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
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
Finally! Got the chance to play with the most eye-catching Windows 8 debut yesterday and it’s from Dell. Microsoft’s marketing collateral had the Dell XPS Duo 12 splattered all over their pages and it made me wonder how this thing really worked. Now I know what the “window pane” is for. The Dell XPS Duo … Continue reading Hands on with the Dell XPS Duo 12 (it’s yours for PHP 65,000)
UPDATE: The official #Windows8PH site is now live at www.windows.com.ph Earlier today Michael Josh of Rapper asked me if I wanted to do a live blog of the Windows 8 launch in Singapore. I had no problem with that as it also made my live coverage so much easier with ScribbleLive. You can view the … Continue reading Windows 8 launches first in Asia-Pacific; Microsoft branded ‘Surface’ tablet not coming to SEA
As the global launch of Windows 8 approaches, we’re starting to see the OEM’s dish out the devices that will run Microsoft’s new platform. In the wild, we’ve already seen the Sony VAIO Tap 20 and I’ll tell you a secret: if you were to ask me, right now, to choose between a brand new … Continue reading Sony VAIO Tap 20 is its own market segment (I mean it!); sells for PHP 59,999.00
October is a busy month for tech and that comes to no surprise as this is the month that the IT companies roll out their aces in time for the holiday shopping spree. If consumers are going to spend for that new gadget, it’s going to happen within the next 90 days. Last week I … Continue reading A month of trips, product launches and parties with a special word from Microsoft!
This is the less menacing BSOD from the new Windows 8, where copies are set to retail next month.