There are plenty of smartwatches and smart bands out in the market, so what does one company have to do to stand out? Sony wants to make a smartwatch made entirely out of e-paper, reports Bloomberg. According to an unnamed source, this is part of the Japanese’s company’s new venture-style approach to create new products.
Malaysia’s own Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is poised to introduce a smart meter system that will allow consumers to keep track of their overall electricity usage. Though the project is still in its early stages, the system will most likely see nationwide availability in 2016 if the current ongoing pilot project is successful.
In the first three months since its release, Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, sold 40% less units compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy S4, in that same time frame. This startling statistic proved to be a precursor of the Korean giants’ poor performance so far this year, resulting in its first-ever drop in quarterly profits in three years.
Ingram Micro has announced the new Ingram Micro Cover Plus – Essential, an insurance plan for smartphones underwritten by Zurich Insurance Malaysia. From as low as 49 sen a day, this plan protects your mobile device against accidental damage that standard smartphone warranties do not cover.
Back when the PlayStation Vita was announced, Sony promised that this portable console will be able to do a lot of things. Several years have passed, and Sony has failed to deliver. At least, that’s what the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled. As a result, Sony now has to refund early adopters of the PS Vita system up to US$50.
Last week, Honor Malaysia confirmed the specifications of the Honor 3C Lite. Those who are eager to grab this entry-level smartphone will be happy to know that Honor Malaysia has just announced the pre-order dates for the Honor 3C Lite. It will begin on the 28th of November until the 3rd of December 2014, and buyers who pre-order the 3C Lite will stand a chance to win a trip to Langkawi.
Logitech has announced the availability of Type+ and AnyAngle, two new accessories catering for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini. The former is an iPad keyboard case that comes with an integrated keyboard whereas the latter presents itself to be a protective case that doubles as a stand for the iPad.
Twitter is apparently not satisfied with just trying to sell people things through the internet. The company has announced that it is beginning a US based test to deploy Tweet based discount codes that would be shared directly with users. This relies on the willingness of individuals to share their credit card information, but appears to be an interesting step towards Twitter expanding its services.