Audio House Online Store and Membership Program

Audio House, one of Singapore’s largest home-grown electronics retail store, has just launched their online store – audiohouse.com.sg , along with their membership program!

Do visit Audio House online store and check out their offers and promotions!

Tomorrow, on the 25th May of 2017, from 0000 hrs to 2359 hrs, Audio House is giving you some special membership perks if you sign up on the 25th May 2017! The sign up process is simple, can be done at home and it’s free!

Membership Perks for new members on the 25th May 2017

  • Free lifetime membership
  • Free $100 cash vouchers (credited into e-wallet)
  • Free cash vouchers with every purchase, which can be used to offset subsequent purchases. All cash vouchers can be used on top of promotions offered.
  1. For purchases without the use of cash vouchers, free $20 will be given for every $100 purchase
  2. For purchases using existing cash vouchers, free 3% of net amount paid will be credited into account.

How to use cash vouchers – for every $100 spent, $20 can be deducted from your e-wallet account

If you are planning to purchase some electronics and home appliances soon, look no further and sign up as a member with Audio House on 25th May 2017 and enjoy the membership perks that they offer just for 25th May 2017!

Do Pass-It-On and share this news with your family, relatives and friends! Happy shopping with Audio House!

Happy Mouse Scrolling with Logitech 2017 Doodle Collection

The mouse that you used everyday at your table when you switched on your computer/laptop. How would you feel if the mouse is a bright, colourful and drawn with beautiful doodle images? Would you think and feel that you are entering into an imaginary, creative, mystical and fun world of your own?

With the Logitech 2017 Doodle Collection, yes, you can do it! They can be the devices to bring you away from your work/computer routine and into somewhere else. Time to brighten your computing life with the Logitech 2017 Doodle Collection!

Inspired by whimsical designs of an imaginary world, the Doodle Collection combines strong visual storytelling with intricately hand-drawn characters, patterns and symbols. This year’s collection of mice is for people with a kid-at-heart attitude and a spontaneous and imaginative spirit.

A collection of doodles – from Lightbulb to Sneakerhead to Skateburger to Triple Scoop –  brings a touch of character to the Logitech® M238 Wireless Mouse.

Let me introduce the Logitech® M238 Wireless Mouse 2017 Doodle Collection to you!

Lightbulb

Sneakerhead

Skateburger

Triple Scoop

Each Doodle has such a distinct design, patterns and drawings!

Skateburger and Triple Scoop would probably motivate you to think of (and search for) delicious food whenever you are at your computer/work desk, might suit you foodies!

Sneakerhead is ideal for designers and those who have a carefree and easy going mind, dress casual, be sporty and yet a drive to be a champion!

Lightbulb probably suits me the most among the four because I always have think beyond, outside, across, up and down, think out of the box for all my photography business, marketing, social media, side businesses and coming up with photography projects.

The 2017 Doodle Collection mice last up to 12 months on a single battery. Smoothly navigate through Web pages or documents with the comfortable scroll wheel, whether you use Windows®, Mac OS®, Chrome OS™ or Linux®. The nano USB receiver allows you to roam up to 10 metres away.

Pricing and Availability

The 2017 Doodle Collection is expected to be available in June for a retail price of $29.00. For more information, please visit the Logitech website or our blog.

Which is your favourite Logitech 2017 Doodle Collection? Go get it when it arrives in June 2017! Remember to pass it on and share it with your family, relatives and friends to own a Logitech 2017 Doodle Collection Mouse!

* Information and pictures courtesy of Logitech and SPRG *

LG SIGNATURE – Sophisticated and Modern Ultra-Premium Brand

LG Electronics recently launched the LG SIGNATURE, their ultra-premium brand that blends sophisticated technology with modern minimalist designs. Their designs were very classy and elegant, showcasing the class, quality, performance, design and ultra-premium quality in their products line up of home appliances.

Picture courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore

At the recent LG SIGNATURE media event held at ION Orchard, I had a close up view of the LG SIGNATURE products on display and they lived up to their branding and reputation as an ultra-premium class of LG Electronics products. There were the LG SIGNATURE OLED TV, LG SIGNATURE Refrigerator with an InstaView Door-in-Door feature, LG SIGNATURE Washing Machine with advanced TWINWash functions and a LG SIGNATURE Air Purifier with a Rain View Window.

“Our driving principle is to ensure that the essence of our products is preserved from idea generation through to the end-user experience,” said Mr. Brian Park, Vice President of LG Electronics Singapore. “LG SIGNATURE is the embodiment of everything that is important to LG and we hope to convey that philosophy to customers who appreciate great products from strong brands.”

At the LG SIGNATURE media event, Chef Janice Wong of 2am:dessertbar, one of Singapore’s famous pastry chefs, was present, partnering with LG, to bring about a multi sensory edible art journey. Chef Wong pastries were placed inside the LG SIGNATURE Refrigerator at the media event, the guests at the media event loved it!

I am honored to work with LG and create a gastronomical art journey that takes inspiration from the LG SIGNATURE,” says Chef Wong. “Each installation will embody the essence of the featured appliance. For example, the Thins is a nod to the OLED TV’s crystal-clear quality. The refrigerator’s InstaViewTM Door-in-DoorTM feature inspired the Chocolate Bon Bons filled with sweet surprises within. Imitating the look of detergent lather, the Edible Bubbles pays tribute to the washing machine with advanced TWINWash™ feature. And finally, the Clean Scent is reminiscent of the clean air that one can enjoy with the air purifier.”

Let me share more information on the LG SIGNATURE products below –

LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W7 Series 

This is a very gorgeous and beautifully designed OLED TV, it’s razor thin, the OLED panel, measuring only 2.57mm thin in the 65-inch model, can be mounted directly on the wall with only magnetic brackets, thus flushed against the wall with minimal gap as if it were a piece of wall art.

This LG OLED TV has the Dolby Atmos® feature build inside, giving viewers superb sound technologies along with the Dolby Vision™, viewers have one of the most advanced cinema systems right in front of them.

LG SIGNATURE Refrigerator

This is a very elegant and minimalist referigerator, smart, intuitive and revolutionary too. By doing a knock knock on the refrigerator, users can view what’s inside without opening the door, saving energy costs, all thanks to the InstaViewTM Door-in-Door feature, which makes the opaque Door-in-Door® compartment transparent.

There is an innovative method to open the refrigerator door, just by placing your foot at the bottom where there is a smart sensor detector located.

Premium LG SIGNATURE Washing Machine

The innovative LG SIGNATURE Washing Machine builds on the technology of the LG TWINWashTM washer. The premium 24-inch front load washing machine is more durable, more convenient than ever and features the unique pedestal TWINWash™ Mini under the main unit.

Doing away with unnecessary buttons, the minimalistic design of the LG SIGNATURE Washing Machine is highlighted by the beautiful touch-enabled Quick Circle User Interface embedded in the glass door. Positioned at a 17-degree angle, the panel can be easily accessed even when the user is standing upright. The Push Open washing machine door opens with a slight push, even when the user’s hands are full. Meanwhile, the washer’s enamel coating not only gives it a sleek exterior but also repels fingerprints, scratches and corrosion.

LG SIGNATURE Air Purifier

I like the LG SIGNATURE Air Purifier, it looks like a Star Wars droid!

It has a Rain View Window, users can have a relaxing and smoothing visual experience by viewing the air purification process and how it works inside the air purifier.

The advanced Watering System feature harnesses the power of water to filter our the harmful chemicals and contaminants while quickly brining the room to comfortable humidity levels.

If you are keen to see, learn and know more about the LG SIGNATURE products above, head on down to ION Orchard, Level 1 Atrium (exhibiting till 23rd May 2017) and you can discover more about these LG SIGNATURE products there.

For more information, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/lg-signature and follow LG Singapore Facebook Page too for updates and announcements!

* Information courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

Chance to Meet Social Media Stars with Grab and Tinder

A chance to meet social media stars on a shared car ride on 19th May 2017 in Singapore, would you like to try and grab this chance?

With Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride hailing company, they are partnering with Tinder, the world’s leading social app for meeting people, so users can spend the day with their favourite social media personalities.

This GrabShare special can be a very interesting experience for carpool users, you never who you might meet on a carpool ride here in Singapore! If you are keen and want to grab the chance to meet social media stars in Singapore, 19th May 2017 is the day!

Let me share more information on Grab and Tinder partnership to give users the chance to meet social media stars in Singapore –

“Many of us are creatures of habit – hanging out with the same circle of friends and visiting the same places. Unknowingly, we have created our own little ecosystems. Our carpool service, GrabShare, lets passengers share a ride and the fare, and meet new people in the process. This partnership with Tinder is a fun and light-hearted way to encourage more people to carpool and potentially meet social media personalities on their next Grab ride,” said Cheryl Goh, Grab’s Vice President for Marketing.

“Tinder is a platform for meeting new people,” said David Wyler, VP of Global Partnerships at Tinder. “Our simple user interface makes it easy to meet people anywhere. We wanted to provide an opportunity for our users to connect with some of their favourite social media stars and still get to their next meeting on time. Grab is the perfect partner to make this happen.”

How it Works

On 19 May, Grab x Tinder’s “New Places, New Faces” activation will have selected social media personalities each roving in a GrabShare ride and picking up passengers starting from 11am to 4pm. Passengers can take this opportunity to get to know these personalities while riding to their destination of choice.

At the end of the activation on 19 May, each personality will select a passenger he or she would like to get to know better. Tinder and Grab will then arrange a day-out for them to explore a new experience together, depending on their interests!

The rides will be filmed, and the most interesting and fun moments will be captured on video and shared on the Grab Facebook page.

Get to Know Singapore’s Social Media Personalities

Book a ride on 19 May via the Grab x Tinder “New Faces, New Places” icon  within the Grab app for a chance to ride with one of Singapore’s social media personalities, such as Ben Tang, Brandon Teo, Brenda Ng, Cheryl Tay, Chloe Choo, Victoria Cheng and Yang Jiamin.

All you need to do is to watch out for content between now and 19 May on Grab and Tinder’s social platforms to find out more about these personalities, because you might just be sharing a ride with them!

More information on the Social Media Stars

NAME ABOUT THEM
Ben Tang

@bentanggg

Ben is a simple guy who has seen and experienced some of the biggest of things in life, but believes that it’s the little things that shine through simplicity that really makes his day. To Ben, a good conversation is far better than a ‘perfect situation’. And a perfect person is not someone you meet on the first date, but is someone you decide to commit to…because she’s worth it.
Brandon Teo

@brandyontherock

Brandon loves adventure and has recently travelled to a number of countries in Europe. He enjoys the thrill of meeting new people and sharing experiences with each other. He believes that some people may even meet their other halves as they explore the world.
Brenda Ng

@brenwho

A social science graduate and social media enthusiast, Brenda’s social media platforms are channels for documenting her way of life, mainly her fashion related visuals, the occasional product reviews and daily life in a nutshell.

 

Coming a long way from taking pictures with an iPhone 4 to currently a Canon DSLR, social media has given Brenda the opportunity to pick up new hobbies such as photography, editing and writing and at the same time, connecting her to like-minded individuals whom she now calls friends.

Cheryl Tay

@cheryltaysg

First establishing herself in the world of cars and motorsports, sports and fitness personality Cheryl Tay believes strongly in body positivity and hence founded body image movement Rock The Naked Truth. Always looking for new challenges in life too, Cheryl is currently training for Ironman 70.3 triathlons. She also enjoys extreme sports such as bungee jumping and skydiving.
Chloe Choo

@chloeandchoo

5 things about Chloe:

  1. Chocolate anything is definitely hell yes!
  2. House and chillpops are the peanut butter to my daily jam.
  3. Lucky 13, the number of my tatts.
  4. Owner of 3 dogs, 2 tortoises and 1 parrot, welcome to my little animal camp.
  5. Eating is my only exercise, there’s a secret though how I can still fit into that size 0 dress.
Victoria Cheng

@victoriacheng

Victoria grew up in New York, but her career began in the Food & Beverage industry in Hong Kong. Victoria was then given the opportunity to move to Singapore, joining one of Singapore’s highly regarded food magazines. These days, Victoria finds herself hopping from city to city, working on personal food related projects. The work over the years have come to include guidebooks, food television and feature articles for numerous publications in the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Yang Jiamin

@jyan.yoga

Jiamin loves travelling and surrounding herself in a new environment. She loves meeting people from all walks of life to gain knowledge and insights. Her guilty pleasures are ice cream milk tea and Ruffles chips.

* Information and details courtesy of Grab SEA and Golin *

Singtel and AXA Insurance jointly launch smart car solution

A smart car device and a cloud-based smart car application in your smartphone using Singtel’s mobile network, this smart car solution is able to help car owners/drivers in Singapore, promoting better and safer driving habits. This smart car solution is jointly launched by Singtel and AXA Insurance, comprising of a Modus smart car device and cloud-based smart car application, analyses driving patterns through a vehicle’s OnBoard Diagnostic (OBD) port. This is another innovative solution launched by Singtel for their customers and a good example on how technology implementation can help improve our life and daily activities.

In Singapore, with the number of cars on the road and looking at how the drivers drive, this is a good move for drivers to adopt this smart car solution by Singtel and AXA Insurance, getting the drivers to think about themselves, for their families and make them driver better and safer on the roads in Singapore.

How does this Modus device/smart car solution works?

The Modus device will synchronise with the smart car application on customers’ smartphones over Singtel’s mobile network. The solution provides the driver with insights on areas such as braking, acceleration and speed, which can help improve driving techniques and behaviour and enhance road safety. With these insights, drivers can also adjust their driving patterns to lower fuel consumption and troubleshoot potential engine problems.

Features include:

  • Driver analyses on areas such as braking, acceleration and speed
  • Real-time location monitoring (to easily find your car)
  • Trip history
  • Engine health information (battery voltage and engine temperature)
  • Driving scores (based on driving analyses)
  • Scheduled maintenance reminders
  • Alerts for speed limits, geo-fence boundaries, drive times and mileage limits

Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Singapore, Singtel, said, “The smart car solution is yet another innovative service that we are bringing to our customers, following the successful launch of Singtel SmartHome. Now, our customers can enjoy an integrated connected lifestyle both in and out of the home. The solution will allow car lovers to track their driving habits and empower them to have a smarter drive. They will also be able to drive more safely, maintain their cars in tip-top condition while making the roads in Singapore safer for everyone. Singtel looks forward to launching more solutions that will enhance our customers’ digital lifestyles and enable them to enjoy smart living.”

Mr Sean Goh, Chief Partnerships Distribution Officer, AXA Life Insurance Singapore, said, “As one of the leading motor insurers in Singapore, the usage of customer-driven data to promote safer driving is very much in line with how we leverage technology to meet our customers’ rapidly evolving needs. Our partnership with Singtel marks an important step towards AXA’s transformation from payer to partner in our customers’ life journey.”

Drivers alert!

As part of this initiative, Singtel and AXA Insurance are offering a year of free AXA car insurance worth S$5,000 to the safest driver in Singapore. To qualify, customers must sign up for the solution, activate their smart car devices and drive at least 3,000 kilometres during the contest period. The winner will be determined by the Driving Score computed on the smart car app.

The smart car solution is available on a 24-month contract. To enjoy the service, customers need a Singtel postpaid mobile plan and a new Singtel MobileShare subscription. The smart car solution comes with a Modus smart car device and Modus smart car cloud subscription for 24 months.

At launch, Singtel and AXA Insurance are offering savings worth more than S$400. Customers can sign up at https://smartcar.singtel.com.

* Information and details courtesy of Singtel Corporate Communications *

Logitech’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day 2017 is just round the corner, have you got your Mother’s Day gift yet? If not, don’t worry, let me share some Mother’s Day gift ideas from Logitech! IT gadgets do make good Mother’s Day gifts too!

What are some of the recommendations by Logitech for Mother’s Day? Let me share with you!

FOR THE MOM WHO IS CONFIDENT

Spotlight ($169)

The latest presentation remote in the market today with some amazing features packed inside. Ideal for both professional and home presentations!

More information here!

FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES HER IPAD

Create ($129)

If you Mom has an iPad, this is an ideal Mother’s Day gift for her! The protective case with AnyAngle Stand to get the perfect angle for watching videos playing games or even working with your Apple Pencil and doing work as well if needed while on the move.

More information here!

FOR THE MOM WHO HAS FAMILY OVERSEAS

Logitech BRIO 4K Webcam ($339)

If you are living, working or studying overseas, keeping in touch using a Webcam is the best (and perfect) method to talk and look at each other at the same time!

More information here!

FOR THE MOM WHO IS IT SAVVY

Wireless Combo MK345 ($55)

The MK345 is a full-size keyboard that features adjustable key board height that provides the best comfort while typing. It also comes with a contoured right-handed mouse that fits comfortably in your palm and a wide  scroll wheel that improves the scrolling experience. The spill resistant design provides peace of mind to the multi-tasking mum reducing worry over accidental spills.

Find out more here!

K375s Multi-device Wireless Keyboard and Stand Combo ($45)

A full sized keyboard with a stand, Mom can place her smartphone on the stand, typing away on her computer or tablet, switching over easily and typing a message to you on the smartphone.

Find out more here!

Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus ($69)

A small and lightweight wireless touch keyboard, ideal for home use, watching your PC to TV entertainment with the K400 Plus.

Find out more here!

FOR THE MOM WHO’S A CAREER WOMAN

M331 Silent Plus ($32)

A mouse that is ideal for both work and home usage, Mom can work from home without making too much noise with this M331 Silent Plus mouse.

Find out more here!

M720 Triathlon ($89)

For the Multi-tasking Mom connecting up to three computers simultaneously!

Find out more here!

MX Anywhere 2 ($135)

For the Mom who has to travel a lot and on the move for work, the MX Anywhere 2 mouse is highly recommended!

Find out more here!

* Information and pictures courtesy of Logitech and SPRG *

Introducing TGH Photography & Hpility SG

In an earlier post on my photography and travel site, www.photojournalist-tgh.tv, I introduced my photography portfolio website, my photography business logo and my partnership with Hpility SG. That post was more of a formal announcement, in this post that I am sharing here on my personal website, it’s more informal and personal, while introducing TGH Photography & Hpility SG.

First and foremost, let me introduce my photography portfolio website www.tghphotography.com, I wrote and shared about my new portfolio website in an earlier post. They were kind of a soft launch type instead of an official announcement launch. Building it up from scratch, setting up a small business, lots of hard work, sweat, tears, stress, pressure and some voices from the sides (from both good and bad angle).

When the earlier article was posted on my FB personal wall and FB page, I received congrats from a few friends and I really see it as a blessing, in lieu of the slow economy in the year 2017 and taking a big plunge into this journey. At times, there were also voices and opinions that weren’t as encouraging, critical and a few times, putting you down, looking down on you or maybe don’t want you to enter and become their competitor. I had to shut them down, away from my ears, heart, mind and brain.

The journey had never been smooth, always a roller coaster, some friends who are small business owners from other industries, fellow photographer friends and close friends who always listen to me ranting from somewhere behind, are among a few group of friends who can and are willing to understand this journey that I took. I really appreciate all these (small and big) help and encouragement that you had given me from behind the scenes that cannot be seen here (and it’s going to a few pages of essay writing to get it out here too). Thank you very much!

Next, there were things that I learned along the way, the hard way, since I am currently a one person business operation. There are some things that are needed to be done and it gets slipped out of your radar due to the magnitude and quantity of things to be done. One of them was a company logo.

This is my company logo, designed by hatchdesign on Fiverr.

http://www.tghphotography.com/
http://www.tghphotography.com/

Now, let me tell you the story behind this logo. I was “pushed”, in a good way by Hong Peng of Hpility SG, to get the company logo done up because it was needed for the partnership collaboration on Hpility SG, a Digital Lifestyle Blog-Portal. There were some delays and procrastination that I admit, not knowing where and how to go about doing it as well. Finding my own way through, shortlisting designers and finally settling on this design by hatchdesign. I am impressed with his logo design for my photography portfolio website www.tghphotography.com

Last but not least, let me introduce Hpility SG!

https://www.hpility.sg/
https://www.hpility.sg/

Hpility SG is founded by Hong Peng, it is a digital blog-portal that covers a variety of interests from lifestyle, travel, food, gadgets and entertainment. We had a good discussion on this partnership between Tan Geng Hui Photography and Hpility SG, we are currently building up the foundations, procedures and networks for our partnership to grow and expand further down the road.

This is a new start, a new hope, there are still a lot of things to work on, explore, expand and push forward to greater heights. A new journey ahead, time for this partnership between TGH Photography and Hpility SG to light up and open up a new path ahead.

LG IT Solutions 2017

LG launched many new products in their home entertainment (HE) and information technology (IT) products for the year 2017. For this article, I am going to share on the LG IT products that they had launched for year 2017 recently.

The LG IT products are the LG gram, 21:9 UltraWide Monitors, Gaming Monitors, 4K UHD Monitors and IPS Monitors. For all the techies out there, the LG IT products would definitely interest you.

At the recent LG HE & IT 2017 launch in Singapore, I had the opportunity to visit and take a look at some of the many LG HE & IT products launch for 2017. Since I am more inclined towards photography and IT products, I decided to share on the LG IT products first, inside this article.

LG gram

The LG gram is now available in 3 different sizes, they come in 15.6, 14 and 13.3 inch bodies.They are also the lightest in their own category and is an ideal choice for working professionals and students, those are who constantly on the move and need lightweight and powerful specifications laptop.

The LG gram uses the advanced seventh-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 and the screen supports a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) IPS display. On top of that, the gram provides comfortable usability; it is able to connect with a variety of other devices through multiple ports, including the new USB-C port, which can be used to transfer content to exterior screens and users can use this port to quickly charge the laptop or a mobile phone.

The LG gram is a laptop that consumers can seriously consider, for its lightweight and technical specifications packed inside them. I held it with my hands for all 3 models, it’s really light and handy, excellent finishing and build quality.

21:9 UltraWide Monitors

The 21:9 aspect ultrawide monitors series by LG, is an IT product that would attract interest not just among the techies, they are useful for business and working professionals who need to view multiple monitors for their work. Imagine having 3 x 21:9 ultrawide LG monitors for your work usage, almost all of your work/data/research shown in all 3 ultrawide LG monitors.

For the 21:9 aspect ultrawide monitors, they also have the curved monitor models options. The 38UC99 and 34UC99 21:9 ultrawide curved monitors are equipped with pretty good technical specifications that might be of great interest.

As the first UltraWideTM monitor to feature a USB Type-CTM port, the 38UC99 offers a glimpse into the future of connectivity. The advanced port allows users to display 4K videos, transmit data as well as charge devices such as a smartphone or laptop simultaneously on a single cable.

With two 10W built-in Bluetooth compatible speakers, the LG 38UC99 offers Rich Bass audio output in the 85Hz bass range, delivering powerful sound quality that enhances the user experience. Offering optimal screen real estate, the 38UC99 is also ideal for tasks that require attention to details, such as photo or video editing. In addition to its roomy design, this monitor’s advanced In-Plane Switching (IPS) UltraWideTM Quad High-definition+ resolution and wide color gamut covering 99 percent of the sRGB color space make the 38UC99 a natural choice for anyone who seeks superior visual performance.

The LG 34UC99 is a 3440 X 1440 curved UltraWideTM Quad High-definition IPS display that offers amazingly sharp picture quality. Its pixel area is about 1.8 times larger than a Full HD 21:9 monitor, and about 2.4 times larger than a Full HD 16:9 monitor. The 34UC99 provides expansive space for photographers, content producers, data analysts, professional investors and others who need to review their working files on a wide screen. With a bigger screen, they can open more applications and perform more tasks. Equipped with IPS technology that speeds up the response time and improves color reproduction, the result is picture quality that is great at any angle, whether the user is sitting in front of the screen or off center.

Gaming Monitors

Gamers, take note of this particular model, the LG 34UC79G, is going to interest you!

The LG 34UC79G curved UltraWideTM gaming monitor combines a blindingly fast refresh rate with advanced one millisecond Motion Blur Reduction. The monitor boasts seamless image transitions without after-images and the IPS display delivers accurate color expression from any angle without distortion.

With features such as Black Stabilizer and Dynamic Action Sync, the LG 34UC79G is specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s gamers. Black Stabilizer provides extra clear contrast, allowing viewers to detect darker objects hidden in hard to see areas. Dynamic Action Sync reduces input lag so that users can enjoy fast-paced gameplay without any delay. What’s more, the inclusion of AMD FreeSyncTM offers a smooth experience without any stuttering or screen tearing. This monitor is a boon for fans of first-person-shooter games, as they can shoot their targets accurately, accumulate rewards and top the scoreboards.

4K UHD Monitors

LG’s line up of 4K UHD monitors offers consumers choices to have high dynamic range content that can be showcased with their 4K UHD monitors, ideal for watching movies and playing games, as well as for the creative industry, with their vibrant and professional grade quality colours.

The LG 32UD99 is one of LG 4K UHD monitors launched in 2017.

Coming with a virtually borderless design, the LG 32UD99 has an ultra-thin bezel that measures a mere 1.3mm on four sides. As such, there is no distraction from the precise and gorgeous image. Boasting 3840 x 2160 pixels, the solution supports the HDR10 standard, which delivers enhanced brightness levels and a wide color gamut image. Compatibility with the HDR10 standard increases the monitor’s peak brightness, enabling users to edit movies and photographs much more comfortably.

In addition, the LG 32UD99 is equipped with an IPS panel and displays over 95 percent of the DCI-P3 color space, making it ideal for content creators who appreciate features such as True Color Pro for color reproduction accuracy. Requiring only a single cable to stream images to a 4K display, charge a connected laptop and execute data transfers simultaneously, the 32UD99 is able to reduce cable clutter.

IPS Monitors

The monitors for the busy working professionals to multi-task on their monitor screen with the LG IPS Monitors.

LG’s IPS monitors such as the 24MP48 offer true-to-life colors, deep black levels and rich colors for amazing contrast and color detail at virtually any angle. The IPS technology highlights the performance of liquid crystal displays, resulting in shortened response times and improved color reproduction. The Screen Split feature allows users to customize their monitor layouts for multitasking. Resize and display multiple windows at once, with 14 options including four different picture-in-picture choices.

The LG models listed in the articles are just some of the models chosen to be showcased during the LG IT products 2017 line up! Whether you are a working professional, photographer, creative industry, gamers, students or home user, there is something for you to choose from LG IT products 2017 launch. If you are interested in any of the LG IT products, do visit their websites and check out more information and details.

For more information, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/laptops and http://www.lg.com/sg/consumer-monitors

* Information courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

Jabra Speak 710

A small, lightweight and portable enterprise grade speakerphone, highly suitable for the business leaders and C-level executives to bring it around for their work and communication. This is the Jabra Speak 710.

During a recent media event, I got the opportunity to learn more about Jabra and their latest Jabra Speak 710. We were also given a live demonstration on the Jabra Speak 710 in action with a live communication call chat and also listening to the multimedia capabilities as a music speaker playing music. Thereafter, we were given the opportunity to touch, feel and try out the Jabra Speak 710.

With my short experiences handling the Jabra Speak 710, I paired it with my iPhone 7+ and played songs from my Spotify app. The pairing and connection between both devices were pretty smooth, the sound quality wasn’t too bad, considering the small size and how compact the Jabra Speak 710 is!

Personally, I find the Jabra Speak 710 has a good balance for both work and leisure (more catered for enterprise/business than leisure) that would attract the interest of business leaders and C-level executives especially if they have to travel a lot and have to keep in touch via teleconferencing. If you are looking at the Jabra Speak 710, you might want to consider getting them as a pair instead of just one unit!

“People are increasingly choosing light-weight and compact products that provide portability and ease of use. Research has shown that a majority of conference phones are actually used for personal use1. The Jabra Speak 710 offers extended mobility and combines it with an immersive audio and true music experience. This makes the device the perfect partner and music companion for start-ups, business leaders and C-level executives,” states Wayne Lee, Head of Product and Alliances, APAC.

“People are increasingly choosing light-weight and compact products that provide portability and ease of use. Research shows that a majority of conference phones are actually used for personal use1.

(1 Need for Smarter Work Environments Drives Demand for High-Quality Audio Conferencing Endpoints, Frost & Sullivan, Sept 2015)

Features & specifications

  • Speakerphone made for voice, music and multimedia
  • Omni directional microphone for 3600 audio pick-up
  • HiFi grade audio quality
  • Up to 15 hours of battery life
  • In-room coverage up to 6 persons
  • Connectivity in seconds: USB, Wireless (Bluetooth® or with PC dongle)
  • 30-meter-long wireless range with PCs, 10 meters with smartphones
  • Plug & play solution with intuitive on-device call controls
  • Wireless linking option with an extra unit for full stereo experience or to extend the conference space to up to 12 persons
  • Smart interaction with Personal Digital Assistant – MS Cortana, Siri or Google Now with the one touch Smart button
  • Compatible with all leading UC platforms – Certified for Avaya, Cisco and Skype for Business and more
  • Optional Kensington lock support and online maintenance

Pricing and availability

The Jabra Speak 710 (SGD 525) will be available from selected retailers in April 2017.

For more information, visit Jabra website and check out the Jabra Speak 710 – www.jabra.com/speak710

* Information and product images courtesy of Jabra and GLOO PR *

Updates – 28th April 2017

The last update that I did was on 12th March 2017. I haven’t been writing much on my personal thoughts and feelings, rarely sometimes, probably ranting on Twitter and my Facebook Page. I may not even be posting any updates on my personal Facebook, probably just pasting my round up of updates in a article post from here and paste it there.

In between the previous update and this update, the content and articles on my personal site here were mostly about technology updates, I had been pushing myself through, sharing technology news, there were quite a handful over this period of time. Due to a bit of news influx, the sharing of the news, events coverage and reviews might be slower than usual due to my schedule constraints.

This personal site is one of my sites to share content on technology and financial news, one of my channels and platforms for sharing content, complementing my photography business, news and updates relating to photography and travel, as a writer on different industries and interests.

Our current economy is still slow and subdued, personally, my view is that this is going to be a slow and small growth for 2017, a trend that we have to accept for the future as Singapore enters into a mature economy stage. I mentioned earlier in the year that starting a small business in this year is going to take a lot of guts and hardships. My photography business is moving slowly, it still needs some time to get my business stabilised. This journey is very tough, not many people can understand, not many people are willing to learn and understand.

Partnerships and collaborations are stepping up a gear, in time to come, I will share a new partnership. Just to refresh, I am working/partnering with

  1. Wills & Wills
  2. Pro Traders Code

If you like to know more about Will Writing, check out my article here. If you like to know more about trading in the stocks & shares, FOREX market, check out my article here.

Although I need (and we all need) to earn revenue and bring in income, I always tell myself to count my blessings, be full of gratitude, grateful and stay humble. There are some things in life that money CANNOT buy, that is your health and well being. Nothing lasts forever.

Be appreciative of your family and loved ones, spend time with them. I know it is very difficult for me at this stage in time, building up this small photography business and other small business partnerships and collaborations.

I don’t want to make the same mistake again.