Archive for December, 2011

1st Asian Underwater Photography Championship Awarding Night

Filipino photographers made it to the top 10 in different categories of the first Asian Underwater Photography Championship held in Cebu.

Hosted by the Philippine Association of Underwater Activities (PAUA) which gathered 65 underwater photographers representing 11 countries, the competition was based on CMAS (Confederation Mondiale Des Activites Subaquatiques) underwater photography competition rules and standards.


The wait is over. Globe held a countdown event in the eve of the official launch of the iPhone 4s having President Benigno “NoyNoy” Aquino III as the first recipient of the iPhone 4s in the country. PNoy is said to be a long-time subscriber of Globe and the iPhone 4s was given to him under Globe’s loyalty program.

Hailed as the most amazing iPhone yet, iPhone 4s boasts a Dual-Core A5 chip, an all-new 8-megapixel camera and optics, iOS 5, iCloud, and Siri. All that you can ask for a Smartphone you want to own.

Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO), a leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the launch of its premium Series 7 CHRONOS notebook PC during its press conference at Time Bar in Makati City.

Encased in a stunningly thin and compact aluminum chassis, the high-spec Series 7 CHRONOS with Intel’s Core i5 processor embraces the ExpressCache™* technology, providing an extra 8GB of flash memory on the motherboard. This enables a faster start-up as well as increased overall performance with up to two times faster web browsing (based on Microsoft Internet Explorer) and two seconds wake-up.

Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) today announced it will offer the iPhone 4S to customers in the Philippines beginning Friday, December 16.

iPhone 4S will be available to Smart’s postpaid subscribers at various plans, that all come with voice minutes, SMS, and data (see price matrix at the end). It will also be available to prepaid subscribers at PHP 33,200 for the 16GB model, PHP 38,200 for the 32GB model, and PHP 43,200 for the 64GB model in Smart’s retail stores across the country.

To prove to their clients the outstanding benefits of SAP, Mustard Seed Systems Corporation, one of SAP Philippines’ channel partners also utilizes SAP products and services in their business operation.

Mustard Seed has shown breakthrough growth due to its partnership with the leading software company. Since the company has incorporated SAP systems in their operation, they realized an efficiency ratio of 80% in its operations and a reduction of 50% in its operating costs.

Torque officially launched its new sets of phones and tablets at the Chef and Brewer Restaurant in Pasig City, Manila. At the press briefing, two new line ups of Torque mobile phones and one series of affordable tablets were proudly introduced by Topstrasse Global Inc., the Philippines’ fastest growing 3c (Communication, Computing, Consumer Electronics) equipment provider.

The Dual Sim Technology was made even stronger by its six new models that feature the advancement of getting away from having two separate phones for working SIM and personal SIM. These models are D1, D7, DTV30, DQ1, DQ1i and DQ20. Also, be amazed by the TOUCH ALL YOU WANT Series of Torque that will surely satisfy the urge to touch. Introducing, the i8 Flair+, i38 Posh, i58 Spark, i78 Stream and i98 Trilogy. Aside from its touch, dual and triple SIM standby feature, surprisingly, it comes with Quadband GSM capabilities that enable you to roam even outside the country.

Stylishly slim, remarkably Light, Absolutely Powerful; these three best describe the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK SH771. This notebook is the freshest offering of Fujitsu’s new design line to deliver mobile and powerful notebook.

Stylishly slim and remarkably light; Fujitsu LIFEBOOK SH771 is the thinnest and lightest 13.3-inch two-spindle LIFEBOOK and weights 1.22kg compacted in a light and sturdy magnesium alloy body.