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Adobe Brings Lightroom To The iPad; Syncing And Editing On The Go!

by Lucas Lau · 1 week ago · No Comments · 481 views

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The Adobe Creative Cloud just got a lot more useful with the release of Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iPad. The tablet version of the very popular photo organization and editing software uses the creative cloud to sync images and edits to and from your desktop system making sure your photos are always up to date.

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Budget BlackBerry Device Codenamed “Kopi” Leaked Extensively, but Nobody Knows When It’ll Be Official

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 761 views

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A low-end BlackBerry device, codenamed “Kopi”, has been extensively leaked on a Vietnamese forum. Virtually every angle of the “Kopi” has been snapped, including the removable battery, and even side by side with the BlackBerry Q5.

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Storekini Opens Pre-Orders for the Huawei MediaQ M310 Android-Powered Media Hub

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · No Comments · 1.9k views

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Announced back at MWC 2013, the Huawei MediaQ M310 media hub is an interesting gadget that aspires to “bring the family together”. Powered by the same chipset found on the Huawei Ascend P2, this little box extends the functionality of your smartphone or tablet to your big screen in the living room, and is now available at Storekini.com.

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Quitting Apps in IOS Could Actually Be Worsening Battery Life

by Lucas Lau · 1 week ago · 24 Comments · 3.4k views

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Usually when your iPhone is running low on juice you do a couple of things; Turn down the brightness, switch off WiFi and of course close all open apps in the multitasking tray. Well according to former Genius Bar technician Scott Loveless, that may actually have an inverse effect on your battery life!

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Aggression From Games Comes From Gameplay Mechanics, Not Content

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 498 views

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A study into the link between increased aggression and videogames has found that it is how the game works that causes violent behaviour. Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute created a study that isolated violent content from a modified version of Half Life 2 and discovered that it more sophisticated research into violent video games is required.

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Twitter Acquires Cover, a Lock Screen App for Android Devices

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · No Comments · 476 views

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We hear about companies buying up other companies all the time, but the latest acquisition is a pretty interesting one. Twitter has recently acquired Cover, an Android lock screen app that was launched just six months ago. Cover has just shared a blog post saying that the entire team will be joining the micro-blogging site at its headquarters in San Francisco.

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[Update: Brightstar Revises RRP] Storekini Opens Pre-Order for Moto X, Exclusive Discount Awaits Lowyat.NET Forum Members!

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 7 Comments · 5.4k views

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[UPDATE 2 (9/4/2014, 7:48pm)] Storekini has now announced that all pre-orders made from today (April 9) will not come with the freebies as promoted earlier.

[UPDATE: We've just received news that the official distributor for the Moto X, Brightstar, has revised the RRP of the Moto X to RM1499. Kindly note that this price change will only affect buyers FROM April 8, i.e. those who made their pre-orders earlier will not be affected.]

You saw it unveiled eight months ago, and wondered if it will ever make its way to this side of the world. Well, wonder no more as the Motorola Moto X is now available for pre-order at Storekini.com at an amazingly affordable retail price of RM1399 [UPDATE: RRP is now RM1499]. But wait, there’s more: Storekini has reserved limited units of the device exclusively for members of the Lowyat forum, where they can enjoy an instant RM100 rebate for the Moto X!

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Comic Sans Gets A Modern Makeover

by Lucas Lau · 1 week ago · No Comments · 432 views

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There is no font in the world more universally hated and scowled at than Comic Sans. Thankfully it’s replacement is a more modern, less childish typeface aptly called Comic Neue. Thanks to graphic designer Craig Rozynski, Comic Neue is said  ”to be the casual script choice for everyone including the typographically savvy”.

Download your copy of Comic Neue for a limited time here

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Borderlands 2 Prequel Rumoured To Appear This Year

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 230 views

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A prequel to Borderlands 2 is rumoured to be in the works for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The game appears to be set in between the events of Borderlands and Borderlands 2. While 2K Games has denied working on a new Borderlands game, the statement appears to not extend to 2K Australia – who published games like Bioshock and X-COM.

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NVIDIA Shield Can Now Stream Games Over The Internet

by Lucas Lau · 1 week ago · No Comments · 204 views

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In the latest software update pushed to Shield users worldwide, NVIDIA is allowing users to actually stream games remotely from their PC. Up until this update, the Shield was capable of playing graphically intensive games that were processed by and streamed out of your home PC, however you needed to reside on the same network.

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 808 and 810 Processors

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 903 views

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Just when we’re all expecting to see Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 in upcoming flagship smartphones – HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, etc., and the Snapdragon 805 this “summer”, Qualcomm has went ahead and announced the Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 processor, which will be coming in the first half of 2015.

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Specs Comparison: Nokia Lumia 930 vs Lumia 1520, Lumia 1020, Lumia 925 and Lumia 920

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 2.8k views

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Last week at Microsoft Build Developer Conference, Nokia has announced a number of new smartphones under its Lumia family that will become the first batch of Windows Phone 8.1 devices to be released into the market. One such model is the Lumia 930, which has now become the company’s new flagship device.

While there is no indication so far on whether Lumia 930 will be released in Malaysia or not, we believe that it is now a good time to compare the new kid in the block against its predecessors. Jump in to see how their technical specifications fare against each other.

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