Monthly Archives: December 2012

Smart Life Holiday Shopping Spree with Samsung Digital Appliances

Joey Hidalgo, Samsung Business Unit Head for Digital Appliances with winner Donald Sanchez and friends Darwin Candelaria and Renato Gonzales.

In the spirit of this season of gift giving, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) is sponsoring a nationwide shopping spree.

From November 15, 2012 to January 15, 2013, by simply purchasing a Samsung Digital Appliance, customers will be rewarded with discounts, freebies, and the chance to win the raffle for a P 20,000 shopping spree. After spending on gifts for loved ones, reunions, and trips out of town, at this time of the year, a little extra cash is certainly appreciated.
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Posted by on December 17, 2012 in Samsung, Technology


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Manila Water deploys mobile water treatment plant to assist in relief drive for “Pablo” victims

The water which is being sourced from the Agusan River in were filtered and treated to ensure it is potable and safe for drinking before it is delivered to the affected residents in the area

The Ayala-led Manila Water Company (MWC) has stepped in to help in the ongoing emergency relief efforts in areas in Mindanao devastated by typhoon “Pablo” by deploying its Mobile Treatment Plant along with nine personnel to provide safe and potable water to affected residents in Purok 1 & 3 in Compostela Town Proper, Compostela Valley, one of the provinces hard hit by the recent typhoon. Equipment and crew were ferried to the area by a C-130 cargo plane Philippine Air Force (PAF).

The mobile water treatment plant was able to provide 34, 000 liters of water to the affected communities during its first three days of operations. Water from Agusan River is filtered and treated to ensure its potability.

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Posted by on December 13, 2012 in Lifestyle, News


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Enhanced HP Integrity Portfolio triples performance for mission-critical environments

HP recently strengthened its mission-critical Converged Infrastructure portfolio with innovative and enhanced HP Integrity systems, HP-UX software and services to triple performance,boost resiliency and deliver investment protection for critical workloads deployed into the next decade.

Based on HP enhancements and the Intel® Itanium® processor 9500 series, transactions are processed up to three times faster than previous generations, while using 21 percent less energy. As a result, clients can realize a 33 percent savings in total cost of ownership (TCO).
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Posted by on December 13, 2012 in HP, Technology


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Online Shopping makes NOISE on 12/12/12

Online shopping heavyweights come together this holiday season to shake things up with National Online Internet Shopping Extravaganza, or NOISE, day. On December 12, 2012, leading one-stop shopping sites Zalora and Lazada are teaming up with group-buying website Groupon to give Pinoy netizens their biggest and most exciting cyber shopping experience ever.

The holiday shopping experience will never be the same as the best in online shopping join forces for their most exclusive deals and biggest steals to make Christmas all the merrier and more memorable.
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Posted by on December 12, 2012 in Groupon, Lazada, Lifestyle, Zalora


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Globe unveils first-of-its-kind mobile phone protection program

In another unprecedented milestone in the Philippine telecommunications industry, Globe Telecom unveiled the first-of–its-kind protection program for mobile phones and gadgets.

In partnership with leading global insurance provider Ace Insurance, Globe launched Globe Gadget Care, the complete mobile protection program exclusive to Globe postpaid subscribers.
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Posted by on December 12, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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Canon supports Philippine Society of Orphan Disorders

Canon employee volunteers and members of the Canon Advocacy Team with the beneficiary organization, Philippine Society of Orphan Disorders (PSOD), and participants from SM Cares and Tagaytay Highlands

Canon Marketing Philippines, together with the Canon Advocacy Team, brought a much-deserved treat to select children from the Philippine Society of Orphan Disorders (PSOD) through the second run of the “Let’s Get High” advocacy campaign.

PSOD is a non-profit organization established by local medical professionals in 2006. It is dedicated to creating awareness and bringing in support for Filipino patients with rare illnesses including Hunter’s Syndrome, Gaucher Disease, Mobius Syndrome and MPS IV Maroteaux Lamy Syndrome.
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Posted by on December 12, 2012 in Canon, Technology


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Symantec looks ahead into 2013 in the PH with Top Five Security Predictions for 2013

With this year quickly coming to an end, many organizations are looking into the new year with anticipation. Symantec expects the following top five cyber security key trends to be impactful in the Philippines and the region moving into 2013.

While these predictions are based on what we see today, they also reflect where we think things are going based on our years of expertise, our understanding of threat evolution, and our experience in previous cyber security trends.
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Posted by on December 12, 2012 in Technology


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