Apologies dear friends for the lack of updates on the blog. I’ve actually been … elsewhere! If you’re into video games, my guesting on the OMGeek Podcast is becoming a regular thing and I have been invited back for Episode III where the OMGeek crew of James, Mike and Jed go very meta into Player … Continue reading Elsewhere on the Interwebz…
A couple of days ago I sent a Tweet out asking friends how the heck am I supposed to review a hard drive. To be honest, at least for the regular consumer, panning the Internet for a gold review of a hard drive is the last thing they’ll ever want to do. Storage is really … Continue reading Buffalo DriveStation DDR: Almost SSD-like performance for less the cost; 2TB for PHP 8,200
Earlier this month, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas were interviewed on the future of movies, showing a multi-tiered pricing structure for your regulars vs your blockbuster hits. That would mean, for instance that your ‘White Chicks’ would be priced at a lower rate compared to say, ‘Superman.’ In fact, more affordable rates for movies succeeds … Continue reading SMART Infinity launches My iMAX Privilege Cards for Infinity subs
Wow, what a month! After more than two weeks of submissions via email and postings on the MSI-ECS Facebook gallery we can now announce the winners of the competition. Based on the tally of likes plus qualitative judging from myself and representatives of MSI-ECS, we have the following winners: First place- Marianne Sy- Quiamsiam Ignacio … Continue reading Woohoo! MSI-ECS ‘Best Moment with Dad’ Contest Winners
I must admit that video recorders haven’t been on my radar for so long. Considering my earliest childhood memory of being enthralled with gadgets involved a video recorder (my dad was recording me while I kept on asking how it was possible “to watch yourself in the past”), the handy cam became obsolescent when almost … Continue reading Sony Handycam HDR-GWP88 is waterproof with built-in projector; SRP PHP 35,000
Hey geeks! If you’re a gamer like me who has recently had life cock-block you in the face (i.e. spell RESPONSIBILITIES), you’re not alone! There are many like-minded children of the 80’s who grew up with video games and some of them have started an amazing podcast over at OMGeek.net. The show is currently ranked … Continue reading OMGeek Podcast Ep II: We talk about video game marketing and go on a retro trip!
I was nearby, at least according to the geotags that some friends had placed and I initially though that the locations on Foursquare and Instagram were wrong. But all roads led to this amazing little place hidden from the daily grind. Well, the hiding starts at 5:30 PM daily. Boom. After 20 minutes, I found … Continue reading The Exit Bar (Somewhere) in Makati
There’s a lot of life left in the PS3 even post-E3 and that’s saying a lot. As the current generation of consoles come to a close, the PS3 has aged gracefully. While Sony is set to release the PS4 this November, they’ve given gamers a sweet parting gift — The Last of Us. Developed by … Continue reading PS3 Exclusive The Last of Us now available in the Philippines
Several weeks ago I reviewed the first BlackBerry 10 handheld to hit local shores, the BB Z10. It was essentially the Canadian company’s foray into a revamped OS to keep up with the ever-changing market. In that review I basically spelled out how the new OS is both condemning and innovative: the new OS doesn’t … Continue reading BlackBerry Q10 with QWERTY keyboard and LTE available TODAY for PHp 31,990.00
Presenting … the Emperor of Energy. The Principal of Power. The Baron of Batteries. This is one sick charging dock on wheels for 10 iPads. Meant for the office or school setting, the MultiCharger-X is really built for tablet-centric organizations (or for people who just really have money to spare!). For schools, the charging dock … Continue reading The MultiCharger-X iPad charging dock for schools is yours for PHP 39,999
CG intro, plants (and more plants!) and the hint of time travel with the neat Back to the Future reference. It’s about time for Plants vs Zombies 2! However — based on the details on the website, the game will be launched exclusively on iOS for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch this coming July 2013. … Continue reading Plants vs Zombies II: It’s About Time
Congratulations to Joyce de Vera who made use of the Camera360 + Cymera combo. Joyce, we will be in touch for your prize. Thank you! “I first used a camera app Camera360 while taking our photos in Jollibee, to have an amazing effect such as Magic Skin – Glossy. Then I used Cymera to add … Continue reading Congratulations to Joyce de Vera, winner of the Jollibee MILO Mix-In contest!
Fathers Day is still several calendar days away but our fine friends from MSI-ECS (ZTE Philippines and Genius) have decided to start the daddy celebrations this early! We are giving away the following prizes: 1. FIRST PRIZE: A pair of ZTE V956 Android smartphones (one for you and one for dad!) 2. SECOND PRIZE: Genius … Continue reading Contest: BEST MOMENT WITH DAD; win ZTE Android phones and Genius speakers and headphones
EDIT: Clarification that there are two models available. OK let’s get this out of the way first: for a pair of these noise cancelling cans, prepare to plop down PHP 15,720 for them. There is a lower 1000 series (PHP 8,910) and a higher 3000 series with the noise cancellation technology. It comes in a … Continue reading Fanny Wang 3000 Series Noise Cancelling Cans sell for PHP 15,720
SONY sent over their new Walkman saying “you don’t need to review it, but you can keep it!” And I was like, “wait this product is too impressive to not review!” And oh, thanks SONY. So here it is. This is the Walkman you’ve been waiting for. Yes it is waterproof and it doesn’t come … Continue reading New SONY Walkman NWZ-270 is waterproof and wireless; sells for PHP 4,999