Thursday, July 16, 2015

12 Things About The New PNP Chief

  1. On July 14, 2015, Secretary of Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas announced the appointment of Director Ricardo Marquez as the new Philippine National Police (PNP) chief in Camp Crame, Quezon City. 
  2. Director Ricardo Marquez became the 20th Chief of the Philippine National Police on 16 July 2015.
  3. He graduated from the Philippine Military Academy in 1982.
  4. He holds a Masters in Management from the Philippine Christian University.
  5. Marquez was the head of the PNP's Directorate for Operations and led the Special Task Force "Papal Visit 2015," where 25,000 policemen were mobilized in areas the pope visited last January.
  6. He got the Pope Francis Service Medal for his work in ensuring the pope's and the public's security at that time.
  7. Prior to being appointed chief of the Directorate of Operations (DO), Marquez was regional director of the Ilocos regional police office.
  8. He was chief of the Nueva Ecija provincial police office before being appointed chief of the Directorate of Operations.
  9. He graduated salutatorian at the Tulay Elementary School and was the valedictorian of his batch from the Bucal Barangay High School. He ranked #16 in his PMA class.
  10. Marquez, who hails from Maragondon, Cavite, was interviewed by the President on 17 June 2015.
  11. He bested two candidates more senior than him who were also interviewed by the President: the PNP’s current number 3, Deputy Chief for Operations Deputy Director General Marcelo Garbo, Jr. (PMA ’81) and the number 4 cop of the PNP, Chief of Director Staff Deputy Director General Danilo Constantino (PMA ’82).
  12. Marquez will retire from service on 26 August 2016.


Monday, July 6, 2015


  1. Busyness doesn't always equate to productivity.
  2. Busy people want to look like they have a mission. Productive people have a mission for their lives.
  3. Busy people have many priorities. Productive people have few priorities.
  4. Busy people say yes quickly. Productive people say yes slowly.
  5. Busy people focus on action. Productive people focus on clarity before action.
  6. Busy people keep all doors open. Productive people close doors.
  7. Busy people talk about how busy they are. Productive people let their results do the talking.
  8. Busy people talk about how little time they have. Productive people make time for what is important.
  9. Busy people multitask. Productive people focus.
  10. Busy people respond quickly to emails. Productive people take their time.
  11. Busy people want other people to be busy. Productive people want others to be effective.
  12. Busy people talk about how they will change. Productive people are making those changes.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

12 Best Features of Lenovo A5000

  1. Best-in-Class Battery LifeThe Lenovo A5000 lets you keep on going—and going. Its huge 4000mAh battery delivers extra-long life. The Quick Charge feature will fully recharge the A5000 in just 3 hours, or a 15-minute charge will give you up to 4 hours’ talk time. Plus, its energy-saving software is designed to prolong the battery even further.
  2. 5" Wide-view HD Display - Whether you’re going through a spreadsheet, on a video call, or simply surfing the net, the A5000's 5" HD screen makes everything appear clearer and sharper. It also has in-plane switching (IPS) for nearly 180° of wide-angle viewing. Plus, with its ergonomic, rounded shape, the A5000 sits comfortably in the palm of your hand.
  3. Android™ 4.4 (KitKat) OS - Android™ 4.4 takes system performance to an all-time high by optimizing memory and improving your touchscreen so that it responds faster and more accurately than ever before. This means that you can listen to a podcast while browsing the web, or race down the highway with the latest hit game, all without a hitch.
  4. Quad Core Processing - The A5000 smartphone's 1.3GHz quad core processor helps to make multitasking faster, enables the Android OS to run smoother and delivers a more fluid gaming & video experience.
  5. Splash-Proof Screen - When you're on the go, don't let the rain or a spilt drink prevent you from using your A5000. Thanks to its splash-proof nano coating, the A5000 takes getting a little bit wet in its stride.
  6. Integrated Front and Rear Cameras - The A5000's 8MP auto-focus camera with LED flash captures sharp, clear photos and video. What’s more, the front camera makes video chatting easy and fun.
  7. Fast Internet Access - With its HSPA+ connectivity and download speeds of 21 Mbps, the A5000 gives you instant access to your online social networks, videos, music, and more.
  8. Built-in Productivity Apps - With preloaded apps, such as Evernote, Kingsoft Office, and Camcard, you can stay connected and be productive - even when you are on the go. 
  9. Lenovo DOit Apps - Do more with your A5000 with preloaded apps like SHAREit, which lets you share files wirelessly without network charges or a WiFi connection; CLONEit, which enables you to instantly transfer all your old data to your new Lenovo phone; Security, which speeds up your phone and protects it from viruses; and SYNCit, which lets you back up and restore contacts, SMS messages, and call logs.
  10. GPS that Works Offline - Finding your way around the city has never been easier than with the A5000 which includes satellite controlled GPS to guide you accurately even when you don’t have an Internet connection.
  11. Expandable Storage - Get even more space for your files, photos, music, and videos by boosting the A5000's internal storage by up to an additional 32GB with a microSD card.
  12. Dual SIM - Two phone numbers in one smartphone can help keep business and pleasure separate. This dual-SIM feature also enables you to choose different data plans to save money.
Standard on the Lenovo A5000 smartphone:
5” (127 mm) HD display
0.39" (9.98 mm)
Single speaker
1 micro USB, 1 audio jack
Processor                  MediaTek MT6582 1.3GHz Quad Core
Operating System          Android™ 4.4 KitKat
Memory         RAM: 1GB
                 ROM: 8GB
MicroSD Option:           Up to 32GB
Display          Size: 5.0" HD (1280 x 720) IPS @ >300ppi
                 Type: Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 5-point multitouch
Dimensions (W x T x H)  71.4mm x 9.98mm x 140mm
Weight          160g (0.3 lbs)
Audio          1x speaker, 3.5mm audio jack
Battery          Type: 4000mAh (Li-Po) with Quick Charge, embedded
                 Talk Time: Up to 35 hours (2G) 17 hours (3G)
                 Standby Time: Up to 32 days (2G) 33.5 days (3G)
Integrated Camera          Rear: 8MP auto-focus with LED flash
                 Front: 2MP fixed-focus
Color          Black
SIM                  Dual SIM (Mini + Regular)
Connectivity/Radios  DATA: GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+
                 Speed: HSPA+ 21 Mbps (DL) / 5.76 Mbps (UL)
                 WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
                 2G Network: GSM 850MHz/900MHz/1800MHz/1900MHz
                 3G Network: UMTS 900MHz/2100MHz
                 Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 4.0
                 GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
                 Radio: FM Radio (Excluding Turkey)
Sensors          Gravitation / Proximity / Light