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Google Street View extended to the Amazon rainforest
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Google Street View extended to the Amazon rainforest

March 5th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Google is bringing the wonders of the Amazon to a larger audience with a new set of Street View images of the world's largest tropical...
Nanyang Poly, Microsoft open new computing centre
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Nanyang Poly, Microsoft open new computing centre

March 4th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
A new computing facility has been set up by Microsoft Singapore and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) to train students on technologies that help to glean insights from huge volumes of data. Called the Ambient Intelligence Computing...
Goondu Review: Nokia N1
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Goondu Review: Nokia N1

March 4th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
A well-built device manufactured by Taiwan's Foxconn, which also makes Apple devices, the N1 is a looker for sure. And at S$350 (C¥1599.00), it is a definitely a...
Goondu review: Evolve lets you eat, prey and evolve
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Goondu review: Evolve lets you eat, prey and evolve

March 3rd, 2015 | by Hui Bin Yap
Playing Evolve feels like dealing with some kind of split personality....
Commentary: IDA proposes “light touch” approach to local peering in Singapore
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Commentary: IDA proposes “light touch” approach to local peering in Singapore

March 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA, in adopting a "light touch" approach now, could be handing the big boys an unfair advantage in the years ahead and stunting the growth of truly speedy connections among...
SAP opens second office in Indonesia
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SAP opens second office in Indonesia

March 2nd, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Software giant SAP has opened a new office in Surabaya, Indonesia – its second in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. The company said today that it sees great potential in Indonesia, which has a young workforce, a rising...
Motorola Nexus 6 finally ships in Singapore
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Motorola Nexus 6 finally ships in Singapore

February 28th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It comes with a higher price than in the United States and only in a version with less storage...
Singapore companies to spend more on IT security
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Singapore companies to spend more on IT security

February 27th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Singapore companies are expected to spend 23 per cent of their IT budgets on security over the next three years, up from 15 percent today, a CA-sponsored study has found. According to the study, the higher spending is largely...
Q&A: Intel eyes wearables, new PCs in “post PC” world
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Q&A: Intel eyes wearables, new PCs in “post PC” world

February 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Intel's country manager for Malaysia and Singapore answers questions about the future of the PC and wearables, as the chipmaker looks to bank on new market segments in a "post PC"...
Pay for McDonald’s with Visa payWave in Singapore
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Pay for McDonald’s with Visa payWave in Singapore

February 25th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
You can now pay for a Big Mac or Prosperity Burger by simply waving your Visa payWave credit card at a cashier terminal at more than 120 McDonald’s outlets across Singapore. And by doing so, you get S$1 off every S$6...
Hands on: oBravo HAMT-1 headphones
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Hands on: oBravo HAMT-1 headphones

February 24th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Despite its size, its efficiency opens up opportunities to have great audio on the go, even when plugged directly into small digital audio...
Hands on: YotaPhone 2
Cellphones
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Hands on: YotaPhone 2

February 22nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It's not cheap, but if you want something less flashy, something more practical in an innovative way, then the YotaPhone 2 will impress...
Tidal lossless music streaming now available in Singapore
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Tidal lossless music streaming now available in Singapore

February 21st, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Music lovers in Singapore can now enjoy high-resolution tunes through Tidal, a lossless music streaming service from Norway. Earlier this week, Tidal announced its expansion into new six new markets, including South Africa,...
Hands-on: Philips Fidelio X2
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Hands-on: Philips Fidelio X2

February 19th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
For S$499, it's a steal. Given its fine audio qualities, it could well rival more expensive headphones in the...
Microsoft Lumia 930 comes in gold colour, in time for Chinese New Year
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Microsoft Lumia 930 comes in gold colour, in time for Chinese New Year

February 17th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Fortunately, the bling isn't overpowering and is rather understated on this S$699 phone....
Gartner: Mobile data traffic to grow 59 per cent in 2015
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Gartner: Mobile data traffic to grow 59 per cent in 2015

February 17th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Mobile video, faster networks and cheaper 3G and 4G handsets will boost the world’s mobile data traffic by 59 per cent this year, according to Gartner. The research firm noted that like in previous years, mobile data traffic...
Singapore consumers warming up to e-commerce
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Singapore consumers warming up to e-commerce

February 16th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
More Singapore consumers are warming up to e-commerce, with a fifth of them allocating up to half their monthly discretionary spending on online shopping, a new study has found. According to the study commissioned by FedEx, 61...
Goondu review: Asus Zenbook UX303
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Goondu review: Asus Zenbook UX303

February 15th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It brings some graphics muscle in the form of its Nvidia graphics chip, yet has been held back by the lack of a full SSD, which arguably impacts everyday tasks...
Singapore telcos pass 4G islandwide coverage tests
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Singapore telcos pass 4G islandwide coverage tests

February 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
All three cellphone operators in Singapore have outdoor areas on the island well-covered with 4G signals, according to test results released today by the government...
Coming your way: new lenses from Olympus and Fujifilm
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Coming your way: new lenses from Olympus and Fujifilm

February 13th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
Olympus and Fujifilm camera owners should have something to smile about soon with the release of new lenses from the two camera makers in the next few months....