[UPDATE - 30 July, 537PM]: To Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320 owners in Malaysia, the Lumia Cyan update is now available for your devices. Read more for details.
[UPDATE - 17 July, 919PM]: If you are using Bitlocker on your Lumia, there is something you need to know before you decide to update your device. Read more for details.
Heads up, Nokia Lumia owners; the much awaited Lumia Cyan update is now on its way to you. First announced at Microsoft Build Developers Conference earlier this year, Lumia Cyan is packed with improvements and new features specifically made for Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices alongside the Windows Phone 8.1 upgrade.
However, the update is currently being roll out in stages which means that not everyone are going to receive Lumia Cyan at the same time.
[UPDATE - 424PM, 30 July]: Toshiba has confirmed that both Satellite laptop series are now available in Malaysia. Read more to learn more about their pricing.
Toshiba recently announced its latest Satellite L Series laptops and also the Satellite P50 Series as well. The Satellite L Series include the 14” Satellite L40 and the 15.6” Satellite L50. On the other hand, the P50 Series bear two high-end model which are the Satellite P50 and the Ultra HD version, the P50t.
Electronic Arts has revealed a new subscription service for Xbox One users that will allow them to play triple A titles without buying them. Called EA Access, the service will cost users some US$4.99 a month, or US$29.99 a year. The catch is that it isn’t open to all Xbox One owners yet; as EA has decided put the system through a beta test period first.
Remember back in April it was reported that Facebook will stop allowing users to message using its main Facebook app, forcing them to download and use its dedicated Messenger app instead? Well, it looks like it will be happening really soon. According to TechCrunch, over the next few days, Facebook will completely disable messaging within its main app for iPhone and Android devices.
Overkill Software is preparing to hand out copies of Payday: The Heist for free on 18 October. This is in conjunction with their campaign to gain 1.5 million members on their Payday 2 Steam Community. The number of freebies will continue to grow as more people join the community.
Classic first person shooter Doom appears to be the default go-to game for hackers who want to make traditionally boring machines interesting. The latest device to join the Doom-capable club happens to be an automatic teller machine in Australia. Controls are done using the standard ATM keypad, although the two Aussies behind the project intend to get the buttons on the sides of the display to function as weapons selectors.
Bose corp. has filed a law suit against Beats Electronics for infringing on several patents. The legal action appears to stem from the claim that the active noise cancellation found in Beats products is based on Bose’s own technology that has been available for consumers since the year 2000. Why Bose chose to wait so long before moving to protect their intellectual property is in question; although many assume that it has something to do with the impending acquisition of Beats by Apple.
Good news for U Mobile prepaid users, calling has just gotten a lot more affordable with U Mobile’s new Voice Plans that allows you to make calls from as low as RM0.08/minute. There are two new Voice Plans – V20 and V30 that costs RM20 and RM30 respectively, and comes bundled with voice minutes that are valid for 30 days.
Chats that can disappear is definitely the trend right now, to messaging app developers at least. Just last week, Line introduced a new Hidden Chat feature that allow users to send messages that can self destruct after the receiver has read that message and now, Instagram has launched Bolt, a messaging app that pretty much does the same.
Today may be the second day of Hari Raya, but that’s not stopping Xiaomi Malaysia from continuing its latest round of flash sales. This time, however, there’ll be a new addition to the usual sales we’ve seen in the country so far. Taking a cue from Xiaomi Singapore’s flash sale for today, it appears that the company has begun offering different products as a bundle, starting today with the Redmi 1S.