The guys from GEEK CHORUS are proud to bring you another Nintendo DS Night gathering! When: October 16 2007 Where: mag:net cafe Bonifacio High Street We’ll be there as early as 6 PM till the night fades into morning. SPIT will be performing on that evening too at 10:00 PM so it’s going to be … Continue reading Nintendo DS Nights Part Deux!
This is. See you tomorrow 🙂 How do you write effective web site copy that engages the reader and also helps your search engine rankings? We’ll walk you through best practices for writing for your customers (conversions) and for search engines (traffic). [Read] I’ll be doing something rather different tomorrow as there are just too … Continue reading What is web copywriting?
It’s official. The Palm Centro will be retailing for $99.00. Couple this with the ASUS eee ultra mobile PC for a rumored price of $250.00 and you have yourself a fine pair of gadgets to last you a while. I wrote about the Palm Centro earlier as a in your face approach of Palm to … Continue reading For P20,000 you can get yourself a good phone and laptop
The Nintendo Wii revolutionizes console gaming (hence the original name “Nintendo Revolution”) by opening up value added options. Here is a short guide to maximizing the Wii gaming experience. The stuff that follows is really public knowledge but with the stigma that Nintendo was not the popular console of choice in the Philippines for the … Continue reading A guide to maximizing your Nintendo Wii experience
This is the beginning of mainstream mobile high definition. Imagine your point and shoot digital camera being able to display images in high definition. It’s here: Kodak today announced three new EASYSHARE digital cameras along with an HDTV-capable EASYSHARE Dock. The V1253 and V1233 share 12 megapixel sensors and 3x SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH lenses with the V1253 … Continue reading Kodak to launch HD point and shoot cameras
After careful consultation with fellow Macheads, I decided to forego my purchase of the iPod touch in favor of the 3rd generation 8GB iPod nano. The reason for the change of heart was mainly because first generation Apple products have let people down. Even if the iPod touch is a remarkable device, you still can’t … Continue reading Some notes on the new 8GB iPod nano
True Faith belting it out. A glimpse of what’s in store on October 20 Some bloggers are giving away tickets for the Toblerone Thank You Day concert at the Mall of Asia. I recently wrote about how October 20 has been declared National Thank You Day, with Manila being the Thank You capital in the … Continue reading Free tickets and a ‘Thank You’ to my readers!
Rumor has it that Apple will be unveiling the new line of MacBooks this coming 4Q complete with biometric scanner built into the trackpad. But its not really the thumb signature that intrigues me, but the fine print of the “unusual features” that the new trackpad will contain. Here are some of my guesses: pinching … Continue reading My guesses on Apple’s UNUSUAL trackpad features!!
Met up with a few of the SEMCON speakers last week for a brief photo session. It was there that I got to see Andrian Lee (he’s going to talk about the Ultimate Checkout Solution on Oct 10) and his uncanny gear protection solution.
Just in time for the launch of the new Leopard OS this October, Apple is rumored to also be launching the new generation of MacBook and MacBook Pro portables. Perhaps one of the biggest leaps in MacBook design is the decision to forego the “Apple white” design in favor of black and aluminum. According to … Continue reading Hold your horses! New MacBooks on the horizon!
As a general rule, buy a bag that’s 10% the cost of what’s inside Have you ever wondered how much a bag should cost? Well, take the total cost of the gear you plan to put inside and get 10% of that. The formula works for most (read: not all!) cases: my Crumpler Whickey and … Continue reading Four Tips to Buying a Gadget Bag
Miss Jane introduced me to wanting to do yoga. So one day I decided to become one with the cosmos. Yoga every Wednesday. Leave a comment if you’re interested and we can do the Sun Salutation together. Abuggedlifedotcommmmmmmmm…….mmmmm……
A little bird told me that Apple SG reads my blog. I’m writing this letter to document some of my mental diarrhea in time for the release of the iLife ’09 suite late next year. The letter verbalizes some ideas of combining the UI of GarageBand with some of the features of iMovie ’08, especially … Continue reading An Open Letter to Apple
I’m a little disappointed that this year’s advertising congress isn’t getting a lot of buzz in comparison to the past ones that were held in Baguio and Cebu. I’m not quite sure which agency is sponsoring this year’s ad congress PR — the radio and television, as well as the online beat campaigns don’t seem … Continue reading “The New Order” Ad Congress this November
The life of Darcie, our b5 HQ manager, has been made much easier with the release of full PayPal support in the Philippines. Ever since 2005, b5media has been using Xoom to pay Philippine-based bloggers their monthly income. The service was actually very reliable until two years later – today, where increased earnings and the … Continue reading The “return of the comeback” of Paypal, Darcie is now happy