Global Web Index is a market research company specialising in online consumer behaviour. They recently did a mobile messaging survey and the study revealed that WeChat now has the youngest demographic out of all competing social communications apps, with a third of its global active user base being 16 – 24 years old. WeChat has also experienced significant growth with an active user base increase of 156% globally, and a staggering 499% in Singapore between Q1 2013 to Q3 2014.
Thanks to China market, globally, WeChat has a 23% share of the Internet population using the service, 3% more than Facebook Messenger while in APAC, WeChat command a 38% share while Facebook Messenger share is half of it at 16%.
Funko is a pop culture licensed-focused toy company located in Everett, WA. Funko currently holds more than 150 licenses including, but not limited to; Lucas Films, Marvel, Hasbro, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, DC Comics, NBA, Sanrio, and Disney. Funko’s Pop! Vinyl is the number one stylized vinyl collectible in the world with over 10 million units sold in the last three years.
Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2
Similar to its predecessor the new YOGA Tablet 2 models focus on technology that adapts to users, making computing intuitive and fun. The tablet also comes in two operating systems – a 10″ model with Windows and one year of free Office 365, as well as 8″ and 10″ models that come with Android 4.4 Kit Kat. Powered with the latest Intel Atom processor multimedia, playback and rendering make the tablets great for multitaskers. Its dual, large-chamber speakers are front-facing for dynamic audio, while Dolby Audio and Wolfson Master HiFi ensure a multi-channel listening experience just like the movies. Sporting a number of useful features such as a Micro SD card slot and a micro USB with OTG connection that lets users charge their phone (requires separate cable), users can also enjoy extra-long battery life while staying mobile longer in any of its four modes. For complete online connectivity, all the Android models offer 4G, while the 8″ Android version also offers the ability to make voice calls.
The Nokia N1 is a 7.9″ (2048 x 1536) IPS panel Android tablet running on Android 5.0 (Lollipop). It is powered by 64-bit Intel quad-core processor running at 2.3GHz. It has 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and comes with 32GB internal storage.
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note was launched in Singapore on the 8th July 2014 and later at 12pm today, Xiaomi will be launching the Redmi Note 4G in Singapore. Similar to the previous launch, 5,000 sets of Redmi Note 4G will be made available.
The Redmi Note 4G will retail for S$229 while the Redmi Note will still be retailing for S$199.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+ will be available in Singapore from next Saturday, 22nd November 2014 at a recommended retail price (RRP) of S$1,248. Two colors will be available at launch, the Charcoal Black and Frost White.
You can register your interest with SingTel for the Samsung GALAXY Note Edge 4G+ now at www.singtel.com/galaxynoteedge.
Big Hero 6 will officially be in Singapore’s cinemas tomorrow, 13th November 2014. It has a running time of 105 minutes.
The SteelSeries Rival was launched last year in October and is now retailing for S$99 in Singapore. The mouse is compatible with both PC and Mac.
The Rival is a right-handed profile mouse with injected rubber grips and a rubberised, anti-sweat coating. At the bottom of the mouse, contains the Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) material feet that gives you a consistent and optimal glide across all surface types. PTFE has one of the lowest friction against any solid.