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Is 5G going to change our world? Here’s what you need to know
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Is 5G going to change our world? Here’s what you need to know

What is 5G? For most of us, the terms 4G or LTE (short for Long-Term Evolution) just mean faster mobile data. If you have heard about the incoming 5G (the fifth generation cellular network technology), you are probably thinking that it could mean even faster mobile data than 4G.  You wouldn’t be wrong, but 5G can be so much more than just that. On a technical level, yes, 5G is an upgrade to our existing 4G/LTE connections. As shared by Huawei’s Deputy Chairman Ken Hu at MWC19 Shanghai, we can expect to see a jump in data speeds from 4G’s…
Netflix and Video Games – The Foray into the Pixel Space
Gaming

Netflix and Video Games – The Foray into the Pixel Space

Netflix has become an all-encompassing entity within the world in recent times; its presence permeating in millions of homes throughout the world. Production on regular original content has also been made possible all through the high volume of people using their services. Not content with ruling over the television world, Netflix wants to broaden their horizons and is seemingly also moving into the video game landscape. Like their venture into television, they have started small. One of the first projects was a mobile game based on the property of one of their most acclaimed series original series, Stranger Things. The…
Event Guide: Arts Events & Films for the Ultimate Christmas Experience
Arts

Event Guide: Arts Events & Films for the Ultimate Christmas Experience

Although Singapore cannot offer you a white Christmas, there are still other ways to steep yourself in the festive mood. Whether it is watching classic Christmas films, going to a Christmas concert, or even trying out a new concept of Christmas-themed theatrical dining, we have compiled a guide for you to enjoy Christmas through film and arts. Christmas Films Watching Christmas films as a family can be a very relaxing and effective family bonding experience. The problem is, there are too many Christmas films to choose from! Fret not, for DANAMIC has narrowed it down for you. The Grinch In…
The Mystery of Shirkers
Cinema

The Mystery of Shirkers

To call Shirkers a mystery would be an understatement. The documentary, now out on Netflix, explores the story behind Sandi Tan’s 1992 would-be film of the same name. Together with her best friends and teacher from film class, they embarked on a two-month long adventure to make Singapore’s first surrealist indie road movie about a serial killer. Just when shooting was over, however, their teacher, Georges Cardona, vanished with the footage. He left no reason for his disappearance and no trace of the film the friends had poured so much into. The film answers the questions raised by the disappearance…
What Documentary Film ‘Shirkers’ Could Mean for Singapore
Cinema

What Documentary Film ‘Shirkers’ Could Mean for Singapore

Shirker (noun):Someone who avoids something, especially work (Cambridge English Dictionary). If you aren’t sure what the film is about, even after watching the trailer, you will not be alone. The mysterious trailer raises several questions while giving almost nothing away. Nevertheless, let me try and break it down for you. Premiering at the Singapore Film Society’s 60th anniversary event on 20 October and globally on Netflix on 26 October, Shirkers is a documentary by Singaporean-born film-maker Sandi Tan. The film chronicles the story of Sandi and her friends’ first movie-making experience back in 1992. The group filmed a Singapore-based indie…
A Couch Potato’s Happy New Year: 4 TV Series To Catch in January
Life

A Couch Potato’s Happy New Year: 4 TV Series To Catch in January

The new year is here and there we go again: making lofty resolutions that mostly include going on a healthier diet and incorporating more exercise into our routines, a feat we consistently seem to be unable to deliver upon because we’d rather stay snuggled up with a cup of hot cocoa, enjoying the latest episode of “Game of Thrones“. Well aware of our weak wills, I have a better suggestion this year. As opposed to pledging to do more exercise, we could, conversely, pledge to watch more television instead, a feat that I’m certain we would be able live up to triumphantly. To kick things off,…
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