In conjunction with the Chinese company’s 5th birthday, Xiaomi held its Mi Fan Festival – a huge online sale party to celebrate the occasion – yesterday. Within a 12-hour period, 2.11 million phones were sold and the company recorded a total revenue of CNY2.08 billion (about RM1,216,059,360).
The BBC is preparing to begin production on a feature length movie about the creation of Grand Theft Auto, specifically the drama surrounding Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser and American lawyer Jack Thompson. Rumours are floating that Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is in talks to play Houser, which has lead to our headline using many words that generally do not belong together in a sentence.
Swiss army knife maker Victorinox is joining other luxury watch manufacturers in developing a wearable. However, the company is not exactly calling it a smartwatch, but rather something approaching the concept. It is too early not to figure out what it might mean, but any company that can fit that many functions into a pocket knife should be interesting to watch.
It looks like Facebook has got some really big plans for its Messenger service. Just 2 weeks ago, the company announced that its Messenger is now a platform, allowing users to install apps just for Facebook Messenger, and now, here’s another update – you can now access Facebook Messenger on a dedicated website at Messenger.com.
Xiaomi’s first entry into the premium headphones market is here. The Mi Headphones are targeted at audio enthusiasts seeking for “true sound representation” priced at a level that is accessible by more than just enthusiasts. From our review of the Mi In-Ear Piston earphones, we already know what Xiaomi is capable of with its audio products, but how would these headphones fare in the trained ears of an audio engineer?
Taking a taxi ride is about to get a whole lot more pleasant with a new MeterOn app by Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (S.P.A.D.). The app allow users to verify the driver, estimate taxi fare, rate a driver and more so not only does it make things safer for you, with the ability to report drivers, it also make it a lot safer for other taxi users in Malaysia too.
HTC has taken the lid off its highly leaked One M9+; a super-sized version of its flagship One M9 that was announced not too long ago. The larger size allows for some variations in the specifications, although the most striking difference is the addition of the finger print sensor on the home button.