Mark your calendar, Apple fans; here comes the next big press event by the Cupertino giant. Earlier today, the Internet was sent abuzz after media members throughout the world have received an invite from Apple for that the said occasion which is scheduled to take place on 9 September (10 September, 1AM in Malaysian time). If you can recall, the same date has been mentioned previously by a number of prominent tech medias.
[UPDATE, 28 AUG 1156PM]: We have finally received a copy of the actual, full official statement by SPAD which is not available publicly on SPAD’s website, even at the time this update is posted. The copy was sent to us by Uber. Read more to check it out.
[UPDATE, 28 AUG 1100PM]: Uber has come out with another statement, this time on its official blog. The company has also come out with #MalaysiaNeedsUber hashtag. Read more for the details.
[UPDATE, 28 AUG 1217PM]: We have received an official statement from Uber. Read more for further info.
[ORIGINAL POST, 28 AUG 1024AM]:
In yet another blow to Uber’s operations in Malaysia, the transport service which is rapidly gaining traction in Kuala Lumpur has been deemed illegal by the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD). This comes right after a recent public outcry by Gabungan Persatuan dan Syarikat-Syarikat Teksi Semenanjung Malaysia (Gabungan) as well as Sunlight Radio Taxi Service.
Dialog Hub, a distributor associated with Liquipel Asia, held the grand opening of its first boutique store in SS15 Subang Jaya today. The store will specialise in providing customers with the Liquipel nano-coating service. Pre-coated devices are also available for sale at the store, in case consumers do not feel like surrendering their phones for a couple of days.
Lenovo has unveiled two All-in-One computers for the Malaysian market. The Intel Core i3 powered C470 and the Android-based N300. The N300 marks the first time Lenovo has introduced an Android powered AiO, although other manufacturers have already experimented with the combination of the two.
Three notebooks from Lenovo are now available in Malaysia. These are the Y50-70, Z50-70, and Flex 2; which are aimed at different consumers. The Z50 is optimised for multimedia entertainment and features a full 1080p HD display with optional graphics card, while the Y50 is best used by gamers with its UHD screen and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics card. The Lenovo Flex 2 continues to build on the folding form factor introduced by the original Lenovo Yoga, although it doesn’t quite go all the way into tablet mode.