57 years ago, a little kid called Malaya pried its arms away from her guardians and said, “Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka!” Many things have changed, for the better. Malaysia, now all grown up – is colourful, diverse, flawed. But imperfect as we are, we’re still one big extended family. In the spirit of Merdeka, Maxis released a YouTube film entitled “It’s […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Today at the HTC Conference 2014 in Tokyo, Japan, HTC announced the much-rumoured HTC J butterfly smartphone for the Japanese market, marketed as the HTC Butterfly 2 in other South East Asian markets. The latest generation Butterfly 2 will be available in Taiwan from 2 September 2014.
The second generation HTC J butterfly “HTL23″ has just been announced to the Japanese market today. Its predecessor the HTC J Butterfly was the best-selling smartphone in Japan and Taiwan. The new device is marketed as HTC Butterfly 2 in other markets in South East Asia including Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Ahead of its expected unveiling on 19 August in Tokyo, Japan, the new HTC J Butterfly, or likely to be known as HTC Butterfly 2, has been leaked. @upleaks released some press photos of the new device, tipped to hit the Asia Pacific markets.
If you haven’t heard of the brand iPro, then you’re probably not alone. The Malaysian-bred mobile maker is a player in the low- to mid-range market, slowly building its presence in major cities across Malaysia. Over the past couple of days, we’ve seen Microsoft and Motorola bringing sub-RM400 smartphones, effectively putting a nail on the coffin for feature phones. If […]