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Month: June 2014

News: SIA stops carriage of shark fins

News: SIA stops carriage of shark fins

For ages, sharks have been caught for their fins, only to be thrown back into the sea with the fins on deck. Without the fins, sharks cannot swim and will die a slow death. The fins are prized in the Chinese culture, served in many banquets as a symbol of status and/or social standing. Alex Hofford sparked an awareness campaign on the brutal practices with his photography. In 2013, Dr Michael Aw started an online petition, urging SIA, who carries…

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News: Logitech Introduces New X300 Mobile Wireless Stereo Speakers, Engineered for Performance

News: Logitech Introduces New X300 Mobile Wireless Stereo Speakers, Engineered for Performance

Singapore, 26 June 2014 — Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) introduced the Logitech® X300 Mobile Wireless Stereo Speaker, a wireless speaker designed for performance and mobility. Engineered for wide-range sound, the Logitech X300 Mobile Wireless Stereo Speaker has specially angled drivers to give you an expansive sound spectrum, with precise bass response and detailed mids and highs. With this speaker, you can connect and play your music and video entertainment from any Bluetooth®-enabled device up to 30 feet away,…

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News: 50 years and counting, Duracell delivers 6x long-lasting power and entertainment for the whole family

News: 50 years and counting, Duracell delivers 6x long-lasting power and entertainment for the whole family

SINGAPORE, 26 JUNE 2014 – Duracell celebrates 50 years of portable power, from powering the transistor radio of yesteryears, to modern-day digital gadgets. The latest Duracell CopperTop batteries with Duralock Power Preserve™ Technology last six times longer than ordinary batteries* and guarantees 10 years of power preservation in storage. Duracell batteries have been the catalysts for some of the most simple everyday pleasures. In fact, they have become so integral to our daily lives that most of us do not notice…

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News: Pioneer delivers dynamic content to the car with AppRadioLIVE app

News: Pioneer delivers dynamic content to the car with AppRadioLIVE app

Pioneer Electronics AsiaCentre Pte. Ltd. (June 25, 2014) – Pioneer Electronics today continues to advance the connected car experience with the development and launch of AppRadioLIVE. Developed by Pioneer, AppRadioLIVE is a proprietary new app for users of Pioneer’s AppRadio Mode in-dash receivers.  This new app aggregates content from popular music, events, traffic, weather and news sources through a new interactive user interface to provide seamless access to personalized information while in the vehicle. The AppRadioLIVE app is available for the latest iPhone® devices1 and is compatible with all Pioneer…

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News: Linksys Re-Enters SMB Market With Complete Suite Of Solutions

News: Linksys Re-Enters SMB Market With Complete Suite Of Solutions

Singapore – 25 June, 2014 – Linksys® today announced its re-entry into the Small and Medium Business (SMB) marketplace, with the launch of a full suite of business-oriented networking solutions that are able to provide scalable, reliable and secure functionalities to meet the growing demands of a modern workforce. The all-new range includes seven unmanaged switches (three with PoE), six smart switches (three with PoE+), two VPN routers, four Full HD IP surveillance cameras, a network video recorder, two Wireless-N Wi-Fi Access…

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Thumbfu – additive and simple Android game

Thumbfu – additive and simple Android game

Wyemun does it again. Over the weekend, he coded out a new game called Thumbfu for Android platform. The premise is simple: use your thumbs and tap on the screen to prevent the dark ninjas from touching you. Once the rage bar fills up, consecutive thumb attacks can be launched on the next unsuspecting dark ninjas. There are some achievements to be claimed as well, but frankly who cares as long as you kick some ass with your thumbs? Mindless…

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Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air Review

Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air Review

Along with the X100 Mobile Speakers that was reviewed earlier, I received the Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air for review as well. I did review keyboards from Logitech, but what is different this time is that I had an iPad Air that is accessible at home! Yay to my parents for wanting to catch up with technology? Like previous keyboards that I have reviewed, this keyboard connects to iPad Air using Bluetooth. This means that you can actually used it…

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Shifting to Digitalocean VPS

Shifting to Digitalocean VPS

For the past couple of years, this site has been on Vodien shared hosting package. Not that there is an actual need to move, but I had to try out HHVM with WordPress when it was announced that WordPress 3.9 is compatible with HHVM. HHVM is developed by Facebook to optimise their website’s operations. It is claimed to be faster than the standard php-fpm package (and I have seen it so). Vodien shared hosting would not be the right platform…

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Logitech X100 Mobile Speaker Review

Logitech X100 Mobile Speaker Review

A while back, I received Logitech X100 Mobile Speaker, in cyan/green colour, for a review. The Mobile Speaker promises to deliver rocking sound that you can take anywhere. The Bluetooth speaker is ultra-light and portable. I could place it in my bag without feeling the weight. Then again, I was carrying a laptop and a netbook at the same time during the school semester. Without looking at the manual, one can easily figure out which buttons to push to connect…

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Logitech Introduces New Multimedia Speaker System with Space-Saving Design and Loud Bass

Logitech Introduces New Multimedia Speaker System with Space-Saving Design and Loud Bass

Singapore, 18 June 2014 — Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) introduced the Logitech® Multimedia Speakers Z213, a new 2.1 multimedia speaker system with two satellite speakers and a dedicated subwoofer. This system is designed with rich bass that brings your music, movies and games to life. “The Logitech Multimedia Speakers Z213 are for people who want great sound quality without breaking their budget,” said Moninder Jain, Managing Director for Logitech Southeast Asia and India. “With this 2.1 speaker system,…

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