Lee Lup Yuen

Lee Lup Yuen is passionate about mobile phones and PDAs, as he is constantly buying new gadgets and programming them in J2ME, .NET, Symbian and AppForge. He has developed commercial applications with mobile technologies like SMS, MMS, WAP, 3G video streaming and location-based services.

Latest Posts

HTC One XL delivers LTE promise

Last week I bought the HTC One XL Android phone from my mobile operator to try out the 4G LTE service. Never did I expect that I would become so happy with the HTC phone that I have now replaced my iPhone 4S with the One XL as my primary work phone.

June 14, 2012 by Lee Lup Yuen


Why I'm switching from Dropbox to Google Drive

I have been a paid subscriber of the Dropbox cloud storage service for over two years, syncing files from home to office, across PCs and Macs. A few weeks ago, Google launched their Google Drive service, which is very similar to Dropbox.

May 31, 2012 by Lee Lup Yuen

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Ideal bedtime reading for IT pros: Safari Books Online

I've recently discovered that Safari Books Online is a great way to keep myself up-to-date on the ever-changing world of IT. For US$60 a month, you get over 20,000 books online, covering the latest programming tools and languages, the newest software packages, and even useful books on soft skills such as:Savvy: Dealing with People, Power and Politics at WorkWhy are some people so hard to work with?

April 30, 2012 by Lee Lup Yuen

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Microsoft Excel is my best helper

Over the years no other software tool has helped my daily work as much as Microsoft Excel. I don't use Excel for financial work, but rather I use it for all kinds of computing tasks:It's very handy for doing network bandwidth computation.

February 29, 2012 by Lee Lup Yuen


Cloudy forecast for 2012

January 2012 has proven to be an exciting month of new product launches at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and elsewhere around the world. As I tested these new products in the past month, I realized many of the new gadgets had one thing in common--they are meant to work with cloud computing:Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note: These are new smartphones with huge screens that are optimized for consuming videos, images and other content from the cloud.

January 31, 2012 by Lee Lup Yuen


More Asian ideas, startups needed

Two weeks ago, I had the honor to represent Singapore at the Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards. The event showcased the best ICT products created by Asians for Asians, as we celebrated the most innovative ideas and startups across the region.

November 27, 2011 by Lee Lup Yuen

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My first impression of the iPhone 4S

Last week I received the iPhone 4S that I pre-ordered from the Apple Web site and started using it as my work phone. Here's my first impression of the iPhone 4S:The iPhone 4S looks and feels very similar to my old iPhone 4.

October 24, 2011 by Lee Lup Yuen


Lessons learnt on driving innovation

I have been a member of my company's innovation unit for over two years now, helping to create various cutting-edge products. I've learnt that innovation is hard work and the chances of creating a successful product are very slim, but I feel that with the right process and the right people, the innovation team can produce significant results for the company.

September 10, 2011 by Lee Lup Yuen


Have you set up 'Find My iPhone/iPad' yet?

I have heard too many horror stories about my coworkers and friends losing their iPhones and iPads.There's an easy solution for that--just set up "Find My iPhone/iPad" on your device.

August 12, 2011 by Lee Lup Yuen