Tech/Gadgets

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    Pandemic gives Dubai chance to put tech to the test

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    Silicon Valley perks up its ears for buzzy audio chat startup

  • US virus tracking: A patchwork of apps, human tracers

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    US virus tracking: A patchwork of apps, human tracers

  • Is ‘Inception’ the most likely Nolan film to be shown in ‘Fortnite’?

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    Is ‘Inception’ the most likely Nolan film to be shown in ‘Fortnite’?

  • Soon, Tinder users everywhere will be able to match with anyone across the world

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    Soon, Tinder users everywhere will be able to match with anyone across the world

  • Gobble gobble: Pac-Man turns 40

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    Gobble gobble: Pac-Man turns 40

  • ‘Pac-Man Live Studio’ turns arcade classic into Twitch multiplayer

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    ‘Pac-Man Live Studio’ turns arcade classic into Twitch multiplayer

  • Survey: US video game industry sees record April sales

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    Survey: US video game industry sees record April sales

  • Free games roundup: ‘Civilisation VI’ suggests ‘Borderlands’, ‘ARK’ to come, ‘Crucible’, ‘Hitman Sniper’ (VIDEO)

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    Free games roundup: ‘Civilisation VI’ suggests ‘Borderlands’, ‘ARK’ to come, ‘Crucible’, ‘Hitman Sniper’ (VIDEO)

  • Unifi offers 30-day trial for unifi Home plan

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    Unifi offers 30-day trial for unifi Home plan

  • A new update for WhatsApp will soon add QR code support

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    A new update for WhatsApp will soon add QR code support

  • Facebook's Zuckerberg embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

    3 days ago

    Facebook's Zuckerberg embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

  • Facebook unveils scam warnings for Messenger users

    4 days ago

    Facebook unveils scam warnings for Messenger users

  • Tech firms deploy Bluetooth chips for coronavirus contact tracing in office

    4 days ago

    Tech firms deploy Bluetooth chips for coronavirus contact tracing in office

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    The iPhone SE, an affordable iPhone

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    Free games roundup: Civ VI

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    Making the most of your iPhone this Raya

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    Ultrasound at home with Butterfly

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  • Robot dog on virus park patrol in Singapore

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    Robot dog on virus park patrol in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, May 21 — A yellow robot dog called Spot which found fame online for dancing to hit song Uptown Funk has been deployed to patrol a Singapore park and ensure people...

  • Exterminate! UV robot sent to Singapore mall to zap coronavirus

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    Exterminate! UV robot sent to Singapore mall to zap coronavirus

    SINGAPORE, May 21 — A shopping mall in Singapore is deploying a newly developed smart robot to fight the novel coronavirus, not with chemicals — but with light. While spraying...

  • France looks past Google, Apple for virus contact tracing

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    France looks past Google, Apple for virus contact tracing

    PARIS, May 21 — France, which has long been sceptical of the growing power of US tech titans, is seeking to bypass Apple and Google for a smartphone app to help trace people...

  • Apple adds Pride colours to latest Sports Bands

    5 days ago

    Apple adds Pride colours to latest Sports Bands

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — Apple's been known for its colourful Pride bands for the Apple Watch but this time instead of just one band, there are two Pride bands from its Sports...

  • Raya-ing with your iPhone: Tips, tricks and amusements

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    Raya-ing with your iPhone: Tips, tricks and amusements

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — This Raya will likely be a subdued one for many Malaysians due to the many restrictions in place because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Still, there's...

  • Butterfly's medical imaging platform lets patients perform their own ultrasound from home

    5 days ago

    Butterfly's medical imaging platform lets patients perform their own ultrasound from home

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 — Patients can give themselves a doctor-led ultrasound at home thanks to Butterfly's new TeleGuidance platform. On Monday, Butterfly Network announced the...

  • Samsung Galaxy A21s is a quad-camera phone with a battery as large as the S20 Ultra

    6 days ago

    Samsung Galaxy A21s is a quad-camera phone with a battery as large as the S20 Ultra

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 ― The Samsung Galaxy A series has a new member with the arrival of the Galaxy A21s. On the surface, this looks like the successor to the Galaxy A20s and it...

  • Astro IPTV customers can upgrade to 4K Ultra Box for free

    6 days ago

    Astro IPTV customers can upgrade to 4K Ultra Box for free

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 ― Astro has announced that it is now offering its 4K Ultra Box to existing Astro IPTV customers on Maxis fibre broadband. The Ultra Box offers 4K UHD...

  • Former Disney exec named TikTok boss

    6 days ago

    Former Disney exec named TikTok boss

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 ― Former Disney executive Kevin Mayer will become the head of TikTok and chief operating officer of the popular video app's parent company, the group...

  • Oculus Quest sells US$100m worth of software, Facebook reveals

    6 days ago

    Oculus Quest sells US$100m worth of software, Facebook reveals

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 ― Facebook's wireless, standalone virtual reality headset, the May 2019 Oculus Quest, has passed the 100-million mark in terms of dollar sales of games and...

  • The iPhone SE is deja vu, in an affordable iPhone package

    1 week ago

    The iPhone SE is deja vu, in an affordable iPhone package

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — You would be forgiven for being confused by Apple’s latest iPhone, the iPhone SE. Why is it called the iPhone SE when there was an iPhone SE in 2016?...

  • What Facebook’s Giphy acquisition might mean for other popular apps

    1 week ago

    What Facebook’s Giphy acquisition might mean for other popular apps

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Giphy, a popular GIF bank site, has been acquired by Facebook on the 15th of May for a reported price of US$400 million (RM1.7 billion). They...

  • Microsoft is killing support for 32-bit Windows 10 with the May 2020 update

    1 week ago

    Microsoft is killing support for 32-bit Windows 10 with the May 2020 update

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Microsoft is doing away with support for 32-bit versions of Windows 10 for new OEM computers. This means that manufacturers of PCs will no...

  • Robot shopper helps Indian engineer maintain social distancing

    1 week ago

    Robot shopper helps Indian engineer maintain social distancing

    COIMBATORE, May 18 — As long, jostling queues formed outside liquor stores in India during the easing of a coronavirus lockdown, Karthik Velayutham found a way to maintain...

  • 1 week ago

    MDEC, Coursera launch ‘Let’s Learn Digital’ campaign

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has forged a partnership with global online learning platform, Coursera, to introduce ‘Let’s Learn...

  • Realme is launching its first TV and smartwatch on 25 May

    1 week ago

    Realme is launching its first TV and smartwatch on 25 May

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — Apart from the Realme Watch, the Oppo sub-brand is launching a new IoT device that you can watch in your living room. According to the latest teaser,...

  • Facebook buys animated graphics startup Giphy

    1 week ago

    Facebook buys animated graphics startup Giphy

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 — Facebook said Friday it had acquired the animated graphics startup Giphy and would integrate the company in its Instagram visual social network. Terms of...

  • Facebook Messenger Rooms can bring together 50 people in single call

    1 week ago

    Facebook Messenger Rooms can bring together 50 people in single call

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 — Facebook has announced that the Messenger Rooms tool announced in April — which lets users invite up to 50 people to participate...

  • Buzz off: Italian start-up offers social distancing bracelets

    1 week ago

    Buzz off: Italian start-up offers social distancing bracelets

    BARI, May 17 — As the world embraces a new post-pandemic reality, an Italian start-up has come up with a novel way to maintain social distancing: An electronic bracelet that...