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Experience a New Global Connection with Spotify’s “Musical Map of the World”

Spotify’s recent launch of it’s “Musical Map of the World” last week, seeks to give it’s users a new way of discovering musical trends among cities across the globe. The interactive map displays each city’s unique taste of music by analysing the popularity of songs within that area. Looking at the bigger picture, there’s almost 1000 playlists for you to choose from …

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Intel Empowers Singapore Makers at Local Maker Faire

Running across the previous weekend on 11 July, the Maker Faire Singapore 2015 was the first full-featured Maker Faire in Southeast Asia, celebrating the art and science of tinkering, while featuring a wide range of projects from Arts and Crafts, to Technology, Engineering, and Robotics. It was no surprise then, to hear Intel chiming in as the main sponsor for a fourth …

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Xiaomi Mi 4i – The Affordable Android Phone with Pretty Good Hardware

The Xiaomi Mi 4i features a 5” 1080p Full HD display with a sleek unibody design, with top-of-the-line components from leading global suppliers such as Qualcomm, Samsung, Corning and Sony. Xiaomi has yet again managed to make it a highly affordable mid-range Android phone to the general public. One of the smallest and thinnest motherboard Tear down of the #Xiaomi #Mi4i #sg …

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QNX Technology by BlackBerry Powers Automated Fare Collection System in Singapore and ASEAN

The same system that powers BlackBerry phones, QNX Neutrino OS, is now powering a fare collection system, which includes automatic gates, ticketing machines, and onboard bus equipment, throughout the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), including Singapore, the Philippines, and Thailand. The onboard bus equipment is an enhanced version of a QNX-based fare collection system that LTA has already deployed in more than …

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Pebble Time: Why it will find its audience among Giants

With the arrival of the Apple Watch, it is clear that the smartwatch landscape has changed. Widely touted as Apple’s most personal computer, its integration and ability to sync completely with iOS looks to be the most appealing feature. Ways to interact with your phone and vice versa are becoming popular, practical uses like fitness tracking, call handling, controlling your …

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LG AKA – The Phone with a personality

Originally designed for the Korean market, due to the great response and positive feedback, LG has released its fun and customisable LG AKA smartphone in Singapore (25th April 2015). The LG AKA is available in four different personas, each representing the phone in a different colour too. The personas are as followed :   Eggy – his fluttering heart makes him …

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Bring your world to life with the new HTC One M9

The HTC One M9 is a combination of high style and performance, with a beautiful and elegant finish. It melds the best of the award-winning HTC One M7 and HTC One M8 into a stunning iconic design. The HTC One M9 will available in dual-tone silver and rose gold, single-tone gunmetal grey, single-tone gold and dual-tone gold and pink. Key …

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Live stream of ‘i IS COMING’ Xiaomi event

For the first time ever, Xiaomi is having a global Mi phone premiere in New Delhi, India, happening on April 23, 2015 at 3.30pm IST (April 23, 2015 6pm SGT). No matter where in the world you are, you will be able to experience the event through Xiaomi’s live stream by visiting Mi.com on the day. Their countdown to the event has started, and there’s also …

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OPPO Mirror 3 is a Premium Affordable Smartphone Available Mid-May in Singapore

If you think OPPO can’t get any better after pumping out top-end mobile devices like the N1, Find 7, and more recently the N3 and R5, think again. OPPO is back with the Mirror 3 this May. Retailing at only SGD349 (SGD329 for students), this makes it a perfect mid-range affordable smart phone for people on a budget. Features:  Dual-SIM slots with LTE capability Expandable …

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Will LeTV’s Le Super Phones be the next big thing?

On April 14, I was invited to LeTV’s super phones launch event held in Beijing, China. LeTV is better known within China as one of the leading video streaming website, video production and content distributors. Jia Yueting, founder of Letv, spoke to the public again after one year and introduced Le Super Phones, the first ecosystem phones in the world …

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