• Explore the deep blue sea without getting wet with this underwater drone
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    Nurul Azliah

    Explore the deep blue sea without getting wet with this underwater drone

    Do you wish to take photos and videos of marine life without having to dive into the waters? You can now do so thanks to a new underwater drone, which is available in Singapore.

  • Nokia launches new budget phone with two-day battery life
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    Nokia launches new budget phone with two-day battery life

    After surprising the world last year with the return of the Nokia 3310, Finland’s HMD Global has launched a budget phone that comes with a useful feature that few new phones seem to have – long battery life. The new Nokia 2 smartphone comes with a battery that promises to last for as long as two days with a single charge. “With the Nokia 2, we wanted to replicate the unique Android experience we’ve delivered so far with the long-lasting battery which so many fans associate and expect from their Nokia phones,” said chief products officer Juho Sarvikas in a press release on Tuesday (2 January).

  • New car servicing centre in Singapore offers cigars and wine
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    Nurul Azliah

    New car servicing centre in Singapore offers cigars and wine

    Car servicing centre MBM Autocity has a lounge offering cigars and wine. Of the many car servicing centres in Singapore, few could top the standards of the new MBM Autocity, which offers some of the most state-of-art technologies as well as a lounge where cigars and wine are offered. Located at 160 Sin Ming Drive, MBM Autocity officially opened on 30 September.

  • Meet AUSCA, the Singapore-made robot that can serve up eggs
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    Gabriel Choo

    Meet AUSCA, the Singapore-made robot that can serve up eggs

    Can’t crack an egg? Fret not, because AUSCA can do it for you. AUSCA, which stands for Automated Service Chef Associate, is the world’s first front-of-house autonomous service chef robot prototype. AUSCA’s job is to make the perfect egg dish for guests at hotel M Social Singapore’s award-winning restaurant, Beast and Butterflies.

  • WATCH: Adlina Adil from 'Lion Moms 2' reviews the Fitbit Ionic
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    WATCH: Adlina Adil from 'Lion Moms 2' reviews the Fitbit Ionic

    When she's not being a bad influence in the second season of Channel 5's "Lion Moms" TV series, Singaporean actress Adlina Adil spends a lot of time maintaining her fitness by hitting the gym and pool. So we thought it would be a great idea to let her review Fitbit's latest fitness tracker-cum-smartwatch called the Ionic. After all, she has used the brand's earlier models - the Alta and Flex. Watch to find out if the Fitbit Ionic is worth the buy. More details here: Fitbit's new Ionic smartwatch lets you track your health and make payments in Singapore Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • Fitbit's new Ionic smartwatch lets you track your health and make payments
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    Nurul Azliah

    Fitbit's new Ionic smartwatch lets you track your health and make payments

    Fitbit Ionic smartwatch lets you track your health and make payments in Singapore. Fitbit’s newest product is basically a health tracker and a smartwatch combined into one device. Not only does the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch comes with improved tracking technologies, it also allows you to add music, offers longer battery life, and even lets you make payments. Launched in Singapore on Friday (27 October), the Fitbit Ionic will be available at major retailers, priced at $458 each.

  • The Gudak Cam photo app is inconvenient – but the Japanese love it
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    The Gudak Cam photo app is inconvenient – but the Japanese love it

    With nearly everyone in possession of a smartphone, just about anyone is now able to take a photo. Gone are the days of cumbersome film cameras, when you had to worry whether you had enough film and consequently, how many photos you could take. There was no instant reviewing of photos on the spot, and much less taking of multiple shots to find the right one.

  • A teenager reacts to the Nokia 3310
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    A teenager reacts to the Nokia 3310

    The popular mobile phone of the noughties has returned to Singapore. But what happens when the Nokia 3310 is handed to a 19-year-old who has only used touchscreen smartphones? See how this young millennial takes to the phone. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • Nokia 3310 3G will go on sale for S$99 in Singapore from 14 October
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    Nokia 3310 3G will go on sale for S$99 in Singapore from 14 October

    The Nokia 3310 3G will be available in warm red and charcoal. Following its announcement in late September, the Nokia 3310 3G will be available in Singapore from 14 October for S$99, HMD Global announced on Monday (9 October) in a media alert. Customers can purchase the phone from local telcos such as M1, StarHub and 3Mobile, as well as selected A-Mobile outlets such as Challenger, Courts, Gain City, Handphoneshop, Harvey Norman, Mustafa and Sprint Cass, said the Finnish company.

  • New Golden Village cineplex at SingPost Centre debuts laser projection technology
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    New Golden Village cineplex at SingPost Centre debuts laser projection technology

    Golden Village is opening a new multiplex at SingPost Centre in Paya Lebar on Friday (6 October) that boasts laser projectors for all its eight auditoriums, which promise better picture quality. It features a new category of premium halls, called Duo Deluxe, which is priced below its existing Gold Class tickets. The Duo Deluxe seats have smaller side tables and feature a different type of seats as compared to Gold Class tickets.

  • Nokia 3310 3G will be available in Singapore from October, and yes, it has 'Snake'
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    Nurul Azliah

    Nokia 3310 3G will be available in Singapore from October, and yes, it has 'Snake'

    Nokia 3310 3G phones will be available in Singapore from October. Heads up, retro phone fans! The frequently reminisced-about Nokia 3310 will be returning to the Singapore market via authorised dealers from October. Finnish company HMD Global has even given the phone a facelift.

  • Singaporeans get their hands on newly-released iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
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    Gabriel Choo

    Singaporeans get their hands on newly-released iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

    After Apple unveiled its iPhone 8 and 8 Plus earlier this month, fans have been eager to get their hands on the new smartphones. On Friday morning (22 September), those in Singapore got to do just that. In the morning, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore saw about 50 people in queue outside Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Hall C for the launch of the new mobile devices organised by local telco Singtel.

  • Singaporeans get their hands on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
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    Singaporeans get their hands on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

    Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore spotted a long queue of customers at Marina Bay Sands on Friday (22 September), many of whom were eager to get their hands on the newly released iPhone 8 and 8 Plus smartphones. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • Robots at M Social Singapore hotel help ease hospitality manpower crunch
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    Bryan Huang

    Robots at M Social Singapore hotel help ease hospitality manpower crunch

    Guests at lifestyle design hotel M Social Singapore may bump into an interesting staff member during their stay, either along the corridors or in the lobby. While AURA’s current role is limited to delivering items to guests, ‘her’ brother AUSCA (Automated Service Chef Associate) will soon up the robotic game by being able to cook three different types of eggs for hotel guests – omelette, scrambled, and sunny-side up.

  • “Taking Risks Makes You a Stronger Leader” — And More Career Advice For Aspiring Fashionistas
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    Erika Ostroff

    “Taking Risks Makes You a Stronger Leader” — And More Career Advice For Aspiring Fashionistas

    Armarium co-founders Alexandra Lind Rose (left) and Trisha Gregory (right). Working in fashion, while fun, is no easy task. After nearly a decade as the head of public relations for a high-end fashion brand, she took the leap and created Armarium along with her co-founder (and fellow fashion veteran) Alexandra Lind Rose.

  • The Sneaky New Ways Tech-Savvy Kids Are Cheating
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    Nora Crotty

    The Sneaky New Ways Tech-Savvy Kids Are Cheating

    Students at Rangsit University, in Thailand, have to retake their final exams after peers were caught participating in a sophisticated high-tech cheating ring.

  • Manus x Virtual Pets: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Brought Tamagotchis to the 2016 Met Gala
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    Nora Crotty

    Manus x Virtual Pets: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Brought Tamagotchis to the 2016 Met Gala

    As Fashionista points out, the PDA-friendly lovebirds Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom both attended the Met Gala wearing a Tamagotchi clipped to their Prada getups.

  • will.i.am Had a Tiny Robot Sewn Into His Met Gala Tux
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    will.i.am Had a Tiny Robot Sewn Into His Met Gala Tux

    While most of the guests at Monday night’s Met Gala interpreted this year’s theme of Manus x Machina to mean metallic! shiny!, will.i.am went with a more literal approach. 

  • This Rape Case Was Solved by a Fitbit
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    This Rape Case Was Solved by a Fitbit

    According to data logged on Jeannine M. Risley's Fitbit, she had been awake and walking around during the time she had claimed she was asleep in bed.

  • Siri offers a new response when told ‘I was raped’
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    Simone Olivero

    Siri offers a new response when told ‘I was raped’

    “When asked simple questions about mental health, interpersonal violence, and physical health, Siri, Google Now, Cortana, and S Voice responded inconsistently and incompletely,” stated a March 14th study from JAMA Internal Medicine.

  • Internet Searching Might Make People Feel Smarter Than They Actually Are
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    Internet Searching Might Make People Feel Smarter Than They Actually Are

    Google makes it easy to pull up just about any information that’s available, but some psychological researchers think it comes with a cost. The “Google effect,” as one team dubbed it, is our tendency to forget information that can be easily looked up. Now a new study adds a new layer to the question of what effects our endless Google-searching might have on us: There’s a chance it’s making us overconfident about stuff we don’t know as well.

  • Hot Spot: Sephora's New High-Tech Workshop
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    Noël Duan

    Hot Spot: Sephora's New High-Tech Workshop

    Leave it to the city of San Francisco to get the most high-tech beauty experiences before the rest of us do: The 8,500 square feet store located at 33 Powell Street is re-opening November 20 as the first and only Sephora Beauty Tip (Teaching, Inspiration, and Play) Workshop, with over 13,000 products and interactive services. Like most beauty junkies, we’d happily spend a few hours slowly meandering through the selections at Sephora — maybe getting a touchup along the way — but this takes the beauty emporium straight into Willa Wonka territory. In addition to stations for trying new hair and makeup trends, here are the main features you should check out the next time you’re in San Francisco: The Beauty Workshop station at San Francisco’s Sephora Powell Street. (Photo: Courtesy of Sephora) The Beauty Workshop: The main feature of the re-designed store will be The Beauty Workshop, a central workstation where you can take group beauty lessons with Sephora’s top makeup artist instructors, follow tutorials at the iPad stations, or find more inspiration at The Beauty Board, a shoppable gallery made of user-generated content.

  • The Nailbot Robot Paints Your Nails and Empowers Girls
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    Noël Duan

    The Nailbot Robot Paints Your Nails and Empowers Girls

    I wondered if I could get a smartphone to control my nail art.” Walia doesn’t have an academic tech background — she studied history and gender studies at Northwestern University and holds an MBA from University of Chicago, and she originally moved to Silicon Valley to work on the unsuccessful California governor campaign of venture capitalist Steve Westly. 92 percent of teenage girls decorate their nails, and 14 percent do it daily.

  • This New Pinterest Feature Will Fuel Your Online Shopping Addiction
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    Lauren Tuck

    This New Pinterest Feature Will Fuel Your Online Shopping Addiction

    You know you want this dress from Prada’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection.  As if online shopping wasn’t already dangerous enough, it’s now proliferating social media, making it impossible to avoid that Prada dress you’ve had bookmarked for months. Pinterest, the inspirational (and aspirational) image sharing site, has taken the next step in blurring the lines between e-commerce and friendly online engagement by introducing The Pinterest Shop, a curated catalog of items that can be directly purchased, turning the Internet mood board from third-party promoter to boutique-like seller.  The new addition is an enhancement of Buyable Pins, which were launched in June.

  • Your Bitmoji Avatar Can Now Be More Stylish Than You
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    Erika Ostroff

    Your Bitmoji Avatar Can Now Be More Stylish Than You

    Bitmoji looks from Michael Kors, Rodarte and DVF (from left to right). Instead of the ill-fitting denim or shapeless shirt you probably picked for your avatar, you can now dress your digital self in apparel fresh off the runway, thanks to the launch of Bitmoji Fashion. Runway looks from designers like Joie and Tanya Taylor, in addition to brands you’d find IRL at Bergdorf Goodman—like Diane Von Furstenberg, Rodarte, Michael Kors Collection, Zac Posen, and Kenzo—are only few of the many to choose from.