iPad mini 4

So yesterday I went to my local Apple store, and casually looked at the new iPad mini 4 that Apple just released. I held the tablet in my hands and noticed that the extra millimetres shaved from the previous iPad mini, as well as the ever so slight weight reduction over the previous iPad mini.... Continue Reading →

The beauty of odrive

Some of you by now would have multiple free cloud storage accounts spread across the net. From Dropbox, to Box, to Google Drive, Microsoft One Drive and many more. Some of you may even have a paid cloud storage subscription for increased storage capabilities. You might have encountered some slight annoyances in logging into individual... Continue Reading →

One week worth of uploads.

So how long does it took for me to upload almost 500GB of photos to Amazon Cloud Drive? Almost 8 days, non-stop. My Macbook Air was literally switched on, 24/7 for an entire week, so that I could get every single 65,000 or so photos totalling close to half a terabyte uploaded to the cloud.... Continue Reading →

Dali Zensor

A pair of bookshelf speakers from Dali¬†was one of my potential upgrades to my current speaker system. I am currently using the Acoustic Energy 2.1 speaker system and so far it has served me really well for the past 5 years or so. It is still going strong, except for the volume knob that gives... Continue Reading →

Amazon Cloud Drive Impressions

The Amazon Cloud Drive offers unlimited storage to backup your files to the Amazon Cloud. A relatively new player in providing unlimited file storage for just 50 bucks a year, its practically a steal. So how does it perform? And does the service suit my needs well? Remember I am trying to find an inexpensive,... Continue Reading →

American Express True Cashback Card

Seven days was all it took from the moment I applied for the card, to the moment I received it, just in time to purchase our air tickets to Copenhagen, Denmark and to Reykjavik, Iceland. I applied for the credit card to take advantage of the sweet 5% cash rebate on all purchase (up to... Continue Reading →

Backup Conundrum

I have been reading a lot about NAS, DAS, cloud backup, cloud storage, RAID options and many many more. But still, I have yet to come up with the most cost effective solution and efficient solution to back up and archive my photos. First, there is always the traditional route of backing up my photos... Continue Reading →

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