Monday, 5th March 2018
Amazon Echo Spot was on discount during Valentine’s Day week. The usual retail price is US$129.99 (S$173), and during the promotion, the price went down to US$114.99 (S$153).
As usual, all Amazon Echo products don’t ship to Singapore directly. So you have to use a freight forwarder like
HopShopGo. Amazon Echo Spot – Box Front
Friday, 22nd December 2017
Google US Store is making life difficult for many people outside of the US that are trying to get the Google Home Mini for US$29 (S$40).
As the original retail price was US$49 (S$66), the 40% discount makes it hard not to buy it for fun.
Google Home Mini – Box Front
Monday, 9th October 2017
This is the second part of my Homey Review. Do check out the first part,
Homey Review – Unboxing & Setup, if you have not done so. Homey Desktop App
Homey Desktop app is a beautiful designed app. In my opinion, it has the best UI/UX for a smart home device. Homey Desktop App – Welcome
Monday, 2nd October 2017
Homey is a smart home hub that supports a wide range of wireless technology by Athom.
It started out as a
Kickstarter project on 28th May 2014. Homey – Box Top
Thursday, 31st August 2017
AXTRO Smart is the exclusive distributor for TrackR products in Singapore.
TrackR is a Santa Barbara, CA-based startup company that specialized in personal item management.
TrackR Pixel – Box Front
Monday, 28th August 2017
SmartThings V2 Hub (UK) is retailing for £99.99 (S$176) on Amazon UK.
Because I am shipping to Singapore, I get VAT exemption of 20% and hence the price before VAT is £83.33 (S$147).
SmartThings V2 Hub (UK) – Box Front
Friday, 25th August 2017
uHoo is a indoor air toxin sensor that was launched in April 2017. They started shipping within the same month to their corporate customers as those are their primary target audience. For the general consumers like us, they started shipping in June 2017.
After raising a
seed round from East Ventures in May 2015, in May 2016 they started an Indiegogo project to crowfund the initial preorders. It a raised a total of US$81,065 out of their initial goal of US$50,000 from 404 backers. uHoo – Box Front
Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
Vesternet is having a weekly Monday sale on various Z-Wave products.
I bought a couple of
Fibaro Z-Wave Universal Door & Window Sensor 2 Gen5 from Vesternet for £28.67 (S$52) each. Fibaro Z-Wave Universal Door & Window Sensor 2 Gen5 – Box Front
Friday, 18th August 2017
Finally jumped onto the
Google Home bandwagon.
Last year, I decided not to buy it despite it being priced at US$99 (S$136) because the ecosystem was not very mature yet. Fast forward six months later, it has improved quite a bit.
Google Home – Box Front
Friday, 2nd June 2017
Ambi Climate was launched on Kickstarter on 7th October 2014, got funded on 14th November 2014 and shipped out to backers on 28th August 2015. You can checkout my review of Ambi Climate.
Close to three years later, Ambi Climate (2nd Edition) is being launched again on
Kickstarter. Its funding campaign is looking to raise HK$390,000 (S$69,600), and it will end on 22nd June 2017. Ambi Climate 2nd Edition – Not Retail Box