Tech/Gadgets

  • ‘Star Trek’ style translators step closer to reality at gadget show

    5 days ago

    ‘Star Trek’ style translators step closer to reality at gadget show

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — Once confined to the realms of science fiction, near real-time translation devices that whisper discretely into your ear during a conversation are finally...

  • Four power-packed gaming PCs on show at CES 2019

    6 days ago

    Four power-packed gaming PCs on show at CES 2019

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — A host of new power-packed gaming PCs were unveiled at the 2019 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), running January 8-11 in Las Vegas. Asus —...

  • High-tech headphones are a key accessory for improved fitness at CES 2019

    6 days ago

    High-tech headphones are a key accessory for improved fitness at CES 2019

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — Earbuds and headphones with unique features and designs are being unveiled as the latest way to improve fitness at CES 2019. UA FLASH by JBL and Under Armour...

  • Nokia 8.1 to go on sale in Malaysia Jan 18

    5 days ago

    Nokia 8.1 to go on sale in Malaysia Jan 18

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 — The Nokia 8.1 which was introduced last month is finally coming to Malaysia. Unlike the flagship Nokia 8 from 2017, this is a...

  • Facial recognition: Coming to a gadget near you

    5 days ago

    Facial recognition: Coming to a gadget near you

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — Imagine walking into a store where a robot greets you by name, lets you know that your online order is ready, and then suggests other products you might want...

  • Google announces big plans for voice assistant at CES 2019

    6 days ago

    Google announces big plans for voice assistant at CES 2019

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — Google kicked off the official opening day of CES 2019 Tuesday by revealing all the new ways that its voice assistant could make your entire life more...

  • Huawei Nova 4 is coming to Malaysia next week

    6 days ago

    Huawei Nova 4 is coming to Malaysia next week

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 — Apart from the Honor View 20, Huawei is also bringing their new smartphone that comes with a hole on the display. This is their brand new Huawei...

  • Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S price slashed to as low as RM1,399

    6 days ago

    Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S price slashed to as low as RM1,399

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 — With the arrival of the Mi MIX 3 slider phone in Malaysia, Xiaomi has announced a price slash for its current Mi MIX 2S in conjunction...

  • Audio-Technica reveals headphone trio with hefty battery life

    6 days ago

    Audio-Technica reveals headphone trio with hefty battery life

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 10 — On the opening day of CES 2019 Tuesday, Audio-Technica unveiled three new wireless headsets with noise-cancelling and battery life specs to compete with...

  • ‘Fifa 19’: Real Madrid, France stuff Team of the Year

    6 days ago

    ‘Fifa 19’: Real Madrid, France stuff Team of the Year

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 — Football sim Fifa 19 has rolled out its Team of the Year according to fans and experts, with Spanish club side Real Madrid and World Cup winners France...

  • Facebook CEO plans 2019 forums on tech’s role in society

    6 days ago

    Facebook CEO plans 2019 forums on tech’s role in society

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his personal goal for 2019 on Tuesday: convening a series of public forums on how technology can better...

  • Writers Guild nominates ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Batman,’ ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘God of War’

    6 days ago

    Writers Guild nominates ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Batman,’ ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘God of War’

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 — The Writers Guild of America has whittled down 2018’s video game writing to a list of four nominees for its 2019 WGA Award in Videogame Writing. The...

  • Nostalgic Kodak Smile Instant Print product lineup revealed at CES 2019

    1 week ago

    Nostalgic Kodak Smile Instant Print product lineup revealed at CES 2019

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 ― Brand licensee C+A Global expanded the Kodak portfolio by debuting a collection of Smile Instant Print products at CES this week. Kodak is hanging on thanks...

  • High-tech border wall plan on display at CES

    1 week ago

    High-tech border wall plan on display at CES

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 ― The same technology used in self-driving cars is being touted as a potential high-tech solution to the US border wall conundrum ― with some added benefits....

  • Alexa get integrated into fresh new products at CES 2019 (VIDEO)

    1 week ago

    Alexa get integrated into fresh new products at CES 2019 (VIDEO)

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 9 ― Temi, Roland, and Kohler are adding Alexa to their products this year which means that soon, your telepresence robot, electric keyboard, and toilet will...

  • Email security threat affects 87pc of companies

    1 week ago

    Email security threat affects 87pc of companies

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — Email security threats affected around 87 per cent of companies, globally, last year, says Barracuda Networks Inc. Its Asia Pacific Sales vice-president,...

  • ‘Unreal PT’ brings short horror icon back from the dead

    1 week ago

    ‘Unreal PT’ brings short horror icon back from the dead

    LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 — A detailed fan recreation of Guillermo Del Toro and Hideo Kojima collaboration P.T. combines a rebuild of the original with a couple of fun Easter Eggs. Hit...

  • ROG Mothership: A ‘tablet’ from Asus that can replace your desktop gaming machine

    1 week ago

    ROG Mothership: A ‘tablet’ from Asus that can replace your desktop gaming machine

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — When it comes to PC gaming, you usually have to choose between a laptop and a desktop. At CES 2019, Asus has just announced something very different with...

  • LG flexes roll-up TV as screens start to bend

    1 week ago

    LG flexes roll-up TV as screens start to bend

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 8 — LG yesterday unveiled a roll-up television screen as a trend of bendable displays began taking shape at a consumer electronics extravaganza in Las Vegas. An...

  • Nemeio drops customisable keyboard at CES 2019

    1 week ago

    Nemeio drops customisable keyboard at CES 2019

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 8 — On Sunday at CES Unveiled, French tech brand Nemeio showed off a new E Ink keyboard that lets users customise the device key by key. If you work in multiple...

  • Samsung unveils ‘next-generation’ of Micro LED TV displays

    1 week ago

    Samsung unveils ‘next-generation’ of Micro LED TV displays

  • Withings unveils three new health trackers ahead of CES 2019

    1 week ago

    Withings unveils three new health trackers ahead of CES 2019

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 8 — Ahead of the start of this year’s CES, which kicks off officially today in Las Vegas, USA, French tech brand Withings has revealed three new health products...

  • 1 week ago

    ‘Automatically adjusting’ Jabra headphones adapt to user environment

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 8 — At a CES 2019 press event on Sunday, Jabra announced the Elite 85h, a set of headphones that intelligently adapts to a user’s surroundings to...

  • Xiaomi to unveil Mi MIX 3 in Malaysia this weekend

    1 week ago

    Xiaomi to unveil Mi MIX 3 in Malaysia this weekend

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — The Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 will be officially released in Malaysia this coming weekend. This is their latest all-screen flagship smartphone that comes with a...

  • Razer Phone 2 lands in Malaysia next week

    1 week ago

    Razer Phone 2 lands in Malaysia next week

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — Looking for a serious gaming smartphone? Razer is launching its Razer Phone 2 in Malaysia very soon and they have sent out invites for an event that’s...

  • Samsung is making it easier to play Apple content on their Smart TVs

    1 week ago

    Samsung is making it easier to play Apple content on their Smart TVs

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — If you’re an Apple user with a new Samsung Smart TV at home, you may soon play your iTunes content on the big screen. Samsung Electronics has just...

  • Japan billionaire says ‘free cash’ tweet most shared of all time

    1 week ago

    Japan billionaire says ‘free cash’ tweet most shared of all time

    TOKYO, Jan 7 — Billionaire Japanese tycoon and future space tourist Yusaku Maezawa said Monday his tweet promising a cash giveaway of nearly US$10,000 (RM41,158) was the most...

  • Privacy becomes a selling point at tech show

    1 week ago

    Privacy becomes a selling point at tech show

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 7 — Apple is not among the exhibitors at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, but that didn’t prevent the iPhone maker from sending a message to attendees on a...

  • Breadmaking robot startup eyes fresh connections

    1 week ago

    Breadmaking robot startup eyes fresh connections

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 7 — The robot breadmaker came to Las Vegas this week, aiming to bring some freshness to a sector that may be ready for disruption. Wilkinson Baking Company...

  • Is this the iPhone XI for 2019?

    1 week ago

    Is this the iPhone XI for 2019?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — It’s barely a week into 2019 and there’s now a purported leak of the upcoming iPhone. Serial leakster @Onleaks has dropped two high...