In 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.
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.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE, 926PM 22/09:
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.
Currently, gamers have a choice of eight colors to choose from when they purchase a Sony PlayStation Vita (specifically, the PCH-2000 series) in Malaysia. However, if you don’t find them attractive enough, a new paintjob for the handheld gaming system will be released in Malaysia soon.
Earlier this month, Sony has unveiled a brand new limited edition PlayStation 4 at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) press conference which is called the Metal Slime Edition in conjunction with the upcoming release of Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryuu to Sekaiju no Shiro.
At that time, it was believed that the special edition console will not be available outside of Japan but that changes today as SCEJA today has revealed that PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition will be released in Asian regions soon.
Said to take place mainly since yesterday, a significant number of customers are reporting service disruptions to their Yes 4G Internet connections. These complaints can be seen publically on Yes 4G’s Facebook page as well as on Twitter and have also been reported on our forums.
In conjunction with the upcoming Malaysia Day, Microsoft Malaysia has announced a promotion for its entry-level smartphone the Nokia Lumia 530. Currently priced at RM 355, customers are able to purchase the highly affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device for only RM 57 under the special promo.
While it has been known for quite some time that Rockstar Games is already working to deliver Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, it is only today that the developer has finally revealed the actual release date for all three version of the game. Yup, the next-gen consoles and PC gamers will finally be able to enjoy the game which is currently limited to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
We are not kidding when we said that September is the month of new smartphones. Here comes two more new models into our market but surprisingly, these phone are not from your usual list of suspects.
Instead, these new smartphones called F5 (shown above) and T3 comes from BenQ which were originally launched in China and Taiwan two months ago.
It is not a secret that Microsoft is planning to unveil Windows 9 a.k.a Threshold to the world really soon. As we get closer to the rumoured date for the press event, two tech sites in Germany have published a set of screenshots from an early build of Windows 9 Technical Preview which provided an early look to the new operating system.
Judging from the amount of news for the past few weeks, you might have realized that September is the month of new smartphones. For example, the second generation Motorola Moto G was just announced last week and BlackBerry will also be launching its next model, the BlackBerry Passport later this month.
Guess what: both of them should be available in Malaysia as they have been listed in SIRIM’s database yesterday.
According to the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, this is the most personal device that the company has created. We can see why as this much awaited wearable device has been touted as an “intimate way to connect and communicate” by the company.
Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the new Apple Watch.