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Reinventing the PC and the Android


Tablet computing had plenty of false starts before it became the ubiquitous device it is now. A few decades ago, cellular phones were capable of merely making calls and sending primitive text messages, while companies still had to imagine tablets. Today, smartphones and tablets have turned into sophisticated pocket computers, making the personal computer superfluous for casual consumers.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Smart but cheap: Tech obsessions


This month, we’re shining the spotlight on our top five tech obsessions: from a music app that gives you access to over 30 million songs, an app that lets you watch Game of Thrones and other awesome HBO shows on-the-go, earth-friendly headphones, and two powerful smartphones that are light on the budget.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The online cleanup job


Time was when applying for a job only involved turning in a concise and well-written resumé and coming to an interview dressed appropriately. You were judged on the merits of your interview answers as well as your educational attainment and extra-curricular achievements (for first-time job seekers, at least).

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Apps to Keep Those New Year’s Resolutions


The New Year is always a clean slate for many, with most of us making bold and brash declarations to make the incoming year the best ever. When the smoke has cleared from the all-night revelry and the alcohol has left our system, we mark the first day of the calendar with an unshakeable determination to break our bad habits and reinvent ourselves into our best versions yet.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Bon App-etit!


Jokes and memes on food photography have bloomed on social media, with netizens gibing that people’s food rituals have changed: from praying before meals, they now take photos of their food and post them on Facebook. The practice has spawned gags on local TV, a Tumblr, Pictures of Asians Taking Pictures of Food (http://picsofaznstakingpicsoffood.tumblr.com/), etc. Indeed, with smartphone cameras and artfully presented plates, it doesn’t take a Math genius to put two and two together.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »