Apple

Predictions for the new year – five tech trends for 2012
16

Predictions for the new year – five tech trends for 2012

January 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If 2011 was a big year in technology, the coming 12 months promise to be even more interesting, as portable devices morph into all-in-one gizmos and Windows 8 heralds a new era in computing. Here are five trends to take note in...
no-cover
1

Samsung brings the fight to Apple

December 13th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The knives are out. Since Steve Job’s untimely death, Samsung has been ramping up the assault on Apple, having launched a series of funny ads attacking the iPhone 4S. Take a look at this ad which was just released a few...
Weekend pick of the Sitex 2011 deals
0

Weekend pick of the Sitex 2011 deals

November 26th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Before you head down to Singapore's last quarterly IT bazaar this weekend, check out some of the standout deals...
no-cover
6

Hundreds in Singapore queue up for new iPhone 4S

October 29th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Higher launch prices notwithstanding, hundreds of iPhone fans queued up late Thursday night to be among the first people in Singapore to own Apple’s latest gizmo – the iPhone 4S. Although the launch time stated by all telcos...
no-cover
0

SingTel, M1, release iPhone 4S plans and prices

October 26th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The iPhone 4S might have disappointed many fans, and validated others of their move to Android, but it’s still a highly awaited smartphone to many people. As the local launch dates draws near, both SingTel and M1 have already...
no-cover
1

Four ways Steve Jobs changed our computing lifestyles

October 6th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Not all his decisions and products went well with users, and not everything he touched turned to gold, but there is no doubt the former Apple CEO and founder of a company that created the iMac, iPhone and iPad had a profound...
no-cover
0

Hong Kong Apple store pre-opening queue

September 23rd, 2011 | by limbeer
The queue outside the Hong Kong Apple Store this morning – photo courtesy of Techgoondu buddy Dominic A day before opening and as expected, the queue has begun outside Hong Kong’s first Apple Store that is scheduled...
no-cover
0

Apple Store to open on 24 Sep in Hong Kong

September 21st, 2011 | by limbeer
Hong Kong’s getting the real deal this weekend, and it comes in the form of huge Apple Store right smack in Central. And the curtains have literally come off. MIC Gadget has the scoop on that and has photos of …...
RIM brings first dedicated music store to Singapore, beats Apple to the punch
4

RIM brings first dedicated music store to Singapore, beats Apple to the punch

August 17th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Bought a new iPod/iPhone/iPad and looking forward to buying music for your new device? Local users have always been out of luck in that respect, as despite being the market leader for years, Apple has failed to bring its music...
no-cover
0

MacBook Air: the blueprint for all future laptops?

July 23rd, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Laptops seem destined to go the way of the thin, light, and user-focused MacBook Air, while high-powered notebooks will be relegated to a more select...
no-cover
3

Think the Mac is free from malware? Not anymore

June 5th, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Mac users can no longer stake the age-old claim that Apple’s operating system is free from viruses and other forms of malware. As Mac OS X grows in popularity, with Apple selling a record number of Macs during its most...
no-cover
0

Google tops “most valuable brands” list, Microsoft ahead of Apple

March 31st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Fortune published its list of the Most Admired companies in the world earlier this month, and BrandFinance just followed suit with its list of the 500 world’s more valuable brands, measured with a different methodology....
no-cover
6

iPad 2 available in Singapore and Hong Kong in April

March 23rd, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Love it or hate it, Apple's new toy is set to hit stores in Singapore and Hong Kong next month, as part of a wider rollout after being first sold in the United States on March...
no-cover
0

White iPhone coming “this spring”, but is this iPhone 4 or 5?

March 16th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The end of the white iPhone 4 snafu might just be in sight. Apple's senior vice-president of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller tweeted last Sunday that the long-awaited snow-coloured device will be coming "this spring",...
no-cover
4

Apple and Google top Fortune’s Most Admired list

March 7th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Fortune magazine has released their list of Top 50 Most Admired Companies for the year 2011, and Apple tops the list for the fourth consecutive...
no-cover
2

New iPad to be unveiled on March 2?

February 24th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Apple yesterday sent out a wave of invites to an event held on March 2, when they are expected to unveil the followup to the iPad to the masses....
no-cover
11

Commentary: Questions abound for Microsoft-Nokia deal

February 12th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
In the few hours after technology behemoths Microsoft and Nokia unveiled one of the most dramatic partnerships in years to take on rivals Google and Apple, terms like MicroKia, Noksoft and NoWin have quickly become popular...
no-cover
0

Free iPad for beta testing? Nope, you’ve been scammed

March 8th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s the oldest trick in the book when it comes to scamming: Play on people’s greed. Take a look at a current one involving free iPads for beta testing : The difficulty lies in telling whether a freebie giveaway is a...
no-cover
6

Apple goes after HTC

March 3rd, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The internet is abuzz with Apple’s lawsuit today in the US, claiming that HTC has infringed about 20 of their patents. Gizmodo has an excellent breaking story of this, and they quote responses from both the Apple and HTC...
no-cover
10

iNETS mobile: Would you use this?

February 5th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
NETS, the Singapore electronic payment vendor, just launched their iNETS mobile service, in which you can pay your bills via your mobile phone in Singapore. The story was covered by quite a few of the main papers in Singapore,...