Smartphone shipments in Malaysia had dropped by 5.9% in 2016 versus the previous year according to IDC Malaysia’s latest report. They reckon this was likely caused by negative economic factors which include our depreciating ringgit against the US dollar.
Despite the annual decline, smartphone shipments had picked up in the last quarter and the top 3 brands were still able to increase their respective market share.
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“Is the WiFi working?” That’s a question that gets asked a lot in the SoyaCincau headquarters. Most of the time, it’s met with a resounding groan and a big no. When you’re in a profession that needs a steady internet connection like we do, having your router go down more often than you take meal breaks is just plain frustrating.
So, we put our heads together and after some investigation, we deduced that our poor little sub-RM300 router simply couldn’t handle the load we put it under. So, that got us thinking: Is investing more money in an expensive router actually worth it? To find out, we reached out to TP-Link and asked if they could let us review one of their new routers. They responded by sending us the Archer AC3150 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit router.
Yup, that’s a thousand ringgit router. Here’s what we think of it.
The French businessman was caught cheating by his other half when she began receiving notifications about his Uber trips.
Finally, after months of beta trials, Samsung Pay is going official in Malaysia. This is a mobile payment service that allows you to make payments at card terminals using your Galaxy smartphone. Initially available only for Maybank VISA card holders, Malaysian Samsung Pay users will soon be able to cards issued from other banks and networks.
U Mobile has just refreshed its prepaid offering with its new UNLIMITED Power Prepaid Plan. The new prepaid features App Onz which gives you free unlimited data to access Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For existing U Mobile Power Prepaid users, you can also enjoy App Onz but only if you make a jump to this new plan.
Is it worth to make the switch? We compare both new and old “Power” prepaid plans for your easy reference.
The Consumer Electronics Show is a big deal. It’s a show where a lot of really cool stuff gets showcased by all kinds of companies — big and small. But, not everything that gets showcased there will make it to our region.
That’s why Samsung‘s decided to host what I’d like to call a mini-CES here in the Southeast Asian region — only it’s all Samsung products, obviously. It’s called the Samsung Southeast Asia and Oceanic Forum and this year, they’ve got quite a few interesting things to showcase — most of which can be controlled by Samsung’s Smart Home app..