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!
Developed by Lester Bambico, Android users can now create their own “It’s More Fun In the Philippines” meme with this easy to use Android app. It’s free! [DOWNLOAD HERE] or do a search for “It’s more fun in the Philippines” on the Android marketplace. More details and screenshots after the jump.
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