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Nokia Ovi Maps 3.06, Now With Foursquare Check-In

Thursday 24 February 2011 @ 6:47 pm

Foursquare check-in in Nokia’s Ovi Maps is finally available on Symbian^3 and S60 5th Edition devices! The following Nokia phones will get to enjoy this new feature in their Ovi Maps :-

  • Symbian^3: N8, E7, C7, C6-01
  • S60 5th Edition: N97, N97 mini, X6, C6-00, 5800XM, 5235 & 5230

Another new feature added into Ovi Maps 3.06 is “Add a public place“. You are able to add new places that Ovi Maps doesn’t have it yet, once it is reviewed everyone else will be able to find it in the maps.

Ovi Maps Check-In Options
Check-in to places and share it on Facebook, Twitter & Foursqaure

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Nokia Ovi Maps 3.06, Now With Foursquare Check-In




Maxis Wireless Broadband Special Promotion! Save RM20/month!

Thursday 24 February 2011 @ 2:33 pm

Maxis LogoA staff from Maxis Telemarketing Team called me yesterday to offer a special promotion for its Wireless Broadband service, so I thought I should share it with you all as well.

In this special promotion, the price for 3GB wireless broadband package is reduced to RM48/month only (from the original price of RM68/month)!

Maxis 3GB Wireless Broadband Promotion
Maxis Wireless Broadband Promotion (click to enlarge)

Let me summarize the criteria you need to be eligible to enjoy the promotion :-

  • 1. A Maxis postpaid customer.
  • 2. Has been using the postpaid line for more than 12 months.
  • 3. Never subscribe to any Maxis Broadband before.

If you meet all the above 3 criteria, now is a good opportunity to subscribe the 3GB wireless broadband. Not only you’ll save RM20/month from this special promotion, below are the things you’ll get from the promotion :-

  • Enjoy up to 7.2Mbps wireless broadband speed.
  • Save RM20/month from the original price.
  • RM10 rebate for the first 5 months.
  • Free E1552 modem
  • No contract!

The free modem supports only 1 device, so if you are interested in sharing the wireless broadband connection with other devices you may want to consider getting Maxis WiFi Modem E5832.

Please note that there’s a RM100 activation fee for this special promotion, but I think it’s reasonable since you’ll be getting RM50 back from the rebate. It simply means you are paying RM50 to activate the wireless broadband service and start saving RM20 every month. :)

Please feel free to visit Maxis Wireless Broadband page or call this toll free number 1800 82 2000 for more information.


Maxis10 – Apple iPad & Maxis Wifi Modem (E5832) Review Series




Share Wireless Broadband Using Maxis WiFi Modem (E5832)

Wednesday 23 February 2011 @ 8:07 pm

If you are a wireless broadband user, you might come across the following situation when you want to share the broadband connection to more than 1 device. Most of the wireless broadband modems in the market allow you to make connection from only one device at one time. So if you want to access the same wireless broadband service on 2 or more devices, you’ll need unplug the modem from one device then plug it to another. This is quite inconvenient especially when you need to switch between the devices regularly.

Maxis WiFi Modem (E5832) is designed to solve the above problem by allowing you to share the wireless broadband through WiFi connection to up to 5 devices simultaneously. The modem is very easy to operate, let me show you in the video below :-

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Share Wireless Broadband Using Maxis WiFi Modem (E5832)




Maxis10 – Apple iPad & Maxis WiFi Modem (E5832) Review

Saturday 19 February 2011 @ 11:48 pm

I was lucky to be selected as one of the ten reviewers for Maxis10 programme organized by Maxis. This time we’ll be reviewing two devices, Apple iPad 16GB 3G+WiFi version and Maxis WiFi Modem (E5832), in the next two weeks starting from 18th February, 2011.

Apple iPad 16GB (3G+WiFi) & Maxis WiFi Modem
Apple iPad 16GB (3G+WiFi) & Maxis WiFi Modem

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Maxis10 – Apple iPad & Maxis WiFi Modem (E5832) Review




Naughty Toys – A Stop Motion Video Shot Entirely Using Nokia N8

Thursday 3 February 2011 @ 11:55 am

After more than 2 weeks from preparation to post production, my entry for #N8Productions has finally completed. It is a stop motion video that I named it as Naughty Toys.

This 3-minute video took me more than 30 hours of photo & video shooting, a consecutive 7 days of 5 hours shooting daily. It took another 30 hours of tedious post production such as arranging the photos, video editing, sounds editing, dubbing the voices of all 8 characters, etc. A total of more than 650 photos and 20 minutes of short videos were taken to create the stop motion video.

I personally need to thank my good friend, Alex Tye, for allowing me to use his precious figures for shooting and his room as shooting venue. Another friend of mine, Jensen Woo, was very kind too to lend me some Transformers figures for practice before the shooting session. This video won’t be completed without them.

If you like the video, please feel free to visit N8 Producers page and click the “like” button to support this video.
Thanks you so much!




Video Shot By Nokia N8 : It’s Not Technology, It’s What You Do With It!

Saturday 4 December 2010 @ 12:38 pm

I come across this video shot by Nokia N8 and was very impressed with the video quality. The objects like trees are correctly and sharply focused at close-up. You gotta view the video at 720p to see how clear and astonishing it is.

After viewing it, I was wondering how could possibly such high quality video be produced by a smartphone. It turns out that some tweaks were needed and the creator of this video revealed his tricks in the following video :-

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Video Shot By Nokia N8 : It’s Not Technology, It’s What You Do With It!





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