We have 24-hour convenience stores and 24-hour fast food chains. But sometimes, because our lives are so intertwined with technology we sometimes NEED to find a new laptop before the start of a new day. Or an iPad. Or a charger for your MacBook (because the old one broke while you were burning the midnight … Continue reading Beyond the Box now open 24 hours on weekends for emergency gadget purchases
Word is out on the street that ZALORA is launching in the Philippines. And it looks like the rumors are true. Like Zappos, ZALORA is fashion retail done online focusing on Asian markets like Malaysia and the Philippines. And guess what, the Philippines store is now open! Zalora is powered by the guys from rather … Continue reading ZALORA Online Retail NOW OPEN in the Philippines
OK guys, if you’re reading this post it means that you most probably own a sexy iPhone 4 or 4s. You’ve made love to it, cradled it in your pocket for days, and have sworn everything to it. You tell everyone how beautiful a phone you have and yes you can even take it underwater. … Continue reading Boostcase doubles iPhone 4 / 4s battery life in a most elegant fashion
UPDATE For a more affordable iPhone 4/4s casing, check out the iDive Site case for only PHP 5,999.00 Photo above: That’s me, doing extreme camwhoring! Shot by Boogs Rosales. EDIT 3: Have a look at the new Patima housing for the GoPro HERO / HERO2 EDIT 2: Instead of hardware, iOS 5.1 users can download … Continue reading There is signal underwater! Hands on with the Patima iPhone 4s UW Housing
Last week, I met up with my staple group of high school friends who play board games semi-regularly. And one of them was really surprised to see me with an iPhone 4s when I swore by my Android-powered Galaxy S II last year (LOL!). Well I still have my S II and would never trade … Continue reading My (Growing) iOS Board Game Collection
Similar to the US-based Run for Your Lives 5k zombie infested obstacle course, Outbreak Manila is a 5k thematic race where you can either role play as a survivor or a zombie. The race has goals: survivors will have 3 red flags attached onto their person. In turn, zombies must grab the flags. Once a … Continue reading Outbreak Manila: A 5k run I would join
Yesterday we asked you how far your P50.00 a day could go. We mostly talked about apps you can download from the iTunes store but really, an app is an app … is an app! So the word’s out today. The PLDT-Smart group have released a new home office promo which sounds mighty attractive: for … Continue reading P50.00 a day can get you a Netbook and Home Internet
To the younger readers, you probably may not remember this but back in the days when the Sony Walkman was the portable music player to have, it had one particular feature that trumped any other portable device. Yes even the iPod. At that time, carrying around a Walkman enabled you to “share music” but in … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
When Apple revamped the music industry with single track purchases for less than P50.00 per track, that changed the way people sold applications and in-app purchases. It’s essentially the “tingi” method turned into a digital business. Now there’s a huge product launch tomorrow but all we can say is that it has something to do … Continue reading Geeky things you can buy for P50.00
If you’re a big fan of board games and own an iOS device, I highly suggest you download Ticket to Ride Pocket (that’s the iPhone version) because it’s free. Ticket to Ride is one of the best selling board games in recent history and the port to the iOS is just plain amazing. You know … Continue reading Ticket to Ride (Pocket) is FREE today. Get it, quick!
Despite being hooked to the iCloud environment (we have a 4s and an iPad 2), I’m still a believer in Dropbox. Whereas I was forced to use iCloud, I chose to still sign up for a Dropbox account because it really makes document sharing more efficient while being platform-agnostic. The only problem with it is … Continue reading Bump up your Dropbox space to 5GB for free
Imagine that, to complete your Bachelor’s degree you design a 3D version of one of the best board games ever made: Arkham Horror. I’ve been so wanting to get into it, but the sheer number of expansions, time to invest coupled with finding people to actually play with hinders me from this awesome experience. If … Continue reading Student makes 3D version of Arkham Horror. Help her beta test it!
Ed’s Note: Want to see the Samsung Galaxy Note underwater? Check it out! As a guys who likes to take photos underwater, I tend to keep my choice of camera brands within the confines of the “1-Way Test” … which simply begs the question “Can I take it underwater?” So I’m more inclined to invest … Continue reading Take your iPhone 4s underwater (up to 300 meters!!!) with Patima
I laud Jollibee for being the first retailer pushing for fast adoption of NFC technology in the Philippines. Geeky Explanation: (warning, nosebleed) NFC stands for “Near Field Communication” and is a prevalent piece of technology similar to Bluetooth or QR codes and is based on the current RFID technology. The difference is that the “near … Continue reading Jollibee brings NFC technology to their stores with the ‘happyplus’ Card
Someone dropped off a “special package” in front of my doorstep a few days ago. And I found the insides rather intriguing because the components resembled stuff you usually find in a board game. And, well … you know naman how I love board games (!!!) It’s definitely something for their “end of the world” … Continue reading Wait a minute, this isn’t a survival kit!