Tech

iPhone turns 10 as smartphone revolution blazes on

By AFP - Sunday, 8 January 2017.

LAS VEGAS: The smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the debut of the iPhone, even as Apple is under pressure to come up with a new wonder.

Cool tools to kick off the new year

By SHEIKH NAIM - Monday, 2 January 2017.

It’s the start of the new year and you’d probably want to start it off with a bang. Here are some tech tools that could boost your productivity and efficiency — at home, work and play, writes Sheikh Naim

Bots editor's note

By Ahmad Kushairi Mohd Darus - Monday, 2 January 2017.

IT’S the new year, which means it’s a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. We at BOTs spent the last few months working hard to change the tech pullout for the better.

Cool tools bots

By Edwin Kee - Monday, 2 January 2017.

High-speed electric skateboard

Great tech-xpectations

Monday, 2 January 2017.

The future-forward BOTs team offers its outlook for the exciting world of tech in 2017

Game on: New releases

By Aiman Maulana - Monday, 2 January 2017.

It’s a brand new year, which means that it’s time to figure out our goals for the year ahead and get a fresh start on things. We have a lot of interesting games coming out this year but let’s start small, here’s five to look out for this month, writes Aiman Maulana

Click!: Choosing the right one

By Izwan Ismail - Monday, 2 January 2017.

Buying a camera can be quite daunting for the many choice of brands and the constantly changing technology. Izwan Ismail offers some tips.

BOTS highlites

By Izwan Ismail - Monday, 2 January 2017.

FOR G-SHOCK FANS

Apple to cut iPhone production in Jan-March quarter

By Reuters - Saturday, 31 December 2016.

Apple to cut iPhone production in Jan-March quarter

Maxis aims to reach out to unreachable places in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, 21 December 2016.

KOTA KINABALU: Mobile telecommunication operator Maxis Bhd had expanded its 4G network covering 88 per cent of the country this year.

Two-riffic!: LG introduces its latest ultra-slim OLED TV and super energy-efficient refrigerator

By Izwan Ismail - Monday, 19 December 2016.

Can a big screen TV be as slim as a smartphone? LG has just proven that it can with its new 4.6mm thin LG OLED B6 TV.

Yahoo reels from major hack, over one billion users' data stolen

By AFP - Thursday, 15 December 2016.

WASHINGTON: Yahoo said Wednesday personal data from over a billion users was stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 - twice as big as another breach disclosed just three months ago.

California to Uber: Stop self-driving car rides

By AP - Thursday, 15 December 2016.

SAN FRANCISCO: California regulators warned ride-hailing company Uber on Wednesday that it would face legal action if it did not immediately stop giving people in San Francisco rides in self-driving cars — until it receives permission from the state.

Sign of the times: Sign language app crowned champ at Digi Challenge for Change

By Izwan Ismail - Thursday, 15 December 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Eddy, a sign language edutainment app created by UIA students Mohd Zuhairi Zulkiflee and Imran Abu Bakar, was selected winner of the Digi Challenge for Change 7 (DigiCFC7).

Faster focusing with Canon's EOS M5 mirrorless camera

By SHEIKH NAIM - Thursday, 8 December 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Canon Malaysia has launched what it claims to be the best mirrorless camera in its stable yet.

Major tech firms team up to curb 'terrorist content'

By AFP - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

WASHINGTON: Major US tech firms announced Monday they would work together to curb the spread of online “terrorist content,” responding to pressure from governments around the world.

Twitter boss briefly suspended from his own network

By AFP - Thursday, 24 November 2016.

SAN FRANCISCO: The Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the social network’s CEO and co-founder, was briefly suspended Tuesday night because of what he called “an internal mistake.”

Vivo launches selfie camera phone

By Aiman Maulana - Wednesday, 23 November 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Vivo Malaysia has launched Vivo V5, which is dubbed as the “Perfect Selfie” camera phone.

As Malaysia's economy goes high tech, so do cyber threats

By James Sivalingam - Tuesday, 15 November 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: As Malaysia rapidly transforms into a truly digital economy, more local businesses, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs), are becoming predominantly online.

Google moves to restrict ads on fake news sites

By Reuters - Tuesday, 15 November 2016.

Facebook had tool to weed out fake news

By AFP - Tuesday, 15 November 2016.

WASHINGTON: Facebook had a tool to weed out fake news circulating on the social network this year but declined to deploy it for fear of offending conservatives, a report said Monday.

Facebook mistakenly declares live users dead

By AFP - Saturday, 12 November 2016.

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook accidently declared live users dead, acknowledging after fixing the problem Friday that it had committed a “terrible error.”

Yahoo reveals more details about massive hack

By AFP - Thursday, 10 November 2016.

Twitter chief operating officer flying the coop

By AFP - Thursday, 10 November 2016.

SAN FRANCISCO: Just weeks after reporting job cuts and a disappointing fiscal quarter, Twitter announced Wednesday that chief operating officer Adam Bain is leaving the company.

GoPro to recall about 2,500 Karma drones

By Reuters - Wednesday, 9 November 2016.

Wearable camera maker GoPro Inc said on Tuesday it would recall about 2,500 units of its newly launched Karma drones as they lost power during use.

Obama to hand over social media accounts to new president

By AP - Tuesday, 1 November 2016.

WASHINGTON: The next president of the United States will start with a huge following on Twitter but a clean slate of tweets. It’s all part of the peaceful transition of power in the social media age.

US takes aim at cyber attacks from connected devices as recalls mount

By Reuters - Tuesday, 25 October 2016.

SAN FRANCISCO: Obama administration officials sought on Monday to reassure the public that it was taking steps to counter new types of cyber attacks such as the one Friday that rendered Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and dozens of other major websites unavailable.

Anyone can chat with the White House... through a bot

By AFP - Saturday, 15 October 2016.

WASHINGTON: It’s now easy to chat on Facebook Messenger with the White House – or more accurately through the presidential “bot” released by the Obama administration on Friday.

US bans recalled Samsung Note 7 phones from airplanes

By AFP - Saturday, 15 October 2016.

WASHINGTON: US officials Friday banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes, saying anyone attempting to travel with the recalled handsets may face fines and have the devices confiscated.

DJI Mavic Pro: A foldable drone at your fingertips

By Izwan Ismail - Wednesday, 12 October 2016.

WHAT used to be a "toy" of the experts and pros in videography and photography has now evolved into a must-have consumer gadget.