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  • Computex 2021 set to go fully online for 2nd year in a row

    Computex 2021 set to go fully online for 2nd year in a row

    As some of you may know, Computex is one of the biggest tech exhibitions of the year. The trade show is similar to CES, which showcases a wide variety of new products and technology to the world. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to die down, which means going to Taiwan is a problem.

  • PEMERKASA announced: RM300 subsidy for smartphone purchase and more

    PEMERKASA announced: RM300 subsidy for smartphone purchase and more

    Earlier today, the Malaysian government announced the PEMERKASA programme which provides families with school children with RM300 in order to purchase a smartphone. Not only that, but they’ve also introduced the MyBAIKHATI programme to help distribute laptops as well as used electronics to those in need.

  • You can register for the COVID-19 vaccine on behalf of your family members from 12 March 2021 onwards

    You can register for the COVID-19 vaccine on behalf of your family members from 12 March 2021 onwards

    Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has recently announced that it will be possible for users to register their family members for the COVID-19 vaccine starting from 12 March 2021 onwards. With that in mind, you can soon help your not-so-tech-savvy parents register for the vaccination via the MySejahtera app.

  • Grab wants to have all drivers and riders COVID-19 vaccinated by 2022

    Grab wants to have all drivers and riders COVID-19 vaccinated by 2022

    It seems that Techcrunch.com recently mentioned that Grab plans to have all Grab drivers and riders vaccinated by 2022. With that in mind, Grab wants to work closely with government bodies to ensure that the vaccination is done as fast and as thoroughly as possible.

  • MCMC customer complaint line and counters temporarily suspended until further notice

    MCMC customer complaint line and counters temporarily suspended until further notice

    Based on a statement by bernama.com, it seems that MCMC has suspended their customer service line (1800 188 030) and counters from today onwards until further notice. The reason for the suspension is to ensure the safety of their staffs, as well as reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

  • It'll soon be possible to sign up for Covid-19 vaccination via the MySejahtera app

    It'll soon be possible to sign up for Covid-19 vaccination via the MySejahtera app

    It seems that Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has recently announced that it will be possible to sign up for the Covid-19 vaccination via the MySejahtera app found on your iOS or Android application very soon. Those who have been Covid-19 vaccinated are encouraged to send a report via the MySejahtera app, should there be any side effects from it.

  • TM reactivates "Work From Home" to decrease the spread of COVID-19

    TM reactivates "Work From Home" to decrease the spread of COVID-19

    Telekom Malaysia has officially announced that they will be reactivating the “Work From Home” initiative in order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This is due to the fact that Telekom Malaysia reported that there were 10 positive COVID-19 cases on 11 October 2020, which brings the total case up to 13 as of today.

  • The 6th edition of LEVEL UP KL is back from 10 October until 22 November 2020

    The 6th edition of LEVEL UP KL is back from 10 October until 22 November 2020

    From 10 October until 22 November 2020, LEVEL UP KL 2020 will be hosting a virtual event which you can find out how to take part on their official website. The event is split into several activities including the Southeast Asia (SEA) Game Jam Online, where 100 game developers will take part in a 36-hour hackathon in order to stand a chance to win up to RM6000 in cash prizes.

  • Google to disable backup & sync on Google Photos temporarily due to COVID-19

    Google to disable backup & sync on Google Photos temporarily due to COVID-19

    Google has officially announced on their support page stating that the Google Photos automatic backup & sync feature on messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Messages, and more have been disabled temporarily in order to reduce bandwidth usage. While there is no news on when we can expect Google to re-enable the feature, it will most likely be available again as soon as the COVID-19 outbreak slows down.

  • 2.3 million BPN applicants have been recently approved!

    2.3 million BPN applicants have been recently approved!

    Based on a statement by finance minister Tengku Zafrul, up to a total of 2.3 million Bantuan Prihatin National (BPN) applicants have recently been approved to receive the financial aid in the near future. Furthermore, the minister also added that they have already distributed RM620 million to 830000 eligible individuals since 15 May 2020.