Alvin Chong

A former journalist at Today and editor at Channel NewsAsia, Alvin is currently corralling cats, whether at home, or for Here Be Geeks, which he co-founded in 2010.

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Philips Airfryer Essential XL Connected
Philips Airfryer Essential XL Connected review: Easy cooking

The Philips Airfryer Essential XL Connected is a great appliance that you can add to your kitchen.

Mi Smart Fryer 3.5L review: App-powered frying

Can Buy…But — the Mi Smart Fryer 3.5L does what it’s supposed to do, but it feels undercooked in some areas, such as the app experience.

The Kyvol Epichef Air Fryer AF600. Credit: Kyvol
Kyvol Epichef Air Fryer AF600 review: Smart and capable

Can Buy — the Kyvol Epichef Air Fryer AF600 is smart, capable and convenient, but its companion app won’t change your life.

The Supersolid Dreamtype DT-001 keyboard
Supersolid Dreamtype DT-001 review: Super-solid performance

Can Buy — the Supersolid Dreamtype DT-001 is a solid (haha) and inexpensive mechanical keyboard that’s perfect for both gaming and work.

Gigabyte M28U
Gigabyte M28U Gaming Monitor review: Solid and inexpensive

Can Buy — the Gigabyte M28U is a solid, no-frills monitor with a sharp 4K resolution and plenty of features. It’s excellent for both work and play.

Creative Aurvana Trio LS
Creative Aurvana Trio LS: Low-cost good sound

Can Buy…But — the Creative Aurvana Trio LS offers good sound at a low price, but do you really want wired earphones in this day and age?

Bibigo Gyoza Dumplings Pork & Vegetable
Bibigo Mandu Pork & Vegetable Dumplings review: Great mandu

If you’re craving a quick snack, you wouldn’t want to waste time waiting for something…

Baseus i-wok Series Monitor LED Screen Hanging Light review: No more tired eyes

We’re staring at our screens a lot these days, no thanks to work from home…

Keychron K8 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron K8 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard: TKL champ

The Keychron K8 has good connectivity options, and comes with a good balance between space savings and being too compressed.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS4) review: Sackful of delights

Sackboy: A Big Adventure is Sackboy’s latest and biggest adventure yet, filled with lovely environements, funky pop music and tons of fun.