Author Archives: Gadjo Sevilla

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About Gadjo Sevilla

Gadjo C. Sevilla covers technology, lifestyle as well as travel and leisure. Fascinated with all facets of consumer technology, Gadjo has followed developments and trends in various industries and covered numerous trade shows, and international product launch events.

A tale of two iPhones

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Will consumers go with tried and tested iPhone 8 line or will they make the jump to the more exotic and forward-focused iPhone X?

Google puts A.I. and machine learning at centre of massive product release

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google is making it clear that it isn’t simply competing in the mobile market, with incremental handset improvements, specs and features. The company is taking the longer view, it sees Artificial Intelligence, or A.I., as the future and it is in the best position to put that future in people’s hands.

Reviewing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 flagship smartphone

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Samsung knows their camera is outstanding. They know the Note 8 is the best smartphone they’ve ever made. It’s true.
They also know they can charge an unprecedented price for this device. Costing $1,300.00 in certain markets, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is just as expensive as a premium Ultrabook or a DSLR camera and lens.

Review of the Nintendo Switch as a gaming innovation

 
By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Switching from console to portable device feels seamless and magical. Nintendo really made it easy to enable a two-step process to take your games on the road without interruption. The included dock is flimsy but connects to the Switch CPU easily (do consider getting a screen protector as sliding in and out of the dock can scratch or damage the display).

Apple reveals vision of smartphone future with iPhone 8 and iPhone X

The big announcement, and one that has been leaked in various forums and forms (no thanks to Apple’s own iOS 11 firmware, which spilled the beans on the look as well as various features), was the iPhone X or iPhone Ten. Using a new OLED display with an edge-to-edge display, iPhone X is the culmination of 10 years of Apple innovation in the segment it defined.

How-To: Windows 10 works wonders on older devices

Having used a recent Microsoft Surface Book for months before my ThinkPad with similar specs, I found performance on both to be about the same. Granted, I don’t do too many processor or memory intensive tasks on these devices, I felt that Windows 10 was fast and efficient on both devices.

Back to school guide for tablets and 2-in-1’s

Tablets are still the slimmest and most portable devices but they need keyboard accessories to simulate a laptop look and feel. 2-in-1 devices compromise little and offer the best of both world’s with touch-first computing as well as convertible functionality into a fully functioning notebook.

Back to school guide for laptops

For 2017, we’re seeing even slimmer models with improved battery life and innovations in terms of keyboard design. Newer laptops are cutting down on ports, some are jumping into the USB Type-3 bandwagon while reducing the extra USB, HDMI, modem and video-out ports.