As it turns out, Apple Malaysia did not only update its online store earlier to announce the arrival of the new MacBook Pro with Intel Haswell processors. It has also stealthily announced the retail prices of its latest iPhones, the iPhone 5s and 5c.

Without further ado, here are the retail prices:

iPhone 5c 16GB: RM1999
iPhone 5c 32GB: RM2399

iPhone 5s 16GB: RM2399
iPhone 5s 32GB: RM2749
iPhone 5s 64GB: RM3149

Apple Announces October 22 Event: “We Still Have a Lot to Cover”

Apple has officially announced that it will be holding a special event on October 22nd where the company is expected to unveil the new iPad 5 and iPad mini 2.from tomorrow’s big reveal at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT so all eyes are on Apple’s next-generation iPads.

the latest updates to the company’s iPad line, but the new Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks will likely get some stage time, as well.
The next version of the iPad, Apple’s fifth, is expected to feature a thinner, lighter design akin to the iPad mini’s, and an improved camera. It will run Apple’s new 64-bit A7 chip, sources said. The second-generation iPad mini will be upgraded with a Retina display, and will also likely see the A7 incorporated into its innards.

“Watch the special event held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, CA,” the event listing reads.
Additionally, the company will be live-streaming the show to iOS devices and Macs through the new October 2013 event section on its Apple Events web page
According to Apple, live streaming video requires Safari 4 or later on OS X v10.6 or later or Safari on iOS 4.2 or later. Streaming via Apple TV is supported on the second or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.

Apple typically live-streams major events, but not as a rule of thumb.
Last month’s double iPhone announcement, for example, wasn’t live-streamed so fans had to wait for the video replay to go live a few hours after the event had wrapped up.

Today’s event kicks off at 10am PST / 11am MST / 12pm CT / 1pm EST.
Here are keynote times for our international readers:
• London – 6:00 p.m.
• Paris – 7:00 p.m.
• Berlin – 7:00 p.m.
• Tokyo – 2:00 a.m. (Wednesday)
• Sydney – 4:00 a.m. (Wednesday)
• Auckland – 6:00 a.m. (Wednesday)

BBM for iOS to Relaunch Today

BlackBerry has announced that it will resume its launch of BBM for iOS and Android today.

The demand for BBM on Android and BBM on iPhone continues to be amazing. About six million people signed up for information about BBM at As you know, in just seven hours, about one million Android users were using the unreleased version of BBM for Android. What you don’t know is that more than one million people have found creative ways to “side load” BBM on their iPhone. This is incredible.

To manage the launch, BlackBerry announced the following roll out procedure.

BBM Roll Out Details:
1. Download BBM – the easiest way is to visit from your Android or iPhone browser*
2. Once you install the app, open it, and enter your email address to hold your spot in line
3. We will email you as soon as you reach the front of the line and can start using BBM

If you previously took the time to sign up at, you can start using BBM immediately without waiting in line.

We'll let you know as soon as the app is back in the App Store.

Apple seeds iOS 7.0.3 to employees, testing partners

It looks like there is going to be one more build of Apple's  new mobile software before the company releases iOS 7.1 — popular belief suggests that iOS 7.1 will debut with Apple’s new iPads the company’s rumored October event next month. According to our sources, Apple has seeded iOS 7.0.3 to employees and partners for final testing. We’re not sure exactly when the new software will be released to the public, but we believe it will be sometime next week. The build number of iOS 7.0.3 is 11B491. Apple released  IOS 7 to the public on September 18th as a free update for iPhone 4, 4S and 5 in addition to the iPad 2, iPad, iPad mini and the fifth-generation iPod touch. iOS 7.0.1 and 7.0.2 were subsequently released with various bug fixes.