Ticwatch E Review

Mobvoi, a Chinese startup, released their next generation of Ticwatch series – Ticwatch S&E. It is available in two variants – Sports (Ticwatch S) and Express (Ticwatch E). I backed the Kickstarter project on 12th July 2017 (backer #3606) for a pair of Ticwatch E at US$245. It was slated for delivery in October 2017 but it was only delivered to me on 25th November 2017 after some delay.

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Stepping inside Zero Latency Singapore’s warehouse-scale free-roam multi-player VR World

Equipment? Checked. Weapons? Checked. Zombies and alien robots? Bring it on! Recently, I joined a group of six at Zero Latency Singapore for a session of multi-player virtual-reality (VR) game. We teleported into a VR world where we cooperated and fought our way to safety. One of my team mates leaped backwards when the zombie horde crashed through the barrier and bumped into me. It reminded me that there is actually a real person behind the avatar that I am seeing.

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Amazon Lightsail Review – The user-friendly VPS for almost anything

I started searching around for web-hosting solutions after my current web host, Oryon Networks, informed me that they are no longer offering shared web hosting services. I am out of touch with current web hosting offerings and the research took a while. I looked at shared web hosting packages and virtual private server (VPS) packages from DigitalOcean, Linode and Amazon Lightsail. I decided to test drive Amazon Lightsail to host my current blog. That is, www.shadowandy.net.

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Mifold Ultra-Portable Booster Seat Review

We have been taking car rides frequently these days, especially private-hire cars for the ease of traveling. To make the journey safer, we decided to get the mifold Ultra-Portable Booster Seat for my elder daughter so she could be properly and safely secured for the rides without us lugging a bulky booster seat along. We managed to get it from Amazon at US$39.99 (~S$57).

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Xiaomi Bluetooth Audio Receiver Review

I bought a pair of wired active noise cancelling earphones (Audio-Technica ATH-ANC23) awhile back and soon found the need for a wireless solution. Instead of getting a new pair of earphones, the Xiaomi Bluetooth Audio Receiver seems to be the perfect solution to unchain my earphones from my Bluetooth capable smartphone and tablets. I bought it off ezbuy prime for S$22.71.

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Enfonie Engo Battery Base for Amazon Echo Dot

Ever thought of bringing your Amazon Echo Dot to other areas of the house but realized the wall socket is not within reach? Previously, I use a power bank but the Amazon Echo Dot will need to reboot before the music comes back on. I just realized that there are actually portable battery base specially for Amazon Echo Dot. I gotten the Enfonie Engo battery base for Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation) from Amazon and it works great!

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My Blockchain Primer

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), blockchain, bitcoin, etc. are buzzwords these days. I am also intrigued by blockchain technology and felt that I should pen down my findings and views too. As it is often said, if one cannot explain something, it means he or she does not understand the topic. Hence, here goes my amateur understanding of blockchain technology and it might help you if you have just started out on reading up on blockchain.

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