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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...
CommunicAsia 2014: time for telcos, industry players to unlock the content
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CommunicAsia 2014: time for telcos, industry players to unlock the content

June 19th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
They can start by delivering it as best as they can, in whatever format users...
UnoTelly offers free access for World Cup streaming
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UnoTelly offers free access for World Cup streaming

June 15th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Didn’t pay the S$112 to SingTel to watch the World Cup? Well, you can stream the matches online, and no, we’re not talking about going to pirated streaming sites. You can turn to UnoTelly, a service that lets users...
StarHub viewers can watch TVB dramas as they’re shown in Hong Kong
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StarHub viewers can watch TVB dramas as they’re shown in Hong Kong

May 30th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This is a good move by StarHub to offer legit content as fast as possible and on multiple devices....
Commentary: SingTel not making money from World Cup? That’s good news
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Commentary: SingTel not making money from World Cup? That’s good news

April 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The first step is to let the pay-TV operators know it's time to stop paying so much for the...
Will StarHub’s new set-top box matter with streaming video?
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Will StarHub’s new set-top box matter with streaming video?

April 11th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Newer set-top boxes are no way to tie down customers or gain new ones in the years ahead. Rather, freeing them from these antiquated devices might do the...
Top five moments of Sochi 2014 closing ceremony, as measured by Wi-Fi traffic
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Top five moments of Sochi 2014 closing ceremony, as measured by Wi-Fi traffic

March 17th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
When tens of thousands of athletes, fans, media, officials and volunteers descended on Sochi for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games last month, the organisers faced a considerable challenge: to ensure a reliable and efficient...
World Cup 2014 to come to both SingTel and StarHub screens
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World Cup 2014 to come to both SingTel and StarHub screens

March 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This time round, the rights have been secured three months ahead of the World Cup, unlike the last-minute scramble four years ago. And now, you can watch on either set-top...
Getting started on cloud CRM
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Getting started on cloud CRM

February 6th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Brought to you by Fuji Xerox To many small organisations, embarking on a customer relationship management (CRM) initiative often means hefty investments in IT with uncertain returns. That has changed with cloud computing,...
Q&A: Akamai says people will watch next Olympics on watches, glasses
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Q&A: Akamai says people will watch next Olympics on watches, glasses

January 20th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Content delivery network Akamai expects people to be watching the next Olympics on not just tablets and phones but also watches and...