Apple's AirPods earphones have been a surprise hit. Now, the company is planning a push into the high end of the market with noise-cancelling headphones which aim to mute Bose' market dominance. The technology giant is working on noise-canceling, over-ear headphones, according to people familiar...
POSTED 6 Mar, 2018 4 Comments
Google released an update to its internet chat tool Hangouts on Wednesday, aiming to make it suitable in workplaces so the search giantcan compete with business software makers including Microsoft and Slack. Hangouts Chat supports instant messaging across devices between workers, including group...
POSTED 1 Mar, 2018 3 Comments
Volantio, the US startup that helped United Airlines manage its overbookings in the wake of the Dr Dao scandal last summer, is telling investors it's cracked a seemingly impossible code: generate more money for airlines while improving customer satisfaction. Eight months into its product lifespa...
POSTED 28 Feb, 2018 0 Comments
Apple could release its first-ever dual SIM iPhone this year, in a move which would be a boon for business travellers. A report from Bloomberg places a twin-SIM iPhone X or iPhone 9 on the company's launch list for 2018, which is said to include an upsized iPhone X – codenamed D33 – ...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2018 12 Comments
Apple is preparing to release a trio of new smartphones later this year: the largest iPhone ever, an upgraded handset the same size as the current iPhone X and a less expensive model with some of the flagship phone’s key features. With the new lineup, Apple wants to appeal to the growing n...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2018 0 Comments
Late last week, two Silicon Valley powers got into an online scrum over a technology that is neither developing nor likely to take off anytime soon. On his grand tour of Asia, Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi won headlines by predicting that private air taxis – flying cars &n...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2018 1 Comment
Sony is turning its focus to 4K high-definition video recording in its new Xperia XZ2 smartphone to differentiate itself from rivals that have caught up in camera technology. Unwrapped at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress on Monday, the XZ2 features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and ...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2018 1 Comment
Qantas is marching towards a mid-year milestone for installing WiFi across its domestic Boeing 737 fleet, with around half of the workhorse jets expected to boast the fast and free Internet service by the end of June. With some 22 of around 80 Boeing 737s already sporting that tell-tale satellit...
POSTED 26 Feb, 2018 15 Comments
China's telecommunications giant Huawei on Sunday launched its new MateBook X Pro laptop, the world's first edge-to-edge touch-screen laptop, on the eve of the opening of the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The MateBook X Pro has a touchscreen display measuring 13.9 inches, with a 3000 ...
POSTED 26 Feb, 2018 0 Comments
Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S9 follows in the wake of Apple's iPhone X, but which is better? When Microsoft revealed a replacement to Windows 8, it skipped the number 9 and went straight to Windows 10. Apple’s iPhone 8 was followed by the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”). Bu...
POSTED 26 Feb, 2018 1 Comment
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