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  • Passing with flying colours

    October 9, 2017 9:00 PM 91

    The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team thrilled crowds in Bahrain yesterday with the jets performing a final fly-past, after a display at the seafront of Manama on Sunday, marking the end of the team's 53rd season in the Red Arrows tour of the Mediterranean and Gulf. The overseas deployment, known as Exercise Eastern Hawk, has focused on British expertise

  • Here’s why Apple’s 'Portrait Mode' feature only works on some iPhones and not others

    October 9, 2017 8:06 PM 87

    When Apple introduced the iPhone 7 Plus last year, it contained a new camera feature that quickly became one of the most talked about — and copied — in Apple's lineup: Portrait mode. Portrait mode uses the phone's dual cameras and Apple's software to mimic the quality you would get from a DSLR camera, which keeps the subject of the photo in focus and slightly

  • Nokia 3310 3G to go on sale in Singapore for S$99

    October 9, 2017 3:39 AM 85

    SINGAPORE: The Nokia 3310 3G will be available in Singapore for S$99, HMD Global announced on Monday (Oct 9). The Finnish manufacturer said in a media alert that the refreshed classic will be sold from Oct 14 in two of the four colours manufactured - charcoal and warm red - with a matte finish and silver keypads. Customers can purchase the phone from 3Mobile

  • You Can Now Use Alexa To Control Your Nissan Car

    October 7, 2017 10:26 AM 81

    Nissan is the latest automaker to use Amazon Alexa services for performing functions, which previously required keys. The Alexa feature will support Nissan cars purchased up to two years ago. The Japanese car maker said that all the vehicles from 2016, 2017 and 2018 with Nissan Connect Service would be compatible with Alexa. About eleven models would

  • Google community manager: "new Pixels still come with a headphone jack if you count the USB-C port"

    October 7, 2017 12:20 AM 141 15

    In response to harsh comments made by those critical of Google's decision to eliminate the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel/Nexus Community Manager Orrin Hancock posted today that the Pixel 2 still comes with a headphone jack, it has just been moved to the USB-C port. Hancock adds that this is a move made by some of the "best

  • Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Reportedly Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update in India

    October 6, 2017 12:16 PM 89

    Samsung's Galaxy J5 Prime appears to be receiving its Android 7.0 Nougat in India. The smartphone is receiving an over-the-air (OTA) update which bumps the OS from Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Android 7.0 Nougat, users report. Users in India should start noticing the update notification on their Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime. You can manually check the update

  • Google unveils earbuds that can translate 40 languages

    October 5, 2017 9:01 PM 91

    SAN FRANCISCO • Alphabet Inc's Google has introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages. The earbuds were among an array of new products unveiled on Wednesday, including the second-generation Pixel smartphone, voice-enabled home speakers, a Pixelbook laptop and a small

  • Google Home Max vs. HomePod and Google Home Mini vs. Amazon Echo Dot: battle of the smart speakers

    October 5, 2017 8:48 PM 82

    On Wednesday, Google unveiled two new versions of the Google Home speakers: the Mini, which is priced to compete with the Amazon Echo Dot, and the Max, which is positioned at the luxury end of the market, similar to Apple’s HomePod. Both the Max and the HomePod are set to come out in December. So how do these smart speakers stack up against each other

  • Stuff's Best Games Ever: The 16 best driving games of all time

    October 5, 2017 5:56 PM 80

    Most of us will never actually whip a wickedly expensive supercar around the Nürburgring, or smash through traffic in a frantic police chase – probably for the best on both counts, let's be honest. But we can do those things exuberantly, blissfully, and best of all safely in video games. We can also toss turtle shells to destroy rivals, blast through

  • Google’s new Clips camera is invasive, creepy, and perfect for a parent like me

    October 5, 2017 1:20 PM 82

    I want an ambient memory maker capturing candids At least a half-dozen times every week, I reach into my pocket and pull out my smartphone in an attempt to take a photo or video of something my kids are doing. As a dad, I’m eager to capture those magic, fleeting moments when my two boys are playing, not fighting. When one of them is nice to the dog for a change