Monthly Archives: November 2012

Globe GCASH, American Express brings the US’ Black Friday Sale to the Philippines

Every year in the United States, millions of shoppers take advantage of massive savings offered by malls during Black Friday, a special discount shopping day after Thanksgiving Day that only happens in the US. During Black Friday, people come in droves, often lining up in the wee hours of the morning outside the stores just to catch the best deals.

Now you too can avail of the huge discounts offered by some of the biggest online shopping sites in the US like Best Buy, K-Mart, Target, and Amazon during their Black Friday Sale with the new GCASH American Express Virtual Card!

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Posted by on November 22, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


WD expands its highest-performing desktop hard drives to 4 TB capacity

WD, a Western Digital company and a world leader in hard drives, today announced its highest performance, highest capacity desktop hard drive, the WD Black 4 TB, 3.5-inch, 7200 RPM drive. Shipping immediately, the fast performance and ultimate capacity of the award-winning WD Black drives make them perfect for gaming, high-performance desktop systems and workstations.

WD Black hard drives combine 7200 RPM spin speed, 64 MB cache, dual stage actuator technology, SATA 6 gigabits per second (Gb/s) interface, and an integrated dual processor to deliver ultimate performance in a maximum-capacity drive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 22, 2012 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)


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Sun, Huawei offer Android Dual SIM Ascend Y200D at Plan 350

Huawei, in partnership with Sun Cellular, announces the entry of Ascend Y200 D – a stylish and easy-to-use Android smart phone.

A new member of the Ascend family – Huawei’s strong portfolio of best-in-class smartphones — “The Huawei Ascend Y200 D is our Christmas offering to Filipinos who have been asking us an Ascend Dual-SIM option running on the Android OS,” said Johnson Ma, country manager of  Huawei Device in the Philippines.

Ascend Y200 D packs a punch with an 800MHz MSM7225A-0-AA processor at its core. In terms of specs and looks, it suits everyone’s pockets and lifestyles and can be counted among the best in its class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 22, 2012 in huawei, Technology


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Xperia and Sony celebrates 50 years of James Bond

“XperiaTM is trusted by James Bond,” says Yasushi Asaoka, President and Managing Director of Sony Philippines. The consumer electronics giant reveals that the XperiaTM TX (also coming in a variant known as Xperia T for some specific markets), the latest smartphone in Sony Mobile’s XperiaTM range, is set to feature in the newest James Bond film, Skyfall – the 23rd adventure of the longest-running film franchise of all time.

Sony Ericsson first partnered with Bond for Die Another Day starring Pierce Brosnan in 2002, using both the T68i and P800 in the film. “Key phone models have since been featured in the most recent Bond films, with the K800i and M600i making their debuts in Casino Royale, and the C902 bringing limited edition glamour to Quantum of Solace,” said Asaoka. “We are absolutely thrilled that the Sony XperiaTM continues to be James Bond’s official handset of choice – XperiaTM is definitely the perfect gadget for the franchise’s golden anniversary,” Asaoka added. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 22, 2012 in Sony, Technology


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To join, Sulitizens can go to to play the coin shooting game and accumulate as many credits as they can. The more credits they earn, the bigger the prizes they can put on their wish list. Each week, one winner will be chosen to take home his selected prize through a raffle draw. From the latest gadgets and rare collectibles to fashion items and accessories, users have full control of what they can win on Sulit Select. Only members with active accounts and current ad postings are eligible to join this promo.

Visit now and be part of this season’s coolest gift-giving promo.

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Posted by on November 21, 2012 in


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Acer Aspire S7

Absolutely sophisticated and undoubtedly powerful, that is the Acer Aspire S7. It is available in 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch models. Encased in white Gorilla Glass 2, the 13.3-inch model is just 11.9 mm thick. The 11.6-inch model is 12.2 mm thick and features a sleek aluminum body. The Acer Aspire S7 is the Ultrabook you will be proud to take anywhere you go.

The Acer Aspire 7 is powered by the 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor that guarantees the best overall performance you need in multitasking. Depending on your task, you can opt to use the keyboard or navigate the 10-point touch screen. The Acer Aspire 7 has a full HD (1920 x 1080) display. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 21, 2012 in Acer, Technology


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Experience innovation like no other with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1!

Last September 1, hundreds of people – tech enthusiasts and gadget geeks alike, gathered at the Power Plant Mall in Rockwell for the release of the latest in Samsung’s popular line of tablets – the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was created with the latest technology that boosts creativity and efficiency to cope with the fast-paced lives of people. The Note’s Multi-Screen feature allows users to split their digital workspace between different apps and programs at the same time. Similarly, Pop-Up Play runs videos through a resizable screen, allowing for other parts of the Note’s beautiful 10.1” 1080p Full HD screen to be used for multiple tasks. Users can draw and write to their heart’s desire with the included S-Pen, a sleek stylus that mimics the comfort and preciseness of a regular pen. With the Note’s inclusion of Adobe Photoshop Touch, the industry-standard in image-editing software, and S Note, a complete desktop publishing suite, users can create and share on the go. It’s through these unique features that the Note enhances productivity and inspires creativity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 21, 2012 in Samsung, Technology


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Acer Iconia W700

Acer has an ace in the competition for the best Windows 8 Tablet. The company claims that its Iconia W700 has the best performance among Windows 8 tablets.

Equipped with an 11.6-inch full HD touchscreen display, the Iconia W700 allows the user to take full advantage of the features of Windows 8. This stunning screen has a 178-degree-wide viewing angle that lets multiple users enjoy the display simultaneously. Plus, the 10-point touch control makes multitasking and navigation faster and easier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 20, 2012 in Acer


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Make your Holidays (Pac)safe & secure! Pacsafe’s launches first limited edition collection designed to give you a stress-free lifestyle

The spirit of the Yuletide season is already in the air, and people are already gearing themselves for Christmas shopping. Unfortunately, it is also a time when pickpockets and bag thieves litter the streets and crowded places, expertly checking on unsuspecting or gullible passersby. The situation ends up with the victim helpless and despondent, his/her bag slashed and its valuable contents already given up for good.

Pacsafe, the leaders in smart anti-theft travel gear, recently launched their first limited edition Urban Holiday Collection, a line of fashion-forward bags that not only look elegant and sophisticated but also packed with safety and security features that will guarantee a stress-free and thief-proof holidays. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 20, 2012 in Pascafe


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Citibank cardholders can pay Maynilad water bills through One Bill

Leading credit card issuer Citibank and West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. have entered into a partnership that will bring a more convenient mode of payment to their customers.

Beginning November 16, 2012, Maynilad customers will be able to pay their water bill through Citibank One Bill. This service allows Citibank cardholders to enroll all their utility bills so these are automatically charged to the credit card every month.

This removes the hassle of queuing at payment centers on due dates and relieves the worry of forgetting to pay the bills on time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 20, 2012 in Citibank


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