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GST to Replace Service Tax for Postpaid Services from Telcos, International Roaming Not Taxed

by Huei Song · 1 hour ago · No Comments · 598 views

Malaysia Postpaid Telco Logos

Now that GST has been implemented in Malaysia, will you see an increase of price on your postpaid bill? Not too much, the 6% GST will replace the 6% Service Tax on postpaid services so there shouldn’t be too much of a price difference. In addition to that, all internal roaming services provided by Malaysian Telcos will not be subjected to GST.

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Intel Quietly Releases New Low Power Processors

by Farhan · 2 hours ago · No Comments · 224 views

Intel CES 2015

A range of new low powered processors have been released by Intel without much fanfare. The line is based on the 14 nm technology Braswell architecture, and covers the Celeron and Pentium brands. This puts the performance at somewhere behind the Intel Core M, and aren’t too dissimilar from the Cherry Trail Atom processors.

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Honor 4X Pre-Order Starts Today, Priced Lower at RM619

by Andrew Cheng · 3 hours ago · 1 Comment · 1k views


Honor Malaysia will be opening pre-orders for the Honor 4X soon, its latest mid-range smartphone. Surprisingly, it will go for only RM619 instead of its earlier price tag of RM699. We know what’s on your mind: the RM619 retail price is inclusive of GST, which just make the Honor 4X an even more compelling smartphone.

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Prepaid Reload Coupons Subject To 6% GST Charges

by Terry Bass · 3 hours ago · 4 Comments · 1.6k views

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It is now the 1st of April 2015, and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is already underway. Malaysia’s new tax system applies to many of the products and services in Malaysia, not excluding prepaid reload coupons.

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Apple Increases Price of All iPads in Malaysia to Reflect GST Charges

by Huei Song · 4 hours ago · No Comments · 1.2k views

iPad air and iPad mini

As expected, all iPads sold in Malaysia on Apple Malaysia’s online store are now 6% more expensive than before. The price increase is to reflect GST charges and was published on Apple’s website at the stroke of midnight.

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Storekini Now Stocking Maxis Screen Savour Screen Protector

by Farhan · 5 hours ago · 2 Comments · 1.4k views

Storekini Screen Savour

Maxis’ revolutionary new screen protector is now in stock at Storekini. Additionally it is giving away the first 20 units of the Screen Savour absolutely free; no shipping charges, no GST, no payment made at all.

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Leak: iPhone 6c Rear Casing with Slight Redesign

by Huei Song · 6 hours ago · 1 Comment · 327 views

iPhone 6c rear casing

While many are happy that Apple is finally introducing larger iPhones, there are still quite a number of people who would rather stick to a small form factor and Apple is not going to forget about these users. The company is rumoured to be working on releasing three new iPhones later this year, and one of it may be the iPhone 6c, a smaller iPhone with a plastic rear casing and hopefully a cheaper price.

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Apple Raises Prices of All iPhone Models in Malaysia After GST Implementation

by Pang Tun Yau · 12 hours ago · 14 Comments · 6.5k views


At the stroke of midnight, almost everything became 6% more expensive. One of the first, and perhaps most significant, companies to raise prices of its products here in Malaysia is Apple, which earlier updated its online store to raise prices of its entire iPhone range, from the iPhone 6 to the iPhone 5c.

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Microsoft Announces The Surface 3; Price Starts From RM1879

by Farhan · 18 hours ago · 7 Comments · 3.7k views

Surface 3

Microsoft has announced the newest iteration in the Surface line with the Surface 3. Interestingly, it drops Windows RT and replaces it with a full version of Windows 8.1. It looks Redmond is just about done with the ARM version of its operating system and is laying the groundwork for the impending arrival of Windows 10.

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Fancy a Samsung Galaxy S6 Clone? A Chinese Manufacturer is Releasing One

by Andrew Cheng · 20 hours ago · No Comments · 1.2k views


With so much buzz surrounding the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, a Chinese manufacturer decided to take advantage of this by releasing a copy of the Galaxy S6. Coming from the oddly named manufacturer “No.1″, its copy of the S6 is rather…blatant.

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Xiaomi Announces 55-inch Mi TV 2, Packs 4K Samsung Panel for Just RM2985

by Pang Tun Yau · 21 hours ago · 7 Comments · 4.2k views


As part of its slew of announcements for its fifth birthday celebrations, Xiaomi has announced another new Mi TV 2 variant. If last time the company went for a smaller 40-inch version, it has now padded its smart TV range with a larger 55-inch 4K Smart TV.

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KakaoTalk Launches Ridesharing Uber Competitor In South Korea

by Farhan · 21 hours ago · No Comments · 93 views


Daum Kakao, owner of KakaoTalk, has officially launched a competitor to Uber in its home country of South Korea. Unlike the embattled ridesharing service, KakaoTaxi will only employ licensed taxi operators to avoid falling afoul of the country’s transportation laws.

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