(UPDATE @ 1:49pm, November 24) The new iPads are now available to ship. More information below.
Two weeks after the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus made their way to the Apple Online Store, it is now the new iPads’ turn. Earlier today, the Apple Malaysia online store has unveiled official store pages for the new iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, revealing their retail prices – but there appears to be a catch.
The Malaysian Home Ministry is looking to set up a large-scale firewall that would essentially impact all Malaysian Internet users by filtering content that is deemed culturally unacceptable for Malaysians. This firewall would include websites such as YouTube, and the ministry is said to be working closely with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to ensure the censorship is implemented.
Getting computers into the classroom is one of the goals for Intel, and it is fully prepared to show the world precisely what it intends this future to look like. The Intel Future Showcase provided two separate reference designs that display the technology giant’s vision for mobile educational hardware.
Intel expects wireless charging to grow exponentially within the next few years and is currently investing heavily in the technology. A presentation made at the Intel Future Showcase held in Singapore outlined the company’s strategy for wireless charging in the near future; which includes a separate standard from the current popular Qi wireless charging technology.
(UPDATE @ 6:56pm, November 21) Dell Malaysia has confirmed the availability of the new devices, including the Alienware Graphics Amplifier. More below.
Dell Malaysia have announced that the company’s latest range of Alienware products will be coming later this month. Yup, the sexy Alienware 13 and the Area 51 desktop with its out-of-this-world design will both be available in Malaysia in the coming weeks.
Android 5.0 Lollipop introduces full device encryption, and for those who are receiving the update by OTA, it won’t be enabled by default. However, devices shipped with Android Lollipop, such as the Nexus 6, will have the encryption turned on by default. In benchmarks done by AnandTech, it seems that full device encryption comes at the price of performance.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were supposed to pack sapphire glass displays. That’s pretty much a fact, but one that eventually did not happen due to a rare – and bizarre – misstep from Apple that ultimately cost the company $1 billion and potentially more in lost revenue of what should have been the first consumer-level smartphone with a sapphire glass display.
For Pokemon fans out there, today should be a great day for you as it is the release day for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. But if you want to share your excitement with fellow Pokemon fans in conjunction with the release, then you want might want to head on to Berjaya Times Square tomorrow as the local online game retailer, Kyo’s Game Mart will be having a launch event for both games.