Science & Technology

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Boost your gaming experience with the Predator 17 laptop

2016-02-10 EVER wondered what it’s like to have a high-performance gaming device right in your back pack, something which is primed and ready wherever and whenever you’re ready to step in to the virtual arena? Then wonder no more and let’s take a look at the...

Step in style with Fitbit Alta

2016-02-10 FITBIT has always been known for their well-reviewed fitness bands, which offer all the performance features, but which always lagged slightly behind its competitors in terms of style.Well, Fitbit is set to change all that with the Fitbit Alta, a...

Hewlett-Packard’s best competitors

2016-02-10 IHAVE been using the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for two months now, and the device is everything that I have wanted it to be: small, light, powerful and convertible. The bugs that Microsoft has not ironed out has been killing some of the user...

Sony updates popular mirrorless camera

2016-02-10 THE Sony A6000 was a fantastic mirrorless camera. It was fast, built like a tank yet portable enough to lug around, and shoots amazing quality photos. Released in 2014, it became a top choice for those looking to dip their toes into the mirrorless...

Sephora app lets you try on lipstick

2016-02-10 THE latest Sephora To Go application feature allows users to try on a myriad of lipstick shades virtually thanks to augmented reality.Named the Sephora Virtual Artist function, the app uses facial recognition software to let fashionistas virtually...

You can now switch between multiple accounts on Instagram

2016-02-10 THE hassle of having to log out just to log in to a different Instagram account is now a thing of the past.The popular photo-sharing app on Monday announced that it has released multi-account support as a new feature in its 7.15 version. The...

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

WiFi and inflight phone calls on Swiss Airlines soon

2016-02-03 SWISS Airlines has announced a one-year trial of roaming mobile phone access on some of its services. The airline will also be bringing WiFi to all cabin classes of its new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.The Swiss national carrier, now owned by...

See another world with Nasa’s 360-degree Mars video

2016-02-03 YOU don't have to be in a Space Shuttle to experience the Red Planet. These days, even the Mars rover Curiosity is posting on Facebook.US space agency Nasa shared last Sunday a video with a 360-degree view of Mars.The video was produced by...

Lonely Planet releases free travel app

2016-02-03 LONELY Planet has released mobile versions of its travel guides which have been bundled in a new app.Created in response to the shift away from books and the increasing dependence on mobile devices, Guides features offline maps, bookmarking,...

Linking women to the web

2016-02-03 IN THE digital age, where we depend on WiFi like food and water, it seems inconceivable to have no Internet access. But this is the case for six million Malaysian women, meaning that four out of 10 women in the country remain unconnected. To...

Razer gives you top mobile performance solutions

2016-02-03 KNOWN for its flashy and fancy line of products for gamers, Razer, which initially started out with more peripherals and accessories, has recently given more focus to actual hardware. Just last month, Razer announced its follow-up to the original...

How to watch Netflix on your TV

2016-02-03 MANY of us have longed for a true Internet video streaming service since ultra-high speed broadband was introduced in the country. And after years of waiting, Netflix is finally available in Brunei. With Netflix’s huge selection of movies and TV...

Facebook-owned WhatsApp boasts a billion users

2016-02-03 FACEBOOK-OWNED smartphone messaging service WhatsApp has hit the billion-user mark, according to the leading social network’s chief and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.“One billion people now use WhatsApp,” Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page...

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Top power banks and wireless chargers

2016-01-27 RUNNING out of battery on your smartphone these days is never a case of “if” but “when” – as phone makers pack even more power-hungry components into the phone, the battery is struggling to keep up. The good news is that there are now a few models...

Linksys’ new range of networking solutions for 2016

2016-01-27 ROUTERS are not usually a popular topic to be discussed, but it is actually the most important piece of equipment for mobile technology. The router is actually the key ingredient for all your wireless devices to get a stable Internet connection...

LG’s TV steals the spotlight at CES 2016

2016-01-27 SAYING OLED 4K TV out loud can be quite a mouthful, but that might be the new standard which we’d have to keep in mind when shopping for a new television set in the near future. And it’s what LG has brought onto the table at this year’s Consumer...

New app released by music group Massive Attack

2016-01-27 THE new music player app called Fantom will allow users a new sensory music experience. Compatible with Apple Watch, iPhone 5s and upwards, the application remixes and reforms the songs from Massive Attack's latest EP according to data taken from...

Dropbox unveils new functions in latest update

2016-01-27 MADE specifically for devices running on Windows 10, the latest Dropbox app includes new user safety functions. Thanks to the addition of Windows Hello Support to Windows 10 that allows users to log into devices using facial recognition, the same...

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

The best laptops at CES

2016-01-20 WORLDWIDE PC shipments continue to fall last year (eight per cent year-over-year according to Gartner), but that didn’t stop PC makers from churning out shiny new laptops at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Despite smartphones taking...

Huawei banking on Nexus success

2016-01-20 AFTER the Nexus 6P phenomenon, where many were surprised at how good Huawei made the Nexus smartphone, the Chinese company is back with its Mate 8 launched at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES), an annual event held in Las Vegas. The Mate...

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