Google Assistant Now Available For Sonos Users In Singapore

· · · Internet of Things

If you are using Sonos One or Sonos Beam in Singapore, you will be happy to know that as of two days ago (6th November 2019), Google Assistant is available for all Sonos users in Singapore.

Previously, if you want to use Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, you will need to go to your Sonos profile and change your country to the United States, as mentioned in my Sonos One blog post.

Sonos - SettingsSonos - Services
Sonos – Settings

YouTube Premium And YouTube Music Now Available in Singapore

· · · Web

YouTube Premium and YouTube Music are finally available in Singapore. Lay Hiang has been watching a lot of Taiwan variety shows on YouTube and the advertisements on a 45-minute video are ridiculous.

There is a price difference if you are making an in-app purchase in Google Play Store vs iOS App Store. The later is more expensive as Apple collects a 30% commission.

YouTube Premium - Desktop
YouTube Premium – Desktop

WYFY Beam Review

WYFY is a local IoT (Internet of Things) company that is focused on bringing quality, designed in Singapore IoT products with local certifications to the Singapore and Southeast Asian markets.

They have three products right now, WYFY Panel, WYFY Beam, and WYFY Mist.

WYFY Beam - Box Front
WYFY Beam – Box Front

Zhiyun Smooth-Q2

· · · Camera

Zhiyun Smooth-Q2 started out as a Kickstarter project, where it raised a total of HK$4,156,171 from 3,947 backers out of their initial goal of HK$784,700.

The project started on 27th August 2019 and was fully funded on 27th August 2019. I received the product on 23rd October 2019.

Zhiyun Smooth-Q2 - Kickstarter
Zhiyun Smooth-Q2 – Kickstarter

Amazon Singapore

· · · Shop

Amazon Singapore has officially launched in Singapore with the domain Amazon Singapore is different from Amazon Prime which was launched in Singapore two years ago.

The difference between Amazon Singapore and Amazon Prime Singapore is the later is focussed on fresh, frozen, and daily essential products with free 2-hour delivery.

Amazon Singapore - Web
Amazon Singapore – Web

Passport Go

· · · Battery & Power

Passport Go is my third Passport travel adapter from Zendure after Passport and Passport Pro.

Similar to its predecessors, Passport Go started from Kickstarter where it raised a total of US$271,092 from 5,323 backers out of their initial goal of US$30,000.

Passport Go - Box Front
Passport Go – Box Front

Adidas Ultra Boost 19

· · · Fashion

END. Clothing has a 20% discount off sale items and I decided to get the Adidas Ultra Boost 19 in Raw White / Cloud White / Active Orange.

The shoes are on sale and selling for S$155. After the 20% discount, it costs S$124. Shipping to Singapore by FedEx is an additional S$19.95. I got them within five days. Placed the order on 22nd September 2019 and I received it on 27th September 2019.

Adidas Ultra Boost 19 - Box Front
Adidas Ultra Boost 19 – Box Front

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Clear Case

· · · Case, Dock & Bag

For the first time, Apple has made the official clear case available for the latest iPhones, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Apple debuted the official clear case for the iPhone XR last year to showcase the colorful designs of the iPhone XR.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Clear Case - Packaging Front
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Clear Case – Packaging Front