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January 23, 2012

SSS Online: Inquiry on Member Contributions

SSS 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 […]

June 11, 2009

SSS Online: Inquiry on Member Contributions

SSS 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 […]

March 20, 2009

My first Photo Contribution for Print

This is my first photo contribution for a magazine since I started my photography hobby. It wasn’t a commissioned shoot but was already in my gallery for some time now until Sense & Style magazined asked me if they could use them for their March 2009 issue.

July 01, 2008

Check SSS Account Online for Contributions

Philippine Social Security System: SSS Online Philippines You can check your SSS contributions online by ff. these simple instructions: Text SSS Text-SSS is a short messaging service (SMS)-based information service system that allows members to inquire about their number of contributions, status of loan applications, salary loan payment period and loan balances using text messaging. […]

September 02, 2014

What is GLONASS?

We often see GLONASS listed on the specifications of most mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, but it’s arguably one of the useful features that some of us often take for granted or know little about. So we pay tribute to this unsung feature and give you guys a brief overview of what it […]

May 10, 2014

Lumia Image Quality lead is moving to Apple

Fresh from the Microsoft acquisition, a former Nokia employee is now being absorbed by a rival company. He’s not just a mere employee but the a lead of the Lumia Photography division.

April 17, 2014

#TBT: Microsoft pays tribute to the man behind “Bliss”

Roughly the same time last year, we’ve reported that Microsoft will officially pull the plug on Windows XP. And just as the software giant was about to bid its ageing platform one final farewell, the Redmond-based firm tipped its hat to Charles O’Rear who, in some ways, became an integral part of WinXP.

October 03, 2013

YugaTech #TBT: Point de vue du Gras

Yugatech #TBT (Throwback Thursday), is a weekly stint where we pay tribute to old technologies/inventions that paved the way for devices that we know today. That said, we think that it’s only appropriate to jump start this with the “Mother of all Throwbacks” coined Le Point de View de la Fenêtre du Gras.

September 15, 2013

Spotted at IFA: 3Doodler, World’s 1st 3D Printing Pen

This little booth spotted our attention when the guy manning it was drawing 3D objects with a large handheld pen. Turns out it was 3Doodler, a project that originally started from KickStarter.

June 14, 2013

The ASUS “We Transform” HQ Tour

During our last day in Taiwan, the ASUS PH team gave us a tour of their Taipei headquarters and quality control facilities where their products are subjected to rigorous tests to ensure durability. Moreover, head honchos from various divisions conducted a brief sessions to educate us about their contributions to make a note-worthy product.

May 16, 2012

House of Marley lands in the Philippines

Yesterday marks the official launch of the House of Marley in the Philippines. Established by the late Bob Marley’s 6th son and professional football player Rohan Marley, The House of Marley aims to commemorate his father’s legacy and vision of a peaceful world united by one love.

January 23, 2012

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 […]

March 08, 2011

Western Digital buys Hitachi Storage for $4.3B

Storage company Western Digital has just entered into an agreement to buy competing company Hitachi Global Storage Technologies for $4.3 billion in cash and stocks.

June 20, 2010

Genius G-Shot HD501 HD Pocket Camcorder

Was doing a series of article contributions for a travel magazine (with a tech-travel section) so I got a bunch of nifty gadgets to check out. One of the items was this HD pocket camcorder made by Genius, the G-Shot HD501.

May 08, 2010

Precinct Finder Philippines: May 2010 Elections

Update: See Election Results here. Find Your Precinct Online this coming Philippines Election 2010. As the May 10 elections are fast approaching, voters are looking to find their respective precincts to find out where they will vote this coming Monday. Google Philippines is doing a project to map all the precincts in the country: Find […]

December 15, 2009

Want FreeDOS on your brand new laptop?

Lately, I’ve been observing that a lot of brand new laptops being sold in stores don’t have a proper operating pre-installed. Most of the time, you’d see FreeDOS on the specs sheet along with the uber-cheap price tag.

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 […]

May 06, 2009

PopDev Media Awards to cite Bloggers

For the last two years, I’ve been invited by the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) to be in the panel of judges for their annual PopDev Media Awards. This year, they’ve decided to add a special citation for citizen journalists (bloggers).

January 22, 2009

Epixtar Philippines closes, sheds 650 agents

In an SMS correspondence with a former Epixtar employee, it was revealed that the BPO company has closed its offices in Eastwood City, Libis last January 16 leaving employees confused and anxious for answers.

July 31, 2008

Are SMS rates really down to Php0.50?

During the SONA earlier this week, Pres. Arroyo proudly announces that she was able to convince the cellular companies to drop the rate of inter-network SMS down by half — from Php1.00 to Php0.50. What she failed to mention was that this an an orchestrated gimmick.

July 25, 2008

SSS.Gov.PH: SSS Philippines Inquiry Online

Social Security Service Online Inquiry Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions. 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. […]

February 10, 2008

The AMD Phenom X4 is in town

Just noticed that some PC stores are now carrying AMD Phenom X4 processors. These are the new quad core processors from AMD with the X4 9500 rated at 2.2GHz and the X4 9600 at 2.3GHz.

April 13, 2007

I’m in the Publishing Business

J Angelo wrote at the Blog Herald that he’s had a hard time explaining what he does for a living. To most people that he talks to, blogging or problogging isn’t even a career or is still nowhere near a form of livelihood. As for me, I’d always explain it in really simple terms that […]

March 29, 2007

Newton’s 4th Law of Finite PageRank

If Isaac Newton were still alive and he took his Ph.D. in Stanford University along with Larry Page and Sergey Brin, he could have been the 3rd co-founder of Google and made some Mathematical contributions to the search algorithm especially the design of the PageRank. PageRank is a link analysis algorithm which assigns a numerical […]

January 26, 2007

Taking the Philippine Blogosphere Offline

That’s our tag line for our blog parteeh which will be tomorrow. I never really got to explain that one until yesterday while I was having coffee with the editorial team of GMA 7 (News & Public Affairs). As they’ve graciously invited me to drop by their station and introduce me to the team involved […]

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