Archive for November 2013

Path of Exile Enters Open Beta

Garena and Grinding Gear Games have announced that Path of Exile, the critically acclaimed action role-playing PC game recently introduced to Asian players, is now on Open Beta in Singapore and Malaysia.

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Path of Exile is a free-to-play competitive online action role-playing PC game set in a dark fantasy world. Offering intense real time combat, deep character customization options and extensive Player-versus-Player elements, Path of Exile has received universal acclaim from critics and players alike.

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The game was brought to Asian players in a licensing partnership between Grinding Gear Games and Garena.

The Path of Exile Open Beta will be accessible to players via the Garena+ platform. Players who have participated in the Closed Beta and reached level 15 and above will have a Garemon (a specially designed pet) credited to their accounts during the Open Beta.

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The Open Beta will continue into the full live release without any data wipes, meaning all progress made by players in the Open Beta will be permanent.

Visit Path of Exile website for more information.

Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery

If you play a lot of games on your iPhone 5/5s, then the Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery will be a great accessory for you.

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Basically, the Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery turn your iPhone 5/5s into a mobile gaming console. Simply insert your iPhone into the controller and you are ready to play. The Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery gives you console style analog game controls, freeing your entire screen for viewing. It also comes with a 1500 mAh battery that charges your iPhone while you are playing. All these at just 120 grams.

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While your iPhone is inside the Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery, you can still easily access your iPhone features like power on/off, speakers, audio controls and camera.

The Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery will be available from end-December 2013 in Singapore and retails at S$129.

Instagram now available on Windows Phone!

Good news to all Windows Phone users. The official Instagram app is finally available on Windows Phone 8.

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As with many other Windows Phone apps, Instagram for Windows Phone will have a Live Tile which updates with data on the Start screen as well as support for fast-resume. Windows Phone users will get the full set of Instagram filters like iOS and Android.

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Instagram is now available for free download in the Windows Phone 8 Store.

Google BBS Terminal

Ever wonder how Google would look like if it exist in the 80s? Check out Google BBS Terminal.

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Check out the Google Image search too. Damn cool.

I love the old skool modem sound.

NTUC FairPrice Share-A-Textbook Project 2013

NTUC FairPrice just launched their annual Share-A-Textbook Project for 2013. The project is aimed at reducing the financial burden of education on low-income families and promote the value of thrift and recycling among Singaporeans.

This is the 31st year of the Share-A-Textbook project which has seen over 2.75 million textbooks collected since 1983. NTUC FairPrice hopes to collect 385,000 used textbooks this year.

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The public can donate their textbooks at any NTUC FairPrice supermarkets, NTUC FairPrice Finest, NTUC FairPrice Xtra hypermarkets and NTUC FairPrice Xtra outlets at Esso service stations from now until 8 December 2013. To check the approved list of textbook, visit MOE website.