Monday, August 29, 2011

Ready for the New Breed?

Meet Jake Cuenca and the other new breed of bachelors in the Highlands.

The new breed of corned beef is coming on August 31. visit for more details.

Celebrate Software Freedom Day Song (Enhanced Audio version)

In celebration of Software Freedom Day 2011 (SFD2011) cre8tivetech composed a song for SFD 2011 happening on September 17th, 2011 worldwide event.

The Celebrate Software Freedom Day Song is a collaborative effort of the authors who are members of SFD.PH . The team has celebrated and initiated events since 2008 in the Philippines and this year this song is dedicated to all F/OSS lovers and advocates of the world. Feel free to share and dance with the beat as we celebrate the benefits, beauty and goodness of this technology


Feel free to download this video, here’s the link

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Android: A glimpse to the future of mobility

juandroid-eventsdoteventbritedotcom in partnership with Computer Society, a student – oriented organization under the College of Computer Science, presents:

“Android: A glimpse on the future of mobility” is an online community for Android development made for Filipino developers. One of JuAndroid’s visions is to materialize the idea that as a mobile apps developer, local developers can still have a way to showcase their knowledge and skill sets while staying at their homeland.  

This event will be open for all students who wanted to participate from University of Makati and other universities that are into application development. Industry practitioners and aspiring programmers are invited to attend this event as well.

The general objective of this event is to equip the new and upcoming generations of mobile apps developers about the current on demand platform Android OS and contribute from the local mobile industry ecosystem. Specifically the objectives of this event are:

1.knowledge about the mobile industry

2.Awareness about smartphone market

3.Introduction to Android OS technology

4.Support from Telcos

We are making this event as accessible to as many students as possible so we will charge 20.00 php for early bird attendees and 40.00 php for walk in attendees.

Mede8er’s MED500X2 specification

There has been a steady rise in interest for multi-media players in the country. Due to technology innovations, now media players make it easier and more comfortable to view movies and photos, even listen to songs in comfort and pleasure on one’s own television.

With this, Sanji Electronics brings you MED500X2, the latest generation multimedia player, specially developed for today’s demanding media enthusiasts. MED500X2 has unique features to give the audience the best entertainment experience right in their own room. It is packed with plenty of ports – HDMI, component, composite video, optical and coaxial digital audio, USB and Gigabit Ethernet.

Its user friendly interface is big and bright and has all the options clearly labeled and arranged for faster and easier viewing. PAL and NTSC output up to 1080p/60Hz is possible (with an option for 24fps playback), while audio options include 2-channel down-mixing and pass-though for both HDMI and SPDIF (Sony Philips digital interface) outputs.


You can easily browse all the files, or filter by music, photos or movies after selecting the source. External USB storage can be used as an alternative for an internal hard drive, but MED500X2 connects seamlessly to both shared network drives and UPnP media servers.

View your photos with ease through slideshows that can be pepped up with a few simple transitions and your choice of background music. You can browse videos in almost every format using the thumbnail provision making it easy to look for the files, making video playback hassle free as well.

This multi-function media player lets you access your favorite websites such as Youtube and Facebook! With MED500X2 you can get the maximum TV experience in your own room!

For more updates on firmware releases and updated user manuals you can check out and

Mede8er 500x2


Realtek RTD1185- 256MB SPI Flash - 256MB DDR2 SDRAM

Video Formats Supported:

AVI / BDMV Light / BDISO Light / MKV / TS / TP / TRP / M2TS / MPG / MP4 / MOV / M4V / VOB / ISO / IFO /
DAT / WMV / ASF / RM / RMVB / FLV resolution up to 720p / 1080i / 1080p

Video Codecs Supported:

MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 SP /ASP /AVC (H.264) / XviD / DivX / WMV9 (VC-1) / RealVideo 8/9/10 (up to 720P)

Audio Codec Supported:

Mp3 / Mp2 / OGG Vorbis / APE - APE Cue /PCM / LPCM / AAC / RA / Dolby True HD - DTS MA Passthrough on HDMI
Dolby AC3 Downmix & Passthrough / DTS Downmix & Passthrough / FLAC up to 24bit 192Khz (HDMI & Co-Ax Digital only) Flac Cue / WAV, WMA Standard (DRM, & Advanced Profile not supported)

Photo format Supported:


File System Supported:

FAT32 (up to 2TB), NTFS (up to 3TB), MAC HFS+ (USB Drives only)

Video output resolution:

NTSC, PAL, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p. 24hz

Input / Output
• HDMI 1.3, Component Video, Composite Video
• Stereo RCA audio for analogue audio connection
• SD / Sony Pro Duo Card Slot
• SPDIF Optical - Co-Ax Digital Audio Outputs
• USB - 2.0 HOST port x 2
• USB - 3.0 SLAVE port
• RJ45 - Network Connector

• 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive Bay up to 3TB compatible SATA2 (SATA3 not compatible with current firmware)
• Built in 40mm cooling fan - TPE mounts for low noise
• Media Library Video Wall with Metadata * (Subject to Firmware update -- In development)

• Favourites Manager * (Subject to Firmware update -- In development)

• Alpha Jump in Media Library

• BD Menu - Non Java support

• 12 Bit Deep Video Colour support

• Internet Browser (Flash / Video playback not supported)

• Parental Control

• Playlist creation from remote
• Screensaver – Selectable in GUI setup - Default - Photo Album - Flickr Online
• In folder JPEG preview feature
• Easy navigation button use
• Resume playback feature
• Photo slide show with background music
• Network - Ethernet 10/100/1000* Mbps

* 1) Typical wire network transfer speeds Samba NAS -- From PC to MED500X2 (up to 8.5MB/sec)  --  From MED500X2 to PC up to 12MB/sec  to MED500X2 internal HDD

        * Tested with 1TB Internal SATA HDD

    2) Typical Video Streaming on Gigabit Network -- Full BDMV / BDISO non 3D (up to max 8.5MB/sec)

• Optional Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n up to 300Mbps) - MED10WFB - DHCP / WPS/ Peer To Peer setup only (No Manual IP)
• Samba server - NAS storage
• UPnP Device, DLNA (DMR) compliant
• Internet Radio (SHOUTcast) / .pls Playlist support

• File Copying - Card, USB, HDD and Network
• Subtitle: SRT, SSA, SUB, SMI, PGS format
• Size: 225 X 160 X 60 mm

Contents: MED500X2, Remote Control, 2 x AA Batteries, Carrying Bag, AC Adapter, HDMI - AV - USB 3.0 - Cables, User Instructions.


Saturday, August 27, 2011

Get your ultimate TV experience with Mede8er’s MED500X2!

Mede8er 500x2Sanji Electronics finally brings to the Philippine market Mede8er Med500X2, the new media player which can provide consumers with the ultimate viewing experience!

With Med500X2, people can enjoy local and Internet-based media like Facebook and Twitter. Media enthusiasts can also explore online media streaming in YouTube and even listen to Internet Radio using their TV.

Bloggers were invited to an intimate and fun activity where they experience the pleasure of home viewing though the new and improved Med500X2.

The event showcased how Med500X2 is designed for media-player users. Through this activity, guests can experience first-hand how the product can make their TV experience better and more exciting because of its different user-friendly commands and easy-to-navigate interface.

The new Med500X2 allows viewers and media enthusiasts to handle the biggest media files with ease and it also includes Custom Views, Favorites, and Media Library. They can also get a two-year warranty to put their mind at ease!

With Med500X2, techies and avid movie fans can fully enjoy watching their favorite films at home! How about concerns on security and restriction of access for children? Med500X2 solves that through a parental control which is part of the package with PIN code protection for the security of ones files and folders.

So bring your home viewing pleasure to the next level through Mede8er’s Med500X2 and get that ultimate viewing experience everyone is dreaming of!


Food Trip: Lugaw Goto , lomi and tokwa’t baboy

 After we covering the Dutdutan 11 (Day 1) Convention at World Trade Center, I was invited by my friends to try the lugaw goto in LRT Buendia Station (carideria under LRT Buendia Station). Lugaw goto is 30 pesos and  plain lugaw is 20 pesos.

Habang sinusubo, layong umiinit (hwag kang green minded), kasi may special chili sauce.

This one is tokwa’t baboy. served with slides of fresh onions and mixed soy sauce plus chili sauce and kalamansi. This was my midnight meal.  Fried Tokwa (tofu) and boiled pork.  Sarap kasi medyo crunchy yun tokwa.  per serving 40.00 pesos.

Tamang-tama umuulan at super lamig sa labas kanina.. So we went out and brought are food at The Original Partners Pares and Momi House along Roosevelt Avenue. The regular lomi. Ingredients are kiquiam, squid balls, carrots, cabages, bagiou beans and spring onions, eggs.
The Original Partners Pares and Momi House is located at Roosevelt Ave. cor Gen. Lim St., Quezon City and it's open 24 hours.  The store also offers food delivery basta nalapit sa Frisco and Pantranco areas. call 02 412-0689.(worth 200 pesos daw dapat ang orders)

Camera – Samsung BT7320 model

Deep Gold 3D Movie in Philippine theaters on August 31

Shortly after free diver Amy Sanchez breaks an important free diving record, her boyfriend - Air Force Pilot Tony - mysteriously vanishes together with a flight that was bringing millions of dollars worth of gold to the Central Bank.

Determined to discover the truth, Amy goes off with her sister to find out.

Is Tony actually dead? Or if not, is the man she loved really part of the plot to steal the gold? But she has no idea that she is about to discover the unexpected, and entangles herself in a web of lies and deceit before she finds out that somebody used her for what turns out to become a much larger conspiracy.
Deep Gold was shot on location in Cebu and Palawan, Philippines. The film highlights some of the most stunning tropical and diving locales in all the world. Billed as an action adventure, Deep Gold also features some of the hottest upcoming talent in Asia anchored by Bebe Pham, the Vietnamese Supermodel turned actress in her first starring role. Others performances to note in the production include that of Laury Prudent as Lulu, Amelia
Jackson-Gray, Richard Magarey and Jude Moore.
Key Cast    

Bebe Pham

----------------- Amy Sanchez

Jaymee Ong

----------------- Jess Sanchez

Michael Gleissner

----------------- Benny Simpson

Laury Prudent

----------------- Lulu

Amelia Jackson-Gray

----------------- Claire Simpson

Lorenzo Ramos

----------------- Dep. Gov. Ignacio

Richard Magarey

----------------- John McFadden

Earl Mullen

----------------- Larry

Jack Ruenprapan

----------------- Tony De La Cruz

Thomas Watter

----------------- Hans Schmidt

Kersten Hui

----------------- Chang

Marketa Belonoha

----------------- Franziska Schmidt

Jude Moore

----------------- Frank Townsend

Friday, August 26, 2011

Join the Food Warrior Eating Challenge

As Manila Ocean Park will gather all foodies and culinary enthusiasts on September 16 to 18, 2011 for Food Trips Manila Ocean Park’s Biggest Food Fest at Driveway and the North Parking Area, Manila Ocean Park, Luneta, Manila.

Be hailed as the ultimate food champion in the Food Warrior eating challenge. 100 participants can take part in this one of a kind competition and only one winner will emerge. Download the application form now and register. Exciting prizes are up for grabs!


Grab the official registration form at or call (632) 56777 loc. 155 for details.

Facebook page:

Linux Turns 20 years Old last August 25, 2011

Thank you Joey Sneddon of OMG Ubuntu for the insights.

Today is a very special day for Linux, for it is precisely 20 years ago on this very day Linus Torvalds sat down at his computer to share word of his ‘hobby’ operating system to users of Minix – a UNIX Operating System – on the UseNet newsgroup ‘comp.os.minix‘.

That announcement would go down in history.

Hello everybody out there using minix -

I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I’d like any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons) among other things).

I’ve currently ported bash(1.08) and gcc(1.40), and things seem to work. This implies that I’ll get something practical within a few months, and I’d like to know what features most people would want. Any suggestions are welcome, but I won’t promise I’ll implement them :-)

Linus (

PS. Yes – it’s free of any minix code, and it has a multi-threaded fs. It is NOT portable (uses 386 task switching etc), and it probably never will support anything other than AT-harddisks, as that’s all I have :-(.

—Linus Torvalds

Small project, massive impact

Little did Linus realize at the time, but his small ‘hobby’ would change the world of computing forever.

It’s funny to think that in 1991 Linux was developed with the intention of supporting just one type of computer. Fast forward to 2011 Linux can be found in almost everything – from personal computers and ATMs to, games consoles, watches, clocks, microwaves, cars and even the New York Stock Exchange.

The Linux Foundation has produced the following infographic to mark the milestone, showing precisely how far and wide Linux has spread in those intervening years…


This is repost from Omg Ubuntu – give credit to Joey Sneddon

Food Trip! Manila Ocean Park’s Biggest Food Fest

Hey food lovers mark this dates September 16-17 & 18, 2011

This coming September 16, 17 and 18, the Manila Ocean Park presents the FOOD TRIP! MANILA's BIGGEST FOOD FEST! It's going to be the biggest Gastronomic Festival celebrating the wonderful flavors of Filipino food and other cuisines in a three day event featuring a Foodie's Fair, A Mini Concert, Inter-School Baking and Flair-Tending Competitions, Marching Bands, Palarong Pinoy Games and the Main Event which is the Food Warrior Eating Challenge that will put competitive eating to a whole new level. Tantalize your taste buds in discovering new dishes while enjoying a festive ambiance.

To gather as many people to Manila Ocean Park and give them the taste of the bay.


Buy your tickets for only 200.00 pesos.  Free meal, free beer or soft drink, free funchum, free Manila Ocean Park discount card with mini concert plus lots of freebies.

So, don’t be out dated purchase your tickets at the Manila Ocean Park reservation office, ticket counters and Liquid pool & lounge.

Food Trip-Manila Ocean Park Biggest food fest


Visit  Food Trip! Manila's Biggest Food Fest facebook page for updates.

The Gainward 2011 Worldwide Over Clocking Contest

Gainward Announces "How Fast Can You GO?" Competition for Overclockers

clip_image002Worldwide contest to win US$1000 cash and Gainward GeForce® “Phantom” graphics cards

August 19, 2011 -As the leading brand in enthusiastic graphics cards, Gainward announced the worldwide overclocking competition which will run from the 29th of Aug to the 26th of Sep 2011. The competition will attract to the overclocking pros, enthusiasts and hobbyists worldwide to gives them an opportunity to experience the performance, stability and quality of Gainward GeForce® graphics cards in an exciting competitive setting. Geared with Gainward GeForce® branded graphics cards will have a chance to win the US$1000 cash and Gainward GeForce® “Phantom” graphics cards. It will see the worldwide contestants aiming to achieve the highest 3DMark 2011 scores as the competition titled “How Fast Can You Go?”.
Please visit website

for complete details, rules or follow the contest full run down of results.

"How Fast Can You Go?"

Period: 2011 Aug. 29th ~2011 Sep. 26th

Overall top 3 score wins.


1st Place: $ 1000 USD cash

2nd Place: Gainward GeForce® GTX 580 1536MB "Phantom"x1

3rd Place: Gainward GeForce® GTX 570 1280MB "Phantom"x1


Additional chances to win the fabulous prizes of Gainward GeForce® “Phantom” graphics cards, join the precision challenge of “Can You Hit the Phantom “560/570/580?”. Weekly lucky winners will be drawn randomly each week from the contestants who hit the week’s target score.

Can You Hit the Phantom “560/570/580”?

Weekly Lucky Draw





Week 1


Precision Challenge of "560"

Gainward GeForce® GTX 560 1024MB "Phantom" x1

Week 2


Precision Challenge of "570"

Gainward GeForce® GTX 570 1280MB "Phantom" x1

Week 3


Precision Challenge of "580"

Gainward GeForce® GTX 580 1536MB "Phantom" x1

Week 4


Precision Challenge of "560"

Gainward GeForce® GTX 560 1024MB "Phantom" x1


read the rules of the game:



BTW: please visit Gainward Philippines facebook fanpage to get updates on  Gainward 2011 Worldwide Over Clocking Contest

Thursday, August 25, 2011

my 6 commended blog for nuffnang blogday 2011


1. – always first of all by Bam Amor.

2. by John Remir Cueto. I don’t know what there is no pictures or coffee on his blog site.

3. by Boss Mac Vasquez – IT trends website but the background is colored pink.  wow! Astig!!!

4. by Michael Romero A.k.a Myk Rome – His website needs to redesign, I think so.

5. by Orlee Baldedara – I’d searching my name on the web when this blog comes up. It was very interesting, she blogging expressing herself on WWW. She from Dudai.

6. also frm Mac Vasquez, he wanted to separate his this url to his Tech blog.

This 6 blogs are my recommended blogs for;

Nuffnang Celebrates BlogDay!


Highlands Corned Beef–Grand Launching

Photo-0201The adventures of Don Juan Quixote was invited on Grand Launching of new premium corned beef – Highlands Corned Beef.  It was held at Blue Leaf, Silk Pavilion, Mc Kinley Hill Village, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. 

A lot of press people, media ang bloggers to seated at the venue, impact the Silk Pavilion was full.  The Grand Launching was hosted by Angelicopter of Magic 89.9 fm. She so pretty and sexy. Wow! check out her FB page.

Any ways,  Highlands Corned Beef is the very first corned beef out there in the market that’s made with Angus Beef. Why Angus Beef? Because good beef starts with good breed and Angus is a premium breed of cattle that gives high-quality beef. Highlands Corned Beef is filled with the rich beef taste of Angus and has long and juicy beef strands. It has no artificial flavors, so expect that every strand is bursting with the natural taste of Angus Beef. Just imagine having the premium goodness of that mouth-watering Angus Beef in a corned beef, it will surely spice up any meal!

Also, they showcase some TV Ad teasers that will be see on local TV networks by August 31, 2011 same date as the Highlights corned beef will be available on the super market nationwide.
Highlands Corned Beef’s can packaging.
100g 150g 260g180g

Super glamorous and resourceful this event. They raffle up 2500 pesos and 5000 pesos GCs (I forgot how many won this GCs) and 3 iPad 16G and 1 iPhone 16G also.

Samsung BT 7320 camera
Highlights Corned Beef is a quality product f CDO foodsphere, Inc.