Universal Studios Singapore – Update 05/2012

On 28th May 2011, the park celebrated its grand opening. I was back at the park a year later, but it was an ordinary day. Unlike other major theme parks, there were no “First Anniversary” events here, but the park recently announced some new attractions. Highlights: Sesame Street zone information and news Sesame Street – […]

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Lao Ban-style Soya Beancurd recipe + guide

Last year, a new craze has set Singaporeans queuing for hours. The new obsession is Soya beancurd dessert – a simple, custard pudding that is sweet, light and your best friend during a hot day (which is almost every other day in Singapore) – a bowl for just $1.50. One of the most famous is […]

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Marine Life Park – from the air

Now that Universal Studios Singapore is more or less complete, let’s take a look at Marine Life Park. Featured in this update: Aerial photos of the park under construction. Previously known as Equarius Water Park, Marine Life Park is set to be the world’s largest Oceanarium and offers thrilling and fun water rides.

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Nike+ Fuelband – review

On 19 January 2012, Nike announced the Nike+ Fuelband, a new product in Nike’s line-up of digital sportswear. The activity-tracking bracelet uses a 3-axis accelerometer and Bluetooth. It is also integrated with Nike+ and introduces NikeFuel, a new metric for measuring activity. NikeFuel is said to be a “normalized score that awards equal points for […]

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Lumines Electronic Symphony – review

Lumines Electronic Symphony is the latest music puzzle game from Q Entertainment’s successful Lumines series. The original game “Lumines – Puzzle Fusion” (pronounced as luminous) was released for Playstation Portable (PSP) in 2004 as a launch title. 8 years later, Lumines re-emerged on the Playstation Vita, also as a launch title.

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Fitbit Ultra – review

The Fitbit Ultra is a wireless activity tracker that uses an accelerometer to track one’s physical activity level. It then uploads activity stats online automatically. Here’s a quick review and unboxing entry!

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Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure

Universal Studios Singapore – Update 01/2012 This entry is part of the monthly series covering updates at Universal Studios Singapore. After its lengthy maintenance and enhancement works, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure has finally reopened – ready to pit guests right into the dangerous gaping jaws of dinosaurs and push them over the edge… into a […]

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Boogie Countdown at Universal Studios Singapore

Boogie Countdown 2012 was Universal Studios Singapore’s first large-scale countdown event. Guests could enjoy the park’s attractions and special entertainment throughout the night. Last year’s event was known as “Countdown 2011 Resorts World Sentosa” and had half the park’s attractions operating. It was a closed event for Resorts World Sentosa’s partners and clients. The park […]

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Hollywood Dreams Parade

Universal Studios Singapore launched Hollywood Dreams Parade on 31 December 2011. This is the park’s first permanent parade show and will be a regularly performed on the evenings of weekends and public holidays.

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PlayStation Vita

Playstation Vita is Sony’s latest portable entertainment device, the successor to the popular Playstation Portable (PSP) console released back in 2007. With a large brilliant display and powerful quad-core processors, it promises to deliver the ultimate portable gaming experience. Sony is also keeping up with the latest mobile device trends, and has put in place […]

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Sony NEX-5n

Recently, I sold away my NEX-5 to upgrade to NEX-5N. On paper, it seems that the NEX-5N only has a few changes: Touchscreen input, 16.1 Megapixels (up from 14.2) and a higher burst/consecutive shooting rate. Using the camera however, tells a different story.

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Wicked: The Broadway Musical – in Singapore

Finally, Wicked is here at Singapore. For those who strangely have no idea what I’m talking about, this is a hit Broadway musical that I have never expected to watch in Singapore. I have no idea who first introduced Wicked to me, but over the years, I have collected almost all cast recordings, read the […]

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Starbot Cafe - Overview

Starbot Cafe: Human Refueling Center

Starbot Cafe is the latest F&B outlet at Universal Studios Singapore. Located at the Sci-Fi City zone, the cafe sits in nicely in the middle of two major blockbuster attractions: Battlestar Galactica: Human vs Cylon and Transformers: The Ride. It does not appear to be solely themed to Transformers (although the crew here wear NEST […]

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Transformers: The Ride

UPDATE: Transformers: The Ride has officially opened! Transformers: The Ride started its technical rehearsals today at Universal Studios Singapore. I am pleased to say that it is an amazing ride, and you can read all about it right here! Where else, huh? This extended entry features a photo tour of the pre-show elements, a detailed […]

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