Tech/Gadgets

  • Report: Snapchat is planning to bring sunshine and confetti to your Bitmoji

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    Report: Snapchat is planning to bring sunshine and confetti to your Bitmoji

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 ― Snap Map appears set to get two new features that will better illustrate a user's day by creating Bitmoji effects that show their physical environment....

  • 'Pokemon Quest' to make June mobile debut

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    'Pokemon Quest' to make June mobile debut

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 ― The cute and cuboid Pokémon spin-off, initially announced for Nintendo Switch, will be coming to iOS and Android on June 27, 2018. With its...

  • With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube in video

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    With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube in video

  • Facebook’s Instagram has more than a billion users

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    Facebook’s Instagram has more than a billion users

  • Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV

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    Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV

  • Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform

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    Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform

  • Weekly PC download charts: Why is 'Jurassic World Evolution' so popular?

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    Weekly PC download charts: Why is 'Jurassic World Evolution' so popular?

  • YouTube extends music streaming service to Europe

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    YouTube extends music streaming service to Europe

  • Click and save: Websites help Asian maids escape debt bondage

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    Click and save: Websites help Asian maids escape debt bondage

  • Like ‘Star Trek’: Voice shopping seen as new frontier

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    Like ‘Star Trek’: Voice shopping seen as new frontier

  • Video game releases: ‘Mario Tennis Aces,’ ‘Suzy Cube,’ ‘The Crew 2’ Beta

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    Video game releases: ‘Mario Tennis Aces,’ ‘Suzy Cube,’ ‘The Crew 2’ Beta

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  • Gmail uses AI to filter high priority emails

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    Gmail uses AI to filter high priority emails

  • 'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children

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    'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children

  • Study: Bored of Facebook news? You’re not alone

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    Study: Bored of Facebook news? You’re not alone

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    Facebook to offer interactive game shows

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  • Asus returns to form with mid-range bargain ZenFone 5

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    Asus returns to form with mid-range bargain ZenFone 5

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Asus has gone through a slightly confusing trajectory where smartphones are concerned — at first creating a strong budget to mid-range presence before...

  • Gmail update uses AI to identify and alert users of high priority emails, silencing the rest

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    Gmail update uses AI to identify and alert users of high priority emails, silencing the rest

    LOS ANGELES, June 16 — Gmail is rolling out a new feature that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities to know when to notify users about an email. Email...

  • How EA's Origin Access Premier lines up with Xbox, Humble, PlayStation and more

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    How EA's Origin Access Premier lines up with Xbox, Humble, PlayStation and more

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 ― Publisher of Fifa, Battlefield and The Sims, Electronic Arts unveiled a subscription-based video game service at E3 2018, further normalising the gaming...

  • 'Fortnite' frenzy reigns at E3 gaming expo

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    'Fortnite' frenzy reigns at E3 gaming expo

    LOS ANGELES, June 15 ― The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) wrapped up in Los Angeles yesterday with the video game Fortnite knocking out other contenders to emerge as the...

  • 'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children

    1 week ago

    'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children

    BEIJING, June 15 ― It speaks two languages, gives math lessons, tells jokes and interacts with children through the tablet screen in its chest ― China's latest robot is the...

  • Bored of Facebook news? You’re not alone, study shows

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    Bored of Facebook news? You’re not alone, study shows

    LONDON, June 14 ― Many people are switching from Facebook to closed forums like WhatsApp to discuss daily news because of worries about privacy, fake stories and toxic debates,...

  • Kim Kardashian wants better way to fix typos on Twitter

    1 week ago

    Kim Kardashian wants better way to fix typos on Twitter

    LOS ANGELES, June 14 — Kim Kardashian is doing more than just political work these days. The reality-TV celebrity and socialite is also using her influence for social-media...

  • Apple to undercut law enforcement access to iPhone

    1 week ago

    Apple to undercut law enforcement access to iPhone

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 7 — Apple Inc said on yesterday it will change its iPhone settings to undercut the most popular means for law enforcement to break into the devices. The...

  • Twitter shift aims to deliver more news on timelines

    1 week ago

    Twitter shift aims to deliver more news on timelines

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 — Twitter said yesterday it would revamp user timelines as part of an effort to deliver more news and personalised content, the latest effort to attract...

  • Apple gets in the mood for Raya and the World Cup

    1 week ago

    Apple gets in the mood for Raya and the World Cup

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — It’s going to be a busy weekend for Malaysians with both Hari Raya and the World Cup happening. Apple’s also been busy — seeking out iPhone...

  • Cloud play on the horizon in changing video game world

    1 week ago

    Cloud play on the horizon in changing video game world

    LOS ANGELES, June 13 — Console makers long at the centre of the video game universe are adapting to an exploding constellation of ways to play, with the cloud looming on the...

  • Apple tries to stop developers sharing data on users' friends

    1 week ago

    Apple tries to stop developers sharing data on users' friends

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 — Apple Inc changed its App Store rules last week to limit how developers use information about iPhone owners’ friends and other contacts, quietly...

  • Deadly battles continue to power hit video games

    1 week ago

    Deadly battles continue to power hit video games

    LOS ANGELES, June 12 — Bandits, soldiers, demons, zombies, aliens and other enemies will be shot, stabbed, bludgeoned, incinerated, or even blow up on the show floor of the...

  • Dish expands Amazon Alexa features for set-top boxes

    1 week ago

    Dish expands Amazon Alexa features for set-top boxes

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 — Dish Network Corp said today users will now be able to set recordings, launch apps and navigate menus on its Hopper range of set-top boxes through...

  • Square Enix reuses, recycles and reveals new content in E3 presentation

    1 week ago

    Square Enix reuses, recycles and reveals new content in E3 presentation

    SAN FRANCSICO, June 12 — A pre-recorded E3 showcase from publishing giant Square Enix included looks at more than half a dozen titles previously seen elsewhere, devoting nearly...

  • Fitbit releases kids wearable Fitbit Ace worldwide

    1 week ago

    Fitbit releases kids wearable Fitbit Ace worldwide

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 — Fitbit announced yesterday that its first wearable for kids, the Fitbit Ace will now be available worldwide after its US launch earlier this year....

  • Platinum’s ‘Babylon’s Fall,’ live action ‘The Quiet Man’ among Square Enix E3 reveals

    1 week ago

    Platinum’s ‘Babylon’s Fall,’ live action ‘The Quiet Man’ among Square Enix E3 reveals

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 — Square Enix’s first E3 showcase in three years delivered four E3 reveals — Babylon’s Fall, The Quiet Man, Just Cause 4 and Captain Spirit — two...

  • Facebook launches user review, potential bans for advertisers

    1 week ago

    Facebook launches user review, potential bans for advertisers

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 — Facebook Inc said today it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those that receive the most...

  • ‘Norman’, when artificial intelligence goes psycho

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    ‘Norman’, when artificial intelligence goes psycho

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 — No, it’s not a new horror film. It’s Norman: Also known as the first psychopathic artificial intelligence, just unveiled by US researchers. The goal...