Our picks of the week: LG StanbyMe, Razer x Cariuma OCA and more

Every week, there are plenty of new products emerging in the consumer tech realm. At times, it becomes impossible to cover all of them. Here, we pick the new products of the week and deliver them to you in bite-size format.

LG StanbyMe
S$1,799, available in Lazada and Shopee

Need a large display that you can move around the house to enjoy TikTok videos or stream movies? Get the LG StanbyMe. It features a 27-inch FHD IPS display with a sleek and modular stand. This stand has concealed wheels that let you move it around easily. The display can be rotated up to 180 degrees for landscape or portrait mode, swivelled up to 130 degrees and tilted up to 50 degrees for your viewing pleasure.

This wireless display comes with a built-in battery that lasts up to three hours on a single charge, so you can view your content anywhere in the house without having to find a power socket. Using LG’s webOS smart TV platform, you can download all the streaming apps you like for a seamless viewing experience. Or you can stream your smartphone content via Mobile Screen Mirroring or Apple AirPlay 2.

Razer x Cariuma OCA
From US$89, available on Cariuma store

Whether you are a Razer fan or a sneakerhead, the Razer x Cariuma OCA sneakers might be the pair to cop before it goes out of stock. This collaboration combines sustainability focus of both Razer and Cariuma with each pair of sneakers sold saving 10 trees.

The sneakers themselves are made from natural and recycled materials with the upper and lining made of organic cotton canvas. It has a 100% vegan insole and a natural rubber outsole with laces made of recycled plastics. It is available in two models of low and high cut – each with two colour options of all-black and black/white.

Kingdom Cleopatra PC
S$16,999, available in Kingdom Store

Local PC maker Kingdom Technologies has partnered with Asus to create an over-the-top premium gaming PC in the form of Cleopatra. It is an absolute beast with the latest 12th-genration Intel Core i9-12900K processor for speedy processing and Asus ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial motherboard for liquid-cooling excellence.

Furthermore, the Cleopatra PC is imbued with Asus EKWB GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card for superb gaming experience. The PC comes with three sets of Seagate FireCuda 530 4TB SSDs for lightning fast transfer and ROG Thor 1000W power supply unit to power its monstrous capacity. All these geeky goodies are encased in ROG Strix Helios White PC case for the ultimate desktop PC.

Casio G-Shock GBD-100BAR-4DR
S$349, available in Casio Store

If you are a fan of FC Barcelona, you might want to get your hands on Casio’s new G-Shock GBD-100BAR watch. It features the blue and garnet colours of the Catalan football club. The bands are imprinted with the club motto in the Catalan language.

In addition, the packaging comes with FC Barcelona logo and colours that is worthy of the watch itself. Not to mention, the watch is equipped with an accelerometer to count steps and track distances.

Sony HT-S40R
S$899, available in Lazada and Shopee

Since we are probably going to stay home with the Covid-19 restrictions still in full force, you might want to have a power sound system at home to enjoy the latest movies and shows from Netflix and Disney+ like you are in the cinema. Consider the Sony HT-S40R sound system.

It comes with 600W total power output, 5.1 channel real surround sound with Dolby Audio technology. Furthermore, you can set it up with minimum wires, thanks to its wireless amplifier that powers the rear speakers. With its slim soundbar, compact subwoofer and wireless rear speakers, the HT-S40R will fit into your living room easily.

Trevor Tan

Started out with dreams to become a street photographer, Trevor Tan somehow became a tech journalist with over 16 years of consumer tech experience. Maybe he plays too much video games and buys too many new gadgets.
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