for I have sinned. My last blog p...


REVIEW: Philips SDC5100 Notebook CushionSpeaker

REVIEW: Philips SDC5100 Notebook CushionSpeaker
Comfortable on the lap


Gavin Goes GAGA…over Eduardo Saverin!
For the past week, Singapore has been all abuzz with the revelation by TechCrunch that Facebook co-f...


A personal experience with Facebook's co-founder

A personal experience with Facebook's co-founder
What happens after you become an accidental billionaire? Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin moved to Singapore and kept a low profile.


Gavin Goes…Radio GAGA!

Gavin Goes…Radio GAGA!
Guess what folks? The Save Social Energy movement is taking off in a big way! On Friday, the nice ra...


REVIEW: Fallout: New Vegas

REVIEW: Fallout: New Vegas
Latest Fallout game pays tribute to long-time fans


DigiTalk: World Domination

DigiTalk: World Domination
Why Facebook has taken over Singapore (and the rest of the world)


Social Clutter = Noise Pollution (Sort of)

Social Clutter = Noise Pollution (Sort of)
I came across an interesting article today. It was inspired by how five people volunteered to be sen...


Don’t Spam Me! (Or How You’ve Really Been Spamming Yourself)

Don’t Spam Me! (Or How You’ve Really Been Spamming Yourself)
Like you, I hate spam. Who doesn’t? Like you, I’ve had or wanted, at some point in time, to try and ...


Going GAGA over The Social Network movie

Going GAGA over The Social Network movie
So it’s a week before The Social Network opens in theatres. Most of you will not have watched it yet...


DigiTalk: Hazy Days

DigiTalk: Hazy Days
How can we deal with the Haze?


Gavin Goes…Out of the Closet
Following in the paw prints of one @UluPandanBear, I’ve decided to come out of the closet. Okay, so ...


REVIEW: Philips Delivers Smooth Sound

REVIEW: Philips Delivers Smooth Sound
Philips' SPA5210/97 notebook soundbar proves to be a pleasant surprise


DigiTalk: What Browser is best for you?

DigiTalk: What Browser is best for you?
We pit Microsoft's IE9 beta offering against Google Chrome 7 and Mozilla's Firefox 4


What Do Bees Have To Do With Social Energy Anyway?

What Do Bees Have To Do With Social Energy Anyway?
Today, I’ve decided to make a stand. I’ve decided to do get fully involved with the Save Social Ener...


DigiTalk: Bear Scare - The Power of New Media

DigiTalk: Bear Scare - The Power of New Media
Don't get suckered by guerrilla campaigns


DigiTalk: Privacy in a Digital World

DigiTalk: Privacy in a Digital World
How to protect yourself


REVIEW: Halo Reaches New Heights

REVIEW: Halo Reaches New Heights
Bungie’s last dance will be remembered for a long, long time


FIRST LOOK: Ready to Kinect

FIRST LOOK: Ready to Kinect
Microsoft's new motion-sensitive games look fun


REVIEW: Civilization V Comes and Conquers

REVIEW: Civilization V Comes and Conquers
Sid Meier’s latest epic should be the most accessible yet!


PREVIEW: Halo Reach Arrives

PREVIEW: Halo Reach Arrives
200 million dollar elephant in the room threatens to eat up all of my time


DigiTalk: Streaming Video & You

DigiTalk: Streaming Video & You
Why is there such a lack of good video services in Singapore?


DigiTalk: Time for Blu-ray

DigiTalk: Time for Blu-ray
Do you really need to upgrade?