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Google Maps finally offers voice navigation in Singapore
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Google Maps finally offers voice navigation in Singapore

November 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Android users in Singapore are finally getting turn-by-turn driving guidance from their smartphones today, years after the feature became available in the United States and several other...
Google Nexus 4 emerges without LTE, but Nexus 10 tablet wows with high-res screen
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Google Nexus 4 emerges without LTE, but Nexus 10 tablet wows with high-res screen

October 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Google finally took the wraps off the much-rumoured Nexus 4 smartphone yesterday evening (Singapore time), as it also launched a new stab at the 10-inch tablet market with an interesting high-res Nexus 10 made by...
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Win a trip to Google HQ, Android phones with cyber wellness contest

August 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Here’s a contest that is actually a little meaningful and also has some rather attractive prizes for Singapore’s young online surfers. How would you like to travel to Google’s headquarters at Mountain View,...
What next for the PC with Windows 8?
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What next for the PC with Windows 8?

July 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Three scenarios that we think might play out as mobile phones and tablets converge with computers in the next 12 to 18...
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Google unveils US$199 Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.1

June 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With its high-end hardware, seen on much more expensive tablets, the Nexus 7 could just wipe the floor with other Android devices and chip at Apple's iPad...
Samsung bets on bigger screen, smarter features in new Galaxy S III
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Samsung bets on bigger screen, smarter features in new Galaxy S III

May 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Galaxy S III, which will ship in Singapore by June the latest, is set for a stay at the top of the smartphone charts....
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...
Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally out in Singapore on Feb 11, in white and black
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally out in Singapore on Feb 11, in white and black

February 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the Google phone that had fans waiting for months, is finally here in Singapore this Saturday with a small bonus - it will come in both black and...
Facebook’s dependence on advertising the focus of IPO worries
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Facebook’s dependence on advertising the focus of IPO worries

February 2nd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
One thing that investors will read about is this troubling reminder of the threat coming from rival social networking efforts from the likes of Google, which can take away key advertising...
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Let it snow – on Google Search

December 18th, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Google is spreading some Christmas cheer this holiday season with an “easter egg” that will unleash snow flakes on the screen right after you enter “let it snow” in a Google search box. Once the screen has...
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US$120 million Google data centre to open in Singapore by 2013

December 17th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Google started the building of a new data centre in Singapore on Thursday, a US$120 million facility which represents the Internet giant's expansion of operations in the...
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Nexus

November 9th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
One of the most loved Android phones and certainly the most long-lasting - the Google Nexus One - looks to finally have a worthy successor in the Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus out in Singapore in January...
Google Galaxy Nexus reaches Singapore in Jan 2012, costs S$948
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Google Galaxy Nexus reaches Singapore in Jan 2012, costs S$948

November 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The Galaxy Nexus, the first of many phones bearing Google's latest Android 4.0 operating system, will hit the shelves in Singapore in January 2012, to the delight of Android fans who have waited a long time for a new...
Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 arrive with XL-sized screen
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Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 arrive with XL-sized screen

October 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The next Nexus phone from Google and Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus, will start shipping in November with new features like an improved Gmail experience and the ability for the phone to unlock by simply recognising a user's...
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Microsoft mocks Gmail with “Gmail Man”!

July 30th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Stand aside, browser wars; a new battle is heating up between Microsoft and Google and this time, the battlefield is email. Google fired the first shot by launching a new website called Email Intervention, designed to help you...
Facebook blocks user’s Google+ ads, removes his other ads
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Facebook blocks user’s Google+ ads, removes his other ads

July 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Facebook has taken down an app developer's ads promoting this Google+ account and promptly banned his other ads on the social networking site, as the tussle for control of the Internet heats up between the online...
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Tibbr 3.0 and the crowded enterprise social network market

July 18th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Everybody is looking at social media as the next gold rush. It’s not surprising, given that social media has moved beyond the consumer space and into the enterprise. At a press event last week, infrastructure software...
Hands on: Google+ no Facebook killer – yet
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Hands on: Google+ no Facebook killer – yet

July 8th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Facebook now has more than 750 million users and it’s going to be a mammoth task for Google to win them over. Still, don't discount Google yet, since being late to the game, it has plenty of time to polish Google+...
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Google wants to help you find what you love

June 29th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Google has secretly unveiled a new service called “What do you love?” (or, wdyl.com) to help you find out, well, what you love. Think of it as something like a search engine, but instead of searching the Web for "something",...
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Search gets more social with Google “+1”

March 31st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The Web is buzzing with Google’s newly announced addition to their search engine. Called “+1”, it works like Facebook’s “like” button, except that you use it on search results from Google...
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