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GIGABYTE and Futuremark Announce Worldwide AMD Overclocking Competition

GIGABYTE Technology CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is pleased to announce the worldwide “GIGABYTE Dragon Overclocking Contest 2009” in cooperation with the Futuremark Corporation. Utilizing AMD and GIGABYTE hardware, contestants worldwide will compete in two segments for the overall “GIGABYTE Dragon” title within multiple prize award categories.

The contest entry period will run from Aug 17th to Sep 13th. Prizes will be awarded for first to third place finishers for top 3DMark score and top CPU overclocking segments.
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Posted by on August 21, 2009 in AsianTech

 

Canon EOS 5D Mark II makes history in Indie film-making

Aside from breaking grounds in digital film making, the partnership of Cinemalaya Cinco and Canon brought to life the first full-length film shot with an EOS DSLR camera. “Ang Nerseri” director Vic Acedillo Jr. used the Canon EOS 5D Mark II digital camera and Canon EF Lenses to create his masterpiece for his fourth year’s participation in the film festival.

The story of a 12-year-old boy who had to take care of his older siblings while their mother was away, “Ang Nerseri” was Acedillo’s first full-length directorial work and selected as one of the 10 finalists in Cinemalaya Cinco.
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Posted by on August 21, 2009 in Canon

 

Nokia 6600i slide – contemporary design and functionality

Nokia introduces the Nokia 6600i slide, a timeless beauty for imaging and sharing. The device is Nokia’s smallest 5 megapixel slider to date, and having it in your pocket means you will never miss a moment to bring stories alive with great snapshots.

In addition to its superb imaging capabilities, the Nokia 6600i slide indulges the quality-conscious consumer with its compact and elegant design which it has inherited from the commended Nokia 6600 slide. The brushed steel covers and chrome center key constitute both understated elegance as well as visual simplicity, and discreet tap commands bring the display alive, snooze alerts and silence or reject incoming phone calls.
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Posted by on August 21, 2009 in Nokia

 

Print 2.4 Times More Prints with Original HP Inks

Would you believe that you actually save more using Original HP Inks than remanufactured inks being sold in ink refill stores? At a first thought, you might have the impression that you can save more with refilled inks. But actually, you don’t.

Latest findings of the ink cartridge yield and reliability study for Asia Pacific conducted by leading technical test organization, TÜV SÜD PSB, revealed that Original HP Inkjet Print Cartridges can print an average of 2.4 times more prints or 146.7% more than remanufactured and refilled ink brands in Asia Pacific.

With regards to reliability, the study revealed that more than one in four or 25.7% of the cartridges from Asia Pacific brands of remanufactured and refilled cartridges tested were found dead on arrival (DOA – failed to print on installation, with substantial ink leakage, less than 50 pages printed, or color mix on 10 consecutive pages) or failed prematurely (less than 75% of average yield per cartridge type and brand), compared to Original HP Ink Cartridges that had no such reliability issues during testing.

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Posted by on August 19, 2009 in HP

 

RP’s state universities lag in infotech systems

State universities and colleges (SUCs) are way behind in rolling out basic systems such as those that would enable students to pay for tuition electronically and retrieve their grades online, according to the House committee on information and communications technology.

To address the problem, Catanduanes Rep. Joseph Santiago, committee chairman, has urged SUCs to establish area alliances and invest in groups in essential IT networks.

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Posted by on August 19, 2009 in Government

 

HP Gives Away Shopping Spree and More with 2.4 Million Shopping Bonus Promo

It’s going to be an exciting season for super shoppers this year as HP once again ushers its new 2.4 Million Shopping Bonus Promo, set to reward Original HP Ink Cartridge patrons with a barrage of amazing prizes. This time, the country’s loyal Original HP Ink Cartridge patrons will have a chance to win exciting treats—from larger-than-life shopping sprees to luxurious and relaxing delights.

“After the successful run of the HP Go the 2.4 Distance promo last year, HP’s new promo highlights once more the superb printing quality and cost-saving capabilities of Original HP Inks, while giving users the chance to win amazing rewards when they opt for high-yield and low-cost inks from HP,” said Gio Sabio, Market Development Manager for Supplies, Imaging and Printing Group, HP Philippines. “Since meeting the demands of consumers has always been on top of HP’s priorities, the HP 2.4 Million Shopping Bonus Promo is truly a great way to give back to consumers not only through our robust and affordable printing solutions but through great prizes as well.”

This year is all about making every shopper’s dreams come true, as the HP 2.4 Million Shopping Bonus Promo offers ten (10) customers a chance to win a total of 2.4 million shopping bonus, awarding each of them with a shopping spree worth P240,000 at Rustans Department Store.

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Posted by on August 19, 2009 in HP

 

Toshiba Introduces the Toshiba Satellite L510

Tricom – the exclusive distributor of TOSHIBA and Toshiba’s Computer Systems Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, today announced its new affordable Notebook PC that’s designed to handle today’s everyday computing tasks and yet look good while doing it.

“No longer are value and style mutually exclusive with the Satellite L510. This new model proves that design and quality is no longer a matter of budget,” says Ms. Wong Wai Meng, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Toshiba’s Computer Systems Division. “Whether the customer is a first-time buyer or someone who is just looking for a device to meet his or her everyday computing needs – they’ll find what they are looking for in the Satellite L510.”

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Posted by on August 19, 2009 in Toshiba