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A Techgoondu Christmas gift guide

December 24th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
What’s a geek to do before Christmas? Buy a Techgoondu-approved gift to make others – and ourselves – happy of...
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S’pore exercise junkies get your distance fix here

December 22nd, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
Thanks to Daft Logic, exercise junkies – those who pound the pavement with their Asics and crank the gears on their...
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Killer new Facebook panel for Xperia

December 22nd, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
Call me impressed with blobs meet Facebook concept! Having used the new Facebook Xperia panel briefly last week, I must say this...
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Techgoondu gets on Creative Commons

December 22nd, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
by Kevin Lim (theory.isthereason.com), for creativecommonssingapore.wordpress.com We’ve moved Techgoondu’s content to...
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Software

Open-source stuff for Windows

December 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
When you hear geeks talk about “open source” software, things always end up with this impossible divide between Linux...
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HTC’s white diamond

December 18th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
HTC has come up with a “white” version of the Touch Diamond, its much-loved (but slightly laggy) touch-screen phone....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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