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ZTE Q519T is an RM350 LTE Smartphone with a Generous 4,000mAh Battery

by Andrew Cheng · 1 hour ago · 1 Comment · 377 views

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ZTE’s brand new Android smartphone, the Q519T, might just be the budget device to get. Launched in China just recently, it is priced at a mere 599 Chinese yuan (about RM350). What makes it a very attractive smartphone at this price point is its LTE connectivity and a huge 4,000mAh battery; features which will definitely catch the attention of budget-conscious consumers.

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Oculus Founder Sued For Breach Of Contract

by Farhan · 2 hours ago · 2 Comments · 411 views

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The founder of Oculus VR Inc, Palmer Luckey, has been hit by a lawsuit from one of his former employers for a breach of contract. Total Recall Technologies had originally hired Luckey to build a prototype VR headset, and the company is now saying that Luckey had run off with the information he collected from that work to make the Oculus Rift instead.

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Report: Apple to Focus More on Quality than New Features for iOS 9, May Bring Back Support for Older Devices

by Huei Song · 3 hours ago · 2 Comments · 663 views

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For years now people have always complained about how Apple forces its users to upgrade to new devices every one or two years because they will end the product support after certain period of time, but looks like that is about to change. The latest reports are saying that Apple is looking on improving the quality for its next generation mobile operating system, iOS 9, and might bring back support for older devices.

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BlackBerry Announces Another Round Of Layoffs

by Farhan · 3 hours ago · No Comments · 258 views

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BlackBerry has announced a round of layoffs from its mobile division as the company seeks to further consolidate its business. The company has not revealed how many people will be affected by this decision, but instead chose to say that it would affect number of employees from around the world.

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Nokia N1 Launches in Taiwan for RM970

by Andrew Cheng · 4 hours ago · No Comments · 713 views

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The Nokia N1 has been a resounding success in China, and up until now, the tablet was only available in the country. Just recently, it has been launched in Taiwan. Retailing at 8,199 New Taiwan dollar (about RM970), it seems to be priced slightly higher than its earlier price tag.

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AMD And NVIDIA Enter War Of Words Over Witcher 3 Performance

by Farhan · 4 hours ago · 5 Comments · 1.4k views

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The Witcher 3 was recently released, and it has quickly courted controversy between those running AMD GPUs instead of NVIDIA cards. The accusation is that the some graphical options can only run properly on NVIDIA graphics cards, which has lead to those running on Radeon GPUs suffer horrible performance issues.

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“Highlights” from Instagram Now Brings Updates Directly to Your Email

by Huei Song · 5 hours ago · No Comments · 184 views

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It looks like Instagram does not want you to miss out on trending stories on its social network, the company recently begun sending out “highlights” emails to its users.

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Deezer’s Unlimited Music Streaming For DiGi Postpaid To Be Discontinued On 31 May

by Chief Chapree · 3 days ago · 7 Comments · 1.4k views

Deezer Unlimited Streaming Discontinued for DiGi Postpaid Customers

Back in 2013, DiGi and Deezer have partnered together to deliver music streaming service to the telco customers. Under the partnership, selected DiGi postpaid plans come with free Deezer Premium+ subscriptions which offers unlimited access to around 35 million songs in its catalogue on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

However, this will come to an end on 31 May though according to a mass SMS (as shown above) that DiGi sent to its customers yesterday.

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Photo Essay: What’s Inside the Xiaomi Mi 4i?

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 days ago · 5 Comments · 4.5k views

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Xiaomi officially announced the arrival of the new Mi 4i smartphone in Malaysia yesterday. After the event, selected members of the media were invited to a unique teardown session with Donovan Sung, Xiaomi Global’s Director of Product Management. Xiaomi is especially proud of the Mi 4i’s construction and in the efficiency of its design, and the company was keen to show us what’s underneath the polycarbonate unibody.

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Instant Messaging App Line Is Testing A Music Streaming Service In Thailand

by Farhan · 3 days ago · 2 Comments · 258 views

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Line has introduced Line Music Thailand as part of a trial run to test the waters on a paid subscription service to accompany its instant messaging app. The service is currently limited to Thailand, but there is apparently plans to expand the streaming to other countries.

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iPad Rumour: Apple to Introduce Dual-App Viewing Mode, 12” iPads, and Multi-User Logins

by Huei Song · 3 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.8k views

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There’s no denying that the Apple iPad sales hasn’t been doing very well lately, several financial reports indicates that the growth of its tablet segment has been slowing down, and it looks like Apple is working on several changes to help turn things the other way around. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is working on a dual-app viewing mode, 12” iPads codenamed “J98” and “J99”, as well as multi-user logins.

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Court Reduces Apple’s US$930 Million Win Over Samsung in Patent Case

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · No Comments · 933 views

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The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has been going on since 2011, and with this recent court ruling, it seems like it won’t be over anytime soon. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reaffirmed that Samsung did indeed copy specific design patents of the iPhone. However, the court also determined that Samsung did not infringe on Apple’s trade dress, that is, the overall look and feel of the device. With that, Apple’s US$930 million (about RM3.3 billion) win over Samsung will be reduced.

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