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The Dawn: Nothing Beats the Orig


 I would say 2016 is turning out to be another great year for OPM. The first ever Pinoy rock band that I enjoyed listening to while growing up in the 80’s, The Dawn, just welcomed back lead guitarist Francis “Kiko” Reyes (a.k.a. DJ Francis Brew of NU107) and bassist Carlos “Caloy” Balcells. They recently started their series of gigs with Kiko and Caloy and I attended one of them, which happened to be a free show in a nearby mall. It’s actually my very first time to see the live performance of these legends (plus guitarist Rommel “Sancho” Sanchez, who […]


Kata M2L unboxing, first impressions, and review


 Kata M2L Unboxing Under the hood, the early M2 and M2L share some similarities such as boasting a 1.3GHz Quad Core processor; RAM capacity at 1GB and 16GB internal storage; and Dual Function SIM slot for most of its function and performance. First Impressions What it sets apart are the other specs that makes the M2L to standout on its own. Kata M2L sports a 5.5-inch Super HD Display; a 3000mAh battery; 13MP rear and 8MP front cameras; and is now running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. I think this is the first Kata device that’s initially released having the Lollipop version on its […]


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 […]


Kakao Talk launches new chat feature Open Chat


 Kakao Philippines Corp. recently launched Open Chat, a Kakao Talk feature that allows 500 participants to chat with each other in one chat room. The fun part is, all chat rooms in Open Chat have designated URLs, which users can share on social media and other websites. And for those who doesn’t want to give away their mobile numbers that easy, a Kakao Talk user can enter the chat room without providing his or her mobile phone numbers or Kakao Talk IDs. Group chats are then easier to start because users who have the link can join the conversation; no need to add people one […]


The largest social learning network in the world – in the Philippines known as – has just raised 9 million dollars for further development.


 Brainly has drawn the attention of General Catalyst which usually invests in US start-ups, just to mention Snapchat, Airbnb and Kayak. Only in exceptional circumstances they are interested in companies outside North America – and Polish start-up is one of these exceptions. 35 countries with 12 language versions, over 30 million students visiting each month, including 7 million from Southeast Asia, 2 300 000 visitors of the Philippine version –, more than 8,000 questions asked per hour and 450 moderators taking care of content’s quality. These are just a few numbers about Brainly. “Every student eventually becomes stuck on […]

REO: A TALE OF SURVIVING TYPHOON YOLANDA. A story of hope from a Tacloban band called REO who survived Typhoon Yolanda.

Things do not happen by chance… It is destiny – A story of hope from a Tacloban band called REO who survived Typhoon Yolanda


 “Things do not happen by chance… it is destiny.” These are the words that puts simply describe the unprecedented events that changed the lives of the band who hailed from Tacloban, REO. REO is not just an ordinary band from the province that was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) on November 8, 2013.  Unraveling the success story of the “band of brothers from Tacloban“, Reno, RJ, Raymart and Ralph, collectively called the REO Band, was one of the most amazing and touching stories we have heard, in the aftermath of Yolanda. Rannie Raymundo (the singer) and his business partners gave them […]

YOUTUBE SENSATIONS UNITE FOR TYPHOON RELIEF. Filipino YouTube artists dedicate "The Prayer" song for Typhoon relief.

Filipino YouTube artists dedicate “The Prayer” song for Typhoon relief


 When thirteen world phenomenon Filipino YouTube artists unite and collaborate, a meaningful and heartwarming songs is produced. Thirteen “YouTube singers” from across the globe dedicated their time and talents to this project, which is designed to help raise global awareness for the still ongoing need for aid and relief in the most hard hit areas in the Philippines. Participants in this video include Zendee Tenerefe and Aldrich Talonding, both of whom famously appeared on the Ellen Show. A pair of American Idol ‘veterans‘ are also in the mix in the form of Marvin Calderon Jr and Jett Hermano, while talented Filipino singers from as far away […]

FHM SEXIEST AT KOREAN RED GINSENG BRAND STORE OPENING. FHM Philippines two-time 100 Sexiest winner Sam Pinto joins Cheong-Kwan-Jang grand opening.

FHM Philippines two-time 100 Sexiest winner Sam Pinto joins Cheong-Kwan-Jang grand opening


 Sam Pinto, two-time FHM Philippines’ Sexiest Woman in the World 2011 & 2012, graced Cheong-Kwan-Jang‘s grand opening celebration at The Annex, SM North EDSA last Sept. 21. For over 112 years, Cheong-Kwan-Jang (CKJ) has created huge demand worldwide, and is expanding its brand in Metro Manila. Sam was joined by another hottie, Jinri Park as they cut the ribbon with Richie Import & Export Trading Ltd Inc. officials during the opening ceremony. The celebration was hosted by Sam Oh. CKJ red ginseng by Korea Ginseng Corporation: Korea Ginseng Corp. (KGC) is the world’s number one company in international Korean ginseng sales with a […]