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New Arrival: Huawei MatePad SE Tablet in Singapore (S$298)

Friday, November 11th, 2022

The Huawei MatePad SE (S$298) tablet will hit Singapore shelves on 26 November 2022. Promotions below.

The Huawei MatePad SE ships with HarmonyOS 3 which enables users to manage their devices and connections from a single place and even share devices between accounts, making cross-device collaboration easier than ever.

The Huawei MatePad SE ships with HarmonyOS 3 which enables users to manage their devices and connections from a single place and even share devices between accounts, making cross-device collaboration easier than ever.

The Huawei MatePad SE is an affordable all-rounded tablet for multitasking and entertainment.

Weighing at just 440g with a 10.4 inch display, I found the tablet comfortable to grip.

The design of its body aims to better withstand drops and extrusion, making the tablet particularly suitable for families with kids.

More details below about the Huawei MatePad SE tablet from the press release.

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New Arrival: Huawei Mate 50 Pro in Singapore with EMUI 13 (S$1,548)

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro (S$1,548) flagship smartphone will hit Singapore shelves on 26 November 2022. Registration of interest will be from 12 – 25 November. Promotions below.

The HUAWEI Mate 50 Pro is the first Huawei smartphone to run on EMUI 13, which streamlines everyday interactions with simple one-touch controls.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro is the first Huawei smartphone to run on EMUI 13, which streamlines everyday interactions with simple one-touch controls.

Only the black and silver version of the Mate 50 Pro, with 256GB storage and 2m water resistance will be available in Singapore.

The orange version with kunlun glass, 512GB storage and 6m water resistance will not be coming to Singapore.

More details below about the Huawei Mate 50 Pro smartphone from the press release.

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New Arrival: Huawei Mate 50 Pro and MatePad SE in Singapore

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Both the Huawei Mate 50 Pro (S$1,548) and MatePad SE (S$298) will be available in Singapore from 26 November 2022. Registration of interest for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro will be from 12 – 25 November. Promotions below.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro flagship smartphone features an Ultra Aperture XMAGE Camera, while the Huawei MatePad SE is a personal and home entertainment tablet.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro flagship smartphone features an Ultra Aperture XMAGE Camera, while the Huawei MatePad SE is a personal and home entertainment tablet.

Huawei has two flagship smartphone series – the photography-strong P series which launches in the first half of each year, and the video-strong Mate series which launches in the second half.

The Huawei Mate 50 Pro is hitting Singapore shelves on 26 November, 2022; with registration of interest from 12-25 November.

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DPM Says Innovation Key to Overcome “Iron Triangle” of Healthcare

Monday, November 7th, 2022

DPM Heng Swee Keat reiterated the importance of innovation to help the nation overcome the “Iron Triangle” of healthcare – cost, accessibility and quality. He was addressing the attendees of CHI Innovate 2022 via a recorded speech to open the annual flagship conference for the Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI).

Heng Swee Keat is the Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies.

Heng Swee Keat is the Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies.

Noting that innovation is key to overcoming the “iron triangle” of cost, accessibility and quality of healthcare, DPM Heng said that just as important as research and innovation is the translation of innovation into impact – which corresponded with the theme for this year’s CHI Innovate: “The Road from Innovation to Impact”.

DPM shared three ways of achieving greater impact in healthcare innovation.

  1. Innovation at the systems level
  2. Innovation in the use of technology
  3. Fostering an innovative workplace culture

Check out the details of DPM Heng’s speech from the script below.

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NetApp Announces BlueXP: The Unified Data Experience for the Evolved Cloud

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

NetApp BlueXP simplifies hybrid multicloud data storage with cost and performance optimisation, security, and flexible consumption – all powered by state-of-the-art AIOps.

“We are excited to deliver a whole new, unified cloud experience that is simple, secure, sustainable and cost effective. With BlueXP, our customers and partners in Asia Pacific can better compete in the hyper-dynamic digital economy of tomorrow and realise the full potential of a true hybrid multicloud world,” said Sanjay Rohatgi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, NetApp Asia Pacific & Japan.

“We are excited to deliver a whole new, unified cloud experience that is simple, secure, sustainable and cost effective. With BlueXP, our customers and partners in Asia Pacific can better compete in the hyper-dynamic digital economy of tomorrow and realise the full potential of a true hybrid multicloud world,” said Sanjay Rohatgi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, NetApp Asia Pacific & Japan.

NetApp, a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, has announced the availability of NetApp BlueXP, a unified control plane delivering a simple hybrid multicloud experience for storage and data services across on-premises and cloud environments.

“With the launch of BlueXP, NetApp is uniquely positioned to help organisations unlock the promise of the cloud by making infrastructure, applications and data true assets to their business. By taking an evolved cloud approach, customers can integrate cloud into their architecture and operations, eliminate complexity and increase their speed of innovation to deliver quickly on the business outcomes that matter most,” said George Kurian, CEO at NetApp.

Organisations today have increasingly moved to hybrid multicloud environments to accelerate their digital transformation and drive growth, even in uncertain times.

But in managing these environments, companies face daunting challenges and inefficiencies that can impede innovation.

With BlueXP, NetApp will build an “evolved cloud” to simplify and automate critical operations across on-premises and public clouds in order to help organisations drive business impact and improve customer experience.

NetApp BlueXP allows users to manage their broader hybrid multicloud data estate, including on-premises unified storage and first-party native storage with the leading public cloud providers.

 

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Simple, Secure, Sustainability and Savings for enterprises who adopt NetApp BlueXP to build their “Evolved Cloud”. Helming NetApp in the Asia Pacific & Japan is Sanjay Rohatgi, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific & Japan.

Offering a simple, yet powerful experience driven by AIOps, BlueXP delivers integrated, broad data service capabilities to deploy, automate, discover, manage, protect, govern and optimise data, infrastructure, and the business processes that support them – with the flexible consumption options required in today’s cloud-led environment.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Canon EOS R6 Mark II Full-Frame Camera With 6K Raw & 40fps

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

The Canon EOS R6 Mark II hits Singapore shelves on 18 November 2022 with pre-orders beginning today. Also announced is a RF135mm f/1.8L USM prime lens and the Speedlite EL-5 flash. Prices below.

New from Canon (from Left): Speedlite EL-5 flash, EOS R6 Mark II full-frame camera, RF135mm f/1.8L IS USM lens.

New from Canon (from Left): Speedlite EL-5 flash, EOS R6 Mark II full-frame camera, RF135mm f/1.8L IS USM lens.

The Canon EOS R6 Mark II replaces its predecessor which will stop production.

The full-frame camera adds a number of video production features to make it useful for both still photography and videos.

Highlights of the EOS R6 Mark II include 6K 60p Raw video external recording, Canon Log 3, High Frame Rate Full HD 180p recording, and focus breathing correction.

Still-shooting wise, the EOS R6 Mark II offers up to 40 fps with AF/AE tracking — the fastest continuous shooting speed in the EOS camera system.

More details below from the press release.

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News: Dyson Commits Half a Billion GBP to Fuel New Beauty Innovations

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

The four-year investment will facilitate the opening of new beauty research labs and the development of 20 new beauty products across the next four years.

Dyson’s research into hair care underpins its hair and beauty products.

Dyson’s research into hair care underpins its hair and beauty products.

Dyson is commiting half a billion GBP to expand and accelerate its research and technology development across its beauty portfolio, announcing plans to launch 20 new beauty products in the next four years.

Alongside this investment, Dyson also releases the results of its most comprehensive hair research study, deepening understanding of hair types, styling behaviours and perceptions of hair types and hair health around the world.

Key Study Findings

Hair perceptions & hair health misconceptions:
  • 7 in 10 respondents say their hair is damaged, with dandruff, hair loss and greying hair as top concerns. However, these are not damage concerns. 67% of all respondents also agree their hair is healthy, despite it being damaged.
  • However, respondents seem to understand what ‘healthy’ hair looks and feels like, describing it as shiny (36%), smooth (29%) and linking it to a healthy scalp (26%).

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New Arrival: Acer Launches 1.17kg Swift Edge 16” 4K OLED Laptop

Friday, October 7th, 2022

The new 16-inch Acer Swift Edge is targeted at hybrid and mobile workers looking for a thin and light laptop that offers performance, security and durability. Prices & availability below.

Weighing only 1.17kg, the Acer Swift Edge has a 16-inch 4K OLED display with 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut support and 500 nits peak brightness. During the media launch in Singapore yesterday, I was impressed with how light it felt holding it in my hands.

Weighing only 1.17kg, the Acer Swift Edge has a 16-inch 4K OLED display with 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut support and 500 nits peak brightness. During the media launch in Singapore yesterday, I was impressed with how light it felt holding it in my hands.

The new Swift Edge from Acer is a secured-core notebook PC powered by AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U or AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U; and ships with Windows 11 Pro, Microsoft Pluton, and biometric authentication to help safeguard sensitive user data.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: HP Launches Omen and Victus 16” Gaming Laptops

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

The OMEN 16 is HP’s most thermally advanced gaming laptop while the Victus by HP 16 laptop is making its debut for those looking for a more affordable option. Prices, promotions and availability below.

The new OMEN 16 (left) and Victus by HP 16 gaming laptops from HP Inc.

The new OMEN 16 (left) and Victus by HP 16 gaming laptops from HP Inc.

HP Inc. has extended its gaming portfolio with the addition of the OMEN 16 to the flagship OMEN lineup, and the debut of the more affordable Victus by HP 16 laptop.

 

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HP Inc. launching its new OMEN 16 and Victus by HP 16 gaming laptops in Singapore.

The OMEN Gaming Hub has also been refreshed to enhance gameplay and elevate experiences through pro features that optimise system resources and improve performance.

Prices and more details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Roborock Dryer Module for S7 MaxV Ultra

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Complementing the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra, the new Dryer Module is an additional attachment that dries the mop cloth of the vacuum to minimise manual cleaning. Promotions below.

The new Roborock Dryer Module for S7 MaxV Ultra is available now at a promotional price of S$129.90 (UP: S$139.90).

The new Roborock Dryer Module for S7 MaxV Ultra is available now at a promotional price of S$129.90 (UP: S$139.90).

The Dryer Module is equipped with multiple sensors to ensure the safety of users.

The multiple sensors include the in-position sensor, infrared communication sensor, temperature controller, fuse protector and temperature sensor.

The sensors work together to ensure the maximum temperature of the air outlet stays at 45℃ (room temperature is 25 ℃).

In the meantime, the hot air system, together with thermal protection prevents excessive heating, and avoids the drying process from affecting the users’ floors.

The power button on the Dryer Module allows users to start or stop the drying process easily by just a simple press of a button.

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