Kobe Bryant is coming to Manila for Lenovo Mobile [August 12 2013]

Confirmed! Kobe Bryant will be coming to Manila this August 12 2013. Kobe is the current endorser of the Lenovo K900, one of the first Intel-powered Android devices in the market today. Lenovo Mobile has chosen Kobe as their brand icon exclusively for China and the Philippines. Specs for the phone include: 2GHz Intel Atom … Continue reading Kobe Bryant is coming to Manila for Lenovo Mobile [August 12 2013]

ASUS Fonepad has excellent battery life, PHP 11,995 for 8GB

So many phones and tablets out there — and yes, the hybrids of different brands are equally populating the stalls. What makes the ASUS Fonepad stand out? Apart from being an all-in-one tablet and an Android powered smartphone, it actually kills the battery life category. You won’t believe it, but the Fonepad’s battery can last … Continue reading ASUS Fonepad has excellent battery life, PHP 11,995 for 8GB

If you love science, The Cosmos reboot is something to look forward to and watch with your kids (2014)

Carl Sagan: “The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be…” Neil deGrasse Tyson: “It’s time … to get going again.” I am super pumped for this! The Cosmos is a 13-part miniseries created by the late Carl Sagan which ran from 1980 to 1990 and is still being viewed as the … Continue reading If you love science, The Cosmos reboot is something to look forward to and watch with your kids (2014)

O!Coat Passport cases for Samsung Galaxy S4, PHP 1,495

Looking for a classy case for your Samsung Galaxy S4? These quality leather cases are passport-themed. There are a total of 11 countries available include: USA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, China, Korea, Japan, Sweden, Russia, and the UAE. Nope, no Philippines yet! O!Coat cases are distributed in the Philippines by MSI-ECS and retails at … Continue reading O!Coat Passport cases for Samsung Galaxy S4, PHP 1,495

SONY XPERIA ZR is NFC-enabled, waterproof up to 5ft; PHP 25,990

What’s with SONY and waterproofing their gadgets? I’m not exactly sure where they’re headed with this, but I like it! SONY has been actively churning out waterproof gadgets across the board — from their tablets to projector-handycams and smartphones. Say hello to their newest releast, the SONY XPERIA ZR, a NFC-enabled Android phone that can … Continue reading SONY XPERIA ZR is NFC-enabled, waterproof up to 5ft; PHP 25,990

Under the hood: Digressions with the iPad mini (w/ LTE)

Ah, the executive class. There’s nothing like a technopreneur toting an iPad mini as he strides down confidently to a business meeting. With the sophisticated wallpaper (that’s my crinoid squat lobster and it helps break the ice sometimes) masking the reveal of the huge bag of digital tricks, the iPad mini is ace for bringing … Continue reading Under the hood: Digressions with the iPad mini (w/ LTE)

ASUS VivoTab TF810 excels in performance as notebook and tablet; sells for PHP 42,995

So here I am at my favorite third wave coffee place in the south, working on an ASUS VivoTab (thanks ASUS Philippines for lending this little number). ASUS has been keen on the whole hybrid scene as they debuted devices like the Transformer and the PadFone. So it’s no surprise that ASUS continues to bring … Continue reading ASUS VivoTab TF810 excels in performance as notebook and tablet; sells for PHP 42,995

Samsung SideSync: A better way to sync (and share!) Android to your Ativ PC for FREE

Back when I was building my own PC’s, one of the biggest reasons why I chose to do configure my own hardware and install a fresh non-OEM copy of Windows was that if I bought a branded PC, there was sure to be bloatware installed. Bloatware: the software that came with a branded PC adding … Continue reading Samsung SideSync: A better way to sync (and share!) Android to your Ativ PC for FREE

iLuv Syren Wireless Speakers with Bluetooth and NFC sells for PHP 3,000

So iLuv has been making waves in Manila with really cool accessories for your iOS devices (like the last charger you will ever need). Today they’re debuting the 360 degree Syren wireless speakers which you ought to place in the middle of your living room as the sound emits from all corners of this sweet … Continue reading iLuv Syren Wireless Speakers with Bluetooth and NFC sells for PHP 3,000