Samsung announced its earnings for the second quarter of 2015 with a net profit drop of eight percent year on year. Low smartphone shipment counts and increased marketing expenses hampered growth; which has lead the Korean company to revise pricing for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge to maintain sales numbers.
Electronic Arts has revealed that it has plans to expand the reach of Titanfall through a free to play version of the game. Unsurprisingly, this new F2P Titanfall will be handled by Nexon – who are a specialist in the genre. Details of the deal are unavailable at this time, but all that is known is that the game will be PC exclusive and only open to the Asian market.
Even though plenty of users will be upgrading to Windows 10 for free from their Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 devices, there are still users out there who need to purchase the new operating system separately. Unfortunately, the official Malaysian pricing for the new operating system is still not yet available even on the official online store for Microsoft Malaysia. That being said though, we manage to track down some useful information from our industry insiders regarding the pricing of Windows 10 in our market.
While Microsoft has been promoting the free Windows 10 upgrade to existing Windows 7 and 8.1 users for the past few months, there are some users out there that might need to purchase the operating system separately. Such users include D-I-Y system builders or users that want to install Windows 10 into their Mac products as the second operating system.
If you find yourself to be part of this user group, you can look forward to grab your hands on the boxed version at retail stores in Malaysia on 10 August.
Earlier today, Armaggeddon has unveiled three new mechanical keyboards: the tenkeyless MKA-5 Black Hawk and the full-sized MKA-11 Spectral Hawk and MKA-13 Chroma Hawk keyboards. We were told these boards will be affordable, and if it’s true, mechanical keyboard lovers will want to give these a consideration.
For what it’s worth, I had a quick hands on session with these three keyboards, and I’m rather impressed.
In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Leapfrog has launched a slew of new products under its various brands. These include products from Armaggeddon, Sonic Gear, Power Logic, and the company’s new brand that focuses on high-end offerings, Elysium. Here are some highlights of the 30 products launched today here in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Two days, two new phone announcements. Just after comparing the brand new OnePlus 2 to the 2015 flagship smartphones, Motorola announced two new Moto X smartphones – a mid-range Snapdragon 615-powered Moto X Play, and a flagship Moto X Style that brings pure Android to users. So how do these two devices compare to other devices within their range?
When a rumour refuses to die, it usually means there is some truth in them. That appears to be the case with national broadcaster Astro, which for at least a month have been rumoured to be ready to air the upcoming The International Dota 2 tournament for its subscribers. The company has now confirmed that rumour, which will surely delight local eSports fans.
One of the biggest hindrance for wireless charging technology on mobile phones would definitely have to be metal cases, especially now when more and more smartphone manufacturers adopting metal body or frame. Qualcomm has a new solution that will overcome the barrier, bringing wireless charging to every phone despite of the material it uses.