News & Reviews: card
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2020
Based on a tweet by Twitter user @orangesalji83, it seems that a MyDebit card reader has been spotted at Rapid KL Wangsa Maju, hinting that it could be possible to pay using debit cards in the future. While there’s no official information on when we can officially pay using a debit card, Lowyat did mention that only MyDebit cards are accepted by the card reader.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
The Maybank Grab Mastercard Platinum Credit Card has been officially unveiled where you can earn up to 5 times more rewards, which you can apply starting from today onwards at any Maybank branch in Malaysia. Furthermore, if you were to apply for the aforementioned credit card online before 30 September, you’ll be eligible for an Edifier TWS1 True Wireless Earbuds if you spend a minimum of RM300 within 45 days of the credit card approval date.
Last Updated: May 08, 2020
It seems that Samsung might be launching their own debit card which comes equipped with a “money management platform”, which is expected to be unveiled somewhere around Q3 2020. While not much is known in regards to the pricing in order to sign up for the debit card, we do know that Samsung will be releasing more details in the next few weeks.
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2020
Based on a statement by AndroidHeadlines.com, it seems that Google might be introducing their very own debit card, which is somewhat like Huawei and Apple’s Credit card that they’re announced recently. The “Google Card” is expected to work seamlessly with Google’s Checking Account which they plan on introducing some time in the near future.
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2020
Based on a statement by engadget.com, it seems that Huawei is planning on offering their own credit card, similar to Apple's which was release on August of 2019. While it is not known whether the card will be made out of metal, we do know that it will be backed by China’s UnionPay and it supports features such as NFC for one-touch payment.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2020
It seems that the creators behind Cyberpunk 2077 have released GWENT: The Witcher Card Game which is now officially available on the Google Play Store for all compatible Android devices. To those who are not familiar with GWENT, it is a standalone trading card game which was initially introduced in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt where you compete against other players for dominance.
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2020
Based on a statement by gizmochina, it seems that Xiaomi has recently filed a patent which allows them to develop a card that has both SIM and MicroSD card functionality. This card could allow smartphone manufacturers to design a much smaller slot to accommodate the new SIM + MicroSD card design, which is much more space-efficient.
Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019
Samsung has recently announced that you can redeem an RM10 Starbucks Physical Gift Card, simply by spending 1000 points on Samsung Members platform. Do note that stocks are limited, and one user is only eligible for one redemption of the aforementioned gift card.
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2019
Germany plans on taking full advantage of the iOS 13 by allowing users to store their ID cards(IC cards for Malaysian), on their iOS device which allows the user to perform various authentication process without the need to pull out their wallets. This is similar to how debit/credit cards can be stored on a smartphone, which then can be used to perform various transactions.