The cross pollination between Android and iOS looks like it is set to continue in the near future as Apple CEO Tim Cook has hinted that more of his apps will be heading to Google’s mobile operating system. The news comes as Apple held a town hall meeting to answer questions from the media.
Mozilla has officially given up on Firefox OS and will stop work on the mobile operating system after the version 2.6 release. The group had earlier announced that it was pulling the plug on all Firefox OS based smartphones; and this looks to be the final nail in the coffin for the failed experiment.
When it comes to English Premier League (EPL), Astro is certainly one of the main platform for many football fans in Malaysia to watch matches from the hugely popular league. Looks like it will remain so for at least three more seasons as the satellite-based pay TV operator has announced that the company has secured EPL’s broadcast rights from 2016/17 to 2018/19.
National e-sports governing body, eSports Malaysia, has announced what it claims to be the biggest e-sports event in Southeast Asia. This is probably due to the fact that the tournament, AGES 16 (ASEAN Games For e-sports), will have a total prize pool of RM1 million. The tournament is due to start on the 18th of March, which will be taking place here in Kuala Lumpur.
Samsung’s attempts to get ad blocking onto its pre-installed web browser have hit some slight difficulties after Google pulled its largest partner from the Play Store. This was supposedly because the app, known as Adblock Fast, violates the Developer Distribution Agreement; although Google has suspiciously left other ad blocking apps untouched.
In light of GoPro’s decision to lay off a portion of its workforce a few weeks ago, the company has recently announced its financial results for Q4 2015. Part of the reason why GoPro had to cut its workforce is due to the drop in camera sales, and of course, this is reflected in the company’s Q4 2015 financial performance.
Sony has just unveiled the successor to the popular A6000 mirrorless camera, the A6300. While many fans were anticipating the A7000 to be introduced instead, the A6300 features several substantial upgrades over the A6000, such as 4K video recording and what Sony claims to be the “world’s fastest autofocus.”
The ever so disappointing Batman: Arkham Knight is apparently not coming to Linux and OS X. The announcement came to light when one of the game’s developer that goes by the pseudonym “wb.elder.pliny” posted a thread in the Steam Community forums declaring the aforementioned statement.
Blizzard is set to bring the Overwatch closed beta back on 10 February; complete with new maps, a new game mode, and a new player progression system. It’s taken the developers a little longer than was expected to get the beta out the door again, although an earlier explanation cleared up any potential concerns about the state of the game.
Lenovo thinks that it has had a pretty good year in 2015; at least as good as a computer OEM can have it with the global market shrinking. The company released the results for its Q3 fiscal quarter, which shows that the company’s revenue was $12.9 billion (about RM53 billion); down some eight-percent year-on-year. Despite this, Lenovo’s global PC market share actually grew to 21.6-percent.