Naughty Dog’s mega-hit The Last Of Us is receiving a HD upgrade for the PlayStation 4 some time next week. To celebrate this, the developer is putting on a live show featuring the voices actors behind the game. The one-night only show is being held in Santa Monica, California; but more importantly it is being streamed live over Twitch and Youtube.
Google is partnering with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers to open the Little Box Challenge. Teams are asked to shrink inverter technology, which changes direct current from power sources and changes it into alternating current for use in homes, office and cars. Most importantly, Google is offering US$1 million to the team that finds the best solution.
It looks like Google is ready to roll out a new design to its Play Store for Android devices, the Mountain View company recently Tweeted that their latest update to the Play Store has just started rolling out, and should reach all Android devices in the coming days. The new design was leaked about two weeks ago on Android Police and based on the teaser pictures shared by @GooglePlay, it might just be the real deal.
[UPDATE: 200PM, 23 July] DiGi has posted teaser for Xiaomi Redmi 1S on its Facebook page which is the first confirmation of the tips we received yesterday. Read more to see it.
While the newly announced Xiaomi Mi 4 is busy getting everyone’s attention for today, let’s not forget that the fledgling Chinese manufacturer still have plenty of devices under its wing. One of them is the Redmi 1S which is the most affordable Xiaomi’s smartphone in Malaysia at the moment.
If you somehow missed your chance to get one on your hands from Xiaomi Malaysia’s website, then you might want to look out for an announcement from DiGi tomorrow.
Electronic Arts has announced that the upcoming Battlefield Hardline has been delayed until 2015. This leaves 2014 without a new Battlefield title, in contrast with the fears that EA was attempting to turn the franchise into one with an annual release schedule. The reason for this appears to be due to user feedback from the recently concluded closed beta test.
Team ARETE brought home its first World of Tanks tournament win with prize money of US$60,000, as well as the title of being the best team after winning all their matches in the first season of the Wargaming.net League APAC (WGL APAC). Multinational Team Efficiency took second place, earning US$20,000 in the process.
Hari Raya is around the corner and while you’re driving around preparing for the celebration, or going back to your hometown this long weekend, Maxis has got a fun little game for you using Waze. If you’re a Maxis subscriber, just turn on Waze on your mobile phone while you’re out and about and find special Maxis pins nationwide. The top 10 users to submit the most unique codes each day gets to win amazing prizes like a Samsung Galaxy S5 or RM200 Petronas petrol vouchers.
According to previous rumours, NVIDIA is apparently planning to release a follow up to its Shield Portable handheld gaming machine that the company first introduced to the world at CES 2013. Instead of adopting the gamepad design that made Shield Portable known throughout the world, the new product will come in the form of a tablet.
Well, looks like the rumours is true after as the company has officially unveiled the brand new NVIDIA Shield Tablet last night.
It was a moment that seemed to come out of an Apple announcement: just as Xiaomi co-founder and CEO Lei Jun was wrapping up his extensive presentation of the company’s latest flagship Mi 4 smartphone, a new slide appeared in the backdrop, bearing the words, “One more thing…”. Soon after, the world was introduced to the Mi Band, a fitness, activity and sleep tracker that costs a fraction of the competition.
Xiaomi’s latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 4, is interestingly packed with a camera sensor that is used by two other Chinese flagship smartphones. The second-gen IMX 214 stacked CMOS sensor from Sony made its appearance first on the OnePlus One as well as the Oppo Find 7 and Find 7a. It is indeed odd for three flagship smartphones to feature a similar camera sensor, but each smartphone has its own software tweaks to separate it from the rest.
At Xiaomi’s experience zone for the Mi 4, we managed to capture some sample shots to have an initial assessment on how the camera performs.
Xiaomi’s Mi 4 is finally here. Offering its trademark combination of high-performance hardware with exceptionally low retail prices, the Mi 4 looks set to be yet another winning product from the Chinese company. After the launch event, Xiaomi invited members of the media to the experience zone, where we could see, touch and feel the Mi 4 for ourselves.
Read more for our first impressions of the Xiaomi Mi 4.