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SingTel comes up with “free football” on TV

August 7th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Free football in a small pay-TV market distorted by exclusive content deals? That's not a National Day joke. It's one fierce...
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Telecom

Fibre’s coming to your home – what you need to know

August 6th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Some 95 per cent of homes, schools and office buildings in Singapore are being wired up with fibre optic cables for the country's...
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Seagate closes Singapore factory, cuts 2,000 jobs

August 4th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Hard disk maker Seagate said today that it was closing its Singapore factory and cutting 2,000 jobs in the process, even as the...
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Audio-visual

Goondu review: Seagate FreeAgent Theater

August 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Why, in a time when people are streaming videos at home with an Xbox or Playstation 3, or playing back DivX movies on compatible...
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PC

Chio Lian Li hard disk enclosure – finally!

July 29th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Finally, after the entire world seems to have moved on from buying external hard disk enclosures and slotting in your own hard...
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Enterprise

Microsoft contributes Linux drivers

July 26th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
Last week, the open source community was abuzz with conversations on Microsoft's contribution of 20,000 lines of code to the...
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Telecom

Goondu review: StarHub 21Mbps HSPA

July 21st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
For the past month, Techgoondu has been testing the MobileMobile Elite service that promises as much as 21Mbps downloads on the...
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Telecom

Commentary: Former M1 chief to be StarHub CEO

July 14th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
In one of the surprises of the rather boring telecom scene here in Singapore, StarHub has just announced that it is going to be...
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Internet

StarHub to replace CEO with former M1 boss

July 14th, 2009 | by limbeer
What’s one of the best ways to go one up on the competition? Hire their former CEO. That’s just what StarHub...
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Fixed Mobile Number Portability … in HK

July 14th, 2009 | by limbeer
With the telco regulator in Hong Kong giving its stamp of approval for fixed mobile number portability last Friday, fixed line...
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Internet

Google Chrome OS – game changer or loss maker?

July 10th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
The free OS is meant to make apps on the Net run more smoothly, when you are at a cafe, say, getting documents on your Gmail and...
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Cellphones

Techgoondu Sony Ericsson G705 giveaway

July 4th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Fancy a phone that not only lets you talk to friends, but also watch YouTube videos, find your way around with Google maps and...
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Audio-visual

Goondu review: Samsung B7000 LED TV

July 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
What earns Samsung's Full HD B7000 its S$5,399 price tag is Blu-ray movies. I was quite blown away when I watched Pearl Harbour...
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Enterprise

Cisco’s cloud ambitions

July 1st, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Look into the world’s tech crystal ball and you’ll see only clouds. Even with my limited divination skills, this...
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RIP, MJ

June 30th, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
Rest in peace, moonwalker. On the day when an iconic part of music died, I dug out Off The Wall and Thriller from my record...
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Getting Straits Times articles online for free

June 26th, 2009 | by Oo Gin Lee
Here’s a secret. Normally you need to have an online ST subscription to read the full length of ST articles online. Those...
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PC

Microsoft sets Asia prices for Windows 7

June 26th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
We just heard from the folks at Microsoft on its Windows 7 Upgrade Option Program, availability and pricing offer for Asia....
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Sennheiser HD800

June 25th, 2009 | by Boon Kiat
What do you gain by upgrading from a pair of $100 earphones, say my trusty Sony MDR EX85LP, to a pair of cans worth some $2,200,...
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Cellphones

Is this a Hero phone or what?

June 25th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Once in a while, a phone can come along and seriously wow you just by its looks. HTC's "hero" phone, aptly called the Hero, is...
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Doctors given expired Tamiflu in Singapore

June 25th, 2009 | by Oo Gin Lee
  Singapore’s Ministry of Health has sent expired Tamiflu supplies to the general practitioner’s in Singapore. ...