Legendary Leica

By: Aulia R. Sungkar. Originally published in JPlus of The Jakarta Post. In its centennial celebration, Leica is greeting photography enthusiasts with its new models and Indonesian maiden store.   It was in 1914 when German optical engineer Oskar Barnack constructed Ur-Leica, the world’s first 35mm still picture camera. His historic invention later led to the birth of 35 mm photography, and more models of Leitz Camera (Leica) have ever since brought to the table. Today, the name Lei … [Read more...]

Ultimate Connectivity and Creativity with Samsung GALAXY Note II and Samsung GALAXY SIII

Samsung, the largest OEM of mobile phones in the world,has never taken a break in innovation. The company continues to spoil people with its range of products that integrate sophisticated communication and connectivity, entertainment, and productivity. Samsung GALAXY Note II –The Might Redefined Samsung Galaxy Note II has taken advanced leaps and bounds from where its predecessor started. Samsung GALAXY Note II excels in term of design, hardware might, and capabilities. With its … [Read more...]

Goenawan Loekito: Harnessing technology as a tool for management

As marketing director of PT Oracle Indonesia, Goenawan Loekito is all too aware of the incredible advantages afforded by technology, both to corporations and also business leaders in performing managerial tasks. But he is quick to emphasize that technology, for all its amazing benefits, is a mere tool in running a business, and human factors play a much more important role in the context of its success. Use of IT-based devices such as laptops, computers, WiFi and smart phones can … [Read more...]

Technology opens up the options for learning

Ratu M. Sumampow is a recent graduate of sixth grade, but she can already testify to the power of technology in education. “When I was a little girl, I didn’t understand a book I read and I had trouble understanding the story. After my mom introduced me to technology, I can easily go online to conveniently get all the information I need,” said Ratu. When it comes to education, technology can help children in the learning process through various tools, from laptops and computers to Black … [Read more...]

BlackBerry, Apple Battle Over Indonesia

The first quarter of 2010 is near an end and electronic goods and cellphone manufacturers have been pumping out their latest products on an almost weekly basis. Lauded by many as the biggest electronics show in the world, the Consumer Electronic Show 2010, held in January in Las Vegas showed Google trying to steal the spotlight with the announcement of Nexus One, its first ever smartphone, which is powered by the Android operating system. It was an attempt by Google, along with Palm Pre, … [Read more...]

Living A Mobile Cyber Lifestyle

Today’s IT fast development has shaped mobile internet infrastructure that makes Jakarta as a metropolitan with mobile communication trends. Using a handy broadband, be it from smart phone, tablet or netbook, all the information and how people communicate can now easily and respectively be accessed and conducted at the click of a button. And communications are getting much easier despite the city’s notorious traffic that often hampers the schedule of people to meet. “In some cases, when a m … [Read more...]

SAMSUNG EZON Digital Lock: Safety in Your Hand

At first glance, it looks like a mobile phone, but it is another breakthrough that one of the world’s largest electronics corporations has brought to the table. The South Korea’s giant now has come up with a new touch screed based door lock. Just as easy as operating a remote control, SAMSUNG EZON Digital Door Lock is smartly designed to unravel the city’s trend of criminal acts such as those of theft and burglary. Not only is this sophisticated gadget featured with comfy electronic security l … [Read more...]

Computer, the ‘in’ thing at preschool

As the role of technology has become an integrated part in the realm of education, many preschools now use computer programs as educational tools to help children at an early age develop their various skills, from literacy to science. Amazing graphics with colorful pictures and other interesting features displayed on a computer screen indeed attract children's attention. And with a wide choice of interactive software programs specifically designed to cater to children's educational needs, … [Read more...]