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Adobe: 53 per cent of smartphones to have Flash by 2012

June 9th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Adobe predicts that 53 per cent of the more than 300 million smartphones to ship by 2012 will sport its Flash software to show off multimedia websites on the small screen. Currently, only 9 per cent of the less than 50 million...
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Unwired 2010 post-mortem (Part I)

May 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
A big thank you for all the attendees who took the time and effort to come down to Techgoondu's first indepedent and wireless event UNWIRED last Thursday 27 May at the Singapore Management University. Registered attendees...
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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...
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Google voice search for your phone

November 6th, 2009 | by limbeer
Voice search for your phone – sounds good yeah? I thought so too – so I tried out the latest Google Mobile App‘s voice search feature on my Nokia E71 (which means the S60 flavour of the app). The app is...
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Meet the Ophone

December 29th, 2008 | by Aaron Tan
Source: sohu.com Source: sohu.com Source: IT168.com Early images of China Mobile’s Ophone has surfaced in recent days. Lest you think this is another iPhone rip-off, the Ophone is being made by Lenovo, and will use China...
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Techgoondu LG TV contest roundup (Part II)

November 17th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
In the first part of the roundup, we tallied the entries on the Techgoondu LG TV contest, and Apple iPhone emerged as the favourite gadget of 2008. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the other gadgets that our...
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Techgoondu LG TV contest roundup (Part I)

November 15th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The Techgoondu readers have spoken. For our recently concluded contest, in which we’re giving away an almost brand new S$5,000 42-inch LCD TV (kindly sponsored by LG), the favourite geek gadget of 2008 is a product that...
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iPhone 3G price drop in Hong Kong

September 28th, 2008 | by limbeer
How’d you like an unlocked iPhone 3G at S$878? Local newspaper Apple Daily has reported yesterday (see the 27th Sep edition if you read traditional Chinese) that parallel imported iPhone 3Gs here in Hong Kong are now priced...
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Hong Kong Apple Store selling unlocked iPhone 3G

September 26th, 2008 | by limbeer
Hong Kong’s online Apple Store has started selling unlocked iPhone 3Gs! To my knowledge, its the only Apple Store to be doing that. Not cheap though! The 8GB is HK$5,400 (SG$990) and the 16GB is HK$6,200 (SG$1,133). Ouch....
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Hype versus reality

August 22nd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
There’s a saying that the market corrects itself when the hype gets overboard. It’s happened to dot.coms, bloated Big Media companies… and apparently it’s happening to Apple’s new-found status at the...
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Apple = no virus?

July 24th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
You’ve probably seen those Apple ads that proclaim that there are no/few viruses for Macs. Well, it doesn’t matter that virus writers don’t bother with Macs because they only take up less than 5 per cent of the...
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2.5G iPhones now cost more!

July 21st, 2008 | by limbeer
Went by Mongkok so had a look at the cellphone shops. As per Alfred’s post and the postings on local Mac lists, the 16GB 3G iPhones were indeed out in full force. Prices were 8800 to 9800 HKD or about S$1525 to S$1698. Way...
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Want a 3G iPhone? Buy one for S$1,700 to S$2,000 in HK

July 16th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
So, you can’t wait for SingTel to bring the hyped-to-the-heavens 3G iPhone? Well, since the red camp missed the July 11 launch, you can get one from places where the gizmo is sold. One place would be Hong Kong, where my bro...
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No 3G iPhones from HK to SG … yet

July 3rd, 2008 | by limbeer
Hutchinson/3 here in Hong Kong recently announced their iPhone prices and their mandatory subscription plans here. To cut to the chase, it seems like if you’re thinking of getting an iPhone at an uncontracted price for use...
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Samsung Omnia vs HTC Touch Diamond – fight!

June 26th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
As the hype from the 3G iPhone rests a little, the spotlight has now been trained on two “iPhone killers” these past two weeks – the Samsung Omnia and HTC’s Touch Diamond, which went on sale lately. The...
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Touch-screen phones galore

June 19th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Late post here for CommAsia, as you’d expect the stories with ST have been coming thick and fast, and there’s little time to update this little blog (interesting note to newspapers trying to do both online and print)....
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iPhone 3G (hype) comes to Singapore (via SingTel)

June 10th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
So, after months and months of hype, finally the 3G iPhone comes to Singapore through an exclusive deal with SingTel. People in the industry have talked about this for months, and sources have long said the launch would be in...