News: Search, Book and Stay with the new AsiaRooms.com app

AsiaRooms.com, Asia’s leading online travel accommodation specialist (OTA), announced the launch of its updated mobile app for iPhone and Android users. Built from the ground up and optimised for the latest versions of iOS 7 and Android OS, customers can browse and book from AsiaRooms.com’s comprehensive inventory of over 60,000 hotels globally. The new app, created in partnership with mobile development agency, UsTwo, features a rich and feature-filled user experience that is lightning fast and secure. The new AsiaRooms.com app’s design was centred on improving the overall mobile user experience by making the booking experience fast, safe and simple for travellers on the go. Along with a fresh and clean design, the app allows users to match myriad preferences and…

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News: Sony Celebrates DPReview Gold Award With Exclusive S$200 Discounted Price For Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

In celebration of the Sony Cyber-shotTM DSC-RX10 winning a DPReview’s Gold Award, the stunning ‘bridge-style’ camera will now be offered at a discounted price to DSLR enthusiasts, for a limited period of time. From 28th March till 6th April 2014, interested buyers can purchase the camera at an exclusive price of S$1,399.00 (S$200 off its original price of S$1,599). This discount / offer will be available at all Sony stores and selected authorised dealers. ***** The fixed Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm (35mm equivalent) F2.8 lens of the Cyber-shotTM DSC-RX10 offers superb levels of clarity and resolving power you’d expect from your interchangeable lens collection. With a versatile zoom range from wide-angle to telephoto, it’s a natural partner for atmospheric portraits, dramatic landscapes, wildlife, street…

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Thoughts: UE MINI BOOM

As shared in previous Feb post, Logitech introduced the UE MINI BOOM which is a major upgrade from the predecessor, UE Mobile Boombox. And earlier in March, I received not one but two MINI BOOM review units from Ultimate Ears, for a double up usage and feel. ***** Here are photos of the UE Mini BOOM: – in Red and Green – UE Mini BOOM stacked – top and back of UE Mini BOOM – Instructions / Guide and USB cable – MINI BOOM app screens, app is available on iTunes and Google Play. *****  Likes: – Color: Still as vibrant and stylish as ever, comes in 3 color (black / red / green) – Design: Not a lot of…

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Staycation: Weekend stay at Fairmont Singapore

Won a weekend stay voucher from Expedia’s Christmas 2013 giveaway (or lucky draw) and we got around to set a date & redeemed it last month. Coincidentally, our stay date was the same day as my parents’ wedding anniversary which we spent celebrating for them… and making it a special date for us too. Heh, more on that later. ***** Here are photos of the Fairmont Singapore Premier room we stayed in: – Premier Room (with comfy King sized bed and pillows) – View from the room – Well lit bathroom – Lovely rose scented bath items and various toiletries – Seat / Rain shower (above) & normal shower stand – Mini bar counter ***** Check-in / out: The check-in…

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News: China Mobile International Launches VoIP Mobile Application in Singapore

China Mobile International (CMI) announced the launch of Jego, a VoIP mobile application, in Singapore. Jego is unique in that it is the only mobile application to offer the renting and binding of China Mobile numbers in the world which makes it ideal for those who wish to be connected with people in Hong Kong and China for business or leisure. ***** For Chinese residents in Singapore who already have a China Mobile number, they can now retain their number and bind it with Jego to enjoy free roaming incoming calls. Singaporeans who wish to stay connected to Hong Kong and China, for business or leisure, can now rent a China Mobile number to receive unlimited free calls, and use Jego to make high quality, international calls at a low cost, anywhere in the world.…

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News: Sony World Photography Awards – Singapore National Award Winner Announced

Singaporean photographer, Chin Boon Leng, was announced as the winner of the Singapore National Award as part of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world’s leading photography competitions. – “What are you staring at?” by Chin Boon Leng ***** Open to photographers of all abilities, the Singapore National Award seeks to uncover and honour the single best image taken by a local photographer entered into any of the ten Open categories of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. Chin Boon Leng, a children’s book illustrator, was chosen as the winner for a charming shot of a baby Orang-utan peeking out from its Mother’s embrace titled “What are you staring at?” It was selected by a local panel of…

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