Articles by: Vernon Chan

Mobile

ZTE Blade Vec 4G

ZTE launches “Pure Android” Blade Vec 4G and Grand SII LTE

Last week in Hong Kong, ZTE released the Blade Vec 4G, its latest mid-range smartphone with a Pure Android experience. Running Android 4.4 KitKat, the device offers the same Google experience as a Nexus device or a Google Play Edition.

July 30, 2014 ×

Photo Gear

[Gallery] A day out with the Leica T

[Gallery] A day out with the Leica T

I took the sexy new Leica T for a day out to Publika for some noms, excellent coffee at Coffee Societe and meeting old friends and new. The Leica T, armed with a prime 23mm Summicron f/2 ASPH lens, proved itself to be brilliant for people shots and more.

July 27, 2014 ×

Mobile

Little OPPO N1 mini hits Peninsular Malaysia

Little OPPO N1 mini hits Peninsular Malaysia

If you’re a fan of the OPPO N1 and its unique swiveling camera but not big on its massive 5.9-inch footprint (or shall we say palmprint), then you’re in luck. The OPPO N1 mini, a considerably more compact version, is now available in West Malaysia, as announced by OPPO.

July 25, 2014 ×

Mobile

Maxis kicks off Waze contest for Raya, win a Samsung GALAXY S5

Maxis kicks off Waze contest for Raya, win a Samsung GALAXY S5

Maxis wants you to have an uber special Hari Raya celebrations. With the Maxis Waze Contest for Raya, you get rewarded for using the popular Waze app when you balik kampung. The contest runs from today, 25 July to 3 August, and is open to all Maxis and Hotlink customers.

July 25, 2014 ×

Science

23 million year old prehistoric poo up for auction

23 million year old prehistoric poo up for auction

If you have spare cash in hand, you may be interested in owning a piece of prehistoric memorabilia. Only it’s a piece of shit. Literally.

July 25, 2014 ×

Audio Gear

Sony showcases Walkman NWZ-ZX1 at first Hi-Resolution Sound Clinic

Sony showcases Walkman NWZ-ZX1 at first Hi-Resolution Sound Clinic

Sony Malaysia yesterday (23 July) proudly demo-ed the premium Walkman NWZ-ZX1 at its first ever Hi-Resolution Sound Clinic for the media and special invited guests. The consumer electronics giant also showcased other Hi-Res Audio products namely Walkman, headphones and Hi-Fi lineup.

July 25, 2014 ×

Apps

MyTeksi to boost nation’s morale with “Happy Packages”

MyTeksi to boost nation’s morale with “Happy Packages”

Everyone’s favourite taxi booking service, MyTeksi, will be doing its bit to spread joy and unite the nation by delivering ‘happy packages’ to passengers. The initiative is part of their #malaysiansunite campaign and it kicks off today (24 July 2014).

July 24, 2014 ×

Tech Talk

10 facts you need to know about an aircraft’s black box

10 facts you need to know about an aircraft’s black box

Two horrific aircraft tragedies shocked the world this year – first the strange disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ‘over the Indian Ocean’, and the recent MH17 crash over Ukraine. It’s shocking considering flying is proven to be the world’s safest mode of transport and that plane crashes are a rarity. In an event of a rare crash however, one […]

July 23, 2014 ×

Mobile

Celebrating Raya? Grab a new Samsung GALAXY Core 2 for just RM599

Celebrating Raya? Grab a new Samsung GALAXY Core 2 for just RM599

If you’re heading home to visit family and friends this Raya, Samsung is hoping you’d grab a GALAXY Core 2 with you. A perfect complement to your Baju Melayu or Baju Kurung, the GALAXY Core 2 features a faux leather back design and a 4.5-inch screen.

July 23, 2014 ×