A couple of weeks ago, I took the plunge and pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, my first ever Android device. On Friday morning, the 26 August of 2022, I head over to the Samsung Experience Store to collect my device that that I pre-ordered. I have been using for a little over 48... Continue Reading →
Pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy Fold 4, my first Android phone
Yesterday on the 10 of August, Samsung announced a slew of new products, mainly the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Z Fold 4. At the end of the product announcement, the pre-order page went up and I immediately placed an order for a Samsung Galaxy Fold 4, in black with 256Gb RAM. This... Continue Reading →
The best thing about the new iPhone 13 Pro Max: Battery life.
Yes, for the first time ever, I can comfortably ditch my power bank that I usually carry in my bag for fear of my phone running out of juice at the end of the day. The greatest and most significant improvement that I truly enjoy after using the new iPhone is the battery life. Hands... Continue Reading →
Sierra Blue iPhone 13 Pro Max
Upgrading my iPhone has become an annual tradition. So much so that I get my hands on the latest and greatest from Apple on the day of launch. This is made possible by the high resale value of last year’s iPhone on the resale market. The iPhone 13 Pro Max 256gb version is S$1969. It’s... Continue Reading →
Collecting my iPhone 13 Pro Max Sierra Blue on Friday at Apple Store Orchard
When the pre-order window came up on the 17th September at 8pm, I immediately placed my order for the Sierra Blue iPhone 12 Pro Max. But I hit a snag when I placed my order. It seemed that my order was in limbo. No credit card charges were made, and no delivery date was mentioned... Continue Reading →
Pre-ordering the iPhone 13 Pro Max? You betcha!
I was pleasantly surprised when Apple announced in their recent September event that the iPhone preorder will begin on this Friday. The phone will officially launch on the 24th of September, Am I going to upgrade my current phone? You betcha! Upgrading a new iPhone is an annual tradition for me. I am very excited... Continue Reading →
Say that again? The repair cost of the iPad Pro without AppleCare+ is how much?
Given how technologically advanced the latest iPad Pro 12.9 inch is with regards to the display, it is no wonder that the repair cost for the iPad Pro, if the device is not covered by AppleCare+ is exorbitantly high. Let’s take a look: Yes you read that right. Straight from the official Apple website. If... Continue Reading →
iPad Pro 5th Generation video watching experience.
During the weekend I had the opportunity to use my brand new iPad Pro, specifically to watch HDR content. You can easily watch content on HDR nowadays, with Netflix, Disney+ and even Apple TV offering their lineup of content on HDR. The 5th generation iPad Pro 12.9 inch features a Mini LED display that pushes... Continue Reading →
Oops I did again! iPad Pro 12.9 inch 5th Generation
So I did it again, as it has always been with Apple products. I just cannot resist the temptation to pull the trigger and make the upgrade, despite not needing the upgrade. Defying all logic, I opened the Apple Store app on my iPhone on a fine Friday morning, while sipping my coffee, just before... Continue Reading →
Initial impressions of the new iPad Pro 12.9 inch with Mini LED displays are out!
Today, right on time at 9pm, YouTube started popping out initial reviews of the brand new 12.9 inch iPad Pro with Mini LED display. Right on time, reviewers like iJustine, Matti Haapoja, Justin Tse, Dave 2D, and DailyTekk, just to name a few came out with videos showcasing the unboxing and initial impression of the... Continue Reading →
So I did not pre-order the new iPad Pro with mini LED display.
It was tempting at first. The temptation was always there, right up to the last minute when the orders were open at 8PM. But I resisted the temptation. As much as I would like to experience the dazzling XDR display that Apple advertised in their 12.9 inch iPad Pro lineup this year, for some reason,... Continue Reading →
The new iPad Pro with Liquid Retina XDR display.
To buy or not to buy? That is the question. I enjoy using my current 2020 iPad Pro. I paired with the Smart Keyboard Folio, so that it not only protects the iPad Pro but also gives me a dedicated keyboard for me to write stuff. In fact, all my blog posts are written on... Continue Reading →
I just can’t believe how incredibly thin the new iMac is!
Yesterday was Apple’s first product announcement of 2021. It was hotly anticipated to announce a slew of new products such as the Apple TV, new iPad Pros with better display (possibly mini-LED) and a newly designed iMac. Apple mostly delivered. With the except of the lack of an iPad Mini announcement, just about every rumour... Continue Reading →
iPad Pro 12.9 inch long term review
It's now close to half a year since I got my 12.9 inch iPad Pro. I upgraded from my previous 2018, 11 inch model. I have been using it ever since and I have not regretted upgrading to the larger model. I initially thought that the larger model was too big to use. So in... Continue Reading →
Me upgrading to the iPhone 12 Pro Max is now a near certainty
So today is when the embargo lifts for the reviews of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. And already the standout features that I am most interested is, especially coming from the iPhone 12 Pro are the improved camera capabilities. Reviewers are raving about how good the camera systems work at both the software... Continue Reading →
Bought a gold Macbook Air for dad
Today I went to Best Denki to buy a brand new Macbook Air for my dad. It’s the base model, gold version that I bought for him. Initially we wanted to head down to the Apple Store to get it, but was informed upon arrival that their walk-in appointment slots were already full. The walk-in... Continue Reading →
Two weeks with the new 12.9 inch iPad Pro!
Recently, I bought the new 12.9 inch iPad Pro together with the smart folio keyboard. In the midst of a circuit breaker, the iPad Pro quickly became an indispensable gadget that I use daily, providing me with not just hours of entertainment, but great multitasking ability to do my work that much more efficiently. I... Continue Reading →
iPad Pro upgrade
This might sound sudden but last week, I bought the new iPad Pro 12.9 inch, space grey, 256GB model. And today, it arrived at my doorstep. With the whole lockdown and circuit breaker measures currently in place (and for the foreseeable future as the measures are slowly lifted over a period of time) I am... Continue Reading →
Using the trackpad on the iPad Pro, first impressions!
First thing I notice about the Apple’s trackpad: It’s huge! When it was announced that Apple is going to update iPad OS to feature trackpad and mouse support, I was pretty excited. A new, but familiar way of interacting with our iPads will certainly be a game changer. Most importantly, if implemented well, it will... Continue Reading →
This is my current desktop for the next two days.
With the extension of the circuit breaker now official. All essential services including home renovation will be on hold till 1st June 2020. Because of that, we are now forced to move into a serviced apartment which just our daily necessities, while putting all our stuff on storage until our house has completed renovation and... Continue Reading →