Tuesday, October 29, 2013

LG Pocket Photo Brings Special Moments to Life

The LG PoPo
Do you know a Filipino who doesn't love photos? I believe we are not tagged as heavy IG users for nothing. Before mobile phone and digital cameras existed, my Mom loves to have our photos developed at Quiapo everytime we finish a film roll. But now, with the new LG Pocket Photo, you can make your special moments come to life as you print and share those timeless photographs on your phone!  

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Laureen Uy Unveils "Break My Style" Mobile App

Laureen Uy is one of my favorite fashion bloggers. I have been following her since her stint in My Binondo Girl with Kim Chiu. That's why when I was invited to her "Break My Style" Mobile Application Launch, I simply agreed to go and see what this new innovation has to offer. 

Save the Date: Join the Blogapalooza 2013 this November 16!

I've got the chance to join the Blogapalooza last 2011 at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street and I had a very interesting afternoon, knowing a lot of companies and their products. This year, it gets even better and they have already invited up to 250 bloggers (and counting). Get the chance to be here in this event, happening on November 16 at the Function Room 1 of SM Aura!

To sign up to the biggest blog event of the year, please visit http://Blogapalooza.WhenInManila.com. Meet businesses who are looking for brand ambassadors and online storytellers. 

I was so excited that I have already signed up, the first week the invites are up. So don't get left behind! If you love to do reviews and be in the know of the latest brands, Blogapalooza 2013 is the event to be. For more details, visit the WheninManila and Blogapalooza 2013 sites now. 

See you there blogger friends!

Friday, October 25, 2013

Makati After Dark is This Halloween's Biggest Street Festival

The Walking Dead, Warm Bodies, Plants Vs. Zombies - These are all household names that comes to mind when you drop the word ZOMBIES. And this year, it gets bigger as you can now get fit by running against 3000 of them as J.R. Usi presents, MAKATI AFTER DARK: RUN & SURVIVE HALLOWFEST! Get the chance to party with the undead this October 31 as grandest and most exciting Halloween party of the year unveil.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Gabay Guro Invites Teachers to the Biggest Gathering Yet!

PLDT Press Release:

Sign up to be part of the biggest tribute event for teachers, happening on October 26 
at the Mall of Asia Arena!

PLDT Executive volunteers (Left to Right) Jojo Alonzo, Rissa Golloso, Gil Garcia, Stateland Inc. First vice President Mr. Grant Orbeta, Gabay Guro Chairman Ms. Chaye Cabal-Revilla, Foton Vice President for Passenger vehicle Sales Mr. Jesus S. Tadena, Gabay Guro Marketing Head Gary Dujali and PLDT Executive volunteers Francis Bautista and Bong Padiz 
As a way of giving back to the teachers, PLDT-Smart Foundation’s Gabay Guro program is holding the biggest event that pays tribute to teachers. The Grand Gathering brings the teachers together for an event featuring some of the biggest celebrities like Edu Manzano, Derek Ramsay, Martin Nievera, Pops Fernandez, Judy Ann Santos, Anne Curtis, Marian Rivera, Ryzza Mae, Rocco Nacino, plus a special tribute by Regine Velasquez.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Thank God It's SevenFriday!

Thank God It's Sevenfriday!
How I love Fridays! It's always the day to look forward to, after an excruciating week. After four days of hard work, Friday is the smallest link to the weekend. And now, Swiss watch brand Sevenfriday also tells you that the day stands out of the ordinary. 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Design Your Life Story: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 + Gear

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 + Gear

Two new amazing innovations were unveiled by Samsung Mobile at the SM Aura last September 26. With the shape of a Dot, a Circle and Square, the Samsung Note 3 + Gear helps you tell your life story, multitask and make it even more better with new apps and specifications. 

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Crazy Kid Ke$ha makes Manila debut at the Big Dome

Don't stop, make it pop
DJ, blow my speakers up
Tonight, Im'ma fight
Till we see the sunlight
TiK ToK, on the clock
But the party don't stop no
Woah-oh oh oh
Woah-oh oh oh

Yes, Ke$ha is one of my guilty pleasures. And this October 24, the Araneta Center officially announces Ke$ha’s debut concert in Manila. Fresh from dishing out her signature party anthems and wicked beats across major cities in Europe and the US, the music superstar brings the party to the Big Dome to promote her most recent album, “Warrior.”

Sunday, October 06, 2013

Have a Fresh Start with Wendy's TM Kalaw

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and as a writer, I need all the nourishment I can get to fuel my body. And knowing me, I cannot function without coffee and at least something to eat in the morning. Good thing I've seen Wendy's at their T.M. Kalaw Branch last weekend and took a hearty breakfast to jump start on my activities.

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Join Now! Solo’s His & Hers Graphic Tee Design Competition Year 2

His and Hers = Love
Whenever I see a couple wearing the same shirts, I can't help but feel really mushy, in a good way. Last year in SOLO's His & Hers Graphic Tee Design, 90’s Romance by Michelle Santos, 90’s Time Machine by Juan Paulo Manalo and 90’s Mixed Up by Raymundo Perez emerged as official winners with the theme of  Dekada 90's. Now modeled by Solo Online Model Search 2013 Winners Derek Espinosa and Ganiel Krishnan, these designs are available for grabs last September. And now, Solo is bringing it back with a theme that's also relatable to almost everyone, MUSIKA. 

90s Romance by Michelle Santos
I know a couple who loves these things, Music and Same Shirts. So if you're like them and you have what it takes to be the next set of His and Hers Graphic Tee design winners for 2014, download the t-shirt template now at solo.com.ph and create a his and hers design. I'm pretty sure that lots could come up with the Musika theme. If you're set with the design, log on to Facebook and upload your entry at Solo's Facebook Page under His & Hers Graphic Tee Design Contest Tab/App together with your online application form. 

90s Mixed Up by Raymundo Perez
The His & Hers Graphic Tee Design Contest follows the criteria of 30% creativity, 30% originality, 20% theme relevance and 20% for online votes. Doing so will help you gain a better chance of winning! Remember, submission of entries will begin on October 1 until November 15. Voting period is until November 30.

90s Time Machine by Juan Paulo Manalo
If they picked three last year, the 2014 contest just got bigger with 5 grand winners! Each will receive cash and Solo gift certificates. Best of all, their designs will become part of Solo’s summer collection in 2014! So get your creative juices flowing and have fun with Solo's His & Hers Graphic Tee Design Contest Year 2. 

For more information, please log on to solo.com.ph or like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MySoloOnline. You may also follow them on Twitter and Instagram @MySoloOnline.

PLDT Announces PLDT and Me Online Promo on Their 85th Anniversary

Home is always where the heart is. And before computers and cellular phones ever evolved in the homes of the Filipinos, PLDT and the telephone is the priceless device you can ever have, to talk to your loved ones wherever they may be.

As a daughter to an OFW dad, my family relied to PLDT in keeping in touch with him while working abroad. I can still remember how it can be a link to communicating with him especially when he can't make it to the holidays and the most special occasions in our life. In essence, my brother and I are instilled with the values of my Dad's hard work because even though we cant be with him, we always have PLDT landline to hear his advices and greetings. That I can say, PLDT is really changing lives. 

With its 85th anniversary, founded on November 28, 1928,  PLDT continues to reward its loyal and potential subscribers with exciting activities for everyone. Over generations, PLDT has been an integral part of homes, schools and businesses. During my high school days, I have never known anyone without a PLDT landline. And even if we've already seen each other at school, my friends and I still talk over the phone with our personal lives. It has changed the course of communication for years, until our love for the company evolved us to getting the myDSL for our home. These milestones are important because it is a part of who we are, and they share the same for every Filipinos. 

Here's my entry!
After the success of the Then & Now promo where some of the latest Samsung gadgets were awarded to lucky subscribers, PLDT announces the new promo for its Facebook Fans to enjoy. Witness the PLDT & Me promo, where you can upload a photo of you, your relative, your crush or friends using a PLDT telephone unit, Telpad or PhoneBooth like the one above. It can be from as long as 1928 or your present day photo. 

Joining is so easy. Just follow these simple steps. First, you can go to any of PLDT’s Facebook Page such as PLDT Home, PLDT SME Nation or PLDT Public Affairs or you can go directly to http://apps.facebook.com/PLDTandMe. When you have already reached the page above, click the Terms and Conditions then click Install. 

PLDT & Me will prompt you that they will be accessing your profile, then click okay. 

You will be directed to the Gallery where you can see samples of the uploaded photos. Then click Continue to Upload.

Register your details then upload your photo. 

A Thank You message will prompt and you have to wait for 24-28 hours after submission. PLDT will let you know if your entry(ies) are valid.

See how easy it is to join? PLDT & Me runs from September 30 to October 25. There are weekly e-raffles to be held beginning October 4. They will receive the following prizes, with three winners each week. Participants can submit as many photos as they want, but may win only once. Non-winning entries from previous draws will automatically be included in the following draws.

Duration – September 30, 2013 at 12:01PM – October 4, 2013 until 12 Noon
Draw Date – October 4, 2013 at 4PM
Announcement Date – October 4, 2013 at 7PM

Duration – October 4,  2013 at 12:01PM – October 11, 2013 until 12 Noon
Draw Date – October 11, 2013 at 4PM
Announcement Date – October 11, 2013 at 7PM

Duration – October 11, 2013 at 12:01PM – October 18, 2013 at 12 Noon
Draw Date – October 18, 2013 at 4PM
Announcement Date – October 18, 2013 at 7PM

Duration – October 18, 2013 at 12:01PM – October 25, 2013 at 12 Noon
Draw Date – October 25, 2013 at 4PM
Announcement Date – October 25, 2013 at 7PM

During its launch, Mr. Ramon Isberto, PLDT's Head of Public Affairs told us that they are giving away these cool gadgets because these are the windows where you can enjoy your PLDT subscription. He said, "PLDT's move into multimedia services seeks to take advantage of its extensive and robust fixed and mobile platforms to deliver digital media content such as entertainment like music, photos and video through various devices including laptops, smartphones, tablets and smart TVs."

Now there's no reason for you not to join! It can be a throwback entry or a selfie while winning a very cool gadget at the same time! Visit http://apps.facebook.com/PLDTandMe now to join this exciting promo. For more info, you can visit their Facebook Pages at: PLDT Home, PLDT Public Affairs or PLDT SME Nation.

Friday, October 04, 2013

Miss Solaire Gets Crowned as Miss World 2013

Due to the recent achievement of one Filipina, Megan Lynne Young at the Miss World Philippines 2013, she definitely brings pride to our country and to the people. But no one is more proud of her victory than Solaire Resort and Casino because it is the official residence of the recently held Miss World Philippines 2013. 

During the 2013 Miss World Philippines pageant, The 23-year old Digital Filmmaking student at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde garnered a total of 10 special awards, some of which are, Miss Solaire Resort and Casino, Best in Fashion Runway, Miss Sports and the title Miss World Philippines 2013.

After the shimmering coronation night at Solaire Resort and Casino, Megan and the other candidates stayed on to celebrate her victory and enjoyed the resort facilities as they lounged at the pool of Solaire to relax after all the hard work in preparation for the coronation night.

Donato Almeda, Board of Director of Solaire Resort and Casino’s message for Megan, "On behalf of the management and staff of Solaire, I extend my heartfelt congratulations. At the Miss World Philippines coronation we knew you would be the strongest contender yet. We are very excited over your win. And we are honored that Solaire was the home of the Miss World Philippines pageant for this year."

Young competed internationally and was declared as the new Miss World in Bali, Indonesia last Saturday, 28th of September 2013. Megan also bagged the special award for winning the Top Model and 5th placer for Beach Body. She is the first Filipina to win the most coveted crown in the history of the Philippines.

Source: Solaire Resort and Casino Official Press Release


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