Articles by: Raymond Wong

Tech

77-inch LG Signature OLED 4K TV

77-inch LG Signature OLED 4K TV

Let’s play a game. How much do you think LG’s 77-inch OLED 4K TV costs? $5,000? $10,000? $15,000? Try $20,000. In other words: You better be rich if you’re buying this bad boy. And to be fair, if you’ve got the money, the 4K TV is a great buy. OLED […]

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Mophie Power Capsule

Mophie Power Capsule

Mophie, makers of some of the most popular smartphone battery cases and packs, has a new $40 battery case called the Power Capsule (hey Mophie, stop using lowercase for all your product names…) designed for charging up wireless headphones and wearables like fitness trackers and smartwatches. The Product Capsule is […]

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Nike HyperAdapt Self-lacing Sneakers

Nike HyperAdapt Self-lacing Sneakers

Marty McFly fans probably pissed themselves in the pants when they heard Nike was producing real self-lacing sneakers. Dubbed the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, the sneakers are a taste of the future of tech fused with footwear. Like the Back to the Future II sneakers, the HyperAdapt 1.0 auto-lace when you […]

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Leica Sofort Instant Camera

Leica Sofort Instant Camera

Leica’s joining the instant camera ranks. The company’s new Sofort instant camera ($300) will be available in three colors and takes uses Fujifilm’s Instax mini film. A Leica by mostly name (something of a trend lately, as the the brand is licensed out to other hardware makers), the Sofort bests […]

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Converse Chuck II Shield Canvas High Top

Converse Chuck II Shield Canvas High Top

Change is hard. Especially when you’re messing with an iconic design. But if you want to see progress you need to be open to change. Under Nike’s watch, Converse’s Chuck All-Star sneakers are slowly transforming with the times. The new Chuck II Shield Canvas High Top ($90) repels water with […]

Culture, Food & Drinks

Checking out the Queens Night Market

Checking out the Queens Night Market

I’ve never been to Taiwan, but thanks to Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, I’ve been able to get a feel for what Taiwan’s famous night markets are known for. Earlier this year, ex-lawyer John Wang embarked on a journey to bring a slice of Taiwan’s famous night market life to Flushing, […]

Food & Drinks

Whiskey Bullets by Sip Dark

Whiskey Bullets by Sip Dark

Using whiskey stones to keep your booze chilled is a great way to prevent it from getting diluted as would happen with ice. But stones look so boooring. Not enough machismo. More guns, more pew pew pew, so to speak. Enter Sip Dark’s Whiskey bullet. These stainless steel bullets work […]

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Jack Purcell Signature with Nike Zoom Air

Jack Purcell Signature with Nike Zoom Air

I’ve owned dozens of Jack Purcell sneakers over the years. And I keep buying them again and again (in different colors, of course) because like Chucks and Nike Dunks and Vans, Purcells are classics. Don’t fix it if it ain’t broken, right? Converse decided a few improvements were in order. […]

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Juniper Ridge Desert Denim Wash

Juniper Ridge Desert Denim Wash

There are various schools of thought on how to keep your jeans/denim from fading and getting worn out. Some people wash them every week or every two weeks. Others go months (60+) days without washing their denim. The even crazier jeans fanatics will even suggest you toss ‘em in the […]

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BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry’s promise to return to roots is in full gear. After launching the Passport, the company’s back with the Classic. Designed for the working professional, the Classic is for the person who just can’t give up a QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Classic sports a 3.5-inch screen (720 x 720 resolution) […]

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Travelteq Tablet Notebook Case

Travelteq Tablet Notebook Case

In the age of smartphones and tablets, the legal pad is as good as dead. Who carries portfolio cases anymore to interviews or meetings? Get with the times and upgrade your analog to one that supports a mini tablet. Travelteq’s Tablet Notebook Case fits everything today’s young professional needs to […]

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Bellroy Elements Phone Pocket

Bellroy Elements Phone Pocket

New to Bellroy’s Elements Wallets range is the Elements Phone Pocket for iPhone 5/5s and iPhone 6 (sorry iPhone 6 Plus users!). The all-weather leather zip case comes with water-resistant YKK zippers now protect your iPhones from nature’s peril. The Elements Phone Pocket is still slim: 141 mm x 85 […]