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
UPDATE: It’s out! It’s out! Download Streetfood Tycoon World Tour at the iTunes store! So I’ve been spending a little bit of my on-the-go free time with Erick Garayblas’ latest masterpiece .. the sequel to his smash hit, Streetfood Tycoon. Presenting: Streetfood Tycoon World Tour. In a nutshell, World Tour reflects Erick’s brilliance by taking … Continue reading Streetfood Tycoon World Tour is more of the same … until you get to Day 16 (and from there it gets crazy-awesome)
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
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
Quick links: Microsoft Office 2013 Demo Download Microsoft Office 2013 New Features Microsoft Office 2013 Feature Breakdown Slideshow It’s raffle time. Thanks to Microsoft! This is a big month — the guys behind Windows are making a big leap in rebranding themselves by shifting focus to DEVICES AND SERVICES and they’re starting this with the … Continue reading Contest: Giving away 5 Desktop Egg Speakers from Microsoft
Hey it’s me Jayvee. I’m still here. It’s been more than a week since my last update. Blame it on the handful of new game launches the past few days. If you’re on the PC and looking for new titles to play, here’s a compilation of some of the free (and not so free) games … Continue reading (More than) a week of PC game launches
The living room has always been a no-brainer venue for tech companies to expand their entertainment platforms, especially for the big three. Microsoft has the XBOX 360 which is also being marketed as a media center. Sony has its PS3 that shipped with Blu-ray capabilities. Of course Apple has the Apple TV. But then there’s … Continue reading Steam announces Big Picture, turns your TV into a gaming hub, web browser
I can’t stress it any more: iOS is the platform of choice if you’re a fan of modern (and classic) board games. Summoner Wars is a fast-playing, action-packed 2-4 player card game. Players take on the role of Summoners: powerful beings who harness the power of mysterious Summoning Stones to lead their race to conquest … Continue reading Trailer: Summoner Wars for iOS
Finally, after months of waiting Android users will ***soon*** be able to become part of the Instagram community. For the longest time, iOS users enjoyed the exclusivity of the most popular photo sharing app for the smartphone. Perhaps the reason why Instagram took this long, I surmise, has to do with the fact that there … Continue reading Be the first in line for Instagram for Android
When Apple revamped the music industry with single track purchases for less than P50.00 per track, that changed the way people sold applications and in-app purchases. It’s essentially the “tingi” method turned into a digital business. Now there’s a huge product launch tomorrow but all we can say is that it has something to do … Continue reading Geeky things you can buy for P50.00
Imagine that, to complete your Bachelor’s degree you design a 3D version of one of the best board games ever made: Arkham Horror. I’ve been so wanting to get into it, but the sheer number of expansions, time to invest coupled with finding people to actually play with hinders me from this awesome experience. If … Continue reading Student makes 3D version of Arkham Horror. Help her beta test it!
Developed by Lester Bambico, Android users can now create their own “It’s More Fun In the Philippines” meme with this easy to use Android app. It’s free! [DOWNLOAD HERE] or do a search for “It’s more fun in the Philippines” on the Android marketplace. More details and screenshots after the jump.
One of the reasons why I had decided to support Smart’s efforts as a consultant early this year was due to their shift in direction, moving away from the “archaic” cellular business (i.e. SMS and calls) and shifting attention to data and mobile applications. From the words of Bong Mojica at Mobile World Congress, SMART … Continue reading Download SmartNet from Android Marketplace
The telco industry is always exciting. And when the competitions exchange blows, there’s always the aftermath of awesomeness that, in the end, gives more choices to consumers. In the end, they win. This is a photo of SmartNet running on iOS (Yes, the iPhone 4s now has Netphone capabilities). Way back in February, I talked … Continue reading SmartNet (Netphone) running on iOS 5
In this day and age, the term “media player” can be defined only as ambiguous. Where once, a media player meant the VHS player that sat beside your television set, today a media player has been limited to a feature in almost any piece of portable technology rather than the hardware itself.