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October 31, 2012

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8, New Features and New Phones

It's official folks! Windows Phone 8 was launched last October 29 in San Fransisco, its latest version of the company’s smartphone operating system. Windows Phone 8 offers a truly personal phone experience, connecting you to the people and things that matter most.


Live Tiles are the heart and soul of Windows Phone, and no other phone has them. People can arrange the iconic Start screen however they want by pinning their favorite people, apps, music, games, photos and more.

Developers ON: IRRI and SMART present: BIGAS Hackathon

Head's up developers! here's another challenge for you, it's another hackathon but this time it will focus on helping our IRRI(International Rice Research Institute).


What it is:
BIGAS Hackathon is a two-day developer event and hackathon hosted by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Smart Communications, Inc.(Smart) and powered by SMART Developer Network (SMART DevNet), the developer community for Smart's technology platform. We're inviting existing and aspiring developers to create a web and/or mobile app that can be used to further enhance the impact of IRRI technologies especially in their delivery to farmers.

October 30, 2012

Devfest for Visayas: Globe Labs foster tech ecosystem in Visayas with Google Developers Group DevFest

Globe Labs, the dynamic and innovative developer community of Globe Telecom, is bringing the latest technologies to Cebu and Bacolod through the first ever GDG DevFest in the region with the help of the Google Developers Group - Philippines (GDG-PH).

GDG DevFest is a community-organized event that provides the opportunity for tech enthusiasts to learn about Google technologies and products and interact with local product developers. Tech experts will also be around to answer questions, discuss the latest from Google, and share industry practices on how to improve web quality.

October 29, 2012

SMART DevNet presents Foursquare Hack Day Philippines 2012

Calling all developers! Build the next great SoLoMo app in our hackathon! Hooray for all the developers! If you are one of us, why not test your skills on creating the next big app. Join the SMART DevNet presents Foursquare Hack Day Philippines 2012 #4SQHackPH


Here's what you need to do first;
  • Get your awesome team organized and do a brainstorming on what awesome app you can come up with.
  • Make sure the team have chemistry, communication is the name of the game so that you can all have the same goal.
  • Get those goals, and come with a winning attitude on the dat of the event.
  • Have Fun!!!
  • Mark your calendar Saturday, December 1, 2012

October 28, 2012

Gear4 StreetParty Wireless Portable Speaker

I'm always on the look for a quality speakers with wireless capability that is portable and with affordable price tag, I was one of the attendees in Astroplus BlogConnect event last October 27 and one the the products presented was the Gear4 StreetParty Wireless.
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The Astroplus BlogConnect is an event where bloggers get a chance to see the newest products of Speakers, Docks, Headsets and accessories from different brands, and one of the presenter was Gear4.

October 27, 2012

Lenovo K860 an Android 5-Inch QuadCore at only Php 19,999

Lenovo is busy releasing Android Phones left and right, and now their newest offering is another first affordable quad-core Phone the K860.

Lenovo S880

This new Lenovo K860 is the updated brother of the Lenovo K880 the first 5-inch powered by 1Ghz processor and a Dual-SIM Phone.

October 26, 2012

Acer Unveiled new Aspire Series PC’s with Iconia Tab Series Tablet PC’s with Windows 8 Pre-Installed

Acer Philippines unveiled their newest Windows 8 PC and Tablets in the market, the Event was themed “I’m Ready for the GR8 Change” last October 23.

Acer Windows 8

Acer Introduced the new Aspire U Series an All in One PC,  the new Aspire S7 Ultrabook, Iconia Tab W510 tablet PC and the Iconia Tab W700 table PC, which will include the new Windows 8 Operating systems from Microsoft.

October 25, 2012

Globe launches first LTE data roaming service; partners with China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited and SK Telecom in Korea two of the biggest networks in Asia

Well it looks like Globe Telecommunication is really rolling out LTE Data service not only here in Philippines but also with their partner networks within ASIA Pacific.

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Globe Telecommunication achieves another milestone as it launches today the first LTE roaming service as part of its continued thrust to provide the best customer experience. Globe is the first telecommunications company to offer LTE data roaming.

Acer Predator G3620 Desktop The Next Level Gaming Rig


As the online gaming community continues to grow and become more and more mainstream and even the number of casual gamers increasing exponentially, stunning graphics performance, advanced multimedia features, coupled with a contemporary design, are true must features for the 21st Century gaming desktop.


The Acer Predator G3620 is the newest and most advanced multimedia center that promises eye-catching performance and combines smart features and premium design. 

October 24, 2012

MyRewards MyGlobe Sale Extended until October 31

Good news to all Globe users with My Rewards, you have until October 31, 2012 to redeem your rewards points.

Hundreds of thousands of subscribers have used over 30 million points and enjoyed redeeming rewards at half the required points with the Globe Rewards Sale. Aside from the 50% discount, subscribers can also enjoy the program’s gifting feature where they can gift rewards to their friends and loved ones with a simple text, with the items delivered right at their doorsteps.

October 23, 2012

Globe unveils initial range of exclusive LTE Smartphones Line-up, Samsung Galaxy S III, , HTC One XL, ZTE T81 and Huawei Ascend P1 LTE

Globe Telecom announces its initial and exclusive line-up of smartphones running on its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, providing subscribers with blazing mobile browsing speeds, as well as better quality SMS and voice experience.

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Starting this quarter, Globe will be the first Philippine Telco to offer the latest LTE-enabled smartphones in its Globe Stores, in time for the launch of the country’s first-ever mobile 4G LTE network from Globe.

October 21, 2012

Sony Electronics Unveiled new line of Projectors, VPL-D100 Series and VPL-E200 Series

Sony Philippines recently released their newest line of Projectors, the event was held at Dusit Hotel Makati with a theme of Sony Bedazzle - Projector Launch.

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The Sony VPL-D100 series and VPL-E200 series projector are the main attractions during the night of the event. Not to mention the Broadway setup and presentation.

October 20, 2012

Libratone LIVE and Libratone LOUNGE Speakers Announce and Priced

Libratone sounds new, right! well they are really new, it’s Danish company with its roots in acclaimed Steinway Lyngdorf audio.

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Libratone Speakers takes advantage of AirPlay technology designed by Apple to transmit audio and video instantly from source to source within a Wi-Fi network.

October 19, 2012

Acer P238HL Olympic Games Edition: A 23-inch LED-backlit monitor Priced Php 9,000

The Acer P238HL Olympic Games Edition. is the special-edition P238HL reflects Acer's commitment to design excellence and technological innovation.

ACER P238

It also carries the spirit of the world's greatest sporting event, the Olympic Games, of which Acer is a Worldwide Partner and official supporter.

October 18, 2012

Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabook: A Game-Changer

Acer's next-generation Aspire Timeline Ultrabook delivers power and performance in an ultra-thin, lightweight package. Introducing the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Series: the tech pioneer's latest demonstration of power and performance in an extremely thin and lightweight package.
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The next generation of Acer's acclaimed Aspire Timeline series of high-performance notebooks is a true game-changer. All 20 millimeters of it.

October 17, 2012

Western Digital Announces the new My Book Thunderbolt Duo 8 TB and My Book 4 TB External Drives

WD® is expanding its selection of high capacity and high speed external storage solutions for Mac and PC users with the introduction of the My Book Thunderbolt Duo 8 TB – the highest capacity My Book ever -- and My Book 4 TB external hard drive models.

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My Book Thunderbolt Duo 8 TB external hard drive
The My Book Thunderbolt Duo 8 TB drive, designed specifically for creative pros and Mac enthusiasts who work with large files such as high-resolution photos and HD videos, will ship with a Thunderbolt cable in the box for added convenience.

October 15, 2012

Gear 4 a new Breed of Speakers and docks for iOS Devices

Are you a music lover and love to share your music collection to your friends and families, but a bit shy in using the build-in speakers of your iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad gadgets. Well Gear 4 will do that job for you. Gear4 is owned and managed by UK-based Disruptive Limited just launch their series of speakers and docks. 



This year the British brand has partnered with Iontech, Inc. - the Philippines’ leading distributor for IT and consumer electronics - to introduce their speaker systems and accessories here in the country. Iontech believes that Gear4’s sound quality and the innovation that they introduce into every product from the entry level to the flagship models will make a big impression on the Philippine market.

October 14, 2012

Pugad Baboy the Comic Strip: "Ambrosia the DPA"

Here's another week of Pol Medina's Pugad Baboy from the Inquirer Entertainment section of their online publication.


October 12, 2012

Startup Weekend Manila 3rd place winner - "Where's my doctor?"


Are you looking for a doctor?  Or do you want a quick diagnosis on what your ailment is?  These are typical concerns of an ordinary Pinoy who usually do not know who to consult when illness suddenly attacks.


Two teams who joined the 3rd edition of Startup Weekend Manila created solutions to such worries.  “Where’s my doctor?” and “HealthTxt” emerged as 1st and 2nd prize winners, respectively for their simple but useful initiatives.  “Where’s my doctor” also bagged the People’s Choice Award.

October 11, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note II now available on Globe for as low as P1799 monthly

Globe is now Accepting pre-order of Samsung Galaxy Note II under Globe Unli Surf Plan 999 with monthly cashout of P800*.



Users can enjoy the bigger and better Samsung Galaxy Note II built with a mighty 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, 3100mAh battery, 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display and 16:9 screen ratio, delivering powerful performance with its enhanced creativity tools. The postpaid plan already comes with unlimited data for uninterrupted mobile surfing, as well as 1 call and text combo freebie**.

October 09, 2012

Angry Birds STAR WARS coming in November 8

Rovio is taking Angry Birds to the next level and now the Force is within the next upcoming game which is the Angry Birds STAR WARS.


Rovio announced the newest Angry Birds Star Wars  game on their tumbler blogsite, this is inline with the celebration of 35th anniversary of the iconic film STAR WARS.

October 08, 2012

NBA 2K13 Release by X-Play Online now available on your Favorite Game Stores

X-Play Online Games, Inc. a subsidiary of IP e-games, has partnered with 2K Sports to launch the critically acclaimed NBA 2K13 in the Philippine market.


Top gaming website IGN recently called NBA 2K13 "possibly the greatest sports game of all-time." This year, 2K Sports transcends sports video games by joining forces with a multi-platinum recording artist JAY Z, who serves as the Executive Producer of this game.

October 07, 2012

Pugad Baboy the Comic Strip: "Ambrosia"

Who would not LOVE the Pugad Baboy comic strip on Philippine Daily Inquirer, before I make sure that we always have a copy of the sunday paper because one of the things I look forward in reading is the Entertainment section where the comic strip is.


Now! that most news are available in digital content, I was happy to find that my favorite Pugad Baboy can now be viewed online on http://www.inquirer.net/

October 06, 2012

Antec Announces the Availability of Earthwatts Platinum 650 Power Supply



Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, announces the availability of Earthwatts Platinum 650. The Earthwatts Platinum 650 is one of the most efficient PSU series ever created. This PSU helps you reduce your computer’s power consumption by 25% and has 7 level of protection that makes it one of the best choices available.


Global warming is now a hot issue; everyone is saying that we must conserve energy in order to use them longer.

October 05, 2012

CREATIVE Sound Announces the Blaster SBX Axx Bluetooth Speakers

Creative Sound BlasterAxx reveal it’s NEW sound blaster products the SBX Series, a Bluetooth wireless connectivity which cater our favorite tablet iPad or Android and it will connect wirelessly with remotely console from our tablet and iPhone gadget. 


What other new in these products comes with different sizes accordingly to your needs. SBX Series is comfortably and mobile wherever you may want too. You can place it to your living room, kitchen while cooking, playing classical music on to your study room and even playing lullaby to your kids room.

October 04, 2012

Rovio Angry Birds Star Wars Teaser

Folks at Rovio is cooking up something good again, they just posted a teaser image on their new Tumblr Blogsite and this time The Force is Strong.


This looks like the Force is strong on the Angry Birds, and they are saying that they have behind-the-scenes content, animations, comics, and much, much more.

October 03, 2012

SMART Nano SIM now available in Smart Stores for only Php40

This time around SMART just announced the availability of the nano-SIM on all of their select Smart Stores nationwide. Globe also made their nano-SIM available last month with the same price.


good news for Smart Postpaid and Smart Bro Postpaid subscribers you can have your current SIM now exchange to a SMART Nano for FREE.

October 02, 2012

Announcing the new HTC One X+ smartphone with 1.7GHz Quad Core Processor, 64GB Storage and More

I just got an email from HTC, announcing their newest offering, the HTC One X+ smartphone that packs with a lot of computing power and storage.


This HTC One X+ have a better battery and have a lot of features like Jelly bean out of the box compared found on its predecessor.

October 01, 2012

Bad Piggies: Get them on iOS, Android and Mac App Store

Bad Piggies anyone???
It's time to get the newest game from Rovio’s that gave us the ever popular Angry Birds, this time around the piggies are the star of the game.

Horayy!!! for Android users because you can download it at Google Play store for FREE... 

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