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Samsung Gear VR set to launch in the US next month

Samsung Gear VR set to launch in the US next month

Good news for immersive entertainment as Samsung announces the rollout of its system in partnership with Oculus Samsung has recently announced that it plans to launch its first virtual reality headset in the US in December 2014. According to a company statement, it will then gradually expand the service to other countries. The device provides


Samsung and SingTel offer one lucky startup access to their 500M mobile customers

The three-day competition organised by SingTel and Samsung starts in Singapore today, with a final winner to be announced on November 26 Samsung and SingTel Group have today launched a three-day mentorship event in Singapore comprised of candidates admitted from a series of local competitions held in the region since May. The potential loot: access to


3 mobile reasons to attend Echelon Thailand

How you do snag that mobile consumer? How do you build innovative apps? Echelon Thailand will discuss and debate all that startups need to know Ever since the first iPhone was launched in 2007, smartphone technology as well as mobile apps and their ecosystems have advanced at a tremendous pace. Now, with the aid of apps,

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Weekly Cornerplay: In search of a perfect pair of Bluetooth headphones

This week, Jeffrey Yuwono reviews Bluetooth headphones. What does he have to say about Samsung Gear Circle, Jaybird Bluebuds X and Valore VL-BTi25? Samsung unveiled a Bluetooth wireless headset a few days ago called the Gear Circle that can attach together to form a necklace of sorts, which the press promptly made fun of. Fast Company: Would

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SingTel launches accelerator challenge for startups

The challenge is to find and incubate the next best app or service focussing on consumer lifestyle and the Internet of Things SingTel is organising the SingTel Accelerator Challenge to find and incubate the next best app or service for consumers, focussing on consumer lifestyle and the Internet of Things. This challenge is supported by


GigOut! launches app on Samsung GALAXY Tab S devices in Singapore

Concert discovery startup GigOut!’s Android app is now preloaded on Samsung GALAXY Tab S devices in the city-state Singapore-based concert discovery startup GigOut! has launched its first ever Android app but it isn’t on the official Google Play Store. In fact, GigOut! PLUS is an exclusive offering on Samsung devices in the newly-released Samsung GALAXY Tab S


The Next Leap: 5 body parts wearable makers might be neglecting

Sure, everyone loves the wrist, but what about innovation for your feet? Wearables for your hair? As a part of ‘The Next Leap’ series – an e27 and Samsung Developers knowledge sharing collaboration, we will be covering hot tech topics every Tuesday. To start with, we list the trends that will dominate in 2014. The world’s first wearable is


The Next Leap: Distribution strategies for your app

How can you drive downloads for your apps? This instalment of ‘The Next Leap’ will focus on how developers can effectively market their apps It cannot be denied that mobile apps form the backbone of consumer technology today. With roots in both the old-school paradigm of computer programs as well as the new one of


Weekly Cornerplay: Will Samsung app store’s revamp make a difference?

The best Android apps won’t limit their potential market by being exclusive to a second-rate store; it’ll be on Google Play, says Jeffrey Yuwono Welcome to the Weekly Cornerplay, a guest column where each week we analyse a tech product or service. Oh Samsung. Did you know the Korean giant has its own Android app


How Xiaomi & Huawei disrupted mobile marketing with e-commerce

Will Xiaomi win with its internet-only scarcity model, or will Huawei triumph with its hybrid on- and offline strategy? With the emergence of Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Huawei etc, the whole landscape of smart phone retailing has been disrupted, at least in some parts of the world. Before this, major brands like Samsung have been


The Next Leap: 5 things you need to know to build an awesome user interface

We talk to the web and product designing pros from Minitheory about what makes a good user interface and user experience As a part of ‘The Next Leap’ series – an e27 & Samsung Developers knowledge sharing collaboration, we will be covering hot tech topics every Tuesday. To start with, we list the trends that will dominate in 2014.


Promote your brand with video contests from JMTVideo

Through this video contest platform, companies can engage their customers and improve their brand awareness through the use of social media If you’re a company competing in this connected, mobile-centric consumer market, it’s a given that you’ve heard of the power of social media contests to reach out to customers and keep them engaged. Witness the success


Xiaomi comes to India! Should local players be worried?

The Chinese player will compete directly with Indian brands Micromax, Karbonn and Lava. The battle is going to intensify in soon-to-be world’s 2nd largest smartphone market Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has its eyes set on India. After entering Singapore this January and creating a lot of intrigue and interest in the market there, the next


Deezer is now available on Bang and Olufsen smart TVs

The music streaming app can be enjoyed on BeoVision 11, BeoVision 12 New Generation, BeoSystem 4 and BeoPlay V1, at the click of a button Deezer, an online music service that delivers a multi-local music experience to more than 26 million music fans worldwide, has just announced that the music streaming app is now available on a


Book hotel rooms for 70% off published rates! Now that’s something!

Last minute booking app In2nite addresses the needs of spontaneous travellers; wants to reach 15 Asian countries in the near future “What if booking last minute is rewarding?” This is the question that energises In2nite‘s business operations, where the team of 20 employees have only 18 hours to sell excess hotel rooms to more spontaneous