Tan Kit Hoong

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17 May 2017 | 11:00 AM

Club Med's big on digital technologies

Vacation is big business and consumers are increasingly looking online when it comes to booking and planning their holidays.

The Digital Bracelet allows for card-less payments for various goods and services at the resort. — Club Med
17 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

The HP Spectre x360 looms large

HP's Spectre x360 combines good looks with a good number of features

Multimedia playback is more convenient in tent mode with the HP Spectre x360.
31 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

TV anywhere: Astro Go mobile app relaunched

Astro has revamped and jazzed up its mobile app, as it believes that everyone wants their own personal screen.

The app will allow existing Astro customers to view up to 71 channels and over 23,000 on-demand titles. Pictured are Ridhuan (left )and Liew at the launch of the revamped Astro Go mobile app at the company's headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. — AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star
29 Mar 2017 | 5:48 PM

Garmin launches sporty Fenix 5 in three sizes

Garmin's latest sport and outdoor GPS smartwatch comes in three different sizes.

(From left): The Fenix 5S, the Fenix 5X and the Fenix 5 are made to suit a wider variety of wrist sizes.
28 Mar 2017 | 7:06 PM

Echonet Consortiums of Japan, Malaysia and India sign a partnership agreement

Malaysia and India sign an agreement with Japan to promote the training and promotion of Japan's Echonet IoT solution for home appliances.

(From left) Daikin Research & Development Malaysia Sdn Bhd senior manager of the Development Support Division Dr Chin Wai Meng, Sureswaran and Umejima at the signing of the MoU between Malaysia, India and Japan for promoting Echonet technology. — TAN KIT HOONG/The Star
28 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘It is about brand safety and visibility’

PETALING JAYA: Companies are worried about using advertising networks because they fear their advertisements may be placed alongside offensive content.

27 Mar 2017 | 4:59 PM

Digi introduces fleet management solution

Digi will soon offer a fleet management solution for companies of all sizes.

Mobile management: Digi's iFleet will allow for fleet management in companies of all sizes.—Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd.
27 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Crowdfunding: Crowded with failures

Crowdfunding is great when it works. However, the technology landscape is littered with crowdfunding failures.

High profile: Pebble was one of the major successes on Kickstarter with each model of the smartwatch launched on the crowdfunding platform exceeding its funding goals. Unfortunately, that couldn’t save the company after it ran into debt from slowing retail sales. — Pebble
24 Mar 2017 | 6:47 PM

OnePlus 3T is now available

OnePlus's flagship model, the OnePlus 3T, is now on sale.

More power: The OnePlus 3T has a number of significant hardware upgrades over the OnePlus 3. — OnePlus
22 Mar 2017 | 7:46 PM

PM launches the Digital Free Trade Zone

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Alibaba group executive chairman Jack Ma launched the DTFZ, an e-hub to facilitate e-commerce in the region by lowering trade barriers.

Easing trade: The DTFZ will allow for easier trade within the region, said Najib.