vr-zone.com Archives - 28 March 2017, Tuesday

  • CanJam 2017 Head-Fi Expo, Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore

    vr-zone.com 11 Mar '17, 4pm

    CanJam is a premier audio expo for Head-Fi enthusiasts hosted by Head-Fi.org . This time, the event is hosted in Singapore at the Pan Pacific Hotel, after a successful gig in New York City. Featuring more than 50 retail brands from across the world, there is something for everyone reg...

  • Garmin Singapore Launches New Line of Fenix 5 Smartwatches

    vr-zone.com 11 Mar '17, 12am

    Garmin’s the world’s leader in navigation technology and fitness trackers is now launching the new fēnix® 5 line in 3 sizes. This line-up will feature the fēnix 5S, which is the smallest smartwatch at 42mm, the standard fēnix 5 at 47mm and the largest model, the fēnix 5X at 51mm.

  • New Bike Sharing App oBike Has Quietly Launched In Singapore

    New Bike Sharing App oBike Has Quietly Launched In Singapore

    vr-zone.com 06 Feb '17, 1am

    So we aren’t fully sure who oBike are, but it’s very simple how it works. You take a look at the app’s map to find the nearest location of a bike. If you want to make sure you have a ride for later, you can reserve a bike. Once you’re ready, you go to the bike you want and scan a QR c...

  • Asus ROG XG Station 2 external graphics dock arrives in Singapore

    Asus ROG XG Station 2 external graphics dock arrives in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 05 Feb '17, 7am

    The ROG XG Station 2 helps turn your laptop into a VR-gaming powerhouse as it supports the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX and AMD Radeon graphics cards. The XG Station 2 has in fact been designed for accommodating full-length graphics cards up to 2.5 slots wide, so you can choose from a br...

  • Your 2G Network in Singapore is Shutting Down

    Your 2G Network in Singapore is Shutting Down

    vr-zone.com 24 Jan '17, 2am

    “From technophobic pensioners to cash-strapped migrant workers, some 140,000 people in highly-wired Singapore still use the city-state’s second generation (2G) network and cheap, robust handsets…2G has long been superseded technologically, with new gold standard 5G offering lightning ...

  • EZ-Link Now Adding Payment Support For Wearables In Singapore

    vr-zone.com 19 Jan '17, 5am

    “Our vision for EZ-Link Wearables is to give our users new possibilities and freedom, by blending an essential part of their daily journeys – EZ-link with different aspects of their lives. We are excited to partner with Garmin and Watchdata Technologies to give both fitness enthusiast...

  • Norway Ditches FM For DAB, 5 Years After Singapore Did The Opposite

    Norway Ditches FM For DAB, 5 Years After Singapore Did The Opposite

    vr-zone.com 17 Jan '17, 7am

    Despite its benefits, mass adoption in Singapore was a big problem. Before smartphones and Apps, Singaporeans preferred to rely on FM radio. simply because getting into DAB usually meant spending money for new equipment – like receivers or boxes. And many cars were still equipped with...

  • Samsung Gear S3 frontier (LTE) Available in Singapore from Today (14th Jan)

    Samsung Gear S3 frontier (LTE) Available in Singapore from Today (14th Jan)

    vr-zone.com 14 Jan '17, 2am

    The latest variant of the Gear S3 brings to you LTE support on the smartwatch thanks to its embedded SIM (eSIM), made possible with a new revolutionary technology from Gemalto. It’s eSIM and On-Demand Connectivity solution comply with GSMA specifications. As such, remote provisioning ...

  • Audi Shows Off VR Showroom At Singapore MotorShow

    Audi Shows Off VR Showroom At Singapore MotorShow

    vr-zone.com 13 Jan '17, 5am

    Bory adds, “Asia is the most advanced continent in the world digitally, and it’s also where people adopt new technology faster. This new VR experience really shows everything we can offer. It gives customers the opportunity to see their car, which you don’t really get right now; you j...

  • Cooler Master Announces the MasterLiquid Maker 92 in Singapore

    Cooler Master Announces the MasterLiquid Maker 92 in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 16 Dec '16, 7am

    Rather than approach the problem with existing AIO liquid cooler designs, Cooler Master just tossed them out and came up with a new angle. Combine the pump and radiator, shrink the size, trim the tubing and wiring, and suspend everything right over the water block on the CPU. This giv...

  • B&O Play A2 Active Will Launch in Singapore End-December

    vr-zone.com 16 Dec '16, 5am

    A stylish and more rugged canvas strap is used here instead of the leather one featured in the classic A2. Two canvas straps are included, which B&O Play’s Corporate VP Henrik Taudorf Lorensen markets as being “inspired by the extremely durable watch straps that British soldiers wore ...

  • Xbox One S Launches in Singapore

    Xbox One S Launches in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 13 Dec '16, 9am

    Save S$150 off the usual price of the Xbox One Gears of War 4 Bundle , priced at S$349 (U.P. S$499) . Featuring a 500GB hard drive, and a full game download of Gears of War 4 for Xbox One and Windows 10, you can immerse yourself in battle alongside JD Fenix and his friends as they fig...

  • Trabble, The First Travel Chatbot To Launch In Singapore

    vr-zone.com 13 Dec '16, 8am

    Of course, it’s not feasible to have an actual human talk to every app user; that would be too much for a startup. Instead, you’ll be talking to a chatbot. Think of it like that Boyfriend Maker app from Japan, or those robots in chatrooms. Unlike those, which are repectively a toy and...

  • Oppo Launches R9s in Singapore, Available for Pre-Order

    vr-zone.com 28 Nov '16, 11am

    The previous R9 iteration that VR-Zone reviewed received high marks for its performance. Oppo has not rested on their laurels with this new phone. It sports a Qualcomm octa-core processor, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, and cruises seamlessly on ColorOS 3.0 (based on Android 6.0). The 64 GB of...

  • Why the VR Startup scene is far more important in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 28 Nov '16, 10am

    Whenever someone says VR, most often people think about one of the prominent leaders in the industry. Whether its Oculus and their kickstart to new VR, or HTC with what is currently the best consumer grade headset, it’s the big names that dominate. However, this doesn’t do justice to ...

  • Drop Everything, the HTC Vive Has Launched In Singapore

    vr-zone.com 28 Nov '16, 6am

    Exciting news though it is, HTC is still very expensive. Part of that is, if you take a look at the store page, is still paying the import duty to get the headset shipped. Buying the headset now is cheaper than previous options that go without saying, but you still need to have a VR-r...

  • BenQ launches world's first THX-Certified DLP 4K Projector in Singapore.

    vr-zone.com 26 Nov '16, 4pm

    Instead of starting from 1080p picture resolution, the single DLP 4K UHD DMD chip is able to start off at a higher resolution point of 2716 x 1528 pixels. Then, using XPR fast switching technology, the individual pixels on the DLP chip (4.15 million micromirrors, each measuring just 5...

  • Atlas launches first OLED TV by Loewe AG in Singapore.

    Atlas launches first OLED TV by Loewe AG in Singapore.

    vr-zone.com 15 Nov '16, 5pm

    The Bild 7 looks stunning even when on standby. Wake it up with its machined metal remote control, and watch its motorised screen ascend to reveal a muscular sound bar. The sound bar projects 120 Watts of loud, sparkling audio with deep notes. A range of additional sound options from ...

  • Singapore still Hesitant about Augmented Reality, Report Shows

    vr-zone.com 14 Nov '16, 6am

    Even though Augmented Reality has gotten a massive boost in popularity in recent years, not everyone is a believer. A recent study by ISACA has shown that, in particular, Singapore businesses remain unconvinced. While the benefits of using AR have been shown in businesses across the w...

  • RHA Launches Headphone Amplifiers and Premium Earphones in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 14 Nov '16, 2am

    If you are an audiophile that doesn’t settle for anything less than music streamed through dedicated amplifiers, you might want to consider the CL1 Ceramic. Built with incredibly luxurious materials, the CL1 Ceramic combines two unique transducer technologies to give you a refined bla...

  • 4 Reasons why Singapore become a hub for VR innovation

    vr-zone.com 11 Nov '16, 9am

    Singapore already has some studios doing interesting things with Virtual Reality. Hiverlab , based in Ang Mo Kio, are experimenting with VR film. Stifled by Gattai Games (already mentioned before) are doing something fascinating with sound and VR. These are just a few examples of some...

  • Lenovo Launches Modular Moto Z and Moto Z Play in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 27 Oct '16, 12pm

    The S$899 Moto Z flagship packs on a Snapdragon 820 state-of-the-art processor and a 4GB RAM that’s comparable to the Samsung S7 Edge. The 13MP f/1.8 rear camera is also a powerful shooter to be reckoned with. Having felt and maneuvered the smartphone myself, I’m more than impressed. ...

  • LG K8 LTE now available in Singapore

    LG K8 LTE now available in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 23 Oct '16, 7am

    Once it gets going, Shuttle’s Nano XPC is a delightful little computer that does exactly what it needs to. Watching videos online on your TV is significantly easier. It is also a fantastic solution for offices or small businesses that need a PC that you can just plug in and work with ...

  • Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge arriving in Singapore on November 5

    Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge arriving in Singapore on November 5

    vr-zone.com 22 Oct '16, 12pm

    After discontinuing the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phablet, Samsung has shifted the focus back to the Galaxy S7 Edge. The Galaxy S7 Edge 4G+ will soon be available in the Galaxy Note 7’s signature Blue Coral shade, with Singapore getting it before any other market. Samsung has announced ...

  • OSVR HDK2 now available in Singapore for all your VR needs

    vr-zone.com 05 Oct '16, 6am

    Razer, the gaming peripherals company and main instigators of the OSVR, are keen to stress the open-sourced nature of the product. “The HDK 2 is engineered to deliver a visual experience on par with the industry’s best while keeping it at a more affordable cost point in order to bring...

  • Is Broadband in Singapore ready for Virtual Reality?

    Is Broadband in Singapore ready for Virtual Reality?

    vr-zone.com 29 Sep '16, 5am

    Internet speed, more precisely how fast you can download and how much bandwidth you have, is king in modern tech. Streaming services like Netflix and Spotify are now commonplace. Even ordinary household appliances now have their internet connection. With this is mind, VR streaming wil...

  • What do Singapore Gamers want: Mobile or Tethered VR?

    vr-zone.com 27 Sep '16, 7am

    To this day gamers cannot easily get their hands on either the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive in Singapore. However, the value of the gaming market in Singapore being what it is, hopefully, this change soon. Likewise, Razer is working on their open-source VR headset. Google is likely to ...

  • The 3 ZenFone 3's in Singapore

    vr-zone.com 11 Sep '16, 9am

    Asus latest ZenFone 3 trio, the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Ultra, and ZenFone 3 Deluxe has got us all psyched up. The ZenFone 3 trio made waves at Computex 2016, where Asus made an incredible impact on the audience there. So, what’s the difference between these 3 powerful smartphones and wh...

  • Large Capacity Phones for Your Pokemon Needs

    vr-zone.com 10 Sep '16, 9am

    This incredible beast by Leagoo is a masterpiece, built under $400. The entry-level high-performance smartphone comes in with a huge 6,300mAh worth of battery that can withstand 45 days of standby, 3 days of normal usage, and 2 days of heavy usage. This phone has literally the largest...