‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ launches Operation Grand Heist

As free Battle Royale big hitters “Apex Legends” and “Fortnite” duke it out for supremacy, “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” expands not only its 100-player survival mode but also Zombies and traditional Multiplayer through a February 19 update and its “Grand Theft Auto”-baiting title, Operation Grand Heist. “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” may […]

Google to deliver games industry keynote in March

Tech and ad giant Google is expected to unveil its game streaming service at a March 19 presentation made during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, after sending out invitations for the event. Known to be working on a subscription game streaming service since at least early 2018 and co-ordinating plans with game publishers […]

Down To The Razer Edge: Razer’s Online Store Closing This Month

Gaming fans, bad news. The Razer Game Store, a digital store that has been offering discounts on gaming accessories as well as exclusive deals on games, will be no more come end-February, less than a year after its launch last April 2018. Since the launch, gaming fans had been enjoying multiple offers such as Steam, […]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Sample Shots

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro sports a pretty impressive camera matrix on its back. The standout of all three is probably the 20MP, f/2.2, 16mm Ultrawide lens. This remarkable lens does double duty by being both a wide-angle lens and a super macro lens. For super macro shots you can go as close as 2.5cm […]

Apple to Announce New Hardware Tonight

Apple’s Special Event is taking place tonight at 10PM Malaysian time. While the company has been tight-lipped about the event, rumours have been flying about what will be unveiled. The biggest of these rumours is that a brand-new iPad will be released, and experts are weighing in that it will be one of the company’s […]

Xiaomi Launches 2nd Photography Challenge

Xiaomi has launched a Photography Challenge to give budding photographers a chance to win up a share of USD50,000 (~RM208,950) based on themes set by the company. This year’s theme has been set as “Ordinary | Extraordinary”. Likely to show the differences between what is ordinary and extraordinary. The theme is also divided into four […]

YouTube Invests USD20 Million in Educational Content

YouTube has long been a source of educational videos, how-to and tutorials available to the masses. You could learn to play the ukulele, peel an onion or even teach yourself programming. At present, YouTube monitors and moderates all content that goes up on their site. And some statistics have shown that YouTube has nearly 400 […]

Cathay Pacific Embroiled in Data Breach

Hong Kong-based airline provider, Cathay Pacific is the latest in the long line of big corporations to be caught up in data breach issues. Previously, we reported on Facebook having data security issues, and this time it’s with an airline provider. The breach has hit Cathay Pacific hard, as their market value has dropped USD320 […]

IBM to Acquire Red Hat

IBM will be acquiring software company Red Hat for USD34 billion (~RM142 billion) to expand its enterprise cloud computing reach. Previously known as a hardware firm, IBM sold out it’s hardware division to China-based Lenovo to focus more on enterprise and web hosting services. It has recently been making in-roads into cloud-computing, predicting that it […]

iPhone XR is Pretty Easy to Repair

As if you would need another reason to buy the iPhone XR. Since it’s release over the weekend, many reviewers have been hailing the XR as the iPhone to get. The XR has already wowed us with its single-lens, bokeh ability camera. For USD750 (~RM3,133) you can get a colourful iPhone, with colours that excite […]

Taiwan Excellence Hosts Intercollege E-Sports Battleground

Taiwan Excellence, part of Taiwan’s program to bring its expertise in gaming products and technology to the world, hosted the Taiwan Excellence Intercollege Battleground (TEIB) that pits various participants from colleges around Malaysia against each other. The competition is to encourage the use of their products such as Asus, Acer, MSI, D-Link, Kingmax, Thermaltake, Transcend […]

Big Three Mobile Providers Go Big with Huawei

The big three mobile providers in Malaysia – Maxis, Celcom and Digi currently have mobile plans that pair up with the Huawei Mate 20 series. The weekend saw long queues and crowds at the three roadshow locations in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Penang. It’s clear that the Mate 20 series is a big hit […]

Facebook Fined Another RM2.6 million for Data Breach

British data watchdog, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reportedly fined Facebook £500,000 (~RM2.6 million) for “serious breaches of the data protection law”. This is the maximum fine that the ICO can impose on violators. The watchdog concluded its investigation on Facebook ranging from 2007 to 2014, when Facebook was found to allow application developers access […]

Facebook Messenger App Gets New Minimalistic Makeover

Facebook Messenger is following the footsteps of Spotify, which recently pruned its Premium app, and now the former is trimming the fat from its chat. Facebook Messenger is rolling out a more streamlined version of its mobile app for both iOS and Android. According to Facebook, the Messenger 4 will vastly simplify the user interface […]

US President Uses Unsecured iPhone

The current US President Donald Trump is reportedly using an unsecured iPhone and foreign intelligence agencies are listening in on his phone calls. White House aides have repeatedly warned the President not to use his personal mobile phone and use the landlines instead. Despite that, Trump has repeatedly been seen using his iPhone, but only […]

Apple’s Tim Cook Warns of Data Weaponisation

Tim Cook is the latest in a long line of public figures who have come forward to warn that data is being weaponised against people and societies. He made this stance while giving his keynote speech at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), held in Brussels. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, considered […]

Pre-Order your Red Dead Redemption 2 now

Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2) the western-based action-adventure prequel to Red Dead Redemption (RDR) which was released in 2010, is set to be launched on October 26th. Produced by Rockstar Games which brought successful titles like Grand Theft Auto and Max Payne, the prequel will allow gamers to play as Arthur Morgan an outlaw and […]

Xiaomi Announces Mi Mix 3

What year is it? Sliders are making a comeback. Xiaomi announced their new Mi Mix 3 model in China and at the Forbidden City (also known as the Palace Museum) no less. They even introduced a special co-branded Palace Museum edition that has enhanced specifications above the base model. And the base model is already […]

New Rules from Google To Manufacturers

Google recently required that popular phones have a minimum of two years of security updates from the manufacturers themselves. This would cover any phone released after January 31st, 2018 and activated by 100,000 users or more. And for future phones after January 31st, 2019 Google will expand it to all phones with Google suite installed. […]

Tesla Posts Profit in Q3

Tesla just released its Q3 earnings and it shows a positive financial quarter. This is despite CEO Elon Musk’s recent public actions that garnered some backlash for the company. In total, Tesla made USD312 million (~RM1.3 billion) net income in the quarter. Tesla did note that its customers were willing to pay a premium for […]