Tag Archives: Nostalgia

A&W MAY RETURN TO SINGAPORE

In February 2017, A&W announced that it is growing its outlets for the first time in 10 years. Singaporeans best remember A&W for its root beer float, twister fries, waffle ice cream and for those who are old enough to remember, having a branch on a floating ship at Sentosa.

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NOKIA RELAUNCHES MODEL 3310, USELESS IN NON 2G SUPPORTING SG

This morning, woke u p to news that Nokia is relaunching a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out. This new relaunched version will allow for web browsing, which the original did not have. This iconic phone was first launched in 2000, and the original 3310 sold nearly 120 million units worldwide before it was discontinued in 2005, making it one of the world's best-selling mobile phones. So, for those thinking of it as a novelty, then this relaunch is a godsend. But be warned though. The phone is run on 2.5G. Singapore's 2G networks will be closed from April this year, thus Singaporeans who think they can use this phone are in for a tough luck. All 2G-only phones will not support calls, SMS and data services, so you will end up playing the "Snake" game only.

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Mr Poh’s Shop: Wonders to Discover

Specialising in the merchandise of assorted memorabilia such as accessories, toys and items of the past 40 years, the vintage shop owner of Viewpoint Trading & Collectibles at China Square Central is one of the last still plying his trade. Here, you can find almost every element of our past: vintage teacups, old telephones, and even ice-kachang makers. Mr Poh’s shop is reminiscent of a treasure trove awaiting discovery by like-minded collectors.

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