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Donning the Oculus: Full VR immersion has arrived in Brunei

Virtual Reality (VR) seems to be a buzzword in the tech space right now, but this immersive technology has been around much longer than you might think. In fact, VR tech was supposed to take off commercially back in...

Exploding batteries: Here’s how to safely pack your electronics before boarding a plane

Last Thursday, a passenger's power bank blew up onboard a Royal Brunei Airlines aircraft mid-flight. Video footage shared on social media showed RB flight attendants extinguishing the small fire inside a smoke-filled cabin. Fortunately, no one was harmed and...

Esports to headline Brunei December Festival 2019

Esports will be the main event at this year's Brunei December Festival (BDF) following the government's endorsement of this growing sector in the country. The Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) said it has recognised the explosive growth...

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...

Why the Pocophone F1 should be your next phone

So recently, I have been pondering the idea of having to upgrade my phone with one of the modern releases we’ve been treated to over the year. Silly given that we’re nearing 2019 already and the new flagships for most of the...

Forget cash or debit cards, contactless mobile payments coming to Brunei in 2019

Starting next year, Bruneians will be able to make payments simply by waving their smartphones at a retail store's point-of-sale (POS) system, thanks to a new mobile wallet developed by BIBD. The new BIBD NEXGEN Wallet will use NFC (Near-Field Communications),...