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Techgoondu gets a new facelift

February 23rd, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It's the third incarnation of Techgoondu since its inception more than 18 months ago, but the tagline remains the same: The revolution has...

Buzz vs Facebook, and my seduction by Google

February 10th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The Internet has been abuzz with Google’s announcement of Buzz, their new social networking platform that they just announced about a day ago. Of course, Facebook is the king of the hill in the social networking space that...

StarHub launches new mobile TV service

January 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The cellphone operator is offering CNN, Disney and TVBJ TV programmes on the small screen, as part of a revamped mobile TV lineup that includes 24 channels, to smartphone...

Sing your Chinese New Year blues away on StarHub karaoke service

January 14th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Tired of pesky relatives asking when you are getting married or having kids during Chinese New Year? Turn on the karaoke at home, with a new on-demand service that StarHub is delivering soon over its cable set-top box. For...

Free StarHub TV channels – a X’mas present?

December 27th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Not sure if this is another ploy by StarHub to keep viewers, as it readies to lose its Barclays Premier League (BPL) progammes next season, but you can now watch all StarHub cable TV channels on your set-top box. Apparently, this...

We are ONE!

June 22nd, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
We are one year old! This tech blog, hatched from an innocuous discussion between a few of us grumpy tech scribes bitching about life over a Bishan Junction 8 Crystal Jade dim sum lunch, has ticked into its second year this month...

Tweet Tuesdays: yet another social media get-together

April 6th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
We have Social Media Breakfast (SMB), Mobile Mondays and Web Wednesdays. We have groups like The Digital Movement (TDM) and e27 running all kinds of events from Barcamps to Blogouts to Unconferences, with much of the content...

WordCamp Hong Kong 2009 – and WordCamp Singapore?

April 6th, 2009 | by limbeer
Went to the first ever WordCamp Hong Kong today and the highlight for me was certainly hearing from the founding developer of the WordPress platform Matt Mullenweg, which this site – and millions of others – run on....

Thoughts on Blogout ’09

March 9th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
“Social media is like teen sex. Everybody wants to do it. Nobody knows how. When it’s finally done there is surprise it’s not better” — Avinash Kaushik, analytics evangelist, Google An amusing...

A radio for Twitter feeds

March 8th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
A student from the Queen’s University Belfast in the UK has come up with a radio that “tunes in” to Twitter feeds and broadcasts them in audio in real time. A microcontroller and custom software (presumably...