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Canon votes earth

In the first global election between earth and global warming, Canon Marketing Philippines votes earth. For one whole hour on March 28, Canon will turn off its billboards in the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and in Cebu, along with all lights in all its offices, branches, and service centers nationwide in support of Earth Hour 2009.

“Here at Canon, we take the environment seriously and participating in Earth Hour is just one of the ways we do this,” said Canon Marketing Philippines president Ramon Arteficio. “Climate change is a matter that we cannot afford to ignore and it will take all of our efforts to combat it.”

This is the second time that Canon joins Earth Hour. Last year, aside from switching off its billboard and office lights, the company gathered employee pledges to turn off their lights at home.
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Posted by on March 26, 2009 in Canon

 

mATX ROG Rampage II GENE Motherboard Delivers Max Performance in Mini Form Factor

ASUS, the world’s leading producer of motherboards, released the new X58-based ROG (Republic of Gamers) Rampage II GENE in response to overwhelming demand for a mATX gaming and enthusiast motherboard. Hailing from ASUS’ world record-breaking Rampage II lineage, the Rampage II GENE boasts premium features such as MemOK! for worry-free memory upgrades, CPU Level Up for easy system performance boosts, and onboard SupremeFX X-Fi for true-to-life surround sound.

Atomic in Size, Atomic in Power
With the Rampage II GENE, ASUS has masterfully filled the mATX gap in its lauded ROG product line. For the first time, users will be able to harness the full power of the Intel® Core™ i7 processor in a chassis the fraction of the size and weight of an ATX desktop PC. The Rampage II GENE’s awesome combination of overclockability, tweakability and stability enable it to easily outgun other full-sized ATX.
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Posted by on March 26, 2009 in Asus

 

OLYCLUB Philippines Conquers Mt. Pinatubo

OLYCLUBPH, the official camera club of Olympus users in the Philippines, with a good bunch of our members went on a trek to conquer Mount Pinatubo last March 14, 2009 via Capas, Tarlac route.

It was a first for most of us so we took the usual one hour shortcut called the “Skyway” on 4×4 off-road jeeps. We are left with around 1 ½ hour leisurely hike that did a good number of calories from us before we are rewarded with the picturesque view of the crater.

We manage to get plenty of good pictures with our Olympus digital cameras and Zuiko digital lenses despite the cloudy and somewhat gloomy weather that day.

The club participants of the trek are very much thankful to OLYMPUS for supporting us and special thanks to our Olympians Resty Familara and Arthur Feliciano for organizing the trip.

 
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Posted by on March 24, 2009 in Axis Global

 

Rendition Memory Exclusively Distributed by Asian Technologies Computer Corporation

February 20, 2009 marked the day Rendition memory was first made locally available, exclusively distributed by Asian Technologies Computer Corporation (Asiantech). Available models include the Rendition

What is Rendition
Rendition memory is basically Crucial memory repackaged to suit third-world markets looking for low-cost, high-quality solutions. However, it must be noted that the difference in price does not affect the quality of the product. A Rendition 667 model typically offers 333 Mhz of memory speed, reduced refresh rates of 7.8 us, 64-bit module widths, module voltages at SSTL 1.8, and memory timings of 5-5-5-15 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 20-43-3-5-3 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR).
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Posted by on March 17, 2009 in AsianTech

 

ASUS Unveils Smart and Energy-Saving Displays for Work and Entertainment

ASUS, a leader in the production of LCD monitors, is proud to unveil an array of innovative and energy-efficient LCD monitors that are geared not only to provide convenience to the user, but also protect the environment. These LCD monitors represent a leap forward in LCD manufacturing, and combine contemporary styling and user-centric innovations to deliver uncompromising performance.

EzLink Series – Work Smarter and Faster with Wireless Connectivity
The ASUS Wireless LCD Monitor is a breakthrough in user-centric design, providing professionals with a minimalist approach in terms of connecting a monitor to a desktop or notebook. The new generation EzLink technology enables users to connect displays either via Wireless Host Controller Interface (WHCI) or Wireless USB HWA (Host Wire Adapter) which delivers the same performance as a conventional display.
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Posted by on March 16, 2009 in Asus

 

Epson 3LCD Projectors: Recognized as World No. 1 for 8 Years

Epson, a world leader in digital imaging, has won global recognition for its sales of 3-Chip Liquid Crystal Display (3LCD) projectors and the design of its products from a reputed research firm and a prestigious, international design panel.

In February 2009, renowned international market research firm, Futuresource Consulting Ltd affirmed that Epson, had for 8 consecutive years (2001 to 2008), been the global leader in projector sales. In 2008, Epson’s market share had expanded by 17.09% (versus 2007), achieving a commanding 20.62% share of the digital projectors market world-wide.

In South and Southeast Asia, Epson 3LCD projectors lead the market with 15.2% share of a highly fragmented market of more than 30 competing brands. Epson believes that its success in the projection market is attributed to the technological superiority of 3LCD, its comprehensive range of projectors products, and its excellent after-sale services.
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Posted by on March 16, 2009 in Epson

 

Eastern increases in manpower by 12% for 2009

Eastern Communications, the country’s pioneer telecommunications company, is hiring an additional 12% of its current workforce to meet expansion plans for 2009.

“Eastern’s expansion program is essential if it is to achieve its revenue target of 5 billion pesos. While the company will be conservative in its spending in the present, given the global economic slowdown, we will not sacrifice the quality of the future,” said Edwin Domingo, marketing and business development head of Eastern Communications.
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Posted by on March 11, 2009 in Eastern Telecom