Amazon Now Ships To Singapore For Free For Orders Above US$125

Amazon Now Ships To Singapore For Free For Orders Above US$125
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Amazon now ships to Singapore for free if your orders are above US$125 through its new initiative called AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping.

About FREE AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping
With FREE AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping, you receive free shipping to India and Singapore if your order includes at least US$125 of qualifying merchandise, excluding the Import Fees Deposit, gift-wrap charges, duties, and taxes. Most products shipped using the AmazonGlobal Program that are sold by Amazon.com are eligible for AmazonGlobal Saver. Items 20 pounds (9kg) or more, certain oversize items, e-documents, software downloads, music downloads and gift cards don’t qualify.

Western Digital My Passport Ultra

Western Digital My Passport Ultra
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Western Digital announced the My Passport Ultra back in May 2013. Many of you are familer with the popular My Passport. My Passport Ultra is bascially a premium model of the My Passport.

It is available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB in size, it comes preloaded with WD SmartWare Pro backup software with Dropbox integration, hardware encryption and password protection to safeguard against unauthorized drive acces and it comes with a carrying pouch.

Lenovo Announces Range of Touch-Enabled PCs with a Variety of Form Factors

Lenovo Announces Range of Touch-Enabled PCs with a Variety of Form Factors
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Lenovo has a bunch of new computers that will be available during and some after PC Show 2013 which will be held at Singapore Expo from 6th to 9th June 2013.

IdeaCentre Horizon
The IdeaCentre Horizon was the first thing that caught my eye at the event because it looks like a Microsoft PixelSense. It is running on Windows 8 Pro with Lenovo own’s Aura interface. It is still a little pale in comparison if you compare it with Microsoft PixelSense interface.

Chromebooks Now Available In Singapore

Chromebooks Now Available In Singapore
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Chromebooks have arrived in Singapore and for some reasons, they are only on sale at Courts and not elsewhere like Challenger, Harvey Norman or Best Denki. I guess Courts got the exclusivity rights for the time being.

3 models of Chromebook are available, HP Pavilion Chromebook (S$449), Samsung Chromebook (S$449) and Acer C7 Chromebook (S$369).

NewsLoop Now On Android

NewsLoop Now On Android
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NewsLoop which was launched last year in July 2012 on iOS, is now available on Android via Google Play.

What is NewsLoop?
NewsLoop puts together the best news and lifestyle content from Singapore, Indonesia and Australia, all into a single elegant app. With over 400 publishers and 30 categories of stories to choose from, NewsLoop lets you discover news that matters to you.

Microsoft Surface Pro In Singapore

Microsoft Surface Pro In Singapore
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*UPDATE* On 30th August 2013, Microsoft announced a price reduction for Surface Pro. I have updated this post to reflect the new prices.

When Microsoft Surface RT was launched in Singapore last month, many people have been asking when the Microsoft Surface Pro will be available in Singapore. And now, we got the answer straight from Microsoft Singapore.

Nook HD+ Tablet

Nook HD+ Tablet
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During Mother’s Day week last week, Barnes & Noble dropped their price for their Nook HD+ Tablet from US$269 (S$335) to US$179 (S$222.80) for their 16GB model. Of course I bought it since it is a OK price for that specification and I always wanted to play with an Android tablet.

Nook HD+ doesn’t come with camera, GPS or 3G capability. It uses microSD card as a storage expansion. It uses its own proprietary 30-pin charging cable and since Nook is not available in Singapore,it is advisable to get a spare charging cable in case you misplaced yours.

OCDock

OCDock
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I was one of the early backers for OCDock (Kickstarter). I backed the project last year on the 4th December 2012 and the project got funded on 22nd December 2012 after raising US$107,979 despite the initial goal was only US$49,000.

The project was delayed by a few months, it was suppose to be shipping in January 2013 but I only got my last week on the 10th May 2013.