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Things are always hard before they are easy: Sensbeat’s Leo Wong talks startups

Things are always hard before they are easy: Sensbeat’s Leo Wong talks startups

The Co-founder, in an exclusive chat with e27, talks about the startup’s journey so far, the team, their search for funding, being students, and more About two weeks ago, Hong Kong-based music app Sensbeat set a local record to become the first student-found startup in the city to secure US$500,000 in seed funding. Investors include Big Bloom Investment

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App used in Hong Kong protest FireChat’s biggest market is Asia

Before the ongoing protest in Hong Kong started last weekend, Asia was home to 23 per cent of FireChat’s total user base In just 24 hours since two days ago, 100,000 people — presumably protesters — in Hong Kong signed up with iOS and Android mesh network app FireChat. Launched in March 2014, FireChat was

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Social travel journal Spottly snags US$850K, now loves videos

Investors include 500 Startups, Gobi Ventures and Cherubic Ventures Hong Kong-based social travel app Spottly has today announced raising US$850,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups, Cherubic Ventures, Gobi Partners and a number of individual angel investors, according to an official statement. The company plans to use the funds to grow the app’s presence in

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Gumtree Singapore goes mobile

Finally, this online classifieds site has launched a mobile app in city-state Singapore, where 80 per cent of people buy pre-loved goods London-based free online classifieds Gumtree today announced the launch of its new iOS and Android mobile app for Singapore. The predominantly web-based platform has previously launched mobile apps in locations such as the UK and

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Weekly Cornerplay: It isn’t Steve Job’s Apple Watch

In this edition of the Weekly Cornerplay, Jeffrey Yuwono checks out the Apple Watch and concludes it’s not the watch Jobs would have made The Apple Watch is something I’ve been anticipating — Apple is the undisputed opinion leader of the gadget industry and its entry legitimises this nascent category. Apple did a lot of things right with the Apple Watch,

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Oidar wants to bring the world of radio podcasts to your smartphone

The iOS app allows you to create and listen to your own custom list of podcasts from over two million possible shows Singapore-based and India born Rajiv Unnikrishnan wants to bring a wide variety of podcasts from all over the world in an easy-to-use application that learns from your likes and dislikes. How, you may ask. With Oidar.

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Weekly Cornerplay: How is the successor to Flappy Bird doing?

In this edition of Weekly Cornerplay, Jeffrey Yuwono reviews Swing Copters. His take: It’s better than Flappy Bird, but not good enough The creator behind the enormous hit Flappy Bird recently released its spiritual successor, Swing Copters. So how’s it doing? Apparently, very well on iOS, currently ranking #2 overall on the US app store. Surprisingly, it’s not faring as well on Android, at

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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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LoveByte’s version 2.0 on iOS knows your battery status

The new version comes with features such as partner status, shared calendar. Will they help couples be more understanding towards one another? Singapore-based couple app LoveByte today launched its brand new version 2.0 on the iOS App Store. The new version comes with features such as a revamped couple homepage, a partner status, a way to meet other users,

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Why start up a game company in Thailand?

The creator of social puzzle games Jungle Cubes and Juice Cubes Pocket PlayLab says cost, talent and lifestyle are the reasons why the country is fast becoming a favourite among startups There’s an axiom most of us must have heard before: “stick to what you know.” Thai-based game company Pocket PlayLab seems to be paying a

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This app says it can give you a perfectly planned day

MyGola’s ‘Perfect Day’ app curates things to do in a new city and not surprisingly, it is first to be launched in the mecca for tourists and business travellers — Singapore India-slash-US-based company MyGola, known for its trip planner app and website, will be taking a step forward with a new concept that claims to meticulously plan your

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Touchten’s latest is a mobile spiritual successor to Mega Man

The Indonesian game studio’s Project Brilliant Girl plans to turn heads in the gaming scene. How? Touchten Games, the Indonesian mobile game developer behind Ramen Chain and Sushi Chain Lite, is halfway through creating a sci-fi themed endless runner that pays tribute to the classic 2D run-and-gun platforming Mega Man games created by Capcom. Its new game

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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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SG businesses need to embrace mobility: OutSystems’ Paulo Rosado

The CEO of the business app-creating platform talks to e27 on how the company can help Singapore enterprises improve the way they function If you have an idea for an app to help business entrepreneurs and startups but lack the software resources and servers to keep it running, OutSystems might be something you’re looking for. OutSystems

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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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The fight against revenge porn: Keep your private moments Disckreet

The app requires the couple to key in two passcodes — one each from the two individuals — to allow access to files which feature their private moments Revenge porn, according to Wikipedia, is sexually explicit media that is publicly shared online without the consent of the pictured individual; and typically uploaded by ex-partners or

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