I was playing around with the new iMovie ’08 and created this short clip with Kate Alvarez as my guest. Kate is best known for her previous work with Summit’s Marie Claire and OK! Magazines. We share the same godchild. iMovie ’08 though nifty lacks some features in iMovie 06 HD. The most important feature … Continue reading Oh, Fabio!
Today, Apple officially launches the new set of iMacs, iWork ’08, iLife ’08 and the new .Mac features. The Philippines is the first stop for Apple Asia tour, as sales in the PH market for Apple products has been very satisfying for Apple. The sales are so good, that the reps from Apple Singapore went … Continue reading New iMacs, iWork ’08, iLife ’08, new .mac features … and a geek orgasm
MAJOR EDIT: To those who still wonder, Janette and I have put this in the past. We are both on speaking terms and talk when we see each other in events. After all, this we are OK. The Internet is not meant to destroy relationships but to build and enhance them. I’ve apologized to Janette … Continue reading My Comments and Suggestions for Janette Toral’s IMMAP Presentation Slides
If any of you young entrepreneurs are interested, mag:net cafe at Serendra is having a Market Night event this coming August 20 2007. Gabe Mercado (via JC Media) briefly describes the concept of Market Night: Market night is a new thing we’re trying out as we’re trying to find a way to showcase more independent … Continue reading Market Night at mag:net August 20 2007
By any chance, are there graduates of the University of Asia and the Pacific (formerly known as CRC, also known as UA&P) that read this blog? Some of the school’s alumni, together with the alumni office are putting together a collaborated web effort. Details are quite vague as of the moment but some of the … Continue reading UA&P Alumni Web Project
It is such a sad experience to have a blogger misrepresent the Philippine blogosphere for his or her own merit. Recently, a huge conference was held and some industry folk mentioned a particular blogger who gave such a compelling presentation about the Philippine blogosphere. It was so compelling because it was the first BIG time … Continue reading Bloggers, MISrepresent!
So I shuffled over Gateway Mall to meet Quentin Tarantino at the Cinemalaya FIlm Festival. The press had a “meet and greet” session after he gave a four hour seminar on film. Luckily a friend from one of the ABS-CBN magazines needed a photographer so she dragged me along, to my delight. I’d do anything … Continue reading Jayvee’s Quentin Tarantino Experience
I was flipping through a popular technology magazine with local content recently and I couldn’t believe my eyes as I almost skipped through one of the gadget review pages. I had to double check the product review written by “writer x” because from what I know about this person’s professional background, he (or she) is … Continue reading On giving up certain “rights” as a writer
There are two big blogger events coming up on the third week of August. The first is the “formal” launch of Blog and Soul which is sponsored by Mrs. Fields. There are going to be several things in store for bloggers. Mentalist Marcelle volunteered to do some magic tricks and Nikki Dy Liacco will also … Continue reading Cookies on the 21st, Taste Asia on the 23rd
So has anyone been experiencing anomalies with ClickTheCity’s movie schedules? Twice already I missed out a movie at the Alabang Town Center because the online database was not in sync with the actual movie schedule. And not only was the time messed up, the actual movie list in one particular cinema was different too. Now … Continue reading End of the World: Movie Skeds Gone Wrong!!!
Nope this isn’t a Steve Jobs keynote. This is a local product launch and its venue is still yet to be known. The first suspicion would be the launch of the iPhone in the Philippines but that is just too good to be true. I have a feeling that the launch, which will be from … Continue reading Apple Product Unveiling Next Week
syncing the Wiimote requires you to press buttons 1 and 2 together for discovery mode Say you lost your Apple remote control. Or you were in the market for a cheap wireless presenter tool for your computer. My suggestion would be to buy a Wiimote instead (SRP P1,800 in Greenhills) and download an appropriate Bluetooth … Continue reading Use a Wiimote to control your computer
Apple has just released a free 30 day trial of iWork ’08. This version includes Pages, Keynote, and a new application called Numbers which is a replacement for Microsoft Excel. Hannibal from PhilMUG writes: ladies and gentlemen, after fiddling with Numbers for about 30 minutes, i am so proud to announce that, i am leaving … Continue reading iWork ’08: Now with Numbers
There’s a new men’s magazine in town. From the guys who created Manifesto (Jose Mari Ugarte, Miguel Mari, and pals) under the C! group, Rogue is their new brainchild under a different publishing group. Here’s the Press Release and photo from Jim Ayson’s Philmusic: ROGUE’s long-term mission is to accurately tell the story of our … Continue reading Going Rogue
“Poetry, after all, is the opposite of suicide.” – Anne Sexton Butch Dalisay, better known as penmanila to the writing community in the Philippines has written a magnificent piece on the ranting culture on the Internet. A professed geek as most of us are at PhilMUG, he raises salient points on the rant culture we … Continue reading Butch Dalisay’s Anti-Rant Rant