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Mobile Internet on the rise in RP as smartphone use spikes

Mobile Internet usage in the Philippines is growing rapidly on the back of the rising popularity of smartphones, tablets and other non-computer Web-enabled devices.

Mobile Internet revenues of leading wireless operator Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) for example doubled from half a billion last year to P1.1 billion as of September 2011.
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Symantec Announced New Data Loss Prevention Solution for Tablets

Symantec Corp. announced it is planning to offer Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet, the first comprehensive data loss prevention (DLP) solution for the monitoring and protection of sensitive information on tablet computers. Available first for the Apple iPad, Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet will help solve one of the most urgent problems facing security organizations today by providing content-aware protection for this remarkably popular new corporate endpoint. The solution is designed to maintain user productivity and protect an organization’s confidential data at the same time.

According to Symantec’s recent State of Security Survey, organizations are grappling with new security challenges stemming from the proliferation of tablets in the enterprise. Of those surveyed, 47 percent said mobile computing was making it more difficult to provide online security, and 45 percent said the “consumerization of IT” was a concern. The latter category includes new technologies that cross over from consumer to business markets, with tablets replacing laptops as the top concern. As users bring tablets into the enterprise and access the corporate network, IT is faced with the challenge of protecting sensitive business data on those endpoints.
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Seagate GoFlex Satellite named as CES Innovation 2012 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

Seagate recently announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for GoFlex Satellite™ wireless mobile storage. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 32 product categories.

“We are pleased to be recognized by the CEA with such an esteemed award to acknowledge innovation in engineering and design. With GoFlex Satellite™ mobile wireless storage, we wished to address a need in the market that had as of yet not been addressed,” said Patrick Connolly, vice president and general manager of Seagate Branded Solutions. “A first for the industry, the GoFlex Satellite drive extends the limited capacity of mobile devices by wirelessly streaming media without the use of an external power source. We are proud of this successful accomplishment and strongly believe that this product is an example of how Seagate will continue to lead with innovative ways to address current market needs for storage products.”
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iEnjoy iOS5

Apple has always been regarded as one of the most loved brands worldwide. With the recent launch of the iOS5, Apple’s most extensive software upgrade for its mobile devices, admiration for the brand has definitely grown bigger, showing its legion of fans that even to this day, innovation is what drives its huge success.

As expected, users of iOS5, who now enjoy over 200 new features in their favorite Apple device, are all-praises about this latest masterpiece. Its most notable features include the iCloud, a free service that automatically keeps all your Apple devices updated with your documents, apps, calendars, mail, contacts and so much more. iOS5 comes with free 5GB of online storage for all users.
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Posted by on November 11, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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WD launches new exciting products

My Book Live

Western Digital (WD), the world’s leader in external storage solution, recently launched new and exciting products that will surely catch the attention of millions of techie public. The exciting products include the WD 2go and WD 2go Pro mobile apps for its My Book Live, the newest generation of My Passport portable hard drives and the next generation of its WD TV Live.
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Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. CEO is Ernst & Young Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2011

Ms. Maria Fe P. Agudo, President and CEO of Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc., was proclaimed the Woman Entrepreneur in the recent Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2011 awards banquet.

Presenting her the award were Woman Entrepreneur 2010 Esther Vibal (left) and Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2004 Socorro Ramos (center). Ms. Agudo has received the award for blazing a trail in entrepreneurship, leadership and community development. Her marketing insights and strategic initiatives lifted Hyundai to become the third top-ranked automotive brand in the country in a span of less than 10 years.
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Posted by on November 11, 2011 in Automotive, Hyundai Philippines (HARI)

 

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Canon PowerShot SX cameras: Perfect travel companions for the holidays

Canon PowerShot SX cameras make the perfect travel companion and, now, are some of the most in-demand gift ideas this holiday season. These superzoom cameras are known to give advanced features to point-and-shoot users without the huge price tag.

At any camera store, look for Canon’s PowerShot SX40 HS. This model has improved the image quality and functionality of its predecessor, the PowerShot SX30 IS. The highly specialized 24-840mm, 35x optical zoom lens automatically corrects common issues users encounter when shooting from a distance. From wide-angle shots perfect for landscape or big group shots to tight, telephoto shots for capturing unique details on tall buildings, the PowerShot SX40 can capture it all without missing a beat.
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Samsung Galaxy Note: the Freshest Innovation hitting Philippine Shore

Samsung Electronic Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) announces the commercial availability of Samsung Galaxy Note in the Philippine market starting this November. It was hailed as the ultimate gadget because of the incorporation of tablets immersive and large display with the portability and power of the smartphone, plus the advanced input technology of the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Note features the world’s first and largest high-resolution smart screen of 5.3” HD Super AMOLED display, delivering extremely vivid and best-in-class viewing experience. This is perfect to enjoy HD quality movies on the go.
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