Recently, Maxis approached us with a very interesting proposition. Alongside a few other publications, the local telco wanted us to really test out its “no bill shocks” promise for its customers, which is a statement made as part of its 2015 “Unmatched Customer Experience” programme. We were told we could do virtually anything we wanted to see if we could break the company’s many fail-safe measures to ensure the consumer does not end up with, well, a bill shock at the end of the month.
How could we even say no to that?
If you are a DiGi customer that resides in Kuching, Bintulu, and Miri or often visits any of them, we have a good news for you. Earlier today, DiGi has officially launched its 4G LTE in Sarawak and these three cities are among the earliest area to be covered by DiGi’s LTE network in the state.
Swedish Furniture company, IKEA has unveiled its latest line of furniture that has wireless charging built right in. The company will also be selling wireless charging accessories for the user to install it into existing furniture and smartphones, all compliant with the Qi wireless charging standard.
After introducing the Helio X and Helio P family of processors, Mediatek has unveiled a new addition to the X series, the Helio X20. What makes this processor particularly interesting is the fact that it is a 10-core chipset, something that is unheard-of until now. While quad-core processors are slowly being replaced by octa-core chips, 10-core processors will probably be the norm in the coming future.
Honor Malaysia has started teasing its latest flagship smartphone, the Honor 6 Plus, on its Facebook page. Other than the ambiguous “coming soon” picture that it has posted, there are also six new notes on its page that are mentioning the Honor 6 Plus. More likely than not, a launch event for the new flagship will be happening soon.
Maxis has recently been promoting its “zero bill shock promise” which promises that customers will not be charged for data consumption that they did not use. This has now been followed up with a new video featuring a room full of children that are unable to understand simple instructions, and an unattended smartphone.
The CEO of OnePlus, Carl Pei, has confirmed that the OnePlus Two will be releasing in the third quarter of 2015. This means that the new device could be unveiled as early as July 2015. On top of that, the OnePlus Two will not be the only device that is coming out in 2015; a different, cheaper smartphone will also be introduced later this year.
The fallout from Sony Picture’s massive data breach is still happening. Documents stolen in the breach have made their way to WikiLeaks, and are now available for anyone to search and read. It’s not exactly award winning literature, but it should provide some gems for movie enthusiasts to discover.
The CEO of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, has posted on his Weibo account that the highly-anticipated Mi Note Pro will be available in China on the 6th of May 2015. This is in line with our earlier report that the 5.7-inch phablet will be launched soon, and it is the first time an official release date has been given for it.