Facebook Shows Off War Room

Facebook joined the fight the spread of political misinformation by coming up with a “War Room”. Designed to halt and slow the rampant abuse of Facebook to disseminate false rumours or fake news, the company invited press members to view the War Room at their Menlo Park headquarters. Photos of the War Room show a […]

Huawei Watch GT – A First Look

Huawei launched the Watch GT alongside the Mate 20 Series in London. Following previous iterations, this was a highly anticipated release. While previous models had AndroidWear OS, the Watch GT will be utilising LiteOS. With a battery size of 420mAh, Huawei states that the watch can last up to 30 days, provided you turn all […]

Hong Leong Bank wins Omni-Experience Innovator

Further to our earlier news regarding IDC Digital Transformation Awards 2018 (DXa), Hong Leong Bank Berhad (HLB) has managed to win the award Omni-Experience Innovator for Malaysia. This is due to HLB’s efforts to introduce machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) into its customer experience, by introducing a chat advisor based on AI into its […]

Apple iPhone XR – Worth Your Money?

The release of the Apple iPhone XR is mere days away. For some, the excitement of the iPhone XS has yet to die down. While the XS was Apple’s flagship device, the XR is marketed as a “budget” or “affordable” solution. The XS starts at USD999 (~RM4,159) and the XR starts at USD750 (~RM3,122). Budget […]

Digi Announces Increased Quotas for Broadband

Digi today announced that it was increasing their monthly broadband plans in line with the government’s ruling to improve the nation’s internet quality of service. Digi’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Loh Keh Jiah said that Digi is committed to boosting their user’s internet adoption by introducing affordability for every wallet size. Here are the plans […]

Boost Clinches Digital Disruptor of the Year at IDC DX Awards 2018

Winner of the “Digital Disruptor of the Year” title has been bagged by Boost in the recently held 2nd annual IDC Digital Transformation Awards (IDC DX Awards) at the Digital Transformation Summit held at Aloft KL. This comes after their local digital transformation initiatives in the country and the title honours their milestones in the […]

Canon PhotoMarathon Hosts 1,000 Contestants

For 12 years, Canon has hosted the PhotoMarathon competition designed to challenge participants creative boundaries and test their photography skills. In one day, contestants will use the device of their choice – compact camera, DSLR or mirrorless – to compose pictures based on three themes that are revealed on the day itself. The themes chosen […]

Grab Appoints New Chief Technology Officer, Mark Porter

After the recent pull-out of Uber a few months ago, Grab has continued to scale up as Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing platform. To continue to provide quality service to its customers, Grab has appointed a new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Mark Porter to manage its infrastructure. While technically not owning any vehicles as assets, Grab […]

Razer Phone 2 Announced

Razer announced their successor to the Razer Phone in early October. Unsurprisingly, it’s called the Razer Phone 2 and it looks nearly identical to the first iteration. The internals have been refreshed to the latest that 2018 has to offer. The Razer Phone 2 now sports a brand spanking new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, with […]

Retrieve Your Android Notifications History

If you’re a long-time Android user, you may have accidentally swiped away a notification that you wanted to read, or even cleared all notifications before you had a chance to review them all. Today’s app recommendation comes in the form of Unnotification, that provides users a quick glance into their notification past. Stock Android users […]

OnePlus and Apple Clash On Launch Date

OnePlus, the self-proclaimed flagship killer phone maker, has had a head-on clash with Apple, the world’s biggest phone manufacturer. Earlier, OnePlus announced their launching of the OnePlus 6T, the successor to the OnePlus 6, on 30th October. In a shock move, Apple then announced that they will also be holding their launching of new iPads […]

Huawei Mate 20 – First Impressions

The new Huawei Mate 20 Series is a bag of surprises in the shape of the Mate 20, the Mate 20 Pro and the Mate 20 X. These phones usher in a new era of mobile phone photography. With the pricing already released, it’s clear that the greatest one comes in the form of the […]

New Trojan Virus “Octopus” Detected

One of the antivirus world’s more recognisable names, Kaspersky Technologies, detected a new style of trojan (a malicious code hidden within regular code), embedded in a popular messenger application and targeted at Kazakhstan’s political parties. The trojan named “Octopus”, was attracting users amid reports of a ban on Telegram, a chat program popular for its […]

Adobe Confirms Full Version of Photoshop for iPad

Adobe has just announced during its annual Adobe MAX Conference in Los Angeles that the full version of Photoshop is finally coming to the iPad. Yes, this is what every amateur and professional photographer wants to hear! Rumours had it that Adobe has been working on a full version of the programme for iPad, which […]

Winamp is Back with Fresh Experience for Desktop and Mobile Users

Now you can have all your music anytime, anywhere, and listen to it on-the-go. After four years in development limbo, Winamp is getting a major revamp. The software will re-launch as a dedicated audio player for iOS, Android and desktop, which will serve as a platform for songs and podcasts from all sources. The classic […]

Amazon’s New Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite is All You Need

Drunk driving is illegal but bathing and reading is not. Yes, now you can read at the pool or the beach. Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite is all you need for your next beach-side vacation. The Kindle Paperwhite has been the best e-Reader for most people since 2015 when Amazon updated it with a screen seen […]

New Chrome 70 Comes with Option to Disable Controversial Login

The latest version of Google’s Chrome browser is now available for Mac, Windows and Linux, with fixes to the controversial login system that was introduced in the previous release. In Chrome 69, Google added a new feature that logged users into the browser when they signed into a website owned by the search giant, in […]

ANNOUNCEMENT Huawei Mate 20 Series Price Released!

Huawei Malaysia released the pricing and availability of their seven new products released for Q4 2018. The base model Huawei Mate 20 will be available from 27th October 2018, at a price of RM2,799. Early birds will receive a Huawei Soundstone which is a wireless, waterproof Bluetooth speaker. The available colours are Black and Midnight […]

AMD Radeon RX 590 Leaks Reveal Impressive Mid-Range Graphics Card

The rumour mill is heating up with news of the AMD graphic cards. What does the AMD Radeon RX 590 have in store for the gamer world? A new entry in the 3DMark database shows that the AMD Radeon RX 590 can deliver a TImeSpy score of 5,028. With that score level, its rumoured Polaris […]

Snap Originals, Snapchat’s Own TV Shows for Mobile Audience

Starting October 10, Santa Monica-based video-sharing app Snapchat Inc is plunging into the depths of scripted programming. The objective is to attract more advertiser revenue and keep its fickle, young audience engaged. Viewers will need only five minutes to watch one of the app’s original serialised offerings from established names like Mark and Jay Duplass, […]