2 weeks back, I signed up for a free Alkaline Water System from Eight Stars, but it’s not completely free, as I had to pay for the 4-stage filter set for S$168 and installation charge of S$50. Everything works fine, except one thing to verify:…

I recently received a “free” alkaline water system through word-of-mouth referral. Eventually, I find that it is just clever marketing. Was I scammed? Read on. Alkaline Water For the Home For the longest time, my family wanted to get an alkaline water system, but gawked…

I do not like milestones in general. They signify the end of something, but more importantly, the start of another. Today marks the end of 2017. So what? Tomorrow is still another calendar day. It is still another Monday. It is just another public holiday.…

This is the longest break I had in between blog posts since I moved to WordPress. What happened was that I am currently rushing editorial deadline for NXT Magazine, which I have been contributing articles since June issue. You see, I get a writer’s fee…

My Saturday clockwork routine had a break when I received an invitation to attend a church wedding from a ballet student whom I played for many many years ago when she was a teenager. We kept in touch over Facebook because her birthday is 2…

Update 17 April: This offer is over! Head over to this link for the 2018 Lazada Birthday Festival from 24-26 April 2018 where I reveal another new Surprise Box from Memory World! Thank you so much for the overwhelming response to the previous Lazada Surprise Box. Once again,…

The Great Singapore Sale 2017 is coming, and if you are on the hunt for electrical products, here is a shopping tip: On 25 May 2017, new members who sign up Audio House membership get $100 worth of cash e-vouchers! Important! Sign up ONLY on…

Ed: Give a hand to my wife’s first blog article in years! Yes, she blogged for a while back in 2007. That blog is still live but her last post was in Dec 2009.   Given my hectic work on weekdays, weekends are times when…

Here’s a musical event to share for those who likes Chinese orchestral music.  Ding Yi Music Company is founded in 2007 and is the first Chinese chamber music ensemble in Singapore. Other than traditional Chinese music, they also perform contemporary and even cross-genre works. Under…

2016 is an exceptional year for me and my blog. I published 144 articles, averaging 12 posts per month. I reviewed almost 40 headphones and earphones, 5 speakers, around 20 smartphones and tablets, 15 wearables, 11 cameras, and 5 cars. Every single product tested and…

Best Gifts Ideas for 2016

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It’s 5 days left to Christmas. If you have not decided what to buy for that special person, here are my recommendations. There are reasons why I love them which I will share with you. No bullshit (quote from Klipsch founder), no commissions, all personal…

At this point, many of us have read the news about how Virtual Private Networks (VPN) can help people get around regional blocks on content like Netflix. While this has stirred up a debate in Singapore about parallel imports in the digital world, the discussion…

After 3 years, my Dell U2713H, which I reviewed and then bought one myself, died, but it’s not the first time. A year ago, the capacitor blew up, and thanks to the premium exchange warranty, I received a replacement unit within days. Then on May, just…

If you are in search for a durable quality laptop stand, here is one that you might want to check out. I have been doing some shopping on and off for a laptop stand, and the price vary depending on the design and quality. This…

Instagram has got a new update feature: Stories. It works just like Snapchat. Right. With this enhancement, Instagram has brought Snapchat features to the massive community of users who never used Snapchat on its own. Users like me. For sure, the launch of Instagram Stories will increase…

I was really delighted when Volkswagen Singapore contacted me to express their interest to loan me the Sportsvan Highline for a review, after they read my blog on the VW Jetta. My initial thought was: are there significant differences compared to my Jetta? After a 3-day test…