Friday, February 26, 2016

Naver Maps adds Incheon Airport Maglev Train, Suin Line


Naver Maps made some updates to their map data today, most of which were just routine boring updates and additions. But in the list of updates , these two caught my eye. Click the images to be taken there on Naver Maps. Neither, by the way, show up on Google yet. Start the countdown to see how long it takes for the big G to add them! Suin Line Firs…

Thursday, February 25, 2016

KEB's updated English customer service phone numbers


Quick heads up: KEB has made a minor change to their English-language customer service phone numbers. We have the same numbers but NEW EXTENSIONS to reach our foreign languages Customer Call Center. Using them will help you reach our English-, Chinese- and Japanese-speaking operators quickly and easily! Banking questions (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday …

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Better Inoreader URL string for RSS subscriptions


If you use Inoreader (like I do) to subscribe to a huge variety of blogs/sites, you may not want to commit fully to subscribing. Maybe you just want to preview what a site's feed looks like. Get familiar with it, get some data on it, maybe star or tag an article or two, take it out for drinks, before committing. So maybe you want the choice o…

Friday, February 19, 2016

Conan O'Brien on Korean drama "One More Happy Ending" (한번 더 해피엔딩)


In case you missed it, Conan made his cameo appearance on a Korean soap opera drama last night. I was hoping he'd be given a part that's a bit more comical, but this show isn't known for its outstanding creativity or anything. But hey he's Conan and his sleazy, oily tone made me laugh, so well done Coco. Basically, in this scene, C…

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Watch Super Bowl 50 online via Naver


Super Bowl 50 takes place this weekend. Here in Korea, that will be this coming Monday (2 days from now) starting at 8:30am local time. As usual, Naver Sports will be offering a streaming feed of the game live. This is a great way to watch the game, as it won't need any VPNs or NFL.com Passes or anything like that. Naver Sports will offer two…

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Naver Maps now has offline navigation


Naver Maps has added offline navigation in the app, so you can set your phone on your dashboard and get some nice looking 3-D driving directions. I tried it out, and it works pretty well, though for now it's only in Korean. Here's what it looks like in action. I started it at Apgujeong Station (압구정역) in Gangnam and told it I want to arriv…