ThinkPad Helix is all business08 May 2013 Technology adds a lot of new vocabulary to the dictionary. The term ´phablet´, for example, was coined to describe a device that is a mixture of a phone and tablet. While the convertible laptop-tablet devices have yet to find their own specific term yet (Laplet? Lablet? Tabtop?), there is no denying that these hybrid devices, with detachable and flexible screens, are the future of conventional laptops.
At the end of April, Lenovo launched one such convertible laptop-tablet in Malaysia, the ThinkPad Helix. Targeted at business professionals, the 1.7kg Helix has a "rip and flip" design, which allows the device to be aligned in four modes.
The one, HTC One is here08 May 2013 In the market of smartphones, there has to be a bit of researching, as well as searching, before one finally finds a smartphone that suits their needs perfectly. It´s kind of like looking for love - but luckily for the end-consumers, there are suitors aplenty.
If you are looking for The One in smartphone land, the HTC One is one that immediately captures attention. With a 4.9mm sleek aluminum exterior in either Glacial Silver or Stealth Black, it is very much a love-at-first-sight kind of phone.
Hashim and his buddy Note II02 April 2013 If smartphones had a social hierarchy, the Samsung Note II must be enjoying its place near the top, if not at the top. For Razif Hashim, the host of The Best in the World on 8TV, his favourite smartphone is definitely his Note II.
Blackberry Z10 local release comes with BB trade-up program22 February 2013 Can Blackberry reclaim its former Malaysian fanbase or beat out the competition with the restructuring of RIM into Blackberry and its pure touchscreen Z10?
Those longing for the the new QUERTY keypad Q10 will have to wait till mid-year to find out but if the Z10 is your thing, then you´d be happy to know there´s more than one way to get hold of it, fast.
365 - The world is your Office05 February 2013 Its a fast-paced world and there is a need to be constantly on the go, not hindered by physical surroundings. That´s the idea behind Microsoft´s new Office product suite - to provide an offering that complements the lifestyle of today´s working Malaysians.
Nokia Lumia 620 - Mid-range Windows 8 phone experience23 January 2013 We´re not going to lie - the Windows 8 OS on the Nokia Lumia series is rather fun to use. Its creative, colourful and not to mention, fast user interface gives it a very artistic and unique feel unlike that found in the more straightforward Android and Apple´s iOS UIs.
And for those tight on budget to go out on a limb for it, you have the Lumia 620.
New iValue plan follows iPhone 5 launch21 December 2012 It has been a week since Maxis Bhd launched the iPhone 5, have you gotten yours? Regardless Maxis has something for everyone: The telco company announced its new iValue Simple for those who simply want to pay even lesser than the available Maxis postpaid plans.
Samsung´s Galaxy Camera hits local shores30 November 2012 Long gone are the days of waiting for a photo to be developed in a darkroom before taking the one and only physical copy to show others. On Nov 28, Samsung Malaysia Electronics launched the Galaxy Camera, a camera that definitely does not believe in waiting.