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Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

Xiaomi jumps on wearable bandwagon with S$16 Mi Band

Xiaomi jumps on wearable bandwagon with S$16 Mi Band

Besides the Mi 4 flagship smartphone, Xiaomi also unveiled the Mi Band. It is a fitness tracking wristband that can stay powered on for 30 days.

Uber banned in Seoul as government plans its own app

Uber banned in Seoul as government plans its own app

The government of Seoul has deemed Uber illegal and said that it will launch its own app later this year for official taxis.

Facebook's Save feature lets you view stuff later

Facebook's Save feature lets you view stuff later

Ever come across an interesting news link or a music video on Facebook, but just don't have the time to click on it? Facebook lets you view all that content at a later time with its new Save feature.

Monday, 21 Jul 2014

Next up: custom faces for your Android smart watch

Next up: custom faces for your Android smart watch

Fancy a custom faces for your smart watch? Google says that feature will be coming soon.

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft has just announced that it will be laying off 18,000 employees, with most of them coming from the company's newly acquired Nokia Devices and Services unit.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

ImmerVision’s new lens is set to revolutionize mobile phone images and video

ImmerVision’s new lens is set to revolutionize mobile phone images and video

ImmerVision's panomorph lens is a 3.8mm panoramic lens that has been designed to be integrated into mobile phones and wearable devices, and it's already been taken up for production.

Visa launches new online payment method to hasten your checkout process

Visa launches new online payment method to hasten your checkout process

Trying to purchase something on your phone or tablet can get frustrating when you need to key in your 16-digit credit card number on a small screen. But Visa aims to solve that problem with its new payment method, Checkout.

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

TomTom announces new personal navigation devices featuring real-time traffic updates

TomTom announces new personal navigation devices featuring real-time traffic updates

TomTom has just announced three new personal navigation devices as part of its its all-new GO series for Singapore, featuring, for the first time, real-time traffic updates.

Tory Burch brings the bling to Fitbit so you can wear your fitness tracker to upscale parties

Tory Burch brings the bling to Fitbit so you can wear your fitness tracker to upscale parties

Fitbit and Tory Burch recently launched a new collection to hopefully bring the words 'fashionable' in line with 'fitness tracker', and targets people who does not wear a silicone wristband solely because they think it's ugly.

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

Shazam streams full tracks for Rdio subscribers

Shazam streams full tracks for Rdio subscribers

An update to the Shazam app brings new benefits for Rdio subscribers, including the ability to stream a full track after Shazaming it.

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