The Consumer Electronics Show is a big deal. It’s a show where a lot of really cool stuff gets showcased by all kinds of companies — big and small. But, not everything that gets showcased there will make it to our region.
That’s why Samsung‘s decided to host what I’d like to call a mini-CES here in the Southeast Asian region — only it’s all Samsung products, obviously. It’s called the Samsung Southeast Asia and Oceanic Forum and this year, they’ve got quite a few interesting things to showcase — most of which can be controlled by Samsung’s Smart Home app..
Webe’s international roaming gives you unlimited data usage in 18 selected countries for RM39/day. Is it any good? Well, I went to Singapore to find out.
I think most of us are guilty of taking the occasional quick glance at our handsets while we drive. Perhaps it’s just to see if anyone replied that important email we just sent yet, or maybe it’s to see if your boss has discovered that you’re late for work.
But when people talk about the dangers of using your smartphone while driving, it’s no joke. In this latest motorway accident involving four cars in our neighbouring country Singapore, the main cause has been attributed to an iPhone charging cable getting tangled in a car’s steering wheel.
Grab recently announced that they were going to provide cross-border GrabHitch rides between Johor Bahru and Singapore to help alleviate the cost of travel as well as the legendary traffic jams. It seemed like a reasonable alternative to taking a cab, but Channel News Asia reports that this service, and other paid cross-border carpooling services, are actually illegal according to the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA).
If you’re looking for a new way to travel to and from Johor Bahru and Singapore, GrabHitch may be the way to go. The carpooling service offered by popular ride-hailing platform Grab will soon be allowing people to use it and share a ride across the border between Singapore and JB.
One of the leading content delivery networks (CDN) and cloud-based service providers, Akamai Technologies, has just released their global State of the Internet Q3 report and our data shows that we’ve dropped the ball in some areas.
A report by the Singapore Straits Times reveals that there is malware lurking within WhatsApp‘s update that can affect Android devices. According to the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), this update was not initiated by the app maker and has been infecting Android devices in Singapore over the past few months.
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Are you An Xpax subscriber and heading down to Singapore soon? Instead of getting a local SIM, Xpax has a Singapore Internet Pack, a data plan that works in both Singapore and Malaysia. For RM38, the pack lasts 30 days and it comes with Free Basic Internet and 500MB of High-Speed data.
The Apple Store is the technology playground for iDevices. Operated officially by Apple, you get the full experience from its product showcase, genius bar and workshops to help you use your products better. As part of its expansion, the Cupertino company appears to be opening its very first store in South East Asia.