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UPS equals Unbelievably Poor Service

I have had the pleasure of experiencing what it is like to work in the Customer Service sector. In the industry way before we knew what CRM was. I used to answer Customer and Technical support calls for a small software company, Batteries Included, in Toronto, Canada. I continued in this line of work with […]

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Microsoft Re- Surface 3

  As a typical early adopter of technology¬†gadgets productivity tools, I tend to end up with some items that are rather disappointing or has a short shelf life and longer cupboard life. Microsoft’s Surface RT was one such device. It looked brilliant and worked pretty well for limited applications and then it just didn’t help […]

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Review: WD My Cloud

  WD (also known as Western Digital) has a long history of hard disk drive manufacturing and remember them well when hard disk drives had capacities in the region of megabytes. It is incredible how just one or two of my raw digital camera image files could take up the entire capacity of the Caviar […]

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Review: Otterbox Commuter Series Wallet iPhone5 Casing

Towards the end of last year (2013) I was asked to take a look at casing for my Apple iPhone 5. It was impeccable timing because I was using my iPhone5 naked and it had been dropped once already. Fortunately it didn’t get smashed, instead it suffered a small dent to the side of aluminium […]

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Canon Releases the World’s First Telephoto Zoom with a built-in 1.4x Extender

Canon announces the new EF200-400mm F4 L USM Extender 1.4x lens. It will be available end May at authorized Canon Dealers. The recommended retail pice is S$16,599. Engage the extender and you get a 560mm focal length at f5.6. It is a great innovation. It eliminates the need for a photographer to carry additional lenses […]

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Joe Riis National Geographic Photographer talks about his wildlife journey

Imagine waking up in the middle of the Gobi Desert with only the mission and passion in life to photograph one of the rarest bears on the planet. Well, this an assignment that Joe Riis was pursuing even as he took time out for a workshop and seminar in Singapore. Joe is only 28-years old, […]

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Michael Yamashita National Geographic Photographer Seminar

As a freelance photographer that has not worked under the guidance or internship of a well known person or brand associated with photography, I am constantly looking for ways better myself and learn as much as I can. Most often it is through self-discovery and other times I learn from seminars and talks by established […]

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Joe Riis – National Geographic Photographer Seminar

Photography enthusiasts in Singapore have an opportunity to attend a photography seminar and workshop conducted by an award winning National Geographic photographer – Joe Riis. The seminar is open to 200 participants on a first come first serve basis. All you need to do is download the form, fill it in and send it back […]

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Do You Need A 4K Resolution TV ?

It seems like overkill and over-the-top extravagance to even think of owning a 4K TV. Why can’t we just live with the 2K (1080HD) displays that just about everyone has in their home now? The extravagance with the 4K TV and in this case the 4K TV is from Sony has a ¬†suggested retail price […]

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One Fighting Championship: Rise of Kings Singapore 2012

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts event was held in Singapore recently and I had to opportunity to attend the event via a Media invitation. The media invitation usually means up close to the action but not so close as to be standing next to the cage itself. Armed with a new yet to be released […]

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