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Qishin Tariq

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Qishin Tariq

17 May 2019 | 2:00 PM

Oppo’s Reno smartphone available for pre-order at RM1,999

The smartphone is available on preorder starting today until May 27 at Oppo's Concept Stores and official website, authorised dealers, and via e-commerce partners Lazada and Shopee.

The Reno has a unique wedge-shaped pop-up camera which houses a 16-megapixel sensor. — Oppo
16 May 2019 | 7:53 PM

Buy KFC online and skip the queues

KFC is now available online at Lazada Malaysia which allows customers to skip the queue, though they will still have to self collect their meal.

KFC is now available online through Lazada Malaysia, though customers will still have to self collect their meal at a physical store. — Reuters
16 May 2019 | 6:38 PM

ViewQwest in talks with TM to roll out broadband in more places

Singaporean Internet service provider ViewQwest Group is planning to expand its broadband service to more than a dozen new locations across the Klang Valley and Johor, with plans to partner with other telcos.

Vignesa says the company maintains its commitment to avoid traffic shaping or throttling. — ViewQwest
15 May 2019 | 6:22 PM

Google Travel now available on desktop to make planning easier

Google Travel is now being expanded from mobile only to the desktop, to aid users that prefer a bigger screen when planning their holidays.

Google will also offer weather forecasts during the travel dates. — Google
15 May 2019 | 5:12 PM

Maxis’ first Concept Store lets you easily test and compare devices

Maxis has revamped its store in The Gardens Mall into its first Concept Store which will be used as a pilot to test new ways to serve customers more efficiently.

Left to right: Maxis retail design and retail channel head Claire Bolard, Ogut, Maxis branded channel operation head Kelum Weliwatta, and Maxis chief sales and service officer Tan Lay Han at the official launch of the Maxis Concept Store in The Gardens, Mid Valley. — Qishin Tariq/THE STAR
10 May 2019 | 2:12 PM

Mid-priced Google Pixel 3a still pricier in Asia

Though touted as a mid-priced alternative with a top-end camera and AI, the Google Pixel 3a's pricing in Asia is still much higher than in the United States.

10 May 2019 | 1:46 PM

iPay88 to enable Google Pay for local e-commerce transactions

Online payment platform iPay88 will soon enable Google Pay to be used with e-commerce players in Malaysia.

Online payment platform iPay88 said Google Pay will soon be available to its e-commerce merchants. — TNS
10 May 2019 | 12:55 PM

WhatsApp is ending support for Windows phones

WhatsApp will end support for Windows phones by end 2019, though users with existing accounts can continue using it.

WhatsApp will end support for Windows phones by end 2019, though users with existing accounts can continue till the phone breaks. — Microsoft/TNS
10 May 2019 | 8:30 AM

Digitalise notes more easily with Moleskine’s Dropbox Smart Notebook

Transfer handwritten notes and sketches from your Moleskine to the Web with the new Dropbox Smart Notebook which makes it easier to scan and upload pages.

Transfer handwritten notes and sketches from your Moleskine to the Web with the new Dropbox Smart Notebook which makes it easier to scan and upload pages. — Moleskine
9 May 2019 | 1:55 PM

Samsung rolls out 64-megapixel image sensor

Samsung Electronics introduces its highest resolution image sensor yet, which can take high resolution 64-megapixel photos.

Samsung says GW1 supports real-time HDR, close to how the human eye perceives its surroundings in a mixed light environment. — Samsung