Singapore

Massive crowds turn up for Diablo III launch
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Massive crowds turn up for Diablo III launch

May 16th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Even in the age of convenient online pre-orders, hundreds, if not thousands still preferred to get their hands on Blizzard’s latest video game Diablo 3 the old-fashioned way – by queuing at the Funan mall launch event...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S III stars as new flagship phone
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy S III stars as new flagship phone

May 11th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Stick with the formula, as Samsung has done here with the Galaxy S III, and it will sell millions more of this new...
ViewQwest launches fibre service that lets users view US TV programmes
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ViewQwest launches fibre service that lets users view US TV programmes

May 3rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Internet service provider ViewQwest is offering its fibre broadband services with a low-cost VPN (virtual private networking) option that enables Singapore users to easily connect to these US-based video services like Hulu and...
Microsoft opens S$23 million technology centre in Singapore
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Microsoft opens S$23 million technology centre in Singapore

April 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft today opened a S$23 million technology centre in Singapore to enable companies to test out new technologies such as cloud computing and unified communications before rolling them out at their own...
Pink Samsung Galaxy Note arrives in Singapore on Saturday
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Pink Samsung Galaxy Note arrives in Singapore on Saturday

April 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It had to come in pink sooner or later. Samsung's surprise hit of the season, the Galaxy Note, is arriving in town this Saturday, dressed in pink and following in the footsteps of the smaller Galaxy S...
No more ugly IDA stickers on phones and gadgets?
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No more ugly IDA stickers on phones and gadgets?

April 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Compliance labels that stick out like a sore thumb on your shiny new gadgets could become a thing of the past in Singapore, after the government infocomm regulator said on Wednesday that it is allowing electronic versions that...
Hands on: HTC One X looks good
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Hands on: HTC One X looks good

March 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With a new design, impressive camera and top-notch performance, the S$898 One X should win back HTC some fans after a disappointing 2011. For phone buyers, it's one more option to spoil...
Hands on: HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus
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Hands on: HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus

March 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When you have seen a printer, you’ve seen them all, right? At least, that’s what a lot of many small business owners like to think, when they next buy an all-in-one machine for their office or SOHO. The Officejet Pro...
SingTel to sell Sony PS Vita 3G from S$99 with subscription
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SingTel to sell Sony PS Vita 3G from S$99 with subscription

March 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Gamers who have been looking out for the 3G version of the Playstation Vita will be happy to know that SingTel will be selling it in Singapore from April 14 with a mobile broadband contract, and with a discount for those who sign...
Commentary: Singapore viewers to pay S$58 for Euro 2012, in first “cross carriage” deal
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Commentary: Singapore viewers to pay S$58 for Euro 2012, in first “cross carriage” deal

March 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
“Same old expensive price” was probably the first thing that struck many Singapore football fans when they heard today that StarHub is charging S$58 to watch live Euro 2012 matches in June. The price, for early birds...
Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

March 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When everyone was going ga-ga last week over Apple’s new iPad, I went out to a small store in Funan and bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, a tablet that I had under-estimated when I first saw it earlier this year. I had...
Commentary: New iPad shows up LTE fragmentation
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Commentary: New iPad shows up LTE fragmentation

March 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Not everyone checks up the specs on the new Apple iPad before buying the shiny toy, but for those who do, they will find an interesting entry in a section called Wireless and Cellular. Not only is there mention of the touted...
Samsung’s official Ice Cream Sandwich out for Galaxy S II, but not in Singapore yet
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Samsung’s official Ice Cream Sandwich out for Galaxy S II, but not in Singapore yet

March 13th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The release is only available for South Korea and several European countries like Poland, Hungary and Sweden, and there is no news still of availability for Singapore users, who have had the phone since last year....
Nokia Lumia 800 now comes in white, costs S$775
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Nokia Lumia 800 now comes in white, costs S$775

March 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
In case, you needed any proof that white is the "it" colour for phones today, Nokia has come up with the snow-coloured version of its flagship Lumia 800 to add to its cyan, fuchsia and black...
Attention-grabbing gizmos at IT Show 2012
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Attention-grabbing gizmos at IT Show 2012

March 11th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
What are some of the most interesting gadgets to catch your eye amid the crowds and the noise at the IT Show? Here are a few that we feel are worth a jostle down to Suntec City to...
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Singapore government tender deadlines extended, after SingPass login glitch

March 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Companies bidding for government projects at the Singapore government procurement website, Gebiz, will have some of their deadlines extended after a glitch in a server prevented many from logging...
LiveJournal finally gets its own e-commerce system
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LiveJournal finally gets its own e-commerce system

March 4th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
With the launch of LJCheckout a couple of weeks ago, blog shop owners now have the option to integrate a full-fledged e-commerce system into their...
Time to buy an updated Blackberry Playbook on the cheap?
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Time to buy an updated Blackberry Playbook on the cheap?

February 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With attractive prices and updated software this week that finally reverses the massive mistakes of last year, the tablet might be worth considering for folks looking for a good...
Dual-screen Sony Tablet P goes on sale in Singapore at S$848
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Dual-screen Sony Tablet P goes on sale in Singapore at S$848

February 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The clamshell design will surely remind folks of portable game consoles of the past, and this Sony is a certified Playstation gadget that plays your games made for other Sony consoles. What could win many users over is how light...
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Fibre broadband start-up MyRepublic takes on the Big Three telcos

February 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Consumers signing up for fibre broadband services in Singapore got one more alternative to the big three of SingTel, StarHub and M1 earlier this week, with the entry of MyRepublic, an upstart that promises to sell services based...