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Revolv smart home hubs to be bricked
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Revolv smart home hubs to be bricked

April 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Google had bought Revolv in 2014, and now will stop supporting the devices, which means the devices will stop working...
Microsoft, Google dominate nascent cloud e-mail market
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Microsoft, Google dominate nascent cloud e-mail market

February 3rd, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
The two tech giants have carved out their respective markets, with Google being more popular among smaller firms and in unregulated industries....
As you, the product, face privacy threats in 2016, can you opt out?
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As you, the product, face privacy threats in 2016, can you opt out?

January 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
You will love the new technology coming your way in 2016, but it will no longer be with the wide-eyed awe of before....
Remembrance theme ranks high on Google Singapore searches
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Remembrance theme ranks high on Google Singapore searches

December 23rd, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Remembrance was the theme that linked several top Google searches this year, with many netizens searching for information on Singapore's late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and the Sabah earthquake....
Google Nexus 6P on pre-order in Singapore from November 2, costs S$899 and S$999
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Google Nexus 6P on pre-order in Singapore from November 2, costs S$899 and S$999

October 24th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Google's Nexus 6P phone is open for pre-orders in Singapore from November 2 on Lazada Singapore....
8-year-old’s doodle to take over Google Singapore homepage on Aug 9
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8-year-old’s doodle to take over Google Singapore homepage on Aug 9

July 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
An eight-year-old boy's futuristic vision of Singapore - complete with rocket-powered trains - will take over Google Singapore's homepage on August 9, the country's National Day....
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 capacity....
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 Singapore"....
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Singapore tops in smartphone adoption, says Google, but no Nexus phones here?

November 3rd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Google's Asia executives are talking up the region as an important place for mobile technology, but the company doesn't even sell its Nexus devices directly in Singapore....
Google unveils Nexus 6, Nexus 9 with little fanfare
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Google unveils Nexus 6, Nexus 9 with little fanfare

October 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The Nexus 6 is a return to the best of what Android phones can provide, unlike low-cost options before it....
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...
Google Street View extends reach to university campuses
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Google Street View extends reach to university campuses

August 10th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Students looking to study in the United States or Canada can now take a new virtual walking tour of 36 university campuses there, as Google adds them to its Street View database this weekend....
Google lets users add own locations on Singapore map
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Google lets users add own locations on Singapore map

June 18th, 2014 | by Jonathan Tan
With a few quick clicks, folks in Singapore can now share their favourite cafes and chill out spots with everyone else by adding them onto Google Maps....
Explore the stadiums and painted streets of World Cup 2014 with Google Maps
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Explore the stadiums and painted streets of World Cup 2014 with Google Maps

June 9th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
As the kick-off to the World Cup 2014 draws near, fret not if your boss is not approving your leave to travel to Brazil and take in all that action in person. You can now explore the 12 tournament stadiums and painted streets, a...
Living with Google for a day
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Living with Google for a day

November 24th, 2013 | by Alvin Lai
Unless you’re the worst kind of Luddite – unconnected, quill-wielding – you probably can’t escape using any of Google’s products and services on any given day....
IDC: Android grabs 81 per cent share, Windows improves
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IDC: Android grabs 81 per cent share, Windows improves

November 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The Google operating system made significant strides as people sought out low-cost smartphones, said IDC....
No more glass back for Nexus 5, but specs get updated
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No more glass back for Nexus 5, but specs get updated

November 2nd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
It comes a number of goodies missing from the previous Nexus 4....
Asus Nexus 7 (2013) comes with LTE now in Singapore
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Asus Nexus 7 (2013) comes with LTE now in Singapore

October 18th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The 32GB version with Long Term Evolution (LTE) will cost S$529...
SingTel mobile users can soon pay for Android apps through telco
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SingTel mobile users can soon pay for Android apps through telco

August 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Smartphone users won't need a credit card to buy apps, and can conveniently pay for them together with the rest of their phone charges....
New, souped up Nexus 7 out in the US by end-July
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New, souped up Nexus 7 out in the US by end-July

July 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Sharp Full HD screen is the main selling point for Google's updated 7-inch tablet....