BlackBerry CEO John Chen has a new plan for enforcing net neutrality in the US, and it involves forcing Apple and Android app developers to build apps for BlackBerry devices. While he named iMessage and Netflix specifically, Chen appears to believe that it should apply to all content in the mobile space.
Windows RT, the lighter ARM version of Windows 8, will not be receiving the free Windows 10 update. In fact, it will only be getting and upgrade that provides some of the functionality of Windows 10. Which is not entirely a problem as the operating system was never popular to begin with.
UPDATE @ 11:25am, 23 January: As reader Boon Jia Jie points out, the minimum purchase for free shipping has also increased. More on that below.
After Mi Singapore’s raising of prices of its Mi Power Banks, it is now Mi Malaysia’s turn. The strengthening Chinese currency has resulted in Xiaomi raising the prices of two of its Mi Power Bank variants sold here.
It seems that Xiaomi is taking a step further into the smart home industry. The Chinese company is looking to start testing four new smart home products on the 26th of January. Xiaomi’s President Bin Lin revealed the Xiaomi smart home app along with four smart devices at the GeekPark Innovation Festival in Beijing.
Remember the perfume bottle-like selfie camera that Sony showed off last year? Well, if you think that Sony will never bring it to Malaysia, you’re wrong. The Cyber-shot DSC-KW11 is now available for preorder at Sony Malaysia’s website.
Right after it was announced last night, plenty of NVIDIA’s add-in-board partners has started to officially unveiled their own take on the new GeForce GTX 960. One such partner is ZOTAC who has provided two different variants of GTX 960 for Malaysian market: the standard version and the AMP! Edition (shown above).
[Update: Now with hands-on video shot from Beijing!]
Xiaomi’s meteoric rise as everybody’s favourite smartphone brand is relentless, and with the release of its first-ever flagship Mi Note phablet, the signs are that there is no slowing this train anytime soon. Shortly after the launch event, we managed to sneak some precious few minutes with the device, and here’s our first impressions.
It took NVIDIA four months after the initial debut of GeForce GTX 900 series to actually announce this particular card but nevertheless, here it is: the new GeForce GTX 960. Being the third member in the GeForce GTX 900 graphics card series, it is positioned to cater the mid-range market and acts as the replacement for GTX 760.
DiGi earlier today has introduced its newly revamped identity and brand strategy to represent its renewed focus on mobile Internet and customer’s engagement. Complete with a new logo that clearly identify the telco as part of Telenor Group, DiGi’s CEO Lars Norling stated that this is not just a mere new marketing image for DiGi but instead, it is a full blown change throughout the organization.
OPPO has officially announced the company’s new phablet, the U3. Unfortunately, this new offering from the Chinese company will not feature 4x optical zoom as previously thought. As the U3 is a pretty big smartphone, OPPO seems to have included the ability to scale the screen accordingly for one-handed use (as evident from the image above).