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19 Jun 2013 : Smartphones and tablets might have been built for communication, checking email, browsing the internet and playing games, but now you can trace the origin of the morning glory and cabbage that you buy from the supermarket.
NEW GADGETS Logitech keyboard folio
19 Jun 2013 : Designed to complement both your style and your iPad with contrasting colours and high-end fabrics, this new Folio protects the front and back of your tablet wherever you go, while letting you add personality to your iPad. The full-size keys give you the feel and comfort of a traditional keyboard. Enjoy typing for up to three months on a full charge (based on two hours average use per day). When it's time to recharge, the USB cable charger provided will recharge your keyboard as you type. Open the Folio to instantly wake the iPad, close it to go back to sleep and extend battery life. The magnets also hold the iPad at the ideal angle for typing. Fold down the Folio to hide the keyboard while you browse or enjoy your favourite media.
17 May 2013 : Brandon Ashmore of Mentor, Ohio downloaded word game Say the Same Thing from Apple's App Store and in the process, set a new record and won a $10,000 gift voucher.
16 May 2013 : When asked in a survey what factors would prevent them from buying Google's Glass headset, 45 percent of the 1,000 smartphone-owning respondents cited "social awkwardness" and claimed that it appears "too irritating" to wear.
15 May 2013 : The evolving TV and video industry faces uncertainty as it embraces new technology like wireless streaming, as traditional US broadcasters urged lawmakers Tuesday to help preserve their marketplace primacy.
15 May 2013 : MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Google's cloud-based storage service will soon offer users triple the amount of free storage space, bringing the total to 15GB.
15 May 2013 : The Mini Digi GH-TCAM30P, Green House's new toy camera, looks cute thanks to its silicon body and strap but also does an effective job at capturing images with its 300,000 pixel capacity. Equipped with a 1/5-inch CMOS sensor, automatic white balance and self-timer, the new Mini Digi weighs in at only 24g, uses a single AAA battery and can produce up to 311 uncompressed still images (QVGA, 320x240). Video-recording time is up to 1 minute, just perfect for SocialCam sharing. For those of you familiar with its predecessor, the Mini Digi C, this model boasts the same camera as its retro-looking brother, but a much more fun attitude. Available in five colours (green, orange, pink, blue or brown), the GH-TCAM30P is now retailing at Loft outlets in Bangkok for 1,450 baht.
15 May 2013 : With Bangkok among the top 20 cities in Asia for concentrations of the cancer-causing benzo(a)pyrene, Thai researchers have come up with a way for you to measure it.
10 May 2013 : Shares in Barnes & Noble surged Thursday after a report that Microsoft was preparing a $1 billion bid for the bookseller's Nook Media digital assets.
08 May 2013 : Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has claimed that more powerful and versatile tablets are taking over where PCs left off and that iPad owners wish their devices had keyboards so that they could create documents and use Microsoft's software.
08 May 2013 : A new app developed by researchers at the University of Essex in England might remove a lot of the fuss and cost associated with hearing aids.
08 May 2013 : Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 13MP main camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. It is sleek, only 7.9mm thick, and it weighs 130g. Thinner screen bezels offer the new 5-inch full HD Super AMOLED screen a chance to shine. A 2,600 mAh battery allows users more "up time" and they can also do more with the latest Android 4.2 Jellybean OS. The fourth generation of the Galaxy S Series smartphone is packed with cutting-edge features such as Air Gesture, which enables users to work on their phones without touching the screen. Users can pair up devices (up to eight at a time) to play the same song at the same time, or enable users to see the same photos or documents, or participate in multiplayer games with the Group Play function without using Wi-Fi, data connections or bluetooth.