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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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New Arrival: Oppo Pad Air Android Tablet in Singapore

Sunday, November 6th, 2022

The Oppo Pad Air will be available in Fog Gray, with 4GB+128GB, and priced at S$399 in Singapore. Availability and promotions below.

Oppo Pad Air Android tablet in Singapore.

Oppo Pad Air Android tablet in Singapore.

The OPPO Pad Air weighs about 440 g and is 6.94 mm thick.

The Oppo Pad Air is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 Mobile Platform, with an eight-ore architecture and AI System Booster 2.1.

More details below about the Oppo Pad Air from the press release.

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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: Apple Unveils New iPad, iPad Pro & Apple TV 4k

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Apple has just unveiled its redesigned 10th-generation iPad, new versions of its iPad Pro, and updated its Apple TV 4K. Price and availability below.

The new iPad from Apple will ship in four colours: blue, pink, yellow, and silver.

The new iPad from Apple will ship in four colours: blue, pink, yellow, and silver.

The new gadgets will provide Apple with more devices to sell going into the important holiday shopping season.

Tenth-Generation iPad

The 10th-generation entry-level iPad has been totally redesigned and will be available in 64GB and 256GB configurations, as well as Wi-Fi (from S$679) and Wi-Fi + Cellular (from S$909) connectivity.

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New Arrival: Google Brings Pixel 7 & Pixel 7 Pro to Singapore

Thursday, October 6th, 2022

Google is bringing the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro to Singapore. The phones will hit the shelves on 13 October, with pre-orders beginning today (6 October 2022). Prices below.

Both the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro comes in three colours for their 128GB versions. Both will come in Snow and Obsidian. The Pixel 7 will have its unique colour of Lemongrass while the Pixel 7 Pro will feature its unique colour of Hazel. For the 256GB version, both phones will only come in Obsidian. Cases are available for the Pixel 7 (Licorice, Limoncello, Marble Gray) and Pixel 7 Pro (Licorice, Hazel, Marble Grey) at S$49.99.

Both the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro comes in three colours for their 128GB versions. Both will come in Snow and Obsidian. The Pixel 7 will have its unique colour of Lemongrass while the Pixel 7 Pro will feature its unique colour of Hazel. For the 256GB version, both phones will only come in Obsidian. Cases are available for the Pixel 7 (Licorice, Limoncello, Marble Gray) and Pixel 7 Pro (Licorice, Hazel, Marble Grey) at S$49.99.

Google has just announced the launch of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro at the global Made by Google event.

Both will ship with 128GB or 256GB memory. The 512GB version of the Pixel 7 Pro is not available in Singapore.

The Pixel 7 will come with 8GB RAM while the Pixel 7 Pro will ship with 12GB memory.

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New Arrival: vivo Y35 Entry-Level Phone Launch in Singapore

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

The vivo Y35 is priced at S$359 (without contract) and comes with 16GB RAM and 128GB storage, as well as a 5,000mAh battery and 44W FlashCharge. Available in Singapore from this Saturday, 24 September 2022.

The vivo Y35 is available in Singapore from 24 September 2022 in two colours -- Agate Black and Dawn Gold.

The vivo Y35 is available in Singapore from 24 September 2022 in two colours — Agate Black and Dawn Gold.

The vivo Y35 is powered by a Snapdragon 680 processor built on 6nm process, offering a maximum clock speed of up to 2.4GHz.

“The Y35 grants today’s smartphone users ease of access with its excellent value for money. Powered by multiple top-level specifications and features, we aim to provide the best possible user experience with our Y35, which is also matched by a remarkably affordable price. With this latest device in vivo’s Y series, we are redefining the status quo by incorporating elements of a fun-loving lifestyle and best-in-class features. Prioritising a fun and intuitive user experience coupled with the impressive specs in this price range, you could say ‘That’s Y, Unleash the Double Fun’,” said Liu Hong Bin, CEO of vivo Singapore.

It has a 6.58-inch FHD+ display with a 2408×1080 resolution and P3 color gamut, providing an immersive visual experience.

The Y35 sports a triple-camera system at the rear comprising a 50-megapixel main rear camera, 2MP bokeh camera and 2MP macro camera.

The front camera has 16 megapixels.

The phone’s 128GB internal storage can be expanded to 1TB with its three memory card slots.

The large 5,000mAh battery enables more than 14 hours of screen-on time for High-Definition video streaming, or over 7 hours of graphic-intensive gaming.

Its 44W FastCharge allows the phone to be charged to 70% battery in just 34 minutes

The entry-level phone is rated at IPX4 water-resistance and IP5X dust-resistance.

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