Igloohome Smart Lock Review

*UPDATE* An updated version of Igloohome Smart Lock is now available, check out my review of Igloohome Smart Deadbolt Lock 02 .

Igloohome is a smart-home startup that is based in Singapore. They raised a total of US$1.25 million in seed funding which is led by Wavemaker Partners with participation from Singtel Innov8, and DreamIt Ventures.

Igloohome Smart Lock - Box
Igloohome Smart Lock – Box

Sudio Vasa Bla

Sudio is a brand of earphones that not many people have heard of. It is a Swedish company that is based in the Stockholm, Sweden. They have four series of earphones: TVÅ, KLANG, VASA, VASA BLÅ.

TVÅ is their lower-end range and the remote comes with only one button remote without microphone. It is retailing for S$65.

Sudio Vasa Bla - Gift Box - Front
Sudio Vasa Bla – Gift Box – Front

MOGICS Power Bagel

· · · Battery & Power

I backed the MOGICS Power Donut/Bagel project on Kickstarter on 14th February 2016. The project was funded on 29th February 2016 after raising a total of US$437,738 out of their initial goal of US$15,000 from 9,882 backers.

Both the Power Donut and Power Bagel are travel power strips which is shaped like a circle for space saving.

MOGICS Power Bagel - Box Front
MOGICS Power Bagel – Box Front

Leagoo Shark 1 – Unboxing

· · · Endorsement, Mobile Phone

Leagoo is a brand that not many have heard of (including me). But you might have guessed it. Leagoo is a Chinese smartphone brand and it’s parent company is Shenzhen OTEDA Technology Co. Ltd.

It has launched it’s first phone in Singapore called the Leagoo Shark 1 and is retailing for S$399. You can get it at various mobile retailers. It is not yet available at telcos in Singapore yet.

Leagoo Shark 1 - Box Front
Leagoo Shark 1 – Box Front

Apple Pay (VISA & MasterCard) Now In Singapore

· · · Shop

Slightly more than a month after Apple Pay for AMEX launches in Singapore, Apple Pay for VISA and MasterCard holders are finally available in Singapore.

Unfortunately, not all banks are on the list. For the initial roll out only credit cards from these five banks are supported: POSB, DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB).

Apple Pay (Singapore) - VISA/MasterCard - WalletApple Pay (Singapore) - VISA/MasterCard - Apple Watch
Apple Pay (Singapore) – VISA/MasterCard

Lomography’s Lomo’Instant

· · · Camera, Endorsement

The Lomography’s Lomo’Instant was borned out of a Kickstarter Project two years ago. It garnered 8,448 backers with a total of US$1,118,333 pledged out of their initial goal of US$100,000.

There are several designs available and prices range between S$168 and S$258 on Lomography Online Store.

Lomo'Instant - Box
Lomo’Instant – Box

Flip British Plug – Flip Quad

· · · Battery & Power

I backed the Flip British Plug on Kickstarter on 22nd November 2015. The project was funded on 18th December 2015 after raising a total of £28,115 out of their initial goal of £15,000 from 1,140 backers.

I chose the £14 reward level and shipping to Singapore cost another £5. So in total, I paid £19 (S$38).

Flip British Plug - Flip Quad - Box Front
Flip British Plug – Flip Quad – Box Front