Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Seoul gone from Google Maps? Nope.


Get ready to cringe, because this article basically  Seouls you : The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Friday that it recently discovered Google’s online map service did not properly mark Seoul as South Korea’s capital, or the Dokdo islets at all, and asked the American tech company to resolve the issue. Google Maps showed the capitals of neighbori…

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

KT and Expedia partner for unlimited data roaming


It looks like KT is offering customers traveling abroad a  free unlimited data roaming  promotion. That's pretty huge, since I can still remember visiting home and having to choose my data-dates carefully, as it was 10k won each day for such service. A quick check shows that that is still basically the case. But before you get too excited, ther…

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Korea is #1 in Dropbox syncing


It turns out Korea ranks #1 when it comes to Dropbox users who "use their Dropbox accounts on at least two devices."  Here are the top syncer schools globally: Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (South Korea) Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain) Seoul National University (South Korea) Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (…

Friday, November 6, 2015

MBC's 360° VR video "Shine or Go Crazy" (빛나거나 미치거나 VR), and more 360 VR fun!


Here's a pretty cool follow-up on Korean 360° VR videos. A few months back I had read over on the K-Bizwire that MBC was producing a virtual reality Korean historical drama. SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – MBC has announced that it will produce an action drama based on virtual reality (VR), and reveal it on September 5. The drama ‘Shine or go…