Chris N. Fernando

Review: Logan

Logan is Hugh Jackman’s one last time as the Wolverine. By the time the movie is over, you will feel as battered as the hero. Though Wolverine, aka Logan, was born in the 19th century, his mutant healing power has kept him perpetually at his physical peak. Hugh Jackman, who is now 48, has played Wolverine for 17 years in nine films (and that includes cameos), beginning with X-Men in 2000, a film t...

Nissan Middle East Revives its Iconic Patrol Super Safari

Nissan today announced the rebirth of its legendary Patrol Super Safari in the Middle East, one of the most coveted off-road vehicles ever sold in the region. The Patrol Super Safari’s long standing heritage in the region has lasted with every passing generation, achieving iconic status among gulf nationals and expats alike.  “The return of the legendary Patrol Super Safari reflects Nissan’s willi...

Casio Launches its Latest Range of Watches in the Middle East

Casio Middle East has announced the launch of the latest range of metal analogue timepieces for its Edifice men’s watches and Sheen women’s watches line. The new models offer stylish designs and strong features, including the ability to seamlessly link to a smartphone and calibrate accurate time settings by connecting to internet based time servers. According to Casio senior executives, users can ...

TCL Communication Partners with Blackberry to Launch KEYone Smartphone at MWC

TCL Communication announced the launch of the new BlackBerry KEYone, the Alcatel A5 LED, the Alcatel A3 and the Alcatel U5 smartphones as well as the 2-in-1 Alcatel PLUS 12 tablet, at MWC this year. The company launched the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone on February 25 following the inking of a licensing agreement with BlackBerry in late 2016. TCL chairman and CEO Tomson Li said that BlackBerry lice...

Review: MSI Vortex G65VR 7RF

MSI is one of the companies that has been at the forefront of the VR revolution. The company recently announced its new gaming desktop PC, the MSI Vortex G65VR 7RF. This one is an unusually designed gaming PC – the overall design is cylindrical and is designed to be a high-performance mini-Pc. The Vortex is based on the new Kabylake processors from Intel and new NVIDIA Pascal graphics chips....

Watch: Hands-on with the Nokia 3310 (2017)

Reporting from Barcelona, Spain: Nokia’s new 3310 (2017) mobile is a device that comes with a 2.40-inch display with a resolution of 240 pixels by 320 pixels. The phone packs 16MB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Nokia 3310 (2017) packs a 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear. The Nokia 3310 (2017) runs Series 30 and ...

Dubai Aims at Becoming a Global Benchmark for Smart Cities

Reporting from Barcelona, Spain: Dubai has set itself the objective of becoming the benchmark for smart cities not only for emerging markets but also globally. This is with an approach that focuses on the happiness of its citizens rather than merely being the “most connected” city or the city with the most data. “Our vision is to make our city the happiest city on earth,” said Aisha Butti bin Bish...

Watch: Hands-on with Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3

Reporting from Barcelona, Spain: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, setting a new standard in design, quality and user experience throughout the range. The highly anticipated global portfolio features three new smartphones – the new Nokia 6, delivering performance and immersive entertainment in a premium and extremely robust design; Nokia 5, a...

Travis the Translator Launched at MWC 2017

Travis the world’s first AI voice translation device has made its debut announcement at Mobile World Congress 2017. “Imagine, turning up in any country, anywhere in the world, and being able to speak the local language. Step up from fussing with Google Translate; no more fumbling with apps that zaps your phone battery and no more limited phrases in phrasebooks. Simple, direct and instant voi...

Review Central’s Best of MWC 2017

Reporting from Barcelona, Spain: Mobile World Congress, the largest mobility exhibition in the world, is drawing to a close. The event has been the launch pad for many flagship smartphones and devices, and this year was no different. Over the past couple of days, we have seen hot new releases from the likes of Sony Mobile, LG, Huawei, Samsung, Nokia, BlackBerry, Motorola, and so on. Here then, is ...

InnJoo Launches InnJoo Pro2 and InnJoo 4 at MWC 2017

Reporting from Barcelona, Spain: InnJoo has unveiled its new range of next-generation smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. The company teamed up with Dani Sordo, one of the most experienced drivers in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), and became one of his official sponsors of the season. Tim Chen, CEO of InnJoo, said, “It is a big moment for us being associated with one o...

Noa Unveils its Latest Smartphones at MWC 2017

Reporting from Barcelona, Spain: Hangar 18, the company from the town of Koprivnica, Croatia, has participated for the first time at the largest world mobile technology exhibition. At the event, NOA launched its new range of flagship smartphones – the NOA H10le, NOA H2 and NOA N5. “Mobile World Congress is organised by GSMA – a global association of telecom companies. Hangar 18 is the ...