iPhone helps develop Malaysian talent

What’s really interesting to see is that since the iPhone made its debut, there have been more applications being developed by home-grown talent. You could not have picked up a newspaper, or walked past a news-stand, yesterday and not notice the massive marketing blitz for the new iPhone 3GS. One daily had its entire front page done up to resemble ...

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Go Mobile 2009 Official Theme Song

I like the new GoMobile 2009 theme song. Theme this year is “We are the Mobile Generation!“ If I am not wrong, the song was composed by R Records.

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Malaysia 52Mbps Fibre Optic

Update 1: Post has been edited due to a friendly request. Update 2: Dear readers, apologies for the sudden changes on this post, appreciate if you don’t spread rumours regarding what was removed from this post earlier. As Malaysia will be celebrating its 52nd independence day at the end of this month (31 August 2009), some part of country might ...

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Roll out your WiMAX network or let other ISP do it!

Please read “WiMAX licence holders warned to use or lose it” before reading my opinion below. How many times will the Government give warning to the WiMAX players in this country? Packet One has been executing well for what it has promised so far(P1 WiMAX coverage stands at 25.4%) while one player called YTL e-Solutions gave Malaysians a wonderful dream ...

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Nine Ways a Cell Phone could Influence your health

Do you know that mobile phones could be more dangerous than cigarettes ? Here’s nine ways it could influence your health. Brain tumors Fertility Insomnia Blackberry Thumb Mobile Phone Dermatitis The Dirty Doctor Driving Hazards Talking and walking. Hearing Read the full story here

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GoMobile 2009 is launching today

Do you have an invite? Malaysia’s Ultimate Mobile Lifestyle Event, GoMobile 2009 will be announced today. Keep yourself free between 23-25 October 2009 where GoMobile EXPO will be taking place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. In the mean time check out http://blog.gomobile.my/ to win a free phone! Go Mobile 2009 official website- http://www.gomobile.my/2009/

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Streamyx is slow? It is the cable fault again

Are you experiencing slower internet connection yesterday and during the past one week? Here’s why: Internet Services Disruption Dear Valued Customers, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to announce that there has been a disruption of its Internet services due to circuit faults on the Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) Segment 1 between Kuantan and Katong, Singapore. Due to the ...

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Blackberry Users: Information on your device could be at risk!

If you are using a Blackberry for work or personal reasons, you should be cautious on what you do with it. No matter if it is a software upgrade from your mobile operator. Recently, late June last month, United Arab Emirates’ largest telecommunications operator Etisalat told its 145,000 BlackBerry customers to “upgrade” the software on their Blackberry devices by downloading ...

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Prime Minister Najib Razak is asking Maxis to re-list on Bursa

Update 1: Malaysia’s Maxis may relist by year endMalaysia’s Maxis may relist by year end What form Maxis relisting? The PM himself has asked Maxis to re-list on Bursa Malaysia, the Malaysian stock exchange. I wonder how would Maxis response to it. If it takes place, it will benefit the telecom industry and the public as they would have access ...

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The Mobile Broadband Scene in Malaysia- Interview with Mobile World

Check out this latest interview with Kashminder Singh, Group Managing Editor of Mobile World Magazine on BFM 89.9.

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Maxis Broadband PC Fair Promotion

From 20 July- 31 August 2009, you can now subscribe to Maxis Broadband for as low as RM58 if you are a Maxis postpaid subscriber & pay via Direct Debit. Thanks to a reader for the update. However I am unable to confirm this promotion as no info are available on the Maxis website at the time of writing this ...

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New DiGi Prepaid Plan with Cheaper Call Rate & Daily Unlimited Data

Have you heard of the new DiGi Prepaid plan? If not read this Mobile World article. Basically, the new plan allow calls for as low as 12sen/min to all domestic numbers and 1sen/sms if you use RM1 worth of SMS, all these within the day. Is DiGi trying to encourage its prepaid users to send more SMS? Why not RM1 ...

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Maxis iPhone 3GS Plans are out!

If you were following Mobile World on Twitter, they were one the earliest to spread the new iPhone 3GS plans. Read official story here How many of you like the new “complicated” plans & how many of you will be getting an iPhone 3GS from Maxis? Please do comment.

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Cost of Making an iPhone 3G

Making an iPhone 3GS(16GB) is estimated to cost around $178.96, according to iSuppli. Since there are lots of talk going on regarding the iPhone 3GS, I decided to link this article called “Apple’s iPhone 3GS: What it costs to make“. After reading it, hopefully you may be able to predict on the price that Maxis will be offering for the ...

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Tune Talk might not be launching in July

Tune Talk may not launch this month as I have reported previously. It is believed that a “technical glitch” within the network caused the delay. Hopefully they will be able to resolve the issue and get back on schedule. Older post- Tune Talk is Launching Next Month

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