Going to Iceland, again!

So shit just got real. Previously me and my dad were just casually discussing about going on a trip to Iceland. Obviously I went there with my friends 3 years ago in February of 2016. It was full on winter. Super cold and the snowy landscape was just drop dead gorgeous. Of course, the landscape... Continue Reading →

Christmas shopping done!

Taking advantage of the Black Friday sales and the Christmas shopping season, my family and I bought heaps of stuff as Christmas gifts. Honest, we have never bought this much for our relatives who would be coming to our house to celebrate Christmas on Christmas Day. As host to this year's celebration, we are making... Continue Reading →

Got my iPad replaced.

It was a painless experience. After I got the call from Apple informing me that they had the replacement unit on hand, I went to the Apple Store the next day. I approached one of the staff and they checked my credentials. Sure enough, they had record of the expected exchange. Within 15 minutes someone... Continue Reading →

London bound!

Our trip to Morocco (three of my colleagues and good friends, including myself) is starting to take shape. We have started to enquirer about desert tours and started finding cheap tickets to Morocco. Past couple of weeks, we have been trying to find out what is the cheapest (but not necessarily the slowest or most... Continue Reading →

First holiday of 2019! More to come!​

Going to New York in 2019 wasn't exactly planned. But when a credit card promotion offers an all-in return ticket on a non-stop flight from Singapore to New York City on a premium economy seat, you cannot walk away from such a deal. SGD1425 for a premium economy ticket, on the world's longest flight, non-stop... Continue Reading →

It’s finally here! The iPhone XS Max!

DHL delivery arrived at my doorstop sometime around noon today with a wonderful package that I have been waiting for a week since I last placed my order at the Apple Store online. Now it's finally here, sitting in front of my desk in all its glory! Removing the shrinkwrap was such an experience, and... Continue Reading →

I did the unthinkable.

At 3.01pm on the 14th of September, I did the unthinkable. I fired up the Apple Store app on my iPhone X and pre-ordered the new iPhone XS Max. For the first time in my life, I blew more than S$2000 on a phone. Call me crazy, and I will agree with you. Why the... Continue Reading →

Travel plans upon graduation

I will complete my master's programme in November 2018. I have plans to go to Bali at the end of this year, just in time after completing my studies. That itself is a cause for celebration. But what about next year? Canada (British Columbia) Huge trip with my trusty group of friends that went to Iceland... Continue Reading →

New Macbook Pro just launched! Shocker!

I did not see that coming. If you go to the Apple website, there you see it, the new Macbook Pro lineup, with all new internals and an option for the new, powerful 6-core processor in the 15-inch models. New T2 chip, more RAM, more storage and better display and keyboard. What's there not to... Continue Reading →

Orbi WiFi System (RBK50) AC3000

The Consumer Electronics Expo happened this weekend at Suntec and I had the time and opportunity to take a look at what latest gadgets are on offer. I have been a MyRepublic broadband user for 2 years now and it is almost due for a re-contract. I have had ZERO issues with MyRepublic. No unexpected... Continue Reading →

The Octavius Maximus Build!

When the new Ryzen's Zen+ Ryzen CPU was officially launched last week, I pulled the trigger to get their latest 2700x, 8C/16T CPU with an accompanying motherboard. I couldn't wait for the ITX motherboards to be released, so it was my first time getting a full ATX motherboard. Previously I mentioned that I never liked... Continue Reading →

JBL Bar Studio

I was walking around town yesterday when I saw an event hall selling consumer electronics like headphones, speakers, powerbanks, and sound bars. In particular sound bars from JBL. They were selling at an offer price and I was intrigued by what they had on sale. I came across the entire line of JBL sound bars,... Continue Reading →

Heading to Sydney without an itinerary.

Now this is going to be interesting. My upcoming trip to Sydney will be my first solo trip without an itinerary. Yeap, that's right. I did not plan anything for my upcoming trip. The only thing that I planned was my flight, my accommodations, and one outdoor activity that I decided to book in advance... Continue Reading →

Disabling my Smugmug account

I have been using Smugmug to host some of my photographic works over the past few years. The photos that I took from my trusty Olympus OM-D camera were all saved and backed up using the Smugmug file storage services. Now I am disabling the account because I haven't been using the website much. The... Continue Reading →

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