Tech/Gadgets

  • Fitbit Charge 3 offers great functionality, less complexity

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    Fitbit Charge 3 offers great functionality, less complexity

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 — While smartwatches are overtaking traditional watches in sales, there is still a market for the simpler health tracker. Fitbit has again updated its...

  • Japanese electronics firms look to re-engineer their design mojo

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    Japanese electronics firms look to re-engineer their design mojo

    TOKYO, Dec 17 — Akihiro Adachi, a 31-year-old audiovisual equipment designer at Panasonic Corp, longed for some personal space during his lengthy train rides from Osaka to...

  • Vine, HQ Trivia cofounder dies at 34

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    Vine, HQ Trivia cofounder dies at 34

  • Was CIMB Clicks attacked by hackers over the weekend?

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    Was CIMB Clicks attacked by hackers over the weekend?

  • New iPad Pro keeps Apple at top of tablet game

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    New iPad Pro keeps Apple at top of tablet game

  • 5G: A revolution not without risks

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    5G: A revolution not without risks

  • Shenzhen, China's reform pioneer, leads tech revolution

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    Shenzhen, China's reform pioneer, leads tech revolution

  • Apple invests in ‘Peanuts’ gang, scores rights to Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Co

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    Apple invests in ‘Peanuts’ gang, scores rights to Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Co

  • Facebook discovers bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million users

    2 days ago

    Facebook discovers bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million users

  • Indian national gets nine years in US prison for airplane sexual assault

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    Indian national gets nine years in US prison for airplane sexual assault

  • Apple to push software update in China as Qualcomm case threatens sales ban

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    Apple to push software update in China as Qualcomm case threatens sales ban

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    Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for ‘tone deaf’ tweets

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    Apple phones still sold in China despite ban

  • Alexa’s latest update brings reminders, email screening

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    Alexa’s latest update brings reminders, email screening

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    Google has ‘no plans’ to launch Chinese search engine

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  • Apple Watch Series 4: Still the smart watch to beat

    3 days ago

    Apple Watch Series 4: Still the smart watch to beat

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 14 — Every time I review a new Apple Watch, the experience doesn’t differ much. It’s like having the most annoying health-conscious friend you know glued...

  • Look back at 2018 — Multi-platform gaming reaches new level with ‘Fortnite’

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    Look back at 2018 — Multi-platform gaming reaches new level with ‘Fortnite’

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14 — Under pressure from fans and competitors, Fortnite drove Sony to reconsider its stance toward cross-platform multiplayer — or prove that every rule has...

  • Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at ‘pop-up’ kiosk

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    Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at ‘pop-up’ kiosk

    NEW YORK, Dec 14 — Facebook, under fire over missteps on privacy and data protection, went directly to the public yesterday with a pop-up kiosk in New York where users could ask...

  • App-ology: Tech tycoon atones for coastal damage with mobile guide

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    App-ology: Tech tycoon atones for coastal damage with mobile guide

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 — When tech whizz Sean Parker angered conservationists with a lavish but damaging outdoor wedding to match the excess of any Hollywood party he apologised in...

  • NVIDIA’s autonomous robot brain goes on sale for US$1,099

    3 days ago

    NVIDIA’s autonomous robot brain goes on sale for US$1,099

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14 — NVIDIA announced on Wednesday that its Jetson AGX Xavier module, designed to be the brains of autonomous machines, is now available for purchase — but...

  • Samsung redesigns Notebook 9 Pen for creators

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    Samsung redesigns Notebook 9 Pen for creators

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 13 — Nearly one year after the debut of the original Notebook 9 Pen convertible laptop, Samsung has revealed an upgraded model redesigned for...

  • Google chief trusts AI makers to regulate the technology

    4 days ago

    Google chief trusts AI makers to regulate the technology

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 13 — Google chief Sundar Pichai said fears about artificial intelligence are valid but that the tech industry is up to the challenge of regulating itself, in...

  • Identity crisis: Data misuse an unseen twist in DNA testing

    4 days ago

    Identity crisis: Data misuse an unseen twist in DNA testing

    LONDON, Dec 13 — Taken away as an infant and placed for adoption, Jen Stein was afraid that knowing nothing about her Native American past or potential hereditary diseases could...

  • Saipem says Shamoon variant crippled hundreds of computers

    4 days ago

    Saipem says Shamoon variant crippled hundreds of computers

    MILAN, Dec 13 — A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company's computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a...

  • Giphy launches iOS compatible GIF keyboard extension (VIDEO)

    4 days ago

    Giphy launches iOS compatible GIF keyboard extension (VIDEO)

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 13 — One of the most important things to keep in mind when sharing gifs is timing. Now iOS users with iOS 11 and up are able to share the perfect reaction gif...

  • Skullcandy releases its first set of truly wireless earbuds

    4 days ago

    Skullcandy releases its first set of truly wireless earbuds

    NEW YORK, Dec 12 — While companies across the world are drawing inspiration from Apple's AirPods to design their wireless earbuds, Skullcandy's first truly wireless, stemless...

  • Vivo introduces a 6.22-inch FullView smartphone with a tiny notch priced under RM600

    4 days ago

    Vivo introduces a 6.22-inch FullView smartphone with a tiny notch priced under RM600

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 — Vivo Malaysia has just announced the Y91i, a new budget smartphone that comes with what they claim to be the biggest screen in its price range. It offers...

  • Are the new iPhones still worthy ‘IT-phones’?

    5 days ago

    Are the new iPhones still worthy ‘IT-phones’?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 ― “I think I might love my iPhone more than (I do) my husband,” said an iPhone XS user to me when I asked how she liked her phone. Thing is, she’s...

  • Google expands Android features to iOS

    5 days ago

    Google expands Android features to iOS

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12 — IPhone users of Google Maps have had to go without the For You recommendations and the live-functioning Google Lens that rolled out earlier...

  • Google CEO spars with lawmakers on bias, privacy

    5 days ago

    Google CEO spars with lawmakers on bias, privacy

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 — Google chief executive Sundar Pichai parried US lawmakers yesterday over complaints of political bias and intrusive data collection as the internet giant...

  • Alexa’s latest update brings reminders, email screening

    5 days ago

    Alexa’s latest update brings reminders, email screening

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12 — More of the Alexa features and skills that Amazon announced back in September concerning schedules and reminders are arriving on Echo devices....

  • OnePlus and McLaren teamed up to build a speedy, carbon fibre smartphone

    5 days ago

    OnePlus and McLaren teamed up to build a speedy, carbon fibre smartphone

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12 — Yesterday, OnePlus and McLaren unveiled the collaboration they've been teasing for weeks now at the ‘Salute to Speed' event in the UK: The OnePlus 6T...

  • Google has ‘no plans’ to launch Chinese search engine, says CEO

    5 days ago

    Google has ‘no plans’ to launch Chinese search engine, says CEO

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 — Google has “no plans” to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a US...

  • Instagram introduces voice messaging to Direct

    5 days ago

    Instagram introduces voice messaging to Direct

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12 — Facebook has it, WhatsApp has it, Voxer has it, and now Instagram Direct supports voice messaging, too, as announced Monday. Considering that...