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YouTuber exposes flaws in Razer N95 mask; company retracts marketing claims

Shenzhen – Following a YouTube review of its Zephyr and Zephyr Pro mask, which boasted N95-grade filters, gaming hardware company Razer has retracted all claims on its products. Shenzhen-based YouTuber who goes by the handle Naomi' SexyCyborg' Wu conducted a...

Homegrown brand: myFirst Smart Watchphone for kids to remain connected with parents & peers, new & improved

Singapore — myFirst, the Singapore-based tech brand for kids, today announced the latest iteration of its innovative line of Smartwatch Phones, the myFirst Fone R1s. Designed for young children in today’s world of smart devices, the R1s features 4G LTE...

Taste the food you see on the TV screen, with lickable ‘TTTV’

Tokyo — Just in time for the festive season, a Japanese professor has created a prototype of a lickable TV screen that sprays different flavours for viewers. It's flavourful; it's lickable – members of the public might soon be able...

Cockroaches save the day! — S’pore tech team maximises the insect’s abilities for rescue operations

Singapore — The pesky cockroach's ability to squeeze through practically any gap and infiltrate establishments is now being transformed into a life-saving advantage with the help of a technological backpack. A team led by Associate Professor Hirotaka Sato at the...

Razer launches regional HQ in S’pore, plans to expand staff to 1,000 by 2023

Singapore – Singaporean-American multinational gaming technology company Razer which is headquartered in the US has launched a new Southeast Asia hub here and plans to expand its local team to 1,000 employees by 2023. It won't just be a workplace....

Is blue light from screens really harmful to skin?

NEW YORK -- In the end, it seems that artificial blue light from smartphones, tablets and other screens may not be harmful to skin. A new scientific study suggests that artificial blue light only has a "negligible effect" on...

Virtual reality technology helping medical students pick up skills without exposure to viruses

Somerset, England -- At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, medical students across the globe have been facing a common struggle - how to safely get a hands-on experience. The solution? Get headsets for a hands-on experience. A group of students...

How to breathe new life into a sluggish smartphone

PARIS -- Stuck at home during the lockdown, you cannot help noticing how slow your phone has become. Don't despair, you probably don't need to buy a new one just yet. Here are five tips to breathe new life into an...

Taiwan man drops iPhone in lake, gets it back after a year. It still works

India -- A story of a Taiwan man getting back his iPhone after dropping it in a lake a year ago has gone viral online. The man identified as Chen, shared a detailed post on Facebook about how he...

Leaks and rumours—is Apple working on a new foldable phone with a stylus?

Singapore — The word on the tech grapevine is that Apple may be working on designs for a foldable iPhone, possibly one with a stylus. Tech rivals Samsung, Huawei and Motorola have already launched phones with flippable and foldable...
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Woman feels resentful and jealous of ‘carefree’ boyfriend earning S$12K a month, nearly 5X her pay

Singapore -- A woman earning significantly less than her boyfriend wrote that she could not help but feel resentful and jealous of him. In an...

TikToker surprised to see SAF PT shorts featured in Shopee’s CNY sale

Singapore — Well, the shorts are red, after all.  And maybe someone at Shopee believes that wearing the dri-fit shorts used for physical training at...

Buy fish if you can’t afford chicken, President Halimah once said: Netizens point to pomfret’s pre-CNY price of $100 per kilo

Singapore -- As the price of premium fish such as pomfret and red grouper soar exponentially ahead of Chinese New Year, several netizens have...

‘Proud of my contribution to Singapore law’ — Lim Tean celebrates pub case win

Singapore — Lawyer and opposition leader Lim Tean called a judgment handed down by the High Court on Thursday (Jan 27) as one of...
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