4G connectivity is beginning to gain traction in Malaysia. While some quarters debate the true definition of “4G”, none can argue that specified speeds of 3-10 times of current 3G speeds is still much welcomed. We’re lucky to have been given a chance to get up close and personal with the 4G experience. The quirky, fun 4G telco – Packet One Networks or fondly known as “P1” – were nice enough to provide us with a review unit recently to give us a taste on how fast and convenient 4G network connectivity is.2327 1
LG Electronics (“LG”) has reported that it has sold more than 10 million LTE smartphones across the globe, attributed to its aggressive push of the best hardware and 4G LTE technologies into 4G markets. LG’s success is a result of its early entry into the LTE market, and its leadership in LTE research and development.386 0
Good news for you bunch of World War II aviation enthusiasts out there. World of Warplanes will be receiving a huge update that overhauls the flight model as well as improved mouse controls for the US and RU clusters. European players will get the update on February 20. Do note that game is still in Closed Beta.
The update also will be adding more excitement to aerial combat and allows player to focus more on mastering technical maneuvers rather than piloting efficiency. In other words, new players will now have much easier time on grasping the fundamental controls and crash less often. What? Interested on piloting one of these babies? Join the ranks of test pilots here:
Here’s some sneak peek on these new awesome airplanes.
Want to see the new Lara Croft badly but afraid that your desktop can’t take the beating? Fret not, Tomb Raider is definitely a featherweight contender in terms of specifications. Trust me on this. Tomb Raider will be in stores on 5 March 2013. Available for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.
Minimum system requirements for PC
- Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista,7,8 (32bit/64bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics card with 512Mb Video RAM:
– AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT
– nVidia 8600
- Dual core CPU:
– AMD Athlon64 X2 2.1 Ghz (4050+)
– Intel Core2 Duo 1.86 Ghz (E6300)
- 1GB Memory (2GB on Vista)
Recommended system requirements for PC
- Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
- DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM:
– AMD Radeon HD 4870
– nVidia GTX 480
- Quad core CPU:
– AMD Phenom II X2 565
– Intel Core i5-750
- 4GB Memory
Here’s how Tomb Raider will perform in the recommended settings.
- Very high resolution textures with up to 16x the amount of data
- Detail Tessellation to enhance the detail on many surfaces in the game
- Higher quality shadows
- High quality bokeh depth of field with near-blur
- Tessellation algorithms used to smooth out geometry
- Improved cloth, SSAO, quality wetness effects, and post-filter effects.
- LOD quality is adjustable for better quality on higher-end machines.
The PunchTab Loyalty Reward Program was introduced with the primary objective of rewarding our loyal reader and fans like you. And it has to a certain extent served its purpose well. However, due to an increasingly high number of spam and spam-like accounts we have made a decision to halt the PunchTab reward system until further notice. We, however, will still hold giveaways, contests and freebies in the very near future.552 6
Missed the first beta and still itching to build your very own city? No worries, EA has announced that the SimCity Beta will be back on February 16. EA also stated that there will be more improvements added in this second beta. You still get only one hour’s worth though.
The Simcity Beta will begin at 10 PM (+8GMT), Feb 16 for Malaysians and you only have 24 hours to play until Feb 17. Boohoo. Sign-ups are now closed though. But if you think that 1 day is too little for your liking, the full game will be release on March 5.
Not too long ago, we went about scouring for news about multiple eSports events that may be happening in Malaysia this year, and while we may have had awesome sources, we could only tag it as a rumor; until now that is.
“The scale and popularity of competitive gaming has been skyrocketing over the last couple of years, and we have now reached the point where we can focus significant effort on advancing World of Tanks on to the global eSports scene,” said Jonghyuk Baak, Global eSports Director and with that, announces their plans to start a global eSports league with a prize pool of USD2.5 Million.437 6