[Deal Alert] Free apps worth $135 on Amazon Appstore

You’ve read this right. Amazon is offering an unprecedented $135 dollars worth of apps to entice you into downloading their AppStore. (Sorry iPhone users, no free apps for you – blame the Cupertino company for that)

Read on to find out more about the deal.

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Sony Xperia Z3 and Compact pre-orders now open for all three telcos

The Sony Xperia Z3 and its smaller but equally as powerful cousin, the Z3 Compact are now available for pre-order at all three telcos! However, there is a catch with the Z3 Compact – it is only available for pre-order at SingTel, though it will be available for sale at M1 and StarHub as well.

We here at Twenty First Tech came away hugely impressed with them, so do have a look at our first impressions article for more info on the devices themselves.

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Lumia 830 available in Singapore on 27 September

Microsoft today announced the availability of the affordable flagship Lumia 830 in Singapore for S$529. With a premium design, superior PureView imaging and integrated Microsoft services, Lumia 830 makes high-end innovation more affordable.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Edge and Gear S: First Impressions

Yesterday, Samsung Singapore treated us to an exclusive media preview of their new products, the Note 4, Note 4 Edge and Galaxy Gear S. Read on to find out what we thought about them.

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Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet Compact: First Impressions

Today, we were treated to a delightful keynote, where the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet Compact were unveiled to the Asian media for the first time. Read on to find out why we were impressed by the offerings that debuted in IFA 2014.

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NFC sharing on iPhone? Not so soon…

When Apple announced NFC during last week’s keynote, it seemed like we were finally going to see Apple adopt the technology much like how Android has done so for the slew of recent flagships, however Apple has confirmed that its NFC chip in the iPhone 6 is restricted to Apple Pay, the company’s new mobile payments platform.

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Sony to launch Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact in Singapore on 4 Oct

UPDATE: Pre-orders are now open until 30 September, visit the link here!

Sony today had scheduled the Asian launch of the highly anticipated Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact, an event which saw media participants flying in from all over the region. Here, we got to experience the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact alongside the Z3 Tablet Compact, Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk. Read on to know the launch dates and off-contract pricing of these exciting devices.

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iPhone 6 Pricing Out – All three telcos peg it high

Well, Singapore, looks like the new iPhones’ pricing is out – and it’s ugly. While the iPhone 6 is priced at a similar level to its competitor, the Z1 Compact (and soon the Z3 Compact), the iPhone 6 Plus is priced ridiculously high, costing nearly $300 more than other Android flagships. Read on to see the prices for yourselves.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Singapore launch event confirmed to be on 16 September

Update: Check out Singapore release dates and pricing for all Sony products unveiled at IFA 2014 here!

When last month we were sent an invite from Sony for an “exciting event” planned for the 16th of September in Singapore. With Sony confirming their switch to a 6 month release cycle earlier this year, we speculated we’d see the Z3 launch in Singapore then, and we were right.

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iPhone 6 vs Nexus 4: A defense

Apple fans beware: this is going to be a controversial post. In this post, our editor Si Jie makes his stand against this commentary featured on India Business Today.

Business Today (India) : Why Apple iPhone 6 cannot be compared to Google Nexus 4

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