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HTC hopes to turn phones into real cameras, backed with cloud storage, with One series
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HTC hopes to turn phones into real cameras, backed with cloud storage, with One series

February 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The cameras on its new HTC One series of high-end phones are tweaked to fire in 0.7 seconds, after auto-focusing on a subject in a short 0.2 seconds, say company representatives at the annual Mobile World Congress show in...
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Goondu DIY: Choosing and switching your mobile, broadband and TV plans

February 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
What should you be aware of when you next sign up for those two-year contracts, after the big changes in the telecom market in the past few years? Here's a Techgoondu...
Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules
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Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules

January 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Cellphone users in Singapore can expect extended coverage in buildings, on roads and when travelling in an MRT train underground, when stricter rules on 3G coverage unveiled today by the government regulator kick in as soon as...
Weekend pick of the Sitex 2011 deals
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Weekend pick of the Sitex 2011 deals

November 26th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Before you head down to Singapore's last quarterly IT bazaar this weekend, check out some of the standout deals...
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More pro-consumer pay-TV contracts in Singapore from March 2012

November 3rd, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Though the new rules revealed by the Media Development Authority (MDA) will not encourage viewers to switch overnight, they will find it much easier to do so next year, when it becomes clearer which pay-TV operator, or operators,...
Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets
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Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets

October 25th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
As the city-state's infocomm regulator and its industry partners embark on an ambitious S$40 million project, unveiled today, to let mobile phone users here tap and pay with their phones, they could perhaps learn a lesson or two...
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Better roaming rates as StarHub and Conexus ink deal with Vodafone?

September 20th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Flat-rate fees for surfing the Web on the phone in Europe could be something on the cards for StarHub users after the telco and its regional telecom partners signed a deal with one of the world's biggest cellphone operators,...
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Comex 2011 deals – no, not the TouchPad, it’s sold out today

September 1st, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Check out the latest deals and download and preview sales brochures before heading down to the bazaar at Suntec Singapore this...
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StarHub launches Singapore’s first interactive commercial

August 18th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Help Sparky the dog reunite with his long lost love. No, not by choosing a mate from a dog breeder, but through following his story on TV, playing games on your mobile phone, and finding hints on Facebook. It’s a virtual...
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Top executives from the wireless and mobile industry take the hot seat

June 1st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
UNWIRED, Singapore’s first and only independent wireless and mobile conference, returned for a second run last Thursday, and saw the attendance of top-level executives from the relevant industries from across Southeast...
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Dell Venue arrives in Singapore through StarHub and M1

May 14th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Dell's Venue makes it way here with a handy curved Gorilla glass and 8-meg camera for on-the-go shooters, but where's the much-awaited Venue...
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Industry leaders to discuss LTE/4G, mobile cloud and next-gen OSes at UNWIRED 2011

May 11th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Opening the event this year is the assistant chief executive officer of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), Khoong Hock Yun. The rest of the afternoon will see panelists from SingTel, StarHub, Motorola, Nokia, HP and many...
Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore
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Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore

April 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
How should I run the fibre optic cable at home? How should I set up up my home network? Which service provider should I sign up with? Here are some...
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Aid Japan by sending SMS donations to M1, SingTel or StarHub

March 28th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Post-paid mobile users in Singapore can send donations to help victims of the devastating Japanese earthquake earlier this month by simply sending an SMS with their...
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StarHub destroys 300 illegal set-top boxes

March 2nd, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Driving a bulldozer over a bunch of illegal set-top boxes seems to be part of the job of an assistant vice-president in StarHub these days, a photo that we just received from the company appears to suggest. We’re told later...
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Commentary: “Real broadband speeds” calls are barking up the wrong tree

December 28th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
When companies try to hide information about their products and services from consumers, it’s a black and white case: let’s hammer them to be more transparent. Unfortunately, recent calls for Singapore’s telecom...
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Dell Streak out in Singapore for S$0 – S$398 on StarHub

December 1st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The Android tablet wave is coming on strong for the holiday season, with the latest entry here - Dell's well-praised Streak - joining a growing crowd of iPad alternatives in Singapore in the next...
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StarHub to sell game downloads online

November 26th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has dipped into the digital downloads market by firing up a store to sell digital copies of games, ranging from the casual to the more serious or "competitive". The online store will sell both PC and mobile...
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Commentary: M1 finally joins the pay-TV party

November 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
While its service does not have the stellar A-list of football or movie content, M1's success or failure in pay-TV will be a test of how competitive Singapore's new telecom landscape will be, after being reshaped with new...
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StarHub enters the ring with fibre broadband plans

September 2nd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has entered what it calls the "next-gen broadband war" with its latest fibre-based broadband service plans, joining what is turning out to be a big fight for consumer dollars in a newly-shaken up...