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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.

by × July 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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.

by × July 25, 2014 × 0 comments

Lifestyle

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.

by × July 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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.

by × July 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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).

by × July 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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 […]

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments

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.

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Mobile

Dual-SIM Acer Liquid E3 now available in Malaysia, priced at RM799

Dual-SIM Acer Liquid E3 now available in Malaysia, priced at RM799

The Acer Liquid E3 smartphone, first showcased at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, has finally arrived in Malaysia. The beautifully crafted mid-ranger retails for RM799, with a special limited promo at storekini.com offering the new Android-powered device at just RM599.

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Mobile

Xiaomi Mi 4 gets sleek metal frame, 4G LTE

Xiaomi Mi 4 gets sleek metal frame, 4G LTE

Today, at its annual product launch in Beijing, China, darling mobile maker Xiaomi revealed its sexiest, fastest smartphone to date – the Mi 4. The 5-inch speedster was also complemented with an unexpected device – the Mi Band fitness tracker.

by × July 22, 2014 × 0 comments