Hong Kong Tech Phooey

a tech junkie from Hong Kong

New iPod Touch Commercial

Source – ilikemonkeys2

February 29, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, iPod, Video | | Leave a comment

American Idol – David Archuleta – Imagine – 2/27/08

If you missed this song on American Idol this week, you’re missing a lot, check this one out.

Source – prankcallsdottk2

February 29, 2008 Posted by | Music, Video | | Leave a comment

Google Sites Tour

February 29, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Google, Software, Video, Websites | | Leave a comment

iPhone Firmware v.1.1.4 Jailbroken


The new iPhone firmware v.1.1.4 been jailbroken by Mac users.  So if you have a Mac and an iPhone, you can start on it now.  For details, check out iNdependence’s site here.

Source – IntoMobile

February 29, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Software | , , | Leave a comment

LG KS20 Announced in Hong Kong, Available Next Week


Photo from GSMArena

The long-awaited LG KS20 is finally announced in Hong Kong and will be available next week. Going price is HK$3,980 (US$510) with an extra battery and desk-top charger. Very good price when compare with the HTC Cruise which have similar specs. For the time being, read on the latest review from GSMArena here.

February 29, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobile Phone, PocketPC | , , | Leave a comment

Quake & Google Map on Android

From Gizmodo, here’s a video fo Andy Rubin, the head of Android at Google demonstrating the new mobile OS with Quake and Google Maps. Looks pretty awesome.

Vodpod videos no longer available. from gizmodo.com posted with vodpod

February 29, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Google, Mobile Phone, Video | , | Leave a comment

LinkedIn on iPhone Now

Source – The LinkedIn Blog via Mobility Site

February 27, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobility, Social Networking, Software, Video | , | Leave a comment

iPhone Gets Push Email – From Yahoo That Is

Also from IntoMobile,
“Well, it seems that Yahoo! has made some server-side changes to their iPhone push email system, and we’re hearing reports that many iPhone users are getting their precious email pushed to their iPhone. Go try it out, your mileage may vary.

If push emails aren’t working for you right away, try:

  • logging into your Yahoo! mobile email account and logging out
  • delete and recreate Yahoo! email account on iPhone
  • create a new Yahoo! email account
  • restore your iPhone (if you dare)”

Link here.

February 27, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Productivity, Software, Yahoo | , , | 1 Comment

iPhone Firmware v.1.1.4 Released

“The new code “fixes bugs and supersedes all previous versions,” so if you like your third-party applications and all the joy that comes with a jailbroken iPhone, you’ll want to stay away from the iPhone v1.1.4 firmware. At least, you’ll want to hold off on updating to the new firmware until the iPhone hacking community jailbreaks the iPhone v1.1.4 firmware.”

Above extract from IntoMobile, link here.

February 27, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Software | , , | Leave a comment

My Blogroll – Leave of Absence

As my dearest father’s funeral is tomorrow, I will be taking a leave of absence for a couple days (or at least postings will be slow), wish me well.

February 26, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll | 4 Comments

CNET Asia Community Blog Entry – One device solution (phone, PMP & PDA)?


My new entry over at CNET Asia Community Blog is up. This week’s entry, “One device solution (phone, PMP & PDA)?”. Click here for the read.

February 25, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, CNET, iPhone, Mobile Phone, Mobility, PMP, PocketPC | , , | 3 Comments

Trivia of the Day – Name That Movie – 21 February

Hmm…we haven’t done this for quite some time, let’s hit it again. Answer will be posted Sunday.

“Let me give you a little inside information about God. God likes to watch. He’s a prankster. Think about it. He gives man instincts. He gives you this extraordinary gift, and then what does He do, I swear for His own amusement, His own private, cosmic gag reel, He sets the rules in opposition. It’s the goof of all time. Look — but don’t touch. Touch — but don’t taste. Taste — don’t swallow. Ahahaha. And while you’re jumpin’ from one foot to the next, what is He doing? He’s laughin’ His sick, f–kin’ ass off. He’s a tight-ass. He’s a sadist. He’s an absentee landlord. Worship that? Never.”

[Updated: 24] Answer is Devil’s Advocate.

February 24, 2008 Posted by | Movies, Trivia | , | 2 Comments

Music Video – Paula Abdul’s Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow

Stayed home last night and watch the first elimination round of American Idol (I know….LOL).  Well, the all new Paula Abdul comeback video (with Randy and Simon in it of course) was premiered towards the end of the show and I think it’s really hot the dance choreography is really Paula’s style).  Take a look for yourself.

February 23, 2008 Posted by | Music, Video | | Leave a comment

First Look Videos – LG KF510 & LG KF700

IntoMobile got these two first look videos up from the Mobile Wold Congress held earlier this month.  Again LG’s touch-interface (Magic Touch) is the focus here and now we can truly compare them with HTC’s TouchFLO and Samsung’s TouchWiz, which do you like more?

Source – IntoMobile

February 23, 2008 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobile Phone, Video | , | Leave a comment


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