Google Launches Android Market Movie Rentals

  Google just announced at the ongoing Google I/O conference that movie rentals will now be available in the Android Market.  What this means is that we can soon have the ability to rent movies on the Android Market from our phone, tablet or PC with a single click. Google engineering director Chris Yerga said that the Android Market will include thousands … [Read more…]

Samsung Drops Phone Prices, Galaxy S Now Only P17,990!

  This is your chance to buy yourself an Android phone for a very low price.  Samsung Philippines has an ongoing summer sale dubbed “Samsung Summer Supreme Deals”. Included in the sale are Android handsets from Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy S, priced at around Php30,000 at launch, is now priced at Php17,990.  This is a … [Read more…]

HP Unveils Refreshed Pavilion dv4, Mini 210 and Envy 14 Laptops

  HP just unveiled new consumer laptops in a recent press release.  Among the models revealed in the press release are refreshed versions of the Pavilion DV4, Mini 210, and Envy 14 laptops. The new 14-inch Pavilion dv4 is described by HP as a sleek, full-performance laptop.  It features an improved HP CoolSense technology that … [Read more…]

White iPhone 4 Now in the Philippines

  The white iPhone 4 has finally arrived! Barely a week since the white iPhone 4 became available in the US, Globe Telecom has announced the availability of the white iPhone in the Philippines.   There is a notice in Globe‘s website informing the public that the iPhone 4 is now available in white.   … [Read more…]

LG Optimus Black Priced at P19,990?

  In January of this year, LG made some noise when it revealed the Optimus Black smartphone.  LG heavily proclaimed that the Optimus Black is the slimmest smartphone and at only 9.2mm thick, this phone is actually the slimmest. The LG Optimus Black carries the following specs: TI OMAP 3630 1.0GHz processor 4-inch NOVA Display at … [Read more…]

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…]