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New facility to bolster Singapore’s start-up scene
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New facility to bolster Singapore’s start-up scene

February 11th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
A new start-up facility will bring together tech investors, incubators and entrepreneurs under one roof, as part of efforts by the government to boost the startup scene in Singapore. Spearheaded by Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd...
Singtel unveils new logo, service improvements
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Singtel unveils new logo, service improvements

January 21st, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Singtel has just unveiled a new corporate identity with a refreshed logo and a slew of initiatives in a bid to improve its customer service. For example, from March onwards, Singtel customers can request call-backs by Singtel...
Commentary: Singapore to consider pitfalls of data sharing in smart nation push
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Commentary: Singapore to consider pitfalls of data sharing in smart nation push

January 20th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The Singapore government will do well to consider how citizens will react to what's essentially information about them being handed out...
With InstantTV, Singapore startup wants to be global platform for linear TV
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With InstantTV, Singapore startup wants to be global platform for linear TV

January 3rd, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Watching free-to-air channels while you are on the move has just become easier with InstantTV, a mobile app developed by the folks behind RecordTV, an online TV recording service. Launched late last year, InstantTV offers a...
MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014
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MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014

December 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The term "MH370" was searched five times as much as the top local term - "PSI...
Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: five gadget gifts for music lovers
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Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: five gadget gifts for music lovers

December 5th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
What would the holidays be like without music to get you into the festive mood? We’re not big fans of Christmas songs, but we do love our Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Adele numbers on the holiday playlist. If you are looking for...
The music industry is in peril? We’ve heard that before
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The music industry is in peril? We’ve heard that before

November 8th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
By trying to put the genie back in the bottle, the music industry is resisting change as it has done many times in the...
4K streaming is here, get ready for it
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4K streaming is here, get ready for it

November 6th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Here are a few pointers to getting 4K streaming over the Net in...
Goondu review: WD TV Media Player
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Goondu review: WD TV Media Player

October 22nd, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Cord cutters, a term that refers to folks who trade their cable TV subscriptions for online video services, would typically use a media player to stream content from a home server or an Internet TV service such...
MDA proposes tougher rules, more consumer protection for pay-TV services
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MDA proposes tougher rules, more consumer protection for pay-TV services

September 25th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The new rules could give more power to TV viewers, who currently have little recourse even if a pay-TV operator changes important details such as prices or content...
Property salesperson to be charged for unsolicited telemarketing messages
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Property salesperson to be charged for unsolicited telemarketing messages

September 22nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The accused allegedly sent unsolicited advertisements of property developments to people who had already asked to be excluded from such...
Hands-on: Google Cardboard
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Hands-on: Google Cardboard

September 11th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
With Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift for US$2 billion and Samsung surprising the tech world with a VR headset, you know something is brewing in virtual...
Watch StarHub TV programmes on the Xbox One console
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Watch StarHub TV programmes on the Xbox One console

September 2nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The tie-up is significant because it opens up TV content to users who consume it through various different devices instead of the staid old set-top...
Budding maker culture in Singapore shows importance of DIY skills
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Budding maker culture in Singapore shows importance of DIY skills

August 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It's an area where expertise is sorely lacking, after years of emphasising the need for project managers rather than "do-ers" - the coders and...
Why the vinyl record is still relevant in the 21st century
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Why the vinyl record is still relevant in the 21st century

August 4th, 2014 | by Loke Hon Chyte
Just like it is in fashion circles, certain technology trends never entirely fade to black, with some even seeing a full-fledged revival. Take vinyl music records, for example. While digital music streaming services such as...
Tough critique of Techgoondu site wins reader Xiaomi Redmi Note prize
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Tough critique of Techgoondu site wins reader Xiaomi Redmi Note prize

August 2nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
With marked-out screenshots to make his point, Danial said there was a lack of focus in the main homepage, with too many elements competing for...
A new look at Techgoondu
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A new look at Techgoondu

July 28th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
As we revamp the site today, we hope the stories will continue to make a...
Will we lease everything, including a toaster oven, in future?
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Will we lease everything, including a toaster oven, in future?

July 28th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The idea of owning less, living more is appealing. But what happens when your pay-as-you-use oven or toothbrush stops...
Tata: Indonesia most active Asian nation on Twitter this World Cup
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Tata: Indonesia most active Asian nation on Twitter this World Cup

July 2nd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Indonesian users posted nearly 10 per cent of all World Cup-related tweets...
StarHub’s interactive set-top box now records programmes to your own hard disk
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StarHub’s interactive set-top box now records programmes to your own hard disk

June 22nd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Following the launch of the Samsung HD interactive set-top box in April, StarHub is now allowing its users to store recorded programmes on their own hard disks. The service is not for free however, as an additional subscription...