What a fiasco this is turning into. The Delhi High Court has granted an injunction against OnePlus, banning the company from selling any more of its OnePlus One smartphone other than what it has in stock in the country. The injunction was passed after Micromax, one of India’s top smartphone makers, filed a suit against OnePlus, claiming that the One’s Cyanogen branding violates the exclusive agreement it signed with Cyanogen.
Instagram users who are already bored with the the company’s variety of photo filters are in for a treat as five new filters have just been introduced. This marks the first time Instagram has given users free photo filters in two years, allowing its users to revitalise their uploaded photos.
Durability tests for gadgets are not new; many people use the results as a gauge of how long a device will last. This particular test on the Motorola Moto 360, however, is a durability test of the more extreme kind. While the water and scratch resistance test were pretty sound, the impact resistance test involved dropping a huge brick.
It looks like Norton isn’t content with just keeping you safe when you’re on the computer and when you’re connected to the internet, the security company wants to keep your pockets safe too. Norton is working with Betabrand, a San Francisco-based company, to make a pair of jeans and blazer that can prevent thieves from stealing your identity right out of your pockets.
Under paying for video games has been doing the world a lot of good, at least if Humble Bundle has anything to say about it. The pay-what-you-want bundle site has raised some US$50 million over the four years it has been operating; and this is only what has been given to charity.
Last night was a big night for Huawei’s sub-brand Honor as not only it is celebrating its first anniversary as a separate entity but also the launch of several new products under its wing. We have discussed two of them – the Honor 6 Plus and Honor Box – earlier today, so now it is time to take a look at the third product that the company has announced at last night event: the octa-core version of Honor 4X.
The fourth patch for Ubisoft’s latest entry in the Assasin’s Creed series, Assassin’s Creed Unity, is now available for download on both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Ubisoft says the patch is mainly aimed at fixing performance issues that have plagued the game since it’s launch about a month ago.
Competition in the smartwatch market is set to heat up in the coming months, and Pebble has openly embraced the changes brought on by Android Wear. The Pebble Android App 2.3.0 will allow the smartwatch to display and interact with Android Wear notifications, and does a few other things that Google’s smartwatch OS isn’t capable of yet.
One of the most interesting things about the year coming to an end is how we get all these summaries on how the year has been. Last week, Facebook released its Year in Review to show the most talked-about topic of the year and now, it’s Google’s turn. The internet search giant recently released its annual Year in Malaysia Search, showing the major events that happened throughout the year, top newsmakers and hottest trends based on searches performed on google.com.my.