Windows 8: that amalgamation of a desktop / tablet / laptop that we’ve all seen previously before. Microsoft previewed the alpha and beta builds to the public and they in turn, scrutinized the new operating system by installing it on their current computers, which as we know now is only half the picture. Sales of … Continue reading Before you buy: What it feels like to own a Windows 8 computer
2012. Photos on the front page of CNN. Underwater footage used for a new show on Discovery Channel. My first paperback cover for an international novel. Contributions to the DOT and marine non profit groups. Four whale sharks. My blog post turned into a play in New York. China. Korea. Built 8List with a fantastic … Continue reading 2012 in 79 words
Loaded up USD $30.00 for the Steam sale this holiday season. I now have a more strict criteria for games as I’ve a little one-week old bundle of joy beside me. No MMO’s, no games that require quick reflexes. I did buy games that have a big single player experience so I can pause anytime. … Continue reading How I feel about the Steam Sale these days
For only PHP 2,860.00, you can own the new Nokia Asha 205. That gives you a dual SIM feature-phone that puts social first by allowing you to easily share your media to other friends using the exclusive ‘Slam’ software developed by Nokia. Essentially, this app is a Bluetooth file sharer, allowing you to send photos, … Continue reading Nokia introduces dual SIM Asha 205 with ‘Slam’ Bluetooth Media Sharing; yours for PHP 2,680
They go by many names: Pirated LEGO. Cheap LEGO knock offs. China-made LEGO. LEGO imitations. The nomenclature will always change but there’s no doubt that they’re all referring to the same thing: the prolific rise of LEGO imitations in bazaars around the metro. Whether you found them in Toys R’ Us, Toy Kingdom, the NBC … Continue reading A Guide to buying LEGO (and its imitations)
OK am I really supposed to add an introductory block of text? I guess it’s really just a formality then, right? iPad mini Price List MD528PP/A NEW iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 15,990 MD529PP/A NEW iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 20,990 MD530PP/A NEW iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 25,990 … Continue reading iPad mini prices in the Philippines; good luck finding one because they’re out of stock
We’re two thirds into December 21 and as expected, the world isn’t ending today. Last week, our 8LIST team was hammering away on the predictions and after a number of meetings (mostly interrupted by LEGO breaks) we came up with not one — but two articles from our contributors, Andrei Parlade and Mihk Vergara.
For a photo sharing app, Instagram is getting a lot of flak for the confusion with their Terms of Service. Apparently, legalese is way beyond the comprehension of the common man so Instagram had to re-publish and re-clarify what it had meant in its previous ToS. It’s here if you want to read it.
AppScan, IBM’s leading web security testing application, is among the most valuable security credentials a professional can obtain at the start of their career. The standard edition of AppScan is used by enterprises in a wide range of business ventures. It is therefore one of the qualifications that employers seek when hiring new employees in … Continue reading Entry Level IBM Certification Exams in Security Applications
When Apple announced their fourth iPad just mere months after the iPad 3 was pushed to stores, the Internet was flooded with polarizing sentiments towards this rather bizarre move. An iPad replacement in less than a year? Why would Apple do that? Fanboys had every right to complain.
It’s no secret that ever since Apple removed the native Maps app powered by Google with the previous version of iOS, users went clamoring back for it. Apple’s Maps replacement for iOS 6 wasn’t so great — in fact it even led to people getting lost in the wilderness in Australia by providing bad directions. … Continue reading Google releases Google Maps App for iOS
The year 2012 in review, based on what people searched for using Google. *sniff*
Holy— I thought this was a joke, but apparently it’s not. Suidobashi Heavy Industry is a Japanese manufacturing company that aims to speed up the public adoption of piloted mechs. You can own one starting at USD $1.3 million. These KURATAS mechs look pretty bad ass and you can aesthetically customize the arms and head … Continue reading Holy sh– Japan is selling ‘KURATAS’ fully pilot-able mechs starting at USD 1.3 million
Kinda reminds me of Dead Space — if it was not sci-fi horror. Tom Cruise plays a drone repair dude and he’s also equipped to kill (just like the Dead Space miner!). Like most sci-fi epics, s#it hits the fan when he discovers that things aren’t what they seem and his world collapses when everything … Continue reading Geek Reel: Sci-Fi epic Oblivion slated for 2013; stars Morgan Freeman and Tom Cruise
Everyone wants to give Windows 8 a chance and the best way to do this is to make these metro-inspired devices more affordable for everyone. And that’s precisely what’s so great about the Nokia Lumia 620. If you’ve tried Windows Phone before, you’ll be amazed at how efficient the software works with the hardware. Unlike … Continue reading Nokia unveils the Lumia 620, most affordable Windows 8 smartphone; estimated to release below PHP 10,000