Category Archives: Personal Blog

Anything that I encountered on my way.

1Password button not working on Firefox

It’s been 2 weeks now my 1Password extension is not working on Firefox. The button is not clickable even after upgrading to the latest Firefox version. After asking help from 1Password on Twitter, it turns out that the fix is … Continue reading

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Re: Backup Internet

Being a web developer who works at home, would you believe that I survived working for more than one year with just one internet connection? It was just fine until issues arise from my main internet provider. Today, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Using Magnet links in KTorrent

I’ve been curious about this Magnet link stuff and I decided to give it a try after some feedback that the usual torrent file does not work. I though that this magnet links are some sort of scam that extort … Continue reading

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Beware of using VPN when transacting with Paypal

I just got my account put under review due to alleged suspicious activities on my Paypal account. I’m always using PrivateInternetAccess VPN with a US IP for the purpose of security and most importantly, to have a stable connection! It … Continue reading

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Pag-IBIG contributions – paying through payment centers?

Few days ago, I was thinking of paying my Pag-IBIG monthly contributions via third party payment centers. However, I’m hesitant to try. Today, I made up my mind and went to Pag-IBIG office to pay and at the same time, … Continue reading

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Pag-IBIG – Homebased – Change status from employed to individual payor

It turn’s out that it is not too hard to change your Pag-IBIG membership status from being employed to voluntary paying member. It only took me less than an hour to file the change of my status. Here is the … Continue reading

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Installing KeePass on Slackware Linux

Due to the recent data breach incident at LastPass, I immediately look for alternative offline password managers. KeePass seems to be a good alternative. With Slackware 14.1_64, I installed it with some minor issues that are resolved with just few … Continue reading

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Homebased – PhilHealth – change status from employed to voluntary

For homebased worker like me, we usually pay our government obligations ourselves. In my case, I have just continued my PhilHealth contributions by paying voluntarily under the category of “Informal Economy/Informal Sector”. Sounds weird but that is how they qualify … Continue reading

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Beware of Smart Prepaid Data Offers

Been experimenting with Smart’s data offers for more than a month now especially the Always ON promo. Don’t know what went wrong but most of the time, it eats up all my load as if I was using the default … Continue reading

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Ipad cannot close apps and does not turn off

When I arrived home from work, I noticed that the iPad is stuck at the app task manager screen frozen although it is still playing sounds from a farming app/game. Took mo so long to fix it and here is … Continue reading

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