Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Insta360 One X2 Revealed

Insta360 just revealed the successor the the One X – the One X2.

The new 360 camera is now rugged and water-proof rated. Battery life is extended to 1630mAh (from 1050mAh on the One X) which should last you more since the X2 also has a built in display.

Shot Lab quick edits has also been added with new features. One curious mode is the Ghost Town – which makes any populated shot look like it doesn't have any people on it.

One nice addition on the X2 is that it could be used as a 360 webcam so it should work with Zoom, Teams and other video chat platforms. Perfect for those working at remotely.

Price starts at $510 for the standalone (or around 25,000 Philippine Pesos).

Head over to their website for the complete spec and kit selections:
https://store.insta360.com/product/one_x2

 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Price and Pre-order

Should the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra be the last Galaxy Note phone?

Samsung Philippines just announced the local availability, pricing and pre-order of the 2nd-gen Galaxy Fold – The Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G (that’s a pretty long name)

Initial rollout price in the Philippines is 109,990 Pesos. It might seem much at first but considering how the first-generation Fold has dropped its price in the recent months, you might be advised to wait if you’re still on the fence.

For those early adopters – Samsung is having a preorder bundle on the Samsung Online Store that seems to justify the high asking price as you’ll be getting the following:

  • 45mm Galaxy Watch 3 Stainless Steel
  • Extra 12 months of Samsung Care+
  • Additional 10,000 main unit token discount
  • 2,000 pesos E-voucher for case accessory
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Samsung Experience Stores and Authorized Resellers would have this pre-order bundle:

  • 55-inch Crystal UHD Smart TV - TU6900
  • Extra 12 months of Samsung Care+
  • 2,000 pesos E-voucher for accessories

For me, I’d rather they just allow these bundles as cash discounts to slash the prices off the Fold 2 itself. Pre-order period starts on September 11.

So will you be getting one?

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Xbox Series X and Series S Launches November 10

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Microsoft has finally announced the pricing and availability of the next-generation Xbox console. The Series X will cost $499 while the All-digital Series S will cost $299.

Initial markets will be Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, the UK, and the US with Xbox All Access bundle (Game Pass and installment payments for the console) International rollout is expected by next year.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Microsoft Surface Duo is now up for pre-order. Starts at $1,399

At last, it seems that Microsoft’s phone comeback is finally at hand. Today, the company announced the availability and release date of the Surface Duo. Pre-orders are now open on AT&T, Microsoft’s online store and Best Buy. It will start shipping on September 10th.

Microsoft Surface Duo Specs

  • 8.1" PixelSense Fusion display - 1800 x 1350 and 401dpi
  • 11-megapixel f/2.0 camera with 4k video recording
  • 360 degree hinge
  • Dual 5.6" display with Gorilla glass
  • Snapdragon 855
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128 or 256GB of storage
  • 3577mAh battery

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/devices/surface-duo

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    Friday, May 22, 2020

    Deal: Grab the Samsung Galaxy Buds+ at 50% off (or P3,495)

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    For those looking for a good wireless earbuds, now is your chance to score the lowest price (that I’ve seen) for the newest Galaxy Buds Plus. Samsung is running a promo for their online store which would sell various items at a discount or with freebies.

    Mechanics: *(updated May 24th)

    1. Customer may avail of the Galaxy Buds+ at 50% off from any participating online store on these following duration and time:
      Dates: May 22-24 and May 29-31
      Sale Hours: 12AM-2AM , 10AM-1PM , 5PM-9PM
    2. No purchase quantity limit per customer.
    3. This promotion may be availed alongside other promotions.
    4. 50% discount is not convertible to cash.

    Abensons, Lazada, MemoExpress and Shopee are also participating.

    I’ve managed to score one before stocks ran out on their official website so try again next week if you are on the lookout for these since launch. Also, free shipping with Metro Manila and full warranties just like buying it in-store.

    https://www.samsung.com/ph/wearables/galaxy-buds-plus-r175/SM-R175NZWAASA/buy/

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    Wednesday, May 06, 2020

    Microsoft reveals the Surface Book 3

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    Microsoft reveals a slew of upgrades just now and one of them is the Surface Book 3. It will ship with Intel’s latest 10th Gen processors. It will still comes in 13.5 inch and 15”" inch models with the smaller packing Intel’s Iris Plus graphics (with option to upgrade to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q) The 15 inch will ship with a GTX 1660Ti or Quadro RTX 3000 for workstation use.

    The Surface Book 3 will start at $1,599 and will increase base on configuration. It will ship in the US and Canada on May 21. Preorders are now open today.

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Preview: Boundary Supply’s Errant Backpack

    Just want to share a brief showcase of these functional tech pack from Boundary Supply – The Errant Pack. It’s by far not the perfect pack but the functionality and man, the looks is top notch. I would’ve preferred more internal capacity for long hauls but for everyday carry, this might suit your need.

    https://www.boundarysupply.com/products/errant-pack

     

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