We need to catch up to this fast-paced world as we’re now surrounded by technology which has become an essential part of our daily lives. And that one device common among those working the hybrid or WFH arrangements, is the portable computer or laptop, which has become an indispensable tool that we use almost everywhere. However, using a laptop for extended periods can result in discomfort due to poor ergonomics, and it can also cause the laptop to overheat. This is where a laptop stand with cooling fans comes in handy. For the past weeks, I’ve been complaining about constant backaches and awkwardly fatigued wrists from staying seated and keyboarding all day. And so I did some shopping for add-ons to my work-from-home setup to address this, and another recent find is this Meewoo Laptop Stand which I got for a reasonable price.continue reading »
Embracing life's beautiful misadventures.
Trapping mouse fatigue with the Logitech MX 3S
My hands are getting extra tired lately from typing all day and that’s the reason why I bought this Logitech MX duo. Now to complete this ergonomic makeover of my 2 laptops and 1 monitor computing setup, I also got the Logitech MX 3S Mouse. I now have the ultimate trio for productivity and comfort. And with this weird-looking mouse, I found a versatile and reliable pointing and scrolling device that can handle all tasks plus the added relief when spending long hours typing. This mouse has been designed with both performance and comfort in mind, Logitech calls it a performance wireless mouse, as it offers a wide range of features to help you get more done in less time.continue reading »
Mastering my WFH setup with Logitech’s MX
The Logitech MX Keys partnered with the MX Palm Rest are a match made in typing heaven! Like me, if you spend a lot of time typing on your desktop or portable computer, you know how important it is to have a comfortable keyboard setup. I was initially hesitant as I want a simple setup to the bare minimum, but when my wrists and fingers started getting skin marks, easily tired from long hours of typing, I changed my mind and searched for a good combo for my MBP. Enter the Logitech MX Keys and the Logitech MX Palm Rest, both I got at a discount on Shopee Philippines, the combo for mastering my WFH setup, helping take my typing game to the next level.continue reading »
Snappy charger for chilling
All the power banks I’ve ever owned, of different shapes and sizes, brands and capacities, have either bloated and doubled in size, or just plain stopped working. I rarely bring one when I go out, but these days you can never tell when you’re going to need one. Like last month when we were out of town, there was a power outage that lasted for two days. Of course, we all run out of batteries on our devices by then. A scary situation especially when in emergencies. Good thing there are now more choices for power banks that use newer and better technology. And one brand that I particularly like is Anker, well-known in the world for producing high-quality, portable chargers and batteries. I’ve been eyeing the Anker 622 Magnetic Battery MagGo, it’s not the latest model though still pricey, it’s the snap-and-charge power bank and foldable kickstand rolled into one that’s also great for chilling.continue reading »
Hammered by this flat green wire
I didn’t need an extra pair of earphones, but since I’ve been working from home and have been attending meetings mostly via video or audio call, the first-gen Apple AirPods Pro that I use couldn’t keep up with the hours-long sessions! I’ve had it replaced for its crackling noise twice already (thankfully it’s free and covered by Apple’s service program) but after three years the crackling sound’s slowly making itself heard. While its noise cancellation is a godsend feature (the other end can barely hear our dogs barking), the battery and reception have become problematic lately. So I thought I needed a wired headset, and with so many good options and newer models from Sony, Marshall, and JBL, I decided to go with the flat green wire from Razer instead. Getting tired of the minimalist white so the gamer, snakey green is a welcome change.continue reading »
MBP’s still my MVP
Exactly a week ago I got lucky and found a MacBook Pro 14 M1 Pro in my color of choice Space Gray. I’ve been looking to buy one for days but couldn’t find an online seller with stocks of the base model. Even with contacts from Greenhills. Authorized resellers like Power Mac Center are of course selling them at ridiculously higher prices. Not sure whether stocks are being held because of the recent announcement of the M2 Pro and M2 Max models. I wasn’t really expecting prices to go down but knowing the demand it would probably happen in a few months when the newer models are released here. I would have settled with the M2 MacBook Air or MacBook Pro 13, but I couldn’t justify the price and the specs, so I’ve been eyeing the 14-inch model, it’s just not available. Luckily I found one, supposedly the last stock, at a very good price and it was delivered the same day I ordered, go check my Tiktok.continue reading »
Cheers to a prosperous 2023!
What we all hoped to be a pivotal year that was 2022, it’s proven to be even more problematic as we continue to navigate through the pandemic. We can go outdoors without face masks now but most of us got too used to it that we can’t go out without protective gear and a bottle of alcohol spray. Businesses that survived the lockdowns and restrictions of the past two years may have gone almost back to normal but with the skyrocketing inflation rates and recession scare, mass layoffs still happened here and there. The prospects of a better new year seem to be pretty farfetched. The pandemic and all these economic woes affecting the world may have discouraged us adding to the uncertainties but the same taught us to be resilient and hopeful. I mean we all thought we can’t make it past 2020, we struggled but still, here we are excited about 2023! It may sound like we’ll need to overcome the impossible, but there are of course opportunities to be financially prepared and thrive.continue reading »
We all love them Nikes!
All we want for Christmas are them awesome Nikes! The double-double shopping is in full swing as Nike offers up to 30% off on select apparel and accessories until December 12, 2022. Shop and save now at https://invol.co/clfcvtp. Purchase two or more items to enjoy the discounts at the Nike website.