News & Reviews: Technology
May 18, 2020
Based on a statement by abacusnews.com, it seems that China Telecom, as well as ZTE, could already be working on 6G technology right now which is expected to be commercialized somewhere around 2030. This early start into 6G is likely due to the fact that China wants to have a head start on the competition and have a stronger position in the telecommunications market.
May 05, 2020
The under-screen camera is probably one of the features that we would very much like to see on new smartphones. Not only it will bring something new and exciting to the smartphone industry, but the technology will also end the era of the notches. Today, an approved design patent from Xiaomi has leaked and pretty much shows us how the company will be making a smartphone with an under-screen camera.
Apr 16, 2020
The city of Wuhan in China hosted a virtual marathon instead of the usual annual marathon, which took place on 12 April 2020. There were more than 70000 users who joined the marathon with around 41000 finishing the race which was tracked via the Keep fitness app.
Mar 30, 2020
Nearly two weeks into the movement control order (MCO), the total number of patients tested positive for COVID-19 continues to rise in Malaysia. As a result, the government is looking for new ways to help combat the pandemic. Yesterday, the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI) made an announcement asking for all Malaysians to contribute ideas.
Feb 24, 2020
The new Wi-Fi 6 standard has recently been unveiled which is not only backwards compatible with previous Wi-Fi standards, but it is also able to achieve up to 1.5Gbps based on a test conducted by CNET. To put it into perspective, CNET managed to download all 22 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in 4k resolution in less than 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Jan 29, 2020
Surprisingly, popular eCommerce company Alibaba recently unveiled their designs for a foldable smartphone which can be folded over twice. This design is quite unique due to the fact that foldable smartphones from Huawei, Samsung and Motorola can only be folded once.
Dec 30, 2019
Recently, a patent by realme called SUPERDART which is a fast-charging technology was posted up on Twitter by Mukul Sharma. While not much is known in regards to the aforementioned technology, gsmarena hinted that this could be a direct response to Xiaomi’s 100W charging technology.
Sep 30, 2019
ServerDNA 4 which is a convention focused heavily on gaming and esports was recently held in Le Merridien Putrajaya, on 28 and 29 September 2019. For this first time, the convention had up to 2 floors filled with booths from international and local brands, as well as Malaysian gaming personalities.
Jul 23, 2019
MSI officially launches their new refresh for their Titan and Raider series of gaming laptops, starting from the price of RM8099. The laptops in question, which is the MSI GT76 DT 9SG and the GT76 DT 9SF, comes equipped with up to Intel's top of the line high-end mainstream processor which is the 9th Generation Intel Core i9-9900k, RTX 2080 GPU and a 240Hz capable 17.3-Inch display.
Jul 22, 2019
OPPO filed a patent called “Wearable Electronics” on September 2018, which hints at the possibility that we could see a smartwatch manufactured by OPPO with the ability to fold its display. Once unfolded, the display would be more than two times larger than the original screen size when done properly.