Business

How to recycle your IT junk and get great savings

Got any old and unused laptop or printer lying around at home? Chances are your parents might keep their old PCs and dot matrix printers in their storeroom, or you might have an old college laptop stored in your closet. Of course, these are mainly...

We visited the Apple Store in Singapore

In case you haven't heard, Apple opened its first flagship store in South East Asia less than two months ago and it's only a two hour flight from here. We were in Singapore recently and checked out the new Apple Store at Orchard Road's Knightsbridge...

Microsoft terminates Vista to make way for the future

Hasta la Vista, baby! Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows Vista support effective yesterday. If you happen to be stuck with this decade-old operating system, Microsoft insists that you upgrade, as the company will no longer provide security patches for it. And don't just update the OS,...

Umm, is your business still using @gmail.com?

A friend who is also a startup owner at The Anggerek Desa Technology Park once asked me, "What do you have against @gmail.com? Why should a small business owner pay for a customized email address rather than getting one for free?" Out of the three email addresses...

Online shoppers, here are a few good reasons why you need a virtual prepaid card

These days I use my BIBD debit card for almost everything, whether it's buying groceries, paying my utility bills or the occasional online shopping (mostly tech stuff). I just love using it because of the convenience it gives me. But no matter how reliable and secure debit cards...

Riding the cashless wave: Public embraces mobile payments at MSME Festival

Scan, pay, confirm. Those three steps were all it took when you purchase from a vendor at the recent MSME Festival at Bridex in Jerudong. Nearly half of these vendors at the Festival placed QR codes...