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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 […]

VIVO V5S FIRST IMPRESSIONS

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 […]

ANDROID TV GLOBE AT HOME PLAN 1299

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 […]

SODEXO MOBILE PASS FOR BUSINESS

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 […]

OPPO F3 PLUS VIDEO UNBOXING

WATCH: OPPO F3 Plus Unboxing

 

 WATCH: OPPO F3 Plus Unboxing   Set to be the ultimate Selfie Expert, the F3 Plus builds upon the technology of the earlier OPPO F1s to deliver outstanding selfie photography. The new smartphone sports a similar 16-megapixel (MP) selfie camera with a 1/3-inch sensor for clear image results even in low light, as well as an f/2.0 aperture for depth-of-field aesthetic. The difference lies in the additional secondary camera. This 8MP groufie-camera has a wide 120-degree angle—105 percent larger than the regular 80-degree lens field of view— which allows more people to fit inside the frame. The wide-angle shot is […]

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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 […]

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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 […]