Hot on the heels of Samsung, HTC Malaysia has also announced a new smartphone for the Malaysian market today. Good thing is, both smartphones launched today are technically not in the same target market. Say hello to the Butterfly 2, HTC’s other flagship smartphone with 13MP Duo Camera.
Not too long after its global announcement, Samsung Malaysia has officially announced the arrival of the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone, the company’s first metal-framed Galaxy device. As part of the launch celebration, Samsung is even giving away a free Gear 2 smartwatch for lucky new owners of the Galaxy Alpha.
Microsoft Devices will be holding an event next week to preview new “imaging innovations and exciting offerings” from the company. For some reason it will be held in conjunction with Golden Screen Cinemas, who will apparently also be sharing something new. It is due to happen on the 25th of September, and we have at least some idea of what will be shown.
Malaysia Day will be happening next Tuesday, 16 September 2014 and in celebration, Samsung Malaysia is offering a free Samsung Gear Fit with every purchase of selected items in participating Samsung Authorised Dealers. Buy a Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy S5 or a Galaxy Note 3, and Samsung will give you a brand new Samsung Gear Fit at absolutely no cost.
Good news for Samsung Galaxy Life users, Samsung and Easy Taxi has just announced that they will be offering free rides for students and families from Friday, 12 September to Sunday, 14 September 2014. This promotion is in conjunction with the school holidays and will be available not only for students, but for families as well.
The first Doodle 4 Google contest in Malaysia has come to an end with 16-year-old Lee Yee Run taking the top honours. The student from SMK Yoke Kuan in Sekinchan, Selangor will have his creation featured on the Google Malaysia homepage on 16 September to celebration Malaysia Day. Lee beat out three other age-group category winners after three rounds of judging from the public and official Google doodle team.
Intel Malaysia and SNS Network have launched the Joi 8 tablet, which is the first locally-branded Intel powered Windows 8.1 tablet. Featuring a retail price tag of RM499, it easily puts the tablet as one of the most affordable choices for consumers who operate on a desktop operating system in a tablet.
Dialog Hub, a distributor associated with Liquipel Asia, held the grand opening of its first boutique store in SS15 Subang Jaya today. The store will specialise in providing customers with the Liquipel nano-coating service. Pre-coated devices are also available for sale at the store, in case consumers do not feel like surrendering their phones for a couple of days.