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…

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…

Targus releases new cases for the Apple 10.5″ and 12.9″ iPad Pro in Singapore

If you have purchased the recently released Apple 10.5″ and 12.9″ iPad Pro and are looking for a case, you’re in luck! Targus has refreshed its VersaVu and Pro-Tek series of tablet cases to include the two new iPad Pro models. Targus VersaVu 10.5″ and 12.9″ iPad Pro Cases Crafted with premium materials, the VersaVu series are specially designed for the 10.5″ (S$89) and 12.9″ (S$99) iPad Pro (2017 edition). The cases come with molded trays that hold the tablets securely with reinforced corners and the patented 360° trays rotate easily between portrait and landscape…

Actxa Spur – the new fitness tracker that doesn’t break the bank

Actxa – the company behind the fitness trackers used in the National Steps Challenge – announces the Spur, its latest fitness band that features an all-day activity tracker with continuous heart rate monitoring and heart rate zone indication markers. Removing the need for a chest strap, the Spurs provides constant and reliable heart rate monitoring when worn on your wrist. It measures your resting heart rate with a built-in sensor at the wrist, and helps to calculate and track your up to six heart rate zones (Relax, Warm Up, Fat Burn, Cardio, Intense…

UE WONDERBOOM Review Singapore

Ultimate Ears – the Logitech-owned company – has a history of manufacturing fun looking wireless speakers that get really loud. The latest UE WONDERBOOM is an addition to the growing UE portable speaker family which now includes the UE Roll, the refreshed UE Boom 2 and the larger UE Megaboom. The UE WONDERBOOM is no different. Available in Lilac (purple), Stone (Gray), Subzero (Blue), Fireball (Red), Cashmere (Pink) and Phantom (Black), the WONDERBOOM looks similar to the UE BOOM 2, at just half the height and slightly fatter in its radius. It’s a pretty odd…

Illuminate your gaming rig with Creative’s new Sound BlasterX AE-5 sound card

Creative has announced the latest addition to its Sound BlasterX pro-gaming series with the Sound BlasterX AE-5 at E3 2017. The PCIe sound card comes with discrete headphone amp that delivers the ultimate audio performance with the 122dB 32-bit/384kHz ESS Sabre™ DAC. A custom-designed 600Ω Xamp discrete headphone amp with an ultra low 1Ω output impedance also makes it perfectly capable of driving sensitive in-ear monitors as well as studio-grade headphones from 16Ω to 600Ω. Combining Creative’s proprietary quad-core Sound Core3D audio DSP and the 122dB ESS Sabre-Class DAC, together with Sound Blaster’s audio enhancement technologies,…

LG Offers Mobile Training Workshops for First-Time LG Mobile Users

If you or your family members are first time mobile users of the Stylus 3 and K10, LG will be rolling out a three-hour workshop specially for you. The workshop is aimed at first-time smartphone users and will cover the gamut of commonly used apps and their new features as well as key features from the LG Stylus 3 and K10. This includes the tips and tricks to writing on the mobile screen with LG Stylus 3’s Screen-off Memo and messages with the Stylus 3. What’s more, participants to the…

Blink Aztech Review Singapore

In this connected world, it’s not uncommon for families to equipped their homes with Wi-Fi monitoring cameras. While there are indeed many choices available in the market, some are expensive, complex and cumbersome to use. Here’s where Blink comes in. If you think the Blink camera looks familiar, you have probably seen it on Kickstarter where it raised over USD$1 million in funding way back in 2014. The camera was finally shipped end 2015 and fast forward to 2017, Aztech has finally brought the Blink into the Singapore market. How…

DJI Spark is the new mini selfie drone #SeizeTheMoment

Just when you thought Mavic was the easiest and most consumer friendly drone, DJI has outdone itself again with the introduction of the DJI Spark Drone. At 143×143×55 mm and 300 grams, the Spark is the smallest and lightest drone that DJI has ever produced. If you have ever flown a drone, you would know how troublesome it is to simply get the drone flying. Besides calibrating the drone, you would need your mobile phone as a controller etc. To give you a sense of how small the Spark is,…

Bose SoundLink Revolve and Revolve+ Review Singapore

Bose’s SoundLink series has arguably some of the most iconic portable wireless speakers around. The SoundLink Mini and SoundLink Mobile were two of the best selling portable speakers for Bose and there were several minor updates to the series with the SoundLink Color and SoundLink Color Speaker II. Therefore, the new Revolve and Revolve+ marks the first major update for the company’s SoundLink series in years. Bose SoundLink Revolve  Unlike the traditional front-facing driver design that we are used to seeing from Bose, the SoundLink Revolve and Revolve+ has adopted a one-driver, dual-passive…