Tablets

Nokia’s M510 Tablet From 2001 Reveals the Perils – and Heartbreak – of Being Ahead of its Time

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 days ago · 2 Comments · 2.5k views

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It’s been said time and again now that at its peak, Nokia were not only making the best handphones in the world, but the Finnish company were also readying plans for an eventual change into smart devices. Tales of building its first smartphone and an “ecosystem” before the word even became synonymous with smartphones are aplenty, but many will not be aware of the fact that Nokia was also very, very close to releasing its first tablet in 2001 – nine years before the original iPad was announced.

On the day after Nokia and Microsoft announced the finalization of the American giants’ acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services division – and the renaming of the Nokia brand to Microsoft Mobile – let’s take a look at the Nokia tablet that the company felt was too far ahead of its time.

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Blizzard Wants You To Host Real World Meet Ups For Hearthstone

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 373 views

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As an online card game, Hearthstone does its best to remove most of the human interaction. There’s an opinion piece on Polygon about how the lack of chat options makes for a better game. That will all change on 26 April, when Blizzard hosts Fireside Gathering; which are events for Hearthstone players to meet up and play the game in the real world.

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Malware Campaign Against Jailbroken iPhones And iPads Discovered

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 966 views

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Users on Reddit have discovered an unusual piece of malware that only exists on Apple devices that have been jailbroken. Called Unflod, it intercepts all incoming data and attempts to steal user’s Apple passwords. Security researcher Sophos is currently looking into the source of the malware but neither it, nor Reddit users, have been able to determine how it spreads.

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Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Now On Android

by Farhan · 3 days ago · No Comments · 850 views

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One of the world’s best computer role-playing games, Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition, is now available on Android devices. BG:EE is a remake of the original Baldur’s Gate which was released back in 1998 and features updated graphics and a splattering of new content.

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Apple And Google Attempting To Introduce Platform Exclusive Games

by Farhan · 3 days ago · No Comments · 847 views

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple and Google are attempting to entice developers to release games on their platform first. Gaming apps are a vital piece of the mobile eco-system, and both companies are preparing to escalate the competition to the next level. However, while popular games are a large draw to mobile platforms it is not easy to tell which game will draw the crowds.

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Nokia Suspends Sales of Lumia 2520 Tablet Due to Electrical Shock Concerns

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · No Comments · 847 views

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Nokia has halted sales of its first Windows RT 8.1 tablet, the Lumia 2520, due to safety issues arising from the tablet’s charger. The charger, manufactured by a third-party manufacturer, has a design flaw which could result in users being on the receiving end of an electric shock.

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Hearthstone Now Available On iPad

by Farhan · 7 days ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

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Blizzard’s highly rated digital card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now available on the iPad. The game has technically been available for the last 2 weeks, as the iPad version was rolled out for Australia, Canada, and New Zealand much earlier.

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HP Slate 6 VoiceTab Now Available from redONE Mobile at RM879 After Rebates

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 3 Comments · 1.2k views

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Now that the HP Slate 6 VoiceTab has finally landed in our shores for a retail price of RM999, you can purchase the device from redONE and enjoy a rebate worth RM120. redONE Mobile, Malaysia’s only postpaid MVNO is offering the Slate 6 with its postpaid plan at only RM58/month.

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Microsoft Announces Age Of Empires For Mobile

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 1.1k views

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Microsoft has officially announced the existence of Age of Empires: World Domination for mobile devices. There are few details about the game, and it is unknown how the classic real-time strategy gameplay will be adapted for a touch interface, although the preview video promises a new battle system.

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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Now Available In Malaysia, From RM 1999 Onwards

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.8k views

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This is rather surprising: with any indication, Sony Malaysia today has announced the availability of the new Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet in our market. As you might able to recall, the tablet was originally launched at MWC 2014 and a number of Sony Centre in Klang Valley have begin to accept pre-orders from customers last month.

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Army Veteran Receives Samsung Galaxy S5 From Celcom

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.5k views

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Waking up early to attend Celcom’s launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 paid off for retired military office Abdul Hamid Husin as he was gifted the smartphone for being the first in line. Abdul Hamid had arrived to the queue at 6.30am, despite the Blue Cube in Sunway Pyramid only opening it’s doors at 10am.

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Google to Enhance its Verify Apps Feature to Check on Apps You’ve Already Installed on your Android Device

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 506 views

New Android Verify App Feature

Good news for Android users, it looks like Google will be enhancing its Verify Apps feature to make it check on your existing apps, making sure your device is secure and isn’t infected with some malwares in the apps you’ve installed.

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