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Intel Core vPro processor family now available in Asia Pacific

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Intel Corporation has announced the availability of its 5th generation Intel Core vPro processor family in the Asia Pacific. The company also showcased a slew of gadgets using its wireless technology.

New clamshell and Ultrabook 2-in-1s, designed and built for business, boast improved performance, battery life and productivity benefits.

New clamshell and Ultrabook 2-in-1s, designed and built for business, boast improved performance, battery life and productivity benefits.

Intel wireless technology offers consumers freedom from wires in devices that include Intel Pro Wireless Display and optional Intel Wireless Docking capabilities.

Intel Core vPro processor-based devices promise built-in security and manageability capabilities that help protect data and enable remote IT access.

Below are more details from the press release.

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New arrivals: Fujitsu LIFEBOOK U Series notebooks in October

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

The Fujitsu LIFEBOOK UH554 (S$1,488) and UH574 (S$1,888) are slim bodied but full-featured, aiming to be a versatile and responsive work partner. Prices include GST.

From Left - Fujitsu LIFEBOOK UH554 and LIFEBOOK UH574.

From Left – Fujitsu LIFEBOOK UH554 and LIFEBOOK UH574.

The Fujitsu LIFEBOOK U Series caters to all of the user’s computing needs.

“The LIFEBOOK U Series offers user-friendly features, functionality and mobility designed to optimise and enhance your everyday computing use and performance.” Lim Teck Sin, Vice President, Engineering and Product Marketing, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific.

It is packed with all the functions necessary for work, school or play.

The LIFEBOOK UH554 and LIFEBOOK UH574 come with an ultra-responsive touch panel, Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), long battery life, advanced security features to keep data protected, and is powered by new generation Intel Core Processor for well-rounded performance.

Key features of the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK U Series

COMEX 2013 (5 – 8 Sep) at Singapore Expo & promotions flyers

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

The third of four large annual IT exhibitions in Singapore is here again, this time at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6. COMEX will open from 12 noon to 9 pm (Admission FREE). Floor plan and promotion flyers below.

COMEX 2013 (5 - 8 September) at Singapore Expo, 12 noon to 9pm, admission Free.

COMEX 2013 (5 – 8 September) at Singapore Expo, 12 noon to 9pm, admission Free.

For COMEX 2013, I’ve compiled promotions and flyers from selected exhibitors in a photo album on the tech4tea.com Facebook Page.

You can browse the album or directly access a specific flyer via the list of links below.

Promotions/Flyers in alphabetical order

  • ASUS desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets, phablets, smartphones, monitors, projectors, wireless networking equipment.
  • Canon
  • Dell desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks; and monitors.
  • Epson single-function printers, scanners and projectors, as well as multi-function inkjet and laser printers.
  • Fujitsu notebooks, Ultrabooks, tablet/laptop hybrids and PC accessories.
  • Fuji Xerox DocuPrint monochrome/colour laser printers for personal, SOHO or SME use.
  • HP
    • Monochrome/colour inkjet/laserjet printers and accessories, including mouse, keyboards, headsets, speakers, laptop bags and backpack, webcams and batteries.
    • Monitors & Computers (desktops, All-in-Ones, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets and hybrid notebook/tablets)
  • Jabra audio accessories, wireless headsets, speakers.
  • Lenovo PCs: All-in-One desktop computers, multi-mode laptops, Ultrabooks, and hybrid notebook/tablets.
  • Linksys wireless devices.
  • M1 mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, and MiBox TV.
  • Netgear networking equipment eg. switches, routers and media streamers.
  • Nikon CoolPix compact cameras, Nikon 1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, as well as DSLRs.
  • Norton security software solutions: Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus.
  • nubox Apple products and accessoires.
  • Olympus compact or tough cameras, DSLRs, mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, lenses and accessories.
  • Plantronics Bluetooth mobile headsets.
  • Samsung
  • Seagate storage products – hard disks, personal cloud storage/backup and media streaming solutions.
  • SingTel mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, and Mio TV.
  • Skullcandy earphones and headphones.
  • StarHub mobile, mobile broadband, home broadband, StarHub TV – for home use and for businesses/enterprises.
  • tech@vogue accessories for smartphones, tablets and PCs.
  • TomTom portable navigation GPS devices, car chargers, phone mounts and Nike+ SportWatch GPS.
  • WD storage products (hard disks and personal cloud solutions) and HD Media Player.

With more than 830 exhibitors, COMEX claims to be Singapore’s biggest IT and consumer technology exhibition.

Below are the floor plans for the exhibitors.

Floor plan for COMEX 2013.

Floor plan for COMEX 2013.

The four major IT exhibitions in Singapore are:

Exhibition Dates Venue
IT Show 2013 7-10 Mar Marina Bay Sands
PC Show 2013 6-9 Jun Singapore Expo
COMEX 2013 5-8 Sep Singapore Expo
SITEX 2013 28 Nov – 1 Dec Singapore Expo

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E Series for business computing (fr S$2,599)

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Fujitsu today unveiled its slimmest business notebooks: LIFEBOOK E753, 743, and E733. Available from June 2013.

From Left - Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E753, LIFEBOOK E743 and LIFEBOOK E733.

From Left – Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E753, LIFEBOOK E743 and LIFEBOOK E733.

Built with maximum durability and security for business travellers, the latest LIFEBOOK E Series notebooks are equipped with the latest 3rd Generation Intel Core processors up to i7.

“Our customers are embracing mobility in their everyday corporate lives and Fujitsu understands this paradigm shift,” said Mr. Lim Teck Sin, Vice President, Product Marketing & Engineering, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

They also sport the Mobile Intel QM77 chipset with vPro supported.

The LIFEBOOK E753 with its slim form factor features a brilliant 15.6” display, a variety of interfaces and high-end security features for ultimate work efficiency.

LIFEBOOK E743 comes with a 14” display and weighs only 1.9kg, offering greater convenience in the office.

The LIFEBOOK E733 comes with the right balance of portability and functionality featuring a 13.3” display and weighs a mere 1.7kg.

Full-fledged features packed into its small form factor makes it the ultimate choice for business individuals on-the-go.

Lower cost for the IT department

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Bid to Give to the School Pocket Money Fund with Newstead

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

On April 6 and 7, bid for 20 laptops at starting prices of S$199 each. Proceeds go to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF) to help out needy school children.

Register online by 24March to participate. Click to view flyer.

Register online by 24March to participate. Click to view flyer.

This is the second year that Newstead Technologies is holding its multi-brand laptop charity auction.

Date April 6 & 7 (Weekend)
Time 5.30 to 7 pm
Venue Jurong Point Shopping Centre
Location Main Atrium, Level 1

SPMF is the adopted charity of Newstead Technologies, and helps children from low-income families by providing them with pocket money for school and regular coaching programmes for English and current affairs knowledge.

In the first Bid to Give charity auction in May 2011, a total of S$50,000 was raised with the highest bid for a single laptop going for S$1,759.

Online registration is open for interested participants up to March 24.

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New Windows 8 Ultrabook: Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 in Dec 2012 (S$2,388)

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Fujitsu has introduced the new Windows 8 LIFEBOOK CH702 for the Asia Pacific region. The Ultrabook will be available in early December for S$2,388 (incl GST), in white,  pink and brown.

The Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 comes with stylish design and accessories.

The Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 comes with stylish design and accessories.

The new Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 comes with stylishly designed accessories which include a matching wireless mouse, a set of PC case and pouch, and an elegant, slim adapter.

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 runs Windows 8

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 runs Windows 8

The Ultrabook comes with the 3rd Generation Intel Corei5 processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology and the latest Windows 8 operating system to provide an efficient and powerful performance machine.

The 13.3-inch Ultrabook weighs approximately 1.45kg and is 17.5mm thick.

Boasting more than 7 hours of battery lifespan, the laptop is powered to provide full day usage for users on-the-go.

The CH702 is pre-installed with Fujitsu’s new proprietary software, Diary and Scrapbook.

Matching mouse colours with white, brown and pink.

Matching mouse colours with white, brown and pink.

These are convenient, fun and original applications that let users organise tasks, announce important updates, enhance photos, collate interesting information, and share on social media platforms such as Twitter or Facebook.

“Customers are looking for design elegance without neglecting PC performance. This demographic is a big market for us,” said Mr. Lim Teck Sin, Vice President, Product Marketing and Engineering, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

Scrapbook stores and organises pictures and Web pages that users come across when they are browsing the internet.

The application allows users to create theme-based collages for saved content such as web captures.

Content can easily be managed and shared with friends as a digital scrapbook.

With Diary, users can create their very own journal by storing and organising Facebook and Twitter posts and downloaded photos.

PC case and pouch included.

PC case and pouch included. Images not to scale.

Incorporating stylish touches, the CH702 features a pearl-design power button, elegant keycap finish and a delicate, cubic zirconia embellishment.

Elegant, slim adapter

Elegant, slim adapter

The top casing has been constructed with an elegant gradation with gold trim, featuring a cubic zirconia embellished flip latch that allows users to easily open the display panel.

The power button is adorned with a pearl-like accent, and the power status LED and Caps Lock keys are decorated with a LED light with diamond-cut surface.

An exquisite gold ring frames each key on the keyboard, highlighting its elegant style.

In addition, the outtake and intake vents all feature a floral motif design.

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 Ultrabook

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK CH702 Ultrabook

Each CH702 comes with a matching wireless mouse that is shaped like a pretty compact powder case; a PC case and adapter pouch with pearl charm; and a slim, bejeweled AC adaptor.

Other accessories which users can purchase include the light and compact external Optical Disc Drive and USB/LAN adaptor for enhanced connectivity.

Event: Microsoft launches Windows 8 and Windows RT worldwide

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Microsoft launched Windows 8 worldwide today and held launches in 15 cities around the world. From tomorrow – Friday, 26 October – the new operating system will be available to consumers and businesses in 140 countries and 37 languages.

Windows 8 has been launched today and will be available from tomorrow onwards.

Windows 8 has been launched today and will be available from tomorrow onwards.

Windows 8 will be available in two versions at retail, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro.

“With the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft is unveiling a reimagined Windows to the world,” said Tracey Fellows, President of Microsoft Asia Pacific.

For business customers, Windows 8 Enterprise offers mobile productivity features such as Windows To Go, DirectAccess, and BranchCache; as well as enhanced end-to-end security with features including BitLocker and AppLocker.

Launching at the same time is a new member of the Windows family designed for ARM-based tablets – Windows RT – which will only be available pre-installed on new devices and comes preinstalled with Microsoft Office.

The Start screen is the launch pad for Windows 8.

The Start screen is the launch pad for Windows 8.

All the different versions feature a new fast and fluid Start screen that gives users one-click access to the apps and content they care most about, the new Internet Explorer 10 that is tuned for touch, and built-in cloud capabilities with SkyDrive.

How to get Windows 8 and the prices

In addition to getting the new operating systems pre-installed on new devices, consumers can also upgrade their existing PCs.

Through the end of January, consumers currently running PCs with Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, are qualified to download Windows 8 Pro for an estimated retail price of US$39.99 from here (for a limited time).

Eligible Windows 7 PCs purchased between 2 June, 2012, and 31 January, 2013 can download Windows 8 Pro for an estimated retail price of US$14.99 with the Windows Upgrade Offer, available at www.windowsupgradeoffer.com.

In Singapore, new Windows 8 licenses can be bought at all leading IT retail stores for S$89.99 with free PIXMA printer while stocks last.

Windows 8 comes pre-installed with apps that include Mail, People, Calendar, Photos, Weather, Xbox Music and SkyDrive.

“Windows 8 delivers a no-compromise computing experience to individuals, families and businesses, where they no longer need to choose between the fun and convenience of a tablet and the power and productivity of a PC,” said Helene Auriol, Managing Director, Microsoft Singapore.

Additional apps can be downloaded from the cloud-connected Windows Store.

The online store can be accessed via the Windows Store App on the Windows 8 Start Screen and is a central place for users to manage their downloaded apps across multiple Windows 8 devices.

Microsoft has officially opened its Windows Store for Singapore as part of Windows 8 launch today.

Singapore and Asia Pacific launch

For Singapore and the Asia Pacific, the launch was held at the roof terrace at the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, with a showcase of new Windows 8 PCs, notebooks and tablets from the main computer makers.

More than 600 Windows enthusiasts, partners and enterprise customers attended this Windows 8 Singapore launch event.

At launch, Windows 8 users can immediately download apps from the Windows Store.

iProperty has been designed for Windows 8 to help users search for homes in Malaysia and Singapore.Local apps available include iProperty, SingTel, StarHub, The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, SG Cab from Singapore; and The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand), Fruit Ninja (Australia), SM Cinema (Philippines), My Baby Piano (Korea), Bangkok Bank (Thailand), and iProperty (Malaysia) from the Asia Pacific.

Windows 8 devices

There are more than 1,000 Windows 8 certified PCs and tablets.

In Singapore, there are more than 50 Windows 8 devices from a wide range of manufacturers including Asus, Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba.

These will be available at more than 120 IT retail stores across Singapore, including Challenger, Courts, Harvey Norman and Newstead.

COMEX 2012 promotions: Fujitsu

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Fujitsu will be at COMEX 2012 at Suntec Singapore at Hall 401, Booth 8241.

Click to view or download Fujitsu promotions during COMEX 2012.

Click to view or download Fujitsu promotions during COMEX 2012.

Check out Fujitsu’s Lifebook notebooks, Ultrabooks, tablets and accessories; as well as their trade-in offers and freebies for purchases during COMEX 2012.

Gigapixel image for London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Super high-resolution image will capture each of the 70,000 spectators in detail. The 20-Gigapixel photograph will be uploaded and spectators will be able to zoom in, locate and tag themselves.

Getty Images is the official Photographic Agency for the London 2012 Olympic Games which opens tomorrow.

Getty Images is the official Photographic Agency for the London 2012 Olympic Games which opens tomorrow.

Ahead of tomorrow’s Olympics Opening Ceremony in London, Getty Images and Fujitsu have announced that they will be snapping a gigapixel photograph of the event, enabling spectators – all 70,000 of them! – to zoom in, find and tag themselves.

This is the camera set up that Getty Images’ gigapixel photographer Henry Stuart will be using at London 2012 Olympics. It’s a Nikon D800. (Photo credit: Henry Stuart)

This is the camera set up that Getty Images’ gigapixel photographer Henry Stuart will be using at London 2012 Olympics. It’s a Nikon D800. (Photo credit: Henry Stuart)

Images of such a high resolution usually take days to upload but thanks to leading-edge speed and performance of the Fujitsu CELSIUS R920 workstation, the image will be available to view on www.gettyimages.com overnight – up to 12 times faster than previously possible.

This will be the 13th consecutive Olympics for which Getty Images has been appointed as the Official Photographic Agency to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

IT Show 2012 promotions: Fujitsu

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Fujitsu will be at the IT Show 2012 in Suntec Singapore at Level 4, Hall 401, Booth 8241. Check out the promotional discounts and freebies for its tablets notebook.

In-show Update: Fujitsu LIFEBOOK LH531 is now going at $799 after cash rebate. This is an additional $100 discount!

Check out Fujitsu's laptops, notebooks and tablets at the IT Show 2012.

Check out Fujitsu's notebooks and tablets at the IT Show 2012.

I used a Fujitsu laptop during my year-long stay in Japan. When the rest of the world was still using desktops, the Japanese offices had laptops instead – to save space.

Mine worked fast and never hanged, even though it wasn’t exactly handled with TLC (tender loving care).

You can view or download Fujitsu’s IT Show 2012 flyer below.

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