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  • Google wins Shopify as cloud customer amid fear of Amazon

    March 27, 2018 7:55 AM 15

    Ottawa-based Shopify provides websites and tools to help smaller merchants sell online and compete with retailers like Amazon. — Reuters picNEW YORK, March 27 — Google signed a deal with Shopify Inc to help host the e-commerce company’s online stores on the Alphabet Inc unit’s cloud service. The deal brings a new, fast-growing customer into Google’s

  • China’s OPPO embraces Xiaomi’s flash sale gambit to grow Indian base

    March 27, 2018 2:42 AM 15

    A rickshaw puller speaks on his mobile phone as he waits for customers in front of advertisement billboards belonging to telecom companies in Kolkata February 3, 2014. — Reuters picMUMBAI, March 27 — Chinese smartphone maker OPPO, which has ceded ground to Xiaomi in the Indian market, is looking to take a page out of its Chinese rival’s marketing playbook

  • Fresh spring bands for Apple’s Watch series

    March 24, 2018 8:28 AM 18

    The new bands will be available online later this month. — Picture courtesy of AppleCUPERTINO, March 24 — Springtime brings new colours for Apple’s watch band range. There are new exclusive Nike bands that match the latest Nike running shoes, new Woven Nylon bands as well as new shades of the Sport Loop. The Sport Band now comes in Denim Blue, Lemonade

  • This is Meizu’s answer to the Redmi Note 5

    March 22, 2018 6:46 AM 16

    Meizu M3’s specs are quite comparable to flagship level smartphones and it looks like a direct competitor to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5. — Pictures courtesy of Meizu via SoyaCincauKUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Meizu has just introduced the E3 and it’s their new mid-range smartphone with an 18:9 display. The specs are quite comparable to flagship level smartphones

  • Nasa plans to nuke giant asteroid Bennu (VIDEO)

    March 20, 2018 8:53 AM 16

    Asteroid Bennu is one of 10,000 near-Earth objects. — Reuters videograbSAN FRANCISCO, March 20 — Nasa has come up with a plan to save us all should a large space rock ever hit the planet. According to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the massive asteroid Bennu, which is taller than the Empire State building and larger than five football fields

  • Huawei Nova 2i now available for under RM900

    March 19, 2018 2:55 AM 16

    The Huawei Nova 2i was introduced in September last year and it offers a 5.93″ FullView display with four cameras at RM1,299, but if you’re looking for a cheaper deal, you can get it now for only RM899 on Lazada Malaysia. — Picture via Facebook/Huawei MalaysiaKUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Huawei and honour are flooding the mid-range segment with its array

  • Samsung rolls out Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note8

    March 19, 2018 12:27 AM 14

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Just days after Samsung officially releases its latest flagship duo, the Galaxy Note8 is finally getting its well deserved Android 8.0 Oreo Update. Similar to the earlier Galaxy S8/S8+ Oreo update, the latest update is currently being rolled out in France and it carries the firmware version number N950FXXU3CRC1. It brings the latest

  • Maxis offers a ‘free’ Galaxy S8 when you get a Galaxy S9 or S9+ on contract

    March 16, 2018 5:03 AM 17

    The new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 27, 2018. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are officially available in Malaysia and to mark the occasion, Maxis has introduced a new offer for its high-spending customers. They are now offering a free Galaxy S8 when you buy a Galaxy

  • Huawei Nova 2 Lite: You can be a superstar for less, but why would you?

    March 15, 2018 11:07 AM 18

    The Nova 2 Lite is marketed at those who like to take selfies. — SoyaCincau picKUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Obviously, being a superstar is something many aspire to be. But the problem is that not everyone can afford to shell out more than RM1,000 to become a proper nova superstar with the Huawei Nova 2i. Thankfully, the company knows that too and today

  • Celcom has a new Home Wireless broadband service with up to 1TB of data

    March 15, 2018 9:49 AM 20

    Celcom has announced a new Home Wireless service which offers up to a whopping 1TB of data. — SoyaCincau picKUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Fibre broadband is the best option to connect your entire home. However, if the service isn’t available, 4G wireless broadband is your next best alternative. Unlike Fibre, the quota for most wireless broadband plans is usually