Remember WhatSim, a worldwide SIM card that offers unlimited chat on WhatsApp in 150 countries for only €10? Well, WhatSim has just renamed itself to ChatSim and it now offers you unlimited chat to a whole lot more messaging services. It is the “first Sim in the world that makes you chat with everyone free of charge and with no limits. Anywhere in the world”.
Opera, who is mainly known for its web browser, has announced the testing of App Pass for Opera Max. This will allow users to access a free of charge wireless data connection for selected apps. Essentially, it would allow apps like Spotify or Facebook to access the internet without any charges of hours per day. It is being tested with Norwegian teleco Telenor, who happen to own DiGi and have brought it to Malaysia.
This might sound rather weird but it has come to our attention that Malaysia Airlines has begun to offer global prepaid roaming service called MHsim to its customers. Does this means that the national carrier has expanded its business into telecommunication?
Well…no, it doesn’t. Instead, MHsim is technically a value added service for its MHinsure travel insurance.
New documents have revealed an extensive campaign by the American National Security Agency (NSA) and British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to steal and decrypt information from global telecommunications networks. This involved hacking into and monitoring the manufacture of SIM cards that form the backbone of all smartphone communications.
Being a multiracial country, Malaysia is blessed with plenty of festive seasons throughout the year. In conjunction with these celebrations, many companies took the opportunity to produce advertorials or short films to go together with the respective occasion. Of course, things are no different for this year’s Chinese New Year as well.
Maxis is now offering the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge from as low as RM2,299 when you sign up for a contract with the telco. Retailing at RM2,999, the Galaxy Note Edge is the latest flagship smartphone from the Korean manufacturer, featuring an extra Edge Screen running along the right side of the phone.