Google+ Android Client Interface

Posted on July 1st, by raymond padilla in Geek Stuff. 7 comments
Here are a few sample images from the Google+ Android client. I'm really digging the interface so far -- really clean and really simple. Check out the pics and let me know what you think (please)!

PSA: Don’t Forget to Claim Your Free PSN Games

Posted on July 1st, by raymond padilla in PS3, PSA, PSP. 6 comments

Welcome Back Kotter PSA: Dont Forget to Claim Your Free PSN Games

Here’s a friendly reminder that you have until midnight July 3, 2011 to claim your free PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable games as part of Sony’s “Welcome Back” program. Don’t let these freebies slip through your fingers! Out of curiosity, what games did you pick? I went with inFamous and Super Stardust HD for PS3. For PSP I went with LittleBigPlanet and ModNation Racers.… continued

Coffee Talk #371: You Digging Google’s New Design Efforts?

Posted on July 1st, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, Geek Stuff, Today's Specials. 41 comments
After more than a decade of releasing excellent products that were almost always on the ugly side, Google is on a mission to improve its design and UI. The tenets of Google's design philosophy are focus, elasticity...

Today’s Poll: Which Comment System Do You Want?

Posted on July 1st, by raymond padilla in Housekeeping. 19 comments

Captain Planet Todays Poll: Which Comment System Do You Want?

After seven attempts, the IntenseDebate comment system is finally implemented across all of! It appears to be working mostly well. The only two problems I see are 1) the mobile version can’t display comment counts and 2) the links in the “recent comments” tab on the right don’t go directly to the comment. Disqus also has the first problem, but doesn’t have the second issue. I can also use the “top commenters” function of Disqus too.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • Most of the features are

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Posted on July 1st, by raymond padilla in PC Gaming, Videogames. 28 comments

Dungeon Siege III b What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Anyone playing anything patriotic for Fourth of July weekend? After battling comment system issues, I’m looking forward to getting back into Dungeon Siege III. Some hacking, slashing, and looting is just what the doctor ordered. And really, what’s more American than looting and violence?!? Oh wait, that’s more of a Canadian thing, as Vancouver Canucks fans recently showed. Ha! After that, I need to figure out what portable devices and games I’m going to bring to Hawaii. Wheels up on Monday!

How about you? What’s on your weekend playlist?… continued

Skype Adds Video Chat and SMS to Android Client

Posted on June 30th, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech. 3 comments

Skype has finally added some much-needed features to its Android client. The one that’s getting most of the attention is video chat. Android users will be able to use their phones to make Skype video calls. The receiver can be on a mobile phone or a PC. Unfortunately, this functionality is currently restricted to a handful of Android phones: the Google Nexus S, the HTC Desire S, the Sony Xperia neo, and the Sony Xperia pro.

The feature that I’m excited about is that finally — and I say that … continued