Archive for the ‘iPhone’ Category

New arrival: Apple iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus in Singapore

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Apple’s iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus have arrived in Singapore. Telcos in Singapore saw long queues forming with customers vying to be the first to get their hands on the latest smartphones from Apple.

The first 10 Singtel customers to get their new iPhones.

Singtel, the largest Telco in Singapore, held its launch at Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Hall C.

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New arrivals: Veil XT for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus

Monday, June 29th, 2015

The Veil XT is an ultra thin, full coverage case for minimalists and retails at S$39 each.

Retailing at S$39 each, the cases will be available in several colours including classics like Frost and Wisp Black, as well as new colours, Aquamarine and Pink.

Retailing at S$39 each, the cases will be available in several colours including classics like Frost and Wisp Black, as well as new colours, Aquamarine and Pink.

Lamch & Co has introduced the Veil XT line of cases by Caudabe, a leading brand of premium, ultra thin mobile device accessories.

Veil XT for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus.

Measuring a thin 0.35mm, The Veil XT is perfect for minimalists who prefer not to bury their sleek iPhones behind layers of bulky plastic.

The Veil XT provides a tight and precise fit around the iPhone while maintaining the iPhone’s thin form factor and providing protection from scratches and bumps.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus versions of The Veil XT also feature a 0.7mm ridge around the camera cutout, designed specifically to protect the iPhone’s protruding camera lens.

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Pioneer brings Apple CarPlay to Singapore with AVH-X8750BT

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Pioneer’s existing AVH-X8650BT and new AVH-X8750BT in-dash car multimedia receivers can now access Apple CarPlay in Singapore.

Pioneer introduces Apple CarPlay in Singapore with the two aftermarket in-dash car multimedia receivers.

Pioneer introduces Apple CarPlay in Singapore with the two aftermarket in-dash car multimedia receivers.

Pioneer Electronics AsiaCentre has announced the availability of Apple CarPlay in Singapore.

“Pioneer’s years of expertise integrating smartphone connectivity into the automotive environment has provided us the opportunity to be among the first to offer Apple CarPlay to drivers,” said Isao Nomura, Deputy General Manager for Business Planning and Marketing Division of Pioneer Electronics AsiaCentre.

Accessible in Singapore on two of their aftermarket in-dash car multimedia receivers, the existing AVH-X8650BT and the newly-released AVH-X8750BT, consumers can now enjoy a smarter, safer and more fun way to use their iPhones in the car.

Apple CarPlay uses Siri voice control to enable iPhone users to safely enjoy selected apps on large, in-dash Pioneer LCD displays, while staying focused on the road.

With Apple CarPlay, consumers with the latest version of iOS on their iPhone 5 or later, including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can use Siri to make and receive calls, compose and respond to text messages, use Apple Maps for navigation and listen to their music and podcasts.

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New arrivals: SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone & iPad with Lightning connector

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

The SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive has a Lightning and USB connector and easily increases the memory storage for your iPhone or iPad. Available now in Singapore in 16GB (S$88), 32GB (S$128) and 64GB (S$188).

The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet simple-to-use solution that quickly transfers photos and videos from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac or PC — all without cables, Internet connections, or bandwidth limitations.

The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet simple-to-use solution that quickly transfers photos and videos from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac or PC — all without cables, Internet connections, or bandwidth limitations.

The SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive is the storage company’s first USB flash drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad.

“According to IDC, nearly three-quarters of all images are now captured on smartphones and tablets. With this significant increase in mobile-generated content, consumers are looking for easy ways to manage it all,” said Mark Eng, Country Manager, Singapore and Malaysia, SanDisk.

First released in the US at the end of 2014, the iXpand is now available in Singapore.

The USB flash drive makes it easy to offload content from your iPhone or iPad to free up the storage of the device, and to upload additional media or documents to the mobile device.

You can also playback music, video and photos; or read documents directly from the device while it is plugged into the Lightning connector of the iPhone/iPad.

On the desktop/notebook, the flash drive has a USB 2.0 port to plug in like any USB thumb drive.

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New arrivals: iPhone 6 ultra-protective cases from OtterBox

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

OtterBox has launched new protective cases for Apple’s iPhone 6 – Commuter (S$49), Symmetry (S$49), Symmetry IML (S$65), and Defender (S$69) series.

New OtterBox protective cases for the iPhone 6: Commuter (S$49, top right), Symmetry (S$49, top left), and Defender (S$69, bottom) series.

New OtterBox protective cases for the iPhone 6: Commuter (S$49, top right), Symmetry (S$49, top left), and Defender (S$69, bottom) series.

The new cases offer varying levels of protection and designs for different tastes and occasions.

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Apple finally unveils much anticipated Apple Watch

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Apple has launched its latest genre of consumer gadgets – the Apple Watch (without the “i”). Prices for the wearable device  start from US$349 – early 2015.

Apple Watch is available in three distinct collections — Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition.

Apple Watch is available in three distinct collections — Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition.

Apple Watch is controlled through a Digital Crown for scrolling, zooming and navigating – without obstructing the display. The Digital Crown also serves as the Home button.

Apple watch with Apple iPhone.

Apple watch with Apple iPhone.

You can use the Apple Watch to send/receive messages and answer calls to your iPhone.

Apple Watch also introduces comprehensive health and fitness apps that can help people lead healthier lives.

Apple Watch uses an iOS-based user interface created specifically for a smaller device.

The Retina display on Apple Watch features Force Touch, a technology that senses the difference between a tap and a press, providing a new way to quickly and easily access controls within apps.

Apple Watch introduces the Taptic Engine and a built-in speaker that together discreetly enable an entirely new vocabulary of alerts and notifications you can both hear and feel.

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Apple announces new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

One year to the day from the launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, Apple has unveiled the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, running iOS 8.

Prices range from S$998 to S$1,448.

The 4.7” iPhone 6 with 1334 x 750 pixels alongside the larger 5.5” iPhone 6 Plus with 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The 4.7” iPhone 6 with 1334 x 750 pixels alongside the larger 5.5” iPhone 6 Plus with 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The two new iPhones come in thin unibody enclosure of anodised aluminium and feature Retina HD displays, A8 chip, improved cameras and Apple pay.

iPhone 6 comes in gold, silver or space grey; while the iPhone 6 Plus comes in gold, silver or space grey.

iPhone 6 comes in gold, silver or space grey; while the iPhone 6 Plus comes in gold, silver or space grey.

Both run on iOS 8 – a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, QuickType keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing and iCloud Drive.

The 4.7” iPhone 6 has 1334 x 750 pixels which translates to 38 percent more viewing area than the iPhone 5s.

The larger 5.5” iPhone 6 Plus has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which gives 88 percent more viewing area and nearly three times the pixels in the iPhone 5s.

For the first time, 128GB versions will be available., for both models. Prices below.

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Events: Apple WWDC 14 from 2-6 June at Moscone West in San Francisco

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Apple’s 5-day Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks Off 2 June at Moscone West in San Francisco. Developers can now apply for WWDC Tickets until Monday 7 April (10am PDT).

WWDC14 - Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, June 2-6, San Francisco.

WWDC14 – Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, June 2-6, San Francisco.

At this year’s conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X®, and the latest tools and technologies to create apps for iOS and Mac® devices.

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New arrivals: OtterBox Preserver Series phone case (S$119)

Friday, November 1st, 2013

OtterBox has launched the Preserver Series of lightweight waterproof, drop proof and dust proof phone case. Available now in Singapore at S$119.

The OtterBox Preserver Series (S$119) is available in four colours: Primrose, Glacier, Pistachio and Carbon.

The OtterBox Preserver Series (S$119) is available in four colours: Primrose, Glacier, Pistachio and Carbon.

The Preserver Series not only offers light protection against spillages for the clumsiest of coffee-drinkers, it also allows beach-goers and thrill seekers to fearlessly take their phones on even the most adventurous challenges.

This slim-line case provides the following protection:

  • Waterproof: fully submersible up to 6.6 ft. for 30 minutes.
  • Drop proof: protects device from drops up to 6.6 ft.
  • Dust proof: blocks entry of dust and debris particles.

The two-piece case snaps together for easy installation.

It boasts a solid plastic frame lined with device-cradling foam and overmolded bumpers to absorb and deflect shock away from the device inside.

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Apple iPhone 5c/5s launched in Singapore amidst global debut

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Customers in Singapore queued at the three TelcosSingTel, StarHub and M1 – as well as Apple Premium Resellers (eg. Nubox) as the new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s became available today.

Update (20 September, 2013):

Added in photos of launch for StarHub, M1 and nubox. Also added in M1’s subscription plans.

First two customers in the SingTel queue John Yap (24, accountant) and Doreen Chua (24, auditor).

First two customers in the SingTel queue John Yap (24, accountant) and Doreen Chua (24, auditor). Photo credit: SingTel.

SingTel held its launch sale at the Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Hall E this morning at 8am although customers started queuing at 8pm last night.

Zhang HuanPu (left), 24 years old, had been queuing up outside StarHub Shop at Plaza Singapura since 5am this morning, even though the launch was only at 8am.

Zhang HuanPu (left), 24 years old, had been queuing up outside StarHub Shop at Plaza Singapura since 5am this morning, even though the launch was only at 8am. Photo credit: StarHub.

The iPhone 5s in gold was sold out within the first hour across all 10 StarHub shops.

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