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Public trials of self-driving minibuses expected at one-north within two years
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Public trials of self-driving minibuses expected at one-north within two years

April 3rd, 2016 | by Raymond Lau
Self-driving, on-demand minibuses may be expected to start plying routes at the one-north business and industrial park within two...
Goondu DIY: Five things to tweak when unboxing Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge
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Goondu DIY: Five things to tweak when unboxing Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge

March 19th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge looks great but its Touchwiz interface doesn't. Here are five things to tweak after unboxing the new Samsung flagship phone....
MyRepublic aims for heavy users in bid to be Singapore’s fourth telco
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MyRepublic aims for heavy users in bid to be Singapore’s fourth telco

March 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The challenger appears set to rival the Big Three for heavy users, who have been frustrated by the lack of cheaper mobile data bundles of late....
House of Cards turns up on Netflix in Singapore… without the latest season
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House of Cards turns up on Netflix in Singapore… without the latest season

March 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The news will be tempered by the lack of the latest season for the series, which started showing in the United States yesterday...
Easier upgrades, repairs promised by Samsung concierge service
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Easier upgrades, repairs promised by Samsung concierge service

March 3rd, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
Easier upgrades, cheaper repairs are being promised by Samsung's concierge service....
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Survey: kids may be opening up PCs to cyber threats at home

March 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As many as 30 per cent of parents here have had their online security compromised due to their kids' actions, it found....
M1 offers 10Gbps home fibre broadband, matches Singtel for price
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M1 offers 10Gbps home fibre broadband, matches Singtel for price

February 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
A new Internet race may be on in Singapore, after M1 started rolling out fibre broadband plans that promise 10Gbps to Singapore homes today....
Singapore’s fourth telco to get discount for spectrum, more competition expected
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Singapore’s fourth telco to get discount for spectrum, more competition expected

February 19th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
This fourth telecom operator will get first dips at a much-sought after frequency spectrum in the sky that will allow it to deploy services as soon as April 2017....
Five tablets and phones from China making a difference
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Five tablets and phones from China making a difference

February 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Even as the novelty of a sub-S$200 smartphone fades, the good value promise of phones from China still holds for many consumers....
Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common
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Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common

January 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The question for consumers, as more turn to the phone as a mobile wallet, is whether they want more convenience or security....
NEC opens a Cyber Security Factory in Singapore
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NEC opens a Cyber Security Factory in Singapore

January 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The new centre will bring more expertise to these shores, while also training up more professionals to prepare for online attacks....
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other countries....
Is Nikon’s D500 too little, too late for a crop-sensor DSLR?
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Is Nikon’s D500 too little, too late for a crop-sensor DSLR?

January 14th, 2016 | by Wilson Wong
With significant upgrades over its predecessor, the D500 is one camera worth looking forward to....
Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market
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Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market

January 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Once people get used to video streaming, watching things as and when they want, there will be no going back to linear TV, outdated set-top boxes and pay-TV packages....
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....
Netflix Singapore to cost similiar to US, but catalog will vary
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Netflix Singapore to cost similiar to US, but catalog will vary

October 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Prices for Netflix in Singapore will be similar to what users are paying for the streaming video service in the United States, which starts from US$7.99 (S$11.15) a month....
With technology mature, smart TVs help viewers discover new content
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With technology mature, smart TVs help viewers discover new content

October 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Who knows, a show could even be crowdfunded on the TV and delivered directly to the viewer in future....
Pioneer debuts in-car receiver, supports high-res audio
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Pioneer debuts in-car receiver, supports high-res audio

October 10th, 2015 | by Wilson Wong
Pioneer's new AVH-X5850BT multimedia receiver lets you listen to high-res music and Spotify tunes while driving....
Over half of Singapore consumers do not back up data regularly: Survey
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Over half of Singapore consumers do not back up data regularly: Survey

October 7th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Singapore's consumers may be tech savvy, but more than half of them do not back up personal data such as documents and pictures, despite having lost them before, according to a recent survey....
Get your OnePlus 2 phone exclusively on Lazada Singapore
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Get your OnePlus 2 phone exclusively on Lazada Singapore

September 23rd, 2015 | by Staff Writer
The phone is out on September 25 and Lazada is the exclusive online store until October 25. Get in line fast as the phone is hot!...