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Memorable Punishments For Pirating Games From Developers

by Nicklaus Law · 29 mins ago · No Comments · 0 views

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Piracy is a huge issue in gaming, and over the years developers have lost millions of dollars in potential revenue to cracked games which are accessible to those who know where to look. In recent years though, game developers have begun employing a new tactic to tackle the issue: by disrupting in-game progress in various – and often humourous – methods.

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Good Deal: Microsoft Office 365 Personal Now Costs RM 70 at Harvey Norman

by Syefri Zulkefli · 2 hours ago · 1 Comment · 616 views

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Deal at Harvery Norman

Earlier this year, Microsoft has introduced the Office 365 Personal subscription plan which is designed to users that required Microsoft Office only for one PC or Mac as opposed to Office 365 Home plan that allows access for multiple devices. Hence, the Personal plan costs way less than the Home but if you want to save even more money, then you might want to make your way to Harvey Norman right away.

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GoPro Survives 17 Months Underwater after Falling into River

by Andrew Cheng · 2 hours ago · No Comments · 740 views

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GoPro action cameras are meant to take some punishment, but surely it wasn’t meant to survive underwater for a prolonged period of time like the one above. This GoPro camera was still operational after falling into a river and stayed submerged for 17 months.

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(Update: Now Available!) iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Appear on Apple Malaysia Store

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 hours ago · 3 Comments · 8.5k views

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(UPDATE @ 1:49pm, November 24) The new iPads are now available to ship. More information below.

Two weeks after the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus made their way to the Apple Online Store, it is now the new iPads’ turn. Earlier today, the Apple Malaysia online store has unveiled official store pages for the new iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, revealing their retail prices – but there appears to be a catch.

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Malaysian Home Ministry Wants to Set Up Firewall to Filter Online Content, Including YouTube

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 hours ago · 19 Comments · 3.3k views

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The Malaysian Home Ministry is looking to set up a large-scale firewall that would essentially impact all Malaysian Internet users by filtering content that is deemed culturally unacceptable for Malaysians. This firewall would include websites such as YouTube, and the ministry is said to be working closely with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to ensure the censorship is implemented.

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Prepare your Walllet, the Steam Autumn Sale Begins on 26th November to 1st December

by Andrew Cheng · 4 hours ago · No Comments · 1k views

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The Steam autumn sale has been reported to start from the 26th of November to the 1st of December, courtesy of an email from PayPal. Those that have been holding out to purchase any game from Steam, now’s the time to prepare your wallet.

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Hands On: Intel Education Reference Tablet And 2-In-1 Computer

by Farhan · 5 hours ago · No Comments · 344 views

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Getting computers into the classroom is one of the goals for Intel, and it is fully prepared to show the world precisely what it intends this future to look like. The Intel Future Showcase provided two separate reference designs that display the technology giant’s vision for mobile educational hardware.

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Intel Outlines Plans For Wireless Charging Technology

by Farhan · 6 hours ago · 1 Comment · 515 views

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Intel expects wireless charging to grow exponentially within the next few years and is currently investing heavily in the technology. A presentation made at the Intel Future Showcase held in Singapore outlined the company’s strategy for wireless charging in the near future; which includes a separate standard from the current popular Qi wireless charging technology.

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Xiaomi Wants to be No. 1 Smartphone Manufacturer in 10 Years; Apple Responds

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · 15 Comments · 9.1k views

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Xiaomi’s chief executive and founder, Lei Jun, believes that Xiaomi can best Apple and Samsung to be the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer. For a company that only started in 2010, that’s a very, very bold claim – though it doesn’t appear to be an impossible task.

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(Update: Available Today!) Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop & Area 51 Desktop Available in Malaysia Later This Month

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 5 Comments · 5.9k views

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(UPDATE @ 6:56pm, November 21) Dell Malaysia has confirmed the availability of the new devices, including the Alienware Graphics Amplifier. More below.

Dell Malaysia have announced that the company’s latest range of Alienware products will be coming later this month. Yup, the sexy Alienware 13 and the Area 51 desktop with its out-of-this-world design will both be available in Malaysia in the coming weeks.

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Nexus 6 Encryption Takes a Huge Toll on Performance

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · No Comments · 2.8k views

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Android 5.0 Lollipop introduces full device encryption, and for those who are receiving the update by OTA, it won’t be enabled by default. However, devices shipped with Android Lollipop, such as the Nexus 6, will have the encryption turned on by default. In benchmarks done by AnandTech, it seems that full device encryption comes at the price of performance.

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How Apple’s $1B Bet on Small Sapphire Manufacturing Company Went Bust

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 3 Comments · 7.8k views

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were supposed to pack sapphire glass displays. That’s pretty much a fact, but one that eventually did not happen due to a rare – and bizarre – misstep from Apple that ultimately cost the company $1 billion and potentially more in lost revenue of what should have been the first consumer-level smartphone with a sapphire glass display.

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