Punggol, Tengah, and Jurong Innovation District to get self-driving buses from 2022 onwards

In addition to self-driving taxis, self-driving street cleaners, and self-driving food tray collectors, Singapore will soon add another fleet of robots to our current armada — autonomous shuttle buses. The opening of Singapore first autonomous vehicle (AV) test center this morning saw embattled Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan announcing that three towns have been chosen as a testbed ...

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Two charging e-scooters cause blaze at two separate HDB flats

Two charging e-scooters cause blaze at two separate HDB flats

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) handled not one, but two similar cases of electric scooters bursting into flames and razing their owners’ flats over the past couple of...

Singapore takes the second spot on the Smart Cities Index, right behind Copenhagen

Singapore takes the second spot on the Smart Cities Index, right behind Copenhagen

A global study has found that Singapore is among the top cities in the world at the forefront of digital evolution, proving the massive progress made in its drive to be the...

Massive queues outside Orchard Road Apple store as iPhone X launches today

Massive queues outside Orchard Road Apple store as iPhone X launches today

The day for Apple to release their latest and greatest iPhone yet is here, and they’ve got a massive queue to prove just how effective their marketing hype was. Hundred of Apple...

Google Assistant’s new update will let it recognize Singaporean English and local accents

Google Assistant’s new update will let it recognize Singaporean English and local accents

Google’s much-lauded voice control interface Google Assistant is about to be fully embedded in our local environment, with an upcoming software update that will help its...

Man’s new 2TB Toshiba hard disk drive turns out to be a flash drive with a metal slab stuck in it

Man’s new 2TB Toshiba hard disk drive turns out to be a flash drive with a metal slab stuck in it

We’ve heard horror stories about customers in China getting ripped off by errant tech retailers who fluff up their hard drives with metallic weights to give them an...

Uber Singapore launches uberPET to let your furry friends take a ride with you

Uber Singapore launches uberPET to let your furry friends take a ride with you

Taking your pets around the island seems to be a highly requested feature — so much so that ride-hailing app Uber has created a dedicated feature just to ferry your furry...

Circles.Life lets you try before you buy with its free SIM-only line and 20GB monthly data till year-end

Circles.Life lets you try before you buy with its free SIM-only line and 20GB monthly data till year-end

Mobile virtual network operator Circles.Life, which just celebrated its first anniversary in Singapore, is really gunning hard against the three big local telcos. Its latest...

Hidden camera sales on the rise in Singapore: Report

Hidden camera sales on the rise in Singapore: Report

As much as we love the proliferation of cheap tech these days (thanks, China), the ease of access to one troubling device may actually be a legit cause of concern to all. Once a...

Emma the robot masseuse gets to work in Singapore giving high-tech back rubs

Emma the robot masseuse gets to work in Singapore giving high-tech back rubs

A robot masseuse named Emma is offering Singaporeans high-tech back rubs with a gigantic metal arm and warm silicone tips, which its creators say perfectly mimic the human touch....