Manila Bulletin Video Interview: Master Joseph Chau of ‘Feng Shui Essentials’


This is a video that we shot for the book launch of Feng Shui Essentials: Year of the Goat 2015. This is the first (and the longest) of a couple of video features where we interview renowned Feng Shui Master Joseph Chau Kam Shing. Below is your forecast for the year 2015. We shot this at our office at the Manila Bulletin.

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iPad mini prices in the Philippines; good luck finding one because they’re out of stock

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OK am I really supposed to add an introductory block of text? I guess it’s really just a formality then, right?

iPad mini Price List
MD528PP/A NEW iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 15,990
MD529PP/A NEW iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 20,990
MD530PP/A NEW iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi (Black & Slate) 25,990

MD531PP/A NEW iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi (White & Silver)) 15,990
MD532PP/A NEW iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi (White & Silver)) 20,990
MD533PP/A NEW iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi (White & Silver)) 25,990

MD534PP/A NEW iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (Black & Slate) 21,990
MD535PP/A NEW iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (Black & Slate) 26,990
MD536PP/A NEW iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (Black & Slate) 31,990

MD537PP/A NEW iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (White & Silver)) 21,990
MD538PP/A NEW iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (White & Silver)) 26,990
MD539PP/A NEW iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (White & Silver)) 31,990

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Google Nexus 4 boasts wireless charging and quad core processor by LG

We’ve already heard of wireless charging with accessories like the Powermat and the out-of-the-box Nokia Lumia 920 with its “pillow charger” but this is the first Android device to be released with this feature. The induction coil chargers are not as efficient as the regular USB-to-wall chargers but they’re still hella cool to watch. There will come a day, of course, when these charging plates will be a mainstay in every home, which means, like, your work desk is also a huge charger.

The Google Nexus 4 is a 4.7 inch device running on a quad core processor and Android v4.2 Jelly Bean. It also comes with the new Photo Sphere feature for the camera which allows you to take 360-degree photos of objects. It also features Gesture Typing which allows you to hover over the letters of the virtual keyboard to input text.

8GB for $299; 16GB for $349; available unlocked and without a contract on 11/13 on the Google Play store in the U.S., U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Spain and Canada. The 16GB version will also be available through T-Mobile for $199, with a 2-year contract (check here for more details).

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Sony shows off country’s first 84-inch 4K TV; sells for PHP 1.2 Million

You need to see it to believe it folks. Yesterday, Sony Philippines pulled out a number of wildcards from Japan. Apart from featuring the new VAIO Duo 11 and VAIO Tap 20 both running on Windows 8, they were also the first to showcase an 84-inch 4K television which will be made available to the (opulent) public for the holidays. The XBR-84X900 is a wonder that goes (waaaay!) over and beyond the “traditional” 1080p resolution. This 4k TV comes with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 and if those numbers mean nothing to you, it simply means that if you’re watching great blu-ray movies on your 40″ or 60″ LED TV, imagine even better “pop out” quality on a bigger 84-incher.

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Datablitz now selling PS3 Super Slim for PHP 11,150 (250GB) and PHP 11,650 (500GB)

Datablitz (add them on Facebook!) is now selling the PS3 SUPER SLIM in their retail stores. With the console still pulling in a lot of new games + the ability to play the same PS3 games on your PS Vita, there’s every reason to finally dig into Sony’s console ecosystem.

Best of all — it’s dirt cheap. There are many games to look forward to in the coming months including Playstation All Stars, Beyond, and the free to play Dust 514 over the Internet.

I got the PS3 Slim when it retailed for PHP 16,xxx and I have no regrets. Now that it’s about PHP 5,000 more affordable, I feel happy for those who are about to take the plunge into this amazing piece of work.

Pricing recap (CASH SRP)

P11,150 for PS3 Super Slim 250GB
P11,650 for PS3 Super Slim 500GB

Available Region: Asian (R3)