Articles by: Raymond Wong

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Oliberté Leather Shoes & Boots

Oliberté Leather Shoes & Boots

Through leather shoes, Oliberté has tried to change Africa since 2009. Manufactured in a factory in Ethiopia, Oliberté’s rustic-stylized shoes are mad from hand-picked leathers that age well, 100 percent goat leather lining, rubber outsoles, and reverse backing. Each leather shoe features over 1,000 stitches, ensuring you get footwear that […]

Features, Tech

10 Best Android Smartphones of 2014

10 Best Android Smartphones of 2014

Hundreds of Android smartphones come out every year — 90 percent of which is junk. Ignore Samsung’s million Galaxy smartphones and whatever freebie devices your carrier so desperately tries to trick you into buying. There are only 10 Android smartphones worth considering. This is the list of them. You’re welcome. […]

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Keytags by Various Projects

Keytags by Various Projects

I saw these keychains at the Ace Hotel gift shop a few months back. Keytags are simple keychain tags with words or phrases printed on them. They’re quite hilarious. Imagine carrying one with “NASA” or “TARDIS” on it. Nerdy, geeky, and fun. The crass ones like “FUCKWITS” and “JE DON’T […]

Shopping Guide

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Men’s Clothing Sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Men’s Clothing Sales

Forget waiting in line for that cheap TV or combing through seas of cheap electronics. This Black Friday, treat yourself to some new clothing. A new iPad or game console will sit at home and collect dust over time, but a sharp shirt, suit, tie and shoes will go a […]

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6 Outfits Inspired by ‘The Theory of Everything’

6 Outfits Inspired by ‘The Theory of Everything’

  James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything hits U.S. theaters today. The romantic drama stars the venerable Eddie Redmayne as renowned physicist Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones as his supportive wife Jane Wilde. The 123-minute long film spans Hawking’s life from his time spent studying at the University of Cambridge […]

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Phoenix Apparel

Phoenix Apparel

We all have ideas. In the real world, you need money to turn those crazy ideas into something tangible. Kickstarter has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and creatives turn their sketches into shipping products. Phoenix Apparel, is an independent apparel company co-founded by Roby Garcia and his mom (that’s right) Sylvia […]

Culture, Features

Men’s Health Urbanathalon 2014: Monster Mode Activated

Men’s Health Urbanathalon 2014: Monster Mode Activated

You don’t need to be a Marine to be a fit guy. While none of us here at Dapper Guide are ripped like Arnold, some of us consider ourselves athletes and part-time adrenaline junkies. The Men’s Health Urbanathlon is no cake walk. Held in three cities (Chicago, New York and […]

Dapper Guide TV, Features, Food & Drinks

Dapper Guide TV Presents: Cocktail Making 101

Dapper Guide TV Presents: Cocktail Making 101

Cocktails aren’t difficult to make if you know what you’re doing. Dapper Guide TV teamed up with NYC’s 10 Degrees bar and awesome bartender Connie Sunborn to teach you youngin’s how to make three simple, easy-to-make cocktails that will rock any house party. All three cocktails — Blueberry Cobbler, Jalapeño […]

Tech

iPad Air 2

iPad Air 2

How do you make the iPad Air even better? Make it even thinner, faster, and throw in TouchID, Apple’s fingerprint sensor that allows you to secure the device and pay for things. It seems impossible that Apple could reduce the iPad Air’s already thin body further more, but the company […]

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iMac with Retina 5K display

iMac with Retina 5K display

Apple’s Retina display finally comes to the 27-inch iMac in stunning 5K resolution. For non-geeks, that’s 14.7-million pixels on the screen or 5120 x 2880 resolution; enough to edit 4K-resolution video and still have room for extra toolbars and timelines. Yea, the iMac with 5K Retina display has tons of […]

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Google Nexus Player

Google Nexus Player

The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 might be getting all the attention today, but there’s one more thing that deserves a little spotlight, too: the Nexus Player. Kiss the horrible Google TV of yore goodbye and say hello to the Nexus Player, Google’s Android TV set-top box. Designed to go […]

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Google Nexus 9

Google Nexus 9

Along with today’s Nexus 6 announcement, Google also took the wraps off the Nexus 9. Designed by HTC, the Nexus 9 is Google’s new flagship tablet running the Android 5.0 Lollipop. The metal tablet with soft touch rear features an 8.9-inch IPS display with a 2048 x 1536 (4:3 aspect […]