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Top five weirdest app crazes

Here’s a list of the most unusual extremes of the app universe. Have you tried them? It looks like Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is ready to spread his annoyingly simple yet insanely addictive wings again, this time with a new game called Swing Copters. To be released this week, Swing Copters is extremely similar to

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Are you a techie in love with everything Apple? Check out these iOS dev jobs!

Are you an iOS developer looking for a change? Duriana and CrowdRadar have openings that might suit you to a T Even as Android has been on a roll lately with flagship phone releases from both tech giants like Samsung, LG and startups like OnePlus, Apple is certainly not sitting on its haunches, with its new

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A no frills Kickstarter campaign to teach iOS coding

Learning iOS programming just got easier with a Kickstarter-backed course by UK-based developer Rob Percival With mobile apps being some of the most successful businesses these days, its no surprise that people everywhere want to learn to code so they can turn their ideas into products that hopefully will make it to everybody’s smart phones. This desire

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Reach out to your consumers via Bluetooth with this contextual ad tool

Beacon-In is a mobile app through which brands can send product information, offers, coupons directly to the smartphones of the users in vicinity Founded by Aditya Haripurkar, who comes from the financial services segment of the corporate sector, the Social Mill is a creative content agency with offices in Singapore and India, and an innovative product,

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Few hours left to support this iPhone crystal dock project

The Singapore-created Chiffon and Lumo currently has US$9,475 on its Kickstarter page; is inspired by a popular Asian cake It’s always the sparkly-yet-simple accessories for a smartphone that garner the most attention, and this Kickstarter project is no exception. Enter the Chiffon and Lumo; the former is a transparent crystal dock for your iPhone while

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Apple unveils iOS 8 and a tonne of goodies at this year’s WWDC

The new OS for every single iPhone, iPad and iPod out there will be out this fall. What else did WWDC reveal? Startups with at least a slice of tech cred would have heard of Apple‘s Worldwide Developers Conference (abbreviated as WWDC because why not!) that takes place every mid-year. Usually it’s filled with a

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Outblaze CEO joins Talent Unleashed’s star-studded judges panel

Yat Siu to judge Asia-based tech industry event alongside Steve Wozniak, Sir Richard Branson and others The Asian-based technology event Talent Unleashed Awards 2014 has added one more judge to its eclectic panel - Outblaze CEO and Founder Yat Siu.  He will be joining the panel alongside Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard

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What does Nike shutting its wearable tech hardware division mean?

Does this news signify increased crowding in the sports wearable market? What lies ahead? Last Friday, Nike announced that it would be stepping away from the wearable technology hardware market, with a layoff at its technology-focused Digital Sport division. Since 2012, Nike’s Digital Sport team has introduced the FuelBand wristband, which tracks aspects of its wearer’s

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Patrick Grove, Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak in search for talent in APAC

They want to find Asia Pacific’s top tech superstars. What does that mean, and should you participate? The search is on. Malaysia’s Catcha Group CEO Patrick Grove will be joining the likes of Virgin Group’s Sir Richard Branson and Apple’s Steve Wozniak to scour talent in Asia Pacific, as part of the 2014 Talent Unleashed

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Pocket guide to Vietnam’s mobile market in 2014

Vietnam is the fastest growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia. Here’s a pocket guide to conquer the mobile market in the country Vietnam will see more than 17 million smartphone shipments in 2014. The market will keep growing and attract more attention from investors in Asia. Here are a few trends this year to keep

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The Internet of Things becomes the Quantified Self

The Internet of Things may leave you filled with dread. It may leave you excited. Whatever happens, one thing is certain: it is going to change the world After years of empty hype, The Internet of Things is finally here – and it’s going to change the world. There are already more objects connected to

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“Bitcoin bypasses state controls and taxation”

CARTES Asia’s Michael Weatherseed says Bitcoin is innovative, but its future is unclear, with various countries approaching it differently Bitcoin is certainly on the rise, both as a means of monetary exchange, as well as an investment instrument. The value of the cryptocurrency has risen from an average of US$2:BTC1 in 2011 to a high

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Apple wants to add color to your life, but will you bite?

Apple has launched its iOS 7, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Will the new colorful, “unapologetically plastic” phone and 64-bit powered device impress? In its much-anticipated announcement of the latest iPhone models, Apple seems to have had lukewarm response from both tech elites and Apple fans alike. In the weeks leading to the announcement, there

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The pocket guide to Vietnam’s mobile market 2013

Vietnam’s mobile market holds a lot of potential, drawing attention from companies in Asia. Here are five things to keep in mind when entering this market. The fragmentation of distribution channels The distribution channels for mobile applications in Vietnam are not only limited to Apple’s App Store and Google Play but also third-party app stores. In

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SingTel introduces direct carrier billing for Google Play users

No credit card? SingTel’s new direct carrier billing system offers Google Play users the option of charging their purchases to a prepaid or postpaid plan. Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (SingTel) today announced that it has introduced a direct carrier billing system for customers on Google Play. This will see purchases made on the Android app store

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