Sunday, October 30, 2016

Halloween Treat: 폰령 ("Phone Ghost"), an augmented reality webcomic


"Phone Ghost" webcomic Naver Comics has an interesting scary offering just in time for Halloween (well it came out a few days ago, but I'm just getting around to this) It's an Augmented Reality (AR) webtoon, that, after reading the comic, gives your phone's camera the ability to see ghosts. It's called  폰령  ("Phone Gho…

Saturday, October 29, 2016

G-mail shows previews of Hangul (HWP) files


Note: this is one of several methods for working with HWP files. See my other posts on  opening Hangul (.hwp/.hml) files . It seems G-mail is now able to show full 'previews' of Hangul (.hwp) files that are attached to e-mails. This is a nice feature, since you had to manually download and open the files before to see what's inside. This…

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Hite beer cans featuring K-pop stars


Hite beer cans featuring K-pop stars For you K-pop fans, you can crack open a cold one with your favorite top idols. Or rather, you could have, as it was mainly just a promotional item. Good luck finding them now. I only thought this was interesting because I found myself wondering what the reaction would be if beer companies in the West put teen…

Google Arts & Culture features several Korean natural history museums


It looks like several Korean natural history museums have had their collections added to Google's online exhibitions. Earlier this year, Google released a service called "Google Arts & Culture" to help bring museum collections online. They'd already included a lot of artworks, and now added natural history exhibits. Starting …