I’m a Hobbyist Programmer, Not Your Tech Support Guy – Rants From a Programmer

I am a hobbyist programmer. I like to build small projects and I derive a sense of achievement from building them. I don’t long after rewards or anything of that sort. Simply having a project that works is good enough. There are some things that I hate, some things that I want to tell everyone but they won’t understand, some things that are perhaps, better left to be written in this public letter.
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Sony executive confirms that “there will not be a Z6”

It really is the end for the Z series.  Continue reading “Sony executive confirms that “there will not be a Z6””

Meet Xiaomi’s new Mi 5 – A flagship killer from just S$429

Xiaomi has always made waves since the Mi3 for their excellently valued devices, able to pack specs that equaled or even surpassed their more established rivals, but at prices that undercut them by over 50%. Well, guess what? They’ve done it again. Meet the Mi 5. Continue reading “Meet Xiaomi’s new Mi 5 – A flagship killer from just S$429”

Xiaomi announces new Mi 4s for S$365 – a Mi4i with a better everything

Xiaomi has just announced the evolution of its mid-range Mi 4i — the Mi 4s. What this seems to be is a Mi 4i body, but with a better everything else.

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Sony launches brand new Xperia X series — will replace Z series

While Samsung and LG launched their new flagship devices yesterday, Sony was also preparing their MWC 2016 presentation. Say hello to the Xperia X line.

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Samsung’s new S7 and S7 Edge — same same but different

At MWC earlier this morning, LG weren’t the only ones to unveil a new smartphone. Samsung has also released the next generation in the Galaxy S line, the S7. While their fellow Koreans went boldly all-out, Samsung has simply improved upon their previous offering, the S6. How are the S7 and S7 Edge then? Continue reading “Samsung’s new S7 and S7 Edge — same same but different”

LG’s new G5 is the most innovative phone in a long time

As the G5’s launch drew nearer, LG veterans would have certainly been expecting a continuation of the rear-mounted volume buttons. Android veterans would certainly have been expecting a continuation of the app-drawer. Guess what, though? They’re both gone now.  Continue reading “LG’s new G5 is the most innovative phone in a long time”

Meet J Rental Centre — an ‘Airbnb’, but for cameras

So you’re a student. Or just don’t have a lot of money lying around. However you’ve got a photography project to fulfill — something that needs better equipment than you already have. So, you fire up Google and search for a camera and lens rental business. Thing is, you live a good 2 hours away, the prices are far too much, and the collection and/or return timings for the equipment just don’t suit your schedule. Continue reading “Meet J Rental Centre — an ‘Airbnb’, but for cameras”