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Just in the nick of time, Xiaomi has started rolling out the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update to all Mi A1 users worldwide. The Mi A1 is Xiaomi’s first Android One device that offers a stock Android experience and faster software updates.
During the launch, Google promises that the Mi A1 will be upgraded to Android Oreo before the end of the year and it will be among the first phones to get Android P.
Yesterday, Apple had apologised for slowing down its older iPhones on purpose if it has an aged battery. To regain its original performance, you’ll need to replace the battery. As gesture of good will, Apple is offering a discount to affected users and now they have revealed its pricing for the Malaysian market.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 series is probably the most affordable 18:9 smartphone lineup that comes with competitive specs. If you can’t wait for the official units to arrive in Malaysia, retailer DirectD has brought in imported units which are surprisingly cheaper than expected.
The world is coming online and with that, habits are changing, most notably how we purchase goods and services. In the past, you had to crowd with everyone else doing their last minute holiday shopping but now you can get practically everything you need with a few simple taps.
Malaysia’s no different and the meteoric rise of e-commerce is almost scary. But every revolution has its victims and with such a drastic shift in how people discover and purchase goods, some start to wonder what’s going to happen to all the local brick and mortar small-medium enterprises (SMEs).
The revived Nokia 3310 under HMD Global had created a lot of buzz earlier this year. Unfortunately, being a 2G only device, its usage was severely limited to countries that still have 2G networks operating.
To expand its reach, HMD Global had released a newer Nokia 3310 3G which came with 4X the storage along with some minor design tweaks. For those who love the appeal of old-school feature phone but wished if it had faster connectivity, Nokia appears to be working on a 4G version of the Nokia 3310. A feature phone with 4G? Why would anyone bother?
UPDATE: HTC U11+ has landed in Malaysia with a RM3,099 price tag.
We are just days away from the new year and there’s already a new flagship smartphone launch that’s scheduled to take place in Malaysia very soon. As teased earlier, the HTC U11+ is coming to Malaysia and official distributor Brightstar has just sent out invites for the upcoming launch event that’s happening on 11 January 2018.
A week ago, Apple had admitted that they were slowing down older iPhones. It was proven that older iPhones with aged batteries would be throttled significantly to retain a decent amount of battery life and to prevent unexpected shutdowns.
After public outcry and multiple lawsuits with one as high as $999 billion, Apple has finally responded with a solution.
The iPhone X may not be the first “Full Screen” smartphone but it’s the first iPhone to come without a home button (not even a virtual one). Because of this new change, Apple had introduced a couple of gestures which are easy to adapt by existing iOS users. Apparently, this seems to be so effective that the folks at Xiaomi’s MIUI development team are incorporating some of these gestures on their upcoming MIUI 9 update.
If you want to go “Full View” or “Full Screen” without burning a hole in your wallet, Xiaomi’s latest Redmi 5 series could be hitting our shores very soon. Announced earlier this month, the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus are one of the most value for money smartphones that come with a tall 18:9 display from as low as 799CNY (about RM497).
When travelling abroad, two crucial things that geeks need the most is internet connectivity and sufficient power on their smartphone. If you’re a frequent traveller, you could solve both concerns with Nommi, a portable MiFi that also doubles up as a power bank. On top of that, it can even charge your phone without using any cables at all.