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Win Nexus 9 With NVIDIA GeForce GTX Gaming Laptops At PIKOM PC Fair KL This Weekend

by Syefri Zulkefli · 4 hours ago · No Comments · 0 views

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You might have heard of it but if you somehow missed the news or choose to ignore it, the PIKOM PC Fair has returned once again and is happening throughout this weekend at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). NVIDIA is one of the exhibitors at the event, in support of PIKOM Game Master MOL Dota 2 Championship which is also taking place there.

Hence, it’s no surprise that NVIDIA is offering freebies for PC Fair visitors that are planning to purchase an NVIDIA GeForce-based laptops over there but it is not just any random prizes though. In fact, the company is giving away the new Nexus 9 tablet by HTC which is yet to be released in Malaysia.

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Snapchat Ends Up As Another Victim Of The Sony Pictures Hack

by Farhan · 1 day ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views

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Snapchat has ended up as an unintended victim of the data leaks that have occurred after the crippling cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. While the Guardians of Peace have not directly gone after the ephemeral messaging app developer, its ties to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton has exposed many trade secrets that the company had wanted to keep quiet.

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Microsoft Also Working On Game Streaming Service

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 221 views

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Microsoft is apparently working on a new game streaming service similar to the one that is being tested by PlayStation. There are very few details about what the final product will look like, but it is known to be called Arcadia; and there are job openings on the team.

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Asus ROG Poseidon GTX 980 Now Available in Malaysia

by Andrew Cheng · 2 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.3k views

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Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) has just announced the availability of the Poseidon GTX 980 in Malaysia. In order to provide an efficient cooling system, Asus has implemented its very own DirectCU H2O technology in this graphics card, which also gives users the flexibility to choose between air and water cooling.

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Seagate Introduces 8TB Hard Disk for Just RM900

by Andrew Cheng · 4 days ago · 6 Comments · 4.8k views

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Remember when 1TB hard disks were a big deal? Seagate has upped the ante by introducing a new 8TB hard disk that will cost only US$260 (approximately RM900). Of course, such a huge storage space with a little price tag always comes with a catch.

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Microsoft Withdraws Faulty Windows 7 Patch

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.5k views

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Microsoft has withdrawn the most recent Windows 7 patch as it was discovered to be blocking the installation of digitally signed software. This happened to also include other Windows patches and drivers from NVIDIA and AMD.

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AMD Xmas Roadshow Happening Now In Plaza Low Yat: Featuring Clearance Sales and Auction

by Syefri Zulkefli · 1 week ago · No Comments · 1.7k views

AMD Xmas Roadshow - Plaza Low Yat

Throughout this week, AMD is currently hosting a roadshow at Plaza Low Yat in conjunction with the year-end festive season. Just like some of its previous roadshows, the company has roped in products from its numerous partners to be featured at the event. Additionally, there are also clearance and auction sales happening at the same time.

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Sim City 2000 Is Now Free On Origin For A Limited Time

by Nicklaus Law · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 1.6k views

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As part of its On The House Deal, Origin is now offering Sim City 2000 free to its users for a limited amount of time. This decades-old game allows users to construct their own metropolis and customise it to their own liking. The game was originally released for the Apple Macintosh in 1994 but was re-released later for Microsoft Windows.

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Lenovo Issues Worldwide Power Cord Recall, Affecting Multiple Laptop Models

by Syefri Zulkefli · 1 week ago · 3 Comments · 2.8k views

Lenovo Power Cord Worldwide Recall - December 2014

If you are using a Lenovo laptop that was purchased between February 2011 and June 2012, then this news is for you: the company has announced that the power cords for laptops that was acquired during the said period might have a faulty power cord. Hence, Lenovo has initiated a worldwide recall program for it effective immediately.

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Intel Promotion at Pikom PC Fair from 19th to 21st December 2014 Offers Trade Ins, Freebies and More

by Andrew Cheng · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 9.6k views

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Those who are planning to upgrade their laptop or are on the lookout for a good offer on Intel-powered devices, mark this event in your calendar. Intel is currently having a promotion for devices powered by Intel at the next Pikom PC Fair this month.

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Teaser Points to AORUS X5: Set To Be Launched At CES 2015?

by Syefri Zulkefli · 1 week ago · No Comments · 670 views

AORUS X5 teaser for CES 2015

Earlier this year, AORUS Gaming which is essentially a gaming sub brand of GIGABYTE stormed into CES 2014 armed with a slim but highly powerful 17-inch gaming laptop called X7. Few months after that at Computex 2014, the company followed up with a refresh for the X7 as well as new models with smaller display sizes called X3 and X3 Plus.

So, what’s next then? Well, we have a reason to believe that brand’s next product might be called AORUS X5 and is set to be unveiled to the world very soon.

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Samsung Unveils Solid State Drives Using Its New 3-Bit V-NAND Storage Technology

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · 4 Comments · 2.3k views

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Samsung has announced the 850 EVO solid state drive, which will be the first storage device to use the company’s new 3-Bit V-NAND storage technology. It will provide a boost in storage and endurance, and will be launched in 53 countries later this month.

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