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Microsoft Study Finds Human Attention Span Now Shorter Than That Of A Goldfish

by Farhan · 7 days ago · No Comments · 1.2k views

Microsoft Attention Study

The older generation has long suspected that technology is shortening our attention spans, making it very difficult for us to concentrate on a single task. A study from Microsoft in the UK now has evidence that this is now true, and that humans have seen their ability to concentrate drop from 12 seconds in 2000 to a mere eight seconds in 2013 – for reference, according to the UK’s National Centre for Biotechnology Information a goldfish is capable of concentrating for nine seconds.

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Maxis Giving 500MB of Data for Free When You Purchase Any Mobile Internet Pass via MyMaxis App

by Huei Song · 7 days ago · 4 Comments · 1.4k views

Maxis Free 500MB Data

Need extra internet on your Maxis line? The telco is now offering 500MB of additional data for free when you subscribe for a Mobile Internet pass via its MyMaxis app.

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Get 10% Off on Wiyo Pocket Wi-Fi Rental When You Book a Flight with AirAsia to Selected Destinations

by Huei Song · 7 days ago · 1 Comment · 1k views

Wiyo Air Asia Promotion

Nothing beats being connected to the internet the moment you enter a foreign country. Wiyo and AirAsia are currently having a promotion, which offers a 10% discount for its pocket Wi-Fi rental service for those who book a flight with AirAsia to selected destinations.

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Lightning Review: Wiyo, The Convenient Way to Stay Connected While Abroad

by Pang Tun Yau · 7 days ago · 5 Comments · 4.3k views

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These days, Internet access is no longer a luxury – it’s a necessity. For most of us, it also means this luxury could be quite a challenge when we’re travelling abroad. You’re either stuck with expensive data roaming charges, or be adventurous and drop by a local telco store and purchase a prepaid SIM pack with some data.

Enter Wiyo. Originally from Hong Kong, this mobile WiFi service has been available in Malaysia for some time now, and we were invited to test out its services in some of our international assignments last month.

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Meizu Discontinuing the MX4 Pro? MediaTek Could Be Involved

by Andrew Cheng · 7 days ago · 1 Comment · 2k views

Meizu MX4 Pro colours

Not long after it has been launched, Meizu’s current flagship, the MX4 Pro, is said to be ending production. This bit of news came from Meizu Turkey’s Facebook page in a post that has been taken down since. More likely than not, MediaTek’s latest investment in the Chinese smartphone manufacturer played a role in this odd decision.

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It’s Official: No Free Windows 10 Upgrade For Pirates

by Farhan · 7 days ago · 11 Comments · 3.9k views

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Microsoft has finally clarified its position on the status of Windows 10 upgrades for pirated versions of Windows 7 and 8. It turns out that there will not be any free upgrades for pirates, which sounds like Microsoft is going back on what it said about the upgrade structure for Windows 10 during the original announcement.

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Oculus Reveals System Requirements To Run The Rift VR Headset

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

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The Oculus Rift is rapidly approaching its early 2016 launch date, and Oculus has released the recommended hardware specifications needed to run the VR headset properly. Quite a bit of graphical power is listed here, although there is still time to save money and upgrade your computers.

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Gamevil’s Popular RPG, Dragon Blaze, Now Available for Download

by Andrew Cheng · 7 days ago · 3 Comments · 2.2k views

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If you’re a fan of RPG games, Gamevil’s latest offering might just be up your alley. Originally launched in Korea through the Kakao Talk messaging platform in February last year, Dragon Blaze is now available for download globally on Android and iOS devices.

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UiTM Suspends Student For Graduation Ceremony Selfie

by Farhan · 7 days ago · 33 Comments · 6.6k views

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Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) made headlines over the weekend when it suspended a student for taking a selfie during a graduation ceremony. The university said that the act was disrespectful, rude, and ignorant of Malay customs.

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Acer Officially Launches Liquid Z220, Z520, and Jade Z Smartphones In Malaysia

by Chief Chapree · 7 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views

Acer Malaysia Liquid Launch May 2015

Originally announced at Mobile World Congress 2015 earlier this year, Acer Malaysia today announced the availability of its three latest Android smartphone under the company’s Liquid series. Specifically, they are the Liquid Z220, Z520, and Jade Z which priced from RM 299 to RM 799.

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Celcom Opens Trade-In Program for Device Purchase, Promises Competitive Trade-In Rates

by Huei Song · 7 days ago · No Comments · 2.5k views

Celcom Trade In Program

“Out with the old, in with the new”, Celcom is now allowing you to trade in your old phone and purchase a brand new one from them when you sign up with a Celcom First postpaid plan. Sadly though, Celcom does not list out the value they are offering for devices, but according to the telco, they will ensure a “fair value of trade-in for your phone”.

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U Mobile Now Offering Sony Xperia E4g from RM150

by Huei Song · 7 days ago · 1 Comment · 681 views

U Mobile Sony Xperia E4g Bundle

U Mobile recently added the new Sony Xperia E4g to its phone bundles, offering the entry-level smartphone from as low as RM150.

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