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New Arrival: Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Sound Joy in Singapore

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

The Huawei Band 7 (S$88) is the company’s thinnest and lightest smart band to date while the Huawei Sound Joy (S$188) was co-engineered with audio technology company Devialet. Available in Singapore from 4 July, 2022. Launch promotions below.

The new Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Sound Joy.

The new Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Sound Joy.

The two latest gadgets to hit Singapore shelves are targeted towards the outgoing with an active lifestyle.

The Huawei Band 7 measures only 9.99mm, weighs a mere 16g (with strap), and ships with 96 workout modes and 24/7 comprehensive health monitoring features for all fitness levels.

The HUAWEI Sound Joy is a stylish and compact portable speaker that offers superior sound quality powered by the Devialet SAM technology.

More details below from the press release.

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Event Forecast: i Light Singapore 2022 Back in Singapore With Oppo

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

i Light Singapore is back in Singapore Marina Bay from 3 – 26 June after a hiatus of two years due to the pandemic. The highlight of this year’s light festival is a floating exhibit titled “Lightwave: Isle of Light, empowered by OPPO”.

“i Light Singapore’s focus on raising awareness of sustainability is aligned with OPPO’s mission of ‘technology for mankind, kindness for the world’. We are excited to be part of the Festival for the second time as it returns after a two-year hiatus,” said Dylan Yu, Marketing Director of OPPO Singapore.

“i Light Singapore’s focus on raising awareness of sustainability is aligned with OPPO’s mission of ‘technology for mankind, kindness for the world’. We are excited to be part of the Festival for the second time as it returns after a two-year hiatus,” said Dylan Yu, Marketing Director of OPPO Singapore.

The annual light festival is organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Singapore and presented by DBS Bank.

 

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i Light Singapore 2022 is happening from 3 to 26 June, 7.30 to 11pm daily with extended hours to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Here’s Jason Chen, Festival Director, presenting an overview of i Light Singapore 2022.

This year’s festival sees 20 light installations from 14 countries, of which Oppo’s floating exhibit is the highlight.

 

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Titled “Firefly Field”, this exhibit is by multidisciplinary design studio TOER of the Netherlands and is my personal favourite.

The exhibit comprises five zones which include holographic projections, illuminated motion-capture graphics and shadow play, as well as light beams that create a mystical forest, and a light art showcase.

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New Arrival: Canon EOS R7 and EOS R10 with Two New Lenses

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

The new EOS R7 (S$2,049) and EOS R10 (S$1,309) are the first to use APS-C sensors in Canon’s EOS R (for revolution) line of mirrorless cameras. Also introduced are two new RF-S lenses for the new cameras. Prices & Availability below.

The two new APS-C mirrorless cameras and lenses from Canon’s EOS R lineup.

The two new APS-C mirrorless cameras and lenses from Canon’s EOS R lineup.

The 32.5-megapixel EOS R7 and 24.2-megapixel EOS R10 are designed for more experienced users who require a fast camera to photograph dynamic subjects such as sports and wildlife.

The high-performance EOS R7 features In-Body Image Stabilization (In-Body IS), weather-sealing, and dual SD card slots, while the EOS R10 is designed for more standard everyday needs, featuring a built-in flash and a smaller form factor.

 

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Canon launches the new cameras and lenses in Singapore. (Left) Edwin TeohHead Of Marketing. (Right) Andrew KohHead of Singapore Operations Group. Canon Singapore Pte Ltd.

Launched alongside the two cameras are the RF-S18-45mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM and RF-S18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM — two new kit lenses for the EOS R7 and EOS R10.

More details below from the press release.

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Opening: Xiaomi’s Eighth Authorised Store at Waterway Point

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

Xiaomi has opened its eighth authorised store in Singapore at Waterway Point, with launch promotions of up to 50% off selected AIoT products.

Xiaomi’s 140-square-metre store is situated in Waterway Point, a family and lifestyle shopping mall in Punggol. It is located at B1-41/42 (East Wing) and is open everyday from 11am to 9pm.

Xiaomi’s 140-square-metre store is situated in Waterway Point, a family and lifestyle shopping mall in Punggol. It is located at B1-41/42 (East Wing) and is open everyday from 11am to 9pm. Photo credit: Xiaomi Singapore.

In the store, consumers can physically try out Xiaomi’s smartphones and the array of AIoT (Artificial Intelligence of Things) products Xiaomi sells, as well as accompanying accessories.

As part of the store’s launch, a series of special promotions are available from 14 – 16 May 2022, while stocks last.

New Store Launch Promotions

To celebrate the store launch, customers can enjoy exclusive discounts and promotions today as well as over the weekend.

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Event: Lenovo Experiential Day 2022 Showcases End-to-End Solutions

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

The event underscores Lenovo’s maturity from a device-centric manufacturer to adopt a customer-centric strategy that offers end-to-end solutions to fulfill the business and organisational needs of their customers.

Lenovo Experiential Day 2022 is the first in-person showcase in almost two years at JW Marriott Hotel South Beach in Singapore.

Lenovo Experiential Day 2022 is the first in-person showcase in almost two years at JW Marriott Hotel South Beach in Singapore.

The Lenovo Experiential Day 2022 marks the resumption of the company’s flagship event in Singapore, from the hiatus arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking with some of the regular attendees of the event, I found that not a few were surprised at the departure from the past device-centric showcase of end-user hardware.

 

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“In many ways, Lenovo Experiential Day 2022 highlights that Lenovo is no longer just a device-centric company, but an end-to-end solutions provider that is helping customers embark on their journey to digital transformation 2.0 in an era filled with increasing challenges but also tremendous opportunities,” said Nigel Lee, General Manager, Lenovo Singapore.

Personally, I am glad Lenovo Singapore is adopting a more customer-centric approach in offering real-world holistic solutions to meet the needs of business and organisations seeking digital transformation through technology.

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New Arrival: Linksys Atlas Pro 6 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

The new Linksys Atlas Pro 6 is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 router powered by Intelligent Mesh and delivers streaming, gaming and video calls to more than 30 devices with coverage up to 2,700 square feet per node. Price & Availability below.

Faster peak data rates allow work-from-home, online learning, streaming, and gaming devices to operate simultaneously without diminished bandwidth, in conjunction with advanced security and parental controls.

Faster peak data rates allow work-from-home, online learning, streaming, and gaming devices to operate simultaneously without diminished bandwidth, in conjunction with advanced security and parental controls.

The Linksys Atlas Pro 6 capitalises on the latest Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard to deliver true gigabit speeds throughout the entire home, up to 5.4 Gbps with 6-stream connectivity.

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Luno Receives Payments In-Principle Approval from MAS in Singapore

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Global retail cryptocurrency platform Luno has obtained in-principle approval (IPA) from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to provide Digital Payment Token Services (DPT) in Singapore.

Luno’s global customer base grew by 35% year-on-year and aims to bring cryptocurrency to over 1 billion customers by 2030.

Luno’s global customer base grew by 35% year-on-year and aims to bring cryptocurrency to over 1 billion customers by 2030.

Luno Singapore has been granted in-principle approval from the MAS, under the Payment Services Act (PSA), to provide DPT services in Singapore.

This milestone marks Luno as the first global retail-focused cryptocurrency platform in Singapore to obtain IPA from the MAS, which will enable the accessibility of cryptocurrency in a well-regulated environment that safeguards the interest of consumers.

More details below from the press release.

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Event: Huawei Launches MateBook 14, MateBook E & MatePad in Singapore

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022

Having announced the new products at the beginning of the week, Huawei has launched today the new MateBook 14, MateBook E and MatePad, with availability in Singapore from Friday, 29 April, 2022. Promotional deals below.

The new Huawei MateBook E (right) and the latest MateBook 14 (left) & MatePad were launched for Singapore at Huawei’s flagship store at 313@Somerset.

The new Huawei MateBook E (right) and the latest MateBook 14 (left) & MatePad were launched for Singapore at Huawei’s flagship store at 313@Somerset.

The new devices are the newest additions to HUAWEI’s smart office Super Device system, which enables seamless connectivity and cross-device collaboration for flexible working and on-the-go productivity.

From 29 April – 31 May 2022, Huawei will also be offering a special deal for its wider range of laptops at an attractive value with free gift bundles, terms and conditions apply.

From 29 April – 31 May 2022, Huawei will also be offering a special deal for its wider range of laptops at an attractive value with free gift bundles, terms and conditions apply.

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New Arrival: Roborock Q7 Max Robot Vacuum Mop in Singapore

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Roborock has announced the arrival of its Q7 Max for Singapore. The new Q model line marks a step forward from the popular S5 Max. Promotional pricing below.

The new Roborock Q7 Max robot vacuum cleaner and mop is now available on Shopee for Singapore at a discounted price of S$659.

The new Roborock Q7 Max robot vacuum cleaner and mop is now available on Shopee for Singapore at a discounted price of S$659.

The Roborock Q7 Max is now available at a promotional price of S$659 (Normal Price at S$699) via Roborock’s official store on Shopee.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Huawei MateBook 14, MateBook E and MatePad

Sunday, April 24th, 2022

Huawei is launching the new MateBook 14, MateBook E and MatePad with availability in Singapore from Friday, 29 April, 2022. Prices and promotional deals below.

The new Smart Office products from Huawei are the MateBook E (in this photo), MateBook 14 and MatePad.

The new Smart Office products from Huawei are the MateBook E (in this photo), MateBook 14 and MatePad.

The three new products will be launched in Singapore on Wednesday, 27 April, with availability on Friday.

The trio are Huawei’s addition to its growing portfolio of smart office computers that feature the company’s Super Device system.

Super Device enables users to enjoy a seamless smart office experience through cross-device connectivity and collaboration between the latest Huawei laptops, tablets and smartphones – allowing files to be moved easily through simple drag-and-drop from one device to another.

More details below from the press release.

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