Tech/Gadgets

  • Robot wars: China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars

    23 hours ago

    Robot wars: China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars

    BEIJING, Aug 19 — Robots that can diagnose diseases, play badminton and wow audiences with their musical skills are among the machines China hopes could revolutionise its...

  • Skype Preview for Android gets SMS support and call recording

    1 day ago

    Skype Preview for Android gets SMS support and call recording

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18 — Skype Preview for Android has been updated with new features: call recording and SMS messaging. Microsoft has introduced new features to the Skype...

  • Google Search introduces new feature to reduce clicks

    1 day ago

    Google Search introduces new feature to reduce clicks

  • Nokia 2.1 with two-day battery life now available in Malaysia

    2 days ago

    Nokia 2.1 with two-day battery life now available in Malaysia

  • You can backup WhatsApp on Google Drive without using any quota very soon

    2 days ago

    You can backup WhatsApp on Google Drive without using any quota very soon

  • Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen

    3 days ago

    Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen

  • Tencent slump shows what happens when Beijing flips the switch

    2 days ago

    Tencent slump shows what happens when Beijing flips the switch

  • US judge blocks programs letting ‘Grand Theft Auto’ players ‘cheat’

    3 days ago

    US judge blocks programs letting ‘Grand Theft Auto’ players ‘cheat’

  • Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan

    3 days ago

    Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan

  • You can finally pre-order the HTC U12+ in Malaysia

    3 days ago

    You can finally pre-order the HTC U12+ in Malaysia

  • OPPO F9 with a tiny notch has arrived in Malaysia

    3 days ago

    OPPO F9 with a tiny notch has arrived in Malaysia

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  • Researchers find new security flaw in Intel chips

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    Researchers find new security flaw in Intel chips

  • Motorola P30 pays homage to Apple

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    Motorola P30 pays homage to Apple

  • Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple

    1 day ago

    Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple

  • Facebook admits ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech

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    Facebook admits ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech

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  • Mi 8 goes on sale in Malaysia today, but you might want to wait until Saturday

    3 days ago

    Mi 8 goes on sale in Malaysia today, but you might want to wait until Saturday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The Xiaomi Mi 8 is the most affordable Snapdragon 845 powered flagship smartphone that you can buy in Malaysia. It’s available now on the official Mi...

  • Facebook says it was ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech in Myanmar

    4 days ago

    Facebook says it was ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech in Myanmar

    YANGON, Aug 16 — Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in...

  • Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

    3 days ago

    Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

    MAMIRAUÁ RESERVE (Brazil), Aug 16 — A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the...

  • Motorola pays homage to Apple with its latest smartphone

    3 days ago

    Motorola pays homage to Apple with its latest smartphone

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Since the iPhone X was introduced last year, many manufacturers have released at least a smartphone model with a notched display and a familiar vertically...

  • Can smart displays replace smart speakers?

    4 days ago

    Can smart displays replace smart speakers?

    NEW YORK, Aug 16 — Smart speakers have introduced homes to voice-activated virtual assistants but will their lifespan be shortened by smart displays? From toothbrushes to...

  • Twitter puts curbs on far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

    4 days ago

    Twitter puts curbs on far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

    MICHIGAN, Aug 16 — Twitter said yesterday it was putting curbs on the account of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones after he called on his supporters to take up “battle...

  • Samsung Malaysia unveils Galaxy Note 9

    4 days ago

    Samsung Malaysia unveils Galaxy Note 9

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Samsung Malaysia Electronics (SME) Sdn Bhd today unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, which will retail at RM 3,699 (128GB) and RM4,599 (512GB) starting Aug 24....

  • ‘Monster Hunter’ on hold as China hits pause on new video games

    4 days ago

    ‘Monster Hunter’ on hold as China hits pause on new video games

    SHANGHAI, Aug 15 — China appears to have halted approvals of new online game licences, with reports today that a government shake-up was causing paralysis in the world’s...

  • Cubans cheer as internet goes nationwide for a day

    4 days ago

    Cubans cheer as internet goes nationwide for a day

    HAVANA, Aug 15 — Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than five million cell phone users yesterday, in an eight-hour test...

  • Podcasts take growing role in shifting media landscape

    4 days ago

    Podcasts take growing role in shifting media landscape

    NEW YORK, Aug 15 ― As radio fades in the new world of digital media, podcasting has become hot. In less than 15 years, on-demand podcasts have become a key part of the media...

  • Researchers find new security flaw in Intel chips

    4 days ago

    Researchers find new security flaw in Intel chips

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 — Researchers have discovered a new security flaw that could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips, the company...

  • Details of Xiaomi's budget flagship Pocophone leak ahead of launch

    5 days ago

    Details of Xiaomi's budget flagship Pocophone leak ahead of launch

    BEIJING, Aug 15 ― The first flagship smartphone from Xiaomi's new sub-brand will be introduced on August 22, but reports and leaked footage have already revealed almost all...

  • Nine shades of the iMac

    5 days ago

    Nine shades of the iMac

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 15 ― Over the last 20 years, from the launch of the iMac G3 to the current iMac Pro, Apple's leading desktop computer line has continued to adapt to the times...

  • Twitter Lite now available in 45 countries including Malaysia

    5 days ago

    Twitter Lite now available in 45 countries including Malaysia

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14 — A year after its launch, Twitter Lite is now available for Android users in a total of 45 countries. Twitter Lite was rolled out last year to provide a...

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 reportedly getting triple camera, but no 5G

    5 days ago

    Samsung Galaxy S10 reportedly getting triple camera, but no 5G

    SEOUL, Aug 14 — A report from ET News (in Korean) leaked the camera setup for the Samsung Galaxy S10, revealing a three-camera setup. 2019 marks 10 years since...

  • Samsung’s Note 9 versus iPhone X: Battle of the US$1,000 phones

    5 days ago

    Samsung’s Note 9 versus iPhone X: Battle of the US$1,000 phones

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 — Samsung Electronics Co unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York on Thursday, the latest iteration of a series of devices that ushered in the “phablet”,...

  • 32-way Group FaceTime chat won’t roll out with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

    5 days ago

    32-way Group FaceTime chat won’t roll out with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14 — Group FaceTime chat — for up to 32 users — was first introduced at the annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference as a new feature rolling out to...

  • The iMac turns 20 years old this week

    6 days ago

    The iMac turns 20 years old this week

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14 ― On August 15, 1998, Apple launched its first ever iMac range, a new generation of computers marked by ground-breaking design and technological...

  • ThinkPad P1 ― Lenovo's thinner-than-ever professional notebook

    6 days ago

    ThinkPad P1 ― Lenovo's thinner-than-ever professional notebook

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14 ― Two new ThinkPads are on their way: one is a slim and sleek portable workstation, while the other focuses on packing a punch. Lenovo has announced two...