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Rivermaya Is Back With A Heavy Rock N’ Roll Feels Single ‘Manila’

 

 Thanks to Azrael, I woke up to the sound of the ‘new’ Rivermaya. Heavy with the rock n’ roll feels, it looks like the Filipino rock band has finally ‘found’ its right place back once again. For more than 23 years, Rivermaya has been currently moving in circles with different lineup since frontman Bamboo Mañalac departed from the band in 1998. The unexpected departure paved the way for Rico Blanco to assume the primary vocals with remaining member Mark Escueta. Perf de Castro and Nathan Azarcon were replaced by Kakoy Legaspi, Mike Elgar, and Japs Sergio in 2001. Japs penned […]

OPPO F3 PLUS VIDEO UNBOXING

WATCH: OPPO F3 Plus Unboxing

 

 WATCH: OPPO F3 Plus Unboxing   Set to be the ultimate Selfie Expert, the F3 Plus builds upon the technology of the earlier OPPO F1s to deliver outstanding selfie photography. The new smartphone sports a similar 16-megapixel (MP) selfie camera with a 1/3-inch sensor for clear image results even in low light, as well as an f/2.0 aperture for depth-of-field aesthetic. The difference lies in the additional secondary camera. This 8MP groufie-camera has a wide 120-degree angle—105 percent larger than the regular 80-degree lens field of view— which allows more people to fit inside the frame. The wide-angle shot is […]

SMART X VOYAGER X BINIBINING PILIPINAS CHARITIES INC. PARTNERSHIP

Binibining Pilipinas 2017 SMS and digital fan voting powered by Smart and Voyager Innovations

 

 For the first time in Binibining Pilipinas pageant history – that’s 54 years and counting, this year’s SMS and digital fan voting, where the winner of the text votes will automatically be part of the Top 15 finalists, will be powered by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, along with its digital innovations arm Voyager Innovations. Starting last April 26, fans only need to type BB<number of candidate> (ex. BB1 to BB40) and send it to 2929022 to cast their votes and support their favorite candidates. Votes will be counted until 7 PM of April 30 during the Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night. The signing of […]

ICATS 7TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

International Cabin Attendant Training School Celebrates 7 Founding Years

 

 It was just a leap of faith when International Cabin Attendant Training School or ICATS was founded 7 years ago by CEO and co-founder Princess Joy Garcia alongside Arthuro de Leon and the late Armie Guiao in 2009. ICATS was established with a mission to meet the demands of the airline service industry by helping Filipino dreamers reach their highest potentials. ICATS has no tie-ups with any airlines but the school’s portfolio speaks for itself why different airlines seek ICATS graduates and this is where the school stands out from other international cabin attendant training schools. “We just don’t train for the […]

TARA HYA LEONARDO DISNEY PRINCESS I DARE TO DREAM

Disney Princess: I Dare To Dream aspirant Hya’s story will truly melt your hearts

 

 Inspired by Disney’s iconic princesses and their incredible stories and qualities, Disney Princesses: I Dare To Dream will bring viewers on a magical journey of six young Filipino girls as they pursue their dreams with the help of various mentors headed by Disney legend Lea Salonga with theater actress Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, social educator Efren Penaflorenda, veterinarian Dr. Nielsen Donato, animator Tito Romero, chef Jessie Sincioco, and YouTuber and host Charisma Star. One of the aspiring Disney Princess is Hya Tara Leonardo, who is the eldest among the 6 girls performing from this 12–episodic web series, a first-of-its-kind digital reality-series produced […]

LEA SALONGA DISNEY PRINCESS I DARE TO DREAM

Lea Salonga acts as ‘fairy godmother’ to Disney Princesses

 

 Movie, television and theater actress, not to mention a great singer, Lea Salonga acts as ‘fairy godmother’ to 6 Disney Princesses who are pursuing their dreams in Globe Studios and Disney’s Disney Princess: I Dare To Dream. Lea, who herself is also considered as a princess, (she was the voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney animation’s Alladin) oversees and watches  6 young girls’ performance and ultimately, will be selecting one winner from the 12–episodic web series, a first-of-its-kind digital reality-series produced by Globe Studios in collaboration with Disney and Maker Studios. Inspired by Disney’s iconic princesses and their incredible stories and […]

KWENTONG JOLLIBEE VALENTINE SERIES

These are the Top 20 Kwentong Jollibee Memes and Reactions that will remind you why your Pineapple Juice is pure evil

 

 By now, almost every Filipino have seen Jollibee’s latest and pre-Valentine’s Day ‘hugot’ Kwentong Jollibee ads and it already spawned in different memes that is setting the internet on fire. Last year’s #KwentongJollibee gained 24 million YouTube views and reached 20 million audience. This Valentine’s season, Jollibee invites us to elebrate the joy of love that comes with special shared moments. But before you can even think that love is all about happy endings, don’t. Here are some of the best memes and comments we gathered from Facebook, some sharing their own experience and kinda relate from the Jollibee videos “Vow” […]

WMA2 Gives back via WISHclusive Elite Circle

 

 Wish 107.5 obtained a 236% increase in the number of its YouTube channel subscribers for 2016, making it the fastest-growing channel in the country according to a year-end report released by YouTube Philippines. Raking in a total of 439,407 new subscribers this year, the Wish 107.5 YouTube page now has around 690,000-strong following. It is a treasure trove of over 400 WISHclusive videos that continually earn praises from music lovers and stars here and abroad. WISHclusive Elite Circle Achieving this feat is yet another milestone for the station whose advocacy of bringing the Filipino musicality to the global arena has […]

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL PYROMUSICAL COMPETITION 2016

16 Topics that went viral on social media 2016

 

 Pokemon Go Everyone went berserk and crazy online as soon as Niantic’s Pokemon Go was released in the Philippines shore. Almost every 80s and 90s boys and girls were eager and have patiently waited for the announcement of this mobile game. The hype went to awesomeness. Strangely, the clamor has died down before 2016 ended its reign. Coldplay Philippines’ Concert When a Coldplay in Manila fan-made poster was posted online a few years back, it drew a lot of high hopes wishing for this popular band to make its first-ever concert in the Philippines. The wait was finally over when […]

YOUTUBE CREATOR DAY MANILA

How to make your YouTube Channel successful

 

 During the recently held YouTube Creator Day in Manila, Enrique CuUnjieng, Partner Manager for Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand shared ten basic fundamentals on how to make your YouTube Channel grow exponentially and successful. Just here in the Philippines, over 55% of YouTube’s watch time is in mobile with over 80 channels with over 100,000 subscribers, and 5 channels with over 1 million subscribers. Here are the ten fundamentals related by Enrique that can help you grow your YouTube Channel and how to take car of your audience. Be discoverable Be accessible Be shareable Collaborative Targeted Conversational Interactive Consistent Sustainable […]

YOUTUBE LOUNGE GREENBELT MAKATI

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 […]

GOOGLE WEB RANGERS WORKSHOP

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 […]

SMART UNBOX

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 […]

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 […]

KWENTONG JOLLIBEE

New heartwarming Jollibee ads featuring long-lasting love debut this Valentine’s Day

 

 The audience weren’t prepared when they sat in front of the big screen during the exclusive preview of the new Jollibee ads last Friday night at My Cinema in Greenbelt Cinema 3. The atmosphere was full of jolly people enjoying their popcorn and soda as they all awaited for the lights to go out and the film starts to roll. Film, because these four new Jollibee ads were produced in a short story manner, not the usual ads for a TV commercial. Four Jollibee ads titled Kwentong Jollibee, Jabee, Almusal, and Tagpuan were simultaneously played one after the other and during […]

KATA T4 TABLET REVIEW

Kata T4 review and why we believe it’s an ideal tablet for media entertainment

 

 We’ve just read on Kata Philippines‘ Facebook that the recently launched Kata T4 is already sold-out. That’s great to hear for a product that has been introduced early this November. The flagship tablet is the newest device that Kata brought in the market thriving with the latest innovation for their consumer. Let’s not forget that back in 2014, Kata released Fish Tab 3 that resembled (for the lack of word) the iPad mini with it’s 7.9-inch display offering a fair breather on the much expensive tablet in the market. For PhP 7,995, it was a good buy. While being the […]

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: FLIGHT 462

Watch: New 10 things you did not know about The Walking Dead

 

 Only 5 days to go and we will be seeing The Walking Dead Season 6 premiering this October 11. In relation to that, Fear The Walking Dead just concluded its 6-episode run of Season 1 with the family of Travis Manawa leaving L.A. and onto the Pacific. Also, AMC has debuted online the Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 just right after the season finale of the show. Flight 462 is a 16-part webseries which will be available online and on every commercial break of The Walking Dead Season 6. Flight 462’s remaining webisodes will have a minute or less than in length. And […]

KATA BOX

REVIEW: KATA Box bringing limitless entertainment possibilities

 

 Kata has just launch its newest Kata Box that puts your television to the next level, turning your regular TV into a smart TV, with just an HDMI cable and your good to go. The Kata Box lets you surf through the internet, stream contents online, play games and use smartphone apps all directly to your TV. Kata box specs Android 4.4 kitkat Amlogic S805 Quad core 1.5GHz Mali-450 ( Internal storage ) 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM Micro SD slot WIFI / LAN 2 USB type A port 1 HDMI port AV output Kata Box can also read all kinds of […]

THE ALDUB SONG BY ANTONIO DUO AND KEIKO NECESARIO

Original and catchy love song take on AlDub fever uploads on YouTube

 

 It cannot be denied that social media has a great part in making the AlDub phenomenon a success and it has been attributed by the people behind it. The major catapult is the right timing, perfect combination, masa-appeal, and spontaneous act, whereas even the Eat Bulaga hosts don’t know what will happen next in the afternoon Kalye Serye. Social media has been kind to people who want to share their talents and passion. In this case, YouTubers The Antonio Duo showcased their original composition ‘The AlDub Song‘ as it fits to the widely hit saga of actor Alden Richards and newcomer Maine […]

GOOGLE CROWDSOURCED OFWS 'MISS KO NA' SONG

Google’s crowdsourced ‘Miss Ko Na’ debuts with live performances by Sponge Cola, Itchyworms, Kjwan, and Ebe Dancel

 

 The crowdsourced OFW song ‘Miss Ko Na‘ was finally launched and debuted with powerhouse performances by Sponge Cola, Itchyworms, Kjwan, and Ebe Dancel – minus the live appearance of YouTube sensation Mikey Bustos at KPub BBQ in BGC last Tuesday, September 1. The artists worked together to put melody and structure to the answers to Google’s question “Anong namimiss mo sa Pilipinas?” (“What do you miss most in the Philippines?”) Google asked for submissions from OFWs using Google Forms and on their social media accounts using the hashtag #GoogleMissKoNa, which were then used as lyrics to the song. The “Miss Ko Na” music video is […]

VANNESS WU #LIVEINLEVISPH EVENT

Watch (Video)! #LiveInLevisPH Asian Superstar Vanness Wu described his Pinoy fans in 3 words

 

 Celebrating every woman’s greatness and achievement through the years in different fields, Levi’s launched the Women’s Denim Collection for Fall 2015 on July 31, 2015 at Valkyrie Nightclub. Asian Superstar Vanness Wu gave an unforgettable performance, which was Levi’s way of thanking all the Levi’s female style seeker fans for patronizing the brand for years. In 3 words, Vanness Wu described his Pinoy fans as Ma Gun Da (maganda/beautiful), Ma Za Rap (masarap/sweet), and Ma Hal Ko Ka Yo (Mahal ko kayo/I love you all) at the #LiveInLevisPH event. Watch video below. Viewed 61383 times by 6311 viewers ADMINJuan Manila […]

A-Z most memorable moments from YouTube.

YouTube celebrates 10th year bringing back most memorable moments on their site

 

 As YouTube, popular free video-sharing website, turns 10 this month, be ready to see ultimate throwback of the most unforgettable videos on the the platform–trends, new stats and must-see videos from the last decade, on the YouTube trends blog. For the past 10 years, the site has been the very famous in terms of online video needs. Now, Youtube will continue the celebration through things that will make the netizens happy. Here are those: A to Z Yoodle  – A 10th birthday takeover of the YouTube logo on the YouTube homepage. What’s a Yoodle? It’s a fun themed doodle that […]

15 MINUTES OF FAME: The Lip Sync Battle

Smart enhances mobile entertainment services with affordable video data bundles

 

 Planning to further enhance the mobile entertainment experience among Filipinos, wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), developed “sachet bundles”, making video streaming more affordable and accessible to Smart subscribers, announced last May 8, at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City “Smart is thrilled to make online video content more affordable and accessible to Filipinos, who are avid viewers of YouTube’s trending music videos, viral clips, and online sensations,” according to Michele Curran, Smart’s First Vice President and Head for Data Services. Smart’s latest service innovation, the ‘new video data bundles’, offers more affordable deal to enjoy YouTube videos, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Skype […]

JFF 2015 GROUPSHOT. The fun shoot after the race held at Coco grove beach resort in Siquijor Island.

What makes you the team to beat in this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge?

 

 If you know the answer to that question, hurry up and upload your video entries to this year’s biggest and most exciting travel adventure for college students. You still have until tomorrow, May 2, to submit your entries to make it to the 5 team finalists who will join the travel adventure contest from Cebu Pacific and be mentored by 5 well-known celebrities who also have the passion in traveling. Meet DJ Joyce Pring, actress/TV host Iya Villania-Arellano, musician/HALE vocalist Champ Lui Pio, travel writer Jude Bacalso, and YouTube sensation Bogart the Explorer as they will be this year’s Cebu Pacific […]

Team #2. The Red Team with Chef Bogart during the cooking competition.

Google Café Cook-off tests Google Products and Apps’ efficiency

 

 By using its applications and products as a reference, Google’s effectiveness has been tested as it powers the Google Café Cook-off held last April 23 at Center for Culinary Arts, Quezon City It aims to challenge participants’ technical skills through using Google Apps in the cooking competition. There are three groups with 6 members and each of them was teamed with two Culinary Arts students, guests from media, and three YouTube Chefs, namely, Chef Erwan Heussaff, Chef Bogart, and Chef Chris. Culinary students acted as sous chefs checking on if the ingredients and measurements were right, while the media guest […]