The eSports scene was shaken by revelations that three top Counter Strike: Global Offensive players were banned by Valve’s VAC anti-cheating software for using hacks. Three players, Hovik “KQLY” Tovmassian, Simon “smn” Beck, and Gordon “Sf” Giry each received in-game bans last week. This has lead to their respective teams – Titan and Epsilon – to be disqualified from the Dreamhack Winter tournament which carries a prize pool of US$250,000.
If Facebook news feeds are anything to be believed, Pirate Kings is the new Candy Crush. Mostly due to the number of inane requests that are sent out to unsuspecting friends. Instead of ranting on about how many people will be unfriended if they continue with such requests, here is how one can turn off notifications from Pirate King forever.
Note: This also works for other Facebooks apps that become annoying.
Anyone currently experiencing slow internet speeds should take note that it is due to a fault in the South East Asia–Middle East-Western Europe (SMW4) submarine cable providing an international data link to Europe. Telekom Malaysia warns that it affects all Unifi and Streamyx users who are accessing sites and servers based in Europe.
Security researchers have revealed details about a malware campaign that has compromised multiple countries since 2008. Called Regin, the malware is suspected to be a state-funded attack against the multiple targets (include those in Malaysia); although researchers are not yet certain of what it is intended to achieve.
Unless you have been ignoring the world for the past year or two, you should be aware of the existence of the selfie stick which is an accessory to help users snap self-portraits with their smartphone. It is a rather simple and generally harmless mobile accessory but somehow, the South Korean government has decided to crack down on sales of “uncertified” selfie sticks.
Looks like Samsung is not the only one who is trying to bring virtual reality (VR) to mobile space. Another company from Canada called Cordon Media apparently has the same mission as well and has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for its own VR headset that is designed for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus called Pinć (pronounced as “pinch”).
What made it different though is that Pinć also able to function as a phone case.
When you’re always travelling, it can be difficult to stay online. It’s even worse when you’re travelling in a group – roaming charges will kill you financially. So what are your options?
Thankfully, over the past few years many companies began introducing highly useful MiFi devices. Short for Mobile WiFi, these devices lets you share the data connection from one device by acting as a mobile WiFi router – making it a useful travel companion for those who cannot stay offline.
Apart from three new Liquid smartphones that Acer has launched for Malaysian market last week, the company still has one more product under its sleeves that will be released into our market very soon. This particular product is rather interesting in a way that it supports not only one or two SIM cards but three SIM cards.
Well, say hello to the new Acer Liquid E700 Triple SIM smartphone.