[US Only] Buy Two BlackBerry PlayBook, Get Third One Free

In an attempt to increase sales, Research in Motion(RIM) is offering consumers in the United States an offer to buy two(2) BlackBerry PlayBook and get the third one free. The offer which is also available in the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) is valid until Dec. 31 from selected authorized resellers. Buyers will get one of the free ...

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Apple by the Numbers- 2011

Apple has a total of 60,400 full-time employees worldwide according to a 10-K form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. About 36,000 or around 60 percent works in Apple Stores. The form for the 2011 fiscal year which ended on 24 September was spotted by Apple Insider, reveals that Apple sold a total of 72.29 million iPhones, 32.39 ...

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[Video] U Mobile CEO apologises for the Network Interruption

3G mobile operator which experienced a network interruption yesterday posted a video on its Facebook page to explain the outage. The video which was posted about 11PM contains a message from its Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Dr. Kaizad B. Heerjee who claims that the service interruption was caused by a network upgrade. However the service has been restored. The CEO also ...

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[Update 2] U Mobile Nationwide Network Problem- No Calls/SMS

U Mobile is currently facing a nationwide network problem. Customers won’t be able to receive, make calls and SMS. Approximately 12.35pm today, U Mobile posted the below message on its Facebook page and Twitter: Some 018 numbers are unable to make/receive voice calls & sms nationwide. The rectification is in progress. Any inconvenience caused is much regretted. Over 250 customers ...

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IDC: Samsung & ZTE Shipped More Phones, Apple at 5th Place

IDC’s latest report on global mobile phone shipments reports the current state of the mobile market. As of Q3 2011, Chinese company ZTE is now at the No. 4 spot in global mobile phone shipments, overtaking Apple in the process. Meanwhile, Nokia, Samsung and LG continue to hold on to their No. 1, 2 and 3 spots respectively. Compared to ...

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YTL Comms might get the RM1.5bil 1Bestarinet project to wire up Schools

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (YTL Comms) might get the RM1.5bil 1Bestarinet project from the Malaysia Education Ministry. According to a recent media report, YTL Comms is the frontrunner for the project which involves in wiring up schools in the country. Sources said on Tuesday at about 1pm the YTL Comms’ name appeared as the winner of the contract on the ...

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Apple Store Malaysia offers iPhone 4 8GB @ RM1799

Apple Malaysia via its online Store has started offering the recently announced iPhone 4 8GB. It is priced at RM1799. The 8GB iPhone 4 comes with the new iOS 5 and available in Black & White colour. Apple Malaysia said that the price includes free shipping.

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Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry, cost USD 2,000

Porsche Design in collaboration with RIM have announced the elite new Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry. Designed by Porsche Design, the new Porsche Design P’9981 is the luxury brand’s first smartphone. The new luxury phone is essentially a Bold 9900, but gets a special treatment from Porsche Design. The Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry is made of forged ...

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RIM faces lawsuits over BlackBerry outage

Research in Motion(RIM) is facing lawsuits in the US and Canada over the recent global outage which left millions without email, instant messaging and net access. The Canadian and US lawsuit was brought on behalf of all Blackberry owners in the country, and accuses RIM of breach of contract. The lawsuit claims that RIM “is responsible for Blackberry users’ loss ...

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Maxis & KiddyTrack launch child locator solution

Maxis Berhad and KiddyTrack Sdn Bhd today announced its partnership to launch KiddyTrack’s first-of-its kind child locator solution. KiddyTrack was created to meet the needs of working parents who want to watch over their children but are unable to do so due to busy schedules. [(L to R) Simon Lim, Co-Founder of KiddyTrack;Dr. Sim Yee Wai, Managing Director of KiddyTrack ...

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