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Key differences between the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X – should I upgrade my existing iPhone? | IT Gadget Review

In remembrance of Steve Job on his birthday, Apple announced three new iPhones at its annual special event on 12 September 2017 – the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the flag-ship iPhone X (‘iPhone Ten’). For those who already own the current models of iPhone, it may be a tough choice to make or should you even consider…

The new Synology DiskStation DS1817+ is one powerful network access storage pack in sleek aluminium body. Looks can be deceiving! | IT Gadgets Review

Earlier this year, Synology Inc. launched Synology DiskStation DS1817+ together with their Expansion Unit DX517. Both are powered by the Intel Atom C2538 CPU offering four x86 cores with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, providing outstanding performance even with encryption.           Personally, one of the exciting new features in DS1817+ is the inclusion of a PCIe slot. This…

With MyRepublic, now you can have two separate high speed home broadband networks with one subscription! | IT Review | Singapore

MyRepublic is one of the few home broadband service providers in Singapore. Founded in 2011, MyRepublic has been offering high speed broadband services to residential homes and is the pioneer to roll out high speed 1Gbps fibre broadband in 2014. Recently, in the midst of finding a new broadband service provider, I chanced upon MyRepublic which offer quite a good…

With DJI Spark, flying a drone can be a real fun activity with your friends and family! | IT Gadget Review

During March 2016, DJI’s Phantom 4 was released. Six months later it released the Mavic Pro, which was about half the weight and, with its folding design, less than half the size. Eight months after that, and DJI’s latest drone – DJI Spark was released and again it halves the size and weight of the already slim Mavic Pro.  …

VIRB 360 – Garmin’s first 360-degree action camera with an immersive 5.7K experience | It Gadgets | Press Release

Garmin Singapore today announced the versatile VIRB 360, a compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof VIRB 360 is an easy-to-use camera that captures impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K/30fps, with four built-in microphones to ensure everything sounds as good as it looks in any direction. Whether users are kayaking down river rapids or mountain biking through rough terrain,…

New Logitech Spotlight – a Handy presentation control remote to match with your Apple Macbook | IT Gadgets Review

Logitech has produced numerous mice and keyboards until in the recent years, creating more audio and gaming products for the consumer market, as well as videoconferencing equipment for business users. Early this year, Logitech announced a significant revamp of their presentation control with the Logitech Spotlight Presentation Remote. Unlike the traditional slide clicker or laser pointer of the past, Spotlight…

Garmin’s new Fenix 5 smartwatch aims be the leader in fitness wearables | IT Gadgets Review

Garmin has just unveiled three beautiful successors to its multi sport GPS watch – the Fenix 5, Fenix 5S and the Fenix 5X. All of the these new Fenix watches are waterproof rated to 100 metres, so you can go for a dip without worrying that the stainless steel body will get damaged. The Fenix 3 series are already well…

Snap’s Spectacles – what’s with the hype? Quick review on this smart glasses for SnapChat | IT Gadget Review

Early this year, Snap launched their very first consumer gadget – USD 130 Snap Spectacles, which essentially allow any wearers to take circular videos and post them to their Snapchat accounts. In their press release, Snap proudly describes itself as “a camera company” that sells “toys” to the connected generation. Seemingly, Spectacles are a key piece of the company’s business…

The new Montblanc Summit – the answer to changing consumer needs for Swiss made smartwatches | IT Gadget Review

Last night, I was thrilled to be invited to Montblanc’s Black & White Weeks event at Luxe Art Museum Singapore. Like the one in previous year, it is a good showcase of all Montblanc’s latest collection for 2017 – an assortment of professionally crafted writing instruments, watches, leather and jewellery. Of particular interest to me is the newly announced Montblanc…

Gaming on the go with Nintendo Switch! No more clunky consoles too | IT Gadgets Review

Nintendo’s Switch is the latest device release by Nintendo adding to the other product lines e.g. Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Nintendo Switch game console goes on sale worldwide on 3rd March 2017 to compete with other mainstream competitors’ console such as Sony’s top-selling PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One S. Riding on the big brand win after Pokemon Go’s…