Apple Watch Series 2 Review

Apple Watch Series 2 is a smartwatch that will be a perfect choice for women who love running. In the second generation, Apple has extended the strengths of the smartwatch in many ways. Kinds of pushes are gently given to the fitness tracker.

The Two New Models

The smartwatch still comes in two options of size; 38mm and 42mm with the compatible bands. Yet the smaller size looks small today if compared with Asus ZenWatch 3 or Samsung Gear S3. Yet a couple new designs; the white ceramic model with shiny look and the Nike model in lime green and black color combination with soft silicone band. The breathable band will make the watch comfortable to wear without any sweaty or itchy feeling.

The Nike+ Model

In the Nike+ model of Apple Watch Series 2, the exclusive look given with the big text and bold colors. It will be perfect for running and will track the run achievement well. Besides, the built-in GPS will also show your location. Whilst the Nike Run Club app is the application that let you socializing with others running lovers too. It will become a more fashionable watch like the Garmin runner’s.

Functionality

The second gen of Apple Watch also comes with better functionality. It comes with processor that works 50% faster, brighter screen, and also waterproof. The WatchOS 3 will enable the users flipping through the apps more easily with like little cards concept. Yet the software is still same with the previous generation. The flipping capability of the screen will be up to 60fps. For such great features, some reviewers hope that the smartwatch come with Pokemon Go app so that they don’t need to bring smartphone everywhere to play to game.

The Smartwatch Theme

Even though it is a high technology watch, Apple Watch Series 2 is made in more fashionable theme. It comes with some selections of bands so that you can enjoy wearing the watch based on your mood. You can use the watch in the occasion of fitness, technology and also fashion. Besides, this smartwatch is also perfect to be worn both day and night. The smaller size looks awesome but still have the better fitness features.

Therefore, for those who need a smartwatch with goo-looking and fashionable design, but still giving the great features as a smartwatch, this second generation of the Apple Smart Watch will become a great choice.

Accused of Bribery, Samsung Vice Chairman Got Arrested

Lee Jae-yong, Samsung’s Vice President and the next in line for the president’s chair, was arrested on 17 September 2017, facing the accusation of bribery. According to New York Times, he was arrested not long after the Seoul Central District Court released arrest warrant for him. The news quickly made round in tech community, and put spotlight on South Korea’s eternal efforts to bust tradition of collusion between government officials and conglomerate families for political or financial favors.

Immediately after the warrant was issued, Lee Jae-yong was escorted to a jail outside the city of Seoul. He is currently facing the charges of bribery and other white collar crimes, and potentially facing long sentences.

Multiple Accusations against Lee jae-yong

Lee Jae-yong was captured after the court found evidences that he paid huge amount of bribes to Choi Soon-il, a top executive staff and the confidante of President Park Geun-hye. Mr. Lee had reportedly paid $36 million to Mr. Choi in 2015, in order to secure the full corporate control after Samsung’s affiliate merger. Mr. Lee wanted to ask for political support in order to gain leverage in his position in the company, resulting in him gaining control and vice chairman position in the company. However, bribery is not the only accusation that landed on Mr. Lee.

Alongside bribery, the charge against Mr. Lee is likely to result in increased serving time. Further investigation had revealed his roles in various other white collar crimes, such as embezzlement, illegal property transfer in foreign countries, and complimentary hearing perjury. Coincidentally, shady involvement in politics is not Mr. Lee’s first brush with law. In 2016, his name was snared in a huge corruption scandal that ended in the impeachment of Park Geun-hye.

While Lee Jae-yong is the first conglomerate that has actually been arrested our of such charges, South Korean people are still waiting to see whether he would actually get what he deserve in the eyes of law.

What lee’s Capture Means for Samsung Power

As one of technology giants from Asia, Samsung has huge bargain power. In South Korea, Samsung dominates one-fourth of all capital values of all South Korean corporation. The huge market power makes Samsung corporate hold strong positions, and even have potential power to enlist support from powerful political figures. The capture of Mr. Lee has caused intense reactions from public, since he is the first conglomerate from such powerful corporation that was arrested for white collar crime. This may signify Korea’s first serious crack on what is commonly known as chaebol, or white collar crime done by members of conglomerate families.

With the huge demand of proper prosecution from public, main prosecutor Park Young-soo promises that he will ensure this case is properly handled. Meanwhile, Samsung only released short statement about willing to cooperate with the court during the trial process, but demanded that the trial is done in transparent way. However, since Mr. Lee’s leadership has been proven not as effective as his father, there is still much to see on how Samsung will perform in the market during the possibly turbulent period.