Philip Cheang (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @_phi ever

May 2012

About to upgrade to CS6. Adobe, why do you always make your installers crap? twitpic.com/9rb66d

via Twitter for Mac

@DigitalAnomaly don’t worry, I’ve long been upgrading with “generic” RAM ;)
I just thought you had 8GB SODIMMs (hard to find). thanks! :D

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to DigitalAnomaly

doblezeta Everyone, stay indoors. It’s getting crazy outside. Roads are flooded already.

via Echofon (retweeted on 3:23 PM, May 31st, 2012 via Echofon)

@MochiBits I know! it’s too bad my personal laptop maxes out at 8 :(

via Echofon in reply to _kyleyamamoto

@richtuason Hey now, some people have more: twitter.com/digitalanomaly…
— you can never have too much RAM!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to richtuason

@DigitalAnomaly iMac also? (2x) 8GB + (2x) 4GB? Where’d you get the 8GB modules? (and how much?)

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to DigitalAnomaly

Big project ahead. 16GB RAM. Overkill? I think not! instagr.am/p/LR-7Mmhkx4/

via Instagram

@giselabee @kidcuddli @mgosingtian @meggykawsek @richtuason it’s the secret mark of Vector-Man! :D (though the tool icon is pixely)

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to giselabee

I’m really annoyed how many infographics aren’t actually infographics. It’s more than just big numbers + bright colors. buff.ly/LIj7rW

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The Apple Store has been down four hours now. New Macs when you return, please?

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Hey, this is a cool little toy: an SLR camera simulator. buff.ly/wastlS (would be cooler if you could pick different scenes/lighting)

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“How Tim Cook is changing Apple” — New CEO, new policies. buff.ly/KGhWXbP via@FortuneMagazinee

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@giselabee dump the blackberry! :D (or at least, add to it. haha)

via Echofon in reply to giselabee

Leaked iPhone 5 parts? Who knows! Not digging the two-tone, though. buff.ly/LbnkS4
— Also, new Maps tech?buff.ly/K9zI9EA

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idiot A good UX makes a bad user.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:47 AM, May 30th, 2012 via Echofon)

Woah. Pretty impressive soft-body physics and damage simulation in CryEngine 3 —youtube.com/watch?v=KppTms…4 (I’d probably enjoy blowing stuff up)

via Echofon

panjeetapales My 11-year-old, listening to Villar: MAMA, WHY IS HE TALKING ABOUT HIMSELF?

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:15 PM, May 29th, 2012 via Echofon)

Okay, guilty! But now what? Hopefully not just a slap on the wrist amirite

via Echofon

chpwn Crazy: @chronicdevteam’s Absinthe 2.0 was used by 1M users in a weekend, but @CyanogenMod has only 2M installs total: androidcommunity.com/cyanogenmod-re…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 3:34 PM, May 29th, 2012 via Echofon)

IzzyMiller Some interesting comments from Zynga employees in this interview on the F2P business model: gamesindustry.biz/articles/2012-…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:09 AM, May 29th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Hack the Cover — Insightful article on the fall of physical books, and the future of digital cover art -craigmod.com/journal/hack_t…Jb vi@craigmodod

via Twitter for Websites

UI stills for the Iron Man armor and the Helicarrier from The Avengers movie — Cool work by@jayse__ -cargocollective.com/jayse/Avengers96

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(From the makers of the typography games Kern and Shape type) — I got a 9.3/10 in Color, a color matching gamecolor.method.acO

via Twitter for Websites

@Ralegan definitely, but this seems way more precise/responsive than Kinect. Very appropriate for close-PC interaction, as opposed to big TV

via Echofon in reply to secretxergin

Screw the Kinect, the future of computing is here, and it is awesome: youtube.com/watch?v=_d6Kui… (via @syk0saje)

via Echofon

Ok, Skype video / FaceTime don’t work with Quasar (the iPad windows tweak), which is a little sad because that was the reason I got it.

via Tweetbot for iOS

jensterjuice Speechless. — Man cooks, serves own genitals to 5 paying diners japantoday.com/category/natio… via @JapanToday

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 11:46 PM, May 27th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Coming home to an untethered iPad3 jailbreak is awesome. Multitasking windows like a boss. twitpic.com/9pxs87 twitpic.com/9pxspo

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Family has recently developed unfortunate habit of using my travels for Duty Free. Hahaha.

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@syk0saje well played, but I go online while waiting in lines / for bags :P

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to syk0saje

@cammercheanger … I cant check that yet. :/ I’m still out!

via Twitter for Android in reply to cammercheanger

Some surprisingly good stuff! “@jensterjuice: With @_phi (@ Singapore Arts Festival 2011) 4sq.com/JXNLiz

via Twitter for Android

Kinokuniya is always both awesome and depressing. So much stuff I’d love to buy and read, but cant! :(

via Twitter for Android

atomaraullo Bad Assery of the day. Man, stranded in desert makes a motorcycle out of his broken car. hackaday.com/2012/05/21/man…

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 3:37 PM, May 24th, 2012 via Twitter for iPad)

Will be at a panel with @boomzap, @AninoGames, Level Up!, and GDAP to talk about the Philippine Game Industry — do stop by!

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Conference after-parties are fun. Especially when there are more than one of them.

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Thanks to everyone who listened to my talk at ! :)

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@Clawford Pretty good, actually! Lots of interesting people. Just finished my talk :) I met @dewe, but we didn’t get to talk much yet.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to Clawford

Whether Coda 2 will win me over Sublime Text remains to be seen. But @panic’s attention to detail is amazing. <video> with CSS3 transforms!

via Tweetbot for iOS

Sweet, Coda 2! 🍃 panic.com/coda/
it looks pretty grea—
…what’s this? Diet Coda? For the iPadpanic.com/dietcoda/VxO
Holy. Cratpc

via Tweetbot for iOS

Real-world data and a “secret modeling algorithm”—@playmaticss’ Shadow Government sounds pretty cool. Interesting talk from@MargaretWallacee

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byimplication @_phi is representing us this week at @CasualConnect Singapore, and will be giving a talk on our indie workflow tools: asia.casualconnect.org/content.html

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 10:19 AM, May 22nd, 2012 via Twitter for iPad)

@xtauymatiao the two of us have forever bad timing. :( haha! I’m in Singapore for another conference. Will be back on Saturday.

via Twitter for Android in reply to xtauymatiao

byimplication @_phi is representing us this week at @CasualConnect Singapore, and will be giving a talk on our indie workflow tools: asia.casualconnect.org/content.html

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 8:12 AM, May 22nd, 2012 via Twitter for Android)

@pmgomez I’m actually flying to Singapore tomorrow for the Casual Connect conference! Hahaha.

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@pmgomez right, I’ll try picking that up then. have heard about it but wasn’t sure.

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@pmgomez of course I’ve seen that (and it’s indeed brilliant!), but I don’t count it a “normal show.” and it’s British. :))

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@pmgomez maybe, but decidedly less boring than a lot of other shows. (for me, anyway)

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

Wait, what? NBC getting rid of Community’s @danharmon? But it’s *his* show! —danharmon.tumblr.com/post/233392722…Z
(Now I have nothing to watch on TV. Yay?)

via Echofon

doblezeta MMDA mobile apps are now available on all major smartphone platforms (iOS, Android, Blackberry, WindowsPhone). All free, all developed free.

via Echofon (retweeted on 1:57 PM, May 18th, 2012 via Echofon)

Paying Microsoft to remove preinstalled crap. That’s just… silly. — “Microsoft Gives Windows a Clean Sweeon.wsj.com/KtZwefU1C v@WSJWSJ

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@glencharles assuming they’re the same band as Smart’s LTE beta test, no. :(

via Echofon in reply to glencharles

@CosetteVivo Just got your email, it’s been a busy morning. Sorry about that! Will send a reply later today. :)

via Echofon in reply to CosetteVivo

@meggykawsek @shirkencrackle Awesome! Get a 3G SIM, then sign in with iMessage + FaceTime = way better than a roaming phone :P

via Echofon in reply to meggykawsek

Story of Send — cool HTML5 page from Google highlighting@gmaill delivery + efficiency. Bonus: it’s a scrolly thingy!google.com/green/storyofs…q

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matt18sam @notch HOLY CRAP!!! Minecraft was mentioned on a test that all Australians school kids are doing to today! twitpic.com/9l8pdv

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:59 PM, May 15th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@glencharles I know :( will you be at ADMU later?

via Echofon in reply to glencharles

Perian is being discontinued :( perian.org
A sad day for video on the Mac, as when VisualHub stopped development.

via Echofon

@syk0saje I know :( people are asleep, or not here. Maybe I have enough displays to play with myself

via Echofon in reply to syk0saje

Overnight at the office. Screens galore! instagr.am/p/KnIu3JBk2w/

via Instagram

London traffic lights rigged to win Olympic Committee’s favor — sounds like something PH’d do. But we don’t have tech.theverge.com/2012/5/13/3018…3

via Echofon

@syk0saje oh, it still serves a purpose — delivery of new hardware from newegg/amazon/ebay and the like. ;)

via Echofon in reply to syk0saje

“Brilliant” design of Airbus controls played part in tragedy of Air France Flight. Better usability is sometimes worse. j.mp/Izkk61

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Wouldn’t mind an office here — floating city-island Blueseed to be “tax-/regulation-free” Technology Incubator:j.mp/K5zIVR3

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Don’t forget to give your mom a hug today. Happy Mother’s Day!

via Echofon

>> 38th place, 5hrs. •
Alas, a drop from last year’s 9th, and no hoodie for me this year. :( Still, 32GB! :D
dropbox.com/dropquest2012/…w

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Dropbox And we have a winner for Dropquest 2012!!! Hundreds of prizes are still left though — keep questing!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:06 AM, May 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

I think everyone is stuck on the last chapter (or near-last-chapter) of

via Echofon

CHAPTER 17 AUGH

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@Navarr @Dropbox spamming refresh works. (if you’re getting the “service unavailable, re-issue request” error) good luck, and keep at it! :)

via Echofon in reply to Navarr

I think @Dropbox is buckling under the load of . Lots of server errors on certain stages (on the verge of chapter 9!)

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@evilletters it took me a while to get back into grade/high-school algebra. :))

via Echofon in reply to evilletters

guh I am stuck on chapter 6.

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Dropbox Dropquest starts in 10 minutes! Start spamming refresh! dropbox.com/dropquest2012

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:52 AM, May 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

@evilletters yeah. it’s actually too bad; HP was sort of one of the pillars of this industry.

via Echofon in reply to evilletters

@evilletters it was very well written! Also, articles often go online before publication date (like how magazines r on sale before the date)

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to evilletters

@glencharles I’m hoping it’ll take less with smart friends working together ;P

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to glencharles

Kinda annoyed that @Dropbox set dropquest2 during Sunday Mother’s Day early morning, though. I’m going to be very groggy and cranky tomorrow

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Anyone want to work together on Dropquest 2? :D blog.dropbox.com/?p=1194

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A total mess. So what’re they going to do now? — “How Hewlett-Packard lost its way” -tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/05/08/500…MV vi@FortuneMagazinene

via Twitter for Websites

I don’t understand billboards and signs with Twitter and Facebook icons in the corner. I mean, you can’t click them or anything. :/

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just broke 400k! Just a few days ago things seemed bleak. It might actually make it! :D kickstarter.com/projects/48625…e

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Enabling remote debugging with Webkit Inspector in iPad/iPhone Safari: atnan.com/blog/2011/11/1…
(this needs to be a feature on actual devices!)

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“Game designers/application designers exist in different universes, but there’s no reason one can’t teach the other.” <— Glad to be both ;)

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“Two Universes” — What can Photoshop learn from Portal? Interesting post about usability and gamification.randsinrepose.com/archives/2012/…A (cont.)

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tjmanotoc overheard/quote of the day: “my iPhone just died in the banyo. i just took the most boring dump in years. i actually stared at the walls”

via Tweetings for Mac (retweeted on 4:52 PM, May 10th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

BarackObama President Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage: OFA.BO/CLBAi9

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:31 AM, May 10th, 2012 via Echofon)

Portal 2 is only seven bucks for a day or so. If you have not yet played this masterpiece, now would be a good time: store.steampowered.com/app/620

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The big two kay. / “Don’t worry, be appy!”

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idiot Finally, a responsive boilerplate for my HTML9 projects. html9responsiveboilerstrapjs.com

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:01 AM, May 10th, 2012 via Echofon)

“So, How Is Thesis?” → “S.H.I.T.” —
(overheard, @wilhansen_li + his students.)

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Viber now available for Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry: theverge.com/2012/5/8/30067…

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Republique / This game deserves to get made. 60 hours and 200k to go!
kickstarter.com/projects/48625…9
-vimeo.com/41800702Sx

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Several thousand Twitter passwords leaked: google.com/hostednews/afp…
But most seem like spam. You can check anyway here: boingboing.net/2012/05/08/550…

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@pebblewatch is there a reason iPad isn’t immediately supported? shouldn’t it be more or less same as iPhone? (too bad, it does BT4.0 too)

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Like indie games + the horror genre? You should check out Lone Survivor, a psychological survival retro-styled game —lonesurvivor.co.ukq

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Guest post by @lynnpinugu talking about her experience at Microsoft’s blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_ci…e

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stroughtonsmith “Let’s re-implement Bada in HTML5. C’mon, it’ll be fun!”

via Twitterrific for Mac (retweeted on 3:46 PM, May 8th, 2012 via Echofon)

What greets you on your first day at Apple — “There’s work and there’s your life’s work.” — m’s photinstagr.am/p/KTOGobADKabZ vi@instagramam

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@levi_io More of how to create, organize, and separate your classes and styles. (don’t worry, it’s a headache for me too)

via Echofon in reply to levi_io

Single responsibility principle applied to CSS: csswizardry.com/2012/04/the-si…
Also, an intro to object-oriented CSS: coding.smashingmagazine.com/2011/12/12/an-…
@levi_io

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@pavliuts @chantily two questions:
a.) will it make it here?
b.) is that it? :O

via Echofon in reply to pavliuts

@jensterjuice Thought so. Let us know next time you’re around; will bring legit cookies. :P

via Echofon in reply to jensterjuice

@mgosingtian through the power of love and magic! :3 (actually, I wonder that too, but I manage to get by)

via Echofon in reply to mgosingtian

@mgosingtian I’d imagine it’d be useful to most people, but I don’t Facebook ;P

via Echofon in reply to mgosingtian

While I’m happy to see link spam + SEO become less effective on Google, I’m not sure what to make of this: affiliatetemple.com/google-penguin…

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@jensterjuice Will the ones your browser gets from our sites do for now? :P

via Echofon in reply to jensterjuice

@levi_io it works really well on the iPhone too! but it only lets me move left/right. Does it let you move up/down on the iPad?

via Echofon in reply to levi_io

It’s kind of annoying how some people will ignore you until they deem you “important” enough by some arbitrary metric.

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Ok, that iPad keyboard concept video turned into a real tweak pretty quickly. Need A5 jailbreak nao cultofmac.com/165223/awesome…

via Safari on iOS

@pmgomez I just said it was “pretty cool” on Twitter, right? ;)

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@pmgomez keep it that way! ;) no to walled gardens!

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@pmgomez uh, no? thankfully your post was public and didn’t need a log-in. :P

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@pmgomez okay, that’s pretty cool.

via Echofon in reply to pmgomez

@_phi …it presents completely new methods of interaction (even surfaceless!)
+ addresse@worrydreamam’s ranworrydream.com/ABriefRantOnTh…cU (2/2)

via Echofon in reply to _phi

Fantastic capacitive touch interaction research from Disney (of all places!)
youtu.be/E4tYpXVTjxA — this is *really* exciting because… (1/2)

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Text selection + cursor positioning on iPad: youtu.be/RGQTaHGQ04Q
— awesome concept, but I hope someone will release a tweak on Cydia. :P

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Track 8, a Metro-styled music player for the iPad: theverge.com/2012/5/3/29980…

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And what’s up with the lame PenTile layout? Dear Samsung, I don’t care about AMOLED, give us real pixels. :(

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The S Voice feature on the new Galaxy S 3 looks very… inspired via Echofon

Dropbox DROPQUEST II: It’s back, and it’s epic-er. Solve a scavenger hunt to earn free space and maybe some really cool prizes! blog.dropbox.com/?p=1194

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:11 AM, May 4th, 2012 via Echofon)

asymco Apple captured 73% of phone industry profits and Samsung captured 26%. HTC took 1%. Everybody else lost money.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:21 PM, May 3rd, 2012 via Twitter Web Client)

@xtauymatiao maybe you should read his wall/timeline thing. hahaha

via Echofon in reply to xtauymatiao

An orange-red sky today, and so is everything outside pic.twitter.com/M1PHbikm

via Photos on iOS

One can only do so much

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The camera app (with “rewind”) and software keyboard in BlackBerry 10 are pretty cool: engadget.com/2012/05/01/bb-… and theverge.com/2012/5/1/29911…

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@evilletters i know! would probably be awesome on the retina display 8D

via Echofon in reply to evilletters

Quasar, a multitasking window manager for the iPad. youtu.be/7cYWha8YFi8 — Need iPad 3 jailbreak. Now.

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Hey, cool: Microsoft released a Metro-style theme for jQuery mobile —blogs.msdn.com/b/interoperabi…f
— can be used for PhoneGap/Cordova, too!

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joshuatopolsky Instagram makes hardware. youtube.com/watch?v=hSDpAn…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 3:02 AM, May 1st, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)