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Toyota launches New Avanza (with spec sheet)

Mobility News

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) unveiled the new and improved  Avanza, the brand’s best-selling compact multi-purpose vehicle which has sold over 50,000 units nationwide since its introduction in 2006. In his welcome remarks, TMP president Michinobu Sugata said “we first introduced this vehicle to local shores back in 2006. Just like all the other models in […]

September 2, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 555

Starmobile holds nationwide smartphone sale

News

Starmobile has slashed up to PHP 1,000 off the price tags of the Up Snap, Up HD, Up Vision, Jump Neo, and Knight Vision. “We are thrilled to offer our quad-core devices at more affordable price points,” said Starmobile vice chairman and product development head Michael Chen. “This will give more Filipinos a chance to […]

September 2, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 277

Power Mac Center wraps up Pixelworx art and technology campaign

News

Power Mac Center has introduced four new art ambassadors and awarded the winners of its multimedia competition as it culminated its Pixelworx campaign, the brand’s celebration of ideas, art, and technology. Power Mac Center’s four art ambassadors, Jay Contreras, Electrolychee (Marcus Nada and Bru Nada), Nikki Luna, and Leeroy New, spent the previous two months […]

September 2, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 308

Petron Value Card Offers Special Bonus Points

Mobility News

Petron Corporation, the country’s leading oil company, is giving its loyal Petron Value Card holders even more reasons to smile with the introduction of special bonus points. Normally, fueling up with Petron Blaze 100 Euro 4, Petron XCS, Petron Xtra Advance, Petron Super Xtra Gasoline, Petron Turbo Diesel or Petron Diesel Max allows you to […]

September 1, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 309

Kymco Philippines celebrates world record feat

Motorcycles

After gathering 300 riders and setting the world record for the largest simultaneous motorcycle tire burnout last April 11, 2015, Kymco Philippines treated the individuals involved for a night of celebration at the Tiendesitas Food Village last Friday, August 28. Additionally, guests were able to catch a special screening of the second episode of Ride […]

September 1, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 266

Globe Telecom expands global reach through partnership with Orange’s Libon app

News

Globe Telecom’s International Business Group continues its efforts to amplify its global footprint and extend its convenient services to Filipinos across the world through its partnership with global telco operator, Orange, to launch the Libon Out “Philippines with Globe” package offer. Through the partnership, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) using the Libon app can now enjoy […]

September 1, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 285

Parade: Euroo Achiever 2 in 1

Parade

Made for achievers in the workplace, this 2 in 1 backpack will help you go through each task-filled day with ease. The Achiever has an integrated compartment for laptops up to 15.6-inch in size. For style and comfort, it can be either carried as a backpack or a carry-on bag. As for accessories and stuff […]

August 30, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 273

Unboxed: ASUS Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL)

News

Our friends at ASUS recently sent us the newly launched Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL). Launched by no less than ASUS CEO Jerry Chen at the #ZenFestival held last Saturday, the Selfie is obviously their photography-centric model with its front and rear 13 mega pixel cameras with dual LED real tone flash and laser auto focus. Check […]

August 30, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 344

Parade: Halo Jersey

Parade

The Halo Jersey is a folio-type case fashioned to complement the sophisticated look of your Samsung Galaxy S6. A combination of style, function, and protection, it comes with a matte plastic case inside attached to its PU leather case exterior that folds in a way that allows horizontal viewing. It also seamlessly pairs with your […]

August 29, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 241

Parade: WD Red Pro

Parade

Hard disk drives There’s literally no harm in having more than enough disk space for all your multimedia files–the danger lies in choosing subpar drives that are just one bump away from catastrophic failure. WD realizes just how important your data is and have updated their WD Red Pro with bigger 5TB and 6TB capacities […]

August 29, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 272

WD now offers Black line of hard drives in 6TB capacities

Parade

WD has just announced the expansion of its award-winning WD Black line of performance hard drives up to 6 TB capacity. The WD Black 6TB hard drives present just the right solution for gamers and professionals in need of high-performance desktop systems and workstations. These hard drives combine 7200 RPM peformance, a 128 MB cache, […]

August 29, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 348

All-new Hyundai Tucson on the road to Boracay

Mobility News

Built like an SUV, handles like a sedan, and with the footprint of a subcompact, the Hyundai Tucson is a vehicle that, in the words of the great Muhammad Ali, “floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.” With its decisively powerful revs and comfortable interior, Hyundai bills the all-new Tucson as a dual-purpose car […]

August 28, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 522

Toyota Vios Cup Gears Up for Manila Leg

Mobility News

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is gearing up for the third leg of the 2015 Vios Cup slated for next weekend, September 5-6, 2015 at Mall of Asia, Bayside road in Pasay City. After taking the heat to the Clark International Speedway and the Cebu City SRP Circuit, Toyota is finally bringing the waku-doki motorsports experience […]

August 28, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 361

PLDT partners with Microsoft to launch Digital Campus Suite

News

Two industry giants, PLDT and Microsoft, have partnered to launch a new service package called the Digital Campus Suite which will give students and academes access to online learning programs and to earn information technology (IT) certifications for critical IT skills. Though the Digital Campus Suite, schools will have high-speed connectivity with PLDT myDSL Biz or […]

August 27, 2015 by Belle Alba 470

2 months of free Globe internet with the OPPO Mirror 5

News

To celebrate the launch of its newest smartphone, every purchase of an OPPO Mirror 5 smartphone comes with a free Globe prepaid SIM  with 100MB of monthly data for two months. This allows you to enjoy surfing the net anytime, anywhere with your new OPPO phone. The OPPO Mirror 5 comes with the latest ColorOS 2.1, and […]

August 27, 2015 by Belle Alba 370

Parade: Halo Lucas

Parade

If you’re in the market for a new iPad case, the Halo Lucas is a protective case that’s made to fit your budget, style, and needs right out of the box. This sleek and simple case is made of textured PU leather for stylishly toting your iPad around. Keeping scratches from your tech investment is […]

August 27, 2015 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 397

All hail Team Green: Razer opens first Philippine Store

Gaming

After thousands of Filipino fans made it clear that the country should be next in line for a dedicated Razer hub, Razer co-founder, CEO, and creative director Min-Liang Tan has officially brought the “For Gamers. By Gamers” brand into local shores. Situated at the fourth level Cyberzone of SM City North EDSA’s Annex, the Razer […]

August 27, 2015 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 963

Don’s Original Spanish Churros is now open for franchising

News

A huge selection snacks readily available in food carts are widely circulating in malls, commercial establishments, parks, cinemas and etc. One of these is the popular snack called churro – made up of fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with different dips. Don’s Original Spanish Churros is your one stop shop to satisfy […]

August 26, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 417

Smart launches the Batibot Mobile App together with the Community of Learners Foundation and OrangeFix

News

Smart Communications launches the Batibot Mobile App together with the Community of Learners Foundation (COLF) and startup partner OrangeFix. The Batibot app is an educational tool that promotes literacy by developing children’s love for storytelling. It can be downloaded for free for Android devices from the Google Play Store. This app was designed specifically for […]

August 26, 2015 by Jonah Mendoza 407

BYD Opens Batangas Dealership

Mobility News

Solar Transport and Automotive Resources, Corp. (STAR Corp.), the exclusive distributor of BYD vehicles in the Philippines, recently opened its newewst dealership in Concepcion, Batangas with an additional showroom in San Pascual, Batangas.  The newly opened dealership will cater to the needs of customers from the Batangas, Laguna, Quezon and Cavite areas, offering sales, service […]

August 26, 2015 by Mika Fernandez-David 356

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