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. <br>He has developed commercial applications with mobile technologies like SMS, MMS, WAP, 3G video streaming and location-based services.

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HTC One XL delivers LTE promise

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.

published June 14, 2012 by

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Ideal bedtime reading for IT pros: Safari Books Online

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?

published April 30, 2012 by

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Microsoft Excel is my best helper

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.

published February 29, 2012 by

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Cloudy forecast for 2012

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.

published January 31, 2012 by

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More Asian ideas, startups needed

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.

published November 27, 2011 by

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My first impression of the iPhone 4S

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.

published October 24, 2011 by

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Lessons learnt on driving innovation

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.

published September 10, 2011 by

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Using SMS for your corporate events

Using SMS for your corporate events

SMS is a useful tool for engaging audiences in conferences and other corporate events. I have been running SMS activities in my company events for the past 10 years:SMS Registration and Check-In: Send an SMS to sign up for events and report your attendanceSMS Q&A: Send a question or idea via SMS.

published July 29, 2011 by

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First impression of Samsung Galaxy S II

First impression of Samsung Galaxy S II

For the past week I have been using the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone as my main Android phone, switching over from Samsung Nexus S. Based on my first week's experience with the phone, here's what I like about it:Large, bright, vivid 4.

published July 11, 2011 by

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Why am I upgrading to iPad 2? Only for video mirroring

Why am I upgrading to iPad 2? Only for video mirroring

I tested my colleague's new Apple iPad 2 and there's only one feature I liked that's worthy of an upgrade--the video mirroring.With video mirroring, I can run any iPad or iPhone app on the iPad 2 and the screens for the app will be shown on a HDMI/VGA monitor or projector.

published April 8, 2011 by

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