These days, most telcos offer prepaid plans with special promotions that are only valid for a certain period of time. True to its disruptive approach, U Mobile introduced the Power Prepaid Plan in the middle of last year – and so far has proven to be unmatched in delivering value for subscribers.
U Mobile’s POWER prepaid plan is the company’s latest offering for prepaid users. The SIM starter pack goes for a mere RM8.50 and it comes with a tonne of freebies that last forever. Yes, forever. Plus, it is the only prepaid plan in Malaysia that offers free high-speed Internet every month, also forever.
With Netflix’s official arrival in Malaysia, iflix has amped up its game with the announcement of its collaboration with local telecommunication company, Digi. Digi customers will be getting 12 months worth of access to iflix for free, and all they need to do are a few simple steps.
There are rumours floating around saying that Nvidia will indeed use HBM2 inside its upcoming Pascal-based GPUs. Coincidently, the rumour broke out just a day after Samsung announced that it has begun mass producing HBM2 DRAMs. According to sources, Nvidia’s Pascal-based GPUs will be using the 16nm FinFET process, which is a tad bit larger compared to AMD’s upcoming Polaris-based GPUs.
AMD has announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2015, and it seems that the PC market decline affected the company quite a lot. According to AMD, it ended 2015 with “solid execution” which was reflected with its “double-digit percentage revenue growth” for two straight quarters in 2015. However, it still wasn’t a very good year for AMD.
Microsoft has previously acquired Minecraft, and the company hasn’t stopped introducing new features to the popular game. Moving forward, the company has announced its acquisition of MinecraftEDU, followed by the introduction of ‘Minecraft: Education Edition’, a new title that is made for the classroom.
Samsung Electronics has recently announced that it has started mass producing HBM2 (High Bandwidth Memory) DRAMs. The HBM2 variant that is currently being produced by Samsung is the 4GB DRAM version. Interestingly, it’s the first 4GB DRAM package to utilise HBM2 technology. According to Samsung, HBM2 would be used in areas of high performance computing, advanced graphics and enterprise usage.
Intel has announced the availability of its new sixth generation Core vPro processors. Consumers have had access to Skylake processors for several months now, and Intel is now bringing the enterprise side of things up to speed. For the most part, the vPro chips will function like their regular Core counterparts; albeit with a few additional features for businesses.
The realignment of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, continues as the former robotics division has joined the X division. The situation is a bit of a mess at the moment, as it seems that the decision was made as a last resort. Alphabet had been looking for someone to take over the robotics division, but failed to find a suitable candidate in time.
Remember the time you had to store large data files in an external hard drive because your SSD was low on storage? Well, a company named Fixstars has a solution for that. It just released the Fixstars SSD-13000M, which is a 13TB 2.5-inch drive, effectively making it the largest SSD drive in the world.
Enterprise customers are notorious for hanging on to legacy operating systems for the sake of compatibility; however, it looks like Microsoft is about the change the deal. Redmond has announced that it will no longer support older versions of Windows on future computer processors.