Whatsapp adds formatting to messages

Whatsapp adds formatting to messages

With the new Whatsapp update (2.12.17 for iPhones and 2.12.535 for Android), you can now add formatting to your messages simply because … you can. For example, you can now bold your text simply by adding asterisks around it: *what’s for lunch?* or make it italic by adding an underscore _ around the text: _what’s for lunch?_ or if you want to say something rude subtly, you can add a strikethrough by adding tildes around the text: ~you don’t deserve lunch~ Okay, not much of an update but i guess…

EZ-Link NFC SIM arrives on Android phones in Singapore

EZ-Link NFC SIM arrives on Android phones in Singapore

Apple iPhone users can stop reading now as the new EZ-Link NFC SIM will only work with approved NFC-enabled mobile handsets. With the new NFC SIM, you can now simply tap your mobile phone for payment on public transport and designated retail stores. EZ-Link NFC SIM cards are now available at all 3 mobile network operators in Singapore! You can replace their current SIM card to a NFC SIM card from Singtel, M1 and Starhub from late April onwards to make use of this new functionality. For M1 users, the NFC SIM card…

LG launches its modular G5 in Singapore

LG launches its modular G5 in Singapore

Update: LG G5 will available in Singapore on 16 April 2016, retailing at S$988. After its successful announcement of the latest G5 at the Mobile World Congress in February, LG is finally launching the phone in Singapore together with its “friends” ecosystem. The G5 is LG’s latest flagship smartphone. While it doesn’t have the large curved screen of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, the G5’s modularity feature was what stole the show when it was announced at MWC2016. Removing the bottom bezel of the G5 lets you connect other modular attachments like…

JBL introduces the new Under Armour wireless headphones in Singapore

JBL introduces the new Under Armour wireless headphones in Singapore

After its partnership with HTC on the Grip and the HealthBox, Under Armour is adding two new wireless earphones to its fitness ecosystem – this time partnering with JBL for its audio expertise. The flagship UA Headphones Wireless Heart Rate comes with 5 hours of music playback and is sweat proof with IPX 5 rating. At the touch of a button, the UA Headphones Wireless Heart Rate can also provide instant heart measurements directly from the ear. The UA Headphones Wireless has longer battery life at 8 hours and the same IPX 5…

Apple’s Loop You In event – new iPhone SE, iOS 9.3, 9.7″ iPad Pro

Apple’s Loop You In event – new iPhone SE, iOS 9.3, 9.7″ iPad Pro

Apple began its “Loop You In” event with a 40 sec throwback for its upcoming 40th Anniversary that will be happening on 1st April.  Tim Cook briefly highlighted that there are now more than a billion iDevices in the world and the need for Apple to protect the data and privacy of its customers. Singapore was also mentioned in the company’s conservation efforts by using solar panels to power its offices and upcoming retail store at Orchard Road. Overall, 93% of Apple’s outposts are running on renewable energy while 99%…

ViDi Action Camera Review

ViDi Action Camera Review

When it comes to action cameras, there are no lack of choices in the market. From the market leading GoPro to the unique looking (and my personal fav) HTC RE to the ultra budget Xiaomi Yi, it’s safe to say that there’s a action camera for every budget. The Vidi doesn’t promise to do anything that current action cameras in the market can’t it. Instead, it promises to do almost everything at a fraction of the price. Launched early November 2015 on Kickstarter, the Vidi has since surpassed its original…

DJI announces the Phantom 4 – now with obstacle avoidance!

DJI announces the Phantom 4 – now with obstacle avoidance!

When DJI introduced the Phantom 3 series in early 2015, it basically created a category of drones that can be easily operated, with an onboard gimbal camera that was capable enough to capture stunning HD quality aerial footages. Yet, despite the ease of use, there was still a steep learning curve for beginners and it’s not uncommon to hear of frequent drone crashes which in most cases render the drone useless due to the extend of the damage (DJI has since introduced its DJI Care – its version of the…