[Update] Google apologises for the image, says it’s made by a Map Maker user, not Google employee.
This is definitely the weirdest thing happening on the internet tonight. If you browse Google Maps to Rawalpindi, a city located in northern Pakistan, you will be greeted with an image of an Android mascot peeing on the Apple’s logo.
Jaring, Malaysia’s first internet provider, has ended up under liquidation. The court order reportedly came last Thursday, with first news appearing over the weekend. Jaring was originally a subsidiary of Mimos Berhad, but was eventually taken over by the Finance Ministry; it was under the Ministry that the company was sold to Utusan Printcorp.
Many were disappointed when Xiaomi announced that the Mi 4 will not make it to Malaysia. However, its plastic variant, the new Xiaomi Mi 4i, will arrive on our shores as early as next month. That being said, just how does it compare against its own family of products and other competitors?
Besides a slew of notebooks announced earlier today, Acer also took the opportunity to release its latest generation of its Liquid Leap wearable. These new products offer an insight into the company’s approach in the emerging wearables industry, with an emphasis on style, activity tracking and battery conservation.
As promised, Xiaomi yesterday officially unveiled its brand new global smartphone in the form of the Mi 4i in New Delhi, India. This is the first time that the company has launched a product that is specifically targeted for markets outside of China, and the device apparently has been under development for the past 18 months according to Hugo Barra, the Vice President of Xiaomi Global.
Hence, it is not surprising to see that the country is the first market to receive the new smartphone but worry not, Mi Fans in Malaysia: you can expect to see Mi 4i to be on sale starting in May. In the meantime, read on further to have a closer look at the new smartphone.