vivo V9 Starting Taking Pre-order. You May Receive Additional 6 Months Extended Warranty & OneRepublic Live in Malaysia Concert Ticket

Direct D is starting taking pre-order of the soon to launch vivo V9. This is the first Android smartphone with a notch on display to sell here in Malaysia.

The full specification was mentioned on Direct D Facebook's page and the estimated pick-up of the device is on 31st February 2018.

As speculated, it will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage. It sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ resolution with 19:9 ratio display. 16-megapixels plus a 5-megapixels dual rear camera and a 24-megapixel selfie front camera.

It's available in 3 color options; Black, Gold, and Blue and in order to be one of the early bird, you are required to place a RM 100 deposit and the actual price will announce on the official launch date on the 26th March 2018.

The first 50 whom pre-orders will receive a gift pack plus additional 6 months extended warranty & a OneRepublic Live in Malaysia 2018 concert ticket.

Our gestimation price of the vivo V9 is RM 1,399. What's your thought?

OPPO A71 Increased Storage Size Without Increasing The Price

The OPPO A71 that introduced last year is making a comeback by offering bigger storage from 16GB to 32GB while maintaining its price, RM 699.

The new model will be available starting 22nd March 2018 onwards. It will also be available exclusively at DiGi, both and offline stores. DiGi also provides a bundle plan for the OPPO A71 by signing up the DiGi Postpaid 58 and get the phone for only RM 299.

OPPO A71 is powered by MediaTek MT6750 Octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It has a 5.2-inch HD resolution display and supports Dual SIM. The rear camera is a 13-megapixels f/2.2 lens and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.

Transcend Introduces Brand New StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S Slim Military-Grade Rugged Portable Hard Drive

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend ), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to introduce the StoreJet 25M3G (Military Green) and 25M3S (Iron Grey) as the latest addition to its M3 series Military-Grade Shock Resistance portable hard drives. It features Transcend's award-winning three-stage shock protection enclosure but is 10% lighter and 20% thinner than other previous models in the M3 series. The StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S come available capacity of up to 2TB and it adopts USB 3.1 Gen1 interface, offering an incredible transfer rate that is 10 times faster than USB 2.0.

Award-Winning Shock Protection in Lighter, Thinner Package
Both the StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S features Transcend's award-winning three-stage shock protection enclosure that includes a silicone rubber case, internal shock- absorbing suspension damper, and reinforced hard casing to provide optimum protection for the hard drive. The three-stage shock protection system has been tested vigorously and it meets the MIL-STD- 810G 516.6 U.S military drop-test standards to ensure your important data is fully protected.

It also comes in a thinner and lighter package, weighing 45g lighter and 2.7mm thinner than the StoreJet 25M3, while retaining the iconic shock protection design. This allows greater convenience and portability, which makes the StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S the perfect companion for those who are always on the go.

Exceptional Transfer Speed with High Capacity
Enjoy peace of mind with high speed and high capacity on-the-go storage solution with StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S. By adopting the USB 3.1 Gen1 interface, the StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S is capable of transfer Rate that is 10 times faster than a USB 2.0 interface storage device. With the capacity of up to 2TB, the StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S can store up to 976,000 photos of 2MB each, 488,000 MP3 files of 4 minutes long with 128Kbps quality, or DVD quality video up to 880 hours.

Easy Backup and Reconnect with A Single Touch
The StoreJet 25M3G and 25M3S are equipped with a very convenient multifunctional button which allows you to instantly backup your data with a single press. Unlike most portable hard drive backup solutions out there, the One Touch Backup requires only one first-time setup to work. The button also acts as a reconnect button so that you can reconnect the device to your computer without having to unplug and reinsert it.

Exclusive Data Management and Data Recovery Software
For additional value, Transcend’s offers its exclusive data management and data recovery software - Transcend Elite and RecoveRx, with no additional cost. Both the software features a user-friendly interface that allows users manage their backup or recover lost data with ease.

Transcend Elite allows you to perform data backup on local device or cloud storage with minimal hassle. It can even protect your file with a powerful 256-bit AES encryption so that your data are kept safe from any from unauthorized access. RecoveRx allows you to easily recover virtually any type of digital files from your storage devices in the event of accidental erasure or data corruption. Furthermore, RecoveRx supports memory card formatting and data protection functions, providing users a convenient tool for managing any Transcend memory card.

The StoreJet 25M3S and 25M3G comes available in capacities of 1TB and 2TB respectively and is backed by Transcend’s 3-Year Limited Warranty.

vivo X21, Display with Notch & Featuring Under Display Fingerprint Scanner

The vivo X20 Plus UD that announced early this year consider outdated with the release of the vivo X21. Featuring similar specification and a notch on the display. It's much smaller and receives a bigger screen-to-body ratio of 90.3% on the 6.28-inch AMOLED display.

It powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, 6GB of RAM and either 64GB or 128GB onboard storage. Juicing up the device is a 3,200 mAh battery that supports Quick Charge.

Camera wise is dual 12-megapixels rear cameras and a 24-megapixel front shooter.

The vivo X21 support Face Wake to unlock the device at the same time fingerprint scanner is embedded beneath the display. The device runs on FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

vivo X21 will be made available in China at the price of RMB 2,898 (about RM 1,799) and RMB 3,598 (RM 2,229) for 64GB and 128GB variants respectively.

You Can Own Sonic The Hedgehog Shoe from Puma

Collaborations between video game companies and shoe companies are nothing new. There were Nike Playstation 4 Basketball Shoe, Nike PG2 and Vans x Nintendo featuring Donkey Kong, Duck Hunt, Super Mario and much more.

Coming June 2018, Sega will be collabrate with Puma releasing a Sonic The Hedgehog shoe; Puma x Sega RS-0 SONIC. This was confirmed through Sonic The Hedgehog official YouTube channel.

The teaser video were released few days ago and masked the design of the shoes. What we know it will be featuring the Sonic bright colors; Blue, Yellow, White & Red.