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Is it more difficult to do hardware or software? Yet another recall by Toyota for fire risk, this time due to electrical wiring harness issue. Apparently, the connection point of the harness could short circuit due to dust accumulation or a worn down insulation over time. The recall will affect... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Have you ever wondering in actual fact, do you really own your HDB flat when at the end of 99 years, you have to return it back? Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Sometimes its easier to find parking spaces because there are dedicated lots for hybrid/electric vehicles. Helps to save even more fuel I guess? Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
I am really amazed by what I see in this article. Didn't know until today there was actually cars with doors that slide down? like your car windows. Only on the Z1? You have to check out this fancy and cool german engineering. Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
So Telsa isn't going private afterall. Who will trust Elon Musk in the future? Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Maseratis are not cheap. The Levante included. The cheapest variant in Singapore is a diesel that cost almost $400,000(does not include COE). But there is one design element that it has that is interesting. For controls, it has 2 dials that is stacked on top of each beside the gear... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Heard about the ketogenic diet so has been doing some research on this diet. Seems that there are quite a lot of followers for this kind of diet. It is said to be even better than the Low carb diet. still considering if I am going to follow this diet.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
BMW is launching the all new Z4 roadster, this used to be my dream car. But these days, people aren't buying that many roadsters. SUVs is what sells. Can the Z4 revive sagging sales of roadster? Only time will tell. It will be quite sad if cars like Z4 or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
In Singapore, we have rules for almost everything, even for the use of PMDs. And now they want to reduce the speed limit for PMDs. Like all rules, will it really work? I often see reckless riding of PMDs on road pavements. Firstly, I do not own and I do... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Saw this article, have only one question. If there is really so many people who likes manual cars, why are they going the way like the dinosaurs do? Maybe the response in the article is just a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of the population. I missed driving... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Seems that it is not so easy to find a good GP. Some GPs are mediocre, some don't even look/behave/sound like a doctor. I think you are better off googling for some advice than paying over $100 for consultation. The thing is, when its late at night and there is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
It takes a lot of electricity to mine bitcoins. As more miners join the craze, the energy required increasingly. According to latest predictions, mining for bitcoin could account for as much as five percent of world's electricity consumption. The reason why bitcoins requires so much energy is because of its... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Saw this article on techcrunch. So in the future, no more stickers on your car. Your car window will become a billboard instead. I think the technology is pretty interesting. It is basically a projection from the inside. Hm maybe they can make it into a TV for kids in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Seems that the rally this year is targeted that at very specific issues that current Singaporeans have. Housing is one of the big topic. Why is HDB 99 years? and all sorts of issues/questions that we will probably face 30/40 years down the road? Of course the current government could... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Sometimes I wonder if full democracy is really effective. One government can easily undo the changes effected by the previous government, even if what if the current government is doing the wrong thing. But then what is right and what is wrong? Hm... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
By now, you should have heard of the collapse of Italy's Morandi's motorway bridge which happened on Tuesday. Dozens of people lost their lives in this incident. I do wonder if this is just the only bridge in Italy or even in Europe itself. I think the same thing might... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
In Thailand, monks seems to be the one facing the problem of obesity. According to stats, obesity in Thailand is now second after Malaysia in Asia. And the tip of the problem are monks. In fact, 40 per cent has high cholesterol and 25 percent has high blood pressure with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
So it seems that the investor behind Elon Musk's claim is Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund. They have expressed interest since almost 2 years back. But so far things are still in discussion, so nothing is confirmed yet. But the deal will most likely be some sort of acquisition deal... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Apparently an owner of a brand new Tesla Model 3 brought his car home only to find that the rear bumper dropped off after 30 mins and some rain. So this was not an isolated incident, if you see in the article, there is another Tesla owner with the same... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Today is International Left Handers Day. Growing up as a left hander, I never understand when I was child why is it so difficult to use a scissors because it seems to me that all scissors are not sharp. In any case, other than issues with using tools, I think... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
So the latest victims of yet another scandal in emissions testing is Mazda, Suzuki and Yamaha, according to the Japanese government. Even though laws were not broken, the image of Japanese automakers have been tarnished in recent years by such incidents. The matter of the fact is these automakers cleared... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
So after his tweet that doesnt made any sense, Elon Musk is being sued by investors over wide price swings. Investor claims Elon Musk lied about his claim that Telsa is being taken private so that the share price can be pushed higher. Seems that anything can happen in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Didn't know these exist until I see this Article. The flaps are essentially a one way valve, for relieving pressure. This made me realise that engineering in cars have really come a Long Long way.. Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Elon Musk announced on twitter a few days ago that he is considering taking Telsa private at $420 a share. That news alone sent the company's share spiking. But the question on everyone's mind is who exactly is going to fund this deal? At the moment, it seems that no... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2018 at Jerett's Blog
Sat marks the start of the hungry ghost month. Traditionally, it will be quiet in all markets. People will shy away from buying cars, houses, stocks, whatever you can name it. So it might be a good time to buy your car or that property that you have always dream... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Jerett's Blog