Tag: international

Samsung Defeats Apple

How important is the Galaxy Note range to Samsung’s status as a leading mobile device manufacturer? I would suggest that its very important. Although the Galaxy S handsets generate more volume of sales and are seen as the leading smartphones, the Galaxy Note range of phablet devices is the domain of the geekerati. Even though the current flagship phablet

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AirAsia cuts cheap flights from Oz to Bali

Holiday-goers planning trips to Bali from Oz have just lost a cheap flight option as AirAsia has announced the cancellation of flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Bali. People who have booked flights for honeymoons and holidays for the coming months are surely the biggest losers of the situation though as their plans have just been rattled. The AirAsia

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Thousands welcome Real Madrid back home

Tens of thousands of fans endured the rain to greet Real Madrid players as they returned home early Sunday from their Champions League triumph, then packed the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium at night to watch them lift the trophy one more time. The celebrations lasted all day and culminated at the Bernabeu, where players were welcomed by a lights show and

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AirAsia dumps luggage from Bali flight

Here’s just another reason to take your bags carry-on, if you can afford to travel light. Over a hundred passengers traveling from Perth on Saturday found out only once they had already landed in Bali, that their luggage had been unloaded from their flight prior to takeoff. AirAsia later released a statement explaining that flight QZ535 had to take-off

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Manchester United beats Everton 1-0

Former soccer player Bobby Charlton walks on the pitch with his wife Norma Ball as the South Stand is officially renamed the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand, prior to the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Everton, at Old Trafford, in Manchester, England, Sunday April 3, 2016. Anthony Martial kept Manchester United a

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Smartphone app can cure blindness

In 2012, London eye surgeon Dr. Andrew Bastawrous gave up his job and comfortable life in London, sold everything he and his family owned, and moved with his wife and one-year old baby to Kenya to start 100 temporary eye clinics. His idea -- turning a smartphone into an eye examination tool -- was already a couple years in the making. Prior travels abroad to

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