Singapore

MyRepublic to offer mobile services as virtual operator after tie-up with StarHub
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MyRepublic to offer mobile services as virtual operator after tie-up with StarHub

May 3rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Fibre broadband operator MyRepublic will be offering mobile services in Singapore in the months ahead, after it inked a deal with StarHub to enter the market as a virtual...
Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore
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Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore

May 2nd, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
The Vivo X21 launched in Singapore today will be the first smartphone here with a breakthrough technology that has eluded the likes of Apple and Samsung - an in-screen fingerprint...
Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell
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Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell

April 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
There is no basic monitoring or regular risk assessments in many industrial systems today, according to Honeywell, which opened a new cyber security centre in Singapore to address the...
StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings
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StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings

April 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub will stop connecting its cable network to new homes and offices to deliver pay-TV, broadband and voice services from April...
Hands on: Google Home is your own virtual secretary and helper
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Hands on: Google Home is your own virtual secretary and helper

April 18th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
On the whole, Google Home is a fairly intuitive gadget. For the most part, it understands pretty well what it is told to...
On Lazada, Razer Game Store starts selling games online to Southeast Asia gamers
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On Lazada, Razer Game Store starts selling games online to Southeast Asia gamers

April 12th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
Simply called Razer Game Store, it not only sells the hottest games but also the range gaming accessories that Razer is famous...
M1 partners Keppel Electric to sell electricity in Singapore
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M1 partners Keppel Electric to sell electricity in Singapore

March 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
M1 is selling electricity services to home owners through partner Keppel Electric, just days after rival telecom operator StarHub starting doing so in Singapore's newly liberalised electricity...
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When Nets goes down for nearly a couple of hours in Singapore

February 2nd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The irony of the Nets downtime today is that it reminds everyone how easily we take for granted things that work seamlessly in the...
Well past time that ez-link and Nets cards are truly interchangeable, starting from a hawker centre
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Well past time that ez-link and Nets cards are truly interchangeable, starting from a hawker centre

January 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
It is good news that Nets and EZ-Link are coming together to make things easier for users. The question is why it has taken so...
How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly
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How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly

January 17th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
For consumers, there's never been a better time to cut the cord and keep watching what you like, how you like...
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Going after Android set-top boxes won’t bring back viewers for pay-TV players

January 14th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
How does this court case change things for the pay-TV providers here? Will they get a boost in...
To counter fake news, Singapore needs media literacy, more credible media options
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To counter fake news, Singapore needs media literacy, more credible media options

January 11th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
What needs strengthening are more credible news sources, as well as the media literacy in people to discern fact from...
Singapore enterprises lagging peers in adopting machine learning: ServiceNow survey
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Singapore enterprises lagging peers in adopting machine learning: ServiceNow survey

November 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Only 32 per cent of Singapore chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed say their organisations are already using machine learning in some part of their...
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Tightening the use of NRIC in Singapore is a step in the right direction

November 9th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The Personal Data Protection Commission said yesterday that NRIC details should only be disclosed when a "high level of fidelity" is needed to establish a person's...
First impressions with the Apple iPhone X: four features that stand out
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First impressions with the Apple iPhone X: four features that stand out

October 31st, 2017 | by Grace Chng
The iPhone X is the new Apple phone that people are really waiting...
Pay with a QR code at hawker centres? Not so fast
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Pay with a QR code at hawker centres? Not so fast

October 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
It will be deeply ironic if one day, you have a pocket full of cash, but can't even pay for a bowl of...
Lessons on mobile payment from WeChat Pay in China
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Lessons on mobile payment from WeChat Pay in China

September 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The most important lesson from China is that users determine the success of a system. Simply importing the same mobile payment technology here won't...
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...