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Commentary: tech innovation is alive in Singapore

December 8th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
I often hear laments from my friends about the dead tech innovation scene in Singapore. “There is nothing new in tech coming...
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Media

Spot.US: Journalism via Crowdfunding

December 6th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Social media platforms have disruptively changed the environment in which big media works. It is now possible for anybody to...
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Cellphones

Nokia’s new “slide-out keyboard” gizmo

December 2nd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Right after Sony Ericsson shipped its Xperia X1, along comes Nokia’s new N-series “hero” product, the N97, that...
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Telecom

SingTel, StarHub trot out netbooks and other freebies

November 28th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Do you want an Asus Eee PC or an HP mini? That seems to be the choice that Sitex shoppers are being asked to make by SingTel and...
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Uncategorized

What’s hot at Sitex (Part IV)

November 28th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Do check out Part I, Part II and Part III of Techgoondu’s coverage at Sitex ’08 if you haven’t, where Alf did a...
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Gaming

What’s hot at Sitex (Part III)

November 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Besides the usual TVs and laptops, there are other little bargains to be had at Sitex. We seem to have forgotten that printers...
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Audio-visual

What’s hot at Sitex (Part II)

November 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Okay, on to the other Sitex show bargains on the first day. One tempting deal comes from Samsung, which is selling its new...
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Audio-visual

What’s hot at Sitex 2008 (Part I)

November 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The lelong has begun anew today, with the last of the quarterly computer bazaars being held at Singapore Expo. What’s the...
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Gaming

Dropcast: spell slinging, Singapore style

November 26th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Dropcast is the first DS game made in Singapore, released in Sept 2008 by Mikoishi. Unfortunately, it was released to very little...
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PC

Intel Core i7s “fly off shelves” here

November 25th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s been said that recessions come and go but life goes on at Sim Lim Square, that six-storey techie haunt in Singapore,...
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Gaming

Announcing the Techgoondu LG TV winner!

November 24th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
This is the final wrap-up to our Techgoondu LG TV contest. Please check Part I and Part II if you’re interested in the...
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Uncategorized

PC Magazine to end print business

November 24th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Yup, scary stuff but the venerable PC Magazine will ending its 27-year-old monthly print magazine. The last issue is on January...
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Uncategorized

Cool StarHub Hubstation HD – about time!

November 21st, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Somehow we didn’t catch this piece of news last week, but it’s still worthwhile to mention that StarHub has a new...
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Internet

Say hello to the new Mariah Carey

November 19th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Not sure what in God’s name he was thinking, but a Korean geek has sang his way to YouTube fame by er, going out of tune...
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PC

Asus has got touch on its Eee desktop

November 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Not sure why Asus called it the world’s first touch-screen PC, but its new Eee Top ET16 series of desktop PCs do come with...
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Gaming

Techgoondu LG TV contest roundup (Part II)

November 17th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
In the first part of the roundup, we tallied the entries on the Techgoondu LG TV contest, and Apple iPhone emerged as the...
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Cellphones

Techgoondu LG TV contest roundup (Part I)

November 15th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The Techgoondu readers have spoken. For our recently concluded contest, in which we’re giving away an almost brand new...
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Internet

Microsoft’s latest Windows Live refresh

November 14th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Though Google’s been getting the publicity over here at Techgoondu, Microsoft also did a nice show-and-tell this week of...
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Internet

Movie buffs can “Google” it!

November 13th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
Type the words “Quantum of Solace” followed by the “Singapore” in the local Google search box (as in...
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Google adds video to e-mail and chat

November 12th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s one of those things that make you go: “why didn’t I think of that”? Google has come up with another...