Prime Time for Amazon in Singapore

After months of speculations, Amazon has finally entered the Southeast Asian market with the launch of its Prime Now App in Singapore. Available via the Prime Now App for Android and iOS, customers can select from a specially curated list of over 20,000 items including groceries, personal care items to electronics. While customers would require an Amazon Prime membership to make use of the Prime Now service elsewhere, Singapore is the isolated case where the service is launched without the need of the subscription. Another of Amazon’s Prime products – the Prime…

FiiO Launches Updated X7 Mark II & X3 Mark II DAPs, F9 IEM & Q1 Mark II DAC

Known for its highly affordable, high-quality Digital Audio Converters (DAC) and Digital Audio Players (DAP), FiiO has released several new products at a launch event in Singapore. There were two new updates to FiiO’s DAP line-up—The flagship X7 Mark II and the mid-tier X3 Mark 3, a Mark 2 version of the Q1 portable DAC, as well as a new pair of triple-driver F9 In-Ear Monitors (IEM). Following one of the FiiO’s tagline of “making balanced output a standard”, both the new DAPs provide a balanced output in the form…

Sony Walkman NW-WS623 Review Singapore

Sony has a long history with its Walkman music players though in recent years the brand Walkman has also been used for its earphones with built-in MP3 player. I reviewed the NW-WS413 previously and only lamented at the lack of Bluetooth connectivity of it. With the NW-WS623, Sony has included everything that was good with the NW-WS413 but with the added goodness of Bluetooth connectivity. In terms of design, the NW-WS623 needs no introduction. Sony introduced the W-series Walkman headphones way back in 2010. Over the years, the Walkman has evolved with…