Leo narrows his eyes as he scans the e-mail on his computer. At the same time, he’s with his boss over Skype who is currently in Tokyo for a convention. The video conference lags. He tries to connect again through his tablet. His Blackberry pings, an instant message from his wife then His iPhone rings. He’s so busy multi-tasking that he forgot the 2pm meeting his Outlook calendar reminded him of 30 minutes ago.
Before 10-year-old Andrea Brillantes was catapulted to stardom by her stellar performance in the ABS-CBN hit soap Annaliza, the charming child actress was simply Angel to her family, especially to her beloved grandparents Daddy Jun and Mommy Susan.Continue reading …
In 2009, local telco giant Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (Bayantel) launched the ‘Lola Techie’ campaign through a TVC showing 66-year-old Lola Techie Cruz teaching her grandson the wonders of the internet. Thanks to the ad’s humorous yet heartwarming take on ‘digital divide’, the TVC went viral, the campaign was awarded profusely both here and abroad and Lola Techie became an overnight celebrity.Continue reading …