New Products: Casio G-Shock MTG-G1000D, Bose SoundTouch 10 and more

Casio G-Shock MTG-G1000D
Casio G-Shock MTG-G1000D

Casio G-Shock MTG-G1000D

WATCH

$1,799

Designed for frequent fliers, the Casio G-Shock MTG-G1000D (pictured above) is armed with Casio's GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor Technology and a Dual Coil Motor that let the watch quickly adjust and display time when time zones are crossed. Users can switch between world and home time displays on the main and inset dials by pressing a button.

Its stainless steel frame uses an improved internal Core Guard Structure for enhanced shock resistance, while its exterior has a Sallaz-polished finishing to protect the watch face.


Tefal Pro Rice Cooker RK8055

HOME APPLIANCE

$499

This is no simple rice cooker. Besidessteaming rice and making congee and claypot rice, raising dough and baking cakes are also part of its repertoire.

Its induction and 3D-heating allows users to make pound cakes and creamy milk puddings, while a nifty My Recipe function lets users customise and save their own cooking programmes. There is also a convenient delayed-start timer and a keep-warm function.


Laut Workstation for Apple iPad Air 2

IPAD KEYBOARD CASE

US$99.99 (S$142.48), available exclusively on itslaut.com

If you are using a case for your Apple iPad Air 2 and need a keyboard, the Laut Workstation can help you there.

It works as a case to protect your iPad with its anodised metal casing and rubberised hard plastic material.

Prop up the iPad to rest on the magnetic stand of the Bluetooth keyboard, and your iPad turns into a mini laptop. The keyboard has customisable backlight colour, so you can get your work done in darkened aircraft cabins during a long haul flight.


Asus Zen AiO Pro (Z2401C)

DESKTOP COMPUTER

$1,798 (i5 processor) and $2,198 (i7 processor)

Looking for a good value all-in-one (AIO) desktop computer? This could fit the bill.

The Asus Zen AiO Pro (Z2401C) has a 23.8-inch touchscreen display, and a slim anodised aluminium unibody that tapers to just 6mm at the edges.

Powering it is a sixth-generation Intel Core processor and a GeForce GTX 960M graphics processing unit with up to 4GB of video memory. It has a USB 3.1 Type-C port, making it the world's first AIO PC to feature this, according to Asus.


Bose SoundTouch 10

BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS

$399

The SoundTouch 10 wireless speaker is the latest and smallest member of Bose's SoundTouch wireless sound systems.

No bigger than a box of cereal, it combines Bose's digital signal processing with a new Unidome transducer. The result is a cleaner, deeper and louder audio quality than any single speaker of its size, according to its maker.

A Bluetooth connection lets you stream music from wireless devices.


Sony PSZ-RA Series

EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE

Pricing unknown, available this month

With more video productions being done in 4K, or 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, there is a need for more storage space to store the huge files. The Sony PSZ-RA series portable Raid hard disk drives are designed for this purpose.

These rugged hard drives have internal and external bumpers that make it ideal for outdoor use. They are also quick, with transfer speeds of up to 440MB per second, and come in 4TB and 6TB versions.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2015, with the headline 'New Products'. Print Edition | Subscribe