Hi folks. You probably read my first hands on with the Nokia 5800 last year. My first impressions still are basically the same, now that I finally have the unit with me and I’d like to supplemement that review with this post. I’ve been pondering how to go about reviewing this phone and opted out … Continue reading Nokia 5800 XpressMusic as a touch screen device
Addition: Just found out from the owner that “Elfav” is the flagship store of the El Favorito brand of local ice cream. Apart from Yakult, they also have Wasabi, Turrones, Fruit Cake (!!!) flavored ice cream. One of the reasons why I’m not a food blogger in the professional sense is because I retreat to … Continue reading Elfav serves Yakult Ice Cream
So the secret is out: It is apparent that nagging moms do need to graduate from some sort of training to express themselves, and this medium is called “Improvised Speed Talking.” The geek in me shall try running the video side by side a voice to text translation app. But I’m already postulating it won’t … Continue reading Gazelle Canlas and Abby Asistio do Speed Talking
And here’s a short black and white silent film directed by Thomas Tan, whom I’ve known since we were kids in PAREF Southridge. The film was shot with zero budget, as a promotional vid for Elfsar Comics. References to Supergirl and Batman in this short thriller. On a side note, I love working with people … Continue reading Supergirl of My Dreams by Thomas Tan
To 2008 … for experiments that were fun while they lasted. For renewed friendships, and friendships that were transformed beyond the workplace. For loyal friends and conflicts resolved. For losing friends. For wasting time. For prudence and unbridled gestures. Such is life. And in it, there is the folly of wisdom. To 2009 … and … Continue reading Toasting to the New Year
The holidays are usually devoted to a lot of gaming, especially when my friends from high school fly home from the States. This is a set up of 5 portables running on a home WiFi network – two of which are Macs. The objective was to run through Diablo II: Lord of Destruction from the … Continue reading Our portable LAN party solution
What? You mean you still haven’t checked out MacHeist’s latest list of freebies?! This holiday season, MacHeist is making app giveaway time more thematic by revealing free gifts underneath the Mac Giving Tree. If you’re a Mac user, MacHeist’s giveaway for Christmas 2008 is a must have. I especially recommend 1password, Headline RSS reader and … Continue reading MacHeist gives away free Mac apps this holiday season
This isn’t a blog about food, so when I do talk about food I approach it from a different angle. Here are some samplings of how Wendy’s latest offering – the Baconator appeals to different niches. The photos below are magazine ad pegs for three different publications: T3, Men’s Health and FHM. Notice how the … Continue reading The Spin: Wendy’s Baconator in 3 Philippine Magazines
To my dearest friend Knox. 9 years of friendship proves how much of my geeky side rubbed off on you. Thank you for this NES Controller belt 😀 I will wear it with pride, just like Captain N.
EDIT I:I recently published a review of the new dual faced ACER DX650 — yes Glofiish is now owned by ACER! If you bought a Glofiish device and wonder about tech support, I am told it will be honored with ACER. EDIT II: Made a correction with the DX900 – it has a 3MP camera, … Continue reading Glofiish Reviews: DX900 for P29,990 and X610 for P19,990
The summary: Loadmomma from Red Mobile combines social media and viral marketing with a prepaid load distribution. The cat is finally out of the bag. Several weeks ago, customer service reps from uMobile (formerly CURE) called their former subscribers hinting of a new service on the rise. A lot of bloggers caught sight of this … Continue reading Loadmomma is the “second half” of Red Mobile: Free affiliate load sending!
EDIT: If you’re looking for more TORQUE products, check out the cheapest dual SIM phone in the market, the TORQUE D100. There’s a different philosophy behind reviewing entry level phones – more than features, people tend to look at price, but with the way the mobile phone market is becoming more and more sophisticated, even … Continue reading TORQUE C100 Review: Bluetooth and camera for P2,199
A few weeks ago I won a Nokia N79 from a raffle from Nokia. Having really wanted the semi-brand new E71 in its stead, I bargained for a swap since the latter was a tad cheaper in price mainly due to an earlier release date. The E71 is a fantastic QWERTY business device and my … Continue reading Nokia E63 retails for P14,200 in the Philippines
I can’t help but be sentimental as its nearing the end of the year. And today I’d like to talk about remembering your roots. The best TV appearance I ever made was in a recent show of a friend whom I met at the UA&P. His name is John D Borra and aside from running … Continue reading “Flowers from the Rubble”
As a niche leader in comfortable bags, Crumpler also produces some of the most bizzare schwag. Thanks to the generosity of Charlie Paw at last night’s PhilMUG party we have the chance to do an official unboxing and and first impression run of the Loo Roll, Crumpler’s tissue roll that doubles as a paint by … Continue reading Unboxing Crumpler Loo Roll with Road Test: Two thumbs up!