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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 Adobe...
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. Sporting...
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 fact...
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 paltry...
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 forking...
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 workforce....
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 Japanese...
IT Show 2013: new and noteworthy deals
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IT Show 2013: new and noteworthy deals

March 8th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Going down to the IT Show this weekend? Check out a Toshiba ultrabook that is slim and sturdy, an Asus Atom-based tablet that is well-priced and broadband plans as cheap as they...
Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10
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Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10

February 24th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Come March 7, Research in Motion’s BlackBerry’s attempt to claw back market share from iOS, Android and perhaps even Windows Phone will officially begin on our tiny island, beginning with its Z10 smartphone. Is it enough to...
Singapore firm to produce dual-screen YotaPhone
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Singapore firm to produce dual-screen YotaPhone

February 22nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Singapore-based Hi-P International is going to manufacture the dual-screen YotaPhone that first wowed audiences at the recent CES gadget fest in the United States last month. The company yesterday said it had signed on with the...
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Uber brings simplified limousine booking to Singapore

February 21st, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Getting hold of limousines in Singapore is about to get a whole lot simpler thanks to a new booking service called Uber. Acting as a bridge between the passenger and local limo rental companies, the San Francisco-based company...
Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z
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Goondu review: Sony Xperia Z

February 10th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Hitting all the right notes in terms of specs and design, Sony’s latest flagship smartphone certainly seems like a recipe for success....
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Sony Xperia Z out in Singapore on March 1, costs S$988

February 7th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Impatient buyers can pre-order from February 15 at Sony stores around the...