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45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Cleaning

New Alpina B5 Biturbo debuts - packs 600 hp, 800 Nm

The new Alpina B5 biturbo Saloon and Touring models have been revealed by the legendary BMW tuners. In short, the latest update brings forward the …

Sarawak set to become a toll-free state by next year

By early next year, Sarawak is expected to become a toll-free state after the abolition of the Tun Salahuddin Bridge toll plaza, which is scheduled …

Asia

[TIPS] Panduan berkomunikasi di waktu bencana bersama CFM

<i>Gambar BERNAMA</i><p>Musim tengkujuh yang menjelma tiap hujung tahun terus menghantui rakyat Malaysia. Tidak kira di bandar besar seperti Kuala Lumpur …

Google Maps offline navigation finally available in Malaysia

Earlier, we reported that Google was finally offering offline navigation for the Google Maps app on Android devices. This was to eliminate what …

Maps

6 Tips to stay connected during floods

Posted: November 26, 2015 By: Rory Lee No comments<p>The rainy season is in full effect now with many parts of the country experiencing constant …

Floods

Reviewed Ampang Park MRT design avoids demolition of mall

Earmarked to give way to an MRT station, the Ampang Park Shopping Centre may survive after all. MRT Corp has released a statement detailing a …

New traffic dispersal plan for Jln Tun Razak from Nov 8

DBKL has announced a new traffic dispersal plan for Jalan Tun Razak, one of the most congested roads in downtown Kuala Lumpur during rush hours. Two …

Asia

A taxi driver's viewpoint on the Uber/GrabCar issue

The war between taxi drivers and ride-sharing services Uber and GrabCar has amplified in recent weeks. From local protests which saw taxi drivers …

Ridesharing

Naza Automotive Manufacturing - 20 former staff lodge a complaint against company at industrial court

Back in August, it was reported that Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) laid off a significant portion of its workforce at its assembly plant in …

Employment

DASH highway gets green light, work to start mid 2016

Previously removed from the PJ Local Plan 2 due to a realignment proposal, the Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH) has now been given the …

Kuala Lumpur

5 Things To Know About The Search For Dark Matter

We know dark matter exists, but now comes the hard part: figuring out what exactly it is<p>It makes up a quarter of the universe. Without it, galaxies would fall apart, and stars would spin off into space. Dark matter is five times more abundant than normal matter (the stuff that makes up trees and …

Dark Matter

Cara paling mudah akses Facebook dan Google di China

Pasti ramai rakyat Malaysia yang telah melancong ke China. Terdapat banyak barangan yang murah, boleh didapati di China. Negara China juga sangat …

China

[TIP] Bagaimana untuk memulihkan semula gambar yang terpadam dalam Android?

Kadang-kadang, anda perlu memadam gambar-gambar yang banyak dalam telefon sehingga terpadam juga gambar penting yang tidak seharusnya dinyahkan dari …

Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) alternative being looked at - green light for SUKE and DASH

The government is reportedly looking at an alternative to the stalled Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) project, which was supposedly axed by the …

Urban Design

KL MRT Line 2 - pending final approval from SPAD, construction to start in the first quarter of 2016

Construction of the 52.2 km-long KL MRT 2 line was initially slated to commence in June 2016 next year. Now, the MRT Corp will be looking to start …

Knowledge Management

Google Project Fi review – can Google make it as a carrier?

Google has been known to break whatever market they step into, offering great products and services while undercutting competing prices. An example is their Google Fiber initiative, which brings Gigabit speeds to select markets for insanely affordable prices. Before that, they took on the cloud …

Telecoms

Android design guidelines: what they are and why you should follow them

Stock Android has gone through a lot of aesthetic changes throughout the years, from random placements and colors to a whole design language that has a great deal of continuity. To keep this continuity, Google has a set of developer guidelines to make sure everything looks up to par.<p>What are the …

Android News

September 19, 2015

It’s been a busy week in the world of Android, and much of the buzz was generated by an unlikely player – BlackBerry. Check out our BlackBerry Venice close-up and the other news of the week: Qualcomm announced details about Snapdragon 820 and Quick Charge 3; more rumors about the HTC One A9 …

Mobile Technology

ETC cashless toll system gaining acceptance - SMART

As we reported earlier, 12 more toll plazas will be going cashless on September 9 and according to SMART Tunnel’s COO, Mohd Fuad Kamal Ariffin, …

Electronics

Perodua Sentral flagship centre in PJ opened, with JPJ counter

Perodua officially opened its flagship centre in Petaling Jaya today with a ceremony attended by Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of …

Loyalty

Google Maps Explore section gets curated results in key markets

Google Maps is my go-to app when trying to find a good bite or drink around the city. Regardless of the time or mood, the Explore feature has you covered. We must accept the results are not always on point, though. This is why today’s Maps improvements will make our meals so much tastier.<p>The Google …

Google Maps

Someday All Companies Will Be Tech Companies

Too many technology companies work so hard on the technology that it gets in -- rather than out of -- the way.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>I find it interesting how, in many …

Groundworks for East Klang Valley Expressway start today

<i>Click to enlarge.</i><p>As we had reported earlier, the controversial East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE) highway project had been given the go ahead, after …

Transportation

De Rosa SK Pininfarina - full carbon-fibre race bicycle

Now how odd is this? Famed Italian design house Pininfarina has ventured into designing and building bicycles, together with Milan-based bicycle …

Instagram updates to allow content in either portrait or landscape orientations

No longer will photographers be constrained to that square shape that frustrates even the most casual photographer when having to upload a photo on …

App Store

Lenovo dissolves its Mobile division to merge and sell under Motorola make

Google’s foray into mobile making took place back in May of 2012, when they acquired Motorola Mobility, but it intended more for the list of patents …

Mobile

Google's Alphabet: BMW owns the trademark, website

A key element in Google’s surprise restructuring that was announced yesterday is a newly-created parent company called Alphabet.<p>Under the new holding …

ASUS is bringing its customisable ZenPads into Malaysia

In a world where tablets are offered mostly in Black and White (and Gold), ASUS aims to rejuvenate the tablet segment with its new ZenPad series. …

Mobile Technology