A contest of epic proportions. The geekiest bags and the geekiest blog. Crumpler and A Bugged Life. Next week. Stay tuned.
In the beginning, Apple wooed the “misfits” into Macintosh by offering a culture that went against the very mainstream nature of the PC. Today, Amazon does exactly the same thing, streamlining the tablet by giving people an answer to the very mainstream nature of its competitors.
I strongly feel that in more ways than one, humanity had been trained for over three decades in the art of the sandbox — designing their own little worlds in the confines of video games and editing tools on the computer. Call it divine preparation. Call it some sort of premonition of things to come. … Continue reading In next 10 years every home will have a 3D printer giving rise to modern day blacksmiths
Photo: Taking Marlon Rivera “off the hook” in post-event cocktails I do my best to try something new every year, even if it’s just a one-off or a thing that eventually turns into a hobby. Well, I’d say this year I found myself in another comfortable position wearing the hat of an events host. The … Continue reading So I hosted two events for Samsung in Manila and Cebu. T’was loads of fun.
Good day. SMART Communications is hiring. Brand new digital team. Built from scratch. Grow. Opinions heard and valued. CLIENT side. Not agency. Work with the industry leader. Innovation leader. Solid. Handle social media. Handle digital marketing. Handle projects of sites. Make love to the Internet. Send resume here: scr.im/smartdigital
Hello there. Are you looking for work? Are you looking forward to a career in a not-so-BPO setting? Do you want to have a commanding view of the entire Fort Global City while you plot for world domination? Do you want to work in an office that only uses Mac OS? Do you want a … Continue reading Hello there. Are you looking for work?
WINNERS: Congratulations to Gherhald and Bea Alos for winning the McDonald’s 30th anniversary contest! Will get in touch with you two so you can claim your prizes. Update: As requested, McDonald’s is increasing the rewards for the contest! Winners will receive P5,000 (1st place), P3,000 (2nd place), P2,000 (3rd place) respectively. Hello children of the … Continue reading Contest: McDonald’s 30th Anniversary ‘Then and Now’
Nice to know there are more and more organized SEA based gaming communities sprouting up from the Interwebs. Despite whatever Internet connection you have at home, ping will always be an issue due to the locations of dedicated servers for gaming. For those who don’t understand, gamers like me are always on the lookout for … Continue reading OMGeek.net — South East Asian PC Gaming Community
Never knew you could do this. But it’s too hilarious especially with the added sound pack. And it’s really only going to work if you’re playing against bots.
Just came from Samsung’s office. Doing a really cool speaking / presenting gig for them across some locations in the country. Sitting inside their offices were several new Smart TV’s. If you don’t know what these are, they’re basically the love child between a television and a smartphone. And they’re elegant. And epic. We did … Continue reading Hands on with the Samsung Smart TV
AJ and WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg at the back seat of my car. This was straight from Wordcamp 2010 in Manila. Ang Buhay ni Boy by jayveef I was listening to an old podcast I helped record back in 2007. It stars several friends from the Internet, with AJ taking center stage playing the role … Continue reading Paalam na, house (Tribute to AJ Matela 1982-2011)
Just a friendly PSA for fellow SMART subscribers. Did you know that you could view your SMART bills online? That would mean not having to wait for the courier to deliver your bills AND you get to save paper! The service works for both prepaid and postpaid services and you can have multiple numbers and … Continue reading Save paper; Get your SMART bills electronically
Neil deGrasse Tyson unboxes a replica of the Saturn V Rocket (1967-1973), the same rocket that propelled astronauts into outer space to reach the moon. That whole thing is a fuel depot and the astronauts were sitting on the teeny bit on top. This replica was given to him by the Marshall Space Flight Center … Continue reading Best “Unboxing” I’ve ever seen
So the new TVC for SMART’s Netphone is out. Decent phone. Amazing SmartNet services for dirt cheap. But after seeing the TVC, now I know what the number 1 benefit of Netphone will be. The commercial is above. Below is what I think it’s really telling us.
[Note: Turn up the volume for an epic remix!] Epic auto tune of the quantum theory of the universe. This is actually part of a series called the Symphony of Science, which is a catchy way to deliver scientific concepts in the form of remixes. This particular video is interesting as it includes footage of … Continue reading The Symphony of Science (Epic Autotune!)