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GALAPAD 7-inch Tegra Quadcore Tablet Now in the Philippines

Galapad Tablet

Just when I thought I saw the tablet of my choice, I learned that GALAPAD 7-inch Tegra Quadcore tablet is now in the Philippines. This powerful tablet has been doing rounds on the Internet at the latter part of 2012. It has been hailed as a contender to Google Nexus 7 as far as power is concerned. One major thing I noticed is that this brand proudly boasts that it’s powered with a 1.3 Ghz Nvidia Tegra 3 Quadcore. But aside from the processor, the rest of the specs are quite impressive as well. The tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and has a 7-inch IPS capacitive touch panel with a 1024×600 pixel screen display, a 1GB RAM and an 8GB ROM expandable up to 32GB. With the IPS panel, it means that you get to enjoy the same quality of viewing at any angle. It’s good that the memory ...

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Sound Trip with Soundfreaq Sound Kick Portable Speakers

Soundfreaq Sound Kick Speakers ANGLE

World-renowned speaker brand Soundfreaq brings to you the Sound Kick portable speaker. It’s loaded with smart features for smart devices, perfect for every techie audiophile out there. Soundfreaq speakers deliver premium sound for a wireless world. Sound Kick’s wireless streaming feature via stereo Bluetooth, will let you play your songs from any app or from any device with a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Enjoy up to 7 hours of AC-free listening, Sound Kick will surely help set the mood you’re aiming for. Sound tripping is perfect with Sound Kick, it can be used for outdoor and indoor. Sound Kick also makes sure that connection remains uninterrupted. Charge mobile devices and other accessories with Sound Kick’s universal USB power port even if it’s running on battery power. Pretty cool huh? For more information on SoundFreaq, visit or follow SoundFreaq speakers are available at any of the following stores: 8Telcom, ...

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PLDT myDSL’s best commercial for me is…


PLDT myDSL‘s series of Anna Banana television commercials are delightful to watch. But somehow, watching it on YouTube made me understand and appreciate it more. I guess that’s because I’m watching it with undivided attention and I get to catch every detail of it. I visited the Anna Banana YouTube Channel and watched all the videos. The first-ever Anna Banana TV commercial – Derek’s Anna Banana Song. Such a cute way of professing your love. I sure wish we have this technology in my teenage years. I also like the fact that Derek’s mom was very supportive, watching her son’s video every chance she gets. PLDT myDSL helped her accomplish the video reaching 100 hits, boosting Derek’s confidence. Such a cool mom!   But the sad part was when Derek got busted. It’s a good thing his family was there to stand by him in probably one of the saddest ...

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Smart to Bring Firefox OS-Powered Smartphones in the Philippines

Firefox OS-Powered Smartphones

Aiming to put the Internet in the hands of every Filipino, mobile phone and Internet service provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has committed to support Mozilla’s efforts to introduce affordable smartphones powered by Firefox OS running on a flexible and open mobile platform. Smart has committed to distribute mobile devices running Firefox OS, the only Philippine operator to do so. The Firefox OS will allow carriers to tailor the phones’ interface and develop services that addresses the specific needs of their customers. América Móvil, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Hutchison Three Group, KDDI, KT, MegaFon, Qtel, SingTel, Sprint, Telecom Italia Group, Telefónica, Telenor, Telstra, TMN and VimpelCom are the other leading operators that will distribute the first wave of Firefox devices. Mozilla is working with mobile phone manufacturers LG, TCL (Alcatel), and ZTE to build the first Firefox OS devices. Huawei is expected to follow later in the year. These ...

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Refreshing New Colors for the Urbanears 2013 Spring-Summer Collection

Urbanears 2013 Spring- Summer Collection

Welcome the season with Urbanears 2013 Spring-Summer collection offering new and refreshing colors – Olive, Coral and Petrol. These colors along with the rest of the Urbanears collection are now available at the Urbanears Concept Store at the Podium and other retailers nationwide. NEW COLORS Petrol – Less green and decidedly more gray than its aquamarine buddy Teal, Petrol is a rich, saturated shade of blue that’s more reminiscent of peacocks than the type of petrol you buy at the station. Whatever your association, Petrol is always versatile, adding a bit of full-bodied color without ever being too loud or showy. Olive – No matter what your taste buds say, this yellowish-green shade feels remarkably fresh this time of year. Its soft, warm tones go with just about everything, making it an appetizing addition to your headphone collection. We’re always on Team Olive. Coral – Feel the tropical vibe with ...

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Fortinet Rolls Out Advanced Security OS FortiOS 5.0 Operating System

Fortinet fortiOS 5

Fortinet, a NASDAQ listed firm and an established industry player in high-performance network security announced FortiOS 5.0. It is an advanced security operating system that is the foundation for all Fortinet FortiGate integrated security platforms. This new release provides more security, intelligence and control to help enterprises be better protected against today’s advanced threats and enable more secure BYOD environments. With smarter, more effective security policies, Fortinet gives enterprises of all sizes new technologies to help protect and manage their networks in light of fundamental changes in both the nature of attacks targeting them as well as how users are accessing the network. Fortinet is extending its leadership by integrating advanced identification and management of user and device behavior, including reputation-based policies, better botnet detection and protection and inspection of encrypted traffic. In addition, the technology firm also announced FortiManager 5.0, FortiAnalyzer 5.0 and FortiClient 5.0 to address the need ...

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My First Zalora Shopping Experience

My Shoes + Another Discount Coupon - Shopped at Zalora

it’s good to see that e-commerce has finally caught on in the Philippines. Now there are more online shopping portal competing against the other. One of the most aggressive in promoting is Zalora, with their ad banners on every websites that I visit. Middle of this month I got interested on the stuff shown on those banner ads that i decided to visit the website. The items on Zalora are stylish. I was drawn to their shoe collection, particularly the ones for casual wear. I love the colors and the style. And when I saw that I get P250 discount on my first purchase, I made the decision to shop. After all, I still have some cash on my PayPal account. I was initially going for a sneaker that would only cost some about P700 but I will have to pay the delivery cost. I decided to go for a ...

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LG Home Entertainment’s 84-inch Ultra HD 3D Smart TV

LG Home Entertainment - 84-inch Ultra HD 3D Smart TV

At the latter part of the year 2012, I had the opportunity to represent Gadget Gambit as LG Home Entertainment unveils the world’s largest LED TV. It’s the 84-inch Ultra HD 3D Smart TV. Held at the Poliform Showroom in Makati City, the venue is the right setting for this breakthrough technology. LG’s 84-inch Ultra HD 3D Smart TV was given the “Best of Innovations” award in the Video Display category in the 2013 International CES Innovations Awards. This LED TV renders four times the resolution of the 42-inch LED High-Definition TV that’s now in the market, the 3840×2160 resolution offers vivid and crisp images. It is also equipped with LG’s Resolution Upscaler Plus technology, ensuring that whatever it is you’re watching, it is rendered in higher details even if the content is not meant for such viewing. Such features are truly deserving of recognitions. HD Technology has caught up ...

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Take Care of Your Business Facebook Page Design

The City Roamer Facebook Page

Facebook is the main platform as far as social media marketing is concerned. It has come a long way and this social media service has evolved into becoming a “must-have” for businesses. With a lot of changes that were introduced, this social media website gave every businesses a great tool for promotion. Now, big and small companies are taking notice and working on their strategies, including the design of their business Facebook page design. Almost everybody is on social media and this is why every business is making an effort to include this platform into their strategy. It would be unwise to leave this promotional channel out of the picture as far as business is concerned. But having a Facebook page is not enough. There are a lot of things that needs to be considered for a business page to be an effective tool. A visually appealing Facebook page is ...

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Gunther Deichmann to Lead Power Mac’s Photography Workshop in Subic

Gunther Deichmann

Multi-awarded and internationally acclaimed Australian photographer Gunther Deichmann to lead Power Mac Center’s Photography and Aperture Workshop in Subic. This is good news for the digital photography and Apple enthusiasts who wants to develop their skills further.A certified Apple Pro Trainer for Aperture, Mr Deichmann is on the Apple Aperture Advisory Board Asia. His works, consisting of images taken in the past 35 years in over 30 countries, have been featured in many international magazines and books and graced covers including Time Magazine. He has published 12 books including his most recent “Journey Through Color & Time.” To be conducted at the Subic Park Hotel in Zambales on February 8 and 9, the two-day workshop on basic photography and digital photo management using Aperture, Apple’s photography software. Aperture is a powerful software equipped with easy-to-use tools that gives users the ability work on their photos aside from simply managing libraries ...

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