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7 10 hot babes, 10 weeks, 1 winner

May 15th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Think of as another “America’s Next Top Model” type of show. Except that it is set in Asia, the episodes of this reality series are available only online, and it is a homegrown experiment by...

A richer Facebook on Windows Mobile

May 8th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Not long after Sony Ericsson put an easy-access Facebook app on its phones, Microsoft is getting into the social media act as well by coming up with a Facebook app for Windows Mobile users. You can already get a nice mobile...

Goondu DIY: FreeNAS

May 5th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
First off, I'm going to share my experience with FreeNAS, the freebsd-based, open-source NAS software for turning your old PC or new, low-powered Atom-based PC into a NAS (networked attached storage). Since NAS is all the rage...

Swine flu: would you travel?

May 4th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
If you have been anywhere near the internet these few days, you know the airwaves have been plastered with news of the H1N1 swine flu virus. Besides getting information from typical news outlets like the New York Times and the...

Phokki: world’s first online market for customized art

April 15th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Want inexpensive customized art, browse hundreds of styles, and have it delivered to your doorstep anywhere around the world? Singaporean start-up Phokki, whom I wrote about before, just launched their customized digital art...

IRAS website goes down for hours – “under maintenance”

April 13th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
What do you do when the entire nation is rushing to file their taxes just two days before the April 15 deadline? Put your e-filing server on maintenance, of course! That's what the taxman has done just minutes ago, interrupting...

Lotus Singapore 2009 talks up collaboration

April 9th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
At yesterday’s Lotus Singapore 2009 — part of a series of regional roadshows that IBM Lotus is holding in Asia Pacific — the key theme emphasized throughout the conference was on collaboration. I was expecting...

Search vendors eye online music

April 7th, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
First, there were the Apple iTunes Store and’s MP3 downloading service. Then mobile phone giants like Nokia and Sony Ericsson waded into the online music selling fray. Now, search engine vendors Yahoo and Google...

Google opens a shop in Hong Kong?

March 31st, 2009 | by limbeer
“A Google shop? Now just what has Google diversified into?” That was my initial reaction when I went by this busy part of Causeway Bay (right opposite to the Sogo in case you’re familiar with the area) and...

Wordcamp in Hong Kong

March 27th, 2009 | by limbeer
So how old do you think are the chaps behind WordPress – the platform that Techgoondu and tons of blogs run on? I recently found out that one of the founding developers – Matt Mullenweg, is all of 25 years old this...