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New year, new you: 8 apps to fulfill this year’s resolutions

By Christian Abe Garcia Whenever a year ends and another starts, we often find ourselves pondering about the things in life that we want to change or improve. Reality is, we often end up not fulfilling our resolutions as we lack the commitment to implement the much needed change. But since we are all under technology’s spell, with the help of some mobile apps, we might just be able to keep track and remember most of our New Year's resolutions.  Here's a list of apps that can help us achieve our New Year Resolutions for 2016. JUICE Starting off with an app that will keep track of your activities for the day or the week, the Juice app is an easy to use energy tracker that let's you finish what you need to …

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How Star Wars changed movies a long time ago

Filmmaker George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away holds a very special place in the hearts of thousands, even millions of fans around the world. Its timeless appeal on the young and old alike cannot be denied; from its intricate set pieces, riveting story arcs, thrilling space battles, action-packed lightsaber duels, eye-popping visual effects, creative sound design, rousing musical score... to its strong cast of unforgettable characters (human or otherwise)—all together weaved one of the most engaging cinematic narratives of our time. Let us look back at how Star Wars greatly influenced one aspect of film making in particular—the modern age of special effects. Image from www.nerdist.com It is widely considered that the original Star Wars trilogy (Episodes IV, V, VI | 1977-1983), with its innovative blend of practical and computer imagery, is …

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Best memories immortalized

Memories can be fleeting, but photos can last through generations. “Print them out,” Vint Cerf, Google’s Internet chief evangelist and named as one of the fathers of the Internet advises, “If there are pictures that you really, really care about then creating a physical instance is probably a good idea.” Similar to film whose developers are growing fewer by the day, today’s digital photos may one day become inaccessible. “You and I are experiencing things like this.” Cerf says, “Old formats of documents that we’ve created or presentations may not be readable by the latest version of the software because backwards compatibility is not always guaranteed.” With this, Canon invites Filipinos to start immortalizing life’s best moments once again with the Canon SELPHY CP910 and CP1000. Turn your best captured moments into quality …

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