UAAP Final Four: Ateneo, FEU, Adamson, UST

  The National University Bulldogs denied De Lasalle University Green Archers the last slot on the final four of the UAAP collegiate basketball tournament.  The Bulldogs won against the Green Archers, 54-40, in a tightly contested game.  With NU’s win, the University of Sto. Tomas gets the honor of getting the last final four slot. … [Read more…]

Philippines Among the Most Highly Influenced by Online Advertising

  Nielsen recently came out with a research indicating that consumers in South East Asia are the most heavily influenced by online advertising.  The Nielsen research shows that 73% of South East Asian consumers said they were “highly” or “somewhat” influenced by web site advertisements on social media, which is much higher than the 60% … [Read more…]

“Agusan Del Sur” Trends on Twitter After Monster Croc’s Capture

  A 21-foot saltwater crocodile is responsible for getting Agusan del Sur on Twitter’s trending topics.  The province has been mentioned on the micro-blogging site too many times for the past day because of the monster croc. The 600-kilo crocodile was spotted in Barangay Nueva Era in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur.  It weighs 600 kilos … [Read more…]

Do a Remake of the Nokia Tune and Win $10,000

  If you think you have the talent to create music, why don’t you put that talent to use and get the chance to win US$10,000?  Nokia has an ongoing competition that could get you recognized and awarded that amount of cash. What you just need to do is get creative and compose your own … [Read more…]

HTC Titan Features 4.7-Inch Display, Runs Windows Phone 7 Mango

  Handsets are getting bigger and bigger.  Samsung recently unveiled the Galaxy Note, a 5.3-inch phone and HTC also has a giant new phone in its hands in the HTC Titan.  The Titan is the first from HTC to run Windows Phone 7 Mango and appears to be an update of the HD7. The HTC … [Read more…]

Globe Telecom’s m.Globe Portal Launched

  On the same day Smart Communications launched the Netphone 701, Globe decided to launch the m.Globe service which is something it claims is a “free all-in-one mobile portal”.   Globe is marketing the m.Globe as a “one-stop gateway to easy and content-rich mobile surfing in every phone”. As an obvious jab at Smart’s Netphone, Globe … [Read more…]

TDK ST-800 Headphone Review

  TDK recently launched a slew of audio products including the Boombox and the WR700 and ST-800 headphones.  What I have on review is the ST-800, a stylish looking headphone that reminds me of the 80’s.  Read on and find out if the ST-800 deserves your hard earned money. TDK ST-800 Headphone Technical Specifications  Power … [Read more…]

Smart Communications Officially Launches the Netphone

  At a media event held last September 1, 2011 at the Republiq bar in Resorts World Manila, Smart Communications officially launched the Netphone.  Smart has been aggressively promoting this product, and if I may make a guess here, it’s because the company believes that the next trend in mobile communications is on the social … [Read more…]

Razer Orochi Black Chrome Edition Gaming Mouse Review

  It was almost two years ago when Razer released the first Orochi mobile gaming mouse.  A horde of followers later, Razer released the Orochi Black Chrome Edition.  The specs, features and design of the original Orochi have been retained and the only thing new is the Black Chrome finish. Razer Orochi Black Chrome Edition … [Read more…]

Sonim XP3300 Force is World’s Toughest Phone According to Guinness

  Do you want a super tough phone? One that could possibly outlast you?  Try the Sonim XP3300 Force which has just been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as The World’s Toughest Phone. The Sonim XP3300 Force survived an extreme drop test from 25 meters onto concrete without operational damage.  That height … [Read more…]

Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Unveiled

  Toshiba just announced the Protégé Z830 ultrabook.  Now it’s Acer’s turn to reveal its own ultrabook offering. Acer’s first ultrabook is the Aspire S3, previously leaked as the Acer 3951.  The Acer Aspire S3 is ultra thin, measuring only 0.51 inches, and is also light at 1.3 kilograms.  What you get in terms of … [Read more…]