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New Arrival: Linksys Launches Atlas 6 WiFi Mesh Router with StarHub

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

The Linksys Atlas 6 is an affordable entry-level dual-band WiFi 6 mesh system that StarHub sells exclusively as Smart WiFi MX2.

The Linksys Atlas 6 is one of the newest Linksys whole-home mesh systems, designed for hybrid work, online gaming or 4K UHD streaming. Davis Yu, Regional Sales Director, APeA, presenting Linksys WiFi 6 Intelligent Mesh Line Up for Singapore.

The Linksys Atlas 6 is one of the newest Linksys whole-home mesh systems, designed for hybrid work, online gaming or 4K UHD streaming. Davis Yu, Regional Sales Director, APeA, presenting Linksys WiFi 6 Intelligent Mesh Line Up for Singapore.

The Linksys Atlas 6 is designed for the home, enabling remote working, content streaming, multi-user gaming etc.

“As hybrid work and play arrangements become key to long-term business success and modern wellbeing in Singapore , it is imperative that our homes are equipped with state-ofthe-art wireless connectivity with the ability to handle an influx of devices whilst delivering secure, reliable and private connections. In collaboration with StarHub, our customers can look forward to the ultimate value brought forth by the culmination of high-speed connectivity and coverage at affordable price points,” said Kingsley Chan, Business Development Director at Linksys.

The dual-band router works best with internet service plans up to a gigabit.

Each node has three 1GbE Ethernet ports for connecting wired devices to wireless networks and provides access to 160MHz channels for fast wireless connections.

Sold with StarHub’s Fibre Broadband plan, the router promises faster connections, wider coverage, and an expanded capacity for multiple device handling to serve everyone at home.

More details below from the press release.

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Event: Samsung Unpacks New Galaxy Z Foldables and Wearables

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Samsung Unpacked has just begun. Here are the five exciting Galaxy gadgets that the Korean phonemaker is going to unveil globally. Local prices and availability below. Details will be updated LIVE.

Samsung Unpacked has just kicked off globally to unveil 5 new Galaxy Z foldables and wearables.

Samsung Unpacked has just kicked off globally to unveil 5 new Galaxy Z foldables and wearables.

The new devices will hit the shelves in Singapore from 2 September 2022, Friday, 10am.

Here are the five new foldables and wearables from Samsung.

  1. Galaxy Z Fold4 5G phablet
  2. Galaxy Z Flip4 5G smartphone
  3. Galaxy Watch5 Pro smartwatch
  4. Galaxy Watch5 smartwatch
  5. Galaxy Buds2 Pro earbuds

Pre-orders commence NOW online (from 10 August 2022, Wednesday, 9pm Singapore Time).

Consumers who pre-order their devices will be able to collect their devices from 26 August 2022, Friday.

Local prices and details below, updated LIVE from Samsung Unpacked 2022 August.

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Promotions: Recharge with Belkin on 8.8 Sale & National Day

Sunday, August 7th, 2022

Check out the chargers and other accessories from Belkin for the 8.8 sale and National Day in Singapore.

Check out discounts for Belkin’s chargers and accessories for the 8.8 sale and in celebration of Singapore’s National Day.

Check out discounts for Belkin’s chargers and accessories for the 8.8 sale and in celebration of Singapore’s National Day.

The National Day long weekend is a good time to recharge and get chargers at a discount.

Belkin is offering its chargers and other accessories for the 8.8 sale and rest of August on Belkin LazMall and Shopee Mall.

Below are 8.8 discounts for Belkin’s chargers and accessories.

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Promotion: Roborock x Shopee 8.8 Sale

Friday, August 5th, 2022

Roborock, the makers of intelligent home robots, is offering up to 40% off its products on 8 August for its 8.8 Shopee Sale Day, including the newly launched Roborock G10 and S7 MaxV Ultra.

The Roborock promotions are available exclusively on the brand’s official store on Shopee.

The Roborock promotions are available exclusively on the brand’s official store on Shopee.

Launched last month, the Roborock G10 is a dual function robot vacuum, capable of sweeping and mopping on top of vacuuming.

With Intense Sonic Mopping, the Roborock G10 adopts a high-frequency vibration design of up to 3000 rpm motor which can effectively remove dirt on the ground.

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New Arrival: Huawei Smart Office 2022 Pre-Order in Singapore

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

The latest Huawei Smart Office 2022 products will be available for pre-order for Singapore from 5 August, 2022. Below are the Singapore prices and free gifts.

Singapore prices for the latest MateBook laptops, available for pre-order from 5 August, 2022.

Singapore prices for the latest Huawei MateBook laptops, available for pre-order from 5 August, 2022.

First unveiled at Huawei’s APAC Smart Office Launch in Thailand last week, the new 12th generation MateBook laptops will be available for pre-order from 5 August, 2022.

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New Arrival: Xiaomi Launches AIoT Devices for Smart Homes

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Xiaomi showcased in Singapore a slew of smart appliances for the smart home. The company boasts AIoT technology that enhances smart living in the modern home. Early bird promotions below.

The Smart Home Solutions showcase is a partnership between Xiaomi and M.SPACO, a one-stop home solutions provider and experiential gallery. Here’s the new Xiaomi TV A2 58-inch AIoT television.

The Smart Home Solutions showcase is a partnership between Xiaomi and M.SPACO, a one-stop home solutions provider and experiential gallery. Here’s the new Xiaomi TV A2 58-inch AIoT television.

The AIoT (Artificial Intelligence of Things) devices which Xiaomi showcased in Singapore include the following.

The usual retail prices and the early bird prices from 6 August are listed below.

  • Xiaomi TV A2 Series
    • 58” (UP: S$999)
    • 43” (UP: S$499, 6 Aug: S$429)
    • 32” (UP: S$329, 6 Aug: S$279)
  • Xiaomi TV P1E Series
    • UP: S$1,299, 6 Aug: S$999
  • MI Smart Air Fryer 3.5L (S$139)
    • UP: S$139, 6 Aug: S$109
  • Xiaomi Smart Pet Feeder
    • UP: S$169, 6 Aug: S$139
  • Xiaomi Smart Pet Fountain
    • UP: S$99, 6 Aug: S$89
  • Xiaomi Smart Air Purifier 4 Compact
    • UP: S$159

The highlights of the showcase were the 58-inch Xiaomi TV A2 and the 65-inch Xiaomi TV P1E.

The A2 serves as a home hub with fully voice-automated AIoT connectivity, high-end audio and visual specs, and built-in access to the latest content worldwide.

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Event: Philips Wonder of You Showcase for Personal Health

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Philips showcased a slew of personal grooming devices as part of its “Wonder of You” campaign to promote its roadmap for personal health.

 

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“At Philips, our mission is to improve people’s lives through meaningful innovation. We believe in personalised care by developing human-centric, adaptive health technology that meaningfully contributes to people’s unique health and well-being journey … Philips’ personalised solutions continue to empower people across the region to take a more proactive ownership of their preventive health and lifestyles, supporting their health for the long-term,” said Deeptha Khanna, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader, Philips Personal Health.

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, outlined its strategy in personal health and well-being to address Asia’s health challenges.

“Innovations like our recently introduced Sonicare 9900 Prestige adapt to each individual and are designed to help address people’s unique healthcare needs. This approach is especially relevant in Asia, where a growing population and a greater emphasis on health and well-being are re-shaping people’s health priorities,” said Deeptha Khanna, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader, Philips Personal Health.

Philips’ Personal Health innovation roadmap for 2022 and beyond emphasises on delivering personalised health solutions that enable healthier lifestyles.

The “Wonder of You” showcase by Philips included innovations in oral healthcare, beauty, male grooming, and mother & childcare.

The aim is to invite consumers in Asia to discover more about the wonder of their bodies and how health technologies can better partner them in achieving their best health.

The showcase included the following personal grooming products.

  • Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige electric toothbrush (S$499)
  • Philips Sonicare Cordless Power Flosser 3000 (S$219)
  • Philips Hair Dryer Prestige (S$259)
  • Philips Straightener Prestige (S$259)
  • Philips Shaver S9000 Prestige (S$699)
  • Philips Avent Twin Electric Breast Pump (S$599)
  • Philips Avent Pregnancy+ App (free)

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New Arrival: Asus ROG Flow X16 Convertible Gaming Laptop

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022

The thin and light ROG Flow X16 Convertible Gaming Laptop (S$3,998) from Asus has a dazzling Nebula HDR display and features top-end components and a new high-efficiency cooling system.

The Asus ROG Flow X16 (GV601) is now available in Singapore at S$3,998 from the ROG Experience Store Bugis, Asus Online Store and authorised retailers.

The Asus ROG Flow X16 (GV601) is now available in Singapore at S$3,998 from the ROG Experience Store Bugis, Asus Online Store and authorised retailers.

The new Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG)Flow X16 gaming laptop is the third and morst powerful gaming laptop in the ROG Flow product line.

Specfications of the Asus ROG Flow X16 Convertible Gaming Laptop. Click to enlarge.

Specfications of the Asus ROG Flow X16 Convertible Gaming Laptop. Click to enlarge.

It is powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and an up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, with support for the XG Mobile family of external GPUs.

The 16-inch laptop weighs just 2.1 kg and is packed into a 15-inch chassis.

The Flow X16 also features the flagship Nebula HDR Display, a QHD / 165 Hz Mini LED panel with 1100 nits of peak brightness, 512 local dimming zones, and 100% DCI-P3 coverage.

The cooling system uses Frost Force Technology and a Pulsar Heatsink, featuring three fans and a high density heatsink to keep performance high and temperatures low.

Review: Google Pixel 6a Mid-Tier Android Smartphone with Tensor

Friday, July 22nd, 2022

The Google Pixel 6a (S$749) and Pixel Buds Pro (S$299) are now available for pre-orders in Singapore. Both will physically hit the shelves on 28 July 2022. Thanks to Google Singapore, I have been trying out the Pixel 6a for the past month. Here’s a quick 5-min review of its highlights.

The Google Pixel 6a and case freshly unboxed. I like the sage colour and glass back although none of that is visible once you slap on the phone case.

The Google Pixel 6a and case freshly unboxed. I like the sage colour and glass back although none of that is visible once you slap on the phone case.

The Google Pixel 6a ships with Android 12 and is positioned as a premium phone at a more affordable price.

It is priced higher than the previous mid-tier Pixel “a”-subseries phones (eg. the launch price for the Pixel 4a was only S$499) and sits at the top of the mid-range market in terms of price tag.

Google Pixel 6a coming to Singapore.

Google Pixel 6a coming to Singapore.

The Pixel 6a is powered by Google Tensor – the same chip behind Google’s flagship Pixel 6 phones.

Some of the features that the Pixel 6a shares with the flagship Pixel 6 Pro include Magic Eraser, Real Tone, Night Sight and live translation.

So in a sense the Pixel 6a can be also seen as Pixel 6 “Lite” ie. the starting model of a flagship model.

In reality, it straddles the gap between the flagship phone segment and the mid-range segment.

For those hesitant to purchase the Google 6 series, you can consider the Pixel 6a with slightly lower feature set, at a correspondingly lower price.

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New Arrival: Google Pixel 6a and Pixel Buds Pro in Singapore

Thursday, July 21st, 2022

Starting TODAY, the Google Pixel 6a (S$749) and Pixel Buds Pro (S$299) are available for pre-orders in Singapore. They will physically hit the shelves on 28 July 2022.

 

The Google Pixel 6a (128GB, S$749) is available in Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage while the Google Pixel Buds Pro (S$299) is available in Charcoal.

The Google Pixel 6a (128GB, S$749) is available in Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage while the Google Pixel Buds Pro (S$299) is available in Charcoal.

First unveiled globally during Google I/O 2022 in May, online pre-orders for the Pixel 6a and Pixel Buds Pro begin today on the Google Store, Amazon SG, Courts Online, Challenger Online, and Shopee.

They will be available online and in-stores from 28 July 2022.

Pixel 6a is positioned as a premium phone at a more affordable price.

The mid-tiered phone is powered by Google Tensor – the same brain behind Google’s flagship Pixel 6 phones – and offers the same features in the flagship.

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