Hari Raya is around the corner and while you’re driving around preparing for the celebration, or going back to your hometown this long weekend, Maxis has got a fun little game for you using Waze. If you’re a Maxis subscriber, just turn on Waze on your mobile phone while you’re out and about and find special Maxis pins nationwide. The top 10 users to submit the most unique codes each day gets to win amazing prizes like a Samsung Galaxy S5 or RM200 Petronas petrol vouchers.
How many of you are impressed with the Xiaomi announcements earlier today? Its flagship smartphone, the Mi 4, features some of the latest and most powerful hardware under its 5” hood and what makes it even more attractive is that it comes with a pretty affordable price tag – starting from approximately RM1,099.
Remember Vivo, the Chinese phone manufacturer that we mentioned before last month? Well, it looks like they will be launching products here in Malaysia very soon as Vivo Malaysia opens up a preorder for the Vivo Xshot Elite Version. The Vivo Xshot is a camera-centric smartphone from the company, which features high-end specs and a 13MP rear shooter with f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilization on board.
This may be a bit late but if you’ve always wanted to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite but haven’t already done so, Celcom is now offering the tablet with its device bundles, offering the RM699 tablet from as low as RM138. The telco is offering the Tab 3 Lite with its data plans from as low as RM48 a month.
Here’s something I’m sure a lot of parents would wish for – Google, the European Commission and its Member States have recently agreed to not label apps as “free” when they contain in-app purchase. Google will also make it a default to require password input for all purchases but users are free to change that in the Play Store settings menu.
So the past few iPhone 6 front panel torture tests we saw were pretty impressive. Even though the display finally succumbed underneath a 1.6-tonne vehicle, the rest of the tests seems to show that the Sapphire glass can practically go unscathed in all scratch tests with keys, knives and even hammers but is it really scratch-proof? Spoiler alert: the latest torture test says no.
Searching for a place to stay and putting up your place into Airbnb has just gotten a whole lot easier as Airbnb announces a brand new design to its website, mobile app, as well as its logo. The new Airbnb website is now “flat” with big images, allowing users to easily find the information they want in a more attractive and neater format compared to previous design.
Calling all BlackBerry users, BlackBerry recently launched a “Stop Missing Out” campaign, offering Malaysian customers a chance to spend some time with their favorite local celebrities. All you need to do is snap a picture you with your BlackBerry smartphone, explain in less than 20 words how your BlackBerry device keeps you connected, and you just might win the chance to spend the day with celebrities including Daphne Iking, Aizat Adman, Rina Omar or Nazrudin Rahman. That’s not all, as a Lowyat.NET reader, BlackBerry will also give you a chance to win something extra so hit the break to find out more.
U Mobile has recently added the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom to its device bundles, allowing you to get one of the latest camera smartphone from the Korean company from as low as RM449; the recommended retail price is RM1,699. As always, the telco is offering the device with its postpaid plans starting from as low as RM58 a month.
Maxis has recently added two new devices to its phone bundles, allowing subscribers to get brand new phones for free when they sign up for a contract. The telco is now offering the HTC Desire 210 and the Sony Xperia E1 with one of its MaxisONE Plans from as low as RM78/month.