News: Logitech / UE – #PartyUpwithUE

Ultimate Ears recently released its new app feature, the PartyUp, that allows users to wirelessly connect up to more than 50 Ultimate Ears speakers, bringing any party to a new level of epic! From your backyard to the beach, Ultimate Ears’ waterproof (IPX7) and durable wireless Bluetooth® speakers have always given you the ability to take the party anywhere. Now, with the addition of PartyUp, you can wirelessly connect a mix of UE BOOM, UE BOOM 2 and UE MEGABOOM speakers together, allowing you to crank up the music in places where no other sound system can go, sharing music and moments in ways that weren’t previously possible. The app links can be found here – www.ultimateears.com/en-sg/apps. ***** If you are unsure if it works as it should, a few of…

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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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News: Show you Care, Go Bare at Bare Your Sole 2016

Bare Your Sole, Habitat for Humanity Singapore’s annual barefoot walkathon, is back once again to raise funds and awareness for the less fortunate in Singapore who struggle with poverty on a daily basis. This year’s edition is set to take place at OCBC Square on September 10th, at 7:30am. This year marks the celebration of the programme’s 10th anniversary, which commemorates the heartfelt support and achievements of the community. Over S$350,000 was raised from last year’s edition of Bare Your Sole, where more than 6,000 participants turned up to show their support. Funds raised from the 2.5km and 5km charity walkathon will go towards Project HomeWorks, a local initiative that aims to improve the living conditions of the elderly, the…

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Thoughts: OBS Open House 2016 – Experience OBS

Ever wondered what outdoor activities and challenges Outward Bound Singapore managed for participating students? I did and jumped at the chance to visit during its Open House on 30 April, with a group of young students, parents + teachers and media. ***** A 10 minutes ferry ride (only for OBS participants) from Punggol Point Jetty, shuttled us quickly to Pulau Ubin campus. Upon disembarked, we were slightly mesmerized by the huge ship-like obstacle course beside the administration building. As we only have a couple of hours, we were given a quick tour of the grounds. We (my hubby and I) didn’t partake activities due to other commitments but here were what we learnt from the friendly instructors: Tripod Challenge Ropes…

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News: Fiji Airways to fly rugby fans direct from South Pacific to the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens 2016

Fiji’s national airline, Fiji Airways, has partnered with HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens to ensure Fijian supporters easy access to Singapore to support their beloved Fiji 7s team, the current co-leaders of the ongoing HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. At the official signing ceremony, it was announced that Fiji Airways will be the Official Airline of the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens for a period of three years, and scores of fans have already booked their direct flights to Singapore with many more eager to come support their team. ***** Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO, Andre Viljoen commented: “As the world’s most passionate airline when it comes to Sevens Rugby, Fiji Airways is delighted to be the Official Airline…

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News: Anantara’s King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament 2016 Moves to Bangkok’s Scenic Riverside

Back for its 14th year, the Anantara’s King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament is packing its trunk and moving to Bangkok’s mighty riverside! The tournament will be from 10 – 13 March 2016, by the riverside of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort. This annual tournament has become one of the biggest charitable events in Southeast Asia. Almost US$1 million has been raised and donated to projects that better the lives of Thailand’s wild and domesticated elephant population, including continued support for research and clinics using elephants in therapy sessions for children living with autism; donating a gantry to help lame elephants stand and a purpose built elephant ambulance to the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre (TECC), and donating an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) to…

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