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Monday, 9 Dec 2013

Spotify Plans to Make Mobile Streaming Free

Spotify Plans to Make Mobile Streaming Free

Rumour is that Spotify is planning to launch a free version for its music streaming services on mobile devices. Previously only available to users who subscribed, the new free Spotify for mobile devices is expected to be ad supported and provided limited playback.

Ryan Seacrest Invested US$1 Million in Keyboard Accessory for Apple iPhone

Ryan Seacrest Invested US$1 Million in Keyboard Accessory for Apple iPhone

Ryan Seacrest has invested over US$1 million in a keyboard accessory for the Apple iPhone 5 and 5S. The keyboard accessory is available now for pre-order and will debut at Consumer Electronics Show 2014.

Friday, 6 Dec 2013

Standard Chartered Bank Reports Theft of Private Bank Clients' Statements

Standard Chartered Bank Reports Theft of Private Bank Clients' Statements

Standard Chartered Bank Singapore has just reported that monthly statements of its private bank clients have been stolen through a service lapse from its third-party printing service provider Fuji Xerox.

Thursday, 5 Dec 2013

Hooray, Next-gen USB Plug to be Smaller and Reversible

Hooray, Next-gen USB Plug to be Smaller and Reversible

A new USB Type-C connector will be added to the existing USB 3.1 spec, and the design is expected to finalize by the middle of 2014. A key feature is that it's now reversible.

Watch What Happens When You Drop, Dunk and Fire at the Samsung Galaxy Gear

Watch What Happens When You Drop, Dunk and Fire at the Samsung Galaxy Gear

While some reviewers do standard drop and durability tests on gadgets, Richard Ryan from RatedRR takes it up the next level by firing a 7.62mm round from an HK 417 battle rifle at the Samsung Galaxy Gear.

Monday, 2 Dec 2013

Google Sets CyanogenMod Back to Square One

Google Sets CyanogenMod Back to Square One

The CyanogenMod Installer application has vanished from the Google PlayStore. Cyanogen were contacted by Google stating that their app violated the Play Store's developer's terms and told to take it down, a request which Cyanogen complied with.

Some M1 Customers Facing Intermittent Access Issues with Mobile Data

Some M1 Customers Facing Intermittent Access Issues with Mobile Data

M1 posted on its Facebook Page earlier this morning that some customers are having intermittent access issues with mobile data.

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013

There are Things You Shouldn't Do with Google Glass. This Man Went Ahead and Did Them.

There are Things You Shouldn't Do with Google Glass. This Man Went Ahead and Did Them.

There are certain things you really shouldn't do with Google Glass. Then there are things that Google actually advised AJ Jacobs, editor at large at Esquire magazine not to do. Of course, those things are exactly what he did.

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Yahoo is trying to get its employees to "eat its own dogfood". A leaked internal memo from Yahoo Senior Vice President of Communications Jeff Bonforte and Chief Information Officer Randy Roumillat shows them trying to convince 75 percent of their staff to switch to Yahoo Mail.

Friday, 22 Nov 2013

Live Instagram Printer Now Available in Singapore

Live Instagram Printer Now Available in Singapore

Australian start-up Social Playground has just announced the availability of its Live Instagram Printer in Singapore.

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