54 The average number of hours a year a person spends taking selfies.
No chillout sesh at the beach is complete without some music to set the vibe. The sorry speakers from your smartphone won’t cut it, so we suggest bringing along the UE Boom 2. This portable Bluetooth speaker is fully waterproof, has a strong 15-hour battery life, and boasts clear mids and surprisingly deep bass given its small size. It also goes really loud - perfect when you’re singing along to Tay Tay.
UE Boom 2 retails for $319 at Challenger and all major electronics stores.
OPPO’s latest smartphone offering is called the R9 Selfie Expert, and for good reason. For one, its front-facing camera has 16-megapixels – more than three times that of top-shelf phones like the iPhone 6S. It also takes pin-sharp, well-exposed shots whether you’re at the beach or club. Hanging out with your squad? Use the phone’s “selfie panorama” mode, which lets you pan the camera for a wider group shot (or better yet, use the included selfie stick!). If you’re quite the selfie addict, this is the phone for get.
The OPPO R9 Selfie Expert retails for $649 at all OPPO concept stores, and all M1, Singtel, and Starhub stores.
App Review AirFrov
Don’t you just hate it when a product takes ages to get released in Singapore? With AirFrov, you won’t have to wait as long. This nifty app connects shoppers who want to buy a specific item not sold in Singapore with frequent travellers who have luggage space to spare. All you have to do is post up the item you want and the country where it’s available, and the app will notify you if it finds a traveller who’s keen to fulfill your request. Want to get that pair of Adidas kicks before the rest of country? Give this app a try.
AirFrov is available for free at the Google Play and Apple App stores.