Highlights of the Week: 14 May 2019

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Updated on May 13, 2019 23:05 pm

Cromly Editor

Highlights of the Week: 14 May 2019

These are some of the news you should know this week:

1. NETGEAR defines the future of smart home with innovative products

Having a smart home is not far from reach, thanks to technology launched every now and then. Recently, NETGEAR, Inc., the leading provider of networking devices that power today’s smart home and small business connectivity, announced the availability and pricing of new Wi-Fi 6 routers and connected home products that will shape the future of the smart home across Singapore.

Its range of innovative products will surely make your smart home dreams come true. NETGEAR’s products include the Meural Canvas with the largest full-service digital platform for displaying art; the first mesh Wi-Fi system paired now with the new Orbi Voice Smart Speaker built-in Amazon Alexa voice assistant capability; the next generation of Nighthawk AX wireless routers based on Wi-Fi 6 technology that offer enhanced performance and multitasking; and finally, the new revolutionary Pro Gaming router, Nighthawk® Pro Gaming XR300 Wi-Fi Router, specially designed to minimise lag for gamers.

Patrick Lo, Charmain and CEO at NETGEAR shared that in bringing their products to Singapore, they aim to meet the lifestyle demands of Singaporean families. “We are excited to bring our latest products to Singapore market, as the concept of a Smart Home is becoming a reality in the country."

Get yours now on Lazada and other major retail stores nationwide.

2. Generous deals and fun-filled activities await at the Philips Carnival on 18–20 May

From 18 to 20 May 2019, experience fun, healthy living at the Philips Carnival. Enjoy discounts of up to 60 percent and learn how to live healthy lifestyles through educational talks and cooking demonstrations. There are also activities for each member of the family!

On top of the items on sale, thrifty shoppers like you are in for a treat as Philips also offers daily hourly specials across its suite of best-loved product innovations across its oral healthcare, mother and childcare, kitchen appliances, male grooming, and air, garment care and floor care categories. Some daily special buys include Viva Collection Rice Cooker, EasySpeed Vacuum Cleaner, DayCare Essential Hairdryer, SteamGo Handheld garment steamer, Air cleaner, and many more. And if you are a My Philips member, you can get an additional 5 percent discount.

During the three-day sale, moms and new moms can join a series of educational talks on breastfeeding and post-natal nutrition, heart health and sleep, conducted by experts from Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Nobel Heart Center, and Parkway Shenton to empower consumers to better manage their health. There will be a Pop Up Sleep Experience Center where doctors will be conducting free consultations on sleep issues and treatment options. Consumers can enjoy an exclusive carnival discount on sleep and respiratory products such as CPAP machines, masks, and nebulisers.

And if you are a health buff, there will be a live demonstration of celebrity chef Angela May’s recipes for guilt-free meals prepared with a suite of Philips’ kitchen innovations. Join any of the six cooking demo sessions and pick up tips from Angela at her Chef’s Table for healthy eating made easy, while enjoying a deluxe full-sized meal!

Click here for more information.

3. Japanese premium fabric softener now in Singapore

Long-lasting and luxurious New York-inspired scents from this Japanese premium fabric softener—why not! Pioneering the concept of "wearable perfume," Laundrin products are formulated with 100% plant-derived softening ingredients and are free of formaldehyde to ensure that they are safe and gentle to use even for baby’s clothes.

Indoor-drying can be done comfortably even on rainy days as the anti-bacterial formula prevents multiplication of odour-causing bacteria and stale smell, whilst protecting the clothes you love by retaining its shape. The easy-to-iron on formula reduces the need to iron, helps you stay presentable all day and perfect for those who are time-stretched!

Laundrin is now available at NTUC Fairprice, Don Don Donki, Tokyu Hands, Isetan, and Meidi-ya Singapore stores island-wide.


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