This is a Public Service Announcement. Valore is recalling 2 models of their Power Bank Battery after discovering some issue such as overheating during charging and discharging. Reading the Valore Facebook comments, it seems like one of the Power Bank Battery exploded.
If you have the Valore vPower 7800mAh Power Bank (VL-PB170) or Valore vPower 5200mAh Power Bank (VL-PB150), stop using it immediately and bring it to Challenger Megastore Customer Service Department at Funan DigitaLife Mall level 6 for a full refund or exchange.
For more info, visit Valore Facebook page or email email@example.com.
Apple just updated the MacBook Air with a faster Intel’s Haswell processors and lower prices today.
The 11-inch MacBook Air comes with a 1.4 GHz processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 2.7 GHz, 4GB of memory and is available with 128GB of flash storage starting at S$1188, and 256GB of flash storage starting at S$1488.
The 13-inch MacBook Air comes with a 1.4 GHz processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 2.7 GHz, 4GB of memory and is available with 128GB of flash storage starting at S$1328, and 256GB of flash storage starting at S$1618.
Configure-to-order options include a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.3 GHz, up to 8GB of memory and up to 512GB flash storage.
The new MacBook Air is now available through the Apple Online Store and Apple Authorised Resellers. If you are thinking of buying a MacBook Air, now is the best time.
I seldom get excited about the Creator series. But the recently announced LEGO Fairground Mixer blew my mind away.
Everything from the Fairground can be loaded onto 2 trucks just like a real life roving carnival. The set includes a high striker, dunk tank, ticket booth and a working Fairground Mixer ride with crank operation. You can even upgrade the mixer ride with LEGO Power Functions motors.
The LEGO Creator Fairground Mixer set contain 1,746 pieces and comes with beautiful 12 minifigures. A juggling man on stilts, dunk tank lady, strong man challenger, ticket lady, truck driver, ride operator, 2 women, 2 girls, 2 boys and a queasy man. My favorite is the queasy man. Love the face printing.
The LEGO Creator Fairground Mixer set will be available in June 2014 and retail at US$$149.99.
Every day, people in developing countries and disaster-stricken places make their way through undesirable environments – barefoot. Bare Your Sole is an annual event organised by Habitat for Humanity Singapore, where people of all ages take walk barefoot together to raise money for those in need. The 2.5km and 5km barefoot charity walk will take place on 12 July 2014 (Saturday), from 9am-12pm, at Gardens by the Bay East (Rhu Cross).
Last year’s event had approximately 5,000 participants walking barefoot for the cause, and had raised more than S$300,000. Bare Your Sole 2014 aims to register more than 6,000 participants this year and to raise S$500,000. Funds raised will benefit Habitat for Humanity Singapore’s local programme Project HomeWorks, an initiative designed to improve the living conditions of the elderly, the sick and the physically challenged living in one-room flats across the nation.
Besides walking barefoot for a good cause, Bare Your Sole 2014 promises to be a fun-filled family event, with food stations by popular eating destinations, such as Dean & Deluca and Cold Stone Creamery. A variety of activities for children, including roving performances by stilt walkers, percussionists and balloon sculptors, will entertain the young and the young at heart. Participants can also stand to win attractive prizes at a raffle draw open to all.
Visit the website now for more info and registration.
4th of May is coming. You might ask what is so special about that day. Well, it is Star Wars Day. May the 4th (May the force). Get it? Haha.
Last year, Hasbro celebrated May The 4th along Orchard Road with Star Wars characters giving out Star Wars figurine. This year, there will be a bigger celebration at Jurong Regional Library.
There will be workshops and activities for kids and fanatics including special appearance by 501st Legion Singapore Garrison and FightSaber Singapore, display of Star Wars toys by Hasbro Singapore, ‘live’ doodling sessions by the artists from Band of Doodlers and many more. And don’t miss the first Singapore screening of “Plastic Galaxy: A History of Star Wars Toys” by Brian Stillman.
There will also be an exclusive sale of custom stormtrooper helmets by local and overseas artists where all proceeds from sale of the helmets will go towards helping the less privileged. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. #MayThe4thSG Date: 4th May 2014 Time: 11am – 7pm Venue: Jurong Regional Library, 21 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore 609732
As part of their global YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft Singapore will be having an open house for 400 people who registered for the exclusive tour of their facilities, and to check out the latest Microsoft devices and technology in person. Participants can also have a go at coding their very own programmes via code.org.
Activities on that day includes Microsoft Technology Center Tours, trying out the latest devices from Microsoft and Nokia, visit the Microsoft YouthSpark booth for programs and resources available to young people and many more.
Bring along a Windows device and get a limited edition #WeSpeakCode t-shirt. Or complete more than 4 activities – including doing an Hour of Code and visit the Nokia showcase to get an exclusive #WeSpeakCode colourful sweatband.
For more details and registration, visit Microsoft Singapore website. Microsoft Singapore ‘Week of Code’ Open House Date: 17 May 2014 (Saturday) Time: Session A: 10am – 12pm, I Session B: 1pm – 3pm Venue: Microsoft Singapore Office – Level 21, One Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989