Earlier this month, Sony has unveiled a brand new limited edition PlayStation 4 at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) press conference which is called the Metal Slime Edition in conjunction with the upcoming release of Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryuu to Sekaiju no Shiro.
At that time, it was believed that the special edition console will not be available outside of Japan but that changes today as SCEJA today has revealed that PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition will be released in Asian regions soon.
Adata has launched the most recent version of it XPG line of high performance RAM. The XPG V3 DDR3 memory is designed for overclocking and runs at 3100MHz to get the most out of the hardware. Also included are the removable heat sinks, mainly for aesthetics and modders who want to change the colour of their internals.
Looks like Microsoft is ready to unveil the next iteration of its Windows operating system. Tentatively known as Windows 9, Microsoft is set to unveil even more exciting additions to the world’s most popular desktop operating system, including Cortana integration and new UI changes that includes the return of the Start menu.
After announcing its 3G and LTE expansion plan last week, it turns out that U Mobile is not going to just stop there. The company announced earlier today that it has planned yet another initiative that actually has a very ambitious objective: to obtain two million new customers by 31 December 2014.
One of the biggest moves by Apple at its iOS 8 announcement is to open up its platform for third-party keyboard apps. It’s not so much that the default iOS keyboard was bad, but the fact that its autocorrect engine has spawned countless blogs dedicated to “autocorrect fails” says a lot about the need of an alternative. With iOS 8 set to be available for download today, third-party keyboard apps will now be available, in addition to the new QuickType virtual keyboard for iOS 8.
Steam has finalised a move to convert all pricing to RM for Malaysian users. This has turned out to be a good thing in one way as there is a noticeable discount on the offered titles. However, this comes at a price as PayPal is no longer listed as one of the payment options available. Instead, it appears to be have been replaced by local payment options MOL and eClub points.
Minecraft will officially be joining Microsoft’s stable of games. Both Redmond and Mojang have confirmed that the acquisition of the Swedish game developer has happened after rumours appeared last week. The founder of Minecraft, Markus ‘Notch’ Persson will be leaving the company, although this was already expected as he had already been hinting that we was preparing to move on from the massive blockbuster hit.
Think that Sony’s announcements at IFA 2014 were all amazing and you can’t wait to get your hands on the company’s new devices? Yesterday, Sony held a regional launch event in Singapore to announce that they will be bringing several of the most exciting devices to our region, including the Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia E3, and two new wearables – the SmartBand Talk and Smartwatch 3.
The League of Legends Season 4 World Championships begins this week when the Group A and B matches kick off in Taiwan on 18 September. Once those are complete, the action moves to the Group C and D matches which will be playing in Singapore starting from 25 September. The tournament cumulates in the grand finals in South Korea. Lowyat.net will be giving out free tickets to all four days of the Group matches in Singapore over the next three days.