Canon releases new compact camera nobody asked for

I don't know about you but I personally think that compact digital cameras have no place in the smartphone age. I look around and see everyone's perfectly happy with their phone cameras when taking everyday snapshots. For those...

Burger King ad triggers Google Assistant, becomes an epic fail

If you're a heavy user of Siri or Google Assistant, then you know exactly how annoying it is when your phone suddenly activates your personal digital assistant because someone else nearby say "Hey Siri" or "Okay Google". But when a...

Microsoft terminates Vista to make way for the future

Hasta la Vista, baby! Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows Vista support effective yesterday. If you happen to be stuck with this decade-old operating system, Microsoft insists that you upgrade, as the company will no longer...

The Meizu M5s is a huge bargain right now

Budget phone alert – I am seeing some promotions on Meizu smartphones that range from B$130 to B$180 in town lately. Among the choices are the Meizu M3 Note, M5, M5s and M5 Note. The...

Lenovo beats Apple for top laptop brand

Lenovo is now the most popular laptop brand, according to LaptopMag's annual Best and Worst Laptop Brands 2017 ratings, scoring high points for cutting-edge innovation and stronger customer support. The Chinese brand leapfrogged Apple for the number...

Tesla overtakes GM as most valuable car maker

Tesla Motors is now the most valuable automobile company in the US after its shares soared past GM earlier this week. As of Monday, shares of the electric car maker topped at US$312.39, and its market capitalisation is...

Uber banned in Italy

Italy has banned Uber after the country's court ruled the ride-hailing service is threatening Italian taxis through unfair competition. According to a Reuters report, a court judge in Rome has ordered Uber to cease operations in Italy following legal...

With DeX, Samsung paves way for PC phone future

Your smartphone is your pocket computer. So why not use it like an actual computer? That's exactly what Samsung hopes to see from its users with its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, and its...

ZTE slaps dual cameras on budget-friendly phone

Dual lens cameras are mainly reserved for high-end smartphones right now, but Chinese phone maker ZTE decided to bring this setup into its own budget-friendly phone. The company, under its sub-brand Nubia, just announced the Nubia Z17...

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...

The Honor 8 Pro is a bigger, better Huawei P10 minus the Leica branding

Huawei’s P10 may have just got out, with a US$799 tag at some retailers (price is not confirmed by Huawei Brunei) and with the new Leica branding dual rear lens which first took the...

The classic typewriter is back… sort of

Typewriters are coming back from the grave, at least in the form of a wireless keyboard accessory. A new Kickstarter project, called the Penna, aims to bring back the classic typewriter to the modern world....

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1: Small speaker, great sound

When it comes to audio gear, I’m more of a headphones guy, a very personal music listener who occasionally invest on high quality cans, DACs and high-res music. So bluetooth portable speakers, which have been...

Samsung spent $10 billion in advertising last year

Samsung is among the biggest tech companies in the world with a massive marketing budget. Last year, the South Korean company was reported to have spent a whopping US$10.2 billion on advertising. Now that's a lot...