Libon features cheap calls to and from the Philippines

So it’s been a while, but Libon has really been making waves from the other side of the pond. “Traditionally” speaking, VoIP apps are always third-party, coming from familiar services such as WhatsApp and Viber. But Libon is different because it hails directly from a telco, which is a bold move as they recognize the … Continue reading Libon features cheap calls to and from the Philippines

We’ve only just … VIGAN

Manila Bulletin presents: Historic Vigan was officially declared as one of the New Seven Wonder Cities of the world in front of St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral on May 7, making the Philippines, one of the three countries in the world with more than one wonder.

Spotify launches in the Philippines; Premium Access for PHP 129 / mo

Surprise! I’ve been using Spotify Premium since February! Before April 8, going to the Spotify website would give you a “Spotify is not available in your country” message (unless you’re using a proxy of course). Well, not anymore! Spotify officially launches in the Philippines today, at 11:00 AM with Premium Access for PHP 129.00 a … Continue reading Spotify launches in the Philippines; Premium Access for PHP 129 / mo

Crumpler Cobram Outpost: Efficient compact camera storage for underwater photograhy

A good camera bag is like the best pair of jeans you can own: comfy, rustic and beat up. You know you’re in love with photography when your camera bag has absorbed the dust and flavors of the sojourn, much like how a cast-iron skillet cooks with the spices of the last hundred meals. That … Continue reading Crumpler Cobram Outpost: Efficient compact camera storage for underwater photograhy

ASUS announces Transformer Pad TF701 and Transformer Book Trio (Dual Boots to Android)

Two things from ASUS in Manila: the Tranformer Pad TF701 and the Transformer Book Trio. The former is your Windows 8 tablet / notebook with the removable keyboard while the latter is your dual-book Windows / Android device. It’s a notebook running Windows, a tablet running Windows and an Android device running v4.2. “Dual boot” … Continue reading ASUS announces Transformer Pad TF701 and Transformer Book Trio (Dual Boots to Android)

ASUS unveils Transformer Book T100: Quad Core Atom Processor, 11-hour battery life and Windows 8.1 for PHP 23,995

Yesterday, ASUS Philippines unveiled the T100 Transformer Book, essentially a follow up to the tradition of tablet + keyboard device that made a name for the Taiwanese company even before the whole Windows 8 hype was around. The Transformer Book essentially comes from the line of Transformer and Transformer 2 tablets that ran on iterations … Continue reading ASUS unveils Transformer Book T100: Quad Core Atom Processor, 11-hour battery life and Windows 8.1 for PHP 23,995

Hello Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1! This will sell for PHP 25,990 this November 2013

As a Note 3 owner, I’m extremely pumped for the Note 10.1. Imagine having both devices and the versatility of Air Command but on a much bigger screen. Essentially, that’s what the Note 10.1 has to offer. During the media briefing I learned that Samsung is pushing for Android to be considered by the enterprise … Continue reading Hello Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1! This will sell for PHP 25,990 this November 2013

Bought my first PC in 8 years: ASUS VivoBook S550 wins in the budget + specs department

I’ve been an exclusive Mac user since 2005. It’s a phase I guess. Most of my friends went through the whole PhilMug pilgrimage and you gotta admit that at some point till about OS X Tiger, Macintosh spelled ultimate productivity. One thing though — although I was on the “Mac and will never go back … Continue reading Bought my first PC in 8 years: ASUS VivoBook S550 wins in the budget + specs department