google-site-verification=8WY2bCNHjVeqL52nRoYWwFU_gZm8Y6KGRLYVpzh2ESw XSTIG: September 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NGOs, Business Leaders, And Public Figures Launch 'Connectivity Declaration' Demanding Internet Access For All And Implementation Of The Global Goals

Prominent leaders from the global development community, technology industry, the arts and entertainment joined today in an unprecedented call for world leaders to implement the promise within the newly agreed Global Goals that universal internet access become a reality by 2020.

This week, world leaders are gathered at the United Nations to approve the Global Goals, a new global development blueprint aimed at solving the most pressing social and economic challenges of our time. Recognizing the indispensable role the internet plays in creating jobs and opportunities, enabling access to essential public services, advancing human rights and justice, and ensuring government transparency and accountability, the Declaration calls on governments around the world to work together with innovators to finally deliver access to every person, every where.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Happy 17th Google!

This search engine has been a monumental part of the internet that has been part of our lives for those who  rely on the internet to get information, news, images, videos, and even more. Now it celebrates it's 17th birthday with another google doodle.

Although this has been the tradition of Google for its birthday, there was a time that it used to celebrate it on September 26, not 27. Since it is "born" in the web it does go beyond time zones and technically spawned between those dates. There were also instances that the it was celebrated on September 7 and 8, but in 2013 Google finally decided to stick with September 27 as its official birthday.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Alcatel Reveals Flash 2 and Its Exclusive Sale On Lazada!

The Flash Series of Alcatel is one of the brand's most coveted units which has consumers wanting more. Even with the earlier models, it has be well received and quickly ran out of stock minutes on its launch on the online store Lazada. Now they are offering a new model for this series with Alcatel Flash 2 that will be launched by the end of the month still on Lazada.

TheAlcatel Flash 2 comes in with an even stronger focus on mobile photography than ever before. Fresh with their new brand color “Flash Green” signifying innovation, youth and energy, the Alcatel Flash 2 builds upon Alcatel Flash’s commitment in providing mobile users a unique mobile photography experience – mobigraphy.“Mobigraphy is not just an action, but is now a lifestyle. We understand this from the very beginning when we created the Flash series,” Albert Wong, General Manager, Alcatel Flash. “What we have done for Alcatel Flash 2 is to continue to improve on what we already have and make it better yet at the same time continue to provide accessibility and convenience to the users to shoot their best moments.”

Friday, September 18, 2015

Style in a Flash: OPPO Launches the R7 Series

Just a month after the release of the Mirror 5, OPPO Philippines continues to bring more in the table with the launch of the R7 Series. The R7 Series ensures its users with the best the global electronics company has to offer and comes in two variations, the 5”-screened R7 Lite and the more powerful 6”-screened R7 Plus.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Windows 10 is Here! To Upgrade or Not Upgrade?

Windows 10 is here and it is free!

Many has been anticipating the official rollout of Windows 10 to existing windows 7 and 8 users for free, and what makes it more exciting is the features that it brings to users. They said it is the "Best Windows Ever" and has mixed receptions for new and exiting Microsoft users. But is there a need to upgrade to the new windows 10?

Let us look at some of the features and decipher them according to their use:

Personalize the ambience of your home conveniently and easily with the new Philips Scene Switch 2-in 1 LED bulb

A product innovation, the new 2-in-1 LED light bulb changes from warm white light to cool daylight with just a flick of a regular switch

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting, introduces its new Philips Scene Switch LED bulbs for the home. A new lighting product innovation for 2015, the 2-in-1 LED bulb allows homeowners to enjoy the benefits of warm white light and cool daylight in a single light bulb with just a flick of a regular switch, with no re-wiring, retrofitting or extra accessories needed.

For many homeowners, both warm white (yellow) light and cool daylight (white) light are important for different tasks. This is not surprising as many homeowners conduct a variety of activities within the same space at home, and hence the need for both task lighting for productive work as well as ambient lighting for specific occasions.

Friday, September 11, 2015

PLDT, Microsoft to boost PH IT education, launches Digital Campus Suite

Leading telecoms and multi-media service provider PLDT, through its business unit PLDT SME Nation, has launched together with global IT giant Microsoft Philippines a new service package called the Digital Campus Suite that will enable students and academes access to online learning programs and to earn IT (Information technology) certifications for critical IT skills that are now in-demand in today’s digitally driven industries. 

“We at PLDT are confident that this partnership can significantly contribute to enriching the digital content of Philippine education. By enabling schools through these programs, we are helping them, both educator and student, to gain new critical skills and learn IT courses with globally competitive technology programs that have become essential in today’s digital work place,” said PLDT Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Go Manila Helps You Survive The Urban Metropolis

Envisioned for both local residents and tourists, Go Manila seeks to make life easy in an otherwise complicated Urban Jungle.

In a click of a button, you can have full access to real time Traffic Livestream, locate and contact Emergency Locations and Hotlines and discover the historic capital of the Philippines at the tip of your finger with easy access to popular tourist destinations, restaurants and nightspots.

Features :

* TRAFFIC LIVESTREAM - Get instant and real time access to Manila's major thoroughfares. Livestream will provide a link to the hundreds of high def CCTV's installed in various parts of the Metro. Never get stuck in traffic again as these live feeds will provide you ample time to look for alternative route.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

OPPO-Lazada Partnership starts Sept 15 for the R7 Series

Following the successful launch of the Mirror 5, global electronics company OPPO announces Lazada as their newest partner. The partnership will start on September 15 which is also the launch date of the OPPO R7 Series,

The R7 series comes in two variations – the 5” screened R7 Lite and the more powerful 6” screened R7 Plus. Both phones run on OPPO’s newest OS, the ColorOS 2.1, and have a plethora of unique features that will ensure an easy, top of the line experience.

The OPPO R7 Series will be available in every OPPO store and retailers nationwide. Lazada, the country’s largest online store, will also carry the OPPO R7 series in their store. Prices of the phones will be announced on the day of release.

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Acer Unveils New Predator 15 and 17, its Most Powerful Gaming Notebooks Ever

Acer took the wraps off its highly anticipated line of Predator gaming notebooks. Designed for those with a need for speed, the Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks combine powerful 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with high-performance NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, fast DDR4 memory, PCIe solid state drives, advanced cooling and stellar audio capabilities. Sporting red accents and a black chassis with geometric lines and soft texture coating for extra grip, the Predator notebooks are ready to tackle any challenge.

Full Throttle Acceleration

For extreme performance, all models include the 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, while select models feature NVIDIA GeForce GTX980 graphics, up to 32GB of DDR4 memory and enterprise level 512GB NVMe PCIe solid state drives2, which can transfer a 10GB movie within 4 seconds. In addition, full USB 3.1 Type-C support allows the ultra-fast transfer of files, movies, songs and photos between external storage devices.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

One Amazing Computer Now in Zero24 Installments: Beyond the Box’s MacBook Air Lifestyle Bundles

Now is the perfect time to turn your dream into reality. Starting today, September 1st, the MacBook Air 11” & 13” 128GB variants will be available in super easy Zero24 installments and will be offered with three unique lifestyle bundles at no extra cost.

The Most Beautiful Laptop You Can Own

It’s not an overstatement. The MacBook Air is the most beautiful laptop you can own.

From the outside, the aluminum unibody design looks modern and minimalist. The tapering edges also make the laptop genuinely attractive and impressive. Although it’s the same chassis design we’ve been seeing since 2010, there’s really nothing to complain about since it resonates with ’premiumness’ that you can only get from Apple.