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Unique-looking Misfit Wearables’ Shine costs S$169.90 in Singapore
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Unique-looking Misfit Wearables’ Shine costs S$169.90 in Singapore

October 10th, 2013 | by Wilson Wong
Launched by former Apple and PepsiCo chief executive John Sculley here on Tuesday, it is different from the typical tracker through its unique pebble shape, which can be worn with a clasp, a sport band watch strap or...
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...
Smartphone malware is real – here are some tips to keep clear
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Smartphone malware is real – here are some tips to keep clear

April 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Sometimes, fear-mongering can have the opposite effect – it makes you feel that you are safe because the people crying wolf seem to have raised the alarm once too often. Then, one day, the wolf really turns up. Last week, I...
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Okamoto’s TipOff iPhone app aims to get Singaporeans fired up about naughty sex

January 4th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Singaporeans have a reputation for being a staid, boring lot, especially when it comes to sex. So what is a condom maker like Okamoto to do? Create a social media campaign around being naughty in Singapore. Watch: The...
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Samsung brings the fight to Apple

December 13th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The knives are out. Since Steve Job’s untimely death, Samsung has been ramping up the assault on Apple, having launched a series of funny ads attacking the iPhone 4S. Take a look at this ad which was just released a few...
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Hundreds in Singapore queue up for new iPhone 4S

October 29th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Higher launch prices notwithstanding, hundreds of iPhone fans queued up late Thursday night to be among the first people in Singapore to own Apple’s latest gizmo – the iPhone 4S. Although the launch time stated by all telcos...
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SingTel, M1, release iPhone 4S plans and prices

October 26th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The iPhone 4S might have disappointed many fans, and validated others of their move to Android, but it’s still a highly awaited smartphone to many people. As the local launch dates draws near, both SingTel and M1 have already...
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Four ways Steve Jobs changed our computing lifestyles

October 6th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Not all his decisions and products went well with users, and not everything he touched turned to gold, but there is no doubt the former Apple CEO and founder of a company that created the iMac, iPhone and iPad had a profound...
Goondu review: travel apps we love
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Goondu review: travel apps we love

October 2nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Singaporeans are a cellphone-crazy lot. Even while on vacation, most will remain tethered to their smartphones, checking in from obscure locations to earn bragging rights and lapping up tips left behind by others. In this week's...
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Apple Store to open on 24 Sep in Hong Kong

September 21st, 2011 | by limbeer
Hong Kong’s getting the real deal this weekend, and it comes in the form of huge Apple Store right smack in Central. And the curtains have literally come off. MIC Gadget has the scoop on that and has photos of …...
Artefacts come alive on an iPhone museum app
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Artefacts come alive on an iPhone museum app

June 16th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
See terracotta warriors come to live on an augmented reality iPhone app at the Asian Civilizations...
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Latest remote control iPhone app – to print from your Xerox

February 9th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
We already know how great the large-screen smartphone or tablet computer is as a remote controller to play music or movies from your PC server. Now, there's also an iOS app that lets you control your Xerox machine and send...
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Run and get rewarded, says non-profit Liverun.sg

November 18th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Get rewarded for running in Singapore. No payments, no onerous marketing sign-ups. Just put on your jogging shoes and run. Simply sign up at local non-profit site Liverun.sg and use their iPhone app. Who are these crazy folks...
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Gothere.sg launches new iPhone application

August 14th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Singapore’s mapping start-up Gothere.sg launched their new iPhone application about exactly a week ago. I had the pleasure of catching up with Junhan, one of Gothere’s founders, to get both a demo of their app and a...
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Adobe: 53 per cent of smartphones to have Flash by 2012

June 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Adobe predicts that 53 per cent of the more than 300 million smartphones to ship by 2012 will sport its Flash software to show off multimedia websites on the small screen. Currently, only 9 per cent of the less than 50 million...
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Unwired 2010 post-mortem (Part I)

May 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
A big thank you for all the attendees who took the time and effort to come down to Techgoondu's first indepedent and wireless event UNWIRED last Thursday 27 May at the Singapore Management University. Registered attendees...
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Apple goes after HTC

March 3rd, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The internet is abuzz with Apple’s lawsuit today in the US, claiming that HTC has infringed about 20 of their patents. Gizmodo has an excellent breaking story of this, and they quote responses from both the Apple and HTC...
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Google voice search for your phone

November 6th, 2009 | by limbeer
Voice search for your phone – sounds good yeah? I thought so too – so I tried out the latest Google Mobile App‘s voice search feature on my Nokia E71 (which means the S60 flavour of the app). The app is...
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Meet the Ophone

December 29th, 2008 | by Aaron Tan
Source: sohu.com Source: sohu.com Source: IT168.com Early images of China Mobile’s Ophone has surfaced in recent days. Lest you think this is another iPhone rip-off, the Ophone is being made by Lenovo, and will use China...
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Techgoondu LG TV contest roundup (Part II)

November 17th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
In the first part of the roundup, we tallied the entries on the Techgoondu LG TV contest, and Apple iPhone emerged as the favourite gadget of 2008. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the other gadgets that our...