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  1. To see the world in a grain of sand

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Yam Ever wonder why it's so hard to swat a fly? It's because that pesky little insect has better flight manoeuvrability than any human or any machine that humans have yet devised. The common housefly leaves the most advanced jet fighter in t ...

  2. Business tool

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Bien Perez Sony Ericsson has gone corporate with its soon-to-be-released Z710i clamshell camera phone. Available in black or metallic sand casing, the elegantly designed handset works on both EDGE and GPRS cellular networks. It comes with a two-megapixel camera, internal and external displays, 10-megabyte user memory, push-to-talk and instant messaging functions, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Invention prevents ships from colliding with nearby bridges

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... colliding with a bridge occurred in Guangdong in 2007, when a sand barge crashed into the Jiujiang Bridge, causing nine deaths. Such accidents in Hong Kong were rare because marine traffic was less ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sands Macao and Venetian adopt Experian e-mail solution Sands Macao and the Venetian Macao Resort-Hotel, both run by casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp, expect to bolster their marketing efforts by adopting key e-mail technology from British firm Experian. The two hotel-casino enterprises in the city will use Experian's analytical CheetahMail system to help in e-mail list ...

  5. Pentax WG-2 GPS

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gadget Geezer There are many water-resistant, shock-proof digital cameras on the market today, but if you are serious about taking photos where few cameras can go, then you might want to take a look at the Pentax WG-2 GPS. While others might be perfect for the sand and beach, the WG-2 is designed for the ocean- more precisely, up to 12 metres below the surface. Pentax calls ...

  6. Wet proof

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... underwater up to a depth of 1.5 metres. This waterproof capability could come in handy when a user has to wash the camera with water to rinse away sand or dirt. Priced at $2,990, the OptioWP is built ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Samsung tops Apple in marketing muscle

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... they should be packaged with sandpaper, "so that the user can sand down their fingers to around one quarter of the present size". In a reversal, the iPad mini saw Apple following Samsung ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS TOM YAM

    Technology can unearth mysteries of Henry Tang's 'underground palace'

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... that detects deeply hidden structures, even from outer space. The lost city of Ubar in southern Oman, buried under desert sands between AD100 and AD400, was found by imaging radar on the space shuttle ...

  9. Automated Systems rides Macau boom

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent,' said managing director Lai Yam-ting. The company had set up 800 baccarat scoreboard systems in the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and 100 in the Sands Macao casino, both of which belong to Las Vegas Sands Corp of the United States. It also set up 200 systems in the Wynn Macau casino, controlled by US-based Wynn Resorts and will supply the Crown Macau casino ...

  10. SanDisk card pricey but loaded with memory

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... CAROLYN ONG Product: SandDisk 1GB SD Card Price: US$500 Pros: High capacity Cons: High price One-gigabyte Secure Digital (SD) memory cards are due to appear on store shelves this month, more than a year after the first prototype was shown by Matsushita's Panasonic at the China-Europe Association for Technical and Economic Co-operation trade show in Japan. SD cards ...




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