This is it. The future of digital payments is finally here. Well, actually, the future of digital payments is still in the future, but the good news is that the pilot programme for the future of digital payments is finally here.
I am, of course, talking about the thing that’s on everyone’s lips these days when they talk about Touch ‘n Go (TNG): The RFID payment system. However, even though there’s so much chatter around this new toll payment system, there is just as much confusion surrounding it.
So, today, we’re going to try and cut through all that, and give you everything you need to know about TNG’s brand new RFID system.
In conjunction with the Merdeka and Malaysia Day celebrations, Astro is opening all of its channels for free viewing. This is offered for a duration of 19 days starting from today and it’s available to all Astro residential customers on both the TV and via the Astro Go app.
Are you planning on going out this coming Merdeka Day? If you are, you can enjoy 100% cashback for your LRT rides by using the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app.
Touch ‘n Go has just updated its e-wallet app with a refreshed user interface and you can also add in your physical Touch ‘n Go card. If you own multiple cards, you can keep track of your current card balances in a single app.
UPDATE: Diffride is expected to start their service sometime in September.
Competition is always good. After Uber’s exit from the South East Asian market, Grab is currently the dominant player in the Malaysian market. Sure, there are other alternatives like MyCar at the moment but they are still not on par with the likes of Grab and Uber in terms of reliability and user experience.
Seen as an attempt to break Grab’s monopoly in ride-sharing, Diff Global Solutions Sdn Bhd has officially introduced diffride. It’s a new e-hailing service where you can get a ride in just a couple of taps on your smartphone. We’ve downloaded the app and from our first impressions, it looks like they still have a long way to go.
Today I stumbled on a fairly shocking video that was uploaded by news portal Malaysiakini, but it wasn’t shocking in the scandalous kind of way, which I guess could make it even more shocking. It was a video of Transport Minister Anthony Loke turning down a smartphone gift from an event organiser because he can’t accept gifts worth over RM500.
Well, if RM500 is the ceiling, we’ve got a few ideas of smartphones that event organisers can use as gifts for future events with invited ministers.
Want to subscribe to Netflix but do not have a debit or credit card? Here’s some good news for you because you can now subscribe to Netflix by cash from your nearest 7-Eleven. While you are at it, you can grab your self some snacks for your movie marathon on Netflix.
Whether it is to backup your original photos or to collaborate with your co-workers, Google Drive is a flexible cloud storage solution that works across multiple platforms. Eventually, Google Drive will be rebranded as Google One and they will be offering 24/7 support along with more affordable cloud storage options.
If you’re using WhatsApp on Android, you can back up your conversations and other media files directly to Google Drive. At the moment, it takes up space on the cloud and this can be a problem if your WhatsApp backup is huge and you don’t have much space remaining. All of that is going to change in three months as Google and WhatsApp are getting a better backup solution very soon.
Two months ago Facebook announced that they would launch a dating feature during their F8 conference, and now we have a glimpse of what the interface will actually look like. That’s because the world’s largest social media platform has begun testing their new dating feature.