Proud parent here. My youngest son, Kirk Marcus, is the lead guitarist for the band endeared with the name “Sound of Heaven” or simply SOH, which he formed together with his best friend Luigi (guitars), tagged along Kurt (bass), Zaraji (drums), and Leila (vocals) later, all Grade 8, to join...


The bigger iPhones are here!

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It’s become an annual gadgetry watchdog of sorts, even for Instagram’ers who are on the lookout to upgrade and improve their phoneography. And when Apple officially announced the much-rumored and highly-praised iPhone 6 big duo, its fastest iPhone roll-out ever, it’s only a matter of weeks before these huge iPhone-siblings are expected to get locally...


Spare Uber please

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I have a car but I don’t drive. And when my driver went on emergency leave for over two weeks, it’s as if I was left with no choice but to commute to Makati daily for work. I live in North Caloocan, way past Fairview and almost bordering San Jose...


Snap-Filter-Collaborate via @IGersManila’s #TheColl


At the 16th Philippine Instameet that coincided with the 10th Worldwide Instameet, we announced the relaunch of @IGersManila’s Collaborators otherwise known as #TheColl. While we remain an open community (and global at that), the #TheColl relaunch aims to recognize our fellow Instagram’ers who have been supporting @IGersManila’s collaborative projects and events and address the need...


At the 16th #PhilippineInstameet and #WWIM10


Last 04-October-2014, we heed the call for Instagram’s 10th Worldwide Instameet or #wwim10 (which coincides to the celebration of its 4th birthday over the weekend and in recognition of the various communities it produced across the globe) by way of @IGersManila’s 16th Philippine Instameet held at the Track 30th of the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. I used...


IMMAP 2014: Digital Transformation


Spent the past two days at the 8th Internet and Mobile Marketing Summit or IMMAP Summit 2014, representing my company Home Shopping Network Inc., of which I’m currently the General Manager for contact center operations. IMMAP, established in 2007, is comprised of Internet and mobile marketing professionals and practitioners of the industry. While...


Manage your photos with QuickPics

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If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to iOS 8 (like I did on day one of release), you must have panicked when you realized some of your photos seem to be missing–though they’re not, actually. But gone is the simplicity of the camera roll, replaced with new folders...


#ReadyForTheX at the 5th Philippine International Motor Show


Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI), the sole national sales company of Nissan in the Philippines, invited IGersManila to its unveiling of the all-new Nissan X-Trail, showcased along with its other exciting vehicle lineup, at the 5th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS 2014) held at the World Trade Center in Pasay City....


Stay tuned on RTL CBS Entertainment HD for SCORPION

I was invited to the exclusive premiere screening of RTL CBS Entertainment’s new genius misfits show Scorpion at the Power Plant Mall Cinema 5 in Rockwell, with its pilot episode airing within 24 hours of US broadcast on 23-September-2014, Tuesday at 9:00pm. SCORPION, inspired by a true story, is a high-octane drama...


Benny’s here.

WordPress Version 4.0 is here, otherwise known as “Benny” honoring the jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman. This version, while not exactly major but feature-wise of course welcome, is focused on making it easy for you to write and manage your blog, the embed content preview being my favorite. Check out the...