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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?...
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Bands encouraging online music downloads

July 7th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
What with the surge in the number of bands trying to cut their teeth in the music realm, the battle of selling CDs to music junkies seem to be intensified on the Web, rather than on retail shelves. Taking the heed of Radiohead...
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Firefox 3 gets world record

July 3rd, 2008 | by Aaron Tan
It’s official – the Guinness World Records has bestowed Firefox 3 as the most downloaded software in 24 hours! From June 17 to 18, the browser was downloaded over 8 million times. Weeks before Firefox 3 was ready,...
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Welcome to the new Techgoondu

June 30th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
We thought we’d not do it so fast, but since we’ve been getting some traffic – mostly from frens and colleagues in the industry – here we are at the new Techgoondu site, with our own domain. Enjoy, and...