Why buy a smartphone when you can have a smartphone and a powerbank in one? Leagoo recently launched the Lead 7, a mid-range budget Android smartphone that packs a huge battery under its 5” hood that can even be used to charge up your other devices. Desperately need to charge up your smartwatch or second smartphone? The Lead 7 will come in handy.
Not long after the Meizu MX4 has been launched, rumour of its successor has already started surfacing. According to the rumour, the Meizu MX5 will have an enormous 41MP rear camera, which is quite a rarity when it comes to mobile phones. Nokia fans will definitely remember the Nokia Lumia 1020 which has the same megapixel count, and as it turns out, the 41MP camera will be provided by Nokia.
Opera, who is mainly known for its web browser, has announced the testing of App Pass for Opera Max. This will allow users to access a free of charge wireless data connection for selected apps. Essentially, it would allow apps like Spotify or Facebook to access the internet without any charges of hours per day. It is being tested with Norwegian teleco Telenor, who happen to own DiGi and have brought it to Malaysia.
Microsoft has been informing users that Google and Facebook chat options will no longer be available on Outlook.com. Google has decided to drop the chat protocol used in Google Talk, which has lead to the platform being no longer compatible with the messenger function on Outlook. All this means is that the Outlook.com chat function will now only support Skype.
Xiaomi just updated its official Chinese website and a new teaser has cropped up. It’s a simple picture which shows a matchbox and a “Learn More” dialogue box. We think it’s a portable camera that is likely to be a GoPro rival because the company mentioned that the device will help us view life in different angles and record life’s precious moments.
With the official unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S6 just a few days away, more leaks of the smartphone have made it to the Internet. These images could be one of the clearest looks of the upcoming flagship yet, but this particular model doesn’t seem to sport the curved display that previous teasers have shown. This pretty much confirms the fact that Samsung will be unveiling two different variants of the Galaxy S6.
A typical Intel Atom-based Windows 8.1 tablet in the market does not usually come with a full HD display. After all, such tablet is usually made for the budget segment of the market and having lower resolution display would tone its price tag down.
But not for IPRO Livepad 8.9 though as it is actually equipped with an 8.9-inch WUXGA IPS display. That’s 1920 x 1200 resolution, to be exact and believe it or not: the tablet still costs under RM 1000.
Members of EA Access rejoice as the Battlefield Hardline trial will be available on the Xbox One on the 12th of March 2015, five days ahead of the official launch. Of course, this is limited to only 10 hours, but will include access to all modes with limited progress in terms of storyline.
LG has just unveiled another variant of the Watch Urbane. Unlike the previous version which is running on Android Wear, this particular model will have LTE capability, NFC, and a huge 700mAh battery. More interestingly, it won’t be running on Android Wear, but a new proprietary OS from LG.
Motorola’s latest Moto E is now official as the company finally unveiled the device. A week ago, US retailer – Best Buy published a listing on their site on a new and improved Moto E which touts LTE connectivity, increased storage and a bigger screen. While there has not technically been an official announcement, the smartphone is now appearing on the Motorola website.
Apple has been ordered to pay US$532.9 million (about RM1.9 Billion) to Smartflash LLC, a holding company that does nothing but sue others for infringing its patents. In this case, the ruling came after a Texan Jury found that Apple’s iTunes infringes patents concerning digital rights management and data storage.