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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.
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DJ Kim the Huat says, “Don’t rush down to get your TraceTogether Token! Your turn will come!” YouTube link: youtu.be/1o8vtlbgRfw Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at mrbrown.com
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The TraceTogether app was just updated to v2.4 and it now supports Group Check-ins like you could do with the SingPass app. (Caveat to take note. Group Check-in using TT is not applicable for places that are TT-SafeEntry only. You... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat teaches you how to #BSHARP in a time when scammers are out to get you to part with your bank details and your hard-earned money. Don’t fall for their tricks! Watch this and learn from Kim Huat! YouTube... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat wants to remind us all that COVID-19 isn’t over yet. So don’t get nua and bochup too early. YouTube link: youtu.be/As9VzOXQGBg Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Our family is honoured to be part of the expanded edition of Bob Lee’s photography project, Memory Blocks. Bob came to take our family portrait in our living room recently, and we love the way the photos turned out. We... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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I did not expect to enjoy Apple TV+’s new show, Ted Lasso. I mean, come on: a Ned Flanders kind of character leading a Premier League football team? Well, somehow, like the character in the show, it wins me over... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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When you have updated to Apple's iOS 14, and you have an iPhone 8 or above, you may wish to do the following: 1. Go to the SingPass app to activate Siri Shortcuts for SafeEntry. 2. Go to Settings ➡️... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat watches a Porsche in action in HK. YouTube link: youtu.be/3ySaksNTm4U Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Besides the lack of travel, this year has been marked by the lack of cinema-going too. Blockbuster movies have been delayed or pushed back. Cinemas were closed. We’ve been also locked down. So it was with some excitement that the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat saw this old Malaysian CCTV footage of the worst heist ever. YouTube link: youtu.be/fjPEP5UBb3A Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Just saw TENET, my first movie since I saw 1917 in February. I have only the faintest idea of what is going on. I am still trying to pick up the pieces of my brain after it was blown. And... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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I’m done buying low-end USB-C cables. If I don’t see 10Gbps data rates on the box, I am not buying it. It is so troublesome trying to distinguish between the low-data-rate USB-C cables designed mainly for low-power charging, and the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat takes advantage of the National Day long weekend to go on a short holiday. YouTube link: youtu.be/dO6lRfU7gSM Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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If you want to take the family for a learning journey, Kim Huat has an itinerary you can adapt from! Take a trip around Singapore to learn the story of the many cultures that have contributed to the building of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Some of us start a little slower, and have different interests at different stages. What matters is taking these interests and aptitudes into account when deciding the next step in our education journeys. Kim Huat shares the story of his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat scores the winners and losers in the critical exam. YouTube link: youtu.be/S5fsGydDluM Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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mrbrown’s #WFH mini movie reviews: The Old Guard was not brilliant but it was a watchable action Netflix thing. Did not make me pui chow nua like 6 Underground. Took a while to build up. Action was nice. Villain was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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On the day before Cooling Off Day, Kim Huat shares his frustrations about GE2020. YouTube link: youtu.be/aH0YeY1tpmo Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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On Nomination Day, Kim Huat provides his best ideas for those standing for elections. YouTube link: youtu.be/02tWwumfgQw Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Something I wrote for Father's Day, for my church publication, the Trinitarian magazine: “When your children see you 24/7 at home, they see their father in every situation. When he is working. When he relaxing. When he is praying (or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Less than one and half hours to the beginning of Phase 2, and Kim Huat has some anxiety. YouTube link: youtu.be/WrcA-mbCRro Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat is very excited about the Phase 2 news that was announced. He would like to declare he did not receive the leaked version of the news. YouTube link: youtu.be/xqBgwFMWtfs Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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Wife: “Faith hasn’t woken up yet. It’s almost 12.” Me: “It must be her wild night at Zouk yesterday.” We both laugh. But there is also a feeling of longing in our hearts. If only. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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This is a mechanical keyboard I am typing on and it is going to be noisy because of the clicky mechanical keys. Mine is the tactile model, the G915 Wireless Tactile. Click click click It may drive you crazy. I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2020 at mrbrown.com
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With the official end of Circuit Breaker, Kim Huat is settling into the phased opening of Singapore. But still Working From Home. YouTube link: youtu.be/YCGNXPDASLI Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2020 at mrbrown.com