Karlo Avenido

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18 things every modern gentleman should have in his closet

But do you have the right pieces? The essentials? The pieces no wardrobe should be without?<p>It's probably time to take stock of your wardrobe to make sure.<p>Don't get caught in the rain without a raincoat (literally).

How gadgets helped me go from dad bod to six pack

I used to live the classic geek lifestyle, forever hunched over a MacBook, munching on comfort food. Until one day cancer forced me to take my health more seriously.<p>Now I run marathons and lift weights for fun. But the geek is still strong in me. From GPS watches to bioelectrical impedance …

“I will go down in disgrace”: Franklin Roosevelt’s Pearl Harbor nightmare

Behind the scenes with FDR and his team as the government wheezed into action on a shocking Sunday afternoon<p>The black phone on the president’s <i>Resolute</i> desk rang at 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, interrupting his lunchtime conversation with Hopkins, Roosevelt’s closet adviser, whose chronic ill health and …

Sony RX100 review

Camera design is all about compromise. Great pictures ideally need large sensors and fast lenses, but this usually means a heavier burden on your camera bag or wallet. Mirrorless cameras try to strike a middle ground by helping you capture DSLR-style images in a smaller, often less expensive …

Samsung Galaxy Note II review

I must start my review of the Galaxy Note II by admitting that I misjudged the original Galaxy Note. After a week with that device, it was my conclusion that Samsung had put together a great package of technical innovations whose premise of an oversized, stylus-equipped smartphone wouldn’t find a …

MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid-2012)

Apple’s MacBook Air was initially an expensive luxury, but with an update in 2010 became an affordable, excellent machine. It’s light, well-made, and relatively powerful, and it’s become the choice of many people willing to trade the raw computing prowess of a more high-end machine for a device …

A first: Investment grade rating for PH

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) - The Philippines won its first ever investment grade debt rating from global credit rating firm Fitch.<p>By upgrading …