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Google Exec, Dan Fredinburg, Passes Away at Mount Everest Avalanche Triggered by Nepal Earthquake

by Huei Song · 1 min ago · No Comments · 0 views

Dan Fredinburg

Last weekend has been pretty gloomy. Following the tragic earthquake at Nepal, Mount Everest was hit with an avalanche, killing about 18 people, one of which is a long-time Google employee and executive, Dan Fredinburg.

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Nokia Denies Plans To Re-enter Smartphone Market

by Farhan · 30 mins ago · No Comments · 0 views

Hands On Nokia Lumia 930 30

Nokia has issued a statement refuting reports that it has plans to return to the smartphone market. This comes are Chinese news sources are claiming that the Finnish company is preparing to sell devices through an R&D facility in China.

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[Update: Google Responds] Image of Android’s Logo Peeing on Apple’s Logo Appears on Google Maps

by Huei Song · 50 mins ago · 5 Comments · 4.9k views

Android Logo Peeing on Apple Logo

[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.

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Facebook and Google Rolls out Tools to Help Look For Survivors in Nepal Earthquake

by Huei Song · 2 hours ago · 1 Comment · 375 views

Nepal Earthquake Internet Tools to Find Missing Persons

Two of the biggest internet giants – Google and Facebook, have rolled out tools o help look for survivors in the recent Nepal earthquake tragedy.

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Malaysia’s First ISP Jaring Placed Under Liquidation

by Farhan · 3 hours ago · 2 Comments · 1.2k views

Jaring 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.

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Spec Sheet: How Does the New Xiaomi Mi 4i Compare Against Others?

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · 13 Comments · 9.4k views


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?

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Sights and Scenes: OnePlus One Fan Gathering At Maxis Tower

by Terry Bass · 3 days ago · 5 Comments · 2.5k views


OnePlus held a fan gathering at Maxis Tower to celebrate its long-awaited official arrival to Malaysian shores. The Maxis Tower was presumably chosen due to the recent partnership between the two companies where Maxis has exclusive rights to the device. 

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Acer Unveils Second-Generation Leap Wearables, Featuring Stress Sensor

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views


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.

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Hands On: Xiaomi Mi 4i – Inspired By India, Built For The World

by Chief Chapree · 3 days ago · 11 Comments · 7.7k views

Xiaomi Mi 4i Hands On - 18

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.

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Lenovo Unveils The K80, A 5.5-inch Phone With 4GB RAM And A 4000mAh Battery

by Farhan · 3 days ago · 2 Comments · 3.4k views


Lenovo unveiled the K80, a smartphone that appears to be directly challenging Asus’ recently announced Zenfone 2. The specifications are similar, although the K80 is only set to appear in China; with no word on whether it will be appearing in other markets.

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Eyes On: Acer’s Predator Tablet, Built for Gaming

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 8 Comments · 4.1k views


How would you even begin to describe Acer’s upcoming Predator Tablet? Let’s try.

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Acer Returns to Gaming with Predator Lineup

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.8k views


Not many would remember this, but back in the mid-2000s Acer had a crazy gaming desktop called the Predator. About a decade later, the Predator is back – and instead of just a gaming desktop, Acer’s introducing an entire lineup of high-end gaming products.

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