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AUKEY BY SPITZE TRADING

Aukey introduces Quick Charge 3.0

 

 German brand, Aukey, landed on Philippine shore and introduced a stellar of products when it come to power charging accessories with the latest technologies combining over a decade of hardware expertise. Aukey showcased its latest product line of power banks, usb car charger, pocket series charger, and wall charger during their event at Artsy Cafe last Tuesday. From the powerful line of products, the Quick Charge 3.0 technology caught our attention. Quick Charge 3.0 is engineered  to refuel devices up to four times faster than conventional charging. It is designed to charge twice as fast as Quick Charge 1.0 and […]

SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 AND S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8 #UnboxYourPhone event in Manila

 

 It was an early call time in the morning when we were invited to witness the grand unveiling of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ at the posh City Of Dreams in Manila. After getting off a Grab sedan ride, we hurriedly went to the Ballroom area where the #UnboxYourPhone was set to happen. Armed with our Samsung Galaxy S7, we took photos and videos of the program where an exciting introduction of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ presented by Samsung Electronics Philippines executive took place before the officially unveiling of the new smartphone. The unpacking event in Manila was in connection with 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIVO V5 PERFECT SELFIE

Vivo V5 is the first smartphone in the world with 20MP front camera

 

 Not a click bait header to make you curious about the latest smartphone from Vivo. While the world is focused on dual lens camera, thanks to iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei P9, Vivo is making waves in the front camera category and surprised everyone with its global release of the Vivo V5 that has the world’s first smartphone to have the 20MP front facing camera, thus the tag line the “Perfect Selfie.” If it’s about to shake its competitors’, it has made a big and loud impression among the tech and lifestyle bloggers in the Philippines when it was launched […]

FIRST CUSTOMER TO OWN THE IPHONE 7 IN THE PHILIPPINES

Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7

 

  It was an early Friday fun day for the iPhone fans as they patiently waited for the midnight launch of the new iPhone 7 in different places in Metro Manila. In Makati, Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7, together with the launch of a new series of Apple Watch with a special midnight shopping event at its flagship store in Greenbelt 3, with an exclusive set of gifts for the first 22 customers. The first 22 customers each received P15,000 worth of Apple and iPhone 7 accessories as their rewards from Power Mac Center who is celebrating 22 […]

ALDEN RICHARDS OPPO F1S LIMITED BRAND AMBASSADOR

Kapuso heartthrob Alden Richards is the new face of OPPO F1s Limited

 

 Kapuso heartthrob Alden Richards is the new face of OPPO F1s Limited in addition to the celebrity endorsers of the no. 2 smartphone brand in the country. The OPPO F1s Limited sports a metallic grey in metal finish with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera that can snap bright selfies even in dim lights. Dubbed as the Selfie Expert, the OPPO F1s was introduced last August and was such a hit that more than 19,000 units across the country sold out in just three days after its debut. The OPPO F1s can create moving images using its Super GIF feature, as well […]

MYPHONE TRANSCENDENCE MULTIMEDIA COMPANY

MyPhone moves forward as Multimedia company

 

  Moving beyond transcendence, the MyPhone brand levels up and steps up the game for the mobile devices industry as they introduced their move towards being a Multimedia company, providing contents and services using their devices as a new platform. This was revealed in a straight-up fashion where David Lim, the CEO and president of the locally manufactured MyPhone brand announced this week through a press launch held at The Green Sun hotel in Makati. Rather than emphasizing new models they’ll be releasing for the last quarter of the year, the launch was more of showing the contents or DNA […]

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Shop and Swipe using your GCash MasterCard for a chance to win a Huawei Watch and a 2016 Nissan Juke

 

 The Holiday Season is almost near and Globe is bringing the holiday cheer with GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo! But first, you must know more about GCash. GCash is also a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom. To register: I. Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe/TM SIM Step 1. Select GCash. Step 2. Select Register and key in your personal information. II. Download GCash App […]

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, […]

VIVO Y55 SMARTPHONE LAUNCH IN THE PHILIPPINES

Vivo Y55 released in the Philippines

 

 Only in May 2016, we saw the global launch of the Vivo V3 Max and we gave it an awesome unboxing and review after we were able to get first dibs of the 5.5 smartphone. In the said article, we mentioned Vivo’s global stand Q1 2016 in the world, making the brand more aggressive when it comes to developing competitive smartphones for end-users. This month of October, we were invited to an exclusive launch of their new mobile device, the Vivo Y55, a new companion for young Filipinos who love to express themselves with the Vivo mobile phones. The Vivo […]

GONE GOOSE MOBILE GAME MIGME

Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game

 

 Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game from social entertainment site migme. You might consider as a break-out type of game which you can start to play with while relaxing in your favorite couch or when you just need to chill for a while. But lo and behold, easy as it may seem, be ready to spend an amount of time when you start this game. Because, yes, it is quite addictive to say the least. Friends who play Candy Crush and Bejeweled compare Gone Goose to these two mentioned tile-matching puzzle because of how the game works. You […]

AZALEA HOTELS AND RESIDENCES SPACIOUS SUITES

Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay Spacious Suites

 

   During our 4-day Group Getaway weekend stay at Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay, we were able to get a glimpse of the spacious suites that the hotel property is offering. We visited and viewed 4 suites. We had a tour at the Family Room, 2 Bedroom Apartment Suite, 1 Bedroom Apartment Suite, and Deluxe Hotel Room. Each suite have all the basic features and amenities that caters with the different types of guests of the hotel. Reservations also come with a smart bracelet that is used for unlocking the main doors to the suite. It works like a key card but wearable. It is also water […]

POKEMON GO PIKACHU HUNTING IN BORACAY

Tips where to catch Pikachu in Boracay

 

 Pokemon Go Hunting Why not? From NAIA Terminal 4 we were already searching far and wide for Pokemons, to be the best like no one ever was, when we flew to Boracay for a weekend getaway trip. The search continued as soon as we landed in Caticlan airport. Do you want to know where you can catch Pikachu? PIKACHU IN BORACAY Bulabog Beach Pikachu spawns in three different places in Boracay. One Pikachu appeared while we were on our way to Bulabog Beach where we boarded a motor boat that ferried us to Boracay SunCruiser #BoatParty, Day 1 of our Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay […]