Microsoft has just made its Bing Maps a lot more useful with the worldwide launch of Clearflow traffic estimation. Clearflow can predict the traffic on the road even if it does not have live traffic data, which means that it is now able to tell you the time it takes to travel from one place to another based on the traffic conditions on the road.
Razer appears to be getting in on the eSports documentary action with a three episode mini-series about the growing competitive scene. Much like Valve’s Free To Play, this is another close look at the people who have chosen to play video games for a living; and how their choices affect those around them.
This is the Zeaplus M4. No, it’s not the Xiaomi Mi 4, and there is no typographical error. The M4 is an almost complete clone of the Mi 4, right down to the physical appearance and button placements. Xiaomi has been called out as an Apple copycat in the past, but this time around Xiaomi is the one being copied.
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.