Geeky and Techie: New Nokia 8 Flagship Smartphones are here in PH

Do you remember your first Nokia phone? I did remember my first phone during 3rd year high school. During the existence of internet connection to students, my Nokia 3210 phone (if you don’t know that model, better google it kids) is one of my good call/text companion; and even a cheap thrills to kill a boredom with its games.

Now in this present year, Nokia keeps on bringing people together with a dash of entertainment and more. As they launched Nokia 8, a new versions of mobile communication technology in a new level and marks three world first for Android smartphones.



The new Nokia 8 smartphone features the first-ever “Dual-Sight” camera, allowing users to capture or livestream moments in both first- and second person perspective. The 13MP front and rear cameras, co-developed with ZEISS, can simultaneously and show images in a split-screen mode, making it be “less selfie, and be more BOTHIE.”


The Nokia 8 also pioneers the use of OZO audio for more precise 360-degree partial surround sound. This high-fidelity playback complements 4K videos and brings Hollywood technology in mobile technology. Now talk about HD features!


If durability is your concern, the Nokia 8 has the “Qualcomm Snapdragon” 835-powered phone features that comes with its seamless unibody and full-length graphite shielded copper cooling pipe for better heat dissipation. It helps the phone move smoothly even when you use demanding apps like facebook, netflicks, and so on. It runs with the latest Android Nougat 7.1.1 and comes in single- and dual-SIM variants for more contacts storage than ever.


More than just the launched of the Nokia 8, they also offers a wide range of smartphones to address the needs of everyone in different terms.

The “Nokia 3” is one of the simplest yet powerful memory with its 16GB internal memory, plus expandable 128GB microSD slot. It also has the aluminum frame that supports the Gorilla Glass HD Screen and 8MP camera for a cost of P6,990 only.

The “Nokia 5” smartphone, on the other hand, has the fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor with 2GB RAM for fast access for your apps. For P9,990 pesos, you can have this phone with its 13MP camera with dual-tone flash, 5.2-inch HD screen and “fingerprint sensor” for that extra security.

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For the full-entertainment experience, the “Nokia 6” has the 5.5-inch full-HD in cell hybrid display with a wide viewing angle and wide color reproduction. It also has a dual speakers with Dolby Atmos and a smart amplifier, good for video hopping. And with its 16MP main/8MP front camera and 32GB internal memory capacity, this phone is worth the keeps for your entertainment pleasures at a price of P11,990 pesos.

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These new Nokia smartphones will surely make “connecting people” more and more accessible and fun to people. These Nokia Smartphones are available today at your nearest Nokia Stores and Mobile Gadgets nationwide. 


For more updates about the new Nokia smartphones, just visit their facebook page: and website

Geeky and Techie: First drone race of the south at Cybercon 2.0

When I think about drones, the only person comes to my mind is the facebook travel vlogger Nas Daily. Because of his one minute videos (with splendid and wonder video shots using his drone), I made an decision to have my own drone as well for my facebook page videos. Good thing about SM Southmall, they literally “got it all for you!” 


As SM Southmall celebrates Cybermonth with a first-ever drone race in the south! Cybercon 2.0 features a state of the art drone racing event, with licensed drone pilots vying to win the prize and to finish the race track first. The drone race commenced last August 27, at the 4F South Tower Parking.



In partnership with National Drone League, Vivo, Power Mac Center, and Nikon, this year’s Cybercon is focused on traditional and modern photography, with the Gadget Expo and Photography Workshops at the event center from August 21-28.

The Gadget Expo offers great deals and discounts on the latest gadgets and accessories for cameras and mobile photography as well. Photography Workshops were conducted by Nikon’s professional photographers, basic skills on drone flying from the National Drone League, and digital photo editing skills from Power Mac Center.


Truly, SM Southmall caters to the different tastes of its community. No matter the season, the occasion or the time of the year, SM Southmall welcomes the community with open arms.

Visit the SM Southmall Facebook page for more events, and inquiries. 

Geeky and Techie: SHARP AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™

Filipinos can now plug-in to an exceptional 4K TV viewing like never before, with the new SHARP AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™ that can give them 8k resolution—the world’s highest picture resolution to date. The AQUOS Super Premium XU Series type LC-80XU930X size 80 inch and 70-inch LC-70XU830X live up once more to SHARP’s position as an innovator, with these “first-in-the-world” 4K models with 8K resolutions that were unveiled to the public last May 18 at Shangri-La at the Fort.


8K resolution upgrade

One can now enjoy 8K resolution despite not having a native HD source with the AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™. It integrates 4K QuattronTM Pro panel and the world’s first X8 Master Engine Pro processor technologies to achieve the capability to upgrade image quality through pixel furcation. This allows it to convert images to 8K resolution.


The closest you can get to reality
AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™ offers a more immersive watching experience with a more packed field of view with its tight pixel density – meaning, individual pixels can’t be spotted even up close. It carries 4K resolution at 60fps, hence the ability to bring out its highest potential definition, and blurring the lines between reality because of technology Rich Color Pro, the primary four color technology (RGBY) that produces a color range 40% wider than conventional TV.

Connectivity at its finest

Latest standard interface such as a super speed USB and MHL 3.0 allows users to enjoy high-definition content from various sources, especially smart phones and SD memory cards. Wireless gaming is also made possible with its Bluetooth and built-in Wi-Fi.


It also establishes relevance in this age that relies heavily on connectivity by equipping the AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™ with seamless access to content; enabling users to choose from a wide variety of videos, music, and games. It has added features such as the touchpad and the Google Voice Search function. One can easily connect to pre-installed apps such as Netflix, Youtube, Google Play, and Google cast, among others.

Experiencing the powerful and meaningful connections with SHARP is part of its year-long campaign, Be Original, which speaks of SHARP’s core drive for originality and development of technology that lets people be themselves. It’s about originating technology that enhance lifestyles, inspire innovations, and support individual expression.

Enjoy AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™ in 70 and 80-inch models, as well as other range of LCD-LED smart TVs under the Aquos series that also offer supreme quality resolution for every user’s delight and comfort.

Discover a viewing experience only possible by being connected to SHARP’s original technology. Get onboard the new era of television with the AQUOS XU Series 4K TV Powered by Android TV™.

Geeky and Techie: #GoSwift this yuletide season with Acer Swift 7 and New Balance

As a multi-tasking person, having such time to look for a reliable brand for laptops and computer components are one of the things I won’t compromise. Especially this Christmas season, new gadgets are arising and you need to make sure you’ll find the right one for you.

Millennials, known for their fast-paced lifestyle, eagerness to reach their dreams, appetite to develop deep connections with others, and fondness for documenting awesome memories, will surely look forward to the holidays like me. Christmas bazaars, family reunions, and barkada parties are just some events they can enjoy! Good news for this holiday, an Acer Swift laptop and a pair of New Balance shoes can surely help make Christmas and New Year a wonderful experience for all ages!

The top of the line Acer Swift 7 has a 9.98mm ultra-thin form factor and 1.125 kg with a 4-cell battery pack that can have a battery life of 9 hours and a 256GB SSD, the new Acer Aspire S7 is one laptop that is worthy to be on your wish list.

With an all-metal chassis, the thinnest laptop in the world is supported with a dual-channel 8GB of on board LPDDR3 SDRAM that has the ability to transfer data twice as much faster than the previous models and consumes very low power and produces less heat.

The 7th generation Intel® Core™ i5-7Y54 processor is the main chipset of the Acer Aspire S7 with an Intel® HD Graphics 615 on a 13.3″ display with IPS technology, Full HD 1920 x 1080, high-brightness Acer CineCrystal™ LED-backlit TFT LCD that can give flawless graphics and provide better resolution for screen viewing.

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An HD webcam with 1280 x 720 resolution, 720p HD audio/video recording and High dynamic range imaging (HDR) is built in to make video conferencing for professionals easier, faster and more reliable for business. Most importantly, ultra-fast wireless technology is featured. An 802.11ac wireless LAN with a 2×2 MU-MIMO technology can provide seamless connection on the web and with a Bluetooth® 4.0, wireless connectivity to accessories will be hassle-free. The USB Type-C port, supports DisplayPort™ over USB-C™ and DC-in is a revolution for a unified electric connectivity and USB technology.

The Acer Aspire S7 is backed up with the latest Microsoft operating system, the Windows 10 Home in a 64-bit based processor to enjoy the advantages of 64-bit processing and the ultimate performance of 4 GB or higher memory.

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Enjoy more of the holiday season with your new Swift 7 and a pair of New Balance shoes via the #Go Swift Holiday promo which will run until Dec 31, 2016. Buy a qualified Acer product—such as the trendy Acer Swift 3, Swift 5, and Swift 7 at Acer participating stores nationwide and get a New Balance Gift Card worth P5,000 absolutely FREE. To claim the New Balance Gift Card, just fill out the promo claim form and get the official receipt of your purchase from the store.  Submit these requirements together with cut-out of box serial number and two valid IDs.

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For more about the latest Acer Swift units and other Acer Philippines’ products, go to, follow Acer via Twitter ( or

Geeky and Technie: Be Hip And Practical With California Ecobike

Traffic in the metro can easily take a toll on a person’s temper not to mention having to deal with the spiked fuel cost. People are trying not to lose hope for traffic to get better in the country but with the looks of it, we might have to cope with the situation until road repairs and construction gets done in a few more years.

The proposed shift to two-wheel vehicles is an open option to commuters who aims for faster travel time. For an even better option, go green and try Electronic Bikes as it also help care for our environment. California Eco bike stays true to its effort to improve transportation in an eco-friendly way, one e-bike at a time.

Electronic Bikes affordable prices makes it easier for commuters to own a unit. Maintaining one is even easier as there is no exhaust emissions, no need to change oil, neither does it require to replace clutch nor spark plugs which makes up the bulk of regular motorcycle maintenance expense. Best part of it, no need to fuel up!

Being environmental friendly and hip can go hand in hand as California Ecobike introduces its Premier E-bike variants which promises to gives you the bang for bucks compared to their more expensive rivals.

Emory SRP: 29,900



  • Pure sinewave controller
  • Cruise control
  • USB charging port
  • Digital panel board
  • Drum brake lock
  • Comes in chic matte colors

Muller SRP: 28,800



  • Pure sinewave controller
  • Digital panel board
  • Drum brake lock
  • Comes in classic glossy colors

These new California Eco-bike flagship models operate on 60v/20ah Lead-acid battery and has an 800watts power consumption. Runs on maximum speed of 50kph up to 65 kilometer on full charge. Both also have essential upgrades such as remote alarm for the added protection.

Emory and Muller uses Pure Sinewave Controller which is more efficient in regulating the voltage resulting to lesser battery consumption. This upgrade also equates to lesser noise and smoother ride.


Cruise Control is an added feature on the Emory, this can be switched on to maintain a constant speed without the use of the accelerator. A USB port is also built-in to charge your gadgets.

California Ecobike units are available for purchase on either 3 or 6 months installments at zero interest on major credit cards and Aeon credit service.

Visit the nearest California Ecobike store and selected CD-R King branches. For further inquiries visit  , follow them on Facebook: updates.