Archive for October, 2015


Rum Night at The Hungry Hound

I unexpectedly found myself, together with two of my officemates, as a last minute proxy for the renowned beauty blogger, Kat, of Kikay Si Kat, at The Hungry Hound for their Rum Night.  It was my first time in this place, and here are my first impressions.

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Join Automattic’s Worldwide WP 5k 2015

Who’s up to doing a 5K this week? 😀

Everybody’s invited to join and you can do it any time between Monday, October 26 to Sunday, November 01, 2015.  See the details below:

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The 2015 edition of the Automattic Worldwide WP 5k (#WWWP5k) is around the corner!

Automatticians already hit the trail at our company meetup last week. It was early — the sun was barely peeking behind the mountains in Park City, Utah — but the air was crisp and the morning was perfect for running a 5k. (Staying fit is an important part of our company culture.)

Automatticians running the WWWP5k in Park City, Utah Automatticians laced up and ready to go! Photo by Dean Royal.

Now it’s your turn! The Worldwide WordPress 5k will take place next week from Monday, October 26th to Sunday, November 1st.

Lace up your running/walking/hiking/hopping shoes and join us for the 5k blogged about around the world! Read on to find out how to participate.

What is a 5k?

A 5k run/walk is approximately 3.1 miles long. You can run, walk, or skip; it’s totally up to you. There’s…

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New iOS 9.1 Emojis

iOS further expanded its emoji support (Unicode 7.0 and 8.0) with the release of iOS 9.1.  Over 150 new emojis became available on the platform but most of these don’t render well (if at all) in other platforms as of yet.  Here are the new iOS 9.1 emojis, including the controversial middle finger.

Some emojis as rendered in iOS

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Altec Lansing Philippines Launches “Everything Proof” Bluetooth Speakers

Altec Lansing recently held a product launching at the Rockwell Tent, Makati City where members of the media got to see some of their latest speakers, including a practically indestructible speaker!

Yep. 😱
Courtesy Altec Lansing on Instagram

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Quick Bite: MAiSEN (まい泉)

Just as when you thought there are so many Japanese restaurants in Metro Manila, another one opens, and I’m not complaining!  One of the most recent additions is MAiSEN (まい泉), and it’s one that I recently got to try.  Here are my thoughts:

Welcome to MAiSEN (まい泉)!

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Registration for 7-Eleven Run 2016 is Now Open!

The 7-Eleven Run series is all set to open 2016 with its early return.  Like the 2015 edition, the SkyWay and Filinvest City will host 7-Eleven Run 2016, featuring a 500-meter kids run all the way to a full-marathon!  And registration is now open too!  Read on for the details.

Registration is now open!

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West Coast Chronicles: Universal Studios Hollywood

My first amusement park visit during this trip would be Universal Studios Hollywood.  It’s also my first ever Universal Studios experience anywhere so I was naturally excited!  Join me as I look back on one of the best amusement park experience I’ve ever had so far!

Welcome to Universal Studios Hollywood!

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