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Hugo Barra: The iPhone 6 is the “Most Beautiful Smartphone Ever Built”

by Pang Tun Yau · 7 hours ago · 6 Comments · 1.2k views

Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global

It is so rare for a top exec from one company to publicly praise the product of another (competitor) company. But then again, Hugo Barra is not a normal top executive. The VP of Xiaomi Global has gone on record to state that the new iPhone 6 is “the most beautiful smartphone ever built”.

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Telco Price Comparison: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from Maxis and DiGi

by Huei Song · 12 hours ago · 6 Comments · 3.2k views

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Now that the contract bundles for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from Maxis and DiGi have been revealed, which one is the more economical option? Which plan offers the best value for money to own over the entire contract period? We take all the plans offered by both telcos and put them together so you can make an informed decision. Both telcos are offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with plans ranging from a monthly commitment of only RM50 all the way to over RM200, so whether you are a light mobile user or one who practically stays connected 24/7, there is an iPhone postpaid plan catered for your needs.

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Maxis and DiGi Take Counter-Measures After Erratic #iPhone6MY Pre-Orders

by Pang Tun Yau · 13 hours ago · 3 Comments · 1.6k views

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Close to seventeen hours after the highly-anticipated pre-orders for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were opened by local telcos DiGi and Maxis, the experience remains exceptionally erratic. The Maxis Online Store remains inaccessible, while DiGi’s one is a hit-and-miss affair. Eager customers are obviously not happy, venting their frustration at every available comment box online. Behind the scenes, both companies have been working on counter-measures to work around the issues faced.

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Samsung Announces the Galaxy A5 and A3 Smartphones that are “Optimised for Social Networking”

by Huei Song · 18 hours ago · 3 Comments · 2k views

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Samsung has just taken the curtains off two brand new smartphones – Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, the full metal unibody smartphones from Samsung that you have been waiting for. They are both ultra slim and are touted to be “optimised for social networking”.

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Maxis and DiGi Online Stores Grind to a Halt as iPhone 6 Frenzy Starts in Malaysia

by Vijandren · 1 day ago · 1 Comment · 2.3k views

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If you’re not already aware, two of the three major telcos in Malaysia started their pre-order campaigns for the brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus at 12.01 am today. If you were one of the many who stayed up late to get your pre-order in, you might have been a little disappointed to find  the Maxis and DiGi online stores (and main sites) inaccessible as soon as the pre-order pages went live. Celcom’s website remained operational, but that’s simply because the telco opted not to open pre-orders, and instead had begun taking Registration of Interest (ROI) since last week.

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These are the Official Retail Prices of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 day ago · 44 Comments · 25k views

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At long last, they are finally here. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are now available on pre-order via the Big 3 major telcos in Malaysia, and at the same time the official retail prices of each model of both devices have been unveiled.

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DiGi Unveils iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, From RM1,181 and RM1,516 Respectively

by Huei Song · 1 day ago · 2 Comments · 6.9k views

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Excuse the error code, DiGi’s website is still slightly buggy

Finally after waiting for a good 45 minutes, it looks like DiGi has unveiled its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus plans and pricing. The telco is offering the latest iPhones from RM1,181 and RM1.516 respectively.

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Maxis Unveils its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Plans and Pricing

by Huei Song · 1 day ago · 3 Comments · 19.8k views

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders for Malaysia will be starting later tonight (12am, 31 October 2014 to be precise), but it looks like the pricing has been unveiled by Maxis. The telco has just updated its website to show the full pricing and plans for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Maxis to Unveil “Midnight Express” Delivery Service for Lucky iPhone 6 Pre-Orders

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 day ago · 4 Comments · 3k views

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[UPDATE @ 8:03pm] The Maxis Midnight Express is now live. More below.


[ORIGINAL ARTICLE @ 7:43pm]

With pre-orders for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus going live at midnight, Maxis will be unveiling its own special delivery service for those who make their pre-orders for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Say hello to the Maxis Midnight Express, which will be unveiled later tonight.

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Xiaomi to Open Exclusive Service Centre in Plaza Low Yat

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 day ago · 3 Comments · 3.2k views

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Xiaomi has been quiet beyond its weekly flash sales recently, but behind the scenes the company is working on expanding its after-sales services. Several people have spotted that a Xiaomi service centre is set to open in Plaza Low Yat within the heart of Kuala Lumpur to cater for the increasingly large Xiaomi user base in the country.

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Astro Introduces Raku; An Online Radio And Music Streaming Service

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 581 views

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Astro has introduced Raku, a homegrown music streaming service that focuses on online radio services. It is similar to Last.fm, only instead of American radio shows listeners get to listen to Astro owned station. Also like Last.fm, it only caters to local viewers and cannot be used outside its home country.

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Huawei Announces the Honor 4X Smartphone that Features a 64-Bit Processor and a Budget-Friendly Price Tag

by Huei Song · 2 days ago · No Comments · 3.2k views

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Huawei recently took the curtains off a brand new mid-range Android smartphone, Huawei Honor 4X, that is powered by a 64-bit chipset from Qualcomm and of course, has a budget-friendly price tag.

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