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After viral video, keyboard demonstrator hopes to improve Creative’s fortunes
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After viral video, keyboard demonstrator hopes to improve Creative’s fortunes

May 18th, 2015 | by Raymond Lau
Paul Seow, the famous "Asian guy" demonstrating a Creative music keyboard in a popular and quirky sales video, hopes his company regains some of its magic from its heydays....
In search of wearable technology’s killer app
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In search of wearable technology’s killer app

April 20th, 2015 | by Raymond Lau
Unless wearable tech makers can somehow create a device that matches or surpasses the utility of our well-loved iPhones and Androids, they may never match up to their hype....
Maxwell arrives for the masses with Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 960
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Maxwell arrives for the masses with Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 960

January 28th, 2015 | by Raymond Lau
It’s finally possible for regular Joes who can’t or won’t splurge on the latest cutting edge card to jump on board the Maxwell bandwagon....
Singapore’s first Bluetooth beacon marketing campaign takes aims at runners
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Singapore’s first Bluetooth beacon marketing campaign takes aims at runners

October 29th, 2014 | by Raymond Lau
The gamification fad appears to have died down, but that’s not stopping Pocari Sweat and 7-Eleven from launching a mobile app that rewards runners who are near Bluetooth beacons placed in 7-Eleven outlets across...
NTUC Income’s new app turns your smartphone into an in-car camera
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NTUC Income’s new app turns your smartphone into an in-car camera

May 26th, 2014 | by Raymond Lau
Get into a taxi these days and you’ll likely see an in-car camera recording everything that happens in front of the car. The popularity of in-car cameras have surged in recent years, and in response to a marked increase in...
Singapore start-up takes on property rental with new online matchmaking portal
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Singapore start-up takes on property rental with new online matchmaking portal

May 8th, 2014 | by Raymond Lau
A new start-up in Singapore is taking aim at the property rental market in Singapore with a new online portal that promises users an honest and transparent process, from the moment landlords and agents list their properties to...
Hands-on: Panasonic’s lightweight 14-inch Toughbook
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Hands-on: Panasonic’s lightweight 14-inch Toughbook

January 29th, 2014 | by Raymond Lau
Techgoondu gets some hands-on time with the new Toughbook CF-LX3 and Toughpad FZ-M1....
SingTel’s mobile games store touts better discoverability, telco billing
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SingTel’s mobile games store touts better discoverability, telco billing

December 26th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
SingTel launched its own Android games store in Singapore last week, taking aim at subscribers without credit cards by offering convenient billing for both one-time and in-game purchases....
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Hands-on: Lenovo’s Yoga 2 Pro to make its debut at SITEX for S$1,899

November 24th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
PC makers have been pumping out new devices powered by Intel’s latest Haswell processors, so it’s about time we saw a hardware refresh for Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga 13, one of the most interesting Windows 8...
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‘The Walking Dead’ returns to Singapore on October 20

October 19th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Cancel all your plans tomorrow night, for the premiere episode of The Walking Dead Season 4 will air across Singapore and Asia  on the FOX network, after having made its debut in the US earlier this week. But if waiting for a...
Getty Images bets on videos, transmedia storytelling
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Getty Images bets on videos, transmedia storytelling

October 4th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
As supporting technologies such as mobile broadband, cloud storage, and video delivery systems continue to mature and improve on streaming and download experience, the role of video in transmedia storytelling is going only to...
Survey: one-third of Asia Pacific marketers predict sharp rise in mobile budgets
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Survey: one-third of Asia Pacific marketers predict sharp rise in mobile budgets

August 24th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Ninety percent of marketers in Asia Pacific (APAC) expect budgets for mobile advertising and marketing to rise over the next twelve months, with a third (34 percent) predicting a sharp increase of up to 75 percent. These are the...
Singapore gaming team bags sponsorship from Logitech
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Singapore gaming team bags sponsorship from Logitech

August 20th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Singapore’s Insidious Gaming (iSG) has bagged a sponsorship deal with Logitech, which will see the team acting as ambassadors for the brand in exchange for a range of gaming equipment. The sponsorship will last for one...
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 925

August 10th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
When the Lumia 925 was first unveiled, it seemed that Nokia has finally heard my pansy complaints that the Lumia 920 could do with some weight-loss training. At 8.5mm thick and 139g heavy, the Lumia 925 is indeed thinner and much...
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Limited edition ‘Pacific Rim’ EZ-Link cards up for grabs

July 19th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Can’t get enough of this summer’s hottest blockbuster Pacific Rim? It may be another few hundred years before we have the technology to build giant mech suits, but until then you can stave off your withdrawal symptoms...
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Sony joins Canon in offering first-party lens rental in Singapore

July 17th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Sony last week unveiled its new “Lens Library” programme, following in Canon’s footsteps in putting its range of camera lenses up for a short loan before purchase. Customers can rent a piece of glass from as...
Dealing with the death of Google Reader
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Dealing with the death of Google Reader

June 30th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
In case you still didn’t know, Google Reader will officially be shut down tomorrow, July 1. Luckily, the announcement of its death has reinvigorated the RSS Reader space, and we’ve seen many alternatives pop out in...
CommunicAsia 2013: Thuraya’s SatSleeve turns your iPhone into a satellite phone
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CommunicAsia 2013: Thuraya’s SatSleeve turns your iPhone into a satellite phone

June 21st, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
With Thuraya's new SatSleeve -- unveiled at the CommunicAsia trade show in Singapore this week -- a simple iPhone can be transformed almost instantly into a satellite phone....
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Singapore bloggers stage 24-hour ‘blackout’ to protest media regulation

June 5th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Various websites run by Singapore bloggers will stage a “blackout” this Thursday, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM, to protest against the Media Development Authority’s (MDA) latest licensing regulations. These...
Hands-on: Lenovo’s ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S
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Hands-on: Lenovo’s ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S

June 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
One of Lenovo’s most hotly-anticipated ThinkPads ever announced will finally make its first retail appearance in Singapore at the PC show this Thursday. First announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this...