SMRT Explanation Begs More Questions

Yesterday, two trains collided at Joo Koon station. 29 people were hurt. Some preliminary findings have been quickly offered. I’m not sure if their explanations have been at all satisfactory. In fact, I find the explanations don’t make sense, and they in fact raise more questions. Can we please get simple straight answers? SMRT and LTA had explained initially that…

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Google Pixel 2 XL Review

Google is back this year with the second generation of their Pixel smartphones. Last year’s Pixel and Pixel XL with best-in-class cameras seem hard to beat, but the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL far outshine them in just about every way. By marrying hardware, software, and AI, Google has a winning formula with the new Pixels. However, the…

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D-Link DCS-8100LH HD Wireless 180-Degree Camera Review

D-Link’s DCS-8100LH HD Wireless 180-Degree Camera was launched in Singapore last month. This is an extremely compact and portable Wi-Fi camera that works day and night, with built-in infrared illumination, motion and sound detection, and two-way audio. You get some peace of mind with this camera monitoring your home even when you’re away. The DCS-8100LH is similar to the DCS-936L…

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Lazada X Razer Surprise Box

It’s Singles’ Day tomorrow, 11 Nov, or 11/11. You don’t have to wait till Black Friday at the end of this month, because there are many Singles’ Day promotions happening. Lazada, for example, will be starting their Online Revolution tomorrow with lots of exciting offers. I revealed the Razer Atheris mouse recently. It officially retails for S$84.90 from the Razer…

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Aukey 30000 mAh Type-C Power Bank

One of the most important items in our modern-day gadget life is the power bank. It’s the answer to the new version of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the one that has Battery at the bottom of the pyramid. Many of us are familiar with power banks. The Aukey 30000 mAh Type-C Power Bank, however, is something quite outstanding. The Aukey 30000 mAh…

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First Hour Impressions Of The Pixel 2 XL

Google launched the second generation of their Pixel smartphones this year. I just got hold of the new Pixel 2 XL, and while I’ll write a full review later, I wanted to share some quick first hour impressions about it. The initial hands-on reviews pouring out about the Pixel 2 XL were mostly all good. But soon, problems with the…

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Razer Atheris Mouse For Work And Play

If you wanted to get a wireless gaming mouse, the Razer brand easily comes to mind. But what if you also wanted a gaming mouse that you can bring on your travels, and which wouldn’t look too out-of-place at a business meeting? Razer has you covered with their new Atheris ultimate wireless notebook mouse launched in August this year. The Razer…

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Sony Walkman NW-WS623 Review

Sony has a long history with their Walkman brand. The latest in their Walkman headphone series is the NW-WS623. This is a Bluetooth wireless earphones with built-in MP3 music player. Built for sports, the NW-WS623 is salt-waterproof, and supports an ambient sound mode that gives listeners situational awareness of their surroundings. For the most part, the NW-WS623 is very similar…

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Deep-Seated Cultural Issues Start At The Top

I’m sure we don’t need a million-dollar salaried CEO to tell us that there are deep-seated cultural issues in the SMRT. It is blatantly obviously so. This is about as far that Mr Demond Kuek is willing to admit right now. The deep-seated cultural issues are quite likely prevalent throughout SMRT, and perhaps start right at the top. Soon after…

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Lazada Online Revolution 2017

It’s November, and the shopping season is probably picking up pace for many people, what Black Friday sales coming up in a couple of weeks and Christmas less than two months away. If the new iPhone X is too much for your wallet to bear, Lazada’s Online Revolution could offer you happier and less expensive shopping options. The Lazada Online…

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