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Internet ad revenue to go up; newspaper ads, down

December 18th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It is no surprise really, for those of us not asleep at the wheel, that newspapers are under major threat. According to this...
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Internet

Lost in Singapore? Don’t know where? Use Gothere

December 15th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
If you live in Singapore and you haven’t heard of or tried Gothere, do yourself a favour and take a look. It’s such a...
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Gaming

Mario Kart Love Song

December 15th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
“The finish line is just around the bend I’ll pause this game so our love will never end…” An “emo”...
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Internet

Shoplette: Singapore’s shopping twitter

December 12th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The idea: you spot a pair of pink hello kitty slippers in a boutique mall in Japan’s trendy Shinjuku shopping district to...
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Media

Death of (yet another) newspaper

December 10th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Another one bites the dust. By the time you read this, news has probably spread – through the Net, no less – about...
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Internet

Jabber and chatter on Singapore’s Yebber

December 8th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Yebber is a Singapore-based website that aggregates reviews by end users and provides a mechanism for users to search for them....
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Internet

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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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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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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