Unlike prolapsing, hyperlapsing is awesome. Above is an hours tour through Colombo compressed into a few minutes (and edited in iMovie). We shot it on an iPhone running the app Hyperlapse, from Instagram. The tech itself is amazing. I really think that personal video is on the cusp of becoming as ubiquitous and high quality as personal photography has ...

Tech Guru Episode 06 – Tech in Sinhala Tech Guru Episode 05 – Technology in Sinhala #Apple #MacPro2014 #PocketPrinter #UrbanGlider #pCell Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13) Or visit http://techguru.lk Review of The Week: Appe Mac Pro 2014 – 00:17 Urban Glider – 06:09 Zuta Pocket Printer – 08:22 pCell Technology – 09:30 Renault Kwid – 12:03 Watch All Episodes: http://techguru.lk ...

The Daily Mirror – How Not To Do Web Ads The Daily Mirror (don’t click that) is the english newspaper of record in Sri Lanka. They have the most successful news website in the country which is also, simultaneously, quite possibly the worst website on earth. For reference I include something calling itself the worst website ever: I would venture that this intentionally bad website is actually more readable than ...

Governments provisioning e government services have to address two specific policy principles with regard to infrastructure: ensure universal access to their services and assure a higher level of reliability than with comparable private services. I will leave the second principle for later discussion. Unlike a decade or so ago, governments today do not have to rely solely on common-access centers ...

In Pictures: Unboxing the One Plus One “Never Settle” is the motto of the new smartphone startup, OnePlus. Their first release is dubbed the “Flagship Killer”. Still have no idea what we’re talking about? It’s the OnePlus One. Nilosh Sathiyamoorthi (D Bro Fist on YouTube) got his hands on our dream phone this year – the uber-exclusive One Plus One. Everybody’s been waiting for this, so let’s get started! Unboxing ...

It now appears that a month’s lead amounts to one million customers. While there is no bar against those customers also obtaining Telenor, MPT or Yatanarpon SIMs, one would have to conclude that not all will, giving Ooredoo a distinct advantage. While Ooredoo has focused on second-generation cellular, Telenor’s SIM cards will work with any GSM (Global System for Mobile ...

Huawei E5576 portable 4G LTE mifi hotspot router The E5576 is among the first Cat4 LTE mifi hotspot routers in the market.  The key change from Cat3 LTE is that possible download speeds have increased from 100Mbps to 150Mbps, while the uploads speeds still remain at 50Mbps.  However mobile phones have now moved beyond Cat4 in recent versions, but you will be hard pressed to the stated speeds with you ...

Tech Guru Episode 05 – Tech in Sinhala #TechGuruSL Tech Guru Episode 05 – Technology in Sinhala #ProjectAra #Skully #GalaxyAlpha #VirtusaX #GalaxyNote3 #Nokia130 Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13) Or visit http://techguru.lk Review of The Week: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – 00:20 Project Ara by Google – 04:22 (Article) Skully AR 1 Smart Helmet – 06:54 (Article) Microsoft Nokia 130 – 09:42 (Article) Samsung Galaxy ...

Xiaomi’s New OS MIUI 6 Xiaomi’s New OS MIUI 6 Android based Mobile OS, but is looks like New Apples IOS7 Theme. The perfect flat design and the color range also matched to the flat design and icons. Even the smartphone looks like an iPhone,  there is still no updates about the phone specs,  MIUI 6 it’s easily Android user can feel and experience the ...

KDE Plasma 5: Linux Gets (Another) Facelift By and large, a new desktop – or rather, major changes to an old desktop – are pretty big events in the Linux sphere. Currently making the waves is the launch of KDE Plasma 5, in which the aging-but-beloved KDE desktop environment for Linux got it’s first major overhaul in years. While it isn’t as radical, as, say, Canonical’s infamous ...

You Can Now Run Android on Your PC! Here’s How. Apparently it turns out that Android, being the open source platform that it is, is much more flexible than we think. Especially in terms of the hardware that it can run on, which means that there’s Android out there that can run just fine on x86 based computer architecture as well. This is no mere spinoff on the OS. We’re talking full-blown ...

The Midrange Smartphone Roundup: the Best Bang For Your Buck To get killer features, you’ve always had to buy a flagship smartphone. However, the value for money has always been at the mid range. Now, with rapid advances in tech, former star-class performance is now available at that sweet spot – the Rs 25,000 to Rs 35,000 mid range now includes quite a few phones with great features, great performance and more ...

The Eternal Argument: DOTA2 or League of Legends? What is the Best MOBA – League of Legends or Dota 2? There have been flame wars, debates, arguments, pointless mom jokes and so much more when it comes to fans/players trying to prove their selected choice of MOBA as the better of the two dominant Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games currently taking the world by storm. (Sorry HOTS! You’ll ...

Tech Guru Episode 04 – Technology in Sinhala #SmartCar #SamsungGalaxyFit #SenseByHello #DucatiAirBag #JIBO #Sinhala Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13) Jibo Family Robot – 00:33 Smart Car by Benz – 03:05 Ducati Air Bags for MotorCycles – 05:56 Sense by Hello – 07:27 Samsung Galaxy Fit – 12:01 Segment of The Week: Aramuna ...

Tech Guru Episode 04 – Technology in Sinhala #SmartCar #SamsungGalaxyFit #SenseByHello #DucatiAirBag #JIBO #Sinhala Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13) Jibo Family Robot – 00:33 Smart Car by Benz – 03:05 Ducati Air Bags for MotorCycles – 05:56 Sense by Hello – 07:27 Samsung Galaxy Fit – 12:01 Segment of The Week: Aramuna ...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has published a new report on Using mobile big data for development. Too often basic information on the poor – who is poor, where do they live and move, how do they manage their social and financial lives? – is scarce, while the costs associated with being underknown are significant. Without formal financial histories, ...

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