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Qishin Tariq

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

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23 May 2019 | 8:33 PM

The Honor 20 with quad cameras priced at RM1,699

Honor launched its latest flagship, the Honor 20, which comes with an L-shaped quad-camera array.

The smartphone has a 6.26in display with a 91.7% screen-to-body ratio. – QISHIN TARIQ/The Star
23 May 2019 | 3:35 PM

WhatsApp will show ads in Status section starting next year

Starting next year WhatsApp will display advertisements in the Status section, a feature it calls Status Ads.

WhatsApp first announced its intention to display ads in the status section last November. — Reuters
21 May 2019 | 1:44 PM

Millions of Instagram influencers’ info exposed in database leak

A leak of a marketing data base of Instagram Influencers may have exposed the private information of nearly 50 million Instagram users.

A leak of a marketing data base of Instagram Influencers may have exposed the private information of nearly 50 million Instagram users. — dpa
17 May 2019 | 7:28 PM

Customers can now buy KFC with Touch ‘n Go’s eWallet

Not only can you go cash-free at KFC with the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, you can even get discounts off your chicken this Ramadan.

(l-r) A KFC employee standing with Syahrunizam, Mohamed Azahari and QSR Brands (Restaurants Division) CEO Merrill Christopher Pereyra during the partnership launch between TNG Digital and KFC Malaysia. — KFC
17 May 2019 | 4:49 PM

‘Pokémon Go’ celebrates summer with Community Day and raid events

Pokémon Go players will have busy weekends ahead with a Community Day featuring Torchic followed by a week long raid event.

Pokémon Go players will have to band together for the week long raid event. — Niantic
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