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A Black Swan Moment in Singapore – A First Glimpse of the McLaren 570S

McLaren Automotive, the British luxury brand rooted in rich motorsport heritage, brought the all-new McLaren 570S for an exclusive glimpse for selected guests at private previews in Singapore. The first and most powerful model in the highly anticipated Sports Series, the McLaren 570S has truly brought Formula1™ technology to the sports car segment for the very first time. Sharing DNA with the performance-focused McLaren Super Series and globally-acclaimed Ultimate Series, the Sports Series brings McLaren race-derived technologies and supercar driving exhilaration to an entirely new range of driving enthusiasts. The McLaren 570S will offer the most rewarding and engaging experience with driver-optimised layout and class-leading performance.  At the same time, the interior is more tailored around day-to-day usability, greater levels of stowage space and even more refinement. High performance car enthusiasts in Singapore now have great reason to look ahead with excitement with the release of the new Sports Series in coming months with the rapidly approaching opening of the McLaren Singapore Experience Centre. The development will mark the world’s first brand experience centre for …

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World’s First Wireless Headset with Cross Training Coaching & Music from Jabra

Jabra, a leading manufacturer of intelligent audio solutions, today announced the launch of pioneering wireless workout solution, Jabra Sport Coach™ Wireless earbuds. If you’re a fan of burpees, lunges, squats and planks and want the added motivation of individual coaching and your favorite music while exercising, the Jabra Sport Coach Wireless is definitely your trusted companion specially designed for cross training! World’s first sport audio solution for cross training Cross training, or high-intensity interval training, has been identified by fitness experts at the American College of Sports Medicine as the top trend for 2015. Get in-the-moment, personalised in-ear audio coaching as you work out with the Jabra Sport Coach Wireless. Developed to meet the needs of cross training enthusiasts, users can easily create customized workouts based on over 40 different exercises using the Sport Life app. Track and analyse to maximise performance If you combine your cross training with running, the integrated TrackFit™ motion sensor will measure distance, pace, steps, cadence and calories burned. This unique motion sensor captures detailed activity and performance data for …

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Introducing the new Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire

Borneo Motors Singapore, the nation’s official distributor of Toyota automobiles, today introduced two luxury MPVs: the 3rd generation Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire in its line-up. Developed to incorporate luxurious saloon space with sophisticated interiors, the new Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire exude an unprecedented sense of refinement. The new designs have been raised to a level that further accentuates their individualities. The Toyota Alphard was developed with “luxurious and valiant” as its theme to convey a bold and distinctive luxury look and feel, while the Toyota Vellfire was developed with “bold and daring” as its theme to express a sense of drama and robustness. The MPVs are available in three variants: Alphard Standard, Alphard Elegance and Vellfire Elegance. Established as Toyota’s true flagship MPVs, the All-New Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire promises improved handling, stability and ride comfort delivered by way of a compelling blend of refined engine performance, prominent exteriors and interior refinements. Here is a list of some of the MPVs’ key features: Luxurious exteriors: Designed with the concept of “GRANDELUXE”, both …

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Get Upbeat with the latest LOTS earphones

The latest get-up from Korea, LOTS up-beat earphones packed with its apt-X compatible features and a 10-metre operating distance from any music device, is perfect for audiophiles who love CD-quality music on the go! Featuring a standby time of 150 hours or continuous music playback time of 5 hours, LOTS LTB-2000 can be easily charged by USB via an innovative charging clip by plugging it into your laptop or your powerbank. Connected through bluetooth, you do not have to worry about tangled cables anymore. With its integrating 3-button remote control, you can easily manoeuvre between calls, volume control and music shuffle. Weighing at 13.2g, it’s ultra-light weight makes it easy to carry around. A semi-hard casing comes with the package to keep your earphones well protected too. LOTS LTB-2000 is a slick afforable alternative to the usual costly premium options at a pocket-friendly price of $99, available in red, white and black at selected Newstead and Epicentre.

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Get Lucky for your Dad and Win a Gift for Him from LG Singapore

This Father’s Day, LG Singapore is giving everyone the chance to win big for their fathers. From now to June 21, 2015, you can visit the LG Singapore Get Lucky for Dad Contest site ( and choose from one of three gift bundles listed below: 1. LG Music Flow Speaker and LG Sound Bar (worth $1,297) 2. LG Air Purifier and LG Hom-Bot (worth $1,023) 3. LG G4 Smartphone (worth $998) To qualify, simply fill out the online form, answer a simple question and submit it. A maximum of three submissions a day is allowed to increase your chances of winning. Do not fret if you did not win any of the three gift bundles as you still stand a chance of winning the grand draw prize of 49-inch LG Ultra HD TV worth $1,899. In addition to the LG products, there are 10 pairs of movie passes to be won by sharing the contest on your Facebook timeline as a public post. A total of 14 winners will be announced via LG Singapore’s Facebook …

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Enjoy extended call-time with the new Jabra Boost

Jabra, a leading manufacturer of intelligent audio solutions, unveiled Jabra Boost, an energy-conserving headset that features the longest battery life in the market. With a 1-year standby time enabled by its Power Nap feature, the small, sleek and hassle-free headset enhances connectivity anytime, anywhere. Boosting Talk Time Jabra Boost will be your best partner in a conversation marathon with its extended talk time that lasts up to 9 hours. Also equipped with the Power Nap feature, users can enjoy up to 1 year of standby time as Jabra Boost preserves battery power for your important moments and conversations. If your headset has been disconnected from your phone for 60 minutes, Jabra Boost automatically enters the Power Nap function and turns off by itself. To “wake” Jabra Boost, all you need to do is to double tap the multi-function button. On-demand Siri/Google function A simple tap on the multi-function button activates Siri and Google Now at your command. This effortless activation brings great convenience for users in creating and checking appointments while they are on the road maneuvering through busy …

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LG Introduces New Additions to the Pocket Photo Family

LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled new additions to its line-up of pocket photo mobile printers: Pocket Photo PD239SA and PD251. The Pocket Photo PD239SA offers an all-in-one package that includes the printer, pouch and 10 pieces of photo paper, sticker and frame, making a great gift to get for your family and friends, or as a starter pack for you! For a design with more edge, the PD251 is definitely the fashion accessory to get. With a textured exterior and pointed edge in the middle, this pocket photo model screams modern and chic, perfect to carry around in your bag, and flash it out to print photos instantly. It also comes with a USB cable that makes charging and connecting to phones for printing easy! The newly introduced PD239SA is available in Pink at $199, while the PD251 comes in White and Pink at $139. They are additions to the existing Pocket Photo PD239 in White, Pink and Blue priced at $169. All mentioned series are compatible with Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8.

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Early Registration of Interest for LG G4 before 24 May and get LG G4 Premiums

LG Electronics (LG) Singapore has introduced new premium gifts that come bundled with the LG G4. These premiums are exclusively available to customers who register their purchase interest with the selected telecommunication companies. In addition to the extra battery and charger worth $126*, LG will be giving a 64GB Class 10 MicroSD Card*, worth S$78 for every purchase of LG G4. Customers who register interest in the Leather version of the phone will also receive the Leather Quick Circle*, worth S$88. This genuine leather case complements the leather backing of the phone perfectly, and comes in all three colors of the leather available in Singapore – black, brown and red. Leather G4 Metallic G4 Premium Worth Leather Premium Leather Quick Circle N/A $88.00 Premium with Purchase Battery + Charger Battery + Charger S$126 Registration Of Interest Only 64GB Class 10 SD Card 64GB Class 10 SD Card $78.00 Total Premium Worth S$292.00 $204.00 Consumers can register their interest at the websites of M1 ( and StarHub ( from 15 May 2015 to 24 May 2015. The LG G4 will be available from 30 May 2015, …

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Worldwide launch of Sound LINE Stickers Featuring Paul McCartney’s Voice

LINE, the world’s leading life platform, announced the first-ever global release of Sound LINE stickers.1 The sticker set, called “Chat with Paul McCartney”, features original recordings of the world-famous musician, Paul McCartney’s voice and is available for purchase worldwide via in-app Sticker Shop. LINE has pioneered the sticker feature within the world of messenger apps, launching cartoon-like animation stickers as well as LINE Creators Market, an original platform that allows users to create and sell the stickers of their own design. The new sticker format released globally today offers users the ability to share original sound recordings of famous characters and celebrities with friends. These revolutionary new stickers can be exchanged in chats and posted on the Timeline, just like any other stickers.   Sound stickers featuring famous lines from comical characters and comedians are perfect for adding zest to lively conversations. Also, the sound stickers can help convey thoughts and emotions that may be difficult to express directly, such as apologies. With the addition of sound stickers to the LINE arsenal, users now have a greater range of communication methods to choose …

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Celebrate this National Day with LINE’s exclusive “We Love SG50″ Stickers!

Designed to commemorate Singapore’s 50th birthday, LINE announces the launch of its exclusive “We Love SG50″ sticker set today. Inspired by the daily lifestyle, cultural idiosyncrasies and distinctive catchphrases of Singaporeans, this set recreates 16 different scenarios that Singaporeans from all walks of life can identify with. With these timely stickers, Singaporeans can say goodbye to lengthy text messages and replace them with a simple sticker! Stickers and their iconic characters have become synonymous with LINE and are at the foundation of every LINE conversation. Based on the top six LINE stickers sent in Singapore as of May 2015, Moon is Singapore’s favourite LINE Character. With his varied personalities and expressions, Moon stickers are more frequently used by Singaporeans in the course of daily conversations. LINE’s “We Love SG50” sticker set is available for FREE to all Singaporean LINE users from 12 May 2015 and is valid to use for an unlimited time.

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MOPHIE Launches Highly-Anticipated Juice Pack Line for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Mophie, the no.1 selling mobile battery case in North America officially announced a lineup of protective battery case for both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is now available in Singapore! Users get up to 17 more hours of talk time, up to 12 hours of web browsing, up to 13 more hours of video playback, and up to 60 more hours of music playback. Featuring a thinner, lightweight yet durable frame, the Juice Pack Air for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus boast high-impact protection, which includes rubberized support points inside the case to guard your phone from everyday drops and falls. The Mophie Juice Pack line for iPhone 6/6 Plus is now available in 3 colours – Black, White, Gold and are retailing in Takashimaya S.C., Elush iStudio, EpiCentre, EpiLife, Infinite, Challenger and Digivue at $139.00 for Juice Pack Air for iPhone 6, $169.00 for Juice Pack Plus for iPhone 6 and $139.00 Juice Pack for iPhone 6 Plus. Not a iPhone user? No worries, check out the Mophie Power Station Plus, delivering …

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The new Toyota Camry sets the Mark of a Leader press release

Introducing the new 2015 Toyota Camry – “The Mark of a Leader”

Borneo Motors Singapore launched the 7th generation of the facelifted Camry – the class-leading luxurious executive sedan that embodies charisma, innovation and ultimate refinement. True to the mark of a leader, the Camry is befitting of drivers who want to be synonymous With over 20 million units sold worldwide since 1982, Camry is the leader in setting the benchmark in the mid-size sedan segment. The Camry, Toyota’s flagship model continues to be the benchmark that constantly evolves to set new standards and is available in 3 variants: 2.0L, 2.5L and 2.5L Hybrid. Charisma and Style – The Benchmark for Presence and Finesse The new Camry cuts an elegant figure with its breathtakingly beautiful silhouette. Its large trapezoidal front grille cuts a stately figure and the chrome surround with sleek lines provide a touch of finesse. The newly designed HID headlamps in the 2.0L and 2.5L variants emulate a strong presence on the roads. The LED Daytime Running Lights, a signature design for the Camry is also striking; evoking an imagery of a steadfast and fearless …

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Capture Flawless ‘Selfies’ with the Next-Generation Casio EXILIM EX-TR60

The most loved selfie camera from Casio is back! Introducing the new Casio EXLIM EX-TR60, equipped with Bluetooth® Smart Technology, easy-to-use Selfie Pad, Selfie Art Function and enchanced Make-Up Technology, assuring the most beautiful self-portraits every time you snapped a selfie. Bluetooth Smart Technology Other than the having Wi-Fi connectivity, the new EXLIM EX-TR60 is the first of the EXLIM-TR range to incorporate Bluetooth® smartphone via the EXILIM Connect application. Upon connecting to the application, you can now control the camera remotely, view, select and edit photos on your smartphone even when the camera is switched off. Improved Usage with More Intuitive Functions Featuring an intuitive Selfie Pad, you can toggle between various functions such as zooming or the new Selfie Art mode just by moving a finger along the frame, without having to view the main menu. This helps to make it easier in making quick adjustments to the camera’s settings without missing out on that perfect shot. Innovative Ways to Personalise Each Photo Casio’s Make Up Technology enables users to adjust their preferred …

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Capture Your Signature Moment with Samsung NX500

New Samsung NX500 succeeds the core performance of the NX1’s DNA in a portable, compact device designed for everyday use. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today announced the launch of its new camera, NX500, combining industry-leading design and technology for everyday use, with the capabilities that professional photographers can rely on. Featuring advanced technology such as high resolution 28MP BSI APS-C sensors, 4K and UHD video recording, a best-in-class DRIMeV image processor, NX AF system III, and Samsung Auto Shot, the NX500 has the core functionality of the NX1 engineered into a portable and convenient size. Updated connectivity via Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® provide users with an advanced wireless experience, as well as the ability to seamlessly shoot and share their captured experiences. Superior Image Quality – 28MP Still and 4K Video The NX500 guarantees superb image quality and vivid photographs, regardless of the shooting scenario or subject. With its ultra-high resolution 28MP Back Side Illumination APS-C sensor, NX500 has the ability to take the perfect shot, even in low light situations. It also supports both 4K and UHD video recording, utilizing BSI APS-C sensors, the largest BSI sensor currently available, …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Launched in Southeast Asia at Fashion Extravaganza

First in Southeast Asia, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge were unveiled this evening at a showcase celebrating fashion, technology and the best of regional artistes, signaling the start of the Galaxy S6 World Tour 2015. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge were designed to address the unique needs of fashion-forward consumers. Featuring a timeless design that uses superior glass crafting technology and stringent quality control, the devices come in a range of colours with depth that create a jewel-like feel. Their sleek metal frame and reflective glass finish deliver a new mobile experience and make them the perfect accessories for the most fashionable users. Celebrating the convergence of the fashion and technology industries through innovative collaborations and fashion forward thinking, Samsung has partnered with renowned designers and leading industry names to bring the spirit of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge to life at the Galaxy S6 World Tour. This initiative is an extension of the brand’s collaboration with Orchard Road Business Association to present the Samsung Fashion Steps Out …

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Capture beautiful selfies and share them instantly with the latest Casio EXILIM EX-ZR3500

Casio Singapore has today released the new EXILIM EX-ZR3500, its latest addition to the EXILIM ZR series of compact digital cameras. Featuring state-of-the-art Bluetooth® Smart Technology and an enhanced Make-up Plus mode, users can now take high-quality self-portraits and share them[1] instantly and easily with their loved ones through their smartphones. Instantaneous photo sharing via Bluetooth® Smart Technology In addition to the built-in Wi-Fi capability of previous EXILIM digital cameras, the EXILIM EX-ZR3500 is armed with Bluetooth® Smart technology, which allows for a constant connection between the camera and a smartphone via the EXILIM Connect application. Captured images will be seamlessly and automatically transferred to the paired smartphone that is within the camera’s detectable range. The wireless connection is also maintained using Bluetooth Smart® technology even when the camera is switched off, enabling the smartphone to control the camera remotely for ease of viewing and transferring of photos. Photos taken with the EX-ZR3500 will also be uploaded automatically onto Scene[2], a cloud-based photo album via EXILIM Connect. This allows for easy sharing with travel companions, …

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Beautifully Crafted from Metal and Glass, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Define What’s Next in Mobility

Equipped with first-of-its-kind technology, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are the most advanced smartphones on the market Samsung Electronics today announced its entirely redefined smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge seamlessly blend premium materials with the most advanced Samsung technology to offer consumers an unmatched mobile experience. Beauty Meets Purpose Carefully crafted from metal and glass, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge blend purposeful design with powerful features. The Galaxy S6 edge, particularly, shows unique and outstanding beauty while also providing a solid grip and an immersive viewing experience with the world’s first curved display on both sides. Its glass body, made from the toughest glass to date, Corning® Gorilla Glass® 4, is available in an array of colorful jewel tones, including White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz and Green Emerald, which elicit a unique visual texture as it reflects natural light. This timeless design required first-of-its-kind glass crafting technology and unmatched …

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Casio to Open Singapore’s First Travel-themed Pop-up Store at Changi Airport

Casio Singapore is opening Singapore’s first travel-themed timepiece pop-up store at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1 Departure Hall from 2 March to 5 April 2015. The store will be offering an exquisite range of G-SHOCK, OCEANUS and EDIFICE timepieces, all equipped with Casio’s one-of-a-kind ‘Global Time Sync’ hybrid timekeeping system, and an exciting in-store interactive game where travellers stand to win a Casio timepiece each week. Timepieces Specially Suited for Today’s Globetrotters The store boldly showcases three of Casio’s latest timepieces – G-SHOCK Gravitymaster GPW-1000, OCEANUS OCW-G1000 and EDIFICE EQB-500. The GPW-1000 and OCW-G1000 feature Casio’s hybrid GPS Waveceptor function, combining Global Positioning System (GPS) and radiowave time-calibration signals from six stations worldwide, providing frequent flyers with time keeping accuracy even with changes in time zone or daylight savings, while the EQB-500 uses Bluetooth® SMART technology[1] to synchronize time information via smartphone[2] for wearers to see the hands adjust within seconds to display accurate time no matter where in the world. The dynamic EQB-500 also alerts wearers to incoming email notifications, keeping them well-connected to …

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SUPERSIZEME @ SUNTEC’S THE BIG PICTURE – The Largest Selfie Projection in Singapore

LG has teamed up with Suntec Singapore to present “SupersizeMe @ The Big Picture” event which is set to take selfie experience to the next level. It will be held at Suntec’s The Big Picture, touted by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest high-definition video wall. Largest Selfie Projection in Singapore Participants will be invited to LG’s photo booths, where they can take a selfie or wefie with LG G Flex2’s ‘Hot Curves’ themed props. The photos taken will be uploaded to Instagram with #LGHotCurves, and instantly beamed onto the mammoth video wall making it the largest selfie projection in Singapore. Following that, participants can snap a selfie against their supersized selfie projected on The Big Picture to form a memorable photo-in-photo opportunity. Participants can submit their photos taken with the ‘SupersizeMe’ selfie backdrop via the timeline contest at The top six photos with the most Facebook “likes” will stand a chance to win a Dream Drive Lamborghini Joyride each. The Facebook contest will be held from 28 February to 9 March 2015. SupersizeMe @ Suntec’s The Big Picture – Event Details: Date: Feb 28 …

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My Best Entertainment Companion at Home – Pioneer X-CM52BT

I’m really glad to have this in my room as it satisfy me all the entertainment needs i want! Introducing you the Pioneer X-CM52BT, Pioneer’s Slim Micro System with Smartphone playback :) So here’s 3 reasons why i loved it so much. 1) It’s Movie Time! Yes, with the ability to pair up my macbook, ipad or mobile phones with the Pioneer X-CM52BT through bluetooth, I watch my favourite movies, variety shows or even music videos and concerts and enjoy excellent sound quality ;) It’s damn shiok can~ :D 2) It’s Exercising Time! Sometimes when work gets alittle too busy, I will have to miss my gym session. BUT~ no worries, i can still do some cardio exercises at home with my playlist blasting out loud from the system! 3) It’s Housework Time! Other than spending time at the gym and with my friends on weekends, I will also need to help out in household chores like mopping the floor, doing laundry and ironing clothes. I will tune in to my favourite radio stations on the Pioneer X-CM52BT while I do my chores. …

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