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Angelin Yeoh

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

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8 May 2019 | 4:27 PM

Samsung launches new range of QLED 8K smart TVs priced up to RM299,999

Samsung Malaysia has unveiled the new QA900R 8K Smart QLED TV lineup priced from RM59,999 for the 75in display, RM99,999 for the 82in and RM299,999 for the 98in display.

Emcee Cay Kuijpers posing next to the new Samsung QLED 8K TV with 82in display. The TV has an AI upscaling technology that turns SD content into near 8K-resolution. — ONG SOON HIN/The Star
7 May 2019 | 7:05 PM

Razer CEO defends Syed Saddiq over brother attending eSports event as ‘guest of honour’

Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has waded in on the backlash surrounding the appearance of Syed Abdullah, the older brother of Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, at an official eSports event in Shah Alam, Selangor last weekend.

Ananth with Syed Abdullah at the official eSports event in Shah Alam, Selangor. Syed Abdullah’s presence as a ‘guest of honour’ was criticised by users on social media. — ESM FB
7 May 2019 | 4:05 PM

Former YouTube singer Austin Jones to spend 10 years in jail for child porn

Former YouTuber Austin Jones, 26, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for influencing underage female fans into producing and sending him sexually explicit videos.

Jones (pic) told his underage victims to send him explicit videos as a way for them to show him that they were his biggest fans. However he's hardly the first YouTube star to leverage their influence to prey on their young audiences. — YouTube
3 May 2019 | 7:30 PM

Samsung Galaxy A70 is priced at RM1,999, with possible Blackpink-themed accessories

The supersize Samsung Galaxy A70 with 6.7in display is available in Malaysia for RM1,999.

Blackpink member Jennie Kim posing with the Galaxy A70. The popular South Korean girl group is brand ambassador for the Samsung Galaxy A range. — Samsung
2 May 2019 | 6:57 PM

TM offers 1-month free waiver to new Unifi home broadband subscribers

Telekom Malaysia is offering a 1-month waiver to encourage new signs-ups for its Unifi home fibre broadband plan.

New users who sign up for a Unifi home fibre broadband plan will be tied to a 24-month contract. — AFP
2 May 2019 | 5:00 PM

Aliff Syukri and other controversial parents on social media

Businessman Datuk Aliff Syukri was widely criticised for posting a video of his daughter crying on Instagram. Aliff is the not the only problematic parents on social media.

Aliff said haters should mind their own business. — NORAFIFI EHSAN/The Star
29 Apr 2019 | 7:26 PM

Boost in talks with Education Ministry to implement cashless payment system in schools

E-wallet platform Boost says the company is in discussions with the Education Ministry to introduce cashless payment system in Malaysian schools.

Boost is already available in public universities such as UiTM, UTM and UMS. — The Star
29 Apr 2019 | 2:00 PM

YouTuber says no more 'Subscribe to PewDiePie' meme after NZ tragedy

YouTube superstar PewDiePie opens up about how the tragic New Zealand shooting has affected him.

In a solemn video posted on YouTube, Kjellberg said he didn't think the meme would take a negative turn. — YouTube
26 Apr 2019 | 4:33 PM

‘Thanos’ and other Google search Easter eggs you can try

A Google search on the word 'Thanos' and other terms is producing surprising results for users.

Watch half your Google search results disappear when you click on the Infinity Gauntlet icon. — Google
26 Apr 2019 | 1:55 PM

Get the Samsung Galaxy A30 and A10 for free with Celcom postpaid plans

Celcom is offering the Samsung Galaxy A10 and A30, worth RM499 and RM799 respectively, for free with its postpaid plans.

The Samsung Galaxy A30 comes with dual rear camera setup that includes a 16-megapixel lens and five-megapixel ultra wide angle lens (123°). — Samsung