BRAVEN. I love this word. This is because it sounds like one of my favorite descriptors in the English language — the adjective ‘brazen’ which meant ‘without fear or shame.’ And perhaps this descriptor is apt as a brand name for hands down, the most impressive rugged portable speaker system I have encountered. Many brands … Continue reading BRAVEN BRV-1 weatherproof wireless speakers + charger goes for PHP 7,450.00
From the Facebook page of WWF CEO Lory Tan: WWF Philippines has launched a capital campaign to raise P40M in order to build a new Tubbataha Ranger Station. They do so much for us. The least we can do is to give them the best facilities we can offer to help them do their job. … Continue reading NEXT-GEN Tubbataha Ranger Station currently being funded for construction
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Tubbataha Reef’s declaration as a world heritage site. I consider myself proud and honored to be one of the contributing underwater photographers participating in a roving photo exhibit around Ayala Malls. Above is my photo of the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) taken during my 2011 Tubbataha charter … Continue reading My green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) photo featured at the Tubbataha Reef 25th Anniversary Exhibit
You know, every time I walk into Datablitz these days I get more and more tempted to pick up a copy of Skylanders. If you go there often, every branch has a store display of ‘Skylanders’ action figures that are not only toys — but are also integral to the Skylanders video game. When you … Continue reading **MIND BLOWN** Toys that come to life with your iPad: Hot Wheels, DC Universe, WWE, Monster High, etc
Trading jokes and getting into never-ending kulitan. Quoting songs and exchanging pick-up lines. Sharing comments about the weather or passing around traffic updates. Asking obvious questions or giving practical answers. There are millions of stories we share everyday plus the countless ‘good mornings’ and ‘goodnights.’ That’s what’s unique about us, Filipinos; we always have something … Continue reading Chikka is still around, and going strong after 10 years!
Bioshock Infinite is out tomorrow, March 26 2013 for the Philippine market. Take this post as a PSA on the costs. There are three editions available — Standard, Premium and Songbird. Premium edition includes the Murder of Crows Keychain, Handyman game resin-cast figurine, lithograph print and art book as well as the exclusive in-game gear. … Continue reading Bioshock Infinite Philippines Price Guide!
First off, I love their logo. There’s nothing more epic than nanay doing a power uppercut with her Sari-enabled smartphone. In the digital industry, it is rare to find individuals who can look beyond merely building campaigns for brands. I’ve always championed the fact that (almost) anything you do in the digital landscape should not … Continue reading Sari.PH is changing lives by bringing the sari-sari store online
Before we talk about the BlackBerry I’d like to momentarily digress you, the reader, to a time back in the year 2000 when a company known as 3COM unveiled their new trade name under Palm Inc. It was, henceforth the company that brought memorable palm pilot devices such as the m515, the Zire, Tungsten, Lifedrive … Continue reading A review of the BlackBerry Z10
Bogart the Explorer and his team came by the office yesterday and shot their version of Harlem Shake. It’s actually one of the better iterations. The ID8 game room has table tennis, a XBOX + Kinect system and a foosball / mini billiards setup.
Earlier this morning, Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station put this out on Google+ and Twitter. Looks like rush hour down there. Tonight’s Finale: At long last – Manila, capital of the Philippines, delicately shining in the night. This photo gives me that warm, fuzzy feeling especially when you see the G+ conversation … Continue reading Manila by night from the International Space Station
The traditions of the papacy is engulfed in rich history. From the breaking of the papal seal to hitting the head of a deceased pope with a hammer, a new Church tradition has begun in the digital age. The sede vacante (from Latin sedes, -is; chair; third declension) which is the term given to the … Continue reading ‘Sede vacante’: Papal Seat is empty and so is the Twitter account
It’s finally here. I’ve been writing about Lenovo for months but no other phone has generated this much excitement than the P770. And we can’t blame them: this is the phone that addresses the #1 concern of most mobile warriors: battery life. Although sightly thicker than most smartphones to date, the trade off of the … Continue reading Hands on with the Lenovo P770 – dual SIM, 3500mAh battery, USB OTG; yours for PHP 11,999
Watching this ad brings strong feelings of nostalgia and a bucketful of sadness. I’m stunned by the powerful emotions that a computer rendition of her can bring to the table. Wow.
OK everything’s happening so fast so I decided to just post it in full here. I got this from Nick of SMART not via a press release but, well, via Facebook. Touche? Note: Globe and SUN Cellular are not part of this promo. The details are not final as SMART is still in the finishing … Continue reading Facebook announces free or discounted messaging services, SMART Communications sole PH telco in program
We never expected these to arrive in Philippine shores so fast, but yes, the Firefox OS phones are finally here c/o SMART Communications. Last month, Firefox OS was rumored to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2013 (that’s 2 days ago) and it appears that these rumors are true. The Firefox OS joins the mobile … Continue reading SMART Communications announces availability of Firefox OS smartphones