Apps

Better battery life with next big Android update

The next big Android update, scheduled for release later this year, won't be a major overhaul. Instead it will get under-the-hood refinements and some new tricks. Android version 8, codenamed O (owh), will see significant gains in performance - it will be optimised to limit...

Life is so much easier when you pay your bills with your phone

When my home switched to the prepaid electric metre a couple of years back, I dreaded the thought of frequently topping up our electricity each time our metre is in the red. Throughout the first year, it felt like a chore. As we're a household of five, we...

Online shoppers, here are a few good reasons why you need a virtual prepaid card

These days I use my BIBD debit card for almost everything, whether it's buying groceries, paying my utility bills or the occasional online shopping (mostly tech stuff). I just love using it because of the convenience it gives me. But no matter how reliable and secure debit cards...

Wayang app shows movie screenings in Brunei at a glance

As a frequent movie goer, I regularly check movie schedules and purchase my tickets online. But often times I find myself having multiple tabs on my browser just to find different showtimes from various cinemas in Brunei. One Bruneian aims to make our lives (and his) a lot easier with a smartphone app...

The best devices for your Pokemon Go adventures

It really doesn’t matter what anyone thinks about Pokemon Go because no initiative from anyone, whether it be a game, campaign or event, has started a movement in Brunei that Pokemon Go has. When the game was launched, I was skeptical that people would actually be...

Feed your Smule addiction with the iRig Voice

Do you ‘smule'? If you’re an active smuler like myself, you’re obviously looking for ways to improve your singing experience by now. In case you haven’t heard, Smule is a social karaoke mobile app that has taken the world by storm. The app has a massive, easy-to-search...