After kicking off its Private Preview session last week, the Malaysian-based video on-demand service iflix is now officially opened for business. With the objective to provide more than 10,000 hours’ worth of TV shows and movies contents from all over the world to customers in , iflix has also revealed its monthly subscription rate which has been set at only RM 8 per month.
Sony announced the Xperia Z4 for Japan about a month ago, and it is now bringing that very same phone to the rest of the world. The name will be changed to the Xperia Z3+ for unknown reasons, but Sony’s international flagship smartphone for 2015 will share the same specifications as its Japanese counterparts.
Remember the Gionee M3 with a huge 5,000mAh battery that promises more than a month of standby time? The company is planning to raise the bar with its successor, the Gionee M5. Instead of being powered by a single battery, it will have two separate batteries that Gionee claims will last up to four days of usage.
Asus has announced the pre-order for its MG279Q gaming monitor. The 27-inch display is not yet available in Malaysia, and interested gamers will be able to pick theirs up for RM2,699; a price that includes free copies of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Assassin’s Creed Freedom Cry.
Google seems to have something interesting planned for its 2015 Nexus devices. A recent rumour circulating the Internet is indicating that there will be two Nexus smartphones made by LG and Huawei this year. Curiously, the rumour is also indicating that there will be no Nexus tablet for 2015.
Few game companies are taking negative online behaviour as seriously as Riot Games. The League of Legends developer has begun trials for near-instant punishments for players who create a negative gameplay experience, going as far as to automate the system to deal out bans as quickly as 15 minutes after the match ends.
Jony Ive, the mastermind behind some of Apple’s greatest creations, has been promoted from Senior VP and will become Apple’s first Chief Design Officer. The promotion will see him oversee the company’s broader design efforts, and reduce the amount of time he spends on day-to-day managerial duties.
A lot of household items have gotten “smart” lately, your glasses, watch, weighing machine, and such, and it looks like plush toys are going down the same route. It has recently been discovered that several years ago, Google filed a patent for a connected toy that can interact with children and even show certain facial expression in response.