Apple’s iOS 10.1 update finally adds Portrait mode to the iPhone 7 Plus

  To access the feature, simply open the Camera app and swipe to ‘Portrait’ mode (in between Photo and Square modes). Using both 12MP camera sensors on the iPhone 7 Plus and advanced machine learning, Portrait mode applies a depth-of-field effect that blurs the background while keeping the foreground sharp.…

Pokémon GO will be having a week-long Halloween event beginning October 26, 2016

  Still happily onboard the Pokémon GO bandwagon despite its popularity taking a nosedive? Your unwavering loyalty won’t be going unnoticed, as Niantic will be organizing a special in-game Halloween event that kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 and ends next Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Of course, it wouldn’t…

Some iPhone 7 units fitted with better-performing modem

Apple is known to use different components with comparable performance for its devices as a means to diversify its supply chain. Last year, Chipworks discovered that there were two different sized A9 chipsets in the iPhone 6s with the TSMC-made chipset performing better. With the iPhone 7, Apple is once…

Your phone number is being shared with Facebook if you’re using WhatsApp

While many of us would not bother with changes in privacy policies of many apps, this is one that you may want to pay special attention to. WhatsApp just updated its privacy policy where it states that it will begin sharing user information with Facebook. The user information includes the…

Pin and pay system to be implemented in Malaysia starting July 2017

Tan Nyat Chuan, Director of the Payment System Policy Department at Bank Negara Malaysia said that credit card holders will be given six months, starting January 2017, to familiarize themselves with the new system before it is implemented on July 2017. “The targeted completion of the infrastructure rollout and card…

webe is now official – unlimited calls, texts, and data from as low as RM78!

You’ve probably already heard many things about webe – the telco company that was formerly known as P1 – over the past couple of months, especially the juicy details regarding its mobile plan that seemed too good to be true. Well, we can assure you that it isn’t. webe has…

Selangor Cyber Games has a prize pool of over RM350,000

To all eSports fans, the Selangor Cyber Games 2016 is three weeks away, happening from September 9 to September 11. It will be held at One City Mall, Subang Jaya, and will see gamers from Southeast Asia as well as China competing for fame and fortune.   So what’s on…

Xiaomi makes NFC mobile payment service Mi Pay available

Xiaomi has kicked off its footprint in the Chinese mobile payment industry with its NFC-based payments service Mi Pay. In many respects, the payment system works similarly to Samsung Pay, Android Pay, and Apple Pay. It uses NFC for wireless transmission of payment information via smartphones and aims to eliminate…

Adblock Plus is still able to block Facebook ads

The cat and mouse battle between the social network giant and open source ad-blocking community began when Facebook announced that it had found a way to circumvent ad blockers, which made them the biggest and one of the most aggressive companies to champion the war against ad blockers. It stands…

Shopee commits RM1 million in financial support to ‘Mompreneurs’

Know of any mothers who are aspiring to become entrepreneurs? Because Shopee has recently announced that they are allocating RM1 million to help Malaysian mothers develop their entrepreneurship skills, along with everything they need to know to run a thriving eCommerce business. The imparting of knowledge is done through online…