iOS 6 Maps and Siri in Malaysia: What You Need to Know

iOS 6 Malaysia

iOS 6 Malaysia

Apple iOS 6 release date is September 19, 2012. There are over 200 new features in iOS 6. Some features are not available in every country. In this article, I will discuss iOS 6 Maps and Siri features in Malaysia.

[box type=”info”]iOS 6 is free update, available via your iDevice (Settings > General > Software Update) or iTunes.[/box]

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Malaysia iPhone 4: What are Missing?

Malaysia iPhone 4 has been launched by Maxis and DiGi on 24th September 2010. While we are jumping up and down to celebrate the arrival of iPhone 4, there are few things about iPhone 4 we don’t get in Malaysia.

NO free iPhone 4 casing

free iPhone 4 case program

Apple promised to give free iPhone 4 casing to everyone who purchased iPhone 4 before 30th September 2010. However, neither Maxis nor DiGi ever mentioned about the iPhone 4 Case Program.

According to a blogger who attended the Maxis iPhone 4 launch has confirmed that no free iPhone casing/bumper from Maxis.

I had then asked about the “free iPhone case” program. Mr. Van Obeke confirmed that the free case will not be offered to customers of Maxis.

Malaysia’s neighbor, Singapore got their iPhone 4 few months earlier and now they are still entitled to get free bumper or casing via the Singapore iPhone 4 Case Program

Unfair? Yes.

NO contract-free iPhone 4

contract-free iPhone 4 in Singapore

Malaysians do not get contract-free iPhone 4. DiGi or Maxis, both require iPhone 4 buyers to sign up for their contracts, minimum of 12 months (Maxis). If you are non-DiGi-non-Maxis user, then you are forced to switch to buy iPhone 4.

Compared to Singapore, they could have contract-free iPhone 4. They can even online order iPhone 4 on Singapore Apple store!

Envy? Yes.

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3 Reasons Why Malaysians Want to Buy Singapore iPhone 4

cheap iPhone 4 prices in Singapore

Malaysia: Malaysians have been waiting for iPhone 4 from local telcos, Maxis and DiGi, for months but still no sign of release date. Here are the reasons why Malaysians want to buy iPhone 4 from the neighbor country, Singapore.

1. iPhone 4 is not available yet in Malaysia

It is now 24th August, a month since both Maxis and DiGi announced their iPhone 4 register of interest pages, Malaysians are still waiting for their iPhone 4.

Maxis teased us that “iPhone 4 is coming very soon” in early August. But still no words about release date.

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