If you are a DiGi customer that resides in Kuching, Bintulu, and Miri or often visits any of them, we have a good news for you. Earlier today, DiGi has officially launched its 4G LTE in Sarawak and these three cities are among the earliest area to be covered by DiGi’s LTE network in the state.
Swedish Furniture company, IKEA has unveiled its latest line of furniture that has wireless charging built right in. The company will also be selling wireless charging accessories for the user to install it into existing furniture and smartphones, all compliant with the Qi wireless charging standard.
After introducing the Helio X and Helio P family of processors, Mediatek has unveiled a new addition to the X series, the Helio X20. What makes this processor particularly interesting is the fact that it is a 10-core chipset, something that is unheard-of until now. While quad-core processors are slowly being replaced by octa-core chips, 10-core processors will probably be the norm in the coming future.
Honor Malaysia has started teasing its latest flagship smartphone, the Honor 6 Plus, on its Facebook page. Other than the ambiguous “coming soon” picture that it has posted, there are also six new notes on its page that are mentioning the Honor 6 Plus. More likely than not, a launch event for the new flagship will be happening soon.
The CEO of OnePlus, Carl Pei, has confirmed that the OnePlus Two will be releasing in the third quarter of 2015. This means that the new device could be unveiled as early as July 2015. On top of that, the OnePlus Two will not be the only device that is coming out in 2015; a different, cheaper smartphone will also be introduced later this year.
The CEO of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, has posted on his Weibo account that the highly-anticipated Mi Note Pro will be available in China on the 6th of May 2015. This is in line with our earlier report that the 5.7-inch phablet will be launched soon, and it is the first time an official release date has been given for it.
Google has introduced the “Works with Cardboard” programme, which aims to get its Cardboard VR headset working properly with any device. There are many versions of the VR headset floating around now, thanks to it being open-source, and each has slightly different specifications. This programme will get any of these headsets working with any VR apps on Android devices.
A note to Apple investors has revealed that Cupertino is shifting more production of its upcoming A9 processors to TSMC. This was done at the last minute following concerns that the other contracted manufacturers, which include Samsung, would not be able to meet demand in time.
Cyanogen has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see Microsoft apps and services built into Cyanogen’s new mobile operating system. Cyanogen has been trying to take Android away from Google, and it looks like it is turning to Microsoft to fill in the gaps that are left behind by removing Google’s stock apps.