#MYGST: How Does the New GST Affect Your Purchasing Power?

by Pang Tun Yau · 16 hours ago · 2 Comments · 3k views


Malaysians woke up today with the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) applied to, well, basically almost everything. Despite that, there are still plenty of confusion among consumers: will this be more expensive after GST? Will that product’s price be the same after GST? Now that GST is finally upon us, we can finally lay to rest some of these concerns, especially with regards to the brands that are most relevant to you, our dear readers.

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Apple Increases Price of All iPads in Malaysia to Reflect GST Charges

by Huei Song · 23 hours ago · 1 Comment · 1.9k views

iPad air and iPad mini

As expected, all iPads sold in Malaysia on Apple Malaysia’s online store are now 6% more expensive than before. The price increase is to reflect GST charges and was published on Apple’s website at the stroke of midnight.

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Xiaomi Malaysia Announces New Products Coming Our Way on 8 April 2015

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 days ago · 6 Comments · 4.9k views


Xiaomi is making its fifth birthday celebrations its grandest one yet, and just like in 2014 it is making this a global celebration. For the Malaysian market, there are plenty of device offers and games, but consumers can also look forward to six new products coming to Malaysia which will be available from 8 April.

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We Will Not Feature Parallel Imports At Our Mega Store, Says DirectD

by Chief Chapree · 2 days ago · 5 Comments · 6.8k views

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The opening of DirectD Gadget Mega Store in Petaling Jaya yesterday marked a new era for the well-known retailer which started its operations in the shoplots of SS15 Subang Jaya. One trait that made DirectD so well-known among gadget lovers in the country is its ability to fulfill the wishes of customers who want to be among the first users in the country to own a new device even though that device may not be officially available in Malaysia.

Hence, we asked the DirectD managerial team at its Mega Store launch yesterday regarding its current stand on these devices, which are better known as parallel imports or AP sets.

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Sights and Scenes: DirectD Gadget Mega Store Is Now Open For Business

by Chief Chapree · 3 days ago · 2 Comments · 11k views

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As promised, the famed gadget retailer DirectD has officially launched its brand new Gadget Mega Store which is claimed to be the largest mobile phone store in Malaysia. Looking at how big the store really during its launch this morning, we doubt anyone is going to counter that claim at this moment.

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Directd Mega Store Opens on 30 March, Said To Be The Largest Mobile Phone Store In Malaysia

by Chief Chapree · 6 days ago · 8 Comments · 10.6k views

Directd Gadget Mega Store

If you love gadgets, chances are that you might have heard of Directd that is located in SS15 of Subang Jaya. It is rather common to see their premises being filled with customers that are eager to get their hands on the latest gadgets in the market regardless of official Malaysian units or parallel imports that are flown into the country as soon as these device are made available at their home markets.

Soon, Directd customers will no longer find themselves cramped when browsing for new gadgets though as the company will be opening a bigger store in Petaling Jaya. In fact, the new store is so big that Directd claims that it is the largest mobile phone store in the country, covering 18,000 square feet.

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Microsoft Malaysia Offers RM 330 Discount On Surface Pro 3 and Type Cover Bundle

by Chief Chapree · 7 days ago · 8 Comments · 3.4k views

Surface Pro 3 + Type Cover 3 Bundle Promo

If you have been considering to purchase Microsoft Surface Pro 3 but was turned off by the fact that you have to purchase its Type Cover 3 separately for RM 409, then this should be a good news for you. Microsoft Malaysia is now offering RM 330 worth of discount for each purchase of Surface Pro 3 and Type Cover 3 bundle.

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SNS Network Unveils Joi 7 Windows 8.1 Tablet: Priced At Only RM 299

by Chief Chapree · 7 days ago · 3 Comments · 4k views

Joi 7 Windows 8.1 Tablet from SNS Network

After releasing three affordable Windows 8.1 tablet into the market over the past few months in the form of Joi 8, Joi 10 Flip and Joi 8i, one might thought that SNS Network is done with the series for now. Well, turns out that is not the case at all as the company has launch yet another model called Joi 7.

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No Plan To Launch Transformer Book T90 Chi At The Moment, Says ASUS Malaysia

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · No Comments · 1k views

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As you might be able to recall, the ASUS Transformer Book Chi series comes in three different model: the 13.3-inch T300 Chi, 10.1-inch T100 Chi, and 8.9-inch T90 Chi. However, only T300 Chi and T100 Chi have been confirmed for Malaysia so far. Where’s the T90 Chi then?

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Xiaomi Will Celebrate 5th Birthday With New Product Launch

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 6 Comments · 2.4k views


Xiaomi, the world’s most valuable tech startup, is celebrating its fifth birthday next month. And what better way to do it than to announce a new Xiaomi product…or even products?

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ASUS To Launch Transformer Book T100 Chi and ZenBook Pro UX501 In Malaysia Soon

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · No Comments · 1.8k views

Coming Soon To Malaysia: ASUS Transformer Book T100 Chi and ZenBook Pro UX501

In addition to launching the new Transformer Book T300 Chi and ZenBook UX301 yesterday, ASUS Malaysia has also announced that there will be two more laptops coming into our market under the Transformer Book Chi and ZenBook series. Specifically, they are the smaller 10.1-inch Transformer Book T100 Chi and the more powerful 15.6-inch ZenBook Pro UX501.

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Xiaomi Malaysia to Only Raise Price of Redmi Note 4G After GST, Other Products Unaffected

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 9 Comments · 2.8k views



With just a week left before Malaysia’s GST kicks in on various consumer products in the country, Xiaomi Malaysia has announced how its products’ prices will be affected. Surprisingly, only one product will see a price increase: the Redmi Note 4G.

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