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mrbrown
Singapore
Father of 3, Blogfather of Singapore, satirist, writer, traveler, podcaster & boss of new media company. Loves gadgets, film cameras & bicycle commuting.
Interests: anime, xbox, japanese robot toys, iphone, gba and pc gaming, writing about my country, playing with my daughters, faith and joy, and my son isaac, cycling, lord of the rings movies, mobile phones, apple macintoshes, ps3.
Recent Activity
Limpeh no car. Limpeh only take public transport and ride bicycle. Sometime borrow mother car. Haha!
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I got my Apple Watch a day before the official release in Singapore on the 26th of June (ya, I know, big fat hairy deal, haha!). One of the first things I noticed was the DBS Paylah! app installed on... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at mrbrown.com
I can’t remember. It was taken at the Brawijaya military museum in Malang, Indonesia.
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In the last few months, I've noticed an annoying thing about my bus arrival app. Information was flaky and unreliable. Sometimes the app would say that the bus is coming in 3 minutes, when in reality, the bus had already... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at mrbrown.com
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Taobao got but have to hunt.
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Terminator Genisys is truly the real third installment. I can now forget Rise of the Machines and Christian Bale's Salvation ever existed. The fifth movie reboots the franchise with a new timeline. Almost everything is new. Sarah Connor is Emilia... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at mrbrown.com
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My friend just gifted me this pair of Mrice E300 earphones from China. They cost between $10 to $25 a pair, depending on where you buy them, and GOOD GRIEF THEY SOUND AWESOME! I mean, I have heard my share... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at mrbrown.com
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I was going home at 10pm last night, and found that upper deck is mine! All mine! Front row seat, empty upper deck, yay! When I posted this photo on Facebook, some of my CSI friends pointed out that I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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To all Papas out there, Happy Fathers Day! (Photo and finger at the bottom lefthand corner by the artist, Joy Lee.) Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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I know some of you are probably thinking, "There is a Club Med in Bintan?". Like many of you, I thought Club Med only existed in Cherating, Phuket and the Maldives, and was more of a singles place. But it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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A week ago, I spent time in San Francisco using an AT&T SIM card on my iPhone 6 Plus. That meant that my Singapore SIM card had nowhere to go, because I didn't bring a spare phone. I usually don't... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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I am finally finished with the keynote at this year's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015, at Moscone Center, San Francisco. If the photos look close up to you, it's because I managed to score a fourth row seat in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Good morning from San Francisco! I'm going to Apple's WWDC 2015 and it's a sunny day here. It's my first time seeing this live and it is quite odd not waking up at 1am in the morning to watch this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Hey, Microsoft! Your Twins or Not? websi... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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I'm spending a few days in San Francisco, partly for the Apple WWDC on the 8th of June and partly for leisure. This is me transiting through Narita earlier today, with my carry-on bags, the Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 (carrying... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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I hear this is a popular dish with seamen Hmmmm. [ohoto by Ivan Sng] Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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I didn't even know it was a public holiday but the 1st of June came around and I woke up from working the weekend, and saw the kids and the wife still in the house after 9am. "Today is public... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Guess where Barefoot mrbrown is! I'm doing the #DareToGoBare2015 challenge! Find out more about #BareYourSole2015 at www.bareyoursole.org.sg/donate Try playing the Instagram below: A video posted by @mrbrown on Twitter (@mr_brown) on May 27, 2015 at 5:02am PDT Funds raised will... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Just set up my new Asus EA-AC87 media bridge/access point in the bedroom. I am using it as an access point. It uses the faster 5GHz band (no 2.4GHz support though), and has 802.11AC wifi with a built-in 5-port gigabit... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at mrbrown.com
Very true, they can’t hit the side of a barn door if it was right in front of them. LOL!
Toggle Commented May 28, 2015 on Keep on Doing the Mozzie Wipeout at mrbrown.com
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Dengue, I hate it so much, I went down to the launch of the “Do the Mozzie Wipeout” Campaign for 2015. In Bukit Gombak. In the South West of Singapore. With a coterie of press and ministers present. On a... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at mrbrown.com
Yessssss! LOL
Toggle Commented May 25, 2015 on the mrbrown show: the handover at mrbrown.com
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This image sums up Mad Max: Fury Road for me. A car chase across the desert, monster cars and trucks, and the crazy-looking guy playing rock guitar with flames coming out of it. From the moment the movie starts, you... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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A flat owner encounters some problems with his new flat. Download or listen via the Soundcloud player above or the mrbrown server below: Play "the mrbrown show: the handover" Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Joy said to me, "The other day, a boy downstairs asked me, 'Is your sister crazy?' I told him, 'You leave my Cheh Cheh alone. She's not crazy, she has autism.'" That just made me smile. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at mrbrown.com