New Asus Drop-Off Centers

Asus Drop Off Centers
Asus Drop Off Centers

In order to provide better customer service, Asus Philippines has five new service drop-off centers located in malls in Metro Manila. The drop-off centers will receive Asus notebooks and Eee PCs. These units will then be sent out to Asus Authorized Service Providers for diagnosis and repair.
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Philippine Blog Awards for Visayas 2010

Philippine Blog Awards Visayas 2010
Philippine Blog Awards Visayas 2010 Cake

I was able to attend the Awards Night of the Philippine Blog Awards for Visayas 2010 (and I was even one of the award presentors), and I was impressed with some of the winning blogs.

Here are the winners of the PBA Visayas 2010:
Arts and Culture: Michael’s Shades of Blue

Food and Beverage: Flavours of Iloilo

Lifestyle: Ilonggos Network
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Canon Pixma MP495 Wireless All-in-One Printer

Canon Pixma MP495 Wireless All-in-One Printer with Full HD Movie Print & Mobile Printing
Canon Pixma MP495 Wireless All-in-One Printer with Full HD Movie Print & Mobile Printing

The Canon Pixma MP495 Wireless All-in-One Printer with Full HD Movie Print & Mobile Printing is my ideal printer.

It prints as fast as up to 8.8 ipm. It can print a 4″ x 6″ borderless photo in about 41 seconds. It can print up to 600 x 600 dpi for black images and up to 4800 x 1200 dpi for colored images. And it has a scanner too.

It has a built in wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n) and a USB port which makes it portable and practical because it can print from several computers or from your iPod, iPhone, or Android device.

All these great features for a great price of only $49 from Walmart.

Check out this printer and other great Black Friday Deals from Walmart.

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Asus PRIDE Contest

Asus Pride Contest
Asus Pride Contest

Asus, one of the leading motherboard brands, takes time to listen to your story of your PRIDE. Last November 15, 2010 Asus Philippines, launched the Asus PRIDE Contest. PRIDE stands for Performance, Reliability, Innovation, Design and Efficiency. PC and rig enthusiasts can share their PRIDE and be rewarded with exciting prizes from Asus.
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Congratulations Alleba Blog!

Alleba Blog is Mindanao's Best Tech Blog
Best Technology Blog - Mindanao: Andrew dela Serna's Alleba Blog

The Philippine Blog Awards for Mindanao 2010 Best Technology Blog is Alleba Blog by Joseph Andrew dela Serna. Kuya Andrew, my cousin, was one of the pioneers of the Philippine web industry, as founder and developer of the Alleba Search Engine.

He started the Alleba Blog in 2004. And since then, he has reaped nominations for his blogs, blog themes, and plug ins. He has also established several other blogs such as Yeah Drew and Davao Foodie. He is part of a handful of group blogs like Tea Completely and My Davao City.
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First Look at the Asus Eee Pads by Gizmo

Asus Eee PC T101 MT
Asus Eee PC T101 MT

Here’s a look at the Asus Eee Pads by Gizmo:

The Asus Eee Pads are available in 12″ and 10″ models. The Asus Eee T1201 MT is the 12″ version while the Asus Eee T101 MT is the 10″ version. I’m getting my T101 MT soon and I am juuuust bubbling with too much excitement.

The T101 MT has the following features:

  • Intel Atom N450 Processor;
  • Windows7 Starter;
  • 10.1” LED Display and Touch Panel;
  • 1 GB DDR2 RAM;
  • 160GB Hard Drive;
  • 802.11 B/G/N Wireless;
  • Bluetooth;
  • 3 USB Ports;
  • Card Reader;
  • Super Hybrid Engine; and
  • EeeDocking Software.

I will be using it as an eReader and for easy note taking during business meetings, workshops, and other similar events.

The suggested retail price for the Asus Eee T101 MT is PhP26,900 (~$612).

HP 200t Series All-in-One PC

HP 200t series
HP 200t Series All in One PC

The HP 200t Series All-in-One PC packs its power into the display. No PC tower needed.

Encased in an elegant slim black and chrome package are:

  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium;
  • 21.5″ diagonal Full HD widescreen with 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution with a non-glare display with LED backlighting, tilt, and swivel;
  • Internal antennas for 802.11 Wi-Fi;
  • An integrated 6-in-1 digital media card reader;
  • A built-in webcam and microphone; and
  • Integrated premium stereo speakers.

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Flip UltraHD Video Camera

Flip UltraHD Video Camera
Flip UltraHD Video Camera

The Flip UltraHD Video Camera has a sleeky, handy design which has point-and-shoot usability with high definition quality. It boasts of an image stability feature and can record up to 2 hours of high definition quality video. It has a flip-out USB connector which you can connect to your computer so you can edit and share your videos easily.

Key Features of the Flip UltraHD Video Camera

  • Can record up to 2 hours of HD video
  • Simple user interface
  • 8 GB of built-in memory
  • Image stabilization
  • Flip Video Rechargeable Battery Pack (recharges when connected to USB); also supported by standard AAA batteries
  • Built-in USB arm
  • FlipShare™ software
  • Video: 16:9 widescreen, HD 720p (1280 x 720) at 60 frames per seconds (fps) progressive scan; recorded as MP4 files

It’s sleek, lightweight, easy to use, and record up to 2 hours of video in high definition. What more can you ask for from a video camera?

Target is offering a great Black Friday deal on this lightweight HD camera. It is now available for only $179.99. That’s $20 of savings for a sleek UltraHD Video Camera.

Watch out for more black Friday deals and bigger savings. Soon. 😉

Panasonic Viera C22 Series LCD TV

Panasonic Viera LCD HDTV
Panasonic Viera LCD HDTV

Imagine watching all your favorite shows and films in 32 inches of lcd high definition screen. The Panasonic TC L32C22 LCD TV from the Viera C22 Series is a 32 inch widescreen high definition television set with 720p resolution.

Viera also allows you to view your full HD images with an SD Card Slot. It allows you to view images in 1920 x 1080 high definition with a wide 16:9 aspect ratio.

And with the Viera Link, the device allows the interconnection operation on multiple AV devices using only a remote control. Just connect the devices via HDMI.

The Panasonic Viera C22 is available at Kmart for a good deal at only $379.99. That’s $70 off the regular price of $499.99. That’s one amazing early Black Friday Deal from Kmart.

Check out the Kmart site for more savings and Black Friday Deals on LCD TVs and other electronic devices

Call of Duty: Black Ops

Call of Duty Black Ops for PC
Call of Duty Black Ops for PC

The most exciting installment of the Call of Duty video game will be released on November 9, 2010. That’s a few days from now. If you’re wondering what the bloodthirsty excitement is all about, watch this trailer of Call of Duty: Black Ops:

Exciting? YES! It will definitely keep the gaming geeks glued to their screens for quite some time. The game is available for PC, Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii. This is already available for pre-order from Walmart for only $53.96. That amounts to a $6 saving from their listed price.

Don’t be left behind and pre-order now. Check out Walmart’s Black Friday Deal on this game and on other games and game consoles.

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