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  • Maxis no longer offers the iPhone on Zerolution

    November 14, 2017 4:58 AM 13

    A man tries out the Animoji feature on an iPhone X during its launch at the Apple store in Singapore November 3, 2017. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, The Maxis Zerolution program allows anyone to own a brand new smartphone with easy monthly instalments and RM0 upfront. On top of that, you can swap phones every 12 months hassle-free for an extra monthly fee. Now it appears

  • Celcom is doing midnight deliveries for the iPhone X

    November 14, 2017 3:57 AM 10

    A attendee uses a new iPhone X during a presentation for the media in Beijing October 31, 2017. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — The iPhone X pre-order will be available in Malaysia starting this Friday, November 17, and it will be released officially on November 24, 2017. If you want to be among the first in Malaysia to get iPhone X on the big day itself

  • Uber in deal with Nasa to build flying taxi air control software

    November 8, 2017 10:59 AM 16

    Uber said it is the first formal services contract by Nasa covering low-altitude airspace rather than outer space. — AFP picLISBON, Nov 8 ― Uber has struck a deal with Nasa to develop software for managing “flying taxi” routes in the air along the lines of ride-hailing services it has pioneered on the ground, the company said today. Uber said it is the first

  • Bandai Namco gets behind Switch with three secret titles

    November 8, 2017 7:31 AM 13

    An artwork for Bandai Namco’s ‘One Piece Unlimited RED’, re-released for Nintendo Switch in 2017. — AFP picTOKYO, Nov 8 — Japanese video game label Bandai Namco has signalled its ongoing support for the Nintendo Switch console by promising “three big titles” for 2018. What could they be? “We have put three games on the Switch so far and all of them are doing

  • Video game releases for November: ‘Sonic Forces,’ ‘Football Manager 2018,’ ‘Nioh’

    November 5, 2017 12:13 AM 8

    ‘Super Lucky’s Tale’ features a bushy-tailed fox and a cute world to bounce through. — Picture courtesy of Playful / Microsoft StudiosSAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5 — Among video games arriving on November 7 and in the days following, Need for Speed: Payback does its best to channel the spirit of a Fast and Furious movie, Mario Party: The Top 100 compiles a tonne

  • Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger down for some users across the globe

    November 3, 2017 9:10 AM 18

    MUMBAI, Nov 3 — Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger was down for many users in India and other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter today afternoon. Users in countries from Myanmar to Russia and Vietnam to Brazil reported that WhatsApp was down in their countries too on social media. The extent of the outage was not immediately

  • Facebook beefs up user numbers again, especially in Asia

    November 3, 2017 3:42 AM 15

    With over two billion active users every month, Facebook is by far the most popular social network in the world. — AFP picSAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3 — Facebook’s third quarter earnings released yesterday revealed it has over two billion users worldwide every month, a symbolic threshold passed in the spring, and it has increased its subscriber numbers across

  • German postal service’s new little helper (VIDEO)

    November 2, 2017 3:12 AM 11

    Image of PostBOT, the Deutsche Post robotic help, from the Reuters video. BAD HERSFELD, Nov 2 — German posties have a new helper. Deutsche Post spokesman Thomas Kutsch says: “It can scale kerbs. It cannot climb stairs and does not go to the second floor on its own. But, what she does, the robot also does. And if she stops, it stops. And then she can get the parcels

  • One million Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sold in South Korea

    November 2, 2017 2:38 AM 14

    Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics’ Mobile Communications, gives a speech during a launching ceremony for Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 8 in Seoul September 12, 2017. — Reuters picSEOUL, Nov 2 — The combined sales of Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in South Korea have reached one million units, industry data showed today

  • OnePlus 5T will have better cameras, sample portrait shown off

    November 1, 2017 12:19 AM 12

    So there will be a new OnePlus phone? Looks like the OnePlus 5T that has been leaked a couple of weeks ago and believed to come with a larger 18:9 display is almost ready. This new variant also dropped by AnTuTu, showing off premium specs so we know the phone is for real. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei just posted a sample photo and asked what phone could