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[Image credit: WilliamCho] The Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore plans to invest $14.6 million in the country's video game industry. IndustryGamers notes that the money will be granted over three years to the GAME+ Program, an initiative that plans to "address the needs of the entire g...

April 26th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Digital dong appreciators in Singapore rejoiced today as government officials have OK'd the digital distribution of the Grand Theft Auto IV 360-exclusive expansion, "The Lost & Damned." Regardless of the "controversy" surrounding the expansion's full-frontal male nudity, Ernest Khoo, Singapore'...

February 22nd 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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OK, HTC's Touch Pro, branded as the MDA Vario IV is apparently finally starting to ship out to some lucky T-Mobile customers in the UK. Try as we might, we're not finding it anywhere on the site, but it does live -- and live large at that -- according to folks over at XDA-Developers.com. We won't bo...

January 16th 2009 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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The biggest knock on Voom HD's package of channels has been a lack of original content, but a partnership with Singapore government-backed producer Infinite Frameworks should supply new programming over the next few years. Following up on a previous agreement with the Media Development Authority of...

October 15th 2008 at 5:58pm 0 Comments
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Apple's Senior VP of Industrial Design Jonthan Ive has won yet another design award, this time for the iPhone. The Mobile Data Association recognizes "those UK companies and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the uptake and success of mobile data over the last 12 months." Ive w...

July 2nd 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Smartphone shoppers with an inclination for Windows Mobile are about to be faced with a really serious problem later this year -- our favorite kind of problem, in fact. In the QWERTY arena, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 and various incarnations of the HTC Raphael are setting up to go head-to-head in...

June 1st 2008 at 8:09am 0 Comments
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You've never been to Singapore? Just point and click.Singapore's Media Development Authority have announced plans for a 3D interactive online version of their city, dubbed Co-Space. There's no shortage of interest from potential developers; fifty firms have come forward in answer to the MDA's call f...

May 8th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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What will it be, the good or the bad news first? How 'bout the good. After an initial rebuff, we finally managed to grab some photos of that exclusive T-Mobile MDA compact IV. You remember: 7.2Mbps HSDPA, GPS, VGA resolution screen, WiFi and 4GB of on-board storage. It'll also launch "mit neuestem...

March 4th 2008 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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What will it be, the good or the bad news first? How 'bout the good. After an initial rebuff, we finally managed to grab some photos of that exclusive T-Mobile MDA compact IV. You remember: 7.2Mbps HSDPA, GPS, VGA resolution screen, WiFi and 4GB of on-board storage. It'll also launch "mit neuestem...

March 4th 2008 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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T-Mobile is unveiling its MDA compact IV at CeBIT this week, and despite its somewhat unassuming name, this one should command some serious attention. The HTC-sourced Windows Mobile 6 (possibly 6.1, if we're lucky) device sports full VGA resolution -- a feature that's still dismally uncommon on Wes...

March 3rd 2008 at 10:57pm 0 Comments
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It was only a matter of time til T-Mobile's answer to Orange's Touch Dual arrived, and it has, in the form of the MDA "Touch Plus". Thankfully, T-Mobile has also opted for the 16-key layout, and aside from the obvious branding we don't expect any surprises -- by surprises, we mean, anything new --...

November 30th 2007 at 10:21am 0 Comments
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Southeast Asia is finally ready to officially launch its first HD channel, when MediaCorp rolls out HD5 in 1080i on November 11. The channel will be a simulcast of Singapore's existing channel 5, and will only be in HD about 30% of the time to start. MediaCorp has already made deals with Voom and ot...

October 15th 2007 at 4:16pm 0 Comments