The Cherry Mobile Superion Android Tablet

  The Cherry Mobile Superion Android Tablet has been around for quite some time now.  Priced at P19,900 at launch, it now retails for around P16,990 at malls and can even be purchased for about P15,000 online.   Considering the available tablets in the Philippines today, is the Cherry Mobile Superion still reasonably priced and is … [Read more…]

There are New Apple iMacs in Town!

  Apple just released two new iMacs in the Philippines, one with a 21.5-inch display and another with a bigger 27-inch display. Hardware As basic hardware features, the new iMacs carry Intel’s latest Core i5 and Core i7 quad-core processors and are equipped with LED-backlit displays, faster graphics processors, Thunderbolt I/O peripherals and Facetime HD camera. … [Read more…]

Apple iPad 2 Hands-On Review

  Amidst serious threat from the rising popularity of Android tablets, Apple has affirmed its position as a market leader with the release of the iPad 2.  The device has many improvements from the original iPad. It is now faster, lighter and thinner. Specs and Features 1GHz dual-core A5 CPU 512MB RAM 16GB, 32GB, 64GB … [Read more…]

Thor Movie Review

In case you have been in hiding, there’s a movie called “Thor” which is the latest superhero film from Marvel.  I watched the film without knowing what to expect, having never seen its trailer beforehand. I came to know that Chris Hemsworth plays the character of Thor after I caught his interview with David Letterman. … [Read more…]

Fast Five to Hit Philippine Theaters on May 4

Fast Five is the fifth salvo of the highly successful film franchise The Fast & the Furious.  When I saw the trailer of this film, it was as if I was watching scenes from the very first Fast film.  The first movie is arguably the best among the last four films.  There’s a reason why … [Read more…]

SMART Launches ZTE V9 Android Tablet

  SMART Communications recently launched the ZTE V9, a 7-inch tablet running on Google’s Android 2.2 operating system.  The ZTE V9 is expected to retail for P12,795, a good deal considering that current Android tablets are priced at about P20,000 or higher. To make the ZTE V9 more attractive, Smart is offering the device on installment terms. You may … [Read more…]

Fujitsu Launches New Notebooks for 2011

  Fujitsu formally launched its notebook lineup for 2011 in an event dubbed “Lifebook for Every Lifestyle” held on April 27, 2011 at Shangri-La Makati. People from Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific presented nine new laptop models which showcase the company’s new cutting technologies.  The launch highlighted the main innovations of the company including the incorporation … [Read more…]

iPad 2 Coming to the Philippines on April 29

  Apple has announced that the iPad 2 will be coming to the Philippines on April 29, 2011.   Availability in Japan is ahead for a day while countries that will be getting the iPad 2 simultaneously with the Philippines are Hong Kong, India, Israel, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey and UAE. … [Read more…]

Canon EOS 60D Specs and Features Review

My very first DSLR was a Canon EOS450D, which I sold to get a Canon EOS 500D.  I was then after the 500D’s video recording feature.  But when i noticed that my shooting needs did not require video recording capability, I switched to a Canon  EOS 50D.  The 50D has been with me for two … [Read more…]

Sony Joins Tablet Wars, Unveils S1 and S2 Android Tablets

Sony just joined the tablet wars by unveiling two Android 3.0 tablets: the S1 and the S2 tablets. Set to compete with the iPad, the S1 is a 9.4-inch that sports a folded magazine design.  It features a Tegra 2 processor, customized touch panel UI and web browser, and front and rear-facing cameras.   The S1 uses infrared technology and works as a … [Read more…]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Ultrathin Notebook Appears Online

  We all know that the design of the IBM ThinkPad which became popular in the 90s has been retained by Lenovo in current models. To many, this design already feels quite old.  While ThinkPads are tough and sturdy Lenovo has lost many would-be buyers because of its design. And just when we thought that … [Read more…]

Globe Launches 4G Mobile Broadband

  While SMART Communications was preparing for the initial rollout of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband service in Boracay, Globe announced the launch of its own 4G mobile service.  Globe expanded its current 4G footprint and claims to be the first carrier in the Philippines to launch the commercial roll out of 4G mobile technology … [Read more…]