For the bulk of us, it’s pretty difficult to wrap our heads around the Heartbleed bug that was making the headlines last week. The combination of jargon and server level functionality makes for a trip to wikipedia. So for a simple explanation that even I can understand, the amazing comic strip XKCD knocks it out of the park. Hit the jump for the full comic strip.
Good news for those of you who are looking for an affordable Android smartphone, DiGi is now offering the Lenovo A680 and Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus from as low as RM0 and RM89 respectively. Available with a 24 months contract, the telco is offering these devices with one of its more affordable postpaid plans and you can even opt for easy payment plan too.
Earlier today, Facebook has released its second Global Government Requests Report which listed down the amount of data request that the popular social media company has received from governments throughout the world. Covering July to December 2013, the report is the follow-up to the report that the company released in August 2013.
Part of the new Windows Phone 8.1 devices that were announced at the recent Microsoft Build Developer Conference, Nokia Lumia 630 is the first device in the ecosystem to feature dual-SIM capability. The Finnish company has stated its intention to launch the device in Asian region next May and guess what: it just popped up in SIRIM’s database.
It is fairly common to see US carriers release a customized version of a smartphone, but what Sprint has done is taking things to the next level. The HTC One (M8) offered by Sprint may sport a custom set of Harman/Kardon speakers, with its own enhancement software installed in addition to BoomSound.
This is rather surprising: with any indication, Sony Malaysia today has announced the availability of the new Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet in our market. As you might able to recall, the tablet was originally launched at MWC 2014 and a number of Sony Centre in Klang Valley have begin to accept pre-orders from customers last month.
From the day Google Glass was announced at I/O 2012 with perhaps one of the most memorable keynotes to date the wearable device has always been on the geek radar. The problem is you couldn’t get them outside of the If I Had Glass developer program. Fast forward to today and still only a very limited number of individuals own a pair of Google Glass, until April 15th that is.
Now that the Samsung Galaxy S5 has finally been launched into the market worldwide, let’s make way for some Apple rumors. According to a well-known analyst from KGI Securities, Kuo Ming-Chi, who has been fairly accurate with his leaks on upcoming Apple devices, the Cupertino company will be unveiling two redesigned iPhones - one at 4.7” and another at 5.5”.
Oppo Electronics Malaysia will be opening pre-orders for the new Find 7a (not the high-end Find 7 model) next week starting from April 16. The Snapdragon 800-toting smartphone is scheduled to officially be available in Malaysia on May 15, and will retail for a eye-wateringly low price of RM1598.
One of my fondest gaming memories was playing Total Annihilation back in 1997. It was a time when Cavedog Entertainment provided new units to use every month; free of charge. These new units weren’t all that game-changing either; just nice additions to the already massive arsenal that few other games have managed to provide. Things have changed a lot since then.
Steam users have been advised to change their passwords and reset Steamguard as Valve has patched the Heartbleed vulnerability. The service experienced several issues with developer passwords being compromised and the name of some games (Dino D-day, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, and South Park: The Stick of Truth) changed to warning messages about resetting developer passwords.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now officially available in Malaysia today. Samsung Malaysia has clearly pulled out all the stops in its bid to hype up what has been billed as the most important Galaxy device for Samsung to date. Here’s all you need to know about the Galaxy S5 and where you can buy the device. Oh, and we’ve included a little tip at the end as well.