It is hard not to be jealous of our southern neighbor when it comes to Internet speed. At a time where the fastest residential fibre broadband speed in Malaysia is currently still 100Mbps, Singaporeans will soon be able to obtain 10Gbps fibre connection for their home from Singtel.
During CES 2016 last month, Razer has launched its thinnest gaming notebook to date that is called Blade Stealth. Fast forward to earlier this week, the company has released yet another Blade Stealth notebook on its webstore that is priced at only RM 49. Before you get too excited though, you might want to read more about it below.
When it comes to English Premier League (EPL), Astro is certainly one of the main platform for many football fans in Malaysia to watch matches from the hugely popular league. Looks like it will remain so for at least three more seasons as the satellite-based pay TV operator has announced that the company has secured EPL’s broadcast rights from 2016/17 to 2018/19.
Just a month after launching its new Blaze fitness watch at CES 2016, Fitbit has come out with another new fitness tracker in the form of Alta. While it might have the same form factor as the previously released Flex and Charge wristbands, Alta is built with a number of new features into it.
Earlier this week, U Mobile has announced that it has partnered together with AEON Credit Service (yes, that AEON) to provide financing for iPhone purchases under its MicroCredit scheme. Previously, U MicroCredit’s was operated Berjaya Credit which made this announcement rather interesting.
You might have heard the rumor before and it turns out to be true: the popular predictive keyboard SwiftKey is now officially part of Microsoft. The news was announced by the co-founders of the company, Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock as well as by Harry Shum, the Executive Vice President, Technology and Research of Microsoft.
Announced to the world around three months ago, we have recently seen a very clear indication that HTC will be releasing its new One A9 into Malaysia soon. However, a rather interesting report has emerged today and pointed out not only the phone’s price tag but also its availability in our market.
Originally announced by Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Razak under the revised Budget 2016 last week, the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has finally shed some light on the upcoming spectrum reallocation that will be done through bidding process. It apparently will be affecting spectrum in the 900MHz and 1,800MHz bands as well as involving four major telcos.
As you might know, one of the major differences between TM’s UniFi Advance Plans that were launched last year as compared to the original UniFi VIP plans are their asymmetrical nature. While many customers seemed to be fine with the higher 30 and 50 Mbps download speed on the new plans, some criticized the plans’ 5 and 10 Mbps upload speed although TM has justified the move by stating that most of its UniFi customers don’t fully utilized their upload speed.
However, it seems like TM has budged in to the criticism by quietly increasing the upload speed as discovered on the “Get It Now” section of the official website for UniFi Advance Plan Personal.
Yee sang is one of the most well-known dish for Chinese New Year and Grab has decided to join the festivities by offering yee sang delivery service next week. Done in collaboration with the famed Japanese ramen restaurant Ippudo, it is going to be a special 1-day-only service.
In addition to its domestic roaming deal with TM for the upcoming P1 mobile services, Celcom has also unveiled its plan to offer its own fixed broadband services. This service will be utilizing TM’s High Speed Broadband infrastructure – similar in nature as per Maxis Fibre.