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ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service
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ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service

August 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new box will be welcome by folks who have liked ViewQwest's VPN service but not the company's more costly broadband offerings....
M1 speeds up fibre broadband offerings, with 10Gbps for homes by year-end
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M1 speeds up fibre broadband offerings, with 10Gbps for homes by year-end

August 29th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
M1 said it hopes that prices for equipment would be cheaper in the next four months before launching the same service for home users....
MyRepublic readies mobile trial in October, promises unlimited data to supporters
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MyRepublic readies mobile trial in October, promises unlimited data to supporters

August 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The trial is limited to an outdoor area surrounding a few apartment blocks in the Jurong East area....
Windows 10 features on the Mac with Parallels Desktop 11
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Windows 10 features on the Mac with Parallels Desktop 11

August 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The latest version promises to bring some of Windows 10's most talked about features to Mac desktops....
Goondu review: Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless
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Goondu review: Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

August 24th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The P5 Wireless is surely one of the best-sounding headphones today in a lightweight, portable package....
Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z3+ hasn’t changed much
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Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z3+ hasn’t changed much

August 22nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Sony put its faith in premium features such as a good camera and high quality audio playback. Its waterproof feature helps too....
Acronis promises easy backup for users with PCs, tablets and phones
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Acronis promises easy backup for users with PCs, tablets and phones

August 20th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The service comes at a time when users are faced with threats that are increasingly difficult to defend against....
Singapore looks to Big Data, immersive media with infocomm media masterplan
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Singapore looks to Big Data, immersive media with infocomm media masterplan

August 18th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Who knows how things will pan out in the next five years, never mind 10 years? Facebook is only 11 years old. Apple only launched its iPhone eight years ago....
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ out in Singapore from this weekend
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ out in Singapore from this weekend

August 14th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
As it seeks a boost to smartphone sales, the Korean electronics firm has stuck with this year's look and feel for the two new devices....
Facing online rivals, StarHub opens up its video streaming service
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Facing online rivals, StarHub opens up its video streaming service

August 12th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The online streaming service is StarHub's latest bid to win back "cord cutters" who have turned to video streaming services such as Netflix or Hulu....
At 50, Singapore seeks new path as a Smart Nation
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At 50, Singapore seeks new path as a Smart Nation

August 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
There's no quick fix this time. Unlike the roads, airports and big factories that had propelled Singapore's original ambitions, the next 50 years' success will depend on how its people develop as innovators....
Listen to 50 years of Singapore music in 50 songs
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Listen to 50 years of Singapore music in 50 songs

August 6th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Music streaming service Deezer has dug up 50 made-in-Singapore tracks from 50 artists across 50 years, and made them free to listen to in the latest SG50 celebratory treat....
Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub
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Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub

August 6th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Fans won't be forced to sign up for one pay-TV operator to watch the matches, usually shown in the wee hours of the night....
LG’s 4K OLED TVs coming to Singapore this month
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LG’s 4K OLED TVs coming to Singapore this month

August 4th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It brings the high contrast offered by OLED technology along with 4K resolution that provides four times the detail on regular Full HD screens....
As smartphones get cheaper, Singapore telcos rethink old strategies
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As smartphones get cheaper, Singapore telcos rethink old strategies

August 3rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
For consumers, this means better deals. And that's good news after seeing prices go up and free data bundles cut in recent years....
OnePlus 2 turns up in Singapore, but is it a flagship killer?
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OnePlus 2 turns up in Singapore, but is it a flagship killer?

August 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Though a good followup to last year's OnePlus 1, which also gained lots of hype, the OnePlus 2 faces lots of competition....
Goondu DIY: Getting Windows 10 without the wait
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Goondu DIY: Getting Windows 10 without the wait

July 31st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
There's a useful download tool that you can use to get started immediately....
Windows 10 earns positive reviews as Microsoft reaches the crossroads
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Windows 10 earns positive reviews as Microsoft reaches the crossroads

July 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
With Windows 10, the company is seeking to win over users like never before....
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 out in Singapore in August
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 out in Singapore in August

July 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The smaller screen sizes seem to follow Apple's iPad and iPad mini, which also sport a 4:3 aspect ratio that is more squarish than other Android tablets....
Hands on: Xiaomi’s fancy Mi Note makes it to Singapore at S$569
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Hands on: Xiaomi’s fancy Mi Note makes it to Singapore at S$569

July 23rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It will come with a number of much-desired features often found in more expensive flagship models....