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Belkin Wins Best Accessories Brand in 2022 BiC Awards by tech4tea.com

Friday, February 10th, 2023

Belkin makes reliable and well-built accessories that help users get the most out of their gadgets and devices.

Belkin is the Best Accessories Brand 2022 in the tech4tea.com Best-in-Class Awards this year.

Belkin is the Best Accessories Brand of 2022 in the tech4tea.com Best-in-Class Awards this year.

Living in the digital age, we are equipped with many electronic devices that enable us to get work done and enjoy our lives.

These range from smartphones which help us stay in touch, to computers which help us get work done, and tablets that provide entertainment and productivity on the go.

When it comes to accessories, Belkin is the go-to brand for us in tech4tea.com, not only because of the added functionality these accessories add to the devices they are connected to, but equally important is their quality of manufacture.

It is therefore the pleasure of tech4tea.com to bestow the “Best Accessories Brand of 2022” award to Belkin as part of our annual “Best-in-Class” awards.

The Achilles heel of these gadgets is always the limitations in their battery capacities to keep them powered up for as long as possible.

At the same time, there is the desire to multiply the usefulness of each device by enabling it to be connected to other devices and peripherals.

This is where the IT accessories that Belkin makes come in most useful – whether it’s for quick and safe charging of devices, or connection hubs to expand the connectivity of these devices.

And whether it’s for work from home/office, or for mobile warriors on the go.

We’ve all heard of horror stories about accessories which breakdown after a short period of use – or worse: how they can damage the devices they are connected to.

At tech4tea.com, our experience with Belkin has been that they simply work out of the box and last a lifetime.

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Event: Bigo Live 4th Annual Bigo Awards Gala 2023 @ Capitol Theatre

Saturday, January 7th, 2023

Bigo Live, the Singapore-based global livestreaming platform, held the fourth edition of its annual flagship event, the BIGO Awards Gala 2023.

Making a return to its physical format after a two-year virtual presence, the BIGO Awards Gala 2023 was held at Singapore’s historic Capitol Theatre on Saturday, 7 January 2023.

Making a return to its physical format after a two-year virtual presence, the BIGO Awards Gala 2023 was held at Singapore’s historic Capitol Theatre on Saturday, 7 January 2023.

The ceremony was attended by 1,000 people who flew into the island state from North and South America, Europe, Southeast and South Asia.

Over 270 Bigo Live broadcasters and close to 100 Bigo Live families were acknowledged and honoured.

The event was livestreamed on the Bigo Live platform and saw close to 4 million viewers tuning in globally, doubling the viewership from last year.

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Roborock Wins Best Robot Vacuum Brand in 2022 BiC Awards by tech4tea.com

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

Roborock combines cutting-edge technologies with a keen awareness of what home-owners want to produce robot vacuums with floor-cleaning features that get the job done with minimum human intervention.

Roborock is the Best Robot Vacuum Brand 2022 in the tech4tea.com Best-in-Class Awards this year.

Roborock is the Best Robot Vacuum Brand 2022 in the tech4tea.com Best-in-Class Awards this year.

Having used multiple robot vacuum floor-cleaners since their debut more than a decade ago, tech4tea.com has witnessed the evolution in their design and performance over time.

The flagship S7 MaxV Ultra exemplifies Roborock’s ability to home-owners’ desire to keep their homes clean with minimum fuss and human intervention.

The flagship S7 MaxV Ultra exemplifies Roborock’s ability to home-owners’ desire to keep their homes clean with minimum fuss and human intervention.

In the early days, a simple robot vacuum could only vacuum the floor with limited effectiveness, and required the user to manually empty the dust compartment and clean the vacuum robot frequently.

Nowadays, with robot vacuums like the S7 MaxV Ultra from Roborock, home-owners can delegate the floor cleaning of their homes completely to their robot vacuums, with minimum fuss and human intervention.

The S7 MaxV Ultra, for example, not only vacuums but also mops the floor.

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Event: CHI Innovate 2022 Conference Showcases Collaborations between Healthcare and Partners

Friday, November 4th, 2022

The Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI), part of Tan Tock Seng Hospital, today held its annual flagship event – CHI Innovate 2022 – with the theme “The Road from Innovation to Impact”.

The CHI Innovate 2022 will discuss how healthcare innovations can be up-sized, re-focused and made more engaging, to deliver better value and impact to the people served.

The CHI Innovate 2022 will discuss how healthcare innovations can be up-sized, re-focused and made more engaging, to deliver better value and impact to the people served.

More than 500 healthcare professionals participated in this year’s CHI Innovate, an annual thought leadership forum by local and overseas healthcare leaders on creating the future of healthcare together.

The Guest of Honour for the event is Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies.

Keynote Speaker is Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications & Information and Ministry of Health.

Pursuing Excellence- National HIP

This year, there were nearly 100 submissions for the National Healthcare Innovation and Productivity (HIP) Medals, an award sponsored by the Ng Teng Fong Healthcare Innovation Programme and supported by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Eight winning projects are recognised for their excellence in Care Redesign, Automation, IT and Robotics Innovation, Workforce Transformation, and Adoption.

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Winners of Singapore Stage of Global 2022 James Dyson Award Announced

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Dyson has announced the top three winners of the Singapore stage of the global 2022 James Dyson Award. All three teams stand a chance to progress to the international stage of the James Dyson Award.

The James Dyson Award forms part of a wider commitment by Sir James Dyson, to demonstrate the power of engineers to change the world.

The James Dyson Award forms part of a wider commitment by Sir James Dyson, to demonstrate the power of engineers to change the world.

Here are the top three teams for the Singapore stage of the global 2022 James Dyson Award.

The Singapore National Winner, Rehabit, is an intuitive rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to relearn, regain, and recover old habits through rehabilitation and to recover their mobility.

Its inventor, John Tay, is a recent industrial design graduate from the National University of Singapore.

He plans to reinvest the prize money of S$9,000 into Rehabit.

All three teams stand a chance to progress to the international stage of the James Dyson Award.

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REACT is Medical Winner of 2021 James Dyson Award

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

REACT, the Medical Winner for the 2021 James Dyson Award, is a device to stem bleeding to help save the lives of stabbing victims. It was invented by Joseph Bentley from Loughborough university.

* This story was first published on Haleness Me.

 The REACT system uses a rapid, inflatable Tamponade device that is inserted into the stab wound. The automated inflation of this Tamponade provides internal pressure direct to the bleeding site, controlling bleeding faster than current methods.

The REACT system uses a rapid, inflatable Tamponade device that is inserted into the stab wound. The automated inflation of this Tamponade provides internal pressure direct to the bleeding site, controlling bleeding faster than current methods.

Knife crime is an issue in many countries around the world.

In England and Wales alone, there were around 46,000 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument, which is the highest number of offences since the year ending March 2011.

The Problem

The average wait time for an ambulance in the UK is currently just over eight minutes, yet it can only take five minutes for someone to bleed to death.

The Solution

The REACT device (which stands for Rapid Emergency Actuating Tamponade) aims to reduce catastrophic blood loss from a knife wound.

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Plastic Scanner is Sustainability Winner of James Dyson Award

Friday, November 19th, 2021

The Sustainability prize for the 2021 James Dyson Award is Plastic Scanner – a low-cost, handheld device to identify plastic for recycling. It was invented by Jerry de Vos from TU Delft.

The low-cost, handheld Plastic Scanner tells you on the spot what type of plastic a product is made of.

The low-cost, handheld Plastic Scanner tells you on the spot what type of plastic a product is made of.

Plastic is a lightweight, safe and readily available material which can be used to make long-lasting, durable products.

It has a bad reputation because it is often not thought to be recyclable and so ends up in landfill, or worse on the beach or in our oceans.

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Winners of James Dyson Award Announced with International Winner from Singapore

Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

The James Dyson Foundation has announced the winners of its James Dyson Award. This is the first time that an entry from Singapore has become the International Winner.

This is the first time in the competition’s 17 years’ history that the International Winner is from Singapore. HOPES from Singapore has bagged the international top prize.

This is the first time in the competition’s 17 years’ history that the International Winner is from Singapore. HOPES from Singapore has bagged the international top prize.

The James Dyson Award, organised by Dyson’s Charity – the James Dyson Foundation, aims to nurture and inspire a new generation of design engineers and inventors.

The brief is simple – design something that solves a problem.

While the award provides its winners with prize monies that help support the further development of their inventions, it importantly provides them a global platform to share their inventions with the world.

The James Dyson Award has now given nearly £1m in prize money to over 250 promising inventions from young engineers and scientists in 28 countries around the world.

In 2021, the Award received a record number of entries worldwide and Sir James Dyson chose three global winners for the first time, each receiving £30,000 in prize money to support the next stages of their inventions.

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POTD: Feeding sunbird (Canon PhotoMarathon 2016 winner)

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Photo of the Day: Spectacular shot of a male olive-backed sunbird feeding on nectar of a flower. Taken by Li JiaXuan, winner of Canon Challenge Winner.

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JiaXuan’s submission for Theme 2: “Kyosei” – the second of three themes in Canon PhotoMarathon 2016. The photo won the Canon Challenge for the competition. Photo credit: Li JiaXuan.

Since Canon PhotoMarathon XV 2017 is happening this Saturday, I looked through the winning photos of last year’s PhotoMarathon 2016.

This photo is my favourite for last year’s Canon PhotoMarathon.

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N.E.mation! 11: Competition results at Awards Ceremony

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Cedar Girls’ Secondary School snatched the two top positions in this year’s Total Defence animation competition, with Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School clinching the third place. Results listing below.

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Congratulations to the winners of N.E.mation! 11: “MADEit” from Cedar Girls’ Secondary School!

The Awards Ceremony was held at the Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium at National Gallery Singapore.

Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Education Dr Janil Puthucheary was the Guest-of-Honour.

Detailed results below.

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