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Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is back with Swing Copters

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is back with Swing Copters

Ready to get frustrated again? Dong Nguyen, the creator of the infamous Flappy Bird game, is back with a new game called Swing Copters.

Thursday, 14 Aug 2014

The SpeedUp SmartWatch is iOS and Android compatible, and only costs S$199

The SpeedUp SmartWatch is iOS and Android compatible, and only costs S$199

First seen at the Mobile World Congress 2014 earlier this year, the SpeedUp Smartwatch, which features a full-color multi-touch 1.54-inch display, has finally reach our shores.

Monday, 11 Aug 2014

Microsoft: We have more than 300,000 apps in the Windows Phone Store

Microsoft: We have more than 300,000 apps in the Windows Phone Store

Microsoft announced that its Windows Phone Store now boasts over 300,000 apps with "hundreds more" being added every day.

Friday, 8 Aug 2014

Windows 9 (Threshold) will kill Charms menu and introduce virtual desktops

Windows 9 (Threshold) will kill Charms menu and introduce virtual desktops

According to Winbeta, the next major version of Windows, currently codenamed Windows Threshold, will receive some fairly major overhauls, including the removal of the Charms menu and added virtual desktop functionality.

Saturday, 2 Aug 2014

Amazon Appstore expands to 41 countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia included

Amazon Appstore expands to 41 countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia included

Amazon has expanded the availability of its Appstore to 41 countries, which include Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Need more incentives to download the Amazon App Store? The company is giving away 30 paid apps worth over US$100 just for today!

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell plan to demonstrate a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

Petfie, a photo-sharing app for animal lovers, launches in Singapore

Petfie, a photo-sharing app for animal lovers, launches in Singapore

Petfie, a photo-sharing app specially designed for pet owners and animal lovers, has officially launched in Singapore.

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Microsoft has announced the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Is Cortana finally coming to Singapore? Sadly, not yet. But there are other features to look forward to, like folder support on the Start screen.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Instagram releases one-touch photo and video messaging app, Bolt

Instagram releases one-touch photo and video messaging app, Bolt

Instagram's newest app, Bolt, lets you capture and send pictures and videos to friends with a single tap. It's available to you if you're living in Singapore, South Africa or New Zealand; the rest of the world will have to wait though. Hit the link for more details.

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