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Introducing the Lowyat.NET 2014 Community Choice Awards – We Want to Hear From You!

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · 10 Comments · 4.9k views


[UPDATE @ 10:15pm, 17 December] Final round of prizes unveiled! 

[UPDATE @ 11:00pm, 12 December] We can now announce more prizes!

And so we edge ever closer to the end of another year, but what a year this has been. 2014 saw so many interesting changes in our favourite industry. From the steady adoption of virtual reality to the emergence of Chinese smartphone makers, there was plenty to talk about all year round.

Now, we want to hear from you. As part of the nation’s largest online community, what were the highlights of 2014 for you?

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OnePlus Quietly Lists OnePlus Power Bank on Website Ahead of Official Announcement

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · No Comments · 2.5k views


[UPDATE] The OnePlus Power Bank has now officially been announced.

Late last night, OnePlus posted a teaser about an upcoming product that will be announced today. There’s no official announcement yet, but the initial rumours are indeed true. As part of its first anniversary celebration, the company has announced the OnePlus Power Bank.

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OnePlus One Banned in India as Micromax Flexes Legal Muscle

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views


What a fiasco this is turning into. The Delhi High Court has granted an injunction against OnePlus, banning the company from selling any more of its OnePlus One smartphone other than what it has in stock in the country. The injunction was passed after Micromax, one of India’s top smartphone makers, filed a suit against OnePlus, claiming that the One’s Cyanogen branding violates the exclusive agreement it signed with Cyanogen.

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Indian High Court Lifts Sales Ban on Xiaomi, Allows Sales of Qualcomm-Only Devices

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views


Following Xiaomi’s recent court injunction to halt “selling, advertising, manufacturing or importing” devices in India, the Delhi High Court has now ruled to allow the Chinese startup to resume its business in the country until 8 January, 2015.

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Dual-Camera Honor 6 Plus Unleashed, the Latest Super Smartphone from China

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 6 Comments · 8k views


Huawei’s Honor sub-brand celebrated its first year in business earlier today in quite some style. Its birthday celebration wasn’t just to celebrate its past, but to provide a glimpse of what it has in store in the immediate future – with the introduction of several new devices. The most important is the new Honor 6 Plus, featuring two rear camera sensors.

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Samsung Unveils NX1 Smart Camera in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views


September not only saw the launch of Samsung’s excellent Galaxy Note 4. Less than two weeks after the end of IFA 2014, Samsung made a pretty big appearance at Photokina 2014 where it introduced its first prosumer smart camera called the NX1. Sporting a mouthful of exciting features, the NX1 has just been officially announced in Malaysia.

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This CS:GO Player is Selling the Definitive Weapon Skins Collection for $7,500

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 1.9k views


If you’re a seasoned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player, you’ll know of the significance of this. One player who is moving on from the game wants to sell of his entire CS:GO inventory, but this is no mere collection: this CS:GO inventory contains pretty much every single drop you can get or buy from the game.

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Xiaomi Temporarily Banned in India After Court Injunction Over Patent Infringement

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 1.5k views


The Delhi High Court has granted an injunction against Xiaomi for infringing upon Ericsson’s patents. The Chinese company has now been temporarily banned  from “selling, advertising, manufacturing or importing” devices that infringe upon Ericsson’s patents. 

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TM Warns of Slow and Intermittent Connectivity for Unifi Subscribers in KL and Selangor

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 10 Comments · 27.4k views

If you’re a Unifi user facing poor Internet connectivity, you’re not alone. According to Telekom Malaysia, all Unifi users in the Central region (encompassing Kuala Lumpur and Selangor) using TM’s DNS are currently facing slow and intermittent Internet connection.

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The Pirate Bay Goes Offline After Server Room Raid

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 10 Comments · 3.2k views



Swedish police raided a server room late last night, and appears to have taken down the massively popular Pirate Bay torrent site. In addition, other torrent-related sites such as EZTV, Zoink and Torrage have also gone offline in what appears to be a massive crackdown on copyright violation.

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Xiaomi Mi Band Listed in Xiaomi Malaysia Website, Going on Sale Soon

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 7 Comments · 3.7k views


Looks like Xiaomi Malaysia is finally bursting into life this holiday season. After being quiet over the past few months, the company has not only announced the arrival of the Redmi Note 4G and the massive 16,000mAh Mi Power Bank, it has also prepared a treat for its Malaysian fans: the Mi Band will also be making its way here.

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Lenovo Malaysia Unveils Vibe X2, the “World’s First Layered Smartphone”

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 5.2k views


Lenovo Malaysia has just announced the arrival of its latest smartphone, the Vibe X2, to the country. Touted as the world’s first smartphone with a layered design, this mid-range device also packs quite some power under its multi-layered, multi-coloured body.

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