Foton opens Big Show; Launches three new vehicles (with spec sheets)

Mobility News

United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI), the exclusive distributor of FOTON vehicles here in the Philippines, formally opened their annual tradeshow today at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Now on its fifth year, on display at the Big Show is Foton’s full range of commercial vehicles that includes light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, […]

October 2, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 544

Globe disconnects 30,000 numbers identified as source of spam/scam messages


Globe Telecom has disconnected from service close to 30,000 prepaid numbers found to be consistent source of spam and scam text messages as the leading mobile operator continues to intensify efforts to eliminate such unsolicited and annoying messages. The numbers blocked from the Globe network were subject of complaints reported through the where customers […]

October 2, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 460

Foton’s Big Show starts today!

Mobility News

From October 2 to 4, 2015, Foton will be staging its annual consumer event, BIG Show, where interested buyers of Foton vehicles are guaranteed to get the best deals! Up to PHP 50,000 worth of discounts are in store for customers who purchase their vehicles from the show. Also, various all-in deals with freebies are […]

October 2, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 460

Canon Powershot SX610 HS


If your smartphone camera cannot satisfy the shutterbug in you, you can opt for a dedicated snapper that’s compact and can produce high quality images. That’s just what the Canon Powershot SX610 brings to the table. With a 20.2MP image sensor, 18x optical zoom lens, Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, and a zippy DIGIC4+ image processor […]

October 1, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 546

Parade: SanDisk Extreme 500


Portable SSD Waiting for your gigabytes worth of picture and videos to finish copying to your external drive is as entertaining and as fulfilling as watching paint dry. Suffer through the idle time no more with the SanDisk Extreme 500. This smaller-than-your-smartphone portable SSD features USB 3.0 transfer speeds of up to 415MB/s, leaving most […]

October 1, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 407

Animahenasyon animation festival slated for October 15 and 16


The Animation Council of the Philippines (ACPI) will be hosting its yearly Animation Festival and Competition, dubbed as Animahenasyon, this coming October 15 and 16, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura, Taguig City. The annual event gathers the country’s amateur and professional artists to celebrate the country’s growing animation industry. “There is […]

October 1, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 512

Winners of 4th Globe Media Excellence Awards in Visayas announced


Outstanding media professionals and social media practitioners were honored at the 4th Globe Media Excellence Awards for their exemplary work in bringing most relevant social issues to the fore through the different channels of print, broadcast and digital media. The most anticipated premier award-giving body that gives recognition to excellence in journalism in central Philippines, […]

October 1, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 439

Lenovo presents new brand identity


Lenovo’s most dramatic transformations, from becoming a global leader not just in PCs but also in tablets, smartphones and a host of other devices, have been happening in the last five years. The proud unveiling of a new brand identity, then, doesn’t come as a surprise, as Lenovo’s vibrant new company persona is aimed to […]

October 1, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 540

Volkswagen Philippines’ Official Statement Regarding Emissions Situation

Mobility News

Amidst the scandal that is currently rocking the US and Europe regarding a defeat device software installed in certain vehicles that affect vehicle emission test results, Volkswagen Philippines has issued its official statement: “Manila, Philippines- Volkswagen Philippines has just received official information from Volkswagen AG that all vehicles distributed and sold by Volkswagen Philippines are […]

September 30, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 495

Parade: National Geographic Earth Explorer Collection


Bags When you’re carrying your camera, accessories, laptop, smartphone, and other hefty investments with you, a trusty bag will be the difference between functioning gadgets and overpriced bricks. The new Earth Explorer Collection promises to safeguard your gizmos with its dedicated and padded pouches, solid build quality, and elegant design worthy of bearing the famous […]

September 30, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 402

Acer officially launches releases first Windows smartphone Liquid M220 in PH


With the aim of effectively creating a positive public perception about Windows-run smartphones, Acer Philippines launched a trailblazing smartphone that will appeal to both budget-conscious and always on the go consumers. The Acer Liquid M220 is a 4-inch smartphone that runs Windows 8.1 and is upgradeable to Windows 10 over-the-air. This productivity tool is not […]

September 30, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 537

Ford’s design grant asks fashion students to think ‘eco-fashion’

Mobility News

Ford Motor Company is looking to discover sustainable designers of the future with the launch of the first-ever Ford Design Grant. The inaugural grant will reward three promising fashion design students – living in Asia or Europe – by giving them access to Ford’s sustainable fabrics for their designs, together with a supporting financial grant […]

September 29, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 461

Parade: LG Turbowashers


Spending a lot of time and effort in doing laundry can now be avoided with LG’s washing machines. Built with TurboWash and TurboShot technologies, these washers can help you clean your clothes fast and easy. LG’s revolutionary TurboWash Front Load washers reduce washing time on each large load of laundry without compromising cleaning performance. With […]

September 29, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 412

Honda launches new Zoomer-X to wrap up Gen S trifecta


Honda Philippines, Inc. has unveiled the new Zoomer-X, completing its Generation S trio that brings riders smart technology and innovative features for a more enjoyable time aboard their steeds. The motorcycle was launched alongside the Click 125i and BeAT-Fi during the Honda Gen-S Scooter Parade and Festival at the Blue Bay Walk, Pasay City last […]

September 29, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 563

Canon captures the grit and determination of Filipino Paratriathletes in 2015 Asian Triathlon Confederation ParaTriathlon Championship

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Dissects their swim, bike, and run races in photo series  Any triathlete, seasoned or amateur, knows doing swim, bike, and run in a series is no easy feat. One has to clock in hours and kilometers of training for months in preparation for the race. Imagine doing double the training for paratriathletes. While Filipino triathletes […]

September 28, 2015 by Belle Alba 398

Alcatel Flash 2 raises the level of mobile photography


Alcatel Flash today announced their latest prime model, the Alcatel Flash 2, with an even stronger focus on mobile photography than ever before. Fresh with their new brand color “Flash Green” signifying innovation, youth and energy, the Alcatel Flash 2 builds upon Alcatel Flash’s commitment in providing mobile users a unique mobile photography experience – […]

September 28, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 557

Parade: Kata Box


Android Box Turn your boring, ordinary television into an entertainment powerhouse with the sleek yet powerful Kata Box. Featuring a 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and HDMI interface, this Android 4.4 KitKat device allows you to not only enjoy your staple of digital channels, but to also relish in […]

September 28, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 414

Parade: Manfrotto Off Road Monopod


Monopod-Walking Sticks What do you do when you need to go to a photoshoot out in the middle of nowhere but don’t have bag room for a separate camera support and walking sticks? Compromise? You won’t be facing that problem anymore with the Manfrotto Off Road. Ridiculously light yet durable and comfy with its aluminum […]

September 27, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 389

Ford expands in Palawan with dealership opening

Mobility News

Ford Philippines expands its dealership network with the opening of Ford Palawan. Under the leadership of Willy Tee Ten, Ford Palawan is his 8thFord dealership to open. The Ford Palawan dealership is a one-floor facility covering a total area of 1,500 square meters, with a 5-vehicle showroom display and 4-bay service area. Ford Palawan is located […]

September 27, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 433

Parade: Sony Xperia M4 Aqua


Look! A mermaid! No, it’s a mer-phone! The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is a completely water-submersible phone without the unsightly flaps and covers. Sporting an IP65/68 rating, you can be sure that this phone can take the plunge and surface like nothing happened. Apart from an extremely solid build, you have a speedy 64-bit octa-core […]

September 27, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 559

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