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  1. Quality is everything

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Rarity, condition, material and age all make a difference to the present and future value Watches can be modern, vintage or antique and have various mechanical innovations or revolutionary designs, but the absolute prerequisite is their rarity. 'In t ...

  2. Eating Frogs

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Eugene Wilson

    ... Sat, 9.30pm, Lux Bring up the subject of French hip hop and the inevitable response is 'MC Solaar'. Although the Gallic rapper is a pioneer in many ways, to restrict the subject to one artist does an injustice to a growing scene, with a diversit ...

  3. mash hits

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Mix and match, cut and paste or simply steal: that's the spirit of the Web in the throes of a quiet but messy revolution propelled by the rise of the 'mash-up'. The term originally meant a mish-mash of ready-made musical influences. A mash- ...

  4. Room service

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... My bucketshop-style, real-world travel agent makes some astonishing offers: 'Seven nights in London from $12*'. The rub lies in the asterisk, offset by the words 'conditions apply'. The conditions make snaring the offer impossible unle ...

  5. Bard storming

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... When the midnight bells chime and everyone links arms to sing in the New Year, thank one man especially: Robert Burns, the poet who brought us Auld Lang Syne. Adapted from a traditional song meaning 'times gone by', Auld Lang Syne ranks as one o ...

  6. There's danger in the air

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Beware of hi-tech hardware that is generated by the black art of warfare The master strategist Sun Tzu once said: 'Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.' Those words might well endorse that supreme ...

  7. For The Record

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... For The Record by Gillian Bickley Proverse Hong Kong $75 Gillian Bickley has the sharp eye and strong stomach of the true realist. A professor of English at the Hong Kong Baptist University with several well-received books about the region behind her, Bic ...

  8. Hollywood cool leaves Matrix babble in shade

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... The verdict is in. The Matrix Reloaded amounts to more of the same, only with flashier special effects and a duller plot. But one question remains: what are both flicks actually about? The short answer of course is product placement. Watch the shades worn ...

  9. Camphones can help with snap decisions

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... DAVID WILSON Three years ago this month the Japanese unit of British mobile giant Vodafone, J-Phone, released the J-SH04: the first camera phone in the world. At the time the idea looked like a solution in search of a problem - a fad for the fatuous. On his website devoted to slamming cell phone technology, newswireless.net, analyst Kieren McCarthy panned it, denouncing ...

  10. 'X' words add eXtra eXcitement to Macs

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... The alphabet amounts to one of the great triumphs of the human mind (second only to mobile phone shoot-'em-ups). And, of all its letters, the 24th must rank as the most exciting. Its aggressively symmetrical form lends it a futuristic feel fostered b ...




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