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Globe cautions postpaid customers vs fraudsters offering account removal via Facebook

News

Globe Telecom strongly cautions its mobile postpaid customers against fraudsters offering via Facebook removal of current Globe account and replacing such current accounts with new ones that may even include new phones. Based on the unauthorized offers we have monitored, customers supposedly no longer need to pay for their outstanding balances for a fee. Obviously, […]

June 28, 2016 by Jonah Mendoza 435

Johnson Health Tech Lands Locally

Active Lifestyle

Johnson Health Tech (JHT) has opened another wholly owned subsidiary in the heart of the Makati Business District as it looks to expand its Southeast Asia presence. As the region’s largest fitness manufacturer, JHT prides itself in creating industry-leading equipment utilized by companies such as Trek, Schwinn, Omron, True, and Universal, among others. “Johnson Health […]

June 27, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 424

Lenovo Launches X1 Carbon, Yoga, and Tablet

Parade

Lenovo last week launched the newest members of its X1 family, namely the Carbon ultrabook, Yoga multi-mode laptop, and modular Tablet. Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is an ultrabook that arrives in a 16.5 mm thin and 1.18 kg light body. It sports a crisp 14 inch IPS display in either […]

June 27, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 542

Starmobile introduces Super Pack 600

News

Filipinos looking to enjoy the best mobile internet services now have more smartphones to choose from as Starmobile extends its Super Pack bundle to its premium line. Beginning today, the Digital TV-enabled Starmobile Knight Vision, the elegant Knight Elite, and the Dual Camera Knight Spectra will come bundled with a special Super Pack 600 Smart Prepaid SIM which includes up to 600 MB of […]

June 26, 2016 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 399

Parade: Huawei P9

Parade

In a world where “Pics or it didn’t happen” exists, it’s good to have a smartphone that’s capable of capturing moments perfectly as they happen. Upping the ante for smartphone cameras is Huawei’s newest flagship, the P9. Co-engineered with Leica, the P9 sets a new standard in smartphone photography with its best-in-class dual-lens and software […]

June 26, 2016 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 596

Globe, UNICEF Philippines, AHRC sign MoU on online child protection

News

Globe Telecom recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Philippines and Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) for the protection of children against exploitation online. Globe was invited by UNICEF and AHRC to be the pioneer Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Philippines to take innovative and concrete steps to […]

June 25, 2016 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 942

Yamaha Clubs Go On Cebu Tour

Motorcycles

Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. hosted another of its Yamaha Grand Touring events, this time in Cebu. Over 120 riders participated in a four hour long road trip that took them from Kartzone Cebu to Tanawan, Oslob and back. The participating clubs included the Soul i Exclusive Team Cebu, South Scooter Club, Yamaha Cebuana Club, Mio […]

June 25, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 417

Yamaha Holds Brigada Eskwela

News

Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. continues to provide more than just high quality products and excellent service, with its dedication to the Filipino community reflected through its various programs and activities. The most recent of these undertakings was the Yamaha Brigada Eskwela, a campaign that helped schools through donations and other refurbishing efforts to its facilities. […]

June 24, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 387

Quick Look: AOC i2276VW6 Monitor

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Find your eyes too strained at the end of the working day? That’s likely because you’re using a subpar monitor that sends out harmful blue light waves straight to your lookers. That’s what the AOC i2276VW6 monitor is trying to avoid with its Anti-Blue-Light technology that traps up to 90 percent of shortwave blue light […]

June 24, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 418

Carmudi PH makes your online car selling and buying process easy

Mobility News

What’s your online car exchange experience? Was it smooth and straightforward, or was it plagued with ambiguity and hesitation? No matter what their age, cars are big-ticket items that cost anywhere from five to eight figures. The last thing you want is to deal with someone who can’t make up their mind, whether that person is buying […]

June 23, 2016 by Jonah Mendoza 534

Commercial trucks carry Isuzu Philippines’ momentum

Mobility News

Strong demand for light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks have lifted Isuzu Philippines Corporation’s (IPC) performance in May, sustaining the company’s upward momentum that began at the onset of 2016. Sales of Isuzu’s commercial trucks totaled to 2,183 from January to May this year, registering a 39.1-percent spike over the 1,569 units that were sold during […]

June 22, 2016 by Jonah Mendoza 501

Team Suzuki Pilipinas sets records at Suzuki Asian Challenge

Motorcycles

The third leg of the Suzuki Asian Challenge (SAC) proved to be a success for Team Suzuki Pilipinas as they notched a couple of firsts for the nation, proving once again that the country’s grassroots racers belong right up there with the world’s best. Taking place at the Suzuka International Circuit in Japan, the local […]

June 21, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 587

Nissan unveils Kicks, its all-new global compact crossover

Mobility News

Nissan’s global leadership in the crossover segment will be further strengthened by the arrival of the all-new Nissan Kicks. The production Nissan Kicks retains the basic design cues taken from the Kicks Concept – first shown at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in 2014 – and is a stylish crossover built for busy city-dwellers to […]

June 21, 2016 by Jonah Mendoza 700

Chinese General Hospital Gets Equipment Upgrade

News

Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center (CGHMC), one of the oldest and most prestigious healthcare institutions in the Philippines and under the leadership of philanthropist Dr. James Dy, revealed its modernization initiative in a MOA signing with Bullseye Solutions, Inc. (BSI) and Samsung Electronics last April 28. At the core of the modernization effort is […]

June 20, 2016 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 653

Mynt to serve as one-stop shop for financial services using every Pinoy’s mobile phone

News

Mynt, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, is leveraging on the immense popularity of cellular phones in offering a one-stop shop for financial services to boost financial inclusion among Filipinos. At present, mobile penetration in the Philippines has already reached 113 percent as compared to banking penetration of only 31 percent.  In fact, three-out-of-four Filipinos […]

June 20, 2016 by Jonah Mendoza 648

Parade: HP PageWide XL 8000

Parade

Part of HP’s large format printer series, the PageWide XL 8000 combines the functions of two printers in one capable device, cost-efficient device. This large format printer is capable of producing monochrome and color prints at a breakthrough speed 60-percent faster than printers in its class, making it one of the fastest large format monochrome […]

June 19, 2016 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 477

GadgetsLab: Dell Inspiron 3162

Gadgetslab

Specifications: Dimensions: 20.8-22.23 x 292 x 196 mm Weight: starts at 1.22 kg Processor: Intel Celeron Processor N3050 (2MB cache, up to 2.16GHz) Hard Drive Options: 500GB 5400 rpm Display: 11.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) anti-glare LED-backlit Battery: 32 WHr, built-in 2-cell (non-removable) Operating System: Windows 10 Connectivity: 802.11bgn/Bluetooth 4.0/HDMI/USB 3.0/USB 2.0/microSD reader What’s Hot: […]

June 18, 2016 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 612

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