#GerifiedPH: Canon Pix Mommy Weekend x Pixma E Series Launch

First day of school was a success, no separate-anxiety symptoms, no cranky I-want-my-mommy attitude. Crying hormone is nowhere in sight, just a little hyper-activity running around, wiggling in place and voice in high pitch – what a promising first school year! Then I opened his assignment notebook. First sentence in the first page of it- a homework. A simple whole image of Kulayot in paper. Wow! I never thought kindergarten school would punch parents like this on first day. Punch is the term, but its not that violent, just a tad of hyperventilation and panic. Is it due tomorrow or the next Monday?

Apparently, it was due next week. That was a relief. I read the notebook halfway from falling asleep and preparing for tomorrow’s work.

The thing is, school today requires current technology which includes  a laptop/desktop, a printer and an internet connection.

Canon Pixma E Series

Canon introduced their latest addition in their line up for Ink Efficient All-In-One printers—the PIXMA Ink Efficient E410 and E470. These are the latest printers equipped with low-cost, high yield ink cartridges to ensure affordable cost of operation.

Wireless and Mobile Printing

Any home within a local wireless network can easily connect to the PIXMA E470 through its built-in Wi-Fi capabilities. Even without a wireless router, the PIXMA E470 is able to support direct wireless connection to mobile devices or laptop computers using its Access Point Mode.

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Canon PIXMA Ink Efficient E410 SRP Php3,695.00

The PIXMA E470 is also cloud-aware, offering true print-from-anywhere mobility when paired with the Google Cloud Print*1 service. Users can now connect to the printer via the Internet through supported applications such as Gmail or Google Drive, or from the Google Chrome web browser on PCs and laptops running on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome operating systems.

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Canon PIXMA Ink Efficient E470 SRP Php4,375.00

 

Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY App

When paired with the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app, users of the PIXMA E470 can print and scan documents and photos using any mobile device running with an iOS or Android operating system with wireless connectivity.

From the app, users can monitor ink levels, adjust printer settings, and register their printers to new cloud services, while the remote copy function allows them to make a document copy even when they are not physically beside the printer.

Enhanced Operability and Productivity Features

The PIXMA E470 is designed for easy wireless setup and connection, switching easily between wireless infrastructure connection, and Access Point Mode connection.

Both the PIXMA E470 and E410 print at 8.0 images per minute (ipm) when printing black and white, and 4.0 ipm when printing in color. The printers also support intelligent power management in the Auto Power ON/OFF setting, allowing automated shut down during idle period and power up when a print job is received.  This setting can be configured easily using the printer driver, or using the PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app.

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The event was held at Vask Tapas Room in BGC wherein guests from the media, influencers and bloggers were served with scrumptious servings like Pintxos, Tacos, Rabas (squid with basil mayo), Croquetas, Patatas Bravas, Mejillones Tigre, Tortilla de Chorizo, Callos a la Bizkaina con Chorizo, Sauteed Mixed Veggies, Paella, Pecado al Horno and Pollo Asado. They also served Cochinillo, Tarta de Calamansi and Torrija, which ended sweetly with White Chocolate Mousse and our very own set of Canon printers! You didn’t saw that coming, huh? Check out more photos from the event here.

What’s more is that this is only the beginning! Canon will held several #PixMom events and guests can be assured that every Canon purchase is an investment to fun and memories!

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Aside from the delish dishes, guests were in for a quick workshop hosted by Ms. Alessa Lanot of Life after breakfast Blog. The activity demands creativity in designing a mosaic using colored pens and a watercolor print of floras and patterns. The mini workshop outputs were printed on a canvass using the latest all-in-one Canon Pixma E470.

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The event also held series of mini talks from Bloggers Shari Macaraig of The Misty Mom, who showed us how to make our toddlers “pose” for the camera by dropping the cheesy word “cheese” and Ava Zabat of FartsyAva that shared us how her Canon Pixma E470 helped her documenting whatsnots, encouraging her tod’s art potential while being efficient in doing business – printing handouts, documents, calling cards, even labels and sticker names.

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But there’s more! Download the Canon Red App, available in Apple Store and Google Play and get more freebies and rewards from over 150 partner brands! Buy Canon products and enjoy earning points, prioritized services, product loans, free workshops, camera cleaning services for the avid-Canon shooters and even extended warranty of up to two years! Canon even have special after sales services plus up to Php10,000 worth of credits with every purchase of participating products!

“We also prioritize rewarding and giving importance to our avid Canon customers. By simply downloading the Canon Red App available in the Apple Store and Google Play, exciting freebies and rewards from over 150 partner merchants await our customers when they earn points,” said Tin Dacanay, Canon Philippines marketing manager.

Head on over to Canon Philippines for more information.

Visit Official Websites: visit www.canon.com.ph and www.shopcanon.ph

 

Canon Updates Ink Efficient E-Series Line Up with Two New All-in-One Printers

The PIXMA Ink Efficient E470 and E410 are the newest cost-efficient printers, compatible with low-cost, high yield ink cartridges

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Digital imaging giant, Canon, announced the newest additions to their line of Ink Efficient All-In-One printers—the PIXMA Ink Efficient E410 and E470. These are the latest printers equipped with low-cost, high yield ink cartridges to ensure affordable cost of operation.

“These new PIXMA Ink Efficient E470 and E410 bring to Filipinos the promise of cost-efficiency without compromising the quality of printed documents and convenience for its users,” said Benny Yu, Consumer Group Director of Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. “We are happy to share these with our customers as we delight in bringing them the perfect devices that address their printing needs and improve their over-all experience.”
Cost Efficiency

The PIXMA Ink Efficient E410 and E470 can print up to 400 black and white documents, and up to 180 pages for colored documents. Unlike old generation printers, these printers are made more cost-efficient with its compatibility with low-cost color ink cartridges.

Wireless and Mobile Printing

Any home within a local wireless network can easily connect to the PIXMA E470 through its built-in Wi-Fi capabilities. Even without a wireless router, the PIXMA E470 is able to support direct wireless connection to mobile devices or laptop computers using its Access Point Mode.

The PIXMA E470 is also cloud-aware, offering true print-from-anywhere mobility when paired with the Google Cloud Print*1 service. Users can now connect to the printer via the Internet through supported applications such as Gmail or Google Drive, or from the Google Chrome web browser on PCs and laptops running on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome operating systems.

Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY App

When paired with the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app, users of the PIXMA E470 can print and scan documents and photos using any mobile device running with an iOS or Android operating system with wireless connectivity.

From the app, users can monitor ink levels, adjust printer settings, and register their printers to new cloud services, while the remote copy function allows them to make a document copy even when they are not physically beside the printer.

Enhanced Operability and Productivity Features

The PIXMA E470 is designed for easy wireless setup and connection, switching easily between wireless infrastructure connection, and Access Point Mode connection.

Both the PIXMA E470 and E410 print at 8.0 images per minute (ipm) when printing black and white, and 4.0 ipm when printing in color. The printers also support intelligent power management in the Auto Power ON/OFF setting, allowing automated shut down during idle period and power up when a print job is received.  This setting can be configured easily using the printer driver, or using the PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app.

 

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Product Dimensions (WxDxH) 426 x 306 x 145mm (approx.)
Document ISO Print Speed Approx. 8.0 ipm (B&W) / 4.0 ipm (color)
Key Features

 

• High Yield Ink Cartridges

• Auto Power ON/OFF

• Supports wireless and mobile printing (*For E470 only*)

About Canon in the Philippines

Canon is a multibillion dollar company with one of the most extensive products lines of digital imaging devices.

2016 marks the company’s 30th consecutive year it has been ranked among the top five U.S. patent holders and the 11th consecutive year it has been ranked first among Japanese companies for the number of U.S. patents granted. It continues to enrich lives through technological innovation.

Guided by its commitment to its Kyosei philosophy of living and working together for the common good, Canon provides total imaging solutions to improve personal and professional lives. The brand ranks 8th in the region and 7thin the Philippines according to a study conducted by Asia-Campaign Specific and Nielsen thanks to its strong reputation on performance and good corporate citizenship.

Canon Marketing (Philippines), Inc. has offices spread across the Philippine archipelago supported by its vast network of authorized service centers. Recognitions and awards received include the Corporate Award and Gold Bagwis Seal of Excellence for providing distinctive service to customers.

In the Philippines, it is a strong leader in the camera, inkjet printer, laser printer, and copier product categories.

More information and images are available at the Press Center section at www.canon.com.ph/presscenter.

Foster Creativity and Enhanced Learning with Canon’s PIXMA E Series Printers

 

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Moms find the perfect printer for the family in the latest Canon PIXMA printer series

Cooking, painting, and scrapbook-making are just few of the many activities moms let their kids do to further their holistic development. It can be said that kids nowadays are busier and moms play a more challenging role to be highly creative, making every experience a learning platform for their kids. With the right technology, now, moms (and anyone in the family who has a creative streak!) are more empowered than ever, especially with the right printer that helps foster creativity and enhanced learning for the family – the Canon PIXMA E Series printers.

“Technology plays a vital role in the development of children. As a company that aims to bring delight to everyone, we make sure that our products are part of every delightful moment,” shares Benny Yu, Consumer Group Director of Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. “Family moments are delightful moments worth having memories of. Through the newly-launched series of Canon PIXMA E printers, we wish to make these moments count – from using our printers to produce work that will help enhance the creativity and learning of kids, to documenting these moments via photos.”  Through the Canon PIXMA E series printers, print quality is never compromised by its cost efficiency – making unending delightful moments happen.

There are many ways by which the Canon PIXMA E Series printers can help every family moment memorable: The Canon PIXMA E410 is perfect for moms who help put together her children’s numerous drafts of artworks, sketches and projects with its ability to print up to 400 black and white documents, and 180 colored pages. The design savvy student will enjoy the PIXMA E470’s built-in Wi-Fi features that can help print from anywhere to meet that deadline when paired with the Google Cloud Print*1 service. Teens in the family can immortalize their best photos on Facebook through the PIXMA MG3070s with its PIXMA Cloud Link application for remote printing of Facebook albums and online contents with mobile devices. While the compact PIXMA E480 model is best suited for aspiring entrepreneurs in the family with its on-the-go faxing and scanning features.

Watch out for the upcoming Canon #PIXMom series of events in the malls nearest you in July. Families can visit Canon’s interactive booths: a back-to-school booth where kids can select icons of what they want to be when they grow up; a kitchen booth where guests can design their cupcakes; the creatives in the family can print their own coloring sheets and scrapbook in the arts and crafts booth; plus dads and kids can test the speed of taking sharp photos using select Canon cameras at the basketball booth.

Guests are assured that every Canon purchase they make counts. “We also prioritize rewarding and giving importance to our avid Canon customers. By simply downloading the Canon Red App available in Apple Store and Google Play, exciting freebies and rewards from over 150 partner merchants awaits our customers when they earn points,” shares Canon Philippines Marketing Manager Tin Dacanay. Registered users can enjoy discounts, prioritized service and product loans, free workshops, camera cleaning, extended warranty up to two years, special after sales services, plus up to Php10,000 worth of credits with every purchase of participating Canon products.

Don’t miss out on an exciting, artsy, and fun-filled weekend of activities and promotions by Canon. For more information, visit www.canon.com.ph and http://www.shopcanon.ph.

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About Canon in the Philippines

Canon is a multibillion dollar company with one of the most extensive products lines of digital imaging devices.

2017 marks the company’s 31st consecutive year it has been ranked among the top five U.S. patent holders and the 12th consecutive year it has been ranked first among Japanese companies for the number of U.S. patents granted. It continues to enrich lives through technological innovation.

Guided by its commitment to its Kyosei philosophy of living and working together for the common good, Canon provides total imaging solutions to improve personal and professional lives. The brand ranks 8th in the region and 7thin the Philippines according to a 2016 study conducted by Asia-Campaign Specific and Nielsen thanks to its strong reputation on performance and good corporate citizenship.

Canon Marketing (Philippines), Inc. has offices spread across the Philippine archipelago supported by its vast network of authorized service centers. Recognitions and awards received include the Corporate Award and Gold Bagwis Seal of Excellence for providing distinctive service to customers.

In the Philippines, it is a strong leader in the camera, inkjet printer, laser printer, and copier product categories.

More information and images are available at the Press Center section at http://www.canon.com.ph/news-pressroom.

 

Albert Martinez finds a deeper purpose being a supportive dad and family man

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Albert Martinez is undeniably a formidable actor with immense talent. Even with the many awards and critical acclaim under his belt, Albert’s greatest trophies –his most precious rewards –are truly his kids: Alyanna, stylist and fashionista; Alissa, online entrepreneur and foodie; and Alfonso, certified car nut and restaurateur.

In fact, Albert is first to admit how fatherhood completely changed his life and his outlook. “From a happy-go-lucky lifestyle,” he reveals, “I became more responsible. Being a father really gives you a more purposeful way of looking at life, and makes you more success-driven in order to provide a better future for your family.”

The untimely passing of his loving wife Liezl two years ago dealt a painful blow to family. While the void will forever be felt, Albert is grateful that Liezl did an excellent job in laying a strong foundation for their kids as they were growing up. “They’re all very focused and grounded,” he beams with pride.

And indeed, the Martinez brood is a picture of a contented, tight-knit family that is supportive of each other’s diverse interests and respective of each other’s personalities, where they make time to bond – to live deeper — just like friends. And what better symbol of this filial bond than the gift of a TechnoMarine watch for dad Albert on father’s day.

“My dad and I have a lot of things in common,” shares eldest child Alyanna. “We love traveling, we love the outdoors, and we’re both moody at times,” she confesses. And while Alyanna was steadily making a name for herself in the world of fashion, Albert was always around to lend his support, attending shows and launches even with his hectic schedule. He even took a break from the hit series Ang Probinsyano just to be with Alyanna on her winter wedding in the US last year.

For Alissa, on the other hand, her being a foodie and love for animals are the ties that bind her close to her dad. Apart from helping set-up her online business PoppyLuca, an online pet accessories store, they can often be found in the kitchen together trying out new recipes. “My dad and I love to cook and we both love to eat!” she shares with a laugh.

And then, of course, there’s Alfonso, the unico hijo and bunso, whose love for cars and karting is something he picked-up from his dad. “My dad loves tinkering with cars during his free time,” he relates. Alfonso recalls fondly how he and his dad would join car clubs and go to car shows. “It’s really his passion aside from acting, and a hobby that I enjoy myself!”

Another thing that runs common among the Martinezes is their love for animals. They currently have seven dogs and translated this passion into a thriving family business: Ask a Vet.

With all these blessings and more, Albert Martinez is no doubt the perfect embodiment of TechnoMarine’s Live Deeper spirit. “For me, living deeper is all about knowing yourself more, being yourself, and enjoying life to the fullest!”

Albert wears the new TM-616002 from the UF6 line, the premium watch collection from TechnoMarine. TechnoMarine is available in Trinoma, Greenbelt 3, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, SM City Cebu, Robinson’s Galleria, Robinson’s Magnolia, Shangri-La Plaza and all My Diamond boutiques nationwide. Like TechnoMarine on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TechnoMarinePH/ and follow them on Instagram @technomarineph.

#GerifiedPH: Tickle your Mind with Riddles for Eyes

Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are mine.

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Moieciu de sus, Romania – beautiful scenery, a challenging puzzle set

What’s puzzling me about solving puzzles is that, you see the whole picture, break it away piece by piece and start assembling the pieces to complete the picture again – and you do it all the time in that cycle. Amusing, isn’t it? But working the all-time favorite jigsaw puzzle is actually more than playing games and fun-sake, it is actually a verified beneficial recreational activity for all ages.

A very curios mystery for kids

 

Completing a small puzzle sets a goal to be achieved. For children, this involves problem solving skills, reasoning skills and a skill for developing solution which they can actually use to be street wise in their adult years.

“You can do it!”

Their natural curiosity to fit pieces together provides mental learning benefits and opportunities for their actively growing brain. What’s more is that when they finish even a simple puzzle, it actually gives them a sense of accomplishment and hence, enhance their self-esteem building self-confidence; making them more open in accepting challenges for personal growth.

A healthy addiction for adults

One good thing about doing puzzles for adults is that you can see how people attack the problem in different angles and approach. One might look for edge pieces first and work outside in, others may group the pieces by color or shapes perhaps, and assembly their way from there. All of this notions and tactics are good, it makes them think outside of the box that’ll yield to innovation, creativity and enhanced precognitive and efficient problem-solving skills, that one may use in various fields and aspects of life – work, camping and even surviving – game-of-thrones, hunger-game kind of thing!

A puzzle a day, can keep the neurologist away!

Just like how it affects the kids’ brains, working out a puzzle is actually a good exercise for the brain as it reinforces connection to already existing brain cells and boosts new generation of neurons; making new mental connection and stronger moving train-thought process.

Yuppies can beat their natural malleable mindset and the seniors can hold on to their precious mementos while fight back against their vulnerability to recall.

Feeling down? Pick the pieces one by one.

Feeling down and depressed? Don’t sulk in the dark corner – it will rotten your stagnant brain. Instead, pick up the pieces and connect the puzzle! It significantly assist the brain to produce dopamine  a neurotransmitter that improves motor skill, increase concentration power, enhanced recollection, confidence and lastly, makes someone depressed, optimistic.

Puzzling is like eating the chocolate without the calories.

Solving puzzle is a healthy addiction as when it increase the dopamine in our system, it encourages us to practice solving puzzles, making us competitive with an intense desire to keep up with increasingly challenging set of pieces. Now, you have no time to idle.

Spa for brains: puzzle-solving!

If you are a technical guy, or in my case, a tech-gal, you tend to be mentally burnt out. What to do if you can’t balance the formula anymore? Don’t snap the desk and instead, take a break -relax. For although puzzles invigorate our brain, it is also helping us to relax at the same time. Looking for the next piece let your brain rest and release toxic stress and narrowing it down to basic meditative state. Finding the piece? Dopamine aka long term tranquility and self confidence! After solving a set, you can go back to work with renewed strength and determination to finish the job on time – an overall increase in production and stress management!

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Of course you can buy the puzzle, a set, a collection even. And you’re a freelance work-at-home mom like me, you’ll let the children borrow (if not give) and raise heavy hell like the sofa or the bed when looking for the missing piece.

Lucky you, if you’ll still have a complete set (no kids in the house?), but the picture might not interest you, or your kids (if they’re young adults) anymore. The colors aren’t that vibrant? Coffee stained or the edges are dog-eared? The four-legged pal munch a piece?

Save the penny, your keeping-space and your sanity intact (because lifting the bed for some, may mean finally finding the remote control or that opened bag of chips from last week’s midnight snack and may mean more than just picking up the piece – if it really was there).

Just use your technology! You’re paying the internet bill already (you might as well fully-used it especially on the much needed recreations), why need to buy another (if not expensive) future junk?

JSPuzzles.com

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Mobile Mode: Puzzle for June 04, Sunday

JSPuzzles.com is what it is – a puzzle website with hundreds of random jigsaw puzzle ranging from nature, places, animals, sceneries and more. It also contains cartoon characters and anime from your/their favorite kid’s show like Gumball, Spongebob, Disney characters, even Doreimon and many, many, like 23,745 many more puzzles to choose from and that’s from the For Kids section tab only!

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Not bad for a first timer. 😛

Every day, you get to wake up to a new unique puzzle, and of course, you can always set the mood right. Missing the beach? View the gallery; look for that beautiful beach-perfect photo to complete. Beat the record and entice your brain; now you can make it look forward to that weekend at the beach while surviving your Monday in the concrete jungle.

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Complete this and comment down below if you beat me!

I tried playing using iPhone5s and it did not disappoint – aside from keen eyes and swift mommy fingertip, you may also like to unlock the portrait orientation on the control center so you could tilt the iPhone 90 degrees and viola, more space! Because seeing the bigger picture means shorter time!

My latest goal? Beat the average time!

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What’s more? You are not limited to one puzzle cut; currently, there are 6 different cuts to choose from. There is also 10 different set of pieces to choose from ranging from 9 pieces to 225 pieces; and each set of pieces has a respective average time to beat.

Actually, short puzzles, just like the ones from JSPuzzle.com is useful for short-term memories because it helps your ability to recall shapes and colors that connects what pieces fit together and uses your imagination to see the bigger picture.

The website is clean with its white background, and very user/child-friendly – even the tech-savvy grannies will enjoy. You can easily navigate the page easily with just a tap and drag the pieces smoothly.

The best part is, the website is FREE! Even the Registration is free. Just pick your best puzzling name, your JSPuzzle secret password and your email address and your in. Now you could upload your own photos to make puzzles!

One of the best ideas I could think of is, uploading your Positive Pregnancy test and video the husband connecting the pieces! Or let the hard-working parent complete the puzzle of your A+ final test? or your SO’s tickets to Rome? Priceless moments, endless possibilities!

You can actually vote for the photos that you like most if your registered and see how many times it has been solved; save your favorite puzzles, load them and even use the guestbook – where puzzlers can exchange chat and express comments!

Are you up for more brain teaser? Another form of puzzle uses numbers, safe benefits, new challenges – Sudoku!

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Puzzles showcases different characters of its players and it can perform wonders to a wandering human mind. It can significantly improve memory, brain chemistry (dopamine), disposition in life and overall creativity.

Now there’s another educational way to keep the kids from their infernal yapping when it’s hot, humid and traffic!

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What are you waiting for? Snap those fingers and head on to these Brain Teaser Games for Free!

JS Picture Puzzle – JSPuzzles.com

Live Sudoku – LiveSudoku.com

 

#GerifiedPH: Mommy Mundo’s Mom Day Out!

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Photo above is a PLDT Artwork by freelance artist Samantha Abalos, the design depicts how technology influences and truly becomes part of everyone’s digital lives. As PLDT pursues its digital transformation, it constantly evolves to become more reliable, capable, and to better serve customers – that includes mothering in the modern world.

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Being a mom starts from conceiving, or bringing up a child with care and affection even if they’re not your own… but once you are a mom, you’ll be a lifetime mom, for it doesn’t stop from feeding, burping, changing diapers, making sure they eat thrice a day and keeping them away from cold and flu.. not even after sending them to preparatory school and later to universities. Motherhood, it’s way more than that.

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This event was not about the baby, nor the toddler, nor the teenager; it’s all about the mommy. Surprisingly refreshing, the event break one of the oldest wives tale ever told, shattering the huge proverbial glass wall into tiny insignificant fragments

that good mothers shouldn’t have time for themselves because they’re too busy taking care of her family and home.

Read on and that raised eyebrow and sarcastic glare will turn into a slow but steady nod making your lips smile involuntarily…

Continue reading “#GerifiedPH: Mommy Mundo’s Mom Day Out!”

#GerifiedPH: Boom Pods – Outdoor Fun and Adventure

Did you know? Bluetooth was invented by a telecom vendor, Ericsson in 1994. It was a “short-link” radio technology development meant to create a wireless headset. Come 2017, we can now use it not just on headsets, but on every possible gadget you could think of!

What’s more? You can even play throw-catch and shower with it! Wait, what?

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Flashback

Three young professionals thinking about how they can unite visually appealing homeware design and innovative outdoor products into something original, functional and waterproof – and after sleepless nights and empty bottles of booze or cup of coffee whatever floats your boat (disclaimer: that’s just me dramatically assuming) they come up with something bizarrely catchy, out-of-the-box technology.

Started as a DT Design and enabled to established a homeware design and manufacturing business that works with major UK and International Retail brands, the Boompods was launched in 2012 with a vision of uniting visually appealing homeware design with product innovation and a love of the outdoors.

 

Today: Outdoor Fun and Adventure Product Launch

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Meet the three geniuses –  Lea Denison (the designer), David Tansley (the markerter) and Prem Balani (the speaker) who, with their hate for wires, love for the outdoor water and passion for technology created BOOMPODS HI RES LOGO.png

What makes the difference:

Simplicity by design, durability and style allows the user not think about how to use their device and simply GO!

Rugged, well thought design, colour and tactile quality makes Boompods a clearly recognisable brand, easily distinguishable from our competitors.

Extensive product range provides something for everyone to incorporate into daily and active lives.

The “Pod” – Design out of the ordinary.

The products look premium, of high-end quality and superb durability.

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Fusion. Boompods ultimate speaker. Fusion’s design combines style and function
to outperform, outlast anywhere you choose.
Fusion is a mix of two worlds, its stylish enough to fit in any home or work
environment and can be thrown into a bag ready for your next big
adventure! Whether that’s a city break, a week on the beach or an
exciting wilderness adventure, Fusion can handle it. Long battery life,
IPX6 rated waterproof the speaker can be fully submerged underwater,
it’s also shock proof to take life’s knocks. A massive 10 watts of power is
big enough for any room but if you want more you can pair two
together to get true stereo sound for a party TURN UP THE BOOM!
Being based in the England we know a lot about bad weather and love
testing everything we do in the worst of it, either on a bike, swimming
in the sea or escaping to the countryside.

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Hush. Press the Hush noise cancellation button and this will reduce the sounds around you and amplify your favourite tunes. Maximum comfort by design, fully-adjustable head strap, folding design allowing for all head shapes, finished off with premium ear pads for long haul comfort. The 40mm drivers have been developed for rich bass and a well-balanced sound to suit a wide range of music styles.

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Rokpod. My Personal Favorite! Massive sound through nano speaker technology and a passive bass system. Designed to be truly shock and water resistant, with a multi-layered design than makes it rock hard. Features an integrated braided cable, inspired by climbing ropes, that’s strong enough to hang with you on your next adventure.

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Wireless Retrobuds. Your everyday buddy…
Compact, tangle free design for easy use and storage on the
go. Uncompromised sound, Boompods sound isolating ear tips are held
securely in place with Boompods uniquely designed integral adjustable
cable. Boompods trademark 3D control ensures quick and easy access
to volume, track and answering calls with inbuilt microphone.

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Double Blaster 2. Re-designed from the ground up, Doubleblaster has been working
out! Shhhh mode is smart! Place your hand over the speaker for silence, remove for an acoustic treat capable of shaking your desk.. A new 7watt speaker and chamber channels sound to a Boompods specially developed sub-woofer. Finger recognition on the touch bar controls volume, skip tracks or take calls. Wrapped in a tough IPX6 shell to protect from everyday knocks and spills.

Boompods now has its headquarters in UK, and operations in Hong Kong and China.

 

 

The Future (#Gerifiedph Questionnaires)

One of the things I look for companies is its value for accountability to their laborers and employees. I’m quite fascinated on how the company culture is nurtured when it comes to business’ working environment.

Did you know? Girls (more commonly known as the Radium Girls – factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from using self-luminous pigment for painting watch dials) are the reason behind the creation of an organization for the protection of the laborers in their workplace area, the ISO, International Standardization Organization.

Q1: Do you have social responsibility program at the moment?

A: Although, recently launched, 2 years ago in the Philippines, Boom Pods is already available to 40 countries worldwide, and as a British Company, we hold strong and true to high standard and quality of products. We educate factory workers and employees to safety standards and procedures while following protocols and ISO requirements.

And in the future I hope, Boom Pods will not only make life more comfortable with high-end gizmos but also reach out to the community more – scholarships and charity works.

Did you know? According to Google: Different kinds of plastic can degrade at different times, but the average time for a plastic bottle to completely degrade is at least 450 years. It can even take some bottles 1000 years to biodegrade! That’s a long time for even the smallest bottle. Its a no brainer to think that’ll take forever for a hard plastic to degrade.

Rokpod is love at first site. Rokpod is love at first sight. Hang it, throw it, drench it, it will still do what it do best, provide good quality music – jazz, rock, acoustic or whatever set the aura right. I like the long battery life, durability, design and vibrant color choices – the color alone can lift up the mood! But what if it gets broken? Do we lament and dip it to the trash?

Q2: Do you have post-costumer service center? Where is your factory located?

A: All of our products has a 1 year warranty. For 2 months, it will be exclusively distributed by Globe Telecom. We have service center here in the Philippines. Our company is a British brand, with England design and manufactured in China, just like our phone partner,  Apple.

And in the future, I hope that the company will also open for Android users, as well.

Did you know? A study for the past five years revealed that growing numbers of new gadgets and more people who can afford it has led to an electronic gadget garbage waste to a 63% increased.

As a self-proclaimed environmentalist, I seek for company that is eco-friendly and self-sustainability as well.

Q3: I know you guys hate wire, are you open to switch to solar charges? How do your company manage to lessen your carbon footprints?

A: One of the mandates of being a certified ISO in the industry is by having a proper waste management and standards on plastic and packages.

And in the future, I hope that they will look more onto where factory scraps and electronic spare parts really go or be better, donate it to robotics/electronic schools or reuse it.

Boom Pods is a very promising high-end brand just like Apple, thus my commentary.

The Event: Press Conference and Product Preview

The press conference was held at the Infinity Ballroom of F1 Hotel, BGC last Monday. The founders introduced the latest 5 exclusive products they are launching and opened the platform for question and answer, as mentioned above.

After the press conference, Boom Pods host a product showdown hosted by Mr. RJ Ledesma. The event was also graced by Ms. Leah de Guzman of Globe Telecom and Ms. Aimee Manzano of Mac Power Marketing. The event was also showered with raffle prizes, buffet of scrumptious food and overflowing wine. I gulped down 3 glasses of red wine and a champagne in my heart’s content. *hick*

18742295_1742747045738648_1343175688_o.jpg Major Prize Winner Beth, Mommy Blogger behind Girly Mom Raising Boys on Facebook

 

Stay tuned for my Rokpod review!

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About MacPower

logo1.pngMacpower Marketing Corporation (MMC) is a privately held corporation engaged in the business of marketing and distribution companies in the Philippines and has presence in the market. MMC is among the Philippines TOP 1 Distributor in 7-eleven, Globe, Power Mac Centers, Switch, Lazada, Odyssey, All Day Supermarket and Landmark. It has been in operations for 2 Years.

MMC is engaged in a wide range distribution of food-related businesses, including the manufacture and distribution electronic toys, bags, audio products, wearable’s, photo, mobile and gadget accessories

MMC mission is to bring the best electronics brands, gadgets and accessories, from global market to the Filipino Retailers and Consumer. Our vision is to be the exclusive and the first importer & distributor of unique electronics toys, gadgets & accessories in the Philippines.

Macpower Marketing Corporation aims to bring the best products the Filipino retailers and consumers. We guarantee the features and the high quality standard of products that we represent. Our brands:

  • Belkin, an American brand of consumer electronic devices and accessories including cables, chargers, surge protectors, and mobile accessories.
  • Boompods, a UK Brand of unique and colorful audio speakers, cables, mobile chargers, power banks, headsets and ear buds.
  • Dog & Bone, Australian based brand known for smart cases for tablets and smart phones. Creators of the world’s first topless direct touch screen waterproof mobile case, and the world’s first shockproof wireless charging case military tested with fast wireless charging.
  • Fluxmob, World’s smallest battery backup + wall charger.
  • Homido, smart phone based virtual reality headset from the USA.
  • Lumee, This brilliant front-lit Smartphone case is changing the way people shoot and share social media.
  • Manfrotto, based in Northern Italy at Cassola, Manfrotto designs, manufactures and markets a wide range f camera and lighting support equipment including tripods, heads, lighting stands, bags and accessories.
  •  MB Quart Audio, Founded in the 1960’s in Obrigheim, Germany, MB Quart has established itself as a key manufacturer of high quality audio components and speakers.
  • National Geographic bags, lifestyle and photo bags.
  • Onanoff, are the best headphones for kids with built n volume control.
  • Rhinoshield, the world’s strongest mobile case and screen protector.
  • Runtastic, Founded in 2009 in Austria, it tracks your runs, rides and other fitness and sports activities, works with a App for monitoring and a wide array of products from wearables, scales, and armbands.
  • Ubooly, is a magical stuffed animal that talks and listens. Learn while you play with interactive games and play packs.
  • Unu, known as the world’s fastest charging power bank, featuring Ultra-X Charging Technology, significantly increases recharging speeds and saves time.
  • Woodford, quick draw cables for iPhone and iPad products.

Macpower guarantees that the products are of high quality and covered by warranty.