In the market for a new TV? Confused with all the different stickers like 1080p, Full HD, HD ready? What about 4K TV’s and Smart TV’s? I’ve written up an 8-point guide to buying a modern day flat screen television while distilling the geek speak. Do have a read.
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
You know, every time I walk into Datablitz these days I get more and more tempted to pick up a copy of Skylanders. If you go there often, every branch has a store display of ‘Skylanders’ action figures that are not only toys — but are also integral to the Skylanders video game. When you … Continue reading **MIND BLOWN** Toys that come to life with your iPad: Hot Wheels, DC Universe, WWE, Monster High, etc
Nokia has put a price tag on its entry-level follow up to the Lumia 610. The new Lumia 620, pegged at PHP 11,600 comes with the following tech specs: 5MP main camera and secondary front-facing VGA camera Windows Phone 8 software PhotoBeamer (free) for photo sharing Snapdragon™ S4 Dual-core 1.0GHz 3.8″ LCD screen microSIM slot … Continue reading Nokia Lumia 620 pegged at PHP 11,600
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
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
You need to see it to believe it folks. Yesterday, Sony Philippines pulled out a number of wildcards from Japan. Apart from featuring the new VAIO Duo 11 and VAIO Tap 20 both running on Windows 8, they were also the first to showcase an 84-inch 4K television which will be made available to the … Continue reading Sony shows off country’s first 84-inch 4K TV; sells for PHP 1.2 Million
The Samsung Galaxy Camera (PHP 23,990) is a vagabond of sorts — not in the definition that it is impoverished, but because it wanders the thin line between being an Android device and a camera. Usually the definition for an Android phone unsurprising to include a camera but in this case, this device IS a … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Camera sells for PHP 23,990; why would you want one?
It’s called the Mutewatch because it’s silent. No moving parts, everything digital. The Mutewatch reminds me of the Nike+ bands that got all-too popular because of the running craze back in 2008. I finally got my hands on one, thanks to the fine folks of Digits Trading and I’ve never been so excited to wear … Continue reading Silent LED Mutewatch sells for PHP 12,950
Manila Bulletin has a special execution today for the Department of Tourism. The 4 pages talk about tourism highlights including hitting 1.148 tourists visiting the Philippines in Q1 of this year. The DOT also discusses growth industries including scuba diving, eco tourism and the development of marinas and national parks (no more mining please!). My … Continue reading Today: I’m in Manila Bulletin’s Special Supplement for the Department of Tourism
Hey geeks! If it’s one thing I’m pleased to announce for 2012, I’ve partnered with distributors to to give away more gadgets to locals who follow this blog. Thanks to you, more than 6 years of writing thousands of posts (thankfully not a lot of them were ramblings!) have given me that oomph to get … Continue reading Coming Soon: More. Regular. Giveaways. Yay.
UPDATE For a more affordable iPhone 4/4s casing, check out the iDive Site case for only PHP 5,999.00 Photo above: That’s me, doing extreme camwhoring! Shot by Boogs Rosales. EDIT 3: Have a look at the new Patima housing for the GoPro HERO / HERO2 EDIT 2: Instead of hardware, iOS 5.1 users can download … Continue reading There is signal underwater! Hands on with the Patima iPhone 4s UW Housing
Got home to a big surprise! The Department of Tourism has linked my “It’s More Fun” meme tutorial onto their front page under Fun Stuff! I’m really happy that the blog has been recognized in this way. The site also links back to other amazing works from fellow netizens as well as official “It’s More … Continue reading The DOT linked back to my ‘It’s More Fun’ Tutorial!
First off, I’d like to thank Charlie for sponsoring this giveaway to the readers. Crumpler has been really generous — they’re giving away three quality bags courtesy of ABL. I’ve been a long time Crumpler user, owning an assortment of bags and accessories (like this branded Crumpler toilet paper). I can attest to Crumpler’s durability, … Continue reading I’m giving away 3 really epic bags from Crumpler. Join my contest!
Hello. My name is Jayvee Fernandez and I’ve been the sole proprietor of A Bugged Life for more than 5 years. Back then, the site was hosted on a free platform with this URL 20six.co.uk/abuggedlife. This post, thanks to the way back machine, is a look into all the past templates of my personal blog. … Continue reading A Bugged Life: Journey Through the Years