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10 startups that caught our eye at Southeast Asia’s largest demo day

Malaysia’s MaGIC Accelerator Program held its demo day this week where 50 startups from across the region pitched their business ideas to over 150 …

Startups

7 tips to get rid of junk files and recover storage space on iPhone

There’s nothing worse than pulling an iPhone out of your pocket to capture that brief moment in life that will never repeat itself only to be met …

Apps

Meet the millionaire 'brand messiah' who went from working in a factory to having 50 Cent and Rihanna on speed dial

He's made millions from his success in turning food and beverage products into brands that everyone from across the globe will recognise — Vitamin Water, Pop Chips, and Vita Coco. Prior to this, he turned around the fortunes of Powerade and Sprite by boosting revenue through some innovative brand …

Social Media

Can email finally be killed off?

Startups like Slack are trying to ramp up workplace productivity by replacing email with chat<p>On my daily hour-long commute into work on the train, I always fantasize about how I will productively spend that time; that today, I will make headway with my book, or get ahead with my writing for the …

Pirate3D hits major cashflow issue, delivered just 40% of orders

3d printing startup Pirate3D made headlines when it raised US$1.5 million on Kickstarter. It was the highest-ever crowdfunding campaign from a …

Kickstarter

Set up a second router in your home – Which Computing Helpdesk

Want to boost your home wi-fi signal? One of the best techniques for receiving a more reliable internet connection is turning an old router into a …

American retail as we know it is dying — and now these industries are taking over

But the tide is turning in retail.<p>Big apparel brands are grappling with shoppers who increasingly want deeply discounted clothes over classic logos and status.<p>Gap is closing one-quarter of its stores and laying off hundreds of workers after disappointing sales. J. Crew just fired 10% of the workers …

Real Estate

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems

10 accessories you need for your iPhone or iPad

The iOS accessory market is huge, and it continues to grow by leaps and bound as Apple sells more iPhones and iPads every day. There are so many …

IPad Air

Motorola, Nokia, And Nintendo Are All Suffering From 'Last Blockbuster Syndrome'

BGR writer Tero Kuittinen calls it <i>Last Blockbuster Syndrome</i>:<p>Often at the start of a massive trend shift in consumer electronics, dominant dinosaurs get one massive hit built on a nearly obsolete paradigm, and that allows them to be lulled into a comfy trip to the grave.<p>The case studies include …

Blockbusters

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones