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#ConquerNewWorlds with Acer Predator


 Okay. We admit we’re not really a gaming fan. The last RPG that we’ve played was Max Payne and it was a long time ago. Not that we don’t have the gamer’s skills but it’s more of the fear of addiction that we expect once our vein has finally acquired a blood-thirsty appetite for more gaming time.   We loved Counter Strike. And way back in the 80s, we can chomped out a lot of ghosts on an Atari Pac-Man video game. We’ve learned a lot of the new games that spawned after the birth of Nintendo Family Computer to this […]


iflix turns 1


 Southeast Asia’s leading internet TV service iflix is  celebrating its first year as it turns 1 this year! iflix officially went into broadcast and stream its very own library on May 26, 2015. In April 2015, the company announced the appointment of its advisory board, comprised of Hollywood’s most influential business and creative leaders, including the chairman and CEO of MGM, President and CEO of Fox networks and more. iflix Philippines launched commercially in June 2015 alongside telecommunications partners PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. We were there. In November last year, celebrities Ruffa, Richard, and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez, Iza […]


alcatel joins multimedia-driven market with IDOL 4S + VR combo


 Almost all of the big mobile devices brands in the world have augmented the multimedia experience of their products and alcatel, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, is upping the ante in the Philippines’ smartphone industry with the launch of IDOL 4S + VR and two more of the latest mobile devices, MOVE TIME TRACK & TALK watch and PLUS 10 with 4G LTE Keyboard tablet. The IDOL 4S + VR is the company’s new flagship smartphone, taking the alcatel user’s experience up a notch with unique, finely crafted design, and innovative features. We saw first-hand the latest mobile […]


Today’s Big Weekend Sale: Kata T4 Tablet


 Check out today’s Big Weekend Sale from Kata Philippines, the Kata T4 tablet. Now only PHP 4,999. Click here to be the first to avail of this promo! Get your own Kata T4 with FREE Screen Protector, Flip Cover Case, 16GB Kata OTG USB, and 8GB SD Card at KATA online store. Cash On Delivery (COD) is also now available. Kata T4 Tablet Specs 7.85-inch IPS HD Display with 768 x 1024 resolution 1.3GHz MediaTek MT8382 quad core processor Mali 400 8MP + 5MP Camera Dual-SIM 1GB RAM 8GB Storage & FREE 10GB Online Storage This offer is valid starting today, […]


Globe subscribers can now enjoy Netflix with Google Chromecast


 Hours after Netflix announced its availability to 130 countries, including the Philippines, it already made an impact worldwide especially for those 69 million subscribers of the online streaming company. Filipinos who’ve waited for a long time can now access Netflix on their smart TVs, laptops, smartphones, and other devices compatible. Globe subscribers wont get left behind with the latest announcement. With a Globe Home Broadband Plan starting at Plan 1299, customers can enjoy Netflix with Google Chromecast for a more inclusive entertainment experience at home. Globe Telecom is gearing up for the arrival of Internet television network Netflix in the Philippines with […]

Written and directed by Maricel Cariaga of Center Stage Productions, Lapis tells the story of a man hoping to get a job as a graphics artist

Get HOOQd with Metro Manila Film Festival 2015 shorts and animated film entries on your device


 Did you know that it has been 41 years since Metro Manila Film Festival is around giving holiday season entertainment for the whole family every time this month of December comes? And for the first time, MMFF, with a groundbreaking deal with Asia’s largest video-on-demand service HOOQ, will feature this year’s finest entries for the New Wave category which will be simultaneously available in theaters and online, exclusively through HOOQ. The partnership deal is geared towards promoting quality Philippine entertainment  and to screen a selection of the official entries on the app. HOOQ is the exclusive presenter for the 41st MMFF this year. “Some […]


Microsoft Philippines launches Office 365 bundles at Power Mac Center


 Everybody know that Power Mac Center is the premier Apple partner in the country. You can definitely find all  gadgets and devices that runs on Apple here at the premier store. This year, Power Mac Center, together with Microsoft Philippines launched the Office 365 bundles for the coming holidays. Office 365 allows users to install Office on multiple platforms. With new features, you will be able to use Office 365 on your Windows and iPad and Mac devices to be connected to the service with a single subscription, enabling users to do their best work – anywhere, anytime and with anyone. “Power Mac Center is […]


Kata T4 review and why we believe it’s an ideal tablet for media entertainment


 We’ve just read on Kata Philippines‘ Facebook that the recently launched Kata T4 is already sold-out. That’s great to hear for a product that has been introduced early this November. The flagship tablet is the newest device that Kata brought in the market thriving with the latest innovation for their consumer. Let’s not forget that back in 2014, Kata released Fish Tab 3 that resembled (for the lack of word) the iPad mini with it’s 7.9-inch display offering a fair breather on the much expensive tablet in the market. For PhP 7,995, it was a good buy. While being the […]


Kata officially launches the T4 tablet in the Philippines


 Kata is a mobile brand that came from a humble beginning, continuously produces game-changing innovations that will suit the market where giant companies have already made a name on it.  “It didn’t happen overnight,” said David Chen, founder and CEO of global brand Kata that is slowly making its way in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, the US, Canada, and the Philippines by providing affordable mobile devices for each and everyone. In the Philippines, Kata has a remarkably huge presence online with a staggering and more than 2.2 million followers (as of this writing) on its Facebook Page. This success attributed to the continuous effort […]


Great Samsung Giveaways spreads joy and excitement with great daily prizes, trip for two to Korea, and a limited edition Volkswagen Beetle


 We hope our headline title excites you that much because Samsung is really giving away lots of prizes to stir up the joy of the holiday season. The Great Samsung Giveaways is Samsung’s biggest and merriest promo with gifts with all devices paired with free bundles on selected models.   The promo which started on November 6 will last until December 31, 2015 and will be giving away over P3 million worth in their daily raffle from December 1 to 31. One lucky winner will bring home great prizes including a trip for two to Korea, a Road Bike from Trek, […]


Affordable tablet, Kata T4 first-impressions


 Kata Philippines have been teasing its market on their Facebook page by announcing the release of the newest addition to their tablet line – the Kata T4. Kata calls it their ‘hippest phablet ever’. We  had the exclusive opportunity to see the latest device, first-hand, when it was presented to us  for its preview launch for select media guests a few days ago. To be honest, Kata T4 has the iPad Mini impression on our first look, which might raise some eyebrows from loyal Apple fans. But to those who are very open to the competition, T4 is definitely a breather for the highly-priced tablets available in the […]


Cherry Mobile powered by Intel MAIA series with less than P5k price benchmark is already a good deal to spend your money


 Yup and as you’ve read our headline, these Cherry Mobile MAIA series are powered by Intel and surprisingly marketed at a price point you wouldn’t want to miss. First of all, it’s backed up by Intel, a company that we can all rely when it comes to new innovations and fast charging processors. Second, Cherry Mobile is a Filipino brand that offers wide array of smartphones and other tech devices that are valued at lower price to reach out to consumers who can’t afford expensive phones but with the same premium feel. The MAIA series is Cherry Mobile’s newest campaign with brand […]


Sun welcomes Ryan Agoncillo as Postpaid Plan 599 brand new ambassador


 Sun welcomes Ryan Agoncillo as brand new ambassador for their latest value-packed Postpaid Plan 599, which is the brand’s answer to irresistible bundle of calls, text, and data being offered in the market today. With Postpaid Plan 599, Sun offers unlimited Sun calls and texts, 400 texts to other networks, and 400MB data per month. The kicker here is the FREE Android smartphone and Samsung 3V tablet that aims to beat other brands offering just a free phone. If you’re an addict to Android gadgets and you have the means to go postpaid, then Sun’s Postpaid Plan 599 is for […]


Watch! Kata T Mini 2 unboxing


 Kata T Mini 2 is the latest phablet/tablet device from Kata Philippines made available last February 2015. Under the hood houses a quad core Media Tek MT8382 1.3 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage expandable to 32GB. Camera is 8MP rear and 5MP front. Available for PhP 4,999 at Kata outlets and Specifications Display IPS 6.95″ Display 1024*600 Frequency GSM Quad Band 850/900/1800/1900 3G Frequency WCDMA 850/2100 Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat RAM 1GB Storage 8GB Cameras,Photos, and Video Recording Front Camera 5 Mega Pixel camera FF Rear Camera 8 Mega Pixel camera AF with Gorilla […]


3,000 students will now learn STEM with the help of Caltex Fuel Your School


 With the success of Caltex Fuel Your School (FYS) campaign, about 3,000 students from the highest-need, senior-ready public high schools in Metro Manila are now learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with the help of brand new equipment received recently from the FYS program initiated by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of high-quality brand of Caltex fuels and lubricants, and supported by the American Chamber Foundation Philippines Inc. The campaign involved motorists and the public who supported the campaign during the donation period wherein every 4-liter fuel purchase in any of the 153 Caltex stations in Metro Manila, Rizal, and Cavite generated […]


My Passport Ultra 1TB portable hard drive review


 One of the things that brings headaches when you’re working online is when the memory storage of your laptop or any device has come to reach a maximum point where it’s almost full and your device slows down or doesn’t have enough space to save your incoming data. It’s disappointing and all you can do is scratch your head when you get a ‘storage full’ message. Only means you’ve used up all the memory of your device and it’s time now for a backup. Good thing we’re always ready and we have our WD My Passport Ultra portable hard drive on the side. […]


Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen makes writing more fun and productive


 Writing skills has been etched in our DNA in our early growing years and has been full developed as we grow older. Sadly, with the rise of technology and so much connectivity into the world wide web, we tend to forget this essential part of our life. Writing with pen or any form, handwriting skills. Great to know that Samsung never forgets. Samsung recently released the new Galaxy Tab A with S Pen which will make writing more fun and productive, with the help of this ultimate handwriting tool. Samsung Galaxy Tab A offers unique digital writing experience; enrich handwriting […]


Miss Universe Philippines 2014 MJ Lastimosa and singer Markki Stroem are Lenovo’s newest brand ambassadors


 Lenovo Philippines introduced Miss Universe Philippines 2014 MJ Lastimosa and singer Markki Stroem as the newest brand ambassador during the Lenovo Hangout event held last night, June 8 at VYne Resto Bar in BGC. The duo is the latest addition to the Lenovo Philippines family as they reintroduced the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 and Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro. These two devices from Lenovo has the 4 key features Hold, Stand, Tilt, and Hang.. but of course, it was a hangout event! “I love taking selfies and group photos when eating out with friends or hanging out with kids, so the Yoga Tablet […]

L-R Microsoft Phils. Director for Consumer Business Jerry Bongco, CloudFone President and CEO Eric Yu, Intel Phils. Country Manager Calum Chisolm.

CloudFone launches first Intel-based Android Lollipop tablet, CloudPad One 7.0


 CloudFone‘s entry to the mobile device industry in 2011 made this local brand positioning known and felt that year. Globe Telecom was first to take on the cue and carried CloudFone on their list of featured smartphones subscription-based plans. That was the first milestone of CloudFone, a giant telco by their side. In 2012, they swiped the mobile industry when they released the first ever Android with mobile TV device. In the first phase of 2013, CloudFone was the first Android device to release the first-ever affordable with a battery capacity of 4160mAh under the Dual SIM capable Thrill 430X model priced at PhP […]


World’s thinnest 12.5-inch hybrid device from ASUS is now available to the market; G series and new hybrid devices announced


 ASUS announce two new hybrid devices, T300 Chi and T300 FA, and new ROG G Series perfect for gaming. ASUS T300 Chi A razor-thin 2-in-1 Windows detachable, ASUS T300 Chi, offers unrivaled convenience of a powerful laptop and handy tablet in one. The Transformer Book Chi is dubbed by ASUS as ‘fast but silent;’ the hybrid device is running in new Intel Core M processor, giving users amazing performance with freedom to work and play with its portable feature. The new ASUS T300 Chi is crafted with all-aluminum design, and offers unprecedented sophistication and elegance with its compact 12.5-inch model. The […]

Lenovo honors youth group Order of Asclepius at the TAYO Awards Ceremony

Grand Lady Asclepian Angeli Portigo honored by Lenovo at TAYO Awards


 After winning the 2014 Most Innovative Project award at the recent Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Foundation, Inc. Ceremony, Angeli Nicole Portigo was given a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 as a gift from Lenovo Philippines General Manager, Michael Ngan. Portigo is the Grand Lady Asclepian from the youth group Order of Asclepius (OA) of the College of Medicine in the West Visayas State University. OA was honored at the TAYO Awards for its two-part video package, Order in Action: Videos for Health Skills (OAVHS). They are also known for regularly conducting free medical and surgical missions, and spearheads health […]


Starmobile ENGAGE 10 Pro (Php 11,990) is the first 2-in-1 device in partnership with Microsoft Philippines


 Retailed at Php 11,990, Starmobile ENGAGE 10 Pro is the first 2-in-1 device from Starmobile and is the first step into the partnership lane with Microsoft Philippines. The 10-inch 2-in-1 laptop+tablet is pre-installed with a fully-licensed version of  the Windows 8.1 operating system and comes with a free 1-year subscription to Microsoft’s suite of productivity applications and services, Office 365. “Starmobile is entering a new phase–not only are we offering our first 2-in-1 device, we are also entering into our first partnership with Microsoft,”” said Starmobile President Ulysses Lao.  ‘This is an exciting endeavor and one that will definitely benefit Filipinos as we introduce a wider array of […]


Mobile World Congress 2015 shows off biggest moments in tech breakthroughs from Huawei’s wearables to Samsung Galaxy S6 event


 By the stroke of midnight (that is if you’re in the Philippines and Hong Kong), the tech movers had their eyes wide open and eagerly waited for the announcement and launching of Samsung‘s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, both flagship phones that have 5.1-inch screen. And the highlight of the launch is the introduction of Samsung Pay. Perhaps, the Chinese manufacturer’s answer to Apple Pay. Although, both Apple Pay and Samsung Pay (oh, they rhyme!) runs on the same technology platform MasterCard’s Mobile Digital Enablement System (MDES). This compounded to the news that Samsung bought LoopPay, a mobile payment company using special […]

HOOQ is a regional video-on-demand subscription service by Singtel, Sony and Warner Bros. HOOQ will deliver over 10,000 Hollywood blockbusters and popular local programmes to customers anytime, anywhere by enabling them to stream and download their favourite shows on their device or platform of choice. For more information, visit

Asia’s first Video On Demand service, HOOQ arrives in the Philippines in partnership with Globe Telecom


 Globe Telecom announced their venture into VOD (Video on Demand) with Singtel, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment start-up venture called HOOQ during last night’s celebration of 5th Wonderful World with Globe held at The Eye at Green Sun Hotel in Makati. HOOQ is a start-up joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment that will enable customers of Globe Telecom to enjoy unlimited online streaming access and an offline viewing option to top Hollywood and Filipino movie and television content, via any device including computers, smartphones and tablets. Sounds interesting. HOOQ has more than 10,000 movies and […]