If you’ve been waiting for Xiaomi to release MIUI 6 along with Android 5.0 Lollipop to your Mi device, it looks like your wait isn’t too long away. In an interview with The Next Web, Hugo Barra, the Global VP of Xiaomi , said that the update will be released by the end of the first quarter of 2015.
A month after its announcement, the Samsung Galaxy A5 is now available in China through Samsung’s official website. The Galaxy A5, alongside the Galaxy A3 are part of the A series which Samsung touts as the ideal phone for social media junkies. The Galaxy A5 will come in midnight black, pearl white, light blue, soft pink, platinum silver and champagne gold.
The aftermath of the massive cyber attack directed at Sony Pictures is still being felt today. Guardians of Peace, the group behind the attack, has released a two text documents containing a list of files that were stolen. Impressively, these two documents alone reach about 1GB in size; showing just how much information was taken.
Love Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on Android devices, but wish you can just spice up the interface a little? Well, the next TouchWiz update might allow you to do just that. Samsung has been rumoured to be working on a themes section for its TouchWiz UI and several leaked screenshots suggests that we might be seeing it soon.
Apple has reach a market value of over US$700 billion, which makes it the biggest and most valuable company in the world by a ridiculous amount. The next largest company, Exxon Mobil, is only worth US$405 billion; with Microsoft a distant third at US$395 billion. While many critics would like to think that it has not been as successful without Steve Jobs around to provide his vision, the current valuation would seem to indicate otherwise.
There are plenty of smartwatches and smart bands out in the market, so what does one company have to do to stand out? Sony wants to make a smartwatch made entirely out of e-paper, reports Bloomberg. According to an unnamed source, this is part of the Japanese’s company’s new venture-style approach to create new products.
Malaysia’s own Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is poised to introduce a smart meter system that will allow consumers to keep track of their overall electricity usage. Though the project is still in its early stages, the system will most likely see nationwide availability in 2016 if the current ongoing pilot project is successful.
In the first three months since its release, Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, sold 40% less units compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy S4, in that same time frame. This startling statistic proved to be a precursor of the Korean giants’ poor performance so far this year, resulting in its first-ever drop in quarterly profits in three years.
Ingram Micro has announced the new Ingram Micro Cover Plus – Essential, an insurance plan for smartphones underwritten by Zurich Insurance Malaysia. From as low as 49 sen a day, this plan protects your mobile device against accidental damage that standard smartphone warranties do not cover.
Back when the PlayStation Vita was announced, Sony promised that this portable console will be able to do a lot of things. Several years have passed, and Sony has failed to deliver. At least, that’s what the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled. As a result, Sony now has to refund early adopters of the PS Vita system up to US$50.
Last week, Honor Malaysia confirmed the specifications of the Honor 3C Lite. Those who are eager to grab this entry-level smartphone will be happy to know that Honor Malaysia has just announced the pre-order dates for the Honor 3C Lite. It will begin on the 28th of November until the 3rd of December 2014, and buyers who pre-order the 3C Lite will stand a chance to win a trip to Langkawi.