Perhaps the most affordable Windows 8 Pro-ready laptop in the market, the ASUS VivoBook will definitely sell because it makes touch affordable for everyone. In terms of specs, other than the touch screen, the budget version of the VivoBook comes with an older Celeron processor and 2GB of DDR3 RAM. As you can see from … Continue reading Budget ASUS VivoBook runs Windows 8 at PHP 20,995
For my 32nd birthday my wife gifted me a Light and Motion SOLA 500 SCUBA light. You really can’t go wrong with having more than enough lights underwater especially when the sun sets. Well that’s one use: in my current UW photography setup I have two YS-110a strobes that also have limited use asa real … Continue reading For my birthday, wifey got me a Light & Motion SOLA 500 Focus Light
Election season is nigh. If you’ve registered before but have forgotten where your precinct location is or want to know if your voter ID has already been printed you may get all these details (and more) by checking out the COMELEC Precinct Finder web tool. According to the webmaster, there may of course be errors … Continue reading COMELEC Precinct Finder Web App
With the upcoming Hobbit movie fast approaching international cinemas, Air New Zealand decided to theme their pre-take off safety video with a LOTR-theme. The Hobbit premieres in New Zealand this November 28 2012. Air New Zealand partnered with WETA Workshop on a brand new Hobbit inspired Safety Video. It features cameo appearances including Sir Peter … Continue reading An Unexpected Briefing: Hobbit Inspired Safety Video for Air New Zealand
(In the car) Me: We need to gas up at Shell. They have a promo. Wife: What promo? Me: They have LEGO cars if you put gas. Wife: Haynako. Me: Would you rather I do drugs? (driving after several minutes to Shell) Wife: Ang tagal! mag drugs ka na lang! I rarely give in to … Continue reading Finally got the LEGO Ferrari F40 with the Shell Promo. Here’s how it works!
This is it — the conclusion to 5 years of work culminates and ends here. The Philippines received its copies earlier than the rest of the western world, which is historically speaking, something that’s not very strange as we tend to get copies of other games earlier. And that’s a good thing. Assassin’s Creed III … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed III is now available in Datablitz. Pricing follows
Is this for real? Has anyone seen these being sold in Shell stations? Apparently Shell has partnered with LEGO for the next series of Ferrari car collectibles. I usually ignore promos like this but the fact that this edition is made by LEGO brings forth a whole new level of geek-awesome. The link is from … Continue reading Shell partners with LEGO with new Ferrari collection
We’ve already heard of wireless charging with accessories like the Powermat and the out-of-the-box Nokia Lumia 920 with its “pillow charger” but this is the first Android device to be released with this feature. The induction coil chargers are not as efficient as the regular USB-to-wall chargers but they’re still hella cool to watch. There … Continue reading Google Nexus 4 boasts wireless charging and quad core processor by LG
Proof-of-concept for a feature film about sushi chefs fighting sea monsters. According to Dan, they may be launching a Kickstarter campaign to get this movie funded. In the meantime, enjoy 6 minutes of hilarious-awesome “raw” carnage. Yes pun intended. Check out their Facebook page!
Windows 8 launches globally today and that’s exciting news. Microsoft has a lot of innovation in the desktop space and they have blurred the line between desktops and tablets. They have also gone against the grain of making software very expensive to acquire for consumers. If you’re upgrading from a previous version of Windows, you … Continue reading Windows 8 now available; upgrade from previous version for only USD $14.99
UPDATE: The official #Windows8PH site is now live at www.windows.com.ph Earlier today Michael Josh of Rapper asked me if I wanted to do a live blog of the Windows 8 launch in Singapore. I had no problem with that as it also made my live coverage so much easier with ScribbleLive. You can view the … Continue reading Windows 8 launches first in Asia-Pacific; Microsoft branded ‘Surface’ tablet not coming to SEA
No, sorry I didn’t really mean that. It’s nice and all but a 4th generation iPad and a smaller version of the iPad don’t stir the loins like they used to. You know what’s nice though? The Kindle Paperwhite. On the new iMac front, yeah it’s thinner and all. But you know what would make … Continue reading New iPads are out including iPad mini. Whatever.
Over the weekend, I flooded my camera. Thank heavens I was able to save everything. Luckily it happened when I dunked the system into the freshwater basin to check for leaks and when I saw the flashing red light on the moisture sensor, I immediately pulled the housing out, set it down on a towel … Continue reading Wide angle reefscape shots of Anilao
As the global launch of Windows 8 approaches, we’re starting to see the OEM’s dish out the devices that will run Microsoft’s new platform. In the wild, we’ve already seen the Sony VAIO Tap 20 and I’ll tell you a secret: if you were to ask me, right now, to choose between a brand new … Continue reading Sony VAIO Tap 20 is its own market segment (I mean it!); sells for PHP 59,999.00
I attended the media launch of Massive Gaming, a new online gaming company in the Philippines. They’re here to introduce the next generation of online games which was spearheaded back in the day by Level Up, Mobius and e-Games. Massive Gaming is founded by two of my friends, Miguel and Deng Limon with a number … Continue reading Massive Gaming launches in the Philippines; debuts with WAR INC and Mercenary Online