This week, we lament the loss of what should have been the best smartphone released this year: the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Pang reveals his month-long experience using the Note 7, before Farhan and Andrew join in with their thoughts on the matter.
It isn’t all doom and gloom for Samsung, though. Its much-anticipated mobile payment solution, Samsung Pay, is set to go into open beta in Malaysia come 1 November. The system may be ready soon, but what (or who) isn’t yet? We talk about the practical challenges that Samsung Pay faces in Malaysia.
Finally, some of us went out to visit the midnight launches for the iPhone 7 in Malaysia. In an age where e-commerce is now mainstream with next-day deliveries common in many locations, is there still a place for midnight launches? Or is there just something about the iPhone that justifies the excitement?
All these and more in Episode 5 of The Tech Tarik Show!
0:09 – Death of the Galaxy Note 7
36:46 – Samsung Pay in Malaysia
46:37 – iPhone 7 Launches in Malaysia