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InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd., 2721-1211
Alain Ducasse’s fine-dining French restaurant narrowly beat out Nobu’s eponymous fusion Japanese joint as your favorite place...
Oct 19 2007 - 12:00am
You know how people always say Hong Kong used to be a shopper’s paradise? Who are those crazy people and what kind of outlying island are they living on? Piracy notwithstanding, we’re knee-deep in some of the coolest wares in the world. From parallel import electronics to design-it-...
Oct 11 2007 - 11:00pm
You lazy bastard – look at you, sitting there, playing your video games, eyes glued to the big-screen TV, scarfing down those salt-and-vinegar chips and sucking on a soda. Why don’t you get off your ass and get moving? Sure, we’ve heard it all before: “the gym’s too...
Oct 4 2007 - 11:00pm
When Hong Kong bids farewell to 46-year-old Queen’s Theatre on September 30, it will also sort of be saying goodbye to an era – the traditional movie-viewing experience, that is.
The upcoming Grand Cinema, scheduled to open with shopping mall Elements after the curtains come down on...
Sep 27 2007 - 11:00pm
It’s a slow week for gadgets but a great one for Hong Kong tech news.
Here’s a round up of some of the coolest geek things going on in our
For your Browsing Pleasure
It’s shocking to how long it's taken us to adopt citywide Wi-Fi coverage, but it's finally arrived....
Sep 20 2007 - 11:00pm
Remember the days of VHS video cameras? Those huge behemoths that weighed a ton, roared like a beast and the best you got was some grainy, pitch-dark video? Okay, so that was a long time ago, but I was just trying to make the point that home video cameras suck.
Everyone wants their vacation tapes...
Sep 13 2007 - 11:00pm
Let’s face it – we live in small apartments. We’d all love to have 56” TVs complete with popcorn holder, but most of us have to settle for 27” and some cup noodles. Enter the projector – small enough to fit in a shoebox, able to project a 100" screen. Sounds...
Sep 6 2007 - 11:00pm
HK Magazine: How crazy are you about video games?
Lee Kam-fai: I've been playing since I was ten and I was serious about it from the beginning, even when I was playing the first Mario Bros. game. I consider myself an amateur-professional game player, specializing in RTS [real-time strategy] games....
Aug 30 2007 - 11:00pm
Word-of-mouth buzz is often a better gauge for judging service-oriented businesses, like restaurants, than advertising, PR or reviews from snooty newspapers or magazines (except of course, BK’s, which you can always rely on). To find some off-the-beaten-path grub, ditch your clipped articles...
Aug 30 2007 - 11:00pm
HD-DVD: Toshiba HD-A2
The Good? Relatively cheap; excellent image quality compared to other players; fast loading times; supports Dolby TrueHD; allows for firmware upgrades.
The Bad? Doesn’t support 1080p; no multichannel output.
The Bottom Line? The best of the HD-DVD players,...
Aug 24 2007 - 12:00am