Intel officially announced the Compute stick for Malaysia. The 4-inch long dongle turns any display with a HDMI port into a computer, complete with WiFi and BlueTooth connectivity. Multiple applications for the device have been envisioned by the company, including modernising digital signage and education.
Acting as a canvas for gamers to express their personality, Chroma Backlighting is a fully customizable backlight system that is available on a selection of Razer’s gaming peripherals such as the BlackWidow keyboard, DeathAdder mouse, Naga Epic wireless mouse, and Kraken 7.1 headset. Today, the list grows once again with the launch of the new Razer Firefly mouse mat.
Just few weeks after the opening of Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store in Suria KLCC earlier this month, Microsoft Malaysia has announced that the second branch of its premier retail outlet will be opened in Sunway Pyramid later this week. Just like the first branch, it is part of 39 Microsoft-branded retail spots that the company is setting up in our market within 2015.
Earlier this month, Razer Nabu X fitness tracker quietly made its way into Malaysia via Razer’s own online store and retailers throughout the country. However, it seemed that Razer’s online store might be offering a better deal through its “Band Together” promo which allows users to purchase two Nabu X for the price of one.
Now, we have learned that the offer is now available at selected physical retailers in Malaysia as well.
The Oculus Rift is rapidly approaching its early 2016 launch date, and Oculus has released the recommended hardware specifications needed to run the VR headset properly. Quite a bit of graphical power is listed here, although there is still time to save money and upgrade your computers.
Back at CES 2015, Samsung announced that by 2017 the company expects to see all of its products to be connected and ready for the age of the Internet of Things (IoT). The South Korean company made a huge step towards that goal earlier today with the announcement of the Artik platform, a series of three tiny system-on-chips that will power the next generation of smart devices.
Qualcomm has finally spoken on the apparent overheating issues of its flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 810. According to Tim McDonough, Qualcomm’s Vice President of Marketing, the rumours “are rubbish, there was not an overheating problem with the Snapdragon 810 in commercial devices.” This is despite report that the processor throttles more often than competing chipsets.
Samsung has released the next generation Gear smartwatch SDK to developers, and it comes bundled with plenty of hints about what the company is planning for its wearables. Codenamed Orbis, Samsung’s next wearable will apparently take on a circular appearance; something that other companies like Lenovo and Motorola are already doing.
News has been going around that solid state drives in storage have been discovered to lose their stored data in extremely short span of time. This refers to unpowered SSDs remaining untouched in lockers, and not the drives installed in computers that are used every day. Still, that hasn’t caused a more than a few computer users to become concerned.
Taking a taxi in Malaysia is about to become more entertaining. Celcom and Gigalink recently announced a partnership to bring machine-to-machine connectivity to local taxis. Using Smarttaxiads solution, on top of advertisements and such, taxi passengers can stay connected via the telco’s 4G LTE network, and receive the latest news and events updates in real time.