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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 1,423

iTunes radio — Spotify’s newest rival.

News

Apple introduces iTunes radio to compete with other music apps such as Google, Spotify, Pandora and Last.fm. iTunes radio is a music streaming application which is available to the 300 million apple users. The latest music app will be launched along with iOS 7, for free to iPhone and iPad users in the next few months. iOS […]

March 26, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 254

PLDT HOME Telpad partners with Disney for more multimedia content

News

Landline-broadband-and-tablet-in-one PLDT HOME Telpad has formalized its partnership with Disney Interactive to bring its customers deeper multimedia offerings. The announcement comes after the launch of its most advanced PLDT HOME Telpad device yet. Kids of all ages can now choose from hundreds of interactive content featuring their favourite Disney characters, and parents can read bedtime […]

March 26, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 242

Honda to offer free roadside assistance to motorists during Holy Week

Mobility News

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) in partnership with its dealership network nationwide is gearing up for its annual Honda Emergency Assistance Team (HEAT). This customer service is meant to provide on-site road assistance to motorists across the Philippines from April 2 to 5, 2015 (except April 3, Good Friday). Motorists can drop by any of the identified authorized dealerships […]

March 25, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 211

Chevrolet opens Batangas dealership

Mobility News

The Covenant Car Company Inc. (TCCCI), the official Philippine importer and distributor of Chevrolet vehicles, has inaugurated its latest dealership in Batangas. The city’s large population consisting of 2,377,395 residents is expected to give the bowtie brand another significant client base. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by TCCCI’s chairman emeritus Richard L. Lee; president […]

March 25, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 224

#LINEPartyPH: Line brings together the hottest celebrities and fans in one awesome party

News

LINE has just wrapped up one roof-raising party with fans, media friends, and celebrities Daniel Matsunaga, Yeng Constantino, and Ellen Adarna at 71 Gramercy last March 20. #LINEPartyPH gathered today’s trending personalities together with the winners of the various games previously launched on each of the stars’ official LINE accounts. “LINE is sobrang saya,” shared […]

March 24, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 292

Volkswagen concludes Third Eco Fun Run

Mobility News

Volkswagen Philippines recently invited 18 members of the motoring media to Magalang, Pampanga for the third leg of the Eco Fun Run, a fuel mileage test to prove the capabilities of VW’s Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) engine technology. The run was held in partnership with Pilipinas Shell Petroleum. Travelling the length of EDSA and NLEX […]

March 24, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 280

Drunk driving not possible because of a new car technology.

Mobility News

A group of researchers from University of Michigan designed a feature attached to cars that prohibits people under the influence of alcohol to drive. This feature includes an in-built blood alcohol level tester. The group had been testing the impact of these “alcohol ignition interlock devices” in vehicles. According to their study, “85 per cent […]

March 24, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 307

Google’s latest android technology enables users to automatically unlock their phones simply by touching it.

News

Google’s “on-body detection” technology for Android phones keep tracks of the user’s movements. This technology was developed for the user’s protection since this feature will lessen smartphone thefts because the smartphone will automatically lock whenever the user is not holding it. The new feature also allows the smartphone to stay unlocked when it is in […]

March 23, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 291

Self-driving cars are now manufactured by Tesla in the US.

Mobility News

  Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said that they are developing a software that will set routes for Tesla cars to always have a close proximity to the company’s “Superchargers,”. These chargers consist of a network of high-speed battery chargers located along major highways and let drivers check their battery status. The car will be able […]

March 22, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 304

Globe is the first to offer Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in the Ph

News

Just days after Samsung announced pricing for their latest flagship device, Globe Telecom has made public the news that they will be the first local telco to offer pre-orders for the devices via an online system for Globe Postpaid and Platinum customers. “The long wait is over for all Samsung fans in the country. Globe […]

March 21, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 386

Tag Heuer collaborates with Google and Intel to produce luxury android watch.

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The Swiss watch company, Tag Heuer revealed at Baselworld, a luxury watch and jewellery show in Switzerland, that it was producing a smart watch with Google and Intel. Google’s Android Wear platform, the technology that allows smartwatches to pair up with phones, will be used to the upcoming watch. It will be the pioneer luxury smart […]

March 21, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 317

Brother Philippines announces Trade-In Madness for month of March

News

Good news to those who missed out on Brother Philippines’ trade-in roadshows last February. The leader in home and business IT peripherals is currently on a 12-mall nationwide roadshow that started last March 7 and will last until April 1, 2015. Trade-in those old, working, and non-working printers, scanners, copiers and fax machines of any […]

March 21, 2015 by Press Release 380

Samsung releases Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Pricing

News

Weeks after both devices were announced at the Mobile World Congress, Samsung has finally seen it fit to release the Philippine pricing for the latest Galaxy S series smartphones. The Galaxy S6, available in 32 and 64GB versions are going to be available for PHP35,990 and 41,990 respectively, while the S6 Edge, also in 32 […]

March 21, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 563

Bridgestone welcomes summer with 3+1 deal

Mobility News

Summer’s here! Time to get in your car or SUV, and take friends and family for a scenic road trip. Long holidays, clear blue skies and sunny days make it more enjoyable to cruise down long roads or off-the-beaten paths, taking in all the sights, sounds, and the fresh air of the vast countryside, as […]

March 21, 2015 by Press Release 479

Windows 10 will now be available in the next few months.

News

Microsoft just announced that they will launch Windows 10 in the next few months. To all Windows 7 and 8.1 users, upgrading to Windows 10 is free of charge. As of now, Microsoft hasn’t yet announced its price rate for Windows Vista users including earlier versions of Windows. Windows 10 will be available to PCs and […]

March 20, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 317

Toyota launches the New Camry

Launches

  Toyota has just unveiled two new iterations of the popular Camry. Bearing a bolder, sportier look, the luxury sedan now comes in trim that caters to both those who prefer to sit back and enjoy the ride, and those who want a vehicle that is a pleasure to drive. The new Camry has a […]

March 20, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 429

Updated: LG launches AC that keep mosquitoes away

News

Ever heard of an Air Conditioner that, not only cools, but also keeps you protected from mosquito bites? Here’s one from Global technology innovator, LG Electronics. The revolutionary Mosquito Away Residential Air Conditioner (RAC) helps the fight against dengue with its built-in technology that repels the notorious bloodsuckers. Vice president for LG Philippines’ Air Conditioning […]

March 20, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 474

Lazada Philippines celebrates 3rd anniversary; gears up for 3-day sale

Events

Lazada Philippines has just clocked another successful year. To celebrate this milestone, the company announced a three-day sale happening on March 24-26. As a testament to the company’s rapid growth in the Philippines, Lazada.com.ph logged 18 million visits in December 2014 and now hosts 1,600 sellers. “We are delighted to be celebrating our third year […]

March 19, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 335

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