Posts Tagged ‘RWS’

Event forecast: Ramen Revolution in Singapore Sentosa (27-29 July)

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Attention, Ramen lovers – Ramen Revolution reprises its large-scale outdoor ramen event at Resorts World Sentosa. The event is jointly organised by WATTENTION Singapore and SOZO.

* This article first appeared in The Travel Memoir.

 Highlights of Ramen Revolution 2018 include Kajiken offering a limited-run Okinawa Mazesoba and Men-Men Tei with their Jiro Style Aburi Chashu Ramen.

Highlights of Ramen Revolution 2018 include Kajiken offering a limited-run Okinawa Mazesoba and Men-Men Tei with their Jiro Style Aburi Chashu Ramen.

Get ready to tuck into 10 limited-edition bowls from your favourite ramen restaurants.

Each bowl of ramen goes for S$10 or more, and you can pay a little extra to top up with additional ingredients.

Participating brands will offer special dishes that are exclusive to Ramen Revolution 2018.

They will also be offering some of their ramen dishes from their regular a la carte menus.

Also, joining us all the way from Japan for the three-day event are Junk Story from Osaka and Men Dokoro Wakamusha from Saitama.

Participating brands at Ramen Revolution 2018.

Participating brands at Ramen Revolution 2018.

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New arrival: LG G5 modular Android smartphone in Singapore

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

LG has launched its latest flagship smartphone in Singapore. You can purchase additional modules that can be plugged into the phone to enhance its music, camera handling and other functionalities.

Update (4 April, 2016):

The LG G5 will be available in Singapore on 16 April, 2016, retailing at S$988.

The LG G5 (S$988) comes in titan, pink and gold colours, and will be available at all M1, Singtel, StarHub and authorized LG Mobile retailers.

The LG G5 (S$988) comes in titan, pink and gold colours, and will be available at all M1, Singtel, StarHub and authorized LG Mobile retailers.

The LG G5 (S$988) itself comes in a sleek, metal uni-body featuring a Slide-out Battery that can be replaced by other plug-in modules.

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The new LG G5 with the LG 360 CAM (left) and B&O headphones (right).

These plug-in modules include the LG CAM Plus (a camera grip with battery and control buttons) and LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY (a DAC adaptor).

The LG G5 will also work with a collection of companion devices – called LG Friends – that includes the LG 360 VR (a VR goggle), the LG 360 CAM (a 360-degree camera) and the LG Rolling Bot (a BB-8-like rolling robot with a camera onboard).

As part of a special promotion, the G5’s battery charging kit, which comprises an extra battery and charger, worth S$168, will be included with every purchase while stocks last.

Key technical specifications for the LG G5 below. (more…)

Intel releases new NUC & 2-in-1 education transformer tablet

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Intel is showcasing opportunities for partners at the 2014 Intel Solutions Summit at the Resorts World Convention Centre in Sentosa, Singapore.

Tablets, 2 in 1s, reimagined desktops, servers and the Internet of Things (IoT) represent key growth opportunities for partners over the next twelve months, Intel has told a gathering of leading technology channel businesses.

Tablets, 2 in 1s, reimagined desktops, servers and the Internet of Things (IoT) represent key growth opportunities for partners over the next twelve months, Intel has told a gathering of leading technology channel businesses.

Ferhad Patel, director, reseller channel organization (RCO), Asia Pacific and Japan at Intel said the computing industry is undergoing rapid transformation, and that this presents a diverse and growing range of opportunities for the company’s channel partners.

Intel NUC powered by Intel Atom Processor E3815

Intel's

Intel’s “Thin Canyon” NUC

Intel today launched the newest offering in its Next Unit of Computing (NUC) product line – the first to be powered by an Intel Atom E3815 processor (based on the company’s “Bay Trail” architecture).

The new NUC, model DE3815TYKH, is designed with thin client applications in mind.

It features a fan-less design, on board eMMC memory, and the space savings of a 4”x4” motherboard.

With the ability to directly power a LCD monitor through an onboard eDP connector, the new NUC is a great solution for kiosks, point-of-sale and digital signage.

It also is expected to be relevant to the space-constraints of modern Asia’s urban homes.

The new product is available in distribution starting today.

Intel Education 2 in 1 device

Intel also announced the first APJ partners for its recently-introduced Education 2 in 1, Intel’s first ever education-targeted reference design using the 2 in 1 form factor.

Intel's Education 2 in 1

Intel’s Education 2 in 1

A learning tool designed with students in mind, the Intel Education 2 in 1 has the flexibility and mobility of a tablet plus the performance and productivity of a laptop, giving students the best of both worlds in one device.

The Intel Education 2 in 1 is a powerful learning platform that features affordable tools such as a snap-on magnification lens and a temperature sensor, which work with the Intel Education Software suite to enable experiments that inspire student curiosity and promote inquiry.

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Casio celebrates 30 years of G-SHOCK watches in Singapore

Friday, July 19th, 2013

G-SHOCK’s 30th anniversary was celebrated with a dance and music extravaganza as well as the launch of timepieces by local designers.

The tough ‘indestructible’ G-SHOCK watches were conceived and designed in 1983 by Kikuo Ibe (伊部菊雄), Research and Development Chief Engineer of Casio Japan.

The tough ‘indestructible’ G-SHOCK watches were conceived and designed in 1983 by Kikuo Ibe (伊部菊雄), Research and Development Chief Engineer of Casio Japan.

The Casio G-SHOCK “SHOCK THE WORLD” has been to New York, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Dubai, since its inception in 2009.

Kikuo Ibe(伊部菊雄) sharing how he had conceived the idea of a ruggedised digital watched and brought it to fruition from concept to commercial success.

Kikuo Ibe(伊部菊雄) sharing how he had conceived the idea of a ruggedised digital watched and brought it to fruition from concept to commercial success.

To mark G-SHOCK’s milestone 30th anniversary in Singapore, this year’s “SHOCK THE WORLD 2013” tour in Singapore was held at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, at the Resorts World Sentosa.

“When we first started G-SHOCK, we wanted to challenge conventional wisdom that a wrist watch always had to be handled with care,” recalled Kikuo Ibe(伊部菊雄) – the creator of G-SHOCK – and now the Research and Development Chief Engineer of Casio Japan.

The event featured the unveiling of limited edition stylised G-SHOCK watches designed by local design icon, Keith Png, who has dressed international movie stars like Zhang Ziyi and the design collective duo, Andrew Loh and Kenny Lim of Depression, who are known across Asia for their signature bold, monochromatic designs.

The “SHOCK THE WORLD 2013” Singapore party was hosted by MTV VJ and popular television personality, Max Loong.

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Seminar: i.luminate 2012 by SingTel at RWS – Powering the Future

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The future landscape of technology will be VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. That’s according to Peter Hinssen, one of Europe’s thought leaders on the impact of technology on our society.

Bill Chang, CEO of SingTel Group Enterprise, concurred as he outlined how his group is already developing the essential building blocks to equip businesses, education, transportation and healthcare in an increasingly urbanised future.

i.luminate 2012 by SingTel is now ongoing at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre

i.luminate 2012 by SingTel is now ongoing at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre

The biennial i.Luminate business innovations forum is being held right now at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre in Singapore.

Bill Chang, CEO, Group Enterprise, SingTel

Bill Chang, CEO, Group Enterprise, SingTel

More than 6,000 key IT managers and CIOs applied for 3,000 seats at the seminar which was put together by SingTel Group Enterprise and its “ecosystem” of partners for enterprise ICT solutions.

The forward-looking event examines the challenges and opportunities created by rapidly changing technologies and workforce trends which are redefining the business and technology landscape.

Peter Hinssen, Managing Partner, Across Technology

Peter Hinssen, Managing Partner, Across Technology

It also puts forth the real-world intelligent and scalable information & communications technology (ICT) breakthroughs that are critical to drive growth.

These ICT solutions will help businesses, consumers and governments sustain growth, enhance agility, increase productivity, lower costs and improve profitability.

The morning session has just ended, and what I’ve heard so far have been informative and refreshing.

There were more than 60 renowned business and thought leaders at the keynotes this morning.

In the afternoon, there will be 16 discussion tracks and workshops, with an exhibition of some 200 ICT innovations at the many demo booths.

Architecture diagram for SURF (click to enlarge)

Architecture diagram for SURF (click to enlarge)