Ping, the social network for music from Apple iTunes, has partnered with Twitter to let users share their songs and discoveries with their friends, and even preview songs from iTunes within Twitter.
With SingTel and StarHub offering cable and IPTV services, it is just a matter of time that M1 will have its own Internet TV service. The local operator has recently announced the launch of the 1box that offers video streaming from popular sites including Sesame Street, YouTube, Clicknetwork.tv and Discovery Channel.
This afternoon, Yahoo! Singapore treated the local media to a preview of their latest Yahoo! Mail Beta and Yahoo! Messenger Beta. The Yahoo! Mail Beta was recently launched in US, well, you can try it out today (http://features.mail.yahoo.com/). The new Yahoo! Messenger beta isn’t available yet, but the company assures us it is coming very soon.
Yesterday, Toshiba Singapore unveiled their new Android Smartbook series, the AC100 and AS100, designed for mobile professionals as secondary computing device. Both Smartbooks are extremely lightweight and portable, and offer 10.1-inch WXGA display.
About a week ago, SingTel and Samsung jointly announced that the local operator will be the exclusive carrier for the 7-inch Galaxy Tab Android tablet. However, the pricing was not made known then. Well, SingTel has unveiled the pricing of the Galaxy Tab with accordance to the price plans offered. Read on.
A long time ago in an announcement far, far away, former Netscape founder Marc Andreesen made waves when he expressed his intention to fund development of a completely new browser known as RockMelt. Now that a year has passed, it seems that the browser is finally ready (well, almost) to hit end-users. And from the
Google Instant was launched in September, providing users faster search results while they are typing in the search terms. And now, the service has been extended to the mobile devices: smartphones running Android 2.2 (Froyo) as well as iPhones and iPods running iOS 4. However, currently, it is only available for users in the U.S.
This year is not just the year of Google’s Android OS, but also the year of Tablet devices. With manufacturers like Samsung, Dell, BlackBerry, Viewsonic and even Creative hopping on to the Android tablet bandwagon, it seems weird that LG hasn’t announced one yet. Well, according to sources, the Korean manufacturer is intending to release theirs
There is a new kid on the search engine block, and the name is Blekko. Well, it works more like Web 2.0 whereby it requires you, your friends, experts and even community to use ”slashtags” to search only the sites you want and cut out the unwanted spam sites.
Here’s some data to chew on: Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Beta ranked second in an early HTML5 performance benchmarking, just right behind Firefox, and well ahead of the rest of the pack. IE9 Beta then went on to score 95/100 on the Acid3 test. And now, according to initial official HTML5 conformance tests, IE9 tops
While LG is known for mobile phones, laptops, TVs and home appliance, it seems weird that the Korean company is launching a cooking portal. Currently available in English and Korean, the portal is designed for cooking enthusiasts who are looking for make world-class cuisine at the comfort of their home kitchens.
Malware? On the Mac? Barely a year ago, saying something like that to a Mac user would be akin to blasphemy of the walled Apple ecosystem. But now that a new Trojan has been found on OS X which has the potential to complete disable the OS’s access protection features, it seems like Mac users
PayPal today announced the upcoming availability of PayPal for digital goods, a new in-context, frictionless payment solution that lets consumers pay for digital goods and content in as little as two clicks, without ever having to leave a publisher’s game, news, music, video or media site. And in other news, local company TYLER Projects has
Think that DSL is dead now that fiber optic broadband is on the way to becoming mainstream? Think again. Apparently, researchers over at Nokia Siemens have developed a new system that is supposedly capable of boosting DSL speeds at levels close to gigabit-levels. Now, the only question is how many of us will still be
Recent news of a Firefox web browser add-on has sparked a lot of interest. Well, that’s only because the add-on allows you to “steal” session cookies on an unsecured network, and lets you gain access to other people’s Facebook or Twitter accounts easily. Talk about hacking made easy.
The Wall Street Journal has an Apple iPad app for users to get their latest news updates and market data on their wireless tablet computer, although it is only offered to the US readers. Well, it seems there’s good news after all. The daily newspaper will be offering the app to include regional editions for users in Asia and
Powerline networking may be gaining popularity as an easy method for users seeking to wire up their PCs and devices to the internet with an Ethernet connection, but doing so requires a certain startup cost. And this is precisely the type of ‘startup cost’ for users that Atheros is looking to bypass with its new
Ericsson is leading the TV industry trend for touch screen, interactive TV devices with its IPTV Remote, a revolutionary device which gives consumers a single interface through which to control live broadcast TV, on-demand video, Internet video, photos, audio and any media stored on a personal computer or device with storage capabilities. The IPTV Remote
Privacy remains a major issue for Facebook to tackle, as several apps on the popular social network site have been found to leak user personal information to advertising and Internet tracking companies. If you are an avid user of Facebook apps, perhaps it would be wise to spend some time looking through your privacy settings and decide
If you are signing up as a new subscriber to SingTel Mio TV from today, you’ll be given the FamilyChannel Pack consisting of 28 channels as part of the service. According to the service provider, the Family Channel Pack forms part of the basic mio TV service, and is available even to customers who have not subscribed to any