blog.dk.sg Archives - 03 February 2012, Friday

  • New blog post: Steve Jobs impersonator promoting Android Tablet on Taiwanese ad

    Steve Jobs impersonator promoting Android Tablet on Taiwanese ad

    blog.dk.sg 02 Feb '12, 11am

    The guy in the video is a Taiwanese comedian and impersonator Ah-Ken. He is promoting an Android tablet call Action Pad by Action Electronics Co. I wonder if Apple will take legal action against the Taiwanese company. Apple is known to send cease and desist letters to companies making...

  • UK tourist deny entry to US because of his tweets

    blog.dk.sg 01 Feb '12, 3am

    OK, if you are visiting US soon, becareful of what you post on Twitter. (I guess the same applies to Facebook, Blog and other social network) Cause the over paranoid Department of Homeland Security are monitoring the social network for “potential threats” and I guess they don’t really...

  • New blog post: Philips Fidelio Docking Speakers for Android Phones

    Philips Fidelio Docking Speakers for Android Phones

    blog.dk.sg 31 Jan '12, 7am

    If you are a iPhone user, you are most likely spoilt for choices when it comes to selecting docking speakers. But if you are a Android phone user, then you aren’t that lucky. There are very limited choices out there in the market and most of the docking speakers are made by the phone ...

  • New blog post: Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse and Touch Mouse Trade In

    Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse and Touch Mouse Trade In

    blog.dk.sg 30 Jan '12, 9am

    We all heard about laptop trade in or jeans trade in. This is perhaps the first time I heard about mouse trade in. But hey, the offer is pretty good. Microsoft Singapore is having a mouse trade in program now. Just bring any old computer mouse (any condition or brand) to a participati...

  • New blog post: UOB Mobile Banking App

    UOB Mobile Banking App

    blog.dk.sg 30 Jan '12, 1am

    UOB launched their Mobile Banking App last month on the iOS App Store. For a start, the UOB Mobile Banking App allows customers to easily check the interest rate for Deposit, Foreign Exchange, Gold & Silver prices and Unit Trust. There is also a Currency Converter, Home Equity Finance...

  • Apple Store Challenge

    blog.dk.sg 29 Jan '12, 6am

    They say that you can do just about anything in a Apple Store. (NOTE : They mean the official Apple Store. Not the authorized reseller store that you see in Singapore) Well, someone did a test to find out if that is real. I haven’t visit any of the official Apple Store. But I’ve heard...

  • New blog post: Nokia Lumia 800 new firmware update now available

    Nokia Lumia 800 new firmware update now available

    blog.dk.sg 28 Jan '12, 8am

    Nokia is now issuing its second software update for the Nokia Lumia 800. That’s pretty fast for a new phone like Lumia 800. The new update includes enhancements to battery performance and better Wi-Fi connectivity. Nokia Lumia 800 owners will get a new software update prompt on their ...

  • Twitter to delete tweets if countries request it

    blog.dk.sg 28 Jan '12, 7am

    Twitter announced recently that it will delete tweets if countries request it. This move sparked outcry and protest from Twitter users. A growing number of Twitter users are organising a #TwitterBlackout on 28 January (US Time I supposed). But is Twitter turning evil? Is this a bad mo...

  • The Kum Conspiracy

    blog.dk.sg 23 Jan '12, 10am

    OK, I’ve blogged about this before. But let me do it again for the sake of those who just follow my blog recently. I suspect there is a Kum (Mandrin Oranges) Conspiracy. I always wonder why do we exchange Mandrin Oranges during Chinese New Year. I know the word Kum sounds like “Gold” ...

  • New blog post: US Department of Justice shut down MegaUpload

    US Department of Justice shut down MegaUpload

    blog.dk.sg 20 Jan '12, 7am

    The United States Department of Justice has taken MegaUpload.com down. Founder Kim Dotcom, also known as Kim Schmitz, and 3 MegaUpload executives were arrested in Auckland, New Zealand at the request of US government under provisional arrest warrants. About 70 police, some armed, raid...

  • Steer Clear of Bikes

    blog.dk.sg 20 Jan '12, 1am

    Submitted by dk on January 20, 2012 – 9:30 AM No Comment | 15 views Here’s a very good advertisement from the 80s. The problem still exist now. Drivers still don’t give bikes enough room when overtaking them. When I was driving, I always tried to keep at least 1/2 lane distance away f...

  • New blog post: Hangout with David Beckham on Google Hangout

    Hangout with David Beckham on Google Hangout

    blog.dk.sg 19 Jan '12, 6am

    David Beckham will be doing an exclusive interview YouTube and a live hangout on Google Plus on 20 January 2012, 1am Singapore time. (That’s tonight) You can watch the live streamed interview at YouTube.com/davidbeckham . After the interview, join the Google Plus hangout on David Beck...

  • Defend our freedom to share

    blog.dk.sg 19 Jan '12, 5am

    OK, the one day protest against SOPA and PIPA in US is over. I know the protest created some inconvenience to some people. I never realized that I relied so much on Wikipedia until yesterday. Some people criticized Wikipedia’s 24 hours blackout. But I think the Wikipedia blackout brin...

  • New blog post: Phoneboat Universal Phone Tripod Mount

    Phoneboat Universal Phone Tripod Mount

    blog.dk.sg 19 Jan '12, 3am

    Mobile phone’s camera are getting better nowadays and its no surprise that a lot of people want to mount their phone to a tripod to capture a stable image or group photo. Glif is a great tripod mount but it only works for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. But if you are other phones, you can’t ...

  • Microsoft withdraw from CES

    blog.dk.sg 19 Jan '12, 1am

    Consumer Electronics Show 2012 was the 15th and last time Microsoft is participating in the mega trade show. I guess CES 2013 will be weird without a Microsoft keynote. It’s just like Apple withdrawing from Macworld in 2009. But I guess this move is a reflection of how information is ...

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    Wikipedia going offline to protest against SOPA

    blog.dk.sg 17 Jan '12, 6am

    Several websites will be going offline this coming Wednesday (US Time) to protest against SOPA and PIPA . Sites like Reddit , Boing Boing , ICanHasCheezburger and many more have announced that their site will be taking part in the protest. The latest site to take part in the protest i...

  • New blog post: Manifold 3D Clock

    Manifold 3D Clock

    blog.dk.sg 17 Jan '12, 1am

    Bored with the normal clock? Here’s an interesting Kickstarter project . The Manifold Clock concept is based on the study of Riemann surface . The minute and hour hand is connected with a single flexible sheet of Tyvek. This create a interesting and beautiful 3D effect. It’s so beauti...

  • Is iFly safe?

    blog.dk.sg 16 Jan '12, 6am

    Some of you might have read the news regarding iFly Singapore’s first accident on Saturday. An iFly instructor fractured his right shin when he failed to break a high-speed dive. So is iFly safe? Well, if we are talking about beginner course, it is actually very safe. I’ve been to iFl...

  • New blog post: Interesting Ang Pow by local designers

    Interesting Ang Pow by local designers

    blog.dk.sg 16 Jan '12, 1am

    Saw these interesting Ang Pow design on Camemberu’s blog . It is by a group of local designers from &plentymore . Instead of the usual red and gold Ang Pow design, they use Chinese New Year festive food as the design. Pretty creative. There are 8 designs in total, 4 rectangular ones t...

  • A local blog talking about Nokia phones. Nokia is a trustable brand when it comes to low end phones... if any of...

    Indestructible Nokia

    blog.dk.sg 15 Jan '12, 3am

    The good old Nokia candy bar phones are fantastic. They are durable, have long battery life and most of them still works after several years. In fact, I was using a Nokia 8250 recently during my In Camp Training. Works great. I’m pretty surprised that the battery still managed to last...

  • Fusion Garage goes into liquidation

    blog.dk.sg 14 Jan '12, 1pm

    We should have seen it coming when Fusion Garage’s public relations firm McGrath Power and law firm Quinn Emanuel abandon them last month. But never did I expect them to owe creditors $40 million. Company founder Chandresekar Rathakrishnan apparently signed the liquidation documents o...

  • iPhone 4S Sale turned ugly in Beijing

    blog.dk.sg 13 Jan '12, 11am

    China finally got their iPhone 4S today. But things turn ugly at one of the Apple Store at Beijing’s Sanlitun district. More than 300 customers queued overnight with temperatures dropping to minus 9 degrees Celsius. The store is supposed to open at 7am. But by 7:15am, the customers gr...

  • Where does the luggage go after check in?

    blog.dk.sg 13 Jan '12, 3am

    Have you ever wonder where does your luggage go after you check it in? Here’s a video from Delta Airlines that shows you the journey. Well, of course they have to delete away the part where the TSA Oompa Loompas enter your luggage for inspection. Related posts: I hate to pack luggage ...

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  • iPad Survives 100,000+ Foot Fall

    blog.dk.sg 12 Jan '12, 3am

    OK, don’t try this unless you have the G-Form Extreme Edge case for your iPad. Pretty impressive. Not bad for a $45 case. The company also tried tossing out from a speeding car , launching from a Slingshot and 1300 foot drops from skydiving . Actually, if it survive a 1300 foot (396m)...

  • Awesome stop motion by 3 guys in Singapore

    blog.dk.sg 11 Jan '12, 2am

    Recent Posts Awesome stop motion by 3 guys in Singapore Dee Kay Dot As Gee Giveaway: A pair of iFly Singapore First Timer Challenge Package Away for a week and a day IKEA recalls ANTILOP children chair Fishing under ice Recent Comments Aditya Kapur on Free Starbucks Coffee on 3 Dec 20...

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  • New blog post: Dee Kay Dot As Gee Giveaway: A pair of iFly Singapore First Timer Challenge Package

    Giveaway: A pair of iFly Singapore First Timer Challenge Package

    blog.dk.sg 10 Jan '12, 3am

    I got a pair of vouchers from iFly Singapore for the First Timer Challenge Package. I love iFly. I’ve tried it twice and still craving for more. But then, I think I’ve outgrown their first timer package and should take up something more advance level. So yes, I’m giving away this pair...

  • Away for a week and a day

    blog.dk.sg 09 Jan '12, 1am

    By the time you are reading this, I should be wearing my number 4 and back in camp for my 9th annual In Camp Training (aka ICT aka Reservist). YES, I’m going back for reservist again. I’ll be away for a week and a day. ICT officially ends next Monday (16 Jan 2012, 2359HR). If I’m not ...

  • New blog post: IKEA recalls ANTILOP children chair

    IKEA recalls ANTILOP children chair

    blog.dk.sg 08 Jan '12, 5am

    IKEA is recalling its popular ANTILOP high chair due to fall hazard. The children chair’s belt buckle can open unexpectedly when in use, creating a fall hazard. So far, there has been eight reports, including three resulting in minor injury when a child fell from the chair. According ...

  • Fishing under ice

    blog.dk.sg 08 Jan '12, 3am

    Recent Posts IKEA recalls ANTILOP children chair Fishing under ice Google downgrade Chrome’s Page Rank for using sponsored post Grace Fu Meme Apple Designer Knighted Recent Comments Daily SG: 06 Jan 2012 « The Singapore Daily on Unauthorized withdrawal from DBS/POSB account Jeslyn on ...