Seamus Phan

Speaker, Author, Strategist, Technologist, Artist

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BlackBerry Passport smartphone

My initial experience with BlackBerry Passport

The new BlackBerry Passport has a large screen, a real QWERTY keyboard, a nice square screen, and a great long-lasting battery. So…, what’s not to like?

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Holding a modern smartphone

Protecting ourselves from point-of-sale malware hell

Online shopping is increasingly replacing browsing and shopping at malls and stores. The convenience of browsing a wide variety of goods, configuring options for customized purchases, clicking the “pay” button, and then seeing the products arrive in a matter of days at your door, can be a mesmerizing experience for many.

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Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema with Panasonic Lumix 12-35mm OIS Lens

My Blackmagic Pocket Cinema adventure

The recent price drop of the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC) took me from an observer to a late adopter. But actually shooting with the BMPCC and then editing its footage was not so easy as I imagined.

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Aircon vent

Why the “Internet of things” dream may stall

Everyone is hoping that the “Internet of things” will bring a multi-billion market within a few years, from intelligent widgets to appliances and automobiles. But it may be more a pipe dream and a fizzle, unfortunately.

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Rise of Internet messaging against SMS

When we sit in a cafe or a park, one of the most common ways many people communicate is no longer through short messaging service (SMS), but with a wide variety of Internet messaging apps like Whatsapp, Wechat, Line, and so on.

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Fujifilm X-T1

My hands-on with the Fujifilm X-T1 (pre-production)

I just had a brief hands-on with a pre-production model of the latest Fujifilm X-T1 camera at the local Fujifilm demo store, and I loved it.

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