Apps

New app cuts waiting time for IC renewal

Forget getting up super early and waiting in line for hours to get your IC renewed. Now there's an app that lets you book a slot with the Immigration counter at your prefered date and time. QueUP is developed by home-grown tech startup Dotroot Technologies,...

Local startup develops Islamic learning app

A Bruneian startup has released a smartphone/tablet application that teaches Muslim children basic Islamic knowledge. Developed by Mindplus Education, Islamic Mind provides interactive learning content based on Brunei's Islamic curriculum. The mobile app uses animations and quizzes tailored for the young audience aged between 4-12. Mindplus'...

Grab raises $2 billion, becomes SEA’s most valuable startup

Cha-ching! Ride-booking startup Grab yesterday announced it has raised US$2 billion in what could be the biggest single financing round in Southeast Asia ever. Grab said the massive cash injection from China's Didi Chuxing and Japan's Softbank Group Corp is hoped to fuel its expansion,...

WhatsApp now lets you share any files

The latest update on the world's most popular mobile messaging app is a huge deal, it could very well replace email! With this new update, WhatsApp now lets users share all types of files and documents up to 100MB. Previously you could only share photos, videos, contacts...

Startup develops app to teach Bruneians grow food

By 2050, there will be 9 billion people living on earth, hence food security and sustainability will be a major concern. That's all the more reason why we should consider growing our own food at home. But in this modern technology-driven era, most humans today...

Hop on a Dart taxi, get a Progresif voucher

Starting today, Dart taxi passengers in Brunei will receive a Dart Hari Raya envelope along with $10 vouchers from Progresif. These vouchers can be redeemed at Progresif stores for a $10 Top Up or get $10 off on a Porgresif SIM pack. The joint promotion by...