These come in two flavors — lemon and raspberry. The donuts mirror Friendster’s new look. They taste ok.
The video above documents the clam seeding activity in Anvaya Cove. 79 giant clams were brought in on Friday, December 4 2009 and went through acclimatization in the shallow water a few feet from the shore. The next day, all the clams were tagged and measured. Out of the 79 clams, there were four mature … Continue reading Anvaya Cove Clam Seeding: How to rehabilitate a coral reef with giant clams
Finally, they’re open again. The McDonald’s in front of AIM and beside Greenbelt has been a fixture since childhood. I asked the guard and they said they’ve been open since December 1. These photos were taken on the morning of December 4. The “new” store design is accented by wider spaces and more diverse seating … Continue reading McDonald’s in Greenbelt has finally reopened!
Behind the scenes video of Sarah Gaugler, cover girl for UNO Magazine’s December 2009 issue. She’s a house favorite with the staff so we put her on the cover for our December issue. This is behind the scenes.
They’re not for gaming, but the new ultra-light Portege models from Toshia are indeed beautiful. There are two of them available for the market — the T110 and T130, separated only by the stock RAM available. The T110 comes with 1GB of DDR3 SDRAM, a 250GB hard drive and boasts an 11.6 inch wide screen. … Continue reading Toshiba’s Flat Iron T110 and T130 Ultraportable
Using our trusty randomizer web application, we figured out the winner in less than 30 seconds. As agreed in the terms and conditions of the Nokia DiscOVIries competition, the eight previous winners of our two month contest will duke it out in a battle of complete randomness to win a Nokia 2330 Classic phone. And, … Continue reading Nokia 2330 Classic Winner and Behind the Scenes Stuff
Once a week, I contribute a few words to my new “how to” column, titled HAXX!. The other blogs are written by Vince Sales, Rico Mossesgeld and Alodia Gosiengfiao. In deciding on a theme for this weekly blog post, Jayvee Fernandez decided to do exactly what he does for his friends who pester him on … Continue reading HAXX! My new column with TECHIE.COM.PH
Months ago I brought a Sony Cybershot W230 underwater with its appropriate casing. This weekend, I was able to borrow an INON strobe light courtesy of Jan. Since the Achilles’ heel of Sony cameras is the inability to customize your white balance underwater (it only has 3 presets), shooting with a strobe really changes the … Continue reading Underwater with an INON Strobe
Carlos Celdran (@carlosceldran) gave us a walking tour of Chinatown and Quiapo. These shots were taken with a Pixon M8910, Samsung’s latest 12MP cameraphone. From the photos above, all I have to say is that the vignette / rustic modes are the best ever. ‘Nuff said.
It’s been a good run, and we’re down to our final winner for Nokia’s DiscOVIries photo competition. For this last contest, the winner is no other than Lowell Aguirre for his most creative wireless hotspot location — the Rotary Centennial Park of Kandaya. I’d like to thank everyone for joining the series of contests that … Continue reading Nokia DiscOVIries Last Week’s Winner: Lowell Aguirre
HP is really hyping it all up with designer mini notebooks. After the Vivienne Tam release, HP goes all designer environment friendly by conscripting the help of Studio Tord Boontje to engrave the likeness of endangered animals on the latest “eco friendly” mini notebook. It’s a really a point of reference so that if we … Continue reading How many endangered species can you find in Tord Boontje’s HP Mini?
New Pacquiao shoes!
Last week I announced a special guest judge. Presenting Gabe Mercado! Here is Gabe’s choice for winning entry. Congratulations to Dianne Pena! Speaking of cheese, Gabe organizes Sing-A-Longkot at mag:net Bonifacio High Street: sappy songs which we secretly love. That, and S.P.I.T. Check them out on Facebook.
I’m totally immersed in Bioware’s latest storytelling masterpiece, Dragon Age: Origins. Here are breathtaking screenshots taken at highest settings from the Sony VAIO CW’s video card at 8x anti-aliasing. The game still runs smoothly. If you have 500 hours to burn, get this now. It’s cheaper if you buy the box from Datablitz, at only … Continue reading Dragon Age: Origins Screenshots on an NVIDIA GT230M