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Google/HTC Dream phone to launch tonight (SGT)

September 23rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
In the past few months, it’s been photographed and it’s been talked about to no end. No, I’m not thinking of the iPhone, which has a fast-growing list of flaws that now includes a faulty charger that may...
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Nokia ovi – can it better other online services?

September 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
A year after announcing its ovi online services, Nokia today showed off a near-complete version of its answer to Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s online offerings here in Singapore. At a demo for reporters at the Geek Terminal...
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Shiretoko’s cool

September 11th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
While the tech media were busy swooning over Google Chrome this past week, I’ve been busy trying out Firefox’s newest browser version – Firefox 3.1, the curiously-dubbed Shiretoko. And I give this, still buggy...
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Can Google Chrome make people switch from Microsoft?

September 4th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
How do you refine a piece of software that everyone has been using since the Internet arrived on home computers in the mid 1990s? The answer, as Google will tell you, is to make it smarter and slicker. Its Chrome browser,...
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What’s hot at Comex 2008 part 3

August 29th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Anyways, here the deals/gadgets that caught my eye at the show. (1) The Ultimate HP Student Offer (but they were willing to sell to this 39-year-old as well) at Booth 8428 level 4 It’s the new HP Pavilion dv5-1034TX running...
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What’s hot at Comex 2008 part 1

August 29th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
The jam started from as far back as SCGS along Bukit Timah Road and by the time I hit Nicoll Highway at 2pm yesterday, loads of cars were queuing up to turn left into Suntec and Marina area. I decided to make a U-turn and...
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Twits go live as Olympics get underway with fireworks

August 10th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Where people used to just passively absorb TV images beamed at them at home, today’s Net-savvy crowds share their thoughts instantly online through Twitter, that microblogging site that lets people post instant, quick...
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StarHub DNS servers down

August 7th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The time is about 10 plus in the night, and my StarHub connection suddenly went down… first MSN, then my FTP, then Web browsing. Reset the router, then the modem and realised that I’ve got an IP address from StarHub...
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Free calls to eight countries, really

August 7th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Singapore’s very own Net telephony provider Mediaring has an under-advertised service called Mediaring Talk which lets you call from your PC to any phone – both mobile and landline – in Australia, China,...
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Watch Lost 24 hours after it screens in the US?

July 23rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Pay-TV challenger SingTel came up with a pretty interesting proposition today: How would you like to watch the latest episodes of Lost, Prison Break and other hit US drama series just 24 hours after they are screened over there?...