Wednesday, 2nd January 2019
HyperDrive 4K HDMI 3-in-1 USB-C Hub retails for US$49.99 (S$69) and shipping to Singapore is an additional flat fee of US$15 (S$21).
This HDMI 3-in-1 USB-C Hub is a an alternative to the
Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter which retails for S$98. HyperDrive 4K HDMI 3-in-1 USB-C Hub – Box Front
Monday, 31st December 2018
Didn’t do much to my smart home this year. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
Added three new voice assistant devices to my home:
Thursday, 20th December 2018
Google Home Hub during Black Friday as Google is having US$50 off the retail price of US$149.
I did not get the Google Home Hub from Google US Store as the chances of my order going through is close to zero. Similar to the
Google Home Mini that I got for Black Friday last year, I got it directly from B&H Photo Video. They have the same promotion as Google US Store. Google Home Hub – Box Front
Tuesday, 18th December 2018
After a successful
Kickstarter campaign where the Innergie 60C USB-C raised a total of US$312,227 from 2,566 backers, it is now ready for sale on Amazon.
I received my Innergie 60C USB-C
seven months ago as I have backed the Kickstarter project, but Innergie is kind enough to send me another one which is the retail packaging being sold on Amazon. Innergie 60C USB-C Laptop Adapter – Box Front
Friday, 14th December 2018
Synology Mesh Router MR2200ac was launched in Singapore this week at a recommended retail price of S$199.
You can get it from
Storage Studio on Lazada at a slightly higher price of S$220. Stocks are a little constrained right now but expect more stocks to arrive in January 2019. Synology Mesh Router MR2200ac – Three Units
Wednesday, 12th December 2018
Yubico’s Yubikeys are now officially available in Singapore. It expanded its presence in Singapore by recruiting a regional manager, Tim Murphy, to boost sales efforts and to establish distribution channels across the region.
Today I learned (TIL), that Yubico is a Swedish and American company.
Yubico YubiKeys Series 5 – Media Drop Package – Front
Monday, 10th December 2018
Before 2017, it has always been cheaper to get a Sonos PLAY:1 or Sonos One from Amazon, ship it to Singapore, and it is still cheaper than getting it in Singapore. That is how I got my
Things have changed after that, and the prices for Sonos products in Singapore is almost the same as Amazon (sometimes even cheaper). And it comes with a warranty.
Sonos One (White) – Box Front
Thursday, 6th December 2018
Bowers & Wilkins PX Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones retails for S$589 in Singapore and is available in two colors, Space Grey and Soft Gold.
Bose QC35, KEF & Porsche Design Space One, and Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 SE headpones, it features active noise cancellation. Bowers & Wilkins PX Headphones – Box Front
Tuesday, 4th December 2018
Its Black Friday and I wanted to get an Ultra Boost to replace my old Adidas Revenge Boost 2 running shoes which I got from Hong Kong back in 2014.
My budget was about S$200, and my first choice was the
all black Ultra Boost running shoes, but sadly, it was not on sale. Adidas Ultra Boost Laceless – Box Front
Thursday, 29th November 2018
During this Chrismas season, from 27th November 2018 till 1st January 2019,
Xiaomi is having Christmas promotions for some of their products.
I have been wanting to get the
Xiaomi Mi Selfie Stick Tripod. But the retail price of S$28.90 makes me put that thought on hold as I don’t think it is worth so much. Xiaomi Mi Selfie Stick Tripod – Box Front