Archive for June, 2010

Samsung Philippines introduces the Galaxy S (Model: GT-I9000), a smart phone that makes users’ lives more convenient, more exciting, and more integrated.

The Android-powered Galaxy S incorporates a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and a 1 GHz application processor that enables vibrant HD videos, rich augmented reality content through Layar Reality Browser, and advanced LBS (Location Based Services). The ‘Social Hub’ provides always-on social networks connectivity allowing users to enjoy communications with their friends, colleagues, and families whenever they want and wherever they are.

To further address the needs of the consumer, Globe Telecom introduces My Fully Loaded Plan, the first and only consumable postpaid plan that lets you choose and change your freebies as often as every month.

Catherine Santamaria, Globe Brand Head said My Fully Loaded Plan will provide consumers the flexibility to choose the kind of plan they want. “My Fully Loaded Plan are for those who wants to customize their plans. Not everyone is into “unlimited”, this is one offering that puts the control and choices into our customers hands” said Santamaria.

Parallel to sales developments of Bosch worldwide, the company’s local subsidiary is experiencing robust growth in the current year with its Automotive Aftermarket and Power Tools divisions generating 80 percent and 36 percent first quarter growth, respectively, compared to the same period last year. This, after the aggregate Bosch business in the country took a 25 percent dip in 2009.

“The Philippine situation gives Bosch a reason to be cautiously optimistic in 2010,” according to Mr. Cem Peksaglam, President and Managing Director of Robert Bosch SEA Pte Ltd who represents the Bosch Group in South East Asia, citing GDP projections of 4.1 percent for 2010 and 4.5 percent for 2011. “We remain confident in our long-term strategy as we continue to pursue opportunities for future growth in our business portfolios.”

Avaya Philippines recently held the Avaya Contact Center Tour to demonstrate how contact centers can benefit from Avaya communications’ latest contact center and disaster recovery solutions – which offers highly reliable contact center solutions that will customer service and help companies compete more effectively.

Ed Doctolero, Senior Country Director, Avaya Philippines said Avaya is fully committed to support the Philippine contact center industry by providing them with the best and most effective solution there is.

(more…) sues Microsoft

Posted: June 27, 2010 in Tech

Microsoft has been taken to court by over patent violation charges. Microsoft had also filed a case against over the usage of intellectual property.

The latest case is thought as a result of the earlier suit filed by Microsoft.

The Commission of Information and Communications Technology (CICT) and the National Computer Institute (NCI) of the National Computer Center announced the launch of the Innovative Technologies Laboratory (InnoTech Lab) in joint cooperation with RedFox Technologies Philippines, Intel Microelectronic Philippines and Microsoft Philippines.

The new facility is equipped with 21 RedFox RDX V7 and V8 desktop computers powered by the all-new 2010 Intel Core i3 processor. All PC are Internet-enabled and run on the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system.

HP recently announced key breakthroughs in its supplies portfolios that deliver greater energy savings, enhanced monochrome print quality, glass and gamut improvements and significant cost savings. These value-added innovations will benefit customers in their race to get ahead while being assured of HP reliability.

One of the announcement made is about the HP pigment inks, formulated with an HP exclusive pigment dispersion technology—Electrosteric Encapsulation Technology (EET)—to deliver rich, vibrant color and exceptional fade resistance of more than 200 years. Since fade resistance and color vibrancy are affected by the size of the pigment particles, HP carefully optimizes both the pigment chemistry and particle size to deliver professional image quality and the best photo permanence on the market.