It has been a while …

Yeah, TGB haven’t been posting for a while, mainly because he actually had to work + lack of new flagship phones to play with + down with flu or is it dengue for a week so far.

Anyway, some exciting news coming to TGB within the next 10 days.

1. RedMi Note going on sale on 8th July 2014 at 12pm in Singapore through http://www.mi.com/sg … at an incredible price of S$199.  To think TGB was banking on S$209 for the sale price of the phone and wanted XiaoMi Singapore to give me the F-Code.  DANG!

2.  Very reliable sources (since it has been out in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and all around the world) that next week, on a Thurs, TheGeekyBeng will get his hands on a brand new Flagship phone.  YES!!! Is it Thurs yet?  So effectively speaking, this brand new Flagship phone that can match his “somewhat” brand new Tumi Bag, will be released to the market two days later.  So watch my space on 10th July 2014 for a Preview of this supermegawesomedelic Flagship phone.

And some sad news, since you guys also know that TheGeekyBeng is also a Sony lover, and that the beloved Xperia Tablet Z2’s ultimate NFC BT Keyboard Leather Case

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Well, it has met its demise before the launch.  And yes, TGB is extremely sad that he cannot bring the keyboard equipped Android Tablet as he main travel companion for his Europe trip …

But it is ok, since you know, TGB never gives up …

Thus, he have embraced a two solution route for this travelling issue.

1. Bought an 11″ MBA which fits perfectly into the Tumi Bag.
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2. “Outsourced” to his favourite Sony Retail store, to help him find a 3rd Party Leather Casing that will fit perfectly with the Sony’s NFC BlueTooth Keyboard so that he can STILL bring along both devices for the trip.

#FirstWorldProblems

Last but not least, thanks to Nokia or should I say, MSFT Devices for loaning me a Prototype Lumia 635 – an uniquely super fast device at a remarkable price of S$239 only ….

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More details of this awesome tiny device later.  Time to rest my body.

Why I Love Telegram – the Whatsapp Replacement Messenger!

After a series of unfortunate news about Whatsapp:

1. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/19/us-whatsapp-facebook-idUSBREA1I26B20140219
2. http://news.sky.com/story/1215826/whatsapp-sorry-for-outage-after-facebook-deal
3. http://sg.news.yahoo.com/singtel-criticised-for-proposal-to-charge-whatsapp–skype-for-network-usage-030719966.html

TGB decided to revisit his old apps that he have downloaded and yet seemingly no one seems to be crazy about it in Singapore.  And of course, he have chosen Telegram.

Not only Telegram is working across all major Mobile Platform, iOS, Android and WP8 – it also works for desktops operating systems …

Best part, it is completely free!

Here’s a complete list of apps on each different OSes that supports Telegram, some official, some unofficial.

Official

All our applications support phones and tablets, including no-wifi devices.
Unofficial alpha apps for Windows Phone can be found below.

Unofficial

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Windows Phone Unofficial

Personally, TGB is using Migram on his Lumia 1520.  Ngram for some weird reasons didn’t work on his device and Arkagram seems a bit laggy.

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OneDrive is now ready for download

It is official. Microsoft’s Skydrive is now known as OneDrive.

Be the first to download and use this incredibly easy to navigate Cloud service now at a simple click to this website, http://www.onedrive.com .

As usual, GpGt, here is a picture for you.

Am installing it on my beloved Lumia 1520 and my MBP now.

 

UPDATE:  Here’s a sneak peek at what is my current capacity.

It can be more ... do u hear me Microsoft? :P

It can be more … do u hear me Microsoft? 😛