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Last Updated: Jul 05, 2016
All eyes were on the new additions to Malaysia's Telcos this week when YTL launched their YES 4G LTE alongside WeBe's mobile plans. WeBe revealed a single unlimited everything plan while YTL unveiled compellingly priced postpaid and prepaid plans with a VoLTE smartphone. We compared which one was faster with a YES 4G LTE vs Webe comparison while HP had a Reinvention of Today with new laptops and printers.
Last Updated: Jun 05, 2016
This week Computex started but for most of us, ASUS stole the show with their Zenvolution, announcing the ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 3 Ultra. ASUS didn't stop there and also announced their ASUS Transformer 3 2-in-1 laptops and the ASUS ZenBook 3 but their biggest news turned out to be their ZenBo personal robot. Huawei Malaysia started the sale of their Huawei P9 and P9 Lite and subsequently announced the price and release date for the much awaited Huawei P9 Plus and more.
Last Updated: May 31, 2016
This week there wasn't any major event or device that stood out in tech, but we did see notable new entries with the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy C5 and C7 smartphones while Xiaomi launched their affordable 4K video recording Mi Drone. Pebble announced some new wearables and the rumours were rife as usual but the more notable one included that the honor 5C could be coming to Malaysia next month while something better and more beautiful would be coming from honor in Q3.
Last Updated: May 03, 2016
Greetings TechNavers! In this Weekly TechNave Malaysia's Telco news is starting to trickle but true to our last weekly's forecast it is mainly about innovation as Celcom refreshed their Xpax Magic SIM, Maxis is offering free 8GB of Internet a month for Hotlink and U Mobile announced more free movie streaming options.
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2016
This week, the much teased HTC 10 was officially launched and while there is still no Malaysian release date or pricing details, the value-beating ViVo V3Max made its Malaysian debut with 4GB of RAM, a fingerprint reader and more for just RM1399. Other notable Malaysia releases include the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II and a new line-up of Sony BRAVIA 4K HDR TVs. Not released for Malaysia but still officially announced was the Meizu Pro 6.
On the Telco Front, quite a few big names started up new battles like Celcom's new 18GB of Internet FIRST Platinum postpaid plan, Digi's RM80 for 10GB Internet update and U Mobile's roaming backpack. Celcom also announced their new Wonderoam roaming plan along with an extension of their FIRST Gold plan. Maxis also stayed true to their word with an update for their SurfMore 50 customers while overhyped WeBe just turned out to be a rebrand of P1, minus any concrete details or plans.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2016
In our first weekly roundup this week at TechNave, Malaysia's Technology hub, the biggest event was quite obviously the launch of the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus where they confirmed their dual camera and LEICA partnership rumours spectacularly. In addition, the Huawei TalkBand B3 was also launched. Fans of Apple devices got an early suprise as the Apple iPhone SE got its official pricing from RM1949 while the Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch was priced from RM2699.