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What is Twitter? : Twitter in Plain English

One of the goals of TechPinas is to make everyone (yep, all Filipinos) believe that they could be Techie and that Technology is not somethi...
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New Ways to Make Money Online

In these financially trying times, some people are turning to the web as a new platform for earning additional income. And it makes sense, a...
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Google Wave Preview at I/O Video

Here's the follow up post to our first Google Wave entry . Check out this quite lengthy video of the Developer Google Wave Preview fr...
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Cubinator: Rubik's Cube Solving Robot

Here's something for your Saturday Morning viewing pleasure (or for those in the other part of the world, a Freaky Friday treat): Meet...
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MSI GT729 and EX723, Gaming and Multimedia Laptop Ushered In

It seems like MSI is releasing a new laptop or netbook every week! Here are two and their standard specs: MSI GT728 Gaming Laptop (left)...
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OLED, AMOLED vs. LCD TFT : What is an OLED Screen ?

Gemma Gatbunton from Marikina emailed us this inquiry last night - "Dear TechPinas, what is an OLED screen? Is it new? So many new typ...
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Spotted! : Kim Chiu with Apple iPhone

Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 1 Grand Placer, Teen Hearthrob and Kapamilya Star, Miss Kim Tiu was spotted using an Apple iPhone while han...
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What is Google Wave ?

I personally think that what's amazing about Google is that, while not all of its efforts and initiatives are successful, the company co...
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What is Microsoft Bing ?

Microsoft once again made it clear that it's not going to take all the beating from its competition sitting down - especially not from G...
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Sony Cyber-shot W180 and W190 Official

Sony has just ushered in 2 new point and shoot cameras: The Sony Cybershot W180 and W190. Both will have these base specs: 2.7-inch Disp...
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MSI X-Slim X320 Demo and Size Comparison Video

I found this cool MSI X-Slim Size Comparison video courtesy of NCIX.com: Weighing just around 1.3kgs (2.9lbs) with its tapered edge meas...
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Benchmarks: Intel Atom vs. Celeron M ( vs. Pentium III vs. Pentium M vs. Core Duo vs. Core 2 Duo vs. Phenom X4 vs. Core 2 Quad )

With recent reports disclosing that Intel Atom has already started to cannibalize on the sales of Intel Celeron and all of its variations, ...
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Download Windows Vista Service Pack 2

This is for PC users who haven't given up all hopes for some form of Windows Vista redemption: Service Pack 2 (with more than 800 bug...
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HP Mini 1101 and Mini 110 XP / Mi Announced

HP has just added 3 new models to its ever growing netbook line; The HP Mini 1101, Mini 110 XP and 110 Mi. All three will have these base...
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Zune HD (4G ?), Now Official !

Zune HD is now official -- and it looks just like the leak that we previously featured . Here's a section of Microsoft's press rele...
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What was the Original Name of the Sony Walkman?

Time for some Tech Trivia! Remember this old guy? Since its public announcement on June 21, 1979, the Sony Walkman has become synonymou...
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How to Install Eye Toy for Windows Vista

Steve Clemente from Austin, Texas emailed this message just a while ago: "Dear TechPinas, please help me! I'd like to know how to...
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Jury Orders Microsoft to Pay $200 Million in Damages

"The evidence clearly demonstrated that we do not infringe and that the i4i patent is invalid. We believe this award of damages is lega...
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Lenovo Ideapad S12, First Netbook with NVIDIA Ion Out!

As promised , less than a week before June, netbooks with NVIDIA Ion graphics chipset are already starting to hit the shelves. First of whic...
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Filipino Director, Brillante Mendoza, Named Cannes Best Director !

Guess who took home the Cannes Best Director trophy this year? The Legendary Quentin Tarantino for Inglourious Basterds ? The Legendary A...
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MSI Wind U115 Hybrid Out! Demo Video in!

MSI Wind U115 Hybrid is now out -- at least in Japan and UK. The Wind has been quite successful here in the Philippines and I bet it won...
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Asus Eee PC in the Philippines

This is just an entry to collate all info that TechPinas has on the Asus EEE PC (or eeePC, for some). But first, what is Asus eeePC? Well,...
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LBC Pulls Out Remittance Spelling Bee TVC

Apparently, in response to a letter received by its management from Department of Education Secretary Jesli Lapuz, LBC has asked its ad agen...
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Ginormous Gundam Statue in the Works!

Clearly kick-as$! In celebration of 30 years of Gundam, the Japanese has decided to create a massive biped statue of the anime robot at Shi...
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Google Chrome Version 2 Out!

Google Chrome v2 is already out -- in case your current version hasn't updated itself yet. This new iteration to the browser basically ...
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Asus eeePC 1005HA and 1008HA SeaShell Range

UPDATE: Read more about Asus eeePC 1005HA in the Philippines HERE. Asus has just released 2 rather sexy netbooks, the 1005HA and 1008HA --...
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Acer Launches 1TB Expandable EasyStore Home Server

For only $400, you already get Acer's new Atom-Powered easyStore AH340-UA230N Home Server . This one's got 2GB DDR2 RAM and three 3...
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LG Releases World's Slimmest LCD TV !

Thinner than a pencil (lying down, of course) at only 0.23 inches, LG dubbed their newest 42 & 47 inches wide LCD TV release as the wor...
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Transformers Ravage USB Flash Drive Wows!

We've seen Barbie flash disks, USB drives that look like keys, Football flash disks, swivel-types, etc. -- but this has to be the cooles...
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Next iPhone (4G?) To Launch on July 17?

If MacRumors is to be believed, then the next iPhone could hit the shelves sooner than expected -- as soon as July 17, to be exact. And acc...
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Dell Latitude 2100 Back-To-School Laptop

Nope, that's not a bag, that's Dell Latitude 2100 -- a business laptop by name, designed for back-to-school kids (check out the rug...
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Sharp AQUOS SHOT 933SH Comes with 10 Megapixel Camera

Featuring a 3.3" display screen and 10 megapixel camera with low-noise CCD sensor, Sharp AQUOS SHOT 933SH will leave you wondering if ...
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MSI GX723 Gaming Notebook Big on Graphics

MIS has just announced its newest gaming desktop replacement - the GX723. This 17" monster runs on Core 2 Duo processor featuring Turb...
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Sony Alpha 230, 330 and 380 DSLRs Confirmed

Sony Alpha 230, 330 and 380 are already good to go. These entry-level DSLR's will support SD/SDHC cards and Sony's Memory Stick for...
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Dell Inspiron 15 Runs on Celeron

Kudos to Dell for releasing a full blown notebook with netbook price. For just $399, you already get stripped down Dell Inspiron 15 runni...
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Microsoft Lays Low in New Laptop Hunter TVC

Oddly enough, Microsoft decided to lay low on its Apple-bashing offensive in the latest serving of the Laptop Hunter TVC series. This one f...
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