Samsung has just released its Q2 2015 earnings guidance and things do not look good. Despite launching the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the numbers are still going down – Samsung predicts that its operating profit for the second quarter of this year will drop 4% compared to the same quarter last year.
After the official invitation made its way to members of media last month, the day has come for OPPO to officially launch its new R7 series of smartphones here in Malaysia. We already know that the company is indeed launching the R7 Plus in our market but today, we finally have the confirmation that R7 Lite will be officially released into Malaysia as well.
Today would be the 114th birthday of Eiji Tsuburaya, creator of Ultraman and co-creator of Godzilla. Google is celebrating the person behind some of our most treasured cultural icons with a Google Doodle mini-game that challenges players to recreate some iconic scenes from Tsuburaya’s movies.
Sony Mobile CEO and President, Hiroki Totoki, has decided to put an end to the rumour that Sony is planning to sell its mobile division. In an interview, he was quoted as saying “we will never ever sell or exit from the current mobile business,” which says a lot about the Japanese company’s resolve to stay in the market.
Last year, Valve released a rather interesting documentary called Free To Play that take a look at three professional e-sports athletes from different teams, countries, and background with two common similarities: they are Dota 2 players and competing in the first ever The International championship. Interestingly, the documentary is apparently coming to Astro SuperSport really soon.
Want a lot of storage without sacrificing performance? Then Samsung’s new 850 PRO and 850 EVO SSDs are perfect. With a huge 2TB capacity, these are the first consumer-oriented 2TB SSD drives from Samsung to enter the market. That being said, a high capacity SSD such as these will still not come cheap. (At least, not yet.)
Italian spyware maker Hacking Team is currently facing a massive nightmare. The company has had its security breached, and some 400GB of files leaked on to the internet. Human Rights associations and privacy advocates are having a field day sorting through the data which shows sales to numerous oppressive regimes.
Ever since OnePlus mentioned that the OnePlus 2 will be more expensive than the OnePlus One, there have been many rumours saying just how expensive the device will be. Pete Lau, the CEO of OnePlus, recently confirmed that the OnePlus 2 will be priced under US$450 (under RM1,720).
Waze has begun a limited trial run of its new carpooling service called RideWith. The app aims to match people on similar routes and make it easier to find a carpool to and from work. It is currently only available in Waze’s home country of Israel, but it should be expanding to the rest of the world over time.