• [Review] Moto G: Google’s budget smartphone winner

    Reviews, Tech Musings

    [Review] Moto G: Google’s budget smartphone winner

    It’s been a while since I last reviewed a smartphone so it was with great anticipation that the first smartphone I got a chance to play around with after all these years was Google’s first (but sadly the last smartphone) budget-conscious smartphone, the Moto G. 

  • Google launches first ever Doodle 4 Google competition in Malaysia

    Tech Talk

    Google launches first ever Doodle 4 Google competition in Malaysia

    Love doodles? Google has today announced the first ever ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition in Malaysia, open to school students. Malaysia joins the ranks of several countries in the world where children are invited to create doodles based on a theme.

  • A Japanese executive texting at a subway station in Kobe.

    Tech Musings

    MNOs vs OTTs: A shootout at ‘mobile Corral’ [Part 2]

    Last week, I wrote about how I find great irony in the fact mobile network operators (MNOs) such as the Vodafones, Oranges and SingTels of the world are today asking Internet-based over-the-top (OTT) players such as the Facebooks and Googles of the world to begin paying for what they use on top of what the former companies provide as basic […]

  • Samsung Malaysia hands surprise goodies to 55 selected GALAXY S5 owners

    Mobile

    Samsung Malaysia hands surprise goodies to 55 selected GALAXY S5 owners

    55 selected early adopters of the Samsung GALAXY S5 smartphone were rewarded with special gifts worth RM200 by Samsung Malaysia last Friday, 11 April 2014. The surprise goodies delivered at five selected locations in Klang Valley and Penang in conjunction with the consumer launch of Samsung’s latest flagship.

  • MNOs vs OTTs: A shootout at ‘mobile Corral’ [Part 1]

    Tech Musings

    MNOs vs OTTs: A shootout at ‘mobile Corral’ [Part 1]

    Over the last year, there has been a considerable amount of interest in applications that make use of the faster broadband connections that a lot of us now have via the fibre connections, thanks to service providers like Maxis, Time dotCom and Telekom Malaysia.

Other Latest News

Mobile

HP Slate 6 VoiceTab slated for Malaysian release, redONE first

HP Slate 6 VoiceTab slated for Malaysian release, redONE first

RedONE Mobile Sdn Bhd (“redONE”), award-winning mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is all set to promote the newly-launched HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet in Malaysia. The 6-inch device retails for just RM999, but with a redONe RM58 mobile plan buyers get a total of RM120 rebate over the next 12 months.

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Apps

Microsoft makes Office 365 Personal for only RM189.99 per year

Microsoft makes Office 365 Personal for only RM189.99 per year

Microsoft Malaysia last week announced the availability of a new consumer subscription of its cloud-powered productivity suite called Office 365 Personal. Office 365 Personal is targeted at individual users, allowing them to install Office on a single PC or Mac, as well as a tablet device (including iPad). All for RM189.99 per year.

by × April 21, 2014 × 0 comments

Computing

AMD FirePro W9100 for workstations, delivers 4K multi-display, industry-first 16GB of GDDR5 memory

AMD FirePro W9100 for workstations, delivers 4K multi-display, industry-first 16GB of GDDR5 memory

AMD has launched the AMD FirePro W9100 professional graphics card, designed for next generation 4K workstations accelerated by OpenCL. The FirePro W9100 delivers outstanding GPU compute power with up to 2.62 TFLOPS, and 4K ultra-high resolution multi-display capabilities, perfect for video, design and engineering professionals.

by × April 18, 2014 × 0 comments

Gaming

AMD R9 295X2: Say hello to the world’s fastest graphics card

AMD R9 295X2: Say hello to the world’s fastest graphics card

AMD has unleashed the AMD Radeon R9 295X2 – the world’s fastest and most powerful graphics card. The R9 295X2 combines two AMD Radeon R9 Series GPU into one card design for next-generation, hardcore gaming. Salivating yet?

by × April 18, 2014 × 0 comments

Computing

Microsoft, TM and Intel launch ‘Good Bye XP, Good Buy Windows 8′ program

Microsoft, TM and Intel launch ‘Good Bye XP, Good Buy Windows 8′ program

On 8 April 2014, the world finally bid farewell to the venerable Windows XP. Microsoft officially retired support for the 12-year old operating system as well as Office 2003, including automatic security patches. To make transitioning to the latest technology powered by Windows 8 and Intel technology for SMEs easier, Microsoft Malaysia has partnered Telekom Malaysia (“TM”) and Intel Malaysia to […]

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Computing

WD unleashes My Passport Pro: First-ever portable Thunderbolt dual-drive

WD unleashes My Passport Pro: First-ever portable Thunderbolt dual-drive

WD has introduced the My Passport Pro, the first portable Thunderbolt-powered dual-drive solution, aimed at creative professionals and enthusiasts on the Mac platform. My Passport Pro RAID functionality without the need for power adapters or extra cables.

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Computing

New socketed AMD Sempron and AMD Athlon APU products with AM1 platform announced

New socketed AMD Sempron and AMD Athlon APU products with AM1 platform announced

AMD has announced global availability of its new AM1 platform featuring quad-core and dual-core variants of the AMD APU codenamed “Kabini.” The AM1 platform, branded as AMD Athlon and AMD Sempron will included award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture and “Jaguar” CPU cores on motherboards from leading manufacturers. The new platform is targeted at mainstream consumers who want balanced computing […]

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Gadgets, Reviews

[Review] Kingston MobileLite Wireless

[Review] Kingston MobileLite Wireless

Kingston is a renowned maker of memory and storage solutions. To meet demands of the mobile consumer, Kingston has released the MobileLite Wireless (MLW), described as a reader, media streamer and USB charger. Multi-talented? Indeed.

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Apps

WeChat goes racing

WeChat goes racing

WeChat, popular social communications app, is proving it isn’t just an app for chatting and exchanging emotions but it can deliver on the entertainment side of things too. Petrolheads may just be thrilled by the introduction of WeChat’s new mobile racing game, WeChat Speed.

by × April 6, 2014 × 0 comments

Gaming

Captain America: The Winter Soldier official mobile game released

Captain America: The Winter Soldier official mobile game released

In conjunction with the recent release of the movie in cinemas worldwide, Gameloft has released Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Official Game on both App Store and Google Play.

by × April 5, 2014 × 0 comments

Mobile

Ninetology and Qualcomm reveal AirAsia aircraft livery to mark ASEAN expansion plans

Ninetology and Qualcomm reveal AirAsia aircraft livery to mark ASEAN expansion plans

Ninetology Malaysia has unveiled its strategy and key initiatives to further expand across ASEAN as it looks to hit a revenue target of RM380 million by the end of 2014. The mobile upstart announced a sales revenue of RM180 million and an impressive 12% mobile device market share in Malaysia as of December 2013.

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Apps

Viber 4.1 brings voice calls to Windows Phone 8

Viber 4.1 brings voice calls to Windows Phone 8

Viber has announced the release of Viber 4.1 for Windows Phone 8, making “Viber Out” available to the platform for the first time. Now Viber users have the ability to make affordable voice calls to landlines and phones that do not have Viber.

by × April 5, 2014 × 0 comments