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SYBER And High Grounds Cafe Merger Spearheads E-Sports In The Philippines

 

 Top esports organization TNC gaming, owner of High Grounds Cafe and Malaysian esports outlet SYBER have announced their merger  to spearhead the flourishing esports scene throughout the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and China in order to build a healthy community in the region. The MOU signing ceremony was held yesterday at the premier gaming cafe powered by TNC gaming and by top-tier gaming computer brand, Acer Predator. This merger will begin with the upcoming New Blood Championship, which will give aspiring DOTA2 players the chance to break into the scene. In connection, the New Blood Championship press conference was held today, […]

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How I Finally Found The OPPO F3 Sarah Geronimo Limited Edition Smartphone

 

 Life’s lesson that Finally Found Someone showed us, if it’s meant to be yours, then it’s meant to be. A few days ago I was a part of an event raffle and the set-up was to draw up stub from a bowl with corresponding prizes on it. With only three stubs left, I picked up a stub that says “I won P1000 gift certificate from  a clothing brand.” Not bad. But you know what? The remaining two stubs had the major prizes. Two brand new flagship smartphones were drawn to two fellow media who won the phones. I was happy […]

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JBL Eon One: Freedom To Your Music

 

  Today’s world of easy access to everything, JBL stepped up their game for pro musicians, party people, audiophiles, and the average guy or gal who needs to let their music be heard to the whole world. The JBL Eon One gives us freedom to our music because this Plug and Play system can handle your instruments, your mp3 player with bluetooth connectivity and so much more! Viewed 26399 times by 895 viewers

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Unlimited Possibilities Unveiled From The New Moto Z2 Play

 

 It’s like going on a trip down to memory lane whenever we hear the brand name Motorola. Who would have forgotten the first brand of cellphone (not smartphone) which introduces the first flip phone under the model Razr back in 2004? A way too early for the smartphone era. The sleek Razr is the lightest and had a slender feel to touch plus it’s really an eye-catching device back in the early 2000s. Jumping to the present, Motorola continues to strengthen its position in the Philippine market with the announcement of a new addition to its Moto Z family with the all […]

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Netizens On Facebook Speak Up For Grab And Uber Over LTFRB TNVS Suspension

 

 Thanks to our Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), some 90% of Grab and Uber services will not be available beginning on July 26, 2017  because these ride-hailing vehicles do not have the necessary  certificates BECAUSE THE LTFRB STOPPED ISSUING THEM A YEAR AGO. Stopped issuing. A year ago. From a memo released last July 11, 2017, LTFRB said that “both Transport Network Companies are directed to cease with dispatch the operations of all their TNVS (Transport Network Vehicle Services) which do not have the required Certificates of Public Convenience.” Magaling! Brilliant! Eto pa. To add salt to this […]

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Duck, Cover, And Hold – The Metro Manila Shake Drill!

 

 Overall, the first day of the 2017 Metro Manila Shakedrill was a success. There were slight bombardment of news a few hours before the staged Metro Manila Shakedrill in different key parts of the metro and that created a little disturbance in the traffic situation. Motorists and employees were at least got informed when the siren started to sound off as the clock strikes four in the afternoon of July 14, a dreaded payday Friday for most of the working public. Netizens even posted a witty status on Facebook such as Friday + Payday + Earthquake Drill = Bad Idea/Traffic/MovieTime […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Is The Best Friendly Neighborhood Movie Ever

 

 Okay. Tobey Maguire’s webslinger paid attention closest to the costume of the Amazing Spider-Man but what we can say more to Tom Holland’s version is the childhood feel that resonates with the look of Queens’ friendly neighborhood superhero in this film franchise from what it is in the cartoon and comic book. Tobey was the closest Spider-Man we had until Tom came along. Watching Spider-Man: Homecoming makes you feel drawn into the cartoon and comic book nostalgia. Even celebrity host and entrepreneur RJ Ledesma noticed interesting similarities to Spider-Man: Homecoming from its cartoon and comic book counterpart. “There were two […]

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OPPO F3 Grabs No. 1 Spot Beating Giants In The P15K-P20K Smartphone Price Range

 

 With an impressive 22,000 units sold in just barely three days after its launch in May 2017, it’s no doubt GFK Philippines May 2017 Report recognized OPPO F3 as the No. 1 smartphone in the P15,000 to P20,000 price range dominating 48.5% market share. Aside from its unique dual-selfie camera, the OPPO F3’s groufie camera enables an extraordinary experience in capturing amazing selfies with more range at any situation. This has been proven a lot of times especially when capturing group shots that need a wide angle to accommodate all the people joining the groufie. For only P15,990 discounted price […]

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Save Up And Fly To Your Dream European Vacation

 

 Here’s your chance to fulfill that dream together with your loved one and fly to your dream European vacation! RCBC Savings Bank (RSB) will make that dream come true simply by opening a savings, checking, or corporate account and you’re eligible to join the ‘Save Up and Fly’ promo. Existing accounts are also qualified. And if your dream travel destination is in Europe, then you’ll have a great chance of winning. Save and fly! For many Filipinos, Europe is the last travel frontier. Blessed with colder weather, grand castles and palaces, sophisticated art and culture scene, not to mention its […]

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Logitech Outs MeetUp, The Super-Wide FOV For Huddle Rooms

 

 Logitech has been in the camera business for decades and it’s always the search for solutions for small conferences and huddle rooms that is always on their mind. Last week, we were invited to join a group of business executives amd media representatives to Logitech’s first-ever video conferencing using MeetUp for the Southeast Asia press briefing. Guys from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bangkok, Thailand; Singapore; and Manila, Philippines get together for a visep conference to highlight the valuable use of MeetUp. Logitech MeetUp is a premier conference camera designed for small conference rooms and huddle rooms. It packs a super-wide 120° […]

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Shoot Like A Pro With OPPO F3

 

 A lot has changed since the evolution of the  smartphone from mobile network signal to specs and features. Giant names offer a much advanced in smartphone technology that are truly impressive but that doesn’t make the other players to slug on their sheets. OPPO has proven its worth as soon as it entered the market. More than what’s under the hood, that continuously keeps up with the latest technology, OPPO has perfected its camera phone specs earning its branding worth the “Selfie Expert” in the field of mobile photography. Review First Impressions This is an honest impression of the latest […]

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Strategic Partnerships To Elevate Video And Social Media Content And Analytics Of Digital Advertising Emerged From Globally Renowned Companies

 

 Strategic alliances arise when needs to strengthen core of a company become more evident, especially now in a digitally driven and social media-based market analysts in the world of advertising. AdSpark, a digital marketing solutions firm of Globe Telecom, opens its door to a strategic partnerships with Wootag and Tracx, two of globally renowned digital companies, to help change the landscape of digital advertising in the Philippines. This Thurday afternoon, June 22, AdSpark, Wootag, Tracx, and Globe Telecom officially signed the memorandum of agreement (MOA) held at the AdSpark Philippine headquarter in BGC, Taguig. “We have a vision for a […]

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Free G-Shock When You Buy Your Acer Laptop

 

 Acer Philippines just launched a new campaign that aims to bridge the generation gap between Generation X and the millennials. The campaign #TimeForUs featured two prominent personalities who signifies the era of these two generations. Rock idol Bast Artadi and spoken words artist Juan Miguel Severo are the two icons Acer chose to represent to bridge the gap by showcasing both of their talents for a song called ‘Time For Us’ which was unveiled to a jampacked crowd at Yes Please bar in Taguig last night, June 20, 2017. Hosted by former MTV jock Donita Rose and event host Justin […]

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Get To Know More About The Philippines While Visiting The Island Through Kultoura mobile-for-travel app

 

 Visiting a place is not just about taking photos and trying local foods. It’s also about discovering culture and arts, the history that tells about the past events of a particular place. Through Kultoura app, tourists and travelers may leave their maps behind and just keep this new mobile-for-travel installed on their smartphones to get to know the Philippines while traveling to the 7,647 islands. Historical facts compiled for Kultoura users are available once you have downloaded the app powered by PLDT’s wireless subsidiary, Smart Communications and developer InnoPub Media in collaboration and partnership with National Commission for Culture and […]

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Step Aside, Tagaytay; The Biggest Starbucks Store In The Philippines Is Now Open!

 

 In fairness, Starbucks Tagaytay is always the favorite go-to and hangout place in the most chillest part of southern Metro Manila. It has the coolest view of Taal Volcano and Tagaytay Lake which makes the visit to Starbucks Tagaytay store a must when in the city. Starbucks Tagaytay along Calamba Road was also known as the biggest Starbucks three-level store with a view deck having Taal Lake as its beautiful backdrop. But one month ago, the now ‘biggest’ Starbucks store just opened along Diosdado Macapagal Avenue in Parañaque City. Starbucks Macapagal is a two-level store, designed by Starbucks Design Studios […]

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Makati citizens go digital with Makatizen Card

 

 A local ID  and pay system was launched in time for the 347th Foundation Day in Makati and the MOA signing was held last May 30, 2017 at the 22nd floor of the Makati City Hall. Present during the signing were Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu and Makati City Mayor Abigail ‘Abby’ Binay. Powered by GCash, the new and multi-purpose ID covers Makati city residents’ health and social benefits as well as other services allowing Makatizen Card to be used in replacement of other numerous cards. Makatizen Card is only available to Makati city residents. It’s a valid […]

LALAMOVE ON-DEMAND DELIVERY APP SERVICE

Moving things gets quicker with Lalamove on-demand delivery app service

 

 Are you in search for faster and quicker delivery and moving service around Metro Manila? Fret no more. Lalamove offers faster and quicker service, from delivering goods and moving your things from one house to another, from pick-up point to its destination. A Hong Kong-based company, Lalamove began its operation since 2013 and grew to 81 cities in China and Asia – including Manila, Philippines. In the Philippines, Lalamove already has more than 800 partner-drivers who can pick and deliver your items within Metro Manila and outskirts such as in Cavite area. Lalamove is soon to be expanding their reach […]

GMOVIES ROBINSONS MOVIEWORLD PARTNERSHIP

GMovies and Robinsons Movieworld brings movie watching experience more convenient and hassle-free

 

 There are times when going to the movie theater becomes a hassle when you have to fall in line to buy ticket(s). Then you’ll have to wait outside or within the theater lobby until the next screening hour starts. But if you have an access to online movie bookings, you can watch your favorite movie conveniently and enjoy your time with your friends, family, and love ones. Making movie watching more convenient is what GMovies, a product of Globe Telecom’s Digital Ventures division, and Robinsons Movieworld when they put up this innovation for their respective brands. Both GMovies and Robinsons Movieworld made a smart decision […]

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Huawei welcomes Pia Wurtzbach as newest ambassador to P10 and P10 Plus

 

  Huawei P series comes back stronger, better, and more cutting edge with the latest addition to the family, the P10 and P10 plus. It has officially made it in the Philippine shores, along with Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015, as the newest ambassador for Huawei P10. What attracted Pia to the Huawei brand is how she can relate to the company’s attention to the smallest of details. How it’s subtle design evoke Meaning and inspiration, and it’s evolving sense of style much like how fashion itself is ever changing, but never at the expense of comfort. Asked about what […]

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Smart improves LTE Speed to Cebu, Eastern and Southern Metro Manila

 

 Smart Communications, Inc has been ramping up its network upgrades across the country. They have improved the LTE speeds particularly in Rizal, southern Metro Manila, and Cebu. “LTE provides the best mobile data experience to subscribers and significantly boosts the speed, quality and reliability of our data service,” said Mr. Joachim Horn, Chief Technology and Information Advisor for PLDT and Smart. “Through this LTE rollout, we are also laying the foundation for further improvements in our service, such as LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation, in preparation for the coming of 5G in 2020,” he added. We did a previous site visit […]

K-DRAMA ACTOR KIM SOO HYUN IN MANILA FOR SAMSUNG QLED TV LAUNCH

Korean Superstar Kim Soo-hyun in Manila for Samsung QLED TV launch

 

 South Korean Actor of the Year 2014 and the star of television dramas such as Dream High, Moon Embracing the Sun, My Love from the Star, The Producers, and with movies like The Thieves, Kim Soo-hyun is back again in Manila, Philippines for his second visit and graced the official launch of the Samsung QLED TV at Okada Manila last Friday, May 26. Kim Soo-hyun arrived at the Okada ballroom to present, as VIP guest, the next innovation in television with the Samsung QLED TV – dubbed as “The Next Frontier” windows of entertainment delivering an impressive next generation display that […]

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Vivo V5s first impressions: Enhanced Selfie Softlight is a killer

 

 Spoiler alert. The next in the Vivo V5 line of products completely amazed us with its killer Selfie Softlight feature that is designed to give its competitors a run for their money. The updated Selfie Softlight technology, already available with other V5 series, brings out a studio-like ambiance, similar to a professional photography studio, offered to enhance images during night mode and make a clear, crisp, and stunning selfie images even in poor lighting conditions. IMHO, same with the other V5 models, the softlight feature will also be the main selling point of the V5s. Superior Camera: Front and Rear And as we talk […]

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Android TV changing the way of watching TV

 

 Modern technology has brought upon us the birth of Smart TVs and for those who own one, it’s like having free cable subscription because of the built-in TV apps that comes with the system. And if you’re bored playing around with the apps or you want your mobile phones to access more videos and shows straight from your smartphone, all you have to do is get a Google Chromecast, download and install a casting app, and that’s it, enjoy 24/7 video-on-demand, just like the rest of the millennials around the globe. But what if you’re still stuck with a dumb […]

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Sodexo introduces the Mobile Pass

 

 Being one of the leading service voucher provider in the country, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services Philippines, Inc. is introducing the Sodexo Mobile Pass which will offer a hassle-free way of rewarding trade partners, loyal customers, and consumers through it new mobile solution. To be clear, Sodexo Mobile Pass is not to replace the current Sodexo gift certificate that has enabled a lot of people through meal pass, gift and shopping pass, and more to motivate and provide rewarding experiences to employees, customers, and partners. The Sodexo Mobile Pass was born to ride the wave of digital era as more […]