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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 2,335

Phone overheating in your car? Chevy is coming up with an answer

Mobility News

With music streaming, charging, navigation, and a hotspot running on your phone while you’re on the road, you’re just a few watts short of a serious thermal problem. Chevy is looking at at solution that’s as simple as it is ingenious: Active Phone Cooling. The system, which will be in place in some of the […]

July 5, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 211

Range Rover dares you to drive this billboard

Mobility News

Car enthusiasts were in for a treat as Range Rover recently invited everyone to “Test Drive This Billboard”. This fresh concept features the Range Rover Evoque, one of the most popular Land Rover models ever made with its enhanced lower fuel consumption and innovative technologies.   Brave souls got the chance to drive the Evoque […]

July 5, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 307

Gadgetslab: WD DL4100

Gadgetslab

  Storage is serious business. It’s difficult to put a price on data, and having a place to keep lots of it, with easy access is something many people would pay a premium for. WD has been making great hard drives as far back as I can remember, and they continue to give us that […]

July 4, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 250

HISY Bluetooth Camera Remote

Parade

Tired of holding your phone while getting the perfect angle for a selfie? Or do you go back and forth just to review where you positioned your phone for the perfect group picture? Worry no more! The HISY bluetooth camera remote lets you capture every moment hassle-free. With the bluetooth shutter, you can now place […]

July 4, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 280

Gadgetslab: MiPad

Gadgetslab

    Tablets are as much a part of our lives as smartphones were just a few short years ago. A phone is a great little device for the occasional email, message, or quick bit of news, but if you want to watch a movie with any degree of comfort, read an eBook without wanting […]

July 3, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 344

LINE marks 4th anniversary

News

LINE, one of the world’s leading messaging platform, is celebrating its 4th anniversary. To show gratitude to its many subscribers, LINE has prepared four special limited edition wallpapers for mobile phones in lieu of this occasion. The wallpapers feature LINE’s popular characters, of which anyone can download for free just by simply adding LINE’s Official […]

July 3, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 301

Panasonic appoints MSI-ECS as country distributor for security solutions

News

Panasonic Philippines Manufacturing Corp. seals distribution agreement with MSI-ECS for its security solutions. A trusted world leader in security solutions, Panasonic manufactures purpose-built technologies that offer unmatched quality, image clarity and industry’s lowest total cost of ownership. Its wide range of reliable, easy-to-use IP and analog solutions help businesses to spend less time managing infrastructures […]

July 3, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 289

Isuzu D-MAX runs 2,191km on one full tank

Mobility News

Isuzu Philippines Corporation’s (IPC) D-MAX flagship pickup proved that it’s more than just a powerful and reliable hauler as it satisfyingly finished a five-day eco-marathon throughout Luzon. Taking place last June 1 to 15, the 2015 Isuzu D-MAX 2.5L 4×2 M/T and A/T variants were able to go 2,191km and 1,873km respectively on just one […]

July 3, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 410

Gadgetslab: Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

Gadgetslab

I love me some good music when I’m working out a sweat. Yes, I’m out of shape now, but back then, sessions of jogging, power walking, lifting, bowling, basketball, and billiards were weekly occurrences. Pushing me through all these activities were the beats I had pumping out of my regular headset, or rather, headsets. I’ve […]

July 3, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 290

Under Armour hosts the second leg of “Earn Your Armour” physical challenge at UP Town Center

News

Various martial artists demonstrated their skills to the audience. The demonstrations included Muay Thai, Wushu, wrestling, capoeira, and Mixed Martial Arts. TV personalities Rocco Nacino and Sid Lucero held an exciting 10-minute exhibition match, followed by local MMA stars Geje Eustaquio and Eros Baluyot, Honorio Banario versus, Francis Uy, and Brian Lim facing off against […]

July 2, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 343

Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab A

Events

Tablets are here to stay, and Samsung, always attuned to the needs of their users, has released a new device that brings practical performance that allows you to be both productive and creative. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A, which features Samsung’s extremely useful S Pen, brings the artist’s notepad into the digital age, in a […]

July 2, 2015 by Ren Alcantara 226

HOOQ inks content partnership with Disney, Miramax, and DreamWorks

News

Over 30,000 hours of Hollywood, regional, and local content can now be accessed by Filipinos with HOOQ. The video-on-demand (VOD) service has just announced its recent tie up with Disney, DreamWorks Classic Media, and Miramax as new content partners. This newest acquisition will give HOOQ’s extensive catalog of local and foreign movies and TV series […]

July 2, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 278

Lenovo launches four new notebooks

News

Lenovo recently released the multimode Lenovo Yoga 500 and Yoga 300, as well as the Z51 mobile workstation and budget-oriented Ideapad 100. “Lenovo is committed to innovating great PCs that are beautifully-crafted as much as they are feature-packed. Our latest consumer lineup, which includes Lenovo Yoga 500, Lenovo Yoga 300, Lenovo Z51, and Lenovo Ideapad […]

July 2, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 377

Sun postpaid subs grows double-digits; launches “Choose Better” Campaign

News

Sun just became the country’s fastest growing postpaid brand after posting a double-digit 18-percent year-over-year growth through this year’s first quarter. Its rival network, Globe Telecom, reportedly only grew 9-percent year-over-year over the same period. “Sun’s stellar performance in the postpaid segment has been hugely driven by feature-packed plans that give subscribers unbeatable value for […]

July 2, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 275

Hitachi Data Systems launches new business solutions

News

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation has recently unveiled new business solutions and services, namely Hitachi Live Insight for IT Operations, Hitachi Clinical Repository for connected health, and Hitachi Live Insight Center of Excellence. These follow the company’s strategic acquisition of various analytic firms including Avrio, oXya, Pantascene, and Pentaho. “Hitachi Data Systems is rapidly evolving to […]

July 1, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 293

Taal Photowalk with RV Mitra and WD’s My Passport Wireless

Snapshots

Last week, WD took a number of media personnel to the scenic Taal Volcano in Batangas to test out the convenient features of the WD My Passport Wireless while photowalking along one of the Philippines’ most active craters. There to help us refine our photography skills while doling out some pretty impressive camera tricks himself […]

July 1, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 313

Test Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ AT

Testdrive

When the good folks over at Chevy told me they were sending me THE Malibu for a week, I thought they said they were sending me TO Malibu for a week. WOW! But when the car was delivered to the house, I realized my mistake, and settled with driving around in Chevy’s midsize luxury sedan. […]

July 1, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 339

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