Gadget addiction is fast growing into an epidemic. However, are we truly addicted to our gadgets or hooked on a feeling?
An article on the Internet recently expounded the idea that rather than being addicted to our gadgets, it’s the micro-feedback from social media that we’re obsessed with. Intrigued, we consulted Vizla Kumaresan, a clinical psychologist at Ara Damansara Medical Centre, to find out more.
WHAT IS MICROFEEDBACK?
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YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME
“More than half of my time is spent with animals, but I enjoy it,” enthuses animal rescuer, Aileen Lee. The story of this selfless lady’s dedication and love for the fur kids she has saved will warm your heart.
We discover why pet proofing your home ensures harmony and safety for both the owner and the cat.
THE ONE WHO'S TAKING ACTION
Best known for her extensively waitlisted Nina bag, Gabriela Hearst walks the talk when it comes to sustainable luxury. The New York-based designer shares her inspirations, dreams and resolutions for herself and her eponymous label.
BORN TO ENTERTAIN
YOU MIGHT RECOGNISE HER AS THE GENTLE AND LOVING MOTHER IN LEE CHONG WEI, THE BIOPIC OF THE BADMINTON LEGEND, OR THE VULNERABLE YET RESILIENT TEACHER IN WET SEASON, WHICH HIT THE CINEMAS IN MARCH. SOME OF US MAY HAVE SEEN YEO YANN YANN ON THE BIG SCREEN PLAYING VARIOUS CHARACTERS FOR MORE THAN A DECADE. STILL, SHE NEVER FAILS LEAVE HER AUDIENCE IN AWE OF HER ACTING PROWESS.
THE TRUTH BEHIND FAUX FUR
Is imitation fur still a feasible alternative in this modern, fashion-forward world? Nadhirah Othman uncovers how the fur industry – both real and fake – brings a detrimental impact to the well-being of our planet.
Surprising reasons WHY YOUR KID is under performing in school
You’re understandably frustrated that your child isn’t living up to her potential. But before you blame her attitude, check if these conditions are hindering her academically.
A PAWSITIVE' Life
Like in many parts of the world, pet culture has seen exponential growth in Malaysia. In this issue, Lorraine Chai discusses pet therapy, a method of treatment that is gaining traction, and also some of the pet trends you don’t want to miss out on.
The Healing Power Of Unconditional Love
There’s a saying that goes, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” For one woman, these words resonated deeply. An unlikely companion came into her life at her lowest point and changed everything.
Even Pets Need Tummy Care?
For many, keeping a pet is more than just caring for an animal; pets are family members, too. We speak to veterinary surgeon, Dr Wafaa Abdul Washefffrom Pets Corner Sdn Bhd, to find out how your pets can stay healthy with a suitable diet
Beauty The Natural Way
With climate change rapidly threatening the future of Mother Earth, we urgently need to curb further acts of destruction. We speak to Law Hong Mei, founder of The Olive Tree, about building a beauty brand that is sustainable from the core.
We Ran Quake Ii RTX On A Geforce RTX 2080 Ti Card, And Here's How Fast It Was
Nvidia’s remastered Quake II RTX is the first fully path-traced video game, and you can have it for free.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, FROM CAVEATS TO COMPATIBILITY TO SPECSAMD’S NEW RYZEN PLATFORM USHERS IN THE FIRST BIG CHANGES TO PCIE SINCE 2010.
CES 2019: People Will Buy More Smart Stuff, Fewer TVS
The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from Media reporters on the ground as technology’s biggest trade event gets underway.
How To Plan Your Smart Home - And Weigh Privacy Risks
You might have heard of lights that turn off with an app or voice command. Or window shades that magically rise every morning.
Keep Internet Spies Out Of Your Home
“Smart” devices equipped with cameras and microphones can be easy targets for hackers
Forget Your Phone! Palm Is Back With A Device To Break Your Tech Addiction
When the co-founders of the revived Palm brand needed a hand with their ground-breaking new device, they drafted one of the NBAs most relatable stars. An exclusive look at the making of a rookie product.
For Changing The Way We Look At Wearables
Laurya MorrisDesign lead, Specatcles, Snap
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Great Gadgets For Your New iPhone
So you’ve got a new iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Mini. What now? Here’s some of the great peripherals and cases you can buy.
Samsung Galaxy Smarttag
The Galaxy SmartTag is a gadget you can use for locating lost items. Essentially it’s a small Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) dongle you attach via a key ring.