Coming soon to an OS X near you, the latest installment of Microsoft Office 2008 for the Macintosh. It has been four years since the last release of Office for the Mac and I’m honestly glad even just for an updated user interface. But Office 2008 does so much more, obviously. What’s the deal with … Continue reading Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh
December 2007 was a complete slowdown for me. As I isolated myself from the world and spent the days and nights cooped in front of the PC, I reintroduced myself to the wonderful world of gaming. Apart from Christmas and airsoft, December can be summarized as follows: Bioshock 2 Command and Conquer 3 (my high … Continue reading Recession and back
The bang of airsoft that is! I finally found time during the holidays to play. I’ve been putting this off for the longest time turning down invites from my cousins as the year was hell busy. So I’m getting my gear all set up (just for kicks, I’m trying to find a way to sport … Continue reading Greeting 2008 with a BANG!
The year 2007 began with fearful undertones as I had just left my “day job” and decided to go full time into the world of freelancing. As it turns out, I made the right choice. 2007 showered this blogger with a lot of blessings (and blessings in disguise) and looking back, this was a pivotal … Continue reading Recapitulating 2007 in bursts
The European Food Festival at Serendra. It was like a fashion show but we had trays of food parading the stage.
This came in the mail a few days ago. The Verzio Duplii is one of two dual SIM phones manufactured by a SIngaporean company and distributed here. The phone will be out very soon. If you have extra 13th month pay to spare and have been wanting a phone that basically holds two cell signals … Continue reading Verzio Duplii Unboxed and Reviewed: Dual SIM done right?
For those of you bored in the office wondering why you’re still reporting to work at this odd time of the year, do grab a copy of the Philippine Daily Inquirer from Manong Guard and turn to the 2bu! section. I have a piece there that wraps up the highlights of technology in 2007. Consumer … Continue reading Wrapping Up 2007 in Technology
A moment with Lourd de Veyra on Rock Ed Radio. Here’s a tidbit. Blog and Soul is patterned after Gang Badoy’s Rock Ed Philippines… In fact, you can go as far as saying that Blog and Soul supports Rock Ed’s advocacy which is the spirit of volunteer work.
Hamilo Coast Clam Seeding with the WWF. The giant clams are building blocks to the ecosystem in the same way that you need trees for forests to prosper.
Hot Air Balloon Festival in Clark Pampanga
500GB Maxtor Basics external hard drive. Mostly to store photos and back up 2007 using Time Machine. I consume about 40GB worth of photos a year. Merry Christmas to my fellow Christians and happy holidays to everyone! 🙂
It’s been a decade and Duke Nukem Forever truly lives up to its name. Duke Nukem Forever was announced in 1997. After several game engine changes and delays, a second trailer has finally been released. I graduated high school, finished college, finished my masters and am knee deep into my career. Finally, I MIGHT get … Continue reading The Atomic Bomb was developed faster than Duke Nukem Forever
How apt for the holidays. A bought a Nike+ kit a few months ago about the same time I got the fatty nano. Inspired to lose weight and reinvigorate my athletic self (I used to be able to do a one mile run in 7 minutes – not bad) I set out on the adventure … Continue reading Does the Nike+ kit really encourage you to stay fit?
I’ve been receiving relatively more applications for the b5media tech channel from the past few weeks. Generally speaking, the application process is … well, “very general” for the most part. Potential authors always submit blog pitches and areas of specialty that have the words “technology”, “gadgets” and “computers” in the subject line for preferred niches. … Continue reading Tips on Applying for the b5media Technology Channel
Sweeney Todd, the “Demon Barber” is a fictional serial killer of Jack the Ripper legend. I managed to find the audio book on Audible. The selection is a good listen as it isn’t really an audio book but a full radio drama of BBC “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe” depth. The book is available for … Continue reading Audible Pick: Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls