Archive for the ‘Gadgets’ Category

November 21st, 2012

The Globe Tattoo MediaPad Giveaway Winner

I had a blast going through all your entries for my Globe Tattoo MediaPad Giveaway. Thank you so much for joining! In choosing the winner randomly, I inputted the names of participants in an Excel spreadsheet according to the order by which they entered. Those who entered by Twitter got ...

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November 5th, 2012

The Globe Tattoo MediaPad + Giveaway

The Tattoo MediaPad marks Globe Telecom's foray into the booming tablet market. Manufactured by Huawei, the MediaPad perfectly complements the Globe's mobile broadband services. This nifty device packs a mean punch, boasting a fast 1.2GHz processor, impressive 7" display, HD playback, 8 gigabyte expandable storage and a 5 ...

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February 25th, 2012

Space-Friendly Speakers by Hohrizontal 51

Hard-pressed to decide which gadget to play your music on? Or simply where to put them? German company Finite Elemente combines the beauty of furniture and technology with its Hohrizontal 51 line. Basically, they're shelves (neat-looking one at that) yet they double as powerful speakers as well. ...

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February 24th, 2012

Philips’ Not So Bee-rilliant Idea

Seeing the decline of bee populations in cities worldwide, Philips invents the 'Urban Beehive' which gives urban dwellers an option to, well, have these stingy critters as pets. It works this way: a flower pot is placed neatly behind the contraption for bees to extract the pollen, then pass ...

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June 7th, 2011

Nintendo Previews the Upcoming Wii U

Nintendo announces its next generation console, the Wii U. People are buzzing about the new controller that sports its own 6.2 inch screen. The screen doubles as a visual and motion accessory for better accuracy in certain games, as well as a sketchboard and video chat platform (see ...

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June 16th, 2009

Experimental Nokia Phone Recharges Wirelessly

Imagine a phone that does the job of recharging itself. The geniuses at Finnish company Nokia in Cambridge, UK invented a new charging system that harnesses the infinite amount of radio waves that surrounds us, and converts the electromagnetic radiation into electricity to power a cellular phone battery. ...

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September 12th, 2008

iPod Nano: Should I Upgrade?

Admittedly, I'm not the gadgets-savvy person I used to be. All these brands pumping out high-tech thingamabobs almost every week has left me dazed and confused (and I reckon you too). So I heard that, for the nth time, Apple has come up with, literally, a rainbow of ...

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May 22nd, 2008

Logitech Cordless Laser Mouse

It's the third time I forgot to bring my mouse over here at the office. I'm not the touchpad type of user so I usually don't get any work done without a real mouse. Instead of stocking up on Gingko Biloba to increase circulation to my brain (thus ...

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May 17th, 2008

The Future of Flight by Yves Rossy

Could this be the future of air travel? Yves Rossy definitely thinks so. Rossy, a former fighter pilot, took five years to perfect his flying contraption. All his hard work pays off during his maiden flight on May 15, 2008. He zooms and spins in the ...

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May 7th, 2008

The HP DV3000 that Blogging Didn’t Buy

After realizing that my 2-year-old Compaq laptop (aptly baptized as Maximus) wasn't serving my needs anymore (despite my fruitless attempts at 'pimping' it), I decided to hunt for a new one while I as on a 10-day tour of Manila. In particular, I was looking for a lightweight yet ...

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