IT Consultancy & Web Development

MAVEN TECHNOLOGIES is a Singapore based company that provides software solutions for businesses and consumers

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5 min.
Set up SMS2Email Buddy on Samsung A10s running Android 9

We still receive positive feedbacks from long-time SMS2Email buddy and PigeonHole users and we appreciate them very much. Since Android 6 onwards, it has been tough to set things up and keep the app running smoothly in the background so we came up with a step-by-step guide on how to get it to work on Android 9.

8 min.
Project Traffico reveals new findings on Punggol Road (TPE)

With months of accumulated data from Oct 2017, Traffico now offers year-on-year statistics to give us even more insights into the changing traffic profile of Punggol Road (TPE)...

6 min.
Project Traffico shows traffic conditions along hotspots

Lately I have been working on Project Traffico. Essentially, it is a creative use of bus arrival times to infer traffic conditions along certain hotspots in Singapore. There are daily and monthly statistics, historical charts and also some interesting stories...

3 min.
Preemptive Maintenance (Disaster Recovery Plan)

I recently reconnected with the boss of a clinic. He told me he uses two software applications on his server, which has been running for the past 6 to 7 years. He does not engage an IT person for his clinic and he cannot imagine the amount of work he needs to do if the server suddenly crashes due to hardware failure...

3 min.
Migrating Emails From Outlook Express

Just a while ago, I got a request to migrate emails from a Windows XP machine running Outlook Express. I am glad my client decided to make the upgrade to a new PC running Windows 10 to improve security. If you are looking for a way to migrate emails from Outlook Express into Thunderbird or Outlook, here are your options...

6 min.
Adding A Binary Touch To Singapore Coffee (KOPI) And Tea (TEH) Culture

A while back, I came across an incident where a patron had to walk 10m away to confirm his friend’s KOPI or TEH order. As an engineer, I start to ask myself if I can solve this problem. Little did I know I would stumble across the best example of culture melting hotpot in Singapore...

3 min.
Good Security Practices

There have been increasing reports of users being infected with ransomware. In short, it is a form of malware and once you are infected, you will not be able to view or edit files and you can only unlock them by paying a ransom to the hackers. One of my client's computers was infected...