• Dell Venue 8 Pro Review


    A small, powerful, next-gen atom-based Windows 8.1 tablet

    Dell Venue 8 Pro
  • My Desktop: Dell XPS 2720 All-in-one


    Dell's monster powerhouse desktop takes on the Apple iMac. Read my journey on why I got this machine :)

    Dell XPS 2720
  • Pebble Smart Watch


    This may be the start of a new trend in smart watches

    Pebble Smart Watch
  • Google Chromecast Review


    Google’s take on conquering your living room

    Google Chromecast
  • Audio Engine 5+


    High-end performance for desktops and home entertainment systems

    Audio Engine 5+ Speakers
  • HP Pre 3 and Dell Venue Pro


    Top slider phones from 2 unexpected companies.

    Dell Venue Pro and HP Pre 3

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Microsoft Surface Book. They just nailed it.

Just writing this post to post this video. Awesome device demo today from Microsoft. They nailed everything. Surface Book owns the Macbook Pro in almost all aspects. Surface Pro 4 on the other hand trumps the iPad Pro. Good job Microsoft!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pebble Time Round is, well… round!

After introducing the Pebble Time, Pebble is now coming up with a round watch sporting its famous e-ink display. The Pebble Time Round is just 7.5mm thin and only weighs 28 grams.

pebble time round

The watch comes is 20mm and 14mm band sizes and has a set of finishes like Black, Silver and the tech-variant of the season – Rose Gold.

Unfortunately, this new watch is not going to last you a week. The advertised battery life is just 2 days, which is a downer. This is due perhaps to the thinner profile of the watch.

The Pebble Time Round will retails at $249 (around 12,000 pesos) and can be reserved at getpebble.com and will be available in retails stores in the US in early November.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Lenovo Ideapad MIIX 700 is a Surface Pro 3 clone! (and that is a good thing)

Lenovo Ideapad MIIX 700 Surface Pro 3

Striking resemblance but some Lenovo improvements like the chiclet-style keyboard and the flip-stand hinge which is similar to the one on their Yoga line. PAnother noteworthy option is that the MIXX 700 comes in black and gold (silver magnesium for SP3)

Lenovo Ideapad MIIX 700 Specs

  • Windows 10 Home or Pro
  • 12-inches, 2160 x 1440 resolution
  • Intel Core m7 (Skylake)
  • 8GB RAM
  • Up to 256GB SSD
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • Optional keyboard dock, Intel RealSense camera (Rear)
  • Price: $699

Thursday, August 27, 2015

This is Microsoft’s Cityman and Talkman

Renowned leaker Evan Blass has done it again. He has just tweeted photos of the unannounced Microsoft flagship phones Cityman and Talkman. What do you think of the hardware design?


Microsoft “Cityman” – Presumable called Lumia 950XL

  • 5.7-inch WQHD display (1440x2560)
  • CPU: Snapdragon 810
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB with MicroSD card support
  • 20MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash
  • 5MP front camera
  • 3300 mAh battery
  • Surface Pen and Smart Cover support
  • USB Type C
  • Qi wireless charging
  • Iris scanner for Windows Hello
  • Support for Windows 10 Continuum with “Wizard” accessory


Microsoft “Talkman” – Presumable called Lumia 950

  • 5.2-inch WQHD display (1440x2560)
  • CPU: Snapdragon 808
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB with MicroSD card support
  • 20MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash
  • 5MP front camera
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • USB Type C
  • Qi wireless charging
  • Iris scanner for Windows Hello

LG Rolly is a cool keyboard on a stick


This is LG’s slick-looking Rolly keyboard. It’s a rolling fold-up keyboard that also has a built-in stand to support your device, may it be a smartphone or tablet. A single AAA battery powers the keyboard for up to 3 months of average use. Watch the video below to see how it works:

The Rolly Keyboard will make its debut in September in the United States, followed by key markets in Europe, Latin America and Asia in the fourth quarter. Prices and details of availability will be announced locally at the time of launch. Visitors to IFA 2015 can see LG Rolly Keyboard up close in Hall 18 of Messe Berlin from September 4-9.

via: LG

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Gwee Microfiber Cleaning Products Review

If you’ve been using a smartphone or tablet then chances are you’ve already encountered a situation when your device’s display is all dirty and full of fingerprint smudges. I have, and while I do carry a microfiber cleaning cloth most of the time because I wear glasses, most would just use an ordinary table napkin, tissue or even their own shirt to wipe it off. The chances of making small scratches from fine debris stuck on tissues or clothing material is a big possibility.

Enter Gwee’s line of microfiber cleaning products. Gwee manufactures and sells very specific items to clean glasses and screen displays. They just sent a bunch of nifty microfiber cleaning products to test out. So here’s my impression on them.


The Guppy Sport is a multi-purpose cleaning cloth because of the included magnets. It can coil an earphone or even a wad of cash. It can also attach to one’s clothing making it the ideal clip-on cord organizer.  This is a good basic cleaner that’s also perfect for cleaning glasses.

The Gwee Leaf’s main use is that it attaches conveniently to your laptop or monitor’s already embedded magnets. I have tried it on my huge 27” inch Dell workstation and true - it sticks, ready to use. Again, the magnets make all the difference.

This is the Gwee Button. It’s a circular coin-shaped cleaner that has a magnetic flap that serves as it’s holder. I tried this one on my phone but unfortunately, the microfiber had some sharp edges protruding that it left a mark on my screen protector.

The Gwee Keyring is specifically meant to be used as a keychain. Great for on-the-go cleaning. Would definitely use this on my keychain :)

Among the Gwee items sent to me, the Gwee Racer is my favorite. I like that it has its own holder and can be mounted anywhere with the provided double-sided tape. I really find this useful cleaning my large displays. it does it easily and conveniently stick to the side when not in use. It also comes with 4 extra cloth replacement stickers.


These Gwee magnet microfiber cleaning products are very useful and unique on its own. I personally have a use for each and every product above and it’s a nice addition to my cleaning arsenal.

However, the Gwee line of products addresses a very specific niche concern that not everyone are willing to spend money on. That could be one barrier for mass adoption.

Gwee must also ensure that the cloth and cleaner are being manufactured and installed properly. Items should be quality-checked for any imperfections because based on my experience and handling on the Gwee Button, I did encounter some sharp ‘extras’ underneath the microfiber cloth. It shouldn’t be present on something I would wipe around my screen.

Overall, I like this product for it’s simple purpose of cleaning smudgy displays. The magnets are really an ingenious and obvious addition that I wish I had thought of.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Would you forgo a Samsung Galaxy S6 for an iPhone 6 Plus?

With the impending release of Samsung's yearly flagship phone finally upon us, the Samsung Galaxy S6, I have been pondering over this question. It is the age-old question of whether one should go for what many people consider to be the premier Android phone, the Galaxy S6 flagship, or the Apple flagship of the moment, which in this case is the iPhone 6 Plus. The reason why I am personally intrigued this time around is that Samsung is letting go of so many of its most recognizable phone features like a removable battery, waterproofing, expandable storage that have been their biggest selling points in the past year.


Those edges look eerily similar to an iPhone 6's

The Samsung Galaxy S6 does have its identifiable signatures, from the home button to its Samsung-style top and bezels, but if they saw fit to imitate iPhone 6's and iPhone 6 plus' rounded edges, that is indicative of just how successful and attractive Samsung thinks Apple's design language is. Why would any manufacturer want to imitate a competitor other than the simple reason of success? The incorporation of an aluminium body but the elimination of waterproofing and a removable battery seems logical. But the elimination of memory card support is seemingly not.

The Samsung Galaxy S6's display still remains the best feature, much to my delight. Vibrant colours are still the standout here. If you have played Angry Birds on a Galaxy S phone, you will know just how satisfyingly attractive that screen was. This time you get a ridiculous resolution on a 5.1 inch screen, with a whopping 577 pixels per inch. Tech fans should be happy to know that even respectable screen-tech experts, Displaymate, proclaimed the S6 screen to be the best.


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