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.
Procedurally generated dungeon crawler Torchlight is currently free on the Arc gaming platform; while the sequel is on a 75-percent discount. Arc may not sound familiar to most, as it is one of the newer platforms around. Created by Perfect World Entertainment to provide a single place to locate all its games.
Earlier this month, Microsoft and Dropbox announced a partnership to implement Dropbox into Microsoft Office and if you’ve been waiting for it, here it is. Dropbox recently updated its mobile app for iOS and Android platform that makes it a whole lot easier to edit and manage your Microsoft Office files.
Anyone who has ever used a Samsung Galaxy device will be aware of the ChatOn instant messaging app that comes pre-installed on every machine. While some may have actually used it to communicate with people, Samsung is admitting that there are not enough users on the service to justify keeping it around, and will begin to phase the app out on future releases.
Yesterday, we reported that Microsoft Malaysia has kicked off a campaign called Work Wonders that offers free gift for users that purchases Office 365 alongside selected Windows 8.1 tablets. Guess what: among the tablets that are listed on the campaign’s official website is the yet-to-be launched Joi 10 Flip tablet which is the bigger brother of the highly successful Joi 8 tablet from SNS Network.
Oppo Malaysia has opened pre-orders for its unique N3 smartphone. Starting from today, you can place an order for the smartphone with a 16MP rotating camera at a retail price of RM2098. Plus, there’s even a very attractive “premium gift package” worth RM406 for the first 3,000 customers.
[UPDATE 1, 26 Nov 2:10am]: As pointed by a number of readers, the PES 2015 listing above has disappeared from Lazada Malaysia but several other software as well as the Gadget Store itself still exist. Furthermore, our attempt to contact Lazada Malaysia seemed to be futile. Read more for further info.
[ORIGINAL POST, 25 Nov 8:49pm]:
Due to the nature of e-commerce where physical communication is usually unnecessary, there are plenty of deals out there that are too good to be true. This is most probably one of them.
One of our readers, Felix K earlier today pointed out that the PC edition of Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 is currently being offered at only RM10 at Lazada Malaysia. The listing exists, but there seems to be more to the story.