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Google+ is the Glue between the Google Services (Part 1)

Google launched Google+ just a few weeks ago, and it has boomed into a relentless hunger from the Social Media scene to be on the newest and hottest social media platform from one of the most popular brands on the planet, Google. However, I still hear a lot of people asking what exactly is Google+, why they should want to be …

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More than 4,000 National Academies Press PDFs Now Available to Download for Free

The National Academies – National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council – will now offer PDFs of reports that are currently for sale on the National Academies Press (NAP) Website and PDFs associated with future reports free of charge to all Web visitors. Visit the NAP homepage and sign up for MyNAP to access all of NAP’s …

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Which Mobile Smart Phone OS is for You?

In light of the recent explosion of mobile smart phones, many people have asked the same question – “Which smart phone is the best?” There are many phones that are better in some ways than others, yet doesn’t perform as well in other ways. Different people have different usages and different needs out of their phones. The better question when …

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High-Level Analysis of iPhone OS 4.0 Multitasking

Apple recently announced iPhone OS 4.0 enabling “multitasking” of a sorts. I want to dig slightly deeper into understanding what they actually mean by this “multitasking”, without talking too much about the nitty gritty details. There are 7 kinds of “services” they expose for multitasking: Background Audio Voice over IP Background Location Push Notifications Local Notifications Task Completion Fast App …

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Hackerspace in the News

It’s been a roller coaster ride these last few weeks, trying to get Hackerspace.SG up and running. We are officially launched and featured on Saturday’s Straits Times news in the Home section. Even my Singapore MVP lead caught wind of it and wrote a blog post on it. I’m very happy that everything is slowly beginning to shape up. There …

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HTC Hero Review

It’s been some time since I’ve last blogged, and I’ve been really busy writing reviews for CodeAndroid. Here’s my latest article for them reviewing the HTC Hero. This will be a 3 part series, where the first part will be  about the hardware, and two parts will be about the software. So look out for the articles which will be …

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I love you, MacBook Pro: After 2 months

After the keynote at the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2009 on June 8 when they announced the 13” MacBook Pro, I decided to take the plunge and buy it. For almost 2 weeks I stalked various Apple fan sites, like macrumors, to find out what I’m actually getting myself into. There were various problems I was concerned about. For …

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Creative Zii EGG Article on CodeAndroid

My article is finally up! We went to talk to the guys at Creative about the Zii EGG on 5th August, and we had a great time talking about the whole Stemcell Computing, Zii, Zii EGG, and Shan Zhai. Special thanks to Jaryl Sim for editing my post. Anyway here it is. CodeAndroid early look at Zii Egg – waiting …

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Successful Product/Solution Analysis

Stupid blogger destroyed my writing on it. And I’m too lazy to write again. So I’m just going to sum everything up. Analysing how a successful product/solution become successful is basically what I’ve been thinking about the last few days. To have a successful product/solution, you’ll need to have a solid Vision for it. Vision to bring the product/solution far …

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Product Analysis

What makes a good product or solution? It’s not your idea, it’s your vision for the product or solution. Here’s what I’ve been thinking lately. There are alot of very wonderful and fantastic products, solutions, applications out there that alot of people do not know of. Why is that so? Because they lack the vision to promote, advertise and gain …

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