McDonald’s Upgraded Menu

McDonald's

If you’ve been to McDonald’s recently, you might have noticed their menu has changed somewhat. The contents in the menu hasn’t actually changed that much. They’ve added a couple of new items. What seems to be a bigger change is the way the menu has been presented. It’s now designed to get you to buy pricier items. The new menu…

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Stylish Watch Bands For Your Smartwatches

Vario.sg watch bands

After getting a smartwatch, perhaps you might be looking to accessorise it. Swapping out its watch band with an aftermarket one seems like the easiest thing to do. You just need to find a stylish band to go with your smart gear. This is what this new Indiegogo campaign wants to do, offering a range of pretty band designs for Pebble, Android…

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Ranting on Domino’s Delivery

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Sometimes it seems a little odd that despite unsatisfactory experiences, we may still want to patronise a shop, or online merchant. It’s bad, but perhaps because it is consistently bad, you know exactly what to expect, and after all things considered, you decide to still go with it. Case in point. Domino’s Pizza. It’s almost every time I order from…

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Hydroflux Water Filtration System

Hydroflux water filtration system

Even though Singapore’s water supply is potable, many of us still find ourselves filtering or boiling our water before drinking. Water leaving the treatment plants may be clean, but we worry about old pipes delivering the water to us, as well as the state of storage tanks. Since we had some renovation at home, we also installed a filtration system. We’ve got Hydroflux’s under-sink filtration…

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B&O BeoPlay A1 Review

BeoPlay A1

Danish consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen has a new, compact, good-looking Bluetooth speaker, the BeoPlay A1. The new speaker, launched under Bang & Olufsen’s consumer-oriented brand, B&O Play, is the smallest in their Bluetooth speaker line-up. Sporting a clean industrial design and all-day battery life, the BeoPlay A1 presents an attractive option for fans of Bang & Olufsen’s signature sound quality. The…

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Home Improvement Projects

Home, kitchen

After staying in our current home for over a decade, the time has come for us to do some home improvement works. What started as a not-so-major project limited to the kitchen soon grew to something a little more major. While we’re at it, I started to think about home automation. Our government has been pushing for smart homes, smart nation,…

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First Look At B&O Play A1

B&O Play A1

B&O Play, the standalone unit within Bang and Olufsen started in 2012 to reach out to a new generation of consumers, has a cool new Bluetooth speaker, the A1. This is a smallish, portable, good-looking Bluetooth speaker that puts out awesome quality music in all directions, and is powered by batteries that last all day. The A1 is B&O Play’s smallest Bluetooth…

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Mi Air Purifier 2 Review

Mi Air Purifier 2

In case you didn’t know, Xiaomi sells more than just smartphones and related gear. Their product line includes home appliances, such as rice cookers. They also already have two generations of air purifiers. I recently bought the newer Mi Air Purifier 2, considering how it might be useful in our annual haze season, and thought I’d share a quick review on…

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Pringles Party Speakers

Pringles Party Speakers

You’re probably thinking about Bluetooth speakers, but these are not. Pringles Party Speakers are old-school battery-powered wired speakers that play audio from a 3.5 mm audio connection. Nothing fancy, but they do look pretty, and you can get them free with purchase of three 150 gm Pringles cans, so why not get yours? The Pringles Party Speakers are powered by 3x…

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Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro Review

Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro

Xiaomi never ceases to impress me with their really good, value for money, products. It started with their Android smartphones. Then came battery power banks, fitness trackers, and other gadgetries. Today, I’m writing about their Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro, which comes across highly recommended by many others. It costs only S$27.99, so it couldn’t hurt to try. Getting hold of…

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