Qishin Tariq

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7 Aug 2018 | 6:30 PM

Honor Play to go on sale on Aug 10 for RM1,249

The game centric phone is optimised for playing Mobile Legends and PUBG Mobile.

The phone uses GPU Turbo that is optimised for a few games, including 'Mobile Legends' and 'PUBG Mobile'. — MUHAMAD SHAHRIL/The Star
7 Aug 2018 | 3:07 PM

Android 9 Pie comes out the oven packed with AI features

Android Pie 9.0 introduces AI-powered productivity tools, security enhancements and features for promoting digital wellbeing..

Android 9 will help users monitor device usage and turn off all visual interruptions. – Google
6 Aug 2018 | 5:02 PM

Need help with Unifi? There's an app for that

TM's care@unifi app lets Unifi users check and pay their bills and contact customer care.

Users will need a login ID to use the app – if you don’t have one, you can register within the app or at
6 Aug 2018 | 1:38 PM

Cut the chatter on WhatsApp groups with this new feature

Take control of your WhatsApp groups when they get too noisy.

If you turn on the feature, only admins will be able to post messages in the group. — AFP
6 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

The need to protect ideas

Intellectual properties must be guarded if the country wants to push towards an innovation economy.

(l-r) Chuah, Allen and Clark speaking on patent trends in the region, following Qantm’s acquisition of Advanz. — SAMUEL ONG/The Star
1 Aug 2018 | 3:56 PM

Lazada rebrands 'Official Store' products as online 'Lazmall' with 100% original products

Lazada is parking all of its Official Stores under its new LazMall section.

Various official brands and resellers will be parked under LazMall, which also offers next-day delivery. — Reuters
1 Aug 2018 | 1:55 PM

Video call up to four friends on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is now allowing group video and voice calls, with users able to arrange group chats with up to four users at a time.

 WhatsApp claims that group calls are always end-to-end encrypted, and designed to work reliably around the world in different network conditions. — WhatsApp
31 Jul 2018 | 5:28 PM

Digi: Turn any smartphone into a call centre

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has rolled out Omni which lets SMEs (small and medium enterprises) set up an office phone system without the need for fixed lines or hardware.

Praveen speaking to the press, during the launch of Omni at the telco's headquarters in Shah Alam. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star
30 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Shift to streaming

More Malaysians prefer streaming over downloading, especially now that smart TVs are making it easier than ever to stream shows.

Consumers are starting to ditch their tablets in favour of smart TVs for streaming shows. —
27 Jul 2018 | 5:30 PM

No drones for kids, according to proposed UK law

The United Kingdom Government's proposed Drone Bill may ban children from piloting drones while giving authorities more powers to shut down drones and fine errant pilots.

The UK may prohibit children from piloting drones, claiming it is for safety reasons. — AFP