And so it’s finally here. A journey that was 18 months in the making. Yesterday, Yes launched its first ever smartphone, the Eclipse and also revealed an all-new, redesigned Yes Huddle XS. Yes calls the Eclipse “the world’s smartest phone”, and for good reasons. Read on. It’s the network, stupid Yes is NOT a telco. Yes, you heard it right. [...]
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In the past couple of years, the arrival of smartphones and mirrorless cameras have really spurred the growth of amateur photography. The Instagram-generation are camera/smartphone-totting, social network addicted, web-savvy, mobile photography enthusiasts. Always armed and always on, those special, spontaneous moments are always captured, no matter where or when. In a big way, and not left behind are the legendary [...]
The Tablet Re-imagined HTC pushes out its first tablet product into the market with a pocketable 7-inch, aluminium encased unibody tablet running a tweaked version of Android v2.3 Gingerbread, sweetened by HTC Sense. I had the opportunity to play with it briefly during last week’s media launch at Sky Bar, Traders Hotel. Read on for my first impressions on this [...]
Taiwan’s HTC Corporation, the world’s fourth largest phone maker, launched its first-ever tablet product – HTC Flyer, to members of the media last Friday. The event was held at the picturesque Sky Bar @ Traders Hotel, where HTC also signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Maxis Berhad that will allow Maxis to continue to be the first telco [...]
Research in Motion’s (RIM) PlayBook offers promises so much. Sexiness, speed, chic. As witnessed during the recent media preview, the PlayBook certainly entices, at least hardware-wise. Perhaps due to my personal high expectations for 7-incher, I come out feeling a little shortchanged and underwhelmed. Read on.
Announced last September, Research in Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry PlayBook is the smartphone maker’s foray into the increasingly crowded tablet market, currently dominated by the Apple iPad. The media and bloggers were treated to a first-hand preview at a media event at GTower yesterday. The 7.6″ device at first glance exudes the same business chic every BlackBerry smartphone user enjoys with [...]
First Impressions: Samsung Galaxy Ace Once in a while, the mobile tech world springs a surprise. The spanking new Samsung Galaxy Ace is one of them. Powered by Qualcomm’s 800MHz (MSM7227-1 Turbo) processor, running Android v2.2 Froyo and packed with impressive features like 5MP camera with AF lens and LED flash, the Galaxy Ace is sleek and value-for-money. This is [...]