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Gadgets Magazine gets even more interactive with Mira!

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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 415

Honda, Isuzu, and Volkswagen set to take over Ayala Triangle Gardens

Mobility News

Ayala-owned dealers of Honda, Isuzu, and Volkswagen will be teaming up to put on the first Ayala Auto Fair organized by the Ayala Automotive Holdings Corporation. The nameplates of the three brands will be on display at the Ayala Triangle Gardens from November 26 to 28, with guests invited to test drive the cars on […]

November 25, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 185

Happy Mobile launches Prive and Oracle

Parade

Newly launched local smartphone brand, Happy Mobile has just unveiled two of its top of the line smartphones pegged at a competitive price point. Happy Mobile Prive The Prive is an undeniable beauty. At PHP 10,999, you get an attractively packaged smartphone loaded with premium features. One noteworthy feature of the Prive is its fingerprint […]

November 24, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 226

SWEEP encourages culture of innovation among students

Apps and Websites News

The Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (SWEEP) is a first-of-its-kind and the longest-running industry-academe partnership  that aims to promote the level of technology and engineering education in the Philippines. In this initiative, SWEEP offers students scholarships, training programs, lectures, and workshops on the latest trends in mobile technologies Now on its 11th year, Smart Wireless […]

November 24, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 236

Gadgetslab: Asus VivoPC

Gadgetslab

Gadgetslab: Asus VivoPC VM60 Space. It’s not only the final frontier, it’s at a huge premium for those who have to work within the confines of office desks. Really, who has room for a full tower, mobile phones, a tablet, and a monitor anymore? Asus knows your plight, brave desk jockey, and they have an answer. […]

November 23, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 324

Gadgetslab: Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph

Gadgetslab

  Gadgetslab: Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph Tablets are great, but even the smallest, lightest ones can still be a bit of a burden. It’s nice to have all that productivity around, but not everyone is constantly in the mood to bang out a New York Times bestseller on the bus, so hybrids are really starting […]

November 23, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 192

Over 50 million photos from Flickr now available as wall art

Home

Just last October, Yahoo launched Flickr Wall Art which allows users to turn their personal photos into canvas prints. Now Yahoo is expanding this library to include selections from Creative Commons images and Flickr’s licensed artists. You can now decorate your home, office, or room with artwork from over 50-million inspiring images. The Flickr Team […]

November 23, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 207

Car Awards Group, Inc.’s Awards Night Set for November 25.

Mobility

Over sixty all-new, or significantly updated vehicles launched between October 2013 and October 2014, arrived for the 4-day testing held by the Car Awards Group, Inc. (CAGI) for consideration for the 2014-2015 Car of the Year-Philippines and Truck of the Year-Philippines awards. Held from October 6 to 8, with an additional session held on October […]

November 23, 2014 by Press Release 198

LG debuts monster 98-inch Ultra HDTV

News

When it comes to televisions, bigger definitely seems to be better and LG is rolling out its biggest TV to date – the monster 98-inch Ultra HDTV. The larger screen real estate amplifies your viewing experience with 4K 3D+ resolutions allowing for better picture clarity and color reproductions. The said resolution is four times that […]

November 23, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 193

Viber public chat lets you in on celeb gossip

Apps and Websites

Free messaging app, Viber, recently introduced its latest feature–Public Chats. Now anyone can listen in to what your favorite celebs, personalities, or brands are talking about. As described by Viber CEO Talmon Marco, Public Chats “give you that fly-on-the-wall experience as you watch other people that you care about as they have conversations.” How does […]

November 23, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 237

Watch Pacquiao-Algieri live for only PHP 199

News

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d know that the country’s pride Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao will be battling it out with Chris Algieri on November 23. Good news! If you can’t afford front-seat tickets to  watch the much-awaited battle of the year, here’s a special something from Smart. Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has partnered […]

November 22, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 257

BMW is APEC 2015 premium mobility partner

Mobility News

The Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC), BMW’s official local importer and distributor, has finalized a deal with the Philippine Government putting 200 BMW luxury vehicles at the beck and call of VIPs attending the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) event to be held in the country next year. Representing the two sides were Department of Foreign […]

November 22, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 378

Globe Prepaid customers can now purchase devices and get their money back

Lifestyle

One of the advantages of availing a postpaid subscription is that you get a device bundled with the service. In a pioneering move, Globe Telecom now extends this advantage to its prepaid customers thru GoGadgets. GoGadgets is a prepaid service that allows customers to create their own prepaid bundle. Simply choose a gadget from a […]

November 22, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 335

Mini-lab: REDFOX Wizpad Scribe 8 inch

Gadgetslab

I have always said that the perfect size for a tablet packs a screen that hovers around the 8-inch mark. It is the perfect balance between portability and usability, and fits neatly into a bag without much trouble. We’ve been given a unique chance to review the latest such device from REDFOX, the Wizpad Scribe, […]

November 22, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 277

Taurus announces the Curve, has us oddly fascinated

Bullet Points

Nature doesn’t generally feature straight lines. As such, straight, box-shaped don’t normally go with organic ones. As anyone who has carried concealed can tell you, a firearm isn’t all that much fun to keep tucked close to your person. No matter how well your piece has been de-horned or how nice a beavertail you have […]

November 21, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 203

Beats by Dr. Dre Pill 2.0

Parade

They say good things come in small packages, this one’s true with the Beats Pill 2.0. This loud, compact, and wireless music capsule gives you your daily dose of good music, anytime, anywhere. A solid upgrade over the 2013 Beats Pill, you can now charge your phone or any external USB device while playing your favorite […]

November 21, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 198

Sennheiser launches all new Urbanite, CX, and Momentum headphones

Parade

Sennheiser has launched the latest additions to their CX and Momentum lineup, as well as the newest Urbanite and Urbanite XL line of headphones. All of these come in an “I” or “G” version specially designed for Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy smartphones. CX In-Ear Headphones A total of four CX in-ears have been debuted: […]

November 21, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 258

Nexus 7 among the first wave to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop updates

News

ASUS announced that it’s Nexus 7 tablets are among the first to receive the update to Google’s latest mobile operating system – Android 5.0 Lollipop. Upgrading to Android 5.0 Lollipop is free of charge and available immediately as an over-the-air update for all ASUS-manufactured Nexus 7 Wi-Fi only models What do you get from the […]

November 20, 2014 by Addie Mendoza 285

Epson’s “ThINKOutside the Printer” campaign wins in Marketing Excellence Awards 2014

News

On the recently concluded Marketing Excellence Awards in Singapore, Epson bagged the Gold award for Excellence in Marketing Communications and the Silver award for Excellence in Integrated Marketing (B2B).These prestigious honors were awarded to Epson for their innovative “ThINKOutside the Printer” campaign. A marketing campaign that effectively conveys compelling messages to its audience and actively […]

November 19, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 272

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