Christopher Lao Goes Viral

  The name Christopher Lao is trending on Twitter for the wrong reason. Christopher Lao was driving his car in Metro Manila during the onslaught of typhoon Kabayan.  He tried to go through a flooded street thinking that the water wasn’t too high.  His car floated and unfortunately for him, the GMA News crew covered … [Read more…]

Nokia C2-03 Touch and Type Dual-SIM Phone Available Starting August 5

  I have received many queries regarding the released in the Philippines of the Nokia C2-03.  Someone from Nokia just confirmed that the handset will be available starting August 5, 2011.   This explains why the “Coming Soon” badge no longer appears for this phone on Nokia Philippines’ site. The Nokia C2-03 is the dual-SIM phone announced … [Read more…]

BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 Official Photos and Specs Released

  RIM just released the official specs and photos of the BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 handset.  The Torch 9860 is for GSM networks while the Torch 9850 is for CDMA networks. They both pack a 1.2 Ghz processor and a 3.7-inch display and run on RIM’s newest BlackBerry 7 OS. Here are some press photos of the BlackBerry … [Read more…]

Skype for iPad Now Official

  Skype for iPad is official.  The video calling app is now optimized for Apple’s iPad tablet and is ready for downloaded from the iTunes App Store. Skype for iPad takes advantage of the iPad’s large screen, using an interface that maximizes the screen’s real estate, and allows users to see the person on the … [Read more…]

Huawei Vision Unveiled: 3.7-Inch Screen, Android 2.3, 1GHz CPU

  The company that made the Android 3.2 MediaPad tablet just unveiled a Gingerbread handset.  Chinese company Huawei announced the Vision handset packing 3.7-inch display and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.  It has an aluminum alloy unibody and will be available in rose gold, silver or charcoal colors. Notable features of the Huawei Vision are … [Read more…]

Resignation of Senator Migs Zubiri Hot on Twitter

  Twitter is abuzz with comments about Senator Juan Miguel “Migs” Zubiri’s impending resignation from Philippine senate.   The name “Migs Zubiri” and the word “senator” are now trending on the microblogging site. The Philstar reported earlier that Senator Zubiri has personally informed Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile of his intention to resign due to … [Read more…]

Asus to Launch Quad-Core Eee Pad Transformer 2 in October?

If tech site DigiTimes is to be believed, Asus will be launching a second-generation Eee Pad Transformer this October.   Asus is reportedly so happy about the sales of the first-generation Eee Pad Transformer it’s already having its supply chain prepared for production of the second-generation model. DigiTimes reported that Taiwan-based Wintek will supply Asus touch … [Read more…]

Cherry Mobile’s New Handsets: Q70 Quad, Eclipse 2.2, X1 Morph, W1, R7 Vigor and R9 Tough

  Local company Cherry Mobile just beefed up its phone line-up with the addition of the Q70 Quad, Eclipse 2.2, X1 Morph, W1, R7 Vigor and R9 Tough handsets.  They are a collection of QWERTY, candy bar and touch screen phones so there’s probably one device that should meet your needs and preferences.  Cherry Mobile … [Read more…]

Nokia 500 Symbian Anna Handset Unveiled

Nokia just unveiled the Nokia 500 handset running on Symbian Anna.  The Nokia 500 is the first 1GHz Symbian Anna smarpthone and only the second Nokia phone to pack a 1GHz processor.  The Nokia N9 MeeGo handset takes the honor as the first 1GHz Nokia phone. With the Nokia 500, the Finnish handset maker is trying to use … [Read more…]

JK Rowling’s Pottermore Website Offers Early Entry Through Magical Quill Challenge

  JK Rowling is offering an early peek into her Pottermore website by letting Harry Potter fans complete a Magical Quill challenge which runs from July 31, 2011 to August 6, 2011.   From this not on the website, it appears that a lot of people are trying the Magical Quill challenge. For seven days, … [Read more…]

25 Best WordPress Plugins Every Blog Should Have

  If you are searching for the best free plugins that can enrich the features and functionality of your WordPress blog, look no further.  I have listed 25 free plugins that every WordPress blog should have. Clicking on the links will take you to the download page for the featured plugin. AddThis Social Bookmarking Widget … [Read more…]

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It Promises 12Mbps Speed for the Same Prepaid Rates

  Just got word from Smart Bro people that a 12mbps prepaid dongle will be launched soon.   Yes, that’s 12mbps of internet speed goodness. The new product is called Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It that uses a Huawei E353 HSPA+ USB dongle.  The good thing about the Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It is it will be offered … [Read more…]