Phones & Utilities

You can now buy Google’s ‘budget’ Pixel 4a phone at 499 SGD

Google Pixel 4a

So you want to buy a new phone but what’s out in the market is too expensive? Have been eyeing Google’s Pixel 4 but don’t quite have the budget to buy? Say hello to the affordable alternative of Pixel 4 – the Pixel 4a. From today (4 August), you can place a pre-order online in the Just Black variant through the Google Store, Courts, and Challenger. From 10 September, Amazon Singapore will start its online sales. In-store purchases will only

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TPG launches $5 for 20GB mobile plan for seniors

TPG Telecom, Singapore’s newest telco, is launching its commercial mobile plan for seniors in Singapore. TPG’s “Seniors Go Digital” mobile plan provides 20GB of local data at full LTE speed (with always-on data at 512kbps after 20GB), 300 mins of local calls, 30 local SMS, free caller ID, free incoming calls and more. TPG’s “Seniors Go Digital” mobile plan will immediately be available from its launch today and the special promotional price of $5 applies till 31 July 2021. All

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Apply basic maintenance to your electronic gadgets to help them last longer

Electronic gadgets

With layoffs and lost job offers due to COVID-19, this period is probably not a good time to spend too much. With that said, while the new phone advertisements may be attractive, it’s better to think twice. There’s no better time than now to save for a rainy day. I’m personally guilty of having the mindset of changing a new phone or laptop once it shows signs of slowing down. Well, apart from living in a fast-paced society, I’ve only

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Save Over $478 On Your Electricity Bills With Geneco While You Stay, Work And Play At Home!

During the Circuit Breaker, household electricity consumption has increased by 22% as reported in The Straits Times. Even as we enter into Phase 2 of the reopening of Singapore’s economy, most workers are still encouraged to work-from-home (‘WFH’). Now that our household electricity bill has increased significantly, it has become even more important to switch to an electricity retailer to reduce household electricity bill. By switching to Geneco, a typical household can save over $478 while continuing to stay, work

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Ways to conserve water at home

Tap water

Based on the Public Utilities Board (PUB)’s Household Water Consumption Study in 2018 / 2019, showering accounts for the highest water usage at home. Flushing takes up to 17% and the water used in the kitchen at 16%. An average person uses up to 141 litres per day in 2018. To put it into perspective, that’s about 94 bottles of coca-cola (1.5-litre size) per day! While Singapore has a sustainable supply of water through these years, it’s up to each and

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