South Korea has recently gone into full parental government mode and passed a law that mandates the installation of government approved spyware on smartphones owned by person under the age of 18. These apps are meant to allow the government to block unapproved websites, while also allowing parents to keep tabs on their childrens’ online activity.
Digi is now offering the Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 for only RM299 when you purchase a Digi Smartphone Prepaid from the company – no contract required. As with most prepaid bundles from the telco, the bundle comes with a Digi prepaid SIM pack, as well as free internet for 6 whole months.
Alongside the three new Liquid smartphones, Acer Malaysia also took the opportunity to officially several new models which are part of the company’s newly refreshed Aspire E Series laptops. For those who are not familiar with it, Aspire E Series laptops are designed for entry level market and this year’s refreshed models were initially announced at the company’s recent global media event in New York which also saw the launch of Switch 10 E, Liquid X2 smartphone, new generation of Leap wearables, and Predator gaming products.
Want to get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? Maxis has just revised the value of old devices for its iPhone trade-in program, offering more than before with a guaranteed minimum value of RM200 for any phone – the old phone doesn’t even need to be in perfect condition. On top of that, for new and port-in customers, Maxis is offering an additional RM100 in rebates.
The older generation has long suspected that technology is shortening our attention spans, making it very difficult for us to concentrate on a single task. A study from Microsoft in the UK now has evidence that this is now true, and that humans have seen their ability to concentrate drop from 12 seconds in 2000 to a mere eight seconds in 2013 – for reference, according to the UK’s National Centre for Biotechnology Information a goldfish is capable of concentrating for nine seconds.
These days, Internet access is no longer a luxury – it’s a necessity. For most of us, it also means this luxury could be quite a challenge when we’re travelling abroad. You’re either stuck with expensive data roaming charges, or be adventurous and drop by a local telco store and purchase a prepaid SIM pack with some data.
Enter Wiyo. Originally from Hong Kong, this mobile WiFi service has been available in Malaysia for some time now, and we were invited to test out its services in some of our international assignments last month.
Not long after it has been launched, Meizu’s current flagship, the MX4 Pro, is said to be ending production. This bit of news came from Meizu Turkey’s Facebook page in a post that has been taken down since. More likely than not, MediaTek’s latest investment in the Chinese smartphone manufacturer played a role in this odd decision.
Microsoft has finally clarified its position on the status of Windows 10 upgrades for pirated versions of Windows 7 and 8. It turns out that there will not be any free upgrades for pirates, which sounds like Microsoft is going back on what it said about the upgrade structure for Windows 10 during the original announcement.
The Oculus Rift is rapidly approaching its early 2016 launch date, and Oculus has released the recommended hardware specifications needed to run the VR headset properly. Quite a bit of graphical power is listed here, although there is still time to save money and upgrade your computers.