• Lifestyle,  Tech

    6 Interesting Things You Forgot Your Android Device Could Do

    Looking for tips and tricks to optimise your Android smartphone experience? We’ve got you covered! If you are one who likes to tinker with your gadgets, then Android is possibly the best operating system for your smartphone or tablet. However, given the fact that Google updates the software quite frequently, it is sometimes inevitable that we miss out (or forget) some of the really cool features the green bug-eyed Android is capable of. That in mind, why not take a memory refresh. Below are 6 interesting things you might’ve forgotten that your Android smartphone could do. 1. Smile To Unlock. Instead keying in your password, you can just smile at your device and let Android’s Face Unlock do it’s thing.…

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    Lomography Launching First-Ever Instant Camera With Filters

    For all you lomo fans, this is one cool gadget you don’t want to miss! Instant photography has become much more exciting, don’t you think? Lomography, which has just launched its first-ever instant camera on Kickstarter, has made this toy gadget a fun thing to own with its jam-packed features. The Lomo’Instant is definitely an ingenious camera, one that allows you to capture images with a variety of filters, exposures and angles with Fujifilm Instax Mini film.   You can choose to shoot in the convenient automatic mode or go wild with the manual mode. There’s also a selection of colour gels or filters you can play with to add…

  • Lifestyle,  Tech

    WANT! The OTTO Camera That Lets You Create GIFs!

    So much want! So much win! What if we told you there exist (sorta!) a camera that makes GIFs? You know those moving, rotating pictures you see on the Internet? The OTTO camera lets you do just that! All with just a rotating crank! It looks like a toy but it’s a cross between a still camera and a video camera. OTTO allows you to take a series of photos that will be turned into a GIF. The file will then be sent to your smartphone so you can share your creative shot on social media and with friends. The fun gadget is powered by Raspberry Pi and can be customised…

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    5 Reasons To Get The Samsung Curved Ultra HD TV

    It’s big, bold and curvy – say hello to Samsung’s latest Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV! The game changers are at it again! As if smarter phones, tablets and electronic products aren’t enough, Samsung has gone forth and introduced to the world an innovative and interesting new technology – curved smart TVs. Modestly named as the Samsung Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV, this latest invention is set to pave the way to a bold new era of immersive viewing. In line with the official launch of the TV in Malaysia, we list down 5 reasons why you should consider getting the sexy Curved UHD TV. 1. It’s Curvy…

  • Living,  Tech

    Selfeed: A Selfie Feed or New Form of Torture?

    Why not both. Is it just us, or is this whole Selfie fad getting quite out of hand? Let’s cut to the chase. There’s a site, called Selfeed – and what it does, is present real-time selfies from Instagram (from pictures that use the hashtag #selfie) on a relatively non-interactive website layout. You can choose to Tweet or Like the page on Facebook, and that’s pretty much it. Sit back. Relax. And watch as selfies from around the world pop up in real time, each one lasting less than a second on screen in a deluge of self-portraits. According to creators Tyler Madsen, Erik Carter, and Jillian Mayer, the site…

  • Lifestyle,  Tech

    Guess Who Just Got A Cool Makeover? Comic Sans is Now Comic Neue!

    It’s the curse of the world, when good things became famous – people will find any reason to rip it apart and bring it down ..and poor ol’ Comic Sans hasn’t gotten a break since the noughties, until now. This once popular font of the early 90s (thanks to it being prepackaged with Windows 95) designed by Vincent Connare, started to get a lot of flack for its mass inappropriate use on all kinds of materials that did not suit it’s fun, care-free appearance. And it’s completely understandable; ask any designer and they’d tell you that all fonts have a personality and purpose. According to Comic Sans Criminal: So, while everyone is…

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    Do You Have An Insufferable Case Of Text Claw?

    This is one issue that’s probably evident in tech-savvy individuals! It is not an official medical diagnosis yet but you may be familiar with the feeling. For those who are constantly texting, typing or web browsing, you may notice the pain you get throughout your wrist and hands. Watch out! The dull ache can sometimes lead to tendonitis, which causes wrist pain, aching, numbness and the loss of strength. When this happens, even the smallest task may feel hard to complete. However, don’t confuse this with carpal tunnel syndrome, although the swelling from tendonitis can lead to carpal tunnel. Medical experts believe that the continuous motion of any sort of…

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    5 Reasons Why We Love the Samsung Galaxy S5

    Every year, the tech boys try to up the ante – sometimes less successful than others..but the Galaxy S5 does not disappoint You would’ve heard by now the specs of Samsung’s latest baby so let’s just do a quick TL;DR here for you: It’s got a 5.1″ FHD Super Amoled display, runs on 2.5GHz quad core application processor and Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) operating system, a 16MP camera on the rear and 2.0MP at the front. With that out of the way, here’s 5 reasons why we love the Galaxy S5: 1. Style Let’s face it, phones play such a huge role in our lives that it’s important that it looks…

  • Living,  Tech

    5 Ways How Social Media Negatively Affects You

    While social media seems to be the way the world connects these days, it can affect you in more ways than one according to these researches.  Social media makes you want to spend more money Research says that if you’re a heavy social media user, you may experience a lower self-control. Something which marketing experts believe could influence behaviour and lead to higher spending. With the many pages or brands that you follow religiously on Facebook, Instagram and such, you may buy into the thinking that you need or want a particular product more than you actually do. Social media can alter your appetite Studies suggest that looking at “food…

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    Google Glass To Debut With Ray Ban & Oakley Frames

    Now this is a piece of wearable tech that we won’t have qualms donning at all. If there’s any doubt, let’s just say this year is definitely the year of wearable tech. Google Glass is set to hit the market in the coming months with Ray Ban and Oakley frames! Thus, making wearable tech a stylish affair. The tech giant is teaming up with Italian eyewear specialist Luxottica that enables the former to work with a portfolio of companies like Miu Miu, Armani, Oakley and Ray Ban among others. Luxottica will build new versions of Google’s wearable and distribute them in optical stores, kiosks and other sales outlets. This is…