Oppo Malaysia has opened pre-orders for its unique N3 smartphone. Starting from today, you can place an order for the smartphone with a 16MP rotating camera at a retail price of RM2098. Plus, there’s even a very attractive “premium gift package” worth RM406 for the first 3,000 customers.
[UPDATE 1, 26 Nov 2:10am]: As pointed by a number of readers, the PES 2015 listing above has disappeared from Lazada Malaysia but several other software as well as the Gadget Store itself still exist. Furthermore, our attempt to contact Lazada Malaysia seemed to be futile. Read more for further info.
[ORIGINAL POST, 25 Nov 8:49pm]:
Due to the nature of e-commerce where physical communication is usually unnecessary, there are plenty of deals out there that are too good to be true. This is most probably one of them.
One of our readers, Felix K earlier today pointed out that the PC edition of Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 is currently being offered at only RM10 at Lazada Malaysia. The listing exists, but there seems to be more to the story.
The eSports scene was shaken by revelations that three top Counter Strike: Global Offensive players were banned by Valve’s VAC anti-cheating software for using hacks. Three players, Hovik “KQLY” Tovmassian, Simon “smn” Beck, and Gordon “Sf” Giry each received in-game bans last week. This has lead to their respective teams – Titan and Epsilon – to be disqualified from the Dreamhack Winter tournament which carries a prize pool of US$250,000.
If Facebook news feeds are anything to be believed, Pirate Kings is the new Candy Crush. Mostly due to the number of inane requests that are sent out to unsuspecting friends. Instead of ranting on about how many people will be unfriended if they continue with such requests, here is how one can turn off notifications from Pirate King forever.
Note: This also works for other Facebooks apps that become annoying.
Anyone currently experiencing slow internet speeds should take note that it is due to a fault in the South East Asia–Middle East-Western Europe (SMW4) submarine cable providing an international data link to Europe. Telekom Malaysia warns that it affects all Unifi and Streamyx users who are accessing sites and servers based in Europe.
Security researchers have revealed details about a malware campaign that has compromised multiple countries since 2008. Called Regin, the malware is suspected to be a state-funded attack against the multiple targets (include those in Malaysia); although researchers are not yet certain of what it is intended to achieve.