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  • Across the universe

    An image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope showing a breeding ground for stars in the Carina constellation, about 20,000 light years from earth, is shown in this undated NASA photo. Friday marks the 25th anniversary of Hubble's launch. (AP/NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team)

  • Pandji Pragiwaksono: Different brands, different roles

    For daily use, I feel more comfortable to use this phone compared to other brands that I have. Before the 5S, I had an iPhone 4. I bought the 5S about a year ago because the old one was broken. I’m a kind of person who won’t buy more gadgets unless the ones that I have are broken.

  • myGADGET; Ryan Gondokusumo: Business in his pocket

    In 2011, Ryan Gondokusumo stepped out of the comfort zone of working in an established company to build his own digital start-up company.

  • myGADGET; Rian Ekky Pradipta: Music on the road

    The vocalist of Jakarta-based pop band d’Masiv has no reason to stay quiet when it comes to children’s welfare.

  • Lab Notes: Years-long ‘silent quake’ unleashed Fukushima

    PARIS: The earthquake that set off the tsunami that caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011 was unleashed by a stealthy nine-year buildup of pressure on a plate boundary, scientists said Tuesday.

  • PlayStation, Xbox outages spark debate over hacker claims

    Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.

  • myGADGET; Will Meyrick: Can’t live without ‘EM

    For chef Will Meyrick, gadgets are a big deal in supporting his life inside and outside the kitchen.

  • Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity

    Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.

  • Indonesia sparked the selfie trend, Google says

    In an age of unabashed narcissism, the selfie stick now basks in the limelight with great engineering feats such as India’s Mangalayaan spacecraft and Lockheed Martin’s high-beta fusion reactor.

  • myGADGET; Paula Verhoeven: Hold on tightly Let go lightly

    Indonesia’s tallest model, Paula Verhoeven, says she knows full well that gadgets are important. However, after losing several smartphones, Paula said that it is better to hold on tightly to her gadgets - and let go lightly when they vanish.

  • Say what? Eavesdropping on conversations with Viber

    Viber, an instant messaging application, is turning up the vibe by introducing Public Chats, a feature that allows users to listen in to group conversations among their favored musicians and novelists.

  • myGADGET; Dyah Pratitasari: Connecting to help others

    As a health activist, Dyah Pratitasari relies on her gadgets to get connected and to help those in need.

  • Chinese children start using Web at younger age

    More than half of children in China under 18 started to use the Internet before they reached age 8, two years younger than was the case in 2010, according to a report released on Wednesday.

  • myGadget: Ernest Samudera Flashier: is not always better

    Actor Ernest Samudera’s interests evolve over time. That can be seen in his acting, where he went from playing an Islamic cleric in Sang Kiai (The Leader) to assuming a role as a marine police officer in 3 Nafas Likas (Likas’ Three Breaths).

  • Looking to a cashless future with EDC machines

    Mery took out the shiny, new electronic data capture (EDC) machine from a drawer and placed it lightly on her dusty work desk in the back corner of the auto repair shop she owns.

  • Capturing those awkward yet funny moments

    Forget about bringing your digital camera for your next sightseeing trip out of town.

  • myGADGET; Pedro Ruiz: using apps as personal TRAINERS

    Portugal-based Vivafit gym chief executive officer (CEO) and founder Pedro Ruiz says that he is a very conservative person in choosing gadgets and does not like to change often.

  • Lumia 730 redefining the selfie

    In the last few years, the world has seen a growing trend of narcissism through selfies.

  • myGADGET: Ernest Prakasa Keeping it functional

    In the last few years, the world has seen a growing trend of narcissism through selfies.

  • myGadget: Steven Tach:Closely attached to gadgets

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