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Amazon finally opens full online store in Singapore
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Amazon finally opens full online store in Singapore

October 8th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Amazon won't find the Singapore market an easy one to crack, because rivals Lazada and Shopee have been busy signing up merchants over the...
November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals
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November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals

November 9th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
When Lazada kicks off its holiday season sales on November 11, bargain hunters can expect 50 milllion deals from electronics to nutritional products....
Singapore Budget 2018: GST to apply to digital services from 2020
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Singapore Budget 2018: GST to apply to digital services from 2020

February 19th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
As part of Budget 2018, GST could be applied to a wide variety of software and services, such as mobile app...
How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly
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How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly

January 17th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
For consumers, there's never been a better time to cut the cord and keep watching what you like, how you like...
Amazon launches its Prime service in Singapore – to much confusion
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Amazon launches its Prime service in Singapore – to much confusion

December 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
If Amazon wants to ask people to pay for a subscription, even if it's a cheap S$2.99 a month for now, it should have a proper store in...
Out in Singapore now, Amazon’s online store spells trouble for retailers
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Out in Singapore now, Amazon’s online store spells trouble for retailers

July 28th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
In many ways, the hype around the launch is hard to live up to, but its lasting impact in the months and years ahead will show that this is a landmark when it comes to...
With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage
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With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage

November 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With SSD prices falling over Black Friday, these new storage devices are now available in large capacities that are increasingly affordable for home...
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Singapore online retail space set for shakeup with potential Amazon entry

November 2nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The online retail space in Singapore looks to be headed for a shakeup, after news emerged today of Amazon's potential entry and the buyout of e-grocer Redmart by online retailer...
5 deals to show why you should buy online this holiday season
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5 deals to show why you should buy online this holiday season

December 1st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
With steeply discounted items on American sites, you can actually buy something online, ship it over and still pay...
Google Street View extended to the Amazon rainforest
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Google Street View extended to the Amazon rainforest

March 5th, 2015 | by Esmond Xu
Google is bringing the wonders of the Amazon to a larger audience with a new set of Street View images of the world's largest tropical...
As Sitex opens its doors, Black Friday online deals prove more attractive
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As Sitex opens its doors, Black Friday online deals prove more attractive

November 29th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
If local players don't buck up, each close of the year will see more spending headed to overseas, online shops, instead of Singapore retailers and bazaars like...
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Hands on: Poetic Slimline Portfolio cases for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

January 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Looking for a smart case for your Nexus device? Poetic's Slimline Portfolio cases are not...
Geek Buy: the best eReader to use in Singapore
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Geek Buy: the best eReader to use in Singapore

August 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The Kobo Touch is a fantastic eReader for those looking for a single-purpose device for immersive reading without all the distraction of a connected device like a smartphone or...
Google Play brings the fight to Apple’s iCloud
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Google Play brings the fight to Apple’s iCloud

March 8th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Google Play signals Google's intent to take on Apple in the consumer cloud...
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SingTel unveils local e-book service with skoob

November 17th, 2011 | by Lester Hio
Lovers of e-books in Singapore are getting their own local e-book fix, after SingTel said on Tuesday that it was offering Singapore’s first e-book service. This service, named skoob, will allow Singaporeans to peruse and...
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Amazon’s Android app store now open for business

March 23rd, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Amazon today finally opened their Android app store, providing users with yet another avenue to shop for Android apps. And rival Apple has been fast to respond - with a lawsuit alleging trademark...