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Apple Schedules Press Event On 9 September: Will We Finally See iPhone 6 and iWatch?

by Syefri Zulkefli · 1 day ago · 3 Comments · 1.1k views

Apple Press Event - 9 September 2014

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.

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[UPDATE 3: The Full Media Statement From SPAD] Uber vs SPAD: The Story So Far…

by Syefri Zulkefli · 1 day ago · 18 Comments · 9.1k views

uberX vehicles and partner drivers

[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.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Officially Lands in Malaysia: Available Now From RM 2729 Onwards

by Syefri Zulkefli · 2 days ago · 4 Comments · 3.4k views

Surface Pro 3 Malaysian Launch

True to its promise last May, Microsoft today has launched the brand new Surface Pro 3 in Malaysia. Marketed as the tablet that is able to replace user’s laptop, selected number of retailer has actually begun taking pre-orders for Surface Pro 3 since 1 July.

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Time Broadband Offers Free Lenovo Tablet In Conjunction With Merdeka Celebration

by Syefri Zulkefli · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views

Time Broadband Merdeka Promo

Is your home or office covered by Time Broadband? Well then, here’s a news for you: the company is now offering free Lenovo A7-30 tablet in conjunction with Merdeka celebration. This particular promo is valid for both Home Broadband and Business Internet plans.

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Samsung Unveils Gear S Smartwatch, Built With 3G Connectivity and Telephony Capability

by Syefri Zulkefli · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.3k views

Samsung Gear SThe general consensus regarding Samsung’s line of smartwatches might be mixed but nevertheless, it is clear the company is planning to stay in the segment for the long run as Samsung has unveiled yet another new smartwatch in the form of the Samsung Gear S. Interestingly,  the new smartwatch is actually equipped with 3G connectivity which is the first of its kind within the company’s family of smartwatches.

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HP Announces Global Recall Program For Its Power Cord Due To Fire Risk

by Syefri Zulkefli · 3 days ago · No Comments · 940 views

HP Folio 13

Do you own a HP or Compaq laptop that was purchased between September 2010 and June 2012? Well, this is an important announcement for you then: HP earlier today has launched a worldwide recall and replacement program for power cords that are provided for those laptops.

The recall notice has also been extended to power cords that might have been included together with accessories that were sold during the same time period such as docking station. Of course, the replacement power cord will be provided to eligible customers at no cost.

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Sony Mobile Schedules Regional Event In Singapore On 16 September

by Syefri Zulkefli · 3 days ago · No Comments · 307 views

Sony Mobile Regional Event 2014

A short moment ago, a surprise media invitation from Sony Mobile has popped up in our mail box. Apparently, the company will be having a regional media event in Singapore on 16 September.

While the invite did mentioned that Sony Mobile will introduce a new product at the event, the company didn’t specifically point out the actual product. The artwork for the invite also didn’t provide much clue at what new device that Sony Mobile will showcase at the event.

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HTC Unveils Desire 510: Its Most Affordable LTE Smartphone To Date

by Syefri Zulkefli · 3 days ago · No Comments · 1.6k views

HTC Desire 510

HTC earlier today has announced the latest addition to its smartphone family in the form of HTC Desire 510. As indicated by its name, the new smartphone is made for the mid-range market.

In such crowded field, every device needs a pulling power. For Desire 510, that would be its LTE connectivity. In fact, HTC claims that the Desire 510 is its most affordable LTE smartphone to date…but without revealing the actual price.

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Vivo Smartphones Are Now Available At Storekini

by Syefri Zulkefli · 3 days ago · No Comments · 1.2k views

Vivo Smartphones at Storekini

As you might have heard, a smartphone manufacturer from China called Vivo has made a move into Malaysia earlier this year. However, if you encounter difficulties in obtaining a Vivo smartphone from physical stores, we have a good news for you then: Vivo smartphones are now available over at Storekini.

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Last Chance To Grab Free Rubies In LINE Rangers Tower Defence Game

by Syefri Zulkefli · 3 days ago · No Comments · 473 views

Line Rangers

Any LINE Rangers player out there? In case you missed the notice, LINE has been giving away free Rubies (the virtual currency that is used in the popular tower defence game) since yesterday to celebrate the game’s latest achievement of 20 million downloads. Given the fact that the game has only been out for month, it is indeed an impressive milestone.

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ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE Set For Malaysian Release, Priced At RM 709

by Syefri Zulkefli · 4 days ago · 5 Comments · 3.6k views

ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE Malaysia

So far, we have seen two ASUS Zenfone 5 variant in Malaysia. One being the original delayed launch unit with 8GB internal storage and the second variant is the 16GB model which was released into the market recently.

Well, ready or not, here comes the third variant: the LTE-enabled ASUS Zenfone 5, originally announced at Computex 2014 two months ago.

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Logitech PowerShell Controller for iPhone Is Now Only RM 99 at Storekini

by Syefri Zulkefli · 5 days ago · No Comments · 1.4k views

Logitech PowerShell Controller and Battery at Storekini

Released into the market earlier this year, the Logitech PowerShell Controller and Battery allows iPhone owners to game comfortably using a proper physical gamepad instead of the virtual buttons on their smartphone’s display. At the same time, the PowerShell is also able to provide extra power juice to user’s device via its built-in 1500mAh battery

However, the controller’s RM 399 price tag was rather costly though. Well…if the price factor has been stopping you from getting your hands on a unit, Storekini have a good news for you then.

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