Jason Dacuyan

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iOS7 icons, love them or hate them?

There has been furious debate in the last twenty four hours on the merits and failings of Apple’s iOS7 update, and the most hotly debated subject is …

Xbox One and PlayStation 4: the best new games showcased at E3

Nowhere swaggers quite like Los Angeles: threatening, provocative, "show me what you got", the city leers lasciviously over a backdrop of Morrison's …

Tweet Is Now a Real Word, and the Oxford English Dictionary Says So

The act of tweeting — that is, posting to Twitter — is now formally recognized as a part of the English language by the official arbiter of such …

Google lacks instinct

In March 2009, frustrated designer Douglas Bowman left Google and used a very public blog post to rant about the company's over-reliance on data to …

Here’s Why Facebook Wants to Edge In on Twitter’s Hashtags

Although not the inventor of the tool, Twitter has dominated conversations centered around the hashtag (#) for quite some time. As we saw last week, …

Big Brands Are Growing More Quickly On Twitter Than Facebook (According To Optimal)

Here’s a fun comparison from Optimal, a social advertising and analytics startup: If you look at big brands on social networks, their following seems to be growing more quickly on Twitter than on Facebook.<p>Optimal says it looked at the data from 4,330 brands, representing a total of 3.49 billion …

Chicago Bulls Areas That Must Be Upgraded Before Next Season

The Chicago Bulls could emerge as NBA title contenders next year. But in order to reach that status, they must upgrade a few areas this offseason.<p>Defense isn’t one of those areas. The Bulls held opponents to just 92.9 points per game this season (third-best in the Association). That’s one of the …

2013 NBA Finals: Tony Parker Cements Status As One of Basketball's Elite Players

We did a double-take when we saw the tweet. Upon seeing that it was indeed what we thought it was, we scoffed, laughed and proceeded to call Jalen Rose crazy.<p>Tony Parker as the third-best player in the league? What kind of crazy pills was Rose on?<p>Thus far in the postseason, Parker has done nothing …

Tim Duncan Still Taking Legacy to New Heights

The handwritten sign decorated the blank wall above my sports writing desk for years.<p>“You can’t win a title without Shaquille O’Neal or Tim Duncan,” written on a blank piece of paper in sharpie.<p>This was my motto when it came to the NBA. Nothing else mattered but these two.<p>And for <i>nine</i> years, a span …

NBA Finals 2013: Players Who Must Step Up in Championship Series

If Game 1 is any indicator of how the 2013 NBA Finals will play out, we're in for a great series between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs.<p>Each team is well-equipped to take home the Larry O'Brien Trophy, but there's only one for the taking. While LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Tim Duncan and Tony …

Five Things To Watch For During Microsoft's Xbox Announcement Tomorrow

At 10 AM PDT tomorrow, Microsoft will announce its next generation Xbox mere weeks ahead of E3, where such a reveal would normally take place. It’s an effort to get on equal footing with Sony, who premiered the PS4 months ago, and presumably there’s so much to talk about with each system, that two …

Is This Miami Heat Team the Best of LeBron James' Career?

For once, I'll answer the question straight away: Yes, the 2012-13 Miami Heat are the best team on which LeBron James has played since entering the NBA.<p>And it's not even that close.<p>To start, we can pretty comfortably set aside all seven of the Cleveland Cavaliers squads of which he was a part to …

The Argument for San Antonio Spurs as NBA Finals Favorites

For the first time since 2007, the San Antonio Spurs are the last team standing in the Western Conference.<p>The more things change, the more these Spurs stay exactly the same. They'll tuck their 93-86 Game 4 victory away and dutifully prepare for the unparalleled challenge that awaits, using their …

The 1 Trade Houston Rockets Must Consider Making This Offseason

The 2013 offseason is lining up perfectly for the Houston Rockets to make a massive transaction in free agency, but one trade could improve the team even more.<p>Whether the signing is Dwight Howard, Josh Smith or another big man, the Rockets are going to need more than a post presence.<p>With Thomas …

Tony Parker leads San Antonio Spurs to NBA finals again after sweeping Grizzlies

<b>San Antonio Spurs 93-86 Memphis Grizzlies</b><i><br>Spurs win series 4-0</i><p>The San Antonio Spurs are returning to the NBA finals for the fifth time. All previous …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

Date a Boy Who Travels

Find a boy who travels because you deserve a life of adventure and possibility. You deserve to live light and embrace simplicity. He will live in every moment with you because this is how he lives his life. Together you will make the whole world your home.<p>Date a boy who travels. Date a boy who …

Ancient Civilization

The Ingenious 'HoodiePillow' Is The Ultimate Plane Flight Accessory

This is the Travel HoodiePillow.<p><b>Why We Love It:</b> The Travel HoodiePillow is a neck pillow, sleep mask, and ear warmer all in one. The neck pillow will keep you from falling onto your neighbor's shoulder on a long bus ride or flight, and when you need some shut-eye, just pull the drawstrings so that …

Noah's Ark and the Great Flood: Did it Really Happen?

<i>“In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great</i> …

North Korea fires short-range missiles

North Korea has launched three short-range guided missiles, according to a report by the South Korean news agency Yonhap.<p>Citing defense ministry sources in Seoul, Yonhap said the missiles had crashed into the Sea of Japan, off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula.<p>Two rockets were launched this …

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …

How to Hire Great Employees

Investors say they invest in people as much as they invest in ideas, and when it comes to your company, it is not just top management that can make or break your business. Unpleasant or dissatisfied employees, poorly trained workers, rapid turnover, or a toxic work environment can all predestine …

David Beckham, PSG's captain for his final match, bows out as a winner

David Beckham hugged his team-mates with tears in his eyes, then walked off the pitch to a standing ovation for the last time.<p>A clearly emotional Beckham was mobbed by his teammates on the field when coach Carlo Ancelotti decided to substitute him in the 81st minute of a 3-1 win over Brest on …

Lance Stephenson leads way as Pacers knock out Knicks

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana spent the entire season perfecting its defense.<p>On Saturday, it produced the biggest payoff for the Pacers in nearly a …

Basketball

Phil Jackson Reveals True Story of Lakers Snub

After a miserable 2012-13 NBA season for the Los Angeles Lakers following a huge offseason, many fans are now left wondering what could have been had Phil Jackson taken over the team. Well, at the very least, he's finally telling us all why he didn't end up back in L.A.<p>On a tour to promote his new …