S$5/mth for SingTel push mail on the Nokia E63

April 3rd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
After months of running a free beta trial, Nokia has finally launched its push mail service via SingTel - the first of its type in Asia, so says the press release. From tomorrow, SingTel users who buy the new Nokia E63 phone and...

StarHub launches public trial of 21Mbps mobile broadband

March 27th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Some 100 users will be able to hook up to a public trial of StarHub’s new 21Mbps mobile broadband service, as the telco readies to launch it commercially within the next three months. This promises, on paper, to be three...

S$238 to S$438 for SingTel HTC Dream

February 20th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
The first Google Android phone will go sale in Singapore tomorrow with prices ranging from S$238 to S$448, and will be tied to SingTel’s cellphone plans just like the iPhone here. These cellphone plans range from S$39 to...

HTC Android phone comes to Singapore and Australia

February 5th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
After months of waiting, phone lovers in Asia will finally get their hands on the HTC Dream, the first gadget to use Google’s Android operating system. The phone will be sold exclusively – for an unspecified time...

SingTel, StarHub trot out netbooks and other freebies

November 28th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Do you want an Asus Eee PC or an HP mini? That seems to be the choice that Sitex shoppers are being asked to make by SingTel and StarHub, as the two broadband operators slug it out in an increasingly saturated broadband market....

As the hype fades…

August 6th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
… reality sinks in for the Apple iPhone. At first, the story was about how frenzied crowds queued up for the hyped up wonder gadget. Now, weeks after, people are complaining about how they can’t log in with their...

Share your StarHub HD5 experience

July 29th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Finally, there’s one more channel on StarHub – the long-awaited free-to-air HD5 from MediaCorp, which promises “true HD” channels during primetime (the rest are up-converted). The channel is supposed to...

Watch Lost 24 hours after it screens in the US?

July 23rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Pay-TV challenger SingTel came up with a pretty interesting proposition today: How would you like to watch the latest episodes of Lost, Prison Break and other hit US drama series just 24 hours after they are screened over there?...

The benefits of number portability -free calls, free phones!

July 2nd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The street battles for mobile users are intensifying here, and these days, with cellphone operators fighing tooth and nail for customers, you can not only get a phone for free, but even free calls and mobile Internet –...

HTC Touch Diamond sold out everywhere

June 23rd, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s the latest sign that the “touch-screen” fad is heating up to fever pitch, thanks in much to the iPhone hype. HTC’s excellent Touch Diamond, said to be the best “iPhone killer” of the lot,...

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...