Thoughts: Setting up the Linksys AC1200 Max Wi-Fi Range Extender

For the longest time, after my HomePlug constantly overheated and died on me, any attempt to get stable Wi-Fi connection in my room had been taxing, annoying… and contributed to my heavy mobile data usage. After hearing me bitch share my pain with my Wi-Fi dead zone and setup woes, the kind people from Linksys, offered me their Wi-Fi Range Extender for testing / review. ***** The review unit: Linksys – RE6500 AC1200 Max Wi-Fi Range Extender Release year: 2014 ***** The steps I took (on my second attempt, cos silly me messed up the first by plugging it into the modem): Unboxed everything, screw in antennas and plug in the power plug. Find a spot that is in between modem (in living room)…

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News: Dell augments brand experience with new Exclusive Store at Plaza Singapura

Dell announced the opening of its new Dell Exclusive Store at Plaza Singapura earlier today. The new store features experience suites with Dell’s latest XPS, Inspiron and Alienware portfolio, including award-winning products from the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show and the recent Computex 2016 in Taiwan. Customers will also be able to immerse themselves in virtual reality powered by Alienware’s VR-optimized products which were announced at the recent E3 in Los Angeles. Local availability of the products will be announced in the coming months. The new Dell Exclusive Store operates from 10am to 10pm daily and takes on the same distinctive customer-centric approach as the previous store at Funan DigitalLife Mall. ***** To mark the opening, Dell is offering in-store promotions…

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News: Linksys announced its Most Powerful Home Wireless Solutions

Linksys announced its latest and most powerful home wireless solutions yesterday – the first fully functional MU-MIMO AC5400 Tri-Band Wireless Router, AC1900 Range Extender and USB Adapter. ***** The Linksys EA9500, one of the most powerful Wi-Fi routers in the market, the Linksys Max-Stream AC5400 provides business grade functionality to get your home or small office up and running quickly along with the exclusive Linksys Smart Wi-Fi software app for your smart phone that provides remote access control of the EA9500 Wi-Fi Router from anywhere, at any time. The EA9500 is outfitted with Next Gen AC Wi-Fi technology, MU-MIMO, Tri-Band and eight high-powered external antennas that work in concert to deliver powerful Wi-Fi at combined speeds up to 5.3 Gbps.…

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News: Singtel expands content suite with Cast OTT video portal app

For consumers who love to watch shows on the mobile while on the go, Singtel announced a brand new way for consumers to enjoy their favourite entertainment, with the launch of Cast, Singapore’s first OTT video portal app. Cast will offer thousands of hours of exciting movies, dramas, variety shows and kids’ edutainment from partners such as top content providers Viu and Nickelodeon, delivered on Singtel’s extensive 4G network. ***** Cast subscribers will enjoy: Instant access to Full HD episodes or downloads to watch offline with the ‘Watch Now’ and ‘Download’ functions Uninterrupted streaming on Singtel’s high-speed, extensive 4G network or any WiFi connection Convenience of paying for their subscriptions through their monthly Singtel bill At launch, Cast will offer four…

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News: STGCC 2016 brings the best of pop culture to fans this September!

Be prepared for a visual extravaganza from 10th to 11th September when Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) takes centre stage at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Level B2, Halls E and F. Whether you’re a comic book fan, toy collector, gamer or cosplayer, STGCC will keep you enthralled over the weekend with its varied pop culture showcases from both the East and West. ***** Here are a few established artists from the creative pop culture scene, who will be here in September: With more than 10 years of experience in making animated movies at Walt Disney, Phil Noto transitioned to become a comic artist by working for DC and Marvel. He has since illustrated for famous comic book…

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Thoughts: on Sudio Vasa Blå and LoveSummer Promotion

Sudio is founded in Sweden, and it represent elegant products with studio quality sound and exquisite quality, offering trendy, wireless earphones for those who are constantly on-the-go. ***** The Sudio team offered me a pair to try.  What came in the mail: – a neat Sudio gift box and canvas Summer Tote Bag (minus the sunglasses, personal item) And what was in neat gift box: – a pair of gorgeous Vasa Blå in Rose Gold Black, a Rose Gold clip, Leather Pouch for the earphones, 4 pairs of changeable sleeves for comfort fit, Guarantee Certificate certifying authenticity, Owner’s Manual and USB cable for charging. ***** After 2 weeks with the earphones, here’s my take on it: Design: A coated finishing on ear piece, flat…

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