Brad Pitt fans out there, check this out: this is your chance to meet him. All you need to do is to head on to Groupon Malaysia and hand up RM 82,500.
Yes, you read that right: RM 82,500 – we are not joking at all. But of course, there is actually a story behind this so-called Epic Deal from Groupon Malaysia.
In a move that has been expected by many tech pundits throughout the world, Microsoft last year has announced its plan to acquire the Devices and Services business of Nokia which is the home to Nokia’s Smart Devices and Mobile Phones units. Apparently, Microsoft has decided to name the new division as Microsoft Mobile according to the leaked e-mails that Nokia has sent to its customers and suppliers.
Huawei Malaysia earlier today has revealed that it will be releasing the brand new Huawei Honor 3C in our market very soon. The 5-inch 720p smartphone carries a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor and has been seen by some as a very close competitor to Xiaomi’s line of affordable quad-core smartphones.
Featuring a 4-inch 800×480 display, the ASUS ZenFone 4 is the smallest device in ASUS ZenFone series. Similarly, the ZenFone 4 is also the most affordable model in the family since it will be priced at only RM 299 once it goes on sale in Malaysia later this month.
So, what does the ZenFone 4 is able to offer you in exchange for your hard-earned RM 300? Jump in for a brief look at the brand new affordable smartphone from ASUS.
Said to be the first of its kind, Logitech earlier this month has announced a brand new gaming mouse called the Logitech G502 Proteus Core. Equipped with a tuneable 12,000 dpi infra-red sensor that can also be switched on-the-fly, users are also able to customize the mouse’s weight and balance through the five 3.6g weights within its cavity.
Not enough with that, Proteus Core is also built with a 32-bit ARM processor that controls the mouse on-board memory which allows gamers to store their button settings, commands, and macros. Coming soon to our market later this month, gamers out there are now able to pre-order this latest piece of engineering from Logitech right from Lowyat.NET’s own online shop, Storekini.
Here’s an interesting news from the folks at the regional branch of Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong: you can soon obtain PlayStation Vita TV at a discounted price when you purchase a PlayStation 4 console here in Malaysia. As you might know, PS Vita TV is the non-portable version of the PS Vita handheld gaming machine that is designed to be used with your television set or display and was made available in our market since January this year.
If you haven’t heard of it before, the Eye-Fi SD card allows users to directly transfer photos to other devices such as PC, smartphones, and tablets without the need to take the card out of your camera. Instead, the photos are transferred wirelessly via Eye-Fi’s built-in Wi-Fi capability which is rather convenient especially when you are too occupied to transfer those images manually.
Now, the company has decided to go slightly further by announcing the availability of Eyefi Cloud.
There are plenty of features that ASUS has equipped into its new ZenFone smartphone series despite being priced at under RM 1000. One such feature that we have managed to check out ourselves during our brief time here at the ZenFone regional launch event in Jakarta is the PixelMaster Camera.
Even within the PixelMaster Camera itself, ASUS has included plenty of modes ranging from beautification to HDR to selfie helper that should be able to provide plenty of fun for users that love to snap photos. That being said, what have caught my attention the most is the camera’s Low Light Mode that is available only on ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 (sorry, ZenFone 4 future owners).
Seeing is believing, so read on to see more.
Essentially a subscription service, Office 365 Home allows users to use Microsoft Office to up to 5 different PCs or Macs together with up to 5 tablets. While it might be a great value for users that owned multiple devices or for a family, users that owns only one device might not be able to utilize it fully for the amount they pay for Office 365 Home.
So, ASUS ZenFone line of Intel-powered smartphones are now in our region. That being said, the release date for each countries in the region varies from one to another. For Malaysia, ASUS ZenFone release in our market has been shifted towards end of April instead of mid-April as per earlier report.
As for the pricing, ASUS Malaysia’s rep has confirmed to us here at the on-going ZenFone’s regional launch event in Jakarta that the price of ZenFone devices in Malaysia will start from RM 299 onwards.
First announced at CES 2014 earlier this year, ASUS today is launching their new ZenFone smartphone for South East Asia region here in Jakarta. Running on Android, the ZenFone series is powered by Intel Atom Z2000 family of dual-core processors and is available in the size of 4-inch as well as 5-inch and 6-inch.