Apps

Brunei students to develop bus-tracking app

Brunei now has ride-booking service Dart, but it's high time that our public buses also get the Uber treatment. Soon you'll be able to track those buses with your smartphone and never miss a ride, thanks to a project currently being developed by two students...

Snapchat is secretly making drones

While Facebook is busy toying with Virtual Reality headsets, its rival Snapchat is reported to be making drones. Following its acquisition of an LA-based drone company last year, the popular social image/video sharing app could be building its own camera-equipped quadcopters. Perhaps we could be seeing Snapchat...

This AI-infused home security camera can recognise people

From Siri on your phone to online customer suppport bots, Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly hitting mainstream. Now there's AI in security surveillance too, and the Lighthouse is one you can set up as part of your smart home system later this year. This Wi-Fi home security camera can...

Smule popular in Southeast Asia, raises $54m for expansion

I admit, I am a Smule addict. I subscribe to the app and I belt out songs on it with my followers nearly every week. I even bought a microphone to feed my addiction. That makes me one of the millions of 'Smulers' in Southeast Asia...

Brunei’s first ride-booking app launched

If you've been getting your hopes up for Brunei to have its own Uber or Grab, then you'll be pleased to know that a home grown startup had just launched a ride-booking app last night. Dart Logistics, the startup behind the project, aims to be the first and only ride-booking service provider in the...

Cheaper Windows 10 S laptops from Acer, HP

If you think the recently-launched Surface Laptop is too pricey for a stripped-down Windows 10 computer, you might want to go for Microsoft partners' cheaper offerings. HP's new ProBook c360 Education Edition is just one of the few laptops running Windows 10 S that's a lot more wallet-friendly especially for students. The...