Author Archives: Franz Bicar

Franz has worked in telecoms and consumer electronics for over 10 years, working in quality control, allowing him to get his hands on the latest gadgets. He’s been writing reviews on these for over 5 years now, as well as news and blogging with a number of online publishers.


DECE Pushes for a new standard, UltraViolet

Streaming videos online has been around for a few years now. However, studies are still being conducted on how to properly deliver these content to the public that would be both.. more
Posted in Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

Google Chrome OS Could be Available this Fall

The awaited Google Chrome Operating System will be upon us this fall. Google’s Sundar Pichai, vice president of product management and leader of the Chrome OS project, announced that Google Chrome.. more
Posted in Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

PS3’s 3D Firmare Available Coming June 10

PS3 owners will surely be smiling from ear to ear once they read this news. Sony’s 3D firmware update for the PlayStation 3 will go live in Japan next week Thursday,.. more
Posted in Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

HP Wants Palm’s WebOS for Web-connected Printers

Hewlett-Packard announced its plans to acquire Palm for $1.2 billion a few weeks ago. A lot of people were wondering what would happen to Palm’s WebOS now that HP has the rights to it. Those questions were answered by HP’s CEO, Mark Hurd, during a.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Skype TV allows Video Calls on your Panasonic HDTV

More and more features are added to big-screen HDTVs nowadays. They are now looking more like oversized smartphones - without the mobility. Internet-enabled models can be acquired anywhere easily that would allow users to browse web content through built-in web applications. Manufacturers like Samsung is.. more
Posted in HDTV / 3D TV News

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Downloadable Content Coming in June 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will get another batch of downloadable content come June 3 on Xbox Live. The downloadable content is titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Resurgence Pack. It will feature five new maps for online multiplayer gaming. However, there’s still.. more
Posted in Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

Tethering Made Easy by Google Android OS

There is a new update coming to the Android Mobile Operating System. The Android 2.2 - codenamed Froyo - will be released in a few weeks or months from now. What makes this update special is that it would allow users to tether their laptop.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Group Video Chats now available on Skype

Group video chats are now available through Skype. Now you can chat up with up to four other people using this newest offering from Skype. Although its still in beta, users can now download it and test it. However, this new feature does not come.. more
Posted in Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Playing Popular Windows Games in Linux Becomes Easier

One of the reasons why Linux can never catch up to Windows is its inability to play mainstream, popular games. Linux is powerful, safe, and secure. But Windows PCs are preferred specially by the gaming crowd. I’ve been a user of Linux, and I know.. more
Posted in Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

Fixed Facebook Bug Allows Viewing of Private Chats

If you’ve experienced problems with your Facebook chat feature, that means Facebook engineers are busy fixing a bug on the site that allows Facebook users to view their friends’ chat sessions. Technology news site TechCrunch first reported the bug and posted a video that demonstrates.. more
Posted in Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's