Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Switch devices with Logitech K480 Bluetooth keyboard

2016-07-20 THE Logitech K480 Bluetooth Multi-Device keyboard helps keep the momentum of work by keeping your focus — and your hands — directly around the keyboard. The K480 lets you switch keyboard functionality between three devices — your computer, phone...

Scammers try to cash in on Pokémon Go craze

2016-07-20 THE immense popularity of Pokémon Go has inspired yet another scam: Emails are asking players to open their wallets for a paid version. “We regret to inform you that due to the overwhelming response to our new Pokémon Go app and the need for more...

New Chromebooks are sleeker than ever

2016-07-20 Chromebooks have really come a long way since their debut in 2011. Early Chromebooks looked more like toys, but the latest models are starting to look more premium while still maintaining that extremely low price as Google intended it. They’ve also...

Famous chains agree to filter WiFi porno

2016-07-20 MACDONALD’S and Starbucks are implementing filtering technology that blocks customers using WiFi from accessing pornography sites.The move follows a campaign from anti-pornography groups demanding the chains to filter out pornography.Oak Brook,...

Chinese phone maker ZTE releases newest smartphone

2016-07-20 CHINESE telecommunications company ZTE launched its newest smartphone ZMAX PRO Monday in New York.As the latest from its ZMAX lineup, the 6-inch ZMAX PRO features a 13 megapixel camera, a fingerprint sensor, and 3400mAh battery, with a price of US$...

Getting rid of that WiFi lag

2016-07-20 IF YOUR home internet plan is already on the Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) connection, which I think most of us are, then you probably have had trouble with the white 2-in-1 modem router combo that was given to you along with your home subscription plan...

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Easy fix for iPhone/iPad charging problems

2016-07-13 EVERY few months or so, we get someone asking us about a charging problem with the iPhone or iPad, specifically the models using the Lightning port.This happens most often with a device that has been used for many months — when the iPhone or iPad...

Motorola comes out with new G4

2016-07-13 MOTOROLA has been the leader in the budget segment since it introduced the first Moto G years ago. It has finally brought the Moto G4 to light, two years after Lenovo took over the company. The Moto G has always been great because it has close to...

Pokemon Go craze crashes Aussie servers, draws police warnings

2016-07-13 HIGH demand for the mobile augmented-reality game Pokemon Go crashed the app’s servers in Australia Tuesday, while attracting safety and trespassing warnings from police.The game has been a huge hit with players since it was rolled out in Australia...

Fitness apps for busy people

2016-07-13 ALL that excessive food served at open houses this Hari Raya Aidil Fitri is going straight to your waistline, so getting back into the usual fitness regime and healthy diet is definitely in order once the festivities die down a little bit. One...

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

A ‘retro’ camera packed with modern day functions

2016-07-06 THE Olympus PEN series of micro four third (M43) cameras is by far my favourite of all M43s around. They look amazing, and take great pictures, they’re lightweight, and did I mention how great they look? My Panasonic GH3 is fast approaching four...

Smartphone cameras are good enough

2016-07-06 TEN years ago, the Nikon D40 was released. This popular entry-level digital SLR camera ignited the consumer dSLR craze throughout the second half of the last decade. It was a time when everyone wanted a dSLR camera. Prior to that, SLR cameras were...

Too dangerous to talk? Some cities explore 911 texting

2016-07-06 WITH gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. “Call police,” he wrote. “I’m gonna die.” Moments later, he texted again: “Call them...

Kata Box brings home entertainment into a new level

2016-07-06 INTRODUCING the Kata Box, your extraordinary TV box which delivers not only your favourite channels but a whole new plethora of content — digital media, games and apps that would surely change the way you view home entertainment. The Kata Box runs...

Apple urges organ donation via new iPhone software

2016-07-06 APPLE wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up button to the health information app that comes installed on every smartphone the company makes. CEO Tim Cook...

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Google ups detail on Maps, Earth imagery

2016-06-29 PHOTOGRAPHS retrieved from NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite are enabling Google Maps and Google Earth to incorporate sharper images as of today. While scientists can use the satellite output to track changes in global tree cover, surface water, and even...

Amazon looks to virtual learning platform with Inspire

2016-06-29 AMAZON is moving into a new class of business with Inspire, a free educational platform for teachers. Although in beta form and initially aimed at the US education system, Amazon’s ideas for the classroom are already very clear. Inspire is a...

Meet the newest phablet in town

2016-06-29 KATA’s newest member in their phablet line is now available in Brunei. Launched last October, the Kata T4 has been dubbed as the “hippest phablet ever” as the smartphone maverick brand is very excited in bringing another exciting product into the...

Is this the right time to get a 4K TV?

2016-06-29 FANCY getting a new TV this year? Now would probably be a good time to upgrade your old HDTV in your living room with an ultra high-definition TV, or 4K TV. It’s been a long time coming, but prices of 4K TVs have finally come down to an affordable...

Netflix chews up less bandwidth, as Amazon video streaming surges

2016-06-29 NETFLIX remains the biggest road hog on broadband highways — but its overall share of peak-period Internet traffic actually declined slightly over the past six months in North America. And that may be partly due to gains by Amazon, Netflix’s chief...