As promised, the famed gadget retailer DirectD has officially launched its brand new Gadget Mega Store which is claimed to be the largest mobile phone store in Malaysia. Looking at how big the store really during its launch this morning, we doubt anyone is going to counter that claim at this moment.
Malaysian consumers may not have a lot to cheer about these days, as the onset of GST in less than two days painting a gloomy picture for all of us. However, there is something to be happy about, and it’s from an unlikely source: the “necessary evils” that are our local telcos.
Maxis has put out a video promotional video for its latest offering, a screen protector that allows users to taste food just by licking images. The Screen Savour is exclusive to the Maxis online store, and will also be bundled free with the first 100 phones bought between 1 and 7 April.
Earlier, we reported that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will retail for RM2,599 and RM3,099 respectively. One question that was not revealed, however, was whether this prices are inclusive of the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST). Those of you hoping for the best are in for a pleasant surprise, as it appears that the two prices will be inclusive of GST.
UPDATE (630PM): The pre-order site for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge by Samsung Malaysia is now live but has yet to take any orders at the moment. That being said, we learned that there might be a deposit of RM 300 involved in the process. Learn more below.
As you might know, 2 April will the official media launch for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in Malaysia. A few hours after the launch event, consumers will then be able to pre-order these devices through Maxis and several other parties (more on that shortly).
If you have been wondering whether to grab Samsung’s latest smartphone, we have just received a reliable tip on the retail prices of both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Nusajaya Tech Park Sendirian Berhad (NTPSB) have collaborated on developing a technology park in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor. The three-part agreement covers a range of services including connectivity, data centres as well as cloud services. Not only that, smart services will also be readily available to all business owners in the park, covering both safety and security aspects.
Let’s be honest: many consumers were worried that the glass back of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will break easily, as glass is essentially less durable than plastic or metal. However, if this “drop” test is any indication of the flagships’ durability, consumers will not have to worry at all.
Oppo will be celebrating its one year anniversary in Malaysia next month, and the company says that it will be giving back to its loyal fans. There will be some gifts accompanying Oppo smartphones bought during the month of April and, most importantly, the price of the Oppo R5 is being reduced by RM200.
The fifth game in the Halo series, Halo 5: Guardians, has just gotten its official release date – 27 October 2015. The news first broke out via Xbox’s official Twitter account, along with two live-action commercials released on Xbox’s YouTube page. One showing Master Chief and the other showcasing his new enemy, Spartan Locke.
GitHub, a repository hosting service, has come under heavy distributed denial-of-service attack since last Thursday. The main targets appear to be Great Fire and CN-NY Times, both of which are projects that aim to assist Chinese citizens in circumventing government imposed bans on websites.