Sunday, February 21, 2010

BBC Raw - Skills for everyday life


The concept is roughly a "How-to" guide to all things. BBC Watchdog, the programme focusing on consumer protection issues, already has some similar content. But BBC Raw expands on the range of topics to various issues such as planning a celebration, how to use a computer, to even how a Formula One manager uses maths at work.

Audi R8 V10 vs Skoda Octavia 1.4 on a wet track

A strange comparison, with unexpected results. The 4WD of the R8 should have made a significant contribution to faster speed around the corners. Perhaps it was due to the wide tyres, as mentioned in the video...

Monday, February 15, 2010

HP TouchSmart TM2

Mobile Tech Review

New convertible notebook that features a Wacom digitizer, CULV processor, and offers 3G options. Another one to look out for...

Monday, February 08, 2010

Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook

Dell Singapore

Missed this when it was launched in mid-2009. The netbook specs belie the cool optional features like touchscreen, and Ubuntu OS.

The low starting price of $550 sounds great too. Loading it with the desired specs results in a price of $687.23. Too bad the local Dell site doesn't let choose Ubuntu with touchscreen, or provide SSD options...

Checkout the cool review done by WIRED together with a 11-year old kid.

Monday, February 01, 2010

How is disorganization and clutter affecting your job performance?


Pertinent info for work-life :)

New Year's resolutions for sports nutrition

Ask the Sports Dietitian

Good tips in the above blog post. A lot of people are still mistaken that exercising on its own will result in weight loss. Actually, one still needs to cut down on food intake to slim down.