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KakaoTalk 4.0 for Android now available for Download

Kakao has recently upgraded its KakaoTalk for Android app, version 3.0 to the new 4.0. The company said KakaoTalk has gone through a fresh makeover with renewed designs, features, and brand identity. The 4.0 version provides users with easier interface to start chatting as well as receiving calls and using hilarious voice filters, since it brings out menus that were ...

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SaveME 999- An Emergency Services App for People with Disabilities

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, in collaboration with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and supported by Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development today launched a new smart phone application for emergency services, aptly named “SaveME 999”. [YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications and Multimedia launching the SaveME999 application while YB Datuk Hjh Azizah Datuk Seri Panglima ...

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Office Mobile for Android now available in Malaysia [Apps]

Following the release of Office Mobile for iPhone in June, Microsoft Malaysia yesterday announced that Office Mobile for Android phones in now available in Malaysia at no additional charge for Office 365 subscribers. In a statement, Microsoft Malaysia said that Office 365 subscribers can now work on their Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from virtually anywhere–using their Windows Phone, iPhone ...

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More 100 million WeChat users outside China

In a statement released today, mobile messaging app WeChat claims that it has more than 100 million registered user accounts outside China. With China combined, WeChat  has close to 300 million users. WeChat doubled its registered user account base in the last 3 months, reaching the 100m milestone shortly after a GlobalWebIndex survey found that the platform was the fifth ...

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Push to Talk Voice Service coming to WhatsApp

WhatsApp, one of the world’s widely used mobile messaging service has said that its users worldwide will soon be able to use Push-to-Talk voice service(think of walkie-talkie), once they release an application update over the next 24 hours. The 4 year old US-based company, with only 45 employees, told AllThingsD that the new “voice messaging” service will let users record ...

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TM partners with Astro to offer more Sports Content via HyppTV

Measat Broadcast Network Systems Sdn. Bhd. (MBNS),  a subsidiary of Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro) has entered into an  agreement  with  TM  NET  Sdn  Bhd  (a  wholly owned  subsidiary of  Telekom  Malaysia Berhad) for the carriage of  Astro SuperSport  HD  and Astro  SuperSport  2  HD (collectively,  ASSP  Channels) on TM’s Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service, HyppTV, effective today, 1st August ...

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HyppTV EveryWhere on PC, Android & iOS devices

Telekom Malaysia Berhad(TM) has announced that its IPTV service, HyppTV, will be made available nationwide to Streamyx 4Mbps and 8Mbps customers as well as multiple devices including PC, Android & iOS(iPhone/iPad) starting 1st August 2013. [Datuk Che Azemi Haron, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Dato’ Sri Dr Halim Shafie, Chairman, TM, YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, ...

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Twitter for BlackBerry 10 updated, now in version 10.2

Twitter v10.2 for BlackBerry 10 smartphones is now available on the BlackBerry World storefront as a free download. The new Twitter app (version 10.2) for BlackBerry 10 smartphones includes:

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Norton Mobile Security Update now offers Mobile Insight

The world’s leading online security vendor, Symantec, has recently released the latest version of Norton Mobile Security. The latest updates to Norton Mobile Security for Android(version 3.5.0.1025) address privacy with a new intelligence technology called Norton Mobile Insight. Privacy risk scans powered by Norton Mobile Insight will reveal which mobile applications may put the user’s personal information at risk. The ...

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Free Online Cloud Storage for your Smartphone [Apps]

More people are using cloud storage these days. A cloud storage service allows synchronization of files across multiple device and multiple platform. In simple words, files uploaded to the cloud servers are retrievable from just about anywhere in the world. Check out some of the top, recommended cloud storage applications below for your smartphones(iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry ...

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Protect your Android Phone from Security Exploit with Norton Halt [Apps]

Norton by Symantec released a free mobile Android app late last year to protect mobile devices against USSD exploit and other malicious security exploit. USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) numbers contain * and # and serve the purpose of providing special functions to operators and device manufacturers such as settings reset and wiping the device. There are multiple services based ...

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KakaoTalk has 600k users in Malaysia, targeting 3mil users next year

Friendster Sdn. Bhd a subsidiary of MOL Global has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Kakao Corp., South Korea’s mobile platform giant to promote, market and distribute the Kakao mobile platform in Malaysia. The partnership will cover Kakao’s KakaoTalk and KakaoStory mobile application services including related businesses to these applications such as mobile game channeling, mobile gifting and mobile digital ...

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Viber Updates Mobile Apps, announced Desktop Version

Mobile VoIP provider, Viber has released version 3.0 of its platform for its Android and iOS mobile users along with the newly launched Viber Desktop application for PC & Mac users. In a media release, the company said that Viber Desktop and the latest versions of the Viber app were designed from the ground up for individuals using Viber on ...

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Maxis offers Astro B.yond IPTV

Earlier this week, Maxis announced that its Home customers can now enjoy Astro B.yond IPTV via fibre high speed broadband service, now available to over 1 million Malaysia households. [Mark Dioguardi, Joint Chief Operating Officer, Maxis Berhad, YM Raja Tan Sri Arshad Raja Tun Uda, Chairman, Maxis Berhad, Dato’ Rohana Rozhan, Chief Executive Officer, Astro Malaysia and Liew Swee Lin, ...

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Keep up with the 13th Malaysia General Election with these Windows Apps [Apps]

With the 13th Malaysia General Election expected to be held no later than 27 June 2013, Malaysians are turning to various media channels such as newspapers, TVs, radios, news sites, blogs & social media to keep up with the latest developments in the country. Available to users of  Windows devices are many apps that they can use to keep track ...

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