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 […]

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 […]

GLOBE AND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TURNED OVER 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM TO MANILA SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL

Globe and Habitat for Humanity unveiled Manila Science High School’s 21st century classroom

 

 Last March 17, Globe Telecom and Habitat for Humanity officially turned over to Manila Science High School (MaSci) over the weekend a multi-functional Information and Communications Technology (ICT) laboratory with a collaborative working space that is fit for 21st century learning. Keynote speaker Eva Nacion, MaSci Prinicipal, Batch ’91 Representative, Marga Uy Baula, and 5th District Manila Congresswoman Cristal Bagatsing gave congratulatory words to this momentous occasion. If you’ll remember, MaSci, the first pilot science high school in the Philippines, joined the Global Filipino School (GFS) Program, a long-term educational initiative of Globe to transform select public schools into centers […]

LENOVO INTRODUCES KABY LAKE-POWERED THINKPADS

Kaby Lake powers up the new Lenovo ThinkPads

 

 On March 15, we were invited to the unveiling of the new ThinkPads by Lenovo, the world’s top PC maker, which are powered by Intel’s latest 7th Generation Kaby Lake processor to the Philippine market. The ThinkPad is Lenovo’s brand made for those looking for a dedicated and reliable workstation because of its known durability, robustness, design, and overall performance when it comes to the office. Placing power and performance as the main priority, the ThinkPad is designed to keep in pace with your business, whether at home, in the office, or on the move. “Our work methods are faster […]

GLOBE TELECOM PRESIDENT AND CEO ERNEST CU

Globe Business unveils cybersecurity center to fight cybersecurity threat

 

 Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu, in his keynote, welcomes the newly-operational Globe Advanced Security Operations Center (ASOC) through the company’s information and technology arm Globe Business as it strengthen its position to best aid the Philippines in its fight against cybersecurity threats that continually put the operations of both businesses and government agencies at risk. Cu gave the example of another industry threaten with a ransom by cyberhackers that they’ll attack on their facilities if they don’t pay up. This kind of threat gave way to fully mobilize Globe Business “to put itself in the best position to […]

ROAD SAFETY IDEA HACK GRAB PHILIPPINES

Why collect road safety data?

 

 According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the public need to have a better understanding  on what are the real causes of traffic problems. While the government has not enough budget and restrained with limited budget, there is an immediate need to help evaluate the effectiveness of road safety interventions and improvements. “The DOTr, led by Sec. Art Tugade, is strongly committed to address the country’s challenges in road safety and improve the country’s transportation. Accurate and reliable data on road crashes and multi-sectoral collaboration are crucial to achieve these goals,” said DOTr Assistant Secretary for Land Transport and Infrastructure, […]

LAZADA TURNS 5

Lazada turns 5!

 

 Lazada’s upcoming anniversary, dubbed ‘Lazada’s 5th Birthday Surprise’, has been marked as the biggest shopping event of the season. From March 21-23, Lazada will be showering online shoppers with site-wide discounts of up to 90%, low denomination Peso Sales, and time based Flash Sales. There will also be exclusive offerings from its most popular brands, and raffle prizes like vacation packages and real world treats. These were announced during the ‘birthday party’ that Lazada gave as a treat to their friends from the media last March 14, held in Discovery Primea, Makati. Lots of gifts and surprises were given away […]

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 […]

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First dibs on Huawei P10 and P10 Plus

 

 After its announcement at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, we now have the first dibs on the latest Huawei smartphone devices, here in Manila. Spoiler alert, set for April 2017 launch and release, the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus sport the Leica Dual Camera 2.0 Pro Edition. Under the hood, the P10 is powered by Kirin 960, octa-core up to 2.4GHz. Memory speed and storage for these two phones are impressive with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. The P10 has 3200mAh battery while the P10 Plus with 3750mAh with superior performance Huawei SuperCharge power. On top of […]

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 […]

LENOVO K6 NOTE

Lenovo outs K6 Note to power up your entertainment

 

 The new Lenovo K6 Note is packed with a value-for-money technology bundled with a Bluetooth Headphones for your endless entertainment. Inside, the Lenovo K6 Note houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit 1.4GHz octa-core processor on Android 6 OS. This device carries a 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM storage (up to 128GB) that can store all your favorite and share-worthy photos (8MP front and 16MP rear cameras) and music (Dolby Atmos R). That’s a real entertainment powerhouse. Lenovo K6 Note has an impressive battery (4000mAh) life up to 25 days on stand-by with Talk-time of up to 31 hours (4G) / […]

DELL EMC YEAR OF FESTIVITY

Dell EMC merger solidifies the companies’ vision for digital transformation and revolution

 

 Dell recently announced its latest products for commercial client portfolio designed to provide maximum mobility and productivity for professionals with refreshed versions of Dell’s Precision mobile workstations, OptiPlex All-in-One (AIO), and Latitude 2-in-1 feature launched at the new Globe Theater in Bonifacio Global City. The announcement coincides with Dell EMC’s formal introduction as one company that will be working for digital transformation and revolution, according to Paul Henaghan, President, South Asia and Korea, Dell Enterprise Business during his welcoming remarks at the launch dubbed as the Year of Festivity. The event also presented Dell EMC Philippines Country General Manager Ronnie […]

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 […]

Epson Story Solutions and Technology Convention 2017

Epson held a 1-day convention to help local businesses ‘Be Future Ready’

 

 Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions, recently held Epson Solutions & Technology Convention 2017 last February 8 at the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. Also dubbed as The Epson Story, the convention aims to support local businesses to be competitive amidst economic uncertainties, controlled labor market conditions and increased foreign competition. The one-day event featured Epson’s intelligent and innovative solutions that will help the business community meet the demands of the future through the integration of self-service, augmented reality, interactive projection and other technologies. It showcases Epson’s solutions across print, projection, label and smart glasses in an enterprise […]

GCASH X PAYPAL PARTNESHIP

You can now withdraw and transfer PayPal balance to your GCash account

 

 In line with Globe Telecom’s commitment to ‘financial inclusion’  enabling Filipinos to innovative and disruptive products, and provide freelancers easy access and convenience when it comes to fund transfers in the Philippines, the leading mobile network company announced the partnership of GCash and PayPal, a global leader in digital payments. Micro and small to medium-seized enterprise (MSME) business owners and freelancers can now transfer and withdraw their PayPal funds at no additional charge by simply linking their PayPal accounts to their GCash accounts. Funds can then be withdrawn from their GCash account within a day through their GCash MasterCard at over 20,000 […]

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 […]

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 […]

EPSON AND JOHN HERRERA FASHION IN DIGITAL PRINT COLLABORATION

Epson and John Herrera team up for Philippine Eagle-inspired digital print collection

 

 Showing their love and support for the Philippine Protected Animal –  the Philippine Eagle, Epson and renowned fashion visionary John Herrera team up for for an Aguila-inspired collection printed on digital textile printers – Epson’s next generation textile dye-sublimation transfer printers. The John Herrera X Epson Aguila-inspired fashion print collection was showcased on the runway held at the Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Grand Atrium on February 1, 2017 with 30-piece ensemble printed with Epson’s SureColor F-series dye-sublimation digital textile printers, the SureColor SC-F9270 and SC-6270. “This partnership with Epson is very exciting. There are so many things you can do with […]

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 […]

CANON CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Canon at 20

 

 For more than 20 years, Canon has been a big household name in the Philippines when it comes to photography and printing technology, outlasting other competitors of the same industry. This year, 2017 marks Canon’s history celebrating milestones spanning 20 years in the Philippines. Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. (CMPI) announced a their new products, promos, and plans in the coming days and within the new year. Canon Philippines President Lim Kok Hin gave a brief welcoming remarks during the Media Thanksgiving Party held in BGC Arts Center last January 19 and said, “For 10 years we are so grateful to many people […]

VIVO V5 PLUS PHILIPPINES LAUNCH

Most advanced selfie-technology Vivo V5 Plus launched at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium

 

  The much-awaited release of Vivo V5 Plus finally came with a head-banging and electrifying star-studded event last January 21 at the SM mall of Asia Atrium. The Vivo brand has been a major contender in the smartphone camera selfie segment since last year with the launching of Vivo V3 Max and Vivo V5. Vivo smartphone brand is now in the Top 5 premium global brand bringing in basketball superstar Stephen Curry as the official endorser of all Vivo phones, including the Vivo V5 Plus. The NBA star earlier said he believes in the brand’s values – energy, professionalism, and […]

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 […]