Sparc 4K LED TV Philippines Review: Reasons to NOT buy it!


This is a very short review of the unknown Sparc LED TV. I owned one (I bought it from Lazada last December 2016), and now it’s broken. There are no Sparc service centers the in Metro Manila and the whole Philippines, not even China, where it was made. You only have 7 days to return it to Lazada it case it’s not working anymore. So after 7 days, there’s no way to replace your super cheap TV.

A lot bought this TV from Lazada a month ago. Even my friends was lured to buy it because it’s unbelievably cheap. It’s like a disposable TV, for 5,999, you’ll get a 32″ LED TV and for only 19,999, you can buy the Sparc 55″ 4K LED TV! It’s insanely cheap right? 55″ 4K TVs are priced around 70,000 to 200,000 pesos. Too good to be true? You can actually buy one here. It’s for real and it’s insanely cheap.
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Adsense Payment Settings Blank (a.k.a. Loading Forever)


Are you attempting to change your payment settings, like holding or unholding a payment, scheduling a payment, or changing your payment threshold! Now you can’t, because the payment settings page doesn’t load anymore. It’s blank in the classic Adsense dashboard, and it’ loading endlessly in the new Google Adsense dashboard.
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Fixed: AW_Sarp2 (Subscription + Recurring Payments Module) conflict with IWD_Opc (Checkout Suite)

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If you’re using Aheadworks Subscriptions and Recurring payments with IWD One Page Checkout (Now IWD Checkout Suite), chances are, it won’t work without modifying IWD OPC’s module files. You won’t get redirected to PayPal, because you’ll get a message that says “PayPal does not support processing orders with zero amount. To complete your purchase, proceed to the standard checkout process.”

In order to use AW’s Subscriptions and Recurring Payments module, you need to activate PayPal Express checkout, then modify two files inside your OPC folder.
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Sony Xperia C5 Android 6.0 bluetooth disconnection problem

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Just last week, I updated my Sony Xperia C5’s OS to Marshmallow 6.0. It’s an old OS, but it’s the newest free update from Sony Xperia, without rooting your phone. Everything seems fine, until I found out that Bluetooth is not working properly after the update.

Once you connect your Xperia to any Bluetooth device, it disconnects automatically after 7 seconds (sometimes 8 seconds). Then if you attempt to reconnect it again, it disconnects again. Too bad for me, I cannot find any solution that works for my device.
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Formidable Calendar Custom Time Slots Per Hour of the Day

Formidable form building is one of the best and most extensive, fully customisable, WordPress plugin out there. You can create all types of forms you can think of. From a simple contact form, to a complex booking form, or even a full-featured user database with lots of filters and search features.

But even if Formidable Pro is this powerful, there are still some things that Formidable Pro cannot do. One is allowing different number of slots per hour of the day. Out of the box, Formidable’s calendar and time field can let you limit the number of slots per day by a few lines of code.
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Galaxy Note 7 Release Date in Singapore and Philippines?

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Because I’m currently in Singapore (sometimes in the Philippines), I’m now looking to upgrade from S7 Edge to S7, after finding out that it will be released this August 19, 2016, world wide!!!! Yep, the newest Samsung flagship phone has this stunning iris scanner, which is suppperrr awesome! I don’t know if this is the first phone with an iris scanner, maybe there are other china-made phones that I haven’t heard of that already has this feature way before Samsung integrated it with their latest phone model. And oh, the Note 7 is built for a better VR experience. The new, all-black “Gear VR 2” will be released together with the Note 7. And yes, it’s safe to assume that it will work exclusively with the Note 7.
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Kickass.to is dead, but there are mirror sites like dxtorrent.com, etc

As we all know, Kickass just died 24 hours ago. The owner of the site was arrested by the he U.S. Government 24 hours ago. It’s all over the news. If you still don’t know about the news, just click the “all over” and “the news” hyperlinks that I just typed before this sentence.

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Right now, I’m using dxtorrent.com and thepiratebay.org as Kickass alternative. Just last year, I switched to Kickass because PirateBay was down. Now, it’s back up, and Kickass became the #1 torrent site in the world. All leading Torrent sites easily get noticed, that’s why it’s now down. Haha!

Anyway, if you have any other suggestions on Kickass torrents alternatives, please feel free to leave a comment below.

PS: Here’s a reddit I found online about Kickass alternative. It’s worth checking out!

Magento Fix on simplexml_load_string error at lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php

If you’ve noticed that your system.log’s size is increasing every minute because of the error logs like this:

Warning: simplexml_load_string(): ^ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383
2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): Entity: line 292: parser error : expected '>' in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383
2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): nkey.png</233><234>manufacturers/image.jpg</234><235>manufacturers/image.jpg</ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383
2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): ^ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383
2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): Entity: line 292: parser error : Opening and ending tag mismatch: config line 1 and unparseable in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383
2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): nkey.png</233><234>manufacturers/image.jpg</234><235>manufacturers/image.jpg</ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383

Then consider your problem solved. After hours and hours of googling and searching at stackoverflow, I found nothing. Most of the solutions to the problem that is related to the simplexml_load_string error is something that is related to an XML file. But my problem wasn’t.
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