New flagship and low cost iPhones expected to release September 20

New flagship and low cost iPhones expected to release September 20

(Relaxnews) – According to Japanese sources, the new handsets are expected to go on sale in the US and in Europe as early as September 20 and could be on the shelves in China as early as November. The latest premium Apple phone, expected to be called the iPhone 5S, is widely rumored to feature a more […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Most blogged artists: Chris Malinchak, Lemonade

Most blogged artists: Chris Malinchak, Lemonade

(Relaxnews) – On Monday, August 26, Chris Malinchak is in the Hype Machine’s most blogged artists chart after dropping “So Into You” while Brooklyn’s Lemonade re-enters in tenth position. New York trance producer Malincha’s “So Into You” follows on from his 2013 debut, the enormously successful “So Good To Me.” His latest track has been […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Modern day sleep ailment: ‘sleep-texting’

Modern day sleep ailment: ‘sleep-texting’

(Relaxnews) – While smartphone owners use their devices to text and email throughout the day, some people are taking their addictions to new heights and texting while sleeping, reports say. A phenomenon called “sleep-texting” is on the rise, with sleep disorder specialists reporting that more and more people are texting several times a night while […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Video: Shailene Woodley stars alongside Kate Winslet in ‘Divergent’

Video: Shailene Woodley stars alongside Kate Winslet in ‘Divergent’

(Relaxnews) – Fans of Veronica Roth’s young adult fiction novel can now get a first look into the film. “Divergent,” which focuses on young heroines in a totalitarian future, is on track to take some of the limelight from “The Hunger Games” in 2014. Presented at the MTV Video Music Awards 2013 ceremony, the video […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Gamescom awards: ‘Destiny’ wins best in show

Gamescom awards: ‘Destiny’ wins best in show

(Relaxnews) – Futuristic, social shooter “Destiny” scoops four awards, with “Titanfall,” “Mario Kart 8″ and “The Elder Scrolls Online” winning two apiece. “Destiny” looks like a strong contender to become the best computer-assisted game of “Cowboys & Indians” ever made, leaving the Gamescom expo with the “Game of Gamescom” award. In addition, the new venture […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: Games, Online, Science & Technology ·
Chinese audiences send ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ to the top of the global box office

Chinese audiences send ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ to the top of the global box office

(Relaxnews) – The 3D version of “Jurassic Park” is on top of this week’s ranking of the most lucrative films worldwide, with $30 million in total revenues. Already nearing the end of its run in Western markets, the Steven Spielberg film owes this week’s successful earnings to its arrival in China, where it brought in […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Justin Timberlake and N Sync shine at MTV awards event

Justin Timberlake and N Sync shine at MTV awards event

(NEW YORK CITY, New York-AFP) – Justin Timberlake stole the show late Sunday at the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, singing several of his top hits and surprising fans with reunion of his old band N Sync. Timberlake, wildly cheered and applauded by the crowd packed into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, received the night’s […]

26.08.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music ·
LA prop emporium the go-to spot for Hollywood films

LA prop emporium the go-to spot for Hollywood films

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – A ship’s wheel here, a suitcase there. Pam Elyea walks briskly through the aisles of her cavernous warehouse pointing at antiques she has rented out as props for Hollywood movies. And she rattles off the names of the flicks or TV shows in which her vintage stuff has appeared: “The Artist,” […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘On trend’ men dare to be fashionable

‘On trend’ men dare to be fashionable

(PARIS, France-AFP) – When Nick Graham created the Joe Boxer underwear brand at his kitchen table in San Francisco in 1985, the experience left him convinced him of two things about men’s fashion. Pattern and colour, he concluded, should not be the exclusive preserve of women’s fashion, and men — given choices — will always […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Maja urges fans to ignore her bashers

Maja urges fans to ignore her bashers

Actress Maja Salvador urged her followers to just ignore her bashers who continuously post critical comments about her online. In a post in her Instagram account, Salvador said: “To all my fans and supporters, thank you sa lahat ng pagtatanggol. Salamat po at na-appreciate ko yun.” She added: “Pero mas pipiliin kong tahimik na lang po […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Inès de la Fressange inspires cake at Café de la Paix in Paris

Inès de la Fressange inspires cake at Café de la Paix in Paris

(Relaxnews) – High fashion is in the air at the Café de la Paix in Paris. Since 2006, the famous restaurant of the InterContinental Le Grand hotel has honored Paris Fashion Week with a high-end, €18 sweet. This year, the cafe is offering a coconut and raspberry sweet created by the pastry chef Dominique Costa […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL COMMEMORATES 30th DEATH  ANNIVERSARY OF NINOY AQUINO

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL COMMEMORATES 30th DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF NINOY AQUINO

Los Angeles, 22 August 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General commemorated the 30th death anniversary of Ninoy Aquino with a mass at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Los Angeles on 21 August 2013. In commemoration of the 30th Death Anniversary of Ninoy Aquino, the Philippine Consulate General in cooperation with the Overseas Filipinos for Good Governance […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Tech experts debate the smarts of the ‘smartwatch’

Tech experts debate the smarts of the ‘smartwatch’

SEOUL-AFP) – News that Samsung will unveil a “smartwatch” next month has sent rumour mills into overdrive within the tech community as it second guesses what the much-hyped gadget will offer. Wearable computing, including Google’s smart glasses, is considered the next frontier in consumer electronics following smartphones. Apple has long been rumoured to be working […]

24.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Bradley Cooper coming to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Bradley Cooper coming to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

(Relaxnews) – One of the main characters in this Marvel adaptation could be voiced by the actor, who already has a packed schedule on the horizon. After courting Vin Diesel (“Fast & Furious,” “xXx”) as the voice of Groot, a half-human, half-tree character, Marvel Studios has set its sights on another of Hollywood’s most bankable […]

24.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
At-home digital breast self-exam device launches on Indiegogo

At-home digital breast self-exam device launches on Indiegogo

(Relaxnews) – A new radiation-free technology could help women scan their breasts for cancer-causing tumors from the comfort of their homes. This week, Eclipse Breast Health Technologies launched a campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo for a new handheld device, about the size of a computer mouse, that the company claims is five times more sensitive […]

Michelle Obama teams up with rappers to fight obesity

Michelle Obama teams up with rappers to fight obesity

(Relaxnews) – As part of her “Let’s Move” campaign against the obesity epidemic in the US, Michelle Obama has turned to a number of rappers to release a new hip-hop album, “Songs for a Healthier America.” The album will be released in September. For this inspirational album, which will be distributed in schools in New […]

Football: Steps eyed to protect World Cup players from heat

Football: Steps eyed to protect World Cup players from heat

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – Measures will be taken to protect players in case of intense heat during 2014 World Cup matches in Brazil, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said here Wednesday. “When players need to hydrate themselves, the referee will be able to stop the match two or three times, ” he noted. “For us […]

24.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Ikea presents its first capsule collection this fall

Ikea presents its first capsule collection this fall

(Relaxnews) – For the first time, Ikea will launch a capsule collection of limited edition furniture and houseware products, rolling out starting on September 27. Bearing the name Trendig 2013, the new line unites Asian cultural influences with the best of Scandinavian design. The famous Swedish retail chain has put together a limited edition collection […]

24.08.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Online ·
Nike unveils glow-in-the-dark Air Max Thea pack

Nike unveils glow-in-the-dark Air Max Thea pack

(Relaxnews) – Much ado has been made about Nike’s brand new Air Max Thea, a new sneaker silhouette for women only. And now the company has just announced a limited-edition release for the Nike Air Max Thea Woven Pack, available in glow-in-the-dark black, atomic red, and electric purple. Nike says the brand named the Air […]

24.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Five lucky winners will win Family 4 Pack tickets to FPAC 22

Five lucky winners will win Family 4 Pack tickets to FPAC 22

The Association for the advancement of Filipino Amecian Arts and Culture (FilAmARTS) in cooperation with Balita Media, Inc. is giving away tickets to the City of Los Angeles’ 22nd Annual Festival of Filipino Arts & Culture (FPAC 22). The promotion entitled “Family 4 Pack Giveaway” will run from August 24 – September 5, 2013. Five […]

23.08.2013 · Filled under: Promotions ·