TIDAL, the new music streaming service that offers lossless high-fidelity streaming, is now in Malaysia. The service that’s now owned by international music icon Jay Z is available for Malaysians looking for a premium music streaming experience from as low as RM14.90 per month.
Music Messenger, an app that allows people to share songs with each other for free, has successfully raised some US$30 million (about RM108 million) from private investors. The largest share of which was a US$15 million (about RM 54 million) investment from Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich.
Philips also collaborated with Gibson Innovation in releasing several of the company’s surround-sound audio systems here in Malaysia, promising users a richer and more authentic cinematic experience right at home. These audio systems include audiophile-grade soundbars, surround-sound speakers, satellite speakers, and even wireless subwoofers.
Philips announced a slew of new headphones to be released here in Malaysia, including the professional DJ headphones by Armin van Buuren – the A5-PRO, and even headphones that use Lightning connectors. Gibson Innovations (previously known as WOOX Innovations) will be in charge of the distribution of Philips’ 2015 range of audio devices.
[Update 2] The price of the Mi Headphones have been revealed. It will retail at RM319.
[Update] The Mi Headphones will officially be available on Xiaomi’s Mi Fan Festival in Malaysia on 8th April.
Remember the Xiaomi Mi Headphones that was unveiled back in January? Xiaomi Malaysia has announced that it will be coming to our shores very soon. On top of that, the company is also offering a lucky fan the chance to receive it earlier than everyone else, provided the individual can do a professional review.
If you’re planning to purchase a brand new iPod from Apple, you’ll be glad to hear that the company has spared its iPods from GST charges. All iPods in Malaysia – iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle, still costs the same as before. Sadly though, the same cannot be said for selected accessories sold by the company as most major accessories like Thunderbolt display, AirPort products, are now 6% more expensive.