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Microsoft To Debut New Crossplatform Minecraft For Windows 10

by Farhan · 3 hours ago · No Comments · 192 views

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Minecon happened over the weekend, and Minecraft fans had the opportunity to see the direction Microsoft is taking the game. The big news is that there is another version of the game being released, this time for Windows 10. Unlike the current java based Minecraft on the PC, this one is being built from the ground up for Microsoft’s new operating system.

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Reebok Spartan Race Set To Make Its Mark In Malaysia This October

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · No Comments · 1.4k views

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The world’s leading obstacle race, the Reebok Spartan Race, is coming to Malaysia. Coinciding with the first-ever National Sports Day in Malaysia, the Reebok Spartan Race promises to be yet another challengingly fun race for fitness enthusiasts.

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Photo Essay: A Visit to Ford’s Research and Innovation Centre in Silicon Valley

by Pang Tun Yau · 6 days ago · No Comments · 368 views

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Last week, we were invited to the annual Further with Ford conference, comprising of a series of keynotes and tours that revolve around a lofty theme: the future. We heard and saw plenty of Ford’s research findings on future trends, as well as an interesting convergence between the automotive and the technology industries. This was especially evident when we were invited to the company’s new Research and Innovation Lab. Here’s a glimpse of what we saw at the company’s state-of-the-art facility.

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Further With Ford 2015 Demonstrates Convergence of Automobile and Tech Industries

by Pang Tun Yau · 6 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.3k views

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“What in the world are we doing here?”

That was a prevailing thought in the early stages of the Future With Ford, which we attended over the course of this week. But as the keynotes and experiential tours passed, we noticed that the group of global journalists invited were not merely from automotive publications: there were people from economic dailies, radio talk shows, other tech media, and even analysts in global trends. One of the keynote speakers was Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.

Clearly, this was a different sort of global event.

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Honor 7 Is Now Official; Comes in Three Different Variants From RM1,215

by Andrew Cheng · 6 days ago · 8 Comments · 3.8k views

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The Honor 7 has been officially launched in China. Coming in three different variants, the new flagship device has a slew of high-end specifications. These include an all-metal body, a fingerprint sensor, fast charging support, and also Knuckle Sense, which was only available on the Huawei P8 up until now. It will also be powered by a new 2.2GHz octa-core processor: the HiSilicon Kirin 935.

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TEDxKL Returns On 8 August; Use Our Lowyat.NET Code For A Discount On Tickets

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 1k views

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TEDxKL will return for the seventh year running on 8 August 2015 at the Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil. This year sees notable personalities like Afdlin Shauki, Datuk Ramli Ibrahim, and Prof. Adrian Cheok. As usual, there is no telling what these people will be talk about, but it is sure to be inspiring and eye-opening.

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Confirmed: Video Games Lives Malaysia 2015 Will Still Take Place At Putra Stadium On 29 August

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · No Comments · 771 views

Video Games Live 2015

Things might have been rather rocky for Video Games Live (VGL) Malaysia 2015 for the past few days as they might have to relocate and reschedule the show after the management of Putra Stadium has apparently decided to renovate the stadium starting from August. As it turns out though, things are now back on track for VGL Malaysia 2015 as the renovation will only begin after the concert has taken place.

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OnePlus to Launch the 2 on 28 July 2015 via VR Live Stream

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 1.3k views

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The OnePlus 2 will officially be launched on 27 July 2015 at 7pm PT (10am, 28 July 2015 for us Malaysians), and if you would like to be one of the first to see it, you may do so because the company will be hosting the “world’s first product launch in virtual reality”.

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Fitbit Officially Launches in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 4 Comments · 3.7k views

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Despite selected models being available in the country since earlier this year, Fitbit has officially announced its arrival in Malaysia – and it’s brought along its entire range of fitness and activity trackers.

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Try Out Batman: Arkham Knight On PlayStation 4 at Fan Event This Weekend

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 856 views

Batman: Arkham Knight Fan Event

After much delay, Batman: Arkham Knight is now finally available for gamers this week on across all platform including PlayStation 4 and has managed to gather plenty positive reviews (except for the PC version, for obvious reason) from throughout the world. However, if you still have doubt on whether if it is a good addition to your PS4 library, here is a chance for you to try out the game before making your final decision.

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Tommy Tallarico: Video Games Live Malaysia 2015 Will Go On, Despite The Venue Issue

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 922 views

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Yesterday, we have reported that Video Games Live (VGL) Malaysia 2015 might be facing postponement or cancellation due to sudden closure of its scheduled venue based on a set of tweets by Leslie Jeyam, the Director of 11 to 11 Events which is the organizer of VGL Malaysia 2015. We have then reached out to several parties in order to seek further clarification on this matter including the event company itself, as well Stadium Putra’s owner Stadium Malaysia Corporation, and VGL production team in United States.

This morning, we have received a response from the main man behind VGL, Tommy Tallarico himself…and what a reply, it is.

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Hands On: MSI GT72 Dominator Pro Tobii EyeX Concept Gaming Laptop, With Built-In Eye Tracking Capability

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.6k views

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You might be familiar with motion sensing controller such as Kinect or Leap Motion but how about eye tracking? Truth to be told, both alternative method of computer interactions is still quite niche among consumers (with the exception of game consoles) but that doesn’t stop MSI from exploring the option of having eye tracking capability into its laptop.

With the help of a Swedish company called Tobii Tech through its EyeX technology, MSI has implemented that very feature into a special GT72 Dominator Pro gaming laptop which the company has showcased at its booth during the recent Computex 2015 in Taipei.

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