Archive for December, 2008

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Tips: Email Settings for PDA

December 31, 2008

Below are settings for Streamyx, TMNet, Jaring and GMail.

Streamyx

Incoming Mail (POP3): pop.streamyx.com
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): roam.tm.net.my

  • Do NOT tick SSL
  • Advanced Options : Tick Outgoing mail needs authentication (not SSL)

TMNet (Prepaid)

Incoming Mail (POP3): pop.tm.net.my
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): roam.tm.net.my

  • Do NOT tick SSL
  • Advanced Options : Tick Outgoing mail needs authentication (not SSL)

Jaring (Prepaid/Postpaid)

Incoming Mail (POP3): mbox.jaring.my
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.jaring.my

  • Do NOT tick SSL
  • Advanced Options : Tick Outgoing mail needs authentication (not SSL)

Gmail (POP)

Incoming Mail (POP3): pop.gmail.com
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com

 

  • Select SSL
  • Advanced Options : Tick Outgoing mail needs authentication

Gmail (IMAP)

Incoming Mail (IMAP): imap.gmail.com
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com

 

  • Select SSL (Both incoming and outgoing)
  • Advanced Options : Tick Outgoing mail needs authentication

 

If you have more email settings to share/contribute, please email me and I will put it up.

Note: Thanks to Johnny who sent this in.

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News: How to check if your HTC is Authorized Set?

December 24, 2008

AP phones (more populary known as “water set” or 水机) are units which are imported into the country without proper permit/distribution channels. These units usually do not go through proper channels and thus avoid paying taxes and testing like SIRIM. AP phones are very popular among famous brands like Nokia or SonyEricsson. However, of late with the growing demand for PDA phones like HTC, AP version of HTC is also flooding the market. Given that PDA phones are generally more expensive makes it even more attractive for some consumers to consider.

To curb or minimize the AP problems, principal brands generally do not honor warranty claims not sold in the respective country. So, if you bought an AP unit of HTC and your touch screen have problem, you will have to where to turn to!

You are always strongly advised to purchase an authorized set. Yes it cost slightly more but warranty has it premium. We even know of some retailers cheating customers by claiming their units are a genuine authorized unit and making a huge profit out of it!!

So, how do you know if you are buying an authorized unit?

  1. Check the HTC website for the local list of authorized reseller.
  2. Check the authorized distributor website with the IMEI number of your HTC PDA.

Today, SIS Distribution (M) Sdn. Bhd. (the sole distributor of HTC products) launched an online search for all the HTC PDA sold as authorized unit in Malaysia. It is simple to use, just key-in the IMEI number in the search engine and you will know if it is AP or authorized unit.

Go ahead and try it out.

http://www.sis.com.my:8383/esvc/JOB/JOB0075.asp

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News: Technical Labour – Revised rates for HTC phones

December 22, 2008

Attention all customers!

Come 1st January 2009, all diagnostic and labour charges for out of warranty (OOW) HTC phones will be revised upwards.

Diagnostic Fee

Malaysia Unit – RM50 (Previously RM30)

Overseas Unit – RM80 (Previously RM50)

Labour Charges

Malaysia Unit – RM80 (Previously RM50)

Overseas Unit – RM150 (Previously RM100)

SiS Distribution Official Letter – Technical Labour Revised Rates

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Event: Miss Tourism International 2008

December 22, 2008

Taking a break from all those gadgets review…

Today is the launch of CSL S1 Swarovski Designed Phone. They also manage to bring in the Miss Tourism International 2008 World Final. It is held at the Digital World, Puchong IOI Mall.

There are well over 40 captivating contestants parading themselves on stage.

Those pretty Miss Tourism convinced me to visit Korea, Korea again, UK, Vietnam and Romania. Rusia is a no-go. 🙂

Anyway, enjoy the pictures!

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Promotion: Canon Selphy CP760 – RM399

December 18, 2008

We are running a promotion on the Canon Selphy Photo Printer – CP760! For a limited time, the Canon Selphy CP760 is going for only RM399! This is a while stocks last promotion and only available exclusively at the IOI Mall outlet.

Drop by today to check it out or call Kelvin at 012-333 2302 for more info.

 

Canon Selphy CP760 (Click to enlarge)

Canon Selphy CP760 (Click to enlarge)

Specifications:

 

Printer Type Compact Photo Printer
Printing Method Dye-Sublimination
Features 2.5″ TFT Display, My Colors, Red-Eye Correction, Power Save
Print Speed (up to) 4×6 Color Photo: 4″ x 6″ borderless photo approximately 52 seconds3
Print Resolution (Up to) 300 x 300 dpi
Gradation: 256 levels of color
OS Compatibility Windows Vista™, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v.10.28 to 10.4x and v10.57,8
Standard Interface PictBridge (Cable not included), USB, Bluetooth®2 version 2.0 (optional), Card Slots (See Memory Card Support)1
Paper Sizes Card (2.13″ x 3.39″), Card “Full” label, Card 8-Labels, (Postcard) 4″ x 6″ (Wide) 4″ x 8″
Maximum Paper Size 4″ x 8″
Physical Dimensions 7.9″ (W) x 3.3″ (H) x 5.6″ (D)
Weight 2.1 lbs.

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Celebrating White Christmas with HTC White Diamond

December 16, 2008

The best selling HTC Touch Diamond which sold more than 3M units worldwide now comes available in White. It seems like a trend to always introduce a “white” version on a best selling gadget. 

Nothing inside has changed. Only the back housing, side bezel and accessories. Would be nice if they come out with a HTC Touch Flo.

 

HTC Diamond White - Box

HTC Diamond White - Box

HTC Diamond White - Side

HTC Diamond White - Side

The front panel remains the same. HTC only changed the side bezel to silver and back cover to white. 

 

HTC Diamond White - Side Buttons

HTC Diamond White - Side Buttons

HTC Diamond White - Stylus

HTC Diamond White - Stylus

HTC Diamond White - Back Cover

HTC Diamond White - Back Cover

HTC Diamond White - Close up on Camera

HTC Diamond White - Close up on Camera

Even the tip of the stylus is now white. 

 

HTC Diamond White - Earpiece

HTC Diamond White - Earpiece

 

HTC Diamond White - Accessories

HTC Diamond White - Accessories

Only thing still in black is the battery.

Personally, I think the front panel should be also changed to white in color. 

What do you think?

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Roadshow: Fresh Gear is @ PGRM Handphone Fair

December 11, 2008

Edited on 16th December 2008: This promotion is over. Thank you all for writing in for enquiries! Will keep you guys updated on any future promotions. 

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From 11th December 2008 to 14th December 2008. (Mid-night sales at 13th December 2008)

Location: the Walk @ PGRM, Cheras

HTC Tytn II – RM2,099 (Usual Price is RM2,399) with FREE 2GB Memory Card

HTC Touch Diamond- RM2,599 (Usual Price is RM2,799) with FREE 8GB Thumbdrive + Bluetooth Headset (PWP 1340mAH battery at RM99)

HTC S740 – RM1,799 (Usual Price is RM1,999) with FREE  4GB Memory Card + Bluetooth headset

HTC Touch P3452 – RM1,399 (Usual Price is RM1,499) with FREE 4GB Memory Card + Bluetooth headset + Mobile Speaker (PWP battery at RM99)

HTC Touch 3G – RM1,999 with FREE  4GB memory card + Bluetooth headset

HTC Touch Viva – RM1,299 with FREE Bluetooth headset

HTC Touch Pro – RM3,099 with FREE 2GB Memory Card + PWP battery at RM99

HTC Touch HD – RM3,399 with FREE Bluetooth Headset + 8GB Memory (included)

HTC P3300 – RM1,399 (Usual Price is RM1,499) with FREE Bluetooth Headset + 1GB Memory Card (Included)

Fresh Gear PGRM Roadshow Flyers

Fresh Gear PGRM Roadshow Flyers (Click to enlarge)

 Promotion/package available only exclusively at PGRM Handphone Fair.

For any enquiries, please contact Kelvin at +6012-3332302 / +6018-3813901

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