As some of you might aware, Microsoft is no longer providing support for Windows XP and Office 2003 starting from yesterday onwards. This means that both software will no longer receive updates or fixes from Microsoft and that might spell trouble to companies especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs) out there that have yet to move away from both software.
To benefit such organizations, Microsoft Malaysia together with TM and Intel Malaysia have launched a trade-in program called “Good Bye XP, Good Buy Windows 8” to help them migrate to Windows 8 and Office 365.
It might be not as known as its motherboard or graphics card division, MSI Notebooks has produced plenty of models under its wings that caters to various type of users and budgets. Nevertheless, it seems like the company has really sets its eyes on the gaming notebook market in Malaysia for 2014 as it has just launched several new MSI G Series notebooks for our market.
By several, I mean 17 laptops in total. Yup, SEVENTEEN new models for 2014 including the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro that is shown above – all designed for gaming. Let that sink for a bit.
The MacBook Air was truly a revolutionary device when it was announced but one thing was always missing when a refresh came – A brand new retina display. Despite the fact that most of Apple’s MacBook line has gone Retina, the Macbook Air remains the only one unchanged much to the ire of many looking for the upgrade.
Recently, a number of readers have voiced out their concerns regarding the free Battlefield 4 game code that supposed to come together with each purchase of the new AMD Kaveri A-Series APU. They have mentioned that retailers they spoke to have no idea about it despite the fact we were informed about the promo by AMD Malaysia itself.
Hence, we decided to seek further clarification from our friends over at AMD Malaysia once again yesterday at the company’s on-going road show at Plaza Low Yat. They then provided us with the company’s latest catalogue which clearly proved the existence of the promo, as shown above.
Last week, NVIDIA has revealed its latest generation GPU for the notebook segment in the form of GeForce 800M series. It also marked the arrival of two in-house technologies – ShadowPlay and GameStream, previously exclusive to desktop PC – on notebook platform.
Soon, both features will also be made available to older GTX-class GeForce mobile GPU.
If you read our report on the brand new Razer Blade gaming notebooks yesterday, you might have noticed that both 2014 Blade and Blade Pro are equipped with the GeForce GTX 800M GPUs from NVIDIA. Both of them – GTX 870M and GTX 860M – are just two of the latest GPUs that came from brand new NVIDIA GeForce 800M series which was also officially revealed to the world yesterday.
Last year, Razer unveiled the Razer Blade and Blade Pro gaming laptops, which combined high-end NVIDIA graphics in an unbelievably sexy and slim frame. The stunning laptops not only redefined how gaming laptops should look like, they were above all else marvellous engineering feats.
Now, Razer has again defied conventional wisdom with the refreshed 2014 edition of the Razer Blade, with a stunning high-resolution touch display and NVIDIA’s latest GeForce 800M GPUs.
For those who are not familiar with the tablet, Surface 2 is the second generation Windows RT 8.1 flagship tablet by Microsoft which carries together a 10.6-inch full HD display. The 8.9mm tablet is powered by 1.7GHz NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor alongside 2GB of RAM.
Available for consumers in Malaysia from tomorrow onwards, the tablet is priced at RM 1399 for the model with 32GB internal storage and RM 1699 for the 64GB variant. We will be talking more about Surface 2 later today, so stay tuned for more.