Author: Don Teo

I know a lot about a little, a little about a lot.

Based on a survey by Limelight Networks, Singapore gamers spend 7.44 hours on average each week playing video games, topping that of other Asian countries. Gaming is a wildly popular hobby among Singaporeans. Sony’s PlayStation series stands as one of the world’s most popular gaming consoles to date. Most of us have probably been introduced to Playstation in our childhood and have never let go of this source of gaming entertainment up until its latest version, PlayStation 4 (PS4). With an abundance of exclusive games made available on the console, PS4 guarantees entertainment no matter your age. It is a…

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Electronic sports (esports) has grown rapidly over the recent years, and its development has been staggering, to say the least. It is no surprise that experts have estimated the esports market to exceed US$1.6 billion by 2021. This has paved the way for aspiring gamers to treat gaming as an ambition instead of a hobby. The field of esports is highly competitive and enticing the audience to watch your performance through live streams might be tough if you do not have the appropriate equipment to ensure smooth viewing. Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, has…

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Exercise and nutrition have always been prevalent in Singapore. A healthy lifestyle is desired by many, but we often fall victim to procrastination, thinking that today will be the day our shoes are laced up to hit the track only to end up hitting the sack. Leading wellness brand Pure Group has unveiled this year’s version of their annual Power Pack. It is a gift of complete well-being that aims to recharge and reinvigorate Singaporeans with elements of exercise and nutrition. This Power Pack is a fitting gift for yourself to embark on a fitness adventure as well as a…

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There are times in life when we feel down and out, and it seems like there is no way to bounce back up from a rough period. Sometimes, it is devastating to realise that you cannot achieve your goals after living a specific part of your life thinking that it is attainable. For some of us, adversity has undoubtedly played a part in paving a new route to success. I always believed that tough times don’t last, but tough men do. As cliche as it sounds, it holds a certain truth as pushing through failure makes success a sweeter victory.…

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Watching shows on Netflix on our phones or laptops might not be as satisfying when compared to bigger screens such televisions where we can lay back on our sofa and have the luxury to lie back as if we are at a cinema. Then again, not all of us have the luxury of breaking the bank just to have that truly immersive experience with stunning visuals. Fret not. Singapore’s homegrown consumer tech company PRISM+ is here to once again rock the tech world with their first-ever line of DLED Ultra-High Definition (UHD) smart TVs that not only comes with 4K…

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It’s this time of the year again where holiday plans are in full swing as we seek a getaway from our work. Travelling has been made easier with the advent of technology, providing us with convenience and one less issue to fret about upon booking our transport and accommodations. However, we are often stuck seeking a suitcase that gives us the luxury of space for our shopping goodies as well as being user-friendly for our travel needs. Australian startup, July, aims to disrupt the suitcase industry with a range of suitcases that combine durability, functionality, elegant design, and premium features…

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Many are jumping on the bandwagon of wireless headphones in recent times due to its convenience and alleviating the problem of untangling wires. Wireless headphones give the freedom of lifestyle on-the-go just by popping it into our ears and allows us to perform many daily tasks with ease and comfort. To celebrate Christmas, world-renowned audio brand JBL has in store a new product release to get you into the festive mood. JBL presents the JBL TUNE 120TWS, an affordable entry-level true wireless headphones to get you started on a wireless life coupled with stellar sound. These wireless in-ear headphones are…

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Drinking has long been synonymous with the nightlife scene in Singapore, and it probably remains an essential part of most social events where alcohol is deemed as a tool to ease social interactions. I have had my fair share of alcohol intake over the past years, with parties and clubs introducing me to a wide range of Whiskeys, Vodkas, and Beers. It is undeniable that once I discovered booze, it brings about a momentary air of happiness that is unparalleled. Most of us who had experienced a crazy night of binge drinking would probably have uttered these famous last words,…

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Growing up, I have always been fascinated with the traditional clothing of different cultures. I believe that apart from being more than just a piece of apparel for you to look good in, it pays homage to the heritage of the culture as well. A perfect example is Batik, a traditional textile originating from the island of Java, which is now seeing a resurgence and is now more frequently seen in contemporary fashion. Although Batik has its own unique history and craftsmanship, it is not easy to start up a label in Singapore, where the retail industry is highly competitive.…

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Catch local DJs competing and impressing the crowd with their remixed tunes at the 10th global edition Red Bull Music 3Style World DJ Championships at Yang Club in Singapore on 23 November 2019. This edition of the championships will be taking place for the first time right here in Singapore after multiple national championships around the world. It’s a great opportunity to witness how these DJs combine the art of turntablism to elevate the party crowd. The best six DJs from all over Singapore will compete for a place to represent our nation in the World Championships where they will battle alongside…

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Having a high-quality product at a cheap price point might seem too good to be true to the masses, especially with the sheer number of digital products available that will make you break the bank. Thankfully, Singapore’s homegrown brand PRISM+ has just launched the cheapest ultra high definition (UHD) television that is available in the market. Unveiled during the Tech Show 2019, PRISM+ announced the E-series TV range where consumers can now get their hands on the UHD smart televisions starting from the 43” range to the premium 55” UHD smart television at almost half the current market price for…

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My journey to work involves taking bus service 142 at Potong Pasir Exit B and alighting a few stops later at Tao Payoh Stadium. It’s a brief ride that runs the length of Upper Serangoon Road before turning onto PIE and traversing Toa Payoh Lorong 6. But my journey to work is not what makes this article interesting, no. Rather, it is the bus stop after Potong Pasir Exit B that leaves me part intrigued and perplexed. It is situated a mere 134 metres away and is located directly outside the gate of Sant Ritz condominium. To put it into…

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We have seen amazing fashion collaborations in the past such as Versace x. This time, another addition to the list of famed collaborations featuring iconic fashion brands PUMA and BALMAIN are joining forces to debut their new collection created with English actress Cara Delevingne. This boxing-inspired campaign is centred around the real-life stories of people who are actually fighting today’s good fights; those bravely taking a stand for what they believe in and those defending everyone’s right to be themselves.  This collection showcases traditional boxing gear and other apparel infused with Parisian couture, complete with accessories such as duffel bags, beanies…

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Singapore is known to many as one of the cleanest countries globally and it is all down to the hard work of our cleaners island-wide that we are able to live in such hygienic conditions. As part of an initiative led by Singapore’s Public Hygiene Council, CleanSG Day gives cleaners a paid break from work for a whole day on 26 April 2020, as a form of recognition and appreciation—it will be the first time that Singapore’s cleaners have been demobilised nationwide. Residents and volunteers from green groups will host several clean up activities and the Council hopes that with…

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Mala is undoubtedly one of the hottest things in Singapore right now (other than the weather) and this popular flavour has set Singaporeans’ hearts on fire. Even without tasting it, the aromatic smell of mala is enough to leave us craving for it. For mala lovers, you will be fired-up to know that Xiao Long Kan Hotpot has collaborated with Alipay to release the exclusive mala scented candle. A far cry from the usual scents in the market, this candle will let you live and breathe mala in your own home. Apart from the mala fragrance that you will be able to…

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