The Apple Store is the technology playground for iDevices. Operated officially by Apple, you get the full experience from its product showcase, genius bar and workshops to help you use your products better. As part of its expansion, the Cupertino company appears to be opening its very first store in South East Asia.
Making its way to 17 countries around the world, OPPO‘s newest device, the Neo 7 will seek to be the direct replacement of the old Neo 5. A premier in India is currently in the works and the device will likely go live by the end of this month.
Cropping up on DirectD, the original sets are now available with some added freebies (totalling RM 998) to those who make the buying decision before the devices are officially launched. There’s a chance that the Chinese manufacturer might end up revealing the Huawei G8 later this week during a media-only event, though the MediaPad M2 is a surprise to us all.
Apple first started letting users experience Quick Reply on iOS 8 but only on their own Messages app. The feature allowed you to pull down on a notification and reply immediately without opening the app itself. Now since iOS 9 has come into play, Apple enabled other apps to access this feature – Skype and Facebook Messenger were given the go-ahead much earlier.
Looking for a phablet with decent specs and without the expensive price tag? The Redmi Note 2 appears to be heading for Malaysia and Singapore very soon as a new device with the model 2015051 has appeared on both Malaysian SIRIM and Singapore IDA databases. If the Mi 4i is a let down, this could be the better “flagship alternative” that you’ve been looking for.
Smartphone manufacturers are now trying to pack as much as they can in their mobile slabs; the mid-range market is no different, as they probably feel pressured from the higher end to raise the bar of their devices. In recent times, we’ve seen Huawei churn out some premium phones, at a fair price – Nexus 6P, honor 7, P8 and the Ascend Mate 7. Now can their main competitor, Xiaomi follow suit? Leak photos of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro might be the company’s first stab at an all-metal smartphone.
Malaysian prepaid players we’re given a 1st November deadline to revise its top up/reload pricing to its pre-GST days. At the moment, a RM10 top up would cost RM10.60 while a RM50 top up costs RM53, inclusive of 6% GST.