• Wednesday, October 12, 2011

      Samsung Corby II review

      The Samsung GT-S3850 also known as the Corby II is a cheap phone that offers more than its price, like most phones it has its ups and downs. The Corby II is a low-end phone that caters the young market, like students and young professionals who’s always conscious about numbers and figures; though cheap, it actually pack a lot of features that exceeds most phones that are in the mid-range class. For 4,990 pesos you’ll be able to get these features; a large 3.1 inch capacitive touch screen with a mediocre resolution, though, watching movies on it is quite impressive, I used an MP4 formatted video in a 320x240 screen resolution. Youtube also works well on this device and its impressive dolfin internet browser keeps me glued on the net, not to mention, the nice user-friendly Facebook interface; it also has a built-in wi-fi that most low-end phones doesn’t have, giving you free connections to the web. What surprised me even more was its multi-tasking ability; yes, you heard me right, it can multi-task, a feature only known to a smartphone and hardly ever heard of, on a java based phone. The Corby II is obviously not categorized as a smartphone it uses a standard Samsung proprietary OS that is Java capable, by pressing and holding the menu button you’ll be able to access the task manager, from there you can shift from one open task to another including java apps and games. It also boasts a music player with a nice user interface and excellent audio quality, based on my comparison it sounds a lot better than my ipod touch 2nd-gen. The media player comes with a 5.1 channel support, giving you a theater like experience on both your movies and music.

      The Corby II uses Samsung's Touch-Wiz UI, which revolutionized shortcuts on a touch screen phone, though I encountered occasional glitches, specifically on the feeds and updates, and the google search shortcuts, texting also is a bit of a problem, it uses a small virtual keypads, which makes you prone to mistakes by accidentally tapping the wrong buttons, but that didn’t stop me from enjoying this nice looking phone which I considered as one of my best buy, afterall, I got it cheap.

      Samsung Corby II Specs.

      Network: 2G GSM 850/900/1800/1900
      Display Type: TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256k colors
      240x320 pixels
      3.1 inch screen
      Touch Wiz UI
      Alert Type: Vibration, MP3,WAV tones
      3.5mm jack
      Memory: Phonebook, Photocall
      Call record
      26Mb internal memory
      microSD up to 16 Gb
      Data: GPRS
      WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
      micro USB v2.0
      Camera: 2MP 1600x1200 pixels
      smile shutter
      Video, QVGA @15fps
      Features: JAVA
      SNS integration with live updates
      Dolfin Browser
      Music player
      Document viewer
      Find music recognition service
      Battery: stand-by up to 620 hrs
      talk-time up to 9hrs

      Tuesday, October 4, 2011

      God of War "The Ghost of Sparta" PSP

      God Of War “The Ghost of Sparta” is one of the most anticipated game on the PSP, it is also one of the most expensive game ever produce on a handheld, that's probably the reason why the price also comes with a kick, but you’ll find it worth buying, after all; good games always come with a price.

      Based on my experience as a PSP gamer God of War Ghost of Sparta is one of the best looking game on the PSP, graphics and gameplay is so intense you’ll forget you’re playing on a handheld. The Ghost of Sparta is one of the prequels of the God Of War series, the storyline came after God of War 1 when Kratos defeated Ares and right before God of War 2 when Kratos rages his anger to the gods, it happened in between God of War 1 and 2, the story focuses more on Kratos rise to power, clearly a transition to God of War 2. Ghost of Sparta also comes with Kratos’s new moves and abilities, one of my favorite is the takedown, then followed by a ground and pound (ala UFC style) been using it since the start of the game till the end, though, some enemies are immune to that move, so it’s important to learn some melee combo in order to survive in the game, specially when played on hard mode.

      God of War Ghost of Sparta reveals some of kratos’s secrets that most God of War fans didn’t know about, one of which is the coming out of Kratos brother. This prequel lets you see how the brothers got separated by the gods, and the plot behind the abduction will piece by piece be revealed as you progress in the game, surprisingly; Kratos mother played a part in this game too and it is one of Kratos quests to free his mother from eternal suffering inflicted by the gods. A lot of secrets will be revealed in this game that will shock all God of War fans, making this prequel the missing link of the God of War series. Its two thumbs up for this game. God of War “The Ghost of Sparta” was released Q4 2010, and it’s now available for download and UMDs.

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