Apple sure stole almost all the headlines when it announced all the new devices and updates late last night but now it’s Samsung Galaxy Note 4’s turn, in Malaysia at least. Today is the consumer launch of Samsung’s latest phablet, there are roadshows going on in five states around Malaysia, but if you do not wish to pay full price to own the device, which costs RM2,499, you can now purchase it from Maxis from as low as RM1,699.
Like a clockwork, shortly after Apple’s event to unveil the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, the Cupertino has revised the price of its existing iPads. Get the iPad Air from RM1,279 and the current iPad mini with Retina Display from RM929.
[Update] We forgot to add in that Apple is still offering the first ever iPad mini at a much lower price from only RM799.
And then there was another one. Following the footsteps of our sister sites Hype Malaysia, Lipstiq.com, Autofreaks.com, Wanista and our e-commerce site Storekini, the Lowyat Networks family of publications has expanded to include yet another exciting addition. Say hello to Fourth Official, Malaysia’s latest one-stop sports portal!
Somewhat reluctantly, Apple quickly announced the new iPad mini 3 shortly after announcing the iPad Air 2. The new smaller iPad received very little on-stage time unlike the new iPad Air and the new iMac with Retina Display, and it is likely due to the lack of proper hardware improvements over last year’s iPad mini with Retina Display.
Apple is currently hosting an event in its head quarters in Cupertino and to kick things off, the company has just announced the release date of the Mac OS X Yosemite update. The Mac OS X Yosemite that was announced a few months back at WWDC 2014 is available starting today for free for all Mac devices available out there, it’ll come with free iWork too.
Maxis Hotlink is currently having a promotion called “Ohhsome October”, offering 1GB of data for only RM5. The catch? It’s valid for one day only. The promotion starts today and will be available until the end of the month. If you need more data for longer validity, Hotlink has got more to offer as well.
Internet addiction is either a minor issue or the scourge of mankind, depending on who you ask. The more devices allowing people to connect to the internet all the time, we really should have seen this news coming. A 31-year-old US Navy serviceman has become the first person to be diagnosed and treated for addiction to his Google Glass.
Google Play Edition devices is a great way for those who love a device for its hardware but would like to have a pure Android vanilla experience. There are already a couple of Google Play Edition devices from various manufacturers like the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One (M7), even the pretty new HTC One (M8), and it looks like one more popular top-of-the-line Android smartphones out there will be joining in. Google may have accidentally posted a picture featuring a Google Edition Samsung Galaxy S5.
Fifteen years ago, the best Alien versus Predator game ever was released. Featuring three separate campaigns for humans, Aliens, and Predators, it was mostly known for the fast paced multiplayer death matches that made the most of the abilities of the various classes. The 2010 re-release of that game, Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000 is currently free on GoG.com.