With the devaluation of our Malaysian Ringgit, the price of gadgets are definitely going up. We’ve seen Apple pricing the iPhone 6s above the RM3K mark, while the upcoming Surface Pro 4 in entry-level form is costing more than a well spec’ed laptop.
Now it looks like Xiaomi is next to get the brunt, as they too will be increasing their prices of popular items.
The OnePlus 2 seems to be getting lackluster response in Malaysia. First they had removed its contract obligation and now Maxis is allowing you to buy one without an invite. Yup, that’s right. You can buy the OnePlus 2 at anytime at RM1,788.22 inclusive of GST.
Uber has brought KL-lites a convenient and cash-less way to get around using their smart phones. In the Klang Valley, you get a variety of rides from hatchbacks to sedans and occasionally MPVs/SUVs that could potentially carry more passengers.
For moments when you need a ride for a bigger group, Uber KL has finally introduced UberXL. This is a larger vehicle option that supports up to 6 passengers instead of the usual 4.
UPDATE: Lazada has changed their “what’s in the box” column to include the 4th generation Surface Pen.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the ultimate tablet that can replace your laptop, which is now thinner, lighter and more powerful than ever. Targeted for November release, you can secure yours today by placing a pre-order on Lazada.
With our weakening Malaysian Ringgit, the Surface Pro 4 costs more than its predecessor from RM3,999. That’s more expensive than last year’s Surface Pro 3 that’s priced starting from RM2,729.
Popular navigation app Waze has just released a major upgrade for iPhone/iPad users. Carrying the version 4.0, they have made huge changes to its user interface, which aims to help you start your trip quicker than before. At first glance, it does looks more cartoonish compared to its previous version.
Q4 is now in full swing, bringing some hopeful news to Motorola fans in Malaysia. A week ago, we’d already seen the Moto X Play make its way onto our local electronic certification board; now its bigger brother, the Moto X Style does the same.
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Joining back the e-commerce bandwagon, Celcom has reactivated its online store on its Blue Cube website. The store offers the latest smart phones including the iPhone 6s, Galaxy Note5 and Xiaomi’s Mi Note. At the moment, all iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are sold only with a plan but the rest of its Android devices can be bought outright without contract.
OPPO has just added a middle child to its OPPO R7 series. For those wanting more performance without the heft of the 6″ R7 Plus, meet the new OPPO R7s. Revealed in Dubai during GITEX, the R7s is OPPO’s first 4GB RAM Smart Phone and it could also be the first Snapdragon 615 based smart phone to carry this much of RAM.