Chord Electronics’ Poly streamer is now available in Singapore

Chord Electronics’ Poly streamer allows you to pair up with the company’s Mojo DAC to stream music from a range of wirelessly connected devices in the best possible sound quality. Besides being a streamer, the Poly is also a standalone music player via its microSD slot. When connected to the Poly, you will have full music playback control when streaming music or when playing back files on the microSD card. Connectivity-wise, the Poly supports Bluetooth 4.1, AirPlay and DLNA connectivity. For networks that does not support Wi-Fi tethering, the Poly…

LG V30 to be available in Singapore on Dec 2

Almost 3 months after its IFA debut, the LG V30+ has finally been launched in Singapore. At the launch event at Ion Orchard this morning, the Korean phone manufacturer said that its latest flagship phone will be available for sale on Dec 2 at the recommended retail price of S$1,098 at M1, Singtel, StarHub and other LG authorized retailers. Built upon the success of the its predecessor, the LG V30+ features the world’s first F1.6 aperture, Cine Video mode for cinematic video captures and an advanced quad DAC. While its pretty…

Huawei Mate 10 Series Now Available in Singapore

If you are wondering how important the Singapore’s smartphone market is to Huawei, look no further than its recent Mate 10 Series launch. Singapore is the first country in the world to be able to purchase its Mate 10 Pro from Oct 28, just a day after Apple opens the iPhone X pre-order for Singapore (with a Nov 3 availability). One key differtiating factor of the Huawei Mate 10 series is the company’s Kirin 970 processor – a chip that Huawei is calling the world’s first AI processor. The Huawei…

JBL Pulse 3 Review Singapore

If you have been around any electronic stores or have ever researched to purchase a portable Bluetooth speaker, the JBL brand should be a familiar name to you. Afterall, the JBL Flip and Charge series of portable wireless speakers are arguably the one of the best selling products in the market. The JBL Pulse 3 – as its name suggest – takes things to the next level by integrating a customizable 360° lightshow. While this isn’t the first time JBL has included a light show in its speakers (we first…

Sony Singapore Wisma Atria Celebrates its First Anniversary

For the month of October 2017, Sony Singapore is celebrating the first anniversary of its Sony Store, Isetan Wisma Atria with a brand new look and a series of activities! Targeted at the female consumers, the store is decked out in the different lifestyle settings where Sony products are used in the consumers’ daily life. The products showcased ranges from its SRS-series of Bluetooth speakers to its Xperia line of Android smartphones. A line-up of activities will also be hosted at the Sony Store with limited slots per session. This includes…

EZ-Link now an accepted oBike payment mode on its mobile app

If you’re an oBike rider and owns an Android smartphone, you can now seamlessly top up your OBike wallet with your EZ-Link card! Making use of the contactless NFC function of the Android smartphone, riders just need to tap their ez-link cards onto the back of their Android phone to commence the top up. Besides the top up functionality, EZ-Link is working on allowing oBike refunds back to the riders’ EZ-Link card via the Android mobile app. These services will come at no extra charge and will be rolled out…

Google continues its hardware bet with HTC

After weeks of speculation, Google has finally announced that it is absorbing HTC’s Pixel phone team into its own hardware organization. In a blog post by Google’s Senior Vice President of Hardware – Rick Osterloh, the agreement would see “a team of HTC talent” join Google as part of its hardware organization. He also revealed that the same team has worked closely with the company on its Pixel line of smartphone and that the agreement would include a “non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property”. The US$1.1 billion deal will still allow HTC to…

Sony SRS-XB20 and SRS-XB30 Review Singapore

LED lights seem to be all rage now whether you are looking at gaming keyboards, mices and even portable wireless speakers. And if you’re into loud deep bass and ah-beng style lighting, Sony wants you to know that they have got you pretty much covered with its SRS-XB series of portable speakers. The SRS-XB series (with line light) comes in 3 models: the XB20, XB30 and XB40. For this review, we are only comparing the XB20 and 30 respectively as the XB40 is basically just a larger version of the…

Plantronics BackBeat 505 Review

Many of you should be familiar with the Plantronics brand. They are afterall one of the more popular brands when it comes to mobile communication accessories like wireless headsets. But two things stand out with the BackBeat 505: its wallet-friendly price point and its on-ear design. Priced at SGD$139, the Plantronics BackBeat 505 comes in white, grey (with green) and dark grey. The headphones spot a rather simplistic design; besides the controls on the left ear cup, the only other visible elements are the 5 Platronics branding along the headband. “PLT”…

Ninja Van Starts Delivering Happiness in Thailand

After conquering the local logistic market, Ninja Van – Southeast Asia’s fastest growing logistics company – has officially launched their operations in Thailand. Thailand is the 6th country in Asia the company has expanded into after Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. With its expansion into Thailand, the company has tailored a range of solutions not just for large e-Commerce companies but also for small/medium sellers and individuals. With the Ninja Easy App (iOS/Android), a Ninja will pick up your parcel within 90 minutes and deliver it countrywide within 1-3 days.…