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Qishin Tariq

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Qishin Tariq

14 Jun 2019 | 1:41 PM

MCMC and cops form dedicated group to probe sex video

CYBERJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has made it a top priority to investigate the viral sex video allegedly involving a Cabinet minister and a deputy minister's aide.

13 Jun 2019 | 8:32 PM

MaxisOne Plan supplementary line holders can now buy smartphones under Zerolution

Maxis is extending its Zerolution offer so subscribers of its MaxisOne Plan packages can also purchase smartphones with no cash upfront for their supplementary lines.

The MaxisOne Plan has doubled the monthly data for its supplementary lines. — Maxis
12 Jun 2019 | 8:45 PM

Milio: Social media with a focus on respecting users’ IP

Flipping how social media monetises its users content while taking the copyright, Milio offers content creators a chance to earn from their intellectual property while protecting it from digital piracy.

Young believes social media and online piracy are linked as the platforms make it easier to share others copyright and also devalues original content. — RightsLedger
11 Jun 2019 | 7:26 PM

E3 2019: Malaysian gamers can play ‘Final Fantasy VII’ by March 3, 2020

Popular 90's JRPG Final Fantasy VII is being remade, and expected to be playable by Malaysian gamers by March 3 next year. Pre-orders are also available.

11 Jun 2019 | 2:00 PM

Waze to be integrated with Google Assistant

Waze users will soon be able to go completely hands free, with Google Assistant allowing voice commands to control the navigation app.

Drive safer with Waze, using Google Assistant's soon to be rolled out hands-free features that use vocal commands to control the app. — AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star
4 Jun 2019 | 7:19 PM

UTAR to get campus-wide high-speed Internet via Maxis

UTAR is working with Maxis to equip its Sungai Long and Kampar campuses with 1Gbps fibre Internet access.

McManus (left) shaking hands with Prof Faidz during the formalisation of their agreement to equip UTAR's campuses with Maxis' high-speed Internet. — Maxis
4 Jun 2019 | 3:14 PM

Apple ID will soon be useable for third party sign-ins

Services that allow for third party sign-in will soon also offer Sign In With Apple, which Apple says will be a faster and more private way of signing-in.

Services that allow for third party sign-in will soon also offer Sign In With Apple, which Apple says will be a faster more private way of signing-in. — AP
3 Jun 2019 | 1:54 PM

‘Pokémon Go’ ends support for Apple Watch

Pokémon Go ends support for Apple Watch devices, on grounds that all similar functions can now be done on smartphones.

Pokémon Go has ended Apple Watch support, saying its Adventure Sync feature enables all similar Watch functions on smartphones. — Niantic
3 Jun 2019 | 1:27 PM

Touch ‘n Go top ups unavailable at Plus highway toll plazas during Hari Raya period

Those making the balik kampung journey are reminded to top up their Touch ‘n Go cards before starting their travels or they'll have to use top up kiosks at R&R stops instead, as Plus's highway toll plazas will not provide top up service during Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

Remember to top up your Touch 'n Go before leaving on your balik kampung trip or you'll have to use kiosks at R&R stops, as Plus's highway toll plazas will not offer reload services during Hari Raya Aidilfitri. — P. NATHAN/The Star
31 May 2019 | 6:30 PM

Pokémon GO players will be rewarded for walking even more than usual

Pokémon GO is wants players to walk further in the coming Adventure Week event, rewards players who clock-in the distance.

Walk more during the upcoming Pokémon GO Adventure Week to unlock exclusive goodies. — Niantic