Genre: Simulator Players: 2 or 4 players co-op Play Time: 45 minutes – 1 hour Learning Curve: Medium OK geeks, a copy of Battleship Galaxies was gifted to me by Chie over the holidays (OMG it’s exactly what I wanted!) and I’m here to do a series of posts on this amazing board game that … Continue reading Components Breakdown: Battleship Galaxies
SMART Communications recently launched their online store. The deal here is that you can order your iPhone4s (+ other devices) without having to wait in line. In the case of the iPhone, you can choose your color and capacity then have it delivered to your place. This applies to prepaid purchases. Free delivery until June … Continue reading Smart Online Store: iPhone4s delivered to your home
Hot Air Balloon Festival, Clark Pampanga (Every February of the year) UPDATE VI: The DOT linked back to my tutorial from their official website! UPDATE V: Lester Bambico has programmed and uploaded an “It’s More Fun” app into the Android Marketplace. More details here (with screenshots!) UPDATE IV: Looks like some of my work is … Continue reading How to make your own “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Meme
I have two old acoustic guitars at home. They’re pretty smashed up. You could almost peel the body apart if enough force was exerted. In effect I keep it glued together with a lot of electric tape. Aesthetically it’s horrendous, but it does give off that artistic vibe, which truth to be told isn’t my … Continue reading We’re not there, yet: Thoughts on Voice and Artificial Intelligence
Bad news for the relatively huge blogging community of i.PH. Straight from Joel Disini’s mouth, i.PH is closing its blogging service. He’s giving bloggers 6 months to export their blog posts to other services. Unfortunately, he said that he will be closing down i.ph soon so it would be best for me to start copy … Continue reading Is i.PH shutting down?
Shot across 10 months with hundreds of dives. This is a short music video titled Our Blue by the Tank Bangers. And it’s epic. First off, it takes a lot of skill to sing underwater. Or play the guitar. No but really, as Filipinos there’s an absolute need to re-embrace our heritage as islanders and … Continue reading Always wanted to do this, but these guys took it to the next level
A couple of days ago we reviewed the Lenovo A60, a dual SIM Android 2.3 device that only sets you back by only PHP 7,990.00. Now here’s another frugal gem we found in the local market for even less. Meet Alcatel’s Blaze 918N, a decent Android powered smartphone for less than seven grand. So it … Continue reading Alcatel Blaze 918N: Dual SIM Android for PHP 5,999 anyone?
To those who are concerned (this would include bloggers who make money online and agencies who tap bloggers for campaigns), the ongoing DTI thing really sucks but there’s a final draft being spread online with comments due till the 19th. Would be great if you could read it, be informed and send a note to … Continue reading Open comments on the DTI blogging promo final draft thing
I had a similar idea. But not with a Nokia phone. If you check my review of the Lenovo A60, you’ll realize that this is the perfect Android device that can feed both SUN and Smart. At a retail price of PHP 8,900.00 the phone can be offered for free at a very low plan. … Continue reading “How to Troll the Telco Industry” by SMART Communications and SUN cellular
Hope you got your Christmas bonuses early because the sale is already this December 11 and 12 2011! As always, Microwarehouse has learned from all of the previous sales. Make sure you bring friends as usually, a lot of the items are buy 1 take 1 and it would be great to split the cost … Continue reading Microwarehouse Year End Sale 2011: Spend! Spend! Spend!
The telco industry is always exciting. And when the competitions exchange blows, there’s always the aftermath of awesomeness that, in the end, gives more choices to consumers. In the end, they win. This is a photo of SmartNet running on iOS (Yes, the iPhone 4s now has Netphone capabilities). Way back in February, I talked … Continue reading SmartNet (Netphone) running on iOS 5
As a gamer and well, an all-around geek I look forward to the months of November and December for one reason: the beginning of the holiday sales. Take note: this period starts from the day after Thanksgiving which has been coined as ‘Black Friday’ in the USA which symbolically marks the start of the holidays. … Continue reading It Begins: Holiday Online Shopping Spree
Wrote my first piece for GeekOut. Finally, a place where I can talk about board games and card games. I recently acquired a copy of Nightfall: Martial Law created by AEG after having spent a couple of months researching for a new deck building card game I could play with my regular board game group. … Continue reading Nightfall: Martial Law
Last week, HTC launched their new ‘Beats’ line of smartphone composed of the HTC Sensation XE and the Sensation XL. Main difference of both is that the XE comes with a 4.3″ screen while the XL comes in a hybrid 4.7″ form factor. I have the XE version at home so here’s a quick unboxing … Continue reading Hands on with the HTC Sensation XE aka HTC Beats
Remember R2-D2 projecting to the rebel alliance? Remember Robin’s tactical overlay in Young Justice? I’m really excited for the “next phase” in display. Although it may take an additional 10 years to be improved and adopted by consumers, there’s hope in the horizon! Digital Signage: Although the demonstration shows monochrome colors, full color projections are … Continue reading Really excited about: True 3D projection technology