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August 01, 2009

Asus External DVD-RW Drive for Netbooks

Asus finally made some nice external DVD writer to match their pretty netbooks and nettops — the Asus SDRW-08D1S-U External DVD-RW Drive matches the finish of the Eee PC and the form factor of the Eee Box.

July 20, 2012

Paragon Android app lets you play with external HDDs

The Paragon Software Group is well-known for its hard drive management tools so it comes to no surprise that they’ve ventured into the popular sea of Android devices.

September 18, 2011

Bone Driver Interchangeable USB Flash Drives

Got these cute little USB flash drives from a local accessories seller. They’re made of rubber and conceals the USB drive inside.

October 11, 2010

Seagate Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drive

This hybrid drive by Seagate looks interesting — it combines the large capacity of regular HDDs as well as the affordability together with the performance of fast SSDs.

August 24, 2009

Freecom claims Smallest 2.5″ External HDD

External mobile hard drives are pretty common nowadays and to get some attention, Freecom claims it owns the world’s smallest external HDD in the 2.5″ category.

March 31, 2009

Asus Eee PC 1004DN now with DVD Drive

On of the more obvious differentiation between a netbook and a regular notebook or laptop is that the latter has one while netbooks don’t. Asus is changing that definition by introducing the Eee PC 1004DN.

November 09, 2008

LG Portable External DVD Rewriter

This portable DVD writer from LG is one of the slimmest I’ve seen so far. With a maximum read and write speed of just 8x, it should suffice the occasional need to hook up a netbook to an external optical drive.

November 22, 2012

Toshiba outs new Storage Solutions

Toshiba together with EA Global Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. has recently announced a slew of new storage peripherals. So whether you’re looking for a pocketable external hard drive or a sizeable desktop drive that can even back-up your OS, the Singapore based company has your all of your back-up and storage needs covered.

July 03, 2012

Great Wall Cross PC U310 Keyboard PC Review

If you’re one of those who prefer the ergonomic and space saving benefits of an All-In-One PC, I’d be happy to introduce to you a different breed, the Great Wall Cross PC U310, a keyboard PC. Check out our full review after the jump.

October 10, 2011

Noontec MovieHome V8 Media Player Review

We had a good two weeks with the Noontec Media Player MovieHome V8. It’s a totally new media player to me but having used and played with a lot of similar ones before, it was fairly easy to familiarize myself with the device. Check out our full review after the jump.

September 20, 2011

Mede8er MED500X2 Media Player Review

We’ve had a good month or two using the media player from Mede8er, the MED500X2. It handily replaced all my other media players at home (Apple TV, HDX 1000 and Popcorn Hour) and not really missing them a lot as the MED500X2 basically does almost 99% of the job.

August 09, 2011

Apple releases Lion Recovery Disk Assistant

In my recent review of the 2011 Macbook Air, I noticed that Apple no longer included a recovery disk (no CD or USB drive) in the box, since it’s already built into the Mac OS X Lion. Still, it would have been nice to have the same feature found on an external drive.

August 08, 2011

2011 Macbook Air 11.6″ Review

The refresh of the new 11.6″ and 13.3″ Macbook Air last July 2011 has introduced more powerful Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors into the line-up. I got the 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD Core i5 Macbook Air 11.6″ to test out. See full review after the jump.

November 11, 2010

Nokia X3-02 Touch & Type Review

Nokia’s Touch & Type series of handsets are far and few in between and sometimes, seems like an odd combination. With a candybar form-factor, the Nokia X3 Touch & Type comes with a standard alphanumeric keypad and a resistive touch screen.

April 23, 2010

Poll: Which HDD brand do you use?

Had a meeting with a rep of one of the HDD manufacturers a few weeks back and I asked how much the market share of the top brands in the Philippines.

February 24, 2010

Western Digital My Book Elite 2TB

It’s been close to 3 years since I first bought my first external HDD, a Western Digital My Book with 500GB capacity. I think it was the largest at that time.

November 29, 2009

Raven RV01 by Silverstone

This is probably the biggest PC case I have ever seen. It’s the Raven RV01 by Silverstone. And, it doesn’t come cheap either — just a little over Php11,000 for this one alone. Obviously made for extreme enthusiasts.

October 25, 2009

CinemaTube HD Media Player Review

While there are a lot of HD media players out there, I think there’s still room for more. So when I got a review unit of the BriteView-CinemaTube HD Media Player, I thought WD TV has some pretty nifty competition up ahead.

June 22, 2009

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Review

Lenovo’s IdeaPad S series has evolved with the 2nd generation S10 model gets a make-over. The improvements are more cosmetic rather than performance related. Check out my quick review of the Lenovo S10-2 below.

May 12, 2009

HDX 1000 NMT Player Review

After over a week of playing around with the HDX 1000 Media Player, I am convinced that this is a great device to have especially if you’re mostly watching downloadable shows. It has some quirkiness but let me share why I think this media player is worth considering.

November 28, 2008

Samsung Series 8 HDTV and Mornings @ ANC

Yesterday, Samsung Philippines introduced their new line of HDTVs just in time for the Christmas shopping season — the Series 7 and Series 8 LCD TV with 46″ and 52″ models.

April 15, 2007

FedEx still way faster than Internet

In this day and age, we all thought that the best and fastest way to send digital information/data is thru the Internet. Snail mail is a thing of the past since we have emails. Print photos have been replaced by Flickr/Picasa. Newspapers have been substituted by blogs and news sites. Still the internet has its […]

September 16, 2014

Canon launches PowerShot G7 X

Along with the new EOS 7D Mark II, Canon also launched a new compact prosumer digital camera, the PowerShot G7 X, which is touted to go toe-to-toe with other enthusiast digicams in the market like the Sony RX100 III.

September 16, 2014

Canon EOS 7D Mark II now official

As early as last year, there have already been talks about a possible successor to the now ageing Canon 7D. However, it’s only recently that the Japanese camera maker decided to unveil the long-awaited replacement which is dubbed as the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

September 14, 2014

Nikon D750 launched, FX format camera for $2,300

Nikon has recently added another full-frame camera into their portfolio, and its comes in the form of 24MP-touting D750 that sports a 51-point AF system, max burst rate of 6.5fps and a 3.2-inch vari-angle display just to name a few.

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