National e-sports governing body, eSports Malaysia, has announced what it claims to be the biggest e-sports event in Southeast Asia. This is probably due to the fact that the tournament, AGES 16 (ASEAN Games For e-sports), will have a total prize pool of RM1 million. The tournament is due to start on the 18th of March, which will be taking place here in Kuala Lumpur.
In addition to the announcement of the FATTNET from Xpax prepaid plan, Celcom also introduced a new smartphone leasing plan called NewPhone. Only the second such plan offered by a local telco, NewPhone allows users to upgrade to a new smartphone every year by paying a fixed monthly fee.
The long rumoured spring Apple event looks like it will take place on 15 March. Cupertino is expected to announce several new devices, along with new bands for the Apple Watch. That being said, Apple itself has not officially confirmed the date; although industry sources say that the information is accurate.
Usually, Samsung’s regional SEA Forum event is a showcase for everything that was announced at the global CES event. This year, it was pretty much the same: we saw the new SUHD TVs, the cool Family Hub Refrigerator, and the new Galaxy TabPro S.
Things took an exciting turn when we entered the B2B hall.
Leica has introduced its first-ever rugged camera in Malaysia, the Leica X-U. What makes the X-U particularly interesting from other Leica cameras is its ruggedness: it is waterproof, shock-resistant, dust-sealed, and even freeze-resistant. This is one Leica you will not mind bringing to the beach, and it’s pretty affordable as well – for a Leica, that is.