thank you, Steve Jobs

The first news that greeted me today was the death of Steve Jobs. I never knew the man but I was filled with such profound sense of loss that one reserves for a loved one. Perhaps, Steve or Uncle Steve as I would jokingly refer to him, was really like everyone’s Uncle who always had…

Pacman fails to KO Uncle Steve

I didn’t know that HP has launched a TouchPad. I am so much an iPad baby (I wouldn’t say Apple because I am not into the iPhone, the only Steve Jobs product I’m not keen on). HP even got Manny Pacquaio as endorser for the TouchPad. Unfortunately, he couldn’t knock out Uncle Steve’s iPad. And…

Fake Republic

There have been news coming out of China about the fake Apple Store… and now an IKEA wannabe. I love China (as a travel destination, devoid of any political implications) but I gotta say they are upping the ante when it comes to faking goods. Now they’re even faking Steve Jobs and the Swedes. I…

neee-kon or nai-khon?

I heard someone pronouncing NIKON as “nai-khon”. I read a few days ago that Oprah pronounced it the same way? So perhaps this person watched that and took it from there. But how is it really pronounced? In our editorial desk, we have a policy that we follow the spelling of the country of origin…