*This column originally appeared in February 2007 for Mobile Philippines Magazine under Hinge Media Inc. Column: The Prodigal Screen Protector and other Bedtime Stories I found that the best way to measure your geek factor would be to turn off all the lights in your room and see how many blinking lights are left on. … Continue reading #Throwback Column: Geek Life Unplugged: A New Year Resolution
After five months of not getting my much needed #VitaminSEA, I was able to tag along with two friends on a day trip to Sombrero Island. We did a total of three dives on Saturday and although I’ve had the RX100 for more than two years, this was the first time I actually went all-out … Continue reading Underwater Dispatches: Sombrero Island in Wide Angle
Address: 2nd Floor Robinson’s Madison Mall Don Jesus Blvd (Alabang Hills) Madison is a new community mall that popped up right across the new Hillsborough Church after the Alabang Hills exit. It’s a boon for people from Alabang Hills, Hillsborough and BF Homes who want to experience new places to eat without having to cross … Continue reading Schmidt’s x Llucia: Serious Hotdogs and Churros
Common mistakes of the novice app developer to avoid If you are into gaming and technology, then the odds are that at one point or another you have contemplated making your own game app. They are popular, they are in demand, and what would be greater than having a game that actually provides you with … Continue reading 3 reasons why your game app will never sell
This piece originally appeared in March 2006 for MPH Magazine. Column: The Prodigal Screen Protector and Other Bedtime Stories Title: Titillating scandals of text Subhead: There are those rare moments when the demo unit reveals all There’s a reason why I love reviewing phones for m|ph. In the beginning I ‘d choose to review phones … Continue reading #Throwback Column: Titillating scandals of text
Aguirre Ave in BF Homes has garnered a reputation for being a food haven. Though not quite in Aquirre Avenue, El Grande, which runs perpendicular to BF Homes’ main road brings a similar charm of food real estate. For instance, Fat Butchick’s and Spin Cafe are some of the must-try places for any southern (or … Continue reading Spiffy’s Grove Cider Bar in El Grande, BF Homes
This piece originally appeared in the Manila Bulletin Lifestyle Section on May 1 2016. A short tribute to Luis Katigbak from his technology tech support My relationship with Luis was one that was kept mostly at arms length. That is, an arm away from the computer screen. My time with Luis was professional at most, … Continue reading Luis, I’m listening!
A trip to Tokyo isn’t complete without diving into the Otaku culture. In my previous post, I mentioned that I didn’t have a lot of time to move around Tokyo during the day as I was busy with work-related endeavors, so it was only during the weekend where I really felt compelled to take the … Continue reading Tokyo: Observations
Wow it’s been ages since I wrote about my sojourns. Today it’s Tokyo. As a lover of all things specialty coffee, it comes as a surprise to me that in my latest trip abroad, coffee was last in my priorities. One week in Japan (spent for work) allowed me for relative freedom to explore Tokyo … Continue reading Specialty Coffee in Ginza: Cafe De L’ambre
When you decide you want to start a new adventure and travel new countries with your backpack, going out of you comfort zone, seeing new places, trying exotic food, and meeting local people is going to be on the agenda. If you have a budget, backpacking is the best option for traveling. If you like … Continue reading 3 Tips if You Want to Start Backpacking
At оnе time, cash wаѕ thе оnlу wау tо pay fоr cosmetic surgery, but аlоng thе wау mаnу оthеr methods оf payment hаvе соmе about. Onе оf thоѕе methods iѕ financing. However, cosmetic surgeons perform mоrе procedures thаn juѕt nose jobs аnd chin lifts. Sоmеtimеѕ, thеrе iѕ a medically viable rеаѕоn аѕ tо whу ѕоmеоnе … Continue reading Basic Steps Needed Fоr Obtaining a Cosmetic Loan Fоr Surgery in Philadelphia
The world of science is always advancing and making new strides in research techniques. Often, this is how new discoveries are made, because the newer research techniques and equipment allow scientists to see things that were previously undetectable. Light sheet microscopy (LSM) is one such advanced technique. Another term is selective plane illumination microscopy (SPIM), … Continue reading New Advances in Microscopy
Every month, there are heaps of new games released, some good and some bad. But what are the best Android games of 2016 so far? Roll the Ball Roll the Ball is one of the top games released this year. A slide puzzle game that requires you to use physics and engineering to win, it … Continue reading The best Android games of 2016 (so far!)
Have you ever regretted deleting something from your system? Admit it — it’s happened to the best of us, whenever a computer is involved. Be it (accidentally) installing something malicious, negotiating a virus or dealing with good ‘ol wear and tear, we’re always at risk of losing data.
When it comes time for you to take out a private student loan or refinance your old student loans, you want to know that you chose the right and best lender in your area. It can be difficult to work with some companies, especially if they do not offer you the benefits you desire. It … Continue reading How to Choose a Private Student Loan Lender