Now that the contract bundles for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from Maxis and DiGi have been revealed, which one is the more economical option? Which plan offers the best value for money to own over the entire contract period? We take all the plans offered by both telcos and put them together so you can make an informed decision. Both telcos are offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with plans ranging from a monthly commitment of only RM50 all the way to over RM200, so whether you are a light mobile user or one who practically stays connected 24/7, there is an iPhone postpaid plan catered for your needs.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders for Malaysia will be starting later tonight (12am, 31 October 2014 to be precise), but it looks like the pricing has been unveiled by Maxis. The telco has just updated its website to show the full pricing and plans for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Remember Bitstrips, an app that took the internet by storm last year, allowing users to turn themselves (and their friends) into an avatar to create comic strips? The popularity of the app might have died down, but the company behind the app is still going strong and they have just launched a new app called Bitmoji, which allow users to use their avatar in Bitstrips and turn them into emoji and stickers.
The team over at Google’s Project Ara recently released an update showing off the progress of one of the most exciting smartphones to look forward to in the near future. The update consists of a video showing the work done at NK Labs (the people in charge of building Project Ara’s prototype), and demonstrates an actual working unit of the device booting up and running on an older version of Android.
Sony has just opened up a preorder for its latest tablet – the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact (LTE), for RM1,699. The company just started sending out preorder emails to those who registered their interest for the device, and it also comes with either freebies, or purchase with purchase promotion allowing you to pick either a docking station, QX10 Lens-style camera or more.
Have too many devices but not enough SIM cards to keep them connected while you’re on the go? No problem because DiGi has a device for such situations. The telco has just introduced a new Wi-Fi hotspot device called MobiFi that allows you to share your internet with up to 10 different Wi-Fi enabled devices. MobiFi is available at selected DiGi Stores from as low as RM7/month, and can be used together with any one of the telco’s three mobile broadband plans starting from RM25/month.
There’s no doubt that Xiaomi is one of the fastest growing smartphone manufacturer in the world. Just a few months back, Xiaomi was crowned the fifth largest smartphone vendor in Q2 2014 by Strategy Analytics and now, according to IHS iSuppli, the Chinese company is the third largest smartphone maker in the world.
By now it should be no surprise that mobile device manufacturers will release a new generation device every year (except Sony). Last September, Samsung took the curtains off its Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) and since it’s been over a year now, it’s time for an update. A device with the name “Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015 Edition)” recently popped up in Samsung’s website.