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Dial 0917-558HOPE to save a life in 40 seconds


 Do you know that the second leading cause of death among the youth (15-29 years old) globally, is suicide? That is according to the World Health Organization. To add, depression is the predominant cause of illness and disability for both boys and girls aged 10 to 19. At present, life is lost to suicide every 40 seconds. The hotline 0917-558HOPE(4673) is just one of the HOPELINE numbers from Natasha Goulbourn Foundation (NGF). HOPELINE is a 24/7 suicide hotline which can provide proper intervention to those who need assistance. Other numbers are 804-HOPE and 2919 (toll free from TM and Globe). […]


Meet your idols at the YouTube Lounge in select Ayala Mall locations


 Meet your favorite YouTube creators when you visit that newly installed YouTube Lounge sponsored by Ayala Malls in key locations in Metro Manila. Catch your idols like Janina Vela and Wil Dasovich (Oct. 8) at the UP Town Center; Team Kramer at TriNoma (Oct. 15); beauty bloggers Kristine Roces, Say Tioco, and Clara Benin at Glorietta (Oct. 29); erwan Heussaff, Mikey Bustos, and Chris Cantada at Greenbelt (Nov. 12); Lloyd Cadena, Anne Clutz, and Boogieboy at Market! Market! (Nov. 26); and lastly, Bogart the Explorer, Ralph Jay, and Joyce Sola at Alabang Town Center (December 10). “Filipinos watch videos at […]


CustomThread: Customizing apparel to a whole new level


 Dreaming of starting your own T-shirt printing business is a legit kick-ass if you know the ways and trade of the clothing industry. A lot of t-shirt printing business sprung left and right with almost of them became successful and earned a lot of  customers coming back for their services. What if you don’t know the how to’s of this traditional business and yet, you still want to engage with the opportunities that it bring to people interested in this kind of industry? You’ve got a creative mind? That’s a starter. CustomThread gives everyone an opportunity to have that shot of success, be […]


Webrangers learn from Digital Storytellers


 Together with invited social media influencers and digital storytellers, Google Philippines held a one-day Webrangers workshop for students last September 17 at Green Sun Hotel in Makati. Guest speakers like Jako de Leon of paperbug shared insights on how to be a successful online influencers. For Jako, who produces YouTube videos for Bogart the Explorer, creating content online is more flexible as it can target a large pie of the demographics. It’s relatively inexpensive and can be instantly shared using social media networks. The main goal of Webrangers campaign is to encourage young students age 14-20 years old to know […]


Pizza in just a few clicks with Pizza Hut #PizzaMeNow


 Have you been spending that oh so many nights just eating your ‘tortang talong’ and you began to feel sorry for yourself? Worry and feel bad no more. There’s now a fast and easy way to fix your pizza cravings, day and night. All you need is your laptop, desktop, or mobile phone. It’s now quick and easy to have your favorite pizzas, at home, delivered at your doorstep or through carry-out orders. Paano? Read on! Pizza Hut Philippines recently updated their new website and part of it is the featured new and fast way of ordering pizza. The new […]


Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game


 Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game from social entertainment site migme. You might consider as a break-out type of game which you can start to play with while relaxing in your favorite couch or when you just need to chill for a while. But lo and behold, easy as it may seem, be ready to spend an amount of time when you start this game. Because, yes, it is quite addictive to say the least. Friends who play Candy Crush and Bejeweled compare Gone Goose to these two mentioned tile-matching puzzle because of how the game works. You […]


Kapuso teen star Miguel Tanfelix tackles issues on premarital sex and teenage pregnancies


 To be clear, Kapuso young actor Miguel Tanfelix admits that he has no time to think about premarital sex at this point in time of his career. Miguel, 17, is currently busy with projects under his mother studio and other appearances beyond showbiz like becoming an ambassador for U4U. Miguel was tapped as the Celebrity Ambassador for U4U flagship program for Filipino teens by POPCOM. POPCOM kicked off U4U in 2014 as an innovative caravan for teens and by teens. POPCOM executive director, Dr. Juan Antonio Perez said that U4U is one of several programs of the government aimed to fulfill […]


Tips where to catch Pikachu in Boracay


 Pokemon Go Hunting Why not? From NAIA Terminal 4 we were already searching far and wide for Pokemons, to be the best like no one ever was, when we flew to Boracay for a weekend getaway trip. The search continued as soon as we landed in Caticlan airport. Do you want to know where you can catch Pikachu? PIKACHU IN BORACAY Bulabog Beach Pikachu spawns in three different places in Boracay. One Pikachu appeared while we were on our way to Bulabog Beach where we boarded a motor boat that ferried us to Boracay SunCruiser #BoatParty, Day 1 of our Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay […]


Play Pokemon GO with your smartphone battery all juiced up by Anker


 The rise of modern smartphones also gave way to the boom in the power charging industry. And the smarter the phone gets, the higher the power of a mobile charging is required for maximum smartphone usage. Anker, one of the emerging US brands, is set to give its competitors a run for their money with their latest power charging devices line up, promising a better and ultimate performance for everyone’s mobile use. Anker is keen on making the smart life easier with its affordable but high quality products that are now available in select branches of Power Mac Center. Anker […]


Pokemon Go is officially out in the Philippines


 After months of waiting, Pokemon Go is now official in the Philippines. This is legit. That’s right. And if you’re still living in a bunker you should go out now and install the Pokemon Go on your smartphone. Gotta catch ’em all. Pokemon Go was officially released in the Philippines on the early hours of August 6, 2016 and a lot of Pokemon Trainers started unpacking the app to familiarize with Professor Willow’s instruction. Start searching far and wide. Who knows, just like that guy in the US, Marriott might just be there ‘listening’ and sponsor your next Pokemon Go […]


Weather Wiser Influencers’ Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness Summit in Cebu


 Weather Philippines Foundation in cooperation with Cebu Pacific Air, brought us to Cebu last July 21-22 for the Weather Wiser Influencers’ Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness Summit. It was a two-day trip which included a familiarization and urbanized heritage tour around the city of Cebu on the first day and social media summit on the second day held at Summit Circle Hotel last July 22. In partnership with Cebu Pacific Air, Rappler, and City Savings, Weather Philippines also invited local school and university educators to a one-day social media awareness day. The summit covered the responsible use […]


Weather Philippines Foundation gets urbanized with Cebu Heritage Tour


 Did you know that long before the colonizing powers of the West arrived, Cebu was once called Zubu and was already an important trading center and one of the oldest trading location known as parian is here in this city? Before Ferdinand Magellan, it was the Chinese traders who discovered and were particularly attracted, not only to goods; but tot the honesty of the natives of Zubu, and it was the ‘ideal safe harbor’ because of the protection in the east given by the Mactan Island. This was just an introduction of what we rediscovered during our recent stay in Cebu. […]


Everybody wins together as OLX community continues its growth as leading online classified platform


 We are pretty much sure that 80-90% of our Filipino readers here have in one-time or frequently used the online classified platform OLX to buy or sell previously owned goods and cars, inquire for latest job openings, and check a house or space for rent or for sale. OLX has been a household name as the brand steadily grown over the last ten years. In the Philippines, OLX receives over 40,000 new listings placed every day. As its local community of active users grows, the platform continues to respond to users’ needs and demands. And to strengthen OLX Philippines ties to their beloved […]


Smart unboxes giga loads of surprises and latest offerings on MVP’s 70th birthday celebration


 Every person at the Bonifacio Ballroom hallway of the newly opened Shangri-La The Fort were all curious to know what Smart was going to unveil as for the title of the event was ‘Smart Unbox’ presentation. The people knew it was Manny V. Pangilinan’s, who is better known in the business and telco world as MVP, 70th birthday. And they were eager to make the first greet. The secret to MVP’s rise to success maybe his no absence from work and in this case, important event that will make Smart more aggressive in its industry. As soon as people got […]


How strong and secure is your online password?


 If you’re not sure if your internet online password is not strong, safe, and secure, hook on this site first before you proceed below. For many, and that include us, think that our choice passwords are already strong and safe. But wait until you try and test it on the site we just gave you. High school students of Manila Science High School know very much than we do. At their tender age, they knew the danger that lurks beneath the world wide web and that there is someone who’s out to steal their online information and use it without […]


PLDT SME Nation brings back #BeTheBoss


 It’s time to nominate your favorite entrepreneurs and welcome the new batch of digitally-driven industry game-changers through PLDT SME Nation’s #BeTheBoss, a pioneering social media crowd sourcing search in partnership with Rappler. #BeTheBoss is now back for year two. “Our goal is simple and poignant – to demonstrate how digital technology can empower micro, small, and medium entreprises (MSMEs) and help them grow their business by looking to young and savvy entrepreneurs who’ve actually done it,” said VP and Head of PLDT SME Nation Mitch Locsin during the welcome program of Media Night for press and online media people last […]


#ConquerNewWorlds with Acer Predator


 Okay. We admit we’re not really a gaming fan. The last RPG that we’ve played was Max Payne and it was a long time ago. Not that we don’t have the gamer’s skills but it’s more of the fear of addiction that we expect once our vein has finally acquired a blood-thirsty appetite for more gaming time.   We loved Counter Strike. And way back in the 80s, we can chomped out a lot of ghosts on an Atari Pac-Man video game. We’ve learned a lot of the new games that spawned after the birth of Nintendo Family Computer to this […]


Globe presents stellar partners that will shape the future of entertainment and mobile lifestyle


 Globe has been in the journey to create a wonderful world for consumers, businesses, and the nation, pioneering new ways for the subscribers to enjoy their mobile lifestyle with the rapid pace of digital technology. Last night, Globe Telecom unveiled their newest services that are set tor transform the digital landscape of the country. And when it comes to content, Globe is the purveyor of digital lifestyle. Dubbed as ‘The Next Attraction’, Globe presented the new, improved, and much faster internet mobile handset experience that will go hand-in-hand with the evolution of entertainment that Globe has to offer. The country’s no. […]


iflix turns 1


 Southeast Asia’s leading internet TV service iflix is  celebrating its first year as it turns 1 this year! iflix officially went into broadcast and stream its very own library on May 26, 2015. In April 2015, the company announced the appointment of its advisory board, comprised of Hollywood’s most influential business and creative leaders, including the chairman and CEO of MGM, President and CEO of Fox networks and more. iflix Philippines launched commercially in June 2015 alongside telecommunications partners PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. We were there. In November last year, celebrities Ruffa, Richard, and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez, Iza […]


Outcast jumps from comics to TV with 10 episodes on FOX


  Outcast is an American-horror drama created by Robert Kirkman of The Walking Dead and artist Paul Azaceta which debuted last June 4 on FOX in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Outcast also simulcasted on FOX Filipino and STARWorld within hours of the US premiere on June 3, 2016. Outcast is a supernatural-horror with demonic possession anchored on its story-line subjected with fear factors never before seen with Kirkman’s The Walking Dead. The first episode “A Darkness Surrounds Him” builds up the character of Kyle Barnes, played by Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous), who returned to a small town called Rome […]

Cinemansanas awards filmmakers who uses Apple devices in shooting short films


 “Cinemansanas Awards”, a certain award given to filmmakers who accepted the challenge of making a short film only using Apple devices which was presented just last May 12 in the Power Mac Center Spotlight- Circuit Makati. Cinemansanas is a Pixelworx competition currently on its second installment that aims to show the talent and resourcefulness of Filipino artists. Before the awardings went on, selected films were shown and I enjoyed watching the short films while at the same time wondering how the effects were done and such. The answers lie in iMovie, GarageBand and Final Cut Pro X. They’re programs with […]


How much is Netflix’s subscription in the Philippines?


 Since launching Netflix Philippines in January 2016, the world’s leading internet television network offers three subscription options based on the number of simultaneous streams and the image quality. With a Netflix account, a subscriber can create up to five profiles for every part of the family members and share one Netflix account so that each customers can customize experience of their own. For a 1 Screen Standard Definition: PHP 370/mo. For 2 Screens Simultaneously HD Definition: PHP 460/mo. And for 4 Screens Simultaneously HD + ULTRA HD 4K: PHP 550/mo. Right now, Netflix is offering one month free trial for […]