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M1 brings unlimited mobile data back to Singapore with S$98 deal
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M1 brings unlimited mobile data back to Singapore with S$98 deal

August 30th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
M1 has just launched a 4G mobile plan that gives users unlimited mobile data, bringing back the buffet-style offers that were more common in...
In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success
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In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success

August 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A smart nation has to be first about the people, not the technology. Above all, its success will depend on how it has improved everyday...
Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home
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Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home

August 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Though it shows the promise of mesh Wi-Fi at home, the Linksys Velop also demonstrates that the technology needs a smarter, easier...
Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa
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Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa

July 19th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Two-thirds of the Singaporeans surveyed in a Visa-commsioned study have used their smart devices to pay for their...
Speak to a doctor or pharmacist virtually with MyDoc app
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Speak to a doctor or pharmacist virtually with MyDoc app

July 8th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The MyDoc app, out on Android and Apple devices, already gives easy access to health consultation services round the...
Goondu review: DJI Spark punches above its weight
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Goondu review: DJI Spark punches above its weight

June 22nd, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
For what the DJi Spark is designed to do, it is punching way above its weight...
Google Cloud entry in Southeast Asia promises new options to enterprises
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Google Cloud entry in Southeast Asia promises new options to enterprises

June 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Though late to the game, Google Cloud is trying to gain traction with enterprises that are increasingly looking to public clouds to expand their resources for compute, storage and...
S’pore employees feel their workplaces do not empower them digitally: Microsoft
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S’pore employees feel their workplaces do not empower them digitally: Microsoft

June 16th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Simply working on the go or keeping connected outside the office does not make workers in Singapore feel that they can do their jobs better, a Microsoft survey of attitudes in Asia-Pacific has...
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Frequency fees waived for telcos testing out 5G services in Singapore

May 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Telecom operators testing out new 5G services in Singapore will have frequency fees waived until December 2019, as the country seeks advance the new mobile...
In Singapore, angst and impatience with tech startups that don’t succeed fast
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In Singapore, angst and impatience with tech startups that don’t succeed fast

May 8th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
For Singapore, the temptation is to measure success by the number of exits and money in the system. It has to learn that innovation takes...
Apply for loans, credit cards without keying in personal details online
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Apply for loans, credit cards without keying in personal details online

May 4th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The next time you sign up for a credit card in Singapore, you may not need to key in those boring details like NRIC number and submit documents to verify your...
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75% of S’pore firms want to digitalise but only one-third able to: Microsoft

April 25th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Singapore’s business leaders want to embrace digital technologies and drive growth in a changing business climate, but few believe they have a complete strategy to make that happen...
Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market
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Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market

April 16th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Competition is great for consumers. For telcos, customer loyalty could make a key difference as the fight for a saturated market really gets going...
Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push
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Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push

March 29th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Perhaps only a handful out of dozens of smart nation projects will grow into truly transformative services that make a real difference. If that happens in the next three years, that would be...
Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge finally get Nougat update in Singapore
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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge finally get Nougat update in Singapore

March 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
If you're rocking a year-old Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge in Singapore, the good news is that the much-awaited Android 7.0 update is rolling out right now....
Circles.Life woos mobile data users with cheap 20GB add-on plan
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Circles.Life woos mobile data users with cheap 20GB add-on plan

March 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The new add-on mobile data bundle from Circles.Life will be welcome by users who use a lot of mobile data on the go - and don't want a contract to tie them...
Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows
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Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows

March 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The attack is another wake-up call for government agencies planning to go digital with more e-services in the months...
Sony set to bring new Bravia A1 OLED TVs to Singapore
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Sony set to bring new Bravia A1 OLED TVs to Singapore

February 24th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The new Bravia A1 TV is the first from the Japanese electronics manufacturer to feature an OLED panel, instead of traditional LED or LCD...
HTC seeks comeback in Singapore with fresh strategy
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HTC seeks comeback in Singapore with fresh strategy

February 18th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
Folks who remember HTC in its heyday and still look forward to its new phones will be happy to hear its renewed...
One in three Singapore users don’t manage passwords securely: CSA
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One in three Singapore users don’t manage passwords securely: CSA

February 15th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Most respondents said they used a combination of letters, numbers and symbols in their passwords, but about one in three did not manage them securely, it...
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