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  • realme's attendance to IFA 2020 is confirmed

    realme's attendance to IFA 2020 is confirmed

    We are now in the month of September and the next thing to look forward to is some new technological announcements from IFA 2020. Held annually in Berlin, Germany, it will be realme's first time attending the event and their conference is on 4 September, 12.25-13.10 CEST (UTS+2).

  • ARM selling IoT division to Softbank to focus on designing chips

    ARM selling IoT division to Softbank to focus on designing chips

    Sometimes, a company decides to cut off what it may deem unwanted excess to focus on more important things. That's what ARM is planning to do as it looks to offload its Internet of Things (IoT) divisions to SoftBank. This is so that the company can concentrate on what it's most famous for - designing chips for mobile devices and computers.

  • The 5G future of Malaysia looks promising and here's why we're excited

    The 5G future of Malaysia looks promising and here's why we're excited

    As a tech gadget website, we have already written plenty of 5G smartphones news and their potential. Smartphone brands are already eager to release their 5G devices even though 5G technology is still in its infancy. With still a long way to go, it is understandable that many of us don't care (but you should, really). 

    Sooner or later, the rollout of 5G technology is set to hit Malaysian shores in the not-so-distant future. Thanks to efforts made by Malaysian telecommunications provider Celcom, we're beginning to see the literally-life-changing benefits of the technology. In this article, here's another reminder of how 5G will impact our future and why it is exciting.

  • Is it actually worth investing in a flagship smartphone without 5G right now?

    Is it actually worth investing in a flagship smartphone without 5G right now?

    I’m pretty sure by now that everyone knows that a brand new 5G network is currently being tested in Malaysia and it is capable of offering up to or even more than 6Gbps download speeds. However, there are still some users out there who are sceptical towards the new network, probably due to the fact that even the current 4G network coverage in Malaysia is nowhere near perfect just yet.

    However, recently MCMC Minister YB Gobind Singh announced that states such as Kedah, Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Selangor as well as Terengganu will be part of the original Putrajaya and Cyberjaya 5G-network testbed. If all goes well, we might just expect a few cities in Malaysia to officially offer the new 5G network as early as the first quarter of 2020. That being said, Is it actually worth investing in a flagship smartphone without 5G right now?

  • Maxis and Gamuda signed new MoU to prepare Gamuda Cove as the first 5G township in Malaysia

    Maxis and Gamuda signed new MoU to prepare Gamuda Cove as the first 5G township in Malaysia

    Since last November, Maxis and Gamuda signed an agreement in the provision and deployment of network infrastructure and services for twentyfive.7. This time around, both parties did another Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Maxis is to provide and deploy 5G network infrastructure and services in Gamuda Cove, which will eventually be the first 5G township when it's ready in the country.

  • Xiaomi and IKEA to start IoT partnership in China from December 2018, smart home future coming soon?

    Xiaomi and IKEA to start IoT partnership in China from December 2018, smart home future coming soon?

    Xiaomi and IKEA officially announced their strategic partnership recently at the annual MIDC conference. This means that IKEA's full range of smart lighting products will be connected to Xiaomi's IoT (Internet of Things) platform starting from December 2018 in China. No news when these will be available in Malaysia or for how much.

  • Celcom announced they will partner with several tech and government agencies with IoT solutions

    Celcom announced they will partner with several tech and government agencies with IoT solutions

    With the uprising of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions, Celcom Axiata Berhad has announced that the blue telco will be partnering with several technology partners and government agencies for the development of IoT business solutions across multiple industries and businesses within Malaysia.

  • Always wondered how many calories are you eating? Just take a photo!

    Always wondered how many calories are you eating? Just take a photo!

    Ever wondered if you could analyze the food you’re about to eat, with just a snap of a photo? Well, Sony Mobile now offers a Meal Image Analysis software that’ll recognise the food and offer an in-depth analysis of it, including the calories intake.

  • Huawei partnering with Oracle to power IoT Ecosystem

    Huawei partnering with Oracle to power IoT Ecosystem

    Huawei and Oracle officially signed a Power IoT Ecosystem Partnership MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) recently, which will see them continuing their cooperation to provide a robust end-to-end AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) solution, helping power and grid companies to improve customer experience and operation efficiency, achieving energy saving and emission reduction.

  • Digi announces IoT partnership with CSE to help manage vehicle fleets

    Digi announces IoT partnership with CSE to help manage vehicle fleets

    If you thought Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) has nothing to do with automotive businesses, well, Digi has announced today that they are in a strategic partnership with CSE Group (CSE). It's not that they're going to manufacture a car or something, but rather delivering a wide range of automotive and insurance telematics solutions including a comprehensive fleet management system to help businesses handle their vehicles more effectively, with easy, real-time access to diagnostic information on their smartphones.