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Another death knell for newspapers

October 29th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
This is not gadget-related, but tech-based nonetheless… the respected US newspaper, The Christian Science Monitor, has become the first national US daily to junk newsprint for online editions. In an announcement today (US...
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Google Android phone makes debut

September 24th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
As anticipated, Google launched the first phone with its Android OS just a while ago in New York. The device, also known as the T-Mobile G1 and HTC Dream, comes with the following specs: -Qualcomm 528MHz chip -ROM: 256MB, RAM:...
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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...