Star studded upcoming sci-fi series: Dune

I am a sci-fi buff. I had my fair share of sci-fi novels that I have read throughout the years, like Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series, or Orson Scott Card’s Enders Game series. Recently, my all time favourite, Liu Caixin’s epic trilogy, Remembrance of Earth’s Past series and James S.A. Corey’s The Expanse novels. But strangely,... Continue Reading →

Planning my next gaming rig

My next gaming rig will not come so soon. In order for me to make the upgrade, two things must happen; the release of the Ryzen 4000 series desktop CPUs and Nvidia (or AMD) release of their next generation GPUs. Will it happen this year? Most signs point to the imminent release of AMD new... Continue Reading →

One-month lockdown in Singapore (and LEGO)

With the Covid-19 pandemic not improving anytime soon and that Singapore is suffering with the rest of the world, struggling to contain the spread of the virus. Singapore, like half of the world’s population right now, is under lockdown. Well, it is not technically a lockdown. The government called it a circuit-breaker. A series of... Continue Reading →

2020, the year the world changed.

It happened once in my lifetime as far as I can remember and as far as global repercussions are concerned. It was on September 11, 2001 when two planes were hijacked and crashed through the World Trade Center in New York. Instantaneously, the future trajectory of the world changes. If we could invent a dimensional... Continue Reading →

New iPad Pros! And Magic Keyboard!

Apple suddenly announced a pair for brand new iPad Pros, coming sometime next week. It features an updated CPU with more horsepower than the previous model, even promoting as being faster than most computer notebooks currently out there on the market. It also features new cameras and LIDAR technology all packed into a tiny package... Continue Reading →

Kindle Oasis two-week impressions

Two weeks ago I bought the 2019 version of Kindle Oasis, Amazon’s flagship kindle. I decided to replace my 2016 Kindle Paperwhite when the battery life of the old device started deteriorating badly. I went all out and bought the Oasis. The Kindle Oasis is the most expensive electronic book reader in the Kindle lineup.... Continue Reading →

The Dunhill Belgrave collection leather backpack.

I did it. I freaking did it. After weeks of deliberation, carefully weighing the pros and cons in purchasing a S$2500 leather backpack, triple checking my annual finances and savings goals for 2020, I finally pulled the trigger. The leather backpack from Dunhill’s Belgrave collection. Yes, I have officially bought my most expensive backpack yet.... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus, my two-cents

Also known as COVID-19, its been a little over a month since China announced sweeping restrictions on the movement of people during the Lunar New Year Holiday. Entire provinces are shut down, transport networks on land, sea and air is in shambles and tourism around the world is in the doldrums, especially with travel bans... Continue Reading →

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