Philip Cheang (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

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

December 2012

(And of course, the prepwork for that earlier photo) —instagram.com/p/T58zB8KuEb/h

via Instagram on iOS

2013: Happy Birthday Mom, and Happy New Year everyone else! instagr.am/p/T6FQm9Bk1a/

via Instagram

I’d love to have one of these gorgeous bikes: kickstarter.com/projects/farad… (nice classic style, with modern tech!)

via Echofon

Operant Conditioning by Software Bugs —blog.regehr.org/archives/861r (fun read for both engineering and usability guys)

via Echofon

gmanews Plan your year ahead. Attached is the list of 2013 nationwide holidays & special non-working days: pic.twitter.com/RjmNjjTk |@govph

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:42 AM, Dec 31st, 2012 via Echofon)

indiegamescom Rhythm Heaven on Earth in the ER: Rhythm Doctor Demo (fizzd) bit.ly/VfzFcQ

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 1:05 AM, Dec 31st, 2012 via Echofon)

TheNextWeb Why we’ve decided to stop producing TNW Magazine for Android tnw.to/b0TPT by @Boris

via Spread The Next Web (retweeted on 12:26 AM, Dec 31st, 2012 via Twitterrific for Mac)

@giselabee you can never be too fancy when calligraphing! (also, ligatures!)

via Echofon in reply to giselabee

Great for developers, panic for pirates. Hackulo.us (creators of Installous) has shut down. apptrackr seems down too!

via Echofon

ha, figured out how to show location debug info in iOS 6 maps, with <DebugConsoleEnabled> in the plist —pic.twitter.com/OtqMaFgWW

via Photos on iOS

“The days of easy globalization are done.” Improvements and change in Apple/HP factories in China. Like chairs. —nyti.ms/ZBZmeAK

via Twitter for Websites

insomniaaaa

via iOS

That sad (but validating) feeling when you google an undocumented parameter/feature you know exists (and use), but get no relevant results.

via Echofon

joemccann Guess what programmers do on vacation? Program.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:11 AM, Dec 30th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Boo for power outage. Yay for Photoshop CS6’s auto-save/recovery!

via Echofon

This CSS3 motion-gfx-animation-thing by @podrivo is crazy amazing. thegoodman.cc (hand-coded! my after effects skills are obsolete.)

via Buffer

segphault I used to think Mozilla neglected Linux. Now that I use Win/OSX, I realize they just uniformly suck at platform-specific stuff everywhere

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 3:41 AM, Dec 29th, 2012 via Twitterrific for Mac)

TechCrunch BlueStacks’ App Player For Mac Launches Beta: Now You Can Run Over 750,000 Android Apps On Mac tcrn.ch/Uos3GR by @sarahintampa

via WordPress.com VIP (retweeted on 5:04 AM, Dec 28th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

I just flew 4,454m in a brilliant game of Jetpack Joyride on iPad. Try to beat that! bit.ly/rKuWqK pic.twitter.com/FJPTEbhu

via iOS

_kyleyamamoto Excellent read on distinguishing how the elite practice vs. how the average practice. calnewport.com/blog/2011/11/1…

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 2:42 AM, Dec 27th, 2012 via Twitterrific for Mac)

DavidBHayter I have to admit,

I just, don’t completely understand the Umbrella Corporation’s business model…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:36 PM, Dec 26th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

stroughtonsmith RT @JohnRHeaton: i.imgur.com/cg6O5.jpg <- that’s an interesting Surface : Nexus ratio

via Twitterrific (retweeted on 10:18 PM, Dec 26th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Game Center has been rather slow recently.
(achievements/leaderboards/matchmaking.)
Perhaps from a ton of new iPhones/iPads over Christmas?

via Buffer

@xtauymatiao you’re welcome! :) I think that’s about typical lifespan for that kind though, haha

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to xtauymatiao

@syk0saje … but… but… games for captain chemo!

via Echofon in reply to syk0saje

@syk0saje I was half-jokingly considering getting you a 4chan Pass, but I figured games were more practical :P

via Echofon in reply to syk0saje

Merry first Christmas little Frankie! (“Oooooooh, iPhone!”) instagr.am/p/TqLfbIBk0B/

via Instagram

jvejercito Christmas is not so merry for abt 1,000 families in Barangay St. Joseph, San Juan as theyblost their houses in fire that broke out at 3am.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:06 PM, Dec 25th, 2012 via Echofon)

chantily Girlfriend:I think you’re the one. Boyfriend : So I can see the code?
Girlfriend: I should take the red pill and leave.

via Facebook (retweeted on 2:09 AM, Dec 25th, 2012 via Echofon)

MMDA ADVISORY: As of 12:00am, Santa Claus sighted on CCTV entering Metro Manila via EDSA. Merry Christmas everyone!

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 12:26 AM, Dec 25th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Print isn’t dead. Newspapers / magazines are a great resource this time of year. pic.twitter.com/CiOgy5FA

via Snapseed on iOS

chpwn Reading @reckless’ articles should be a requirement for using the internet: theverge.com/2012/12/21/379…

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 4:32 PM, Dec 24th, 2012 via Twitterrific for Mac)

hbons wow… Ubuntu sells games without permission and keeps the money? formspring.me/EdmundM/q/4069…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:07 AM, Dec 24th, 2012 via Echofon)

One year. 🎂 Missing you from across the world @chantily — 🐑instagr.am/p/TgdZGqBk46/t

via Tweetbot for iOS

hey look, gangnam style just broke a billion views, just now. youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7… pic.twitter.com/zfB3DHRS

via Echofon

FTLgame Wow. FTL won IGN’s Best PC Strategy Game of 2012! ign.com/wikis/best-of-…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:37 AM, Dec 21st, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Polygon First details leak on Disney Infinity, an open-world sandbox game where Disney and Pixar characters can play together polygon.com/2012/12/20/378…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 11:37 AM, Dec 21st, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

jensterjuice Don’t stare at me, I’m on duty. “@cyborgdino: North Koreas first game, USA we need to catch up! theatlanticwire.com/global/2012/12…

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 2:52 AM, Dec 21st, 2012 via Echofon)

Dec 21. Happy end of the world! (or not)

via OS X

@cammercheanger did you eat at home? what did you have?

via Echofon in reply to cammercheanger

comex TLDR: use HTTP content type negotiation to deal with image formats. RT @stshank igvita.com/2012/12/18/dep…

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 9:31 PM, Dec 20th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@yapsestagle It’ll help everyone communicate ideas and get along, so it kind of improves freedom of speech? :P haha

via Echofon in reply to yapsestagle

I’m sorry, but whenever I hear “sin tax bill”, I imagine a law that bans bad language, grammar, and code.

via Echofon

Tweetbot for iPhone/iPad are only $1 each today! If you love Twitter, you need @tweetbot. theverge.com/2012/12/19/378… (alas, Mac version still $20)

via Echofon

Woke up to Ms Universe tweets, wondering “why do I already know this!?” — (Cam told me while borrowing money from half-asleep me)n

via Tweetbot for iOS

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out rollcall.ph — fantastic visualization + tracking of PH congress attendance.@rollcallphh

via Buffer

New startup from Vimeo creator recreates QUARTZ COMPOSER IN THE BROWSER. OMGWTF. Visual programming for meme animation! moonbase.com

via TweetDeck

Facebook is evil, bans author of FB Purity extension. >:( fbpurity.com/news/important… (though Twitter isn’t too far off…)

via TweetDeck

Why do all the cool/interesting stuff get released at three in the morning anyway? Freakin’ time zones. Stupid @humble bundles. :P

via Echofon

man, I can never buy anything w/ my BPI card at 3am. :/ loading always fails. (though maybe this is a good thing. less impulse buys.)

via Echofon

Woah, awesome. Local devs/design, this is how it’s done! MT @rollcallph: Look, everyone! rollcall.ph got a makeover. Infographics!

via Echofon

ABCWorldNews President Obama vs. Spiderman — This newly released photo, had our newsroom smiling this morning. Credit: Pete Souza pic.twitter.com/GLiKj0bw

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:14 AM, Dec 20th, 2012 via Echofon)

nytimes In Philippines, a landmark bill could be a turning point on contraception nyti.ms/12yB7M8

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 11:28 AM, Dec 19th, 2012 via Echofon)

sesamestreet Are you building a tablet app for young children? We’ve released a FREE best practices guide based on our research: bit.ly/T62eeD

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:26 AM, Dec 19th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

stroughtonsmith Nokia’s Maps have cost them $11bn to date; wow. Nokia is worth $14bn by market cap: asym.co/ZfEsSs /via @asymco

via Twitterrific (retweeted on 10:02 PM, Dec 18th, 2012 via Twitterrific for Mac)

Interesting click event implementations in pure CSS: tympanus.net/codrops/2012/1… /cc @levi_io @syk0saje

via Echofon

@jensterjuice @levi_io needs more resolution, though! (wish we’d gotten that Form 1)

via Echofon in reply to jensterjuice

3D Printer at TsinelasLabs! Handiwork of @levi_ioinstagr.am/p/TWKbqNBk0_/i

via Tweetbot for iOS

toucharcade Fifty Alarm Freebie Alert: ‘Fruit Ninja’ and Every Other Halfbrick Game Free for Just 24 Hours toucharca.de/VL2n4q

via dlvr.it (retweeted on 4:50 PM, Dec 17th, 2012 via Echofon)

kennethgyu “I’m Japanese. I don’t like food with strong flavor. Everything in Japan is tasteless. Especially the anime.”

- @levi_io

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:55 PM, Dec 17th, 2012 via Echofon)

Sobering perspective of the CT shooting: “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother” —thebluereview.org/i-am-adam-lanz…g
(and a response-thegirlwhowasthursday.wordpress.com/2012/12/16/you…Ly )

via Echofon

Supposedly leaked N. Korean film about western propaganda is probably really meant for the west. Still fun/interesting—superchief.tv/leaked-north-k…W

via Echofon

MMDA ADVISORY: 12 Lanes of Christmas 2012, list and maps here —> j.mp/eovm5o . Use these Christmas lanes as alternate routes.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:25 PM, Dec 15th, 2012 via Echofon)

@bjango love the history graphs everywhere in ISM4. ? history graph for the battery level as well? :)

via Echofon

Why would you shoot elementary schoolchildren!? :(

via Echofon

danmartell “An entrepreneur is someone who steals office supplies from home and brings them to work.” @auren

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 2:30 PM, Dec 14th, 2012 via Echofon)

RaviCNN No surprise, but: Google Maps is now the #1 app on the App Store.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:12 PM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

@deannaque what? no! (but thanks for helping her out. hahaha :)

via Echofon in reply to deannaque

@xtauymatiao haha I can lend you my US account so you can download it :) DM kita mamaya, have a meeting now.

via Echofon in reply to xtauymatiao

Google, Y U NO release Google Maps for iOS in the Philippine App Store? >:( I have a US account, but still.

via Echofon

googlemaps It’s here. Google Maps for iPhone. Voice navigation, local search, Street View, transit & more. Get at goo.gl/1xdrx

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:55 PM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

@Ralegan yeah, that’s my point! there’re a lot of FPSes already on iOS (gameloft aside), so they have to do something fancy/innovative.

via Echofon in reply to secretxergin

idiot Beware: computers at Internet cafés are not edible.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:55 AM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

Like this: Bungie cofounder announces new FPS for iPhone/iPad, “Morning Star”—industrialtoys.com/morning-star/o (doing for iOS, what they did for xbox?)

via Echofon

mlq3 What’s Second Reading? What’s Third Reading? Review the legislative process here: bit.ly/Sckjtg

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:26 AM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

Won the battle, but not yet the war. See you next week for 3rd reading! (but for now I tweet again about games, tech, apple, and bad puns.)

via Echofon

“Will the real gentleman please wind up, please wind up, please wind up…” (auto-tuned to Eminem’s Real Slim Shadyll

via Echofon

@meggykawsek @levi_io “WILL YOU GUYS ALL FREAKIN’ WIND UP ALREADY I MEAN COME ON”

via Echofon in reply to meggykawsek

@meggykawsek @kennethgyu … I was thinking that, but didn’t want to say it. So, thanks Meggy! :))

via Twitter for Mac in reply to meggykawsek

@meggykawsek is he the one you guys were talking about earlier? I mean, wow

via Twitter for Mac in reply to meggykawsek

hotmanila Too bad Filipinos aren’t Vulcans. Then we could aspire to Vulcanize the world

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:37 PM, Dec 12th, 2012 via Echofon)

@rollcallph So did you guys log the roll call manually/in person? :)

via Echofon in reply to rollcallph

RedTani Still disappointed that it takes a roll call to get many representatives to come into the session hall. What were they doing before?

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 7:52 PM, Dec 12th, 2012 via Echofon)

@syk0saje I dunno man, seems to work in the office. /cc @kennethgyu @levi_io

via Echofon in reply to syk0saje

tonchi We’ll be voting soon.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:59 PM, Dec 12th, 2012 via Echofon)

idiot Today is 12/12/12, the last day for nearly a hundred years where people make stupid comments about the date.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:16 PM, Dec 12th, 2012 via Echofon)

is there even any TV coverage of the ? (no cable in the office.)

via Echofon

@meggykawsek: “He worked for this agency… something and grey… Sasha and Grey?” / everyone: “uhm.”

via iOS

and then, you know, this. cdn0.sbnation.com/imported_asset… (oh Kojima, you’re such a tease.)

via Echofon

Phantom Pain is totally MGS in disguise. Dude looks like Snake, pacing/style very Kojima, even “Joakim” is an anagram.
youtube.com/watch?v=_Kav2t…

via Echofon

“Homicide Victims Rarely Talk to Police,” and Other Horrible Headlines —freakonomics.com/2012/12/05/hom…t (this is bloody hilarious. beware of laughter)

via Echofon

@richtuason @thisboykills_ well, depending on the output, the next steps may be long and involved, so a good night’s sleep is… good. hahaha

via Echofon in reply to richtuason

@richtuason or more like I saved to drafts instead of sending it.

via Echofon in reply to richtuason

@richtuason …I replied na? Maybe slow mail server is slow

via Echofon in reply to richtuason

@syk0saje but there’s never an improper way to use it! (…that’s what she said. ;)

via Echofon in reply to syk0saje

cmarguel Ok, is it our turn to say that God is punishing Manny for being anti-RH? (no: because we’re better than them)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:12 PM, Dec 9th, 2012 via Echofon)

Traffic along EDSA is terrible. QC to Makati, I’ve encountered like four or five accidents so far :/ (mostly people switching/merging lanes)

via iOS

Not even a day, and I miss you already @chantily :(

via Tweetbot for iOS

Google Apps stops offering free sign-ups/tier. That’s kinda sad. Used it for several domains as a student. googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2012/12/change…

via Echofon

gamasutra 2013’s IGF finalists get a free pass to Steam bit.ly/11LwkHJ

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 3:00 AM, Dec 7th, 2012 via Echofon)

Facebook Messenger not requiring FB/email. Aggressive move, to compete with BBM/iMessage — (nope, still not using it ;)theverge.com/2012/12/4/3725…P

via Buffer

New GMail 2.0 app for iPhone/iPad! Still a bunch of webviews, but much-needed update nonetheless —gmailblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-gm…h

via Echofon

piacayetano Chiz: I’m not comfortable w/ the law saying “safe, satisfying sex life.” Me: What’s your problem “safe” or “satisfying?”

via Echofon (retweeted on 12:37 AM, Dec 5th, 2012 via Twitter Web Client)

Oh, false alarm. Crisis averted!

via Echofon

That awkward feeling when you take apart an expensive laptop, and have a tiny screw left over.

via Echofon

Nine common mistakes every indie game studio should avoid —indiegames.com/2012/11/the_9_…d

via Echofon

mxcl OSS zealots love Samsung and hate Apple. Samsung’s contributions to OSS: nada. Apple’s: Webkit, LLVM, Clang, Darwin, MacRuby, zeroconf.

via OS X (retweeted on 5:49 PM, Dec 2nd, 2012 via Twitterrific for Mac)