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Posts From Alexei Rivera

A Look At My Next Phone… Not Really. (Sony Ericsson Idou)

    Check out the specs for beleaguered mobile company Sony Ericsson’s Idou. 16:9 full touchscreen, 12.1 megapixel camera with xenon flash. Touch camera focus, Wi-fi, GPS, 3G, and all

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Street Fighter 4: 360 Wins Another Round Versus The PS3

So, the PS3 sucks. Its been sucking since way before it was born. And Street Fighter 4 is another reason why it sucks the way it does. On a tip,

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Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits – Moar Guitar Hero

If you haven’t had enough of Harmonix’s former franchise turned into full-blown mass-market rhythm genre, then watch out! Because there’s 2 console Guitar Hero games coming out faster than you

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What Does Resident Evil 5’s Control Scheme Feel Like? Read This!

Its easier to describe if you can imagine an old-school text based adventure game. Behold: The Resident Evil 5 Adventure! You are standing in a small pathway. Behind you the

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Delete Some Friends, Get A Whopper; Too bad Facebook Says “WTF NO”

Burger King is no stranger to crazy marketing hijinks. We’ve all seen Whopper Virgins, and the funnier Whopper Freakout. But those wouldn’t make this blog even if they tried. No,

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Alodia Gets Hacked So I put a Magnifying Glass Through Her Shorts To See What I can Find

So yesterday, your favorite GBC, short for Gamer-Blogger-Cosplayer (unfortunately not GameBoy Color), Alodia Gosiengfiao, multi-talented Atenista extraordinaire, (major talent: camera shyness) got hacked. Some of her e-mail accounts and social

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On January 22, 2009, The Philippines Collectively LOL’d at The NTC. Then It Moved On.

So if you haven’t heard, there was supposed to be a National Telecommunications Commission public hearing today. What’s it about? Oh nothing – just a law that states that anybody

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The Blue Eagles Roll DEEP, Son

I’d quickly add a sloppy caption on this picture, but its under a Creative Commons non-derivative license, so… yeah. (It means you can’t photoshop your face next to her’s!) We

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Finally, The real Christmas Post About Christmas and nothing else

It’s that time of the year again, when the gadgets are turned off and the… “namamasko po!” Oh yeah, those. I’m packing up my stuff for a quick visit to

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Surprise! Friendster Blogs now use WordPress, and Surprise! Friendster is HELLA Slow During Christmas

Hey, look. It’s Friendster. The ugly 90-year old cousin of the hot, young and well-dressed Facebook. Its been a while. Seeing that its Christmas, maybe it would be great to

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Superpoke Social Dynamics

Excerpt from a YM conversation: Nothing like Christmas to send random superpokes to chicks without being weird. It’s sort of a good way to test female responsiveness or apprehension against

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Initial D (Arcade) hates You

As with most racing games of the type, the difficulty on Initial D arcade games are mostly artificial and in some cases, unrealistic. The driving and drifting itself is fun

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