google-site-verification=8WY2bCNHjVeqL52nRoYWwFU_gZm8Y6KGRLYVpzh2ESw XSTIG: July 2016

Saturday, July 30, 2016

SM Cinemas now accepts GCash for online movie ticket purchase

GCash, the mobile money service of Globe Telecom, is now accepted for online movie ticket purchase at all SM Cinemas nationwide via the GMovies app, giving Globe and TM customers who do not own credit cards an alternative way to reserve and pay for cinema seats without having to fall in line.

The partnership makes GCash the first mobile money operator to be accepted by SM Cinemas through GMovies in tandem with ePLUS, SM’s integrated e-wallet and loyalty system.  At present, SM Cinema operates over 300 2D and 3D screens, 8 IMAX Theaters and 13 Director’s Club Cinemas for a total market share of over 50 percent.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Dell Philippines Introduces New Inspiron 2-in-1 Lineup, Offering Powerful and Stylish Computing with Exceptional Flexibility

Dell Philippines today announced a new line of Inspiron 2-in-1s that are ideal for students, young professionals and families seeking an affordable solution to meet their everyday computing needs. The new lineup includes Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1 and Dell Inspiron 13 5000 2-in-1.

The completely refreshed 2016 Inspiron 2-in-1 lineup offers the mainstream 5000 Series and an entry-level 3000 Series that boasts vibrant colors and fun designs suitable for students starting their new school year. These new devices come with a wide range of processor options and configurable features, enabling students, families and users looking for great value to connect, learn and achieve more.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Selfies bring out the best in you, experts say

Whether it’s an artistic shot, a glam pic, or a duckface, the selfie is a way of celebrating different aspects of “who you are.”

Various studies have linked the selfie with self-obsession. But Dr. Pamela Rutledge, director of the Media Psychology Research Center, pointed out in her column for Psychology Today that “in spite of the wealth of negative headlines, there are several reasons for selfies that have nothing to do with narcissism.”

“Selfies offer the opportunities to show facets of yourself, such as the artsy side, the silly side, or the glamorous side,” Rutledge said.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Get mind-blowing deals with the Samsung Curve It Up promo

​Have you outgrown your small-sized TV and would like to enhance your TV viewing experience?

Shift from a flat TV to a curved TV and discover a new dimension in TV viewing with the Samsung Curve It Up promo. From July 13 to July 31, get a chance to take home a second TV or as much as Php 32,000 worth of gifts with every Samsung Curved TV purchase. 

Get a 32" Smart TV when you buy a 55" Curved UHD TV. Alternatively, get a 32" LED TV when you buy a 49" Curved UHD TV. Lastly, customers can take home a 24" LED TV when they buy a 40" Curved Full HD TV. On top of these, customers can enjoy up to 7,000 Mabuhay Miles points and 1 year iflix subscription worth Php 1,500.

Unlike flat TVs, Samsung Curved TVs offer a truly immersive experience. Its wrap-around effect allows viewers to see more on screen and makes images larger than they are for a more enjoyable TV viewing experience. Samsung Curved TVs also causes less eye strain which makes TV series marathons a relaxing experience even after hours of non-stop viewing. 

WebGeek DevCup Hackathon 2016 Registration Starts July 18th

For the fifth consecutive year, WebGeek will host its annual hackathon, DevCup, on August 20-21, 2016 at the Meralco Multi-purpose Hall in Ortigas.

DevCup aims to bring together amazing developers, designers, and technology professionals to create innovative apps and showcase the Philippine developer talent. Participants are provided with a theme in which they must develop their app and they are given two days to complete their app to be presented to the judges.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

TechBox Raining Gadgets Sale kicks off today!

As an exciting treat for gadget enthusiasts and smartphone aficionados, TechBox is now offering up to 80% markdowns on selected smartphones and digital accessories, with discounted prices starting as low as Php25.

TechBox, a mobile and digital accessories retailing company, began its operations in 2013, operating Lenovo concept stores and multi-brand kiosks in the Philippines. In the last quarter of 2015, TechBox opened its branches at key malls in the metro, including Robinsons Galleria, SM Megamall and SM North Edsa. Today, TechBox has a total of 69 outlets nationwide, and is investing in an in-line, multi-brand retail presence this year.

“This season’s mid-sale is our way of thanking our loyal customers who have made TechBox their go-to store for gadgets and mobile accessories,” says Mitsuru Kikunaga, TechBox Chief Executive Adviser. “We are likewise excited to bring the TechBox brand to more locations in the Philippines in the coming months,” he adds.

Friday, July 8, 2016

ASUS Philippines Concludes Three-leg Workshop Series Facilitated by Industry Mavens Jason Magbanua, RJ Ledesma and Victor Basa

L-R: ASUS Philippines Technical PR Manager Alvin Estacio,
 Jason Magbanua with the ASUS Zenbook,
and ASUS Philippines PR Head Anvey Factora
 at the last leg of the Incredible Workshops Series
ASUS Philippines wraps up a three-part workshop series aimed at empowering people for their life’s passions.

ASUS Philippines successfully concluded the Incredible Workshop Series with the final session hosted by one of the country’s most sought-after wedding videographer and storyteller, Jason Magbanua, at Blue Leaf Filipinas in Macapagal Avenue, ASEANA Complex, Paranaque City.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Pokemon Go Is Here! But Don't Celebrate Yet!

We were welcomed with such great news that Pokemon Go is now available on mobile. The roll-out has been long awaited by fans (like me) which grew up with the Pokemon battle/capture games which paved the way for the best selling games for Nintendo.

Along with the anticipation for Pokemon Sun and Moon which also be released this year, Pokemon Go which will rely on augmented reality for an experience of being an explorer that will lead to encounters with Pokemon that will appear in certain areas. And like a Pokemon trainer, you will have to catch, battle, trade and actually walk and explore the vicinity (and beyond) just to catch'em.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

LG Philippines announces the arrival of Hi-M Solutek, the world leading HVAC service and maintenance company

The world’s leading Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) service and maintenance company Hi-M Solutek arrives in the Philippines as the subsidiary of global technology innovator LG Electronics for optimal indoor environmental comfort. With its topnotch HVAC solutions brought by test and installation commissioning for chillers, as well as repairs and maintenance for air conditioners and chillers in warranty through its Total Maintenance System (TMS), Hi-M Solutek has the ideal technology to back up LG Philippines’ powerful Commercial Air Conditioners (CAC) in the most energy-efficient and functional way possible. 

Seen in the photo during the announcement at Shangri-La at the Fort are (L-R): LGEPH Air Conditioning and Energy Solutions VP Mr. Steve Kim, LGEPH Managing Director Mr. Sung Woo Nam, Hi-M Solutek Philippines Director Mr. James Park and LG Asia Regional HQ Director Mr. Yong Kim. Hi-M Solutek currently operates in 30 offices and 5,000 maintenance sites in LG Korea and will soon start its operations in the Philippines for improved after-sales service via its Facility Maintenance System (FMS), Energy Management System (EMS) and Remote Control System (RCS).