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WhatsApp releases new group chat feature

WhatsApp releases new group chat feature
It's about time... PingChat! has had the ability to form chat rooms for quite awhile now, rather like how the native BlackBerry users do, and it is finally being introduced in the extremely popular cross-platform messaging app, WhatsApp. Download version 2.6.1 and you'll have the added functionality right away. It's probably still in the test phase, as we can seemingly…

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Mobile Internet on the highway

Mobile Internet on the highway
It's Chinese New Year and I'm currently enroute from my home in Kuala Lumpur to my wife's state - historical Malacca. She's driving currently as I'm "unwell", what with an annoying flu. Anyhow, I decided to try out the YES dongle that I was given during their launch and see how it fares while on the go. Thus far, it's…

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Google Docs reskinned

Google Docs reskinned
At Integricity, the company I started that comprises of a digital agency, visuals arm and technology company, we use Google Docs a lot. It helps us keep tabs on the 30 odd staff we have and collaborate on documents. At some point, I should run a workshop on how to squeeze productivity from using this awesome tool. Its used for…

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iPhone New Year 2011 alarm glitch

iPhone New Year 2011 alarm glitch
Happy New Year and may 2011 be a great year for us all. However, as we place more and more reliance on digital gadgets, there can be bugs that arise and may cause us grief. This morning on the 1st of January 2011, my iPhone 3Gs (iOS4.x) alarm didn't go off as scheduled and I thought it strange. My wife's…

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Working at Facebook: A day with their team

Chanced upon this video illustrating how the Facebook Profile Team works and it's interesting to have an insight into how their office is laid out, how meetings are conducted and who some of their engineers are. After all, they are the team supporting the "third largest country in the world", with 600 million users! * Video from time.com

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Using the Windows Phone 7 on a Mac

Using the Windows Phone 7 on a Mac
Adultery! Windows Phone+Mac=SIN ;) Seems like it anyway, but I'm now a Mac convert and have no Windows PCs in my household anymore. As such, I ventured to explore how well the HTC HD7 would perform on a Mac. I was initially wondering how it would sync, considering it typically syncs with Zune software on a PC. The Microsoft website had…

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Microsoft Office on the go

Microsoft Office on the go
These days, we are increasingly mobile and yet have the need to be connected with the office. Gone are the days of, "I don't want a data plan, my boss will expect me to reply emails all the time". We now openly embrace the connectivity. Many times, I review documents while waiting for meetings and need to make changes to…

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Cloud storage rocks!

Cloud storage rocks!
Many people have heard the terms, "Cloud Computing", "Cloud Storage", "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" :) but what really is this cloud? More importantly, how can this benefit you? You may be surprised, but you're probably using some form of cloud computing and storage already! Do you have a Yahoo! or Gmail account? Surely you use Facebook? Dropbox? Google…

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