Dota 2 excitement is hitting fever pitch this week, as the main event of the The International Dota 2 tournament kicks off later tonight. With local broadcaster Astro showing all main event matches, Mineski Events Team has partnered with TGV Cinemas to showcase the Grand Final of TI5 in its cinema halls.
It has been known for quite some time now that OnePlus will be unveiling two smartphones for 2015. Now that the OnePlus 2 has been launched, it’s only a matter of time before the company’s second device is unveiled. According to OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, it could be launched before the end of the year. “Hopefully for Christmas,” he said.
The International Dota 2 Championship is over for the Malaysian team lead by local legend Mushi. Team Fnatic crashed out of the first round by losing their only match in the lower bracket against Virtus.Pro. The Russian team has now ensured themselves a prize payout of at least $216,542; four times more than Fnatic will see.
Samsung has begun cutting prices of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge as promised in its plan to maintain sales numbers. The revelation of the price revision was made last week after weaker than expected earnings in Q2 2015. Consumers in the Netherlands have noted that the price of the Samsung Galaxy S6 has dropped by as much as €100 (about RM423).
Windows 10 has arrived on the PC, and the next big release from Microsoft will be the mobile version of the new operating system. While Lumia users patiently await the impending free upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft has revealed a list of devices that will be the first to receive the update.
vivo made headlines when it first unveiled one of the thinnest Android smartphones in the market, the X5Max. The X5Pro, on the other hand, isn’t as thin (6.39mm vs 5.08mm). In fact, both devices have almost the same specifications, although the X5Pro is priced lower at RM1,599 (the X5Max goes for RM1,799). That being said, that price is still quite high for a Snapdragon 615-equipped smartphone.
Giving it the benefit of the doubt, I took the X5Pro for a spin and spent a good few weeks with it.
Everyone’s favourite series of inspirational and motivational talks is coming around to KL once again. TEDxKL will be happening on 8 August, which is this Saturday, and will be featuring short speeches from a wide selection of specialists in their fields. Among them will be local comedian Afdlin Shauki,PEMANDU CEO Dato’ Sri Idris Jala, and the British High Commissioner to Malaysia Victoria Treadell.
It has been rumored that Intel will officially launch its brand new 6th generation Core processors – codenamed Skylake – at the upcoming Gamescom 2015 in Germany later this week but of course, things will only be official once Intel decided to break the news to the world. Nevertheless, it is not surprising that leaks have been popping out here and there but today’s leak brings us even closer to the real thing which come in the form of photos that show the some of the Skylake processors in their retail boxes.
If you happen to be looking for a flash drive the size of a coin with a huge capacity of 128GB (we won’t ask why), then SanDisk’s latest offering is just for you. The company has just launched two new USB 3.0 flash drives in Malaysia: the extremely small 128GB Ultra Fit, and the more conventional 256GB Ultra.