Spotify introduces a “Car Thing”… but what is it!? | ICYMI #494

Did you know that you can save more than 700 ringgit with a Samsung Galaxy S21 deal? Did Spotify really release their own hardware product called the Car Thing? And what is with that gambling Raya ad?

Samsung Galaxy S21 Limited Violet Edition bundle

Looking for a reason to get a pretty coloured Samsung Galaxy S21? Samsung Malaysia has introduced a Limited Violet Edition bundle which offers three Galaxy devices. It consists of a Samsung Galaxy S21 or S21+, a Galaxy Buds Pro and a Galaxy Watch Active 2.

More info here.

Kaspersky: Be aware of fake eWallet apps during Hari Raya season

Kaspersky reported that they have detected 103,573 mobile malware attempts in Malaysia in 2020. A whopping 99.9% of the threats were targeted on Android, while the other 0.1& of the threats were on iOS.

More info here.

Spotify’s first hardware product is called the “Car Thing”

Spotify has just rolled out something called… a Car Thing? This is their first hardware product but it needs to be paired with a smartphone with mobile data and you’ll need a Spotify Premium subscription.

More info here.

Police arrests actors and producers behind viral Hari Raya online gambling ad

The Royal Malaysia Police has arrested 8 individuals who are suspected to be involved in the filming of a viral Hari Raya ad which promoted online gambling. 

More info here.

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