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.

Google Launches Nexus One Smartphone

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

What makes the Nexus One different is that it provides the most “perfect” implementation of what a Google Android Smartphone should be. Google controls the software and updates it directly without limitations from mobile carriers.

Windows 7 – Long Term Test

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Microsoft’s latest OS has proven to be rock solid. The user experience is as seamless and enjoyable, yes enjoyable, on a low-powered netbook as it is on a towering Quad Core-powered 64-Bit workstation. While there are still some driver related niggles, we’re happy to report that despite heavy use, Windows 7 has been generally stable.

Google Chrome for Mac

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google knows that in order for its OS to gain mass acceptance, it has to sell the merits of its standalone browser. Pushing Chrome into the mainstream, even if Mac and Linux have a small share of the market.

The Chrome browser has been a personal favourite on Windows- its speed, stability and simplicity has made Apple’s Safari and even the venerable Mozilla Firefox feel bloated and slow.

Scosche’s IDR350m earphones with tapLINE control

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

It’s always pleasant to find a product that performs and works better than similar products that cost twice as much. Scosche’s IDR350m earphones are such a product.

2010: The Year of the Tablet PC

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

What are the benefits of a tablet computer today? A compact and connected multi-touch based computer is a nice adjunct to desktops and notebooks specially for traveling and light-use computing.

PayPal pushes mobile payments

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

PayPal continues diversify the way e-payments are made. The leading online payment service provider, PayPal has gone beyond catering to e-tailers and eBay traders and has managed to cap 2009 by introducing ways to pay via Twitter, smartphones and has provided the payment backbone for BlackBerry’s new App World store.

“Google Phone” buzz emerges

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Leaked this week via Twitter, various blogs and websites was the “Google Phone”. An Android smartphone that has been distributed internally to Google employees for field-testing. Many believe that this is the ultimate Android smartphone under Google’s full control and supervision.

Google’s OS is Cloud Bound in 2010

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google recently announced its Chrome desktop OS that is set to launch in 2010. What makes the Google OS is unique is that it works entirely inside the Google Chrome browser with tabs as the main means of navigation between programs.