Author Archives: Osmond Chia


Why was The Last of Us 2 delayed so many times?

Why was The Last of Us 2 delayed so many times?

Anticipation surrounding The Last of Us: Part 2 seems to have been going on for years. Naughty Dog got gamers excited since its first look back in 2017 – a return to its brooding vision of a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a mutated strain of fungus that turns humans into terrifying zombies.

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How Trump’s war on Twitter affects social media

How Trump’s war on Twitter affects social media

The Trump administration have released an executive order to hold Twitter and social media platforms responsible for posts found on their sites. The executive order gives more power to federal regulators to argue that social media companies are violating free speech rights when they censor posts or limit user privileges.

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Why Hollywood is counting on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to be a success

Why Hollywood is counting on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to be a success

Summer blockbusters this year are done for. Most have shifted to later this year or 2021 – Mulan was pushed from March 27 to July 24; Black Widow from May 1 to November 6; and Wonder Woman 1984 from June 5 to August 13. But one film sticks out, stubbornly standing its ground as a 2020 summer blockbuster – Christopher Nolan’s hotly anticipated Tenet.

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Should I buy a 5g phone in 2020?

Should I buy a 5g phone in 2020?

After years of buzz, 5G is finally on its way. More phones today are equipped with 5G, connecting users with the next generation of network speeds. Chipmakers like Qualcomm are integrating 5G connectivity into their chipsets, like the Snapdragon 865. But while many are eager for next-level speeds, there are a few things to consider before splashing the cash and ditching your perfectly functional 4G phone for now.

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Why Witcher 3 still matters five years later

Why Witcher 3 still matters five years later

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt may be half a decade old this week, but the hype around it is far from over. It found a new lease of popularity with the recent Netflix series starring Henry Cavill, but that was far from the reason why CD Projekt Red’s critically acclaimed masterpiece is still loaded in so many consoles today. The polish game developers built a video game world full of rich stories and endless exploration on a scale never seen before. Till today, many games of this console generation have yet to come close.

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US blocks chipmakers from supplying to Huawei

US blocks chipmakers from supplying to Huawei

US chipset manufacturers now need a license before they can supply chips to Huawei, further upsetting the global supply chain for computer parts. The Commerce Department said last Friday that the ruling will apply to the Chinese tech giant and its 114 subsidiaries, to prevent Huawei from producing its own chips.

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Video games that are great for kids

Video games that are great for kids

In good doses, video games can be a rich source of entertainment and education for kids. Games often offer challenges to work the mind, building resilience. Some are meticulously researched. Many are colorful and intricately designed, a valuable source of inspiration and creativity.

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Improvements we hope to see in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake sequel

Improvements we hope to see in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake sequel

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a thrilling and mesmerizing revisit to the world of Midgar. The characters we had to imagine in the past are now fully realized. Battles fought back in 1997 are overhauled with breath-taking creativity. The remake is sure to overwhelm returning fans with nostalgia with its lovingly reimagined world. For newcomers, it introduces you to a cast of endearing characters you’ll wish you could more time knowing beyond the roughly 25- to 30-hour playtime.

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Which OnePlus is the one for me?

Which OnePlus is the one for me?

OnePlus phones have grown immensely popular over the years. Many consider it the Android standard, the one the beat in terms of software and price. While the Chinese company has ventured into full-fledged flagships at full-fledged prices with this year’s releases, there are plenty of older models that more than fit the “flagship killer” ethos.

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Best phones under $400 you can buy now

Best phones under $400 you can buy now

The new iPhone SE has got us all talking about low-priced phones again. It’s not just people with tight budgets, but these budget phones are turning heads of those who tend to opt for the more expensive models. Phones like the iPhone SE and Google Pixel 3a are a reminder not everyone needs all the bells and whistles of a full-fledged flagship. Most of us can get by with the basics.

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Why ARM makes sense for Apple computers

Why ARM makes sense for Apple computers

In the market for a new MacBook? Hold up, this piece of news could make a difference to your decision. While most MacBook releases may seem incremental, 2021’s MacBook line up could be a whole different beast thanks to reports of a new processor.

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Free online games to play with your friends while on quarantine

Free online games to play with your friends while on quarantine

You might not be able to meet your mates now, but that doesn’t mean friendship and fun stops for these couple of months. There’s plenty of fun – and time to burn – with these free browser games available right now.

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