If you have being waiting for the right time to buy Apple products, today is your lucky day. Similar to last year‘s CNY promotion, Apple is throwing yet another Red Friday promotion on their online store where they give additional discounts on selected Apple products.
Check out some of the key promo items below:
iPad with Retina Display – from RM1,378 (Save RM121-RM181)
iPad 2 – RM1,078 (Save RM121)
iPod Touch 5th Gen – from RM938 (Save RM111-141)
iPod Touch 4th Gen – from RM628 (Save RM71)
iPod Nano – RM488 (Save RM41)
MacBook Air – from RM2,788 (Save RM311)
MacBook Pro – from RM3,388 (Save RM311)
MacBook Pro with Retina Display – from RM4,988 (Save RM311)
Apart from these devices, they also offer discounts on Apple accessories such as Wireless Keyboard, Trackpad, Mouse and covers. If you’re hoping for extra discounts on the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, unfortunately they are not on offer.
For more information, head over to Apple Store’s CNY Promo page.
Remember, this promo is only valid today, 25th January 2013.
Effective 20th January 2012, U Mobile has revised its prepaid offering for new subscribers. Not only you get free calls but this time they are also giving out free SMS. They are giving out 20 FREE SMS for every 6 SMS sent on a daily basis which can be used on all local mobile numbers. You can only accumulate a maximum of 1000 SMS but they reset on a daily basis.
In terms of Free Calls which U Mobile is offering, the new plan has revised the free calls period to 12:00 AM to 6:59:59PM which is subject to Fair Use policy of 60 minutes a day. You get 1 day of Free calls for every top up made. So if you top up RM30, you get 30 days of free calls within U Mobile Network. Existing U Mobile subscribers that signed up before this can still continue 24 hours all day Free calls.
For more information, head over to U Mobile Prepaid page.
Alright Android fans, check out these limited edition Asia exclusive release Android collectibles designed in conjunction with the upcoming Chinese New Year. The three figurines represent Blessing (福), Fortune(祿) and Longevity(壽) and are available from the Taken Shop for RM118.80 excluding delivery if your interested in adding a geeky touch to your Chinese New Year celebrations this time around. For more details, head on over to the Taken Shop.
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The Apple Store 1 day Chinese New Year Sale is finally on with special discounts on selected Apple products & accessories.
Some of the items on offer include:
iPad 2 16GB WiFi – RM1378 (Save RM121)
iPad 2 32GB WiFi – RM1648 (Save RM151)
iPad 2 64GB WiFi – RM1918 (Save RM181)
iPad 2 16GB 3G – RM1778 (Save RM121)
iPad 2 32GB 3G – RM2048 (Save RM151)
iPad 2 64GB 3G – RM2318 (Save RM181)
iPod Touch 8GB – RM628 (Save RM71)
iPod Touch 32GB – RM948 (Save RM101)
iPod Touch 64GB – RM1258 (Save RM141)
iPod Nano – from RM414 (Save RM35)
MacBook Air – from RM2788 (Save RM311)
MacBook Pro – from RM3388 (Save RM311)
iMac – from RM3488 (Save RM311)
Accessories & Add-ons are also on offer as well:
Magic Trackpad – RM184 (Save RM35)
Apple Magic Mouse – RM194 (Save RM35)
Time Capsule 2TB – RM928 (Save RM71)
Apple Wireless Keyboard – RM194 (Save RM35)
AirPort Express Base Station (802.11n) – RM294 (Save RM35)
iPad 2 Smart Cover Leather (RED) – RM254 (Save RM45)
Microsoft Office Home & Student 2011 – RM590 (Save RM64)
AirPort Extreme base station – RM528 (Save RM71)
Remember it is for 1 day only (6th January 2012), so head over to the Apple Store.
If you have been eyeing for Apple products, mark your calendars this Friday 6th January 2012. Apple Online store is throwing a one day Apple shopping event in conjunction with the upcoming Chinese New year festival.
In last year‘s CNY promo, Apple slashed up to RM131 from its iPad price and additional RM331 discounts on its MacBooks and iMacs. If the trend continues, we should be expecting similar discounts as well.
Since the iPhone 4S was launched just recently, we don’t expect any reductions but who knows Apple might throw in something special.
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Dyzplastic, the company that started off the original Android figurines is coming out with a fresh new series for 2011. According to their blog, there will be a total of 12 designs which is more than its previous 10 in the first series.
To kick start the new year, they had also released a special edition Chinese New Year God of Fortune shown below. If you’re interested in getting one, there’s actually a local retailer in Malaysia and the Chinese New Year Android figure is going at RM38.80.
This Chinese New Year, P1 is offering 2 special promotion on P1 Voice. All P1 Voice subscribers can make IDD calls as low as 5 sen per minute to both fixed and mobile numbers for China, Hong Kong, Singapore and USA. Australia and Taiwan numbers are also on offer at 8 sen per minute for fixed line. This special discounted IDD rate is applicable only from 2nd till 17th of February 2011.
For P1 subscribers who have yet to sign up for P1 Voice, they are giving a gradual discount on local calls for 2nd – 4th month if you signed up for their P30 and P50 plans from now until end of February 2011. How it works is that it gives you 30% off for the 2nd month, 40% off for the 3rd month and 50% off for the 4th month of your subscription.
P30 and P50 voice plans are free from monthly rental but there’s a minimum monthly commitment of RM30 and RM50 respectively. The main difference is that P30 domestic call rates are charged at 15 sen/minute while P50 is charged at 12 sen/minute. All IDD calls are charged at 15 seconds block while domestic calls within Malaysia are charged at 30 seconds block. Since P1 Voice uses your typical home phone, this is only applicable for P1 home or office modem that comes with a phone port such as DV-230 and DX-230.
For more information, visit P1 Voice page.
Earlier on, DiGi made a little boo boo on their website when a contest T&C appeared on their CNY Prepaid promo. The T&C revealed a 888th caller contest of the hour where the 888th caller of each hour during 1st and 2nd day of Chinese New Year will stand a chance to win RM888 talktime for prepaid or 8888 Bonuslink points for postpaid.
A couple of hours later, the said T&C was replaced with the correct one. Initially we thought this was a CNY easter egg but @digi_telco was rather silent about our discovery. Now DiGi has finally revealed the contest just couple of days before CNY. So far the terms look the same as before.
For more information, check out DiGi’s 888th caller contest page on Facebook .
In typical DiGi fashion, this latest Chinese New Year tribute ad from the telco is trademark cheeky, what else can you expect from the telco that gave us the lovable and unforgettable Yellow Coverage Fellow?
Head on over to after the jump to view the ad. One thing that’s got us curious is the obvious appearance of a white coverage fellow in the ad. We’re not sure what it means but is DiGi trying to clue us in on something here? Its a long shot but could it be a symbol for the year of the rabbit?
The only other time we saw a white coverage fellow was in the DiGi roaming ad, the one that featured Japan as a roaming destination. Remember that ad? Well if you don’t its available for viewing after the jump. Though we don’t think that there’s any correlation.
Anyone can decipher what the appearance of the white coverage fellow means? Or are we just over analyzing things? Comment us!
Anyways, we always look forward to these festive ads, wonder what Maxis has in store?
UPDATE: DiGi has updated the T&C. Not sure if the 888th caller contest is still on at this point. Considering they had a complete T&C, they might just announce it later.
We’re not sure if this is a deliberate easter egg or a botched up T&C but we got tipped that DiGi is doing a CNY 888th Caller Contest that’s open to all DiGi Postpaid and Prepaid subscribers. This was revealed upon clicking on the T&C link on the DiGi Prepaid CNY Promo page. The contest starts at 12AM on 3rd February until 11.59PM on 4th February.
To join, just make the 888th call of the hour to be shortlisted for the contest. DiGi will contact the respective shortlisted subscribers from 7th – 11th February to answer a simple question. There will be a maximum of 3 call attempts so make sure you answer them and not think its a prank like the iTunes lady. If the 888th caller is disqualified, the 889th caller will be the next subsitute.
So what prizes are they giving? Since it runs for 2 days, there are a total of 48 prepaid and 48 postpaid prizes to be won. For Prepaid, they will get RM888 worth of talktime while postpaid users get 8888 bonus link points. As expected the prizes will be distributed across a period of 8 months starting from March if you win.
So looks like DiGi does have something interesting up their sleeves this CNY. Thanks to the commenter “digi” for tipping us in the DiGi Prepaid CNY Promo post!
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