Moto 360 (Second Generation) – Unboxing & Setup

Moto 360 (Second Generation) – Unboxing & Setup
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Thanks for the Christmas present Lenovo! I was seeded with the Moto 360 (Second Generation). I chose the Large 46mm with Cognac Leather which retails for S$549 in Singapore.

The Moto 360 (Second Generation) started selling in Singapore on the 15th December 2015 and there are three models available:

Using Amazon Echo With Logitech Harmony

Using Amazon Echo With Logitech Harmony
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In both of my Amazon Echo and Logitech Harmony Home Control articles, I wrote about using Amazon Echo to control your television using Logitech Harmony. But unfortunately the IFTTT solution at that time was premature and didn’t really work.

Last month, IFTTT release a new update in partnership with Amazon Echo that allows you to trigger a receipe with a specific phrase on the Amazon Echo. You will have to start the trigger with “Alexa, trigger …”.

Acronis Updates True Image Cloud & True Image 2016

Acronis Updates True Image Cloud & True Image 2016
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The Acronis True Image Cloud & True Image 2016 was launched more than three months ago and last week, Acronis released a a major update to them featuring these five new features.

The updates are based on input from customers who told Acronis that the two most common data protection problems that families face today are damaged or lost devices, and running out of disk space on their devices.

Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD

Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD
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Amazon was having a 48% off their Samsung 850 EVO 250GB last month (I bought it on the 11th November 2015). The listed price is US$149.99 (S$213) and the discounted price is US$74.99 (S$106).

Another good news is that it qualifies for the free AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping to Singapore if your total qualifying purchases are more than US$125.

Moto 360 (Second Generation) Now Available in Singapore

Moto 360 (Second Generation) Now Available in Singapore
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The second generation Moto 360 is now available in Singapore at selected Newstead, Challenger, Best Denki, Courts and Lenovo exclusive stores.

In the U.S. Moto 360 store, you can customize the Moto 360 where you can choose your own style, bezel, case, band and watch face. However, in Singapore only three predefined variations will be available:

Synology Router RT1900ac Review

Synology Router RT1900ac Review
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The Synology Router RT1900ac is Synology’s first router. It is targeted at the mid-range router market and hence it’s retail price is S$234 US$149 (S$210). It started selling in Singapore on 6th October 2015. I will update this post again when I have the actual retail price in Singapore rather than using the currency conversion from the official retail price in USD.

For the unaware, Synology makes one of the best NAS in the market especially for the prosumer market. I personally owned three Synology NASes, DS210j, DS413j and DS415play.