ASUS VivoTab TF810 excels in performance as notebook and tablet; sells for PHP 42,995

So here I am at my favorite third wave coffee place in the south, working on an ASUS VivoTab (thanks ASUS Philippines for lending this little number). ASUS has been keen on the whole hybrid scene as they debuted devices like the Transformer and the PadFone. So it’s no surprise that ASUS continues to bring … Continue reading ASUS VivoTab TF810 excels in performance as notebook and tablet; sells for PHP 42,995

Hands on with the new BoostCase for iPhone 5 battery pack

Finally, it’s here in local shores! The iPhone 5 is a beautiful device, but suffers (like all other smartphones) from drained battery woes especially when you have LTE turned on the whole day. Although the battery management has slightly improved (speculation has the iPhone 5 battery carrying a wallop of 1400 to 1700mAh), these numbers … Continue reading Hands on with the new BoostCase for iPhone 5 battery pack

BRAVEN BRV-1 weatherproof wireless speakers + charger goes for PHP 7,450.00

BRAVEN. I love this word. This is because it sounds like one of my favorite descriptors in the English language — the adjective ‘brazen’ which meant ‘without fear or shame.’ And perhaps this descriptor is apt as a brand name for hands down, the most impressive rugged portable speaker system I have encountered. Many brands … Continue reading BRAVEN BRV-1 weatherproof wireless speakers + charger goes for PHP 7,450.00

**MIND BLOWN** Toys that come to life with your iPad: Hot Wheels, DC Universe, WWE, Monster High, etc

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

iPad mini prices in the Philippines; good luck finding one because they’re out of stock

OK am I really supposed to add an introductory block of text? I guess it’s really just a formality then, right? iPad mini Price List MD528PP/A NEW iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 15,990 MD529PP/A NEW iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 20,990 MD530PP/A NEW iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 25,990 … Continue reading iPad mini prices in the Philippines; good luck finding one because they’re out of stock

Samsung ATIV Smart PC (running Windows 8) greenlit for PHP 35,000

Finally after being one of the first to unveil its stable of Windows 8 devices way before the launch of Microsoft’s new touch-enabled OS, Samsung finally has a price to the flagship ATIV Smart PC and it is at an attractive PHP 35,000.00. This is for the “entry” level Smart PC running the new Atom … Continue reading Samsung ATIV Smart PC (running Windows 8) greenlit for PHP 35,000

Assassin’s Creed III is now available in Datablitz. Pricing follows

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

Datablitz now selling PS3 Super Slim for PHP 11,150 (250GB) and PHP 11,650 (500GB)

Datablitz (add them on Facebook!) is now selling the PS3 SUPER SLIM in their retail stores. With the console still pulling in a lot of new games + the ability to play the same PS3 games on your PS Vita, there’s every reason to finally dig into Sony’s console ecosystem. Best of all — it’s … Continue reading Datablitz now selling PS3 Super Slim for PHP 11,150 (250GB) and PHP 11,650 (500GB)