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Tech Talk

Oh crap. I've been pwned.

[Updated] Gmail leak: Are you one of the 5 million?

Stolen Google/Gmail info. Are you one of them?

September 11, 2014 ×

Gadgets

HTC Android Wear smartwatch leaked

HTC Android Wear smartwatch leaked

Everyone’s favourite source of tasty leaks, @evleaks has released a rendering of HTC‘s wearable running Android Wear. HTC is one of Google’s hardware partners for smartwatches, alongside LG, Motorola and Samsung.

July 21, 2014 ×

Mobile

Nokia releases Z Launcher for Android

Nokia releases Z Launcher for Android

Microsoft may have acquired Nokia‘s handset business, but a special technologies group which runs separately from the phone business has been developing a homescreen launcher for Android phones. The Z Launcher as it is called, is currently available in a limited pre-beta release.

June 20, 2014 ×

2014 FIFA World Cup, Sports

2014 FIFA World Cup: 10 things to get you in the mood for futbol

2014 FIFA World Cup: 10 things to get you in the mood for futbol

Ola! The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be kicking off soon in Rio, Brazil, and the world will go inevitably crazy for futbol. But just in case you lack that little samba in your step, here are 10 things to help you into the groove.

June 12, 2014 ×

Gadgets

LG G Watch teaser shows face

LG G Watch teaser shows face

In March, Google revealed its smartwatch-centric version of Android called Android Wear. LG is one of the lead partners along with Motorola to produce the first Android Wear-powered watches in the second quarter of 2014. The Korean electronics giant has released a video teaser of its upcoming LG G Watch and it’s looking good.

May 14, 2014 ×

Reviews, Tech Musings

[Review] Moto G: Google’s budget smartphone winner

[Review] Moto G: Google’s budget smartphone winner

It’s been a while since I last reviewed a smartphone so it was with great anticipation that the first smartphone I got a chance to play around with after all these years was Google’s first (but sadly the last smartphone) budget-conscious smartphone, the Moto G. 

April 23, 2014 ×

Tech Talk

Google launches first ever Doodle 4 Google competition in Malaysia

Google launches first ever Doodle 4 Google competition in Malaysia

Love doodles? Google has today announced the first ever ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition in Malaysia, open to school students. Malaysia joins the ranks of several countries in the world where children are invited to create doodles based on a theme.

April 21, 2014 ×

Tech Musings

A Japanese executive texting at a subway station in Kobe.

MNOs vs OTTs: A shootout at ‘mobile Corral’ [Part 2]

Last week, I wrote about how I find great irony in the fact mobile network operators (MNOs) such as the Vodafones, Oranges and SingTels of the world are today asking Internet-based over-the-top (OTT) players such as the Facebooks and Googles of the world to begin paying for what they use on top of what the former companies provide as basic […]

April 18, 2014 ×

Gadgets

Android Wear: Google gets into the smartwatch game

Android Wear: Google gets into the smartwatch game

Google has finally joined the smartwatch game after dabbling in wearable tech with the controversial Google Glass. Just over a day ago, the tech giant teased Android Wear, a mobile operating system built specifically for wearable devices.

March 20, 2014 ×

Gadgets

Google Chromecast now available in 11 more countries

Google Chromecast now available in 11 more countries

After being exclusive State-side for eight months, Google is now bringing its Chromecast media streaming stick to 11 additional countries including Canada, the UK and Europe.

March 20, 2014 ×

Tech Talk

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Chinese hacker praises Apple security after successfully pwning Safari

At the two-day Pwn2own contest last week, all major web software were “pwned”. Sponsored by Hewlett-Packard and organised by HP-owned Zero-Day Initiative, a total of US$850,000 in prize money was paid out to winners. Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers were hacked successfully, as well as Adobe Reader and Flash.

March 18, 2014 ×

Apps

Google To Roll Out New Google Maps for Desktop

Google To Roll Out New Google Maps for Desktop

A new version of Google Maps is set to hit your desktop in the coming weeks, according to an official announcement by Google. A preview has been available since last May.

February 23, 2014 ×