What Yahoo announced yesterday was pretty amazing, 1TB of free storage space on its photo sharing service, Flickr, for all users ,but what about existing Flickr Pro users who only paid USD$25/year for completely free storage space? The new upgrade version cost twice that price for only an extra terabyte of space and while that may seem like a lot, it may not be enough for, well, the pros.
Yahoo has confirmed that existing Flickr Pro users will continue to enjoy their paid unlimited storage space, as long as they keep renewing their subscriptions. What does this mean? It means that users will need to keep renewing in order to keep the cheaper option, and make sure they pay up before their Pro account expires and risk getting downgraded to the free terabyte of space.
Warner Bros. has taken the wraps off the first official trailer for the upcoming “Batman: Arkham Origins” game. The extended 5-minute-long trailer shows the Dark Knight battling Deathstroke, with intense fight sequences and the use of Batman’s iconic arsenal of gadgets. Interestingly, the trailer ends with a twist, as another villain thwarts Deathstroke’s efforts to defeat the Batman.
While the video does not show any actual gameplay, it does give a pretty interesting look at Warner Bros.’ take on the young Batman. The most obvious indication of this is from the rather unrefined Batsuit, which looks like several pieces of armor patched on together – unlike those seen in the other “Batman: Arkham” series.
The trailer also coincided with the pre-order campaign for the game. However, like most releases, the pre-order is limited to several countries in the North American and European regions only.
(Source: Batman Arkham (Facebook))
First shown at CES 2013 earlier this year, the humongous Huawei Ascend Mate is set to be released in Malaysia very soon. Its imminent arrival into our shores is not actually a secret though as Huawei Malaysia has publicly mentioned the details of the launch event at their Facebook page which has been scheduled to take place on 30 May.
Equipped with a 6.1-inch 1280×720 IPS+ display, the Huawei Ascend Mate is powered by the company’s own K3V2 chipset that features a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU and paired together with 2GB RAM. It also comes with up to 32GB internal memory, 8-megapixels rear camera and 1-megapixels front-facing camera. Not to forget, it is also features a huge 4050mAh battery.
Obviously, Ascend Mate’s Malaysian pricing has yet to be revealed by Huawei at the time being. So, stay tuned for that and other important details about the device as you can definitely count on us to attend the scheduled launch event next week.
[Source: Huawei Malaysia @ Facebook]
Talk about timing. Coincides with the reveal of the next-gen Xbox which is going to take place tomorrow morning (1AM Malaysian time), Sony has release a brand new teaser for their upcoming PlayStation 4 earlier today.
If you still remember, Sony has actually officially announced the new PS4 few months ago but didn’t reveal the actual console unit at the event. Hence, this new PS4 teaser from Sony is rather interesting since we can finally see the console unit even though it is still heavily blurred and only shows selected part of the console.
Here’s the full video:
Maybe there are not much to see above but don’t fret: we should be able to see more of it during PlayStation E3 Press Conference on 10 June and that date is not far away.
To take place in 14 cities across the country till end of this year, Intel Malaysia has kicked off a campaign called Generation Today which aims to encourage users that still using ageing PCs (4 years old and above, according to Intel’s definition) to convert to new PCs. As part of the campaign which also has the support from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo, the company is offering up to RM 300 of cash rebates in exchange for user’s old PCs.
Not just any PC, of course. Even though the PC can be from any manufacturer, it must be powered by Intel processor and in working condition. In addition to the trade-in program, there will also be several on-ground activities that will take place during the Intel Generation Today Roadshows such as the The Longest Touch Challenge, Graffiti Touch and Unlock The Ultrabook.
Needless to say, there will be prizes to be won through these activities including RM 500 discount vouchers. The roadshow will also feature a variety of touch-based Ultrabooks, convertibles tablets and laptops for visitors to experience.
Alongside the Generation Today campaign, Intel has also launched the Experience of A Lifetime contest which offers five types of experience with each worth RM 8,000 and revolves around a theme: Taste, Feel, See, Touch and Hear. This contest is open till 30 June to customers that purchased an Ultrabook or a PC powered by Intel processor from participating retailers and of course, at the Intel roadshow that we mentioned above.
To learn more about Intel’s Generation Today roadshow and the accompanying Experience of A Lifetime contest, visit generationtoday.intel.com.
One of the year’s most anticipated motorsports events will return to Malaysia once again, as the Japan Super GT will be making its way to Sepang International Circuit for the 13th consecutive year come June. This time, organizers JPM Motorsport are promising one of the largest ever edition for this year’s third round of the 2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT Series.
Article continues after the break.
I’m sure one needs no introduction to daily deal sites in Malaysia that leverages on group / bulk purchases to get the lowest price possible for a service or a product, and it looks like soon, and I mean really soon, there will be a similar service but for properties in Malaysia thanks to PropertyPlus.
PropertyPlus is a group-buying portal that aggregates the buying power of individuals to create the ultimate discount for property seekers. This service has been successfully adopted in other countries and it will be reaching our shores for the very first time, offering “membership-free and cost free” channel for property buyers as well as investors to secure the best deal from property developers.
PropertyPlus will be launched tomorrow so stay tuned to find out more. Meanwhile, hit he break for more information and find out how things work, and maybe be able to afford your own home.
During the Yahoo press conference last night in New York City, Yahoo confirmed its acquisition of Tumblr with little to say about what the company plans to do with their new purchase. Instead, Yahoo announced something a little more interesting last night, a new design for its photo sharing service, Flickr, with 1TB of free storage space for all users; that’s right, 1 terabyte that can store approximately 500,000 full resolution photos per user.
Available on both mobile and desktop, the new design is now much, much prettier than before, paying more focus on the image itself rather than accompanying text. It features a vivid endless scrolling gallery in a grid layout. Images can also easily be shared onto other social network accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr.
Visit Flickr to get started now or visit Yahoo for more information.
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