Clickers Joins the PBA

  This is a historic first in the Philippine Basketball Association – a team being named after an online website. It has been recently revealed that the PBA team currently named Barako Bulls Energy Boosters will be renamed SHOPINAS.COM CLICKERS.  The renaming is a clever marketing move and is meant to promote the website  … [Read more…]

MSI X460 and X460DX Ultra-Slim Laptops Officially Launched

  MSI just launched two new X series laptops – the X460 and X460DX.  As part of MSI’s  X Series ultra-slim laptops, they feature slim and stylish design.  Don’t be fooled though as they have quite powerful internals. The MSI X460 and X460DX are 14-inch laptops targeted at mobile professionals.  They are both powered by … [Read more…]

Samsung Series 7 (700G7A) Gaming Laptop Shows Up Online

  Gamers just got another laptop to consider.   The upcoming Samsung Series 7 (700G7A) gaming laptop carrying pretty impressive specs has just been featured in German websites. The Samsung Series 7 (700G7A) laptop has a 17.3 inch display with an eye-popping 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, making it ideal for gamers.  The internals will also make … [Read more…]

TabCo Unveils Grid10 Tablet and Grid4 Smartphone Running GridOS

  There’s a new mobile OS in town.  It’s called GridOS.  And at the unveiling of the OS, creator TabCo also unveiled two devices that run on it – the 10.1-inch Grid10 tablet and the 4-inch Grid4 smartphone. TabCo was formerly known as Fusion Garage, maker of the overhyped JooJoo tablet that tried to release … [Read more…]

Paris Hilton Posts Photo With Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao, Trends Again on Twitter

  Since her arrival in the Philippines on Sunday, Paris Hilton has been on and off the trending topics list of micro-blogging site Twitter.  Now she’s back on the trending topics after tweeting this photo of her with Manny Pacquiao and wife Jinkee. Paris Hilton appears to bi smitten with the Philippines, gushing about how … [Read more…]

Sony Announces PSP E-1000 Gaming Device, Cheaper But Without Wifi

  Sony just announced at the Gamescon press conference that it will be selling a refreshed PSP later this year.  The device will be sold separate from the much-awaited PSP Vita and will be called the PSP E-1000.  It will feature a refined design but will no longer have Wi-Fi capability, which means, it will connect to the … [Read more…]

Twitter Trends Show ABS-CBN is Popular on Social Networking Sites

  In an apparent showing of viewership strength and popularity, TV network ABS-CBN has three programs trending simultaneously on Twitter.  On August 17, 2011, Twitter’s trending topics featured three that are related to the TV network.  The topics “My Binondo Girl”, “Maria La Del Barrio” and “Alondra” trended on the micro-blogging site. My Binondo Girl … [Read more…]

Xiaomi Phone Launched, Features 1.5Ghz Dual-Core CPU and 4-Inch Screen

  Millet Technology just announced the Foxxcon-made Xiaomi Phone, an Android phone that features the MIUI low-level custom UI based on Android 2.3.5.  The most interesting part of the announcement is the price of the handset.  The Xiaomi Phone will retail for only US$310 (about P13,000).  This is a very aggressive pricing considering that the … [Read more…]

Paris Hilton Loses iPhones, Tweets “Mahal ko Kayo” Using Blackberry

  Paris in Manila Hollywood celebrity Paris Hilton arrived in the Philippines on Sunday night.  She will be in the country for 5 days and she is scheduled to meet Manny Pacquiao and other business partners.  She is here to design a clubhouse in a condominium project and also to promote her store in one … [Read more…]

PLDT Telpad Frequently Asked Questions

  I’ve written about the features and specs of PLDT’s newest Telpad offering that features the Huawei Ideos S7 Slim Android tablet.  Now if you have questions about the device and the service, I have here an excerpt of the Frequently Asked Questions section posted on PLDT Telpad’s product page.  I only chose the things … [Read more…]