Why John Gruber jumped ship and betrayed 5by5 studios (Updated with Final Comment)

    !!!Important: Please read the final comment at the end of this post before deciding if you wish to continue reading the whole piece. This incident has happened more than 3 weeks ago, and while it seems silly to write about it after most of the online hate towards gruber has died down, I simply […]

I give up trying to find a job in Apple Singapore

Who am I kidding really? I was never really eligible for any position within Apple Singapore. I graduated with a BA in Communications and New Media, hardly something Apple Singapore wants. I don’t have a computer science degree, I don’t know Unix inside out, I don’t have call center work experience, The only vague Apple-related […]

How to insult your Android-using friends / relatives this Christmas / New Year / Chinese New Year

So it’s the festive season again. If you are like me, this holiday is the perfect chance to tease, insult, those who have chosen, for whatever reason, to stand on Google’s side and use an Android. Unlike some lesser countries it’s highly unlikely you will ever find yourself in a situation where the number of […]

Now then the dust has settled……

When the news broke I was in tears. Not because I think Apple is over, because it’s not. Not because I think Steve’s condition is worsening, because I really think it isn’t. Not because I don’t like Tim Cook, because he’s a really cool guy apparently. But because Steve Jobs is no longer listed as […]

Thoughts about Lion – OS X’s evolution

It’s been a while since I wrote something of (questionable) substance on MacRyu.com, and since Lion is just days away from us, I figured I should put something up. No, I’m not going to detail the changes in Lion and give you some kind of a technical walkthrough. That job should be left to the […]

My podcast (listening) journey – how I found 5by5 Studios

Happy CNY people, even though I hate it personally. But then I guess I am one of the few people in Singapore to detest CNY – the two days when Singapore turns into Dead Space. Now onto something else. As some of my Twitter peeps know, I am an avid podcast listener, particularly of the […]




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