Androgel

Any pharmaceutical advert on telly seems to have a maybe 25% split of information on the product, and 75% of warnings about possible side-effects. Seriously, 25/75. Is this the natural progression of the litigation era? You need to pay 75% of your television advertising budget to ensure you mention the side-effects? I guess people really...

Texas

Ok, ok, ok. Here it is. To everyone who’s emailed asking how things are, thanks for your concern curiosity. Instead of emailing everyone[1. Kelly’s still gonna do this I believe, but she at least has an excuse for the delay in correspondence. I also have one, but it ain’t as legit as Kelly’s.] I’ll write a...

I can’t believe we did it

I downloaded the iPhone 5 keynote to take with me on the ~28hr flight to Texas. I didn’t watch it until a few days after we arrived. During my viewing, the absence of Steve Jobs became really apparent to me. Tim Cook is (obviously) a great CEO, but not as good a showman as Jobs. This we all know. What I noticed in this keynote more...

Adaptation

In case you hadn’t heard from us, we made it — we’re still alive. We had a full week of jet lag (and a few days driving on the other side of the road) but we’ve survived. === I read Daring Fireball very often. In Australia (and Malaysia), I’d wake up in the morning and was able to read most of the previous...

Select your iSight camera

So apparently, Apple’ve made the camera in the iPhone 5 better than the previous one in the iPhone 4S. Ben Brooks has a good theory as to why they spend the time and money improving the camera in ways more meaningful than megapixels or fancy gimmicks[1. Apple have introduced a panorama feature which looks akin to Microsoft’s...

Impromptu KL BBQ

Doesn’t take long to set up a casual BBQ event in KL; an email a week in advance, a few Whatsapp messages, a trip to the butcher, donning of the classic BBQ shirt and Radwanska-signed BBQ hat, and you’re off! I’ll miss these clowns…