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Gadgets Magazine gets even more interactive with Mira!

Apps and Websites Uncategorized

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 361

Buy a Volkswagen, get a free iPhone 6 64GB!

Mobility News

It certainly is the season of giving as Volkswagen has announced a limited-time Christmas offer wherein buyers of the Polo Sedan, Jetta, Touran, Tiguan, Touareg, and the classic Beetle will get the newest iPhone 6 with 64GB of storage and 12-month limited data plan absolutely free. That’s right. Free! The promo runs until December 31, […]

November 17, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 259

Volvo introduces 20/20 Platinum Program

Mobility News

Good news, current and aspiring Volvo owners. The automotive company is commemorating their 20th anniversary in the Philippines by offering the Volvo 20/20 Platinum Program composed of offers designed to make owning a Volvo nameplate easier and hassle-free. The promo runs until January 31, 2015. Volvo 20th Anniversary Cash Discount of PHP 200,000 Purchasing a […]

November 17, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 247

Canva launches design marketplace for all your design needs (and wants)

Apps and Websites

Canva, the company that has the wonderful idea of democratizing design, just announced the launch of the Canva layout marketplace to serve as a venue for designers to earn from their passion. The service, which will cater to Canva’s over 1 Million users, allows people to sell layouts for people to use in their designs. […]

November 16, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 261

Tudor Fastrider Black Shield hits PH

News

In collaboration with its partner brand, Ducati, the Tudor Fastrider Black Shield was launched alongside the Ducati Diavel Carbon motorbike on November 11 at the Shangri-La Plaza. The Diavel Carbon model and Fastrider Black Shield both sport a matte black finish detailed with red highlights, representing the power and virility of mechanics. The Fastrider Black […]

November 16, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 306

Bullet Points on Quad Damage: Advanced Warfare

Bullet Points

Last week, we had the privilege of being a guest on the local Web show Quad Damage, which is hosted by our friends Gian, Jason, Martin, and Mikey. In the webisode, we went over a few things regarding the game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. I was called in to give a brief overview of […]

November 16, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 315

Gadgetslab: Wacom Bamboo Pad

Gadgetslab

Since we first scribbled our thoughts on mud, leaves, papyrus and parchment, the stylus has been in our hands, allowing us to preserve our thoughts for future generations. The transition to digital media has changed the dynamic slightly, but for those in the visual arts, the stylus remains as handy as it was when we […]

November 15, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 320

Petron Fast Prize promo: instant cars and motorcycles

News

Loyal Petron customers will have the instant sur-prize of their lives when the oil industry leader rolls out its biggest ever promo, starting from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015. Veering away from the usual raffle draw, Petron’s “Fast Prize” promo will give customers a peel-apart coupon for a chance to win an awesome […]

November 15, 2014 by Press Release 822

Globe offering extras for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus plans

News

Along with their launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Globe has come up with a myriad of offers and privileges exclusive for those who avail of the hottest devices from Apple. “Finally, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have arrived in the Philippines and Globe is beaming with excitement to bring […]

November 15, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 819

LG brings G3 Stylus and the G3 Beat to the market

News

LG Electronics’ (LG) offers new affordable smartphones to the market from their G3 series, the G3 Stylus and the G3 Beat. Following LG’s launch of their latest flagship, the G3, the G3 Stylus and the G3 Beat allows consumers to have the G3 experience at a more affordable price. The G3 Stylus, LG’s new pen-enables […]

November 15, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 327

Asus launches X99 motherboards to give you the edge you’re looking for

Events

Gaming is serious business, and you need every little advantage you can get. When it comes to getting every little bit of performance possible out of your components, the world’s leading producer of motherboards has a little something up its sleeve. Asus lets you unleash the power of Intel’s X99 chipset with their X99-Deluxe, X99-A, […]

November 14, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 365

Access your favorite apps anytime with Globe’s Lifestyle Bundles

Lifestyle

Those who find data plans too steep for their budget would find that Globe’s lifestyle bundles make accessing your favorite apps anytime more affordable. Globe’s Lifestyle Bundle which is available for its postpaid subscribers can choose between various bundles for all-you-want access to a suite of apps that best fit your lifestyle, interest, and needs. […]

November 14, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 215

Axis puts up Time out of Time art exhibit

Events

Axis recently put up their “Time Out of Time” art exhibit at the SM Mall of Asia last November 6 to November 12. It featured not only classic and modern timepieces from the company, but also the latest creations of acclaimed artists Ram Mallari, Buds Convocar, and Salvador Ching, all of which were mixed media […]

November 14, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 439

Brother Philippines and PBSP partners in saving the Marikina Watershed

Green

Brother International Philippines Corporation (BIPC) recently teamed up with the Philippines Business for Social Progress (PBSP) to plant 575 seedlings at Sitio Binayoyo, Barangay Calawis in Antipolo City. This collaborative effort, led by Glenn Hocson, BIPC president, is a move to save the Marikina Watershed. Brother employees and PBSP volunteers worked hand in hand to […]

November 13, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 448

Meet Samsung’s Slimmest Phone to Date: The Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Events

At almost the same time the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge were unveiled at the IFA 2014 in Berlin, Samsung Philippines silently rolled out their slimmest, most fashionable phone to date, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. “The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market,” said Chung […]

November 12, 2014 by Mika Fernandez-David 447

LG taps basketball champions Kiefer Ravena and San Beda Red Lions as brand ambassadors

Lifestyle

LG Electronics with its young and active customer demographics taps basketball superstars as its brand ambassadors. Among these gifted players are LG Mobile Mobile Philippines ambassador, Ateneo Blue Eagle Kiefer Ravena, who was recently named University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 77 most valuable player (MVP), and LG’s sponsored team in the National […]

November 12, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 401

GoPro introduces new Hero4 series

Parade

    GoPro Hero4 Black GoPro Hero4 Silver GoPro Hero Video 4K30, 2.7K50, 1440p80, 1080p120, 960p120, 720p120 4K15, 2.7K30, 1440p48, 1080p60, 960p100, 720p120 1080p30, 720p60 Photo 12MP, 30fps Burst 12MP, 30fps burst 5MP, 5fps burst Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, Bluetooth None Audio Built-in microphone Built-in microphone Built-in microphone Wading Capacity 40 meters 40 meters 40 […]

November 12, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 1,403

National Leg of 2014 Canon PhotoMarathon draws 2,000 participants

Events

  Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc. (CMPI) recently held the national leg of the biggest photography event in the country, the PhotoMarathon. On the 8th of November, the event gathered 2,000 photography enthusiasts and professionals at the Bonifacio Global City to showcase the talent and creativity of Filipinos. “In being the biggest photography festival in the […]

November 12, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 1,337

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