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Samsung Galaxy S5 to cost more than HTC and Sony rivals in Singapore
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Samsung Galaxy S5 to cost more than HTC and Sony rivals in Singapore

April 2nd, 2014 | by Jonathan Tan
Despite keep much to formula, though with some hardware upgrades, the top-end phone will cost more than the previous Galaxy S4....
M1 offers fixed IP add-on for home broadband users for S$2 a month
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M1 offers fixed IP add-on for home broadband users for S$2 a month

March 27th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
M1 is offering a fixed IP address for just S$2 a month, enabling users to run their own servers and share files even more easily than before....
M1 voice and SMS services restored after disruption
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M1 voice and SMS services restored after disruption

February 4th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
While the IDA can only keep meting out heavy fines to repeat offenders, the ultimate punishment that the "orange" operator will get is frustrated customers switching to its "red" and "green" rivals....
Commentary: Singapore hacking cases show importance of deep infocomm expertise
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Commentary: Singapore hacking cases show importance of deep infocomm expertise

November 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
What's lacking are the battle-hardened code warriors, the experienced network engineers who begin their careers doing the boring stuff like administering a Windows server....
So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?
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So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?

October 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The answer should be pretty straightforward for users, but Singapore's industry players are not helping by pointing fingers....
Souped up BlackBerry Z30 to cost S$828 in Singapore
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Souped up BlackBerry Z30 to cost S$828 in Singapore

October 5th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the doom and gloom surrounding the company, BlackBerry carried on with the show in Singapore this week and trotted out its new, souped up Z30 phone, a model that isn't too shabby, hardware-wise....
Record S$1.5m fine for M1 for Singapore’s worst mobile service disruption
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Record S$1.5m fine for M1 for Singapore’s worst mobile service disruption

October 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
In causing an outage that lasted several days, the telco had not fulfilled its obligation to provide resilient mobile telephone services, said the government regulator today, as it meted out the country's heaviest punishment to...
Hands on: HTC One mini will find competition tough
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Hands on: HTC One mini will find competition tough

September 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Will users like the HTC One mini, a rather stripped-down version of the excellent HTC One unveiled earlier this year?...
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 PC...
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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 Authority....
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 year....
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 here....
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 out....
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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 month....
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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 airwaves....
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 clues....
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...