SanDisk just announced a new professional grade flash drive with super fast read/write speed.
SanDisk Extremem PRO USB 3.0
The SanDisk Extreme PRO is a USB 3.0 flash drive with write speeds up to 240MB/s and read speeds up to 260MB/s. These speeds allow users to transfer a full-length movie in seconds, or 1,000 hi-res photos in less than 35 seconds.
SanDisk’s Extreme PRO USB 3.0 flash drive offers a sophisticated and durable aluminum metal casing, which protects against everyday wear and tear. Also included is SanDisk SecureAccess software that provides 128-bit AES file encryption and password protection to secure private files while leaving the rest of the drive visible for sharing.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 flash drive is now available in 128GB capacity at S$269. Comes with lifetime limited warranty.

Some of you might have seen the Facebook contest where you just share a page, Type Thanks H&M and get a free $500 Gift Card from H&M. Well, sorry to break your heart but that’s a fake.
This is not the first time we see something like this. I remember seeing a Starbucks and Apple version. The biggest giveaway is the URL. Most company won’t hold contest on a weird URL. They will most likely do it on their own website.
H&M also clarified on their Facebook page that this is not organised by the company.
So please stop sharing that page on your Facebook. H&M is not giving out $500 gift card on Facebook.

Samsung is having an event at Mobile World Congress in around 3 hours time. We are expecting Samsung to unveil their new flagship GALAXY S series phone. Going by their standard naming convention, it should be called Samsung GALAXY S5. Rumors say that it is going to be a 5.0 inch 1080p resolution screen with 4K video recording and fingerprint sensor. We shall find out in a few hours time.
The Unpacked event will be happening later at 3am Singapore time. Don’t think I can stay up to watch. I guess I’ll catch the summary when I wake up tomorrow. If you can’t sleep, do check out the live streaming on YouTube.

Here’s a interesting thumbdrive by LG. It has 2 ports. One normal USB port like all normal thumbdrive and a MicroUSB port for smartphones.
Cool idea huh? Now your thumbdrive can be use on both PC and your Android phone. I’m sure we’ll see more of this in the future.

Digital vending machines are a common sight in Japan. Besides dispensing snacks and beverages, these vending machines also sell high tech gadgets as well as lifestyle products. Well, the high tech vending machines are here in Singapore.
Called VENDOR satisfaction guaranteed, this high tech vending machine will bring an exclusive and diverse mix of Japanese fashion, cosmetics and lifestyle products to the streets of Singapore.
Some of the products being sold by the vending machine include nail wrap, hair chalk, traditional Japanese handicrafts and earphones.
Introduced by Japanese retail company satisfaction guaranteed, the high-tech machines can be found at The Cathay, Liang Court and 100AM.

The Formula One of Sailing is back in Singapore. This year, the race organisers brought forward the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series from April to February to ensure the wind conditions were just right for the competition. And they were right. The windy condition delivered one of the most dramatic moments in the eight year history of Extreme Sailing Series.
In winds that were varying from 5 to 23 knots across the racecourse, Team Aberdeen Singapore caught one of the biggest gusts of the day as they came into the finish line struggling to hold off the pace and ploughing into the back of France’s Groupama sailing team. The Safety Team were immediately on site to provide assistance, and all the crews were taken account of. Luckily only one crew from France’s Groupama sailing team suffered minor injuries.
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