DiGi is going big and loud with its upcoming iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launches in Malaysia. Besides being the first local telco to announce the two new iPhones’ availability in the country (by about ten minutes), it has also introduced a virtual queueing system with a twist. It’s called QueLi, and it offers you the chance of being one of the first to own the new iPhone in Malaysia, without having to queue to get it. Here’s how QueLi works.
Financial reports for WhatsApp have recently been made public, and the it appears that the company is nowhere near the definition of profitable for the third quarter of 2014. Analysts are following the company closely as details of its recent US$16 billion acquisition by Facebook were also revealed in the reports; a price tag that appears to exist because the social networking service thinks WhatsApp should cost that much.
Plenty of teasers have been posted online prior to today but nevertheless, the moment of truth has finally arrived. Just moments ago, Oppo has officially taken the drape off from its new smartphone, the Oppo N3 and as a direct successor to Oppo N1, the N3 also features a rotating camera.
There’s a new twist though: N3’s camera is actually motorized. In another words, you don’t have to use your hand to rotate it.
Have too many devices but not enough SIM cards to keep them connected while you’re on the go? No problem because DiGi has a device for such situations. The telco has just introduced a new Wi-Fi hotspot device called MobiFi that allows you to share your internet with up to 10 different Wi-Fi enabled devices. MobiFi is available at selected DiGi Stores from as low as RM7/month, and can be used together with any one of the telco’s three mobile broadband plans starting from RM25/month.
There’s no doubt that Xiaomi is one of the fastest growing smartphone manufacturer in the world. Just a few months back, Xiaomi was crowned the fifth largest smartphone vendor in Q2 2014 by Strategy Analytics and now, according to IHS iSuppli, the Chinese company is the third largest smartphone maker in the world.
The PlayStation 4 system software introduces interesting new features like Share Play and music played off a USB flash drive; unfortunately, some users are also reporting that it is causing issues with their consoles. The issues cover a range of problems like bring unable to log into Youtube accounts and being stuck in Rest Mode.
Current versions of Microsoft Windows are already capable of recognising a limited number of trackpad gestures, and the company is planning to expand the repertoire of the next generation operating system. Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Operating Systems group, Joe Belfiore, demonstrated the new gestures that will be appearing in Windows 10 during a keynote speech at TechEd Europe.
By now it should be no surprise that mobile device manufacturers will release a new generation device every year (except Sony). Last September, Samsung took the curtains off its Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) and since it’s been over a year now, it’s time for an update. A device with the name “Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015 Edition)” recently popped up in Samsung’s website.