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5 December 2012

iPhone 5 to be available in Malaysia on 14th December

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The highly anticipated iPhone 5 has finally been scheduled to reach our shores on the 14th of December. Make sure to mark your calendars as we’re pretty sure the various telcos will be doing their bit to promote and launch the phone. For those that want to get the iPhone 5 without contract, it will most likely be available in the Apple Store couple of days after the launch.

Maxis has also made available their Registration of Interest Page which can be found here. If you’re still on contract and own an iPhone 4/4S, most likely there will an option to extend your contract just like when iPhone 4S was launched.

Celcom has also launched their own ROI page here. No news from DiGi yet but we’re pretty sure they’re already working on it. iPhone 4S owners will you be getting the iPhone 5 ?

16 October 2012

iPad Mini Models Pricing Supposedly Leaked

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Today’s news is brought to you all the way from Germany. Apparently, Media Market/Saturn, a retail group that operates in 18 European and Asian Market has a screen capture showing eight different iPad mini configuration.

This is just speculation at the moment and we’ll only know for certain once

Apple introduces the product. How will the iPad mini fare against the likes of other 7 inch tablets ? The 16GB Nexus 7 costs RM 999 in Malaysia and compared to the iPad mini, that’s a premium of an extra +/- RM 400. Despite that, the iPad mini will certainly find its way to many homes as many iPad owners have been wanting a smaller size iPad for a while now. We can’t wait to see what other features the iPad mini introduces.

Below is the reported pricing for the iPad Mini:

  • iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 8GB, Black/White)- €249(estimated RM986)
  • iPad

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20 September 2012

iPhone 5 video promo [Humour]

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One thing we can always look forward to after the announcement of any new Apple product is the official promo video on it; plus all the parodies that follow. John Elerick has been putting up some really interesting videos on YouTube including the iPhone 5.

Their own flavor of wit, sarcasm and parody to make a hilarious “<iOS device name> banned promo” video.

The negative comments or parodies you see online from almost everyone is definitely not affecting the sales of iPhone 5, that much. It’s seen more than two million pre-orders in just 24 hours, twice as much as the iPhone 4S.

Apple, you’ve done it again.

18 September 2012

Rovio’s Bad Piggies gameplay featured in latest trailer

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Rovio has finally unveiled a trailer on the latest piggy instalment, this time the pigs are the stars. Bag Piggies allows you to go through levels with the help of some interesting contraptions, stealing eggs. Gameplay is very much similar to Rovio’s Amazing Alex.

It’s a welcome changed from the usual sling flinging birds and for those who always thought the pigs deserved a chance to get even with the angry birds, you’ll not want to miss this game.

“As far as the gameplay goes, Bad Piggies and Angry Birds are complete opposites,” Petri Järvilehto, EVP of Games at Rovio told Y! Games. “Angry Birds smash things up, Bad Piggies build stuff. The pigs are all about making plans and building things, even — and especially — when they don’t work!”

Bad Piggies is due to appear for Android, iOS on September 27. Will Bad Piggies break Angry Birds Space record of 10 million… Read more

13 September 2012

Apple refreshes the iPod touch and iPod Nano lineup

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iPod has finally gotten a well deserved refresh as it stole the limelight from the iPhone 5 launch.Some say they were not really impressed by the new phone but the iPod totally got their attention. Apple introduces two new iPods at the event; the 5th-generation iPod touch and 7th-generation iPad Nano.

The new 5th-generation iPod touch shares the same 4 inch Retina Display as the new iPhone 5 and weighs in a mere 88 gram. It also features an anodized aluminum body and is now powered by Apple’s ARM-basedA5 processor – the same one found on the iPhone 4. With the new A4, video playback has been increased to eight hours and audio playback to 40 hours.

Siri also officially makes its way to the iPod touch and now comes with an enhanced sense of style. It now comes in black, white, baby blue, yellow, and red, and features a pop-up button… Read more

13 September 2012

Apple launches lightning iPhone 5 – thinner, faster, lighter

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The moment many have been waiting for has finally come and gone as Apple unveils their latest and greatest smartphone; the iPhone 5. Looks like most of the leaked images and videos that has been floating around the internet the past week or so were mostly true.

The iPhone 5 finally breaks out of its constraints, the 3.5 inch screen. It now comes with a 4 inch retina display boasting 1136 x 640 pixel resolution  with 326 ppi thanks to the Retina display. iPhone 4s only supports 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi. The dimensions of the new iPhone 5 gives it a 16:9 ratio and it comes with  a 800:1 contrast ratio.

The iPhone 5 has been given a new shell as well, now with a mix of anodised aluminium back and glass front. Apple has also redesigned the internals and managed to squeeze everything in a body that’s only  7.6mm thin and now weight a… Read more

20 July 2012

Nexus 7 vs iPad – water and drop tests

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We’ve all had our devices dropped at one point or another but what about accidentaly dropping it in a bath tub or pool ? We’ll thankfully you don’t have to do it yourself to find out what happens because the peeps at SquareTrade put the hottest tablet in town, the Nexus 7 against the iPad to see how it fairs in drop and an underwater dunk test.

Both devices survived the test but unfortunately the iPad took the most abuse and paled in comparison against the Nexus 7. Without wanting to give too much away, take a look at the video yourself. Kids, don’t try this at home !!

[via YouTube]

18 July 2012

Dark Knight Rises to hit Android and iOS devices soon

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Dark Knight Rises is certainly one movie where fans are waiting eagerly to catch on the big screen. The great thing about these amazing movies is that it usually is accompanied with a game release on the Android and iOS platforms.

Gameloft, with Warner Borthers and DC Comics supervision, has been working on the new Batman title; The Dark Knight Rises game will hit Google Play and the App Store simultaneously on July 20, hopefully.

If you love the movie or want to get some action on your smartphone, check out the video below as you explore the streets of Gotham to fight crime.

3 July 2012

Dead Trigger from Madfinger Games brings high-quality FPS to Android and iOS devices

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If you’re a fan of FPS or just love blowing and shooting things up then the latest installment of FPS from MadFinger Games is something that you’ll definitely love having. The basic plot of the game is that you are one of a few people who have survived the zombie epidemic and you have to figure out a way to survive using your weapons or any way you can. Sounds like a scene from Resident Evil.

The game offers the following features:

  • Stunning graphics with advanced lighting and post-process effects
  • Full 3D characters and environments with an unprecedented level of detail
  • High quality 3D audio and a lively music soundtrack
  • Character animations recorded using high-end motion capture
  • Spectacular ragdoll effects

There are other cool weapons that sets it apart from other FPS such as  laser amputator or blade chopper. The evolving zombie AI definitely keeps things interesting plus… Read more

27 June 2012

Music and movies on iTunes store finally available for Malaysia

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Great news for Malaysians as Apple finally launched iTunes Store in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and 9 other Asian countries. This move by Apple enables users to finally be able to have access to the millions of songs, movies and television shows in the iTunes Store.

This will definitely increase the functionality of the iTunes store and gives a chance to users to take advantage on deals when purchasing music or renting movies. It’s a little disappointing that Apple has not made iBooks available locally though. That would have certainly been an interesting addition to iTunes store.

Make sure you update your iTunes to the latest version 10.6.3 first.

Finally you can go legit and have no more excuses although you do still need a credit card for purchases.

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