“I was determined to break the cycle of poverty.” – Ms. Myrna Padilla, Founder MYND Consulting As this is an odd hour to blog for me, I leave you with bits of a very beautiful experience when I conducted the first of many workshops for Microsoft Tulay, a technology empowering series of seminars run by … Continue reading From seaweed vendor to global usability expert
It’s no secret that the Apple Online Store has been officially launched in the Philippines. I’m excited. Now I no longer have to leave the comfort of my home to buy Apple products. A move like this points to a great future for online purchasing and delivery in the Philippines. With orders above P3,000, delivery … Continue reading Apple Online Store launches in the Philippines: What happens to local distributors?
Jasper Ong from Avalon was generous enough to sponsor this contest. It’s part of a blog marketing campaign being done by Avalon.PH. If you’re a fan of rare collectible books (signed by authors!) as well as used tomes and other gift items, Avalon’s online store is where it’s at. Avalon is giving away a Moleskine … Continue reading Contest: Moleskine Giveaway from Avalon.PH
The Zombie Apocalypse is best experienced with friends. November 18, 2008. I can’t wait! Anyone else planning on getting this for the PC? We’re set to play Left 4 Dead online on Steam.
This is the most moving version of Lupang Hinirang, our Philippine National Anthem. It is a slower and more solemn version of our national anthem, originally meant to be sung with a marching cadence. Watching it may move you to tears with the simple message it is trying to convey. This rendition of Lupang Hinirang … Continue reading The Philippine National Anthem
Not all phones are created equal, especially when it comes to finding device drivers for the Macintosh. If you’re running a Sony Ericsson or Nokia phone you may have an easier time finding licensed plugins to sync your phone with Apple’s iSync app. If you’re on a Nokia, all you need to do is head … Continue reading How to: Sync your mobile phone with iSync
Obama inspired Hope to America, and a litttle bit of that Hope is rubbing off Microsoft’s new Windows 7. It’s no secret that PDC copies are already out for developers. Rafael Rivera and Ed Bott discussed about the new “super taskbar” that highlights Windows 7’s new GUI. From what I’ve been hearing, the new Superbar … Continue reading Windows 7 Taskbar “Superbar” brings Hope to Microsoft
So I recently got myself a SUN prepaid kit. I had to. Let’s just say that a number of factors led to me finally spending P70.00 for a new SIM by recommendation of Kenna — figures she works for SUN — I had to get one for my blog to make it easier for people … Continue reading Verzio Envii on Windows Mobile 6.1 Review
Here are some blog ideas boiling about and I’d like to share them with you. I’d have wanted to do these myself but, well, I have a lot to eat with a full plate in front of me. Here they are: Idea 1. Back in 2005 the company I worked for had already launched a … Continue reading Two new blog ideas that will make you famous
Congratulations! You have reached Rank 28! You have gained Intelligence +1 You have gained Wisdom +2 You have gained Strength -1 You have gained Endurance -1 You have gained skill: “Receding Hairline Rank 2” You will now take an additional 10% Fatigue from running You have gained ability: “Peace of Mind” which can be used … Continue reading Ding! Level 28! Gratz!
Fallout 3. Inside Megaton City is a dormant nuclear bomb that is both dreaded by the townsfolk and worshipped by religious cult known as the Church of Atom. The video clip above is easily one of the most defining moments of video game history, where the player (me!) wipes out an entire city from the … Continue reading Megaton City Nuclear Explosion: Someone set us up the bomb
Sadly I wasn’t able to take a photo. I was in the middle of a meeting when a friend pulled out a Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1, SE’s latest Windows Mobile enabled device. The phone was smaller than I had anticipated, although heavier than my Nokia N82. It is perhaps the most elegant Windows Mobile devices … Continue reading Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 Impressions
Oh my. I still haven’t had my fill of the zombie apocalypse and I’m knee deep into another one. Fallout 3 is the third installation to the Fallout series, the spiritual successor to 1988’s Wasteland. It’s been roughly eleven years since I’ve worn the pipboy. There were two role-playing titles in the series (Fallout and … Continue reading Fallout 3 for the PC bootleg copies make it first before Datablitz
This is part 3 of my Halloween series of posts. Part II is here and Part I is here. Happy Halloween! This post was inspired by AM and AG. The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead is a cult favorite among those fascinated with the inevitable arrival of the zombie apocalypse. The … Continue reading Audible Picks: The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
This post serves as Part II of my Halloween trilogy for 2008 which is also an advocacy shared by other believers such as JJ, AM, AG, and I almost forgot, LD. This post was inspired by AM. Part I of my Halloween is located here. Plurk comments are located here. Dear Anton, First off I … Continue reading An open letter to Anton Diaz