New Products, June 29, 2016: Prufen Smart USB Cable, SteelSeries Rival 700 and more

Prufen Smart USB Cable
Prufen Smart USB Cable

Prufen Smart USB Cable

USB CABLE

$29.90

This is no ordinary USB cable. The Prufen Smart USB cable has built-in sensors to monitor the temperature of the power source and device being charged. It also keeps tabs on the current and voltage during charging. The cable displays all these information via an in-line display.

It can also measure the actual capacity of your battery pack, so you know if your 12,000mAh powerbank is what it claims to be. Plus, the cable will automatically abort charging if it detects any overheating.

LG Pocket Photo Line Edition

PORTABLE PHOTO PRINTER

$229

Fans of Line app will like this portable photo printer, which comes with their favourite Brown character adorning the device. The package even comes with a Brown pouch.

Use the free Pocket Photo app on your smartphone, connect to the printer via Bluetooth and print your favourite photos straightaway. The printer is capable of delivering small prints (50mm x 76mm) at a resolution of 313 dots per inch.

SteelSeries Rival 700

GAMING MOUSE

$169

Equipped with a customisable onboard Oled screen, tactile alerts and swoppable physical components, the SteelSeries Rival 700 is the most powerful gaming mouse, according to its maker.

You can personalise the Oled screen to track your gaming stats, change profiles and even set logos. You can also set different tactile alerts (or vibration) to alert you about in-game events - for example, a heartbeat-like vibration for low health. While it comes with an optical sensor, you can swop it for a laser sensor (sold separately).

MiLi iData Pro

USB FLASH DRIVE

$89 (32GB), $129 (64GB), $199 (128GB) and $299 (256GB)

The MiLi iData Pro USB flash drive has a Lightning connector at one end and a USB 3.0 port at the other. It also comes with a USB-to-micro-USB adapter and a micro-USB data cable, so you can transfer files among iOS and Android devices as well as Windows and Mac PCs.

It even comes with a data encryption function that allows you to have secure access to your files, using passcode or fingerprint authentication.

OnePlus 3

SMARTPHONE

$699, available next month

The OnePlus 3 is an affordable smartphone that looks like a premium flagship model. It comes with a 5.5-inch 1,080p touchscreen display in a full aluminium uni-body frame, which is only 7.3mm thick.

It packs a new quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor (up to 2.2GHz) and 6GB of system memory for much improved performance over its predecessor. It will be available in grey and gold.

Catalyst Apple Watch Case

APPLE WATCH CASE

$99

If you want to protect your beloved Apple Watch, get the Catalyst. It is a sturdy hardshell Apple Watch case that offers military-grade impact protection, so your watch can withstand drops from up to 90cm and being submerged to depths down to 50m.

The case seals the sides of your Apple Watch, while a raised bezel prevent scratches on the exposed watch screen when dropped.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 29, 2016, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe