There’s a BLACKPINK edition of the Samsung Galaxy A70

Must-have for Blinks!



Blinks are going to want to get a hold of this. Tucked away on the side of the Samsung Galaxy A event held at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand was a BLACKPINK edition of the Samsung Galaxy A70.

The full package consists of a case, a charging stand, and signed photocards of the popular K-Pop girl group. The full package will set you back around US$ 96.

If you don’t have that much cash to burn, you can opt for the individual packages. The A70 case plus photocards package cost US$ 40 while the charging stand and photocards package is priced at US$ 56.

The case will also automatically activate a BLACKPINK theme similar to how the Marvel cases work on the Samsung Galaxy S10+.

If you want to get your hands on these, you’re gonna have to get ’em in Southeast Asia. The Galaxy A70 BLACKPINK edition will be available in May only in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia.


Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut coming to PS5, PS4

On August 20!



Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut

Ghost of Tsushima closed the chapter on the PlayStation 4 era in a grand fashion. Now, the game is getting a Director’s Cut.

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will come to both the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 will arrive in August 20, 2021. This new version will feature graphic improvements, PS5-specific features, and most importantly new content featuring Iki Island.

Iki Island

According to the PlayStation blog, the neighboring island of Iki was also invaded at the same period Tsushima was. The additional story will have Jin Sakai travel to the island to investigate rumors of a Mongol presence.

This new content, along with corresponding Trophies to unlock, is available for both PS5 and PS4.

PS5 improvements

The PS5 version addresses plenty of requests from fans of the game as well as a few other noteworthy ones.

  • Lyp sync for Japanese voice over
  • Haptic Feedback and adaptive triggers
  • 3D audio enhancements
  • Drastically improved loading times
  • 4K 60fps

Other new updates will also come to those who previously purchased Ghost of Tsushima

Will my saves be transferred?

Yes. Ghost of Tsushima PS4 save files can be transferred. New players will be able to access the Iki Island content in the beginning of Act 2 after making your way to the Toyotama region.

Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut

Pre-orders and upgrades

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will launch on August 20. Pricing are as follows:

PS5 — SG$ 97.90 / PhP3,490 / US$ 69.99 / MYR 299 / IDR 1,029,000 / THB 2,290
PS4 — SG$ 79.90 / PhP2,990 / US$ 59.99/ MYR 249 / IDR 879,000 / THB 1,990

Inclusions are: Digital mini soundtrack with tracks from the original Ghost of Tsushima, Two new songs from Iki Island, a digital art book featuring a selection of art from Ghost of Tsushima, and 10 new pieces of Iki Island concept art.

For Ghost of Tsushima owners

You can pre-order an upgrade to Director’s Cut on PS4 for SG$ 26.90 / MYR 89 / IDR 289,000 / THB690 /US$ 19.99 for PS4. This upgrade will become available starting on August 20.

If you bought Director’s Cut PS4, you’ll be able to upgrade to Director’s Cut PS5 at any time for SG$18 / US$ 9.99 / MYR50 / IDR150,000 / THB300

You can also upgrade directly (from original Ghost of Tsushima PS4) to Director’s Cut on PS5 for SG$ 40.90 / US$ 29.99 / MYR 129 / IDR 439,000 / THB 990

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LEGO just made an adidas Superstar LEGO edition

The iconic sneaker in LEGO brick form



We didn’t see this crossover coming, but here it is. The LEGO group has launched their own little spin on the adidas Superstar — part of the adidas Originals line.

It’s a buildable LEGO brick model that also maybe counts as part of your sneaker collection. The LEGO Superstar sneaker in adult sizing features a classic white and black leather construction

Just like the real thing, this LEGO version includes the iconic adidas Originals Superstar sneaker graphics, shell toe shape, trefoil logo and serrated 3 stripes mark.

The model measures over 12 cm high, 27 cm long and 9 cm wide and with a display stand and plaque. It was made for adidas diehard collectors as well as LEGO fans. You also get to choose whether you want the right or left shoe. And if you feel like splurging, might as well get a pair.

The set includes 17 extra LEGO elements so you can choose to build either the right-foot or left-foot sneaker. For extra realism, it even has shoelaces and comes in an authentic shoe box.


LEGO also tapped six creatives to give their own take on the adidas Superstar LEGO Edition. Each one put their own spin on the LEGO Edition sneaker and are encouraging you to do the same.

You can check out what sneakerheads Aida Kiraya (@afrokickz), Tom Yoo (@tommyoo23), Hanna Helsøe (@helsoe), Leta Sobierajski (@sobierajski), Nicolai Sclater (@ornamentalconifer) and Coffee Boy (@178kz_boy) came up with here.

Price and availability

The LEGO adidas Originals Superstar 10282 model launches on July 1st and will be exclusively available at LEGO Certified Stores, adidas Original Pavilion, Brand Centre Sunway Pyramid and adidas Malaysia Online.

It will then be available at LEGO Official Store on Lazada, Shopee, as well as major retailers and department stores in Malaysia in September.

The recommended retail price is MYR 449.90.

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Huawei Vision S series now official in Malaysia

Huawei’s making TVs now



Huawei Vision S Malaysia

Huawei has officially unveiled their Huawei Vision S Series in Malaysia. It’s a pair of Smart TVs that continues to be part of the company’s 1+8+N strategy.

What are you getting?

The company is positioning it as being able to enjoy your entire Huawei Video library on a larger screen. The said library provides users access to content from the likes of BBC Studios, Paramount Pictures, as well as local productions like Astro and Media Prima.

As part of their seamless connection strategy, you will be able to jump from one Huawei device to another without missing a beat. It lets you pick up from where you left off in the previous device. Huawei is also promising lossless music by playing it through the Huawei Music TV app on the Huawei Vision S.

Huawei Vision S Malaysia

HUAWEI Vision S Series with HUAWEI Video

Smartphone functions on the TV

In an effort to bring more than just your regular TV experience, the Huawei Vision S is equipped with some nifty features. First is access to the AppGallery. Compatible apps will be shown right away. In Malaysia, this includes Kaodim along with other food and recipes portals.

The whole TV is also powered by Huawei’s own Petal Search. The Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) native search engine will scour the web for video, music, and whatever else that could keep you entertained. It also comes with a magnetic camera that allows you to use Huawei’s video calling app MeeTime.

Price and availability

The Huawei Vision S comes in two sizes: 55″ and 65″. Pre-order period is from April 28 to May 12. Interested buyers can pre-order from the Huawei Online Store, Lazada, and Shopee. Pricing are as follows:

  • Huawei Vision S 55″ — MYR 2,999 (Available starting May 13)
  • Huawei Vision S 65″ — MYR 3,999 (Available starting May 3)
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