Saturday, March 31, 2018

IFTTT integrates with Naver's Clova platform


By chance I noticed this week that IFTTT, the handy service that connects all your services with other services, now has a Clova applet.  Check it out here: 🔗  Do more with Clova - IFTTT The Clova platform is Naver's answer to the smart Google Assistant, and available on Naver's smart speakers lineup. Right now it looks like you can connec…

Friday, March 30, 2018

More on that CGV April 1st foreigner promotion


Apparently the CGV cinema chain is running a promotion on April 1st where you get a big discount if you either speak a foreign language, dress up in foreign clothes, or just plain are a foreigner. Some are wondering if it's just an April Fools prank. Judging by how much effort they went to to assemble rules and fine-print for this, I'd gue…

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Some info on "Ready Player One" in Korea


I'm pretty excited to see Ready Player One. I read the book awhile back and enjoyed it, and while the story was good it really could benefit from epic visuals. So I did a quick browse around Naver Movies to get some details on it, and figured it might be useful to share some of that info here. So here goes. Korean release date: Wednesday, March…

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Korean language input added to Google's Gboard keyboard app


Per the official Google Blog and Reddit , Google have finally added Korean language input to their multilingual flagship keyboard app, Gboard . Previously, Korean input was through a standalone app [ Google Korean Input ] that did Korean and English. I never liked it because you could swipe to make Korean words but not English. Apparently that's c…

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Links for Feb 2018


It's time for another link roundup. Stuff I read in February that interested me. Got a fairly large list for you this month. Plus all the links related to the Olympics over on another post . So let's dive in. Links for February 2018 General Tech stuff GPS Independence: S. Korea to Build 'Korean Positioning System' by Putting Up Seven G…