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The MacBook Air gets a revival, now smaller, more powerful and comes with Retina Display. Starts from RM5,249, ships in four weeks

After a year plus hiatus, the MacBook Air is back. Apple today announced an all-new redesigned and re-engineer MacBook Air that brings Retina Display, a larger display along with a few other updates. The display is now 13.3 inches with a 2,560 x 1600 resolution. The display has 50% narrower bezels compared to the outgoing MacBook Air too. Unfortunately, you don’t get a touch display like the Surface Pro, there’s no Touch Bar either but at least you get Apple’s TouchID fingerprint scanner as well as support for Siri.

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You can get an iPhone 6S for RM800 and deals on other iPhone models, iPad, MacBook and Mac at the Switch warehouse clearance

If you’re looking for some great deals on Apple products, you might want to check out the Switch Warehouse Clearance sale happening from 2nd to 4th March.

Of course some of the units on offer are ex-demo units or end-of-life (EOL) units and some are just plain old models but hey where can you get an iPhone 6S for RM800. Yes, the iPhone 6S is already three years but it’s still a capable phone for the price of a basic Android phone today.

And if you check Apple’s website, a brand new iPhone 6S retails for RM2,249. So the demo unit being offered at the Switch Warehouse Clearance is RM1,449 cheaper – that’s almost 3 times cheaper.

There are other products on offer at the clearance as well, if you’re looking for the iPad or iPad Pro (both 9.7 and 12-inch models are available). There are deals on Macs and MacBooks. Check out the full list of Apple products on offer below.

The Switch Warehouse Clearance Sale is happening at Switch, MyTown Shopping Mall, KL from 2nd to 4th March 2018. As with these things most of the time, terms and conditions apply.

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Tronsmart’s making fast-charging easy with their brand new accessories

In the past, fast-charging was something you could only find on flagship smartphones. Unless you’re on iPhone, but even Apple’s caught up there too. The beauty of technology is that as time goes on, these “flagship features” start trickling down to the smartphone range.

As more people gain access to handsets that have fast-charging, the demand for fast-charging grows and that’s where third-party accessory makers like Aukey and Anker thrive — what with all the recommendations from popular YouTubers.

Then there’s Tronsmart, which is a brand that doesn’t really get as much coverage as the others do. But, in my experience they make some solid products.

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Switch offers the iPhone SE from RM999 on 12.12

UPDATE: Switch’s website went down due to excessive traffic. They are expected to resume the sale at 12pm today.

LIVE BLOG: Check out the best deals for 12.12 here.

Apart from Machines, authorised Apple reseller, Switch, is also having its own online sales for 12.12. They are also giving discounts on previous generation items and you can get last year’s Apple Watch from as low as RM700. Other interesting offers include the iPhone SE 16GB from as low as RM999 and the iPad Pro 9.7″ from as low as RM1,299.

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Lazada Malaysia’s new Apple Store is offering discounts up to RM1,500

Lazada is now an official authorised reseller of Apple products in Malaysia as well as 5 other countries in the South East Asia. The Apple store has finally gone live and they are offering significant discounts on genuine iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and original accessories as much as RM1,500 off.

For easy reference, we’ve listed out the notable offers after the break.

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