Author: gambar

  • Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: Powerful, light convertible laptop a little awkward in tablet form

    Article content Convertible laptops are a bit of an acquired taste. While it’s nice in theory to have a notebook computer turn into a tablet, in practice, a given 2-in-1 device tends to work better in one form than the other. Article content Detachable devices tend to be more tablet-centric and have inferior keyboards while…

  • Kylie Jenner tweet linked to Snapchat stock tumble

    Article content A Twitter post from new mum Kylie Jenner slamming Snapchat has been credited with wiping $1.3 billion from the social media app’s market value. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, whose profile was previously named among the top 10 most-viewed accounts on Snapchat, took to Twitter late on Wednesday to express her…

  • Argentina Blue Dollar Update – Mostly Gone For Now (December 2023)

    Argentina had a presidential election recently and chose a wild card to lead the country that promised to abolish the central bank and move from pesos to dollars (impossible), among other things. The exchange rate system in Argentina has been quite complicated for tourists, with official and blue dollar rates + foreign credit card rates…

  • Minimum wage, unionization or efficiency? Freedom Mobile closes Windsor, Ont. call centre

    Article content Shaw Communications is shutting down its Freedom Mobile call centre in Windsor, putting about 130 people out of work a year after the workers voted to unionize and only months after signing their first collective agreement. “There’s no economic reason for them to do this. We consider this to be completely outrageous and completely…

  • Malaysia Digital Arrival Card Requirement Moves To January 1, 2024

    Malaysia has made several moves to its immigration policies in the past couple of months, allowing Indians and Chinese to enter without requiring visas and implementing electronic gates for select nationals that Sebastian recently covered (read more here). There is another requirement that applies to most foreign nationals other than Singaporeans, whose first implementation date…

  • Munich Airport Closed Until Noon Tuesday & Flight Delays And Cancellations Around Germany

    Southern Germany has had fantastic winter weather with plenty of snow for the past few days that has caused Munich Airport to be closed or only partially operating since Saturday. There have been widespread delays and cancellations in Frankfurt. Munich Airport is closed today until noon (December 5, 2023), and there will likely be minimal…

  • Munich Airport Limited Flight Operations Have Resumed (December 3, 2023)

    Munich Airport was closed on Saturday for flight operations (take-offs and landings) due to heavy snowfall in Southern Germany. The airport has reopened for limited flight operations, and airlines have restarted their operations. Passengers should consult their itineraries to see if their ticketed flights are operating or have been rebooked. Munich Airport Announcement: ⚠️Update Dec…

  • Munich Airport Closed Until Sunday Morning (December 3, 2023) Due To Snowfall

    Southern Germany has been enjoying winter weather, including heavy snowfall, which has now closed the Munich Airport for traffic until 6 AM on Sunday (December 3, 2023). Airlines advise passengers not to arrive at the airport but to check their rebooking status and seek hotel accommodation. You can access Lufthansa’s page for announcements here. Note…

  • Disney Parks and ABC Reveal Guests of Christmas Day Parade

    The “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade” is returning this year for its 40th anniversary. The parade hosts will include Derek and Julianne Hough (Dancing With The Stars), country music performer Mickey Guyton, and The Golden Bachelor host, Jesse Palmer. The parade, filmed at Walt Disney World Resort, has the traditional Disney characters making their…

  • SNL “Thanksgiving Week Airport Parade” Skit

    Many readers are currently battling with the Thanksgiving Travel in the United States. Thanksgiving air travel in 2023 is expected to surpass the previous record of 2019, and last Saturday, Saturday Night Live ran a humorous “Thanksgiving Week Airport Parade” skit that is worth a watch. You can access this Skit on YouTube here. If…