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June 23, 2009

Samsung i8000 Omnia II gets official

While we’re waiting for the Omnia HD to become available in the Philippines, Samsung has once again announced another upcoming Omnia smartphone. The Samsung i8000 Omnia II is the real successor to the Omnia series.

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June 23, 2009

LG Phones Price List in the Philippines

Updated price list of LG Phones in the Philippines. Last monitored on June 2011:

LG Optimus 2x P990 price – Php 25,900
LG Optimus Black P970 price – Php 18,400
LG Optimus One P500 price – Php 9,900
LG P350 Optimus ME price – Php 7,850
LG P525 Cookie Dual price – Php 7,900
LG GT350i price – Php 6,100
LG Cookie T310i price – Php 5,750
LG C305 WINK WIFI price – Php 4,550
LG Cookie T300 price – Php 3,850
LG C105 price – Php 3,590

The following are the updated prices of LG phones available in the Philippines for the year 2009. These prices are suggested retail price as sent in by the PR agency of LG Mobile Philippines.

KS360 Php 8,900

2G Network;QWERTY Keyboard Slide; Touch screen dialing;
15MB Internal Memory up to 4Gig; Bluetooth with A2DP; 2MP Camera;
MP3/MP4 Player; FM Radio; SMS, MMS, Email, IM; Photo/video editor
Threaded SMS; Bluetooth messaging

KP500 Cookie Php 9,900

2G Network; 48MB User Memory (microSD up to 8Gig)
3.15MP Camera;3″ Full Touchscreen; Auto rotating display
Embedded stylus;Picture Editor;Drawing Panel;Document Viewer
Handwriting recognition;Motion Sensor Games; Widgets

KC910 Renoir Php 21,900

3G Network:100MB Internal Memory (microSD up to 8Gig)
8MP Camera Certified by Schiender-Kreuznack; ISO1600;Smile Shot
Photo Effect; Art Shot; Face Tracking; Blink/Red Eye Detection
3″ Full touch screen; Auto Rotating Display; Picture Editor
Document Viewer; Hand writing recognition; Motion Sensor Games
Wi-Fi Ready; Bluetooth with A2DP; Internet Modem;
Dolby Sounds for Mobile

GB110 Tattoo Php 2,500

2G Network: Wireless FM; VGA Camera with Video;
1MB User Memory (microSD up to2Gig);

GB106 SAPPHIRE Php 1,900

2G Network: Wireless FM; Bar type;Form factor; user friendly
Short-cut keys;16 polyphonic tones; 1MB user memory

KF750 SECRET Php 15,000

3G HSDPA; Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
Limited touchscreen functionality; Slide Type
100 MB user available memory (MicroSD up to 4Gig0
5 MP Camera; VGA secondary camera
TV-out; Document viewer; Motion-based games

KC550 Php 11,300

2G Network; 12 MB user available memory(MicroSD)
Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate; Slide Type
5MP camera by Schneider-Kreuznach
Motion-based games; TV-out functionality

KT610 Php 16,900

3G HSDPA :Full QWERTY keyboard; Side Clam shell
64 MB internal memory (up to 8Gig MicroSD)
2MP Camera; VGA Secodary camera
Voice command/dial; Document viewer; Photo/video editor

KM380 Php6,990

2G Network; 1.3MP camera; FM Radio
3.5mm standard audio jack
40 MB internal memory (up to 32 GB)

KF700 Virgo Php19,600

3G HSDPA; 3inches touchscreen;Shortcut Dial
3MP camera; VGA secondary Camera; Slide Type

KP320 Php7,750

2G Network ;90MB user memory(microSD)
3.15MP camera ;TV-out ;Speaker Phone ;Slim & Sleek

KF510 Php13,800

2G Network; Touch-sensitive navigation panel with haptics
16 MB shared memory (microSD)
3.15MPautofocus, image stabilizer, video(QVGA), flash

KF300 Wine Phone Php8,800

2G Network; 10 MB user memory (microSD)
2MP Camera; Large keypad buttons

KS 20 Corona Php24,280

Pocket PC, HSDPA, Wi-Fi, Document Editor ( Microsoft Office)
FM Radio,Fligth Mode 3G, Blutooth, Quadband,
Push Email, Dual Camera 2MP Camera+VGA Quadband,
Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional, 2.8′ Full Touchscreen LCD,
USB/PC Sync Multimedia Player, SMS EMS,MMS, Instant
Messaging, Google Package, Java 2.0

KU 990R Php18,500

Certified by Schneider-Kreuznach 5mp Camera, HSDPA
Viewty 3.6 Mbps, ISO 800, Manual & Auto Focus,Image Stabilizer,
Hand Writing Recognition, Panoramic Shots, Internet modem,
Bluetooth, USB/PC sync, WAP 2.0 FM Radio, Audio/Video
Codec GPRS/EDGE, Play DiVx Video, Direct Upload to You
Tube, Video Telephony, MP3 100MB, Continuous Shot, Google
Package,, Picture Editing, 3″ Full Touchscreen

KF 600 Php14,500.50

3.15 MP Camera, Continuous Shot Function, FM Radio, Unique
Touch Screen Features 25 Mb Internal Memory, 64 Polyphonic
Tones Multimedia Player, MPEG4 WAP 2.0 USB/PC Sync, Bluetooth, MP3, SMS/MMS/EMS/IM, Email, Expandable Memory

KP199 Php 4,000

2G Network ;60MB user memory(up to 2Gig microSD)
VGA camera with video

KP110 Php 2,300

2G Network; 512MB built-in memory (MicroSD)
Mobile Tracker

KP220 Php 5,490

2G Network; 60 MB internal memory (microSD)
1.3 MP Camera; Dedicated Music Key

KU 380 Php 4,000

Dual Camera +VGA, Slider Phone, Expandable Memory, 70MB
Javelin Internal Memory , GPRS Player MP3/Video, Bluetooth, USB,PC
Sync, WAP 2.0, Java 2.0, 3g, Messaging: Email SMS/EMS/MMS
Video Telephony/Playback,Voicemail, Internet Full Browsing, RF Band

KP 105 Php 1,700

FM radio, Speaker Phone, Compact form Factor, User friendly
Keypad, Colored Phone, Organizer, 16 polyphonic tones, 100KB
User Memory.

KP215 Php4,770

2G Network; Clam shell; VGA Camera; GPRS; MP3/MP4 Player; FM Radio; SMS, EMS, MMS; WAP 2.0/xHTML Luminous alpha-numeric keypad

KF311 Php 7,600

3G Network UMTS; Slide Type; 2MP camera with VGA second Camera for Video calls; 45MB internal memory expandable up to 2Gig

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June 22, 2009

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Review

Lenovo’s IdeaPad S series has evolved with the 2nd generation S10 model gets a make-over. The improvements are more cosmetic rather than performance related. Check out my quick review of the Lenovo S10-2 below.

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June 22, 2009

LG Arena KM900 Review

LG’s newest flagship smartphone, the LG Arena, packs in a ton of features you seldom see in its category and price point. We took the new phone for a spin in the last two weeks to see what’s the catch. Check out the review after the jump.

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June 21, 2009

SkyCable Select Starter at Php280

Sky Cable is offering a new Starter Select package to its subscribers for as low as Php280 per month, inclusive of about 37 channels.

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June 21, 2009

22″ Averatec All-in-One PC

An 18.4″ Averatec All-in-One PC first came out sometime in December last year for about Php30k. This time around, it’s 22″ wide with a sleeker design.

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June 20, 2009

SSS.GOV.PH – SSS Philippines Social Security System

Social Security System of the Philippines

SSS Online Inquiry. Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions, Salary Loan Inquiry and Status, as well as SSS Number Inquiry.

Note:You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you sign in. If you have not registered yet, go ahead and sign up here first. Brought to you by the Philippine Social Security Service (SSS).

Still can’t access the Online Inquiry System? Call them up or contact them here.

Update:

SSS Website Scheduled Downtime on June 20, 2009

Please be advised that the SSS Website will be inacessible on June 20, 2009 from 2:00PM – 5:00 PM. It will be back online after the system maintenance.

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June 20, 2009

Acer Aspire One AO751 Unboxed

Finally got one of the new Acer Aspire One AO751. This 11.6″ netbook is already the size of most regular 12″ notebooks but with some glaring differences. Firth thing though — here are some unboxing photos to show how slim this new Aspire One is.

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June 19, 2009

Samsung 23-inch P2370 LCD Monitor

LCD monitors are getting bigger, slimmer and prettier. Just take a look at this new 23″ Samsung SyncMaster P2370 which offers full HD 1080p resolution.

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June 19, 2009

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Unwrapped

Lenovo’s next generation netbook is now slimmer and lighter — the IdeaPad S10-2. I got an engineering unit for a quick review so some aspects might differ from the ones sold commercially.

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June 18, 2009

Poll: WiFi or 3G for mobile usage?

My latest entry on the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic sparked a nice little debate on people’s preference and usage behavior between WiFi and 3G on mobile phones.

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June 18, 2009

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic: Cheap as Predicted

As speculated last May, Nokia announced a cheaper version of their popular Nokia 5800XM this week — the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic is now much cheaper by shedding off some key features.

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June 18, 2009

iPhone OS 3.0 now out and ready to download

Took me some time to update my iPhone 3G after downloading the new iPhone OS 3.0 because the verification servers are down or unavailable (obviously due to the millions of iPhone owners checking in).

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June 18, 2009

Nokia E71 E72 Maps Crack, KeyGen, License Code

Nokia E71 Maps: Cracks, License Code and KeyGen

Nokia E71 and the Nokia E72 are the latest business phone from Nokia.

To ensure the best performance and compatibility between your E71 device and Nokia Maps 2.0 we highly recommend that you first update your Nokia E71 device software to the latest available version using Nokia Software Updater.

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June 17, 2009

Lenovo IdeaCentre C300 with Atom

If you liked the look of the Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 All-in-One PC but found the Php60k price tag a little too high for your budget, you might want to check out the Atom-powered IdeaCentre C300.

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June 16, 2009

Smart gets exclusive; Globe gets first dibs

After reading the two press releases from Smart and Globe as well as talking to several tech journalists today, I finally figured out the confusion on the HTC Magic announcement.

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June 16, 2009

11.6″ Acer Aspire One AO751 Spotted, Priced

The newer 11.6-inch Acer Aspire One has been spotted on several PC shops in MOA and Park Square 1. Arriving only last week, they’re now bigger, slimmer but a bit slower.

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June 15, 2009

HTC Magic: Globe brings Google G2 home

Thinking that Globe already has the exclusive rights to carry the iPhone 3G in the Philippines, other networks would grab competing handsets like the Google Android G2 phone (aka HTC Magic).

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June 15, 2009

Globe WiMax expands to Visayas, Mindanao

Last Thursday, Globe Telecom and Intel Philippines officially announced the formal launching of WiMax in the Philippines.

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June 15, 2009

Nokia E72 on Video

The Nokia E72, shown in the video below, is an upgrade of the more popular Nokia E71 qwerty phone that had some minor polishing.

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June 13, 2009

LG LH70 42″ HDTV + Blu-ray Theater System

This is by far the biggest and longest unboxing I’ve ever done. Took me over 2 and a half hours to carefully unbox and setup this theater system — a 42″ LG LH70 Full HD TV (LG Scarlet) and a 5.1-channel Blu-ray Receiver System (HB954TB).

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June 12, 2009

Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 All-in-One PC

Launched last May 20, the Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 is an all-in-one desktop PC. This is probably the largest and most powerful media center and all-in-one PC I’ve ever seen.

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June 11, 2009

Samsung WB500 Digital Camera Review

The Samsung WB500 is one of the few compact cameras I’ve seen with such zoom capabilities. While most compact cameras only have 3x optical zoom, the WB500 can do 10x.

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June 11, 2009

SSS Online: Inquiry on Member Contributions

sss philippinesSSS Online Inquiry is a service by the Social Security System of the Philippines that provides updates on member contributions, salary loans, SSS ID information, among others.

You can register and login for your member contribution information on the SSS Philippines website here: http://www.sss.gov.ph

You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you sign in.

Non-Philippine Government employees are covered by SSS or the Social Security System in the Philippines. SSS contributions are automatically deducted from the monthly salary by the employer to be remitted to the SSS every month.

However, there are incidents when the company or employers are delayed in the payments or forgets to remit the SSS contributions.

Update:
SSS Website Scheduled Downtime on June 20, 2009

Please be advised that the SSS Website will be inacessible on June 20, 2009 from 2:00PM – 5:00 PM. It will be back online after the system maintenance.

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June 11, 2009

SSS ID: How to Apply and Get an SSS ID?

Applying for and getting an SSS ID ( Social Security System ID Card) can be easy and at the same time very tiring and frustrating. Some people get lucky why applying for an SSS ID while others are not.

Here’s a short tutorial on how to apply for and get an SSS ID:

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