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Google Developing Its Own IoT Operating System, Codenamed Brillo

by Farhan · 8 hours ago · 1 Comment · 653 views

Google IO 2015

Google is apparently preparing to release its own lightweight operating system for the Internet-of-Things. Codenamed Brillo, the operating system will be released under the Android Brand; which fuels the assumption that it is a reduced version of Android.

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Intel Compute Stick Announced For Malaysia; Priced At RM599

by Farhan · 11 hours ago · 15 Comments · 5.4k views

Compute Stick Features

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.

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Razer Firefly Gaming Mouse Mat Goes Official, Featuring Customizable Chroma Backlighting

by Chief Chapree · 22 hours ago · 3 Comments · 1.3k views

Razer Firefly Gaming Mouse Mat

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.

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The Second Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store Opens In Sunway Pyramid This Saturday

by Chief Chapree · 1 day ago · No Comments · 994 views

Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store Suria KLCC Launch 27

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.

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Razer Nabu X Buy 1 Free 1 Deal Now Available At Selected Physical Stores Too

by Chief Chapree · 2 days ago · 7 Comments · 3.3k views

Razer Nabu X at Compuzone

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.

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Oculus Reveals System Requirements To Run The Rift VR Headset

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

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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.

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Samsung Announces Artik Platform, Built for the IoT Age

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 3 Comments · 1.2k views

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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.

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Qualcomm: “the Rumours are Rubbish; No Overheating Problem with the Snapdragon 810″

by Andrew Cheng · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 2k views

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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.

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New Samsung Gear SDK Reveals Details About Next Smartwatch

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 515 views

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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.

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MediaTek Officially Announces the Helio X20, a 10-Core Processor for Mobile Devices

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 1.2k views

Media Tek 10 Core Helio X20 Processor

If you’ve been wondering how the 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor works and its specs, here it is. The Chinese company has just officially taken the curtains off its latest chipset.

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Unpowered SSDs Lose Data Very Quickly; Especially At Higher Temperatures

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 6 Comments · 3.8k views

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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.

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Celcom Partners with Gigalink to Bring M2M Solution to Taxis in Malaysia

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 841 views

Celcom Gigalink Partnership 1

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.

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