LINE and LINE family apps reaches 1 billion downloads

LINE celebrated its third anniversary recently on 23 June. The mobile platform also announced that LINE and LINE family apps have reached a cumulative total of 1 billion downloads.

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Since the launch of a free mobile messenger app in 23 June 2011, LINE has been continuously evolving its feature to add free calls, stickers, video calls and “LINE Premium Call”.

LINE also localise the content and experience in each market to provide a better user experience. In Singapore, LINE launched two localised Singapore Sticker sets, Singaporean Moon Special and Singaporean Student Life. LINE also held a Pop-Up Store at Wisma Atria.

Happy 3rd Birthday LINE!

Microsoft OneDrive getting an upsize

Microsoft just announced recently that the OneDrive is getting an increase in the amount of storage available to customers.

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Free storage will increase from 7GB to 15GB. Storage bundled with Office 365 subscriptions will also be increased to 1 TB.

Besides the increase in amount of storage, the storage prices will also be reduced to S$3 per month for 100 GB of storage.

Lastly, OneDrive users who refer friends will still receive up to 5 GB (in 500 MB increments) for each friend who accepts an invitation. OneDrive will also give you 3 GB just for activating the camera backup feature on your smartphone.

All of these updates will take effect in the next month. Current subscribers will be automatically be moved to the lower prices.

Limited edition DC Comics Justice League & Batman 75th Anniversary MyStamp Collection

As part of the Batman 75th Anniversary celebration, SingPost is launching the highly anticipated limited edition DC Comics Justice League & Batman 75th Anniversary MyStamp Collection.

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The DC Justice League MyStamp Book (S$69.90) will showcase some of your favourite DC characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash and Green Lantern. The stunningly illustrated 10 page spread lets you get up close with each of these superheroes’ significant milestones through comic book covers and exclusively designed stamps.

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The 9 page Batman 75th Anniversary MyStamp Book (S$49.90) follows the superhero’s journey intimately with an A3 sheet that features 75 most popular Batman comic book covers in the form of stamps. The Stamp book also include selected excerpts from the comic books, giving a glimpse of the life of one of the world’s best loved superhero.

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Fans who want to collect both stamp book can get the DC Justice League & Batman 75th Annversary MyStamp Bundle Set at S$89.90 that comes with a special Collector’s Edition Slipcase.

The DC Justice League & Batman 75th Annversary MyStamp Collection is now available at any post office or online.

5 things to expect at Google IO 2014

Google IO 2014 is just a few days away. Here’s a prediction on what to expect by Vserv.mobi, an award-winning mobile ad exchange. Since its last I/O 2013, Google has acquired almost 25 cutting edge technology companies, so one can expect some interesting updates as part of Google’s roadmap for developers and consumers alike.

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The League Against Evil: A DC Super Heroes Exhibition

The League Against Evil: A DC Super Heroes Exhibition is now on at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. The exhibition is part of the Batman 75th Anniversary celebration and is the first and only exhibition in Asia to commemorate the anniversary.

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The exhibition was open by Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & 2nd Minister for Communications and Information. And you can’t have a DC Super Heroes Exhibition without any superheroes. Yeap, Batman was in town for the opening.

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The exhibition area is filled with DC related stamps, comic pages, toys and artwork. Highlight of the exhibition includes:

US 2007 DC Comics Super Heroes self adhesive collectible stamps.

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Limited edition life size busts of Batman and Superman.

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Models of Batmobile including the 1989 Batman movie version designed and produced by Tim Burton and Anton Furst and the Batmobile Tumbler designed by Nathan Crowley and Christopher Nolan for the movie Batman Begins in 2005.

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And many more…..

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The League Against Evil: A DC Super Heroes Exhibition
Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Date: 5 Jun – 31 Aug 2014
Time: Monday: 1pm – 7pm, Tuesday to Sunday: 930am – 7pm

Admission is free for Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents.