In a surprising move, Digi has unveiled a new postpaid plan that looks to be one of the best value-for-money plans available today. The SmartPlan 75, revealed late last night via its official website, offers 7GB of mobile Internet, unlimited calls, and plenty of value added bonuses for just RM75.
An unidentified source is claiming that Apple is preparing to announce a new iPad Air (possibly called the iPad Air 3) at an event in mid-March. This would be alongside a similarly rumoured iPhone 5se and several new Apple Watch designs. Apple is aiming to make the announcement in 14 March, although the final date is still subject to change.
Samsung appears to have arrest its declining profits, despite consumer electronics still lagging behind. It’s Q4 2015 results were not very convincing, but the company has managed to marginally increase profits to 26.41 trillion KRW (about RM92 billion). Despite this, sales from its mobile communications division dipped from 111.76 trillion KRW to 103.55 trillion KRW.
The Google Chrome browser will soon be able to load webpages faster and use less data with the introduction of a new compression algorithm – Brotli. According to Google, the Brotli compression algorithm is an entirely new data format that performs better by packing in more data while still able to decompress at roughly the same speed as other browsers.
UPDATE (526PM): Samsung Malaysia has confirmed to us the tablet will indeed be released in Malaysia next week. Read more for further information.
Built to deliver a new mobile entertainment experience, Samsung Galaxy View was first teased at IFA 2015 before it was officially unveiled on October 2015 and appeared on SIRIM’s database last week. Now, the gigantic tablet is set for release in Malaysia as we have spotted it inside Samsung Malaysia’s booklet for January 2016 at Samsung Experience Store in The Gardens Mall and Oh Yes Store in Mid Valley Megamall.
Acer has just unveiled the Aspire Switch 12 S laptop and it seems the company is taking a more premium approach with its latest laptop compared to previous Aspire Switch 2-in-1 laptops. How so? Instead of using plastic, the Aspire Switch 12 S is built with an aluminium chassis along with a higher resolution 12.5-inch 4K display.
While the company didn’t release them in Malaysia, Alcatel OneTouch did launched several Windows-based smartphones before this. For 2016 though, the Hong Kong-based company has decided to come out with a Windows-based tablet instead which was announced ahead of CES 2016 that will open its doors later this week.