[Update 2 @ 8:13pm] Facebook has revealed the reason behind the outage on Facebook and Instagram earlier today.
[Update @ 3:10pm] Facebook is back up. It is a little slow on our end, but at least the site is working again.
Just moments ago, it seems like two of the biggest social sites in the world, Facebook and Instagram are not accessible. We thought it was our connection but it turns out that this is a global occurrence.
We have yet to hear from Facebook (who also owned Instagram, by the way) about this surprise downtime, so keep calm and stay tuned. At least, WhatsApp (which also owned by Facebook) is still functioning normally.
Bioware has released the tavern songs from Dragon Age: Inquisition for digital download. The music will be free from now until 9 February, after which users will have to pay for it. There is also a fan contest starting up next month with a grand prize of an Xbox One, and Malaysians are eligible to join for a change.
Qualcomm China recently held an event showcasing its upcoming Snapdragon 810 processor, revealing several new capabilities. The company gave an update on what we didn’t know about the new chipset. Snapdragon 810’s new features see an improvement in terms of video, audio, photography, gaming and networking.
The PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition is surely a beautiful little nostalgia machine and, with just 12,300 units in the market, it’s a pretty limited run as well. But how much would you pay for the one with the serial number “00001,” making it the first one that rolled off the assembly line? Apparently, as much as 15,135,000 Yen (about RM460,000). Wow.
If you’re disappointed at the battery life of current smartwatches, it looks like Asus has got some interesting things in stored for the near future. The Chairman of Asus, Jonney Shih, recently mentioned that the next generation ZenWatch will have a battery that can last up to one week.
A South Korean newspaper has reported that Samsung has signed a deal to provide the new generation iPhone processors. Under the agreement, the South Korean manufacturer will provide Apple with 75-percent of its needs; although there is no word on who will be supplying the rest of the processors.
Can’t live without WhatsApp because keeps you connected to all your friends and families? Say hello to “WhatSim”, a SIM card dedicated for WhatsApp and keeps you connected to the chat app anywhere you are in the world (in 150 countries around the world at least) for only €10 a year. However, there’s a catch to it.