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

Buffalo DriveStation DDR: Almost SSD-like performance for less the cost; 2TB for PHP 8,200

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

SMART Infinity launches My iMAX Privilege Cards for Infinity subs

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

Woohoo! MSI-ECS ‘Best Moment with Dad’ Contest Winners

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

Sony Handycam HDR-GWP88 is waterproof with built-in projector; SRP PHP 35,000

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

OMGeek Podcast Ep II: We talk about video game marketing and go on a retro trip!

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!