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Retrospective: Highlights Last Year’s Sinulog
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - January 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sinulog is undoubtably one of the country’s well-known festivals – a weeks-spanning celebration that consists of parades, street dancing performances and competitions.
Unique Covid-19 Sites
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - May 4, 2020 - 12:00am
If you feel a bit overwhelmed with the current cycle of Covid-19 news and advisories, here are some websites that provide Covid-19 information which don’t necessarily fall into the news/advisories vein –...
Facebook rolls out “Messenger Kids”
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - April 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Just as Facebook was earning a lot of praise for adding new “Care” emojis last week (reaction options which are intended to express support to others during the COVID-19 crisis), the social media giant...
Tracking jeepney/bus routes in Cebu on the fly
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - March 4, 2020 - 12:00am
In living up to its positioning as a “jeepney routes and commuter navigation” app, Ride Hero Philippines announced last week that it has activated route tracking features for People’s Jeep units...
Apple to miss “iPhone 9” release schedule?
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Word that Apple will likely miss the rumored release schedule of an unannounced iPhone model this quarter cropped up over the weekend.
MWC 2020 cancelled amidst COVID-2019 fears
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The organizers of the annual Mobile World Congress Barcelona announced last week that this year’s holding of the annual mobile industry tradeshow has been canceled due to concerns revolving around COVID...
Video of a new foldable phone by Samsung
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
A video allegedly showing a new type of foldable phone by Samsung made rounds online over the weekend.
Learning about investments with earnest.ph
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The executive officers of the Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company – popularly known as Metrobank – hosted a media gathering last January 31 to provide updates on the bank’s developments and ongoing...
Apple to incentivize workouts?
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - January 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Amidst rumors that it will begin producing the successor to its iPhone SE line next month, Apple got rumor mongers talking over the weekend with talks that it is launching an incentive program that ties workout session...
Turning 20 in 2020
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
This year 2020 several tech innovations 20 years old.
Designs that Shine – Without Outshining the Wearers
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Beauties representing various cities and municipalities in Cebu, numbering 54 in all, flaunted the creations of designers affiliated with one of the metro’s design schools, and a multiway-style swimwear piece...
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Co-curricular organizations have long been seen to be a boon for students, given the many ways such organizations hone important skills that can’t be fine-tuned in the classroom.
A phone with a 108-megapixel camera
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Chinese smartdevice manufacturer Xiaomi made waves over the weekend in unveiling the brand’s first ever 108-megapixel camera-equipped phone.
Sharp Styles at the Binibining Cebu Pre-Pageant
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Gone are the days when beauty pageants were solely about the title contenders.
Where All Roads Lead
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - November 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Singer-songwriter Don Mclean’s song “Crossroads,” released in1971, quips the line “all roads lead to where I stand,” which hints of predestination.
Twitter to nix political ads
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Microblogging platform Twitter recently made waves in announcing that it will be nixing provisions for political ads, a stance which goes against rival social platforms like Facebook.
Dante’s Angels
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - October 31, 2019 - 12:00am
In the years when Juan Arellano drafted the designs of the Cebu Provincial Capitol Building, an Italian expatriate named Dante Guidetti was introducing classic European architecture and sculpture to Cebu.
Fender’s “song hits” app
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Famed guitar brand Fender got the attention of music lovers over the weekend for rolling out an app that hosts a massive library of song chord charts.
Handcrafted furniture as artwork
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
With developments in the tech-driven manufacturing sectors currently the trend, can it be said that the glory days of artisanal crafts is coming to an end? Can it be said that handcrafted products have become less...
A laptop with an“optical keyboard”makes waves
by Yasunari Ramon Suarez Taguchi - October 23, 2019 - 12:00am
While Google was making headlines with the products and services featured in “Pixel 2019,” a gaming brand got techies and industry stakeholders talking in showcasing what’s being touted as the “world’s...
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