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Riding the cashless wave: Public embraces mobile payments at MSME Festival

Scan, pay, confirm. Those three steps were all it took when you purchase from a vendor at the recent MSME Festival at Bridex in Jerudong. Nearly half of these vendors at the Festival placed QR codes...

You can soon order meals with your smartphone onboard AirAsia flights

AirAsia passengers will soon be able to purchase meals in-flight with their smartphones. The budget carrier said yesterday that it will introduce an electronic point of sales (ePos) system which will make ordering and payment for food and beverages during flights "as easy as in a...

Solo makes up for The Last Jedi mess

Solo is probably the one Star Wars story that had the least expectations riding upon its release yet still had enough driving power for fans to go see it. You could say the same with Rogue One but the difference is this being Han’s...

The blockchain explained: Why this technology is so disruptive

By now you’ve all heard of Bitcoin and how volatile the cryptocurrency market has been, which has certainly attracted a lot of investors and day traders. But here at Geekturf we’re more excited about the underlying technology that drives...

Smartphone forecast: Bezels are going out of style in 2017

As we are increasingly glued to our smartphones, phone makers are pumping out more, more and more screen real estate on their devices. Recent advancements in display tech have enabled new smartphones to carry massive screens without enlarging the phones' overall dimensions to uncomfortable phablet territory. For instance,...

A (budget) guide to great music

There are a handful of streaming sites out there now, and for music lovers, if you haven’t signed up for one you’re missing out. My choice is Spotify; yes, the free version is not available in Brunei, but I have managed a workaround and got the...