Nokia’s MeeGo Powered N9 Looks Beautiful

Posted on June 21st, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech. 5 comments

At Nokia Convention in Singapore, Nokia unveiled its upcoming N9 mobile phone. The N9 features Nokia’s typically gorgeous hardware paired with the MeeGo operating system. Judging from the numerous videos the company posted, the N9 looks like a wonderful phone — so wonderful that many people are wondering why Nokia committed so extensively to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.

On the hardware side, the N9 features a 3.9-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 854×480. The screen is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass for extra durability. The N9 is powered … continued

Verizon Tiered Data Starting in July, Prices Revealed?

Posted on June 21st, by raymond padilla in iPhone, Mobile Tech. 18 comments

Verizon logo Verizon Tiered Data Starting in July, Prices Revealed?

Verizon has been up front with its plans to eventually move from a flat charge for unlimited data to a tiered system. It looks like those plans have been revealed. Droid-Life obtained some documentation allegedly sent by company executives that outlines the new data fees.

On top of monthly voice charges, Verizon’s new data plans will cost $30 a month for 2GB, $50 a month for 5GB, and $80 a month for 10GB. Additional data will cost $10 per GB. The pricing is the same for 3G and 4G … continued

CECH-3000B is the New, Lighter and More Power Efficient PS3?

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in PS3. 3 comments

PS3 Slim 3 CECH 3000B is the New, Lighter and More Power Efficient PS3?

According to a Japanese retailer that claims to have been briefed by Sony, the upcoming CECH-3000B PlayStation 3 model will be lighter and more power efficient than its predecessors. Here are some details originally reported by Andriasang:

The CECH-3000B is an updated 320 gigabyte system. It cuts power consumption from 230W to 200W, and cuts weight from 3.0kg to 2.6kg. There are also some external changes to the power and eject buttons, along with the removal of LED lamps, although the retailer report isn’t clear about the specifics

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Game of Thrones Finale Discussion

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in TV. 7 comments

Game of Thrones Tyrion Game of Thrones Finale Discussion

What did you ladies and gents think of last night’s Game of Thrones season one finale? How about the season as a whole? As for me, I absolutely loved it. The show was the sweetest television surprise of 2011. For years I’ve been listening to several friends rave about the books. The series made me start reading them. Although there are significant changes and alterations in the TV adaptation, I still love the show.

Now here are some random thoughts on the finale and season one. Spoilers ahead!

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Coffee Talk #365: The Angle of the Dangle

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, iPhone, Mobile Tech, Nintendo DS, Today's Specials. 58 comments
I'm reexamining my position on viewing angles and I'd love to have your input. I was talking to a few friends that review phones and they were dinging the HTC Sensation for its viewing angles. I just don't...

Awesome Harry Potter 7(B) Trailer (2) is Awesome!

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Movies. 4 comments

The last trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was incredible. The newest trailer is even more amazing! Check it out and get pumped for the Harry Potter grand finale. I can’t wait!!!… continued