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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Final ZE3000
Final ZE3000 review: Audiophile-quality wireless

Can Buy — the Final ZE3000 earbuds are one of the first true wireless earphones to approach audiophile quality. However, they do lack some conveniences found in other true wireless earbuds.

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.