Astro has expanded its HD offerings by introducing eight new channels, bringing the total number of HD channels to 48. There are also two new standard definition channels appearing, as well as a video-on-demand option called Astro Plus. Astro HD customers should see the option to preview these new channels from now until the end of February 2015.
Who could say no to free internet, especially when it’s for usage when you’re in a different country? U Mobile has been offering free internet roaming with its postpaid plans for a while now, and they have just extended it to prepaid users as well. Just top up a minimum of RM50, and you will automatically get free internet roaming for 30 days. The catch? It’s limited.
— Nokia (@nokia) November 17, 2014
Nokia may have sold its devices division to Microsoft, but it is still apparently very capable of putting out new products. At least it is capable of getting some extra attention ahead of the Slush conference in Finland where the head of product business, Sebastian Nystrom, will be talking about the future of the company.
Even though LINE is primarily known as an instant messaging app, its reach has long transcended into other areas including those outside of virtual world. For example, the popularity of LINE merchandises featuring its well-known mascots has somewhat helped strengthen the app’s presence throughout the world.
If you are a fan of those merchandises, here’s a news for you then: LINE’s pop-up store is coming to Malaysia once again.
iOS 8 is a beautiful mobile operating system from Apple and it brings some interesting features like Continuity, but when it was first released, it raised a whole load of problem. One of the worst was how the update slowed down older iOS devices like the iPhone 4s and iPad 2, and if you’re one of the ones suffering from a laggy device, check it for an update now.
Xiaomi has officially opened its first Mi Exclusive Service Centre in Malaysia. Aptly situated in Plaza Low Yat in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Mi Exclusive Service Centre promises to offer world-class service and support for owners of Mi smartphones and accessories. This includes a two-hour turnaround time for smartphone services and repairs, a hallmark aimed in all Xiaomi Exclusive Service Centres.
If you want to get your hands on one of the slimmest smartphone in the world, the Oppo R5, then you’re in luck because Storekini has just opened up its preorders for the device. Retailing at RM1,598, the Oppo R5 preorder is available immediately and will run till 10 December 2014, and if you’re among the first 3,000 customers to make your preorder, you will also get freebies worth over RM300.
Polaroid camera lovers, you might want to add this nifty little phone case in your wishlist next year. Prynt, a French hardware startup company, is in the works of making a phone case with a built-in printer a reality. This case will basically turn your smartphone into a polaroid camera.
The recently announced Oppo R5 currently holds the title of “thinnest smartphone in the world”, but it won’t for long if Vivo has anything to say about it. The Vivo X5 Max will apparently be only 3.75mm thick according to promotional materials, putting it at the extreme limit of how thin smartphones can go.
Everyone undoubtedly uses Facebook while at work, but that is not enough for the world’s most popular social network. Now it wants people to use it for professional interactions through something called “Facebook at Work”. It will apparently use a separate profile for this and feature things like collaborating on documents and connecting with business partners.