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Gadgets Magazine gets even more interactive with Mira!

Apps and Websites

Have you ever read a magazine and wished you could get even more info on the amazing article you were currently feeding your brain? That happens to us all the time, and now, we have the answer! Head over to the link for Android HERE, or search for MIRA PHILIPPINES on Apple’s App store, and download a copy […]

November 10, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 1,604

Caltex launches three new Engine oils

Events

Chevron Philippines just re-launched the Havoline brand with a refresh of the product labels, and an exciting roadtrip campaign to back up the three new engine lubricants. The products, Havoline ProDS Fully Synthetic ECO 5 SAE 5W-3o; Havoline Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30; and Havoline Super 4T Synthetic Bland SAE 10w-40 are now available at Caltex […]

April 16, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 220

2015 Vios Cup Race 2 scheduled for May 16 to 17

Mobility News

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) will be bringing the spirit of Waku-Doki to the Queen City of the South this coming May 16 to 17 as the company gears up for the second leg of the Toyota Vios Cup. The weekend will see local motorsports elevated to greater heights with 4 Cebu-based racers joining the roster […]

April 16, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 279

BMW intros 2 Series Active Tourer

Mobility News

The Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC), the official importer and distributor of BMW in the country, has launched the premium 2 Series Active Tourer—a high-end multi-purpose vehicle perfect for practical families with an active lifestyle. “The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer represents a number of milestones for BMW in the country and across the globe,” says […]

April 16, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 281

AMD FreeSync™ technology is now available.

News

The latest AMD Catalyst™ driver offers smooth gaming for avid gamers out there. This driver is equipped with AMD FreeSync™ technology. As of now, there are FreeSync technology-enabled monitors shipping or are about to ship imminently. Below you’ll find a chart with all of the AMD FreeSync technology-compatible monitors announced to date. You may prefer […]

April 15, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 314

LG announces G4 release date

News

While you were sleeping, LG Electronics has announced that they will be launching its much-awaited flagship LG G4 on April 28 and 29. To make the wait a little less excruciating, the company released images of the G4 to give the public a preview of what they should look forward to. From the global teaser LG […]

April 15, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 497

Toyota nails best-ever month

Mobility News

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has sold a record-breaking 10,237 units in a single month last March, surpassing its previous record of 10,163 units last October 2014. According to a Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) report, the impressive figure represented 43.5 percent of all vehicles sold in the Philippines for the month. […]

April 15, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 308

2015 Chevrolet Trailblazer variants introduced at Manila International Auto Show

Mobility News

Five new Chevrolet Trailblazer variants have been launched locally courtesy of The Covenant Car Company Inc. (TCCCI), the bowtie brand’s exclusive Philippine importer and distributor. Making their appearance during the 2015 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), the new Trailblazers give Filipinos an expanded roster of midsize SUVs that are fit for a variety of lifestyles. […]

April 15, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 315

Ford wraps up phenomenal first quarter

Mobility News

Ford Philippines has set a record March as it saw a 40 percent growth in sales volume year-over-year to 1,877 units. The best-ever March was again headed by the Ranger, Fiesta, and Ford’s SUVs. The month also saw Ford closing its all-time best first quarter with sales improving 43 percent year-over-year to 5,273 vehicles. “Our […]

April 14, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 323

Lenovo appoints new South East Asia VP and GM

News

Lenovo has announced the appointment of Dr. Harry Yang as vice president and general manager of Lenovo’s South East Asia (SEA) region. Dr. Yang takes on Lenovo’s mantle after his stint at Acer where he had leadership positions across the Asia-Pacific for over 20 years, including being managing director of Thailand, Indochina, and Australia. His […]

April 13, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 460

WD Re+

Parade

Hard Disk Drive Why should the drive containing data you rarely touch—but can’t afford to delete—use up as much power as your regular storage hub? The engineers over at WD have been asking themselves the same question and they’ve come up with the WD Re+ as the answer. It features the lowest power consumption-to-storage ratio […]

April 13, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 314

The Huawei CarFi gives keeps you connected on the road this summer

Parade

These days, the importance of connectivity cannot be overstated. Huawei, one of the leading players in the mobile scene, has given consumers a new device to help keep them online, even when they’re on the road. Huawei’s 4G LTE CarFi, is a device that plugs right in to a car lighter outlet, and gives a […]

April 13, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 319

Epson brings a little art to our lives

Events

Art in the Park, a haven for those who want just a little more culture in their lives, saw a wonderful new piece care of Derek Tumala’s light installation that made use of projection mapping technology. The installation, Polyfora plays on the interplay between geometry and light based on the shapes of plants, and projection mapping to create art. […]

April 12, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 254

Google Inc. is currently developing longer battery life for its products.

News

Battery expert Dr. Bhardwaj and his group is trying to develop lithium-ion technology for Google devices, such as Glass and Google’s glucose-measuring contact lens. He also told that Google has “20 battery-dependent projects”. Currently, the company’s self-driving car runs on rechargeable batteries. The short battery life of the first version of Google’s Glass Internet-connected eyewear […]

April 11, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 593

Asus launches the T300Chi; world’s thinnest 12.5-inch hybrid

Launches

Hybrids are the future, and Asus knows it. They have just launched what is now the world’s thinnest hybrid in the Transformer Book T300Chi. It gives you a solid, all-aluminum body, with a large 12.5-inch, FHD, 1920×1080 display for all your mobile computing needs. Inside its razor-thin body is an Intel Core M processor, up […]

April 10, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 330

Yahoo Mail: 16 years of connecting people all over the world

News

As Yahoo Mail celebrates 16 years of fast and easy correspondence with people all over the world, it will be introducing new features to give users a better and more efficient e-mailing experience. Users inbox, contacts, and calendar can be personalized to tailor fit the their mood. They can choose to match it with the visually-rich […]

April 10, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 503

Rolls-Royce opens showroom in BGC; unveils Ghost Series II

Mobility News

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has just opened the doors of their newest Asia Pacific showroom in Manila. The British brand, that manufactures and distributes luxury vehicles and automobile parts across the world, launched the 323-square meter state of the art facility in BGC for Filipinos to indulge in authentic contemporary luxury. Present during the launch were […]

April 10, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 344

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