Samsung Unpacked 2017

Samsung is having an Unpacked event at New York today (11pm Singapore time) for the Samsung Galaxy S8. You can catch the live stream on Samsung website.

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The announcement is slightly later than usual. We usually get the announcement at Mobile World Congress around late February or early March. Samsung delayed the announcement following the investigation into the Note 7 fire.

Samsung has since introduced a 8-Point Battery Safety Check for its smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first major smartphone launch since Note 7.

Apple launches red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Apple is adding a new colour to the iPhone line up, red. The special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is launched in recognition of more than 10 years of partnership between Apple and (RED). This gives customers an unprecedented way to contribute to the Global Fund and bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation.

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The special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available to order online worldwide and in stores from 24 March 2017.

LEGO Senior Designer Marcos Bessa in Singapore for BrickHeadz launch

LEGO Senior Designer, Marcos Bessa, is here in Singapore for the launch of LEGO BrickHeadz.

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Marcos Bessa is the designer behind many iconic LEGO sets including The Disney Castle (71040), Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters (75827), Ewok Village (10236), The SHIELD Helicarrier (76042), The Simpsons House (71006), Bat-Pod (5004590), Double-Decker Couch (70818) and many more.

He will be at Wisma Atria on Saturday (11 March) at 11.20am for the Singapore launch of LEGO BrickHeadz. Customers who purchase selected LEGO sets at LEGO Certified Store (Bricks World) Ngee Ann City on 11th March can get an autograph from Marcos at the event.

You can also catch the event live on LEGO Facebook page.

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Missed the pre-order for LEGO BrickHeadz? Find out how you can get them here.

Starbucks limited edition Mason Jar

Starbucks Singapore just launched a limited edition Mason Jar.

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You can get this beautiful Mason Jar at all Starbucks Singapore outlets for just S$5.90 with every Cold Brew purchased. Or separately at S$8.90.

If you haven’t tried the Starbucks Cold Brew, you should take this opportunity to try it. Brewed in small batches and steeped for more than 10 hours, the cold brewing process brings out the rich and balanced flavors for a smooth and refreshing iced coffee.

Manchester United Legends Meet Fans in Singapore

Epson hosted Manchester United legends Quinton Fortune and Ronny Johnsen to meet fans in Singapore today. The closed-door session was attended by 50 invited fans from Manchester United Supporters Club Singapore and selected Epson Singapore Facebook fans. An aspiring youth footballer from SportCares also had the opportunity to glean football tips from the legends.

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The legends kicked off the event by using the Epson EB-1430Wi interactive, ultra-short-throw projector to sign their names. Epson’s PM310 and PM245 PictureMate printers were also on hand to provide on-site printing services for fans to bring home photographs from the event.

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As part of Epson Singapore’s Corporate Social Responsibility, a sharing session between the legends and 18-year old Pravin Raj, ActiveSG Football Academy Assistant Coach and SportCares youth, was conducted on stage. The legends shared tips on how to be a better footballer no matter which position they play in.

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Epson has been a global sponsor and Official Office Equipment Partner of Manchester United F.C since 2010.