October 2014


Speed is full of surprises as it draws the Wildcard issue this October. No less than the beautiful, elegant, and self-proclaimed dork Iza Calzado graces the cover. This issue has everything covered, from the latest tech trends to the hottest gadgets, starting with the much-awaited Apple iPhone 6, the monster Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop, and the exciting products unveiled at the IFA 2014. And no more shunning away from helmets, riders! See the gorgeous cranial companions that keep your cool on the road. Before you go runnin’ and buyin’ new tech gear, check out first Speed’s reviews of the Apple iMac, Cherry Mobile Flare 3, Lenovo A8-50, OnePlus One, Samsung GALAXY K Zoom, LG Ultra HD TV, Honda Jazz, and the Nissan Sylphy. Everybody’s on the internet nowadays and anyone online has an opinion on everything. Product marketing manager Elijah Mendoza talks about what your unsolicited two pesos should really be worth online, while tech journalist Alexander Villafania contemplates on the emergence of citizen journalism and the questions of ethics, accountability, and context of social media content. You think it’s fun working and playing games all day long? Meet three individuals who consider designing, developing, and testing video games a serious business. Let Speed’s resident IT expert Val J. Gonzales explain the tech behind your #ChickenSad problem. Plus, know how to protect your data in the cloud, stop being a Web douche, and acquire the rare art of movie manners. Be in the know! Grab a copy of Speed’s October issue at your favorite bookstore or download Speed’s digital edition from Zinio (bit.ly/SpeedZinio), Buqo (bit.ly/SpeedBuqo), or Magzter (bit.ly/SpeedMagzter). For more info, visit speed-mag.com or facebook.com/SpeedMagazinePH, follow @SpeedMagazine on Twitter and Instagram, email subscribe@speed-mag.com, or call (02) 374-6771 to 75. Photography: Roy Macam Styling: Kat Cruz assisted by Kamille Ocampo and Nicole Alejandro Makeup: Mickey See Hair: Aries Manal