Tech Culture, Video

Hendo Hoverboard is the world’s first REAL hoverboard

hendo hoverboard

Forget the Iron Man suit, someone has finally cracked the code to create a real and working hoverboard. Yes the same kind of hoverboard that Marty McFly rode in the movie “Back to the Future II”. The company Hendo Hover and it’s Founder, Arx Pax is currently running a kickstarter campaign to raise funds to produce the hoverboards. Read more…

Gadget, Microsoft

Nokia Lumia Phone will be rebranded as “Microsoft Lumia”


After acquiring Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $7.2 billion then renaming it to “Microsoft Mobile”, it’s just a matter of time before the software giant drops that name “Nokia” altogether, and it looks like Microsoft is ready to officially drop the Nokia moniker from it’s Lumia smartphones and will now be branded as “Microsoft Lumia”. Read more…

App, Funding, Startup

GrabTaxi Secures Series C funding round worth $65 million


Malaysian-based GrabTaxi just secured a series C funding round that’s worth $56 million. This latest round of funding is lead by US-based Tiger Global Management, with participation from Hillhouse Capital Management, Vertex Venture Holdings, GGV Capital and Qunar. Hillhouse Capital Management joined as a new investor. Read more…

Gadget, Study

Study: Smartphone sales in seven key Southeast Asia markets reached more than USD 16.4 billion in past year


Smartphone ownership continues on its uptrend across Southeast Asia, raising total sales in the last 12 months in the seven markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia to a high of nearly 120 million units. The latest GfK findings for the region reflect a spike in smartphone (including phablets) sales by 44 percent in volume and 24 percent in value compared to the same period a year ago. Read more…

Facebook, Social Media

You can now add Facebook Stickers on Comments


It looks like you can now add or include Facebook stickers whenever you comment on statuses posted on your timeline, groups, and on events. The availability of stickers on comments was announced last week by Bob Baldwin, a facebook Engineer. Read more…

App, Australia, Mobile

Canva releases a iPad App for both Casual and Professional Designers


Australian-based startup Canva just announced the release of their iPad app, that allows users to create and design graphics literally anywhere. Read more…

Tech News

Here are news that you missed this weekend!

Whether you’re on a digital detox, on vacation or you’re just out and about, and cannot get online, here are tech news that you may have missed this weekend. Read more…

Apple, Gadget

Apple announces a refreshed version of Mac mini


Here’s one Apple product that was under the radar and was unexpectedly announced yesteday, a refresh version of the Mac Mini. Announced last January 10, 2005, the Mac Mini was unveil together with the iPod shuffle at the Macworld Conference and Expo and was described by Apple CEO Steve Jobs at the time as “the cheapest, most affordable Mac ever”.
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Apple, Gadget

Apple announces the 27″ iMac with Retina 5K Display


Together with the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, Apple also announced a new iMac, the 27″ iMac with Retina 5k display. Read more…

Apple, Operating System

Mac OS X Yosemite now available for download as a free upgrade


Apple’s latest desktop operating system, the OS X Yosimite, is now available for (free) download from the Mac App Store. Read more…