Archive for February 23, 2010

Smart launches SurfTV – Internet on TV

Posted: February 23, 2010 in Tech

Smart Broadband, Inc. (SBI), a subsidiary of leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) launched a device that connects to a television set through a quick and easy procedure, to provide Internet access using Smart Bro’s nationwide coverage, its called SurfTV.

Smart Bro SurfTV comes in a boxed set complete with a keyboard, a mouse, a remote control, and a Smart Bro USB stick-type modem with a prepaid SIM, pre-loaded with PhP100 worth of load. The entire kit costs only PhP4,500, and Internet access costs only PhP10 for every 30 minutes. Load for the prepaid Smart Bro SIM is available through any of SMART’s network of over a million Smart Load sellers all over the country.

Samsung Philippines recently launched their latest I.T. product offering to the market this 2010. Samsung Philippines paraded their new lineup of printers, projectors and monitors.


Samsung B1630N/B1930N/B1930NW Series 30 Monitors
The new Samsung Series 30 monitors are not only built to please the eye but mother nature as well. These new Samsung monitors have ultra-high 70,000:1 Dynamic Contrast ratio automatic backlight adjustment creates deeper, more dramatic dark tones and brighter, more striking light tones. Now you can enjoy images that echo reality with rich, vivid color and brilliant natural intensity. When it comes down to the details, conventional monitors simply pale in comparison.

Microsoft Philippines announced the WebsiteSpark Program, an initiative designed to create a partner network and help enable business growth for professional Web development and design companies with up to 10 employees and owners. In addition, Microsoft announced the release of the Web Platform Installer 2.0 and the Windows Web Application Gallery 2.0, furthering the success of the Microsoft Web Platform. Together, these initiatives make it easier for Web professionals to build richer, more compelling Web experiences.

SAP Philippines, a fully owned subsidiary of SAP AG announced that Ortigas & Co. Limited Partnership (Ortigas & Co.) has implemented BT Properties — a complete business solution tailored for the real estate industry built on the SAP platform. The technology upgrade is part of Ortigas & Co.’s 10-year expansion plan aimed at putting the Company on par with other industry players.

Ortigas & Co. entered into this strategic partnership with SAP Philippines, and SAP partner and BT Properties developer BayanTrade to improve on operational efficiency and the ability to maintain a centralized database. One of Ortigas & Co.’s key objectives is also to integrate its financials into a system that allows its management to make crucial decisions faster and increase its financial competitiveness.