KG Chua

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How Tablets Have Redefined the Rules of Personal Computing

Back in 1990, I was asked by Microsoft to look closely at a product in the works that turned out to be the company’s first tablet. The focus on this …

The rise of Android’s biggest OEM: The Samsung story

It has been 75 years since Lee Byung-Chull founded Samsung with just 30,000 won (about $28). It would be fair to say that the South Korean company has come a long way since then. In the third quarter of this year Samsung cleared an operating profit of 8.12 trillion won (around $7.4 billion). Much …

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Fragments of time: the wild, messy state of smartwatches

As Samsung's Galaxy Gear commercial illustrates, the desire for a truly smart wrist-worn device is as old as the electronics industry itself. We've lusted after smart watches for so long that we've melded the two words into one utopian noun: a <i>smartwatch</i>. 2013 has been an undeniably good year for …

AT&T will bring the kid-friendly Filip smartwatch to the US later this year

Kid-friendly smartwatch Filip finally has its carrier partner — AT&T.<p>While the Filip smartwatch can do a lot, probably its most interesting feature is that it can function as a standalone phone. That’s something not even Samsung can claim for its Galaxy Gear, which requires a smartphone in order to …

Volkswagen develops augmented reality service manual for the XL1

After developing an augmented reality car manual for the Audi A3 and similar software for wearables like Glass, Metaio certainly knows a thing or two about the AR space. It's no surprise then, that Volkswagen has collaborated with Metaio to develop an augmented reality iPad app for the 2014 XL1 …