The HomePod is finally available at selected markets and this is Apple’s smart speaker that comes with built-in Siri. The cylinder speaker looks quite sturdy but if you intend to fix it, you’re probably out of luck based on ifixit’s latest teardown.
Xiaomi will be announcing its latest mid-range smartphones, the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, in India this afternoon. These are the successors of the current value for money, Redmi Note 4, and they are setting up the game with a Full Display (18:9) and a new dual-camera setup. After the launch of the iPhone X, the unmistakable vertical dual-camera bump is making its way to more Android phones and from the recent leaks, it appears that the Redmi Note 5 Pro will follow this same design.
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a flagship smartphone that packs a lot of value for what it offers. Not only it has a nice 6.0″ FullHD+ FullView display, it also packs 6GB of RAM and a whopping 128GB of storage. If you’re looking for a great deal, this RM3,099 flagship can be yours at up to RM370 off at several online retailers in Malaysia.
Looking for a Redmi Note 4 successor? This could be it. After it was speculated that Xiaomi might drop its Redmi “Note” moniker, it appears that the Redmi Note 5 device could be announced tomorrow on Valentine’s Day. The big reveal is happening in India and it has been a year since the current Redmi Note 4 for international markets was launched.
Apple wants to make its music service more accessible to students worldwide. Instead of paying full price, this new student membership lets you enjoy the same perks at up to 50% off.
This student benefit is now available in almost all countries where Apple Music is available and this includes Israel, Malaysia, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal and Taiwan. It’s open to all students studying undergraduate or post-graduate courses at a qualifying institute.
Alternative roaming solution provider, Flexiroam, is about to introduce its latest offering that’s called Flexiroam X2. This will allow users to enjoy free sponsored data for WhatsApp while travelling overseas. This new offering will be introduced in the second quarter of the year and they are now inviting users to take part in their beta program.
Want to buy an iPhone X but don’t want to pay the full retail price? Lazada is offering a time-limited CNY sale offer where you can enjoy a total of RM739 in savings for an iPhone X + Case bundle.
UPDATE: The Android Oreo update is now available for Samsung Malaysia units.
Finally, Samsung has started updating its current flagship smartphones with the very latest Android 8.0 Oreo update. Several Galaxy S8/S8+ users at selected countries have gotten their software update notification and it could be hitting Malaysian units very soon.
One of the first flagships to be announced in 2017 can be yours with an even lower price tag. The HTC U Ultra was recently going for about RM1,599 and now you could get it from as low as RM1,388. That’s more than 50% off since it went on sale almost exactly a year ago.