[Update @ 5:08pm, September 18] Telekom Malaysia has shared more details on the restoration works and its expected time frame for completion. It’s going to be a long wait. More below.
If you have been experiencing exceptionally slow Internet speeds, even when connected to Unifi, you’re not alone. A fault on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable system is causing data degradation, affecting Internet users in the Southeast Asian region accessing sites based in the US.
WikiLeaks has released updated information about FinFisher, the software used by governments to conduct surveillance on citizens. The leak hopes that the information will help researchers uncover human rights abuses that happens with the software; although some critics are calling the public release an extremely short sighted and reckless move.
Seems like OnePlus really can’t catch a break. The company has just announced that its interesting StyleSwap covers, which was a genuinely interesting concept of changing not just the colour of the back cover but also the texture, has been scrapped. This action was due to a combination of factors, including production yield issues as well as the OnePlus One smartphone’s design itself.
With concerns about snooping on the internet, BitTorrent has just released an public Alpha of its new chat app: Bleep. The instant messaging client is an attempt to use P2P technology to create a chat network that doesn’t pass through any servers; thus, making it harder for anyone to eavesdrop on the conversation.
Google’s Android Silver programme was originally reported as an effort to bring the stock Android experience to high end smartphones. It was intended to be more inclusive of OEMs and allow the company to properly deliver what they think people should be getting out of the operating system. However, it appears that the programme has now been indefinitely shelved.
The biggest iOS release ever is now available so if you would like to update your iOS devices (iPhone 4S and above, iPad 2 and above, iPad mini and 5th Generation iPod Touch), head on to your settings menu to check for a software update. The OTA update is worth over 1GB so you’ll have to be patient (especially with our internet problem), and make sure you have at least 5.7GB of empty space on your device. But wait, before you proceed, here are a few things you need to know.
Those with access to the PlayStation Network should log in and take a look at the Capcom catalogue. Prices have been discounted by up to 75% on some titles, ranging from the popular Street Fighter series to the horror based Resident Evil franchise. Capcom’s statement on their website appears to say that they want to provide something special for their console based fans who missed the Capcom sale on Steam last weekend.
Google may have just given its Play Store an interface overhaul just a couple of months ago but it looks like you can expect more changes to come your way soon. Android Police has gotten their hands on some Google Play Store version 5.0 update showing off a slightly redesigned interface with a more “materialized” content listing.
Currently, gamers have a choice of eight colors to choose from when they purchase a Sony PlayStation Vita (specifically, the PCH-2000 series) in Malaysia. However, if you don’t find them attractive enough, a new paintjob for the handheld gaming system will be released in Malaysia soon.
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.