Proof that a good number of the Philippines' lawmakers are more backward than we thought. A lesson in humility is in order, because it's more than obvious that the Renaissance man is now dead. Nobody in the 21st century can be good at anything and everything, especially when technology is involved.
Intimate acts like kissing and having sex (gasp!) while driving can contribute to road accidents more than texting, according to a study. True nerds need not worry – they don't own cars, they don't have sex. Um, sort of.
3. Globe unveils the microSIM (+)
Presumably in preparation for the iPhone 4G's Philippine launch sometime end of July or early August, Globe Telecoms has released the new format/size of the SIM card for the new Apple device. Potentially, it could pave the way for the creation of smaller, sleeker mobile phones.
We knew they were coming, and it's comforting to know that a big company like Sony is pulling through with the unspoken promise.
5. Foxconn suicide issues (-)
As more and more factory workers kill themselves, the Chinese company is forced to give out a statement. Unfortunately, its words seemed half-baked as they don't really answer the nagging questions, such as what really goes on behind factory doors.
6. Google announces Google TV (+)
Google is already game-changing as it is, but once again, it wants to alter the landscape of media with Google TV. The potential is enormous especially with its resources.
7. A real-life Hoverboard (+)
A gift from the fictional future to the genuine present. This Back to the Future-inspired transportation gear finally got real, thanks to French artist Nils Guadagnin. It's far from being a production model, but it proves that it can be made.
8. Philips Cinema 21:9 launched (+)
Philips breaks its silence in the Philippines with the launch of the first-ever cinema-proportion display. The TV boasts 56 inches of screen real estate, Ambilight backlight technology, and a resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels.
A first for Techie! We finally got our hands on a genuine 3D TV today. Break out the popcorn, the PS3, and the airbeds. We're not going anywhere this weekend.
10. Transformers 3 sans Megan Fox (-)