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
Before we start to get “disclosure happy,” here is a very good piece written by Read Write Web on when bloggers should disclose information. This was pointed out by Darren Rowse of ProBlogger. The article actually illustrates journalism ethics as well as the ethics behind the business models of traditional publishers (it is sometimes tricky … Continue reading Shedding Some Light on Disclosures
Here is a listing of blog openings for the b5media technology channel: Office Tweaks This is a blog that discusses GTD around the number of available office suites. From traditional suites such as MS Office to open source Open Office, as well as online applications like Google Apps. [link] New Linux User What more can … Continue reading b5media Technology Channel Blog Openings Aug 2007
The Nintendo Wii is more than a gaming rig. It’s by far the most versatile console to date, allowing you to not only download channels and surf the Internet, but also transfer data to and from your Nintendo Wii. By far, it is the Wiimote that boasts the most amount of seemingly complex technology crammed … Continue reading Mii Editor: Create and Edit Mii Avatars on Your Computer
Social networks are successful not because they inherently express who we are. They are successful because they project an image of how we want people to admire us, and ultimately, who we want to become.
They’re here. This is the official Wiki for the Curriculum Jam in Manila. OLPC is organizing a Curriculum Jam in Manila, scheduled for the first weekend of October (5-7). We’ll be working with teachers around the world who are running Curriculum Jams in their countries at the same time. We’ll be creating learning activities – … Continue reading One Laptop Per Child “Curriculum Jam” in Manila
Even though this blog is described as “the pseudo personal blog about blogging, technology and stuff” it seems that the most popular post has to do with my fashion sense. Let’s revisit Crocs. Eek!
Lookie here. According to this video’s details, this Mii parade consists of about 10,000 Miis walking down the virtual Miiground. I was too lazy to count as I lost it at about 5,294. With my Wii address book barely filled up (I added up a few friends and sent them email from the Wii Console’s … Continue reading I want a Mii Parade!