Toshiba Portege R400: Are Tablet PC’s still attractive?

I never really understood the desire behind buying a tablet PC. The niche for these types of laptops is very small – thanks to the whopping price tag. The words “tablet PC” and “cheap” definitely don’t go together. It is usually marketed to doctors and CEO’s for more “effective note taking” but between P160,000 and … Continue reading Toshiba Portege R400: Are Tablet PC’s still attractive?

Some… wait. MORE realizations about Audiobooks, DRM and Neil Gaiman

There’s something bugging me. When I started subscribing to Audible three months ago, I noticed that my search field for books greatly diminishes when I’m logged in. For instance, when I do a search for Neil Gaiman on Audible without signing in, I get a good size of his past works including Anansi Boys, Neverwhere, … Continue reading Some… wait. MORE realizations about Audiobooks, DRM and Neil Gaiman

The Blog Bank Ad Network: Now accepting Blog Donations in the Philippines

Thank you to everyone who came! I’ve basically condensed the formalities over here if you want to know more about what we do – especially concerning our Blog Donor VIP card. Huge congratulations to Anton, Kiven and Jehz for being our pioneer top earners for the first month! Many thanks to Paolo and Red Box … Continue reading The Blog Bank Ad Network: Now accepting Blog Donations in the Philippines

MicroMinds: Miniature gifts for your geeky significant other (or for yourself!)

How small the world is. Mia, one of my friends from college sent me a link to MicroMinds by Jaycie and Honey. If you’re at a loss for a gift to give your geeky friend, then look no more. These miniatures merge the very best between geekiness and fashion accessories. The necklaces are around P550.00 … Continue reading MicroMinds: Miniature gifts for your geeky significant other (or for yourself!)

Love-hate with audiobooks and “real” books – capping with science fiction

I tried to make it a habit to post my monthly audiobook download. So far I’ve recommended three titles (Stephen Colbert’s I Am America and So Can You, Bob Newhart’s I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This, and the dramatization of Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls) in this blog and I by far have … Continue reading Love-hate with audiobooks and “real” books – capping with science fiction