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Books on Google Play now in Singapore, while other e-bookstores close
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Books on Google Play now in Singapore, while other e-bookstores close

September 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Google is finally opening its e-bookstore in Singapore today, bringing with it millions of titles, from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo to Singapore’s own non-fiction Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew to phone, tablet and...
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Potential OpenNet sale draws flak from SingTel rivals

September 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-At the heart of the matter is whether this competition, which finally shook up the market after years of stagnation, can continue if the sale is approved by the Infocomm Development...
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 out in Singapore on September 28
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 out in Singapore on September 28

September 16th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Samsung said today more than twice the amount of users have indicated an interest for the new device, compared to the Galaxy Note II last...
Toshiba joins 4K TV game in Singapore with new L9300 screens
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Toshiba joins 4K TV game in Singapore with new L9300 screens

September 4th, 2013 | by Wilson Wong
*+-Toshiba became the latest to join the 4K TV party here in Singapore last week, when it showed off its new L9300 series of ultra high-res screens...
Goondu DIY: Manually get your Nexus device to update to Android 4.3
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Goondu DIY: Manually get your Nexus device to update to Android 4.3

July 30th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Before grabbing the latest ROMs out there, these two simple workarounds may be worth trying...
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Record number of fibre broadband sign-ups in June, as Singapore subscribers top 380,000

July 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-More than 31,000 users signed up for fibre broadband services in Singapore in June, setting a new record for the number of subscriptions in a...
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Singapore expands TV White Spaces trials to Sentosa and other spots

June 18th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The wireless technology will provide an Internet link to Sentosa, Gardens by the Bay, HDB estates and car dealership Eurokars Group, as the country seeks to find new use for old frequencies in its increasingly crowded...
Goondu guide to fibre broadband operators in Singapore
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Goondu guide to fibre broadband operators in Singapore

June 9th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Just what do each one have in store? A look at what they offer at PC Show will give you some...
eBay revamps Singapore website, offers new Feed feature
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eBay revamps Singapore website, offers new Feed feature

June 1st, 2013 | by Zen Soo
*+-eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, revealed a series of fresh new features and enhancements to its Singapore website yesterday. The revamped site claims to give customers better savings and greater access to...
Adobe goes all-in with Creative Cloud, kills Creative Suite for good
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Adobe goes all-in with Creative Cloud, kills Creative Suite for good

May 10th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-When Adobe launched its Creative Cloud offerings to creative professionals in Singapore, it was clear to observers that the software subscription service would be Adobe’s main focus from then on. However, few expected...
Hands-on: Synrgic’s home-grown Android smartphone
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Hands-on: Synrgic’s home-grown Android smartphone

May 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-Folks looking for their next smartphone running stock Android may be surprised to find themselves looking no further than Singapore, where local firm Synrgic on Tuesday unveiled the Uno, their new mid-range smartphone....
Game of Thrones returns to HBO Asia on April 20 as international release windows narrow
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Game of Thrones returns to HBO Asia on April 20 as international release windows narrow

April 17th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones is set to light up Asian screens on April 20, as the show returns for its third season just 20 days after its US premiere. This 20-day window is remarkably short when you consider the...
Singapore government pushes for more ‘open data’ usage with app competition
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Singapore government pushes for more ‘open data’ usage with app competition

April 7th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-The Singapore government is running a competition to encourage local Web and mobile developers to come up with useful apps that tap on its huge amount of publicly-available...
StarHub joins e-book bandwagon with store and reader app
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StarHub joins e-book bandwagon with store and reader app

April 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-StarHub launched a new e-book store and reader app of its own last Tuesday called Booktique, which brings about 400,000 titles to all iOS and Android users regardless of their mobile operators of choice. The number looks...
Shanzhai Samsung Galaxy Note II and S III mini in Singapore?
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Shanzhai Samsung Galaxy Note II and S III mini in Singapore?

March 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Want a copy, sir? Galaxy Note II and S III mini for...
Singapore nursing homes turn to cloud, mobile technologies
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Singapore nursing homes turn to cloud, mobile technologies

March 29th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-Seven nursing homes in Singapore have turned to cloud and mobile technologies to cut down on day-to-day manual processing, raising productivity by a claimed 10 per...
Canon moves into lens rental space with ‘try-and-buy’ programme
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Canon moves into lens rental space with ‘try-and-buy’ programme

March 23rd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-In a move that’s sure to raise a few eyebrows among existing lens rental firms, Canon is preparing to launch a new lens rental programme on March 28 for customers who want to give expensive lenses a test run before...
SAP partners get hands-on experience at Singapore Co-Innovation Lab
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SAP partners get hands-on experience at Singapore Co-Innovation Lab

March 18th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Partners of SAP will get hands-on experience in cloud computing, mobility, big data analytics and in-memory computing with a new lab that the corporate software and services company has set up in...
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SingTel to lead group of companies in telecommuting pilot study

March 15th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-SingTel is going to lead a pilot project to explore ways to telecommute and have flexible work arrangements, with the hopes of drawing an estimated 326,000 “economically inactive” Singaporeans back into the...
Canon extends business outsourcing services to Singapore
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Canon extends business outsourcing services to Singapore

March 12th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-(Photo credit: Canon) Canon launched its business services offerings in Singapore last week, in a bid to convince local companies to outsource business processes such as document management and mailroom operations to the...