Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Thursday, October 2, 2014   

Knowledge is power
September 28 was International Right to Know Day, a prescient day for Hong Kong in light of recent curbs on press freedom.

Better Xperience
The smartphone market has recently been dominated by the hype over Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. But this has not deterred rivals from launching Android devices to give their customers more choice.

Supply cools iPhone 6 fever
An adequate supply of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has very much cooled the frenzy sparked a week back.

Joined-up thinking
Many companies are seeking ways to crack into the virtual world, thanks to the growth in mobile penetration. But the polarization between information technology and sales/marketing departments has made it difficult for firms to take advantage of that.

Fashionable focus for new Lenovo
Mainland computer giant Lenovo is continuing to flex its muscles in the mobile market. Last month, it launched another smartphone in Hong Kong, targeting customers looking for mobile devices with good cameras, colors and appearances at reasonable prices.

True-to-life scanning
Three-dimensional printing is favored by many manufacturers and product designers who want to cut the time and cost of producing unique prototypes.

Surgeries take on a new dimension
Tony Liaw

Piling on the layers
Traditionally, printing involves two- dimensional space. However, piling up a whole bunch of paper printouts will create a three-dimensional model.

Students invent better life for all
Hong Kong has always recognized the importance of being at the cutting edge of science and technology, a lead it strives for by laying the foundations early in schools.

Printing comes to life
Imaging firm Ricoh is bringing a series of award-winning three-dimensional printers to Hong Kong. The Replicator 3D Printers are manufactured by MakerBot Industries, a firm based in Brooklyn, New York, that was founded in January 2009.

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