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Microsoft’s Multitouch Mouse Takes Windows 7 to the Next Level

Microsoft Philippines’ Raymond de los Reyes, Partner Account Manager for Multi-National Accounts, demonstrates the features and capabilities of the recently released Microsoft Touch Mouse.

Microsoft announced the availability of the Touch Mouse and the Explorer Touch Mouse in the local market, designed to enhance and optimize users’ experience of Windows 7.

“These new devices are great ways for customers to interact naturally with their Windows 7-based PC,” said Jerry Dy, Retail Sales Manager, Microsoft Philippines. “Microsoft has been working hard to develop the multitouch gestures that make Windows 7 easier, simpler and more fun to use.”
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Lenovo Expands Think-branded PCs for Small-to-Medium Businesses

Lenovo announced three new desktop PCs designed for the unique needs of small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) – the ThinkCentre Edge 71z all-in-one (AIO), the ThinkCentre Edge 71 desktop for mainstream users, and the ThinkCentre Edge 91 desktop for a premium computing experience.
According to GfK Asia – a part of global leading market research company GfK Group – nearly 800,000 units worth over USD488 million were sold in Southeast Asia in the first six months of 2011; almost 1 in 10 of which was an AIO. This reflects a stabilized performance of the desktop market over the last three years despite the growing popularity of similar and more portable devices.
 
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Canon PhotoMarathon reaches Manila

More than 2,000 professional and amateur photographers are expected to join the fifth and final leg of Canon’s sixth annual PhotoMarathon when it kicks off at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), Sen. Gen. Gil Puyat Ave. cor. Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Canon’s PhotoMarathon is a day-long series of on-the-spot photo contests that challenges Canon camera users to take pictures based on given themes within a time limit. It is open to all Canon camera users free of charge.
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RIM unveiled BlackBerry BBX

Research In Motion (RIM) unveiled the BlackBerry BBX, the next generation mobile platform that takes the best of the BlackBerry platform and the best of the QNX platform to connect people, devices, content and services, at the BlackBerry DevCon 2011.

“With nearly 5 million BlackBerry apps downloaded daily, our customers have made BlackBerry one of the most profitable platforms for developers,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at RIM. “We’re giving developers the tools they need to build richer applications and we’re providing direction on how to best develop their smartphone and tablet apps as the BlackBerry and QNX platforms converge into our next generation BBX platform.”
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Globe announced PH’s first-ever terrabit-level Data Center

Globe Telecom has deployed the Philippines’ first-ever terrabit-level Data Center, which gives customers more efficient and high-powered computing and communication solutions.

The company announced it has upgraded its Data Center network facilities with Cisco’s CRS-3 Carrier Routing System and the Nexus 7000 Series Switches. This upgrade connects the company’s suite of Cloud Solutions to the world with high capacity 10Gbps connections, enabled by terabit-class routing and switching through its CRS-3 routers and Nexus 7000 switches. This enhancement further ensures that applications run by Globe Business customers will not be degraded by passing through bottlenecks on the network side.
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