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South Korea Passes Law Requiring Government Approved Spyware To Be Installed On Teens’ Smartphones

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 4 Comments · 879 views

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South Korea has recently gone into full parental government mode and passed a law that mandates the installation of government approved spyware on smartphones owned by person under the age of 18. These apps are meant to allow the government to block unapproved websites, while also allowing parents to keep tabs on their childrens’ online activity.

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Digi Offering Lenovo Tab 2 with its Smartphone Prepaid for Only RM299 – Comes with Free Internet

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 6 Comments · 2.5k views

Digi Prepaid Lenovo Tab 2 Bundle

Digi is now offering the Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 for only RM299 when you purchase a Digi Smartphone Prepaid from the company – no contract required. As with most prepaid bundles from the telco, the bundle comes with a Digi prepaid SIM pack, as well as free internet for 6 whole months.

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Sony Malaysia Teases Three Upcoming Devices – Xperia Z4 Tablet, M4 Aqua and C4?

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 3 Comments · 1.6k views

Sony Xperia Teaser May 2015

If you’ve been waiting for Sony to launch more of its devices in Malaysia, your wait might be over soon. Sony Malaysia recently teases three new devices on its website – could it be the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia M4 Aqua and the newly announced Xperia C4?

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Quick Look: Acer Aspire E Series Laptop Refreshed for 2015, Now Available in Malaysia

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 2.8k views

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Alongside the three new Liquid smartphones, Acer Malaysia also took the opportunity to officially several new models which are part of the company’s newly refreshed Aspire E Series laptops. For those who are not familiar with it, Aspire E Series laptops are designed for entry level market and this year’s refreshed models were initially announced at the company’s recent global media event in New York which also saw the launch of Switch 10 E, Liquid X2 smartphone, new generation of Leap wearables, and Predator gaming products.

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Maxis’ iPhone 6 Trade-In Program Offers More Value than Before with a Minimum of RM200

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 4.9k views

Maxis iPhone 6 Trade In Program May 2015

Want to get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? Maxis has just revised the value of old devices for its iPhone trade-in program, offering more than before with a guaranteed minimum value of RM200 for any phone – the old phone doesn’t even need to be in perfect condition. On top of that, for new and port-in customers, Maxis is offering an additional RM100 in rebates.

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

by Farhan · 1 week 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 · 1 week 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 · 1 week 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 · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 4.5k 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 · 1 week 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 · 1 week 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 · 1 week 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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