News & Reviews: online
Jun 21, 2023
In case you didn't receive it, a few of us have gotten an SMS from our respective telcos. Starting on 2 July 2023, SMS containing links, requesting personal data and phone numbers will be blocked to prevent online fraud.
Jan 09, 2023
Just over the weekend, a 55-year-old man from Kuantan just got scammed hard. He only wanted to buy some Touch 'n Go (TnG) cards for his family but it turned into a nightmare as he lost RM23,514 to a scammer online.
Mar 04, 2022
Applying for a new property can be a real hassle but Maybank is looking to change that. For the first time ever, Maybank is making homeownership simpler with Maybank Home2u on its MAE app. This marks Malaysia’s first-ever digital home financing solution within an integrated banking app, which is capable of providing approval 10 seconds within an application completion.
Jan 26, 2022
NFTs are sure getting a lot of buzzes these past few weeks. So much so that YouTube is actually considering exploring this option for video content creators to earn some profit. This came from Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube when she wrote an opening letter for the company's direction in 2022.
Jan 11, 2022
Online, calling and SMS scams are still quite normal these days but it seems that some are pretending to be Shopee. According to the company, there are some individuals online impersonating Shopee employees offering employment opportunities, cash rewards, and lucky draw prizes via messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp.
Nov 16, 2021
Update: The Grab app services are back online
If you can't seem to get a Grab driver at this hour, you're not alone. Grab Malaysia just posted that the servers are experiencing a service disruption at this very moment. From our end, we haven't tried using any of the services but it seems that the promotions on the homepage are missing entirely.
Jun 23, 2021
Two days ago, it was reported that the Astro service network was down due to a satellite issue. Thankfully, they managed to restore it back just last night at starting from 9 PM onwards. If you have Astro at home, you are advised to restart the Astro Box first before watching a show.
Apr 12, 2021
You all know the horror stories of how kids would overspend on some in-game or online items when unsupervised. The latest news here is that a four years old kid from Shah Alam, Selangor has bought toys worth up to RM700 without his parents' knowledge. Yikes.
Apr 01, 2021
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.
Feb 04, 2021
Online food delivery service has become essential during the pandemic. There's nothing more convenient than just having your food delivered to the doorstep with just a few swipes and clicks. Other than that, many platforms are also offering various voucher codes for their customers to enjoy some attractive discounts. If you think that is still not enough for being budget, there is a website called FoodPandai which lets you compare the prices of food from FoodPanda.