While its origin can be traced back to US, Black Friday has now become a common occasion throughout the world for past few years even here in Malaysia. One of the example this year is the renowned game retailer Gamer’s Hideout who is having its own Black Friday sale at its outlet in One Utama.
Yesterday, we reported that Microsoft Malaysia has kicked off a campaign called Work Wonders that offers free gift for users that purchases Office 365 alongside selected Windows 8.1 tablets. Guess what: among the tablets that are listed on the campaign’s official website is the yet-to-be launched Joi 10 Flip tablet which is the bigger brother of the highly successful Joi 8 tablet from SNS Network.
[UPDATE 3, 28 Nov 7:16pm]: Felix K, the reader who tipped us about the listing apparently has managed to order the game before it was taken down and true enough, it was a pirated game. Read more to see the image of the actual “product” that was sent to Felix.
[UPDATE 2, 26 Nov 5:39pm]: Lazada Malaysia has reached out with an official statement regarding this report. Read more to check it out.
[UPDATE 1, 26 Nov 2:10am]: As pointed by a number of readers, the PES 2015 listing above has disappeared from Lazada Malaysia but several other software as well as the Gadget Store itself still exist. Furthermore, our attempt to contact Lazada Malaysia seemed to be futile. Read more for further info.
[ORIGINAL POST, 25 Nov 8:49pm]:
Due to the nature of e-commerce where physical communication is usually unnecessary, there are plenty of deals out there that are too good to be true. This is most probably one of them.
One of our readers, Felix K earlier today pointed out that the PC edition of Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 is currently being offered at only RM10 at Lazada Malaysia. The listing exists, but there seems to be more to the story.
Unless you have been ignoring the world for the past year or two, you should be aware of the existence of the selfie stick which is an accessory to help users snap self-portraits with their smartphone. It is a rather simple and generally harmless mobile accessory but somehow, the South Korean government has decided to crack down on sales of “uncertified” selfie sticks.
Looks like Samsung is not the only one who is trying to bring virtual reality (VR) to mobile space. Another company from Canada called Cordon Media apparently has the same mission as well and has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for its own VR headset that is designed for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus called Pinć (pronounced as “pinch”).
What made it different though is that Pinć also able to function as a phone case.
Apart from three new Liquid smartphones that Acer has launched for Malaysian market last week, the company still has one more product under its sleeves that will be released into our market very soon. This particular product is rather interesting in a way that it supports not only one or two SIM cards but three SIM cards.
Well, say hello to the new Acer Liquid E700 Triple SIM smartphone.
Earlier this year, Microsoft has introduced the Office 365 Personal subscription plan which is designed to users that required Microsoft Office only for one PC or Mac as opposed to Office 365 Home plan that allows access for multiple devices. Hence, the Personal plan costs way less than the Home but if you want to save even more money, then you might want to make your way to Harvey Norman right away.
For Pokemon fans out there, today should be a great day for you as it is the release day for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. But if you want to share your excitement with fellow Pokemon fans in conjunction with the release, then you want might want to head on to Berjaya Times Square tomorrow as the local online game retailer, Kyo’s Game Mart will be having a launch event for both games.
In addition to the announcement of the new AMD Carrizo mobile APU that will be released in 2015, here comes yet another important revelation from the on-going AMD’s Future of Compute press event in Singapore:Samsung has announced that Ultra HD (UHD) monitors that the company will be releasing in 2015 will come standard with the support for AMD FreeSync technology.
Acer Liquid smartphones line-up in Malaysia has just grew slightly bigger as Acer Malaysia has launched three new models under the series for market earlier this week. While they are new in Malaysia, all three devices were first revealed few months ago during Computex in Taiwan and IFA in Berlin.
Revealed to the world for the first time few weeks ago, the HP Omen gaming laptop marked the return of HP into the gaming market even though the company is now going through some major changes. The name Omen itself seemed to be a homage to VoodooPC Omen, a gaming desktop machine that HP launched not long after it acquired VoodooPC.
Now, it turns out that HP Malaysia has apparently started to take orders for the new HP Omen gaming laptop.