Can’t get enough of budget Android smartphones in Malaysia? Say hello to a new player called Leagoo. Leagoo is the latest Chinese smartphone manufacturer to land in Malaysia and they have just launched a mid-range Android smartphone that retails at only RM399 – the Leagoo Lead 5 that features a 5” IPS display, a quad-core processor, and a slim aluminium frame that measures at only 7.9mm thin.
Look at what Xiaomi just announced to the lucky folks in Singapore – the much awaited for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G. The Redmi Note with 4G LTE connectivity not only allows you to browse the internet up to 10 times faster than before, it also has a different processor and weighs slightly less than the previous Redmi Note. Xiaomi will be launching the device in Singapore on 17 November 2014 for S$229, and you might even stand a chance to walk away with one for free.
OnePlus held its first fan gathering in the South East Asian region in Kuala Lumpur last weekend as part of the company’s efforts in setting up its presence in the Malaysian market, and shared a few interesting snippets of information to those present. Chief among them were more details on when its flagship One smartphone will be coming to the country.
The much awaited expansion for Hearthstone was revealed at Blizzcon over the weekend. Called Goblins Vs Gnomes, it centres on the two most mechanically adept races in Warcraft. Over 120 new cards will be released into the game, and players will be able to chose which pack they want to open with either in-game gold or real world money.
Well, that was fast, shortly after seeing some Android 5.0 Lollipop screenshots for the LG G3, the Korean company is now saying that they will be releasing that much awaited for update in this week. The updated will be released to the lucky folks in Poland first, followed by other key markets “in the near future”.
When Oppo N1 was first announced to the world last year, its rotating camera was pretty much the talk of the town. The idea of having such camera is quite interesting since it allows users to utilize the same high resolution 13-megapixels camera for both rear shots and front-facing selfies.
Fast forward to last week, the Chinese manufacturer has upped the ante by revealing the successor to Oppo N1 in the form of Oppo N3. Despite featuring a smaller 5.5-inch full HD IPS display (the N1 has 5.9-inch full HD IPS display), the N3 in general features plenty of improvements over its predecessor.
The new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are now officially in Malaysia. As is the norm every year, Malaysian iPhone fans thronged in the hundreds to the various midnight launches organised by the major local telcos. This year, excited fans braved the rainy weather and long queues to be among the first official owners of the new iPhones.
Previously, you would need an Office 365 subscription to create and edit Microsoft Office contents on the iPad, while the iPhone and Android version were able to do that for quite some time now. But that’s not the case any more; you can now create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint slides for free on all three platforms, with the Android tablet version coming in early 2015.
As you might heard, there is no Nokia Lumia anymore as Microsoft has now renamed the brand as “Microsoft Lumia” as a result of the company’s acquisition over Nokia’s Devices and Services business that was announced in 2014. In fact, even Nokia Malaysia earlier today has switched the name of its official Facebook page to Microsoft Lumia Malaysia.
That being said, existing Lumia smartphones in the market are technically still Nokia Lumia devices. However, that will change next week as Microsoft will be announcing the first ever Microsoft Lumia smartphone.