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Acer’s Predator Thronos gaming rig is an RM56,999 tribute to the god of excess

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    No comments   
Acer Predator Thronos Malaysia

I’ve seen some pretty ridiculous things in my time. From phones that cost as much as laptops, to laptops that cost as much as cars. But, none of those prepared me for this. Honestly, if you thought Acer’s Predator 21 X was a nutty gaming product, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Today, I got to check out the Acer Predator Thronos, and it’s the single, most ridiculous gaming rig I’ve ever seen.

Naturally, I completely love it.

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First Impressions, Tech
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TM appoints Imri Mokhtar as acting Group CEO

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    No comments   
Left: Datuk Bazlan Osman, Right: Imri Mokhtar

We’ve just received an update that TM‘s current acting Group CEO (AGCEO), Datuk Bazlan Osman has resigned. He took the leading role after the resignation of the previous CEO, Dato Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly, in June this year. He has also given his notice of resignation as the Executive Director (ED) of TM which will take effect on 28 February 2019.

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News, Telco
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You might get a call from MCMC in the next few weeks

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    4 comments   

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will be conducting a survey by phone from 12 November until 12 December 2018. This is to collect data on mobile phone users in Malaysia and if you’re lucky, your number could be picked for the survey.

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Digital Life, News

MCMC issues warning to Astro and Aliff Syukri after insensitive comment on live TV strikes a chord with Malaysians

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    7 comments   
Picture: The Star 

Controversial cosmetic millionaire Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri has been heavily criticised by netizens after openly making some very offensive remarks about someone’s appearance on live TV. The socialite’s stunt has struck a chord among Malaysians and many have made their opinions heard, now the collective voice is loud enough that the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commision (MCMC) had to step in conducting an investigation on the incident.

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News
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Honor play X Audi edition is coming to Malaysia soon

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    2 comments   

The Honor play is a gaming-centric smartphone that packs flagship performance for less than RM1,300. After introducing the Player Edition two months ago, Honor Malaysia will be bringing the exclusive Honor Play X Audi edition very soon.

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News, Tech
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HTC U12 Life is now available for pre-order in Malaysia

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    4 comments   

HTC still makes mid-range smartphones and the latest model is the U12 Life. From the rear, it looks like a cross between an iPhone X and a Pixel 2 with its two-tone Liquid Surface back design. 

If you’ve been waiting for a new HTC device, the U12 Life is coming to Malaysia at the end of this month. You can pre-order it starting today with additional freebies while stocks last. 

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News, Tech
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This is probably the coolest case for the Apple Watch 4

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    No comments   

The Apple Watch is no doubt the best smart watch at the moment. With the new 4th generation model, the display now stretches edge-to-edge and it looks even better with its rounded corners. 

If you miss the glory days of listening to music on your iPod, you can relive the moment with this cool looking case for the Apple Watch. 

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News, Tech
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Lenovo introduces the new Yoga Book with dual-display in Malaysia

Posted:  November 15, 2018   By:    No comments   

Lenovo has unveiled three new Yoga notebooks in Malaysia. One of it is the successor of the original Yoga Book which Lenovo claims to be the world’s thinnest dual-display notebook with e-ink. Instead of a Wacom-developed touch surface, the Lenovo Yoga Book C930 features an interesting secondary E Ink display which doubles up as a keyboard, a sketchpad or a reader. 

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‘Night Sight’ enhances the low-light capabilities of Google Pixel phones

Posted:  November 15, 2018   By:    1 comment   
Picture: 9to5Google

A lot of people seem to agree that the camera on Google Pixel phones are generally rather good and now Google is looking to make it even better with a new feature that significantly improves picture quality especially in low light conditions. The new feature is called ‘Night Sight’

Night Sight makes it possible to take low-light pictures without having to use flash, or even a tripod for that matter. Night Sight leverages on Google’s AI knowhow and combines it with the Pixel’s HDR+ processing algorithms to boost the colours and brightness of photos that were taken in the dark.

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News, Tech
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Range Rover Velar P380 R-Dynamic variant now available in Malaysia. RM722,787

Posted:  November 15, 2018   By:    13 comments   
Range Rover Velar P380 R-Dynamic. 3.0l Supercharged V6.
380hp, 450Nm, 0-100 in 5.7sec, 250km/h top. RM722,787

The exquisite Range Rover Velar is now available in 3-litre R-Dynamic guise for Malaysia. Powering latest Velar is the P380 supercharged V6 producing 380hp and 450Nm enabling the SUV to reach 100km/h from standstill in a respectable 5.7 seconds before reaching an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h. The Velar P380 is priced at RM722,787 and is available at all Land Rover showrooms nationwide. The new addition completes the Velar range in Malaysia with three offerings — the P250 Velar, P250 Velar R-Dynamic and now, the P380 Velar R-Dynamic.

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Cars, News
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