News: SMC introduces Xperia go & Xperia acro S

Sony Mobile Communications launched two latest models for its Xperia range of mobiles, earlier today. Joining the Xperia family, are Xperia go and Xperia arco S (note: non-capital lettered names) Xperia go (key features): ·         3.5” Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine gives razor sharp clarity ·         5MP fast capture camera goes from sleep to snap in just over a second ·         Scratch resistant mineral glass display with wet finger tracking ·         Highest level of dust and water resistance in a smartphone – IP67 Rating ·         1Ghz dual core processor gives consumers super fast performance ·         Launching on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) ·         Available in black, white and yellow colours ·         Xperia go will launch in the US market under the…

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Filler: Dinner Gathering @ Standing Sushi Bar

Been a while since we (Nelson kor) met up with Nicole for dinner. So for good salmon sashimi (at a cool price) & hot sake on a Monday, Standing Sushi Bar at 8Q, it is. Tried the Chope.com.sg reservation service, it worked great. Confirmation received and no issue with reservations. And… Noel and Genette joined us, made it an even better and interesting catch up session 🙂 5 servings worth of sashimi and my garlic fried rice as shown. Yums! (love the sashimi and fried rice) More regular food outings to come, i hope 😀

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Event: PC Show 2012 @ Suntec

  Second tech show for 2012. In case you can’t see the details on photo, as followed: From: 7th to 10th June 2012 Location: Suntec City Level: 1,3,4 & 6  Time: 12pm to 9pm    I’ll update details / price lists (if any) when closer to date. For those who didn’t bookmark the price list / brochures site, here it is –> Bootstrike Updates: – Dell flyers – Epson printers

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Film: Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence (1983)

An adaption of the book, The Seed and the Sower, experiences from a P.O.W survivor. Looking at WW2 from a different perspective. The imperialism way for the then jap army, (likely) living standards and treatment in a P.O.W camp, humane and inhumane way of treating prisoners, exchanges of thoughts and culture while including that hint of taboo, of homosexuality. Probably unheard of or a pure ‘no no’ for many back then. But I’m glad they went ahead and made this film, a little draggy but the acting and story telling method, were good. Hmm, I pretty much summed up the film in the above paragraph. Oops :p How humane and kind you were in the past, a crime is still…

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Event: Army Open House 2012 ( #AOH12 ) @ F1 Pit

For the first time, Army Open House 2012 will be held in the heart of Singapore, at the F1 Pit. Happening this weekend, as a grand celebration of 45 years of National Service, with a meaningful tagline: “From Fathers to Sons” Map: To make it a fun filled visual and learning experience while bring people closer and a better understanding of our military. ***** Thoughts: I was asked by an officer, if it was my first time attending Army Open House… Yes, a brand new set of experience, which was welcoming and fun 🙂 Through AOH2012, we experienced a visual history of NS, changes to its uniforms / guns / field pack / food / medals to its latest military…

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