Cherry Mobile Launches R9 Tough and R7 Vigor Phones, Taps Robin Padilla as Endorser

  Cherry Mobile recently launched the R9 Tough and R7 Vigor shockproof handsets at an event held at 55 Events Place in Tomas Morato, Quezon City.   It was a well attended event and Cherry Mobile was kind enough to send TechnoBaboy an invite.  Gracing the event was actor Robin Padilla who was tapped by … [Read more…]

USA vs Japan Women’s World Cup Finals Sets Twitter Record

  The FIFA Women’s World Cup set two new records for number of tweets sent per second.  The final game between USA and Japan, which saw Japan winning over USA courtesy of a penalty shootout, set the new all-time high with 7,196 tweets per second.  What topic holds the second spot you ask? It’s the Paraguay vs. … [Read more…]

Kiefer Ravena Explodes for Ateneo in Game Against Lasalle, Trends on Twitter

  When you’re a collegiate basketball player and you trend worldwide along with Harry Potter characters at the height of the movie’s worldwide screening, you know you just did something spectacular.  Without a doubt, that was what Kiefer Ravena did during the Ateneo de Manila University versus De Lasalle University basketball game at the ongoing … [Read more…]

TDK 3-Speaker Boombox Launched in the Philippines

  The TDK 3-Speaker Boombox was launched at an event held last July 9, 2011 at the Digital Walker Café in Eastwood Mall.  We all know TDK as a leading recordable media brand but the company, acquired in 2007 by Imation, is already into the manufacture and distribution of electronic products, specifically earphones, headsets and … [Read more…]

Twitter Trend: UP Wins Against UE, Snaps 18-Game Losing Skid

  The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons has been on an 18-game losing skid in the UAAP men’s basketball tournament.  So when it finally snatches a win, Twitterverse erupts with congratulatory tweets.  The hashtag #UPfight is currently trending in thePhilippines. Most people are surprised at the win, which prompted InquirerDotNet to ask whether UP’s win should banner the … [Read more…]

The LG Optimus Pro is Your Blackberry Android Phone

  Do you want a keyboard on your Android phone?  This Android handset is for you. The LG Optimus Pro is an Android phone with a 2.8-inch touch screen and a QWERTY keyboard, BlackBerry style.  Some will hate the keyboard for the additional space it takes but there are others who prefer physical keys over … [Read more…]

Twitter Trend: NBA Star Kobe Bryant Now in the Philippines

Kobe Bryant, National Basketball Association (NBA) and Los Angeles Lakers superstar, is now in Manila to kick off his Asian tour. Kobe, also known as the Black Mamba, is scheduled to visit the Nike Park store in Bonifacio High Street, The Fort in TaguigCity at 2:30 p.m. as part of the Kobe Manila Tour 2011.  Kobe will then head off to the Araneta Coliseum at 5:00 p.m.   Players from … [Read more…]

How to Download and Install Google+ App for Android

Google+ is growing fast.  As more people get into this new social networking platform, the clamor for a mobile app is increasing.  The Google+ app for iPhone is already in the hands of Apple for approval.  The mobile app for Android, on the other hand, is already available on a limited scale.  Currently, it appears … [Read more…]

iRiver Story HD: The First e-Reader With Integrated Google eBooks

  Google announced the availability of the iRiver Story HD e-reader starting July 17.  The iRiver Story HD is the first e-reader integrated with the Google eBooks platform, through which one can buy and read Google eBooks over Wi-Fi.  This is a platform similar to that implemented by Amazon on its Kindle device. The iRiver Story … [Read more…]

Viral Topic: Azkals Deny Rape Allegations

  Four Azkals are facing a controversy as they prepare for their upcoming game against Kuwait.  Azkals Neil Etheridge, Anton del Rosario, Simon Greatwich and Jason Sabio are being accused by a certain Paul Weiler of raping a woman.   The issue is currently making its rounds in blogs and internet forums. The Azkals in the … [Read more…]

MSI Calls the FX620DX the Super Car of Laptops

  MSI recently launched the FX620DX notebook powered by Intel’s Sandy Bridge platform.  Boasting impressive specs, MSI calls it the “super car of laptops”.   The MSI FX620DX has a 15.6-inch 1920×1080 Full HD display and features a checkered flag exterior with scratch-proof technology and anti-fingerprint coating. It runs on Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors, holds up … [Read more…]

Nokia Siemens Networks Opens NetworkLabs in the Philippines

  A Nokia Siemens Network (NSN) research and development facility just opened in the Philippines.  President Benigno Aquino III inaugurated today the NSN’s research and development facility at the University of the Philippines-Ayala Technohub. “The newly constructed NSN NetworkLabs is a one of its kind and a first ever R&D facility in Southeast Asia that … [Read more…]