Digital Technology

How digital technology makes almost everyone a photographer

A picture using the Lytro technology. Photo: NYT

There was recent news that one of the world's weirdest and most groundbreaking camera systems, Lytro, had become even weirder and more groundbreaking thanks to the addition of new software effects.

Sunday, 3 February, 2013, 7:18am

Plan to help children bridge digital divide

Children from poor families have been promised help to access computers as the government moves to develop Hong Kong as a world-class digital city.

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Schools express concern over growing digital divide

Some say they may not be able to fund upgrading of hardware under EMB plans

Schools fear a growing digital divide between those serving rich and poor communities as the government plans to put the onus on schools and parents to upgrade their IT hardware.

3 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

HK broadband use up sharply

There are now more broadband internet surfers in Hong Kong than narrowband users - a sign the city is becoming increasingly technology savvy as consumers prefer lightning-fast downloads to pedestrian dial-up access.

17 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Broadband Net users up 21pc to 1.2m

There are now more broadband internet surfers in Hong Kong than narrowband users - a sign the city is becoming increasingly technology savvy as consumers prefer lightning-fast downloads to pedestrian dial-up access.

17 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Net users jump on broadband wagon

Hong Kong's broadband revolution is gathering pace with the number of homes and offices using high-speed connections overtaking the number connected by narrowband for the first time.

Newly-released statistics show that in September, there were 1.16 million broadband subscriptions compared with 1.11 million narrowband connections.

10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Majority of internet users jump on broadband wagon

The number of high-speed connections has now overtaken old-style accounts

Hong Kong's broadband revolution is gathering pace with the number of homes and offices using high-speed connections overtaking the number connected by narrowband for the first time.

10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Broadband subscribers soar

The number of broadband Internet service subscribers jumped from 51,000 in February 2000 to more than 623,000 last December, according to the acting Secretary for Information Technology and Broadcasting, Eva Cheng Yu-wah. At present, broadband covers more than 95 per cent of homes and all commercial buildings.

14 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Hi-tech projectors for new century

Blackboards and chalk will be replaced by video projectors and multimedia technology in the new millennium, according to Assistant Director of Educa tion (information systems) Ng Kwok-chuen.

Mr Ng was speaking at a cer emony to mark the first delivery of a projection system to the Education Department.

17 Dec 1999 - 12:00am