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SMART X VOYAGER X BINIBINING PILIPINAS CHARITIES INC. PARTNERSHIP

Binibining Pilipinas 2017 SMS and digital fan voting powered by Smart and Voyager Innovations

 

 For the first time in Binibining Pilipinas pageant history – that’s 54 years and counting, this year’s SMS and digital fan voting, where the winner of the text votes will automatically be part of the Top 15 finalists, will be powered by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, along with its digital innovations arm Voyager Innovations. Starting last April 26, fans only need to type BB<number of candidate> (ex. BB1 to BB40) and send it to 2929022 to cast their votes and support their favorite candidates. Votes will be counted until 7 PM of April 30 during the Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night. The signing of […]

NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS MONTH

April is National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Month

 

 Not everyone knows that on April 4, 2017, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed Proclamation No. 190 declaring April of every year as National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Month calling upon government instrumentalities, including universities and colleges and local government units, and the private sector to participate in the celebration upgrading the previous weeklong observance to a month. This was announced during the press briefing organized by the Motion Pictures Association in Celebration of World IP Day held last April 20 at Sala Bistro in Greenbelt, Makati. This celebration marks the local industry and government agencies joining together to announce new efforts […]

ICATS 7TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

International Cabin Attendant Training School Celebrates 7 Founding Years

 

 It was just a leap of faith when International Cabin Attendant Training School or ICATS was founded 7 years ago by CEO and co-founder Princess Joy Garcia alongside Arthuro de Leon and the late Armie Guiao in 2009. ICATS was established with a mission to meet the demands of the airline service industry by helping Filipino dreamers reach their highest potentials. ICATS has no tie-ups with any airlines but the school’s portfolio speaks for itself why different airlines seek ICATS graduates and this is where the school stands out from other international cabin attendant training schools. “We just don’t train for the […]

NOKIA 3310 COMING SOON IN THE PHILIPPINES

Nokia 3310 and more will be coming very soon in the Philippines

 

 Nokia 3310 and more, Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 4 feature smartphones, will be coming very soon in the Philippines but for now we’ll have to enjoy these photos. We sat down with HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela for an early lunch and at the same time he gave us some insights on the comeback of Nokia in the market. Nummela brought along 4 color variants of the classic Nokia 3310, Nokia models 3, 5, and 6, and 4 feature phones which are part of global release sometime in Q2 2017. We went nostalgic the moment we held the Nokia […]

SNAPCART MOBILE APP

Snapcart Philippines is now on iOS

 

 Everybody loves shopping. Who doesn’t? And while you’re on it, wouldn’t it be good to know that while you shop for your favorite items, you get cashback rewards from your receipts? That’s what Snapcart does. Southeast Asia’s first real-time shopper engagement mobile app allows brands to connect with its consumers directly by simply analyzing data from shopping receipts. Rolled out last August 2016 in the country, the mobile app has now around 97,000 downloads on Android and is now available on iOS. Snapcart gives its users cashback incentives by taking a snap of receipts from groceries, pharmacies, and cosmetics. Users […]

MOVIECLUB

Vault for Filipino content now available through MovieClub

 

 “Just play, not pay,” says the tagline for MovieClub, a free to download video-on-demand that features a vault for Filipino content such as content creators, studio libraries, film festivals, local and foreign award winners,  and independent films. The best part of it, it’s free! Yup, you don’t have to pay for subscription. It’s absolutely free to watch and download Filipino movies, locally and independently produced, local TV series, music videos, news, and sports. All you have to do is download the app via Google Play. It’s not yet available on Apple Store. You’ll have to wait if you’re using an […]

JUSTICE LEAGUE TEAM 2017 POSTER

Justice is Coming, the League is Here!

 

 Are you ready for the Justice League trailer? Take our money, you Zack Snyder, you! Justice League will have its premiere run on November 17, 2017 and before that trailers and the League’s individual posters have come up on the internet since two days back. Now, would it be exciting to see one of the movie trailers of Justice League alongside some of the behind-the-scenes showing Bruce Wayne checking out Arthur Curry, Diana Prince, Barry Allen, and Victor Stone? Here it is for your fandom pleasure!     And wait! We’ve also tied one of the Injustice 2 trailers here. […]

10 NETFLIX SHOWS WORTH BINGE WATCHING

10 Netflix shows worth binge watching

 

 You watch a particular show right on your set and follow your favorite series until the end of the season, looking forward for the next chapter and hop on to the next one. The internet TV innovation makes our viewing experience more enjoyable on Smart TVs and with handful of devices that have innovated further offering better usability, faster performance, watching TV programs becomes more immersive, especially when you’re watching with a 4K HDR. The 4K High Dynamic Range gives ultimate picture quality with brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR). When it […]

TARA HYA LEONARDO DISNEY PRINCESS I DARE TO DREAM

Disney Princess: I Dare To Dream aspirant Hya’s story will truly melt your hearts

 

 Inspired by Disney’s iconic princesses and their incredible stories and qualities, Disney Princesses: I Dare To Dream will bring viewers on a magical journey of six young Filipino girls as they pursue their dreams with the help of various mentors headed by Disney legend Lea Salonga with theater actress Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, social educator Efren Penaflorenda, veterinarian Dr. Nielsen Donato, animator Tito Romero, chef Jessie Sincioco, and YouTuber and host Charisma Star. One of the aspiring Disney Princess is Hya Tara Leonardo, who is the eldest among the 6 girls performing from this 12–episodic web series, a first-of-its-kind digital reality-series produced […]

SINING LAKBAY: PHILIPPINE HISTORY IN AUGMENTED REALITY AT THE GATEWAY GALLERY

Sining Saysay: Philippine History in Art launched Sining Lakbay: Philippine History in Augmented Reality

 

 Sining Saysay: Philippine History in Art marked its second year by changing the way we look at art exhibit through a Sining Lakbay: Philippine History in Augmented Reality at the Gateway Gallery , 5th level, Gateway Tower, Araneta Center in Cubao. Launched on February 22, the digital feature utilizes augmented reality (AR) to recount Philippine history and make it more interesting to the digital-savvy generation. Through the mobile application Layar, 10 paintings from the collection ‘come to life’ on the Gallery visitor’s Wi-Fi enabled digital devices like smartphones and tablets. The Layar can be downloaded for free on iOS and […]

GRUPO AGATEP 52ND ANVIL AWARDS NIGHT

Top PR firms win at 52nd Anvil Awards

 

 Anvil Awards is the oldest and prestigious award giving body by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) held annually, since its inception in 1963, to recognize exemplary performance of select public relations nominees. The ANVIL is the symbol of Excellence in Public Relations. It is awarded to outstanding public relations programs, tools and, now, practitioners after careful screening by select PR professionals and judging by a distinguished multi-sectoral jury. Eligibility Any public relations program or tool implemented between October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016 was eligible for the 52nd ANVIL AWARDS. Held last Friday, March 10, 5 PM […]

GRABESHARE CARPOOLING RIDE

Enjoy a private car ride on a budget with GrabShare

 

 Carpooling is a term where you and your friends (or mostly co-workers) jumped in one car to get to your point of destination at a cost that is not heavy on the budget. Sometimes, gas money is all you have to share and the driver, the owner of the vehicle will take you where you’re going. Carpooling became more of a trend these days as passengers grind to their daily commuting, battling traffic and the worsening public transportation conditions that not only delayed travel time but put too much stress for the public. These and other scenarios paved way for […]

LEA SALONGA DISNEY PRINCESS I DARE TO DREAM

Lea Salonga acts as ‘fairy godmother’ to Disney Princesses

 

 Movie, television and theater actress, not to mention a great singer, Lea Salonga acts as ‘fairy godmother’ to 6 Disney Princesses who are pursuing their dreams in Globe Studios and Disney’s Disney Princess: I Dare To Dream. Lea, who herself is also considered as a princess, (she was the voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney animation’s Alladin) oversees and watches  6 young girls’ performance and ultimately, will be selecting one winner from the 12–episodic web series, a first-of-its-kind digital reality-series produced by Globe Studios in collaboration with Disney and Maker Studios. Inspired by Disney’s iconic princesses and their incredible stories and […]

EMERALD CITY EXCLUSIVE ON IFLIX

Emerald City, a fantastic reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz now exclusively on iflix

 

 Dorothy Gale. If that name struck you, that’s because she is ‘the’ Dorothy Gale, the girl from The Wizard of Oz books and adaptation that you will meet again in a fantastic reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s work, exclusively on iflix, Emerald City is available for streaming and subscribers can download the first six episodes of NBCUniversal’s drama series. In the first episode “The Beast Forever”, viewers will be introduced to 20-year-old Dorothy Gale (Adria Arjona) who was swept up into the eye of a tornado which transported her to another world — a mystical land where an all-powerful ruler […]

SHOPEE MOBILE APP

Shopee expands with free shipping and cash on delivery nationwide

 

 Shopee, one of the leading mobile e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, welcomed the Chinese New Year – Year of the Fire Rooster with good fortune and announcements of free shipping and cash on delivery nationwide. Shoppe is happy to announce that they now have 3 million downloads on mobile since they launched in 2015 in the Philippines. 2017 is a brand new year to look forward with updates from pick-up and shipping items around the country, working on more payment options like COD, different promos in terms of free shipping and more. Shopee is the first mobile shopping platform in […]

GLOBE PRISM DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAM

Globe launches PRISM, a digital literacy program and education solutions

 

 PRISM is an interactive showcase of digital projects powered by Globe Telecom to help Filipino educators from private high schools, particularly those teaching the new Media and Information Literacy (MIL) subject in Senior High School, to become proficient in technology-enabled instruction and content development. 1,ooo private schoolteachers from all over the country participated in a three-week digital literacy program, which includes a two-day immersive boot camp, blended project-based learning, and personal coaching. There will one boot camp each in Metro Manila, Naga City, Pampanga, Cebu City,a nd Cagayan de Oro City, running from January to June this year. “The Filipino education […]

SM CITY MARILAO SM STORYLAND INDOOR THEME PARK

There’s always an SM Storyland indoor theme park open for the whole family

 

 During last year’s Christmas season, apart from different and beautifully designed centerpiece displays, select SM City malls opened their SM Storyland that offers entertainment activities and facilities for the whole family to enjoy. SM Storyland is also a game hub and kiddie park rolled in one. As of the present, only few SM branches have their SM Storyland available for the mall goers. In SM City Marilao kids can enjoy riding the giant Happy Swing,  play at World Of Fun entertainment and gaming hub – located at the SM City Marilao Foodcourt, Ground Floor. Individual rides is available for P35 per […]

PREDATOR HIGH GROUNDS CAFE

Predator soars to High Grounds

 

 It was an evening of a new world, full of characters getting ready to world domination as the global gaming PC brand Predator continues to overpower the competition in the local gaming PC market as it soars to High Grounds Café, the country’s first and only fully branded gaming café. It wasn’t just a coincidence. High Grounds Cafe is operated by the country’s top gaming café brand TheNet.com (TNC), with visions to capture the attention of both gaming enthusiasts and professionals alike. It is fully armed to the teeth with top-of-the-line and powerful Predator gaming PCs in a gaming environment that’s unlike […]

KWENTONG JOLLIBEE VALENTINE SERIES

These are the Top 20 Kwentong Jollibee Memes and Reactions that will remind you why your Pineapple Juice is pure evil

 

 By now, almost every Filipino have seen Jollibee’s latest and pre-Valentine’s Day ‘hugot’ Kwentong Jollibee ads and it already spawned in different memes that is setting the internet on fire. Last year’s #KwentongJollibee gained 24 million YouTube views and reached 20 million audience. This Valentine’s season, Jollibee invites us to elebrate the joy of love that comes with special shared moments. But before you can even think that love is all about happy endings, don’t. Here are some of the best memes and comments we gathered from Facebook, some sharing their own experience and kinda relate from the Jollibee videos “Vow” […]

FOODPANDA DELIVERY AT FIXED P59

foodpanda announces big and bold crazy offers this 2017

 

  We were able to meet and talk to Iacopo Rovere, foodpanda Philippines’ appointed Chief Executive Officer at Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings in Crossroads, BGC when the company announced their big and bold crazy offers this 2017. foodpanda, now the leading global online food delivery marketplace (and in the Philippines leads with only a couple of competitors), has been charging  fixed delivery service fee of P30 plus a service fee of 15% from the total food bill. This year, customers can now order as much as they want – with a minimum order value starting at P200 exclusive for […]

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is set to premiere as a Netflix Original series on January 15, 2017 starring Neil Patrick Harris as the infamous Count Olaf

Neil Patrick Harris is Count Olaf in Netflix’s ASOUE powered by Globe Home Broadband

 

 The most awaited TV show this 2017, Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events will be available on Netflix for streaming and download (on mobile devices and tablets) starting January 13. The eight, hour-long episodes from Netflix available right on and powered by Globe Home Broadband subscription. The Neil Patrick Harris starer is based on international 13 part, best-selling novel adapted for TV series available only on Netflix for everyone to enjoy. Based on the international best-selling children’s novels by Daniel Handler, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian […]

WMA2 Gives back via WISHclusive Elite Circle

 

 Wish 107.5 obtained a 236% increase in the number of its YouTube channel subscribers for 2016, making it the fastest-growing channel in the country according to a year-end report released by YouTube Philippines. Raking in a total of 439,407 new subscribers this year, the Wish 107.5 YouTube page now has around 690,000-strong following. It is a treasure trove of over 400 WISHclusive videos that continually earn praises from music lovers and stars here and abroad. WISHclusive Elite Circle Achieving this feat is yet another milestone for the station whose advocacy of bringing the Filipino musicality to the global arena has […]

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL PYROMUSICAL COMPETITION 2016

16 Topics that went viral on social media 2016

 

 Pokemon Go Everyone went berserk and crazy online as soon as Niantic’s Pokemon Go was released in the Philippines shore. Almost every 80s and 90s boys and girls were eager and have patiently waited for the announcement of this mobile game. The hype went to awesomeness. Strangely, the clamor has died down before 2016 ended its reign. Coldplay Philippines’ Concert When a Coldplay in Manila fan-made poster was posted online a few years back, it drew a lot of high hopes wishing for this popular band to make its first-ever concert in the Philippines. The wait was finally over when […]

YOUTUBE CREATOR DAY MANILA

How to make your YouTube Channel successful

 

 During the recently held YouTube Creator Day in Manila, Enrique CuUnjieng, Partner Manager for Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand shared ten basic fundamentals on how to make your YouTube Channel grow exponentially and successful. Just here in the Philippines, over 55% of YouTube’s watch time is in mobile with over 80 channels with over 100,000 subscribers, and 5 channels with over 1 million subscribers. Here are the ten fundamentals related by Enrique that can help you grow your YouTube Channel and how to take car of your audience. Be discoverable Be accessible Be shareable Collaborative Targeted Conversational Interactive Consistent Sustainable […]

TEAM MINESKI WITH OMEN BY HP

Gamers await the arrival of OMEN by HP

 

 As the PC gaming continuously leads the gaming hardware market, dominated by the mainstream gamer-users, HP made a bold decision to incorporate a single brand as they move froward their innovative engineering and game changing design in a sleek and extremely powerful gaming rig that enabled everyone to channel out and glorify their inner gamer. HP introduces the OMEN through the OMEN Outbreak event held at the Cyberzone of SM City Northe EDSA Annex featuring Team MINESKI one of the premier Southeast Asian electronic sports group, with highly successful players of their generation. Combining the factors from ENVY and Pavilion, […]