Samsung hasn’t had much success in the smartwatch market, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. Its first ever iteration of the Galaxy Gear was groundbreaking (though eventually forgettable), and last year’s Gear S wasn’t that well-received, which could be attributed to its imposing size. The Gear S2, however, changes everything. Not only is it the Korean company’s first-ever circular smartwatch, it can also be paired with a non-Samsung device – something that was never possible with any of its other smartwatches.
While it’s clear that Samsung went back to the drawing board with the Gear S2, is it any good? Well, the answer is anything but simple, although one thing is certain: it’s the smartwatch to beat.
Li-Fi, something that may not be familiar to a vast majority of people, is more formally known as Light Fidelity. It is a VLC – visible light communication – that delivers high-speed, bidirectional, fully networked wireless communication technology. Recently, scientists have found that it is able to reach speeds that dwarfs even the fastest Wi-Fi speeds.
RHB has signed a three-year exclusive agreement with online restaurant reservation portal, Tableapp, to kick off the bank’s aim of creating a digital ecosystem for its customers. Both parties aim to bring an innovative dining experience to their customers, by giving them the ability to instantly make restaurant reservation, cashless payments, and more.
With the recent release of the Radeon Software Crimson Edition, AMD has an announcement that may surprise some of its customers. AMD states that all graphics cards that were released before the Graphics Core Next micro-architecture has reached full optimization and is at their peak performance. Therefore, they will be considered as legacy cards and AMD will no longer provide additional driver releases.
UMNO MP Datuk Raime Unggi has claimed that using Google Maps and Waze threatens national security as they give foreign countries information about Malaysia. The remark was made during Question Time in Parliament, and was thankfully rebuked by Communications and Multimedia Deputy Minister Datuk Jailani Johari.
The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has published a survey to gauge public sentiment on taxis and ride-sharing services. This comes on days after it was revealed that SPAD is preparing a proposal to amend the Land Public Transport Act 2010 to allow it to regulate ride-sharing apps like Uber and GrabCar.
It’s finally here: the Steam Exploration Sale. The sale actually started about 1am local time and as usual, there are plenty of mouth-watering deals available. This year’s sale has the same theme as last year’s Exploration Sale. But, instead of using “land” as a theme, this year’s sale brings everyone underneath the “sea”.