Wednesday, July 30, 2014

ADIDAS BRINGS GAME-CHANGING ENERGY TO THE COURT WITH BOOST BASKETBALL SHOES


NBA superstars Derrick Rose and Damian Lillard to debut Crazylight Boost and D Rose 5 Boost

adidas today introduced its game-changing Boost cushioning technology to basketball with the all-new Crazylight Boost and D Rose 5 Boost performance basketball shoes. Boost is an industry-first cushioning technology designed to deliver maximum energy return, responsiveness and comfort to players.
“Having the Boost cushioning in my new signature shoe makes it the most favorite of mine that we’ve ever done,” said Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. “I’ve played in them for a couple months, but every time I put them on it feels like a new shoe and it’s the most comfortable shoe I’ve ever worn. Now, I can’t imagine playing without Boost in my shoes.”

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

FREE California Maki with your Ramen order at Watami Philippines!

FREE California Maki at Watami!

In celebration of the Philippines – Japanese Friendship Month, Watami Japanese Casual Restaurant gives you a 3-day special treat!

Just present this coupon and enjoy Free California Maki with any Ramen order!  Offer is valid from July 29-31, 2014. Dine-in only, at Watami Glorietta 2, SM Mall of Asia and Shangri-la Plaza!

Spread the word and hurry to your favorite Watami restaurant!

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Mega Shoes and Bags Sale happens July 31 - Aug. 3, 2014 at the Megatrade Hall

Mega Shoes and Bags Sale at SM Megatrade!
July 31 - Aug. 3, 2014

It's here!!! Shoes and Bags Lovers!  Here's the much awaited #MegaShoesAndBagsSale!   Happening on July 31 - August 3 at the Megatrade Halls 1 and 2 - SM Megamall.

This is a SALE you will regret if you don't take a visit.  Trust me, the last time I went to the Mega Shoes and Bags Sale, I bought 5 pairs of shoes and a pair of slippers for just P2,000.  Now that's savings!  Get as much as 50% off on a great selection of your favorite shoes and bags brand like Nike, Vans, Fila, Reebok, Converse etc. and on a wide selection of men's, ladies, children's shoes as well as bags and luggage.

See you there!


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“Penguins of Madagascar" Cast at Comic Con - Hilarious in animation and in live action


The participation of the cast and filmmakers of DreamWorks Animation’s “Penguins of Madagascar” at the recently concluded San Diego Comic Con is one of the highlights for the fans this year.  Benedict Cumberbatch who voices an suave dapper wolf known as Agent Classified enlivened the event with his fellow cast members including Tom McGrath who voices Skipper and John Malkovich who voices the movie’s villain named Dr. Octavius aka Dave whose ties with the penguins in the past brings up hilarious consequences in the present.

Apple updates MacBook Pro Retina model line-up!

Hot off the Apple desk!  Apple today announced the updated versions of the MacBook Pro Retina 13 and 15 inch models. 

All 13-inch models received a speed bump of another 200mhz previously from 2.4Ghz to the standard 2.6Ghz and 2.8Ghz for the high-end model on Intel Haswell processors and a uniform 8GB ram on all models with Intel Iris graphics.  And good news to us is the slash price of P3,000 per unit.
As for the MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch models, there is also a speed bump of 200mhz now up to 2.2Ghz from 2.0Ghz and 2.5Ghz from the previous 2.3Ghz for the high-end model.  Memory of 16GB RAM comes standard on the 15-inch models with the higher end model sporting a NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2GB GDDR5 memory.  Most notably a price cut of P3,000 for the base model and P6,000 for the high-end model.

If you ask for my opinion, if you do still find some of the just EOL models around the market, which will definitely have a sharp price drop due to the current Apple updates, it will definitely still be a good buy, so I suggest you settle for those instead, but still if you have the budget, by all means go for it.

Now is definitely the best time to buy or update your old machine to a brand spanking new one.  Head to Beyond the Box, Apple premium reseller stores and go get your Mac.

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Monday, July 28, 2014

9 out of 10 Filipinos Plagued With Cavities

9 out of 10 Filipinos Plagued With Cavities
Lack of knowledge a primary cause

Filipinos, regardless of age or socio-economic status, have all suffered from a cavity[1]. Figures released by the Department of Health revealed that nine out of ten Filipinos suffer from cavities or tooth decay.[2] Your child could be one of them.



Tooth decay or cavities is the top chronic health concern for children all over the world[3], which, when left untreated, can compromise a child’s eating and sleeping habits, as well as affect their self-confidence. A child suffering from severe cavities may experience difficulty in concentrating on school work, speaking, and even sleeping. Gerlie, a mother of two, shares, “I wasn’t aware that my child was suffering from cavities until one day he cried because of his very painful toothache. He couldn’t move and wasn’t able to do much else until the pain  went away. He didn’t even have the appetite to eat or the energy to go to school.”  These result in increasingly escalating detrimental effects on health, school and work performance, and even self-esteem[4]. Aside from compromising a child’s eating habits, severe decay in baby teeth can have serious consequences for a child’s speech and jaw development.[5]

Saturday, July 26, 2014

LINDSAY LOHAN STARS IN EROTIC THRILLER “THE CANYONS”


Notorious writer Bret Easton Ellis (“American Psycho”) and acclaimed director Paul Schrader (writer of “Taxi Driver” and director of “American Gigolo”) join forces for this explicitly erotic thriller about youth, glamour, sex and surveillance. Manipulative and scheming young movie producer Christian (adult film star James Deen) makes films to keep his trust fund intact, while his actress girlfriend and bored plaything, Tara (Lindsay Lohan), hides a passionate affair with an actor from her past. When Christian becomes aware of Tara's infidelity, the young Angelenos are thrust into a violent, sexually-charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
“The Canyons” is a contemporary LA noir film about the dangers of sexual obsession and ambition, both personally and professionally.  One chance encounter among a group of people in their twenties sets in motion a series of events, resulting in deceit, paranoia, cruel mind games and violence.
From Crystalsky Multimedia, “The Canyons” opens very soon this August 13 in cinemas nationwide.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

“PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR” CLIP and POSTER REVEAL


DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox reels out the latest “Penguins of Madagascar” clip in an all-new adventure to save the world,  video clip is now live here:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZbpT-OvXLk
Following the scene-stealing penguins of “Madagascar” franchise,  the quad-core team headed by Skipper (Tom McGrath) and his fellow penguins encounter a team of animal secret agents called North Wind, led by a wolf named Classified (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch). The penguins and North Wind don't really get along, but they'll have to team up to stop an evil octopus known as Dr. Brine (John Malkovich) on his plan to destroy the world with his toxic formula Medusa Serum.
Opening nationwide in Philippine theatres on November 26, “Penguins of Madagascar” is a DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox film to be locally distributed by Warner Bros.


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