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  • Amazon’s Twitch unveils Free Games with Prime

    March 15, 2018 7:51 AM 20

    ‘Free Games with Prime’ grew out of a February ‘Twitch Prime Indie Amplifier’ votes-based promotion. — AFP picNEW YORK, March 15 — Game-oriented video streaming service Twitch TV appears to be taking on both Steam and the Humble Store in one fell swoop. A free monthly games bundle for premium-tier members is positioning streaming service Twitch TV as not only a challenger

  • First-day sales of Samsung Galaxy S9 ‘only 70pc of predecessor’

    March 10, 2018 1:35 AM 41

    The new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 27, 2018. — Reuters picSEOUL, March 10 — The first-day sales performance of Samsung Electronics Co’s new flagship Galaxy S9 smartphones were around 70 per cent of the previous series in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported citing the industry sources showed

  • Ubisoft announces ‘The Division 2’ ahead of E3 reveal

    March 10, 2018 12:40 AM 24

    Celebrating the two-year anniversary of multiplayer action game ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division,’ Ubisoft is telegraphing a mid-2018 reveal for its successor. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, March 10 — Celebrating the two-year anniversary of multiplayer action game Tom Clancy’s The Division, Ubisoft is telegraphing a mid-2018 reveal for its successor. Action role-playing

  • TM partners Huawei to further enhance broadband reach

    March 8, 2018 8:58 AM 40

    Huawei will help TM accelerates fibre broadband network reach. — AFP file picKUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on multiple activities to accelerate fibre broadband network reach. In a statement today, TM’s Managing Director/Group Chief Executive

  • Report: ‘Call of Duty’ 2018 to be ‘Black Ops IIII’

    March 7, 2018 11:19 PM 25

    NBA star James Harden is helping launch the marketing campaign for 'Call of Duty: Black Ops IV' via a baseball cap logo. — AFP picTOKYO, March 8 — NBA star James Harden is helping launch the marketing campaign for Call of Duty: Black Ops IV via a baseball cap logo, according to an anonymous source. Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden arrived

  • Huawei Nova 2i users can try out EMUI 8.0 with Android Oreo

    March 4, 2018 1:47 AM 39

    The Huawei Nova 2i. — SoyaCincau picKUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Huawei is rolling out the latest Android 8.0 Oreo to more of its current smartphones. Now, it’s the Huawei Nova 2i‘s turn and you can try it out by participating in the beta program which is open from 1 March 2018. To give Android 8.0 Oreo a spin, just download the EMUI Beta testing app and install

  • New ‘Battlefield’ aims for World War 2 setting, says report

    March 4, 2018 12:53 AM 34

    ‘Battlefield 1’ (pictured) attracted 21 million players between October 2016 and July 2017, though EA has not released sales figures. — AFP Relaxnews picSAN FRANCISCO, March 4 — After 2016’s release returned to the trenches for a World War I story, “Battlefield” is said to be heading into World War II in 2018, according to a pair of new reports. Military-themed

  • World’s top phone show rises above Catalan secession cloud

    March 3, 2018 3:26 AM 40

    The Sony Xperia XZ2 is seen on display during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2018. — Reuters picBARCELONA, March 3 — The world’s largest phone show closed its doors Thursday in Barcelona with organisers reporting attendance figures on a par with last year’s attendance, despite simmering tensions over Catalonia’s failed bid to break

  • The latest SanDisk 400GB microSD is the world’s fastest flash memory card

    February 28, 2018 9:07 AM 33

    SanDisk’s Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card. — AFP picBARCELONA, Feb 28 — Western Digital announced its fast and furious 400GB microSD card at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with the aim of increasing the performance of its flagship smartphones. This latest addition to the SanDisk family, the 400GB Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card, is the world’s fastest

  • Facebook launches effort to help boost newspaper subscriptions

    February 27, 2018 2:50 PM 39

    Facebook recently took steps to enable publishers to encourage paid subscriptions directly from the social network. ― Reuters picWASHINGTON, Feb 27 — Facebook today announced a US$3 million (RM11.7 million) pilot project aimed at helping US newspapers boost paid digital subscriptions. The move was the latest by the huge social network to respond to concerns