Articles by Menard Osena

Author Website: http://menardconnect.com/
Author Bio: Menard Osena is a Product Manager at a Global IT Security Software company. He also blogs about Technology, Games and other topics on his personal blog, Menardconnect.com.

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Feb 20, 2012

Angry Birds Space: Rovio to Launch Newest Angry Birds Game on March 22

Angry Birds Space: Rovio to Launch Newest Angry Birds Game on March 22
By in Entertainment, Gaming, Internet, Technology, World No comments

Rovio Entertainment will launch the latest Angry Birds game installment on March 22, 2012. Angry Birds Space Image Credit: rovio.com The Finnish game developer announced that they would be releasing Angry Birds Space, which they described as a completely new game with innovative new game play, but with some of the familiar Angry Birds elements […]


Feb 14, 2012

Google and Motorola Deal Gets European Commission Regulatory Nod

Google and Motorola Deal Gets European Commission Regulatory Nod
By in Business, Economy, Europe, Internet, Smartphone, Tablet, Technology, United States, World No comments

The European Commission gave their official regulatory nod on the acquisition of Motorola Mobility by technology giant Google Inc. Google Logo Image Credit: www.google.com According to the press release posted in the official website of the European Union (Europa.eu) on February 13, 2012, the European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility, a […]


Jan 15, 2012

Taiwan Election 2012: President Ma Ying-jeou Wins Second Term

Taiwan Election 2012: President Ma Ying-jeou Wins Second Term
By in Asia, Current Events, Events, International, Politics, World No comments

President Ma Ying-jeou won a second presidential four-year term in office in yesterday’s Taiwan Election 2012. President Ma Ying-jeou Image Credit: commons.wikimedia.org According to the Taiwan Central Election Commission website, Ma Ying-jeou of the ruling Kuomintang Party garnered 6,891,139 votes (51.6 percent). Tsai Ing-wen  of the Democratic Progressive Party secured 6,093,578 votes (45.6 percent) while […]


Jan 14, 2012

Taiwan Election 2012: Taiwan Votes for President and Legislative Yuan Representatives Today

Taiwan Election 2012: Taiwan Votes for President and Legislative Yuan Representatives Today
By in Asia, Current Events, Events, International, Politics, World No comments

Update: January 15, 2012 1:55 AM (GMT+8) President Ma Ying-jeou won a second term in office. Read the update in Taiwan Election 2012 Results. Taiwan Election 2012 are being held today, January 14, 2012. Taiwan has an estimated 18 million eligible voters and they are expected to cast their votes and elect their president and […]


Dec 3, 2011

Facebook Rumored to Acquire Gowalla

Facebook Rumored to Acquire Gowalla
By in Internet, Opinion, Technology, Travel, United States, World No comments

Social networking giant Facebook is rumored to have acquired location-based service provider Gowalla. According to CNN Money, Facebook has acquired Gowalla for an undisclosed sum. Gowalla Logo Image Credit: gowalla.com According to the report, the Facebook Gowalla team will continue to beef up efforts for Facebook‘s Timeline feature, which is set to be rolled out […]


Nov 7, 2011

HTC Announces Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade For Their Smartphones

HTC Announces Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade For Their Smartphones
By in Europe, Smartphone, Software, Technology, United States, World 1 comment

HTC Corporation announced on Monday, November 7, 2011 when they plan to deploy the latest Android OS updates to their smartphones. Image Credit: htc.com and wikipedia.org According to a HTC UK Facebook page note posted that day, the smartphone manufacturer plans to give Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades to their high-end smartphones by early […]


Oct 22, 2011

Mist of Pandaria is Officially the Fourth Expansion of Blizzard’s World of Warcraft MMORPG

Mist of Pandaria is Officially the Fourth Expansion of Blizzard's World of Warcraft MMORPG
By in Desktop, Gaming, North America, Technology, United States, World 3 comments

Blizzard Entertainment Inc., makers of Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft game franchises announced that Mist of Pandaria is the fourth expansion of their World of Warcraft massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Mist of Pandaria Image Credit: Blizzard.com and us.battle.net Blizzard unraveled the news at the company’s annual BlizzCon gaming festival happening at Anaheim, California. According […]


Oct 22, 2011

Malacañang Officially Declares November 7, 2011 a Regular Holiday via Proclamation No. 276

Malacañang Officially Declares November 7, 2011 a Regular Holiday via Proclamation No. 276
By in Events, Holidays, Local, National, Politics 2 comments

Manila, Philippines – Malacañang Palace officially declared that November 7, 2011, Monday a regular holiday in the entire country. Official Gazette Image Credit: www.gov.ph As per Official Gazette, President Noynoy Aquino signed Proclamation No. 276 entitled DECLARING MONDAY, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, AS A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, IN OBSERVANCE OF EIDUL ADHA (FEAST OF […]


Aug 25, 2011

Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple, Tim Cook Takes Over

Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple, Tim Cook Takes Over
By in Current Events, Events, Internet, Technology, United States, World No comments

Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive officer of Apple Inc. and will become Apple‘s Chairman of the Board. Steve Jobs Image Credit: Matt Yohe and wikipedia.org According to several international news reports on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, Steve Jobs addressed his resignation letter to the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community. “I […]


Aug 25, 2011

Android Malware Increase by 1410% in 2011: Trend Micro Reports

Android Malware Increase by 1410% in 2011: Trend Micro Reports
By in Internet, Smartphone, Software, Tablet, Technology 1 comment

Global content security company Trend Micro reported that the number of Android malware samples discovered by their researchers increased by 1410 percent from January 2011 to July 2011. Android Threats Infographic Image Credit: blog.trendmicro.com In the blog post published in the TrendLabs Malware Blog last August 22, 2011 the security company confirmed reports that number […]