News: LG Optimus Pro hits Singapore’s shore

LG Electronics (LG) has launched its latest 4G LTE smartphone, the LG Optimus Pro (e988), a 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD IPS display and a host of convenient UX features, LG’s award-winning Optimus G Pro delivers speedy performance, unsurpassed picture quality and an intuitive user-interface. Key features: QuickRemote: Optimus G Pro is the world’s first smartphone that is equipped with an all-in-one remote control. After registering home appliances into the Optimus G Pro, the user can control the electronic devices through infrared signal. The QuickRemote supports up to nine home electronics or appliances such as TV sets, set-top boxes, air conditioners, audio visual equipments, projectors and blu-ray players from a variety of brands. Smart Video: With advanced eye recognition technology, Smart Video recognizes the…

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News: SingTel Hawker Heroes winners announced

Foodies in Singapore, queued since 1am, braved the drizzle / rain and humid hot weather… Tested / tasted the various food samples and voted their favorites, at SingTel Hawker Heroes challenge. – crowd at the entrance – collection slip – Hawker side: Tian Tian Chicken Rice team – Chef Gordon Ramsay – the 6 food samples ***** And the winners are: – Tian Tian Chicken Rice from Maxwell (as good as my taste buds remember) – Gordon Ramsay’s version of Chili Crabs (interesting, more spices used and compared to Jumbo, less sweet) – 328 Katong Laksa (still one of the best I’ve had, although event version was without cockles / no hum) The Singapore hawker heroes narrowly edged-out Chef Ramsay…

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