Author: Jeremy Say

Malaysia Gets The World’s First LEGO® Virtual Reality Roller Coaster

Artist’s impression of The Great LEGO Race entrance at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort. By Yue Lynn In a classic case of “Malaysia Boleh!”, LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort will be Earth’s first LEGOLAND park to initiate blast off with the LEGO virtual reality rollercoaster in November 2017, subsequently followed by LEGOLAND Florida Resort and LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort in 2018. The ride, which will feature a diverse lineup of racers from the famous LEGO Minifigure mystery assortments, was developed under Merlin Magic Making’s supervision, combining the latest virtual reality tech with roller coaster thrills. Additionally, “The Great LEGO Race will transform three existing...

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Things We Can Learn From STGCC 2017

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention celebrated their 10th year anniversary last weekend with much success. By Yue Lynn Last weekend (9-10 September), one of the biggest pop culture conventions around our region, the highly-anticipated Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2017, or STGCC 2017 for short, which was held at Marina Bay Sands with much fanfare. In conjunction with their 10th year anniversary, this year’s event was expectedly special and larger (they had an entire zone dedicated to the ‘Star Wars: Experience the Force’ exhibition) than 2016’s event. Long story short, STGCC 2017 earned an A+ rating from...

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 and ROG Desktops

ASUS ROG recently announced the world’s slimmest gaming laptop (ROG Zephyrus GX501), which will house a NVIDIA GTX 1080, for preorder at RM15,999. Containing a 7th gen Intel Core, 120Hz display, RGB chiclet keyboard and of course, better cooling, all of this fits in a sleek 17.9mm thin chassis. Now, the only pressing concern other than prices is the fact that it has only a 4-cell Li-ion battery. Like with all gaming laptops, I would say good luck to anyone trying to run one of these laptops without being tethered to the wall socket. Now if laptops aren’t for...

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Sony Releasing Xperia XZ1 and XA1 Plus

Sony Mobile announces the Xperia XZ1 and XA1 Plus, two new flagship phones from it’s Xperia line. Now, for those who don’t know what all the fuss is about, the XZ1 is a smartphone that features real-time 3D capture. With some of Sony’s latest innovations from Cyber-shot™, ɑ™, Bravia™, VAIO®, Handycam®, and Walkman®,  you will be assured some impressive hardware. The Xperia XZ1 (RM2999/available end-September 2017) will come with an impressive amount of camera features to be paired with their 19MP camera. You will get 3D Creator, super slow motion video (960 FPS at 720p), new smile predictive capture...

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Webe Converges With Unifi

By Yue Lynn In an announcement made recently, webe and TM had their own version of ‘Malaysia Day’ on 16th September by forging ahead in their convergence journey to provide customers with “services and products that ensure your Life and Business is Made Easier.” Fancy phrasings aside, in the near future, customers will note that the network name at the top left/right (the direction depends on the model) corner of your mobile device will change from webe to unifi. Rest assured, this ‘name change’ would not have a tidal wave effect on webe customers as things are stays pretty...

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