Simply Geek #15 – Digital Content on TVs Posted on: December 27, 2010 at 11:55 am Posted in: Podcasts,Simply Geek

We had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago after attending Western Digital’s launch of the WD TV Live Hub. What’s the deal with media centers? Are they even relevant to consumers today? Why would anyone want to watch content on their TV instead of watching from their computer? What’s the missing piece in this market in Asia? And how does mioTV fit into the picture?

No better way than to discuss this on Simply Geek. Read on for the show notes!

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#1 Pulse of Podcasting Posted on: December 22, 2010 at 2:51 am Posted in: Podcasts,Pulse

Finally, we hit Episode #1 and what better to start off with that the Pulse of Podcasting with our in-house guys NTT and Dan, the founder of Tech65. We talk about their their personal Pulse of Podcasting from yesterday, today and tomorrow…

Pulse of Yesterday:
1. Buzz out Loud
2. Diggnation
3. dl.tv
4. RSS by Dave Winer

Pulse of Today:
1. iTunes University
2. MIT Courseware
3. TWiT.tv

Pulse of tomorrow:
1. Streaming
2. Chat Rooms

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Motorola Defy Unbox Posted on: December 17, 2010 at 12:02 am Posted in: Unbox,VideoCasts

The Motorola Defy will be out in Singapore this weekend, and we got a chance to have an unboxing of the device itself. Motorola DEFY will be available by 18 December 2010 in SIngapore at all StarHub outlets and on the open retail channel for a recommended retail price of S$528. We’ll do the review soon.

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Parallels Desktop 6 Switch To Mac Edition Giveaway Posted on: December 10, 2010 at 9:56 am Posted in: Blog

SURPRISE! We ALSO have… not one… not two… but THREE Parallels Desktop 6 Switch To Mac Edition to GIVEAWAY! That’s right! We just love you guys so much, not only do we have the two Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac to giveaway, we are adding THREE more Parallels Desktop 6 Switch To Mac Edition to our giveaways.

Here’s how you participate. Just comment on this post telling us you want it, and you stand a chance to win a Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition. It is as simple as that. We will randomly select 3 winners to walk away with a Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition. This giveaway ends on the 22nd December 2359 GMT+8 Singapore time, and only people residing in Singapore are eligible.

And yes, you CAN participate in BOTH giveaways!

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Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac Giveaway Posted on: December 9, 2010 at 11:37 pm Posted in: Blog

Hey! It’s the holidays, and it’s time for Tech65 to give out the goodies! Since our previous Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac Giveaway was so successful, we are giving away MORE Parallels products again! This time, it’s… not one… but TWO copies of Parallels Desktop 6.

All you need to do is just comment on this blog post telling us you want it, and you stand a chance to win a Parallels Desktop 6. We will randomly select 2 lucky winners to walk away with this awesome Parallels Desktop 6. This giveaway ends on the 22nd December 2359 GMT+8 Singapore time, and only people residing in Singapore are eligible.
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Sony Ericsson LiveView First Look Posted on: at 10:16 pm Posted in: First Looks,VideoCasts

We were at the Sony Ericsson Christmas Party, spied on one of the Sony Ericsson guys holding a Sony Ericsson LiveView, and grabbed him to do a first look video for you! The “Sony Ericsson Fitness Experience Pack” is aimed at sports and fitness enthusiasts. It contains the Sony Ericsson LiveView, a sport application for the Sony Ericsson LiveView – The SportyPa Pro – and a carrying case for your mobile phone – ideal for exercising. The “Sony Ericsson Fitness Experience Pack” is currently available at all Sony Ericsson retail stores on 11th December 2010 at a recommended retail price of S$128.

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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse First Look Posted on: at 8:51 pm Posted in: First Looks,VideoCasts

We were having a party and some guy just dropped by and said “Hey, wanna check out the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse?”, and we just said “Sure, why not?”. Here it is! After we finished filming the video, we were told that the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse will begin sales in Singapore at the end of January 2011. Enjoy the video.

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Gear65 #71 – Iomega iConnect Posted on: December 6, 2010 at 12:27 pm Posted in: Gear65,VideoCasts

Today we take a close look at a device that could potentially let you put your dropbox account away: The Iomega iConnect, which turns any hard drive into a NAS within your home network and allow you to access your data beyond your network as well.

Link: Iomega iConnect

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Uncharted Waters Online™ Posted on: at 8:54 am Posted in: Blog

Uncharted Waters Online™, a historical massively multi-player online role-playing game officially set sail and debut in Singapore.

We will be giving away 2 Uncharted Waters Online™ credit to 2 readers who comments below.

Uncharted Waters Online™ is a MMORPG set within several timelines during the Age of Exploration as a romantic and historic fictional account of the era.

Players will live and play real world of 15th century to make their own history. Players may choose from among 6 nationalities: England, Dutch Republic, Ancient Régime in France, Spanish Empire, Kingdom of Portugal, and Republic of Venice.

As well the player may choose from several occupations after choosing a basic class: adventurer, merchant, and soldier. Players are able to trade, explore, battle and join in live events such as “Epic Sea Feuds” Read more..

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Simply Geek #14.2 – Smartphone OSes (Part 2) Posted on: at 7:30 am Posted in: Podcasts,Simply Geek

The long awaited and requested show on Smartphone OSes is finally here. We gather the gang and talk about the major players in the Smartphone OS scene, talking about the directions the various platforms are heading towards, and also reasons you might want to jump onto them.

This is the second part of the discussion which was made into two episodes of Simply Geek. You can listen to the 1st part of the discussion on Episode 14.1 of Simply Geek.

-NTT, Daniel, Justin, Justin and Jerrick.

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