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Wiyo international Pocket Wi-Fi rental now in Malaysia

Wiyo international Pocket Wi-Fi rental now in Malaysia

Hong Kong-based Wiyo (pronounced “Wai-Yo”) has made an entrance to Malaysia. If you’ve been abroad for business or leisure, you may have encountered problems getting connected to the internet or face shocking roaming fees when you get home. Admit it, you’ve been there. With Wiyo, though, you’re assured of fast, convenient connectivity with a predictable, flat fee.

August 28, 2014 ×

Mobile

OnePlus One makes explosive exit in owner’s pocket

OnePlus One makes explosive exit in owner’s pocket

Here’s some sizzling news. OnePlus One‘s explosive claim to fame has been their unorthodox marketing methods but nobody expected the popular device to be literally ‘explosive.’ A customer and fan of the mobile brand recently reported that his OnePlus One device blew up in his back pocket.

August 27, 2014 ×

Mobile

Buy the Xiaomi Redmi 1S from Lazada at 3pm, 27 August 2014

Buy the Xiaomi Redmi 1S from Lazada at 3pm, 27 August 2014

At exactly 3pm tomorrow (27 August), doors will be open on Lazada Malaysia for the sale of the hot-selling Xiaomi Redmi 1S. If you’ve been wanting to buy the Redmi 1S but haven’t been able to (we know, out of stock right?), well, here’s another avenue for you to grab your favourite device.

August 26, 2014 ×

Mobile

A selfie before she smokes you on the circuit

Female racer Leona Chin is Malaysia’s Sony Xperia C3 #PROselfie advocate

I admit I still have reservations about a purpose-built ‘selfie’ smartphone, but Sony seems to think it’s a good idea. With the Sony Xperia C3 launched last month, Sony took it a step further by posing a challenge to top personalities from six different countries. These personalities took selfie-taking to extreme, and the result of their endeavours? The #PROselfie collection.

August 26, 2014 ×

Mobile

A journey with Joanne Yew? Wouldn't miss it for the world. #livelifeloud

Win a Hotlink #LiveLifeLoud journey across Penang with Joanne Yew

Malaysia is undoubtedly a beautiful country, so in conjunction with the upcoming Merdeka celebrations, Hotlink has kicked off its ‘Malaysia Saya’ contest, which offers customers a chance to discover the country’s hidden gems with two of Malaysia’s favourite personalities – Joanne Yew and Marina Mahathir.

August 25, 2014 ×

Gaming

Blizzard’s Hearthstone brings free-to-play fun

Blizzard’s Hearthstone brings free-to-play fun

If you’re a gamer, then the name Blizzard would ring a few bells. If it doesn’t, perhaps you’ve been dabbling a little too deep into World of Warcraft, Diablo III or StarCraft 2. Well, the bringer of epic games has just repurposed its mana and conjured up its first ever free-to-play game – Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

August 25, 2014 ×

Mobile

Lazada Malaysia to offer Xiaomi Redmi 1S on 27 August 2014

Lazada Malaysia to offer Xiaomi Redmi 1S on 27 August 2014

If you’ve been trying to get your hands on a hot new Xiaomi device online to no avail, here’s another avenue to consider. In an unprecedented move, Xiaomi has struck a partnership with online shopping mall Lazada Malaysia to bring the Redmi 1S to Malaysians on 27 August 2014.

August 21, 2014 ×

Mobile

Underwater apps for Sony Xperia phones are ridiculously cool

Underwater apps for Sony Xperia phones are ridiculously cool

For folks in Japan, waterproofing is a norm in mobile devices. And while Sony isn’t the only mobile maker with waterproofed phones in its portfolio, the brand can be considered somewhat of a leader and an evangelist. In line with that, the Japanese electronics giant has worked with brand communications agency Wieden + Kennedy and development partners Motim and SoftFacade […]

August 21, 2014 ×

Reviews

[Mini review] HTC Butterfly 2 (J butterfly HTL23)

[Mini review] HTC Butterfly 2 (J butterfly HTL23)

As part of the HTC Frequencies Asia 2014, we had the opportunity to get an exclusive hands-on with the new HTC Butterfly 2 (called the J butterfly HTL23 in Japan). The international version of the HTC Butterfly 2 is identical to the Japanese variant aside from several minor differences.

August 19, 2014 ×