Archive for June 2015

Sony ultra-compact external solid-state drive

Sony recently introduced the first external solid-state drive (SSD) that is made for consumer use. The drive is ultra-stylish, ultra-compact and ultra-high speed. It weighs just 35 grams and is 9.4mm thick.

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Available in cool silver and noble black colour, the drive is capable of transfer rate up to 450MB/s. Featuring a stylish and durable metal body with anti-scratch hairline finish, the new external SSD is so aesthetically pleasing.

The SL-BG1 (128GB capacity) and SL-BG2 (256GB capacity) will be available at all Sony Stores and authorised outlets from July 2015 onwards, at a recommended retail price of S$199 and S$299, respectively.

LEGO SG50 Limited Edition Singapore Icons Mini Builds

To commemorate Singapore’s 50th year of independence, LEGO Singapore is introducing the LEGO SG50 Limited Edition Singapore Icons Mini Builds. The series include iconic Singapore items such as The Cable Car, Ice Cream Bike, HDB Flat and Dragon Playground.

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These mini builds are available for redemption from July onwards at selected outlets with minimum purchase of S$50 of LEGO products in a single receipt. Do note that these Mini Builds are build on the spot. So expect some queues at the building station during peak hours.

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The Cable car is redeemable at Vivo City Toys’R’Us (Vivo City) from 6 July to 31 July 2015.

The HDB Flat is redeemable at Raffles City Shopping Centre Robinsons from 6th July to 20th July 2o15.

The Ice Cream Bike is redeemable at Resorts World Sentosa LEGO Certified Store from 11th July to 25th July 2015.

The Dragon Playground is redeemable at the LEGO SG50 Rebuild Your Memories Event at Raffles City Shopping Centre Level 3 Atrium from 21 to 30 July 2015.

The DC Justice League Run 2015

Here’s something for the DC Comic fans. The inaugural DC Justice League Run 2015 will be happening on 30 August 2015 at Sentosa. It’s a 5KM timed fun run where participants gets to choose which Justice League member to represent.

Participants can choose between Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern or The Flash.

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Will you be a part of Team Superman, taking the Last Son of Krypton to greater heights than ever? Or will you strike fear into your competition like the Dark Knight and run for Team Batman? How about joining Diana, the Amazon Princess, and taking on the run as part of Team Wonder Woman? Or do you have the willpower to complete the race and join the intergalactic Green Lantern Corps as part of Team Green Lantern? Well, it probably wouldn’t be fair if you joined Team Flash now, would it? Perhaps the age old debate of who the fastest is can finally be settled!

Registration closes on 31 July 2015 or once all the available run slots are sold out. For more info, visit the webpage or Facebook page.

Pebble Classic and Steel now available at City Chain

There’s a new place to shop for the Pebble Smart Watch. City Chain outlet stores at Nex, Jurong Point and Vivocity will now start selling the Pebble Classic and Pebble Steel Smart Watch.

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City Chain, which normally only carries regular wristwatches, has recognized the influence and demand of Pebble smartwatches, especially with the current smartwatch craze. To cater to this increasing demand, Pebble worked jointly with City Chain to introduce the revolutionary Pebble smartwatches to a wider audience, allowing consumers to purchase these top-notch gadgets directly from City Chain outlet stores.

The Pebble Classic is available in three colours – Jet Black, Cherry Red and Arctic White – while the Pebble Steel comes in two finishes – Brushed Stainless and Matte Black. The Pebble Classic and Pebble Steel will retail at S$179 and S$329 respectively.

Microsoft reduce price for Xbox One 500GB Console

E3 is happening this week and if any of the latest Xbox One announcements caught your attention, you’ll be glad to know that Microsoft just recently reduced the recommended retail price for XBox One 500GB Console from S$639 to S$569.

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This makes the Xbox One console at a very attractive pricing. And with exciting games like Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Forza Motorsport 6, there is no better time to get one.