Posts Categorized: Reviews

The Beatles and the iTunes: pure marketing genius

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I mean it has to be Steve Jobs’es pure marketing genius streak, otherwise how can you blow up a completely irrelevant non-event into this giant mega-gala announcement that’s supposed to be unforgettable and all? Front page of Apple.com being occupied by a band that hasn’t released a new album since… well… a very long time […]

2011 Ford Fiesta: Sync screens could be improved

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I love my Ford Fiesta. I’ve put more than 5k miles on it already, and driving experience is great. I also love Sync — mostly because it gives me ability to stream music from my cell phone (hello, Pulsradio and Pandora), as well as do the regular car audio things — radio, CDs, etc. While […]

Android: Bye, creepy fembot voice, hello smiling one

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My Android phone (HTC Evo 4G running Froyo 2.2) has a very creepy, quirky spoken voice. I realize how ridiculous this must sound if someone from, say, 70s complained that the phone has a creepy voice. Just the fact that it can “talk” is pretty amazing. But, as with most good things, you get used […]

Not all flash drives work in PS3 (talking about you, HP v125w)

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Looks like buying a brand-name thumb drive is not always a good idea. Or the cheap ones anyways. During one of the Office Depot sales I bought a couple HP v125w 8Gb thumb drives. They were cheap enough and one immediately was plugged into Windows 7 machine for that “cache boost”, which seems to have […]

Review: Castlevania Lords of Shadow (4.75 stars)

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Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Of course I couldn’t miss a chance to get the Castlevania game for PS3. I still remember quite vividly playing the Vampire Killer on MSX 2 system, which at the time was quite impressive (music and all), and here trailers also looked quite promising (plus I am done with the […]