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Globe mobile advertising service powers McCafe campaign

Globe Telecom and its mobile advertising partner, Out There Media (OTM), announced that its permission-based mobile advertising (m-ads) platform My Rewards, My Globe Plus have already signed up over two million opt-in subscribers since launching in November last year.

“This is another milestone for Globe as we continue to explore new revenue streams to sustain the growth of our business as well as drive innovation in the telecoms market,” said Minette Navarrete, Head for New Business of Globe. “We are pleased with the success of our mobile advertising platform as evidenced by our growing subscriber base.”
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Posted by on August 25, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Tattoo At Home: Your need, Your speed

Are you a night owl who goes on online adventures when half the city is already asleep?

Or are you one who camps on Facebook and Twitter to keep updated with your friends from late evening till past midnight?

Or, perhaps you go online more during the day, downloading your favorite music and videos in the hours around lunch break?

Now, depending on your need for speed, Globe Tattoo at-Home has the perfect solution with its newest customizable plans that come with a speed boost of up to 1Mbps when you need it most.

It’s easy. A subscriber chooses either Tattoo Wimax or DSL, chooses the base plan that would suit his everyday needs, and then choose the speed boost add-on that he wants for that extra speed during the day, night, or the wee hours of the morning.
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Posted by on August 22, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Nissan Ranks Highest in New-Vehicle Sales Satisfaction in the Philippines

New-vehicle sales satisfaction has increased in the Philippines after two consecutive years of declines that were caused by rapid sales growth and increased customer expectations, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2011 Philippines Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study.

Now in its 11th year, the study measures new-vehicle owner satisfaction with the sales and delivery experience in seven key factors that contribute to overall satisfaction. In order of importance, they are: delivery process; delivery timing; salesperson; paperwork; deal; sales initiation; and dealer facility.
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Posted by on August 17, 2011 in Automotive, Nissan

 

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Lenovo Helps SMBs Achieve Competitiveness through Technology

The small and medium business (SMB) market will continue to fuel the growth of the Philippine economy this year. According to the Department of Trade and Industry, the government’s goal is to increase the contribution of the SMB sector to 40 percent of GDP (from 32 percent in 2006), with 2 million employed in the SME sector by 2016.

Government statistics show that 99.6 percent of all registered businesses in the country are considered SMBs and among the key factors that will sustain their competitiveness is their ability to manage productivity and efficiency.
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Posted by on August 16, 2011 in Lenovo, Technology

 

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Enjoy one-click movie deals from SMART Bro

SMART Bro users can enjoy their favorite movies hassle-free via SMART Rewards’ innovative bCODE technology, the first of its kind in the country. With this cutting-edge technology, subscribers can avoid long queues at movie counters and extend their high-tech online experience by redeeming exciting rewards easily and instantly.

Qualified SMART Bro postpaid and prepaid users may redeem discounted or free items via their online account. Subscribers must log in to their WebConnect account and click “Redeem Free Items”. If they already accumulated enough points to redeem a ticket or item at full value or at a discounted rate, they can choose from the non-SMART items enumerated under “SMART Rewards Item Redemption”, and click “Redeem” on the item of choice.
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Posted by on August 16, 2011 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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HP Drives Real-time Anywhere, Anytime Enterprise Communications

HP announced new solutions and services that advance the way clients use Unified Communications (UC) to improve collaboration and business responsiveness.

HP’s new Voice Transformation Solutions, Virtual Workplace Solutions and Network Readiness Services address the trials organizations face when integrating telephony with communications applications, such as videoor instant messaging.

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Posted by on August 16, 2011 in HP

 

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Seagate Ships 1 million Solid State Hybrid Drives

Seagate has shipped its one millionth solid state hybrid drive for laptop PCs after launching the product – Momentus XT – in spring 2010. Major computer makers including Alienware, ASUS, Dell, Sony and Toshiba now offer laptops powered by the 2.5-inch drive that blends performance rivaling solid state drives with the enormous capacity and much lower cost of hard disk drives.

The Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive, a 7200RPM drive with up to 500GB of capacity, boots up to 50 percent faster than traditional 5400RPM drives and sets new benchmarks for real-world system performance for laptops and gaming systems. Seagate’s Adaptive Memory technology is key to the drive’s speed, optimizing its performance by moving frequently used information into the 4GB of onboard solid state memory for faster bootup and application access.
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in Seagate, Technology

 

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D-Link broadens cost effective high-performance unified networking solutions for SMEs

D-Link, one of the world’s largest suppliers of network products, today broadened its selection of scalable switching solutions, providing an exceptional portfolio for small and medium‑sized businesses. The D‑Link DGS‑6604 chassis‑based switch, DGS‑3620 and DGS‑3120 xStack series switches deliver superior performance, 10‑Gigabit Ethernet (10GE) aggregation, and Power Over Ethernet (PoE) support with the flexibility of D‑Link’s standards‑based architectures. These cost effective switches enable businesses to future proof their networks with field‑proven IPv6 capabilities, high availability for mission critical applications, enhanced security, and simplified management.

Scalable network solutions that work in multi-vendor IT infrastructures
The DGS‑6604 chassis‑based switch, DGS‑3620 and DGS‑3120 xStack series switches offer scalability, reliability, performance, and lower initial and ongoing costs to small and medium‑sized businesses. This enables such businesses to take advantage of these affordable networking solutions in multi‑vendor IT infrastructures without being locked into proprietary hardware, software or service requirements.
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in D-Link, Technology

 

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Globe Launches Facebook for Every Phone

Globe and Facebook announced that Globe is now offering its subscribers a new Facebook mobile application for Java-based feature phones. Globe is also sponsoring the launch by enabling subscribers to download and use the application for three months without incurring any data charges.

The Facebook for Every Phone application provides a better and faster Facebook experience for feature phones than other similar applications and mobile sites. It brings Facebook’s most popular features and user experience to a wide range of Java handsets, and is optimized for speed and performance on the Globe network. This application includes several new and unique features that enable people to stay connected and easily share through Facebook including faster browsing of News Feed stories and photos, easy photo uploads from your phone, synchronize local address book contacts with Facebook friends, and one-time download of application.
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Lenovo Announced New IdeaCentre B320 All-in-One PC

Lenovo announced the latest addition to its wide range of all-in-one (AIO) PCs with the IdeaCentre B320 which delivers a compact performance complete with a Full HD display supporting multi-touch technology and intelligent features like Hardware TV that turns the display into a regular HD TV at the click of a button, making home computing all the more entertaining and intuitive.

According to leading global market research and consulting firm, DisplaySearch, all-in-one PCs have been around for years but now they are becoming a market of their own with each consecutive generation of AIOs. Based on the firm’s recent data, all-in-one computers’ worldwide sale grew by 57% from 2008 to 2009. DisplaySearch forecasts that AIO PCs will jump from the 6.95 million units sold in 2010 to 12.79 million in 2015. And with the ability of brands such as Lenovo to reach a wide variety of design aesthetics and price points to draw the interest of consumers and commercial customers, the touch-enabled and the standard AIO PCs growth forecast shows no sign of slowing down.
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in Lenovo, Technology

 

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