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The Bixby virtual assistant software of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone translates a foreign language sign during a product preview in New York. Photo: Richard Drew / Associated Press

Samsung S9 Has Great Camera – Like Many Phones

NEW YORK — Samsung says its new Galaxy S9 phone features a "reimagined" camera, and it is indeed pretty darned good. But you might not want to shell out USD$720 (22,500 baht) or more for one just yet unless your current phone is already close to death.

Get Epic Star Wars Feels With Full Symphonic Force

BANGKOK — The rousing chorus as sith apprentice Darth Maul and jedis Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi duel. The powerful dirge that welcomes Emperor Palpatine to the second Death Star. Those poignant notes that accompany Han Solo leaving Leia’s side to pay his debt to Jabba the Hutt.

Last Chance For Sunday Picnic Concerts in Lumphini Park

BANGKOK — Concert halls aren’t the only setting for an orchestra performance. A park will do too.

Upgrade Your Beats When ‘Ableton’ Wiz Comes to Bangkok

With a user base that includes the likes of Skrillex, Diplo, Daft Punk – and even your humble scribe – Ableton Live has become a revolutionary tool for both making and performing music.

Bangkok’s First ‘Manga Cafe’ Pays Tribute to Japanese Master (Photos)

BANGKOK — Geeks who love reading comics all day now have their own “third place” for doing so at the capital’s first manga cafe.

Thai Potterheads Tap Into Their Inner Kid for Children’s Day

BANGKOK — “Lumos!” Akira Akkarakhitapisuit uttered in full Harry Potter garb as he waved his franchise-licensed wand.

Get Edgy at Bangkok Fest for ‘First Ideas’

BANGKOK — People, passion and great ideas will converge riverside later this month.

Bitcoin’s Going Nucking Futs, Here’s How to Buy From Thailand

Three months ago today, bitcoin traded at a lofty 140,000 baht (USD$4,000). One month ago, it reached 200,000 baht (USD$6,000). In the past two...

Harry Potter Shops to Bring Christmas Magic to Bangkok

BANGKOK — This holiday season, take a stroll through Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade Village and wander into Ollivander's Wand Shop and Honeydukes when a spell transforms a downtown shopping mall into iconic wizardry sites.

Making Thailand’s Digital Economy ‘Stand Out’

A push toward the digital economy is the cornerstone of the Thailand 4.0 initiative, a little policy I have been writing about here and there. Something that might seem a bit abstract, but it indeed has metrics that can be measured and analyzed.

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