Baby’s 10th Month Update

Baby Vanessa is 10 months old today. This is how she looks now, sleeping with *ahem* her favourite pacifier. Vanessa now has 8 teeth, and she’s crawling around quite fast. It’s quite funny to see her crawling with Rascal and Phoebe running around her. Phoebe even rolls over to let Vanessa sayang her! Last month, Vanessa had her DMSA scan…

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Shopping for a Compact PC

Nowadays, it is not enough to just get a “best value” PC. Aesthetics have become an important factor in the overall consideration. Buyers are looking for PCs that look nice, are compact, clean design, blend in with the environment, etc. Now that PCs are so cheap, sometimes the price becomes a lesser important issue. Here’s the PC I bought last…

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Who’s To Bring iPhone To Singapore

The big question with the iPhone in Singapore is which telco will win exclusive rights to sell the handset here? It has been anyone’s guess since the iPhone was launched in mid-2007, and all three of SingTel, MobileOne and StarHub at some point or other seemed to be the leading favourite. Well, The Age has reported some interesting developments. Optus…

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The Story of Stuff

This is an excellent 20 minute educational movie that exposes the environmental and social issues connected to the production of stuffs that we buy and consume everday in our lives. The 20 minute is fast paced and fact filled, and if you don’t learn anything new, it should at least be entertaining. Just feeling like doing my bit of social…

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School Opens with Shopping Again

The new school term has begun, and the Bazaars at the National University of Shopping are back again. It seems there are more stalls too. The LT27 foyer as pictured here, for example, hasn’t been so crowded in a while. The stalls still haven’t changed that much. The best thing about term time is the availability of the internal shuttle…

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The MacBook Air

The most exciting Mac news this week has to be Apple’s new MacBook Air, currently the world’s thinest notebook. At the Macworld 2008 keynote address, Steve Jobs walked over to the podium, picked up a typical office manila envelope, opened it up, and pulled out the new MacBook Air in front of a completely awed audience. It was simply spectacular…

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N95 Apps to Annoy Your Friends

Here are some applications for your Nokia N95 to annoy the hell out of your friends with. Particularly those owning an Apple iPhone or the Sony Ericsson W380 (or upcoming Z555). iPhone owners are so smug about how their phone’s display changes orientation as they rotate the actual phone from portrait to landscape and vice versa. Well guess what? So…

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Apple iPhone vs Nokia N95 8GB

Yes I know the Apple iPhone has hit the streets over half a year ago (though not yet officially in Singapore). But it’s not too late to share my thoughts on how it stacks up against Nokia’s N95 8GB. It’s actually not too difficult to choose between the two. Do you want beauty, or do you want function? Yes, it’s…

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