Taobao Christmas gift shopping 2021

Does time pass more quickly or slowly during a pandemic? I’m not sure, but it’s time to shop for Christmas gifts again. Here are some interesting finds on Taobao (click on image for link to product). DIY remote control car Related posts: Taobao product recommendation – Book/Tablet/Laptop stand Visit to Shopback office Maxis Hotlink – …

Taobao product recommendation – Book/Tablet/Laptop stand

It’s tiring having to hold a book or tablet. Instead of just reading, you have to apply effort to keep the page open or a tablet at a suitable viewing angle. These undoubtedly rob part of the joy or reading or viewing. And who uses a Laptop on the lap? You will end up with …

Taobao product recommendation – Ergonomic vertical mouse

A mouse is said to be used three times as much as the keyboard, and prolonged use can lead to aches and disorders. The design of a typical mouse is not ergonomic at all and it forces your arms to be in an unnatural posture. For this reason, I decided to try a vertical mouse. …

Taobao product recommendation – Phone/Tablet screen mirroring dongle

There is a standard way of performing wired screen mirroring, from the USB port of an Android phone/tablet to a HDMI-input screen (e.g. TV or a portable screen), and that is through an MHL cable, provided the phone supports it. Most of the premium phones do support MHL. An iOS device would require a proprietory …

Taobao product recommendation – Stove top grilling rack

I’ve been experimenting with indoor or semi indoor grilling methods for a long time. I own an electric smokeless grill, a Korean style gas cartridge BBQ stove, a Japanese stove top fish grill, a vented charcoal pot and now, this Japanese stove top grilling rack. Lets be honest, if you go smokeless, you can’t get …

Breakfast chronicles – Bak Kwa pork floss bun

Leftover Bak Kwa is a major pain every Chinese New Year, I’m sure you can identify with me. Bak Kwa is meant to be eaten by itself, and there’s only so much you can eat before you get sick of it. The main problem with using Bak Kwa in other recipes is that its taste …

Taobao product recommendations – Toilet bowl cleaner

All of us probably experience this problem to varying degrees – stubborn-stained toilet bowls. Unless you have a domestic helper, i highly doubt many of us are disciplined enough to clean the toilet bowl regularly. Over time, stains that build up at the bottom can no longer be removed by brushing. If it bothers you, …

Taobao Christmas gift shopping 2020

This post is probably a little late. These are some cool items I came across while browsing during the 12.12 sales period. You may still be able to receive the Taobao goods in time if you shipped by air freight, so anyway here goes: Suspended blocks toysGravity defying – almost looks like magic. Related posts: …

Newbie’s guide to setting up a free DAW

I first dabbled with MIDI back in 1994, using Cakewalk running in DOS. That’s text-only Disk Operating System for those of you born into the current GUI (Graphical User Interface)-only world. Since then, I’ve only briefly tried making MIDI based music once again in year 2006, and that was it, until now. How the world …

Taobao Product Recommendation – Meat Slicer

Uniformly sliced meat. It’s mostly impossible to do that with just a knife. To be able to properly slice meat, the meat has to be somewhat frozen. In frozen state, it takes much effort to do the slicing, and it will likely be uneven. A tool is imperative. Related posts: Amazon product recommendation – bread …