Apple has just announced that it will be launching the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China on 17 October 2014. Online preorders will start on 10 October and in-store prorders will begin on 14 October. Because the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus supports practically all LTE networks out there, it will be compatible with the TD-LTE and FDD-LTE networks in the country offered by China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom.
BlackBerry’s latest flagship smartphone, the Passport, is officially here. Announced in Malaysia less than 24 hours after it was unveiled globally in three cities around the world, it is clearly a statement of intent of the struggling company’s move to focus on its core target market. The Passport itself is a reflection of that same move: a device solely catered and fully focused for the “mobile professional”, and it is unashamedly designed to be so.
At the BlackBerry Passport launch event earlier today, the company also shared some information regarding its upcoming BlackBerry 10.3 update and its rollout plans. It also shed more light on the elusive BlackBerry Classic smartphone that the company has been hinting about for months.
[Update: New countries added for the wave 2 launch happening on 26 September 2014]
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally been unveiled by Apple early this morning. Both devices are scheduled to arrive in selected markets, namely U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the U.K., starting from 19 September 2014 and preorders will begin a week earlier on 12 September 2014.
As usual, both iPhone 6 will be available in gold, silver or space gray and will be available in the US for a subsidised price starting from USD$199 for the iPhone 6, and from USD$299 for iPhone 6 Plus. The contract-free retail price will start from USD$649 (RM2,080) and USD$749 (RM2,400) respectively. However, the US is known to have a cheaper price compared to the rest of the countries, so here’s a collection of the new iPhone 6 price around the world
– in wave 1 at least, compared with the launch price of the iPhone 5s. We’ve included new countries so check the table out right after the break.
Apple may have sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus so far, but the company is not going to let the momentum stop. Together with the recording breaking sales announcement earlier today, Apple also announced that they will be expanding the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus availability to over 20 more countries this Friday, 26 September 2014, just one week after the sales that started last Friday.
Now that iOS 8 has been released and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be launching tomorrow, what’s next for Apple? iPads and OS X Yosemite of course. It has been reported that the Cupertino company will be holding an event next month to unveil two new iPads and to release the next OS X version.
Currently, gamers have a choice of eight colors to choose from when they purchase a Sony PlayStation Vita (specifically, the PCH-2000 series) in Malaysia. However, if you don’t find them attractive enough, a new paintjob for the handheld gaming system will be released in Malaysia soon.
Earlier this month, Sony has unveiled a brand new limited edition PlayStation 4 at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) press conference which is called the Metal Slime Edition in conjunction with the upcoming release of Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryuu to Sekaiju no Shiro.
At that time, it was believed that the special edition console will not be available outside of Japan but that changes today as SCEJA today has revealed that PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition will be released in Asian regions soon.
Think that Sony’s announcements at IFA 2014 were all amazing and you can’t wait to get your hands on the company’s new devices? Yesterday, Sony held a regional launch event in Singapore to announce that they will be bringing several of the most exciting devices to our region, including the Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia E3, and two new wearables – the SmartBand Talk and Smartwatch 3.