Apple iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case
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The Apple iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case is retailing for S$68 and my brother ordered it together with the iPhone 6 Plus. But unfortunately, the case got shipped first and we received it yesterday while the iPhone 6 Plus is still stuck in the status, Processing Items.

There are five colors available for Apple iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case: Black, (PRODUCT) Red, Midnight Blue, Olive Brown and Soft Pink.

Direct URL To Apple Store To Add iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus To Cart

Direct URL To Apple Store To Add iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus To Cart
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During the pre-order of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on the Apple Singapore Store at about 3.30pm, I am one of the many users who ran into problems buying the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus because clicking on the Select button as shown in the red box below does nothing. It should redirect you to another page so that you can add that into the cart. But unfortunately, that doesn’t happen.

Thanks to my colleague, Li Soon, who spotted the link and sent it to me. So for the next wave of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, just use the direct links below and click “Add to Cart” button on the right.

Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter

Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
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I took my old Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter to my office and hence I needed another one for my house. Went to VivoCity’s Infinite and bought it for S$38.

Surprisingly, I could not find this adapter in VivoCity’s Challenger. They only sell the Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter.

Apple iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Available in Singapore From 19th September 2014

Apple iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Available in Singapore From 19th September 2014
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Apple announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at this morning event. The good news is that as usual, Singapore is one of the nine countries that will be available at the official launch date of 19th September 2014 alongside United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. I thought China would be in the list as Apple seems to be focusing a lot of China lately.

The only difference between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is the screen/display. In addition, the iPhone 6 Plus has optical image stabilisation vs the digital image stabilisation on the iPhone 6.

Apple MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter

Apple MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter
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Recently, my company bought for me an Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13″ (Late 2013) and it uses MagSafe 2 instead of MagSafe 1 power adapter because all MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Retina after June 2012 ships with MagSafe 2 power adapter.

I have an extra Apple 85W MagSafe Power Adapter at home and I needed a converter for it.

Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13″ (Late 2013)

Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13″ (Late 2013)
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My current work laptop is a Apple MacBook Air 13 Inch (Mid 2011). Despite getting it back in March 2012, the laptop itself is a 3-year old model. My company, migme, has a policy to change laptop every 3 years and this time round, they bought for me a 13″ MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2013).

The processor is a 2.4GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz) with 16GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM and 256GB PCIe-based Flash Storage. This configuration cost S$2,368.

Apple iPhone 5s Case (Brown)

Apple iPhone 5s Case (Brown)
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Bought the Apple iPhone 5s Case (Brown) from the Apple’s Fifth Avenue store because I have to get something from that iconic flagship store! It is just slightly cheaper than Singapore if you pay by cash. Over there, it is retailing for US$39 + US$3.46 (NYC 8.875% tax) = US$42.46 (S$54), whereas in Singapore it is retailing for S$58.

I got the brown to match my Apple iPad Air Smart Case (Brown)!

Apple iPad Air Smart Case (Brown)

Apple iPad Air Smart Case (Brown)
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The Apple iPad Air Smart Case retails in Singapore for S$118 and there are 6 colors to choose from (Brown, Beige, Black, Yellow, Blue & Red). It is made up of aniline-dyed leather. Since I am using the silver iPad Air, I chose the color Brown! I think Brown or Red will go well with the Silver iPad Air.

The smart case is very well build since it comes from Apple and hence all the holes are aligned perfectly well with the iPad Air. It does add a little bit of bulk and weight to the iPad Air but is still acceptable for me.

Apple iPad Air (Silver 16GB) (Wi-Fi + Cellular)

Apple iPad Air (Silver 16GB) (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
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Both of my iPads are starting to show it’s age because it lags in everything it does. So it is time for an upgrade! I wanted to get the iPad Mini Retina but in the end I chose the iPad Air because of the bigger screen (easier for Li Xiang to do her sketching).

Sold my iPad 1 (16GB) (Wi-Fi + 3G) and iPad 2 (Black 32GB) (Wi-Fi + 3G) on Carousell in just one weekend for S$150 and S$310 respectively!