Archive for August 2015

Facebook SG50 Stickers – Maju the Lion

Facebook just released a special Sticker set to celebrate Singapore’s 50th Birthday.

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Named “Maju the Lion” these stickers are now available download in the Sticker Store. There are 16 different stickers featuring Maju the Lion expressing different local slang words such as Steady La, Shiok and Bo Jio.

Spotify SG50 playlist

In celebration of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee, Spotify has released its official SG50 playlist to mark this momentous occasion. Curated by Spotify’s team of in-house music experts, the playlist takes you on a musical journey spanning 50 years of Singapore music from ‘Home’ to ‘Chan Mali Chan’. From ‘Where I belong’ to ‘Kopi O’. A great playlist for this weekend.

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The Little Red Brick SG50 LEGO art installation

To mark Singapore’s 50th Birthday, a group of LEGO bricks builders and volunteers came together to create 50 uniquely Singapore LEGO art installations. “The Little Red Brick” installation is part of an exhibition called “Past Forward: Hearts and Crafts”, held at the National Library.

Some of the mini LEGO replica includes the Singapore River, SBS Transit double-decker bus, Pinnacle@Duxton and old National Library.

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SanDisk 128GB Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Remember that super duper small SanDisk Ultra Fit Flash Drive? It now comes in capacities up to 128GB. That is equal to 16 hours of full HD video in a package smaller than a dime.

Product: 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive, with dime

Featuring a low-profile, plug-and-stay design, the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive delivers impressive capacity combined with high transfer speeds. Great for those who want to expand the storage of their notebook, tablet, TV, in-car audio system, gaming console and more.

SanDisk managed to doubled the capacity of the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB product within a year from its initial launch of the 64GB capacity. The 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive provides speeds of up to 130MB/s.

The 128GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is now available in Singapore at S$89.

Fullerton Hotel celebrates SG50 with video projection

In celebration of Singapore’s 50th Anniversary, the Fullerton Hotel has lined up a 9-day tribute to our nation’s journey that will see the hotel’s majestic façade illuminated at night with a visually and compelling musical extravaganza that recaptures the spirit of the Singapore’s rich history and heritage.

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The 8-minute long video projection light-up, entitled “A Celebration of Our Heritage”, will offer glimpses of Singapore over the past 50 years, showcasing the various key moments that have taken place at the Fullerton Square, including scenes from the numerous election campaign rallies that took place during Singapore’s development years.

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The video projection will take place on the evening from 1 to 9 August 2015. The hourly projection will start at 8pm till 10pm. An extra 11pm slot is scheduled on 1, 2, 8 and 9 August.

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During the Jubilee Weekend, on 7th and 8th August, from 7.30pm, The Fullerton Hotel will also distribute complimentary kachang putih (roasted or sweetened peanuts or beans traditionally sold in paper cones) and potong ice cream (rectangular popsicles in local flavours such as red bean, yam and durian) at One Fullerton to add to the sense of nostalgia.