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Google Improves its Translation for Informal Speech in Google Translate

by Huei Song · 5 days ago · 5 Comments · 475 views

Google Translate

If you are travelling to a foreign land soon, you might want to download the Google Translate app because the company recently updated it with better translation for normal conversations.

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Taxi Drivers Protest Against Grabcar; Threaten To Blockade KL

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 27 Comments · 5k views

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Members of the Malaysian Taxi Drivers’ Transformation Association (PERS1M) picketed in front of the MyTeksi headquarters in Petaling Jaya to protest against the continued operation of app based ride sharing services like MyTeksi-owned GrabCar and Uber. The taxi drivers claim that these services are taking away their livelihood by offering rides cheaper than taxis.

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Sony Xperia Z3+ Appears in SIRIM’s Database; Launch Imminent?

by Andrew Cheng · 5 days ago · 3 Comments · 785 views

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If you’ve been waiting for the “successor” to the Sony Xperia Z3, you might not have to wait much longer; we have spotted the Sony Xperia Z3+ in SIRIM’s database. More likely than not, Sony Malaysia is gearing for a launch very, very soon.

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OnePlus 2 Will Boast A Fingerprint Sensor That Is “Faster” Than Apple’s TouchID

by Andrew Cheng · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 960 views

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As usual of OnePlus, the company has revealed yet another one of the features for its upcoming smartphone, the OnePlus 2: a fingerprint sensor. It assured its fans that the sensor used in the OnePlus 2 will not disappoint as well, claiming that it is “refined and lightning quick, unlocking your device faster than (Apple’s) TouchID.”

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LG Chem Introduces New Hexagon-Shaped Batteries for Longer Battery Life on Smartwatches

by Huei Song · 5 days ago · 4 Comments · 891 views

LG Chem Hexagon Battery

Disappointed at the current battery life on smartwatches? It looks like LG Chem has a solution for that. The company recently unveiled a new hexagonal battery that offers a longer battery life compared to traditional batteries.

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Microsoft Hololens Destroyed In Space Rocket Explosion

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 2k views

Microsoft HoloLens: Built To Deliver Windows Holographic Experience

Elon Musk’s space travel plans suffered a severe setback over the weekend when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after launch. The Falcon 9 was en route to the International Space Station carrying tonnes of supplies; among this were two pairs of Microsoft Hololens headsets with experimental software developed by NASA.

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Microsoft Sells Bing Mapping Assets To Uber

by Farhan · 5 days ago · No Comments · 449 views

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Microsoft has confirmed a deal that will see image collection assets from its Bing Mapping service moving to ride sharing service Uber. Details of the agreement are as of yet unknown, but it is presumed that around 100 Microsoft employees and some technology will be moving to Uber.

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Maxis Fibre Internet Begins To Offer 100 Mbps For RM 398 Per Month

by Chief Chapree · 5 days ago · 34 Comments · 6.1k views

Maxis Fibre Internet 100 Mbps

As the demand for broadband Internet goes higher, so does the speed. It seems like the telco have starting to recognize the demand (properly) and here is yet another proof: Maxis has quietly begin to offer 100 Mbps of Internet speed under its Fibre Internet plan.

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Facebook Starts Rolling out Snapchat-Style Photo Editing Tool to its iOS App

by Huei Song · 5 days ago · No Comments · 449 views

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Using Facebook on your iOS device? Facebook recently rolled out a Snapchat-like photo editor to its main app, allowing you to add text, swipe to change filters, or paste Facebook stickers onto your pictures easily.

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TM’s UniFi Is Coming To Kelantan: As Early As This August

by Chief Chapree · 6 days ago · 12 Comments · 2.4k views

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If you are living in Kelantan and have been waiting for TM’s UniFi service to be made available at your area, the wait is almost over. Provided that you are in Kota Bharu town area, Kubang Kerian, and Pengkalan Chepa.

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Here’s A Retro Lenovo ThinkPad Laptop (That Will Only Be Made if Enough People Want It)

by Andrew Cheng · 6 days ago · 3 Comments · 2.5k views

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Those who have heard of ThinkPad way before Lenovo acquired IBM back in 2005 are in for a treat. David Hill, the Vice President of Design at Lenovo, is teasing a “retro” ThinkPad laptop that will feature the “original design details” of early ThinkPad laptops without the added bulk. “Think of it like stepping into a time machine and landing in 1992 (when the ThinkPad line was first introduced), but armed with today’s technology,” Hill said.

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Apple Music Streaming And Beats 1 Online Radio Launches Tomorrow

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 3 Comments · 884 views

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Apple’s much awaited music streaming service, Apple Music, will be launching tomorrow. The service is scheduled to go live on 30 June at 8am PST, which is a late 11pm local time on the same day. The online radio , Beats 1, will begin broadcasting an hour later. It has been a long road for Apple’s music streaming aspirations, although the recent disagreement with Taylor Swift has only brought more attention to the launch.

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