• Business & Features,  Reviews

    eBooks Provide a Cost-Effective Option for Education

    Education costs never seem to go down, do they? While there may be many reasons for this, parents and educators have expressed growing concerns that financial burden may make it difficult for everyone to receive a quality education. Schools might cut back on extracurricular activities, hire less qualified teachers, or end up with overcrowding because larger school systems are difficult to maintain. One surprising way that schools are saving money for themselves and for students is by turning to eBooks instead of printouts and classic textbooks. How eBooks Work Most schools are able to provide students with their own iPad or other e-readers. Once a student has an e-reader, it’s simple…

  • Business & Features

    5 Things You Should Know About Reverse Mortgages

    Reverse mortgages are often touted as an excellent option for older homeowners who need access to extra funds. However, like anything else in life, there are both benefits and drawbacks associated with taking a reverse mortgage out. In order to make a choice that is financially sound and viable for you, you will need to do careful research before making your decision. Here are five things that you should know about reverse mortgages to get you started. Are You Eligible? The first thing you should do is figure out whether or not you’re eligible for a reverse mortgage. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, reverse mortgages are…

  • Business & Features

    The Importance of Educating Your Children About the Weather: What to do When They Hear a Weather Alarm

    Severe weather can be scary no matter what age you are. However, it is critical that you spend time educating your children about the weather in your area and what they can expect. By taking time to talk with your children or learning about weather in schools, they can be better prepared on how to handle the situation when the weather alarm goes off. Here are a few steps in helping your child be prepared for the weather. Learn the Weather Patterns of Your Area One way to help your children is to learn the weather patterns your area typically sees. Do you live in an area prone to tornadoes…

  • Gadgets

    Modern Day Packaging Technologies

    The mammoth increase in packaging demand in the entire world can be traced as a result of the growing middle and elderly aged population switching to packaged foods and products. As a result it has become very important for top food packaging companies to analyse this change in consumption behaviour. It has been found that out that three qualities determine the success and failure of a packaged product. First is the ease by which the product can be used by the customer. Second is the convenience by which product can be handled by the customer and last but not the least the ease of transport. The third factor may not…

  • Events

    A Success: 5th Filipino Bloggers Network Get Together Party

    A night full of prizes and of course camaderie among fellow bloggers, the annual Get Together party of the Filipino Bloggers Network (FBN), one of the most active bloggers group in the country, last December 12 at Salu Restaurant in Quezon City was truly a success. With almost 2,000 members across the country, FBN continues to expand as it provides a venue for Pinoy bloggers to interact with other members through discussions and posting opportunities from different brands and PR partners as moderated by co-admins Divine Reyes and Richard Mamuyac. MetroBuzz Bloggers, led by its admin Lariza Garcia, even made the event more fun-filled and exciting in its fifth year.…

  • Business & Features,  News & Current Events

    Have a Happy Holidays with SvelT’i

    It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. From frenzied last-minute shopping sprees to multiple Christmas parties, we really can’t deny that the holidays are just around the corner. But, despite all the infectious merriment that the holidays bring, we also cannot deny the fact that all the stress the holiday season brings can absolutely take a toll on your skin with all the late-night partying, non-stop eating, and mad traffic we all have to deal with. So how do we deal with these skin SOS and still be as glowing and youthful during the holidays? Always Keep Hydrated The holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge in…

  • Business & Features,  Products

    Geláre: The Taste of Creativeness

    It will be a few weeks more before the stressful but happy month of December and many of us maybe starting to feel the pressure of the holiday season. Do not worry. There’s an ice cream (and more) store which may suit best to ease your stress. I recently visited it and the experience is great. If you love Blueberry Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Peanut Butter Cup, I bet the thrill of eating them will never be the same if it will be served as ice cream. Yes, Geláre have them all, and more! Geláre is Australia’s most-loved dessert café. It was founded in Australia in 1986 and…

  • Business & Features,  Products

    Ian Veneracion named as new Conzace Ambassador

    Multi-faceted celebrity Ian Veneracion has been named as newest ambassador of United Laboratories, Inc. (UNILAB)’s Conzace multivitamins. Veneracion, who currently stars as the male lead in ABS-CBN’s primetime show ‘A Love to Last,’ is believed to contribute in the advocacy of Conzace – having a strong immune system. “It is an honor and privilege to be part of the UNILAB family for its multivitamin brand, Conzace,” proclaims Veneracion while adding, “I am grateful for this opportunity, and I strongly believe that the product can be beneficial to millions of Filipinos as it has been beneficial to me.” According to Conzace assistant product manager Mike Jimenez, the addition of Veneracion is…

  • Business & Features,  Products

    The Right Protection That You Need

    If you’re a person who’s always on the go, it is essential to regularly check your health status whenever is possible. Stress can be a major culprit for some chronic diseases such as heart problems. Vitamin D deficiency can worsen the health condition. It is known that Vitamin D deficiency is strongly linked to chronic diseases such as Cancer, Heart Failure, Diabetes, etc. Studies show that 36 of our organs and tissues are regulated by Vitamin D, including our heart, lungs, brain, and bones. However, not all get the sufficient Vitamin D requirement they need. Based on the study conducted with Hi-Precision Diagnostics where 8,200 Filipinos from key cities in…