Social media junkies should definitely mark this event on their calender. The #OHHSOME Fest, in collaboration with Hotlink, will be held in celebration of the local social media scene. This event will afford the opportunity to interact up-close with local and global YouTube celebrities, along with a slew of bazaars featuring online retailers.
YouTube’s much rumoured music streaming service was finally revealed as Google announced the beta test for Youtube Music Key. The service will provide some 20 million songs for listeners over the browser, iOS, and Android. What makes this different from the other streaming services is that Music Key will also be streaming music videos instead of just audio.
Audio specialists Sennheiser has released its latest range of consumer mobile headphones for the Malaysian market. Dubbed the Urbanite series, these new headphones are designed for young professionals who demand exceptional audio quality with stylish and rugged looks that looks nothing like those pair of headphones you see everywhere.
SoundCloud has struck a deal with Warner Music that will be paving the way for it to establish a new paid premium version of the service. Under the terms of the agreement, SoundCloud will pay royalties to Warner for every song played; while the music group in turn will make most of its catalogue available to listeners.
Astro has introduced Raku, a homegrown music streaming service that focuses on online radio services. It is similar to Last.fm, only instead of American radio shows listeners get to listen to Astro owned station. Also like Last.fm, it only caters to local viewers and cannot be used outside its home country.
When it comes to audio peripherals, you might thought that Razer already has pretty much everything under its flag such as earphones, headphones, and speakers. Well, think again as the renowned gaming peripherals outfit has just revealed the latest addition into its gaming audio line-up in the form of the new Razer Leviathan Sound Bar.
Based in Paris, Aedle is generally quite new in the world of high-end audio given the fact that the company was only formed around three years ago. Nevertheless, its first product (and the only one so far), the Aedle VK-1 headphones seemed to have substantial amount of premium craftsmanship and build quality to hold themselves in the audiophile world.
Blizzard has provided new details about the current state and future of its wildly popular online card game, Hearthstone. Aside from proudly proclaiming that the game now has more than 20 million players, the company also revealed that the Android and iPhone versions of the game are mostly complete; although the developers still have “a few more mana crystals to polish and some Angry Chickens to chase down“.
For a lot of music lovers out there, Spotify proved to be an inexpensive way to access to their favourite music regardless of classic tunes or the latest chart busters. Furthermore, the monthly fees for the service in Malaysia is cheaper than United States at RM 14.90.
Soon, that fee might be even cheaper as Spotify has announced its new Spotify Family plan that allow users to share their subscription plan at half the normal price per additional user.
OnePlus earlier today has officially announced its partnership with the renowned audio company, JBL which subsequently has led to the creation of the new JBL E1+ Earphones. The new earphones have become the company’s second audio accessories after the introduction of the highly affordable OnePlus Silver Bullet Earphones last month.
Workplace distraction is a small annoyance that the modern employee has to put up with to maintain productivity. Jabra believes that it has found the solution to this problem by introducing the new Evolve line of professional headsets. They will produce a personal “concentration zone” using advanced noise-cancellation technology, making it impossible to hear what is going on around the office.
Next month, Cyberjaya will be turned into multifaceted festival ground as the renowned tech hub of the country will be hosting the Cyberjaya Creative Playground from 14 to 16 November. Taking place in the city’s Multimedia University (MMU) and Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology (LUCT), the festival will be focusing on three main themes: gaming, music and techpreneurship.