Online card game Million Arthur will be holding a fan appreciation event during the World Cosplay Summit in Berjaya Times Square on 12 July 2014. The Arthurian legend themed game has previously held a successful gathering of fans in Singapore and is bringing the same community building event in Malaysia at the request of its fans. Attendees will receive quite a few freebies, as well as have the opportunity to win exclusive Million Arthur merchandise.
Look at what Bin Lin, the co-founder of Xiaomi just shared on his Facebook page: a teaser to the company’s annual product launch event happening on 22 July 2014. The teaser consists of an image with a big number 4 on it, and accompanying text that says “July 22nd, Xiaomi’s annual product launch event. We will tell the story about “The journey of a piece of steel metal”. Any thoughts?”.
As you might have heard, a local politician earlier today goes under the spotlight after tweeting his reaction of Germany’s landslide victory against Brazil during this morning’s FIFA World Cup semi-final match. The tweet has managed to trigger plenty of reactions to the extent that even the German Ambassador to Malaysia has something to say about it.
Truth to be told, that now infamous tweet is just one of many tweets that is related to the epic match. In fact, Twitter stated that this morning’s Brazil vs Germany match is now the most-discussed single sports game ever on the social network.
Now that Celcom has announced a new plan for its iPhone 5S bundles at only RM48 a month, how does it stack up against what Maxis and DiGi have got to offer with their similar monthly commitment bundles? We compared the new RM48 plan from Celcom, Maxis’ iValue Simple and the latest iDiGi 50 so hit the break to check them out.
The pricing plan for Hearthstone’s first single player expansion pack, Curse of Naxxramas, has been announced. The DLC will be available beginning from US$6.99 for a single wing of the floating Necropolis, and goes all the way up to US$24.99 for all five locations. Free players who are not interested in spending real world money will be able to buy the various parts of Naxxramas for 700 gold per wing.
Renders of Samsung’s upcoming virtual reality headset have begun appearing thanks to the efforts of Samsung fan site SamMobile. Called the “Gear VR”, the headset will apparently be making an appearance later this year at IFA 2014. The name follows the naming convention of Samsung’s wearable line, although nobody is entirely sure if Samsung expects people to wear this for extended periods of time.
It looks like Celcom is on a roll here. On top of announcing new iPhone 5S promotions and Sony Xperia T2 Ultra bundles, the telco has just introduced a new postpaid plan called the Celcom First One, an Internet plan that offers a generous amount of data from as low as RM68 a month; no prize for those who guess who Celcom is trying to troll here. Yup, Celcom is pointing the barrel straight at Maxis.
I can’t tell if this is a piece of good news for Malaysian users or not, but it has been reported that Apple has dropped the use of Google Maps on its iCloud beta for the web, and replaced it with the company’s very own mapping service – Apple Maps. Currently, for all regular iCloud users, the web version of Find My iPhone uses Google Maps, a platform I’m sure most of us are familiar with.
As you might have heard, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will be made available in Malaysia in late August but our first hands-on experience with the device took place a month ago during Computex 2014 in Taiwan. Alongside that, we also have captured a very detailed walkthrough of Surface Pro 3 design and features by Brian Hall, the General Manager of Surface team at the tablet’s Taiwanese media launch event.
It is slightly longer than our average videos but nevertheless, it is a good watch if you always been wondering what Surface Pro 3 is able to do and how it is like in action. Priced from RM 2729, the Surface Pro 3 is now available for pre-order at selected retailers throughout Malaysia.
If you’re looking for a new smartphone with telco subsidy, Celcom is without a doubt your best bet. The telco has just announced a Sony Xperia T2 Ultra bundle, offering the device from as low as RM638; that’s up to RM661 off the retail price of RM1,299. As usual, the telco is offering the phablet with its Celcom First postpaid plans with a 12- or 18-months contract.