The truth sucksTuesday, 10 January, 2012, 12:00am
Imagine the scene: the bedside alarm clock goes off at 9am, the bed is suddenly elevated to a 60-degree angle, the floor at the foot of the bed opens up and you slide through to land in a chair at the breakfast table. Two robots then proceed to dress you while your toast is automatically buttered.8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
A 16-month-old boy is in intensive care after falling into a top-loading washing machine at his home in Kwai Chung yesterday.
The toddler fell into the machine as it was operating and his 26-year-old mother found him upside down in the water, police said.
He was in serious condition in Princess Margaret Hospital last night.9 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
Exhibitors will offer the most diverse and technologically advanced audio-visual (AV) concepts known today.
For businesses or professionals wanting to know all there is about the latest in audio-visual systems, look no further.
The event will allow cutting-edge companies to showcase world-class AV technologies - some introduced to Asia for the first time.16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
Plug it in!
We all have electrical appliances at home which we plug in, switch on and leave to do jobs that make life easier. Where would we be without the washing machine?
What functions do the following appliances have?
1 a blender ...
a. is used in the kitchen for turning solid ingredients into smooth pastes12 May 2010 - 12:00am
Shin Hwa Gallery
Ends Sept 9
In her debut exhibition in Hong Kong, Czech artist Maria Lee expresses the 'cultural shock' she has experienced since arriving in the city a year ago.
Sticking out like a sore thumb in a crowd is something Europeans have to get used to, she says. 'People here look at me, examine my dress, my hair and everything on me.14 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
A few good tips to keep burglars at bay and homes secure
Keep your keys safe
Do not leave spare keys in obvious places
Do not label your house keys with your home address
Most burglaries occur during the day when no one is at home. Nevertheless, lock your bedroom door at night and keep a mobile phone and flashlight nearby28 May 2008 - 12:00am
The Pearl River Delta is one of the world's fast growing regions in terms of economic activity and building and construction, which puts this year's Hong Kong International Building Materials & Construction Equipment Fair on a solid foundation.27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Security and innovation are top of the agenda at this year's Electronics & Components show
China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components by Global Sources kicks off today and will run until Monday at the AsiaWorld-Expo.12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Understanding his clients' sense of style gave one designer the freedom to use his creative talents to dramatic effect.11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Thorn Lighting (Hong Kong) will showcase at the Asian Elenex its architectural and decorative lighting fittings for indoor and outdoor applications. 'As facade lighting becomes popular in Hong Kong, from commercial to residential projects, we will also highlight fibre optics and LED application in various areas together with respective lighting control systems,' said C.K.7 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Don't leave the water running. Turn off the water when brushing your teeth or washing the car.
Flick off the light when you leave a room. Power plants burn fuels to create energy for your light bulb. Burning fuel makes smog that pollutes the atmosphere and adds to global warming.18 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
Being wired at all times means more stress even as your muscles waste away
As I research this story, I am spinning the scroll wheel on my mouse hard. The reason: since I will scarcely leave this seat in the next six hours, let alone take a walk or work out, I need to burn some calories.14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
New inventions will be displayed at the Frontiers of Brainpower section, where their creators hope they will attract the attention of investors
THE ELECTRONICS FAIR will again feature a Frontiers of Brainpower section displaying innovations, ideas and prototypes for tomorrow's use and production.6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
Combining smart-home gadgetry with doses of elegance and practicality, David and Vanessa Post have turned their Peak apartment into a hi-tech yet comfortable living space where everything, from lights to televisions, can be programmed.10 Apr 2005 - 12:00am