Business

How to avoid repair charges for tech covered under warranty

Have you ever thought that when buying a new phone the warranty agreement was slightly harsh on you as a consumer? I've encountered this problem before when two of my devices (my iPod and iPhone) broke down at the same time. Both came with a year...

BruPlay to launch online games store

BruPlay is setting up an online store in hopes to remedy the dwindling video game retail shops situation in Brunei. The group of avid gamers is launching this new initiative in the coming weeks as it marks its 12 years of actively supporting the growth...

Online news startup The Scoop joins Progresif Startup Lab

Online news startup The Scoop has joined Progresif Startup Lab. The website, which was formed just six months ago by local journalists, will also kickoff a weekly news segment on Progresif Radio next week as part of its collaboration with the local telecommunications company. The startup...

BAG Networks, Russian tech firms explore collaboration to build digital nation

BAG Networks and several Russian tech companies are currently exploring ways to develop Brunei into a high tech nation. The local firm recently signed a Letter of Intent with Russia's Smart City Global Innovations Pte Ltd, Getmobit LLC and Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) in a...

Mobile tech helps drive nation’s public transport forward

Two interesting developments are happening in Brunei's transportation landscape this year. We just got our very own ride-booking service set up, and more recently a mobile app that aims to enhance the efficiency fo the nation's current bus system is in the works. These developments, initiated by...

We visited the Apple Store in Singapore

In case you haven't heard, Apple opened its first flagship store in South East Asia less than two months ago and it's only a two hour flight from here. We were in Singapore recently and checked out the new Apple Store at Orchard Road's Knightsbridge...