Microsoft Malaysia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently recognised the outstanding talents of three local software development teams under the AppsForAsia – Redesigning Development program. The initiative is designed to pool creative talents of Independent Software Developers (ISVs) across Asia to develop sustainable solutions for economic, commercial and sofcial benefit of governments, NGOs, citizens and enterprises in the region.
Fast-growing mobile communication app WeChat has officially been launched in Malaysia. To celebrate its Malaysian presence, China-based TenCent through a big party at Club Neverland, in the heart of the capital. The ambitious company has appointed two well-known local celebrities namely Lisa Surihani and Shaheizy Samv in addition to releasing three TV commercials in Bahasa Malaysia.
Discovering deals using geo-location on your mobile isn’t something new. Digital coupons/vouchers, QR codes, NFC tags, you name them, they exist. One new player, however, has re-imagined the way people easily discover restaurant deals around them. Say hello to Pirq.
The best map app is back on iOS. As much fun it is to laugh at the inception like images and inaccurate directions of the iOS maps, the joke has gotten old and we need our reliable map back once again.
A security app tailor-made for women called GYNOID impressed the judges to take top spot at the recently concluded Samsung AppStar 2012 Challenge, a platform for Malaysian youth to showcase their creative and innovative talents in mobile app development.
Smartphones are now used not only for calls and messages but also for other purposes like multimedia streaming, electronic book reading, accessing office files and documents, and gaming. Gaming consoles have been developed and produced for decades already. They evolved over the years, catering to gamers’ demands across different generations.
Two of the biggest names in digital and analog note-taking – Evernote and Moleskine, have announced the availability of the innovative Evernote Smart Notebook today for the Malaysian market. Evernote is the app that helps you remember everything from notes, photos, audio and more on your Mac, PC, mobile and tablet platforms. First debuted on the iOS, Evernote has now [...]
Apple‘s current pursuit for killing off anything Google in iOS has resulted in the omission of YouTube and Google Maps in its recently released iOS 6. Google has quickly made the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPod touch available on the iTunes App Store. The new app, built from ground-up by YouTube engineers, has exclusive Malaysian content, with [...]
US President Barack Obama announced on his Facebook page yesterday on the availability of the Obama for America campaign mobile app for iOS and Android. The app provides breaking news and updates, localised facts, events, voting and registration rules and also provides a platform to donate to the Obama for America campaign. Obama has been a benchmark for social [...]
Through July and August of 2012, London and the UK comes alive with events, celebrations and activities during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The action at the London 2012 Olympic Games is hotting up and what better way to catch up on updates and activities on the go than with a pocket guide on your BlackBerry smartphone. If you don’t have it already, [...]