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Brother Trade-in Madness

Don’t you just hate it when you have old and useless machines taking space at home? This is your chance to get rid of it and at the same time get yourself a brand new Brother machine for a discounted price! You can trade-in any kind of machine (working or non-working fax machine, printer, copier and scanner of any brand).

Catch the exhibit at the following locations:

  • Level 2 of Festival Supermall, Alabang (between Giordano & The Body Shop) from March 24 to 31, 2012.
  • During the BPI Installment Madness Exhibit until March 19 to April 1, 2012 at the following stores:
    -Complink located at the Glorietta Activity Center and at Parksquare 1
    -Octagon located at Parksquare1 and at Glorietta 3 (fronting Marks and Spencer)
    -PC Corner located at Parksquare 1

Come to their exhibit now and you might also win a Brother promo item! See you there!

Have any questions or inquiries? Don’t hesitate to call the Brother Helpdesk Hotline at (02) 581-9898.

 
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Posted by on March 27, 2012 in Brother

 

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‘Great digital divide remains’ – Chikka

The “digital divide,” that gap between the Internet’s haves and have-nots, is more profound than ever despite growing web and mobile web usage, according to the chief executive officer of one of the country’s most influential applications developers.

“There is still a gaping digital divide. Despite more than 30% Internet penetration among Filipinos, over 90% of whom are on facebook, and one out of two of whom have web-capable mobile phones, the Divide is more profound now that the Internet serves as the main channel for the exchange of information,” said Chito Bustamante, chief executive officer of Chikka Philippines.
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Posted by on March 26, 2012 in Chikka, Technology

 

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HP announces organizational realignment

HP recently announced an organizational realignment to improve performance and drive profitable growth across the entire HP portfolio.

As part of this realignment, HP’s Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) and its Personal Systems Group (PSG) are joining forces to create the Printing and Personal Systems Group. The combined entity will be led by Todd Bradley, who has served as the executive vice president of PSG since 2005.
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Posted by on March 23, 2012 in HP

 

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Share a moment with Globe Super Facebook

If you can’t go a single day without posting a status update, reading your friend’s shoutouts, or just sharing a moment on your Facebook account, you will be thrilled to know that Globe recently launched Super Facebook, another exciting mobile browsing plan that lets you enjoy your favorite social networking site all you want wherever, whenever.

Exclusively available to Globe Prepaid subscribers, Globe SuperFB is a mobile internet plan perfect for Facebook users who are always on the go. Accessible via m.facebook.com for internet-enabled mobile phones, the service allows users to browse through their Facebook accounts to post status and comments, add friends, upload and tag photos, and more. TM subscribers can avail of the promo via the AstigFB offer.
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Posted by on March 21, 2012 in Globe Telecom

 

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WD ships first 2 TB portable hard drive with Next-Gen My Passport

Western Digital announced the next generation of its top-selling My Passport line of portable hard drives, offering consumers a fresh new enclosure design and the first-ever 2 TB capacity in a portable drive. Now available in five popular colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red, with a range of capacities beginning from 500 GB, the new sleeker My Passport portable drives offer digital consumers an appealing array of storage options that reflect their personal style. Additionally, the new My Passport drives offer WD SmartWare automatic backup software and WD Security for password protection and hardware encryption.

With the addition of premium finishes, specially-engineered to make the outer shell more resistant to scratches and fingerprints, the new My Passport external drives feature ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity; USB 2.0 compatibility; continuous, automatic backup software; and password protection with hardware encryption. The included software offers the flexibility to customize the drive to a user’s storage preferences: installing all features, just the components needed, or using the drive without the software. The new 2 TB model offers massive capacity in an amazing pocket-sized enclosure, affording plenty of secure storage for all of one’s photos, video, music and other important files.
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Posted by on March 21, 2012 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Lionsgate Bring Exclusive Access to “The Hunger Games” Movie Content

Microsoft and Liongsgate, in partnership with leading design and developer agencies theNerdery and Ignition Interactive, will be bringing fans of Suzanne Collins’ widely popular novel series, The Hunger Games, a one-of-a-kind experience with the launch of the The Capital Tour, an immersive companion site to the movie that extends the film to the web and includes exclusive content from director Gary Ross and the movie itself.

Filipinos can now tap into the HTML5-powered Hunger Games companion site, showcasing a tour of the Capitol in Panem and offering fans exclusive content and experiences to prepare them for the movie’s premiere on March 23.
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Posted by on March 21, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Smart Text Notes makes Hotline instructions easier

Have you ever called a customer service hotline to make an inquiry, only to forget all the details of the conversation later on? Or have you scrambled for pen and paper in an attempt to jot down what the fast-talking customer service agent is saying?

If you’re a Smart or Talk ‘N Text subscriber with a query, you can now take it easy – just call *888 on your mobile phone, follow the voice prompt, and let Smart’s hotline do the note-taking for you.
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Posted by on March 21, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Exciting freebies, games and discounts in ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines with Nokia’ Campaign

“It’s More Fun in the Philippines with Nokia” Campaign kicks off at SM Pampanga led by Nokia Philippines General Manager and Head of Sales Dharmesh Goshalia (4th from left) and Redeemer Torres, General Manager of GenText, joined by the rest of the Nokia team

Thousands of Nokianatics and mobile phone users from key provinces all over the Philippines proved its more fun in the Philippines with the country’s leading mobile brand when they trooped to select malls as Nokia successfully put its own spin to the now-famous tourism campaign with exciting activities, freebies and treats.

“We share everyone’s excitement with the new tourism campaign, ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ and we decided to inject our own twist to this campaign by bringing the Nokia experience to the provinces. With the Mall Tours we want to show the fun and exciting mobile lifestyle of Filipinos, enriched of course by Nokia,” said Dharmesh Goshalia, General Manager and Head of Sales of Nokia Philippines.
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Posted by on March 19, 2012 in Nokia

 

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Globe Business promotes IPv6 adaptation in PH

Globe Business holds learning sessions and fora to actively promote the adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in the Philippines, as part of a global drive to adopt to the new protocol by mid-2012. Leading the sessions are Achie Atienza (1st row, standing 2nd from left), Globe Business Product Manager for Internet; (from left, seated) Mar Apuhin of Cisco; Zwicky Cheung of Tata Communications; and Gilbert Virtucio, Technical Solutions Architect of Globe Business.

As part of its relentless commitment to business continuity and providing seamless Internet experience to its customers, Globe Business steps-up efforts to fast-track the adaptation of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in the country, in a move that reflects the growing importance of the new protocol as the current IPv4 addresses being used to connect to the Internet are facing near exhaustion.

IPv6 is the next generation of Internet addresses. It supports longer and a vastly larger amount of IP addresses than its predecessor, IPv4, which is facing shortage worldwide, with the last block of the 4.3 billion IPv4 addresses assigned in February 2011.
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Posted by on March 19, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Enjoy unlimited access with Globe BlackBerry Chat at P99 per month

BlackBerry use in the Philippines has definitely evolved from its humble beginnings as a handset exclusive to top executives and business honchos to a device now enjoyed by young professionals and even students, thanks to its innovative features that take the smartphone experience to a whole new level.

One of the most popular BlackBerry applications is the BlackBerry Messenger, or more commonly known as BBM. Data reveals that over 80% of BlackBerry owners worldwide are BBM users, with over 50 new BBM users added every second. As an application that revolutionized instant messaging, BBM boasts of an incredible depth of features and interactive settings with a touch of social networking, where you can update your status, change your profile avatar, and let your friends know where you are and what song you are listening to, making it one of the largest social mobile networks in the world.
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Posted by on March 19, 2012 in Blackberry, Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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