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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 981

Rock Island Armory shows off TCM 22 kit for Glocks

Bullet Points

Some of you might remember the revolutionary TCM 22 pistol by Armscor/Rock Island Armory. For those who don’t, it’s a pistol 40 grain projectile at upwards of 2000 FPS from a five inch barrel. We’ll let that sink in for a bit. The round, which is more or less a shrunken down .223 Rem, has […]

January 23, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 191

Volkswagen Car Show this Sunday at Camp Aguinaldo

Mobility News

Volkswagen’s current and upcoming nameplates will be put on display during the 29th All VW Classic/Custom/New Generation Car Show.  The Camp Aguinaldo Grand Parade Grounds in Quezon City will be host to the best vehicles from the German car maker on January 25, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The centerpiece of VW’s stage […]

January 23, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 357

Hyundai with four percent growth last 2014

Mobility News

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the country’s official distributor of Hyundai vehicles, closed 2014 with a four percent increase in sales year-over-year; from 22,033 units last 2013 to 23,019 units. This is despite their slow showing last December wherein sales decreased by 33 percent to 1,614 vehicles compared to the 2,416 performance from the same […]

January 23, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 269

Line Friends bags two of the most prestigious licensing awards in Asia

News

Line—one of the world’s leading chat platforms—has announced the success of its original character brand “Line Friends” on the most prestigious licensing awards in Hongkong. Line friends, which is the character brand of the messaging platform, has won the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards and Asian Licensing Awards. This achievement has gained the characters—Brown, Cony, Sally, […]

January 22, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 366

Are you on Windows 7, 8, or 8.1? We’ve got some great news.

News

Microsoft has just announced that users running windows 7 and above will be getting free upgrades to Windows 9 (Which is actually Windows 10 for, well, reasons) once it launches later this year. The free update, which will be made available for a whole year after launch, is likely meant to entice users to switch […]

January 22, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 506

LG expands 4K TV roster

News

LG’s beating themselves at their own game as they added some new gems to their 4K OLED TV lineup during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).  The company now stands with seven different Ultra HD OLED televisions in their arsenal – flexible, curved, and flat units with screen sizes ranging from 55, 65, and […]

January 22, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 401

Greet the new year with a new Nissan

Mobility News

Fancy a new Nissan vehicle to start off your 2015? Then you should take advantage of the company’s “New Year, New Nissan” promo wherein the Almera, Sylphy, Urvan, and Navara are available at low down payment options along with various freebies. Running from January 5 to February 28, 2015, Nissan is offering an all-in down […]

January 21, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 343

Chevrolet launches brand-new 2016 Volt

Mobility News

2016 Volt highlights: New two-motor drive unit is up to 12 percent more efficient and 100 pounds lighter (45 kg) than the first-generation drive unit Two-motor design enables 19 percent stronger zero-to-30 mph acceleration Battery capacity has increased to 18.4 kWh using 192 cells (96 fewer than current generation) with weight reduced by more than […]

January 20, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 388

Solenergy and ISM partners in building a brighter future for Stairway Foundation

Green

Solenergy, a renewable energy systems engineering and solutions provider, teamed up with International School Manila to provide a solar power system custom-built for Stairway Foundation. Located in Puerto Galera, the solar power system is housed in Stairway Foundation’s learning center for marginalized street children. This 24-year-old non-profit organizations have, over the years, managed to reach […]

January 19, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 446

Emerson keeps data centers running with the Trienergy Cube

News

Emerson Network Power has just announced the Asia-wide availability of its next-gen uninterruptable power supply, the Trienergy Cube. The UPS is designed to meet the needs of large, enterprise-class data centers with both the flexibility and scalability necessary to keep up with todays increasingly-demanding business trends. The Trinergy Cube allows for hot scalability from 300 […]

January 18, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 264

Razer bags top prize at CES 2015

News

Global computer peripherals manufacturer Razer just took home top honors at the recently-concluded CES with the Razer Forge TV. The device, which brings android gaming to the big(ger) screen, puts Razer in the unique position of having one the “Best of CES” award five straight years–a first in the almost half-century history of the awards. […]

January 18, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 256

Razer Forge TV wins big at CES

Events

  Global computer peripherals manufacturer Razer bagged the top prize at CES with the Razer Forge TV. This puts Razer in a unique position in CES history, having won the “Best in CES” award for five straight years. Engadget, which serves as the official awards partner for the show, picked the Razer Forge TV as […]

January 18, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 168

Globe turns up the music experience in Sinulog and Dinagyang

News

Committed to always giving the best possible service and experience to its customers, Globe is set to bring a heart-pumping music experience in two of the biggest festivals in the country: Sinulog and Dinagyang. Following the recent launch of its world-renowned GEN3 stores, Globe Telecom continues the celebration with four of the country’s top DJs […]

January 16, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 523

Tires will screech tomorrow at the 2015 National Drag Racing Championship

Mobility News

The Batangas Racing Circuit has laid out the schedule of this year’s National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC) with the season opener set for tomorrow, January 17. Certified by the Automobile Association (AAP), the 2015 leg of the NDRC will have a total of eight races: four each for the Northern Series at Clark International Speedway […]

January 16, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 430

Carmudi is a one-stop shop for everything vehicle

Apps and Websites

We are way past the phase of being skeptical about shopping online. It’s more convenient and everyone does it, so why won’t you? With this trend dishing out positive feedback, many of the products we used to purchase physically have migrated to the internet space. One of which is Carmudi. Carmudi, one of the leading […]

January 15, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 466

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