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CES 2024: Lenovo Showcases Over 40 AI-Powered Devices & Solutions

Tuesday, January 30th, 2024

CES 2024: Lenovo has unveiled more than 40 new devices and AI-powered solutions across the company’s Yoga, ThinkPad, and Legion IdeaPad sub-brands.

Lenovo showcased its latest repertoire of new consumer devices: A selection of Yoga AI laptops that supercharge the creative process, a tablet that invites users to play and learn, IdeaPad laptops designed for the everyday user, and peripherals for the modern world. Image: Lenovo.

Lenovo showcased its latest repertoire of new consumer devices: A selection of Yoga AI laptops that supercharge the creative process, a tablet that invites users to play and learn, IdeaPad laptops designed for the everyday user, and peripherals for the modern world. Image: Lenovo.

The new products cover both consumer and business computing. Some highlights below.

  • Yoga: Each of the four additional new laptops in the Yoga family come with Lenovo Yoga Creator Zone, an exclusive new software for creators, artists, and anybody looking to harness the power of generative AI in a simple and private way with security in mind.
  • ThinkPad: The new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 2-in-1 are Intel Evo laptops powered by the latest Intel Core Ultra processors and Windows 11 that deliver optimal power efficiency, performance, and immersive experiences.
  • Legion: Lenovo’s new gaming ecosystem debuted at CES 2024 with Microsoft Windows 11-based PCs, peripherals, software, and services that deliver on power, thermals, graphics, AI-powered advantages, and the freedom to build the ultimate system to game.
  • AI-powered Assistive Technology Solutions: Pioneering assistive technology is at the core of Lenovo’s ongoing sponsorship of and collaboration with the Scott-Morgan Foundation and commitment to delivering smarter technology for all.

More details below from the press release.

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Opening: Singtel Opens New Flagship Store at 313@Somerset

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Singtel today officially opened its new flagship store – Singtel Shop 313@Somerset – with 4,900 square foot space on the third floor at #03-31/36.

Official opening of Singtel Shop 313@Somerset. From left: Anna Yip, Deputy CEO, Singtel Singapore; Yuen Kuan Moon, Group CEO, Singtel; Ng Tian Chong, CEO, Singtel Singapore; Lionel Chng, MD, Customer Success, Singtel Singapore.

Official opening of Singtel Shop 313@Somerset. From left: Anna Yip, Deputy CEO, Singtel Singapore; Yuen Kuan Moon, Group CEO, Singtel; Ng Tian Chong, CEO, Singtel Singapore; Lionel Chng, MD, Customer Success, Singtel Singapore.

Singtel Shop 313@Somerset takes the place of the previous Singtel flagship store which had been in Comcentre for 22 years.

The Concentre is slated for redevelopment, so it will be at least four years before the flagship store can return to the Concentre.

“We’ve reimagined the store for the younger demographic and growing community of digital natives –who can use the tools, products, and facilities on offer to express themselves creatively. For those making careers on social media, they can even build their brands or services here. When customers come to our store, it will not be just a shopping trip but an experience – a place where they can connect, collaborate and co-create,” said Anna Yip, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singtel Singapore.

“We’ve reimagined the store for the younger demographic and growing community of digital natives –who can use the tools, products, and facilities on offer to express themselves creatively. For those making careers on social media, they can even build their brands or services here. When customers come to our store, it will not be just a shopping trip but an experience – a place where they can connect, collaborate and co-create,” said Anna Yip, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singtel Singapore.

Singtel Shop 313@Somerset caters to younger millennials and Gen Zs with a CASETiFY shop and a TikTok Creator House.

More details below from the press release.

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CES 2024: Dell Revamps XPS Lineup with Built-in AI

Friday, January 5th, 2024

CES 2024: Dell is introducing new screen sizes to its XPS lineup with the XPS 16 and XPS 14, and is revamping the XPS 13 Plus to XPS 13.

The revamped XPS lineup from Dell: (from Left) XPS14, XPS 16, XPS 13.

The revamped XPS lineup from Dell: (from Left) XPS 14, XPS 16, XPS 13.

The new XPS designs take a minimalistic approach using CNC machined aluminum and Gorilla Glass 3, and tone-on-tone colours (available in Graphite and Platinum).

They feature a touch function row to switch between media and function keys easily, a seamless glass touchpad with haptic feedback, and larger keycaps that provide a comfortable and smooth typing experience with every keystroke.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: myFirst Fone R2, Frame and Circle 2.0 App

Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Local kids-tech maker myFirst has launched the Fone R2 smartwatch, Frame Live (10”), Frame Doodle (9”) digital photo frame, and Circle 2.0 social app. Prices below.

“Today, we are proud to introduce myFirst Circle 2.0, along with two new devices - a new smartphone myFirst Fone R2 and a new myFirst Frame. myFirst Fone R2 offers an incredibly lightweight design paired with a stunning display while myFirst Frame is an addition that not only enhances children's digital experiences but also empowers grandparents to effortlessly connect with their grandchildren's world, fostering meaningful family connections,” said G-Jay Yong, Founder and CEO of myFirst.

“Today, we are proud to introduce myFirst Circle 2.0, along with two new devices – a new smartphone myFirst Fone R2 and a new myFirst Frame. myFirst Fone R2 offers an incredibly lightweight design paired with a stunning display while myFirst Frame is an addition that not only enhances children’s digital experiences but also empowers grandparents to effortlessly connect with their grandchildren’s world, fostering meaningful family connections,” said G-Jay Yong, Founder and CEO of myFirst.

The myFirst Fone R2 smartwatch has a 1.3-inch AMOLED screen and is thinner (16%) and lighter (7g) lighter than its predecessor (R1s).

“I frequently check in on my daughter to stay connected with her daily activities, whether it’s during lunch, before bedtime, or while I’m working long hours or on overseas business trips. The inspiration behind the Knock-Knock feature comes from my desire to share these moments effortlessly. Now, I can check in, and she responds with delightful updates, like enjoying a bowl of strawberries at home. It’s a simple yet powerful way for us to bridge the distance and feel close, no matter where we are,” said G-Jay Yong, Founder and CEO of myFirst.

It has an intelligent brightness adjustment with a low-power mode that boosts battery life by 30%.

The myFirst Circles 2.0 app is an upgrade from the debut of the original version from January this year (2023) and introduces interactive features such as Momojis and a Knock-Knock feature.

The updated app also features improved location scanning with smart classification, to provide greater safety for children and peace of mind for their parents.

myFirst Circle 2.0 is free and available on Apple AppStore, Google Play and Huawei App Gallery.

For the grandparents at home to keep up with their grandchildren’s activities, myFirst Frame Live (10-inch) and myFirst Frame Doodle (9-inch) enable the former to access the Circles 2.0 app for a personalised feed that enables them to interact with the young ones.

Availability and Price

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Promotion: Belkin Accessories on 11.11 for Travel and X’mas

Saturday, November 11th, 2023

It’s the year-end season of travel and Christmas. Belkin is offering its range of chargers and accessories for those traveling or looking for a gift for Christmas.

Check out discounts for Belkin’s chargers on Lazada and Shopee for the 11.11 sale.

Check out discounts for Belkin’s chargers on Lazada and Shopee for the 11.11 sale.

The sale lasts from 11 to 13 November on LazMall and Shopee Mall.

Below are 11.11 discounts for Belkin’s chargers and accessories.

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Promotion: Roborock 11.11 Campaign and Flash Sale

Friday, November 10th, 2023

Roborock is offering discounts for its cleaning appliances from 11-13 November, with a flash sale from 12 midnight to 2am on 11 November with even bigger discounts and free gifts.

Roborock’s 11.11 campaign will be from 11-13 November 2023, with a Flash Sale from 12-2am on 11 November.

Roborock’s 11.11 campaign will be from 11-13 November 2023, with a Flash Sale from 12-2am on 11 November.

Roborock’s 11.11 campaign online will be available on its official stores on Shopee and Lazada.

Check out below what they have to offer.

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New Arrival: PRISM+ Launches 100” QLED TV and 2024 TVs

Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

Local TV maker PRISM+ showcased its 2024 TV portfolio with the headline launch of the 100-inch QLED TV, as well as its first Mini-LED QLED TVs, and refreshed OLED TV lineup. Price and availability below.

“Our 2024 TV line-up is our most exciting TV launch to date. Local consumers have spending power, and are quick to discern between a ‘cheap’ product, and one that offers ‘value’. We are confident that our latest offerings will redefine expectations of home entertainment,” said Jonathan Tan, Founder and Managing Director of PRISM+.

The new TVs unveiled in today’s showcase are as follows.

  • Alpha Series 4K OLED TV
    • 55 AL – S$1,899
    • 65 AL – S$2,699
    • 77 AL – S$4,599
  • Mini-LED QLED 4K Google TV
    • U65 Mini LED – S$1,699
    • U75 Mini LED – S$2,299
  • QLED 4K Google TV
    • Q86 Ultra – S$2,399
    • Q100 Ultra – S$3,999

The Q100 Ultra goes on sale today while the other models are on pre-order from today.

All models offer two HDMI 2.1 ports, as well as a native 120Hz 4K display, along with a host of other features to optimise and streamline gaming experience.

The Q100 Ultra is the biggest TV that PRISM+ has made so far and will feature 4K UHD resolution, localised dimming, and a built-in 2.2.2ch Dolby Atmos sound system.

The Q86 Ultra will now come with Google TV and the same hardware and features as the Q100 Ultra, except for the built-in sound system and full-array local dimming.

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New Arrival: OPPO Launches Find N3 and Find N3 Flip Phones

Thursday, October 19th, 2023

OPPO just held the global launch of the flagship Find N3 phones in Singapore. The Find N3 (S$2,399) foldable phablet and Find N3 Flip (S$1,499) phone will hit the shelves in Singapore on 28 October 2023, with pre-orders starting tomorrow (19 Oct) at 11am.

The new Find N3 series from OPPO comprising the Find N3 foldable phablet and Find N3 Flip phone.

The new Find N3 series from OPPO comprising the Find N3 foldable phablet and Find N3 Flip phone.

The Find N3 foldable phablet has a 6.3-inch outer screen and a 7.8-inch unfolded screen with resolutions exceeding 425 pixels per inch.

The dynamic refresh rate ranges from 1-120Hz with peak brightness at 2,800 nits.

 

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The OPPO Find N3 (S$2,399) phablet comes with 16GB RAM / 512GB storage and is available in Champagne Gold and Classic Black.

It has three speakers to provide stereo sound in both horizontal and vertical orientation.

The third-generation Flexion hinge has been tested to withstand one million folding/unfolding.

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New Arrival: Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2 in Singapore

Friday, October 6th, 2023

The new Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2 (S$38) will hit the shelves in Singapore on 20 October 2023.

The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2 will be available in Black or White and will be available from local telecommunication operators, Samsung Online Store, Samsung Experience Stores, Samsung Official Store on Lazada and Shopee, and major consumer electronics & IT stores.

The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2 will be available in Black or White and will be available from local telecommunication operators, Samsung Online Store, Samsung Experience Stores, Samsung Official Store on Lazada and Shopee, and major consumer electronics & IT stores.

Galaxy SmartTag2’s brand-new Lost Mode allows users to input their contact information via a message.

Anyone who discovers an item with a Galaxy SmartTag2 attached can use their smartphone to scan the tag and see the owners’ message and contact information.

This means a Galaxy SmartTag2 attached to a pet’s collar is now a convenient way to ensure the pet owner’s phone number is always there, in most places where the pet might wander.

Lost Mode works with any mobile device with NFC reader and web browser.

Galaxy SmartTag2 now provides an improved Compass View feature, enhancing the user experience by providing arrows to show the direction and distance of the Galaxy SmartTag2 in relation to the user.

This mode is available on any UWB-supported Galaxy smartphone, such as the Galaxy Z Fold5.

The SmartThings Find app has also been upgraded, with newly registered Galaxy SmartTags that now installs a shortcut to the app on the user’s smartphone, allowing users to launch SmartThings Find more quickly.

Additionally, the app now features a full screen map view and an intuitive interface, making the user experience even more seamless.

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New Arrival: Google Launches New Pixel Family of Mobile Gadgets

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Google has unveiled new Pixel personal devices which will be coming to Singapore: Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro phones, Pixel Watch 2, and upgraded Pixel Buds Pro. Prices and availability below.

The latest Pixel devices from Google: Pixel 8 (S$1,099) and Pixel 8 Pro (S$1,5549), Pixel Watch 2 (S$525), and upgraded Pixel Buds Pro (S$299).

The latest Pixel devices from Google: Pixel 8 (S$1,099) and Pixel 8 Pro (S$1,5549), Pixel Watch 2 (S$525), and upgraded Pixel Buds Pro (S$299).

The new devices were only just announced during the Made by Google event.

The Pixel 8 (S$1,099) and Pixel 8 Pro (S$1,549) leverages AI for a better user experience, powered by the Google Tensor G3 chip.

 

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At today’s Singapore launch of the new Pixel devices from Google.

Sporting metal finishes and recycled materials, the two phones feature bright screens, a temperature sensor and upgraded camera systems.

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