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How can the Singapore government monitor Pokemon Go?
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How can the Singapore government monitor Pokemon Go?

July 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The first reaction when you hear that the Singapore government wants to monitor the impact of Pokemon Go here is probably incredulity. Or, what the...
Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (2016)
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (2016)

July 24th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With a bright and sharp screen, plus a thin and light design, the updated Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (2016) is attractive, if not perfect....
Are smartwatches still the next big thing, as shipments fall?
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Are smartwatches still the next big thing, as shipments fall?

July 22nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Why are people not buying more of these newfangled gadgets and ripping their boring quartz and automatic watches from their wrists? Technology, ironically, is the issue...
In Japan, robots come with lifetime warranty even as engineers age
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In Japan, robots come with lifetime warranty even as engineers age

July 21st, 2016 | by Grace Chng
Few companies in the world give lifetime warranty for their products. Fanuc, the Japanese industrial robot maker, is among the few who does just that....
Q&A: Cloud will appeal to Asia’s SMBs despite issues, says GoDaddy
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Q&A: Cloud will appeal to Asia’s SMBs despite issues, says GoDaddy

July 19th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite being a well-connected country, Singapore has many SMBs that don't even have a website. That's changing, GoDaddy says, as more turn to the cloud....
New Star Trek TV series arrives on Netflix in 2017
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New Star Trek TV series arrives on Netflix in 2017

July 19th, 2016 | by Alvin Lai
A big plus for Netflix users who are Trekkies, the new series will be available globally within 24 hours of its United States premiere....
Goondu DIY: Upgrading your motherboard in Windows 10
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Goondu DIY: Upgrading your motherboard in Windows 10

July 17th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Installing a new CPU, motherboard and RAM into an existing Windows 10 PC isn't as scary as a brain and heart transplant, even though it is one....
Goondu review: Leagoo Shark 1
Cellphones
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Goondu review: Leagoo Shark 1

July 16th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The Leagoo Shark 1, with a large screen and a high-capacity battery, will appeal to users who watch a lot of videos on the go....
Going hands off with NEC’s ARmKeypad Air virtual keyboard
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Going hands off with NEC’s ARmKeypad Air virtual keyboard

July 14th, 2016 | by Nigel Chen
Doing away with the need for physical contact makes the ARmKeypad Air extremely useful for industries that require professionals to operate hands-free, such as the medical industry....
Costly Linksys EA9500 router promises better wireless links in Singapore homes
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Costly Linksys EA9500 router promises better wireless links in Singapore homes

July 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The Linksys EA9500 promises to hook up more devices - particularly mobile devices - more efficiently at home for video streaming and gaming, for example....
Free mobile data, calls on National Day this year
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Free mobile data, calls on National Day this year

July 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With less than a month to go before National Day, Singapore's Big Three telecom operators have rolled out their traditional freebies for the festive period....
Gilmore Girls debuts in HD glory on Netflix
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Gilmore Girls debuts in HD glory on Netflix

July 5th, 2016 | by Alvin Lai
For the first time, it's in high definition. The show was never made available on Blu-ray, nor offered on any digital streaming service till now....
Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone
Cellphones
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Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone

June 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
There's yet another way to pay with your phone today with the launch of Google's much-talked about Android Pay service in Singapore...
Goondu review: HTC 10
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Goondu review: HTC 10

June 26th, 2016 | by Nigel Chen
Is the HTC 10 a perfect 10? No. But it is pretty close to it. There aren't any major flaws with it, and the phone excels in in just about every aspect....
Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore
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Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile wallets will take off swiftly in Singapore, because users are already familiar with the phone as an integral part of life, says Visa....
Why Singtel’s voice over Wi-Fi service could make a difference
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Why Singtel’s voice over Wi-Fi service could make a difference

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel mobile users will be able to make calls over Wi-Fi from August, especially at places such as high-rise buildings above 20 storeys and in basement carparks, where cellphone signals are typically weak....
Goondu review: Beyerdynamic T 51 i
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Goondu review: Beyerdynamic T 51 i

June 20th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The familiar Beyerdynamic sound may appeal to some fans. Open, detailed and free of bloat, it is a nice departure from so many rivals....
The best hardware and games of E3 2016
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The best hardware and games of E3 2016

June 20th, 2016 | by Hui Bin Yap
From a new Xbox to famed developer Hideo Kojima's new game, this year's E3 show in Los Angeles has brought lots of goodies to look forward to. Here's what you shouldn't miss....
New Radiohead album, a Moon Shaped Pool, out on Spotify
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New Radiohead album, a Moon Shaped Pool, out on Spotify

June 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Three years after calling Spotify "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse", Thom Yorke is seeing the latest Radiohead album appear on the music streaming service he seemed to have hated so much....
Three in four organisations at risk of cyber threats: RSA
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Three in four organisations at risk of cyber threats: RSA

June 17th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
A majority of the companies surveyed had inadequate capabilities when it came to protection, identification, detection, recovery and response....