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Maxis Fibre Broadband customers are experiencing slow connectivity nationwide

Posted:  November 18, 2018   By:    9 comments   
Maxis fibre slow

Are you experiencing slow internet with your Maxis fibre broadband? You’re not alone. It appears that Maxis is having a slow connectivity issue which affects customers nationwide. 

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Unifi 100Mbps monthly subscription will remain RM129 after 24 months

Posted:  November 17, 2018   By:    21 comments   
Unifi 100Mbps subscription fee

For new subscribers, TM is offering its Unifi Lite Plan with 100Mbps at RM129/month. However, it was reported that TM has recently updated their FAQ to indicate that the RM129/month pricing is only valid for the first 24 months. 

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You can now enable e-SIM on Xiaomi smartphones in Malaysia

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    19 comments   
xiaomi e-sim malaysia

Need a secondary SIM card for your Xiaomi smartphone but don’t want to fiddle around with physical cards and ejector tool? Xiaomi has just announced that you can enable e-SIM on their smartphones in Malaysia.  This covers a variety of models including the Mi 8, POCOPHONE F1 and even the Redmi 4A

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Facebook issue statement to clarify iPhone ban controversy

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    4 comments   
Picture: New York Times/Reuters

Mark Zuckerberg stirred up a cloud of controversy when he allegedly ordered his team at Facebook to stop using iPhones and use Android devices instead. Naturally, this invited plenty of conversations and opinions from all over, but did Zuckerberg actually do it?

Before we answer that, let’s start from the beginning.

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Setel offers 10% rebate for petrol when you pay with your phone

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    8 comments   

In case you missed it, Setel is an e-wallet by Petronas which allows you to pay for petrol with your smartphone. To encourage more signups, Setel is now running a promo where you can get 10% rebate on your petrol purchases for 30 days. 

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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:    2 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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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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You might get a call from MCMC in the next few weeks

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    10 comments   

UPDATE: MCMC has reached out to let us know the official phone numbers that will be used for the purpose of this survey. Here’s what they said: 

For the purpose of this survey, these are the legitimate numbers from MCMC, 03-86888235 and 03-86888234. Should you need further clarifications, please contact us at 1800188030 or email at [email protected]

If you receive a phone call from any other numbers claiming that they are conducting a survey on behalf of MCMC, suffice to day that you can ignore it.

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

Posted:  November 16, 2018   By:    12 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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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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