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Qishin Tariq

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Qishin Tariq

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
8 May 2019 | 7:05 PM

Boost eWallet now supports Shell, offers RM5 cashback

Drivers can now use the Boost eWallet to pay at selected Shell stations and even get some money back.

(Left) Mohd Khairil and (R) Shairan Huzani demonstrating how to pay with the Boost eWallet at selected Shell stations. — Boost/Shell
8 May 2019 | 4:48 PM

Oppo Reno launching in Malaysia on May 16

Oppo's new smartphone line the Reno launches in Malaysia on May 16.

Oppo's new smartphone line the Reno launches in Malaysia on May 16. — Oppo
8 May 2019 | 1:25 PM

Nokia’s ‘banana’ phone can now use WhatsApp

Retro feature phone Nokia 8110 – or more commonly known as the 'banana' phone – finally supports messaging service WhatsApp in Malaysia.

Retro feature phone Nokia 8110 – better known as the 'banana' phone – finally supports messaging service, WhatsApp in Malaysia. — HMD Global
7 May 2019 | 4:31 PM

‘Pokémon Go’ jumps on the Detective Pikachu hype with a themed event

Pokémon Go is tying in with the coming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie, having themed quests and outfits plus a chance to spot the coffee-powered Pikachu on the ingame camera.

Pokémon Go is tying in with the coming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie, releasing themed quests and outfits. — Niantic
7 May 2019 | 3:26 PM

Yoodo now offers eSIM for iPhones

Fully digital mobile service Yoodo is now offering eSIM to users of iPhone XS, XS Max and XR so a physical SIM card doesn’t have to be mailed to them.

The eSIM can be activated via the app – users will be required to scan their MyKad or passport and take a selfie for facial recognition. — YOODO
7 May 2019 | 12:44 PM

Twitter adds GIFs, photos, videos to retweets

Retweets can now include GIFs, photos and videos; with layout upgrades to make retweets easier to understand.

Retweets can now include GIFs, photos and videos; with layout upgrades to make retweets easier to understand. — AFP
6 May 2019 | 7:40 PM

KFC introduces self-service kiosks in Klang Valley

Fastfood chain KFC appears to be rolling out self-ordering kiosks (SOKs) which accept payment via eWallets in addition to credit and debit cards.

The kiosk supports Kash Wallet, Maybank QR Pay, Alipay, WeChat Pay, Boost and TNG Wallet. — Bloomberg
6 May 2019 | 4:16 PM

Instagram introduces Lantern effect for Stories

Instagram adds Lantern camera effect that adds Ramadan well wishes and symbols from the fasting month to users' stories.

Tapping on the screen will switch the text between English and Arabic. — Instagram