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Epson brings you the humble Dot Matrix Printer

Often overlooked, the unbelievably durable Dot Matrix printer is a ubiquitous part of any office. Though it has been in existence almost as long as personal computers have, the Dot Matrix printer continues to be a part of our lives today. The sounds that accompany this type of computer printing come from the impact of […]

October 17, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 80
Mobility News

Suzuki @ Work invades Cebu for free vehicle checkups

  Suzuki’s at their customers’ service as they bring the Suzuki @ Work service camp to Mandaue City, Cebu just in time for the All Saint’s Day rush.  Suzuki car owners can bring their vehicles in from October 24 to 25, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM for a 15-point automobile check-up free of charge courtesy […]

October 17, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 97
News

Kia Advocates go on all-expense paid trip to South Korea

Loyal customers of Kia recently were treated to an all-expense paid 5-day trip to Seoul, South Korea. Giving back. This is what the Kia Advocate Program does. For several years now, the program has been rewarding Kia Advocates for their trust and loyalty to the brand How do you become a Kia Advocate? This global […]

October 17, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 102
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Meet AMD’s new President and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su

Dr. Lisa Su has been named as the new president and chief executive officer of AMD by its board of directors of which she is now part of. Aged 44, she replaces the 52 year old Rory Read who has stepped down as the company’s president and CEO into a supporting, advisory role, guiding Dr. […]

October 16, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 126
Hot off the Press News

The Android Lollipop is here! Sweet!

After weeks of speculation and months of anticipation, Google’s finally revealed the next major iteration of their Android operating system. Say goodbye to the dreaded Android 4.5 rumors and say hello to the Android 5.0 Lollipop! Here are some of the things we should expect once it rolls out to smartphones: It’s a multi-platform OS […]

October 16, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 128
Events News

Adventure game “Epic Life” bags Globe-Samsung Regional App Challenge

In Photo: Eric Su, developer of winning app Epic Life (middle) together with Globe, SingTel, and Samsung officials.  From L-R:  Anne Michelle Santos, Manager, Developer Relations, Globe Telecom; Cris Concepcion , Head, Content and Services, Samsung Philippines; Greg Igaya, Director, New Product Development, Globe Telecom; Teo Han Yong, Director, Regional Products, SingTel International; Nicholas Foo, […]

October 16, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 116
Promos

Pre-order a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and get exclusive prizes and freebies

What better way to enjoy your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 purchase than with exciting prizes and freebies! The Galaxy Note 4 Virtual Line is an online reservation promo that entails those who pre-order the Samsung flagship special discounts and prizes on the date of the purchase. Interested buyers can join by logging on to www.surpriseyourself.ph and register […]

October 16, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 129
Mobility News

Dashi Watanabe is 2014 Pirelli Philippine Superbike Champion

Team Aprilia-Grandstar’s very own Dashi Watanabe once again bested other drivers as he zigzagged through the Clark International Speedway during the sixth round of the 2014 Pirelli Philippine Superbike Championship held last October 5. Watanabe went into the last round with a 16 point lead over Team Ducati’s Rainiel Resuello, meaning he need only finish […]

October 15, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 124
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Dropbox has been compromised. Change your passwords!

Multiple sources have reported that the popular Cloud Storage service Dropbox has had thousands of usernames and passwords compromised.Hundreds of usernames and passwords were posted on Pastebin earlier this week, with the hacker asking for Bitcoin donations in exchange for more details. Dropbox itself denies that it was hacked, saying that third-party services were to […]

October 15, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 116
News

Tissot offers full expertise at the 17th Asian Games Inchon 2014

  The Asian Games date back to 1951, representing the oldest and most prestigious event in the calendar of the Olympic Council of Asia. As such, a value of Tradition is shared with Tissot. Today, the Asian Games are the world’s largest multi-sport Games, gathering the highest number of participants worldwide. They give 13,000 outstanding […]

October 15, 2014 by Belle Alba 117

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