PlayStation VR Launch Date and Price for Asia

The PlayStation VR finally has a launch date and price for Asia! The announcement was done at an event held in Singapore. You can find the details of that here

It will launch on October 13, 2016 at select Sony stores in Hong Kong, The Philippines, Singapore, Korea, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Taiwan. That means the Asian release coincides with the US and UK release. Huzzah!

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Kobalt - Bim's Corsair Carbide Spec M2 Micro-ATX Build

In 2006, I built my very first PC. It, at the time, was a fairly impressive machine. I used a Core 2 Quad back when Core 2 Quads were new. It served me faithfully for 10 years or so. During that time, every now and then, I would play around with the idea of upgrading my rig, researching on parts and prices. After getting married in 2015, I had saved up enough funds to finally get a new rig. 

I immediately set off researching once again. And this is what I eventually ended up with. Everyone, meet Kobalt.

Originally, I set out to build a Mini-ITX rig. I did my research, but I guess it wasn't thorough enough. Or at least, I believed I had the skillz to put one together. I am, by no means, a beginner, but building and picking out parts for a small build just fell right outside my skill set.

This was my original build:

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Fictional Cars I Wish I Owned

A few weeks ago, I got an idea for a post here at GeekOut.ph thanks to an email I received from Carmudi. I thought to myself "Man, it'd be cool if Carmudi had every conceivable car on their listing." With that rattling in my head, I listed down what cars from fiction would just be awesome to drive down the Skyway while blasting some Katy Perry or some Taylor Swift. Let's go take a look at that list right now!

Batmobile

Let's get the obvious one out of the way from the get-go. The Batmobile is one of the most recognizable fictional car despite it having many, many looks. The specs and features of the Batmobile really depends on the medium and the story it was featured in, but they all have one thing in common - badassery.

I'm actually quite partial to the BTAS batmobile, though. Look at that thing. 

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Iron Man Gauntlet 32GB Flash Drive on Abubot

Do you guys remember the Christmas guide last 2013? We mentioned the Iron Man Gauntlet on the list. Though Iron Man 3 was a bit of letdown, the Mark 42 armor was pretty cool. We found one store where it was available but it quickly disappeared. 

Well, good news - it's back on the market for only P1,620 at Abubot.ph! Here's their write-up:

This articulated Iron Man hand is the perfect gift or to add to your geek collection. Amaze your office-mates, bring it to a meeting and save your data in style!

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Capacity: 32GB
  • USB 2.0
  • Plug and Play
  • Supports Win98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7, Mac OS 9.X/Linux2.4 without device drive
  • 10 years Data Retention

SHIPS TO

  • Metro Manila: 3 to 5 days max (P80.00)
  • Provincial: 5 to 10 days max (P150.00)
  • Check out our shipping rates here

I'm picking one up, too, I think. I've been meaning to get a work flash drive anyhow.

 

Egomotion Gets Fund to Your Smartphone More Smarter

Yes, you read that correctly. A company called Egomotion has been granted funding to develop a platform to make smartphones even better than what are available in the market today. Imagine a smartphone that would be able to perform activities without the touch of a button but is based on your schedule or your lifestyle. Imagine a mobile phone that allows users to maximize the advantage of mobile technology. That’s just how this company envisions the mobiles phone of the future.

Egomotion is a company that specializes in mobile and pc applications. Among their budding portfolio are the following: Agent and Trigger. Agent is an app that is like a personal assistant to mobile phone users. It allows automatic response to text messages during times when you can’t use your phone such as when you are driving. It allows you to remember where you park your car and it even screens phone calls at night so you only receive the most urgent or important ones. Trigger on the hand is like the pre-cursor for Agent. It’s an app that allows you to set your phone to do a list of activities using tags.

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