If you're in the market for an iPad and don't mind not having the latest, Apple has slashed its iPad Air and iPad mini pricing in Malaysia where you can pick one up from as low as RM1,279 and RM799 respectively.
The latest iPad pricing in Malaysia re as follows:
WiFi 16GB - RM1,279 RM1,599
WiFi 32GB - RM1,449 RM1,929
WiFi + Cellular 16GB - RM1,699 RM2,029
WiFi + Cellular 32GB - RM1,869 RM2,349
iPad mini 2 (Retina Display)
WiFi 16GB - RM969 RM1,279
WiFi 32GB - RM1,139 RM1,599
WiFi + Cellular 16GB - RM1,399 RM1,699
WiFi + Cellular 32GB - RM1,569 RM2,029
The iPad mini 3 was announced last night but it didn't get as much attention as before. Like the incredibly thin iPad Air 2, it gets a new Gold colour, Touch ID and ... that's pretty much it.
The 7.9" Retina Display that does 326ppi (pixels per inch) is still the same and it retains the same size and weight as the previous iPad mini with Retina Display, which is now known as the iPad mini 2. Don't expect any performance improvements with this one as it is powered by the same A7 chip with a M7 motion co-processor like the previous iPad mini and iPad Air.
Apple has officially announced its latest iPad Air 2, and its return to the numbering system for the iPad models. When you think of tablets, the iPad is still top of mind thanks to its familiar form factor and most importantly its large collection of tablet optimised apps which now stands over 675,000.
Like most products that goes faster and thinner, the latest iPad Air 2 sets a new record being the thinnest tablet at only 6.1mm, beating the Xperia Z2 Tablet of 6.4mm. They have managed to make it lighter by about 32-34 grams less than the previous model. When compared, it is few grams heavier...
The Mi Router with 1TB storage isn't the only gadget that's heading to Malaysia. A quick check on our local SIRIM database reveals a new Xiaomi smart phone with 4G LTE and 802.11ac WiFi has been certified locally. Carrying the model number 2014715, we can't be 100% sure if this is the Mi 4 or its affordable Redmi Note 4G.
A quick check on TEENA database (China's SIRIM equivalent) reveals that its Mi 4 smart phone models carry the 201421X model number while its Redmi Note 4G models are having 201402X model numbers. Malaysia isn't the only one having this incoming model as our southern neighbours...
Xpax, the prepaid brand under Celcom today has introduced its new "Internet of Xpax" plan, which offers free calls, internet and games on a daily basis. On top of that, its normal voice calls rates are among the lowest from as low as 33 sen for 10 minutes while texting is charged at a block of 20 sen for 5 SMS
The freebies included within the plan are:
FREE Internet - FREE 10 minutes of Internet session up to 3 sessions daily.
FREE Games - FREE 10 games via *118#
FREE Calls - FREE first 10 seconds for all domestic calls within the same network
To activate the free internet, you would...
Google has officially revealed the Nexus 6, a new 6" phablet that will replace the current Nexus 5. In terms of software, it runs on the very latest Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Nexus 6 ticks all the right boxes if you're looking for a high-spec device. The front gets a 5.96" Quad HD AMOLED display that's accompanied with a pair of front stereo speakers. Underneath it gets a mighty 2.7GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 805 processor with 3GB RAM. There's an option for 32GB or 64GB of storage which unfortunately is non-expandable.
For taking pictures, you'll be delighted to know that it gets a 13MP...
UPDATE: Maxis reveals its Galaxy Note 4 plans from RM1,699.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be on sale starting tomrorow and if you're planing to get one with Maxis, it will be offered from RM1,699 with its MaxisOne Plan. Based on past offers, the RM1,699 bundle price is likely to be tied with 24 months contract of MaxisOne Plan of RM128/month. Outright, the Galaxy Note 4 is priced at RM2,499 for the Exynos N910C version that comes with 32GB of storage.
The Gear Circle wireless bluetooth headset (worth RM299) will be given out for free to the first 100 people that signs up with them at their...
The affordable Honor 6 with high-spec internals is going on sale today exclusively through its online store, VMall.my. The Octa-Core smart phone with Cat 6 4G LTE is priced at RM999 and it will be available exactly 11:58AM today (16th October) to those who have pre-booked earlier.
Delivery for the Honor 6 Black colour unit will commence next week on 21st October. Also available for purchase are add-on accessories such as in-ear headphones from RM68 or its Ultra-Thin Power Bank at RM148.
To recap on the specs, the Honor 6 is quite an compelling device for its price with a 5″ Full HD display...
Apple will be refreshing its iPad range very soon and if you're curious to find out, Apple has accidentally revealed bits of info through its iOS 8.1 iPad user guide. From the looks of it, the latest iPad will return back to its numeral system with the new models being called as the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3.
As speculated before, both devices will come with a Home button that doubles up as a Touch ID finger print scanner. Another new feature is a Burst Mode for its camera, where you can rapid fire cameras shots by pressing and holding the shutter button.
HTC has been a pioneer when it comes to Android devices. Not only they were the ones who made the first Nexus smart phone but they were also among the first to come out with a premium Android tablet with the HTC Flyer. Now with the Nexus 9, HTC is finally back in the game with tablet that's not only high in spec but also premium to touch and use. The bezels are thin and it also gets brushed metal sides while the back gets a soft grip finish with subtle curves.
Like the number suggests, the Nexus 9 is a 9" tablet (8.9" IPS LCD to be precise) and it does a more squarish 4:3 display aspect...