Leagoo Shark 1 – Unboxing

Leagoo is a brand that not many have heard of (including me). But you might have guessed it. Leagoo is a Chinese smartphone brand and it’s parent company is Shenzhen OTEDA Technology Co. Ltd.

It has launched it’s first phone in Singapore called the Leagoo Shark 1 and is retailing for S$399. You can get it at various mobile retailers. It is not yet available at telcos in Singapore yet.

Leagoo Shark 1 - Box Front
Leagoo Shark 1 – Box Front

Apple Pay (VISA & MasterCard) Now In Singapore

· · · Apple

Slightly more than a month after Apple Pay for AMEX launches in Singapore, Apple Pay for VISA and MasterCard holders are finally available in Singapore.

Unfortunately, not all banks are on the list. For the initial roll out only credit cards from these five banks are supported: POSB, DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB).

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Apple Pay (Singapore) – VISA/MasterCard

Lomography’s Lomo’Instant

· · · Camera, Endorsement

The Lomography’s Lomo’Instant was borned out of a Kickstarter Project two years ago. It garnered 8,448 backers with a total of US$1,118,333 pledged out of their initial goal of US$100,000.

There are several designs available and prices range between S$168 and S$258 on Lomography Online Store.

Lomo'Instant - Box
Lomo’Instant – Box

Flip British Plug – Flip Quad

I backed the Flip British Plug on Kickstarter on 22nd November 2015. The project was funded on 18th December 2015 after raising a total of £28,115 out of their initial goal of £15,000 from 1,140 backers.

I chose the £14 reward level and shipping to Singapore cost another £5. So in total, I paid £19 (S$38).

Flip British Plug - Flip Quad - Box Front
Flip British Plug – Flip Quad – Box Front

Circles.Life Price Plans

· · · Technology

Circles.Life is a Singapore-based consumer brand of Liberty Wireless. It is founded by three entrepreneurs, Rameez Ansar, Abhishek Gupta and Adeel Najam who had previously worked for Temasek Holdings, McKinsey, StarHub and other companies.

It is “sort of” the 4th telco in Singapore if you consider Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MNVO) a telco.

Circles.Life
Circles.Life

Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable

· · · Cable

I bought the Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable (0.9m) from Amazon for US$13.99 (S$19).

It doesn’t ship to Singapore directly, and hence I have to ship it to my freight forwarder, HopShopGo, and get them to shop to Singapore for me.

Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable - Box Front
Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable – Box Front