In case you missed it, NEO recently celebrated its 10th year anniversary with the launch of the entry level OmniPad R72 alongside their current and full-featured tablet, the Omnipad M71-3G. For only Php3,999 (SRP), the 7-inch NEO Omnipad R72 features an 1GHz RK2926 processor, Android Jellybean 4.1 OS, 512MB memory, 4GB of internal storage, WiFi connectivity, back and front cameras and a 3000mAh battery. More details after the jump.
July 31, 2013
Individuals looking for a more flexible means to become a Smart Infinity subscriber and start enjoying a premium mobile experience they can be fully in charge of, now have a range of options. Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has unveiled the Smart Infinity Power Plan, available at Plan 5000 and Plan 8000. More details after the jump.
Adding to the excitement of the continuing growth in mobile-based gadgets in the Philippines, Neo Manufacturing and Services, Inc. recently unveiled at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel (Manila) its latest addition to its product portfolio, the Omnipad tablets to commemorate its 10th year anniversary. This marks NEO’s expansion of its hardware offerings from desktop and laptop PCs to tablets, with the same high quality features at a very affordable price point.
Microsoft recently announced the winners of the 11th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs to create innovative projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market. Winning projects were announced for the three major competition categories, as well as three product-specific Challenges and eight special awards from Imagine Cup sponsors.
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Sony and Panasonic just announced that they have signed a basic agreement with the objective of jointly developing a next-generation standard for professional-use optical discs. The first target is the development of an optical disc with recording capacity of at least 300GB by the end of 2015. More details after the jump.
July 30, 2013
Cherry Mobile just announced its #ClickTayo promo where you can enjoy massive discounts on some of its feature and Android phones. If you are wondering about the price of these phones. Well, don't worry, the latest price list for Cherry Mobile Click Tayo promo can be viewed after the jump.
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Responding to the growing demand for affordable smartphones in the country, Globe Telecom unveiled its most extensive array of device offerings all available for free at Plan 499, ranging from Android devices Samsung Galaxy S Duos or CloudFone 501D, Windows phones Nokia Lumia 520 or Huawei Ascend W1, a BlackBerry 9320, or a CloudPad and CloudFone 352g bundle. More details after the jump.
It is now easier to join the BlackBerry Barkada as BlackBerry offers its latest smartphones to Filipinos around the country through the Swap, Switch, and Win campaign. More details after the jump.
Established in 2001, Ramos has grown to become a well-recognized international brand in the digital products industry. Through local distributor Banbros Commercial Inc., Ramos is now available in the Philippines with an initial line-up consists of three hardworking multimedia tablets that can well cater to consumers’ various gadget needs and one of them is the Ramos W31 as the biggest of the bunch!
Ford Philippines recently launched their new line-up of Ford Fiesta cars, sporting new looks and smart technologies to help keep drivers connected. Ford also promise to bring the new 5-door Fiesta Sport+ with the 1.0L EcoBoost engine to customers later in the year. More details after the jump.
Corning just launched its newest cover glass, Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, designed to help protect touch notebook displays from scratches and other forms of damage that come from everyday handling and use. More about Corning's Gorilla Glass NBT after the jump.
July 29, 2013
LG Electronics (LG) just announced that six of its products - five handheld Bedding Cleaners (model VH9200DS) and the Door-in-Door refrigerator (model R-F874HBSM) - have received low-carbon recognition from the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI). More details after the jump.
Capitalize on a premium Smartphone experience at an affordable rate? The Samsung Galaxy Fame brings all the cool features of a Samsung smartphone such as NFC technology through S-Beam transferring and a Change Display feature to share your files on the big screen for Php7,490 (SRP) only. More about the Samsung Galaxy Fame after the jump.
ViewSonic just launched its latest 27" Frameless MHL Full HD Display - VX2770Sml-LED. With a sleek IPS panel, the ViewSonic VX2770Sml-LED display looks as good as it performs. Full HD resolution, an impressive 30 million:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio, and super-wide viewing angles all wrapped in a sexy frameless design. More about the ViewSonic VX2770Sml-LED after the jump.
Western Digital (WD) just reported revenue of $15.4 billion and net income of $1.7 billion, or $6.75 per share for fiscal year 2013, compared to fiscal 2012 revenue of $12.5 billion and net income of $1.6 billion, or $6.58 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, fiscal 2013 net income was $2.1 billion or $8.53 per share, compared to fiscal 2012 net income of $2.1 billion or $8.61 per share. More details after the jump.
Passengers of Philippine Airlines can now make phone calls and browse the internet while inflight with the installation of OnAir cutting-edge connectivity equipment on PAL's long-range aircraft. More details after the jump.
Genius just announced in the Philippines the EasyPen F610E, an extra slim graphic tablet from Genius, gives you the creative freedom to draw, sketch and design with precision. This 6.25”x 10” graphic tablet has a wide working area for the most popular monitor sizes. More about the Genius EasyPen F610E after the jump.
July 28, 2013
|HP Slate 7: Price, Specs and Availability in the Philippines|
HP Philippines has finally launched in an event held at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati City the HP Slate 7, an affordable Android Jelly Bean consumer tablet and the first tablet to offer embedded Beats Audio for only Php7,990 (SRP). More about the HP Slate 7 after the jump.
|Globe Telecom's Outdoor Distributed Antenna System (ODAS) makes use of|
fiberoptic-enabled lamp posts and cell sites disguised as palm trees!
Leading telecoms provider Globe Telecom is ready to provide tailor-fit solutions that would significantly enhance connectivity in posh villages amid growing use of bandwidth-intensive devices. Such solutions include the use of outdoor distributed antenna system (ODAS), which makes use of a specialized lamp posts built with radio signal transmission capability, as well as the use of cell sites disguised as palm trees.
|LG Optimus G Pro: Price, Specs and Availability in the Philippines|
LG Philippines recently launched at the Ayala Museum its newest flagship smartphone to the Philippines, the LG Optimus G Pro! The LG Optimus G Pro, which recently earned the “Best LTE Device/Handset” award at the LTE World Summit 2013, boasts of a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 13MP Full HD camera with 2.1MP front camera, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a high-capacity 3,140mAh battery. More after the jump.
Are you looking for this upcoming tablet and you couldn't wait any longer, well, this might be the fastest way to have it! The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, a 7-inch tablet featuring sleek design and enhanced capabilities to your fingertips is finally available at Lazada Philippines for only Php9,490! More about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 after the jump.
Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) and the Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC), together with Smart subsidiary Voyager Innovations Inc. (Voyager) are jointly developing a pioneering mobile alert and advertising service for NLEX travelers. More details after the jump.
July 27, 2013
Can't wait to have your own #COSMOS? Cherry Mobile recently released Cosmos X (The first in the lineup) that was formally unveiled during during the "BIGGER and Brighter" event at the One Esplanade (Pasay City, Manila) last Wednesday (July 24, 2013) is now available at selected Cherry Mobile store and kiosks. If you are wondering about the price, full specs and AnTuTu score of the quad-core Cosmos X! Well, don't worry, it can be viewed after the jump.
CloudFone has finally unveiled their first quad-core Android Jelly Bean smartphone called the CloudFone Thrill 450Q! For only Php8,999 (SRP), the Thrill 450Q boasts a dual SIM, dual standby capability, 1.2GHz quad-core processor from Qualcomm (Adreno 203 GPU), 4.5-inch qHD IPS display with OGS technology, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, 12MP BSI camera with 3MP front and 1,800mAh battery. More details after the jump.
Recently, alongside the announcement of the new Nexus 7 is the announcement of the next version of Jelly Bean called Android 4.3! Soon, after, Sony is the first to confirm its list of Xperia smartphones that will get the latest Android OS. More details after the jump.
The much awaited scientific tool to mitigate, if not prevent, the negative impact of typhoons, floods, tsunamis and even volcanic eruptions and earthquakes called Monitoring and Operating System for Emergency Services (MOSES) tablet was finally launched in the opening day of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) last Tuesday, July 23. More about the MOSES Tablet specs and features after the jump.
CD-R King, a local one-stop tech shop in the Philippines just unveiled their first 8-inch Android Jelly Bean tablet that features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with Mali-400 GPU called 8'' FASTPAD FP-032-VE. For only Php6,580 (SRP), the 8-inch tablet also boasts a 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 2MP camera + VGA front and a 4,000mAh battery. More about the CD-R King 8'' FASTPAD FP-032-VE specs and features after the jump.
Wireless services leader Smart Communications (Smart) is giving its subscribers a chance to watch the games for free and cheer for Gilas Pilipinas in its quest to regain the country’s basketball supremacy in Asia. All they have to do is visit the 27th FIBA Asia Championship exhibit and join the raffle where over 50 tickets will be given away to lucky Smart, Talk N’ Text, and Sun subscribers.
BlackBerry just announced that the registration for BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013 in Hong Kong is now open. This year’s conference will take place on 26-27 September 2013 at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. More BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013 after the jump.
|The new BlackBerry Q10 is now available through Globe Business|
As a highly-preferred mobility device, the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone is now being offered by Globe Business to heighten the BlackBerry experience further for enterprises. It is now boosted with better deals, along with the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to power BlackBerry smartphones. More details after the jump.
July 26, 2013
A total of 400 Ilonggos will benefit from free computer literacy training program which will kick off July 29 inside a van stationed beside the Technical Institute of Iloilo City (TIIC) campus in San Pedro, Molo district. This after the Iloilo City Government and Filipino-Chinese Love & Care Foundation, Inc. inked on July 26 at City Hall a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to implement the project. More details after the jump.
A new kind of game console is finally here! DataBlitz, a computer & video games, software, consoles and accessories retailer in the Philippines just announced on their Facebook page that OUYA Console, the Android games console funded by $8.6M on Kickstarter will be available at their store this evening (limited quantities available) for P6,595! More details after the jump.
Ozaki recently announced the availability of O! Coat passport inspired leather cases for Samsung S4, the easiest way to get a passport without having to submit the required documents and going through the tedious approval process. Impress your friends and family with your collection of passports. Acquire multi-citizenship and get the passport of your most desired country in seconds.
HP unveils Slate 7, Slatebook 10 x2 and Slate 21 All-In-One Android-powered devices in the Philippines
HP Philippines recently launched in an event held at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati City three (3) of its newest consumer Android devices that include HP Slate 7, HP Slatebook 10 x2 and HP Slate 21 All-In-One (AIO) PC. More details after the jump.
Good news! Kata Mobile Philippines just announced on their Facebook page a "KATA HOUR" promo from 6-7PM today! Get 20% discount plus freebies when you purchase KATA i1 (Before Php7,999, Now only Php6,399) or KATA T2 (Before Php6,999, now only Php5,599). This promo is available at all Owtel Shop and KATA kiosk branches nationwide. More details after the jump.
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A joint entrapment operation conducted by police and security personnel of Globe Telecom led to the arrest of a computer and cellphone technician in Bulacan for selling hacked WIMAX broadband modems. Arrested was Francis Camangin, 22 years-old and a resident of Blk. 1 lot 44 Sitio Gitna, Sto. Cristo in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan. More details after the jump.
There's a new AUV on the block and everyone is invited to take it for a spin. Chevrolet Philippines - The Covenant Car Company Inc. (TCCCI) shall officially launch the Spin in August 2013 but as a special pre-launch offer, they are also giving everyone a chance to preview this 7-seater, All-Around Utility Vehicle (AUV) in selected malls in Manila in the coming weeks and avail of discounted introductory price offers.
Allied Telesis, a global provider of secure IP/Ethernet switching solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of IP Triple Play networks, today announced the launch of Allied Management Framework (AMF), an innovative new technology that will help enterprises reduce the cost and complexity of network management by up to 60 percent.
July 25, 2013
Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to expand the country’s largest fourth-generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, covering all of Metro Manila and bringing the benefits of ‘superfast’ mobile broadband to more areas all over the country. More details after the jump.
Huawei Philippines recently unveiled its partnership with Globe Telecom on ultra-large screen pocket cinema phablet, Ascend Mate & the slimmest smartphone in the world, Ascend P6 to be available under Globe Telecom's Best-Ever MySuperPlan! More details after the jump.
Fortinet just answered the question, “What’s next in next-generation enterprise firewalls?” with the new features within its FortiOS 5 operating system, which serves as the foundation for the company’s award-winning FortiGate network security platform. More details after the jump.
As Canadian singer-songwriter and the artist behind the hit song “Call Me Maybe” Carly Rae Jepsen visits Manila for a one-night concert at the Araneta Coliseum on August 7, 2013! Are you one of her thousands of fans waiting for that chance in a lifetime to watch her concert without breaking the bank? Here's your chance to see her up close and personal for free, made possible by Globe Telecom and Huawei after the jump.
July 24, 2013
Cherry Mobile has officially unveiled during the "BIGGER and Brighter" event at the One Esplanade (Pasay City, Manila) four new Android smartphones from their newest Cosmos series lineup. Launched is the Cherry Mobile Cosmos X, Cosmos X2, Cosmos S and Cosmos Z. These devices are all powered by quad-core processors by MediaTek and equipped with 18MP camera! More details after the jump.
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No matter where you are headed, Gionee Smartphones, a new player in the ever-growing mobile phone industry here in the Philippines and a well-established Chinese manufacturer recently launched a high-performing line-up of smartphones that makes it so much easier for you to stay connected whether through text or phone calls or through various communication apps.
Another Filipino made the country proud as 20-year-old Ivan Dominic Baguio wowed the panelists of the recently concluded Kaspersky Academy Cyber Security for the Next Generation Finals held last June 25-26 at the Royal Holloway, University of London. More details after the jump.
LG Mobile will soon reveal its newest flagship smartphone in the Philippines the long-awaited LG Optimus G Pro, which recently earned the “Best LTE Device/Handset” award at the LTE World Summit 2013. The LG Optimus G Pro boasts of a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 13MP Full HD camera with 2.1MP front camera, 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and a high-capacity 3,140mAh battery. More after the jump.
Globe Telecom expands its footprint to reach more Filipinos around the world with the establishment of an operating company in the United Kingdom. UK Globetel Limited, a member of the Globe group of companies, was recently set-up to handle the offering of various telecommunications services to Filipinos residing in and visiting the United Kingdom.
As Grand Theft Auto V will be released officially on September 17, 2013 worldwide. X-Play Online Games, Inc., one of the country’s leading video game publisher and exclusive distributor of GTA V in the Philippines, will soon launch series creator Rockstar North’s latest epic, Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V), for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. More details after the jump.
LINE, one of the world's leading mobile messaging platforms has achieved a new record of 200 million registered users worldwide on Saturday, July 21! Since its launch in June 2011, LINE has grown to become a service enjoyed by users all over the world. LINE also attained widespread popularity in many regions and has already been ranked No. 1 in 47 countries, including the Philippines. More details after the jump.
Samsung Electronics just unveiled the latest addition to the Exynos product family with a graphic performance driven by a six-core ARM Mali-T628 GPU processor for the first time in the industry. With mobile use case scenarios becoming increasingly complex, Samsung's newest eight-core application processor gives designers a powerful, energy efficient tool to build multifaceted user interface capabilities directly into the system architecture.