Nokia Standard Chartered VISA makes it easy to buy Nokia phones

This is not the first time we’ve seen interesting partnerships between banks and technology companies. Back then, Blizzard released the World of Warcraft VISA card that allows rebates to additional gaming hours. Not a bad deal if you’re really into WoW. But perhaps, for the rest of us, the new offer from Nokia might seem … Continue reading Nokia Standard Chartered VISA makes it easy to buy Nokia phones

Predictably Irrational: Perceived value with “bottomless” “unlimited” and “cheap”

I’m halfway through Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely and I must say that this is my new marketing bible for observing the seemingly irrational behavior of consumers when certain buzz word concepts like “free,” “value added,” “extra” and “unlimited” are brought into the marketing copy. It’s a beautiful book — and if you’re the type … Continue reading Predictably Irrational: Perceived value with “bottomless” “unlimited” and “cheap”

5130 XpressMusic: Nokia’s most affordable music phone

A few days ago I reviewed the most advanced XpressMusic phone from Nokia, the 5800 XpressMusic phone. Today, we reveal the Finn’s cheapest XpressMusic phone, the 5130 which is due on shelves early next year. With dedicated music keys, a digital music player, FM radio and a standard 3.5 mm connector for headphones, the Nokia … Continue reading 5130 XpressMusic: Nokia’s most affordable music phone

Apple Online Store launches in the Philippines: What happens to local distributors?

It’s no secret that the Apple Online Store has been officially launched in the Philippines. I’m excited. Now I no longer have to leave the comfort of my home to buy Apple products. A move like this points to a great future for online purchasing and delivery in the Philippines. With orders above P3,000, delivery … Continue reading Apple Online Store launches in the Philippines: What happens to local distributors?

Left 4 Dead

The Zombie Apocalypse is best experienced with friends. November 18, 2008. I can’t wait! Anyone else planning on getting this for the PC? We’re set to play Left 4 Dead online on Steam.