BlackBerry Torch 9800: You want one. No, really you do! Buy it. Buy it. Buy it.

EDIT: Here’s a post from my friend Eric on his BB6 experience. Wow. Talk about delayed. The BlackBerry Torch you see here was released in the middle of 2010. It’s only now I’m reviewing it. To be fair, I haven’t seen a lot of people using this phone as it arrived late in the Philippines. … Continue reading BlackBerry Torch 9800: You want one. No, really you do! Buy it. Buy it. Buy it.

Jewelmer: A Short Primer on the South Sea Golden Pearl

On the geeky side: I’m using the new Samson Go Mic to record the voice over for this short amateur documentary. It’s an amazing device for PHP 2,300.00. It’s small, lighr and super affordable and can very well replace your professional USB studio mic if you aren’t too meticulous. Transcript and photos follow.

DIVE AND SHOOT: Tourism! Underwater Photo Contests! Growing SCUBA Community!

I found this Moray Eel peeping from the hard coral while shooting for an underwater segment of Born to be Wild | Dive 7000 Resort, Anilao | January 2011. Dammit! I live in such a beautiful country! 🙂 Anna Oposa would agree. Last week our underwater photography dive group (check us out at NUDI.PH and … Continue reading DIVE AND SHOOT: Tourism! Underwater Photo Contests! Growing SCUBA Community!

Geek Orgasm Trifecta: Sandy Bridge. Portal 2. Sixense Motion Sticks

Sandy Bridge. Portal 2. Sixense motion controllers. Several months ago, a friend showed me some benchmark tests for the new Sandy Bridge video cards. You see, about two years ago, desktops — and even laptops would be equipped with what I would call “poor excuses” for video cards. They sucked. And this would always require … Continue reading Geek Orgasm Trifecta: Sandy Bridge. Portal 2. Sixense Motion Sticks

Saving Secret Bay

Baby cuttlefish (1 inch in total length) shot in Secret Bay, Anilao November 15 2010 3.34pm Lembeh Strait in Indonesia is famed for being the best — if not one of the best sites for muck diving globally. No corals, no reef fish, no plants. Instead divers are rewarded with the most bizarre creatures in … Continue reading Saving Secret Bay