Commercial aviation isn’t getting fully automated just yet. Here’s why.

When the first jet-engine powered airliner, the de Havilland DH 106 Comet, was introduced into service in 1952, it had a crew of four — two pilots, a flight engineer, and a navigator. Continue reading “Commercial aviation isn’t getting fully automated just yet. Here’s why.”

Want customers to stay? Convince them with a better service then, SingTel.

It is no breaking news that soon there will be a 4th mobile telco amidst us, widely expected to be MyRepublic. As you would expect, the incumbents are absolutely delighted not happy about this new threat to their monopoly. The most vocal (and most ridiculous) voice of opposition is that of Chua Sock Koong, the CEO of SingTel.
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Telegram vs WhatsApp – Which is Better?

There are tons of instant messaging services out there, WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber, WeChat, Messenger and many more. Which instant messaging app is the best? Well, we have narrowed it down to Telegram and WhatsApp, the 2 most popular and reliable apps on the Apple Store and Google Play Store. Continue reading “Telegram vs WhatsApp – Which is Better?”

5 Novel Health and Fitness Tech Products That Are Not Glorified Pedometers

Fitness trackers and wearables seem to be all the rage nowadays, promising to track your steps, calories and distance burnt. That’s great, but let’s face it, many of them are just glorified, fancy pedometers. What’s novel and interesting out there, are some of the products below, in no order of any sort. Continue reading “5 Novel Health and Fitness Tech Products That Are Not Glorified Pedometers”

Windows 10: Microsoft’s Last Window of Opportunity

It all comes to this. The success of Windows 10 will make or break Microsoft. Continue reading “Windows 10: Microsoft’s Last Window of Opportunity”

What Outsourcing of Tomorrow Brings

Even if we set macro-trends aside, not even the fact that an average corporation involves 10% more outsourcing, there are many areas where the figures indicate the opposite. So if we’re talking about macro-trends, perhaps it is not the best indicator, as a specific industry or organisation might be. The truth is, outsourcing will continue to grow, and to regress at the same time. Nothing dramatic that could be called a trend shift will occur in the next five years.

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Why Your Friends Are Stubbornly Sticking To Their iPhones

Apple recently reported that 69% of their revenue came from iPhone 6 sales alone. To date, 74 million people have bought an iPhone 6, a number higher than for any other iPhone. This despite the proliferation of cheap, great Android handsets in the market from the likes of Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Oppo, among many others. With smartphone features being increasingly similar, and performance differences negligible, you would be forgiven for wondering why your friends would splash a thousand bucks on an iPhone, when an Android handset half the price would perform just as well, perhaps better.

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