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Singtel boosts mobile broadband speeds to 450Mbps with 4G upgrade
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Singtel boosts mobile broadband speeds to 450Mbps with 4G upgrade

January 12th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
By the end of this year, Singtel expects to roll out 1Gbps 4G services at high-traffic...
The best from CES 2017 that could chart the course this year
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The best from CES 2017 that could chart the course this year

January 9th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
In CES 2017, the wider choice in OLED TVs is a sign of what's to come, plus a phone sporting the latest augmented reality features and even a whimsical projector for gamers from Razer....
Technology will bring disruption in 2017, even to “safe” industries
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Technology will bring disruption in 2017, even to “safe” industries

January 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
When the dust settles after this latest bout of economic malaise, some of the jobs lost in the cyclical downturn may not return. Once disrupted, many industries will not be the same again....
E-grocers like Redmart and Honestbee are great but can’t replace supermarket trips
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E-grocers like Redmart and Honestbee are great but can’t replace supermarket trips

December 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite offering convenience, e-grocers are not a surefire way of always getting what you want - especially if you want something specific....
In Singapore, small companies risk falling afoul of data protection laws
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In Singapore, small companies risk falling afoul of data protection laws

December 30th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Many SMBs don't have the technical skills nor the knowledge to protect their data adequately. When they get hacked, they could now suffer the double whammy of a fine from the regulator....
A Goondu Christmas wishlist to save the world… or not
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A Goondu Christmas wishlist to save the world… or not

December 24th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As usual, we have put together a wishlist from the Techgoondu team of the gadgets we hope to find unboxing this holiday season. Besides hoping for a better 2017, here are our gadget dreams....
Aztech’s Blink camera lets you monitor your home or office without wires
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Aztech’s Blink camera lets you monitor your home or office without wires

December 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Being untethered also means you can place the Blink camera anywhere in the house as long as there is reasonable wireless coverage....
Less than half of Singaporeans like their Christmas gifts: SAP Hybris
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Less than half of Singaporeans like their Christmas gifts: SAP Hybris

December 16th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
Less than half (49 per cent) of the Singaporeans surveyed liked the Christmas gifts they received in the past three years,...
Q&A: SMEs in Asia-Pacific have to be better prepared for cyber attacks
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Q&A: SMEs in Asia-Pacific have to be better prepared for cyber attacks

December 13th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
No one can protect everything all of the time, but SMEs can ensure that their most important data is given maximum protection....
Singtel network down? Tough for connected homes and businesses
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Singtel network down? Tough for connected homes and businesses

December 6th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With the Singtel network down, the angry reactions from both business and home users point to their deep dependence on being connected....
Singtel ties up with Tidal to stream lossless hi-fi music on the go
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Singtel ties up with Tidal to stream lossless hi-fi music on the go

December 2nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The telecom operator is bringing the Tidal streaming service to subscribers for a monthly fee that doesn't attract any mobile data charges....
Netflix finally lets users download videos to watch offline
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Netflix finally lets users download videos to watch offline

December 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Netflix users can now download their favourite shows onto their mobile devices and watch them while they are on a plane or where they cannot get access to the Internet....
Singapore telcos to roll out Mobile Connect, promising simple, secure logins
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Singapore telcos to roll out Mobile Connect, promising simple, secure logins

November 29th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile Connect enables a user to use his mobile number to gain access to websites and services instead of typing in his username and password each time....
With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage
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With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage

November 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With SSD prices falling over Black Friday, these new storage devices are now available in large capacities that are increasingly affordable for home users....
Hooq launches in Singapore, takes on Netflix with cheaper offering
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Hooq launches in Singapore, takes on Netflix with cheaper offering

November 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Hooq boasts a eclectic lineup that brings together Bollywood shows and Hollywood exclusives such as the Supergirl TV series....
Rethinking personal space in the enterprise cloud
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Rethinking personal space in the enterprise cloud

November 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations have to assume their networks are already compromised and they have to more closely monitor what happens within their firewall, not just what's trying to get inside....
Singapore-based researchers show off self-driving scooter that could help collect trays
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Singapore-based researchers show off self-driving scooter that could help collect trays

November 17th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
A self-driving electric buggy can soon be used as mobility devices in airports and parks, or even to help collect trays at hawker centres....
Complacency, unsecured new devices put users at risk online: Symantec
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Complacency, unsecured new devices put users at risk online: Symantec

November 16th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
Complacency, poor habits and a cavalier attitude towards Internet-enabled devices are putting Singapore consumers at a greater risk online, says Symantec....
Decisions made with data still require sound judgement
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Decisions made with data still require sound judgement

November 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
For many people seeking absolutism in the ongoing data revolution, the Trump win will have shaken their faith in the newfound religion....
US presidential election generated record online traffic: Akamai
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US presidential election generated record online traffic: Akamai

November 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
More than three million online viewers watching the presidential election in the United States yesterday generated a record amount of live video streaming, according to Akamai....