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Review: HP Omen – Premium Looks with a Price to Match

by Andrew Cheng · 4 days ago · 4 Comments · 3.6k views

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HP definitely surprised a few of us when it unveiled the Omen. This particularly sleek gaming laptop marks the company’s return to the gaming laptop market; since HP hasn’t exactly ventured much into this market, it is definitely planning to change that with the Omen. However, how does it stack up against other gaming laptops? Is the Omen more style than substance?

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Hands-On and First Impressions: ASUS ZenBook UX305

by Terry Bass · 5 days ago · 18 Comments · 4.7k views

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Just yesterday, ASUS officially launched its latest iteration of the ZenBook series, the ZenBook UX305. This new laptop receives several hardware changes from its predecessor, the ZenBook UX32VD. Boasting speed, slimness and aesthetics, the ZenBook UX305 is indeed pretty on the eyes, so we were more than happy to take a quick look at the new ZenBook.

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Digi Splits its SmartPlans into Two – High Data or High Voice, Offers Up to 6GB or Unlimited Calls and SMS

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 10 Comments · 6.2k views

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If you’ve always been frustrated with existing postpaid plans from local telcos because you never use up the data or free calls that are bundled, here’s something exciting for you from Digi. The telco has just revised its postpaid plans so whether you need more data or need more calls/SMS, there’s a plan for you.

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Telco Comparison: How Does U Mobile’s New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Postpaid Plans Compare to The Rest?

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 9.4k views

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The new U Mobile iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bundles does indeed look very promising. Its new iPlans offers the cheapest option in the market starting from RM40 a month, and comes with plenty of data, suitable for today’s users. But how do the new plans stack up against the big 3 telcos who have been offering the iPhone for many years now? Check out our price comparison after the break.

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Lightning Review: BenQ B502 – Epitome of ‘You Get What You Pay For’

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 1.6k views

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Let’s be honest: BenQ is probably the last name you would associate smartphones with. The company, however, is trying to change this with the BenQ B502, a mid-range smartphone that offers pretty decent specifications at an affordable price. How affordable? Only RM499. However, is it the best bang for buck Android smartphone in the market?

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Giveaways: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 960 4GB G1 Gaming Graphics Card

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 24 Comments · 6k views

Lowyat.NET x GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 960 4GB G1 Gaming Graphics Cards Giveaway

As you might have heard, manufacturers everywhere have starting to roll out the new 4GB version of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 graphics card into the market. GIGABYTE is one such manufacturer and has unveiled two versions of the card including this particular G1 Gaming model that features the company’s own Windforce 3X cooling system.

While we will be discussing about the new variant of GTX 960 soon, here’s a good news for you: we have three units of the GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 960 4GB G1 Gaming graphics card to be given away!

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10 Things You Could Buy For The Price Of A $10,000 Apple Edition Watch

by Terry Bass · 3 weeks ago · 20 Comments · 6.6k views

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Apple has announced that the Edition version of the Apple Watch will start from US$10,000 (about RM37,050) and this by far, is the most expensive smartwatch on the market. With that kind of money, there are lots of things we could buy and here at Lowyat.NET we’ve decided to come up with our very own list. If you recall, we made a similar list some years back with the Nokia Lumia 1020 - it’s safe to say we’ve got a lot more financial freedom to explore with RM37,050.

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Spec Sheet: The New Apple MacBook Against The Competition

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 65 Comments · 7.8k views

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Apple has refreshed its line of MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, and unveiled that exceptionally regular design MacBook. Of course, we couldn’t help but take a look at how it stacks up against the potential MacBook killers out there; in this case, the Dell XPS 13, Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3, and the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. The new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air have also been included to provide a better idea of just how many computers Apple is putting out these days. 

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Apple Raises Prices of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 weeks ago · 31 Comments · 39.9k views

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Beneath the slew of MacBook and Apple Watch announcements, Apple rather sneakily made another change on its Malaysian online store: raise the retail prices of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.

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These Are the New Apple Watch Prices

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 weeks ago · 14 Comments · 5.2k views

Apple’s “Spring Forward” has just ended, and the most-awaited announcement was saved for last: the retail prices of the new Apple Watch. As some have predicted, the new Apple Watch range from a reasonable accessory for Apple fans to as pricey as an entry-level car. We’re not kidding.

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MWC 2015 in Pictures

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 2.6k views

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MWC 2015 officially closed its doors on 5 March, but coverage from the industry’s largest yearly event is likely to continue into the next week. With over 93,000 attendees this year, MWC 2015 proved to be the most successful MWC yet. But for those on the other side of the world, it may be a little difficult to picture just how massive this event really is.

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MWC 2015: Smartwatches With Long Battery Life Make Appearance

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 6k views

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It is quite clear that wearables are slowly being pushed towards consumers here at MWC 2015. Smartwatches and fitness bands of all sorts were on display, from mainstream brands to some new entities in the industry. Some of the more interesting products on display here promise to fix one of the most pertinent issues with smartwatches: battery life.

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