The iPhone 5c may not be the Nokia 3310 (who can forget its legendary durability?), but it did save the live of a 25-year-old man when he was shot close-range with a shotgun (by a 19-year-old at that, yikes). According to the police officer handling the case, “had that phone not been in his (the victim) pocket at that time he would undoubtedly have died.”
ZTE’s brand new Android smartphone, the Q519T, might just be the budget device to get. Launched in China just recently, it is priced at a mere 599 Chinese yuan (about RM350). What makes it a very attractive smartphone at this price point is its LTE connectivity and a huge 4,000mAh battery; features which will definitely catch the attention of budget-conscious consumers.
The founder of Oculus VR Inc, Palmer Luckey, has been hit by a lawsuit from one of his former employers for a breach of contract. Total Recall Technologies had originally hired Luckey to build a prototype VR headset, and the company is now saying that Luckey had run off with the information he collected from that work to make the Oculus Rift instead.
For years now people have always complained about how Apple forces its users to upgrade to new devices every one or two years because they will end the product support after certain period of time, but looks like that is about to change. The latest reports are saying that Apple is looking on improving the quality for its next generation mobile operating system, iOS 9, and might bring back support for older devices.
BlackBerry has announced a round of layoffs from its mobile division as the company seeks to further consolidate its business. The company has not revealed how many people will be affected by this decision, but instead chose to say that it would affect number of employees from around the world.
The Nokia N1 has been a resounding success in China, and up until now, the tablet was only available in the country. Just recently, it has been launched in Taiwan. Retailing at 8,199 New Taiwan dollar (about RM970), it seems to be priced slightly higher than its earlier price tag.
The Witcher 3 was recently released, and it has quickly courted controversy between those running AMD GPUs instead of NVIDIA cards. The accusation is that the some graphical options can only run properly on NVIDIA graphics cards, which has lead to those running on Radeon GPUs suffer horrible performance issues.
Back in 2013, DiGi and Deezer have partnered together to deliver music streaming service to the telco customers. Under the partnership, selected DiGi postpaid plans come with free Deezer Premium+ subscriptions which offers unlimited access to around 35 million songs in its catalogue on computers, tablets, and smartphones.
However, this will come to an end on 31 May though according to a mass SMS (as shown above) that DiGi sent to its customers yesterday.
Xiaomi officially announced the arrival of the new Mi 4i smartphone in Malaysia yesterday. After the event, selected members of the media were invited to a unique teardown session with Donovan Sung, Xiaomi Global’s Director of Product Management. Xiaomi is especially proud of the Mi 4i’s construction and in the efficiency of its design, and the company was keen to show us what’s underneath the polycarbonate unibody.