Joining the Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 is the yet to be officially announced Galaxy A8, which has been extensively leaked in a hands on video. Just like the other Galaxy A series devices, the A8 features a metal construction. With a 5.7-inch display and measuring 5.9mm thin, the A8 is the biggest and thinnest Galaxy A device yet, taking the title away from the Galaxy A7.
In the spirit of Ramadan, Honor Malaysia will be holding a four-day sale from the 7th of July 2015. Among the highlights of the sale are flash deals from as low as RM1, 50% off on all accessories, and an open sale for selected Honor smartphones. The main attraction, of course, is the fact that the Honor 6 Plus will go for as low as RM999 in the sale.
Astro On The Go (AOTG) will be offering four channels for free from today until 30 September. These channels show Astro owned content, and cover the general gamut of English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil shows. The satellite television provider already offers three channels for free on its AOTG, and the addition of these four will bring even more free content for viewers.
Xiaomi Malaysia has announced its latest seasonal promotion, which kicks off today. For Hari Raya, it is offering a host of accessories on discount, special bundles, the Dark Grey Mi 4i, and a new PayPal special that offers greater discounts the more “likes” the products receive.
Social engineering to spread malware generally relies on getting people to click on things they would usually avoid. Hackers know to remain topical, and use popular search terms to get this done; with Comic Con around the corner, the flavour of the month happens to be Superheroes. McAfee Siteadvisor has published a list of the Superheroes who are most likely to also carry malware in the links.
Celcom has finally put an expiry date to its First Basic 38 promotion that offers 3GB of data and 3GB of Celcom Wi-Fi, as well as 50mins free calls and 50 free SMS a month for only RM38 a month. For those of you who wish to sign up for it, your last day to do so is 16 July 2015.
Crowdfunding campaigns can perform miracles, like giving someone US$55,000 to make potato salad. However, this one particular Indiegogo fundraiser may just be trying a little too hard. It aims to raise €1.6 billion (about RM6.7 billion) to help Greece pay off its debt to the International Monetary Fund.
In just a month after it was launched in China, the brand new vivo X5Pro has made its way to Malaysia with much fanfare last week. In general, the phone’s rather grand launch event seems to be a sign of confidence from vivo that its new smartphone might fare well in our market.
Truth to be told though, things are not going to be that easy for X5Pro in our market since there are plenty of Snapdragon 615-based smartphones that have been officially released into Malaysia this year so far. Hence, we are going to take a quick look at how the new device from vivo fares against other smartphones with the same processor.
Google’s new Photos app has made great strides in facial and object recognition. So much so that the system itself is able to sort images according to categories without user input. However, nothing is perfect, as computer programmer Jacky Alcine discovered after he was tagged as being a gorilla in several photos.