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Astro Introduces Packages For Its Commercial Customers: From As Low As RM 45

by Syefri Zulkefli · 2 hours ago · No Comments · 401 views

Astro for Commercial Establishments and HotelsIn case you didn’t know, Astro has a separate pricing policy for its home and commercial customers. In another words, your favourite mamak establishments, hangout spots and hotels actually paid differently for their Astro subscriptions as compared to what you fork out for your home.

In fact, Astro actually charges its commercial customers between RM 20 to RM 150 per individual channels while home users are charged according to the packages that they subscribed to. However, that changed recently as Astro has now started to offer channel packages for commercial establishments and hotels.

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[Updated with More Countries] Comparison: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Launch Price Around the World – How Much will they Cost in Malaysia?

by Huei Song · 6 hours ago · 83 Comments · 103.9k views


[Update: New countries added for the wave 2 launch happening on 26 September 2014]

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally been unveiled by Apple early this morning. Both devices are scheduled to arrive in selected markets, namely U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the U.K., starting from 19 September 2014 and preorders will begin a week earlier on 12 September 2014.

As usual, both iPhone 6 will be available in gold, silver or space gray and will be available in the US for a subsidised price starting from USD$199 for the iPhone 6, and from USD$299 for iPhone 6 Plus. The contract-free retail price will start from USD$649 (RM2,080) and USD$749 (RM2,400) respectively. However, the US is known to have a cheaper price compared to the rest of the countries, so here’s a collection of the new iPhone 6 price around the world – in wave 1 at least, compared with the launch price of the iPhone 5s. We’ve included new countries so check the table out right after the break.

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Apple to Launch iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to More Countries This Friday, 26 September 2014

by Huei Song · 6 hours ago · No Comments · 3.2k views

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple may have sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus so far, but the company is not going to let the momentum stop. Together with the recording breaking sales announcement earlier today, Apple also announced that they will be expanding the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus availability to over 20 more countries this Friday, 26 September 2014, just one week after the sales that started last Friday.

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Microsoft Makes It Easier For Students To Get Their Free Office 365 Subscription

by Farhan · 7 hours ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

Office Online

Microsoft Office 365 Student Edition has been free for eligible students for a while now, although it apparently has not been as widespread as Redmond would like. The company has changed how these students apply for the subscription, from going through the University IT department to applying for the license themselves.

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Storekini Opens Preorder for Sony Xperia Z3, Reveals Retail Price

by Huei Song · 8 hours ago · No Comments · 955 views

Sony Xperia Z3 SLIDING
Been waiting for Sony Malaysia to officially announce the arrival of the Sony Xperia Z3? Your wait is over, well, almost. Our colleagues at Storekini has just opened up a preorder for the upcoming flagship smartphone from Sony and not only will they offer a discount for early birds, you might also be eligible to get freebies worth over RM200.

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[UPDATE: Official Statement From Uber] JPJ To Clamp Down On Uber’s Usage Of Private Vehicles

by Syefri Zulkefli · 8 hours ago · 7 Comments · 3.3k views


UPDATE 1, 400PM 23/09: We have received the official statement from Uber regarding this issue…and it is a feisty one. Read more to check it out.


A month ago, Uber was suddenly dragged into the limelight after local taxi operators questioned the legality of the service in Malaysia. Not enough with that, the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has also pointed several legal and technical issues that the fledgling company need to address regarding its operation in Malaysia.

Today, Uber can now add Road Transport Department (JPJ) into the growing list of Malaysian authorities that have taken interest on the service. Not in a positive way though as JPJ has planned to halt Uber’s usage on private cars which is one of the issues that were pointed out by SPAD last month.

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Steam Introduces New Discovery Feature; Revamps Store Front

by Farhan · 8 hours ago · No Comments · 115 views

Steam new Storefront

Anyone who logs into Steam from today will notice that it looks very different. Valve has updated the platform with more options for personalisation and customisation; allowing users to select what they want to see from the huge number of releases that appear on Steam every day. New discovery options and curated game lists are also making an appearance now; which should make it easier to find interesting new games.

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Humble Store Offering Tropico 3 Free As Part Of Encore Sale

by Farhan · 9 hours ago · No Comments · 305 views

Tropico 3 Free other

The Humble Store summer end sale has just about ended, and it is ending the current run with a traditional encore sale. More importantly, it is also giving away copies of Tropico 3 for free. This offer ends at midnight local time, so anyone who wants to indulge in their inner dictator should head over and grab their game.

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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Launches In Malaysia

by Farhan · 10 hours ago · 1 Comment · 791 views


The Marvel superhero themed edition of Disney Infinity is now available in Malaysia. Titled Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition), it brings players back to the open world exploration and sandbox play that made the first version so successful. Of course, the new line of Marvel superhero toys to go along with the game are also well made and very tempting.

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Adobe Acquires Aviary to Fast-Track Creative Cloud App Development

by Huei Song · 11 hours ago · No Comments · 130 views

Adobe Acquires Aviary

It looks like Adobe has been shopping recently and the company has just purchased Aviary, the developer of a pretty popular self-titled photo editing app that is available in multiple mobile platforms. On top of that, Aviary also has a creative SDK that is being used by thousands of developers around the world and Adobe will be using what Aviary have to make its Creative Cloud a vibrant platform for third-party apps, through a new Creative SDK.

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LG Announces Wine Smart Flip Phone in Korea

by Huei Song · 13 hours ago · 6 Comments · 994 views

LG Wine Smart

There are smartphones catered for the high-end market, there are some that are catered for emerging market and now LG has just announced a smartphone specially targeted at the elderly or even handicapped users – LG Wine Smart, a clamshell Android smartphone.

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Apple Sets New Record Again, Sold 10 Million iPhones in Three Days

by Huei Song · 14 hours ago · 5 Comments · 1.6k views


Another year, another record broken, Apple has just announced that it has sold over 10 million new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in just three days, breaking all previous sales record. The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are without a doubt one of the hottest thing in the market right now, with people paying up to a whopping RM7,800 just to get one.

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