Conyo Problems Now an Internet Meme

  Conyo Problems is the new internet meme spreading on social networking site Twitter.   A meme is a concept that spreads on the internet. Conyo or coño is a term used by Filipinos to refer to the ultra rich or at least those who act like they are, and is usually used as a derogatory term.  More than … [Read more…]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Coming to Smart Communications

  The current king of Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, is coming to Smart Communications.  This is according to an announcement on the telco’s Facebook page. There are no details yet on plans and pricing but I think it’s safe to assume this will be offered for free on some plans and with a few cash out … [Read more…]

Tech Predictions for 2012

  Almost every tech blog has its own tech predictions for the 2012 so I will also give you my list of predictions.  These predictions are based purely on hunch and probably on market trends.  You may agree with this list, or you may have your own ideas about what will be hot this year.  … [Read more…]

Polariod SC1630 Smart Camera Combines Android and Optical Zoom

  When you hear the name Polaroid, you probably think about the 80s and the camera that instantly prints shots.  Polariod appears to be adapting to the times, and is in fact innovating.  The company just unveiled a camera phone, or a phone camera, depending on which side of the device you’re looking at. The … [Read more…]

WD Around the World Contest

  Media Freaks, a digital marketing firm from Singapore, has launched WD Around the World Contest sponsored by Western Digital.  The prizes for this contest are air tickets for two to Maldives/Mauritius, Hong Kong or Bali/Phuket. Here are the details of the contest. Eligibility The contest is FREE for all people to join, as long as you … [Read more…]

Sony Xperia S Unveiled, Impressive Specs, New Design

  Sony just unveiled the Xperia S phone at the CES.  This is the first smartphone from the company’s Xperia NXT series, and it appears that the Ericsson name is already being ditched by Sony. The Sony Xperia S is an Android smartphone that packs a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, a 12 megapixel camera that can take … [Read more…]

Nokia Lumia 900 Unveiled, Features Windows Phone Mango, Decent Specs

  The Nokia Lumia 900 with Windows Phone Mango was just made official at the CES event in theUS.  The design looks exactly like the Nokia Lumia 800 and the Nokia N9 but the Nokia 900 packs a 4.3-inch ClearBlack AMOLED 800 x 480 capacitive touchscreen.  The handset is powered by a single-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU accompanied by 512MB … [Read more…]

Toshiba Excite X10 Currently the Slimmest 10-inch Tablet

  Toshiba currently owns the title as the maker of the world’s slimmest 10-inch tablet with the announcement of the new Excite X10 (to be called Regza in Asia according to reports). The Toshiba Excite X10 comes in at only 0.3-inch thick, so that’s definitely thinner than the iPad 2.  The Excite X10 is also light, weighing only 1.2 … [Read more…]

Torque Droidz View Review

  Torque recently came out with a slew of Android tablets and handsets.  Among the new tablets launched by the local company is the Torque Droidz View, a 7-inch Android tablet priced at only P3,890.  This is a very attractive price and it competes directly with Cherry Mobile’s Cherry Pad tablet.  Read on to find … [Read more…]

TRIO 20 Unli Service Introduced, Lets You Call and Text to Smart, Sun Cellular and Talk N Text

  After Smart Sun Dual 549, the Smart-Sun Cellular merger has introduced another service involving both networks, and this time Talk N Text is joining. The new service is called Trio 20 and it’s a form of an “unli” service involving the three afore-mentioned networks.  This is the first such service in the Philippines and it’s made possible only because of … [Read more…]

DOT’s “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Similar to Switzerland’s Slogan?

  The Philippine’s Department of Tourism (DOT) is promoting a new tourism campaign called It’s More Fun in the Philippines.  The agency’s new campaign is getting attention from Filipinos because of its similarity with a 1951 campaign by Switzerland entitled, well, “It’s More Fun in Switzerland”. You will remember that the DOT draw flak before for its “Pilipinas … [Read more…]