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I Bought a Porsche for My Daughter

Kids these days are so fortunate. Kate’s Porsche could be remotedly controlled, or she can steer by herself. Her battery powered Porsche at $120...


What Apple Pay Excites Me, Are the Promotions

Apple Pay has finally launched for Singapore. Okay, to be fair, American Express launched one month earlier than Visa & Mastercard. I was very...


I Had Enough With Blogger.com

In 2006, I wrote my first blog post on Blogger.com. That was 10 years ago. And in that 10 years, I accumulated 306 posts....


Book Review: Life of Pi

I watched the blockbuster movie in 2012 Wasn't very appreciative of the story until I read the book Much to learn about zoology Hinduism, Christianity...


Steve Krug's Usability Testing Guide

I read Steve Krug's Rocket Surgery Made Easy way back in 2010. Scribbled on page 2: This book is a good guide to conducting UX...


Year in Review #32

31 is the year of setting up a family 32 is the year of having a newborn LifeI had strong experience of both life – my first...


Drama Review: Gakkou no Kaidan

Lately, I started to watch more dramas, as I have to spend 2 hours commuting to work every day. I picked up this 10 episode...


Mobile services that are out to scam us

Recently my dad’s phone bill has an additional $26.16, listed under “Value Added Services” under the name Convey Global Pte Ltd-Games. I called the...


I think that Starbucks staff likes me..

Because I bought only a cappuccino, and she gave me 3 Macchiato Layer Cards - which entitles me to 1 free macchiato! What is Macchiato...


Hello, ShopBack!

For the last 2 years, I was in kind of in semi-retirement mode, after leaving Hoiio. I worked whenever I like, and has been...


The Demise of Frank by OCBC Credit Card

For quite a long while, Frank by OCBC is one of the best credit card, because of the 6% rebate for online purchases. But on...


Flickr Mac App has 2 Hidden Features under ABOUT

Flickr Uploadr is a very very weird app. Go to Preferences > About > Click on the Icon, and their secret menu will be shown!There are 2 “secret features”:Enable Video...


Why I choose to shoot with a mirrorless camera like the Olympus E-M10

I recently bought a new camera — Olympus E-M10 — triple lens bundle for $998. Such a good buy that I felt I should praise it openly. Read here..


Book Review: Remote

Originally posted on Medium: Remote — Office Not Required — is a book produced by 37signals, the guys who made Basecamp.I enjoyed Remote very much because it debunks traditional office...


How to Earn EXTRA Cashback with Groupon/Lazada/Taobao/etc

Originally posted on Medium: This is a secret that many online shoppers didn’t know — there is a way to earn extra cash back.It is extra $$, because...


The Difficulty of Writing for Public

Originally posted on Medium: I had started writting a couple of blog posts (Medium calls them stories), but they remain as unpublished drafts.I have such...


Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie is written like a fictionally story, eloquently told.Yet, it is actually a true story, a non-fiction book, written by Mitch Albom.It is some life...


The Best Way to Transfer/Remit USD to SGD in Singapore

I have always look for ways to send money from my US bank to Singapore, and at last I have found 2 great ways....


How Newborn with Jaundice is Treated in Singapore

tl:dr ? Jaundice is very common (60% chance), and Singapore doctors will run multiple blood tests until the jaundice level is low. Unfortunately, my baby  had...


Hardcopy is More Genuine than Softcopy - that's what SingPost thinks

I went to SingPost Sembawang branch today to renew my road tax, happily showing them a PDF of my car insurance on my MacBook,...