Archive for January, 2012

From left to right: Armando Pascual, HP General Manager for the Imaging and Printing Group; Dr. Milagros Quiñones, DepEd-NCR English Supervisor; Efren Penaflorida, CNN Hero of the Year and Lakandula Awardee

Combining the power of innovation and education, HP ushers in its pioneering A+ campaign that empowers Filipino students to achieve academic excellence in school with the help of HP’s latest innovative imaging and printing technologies. Together with a full roster of year-long, youth-enriching activities, the campaign will leverage the HP Ink Advantage printers in cultivating children’s potential and improving their learning experience through affordable, reliable and high-quality prints for their school projects and other academic requirements.

A major component of the A+ campaign is Write&Read, a collaborative story-writing program that HP is launching with the Department of Education-National Capital Region that aims to inspire creativity in Filipino students. The program spreads the inspiration through CNN Hero of the Year and Lakandula Award recipient Efren Peñaflorida as its campaign ambassador, who championed youth literacy through the Dynamic Teen Company “kariton” classroom to educate children in far-flung areas of the country.

Suzuki unveils GD110

Posted: January 25, 2012 in Tech
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Mr. Satoshi Uchida, President of Suzuki Philippines

Japanese compact car and motorcycle manufacturer Suzuki Philippines, Inc. (SPH) rolls out a sure best seller—the Suzuki GD110.

The Suzuki GD110 is an advanced commuter bike that will usher a new level of riding experience, as it comes packed with highly user-friendly features that even first-time motorcycle owners can easily understand.

Kawasaki Z1000

Kawasaki Motors Philippines starts their 2012 by unleashing a new breed of Leisure Bikes or “beasts” – as they are referred to in the riding scene. Novice and expert riders were thrilled to have heard the exciting news since the inside information about the new dark and dangerous beasts will be gracing the Philippine riding scene buzzed in the last quarter of 2011.

Now that the beasts are officially out of their cages, Kawasaki Motors presents the proud new beasts charmers hailed as the roadgasmers of the 2012 Kawasaki Leisure Bikes.

Nokia Philippines introduced Dharmesh Goshalia as their new General Manager. Aside from that, he will also act as the Head of Sales of the company.

Goshalia – called as Gosh by his colleagues – brings with him remarkable experience in business development, management and marketing across retail distribution and operating businesses in different markets. And with him as the new General Manager, Nokia Philippines is looking at maintaining its local leadership as they continue to innovate and keep on track with the needs of the market.

With the help of technology today, listening and downloading your favorite song is just a piece of cake. And to meet the demanding needs of music lovers to listen to the latest songs right through their devices, the biggest and most innovative music-downloading site from MobileCash Inc. and Rising Tide mobile Entertainment Inc., was launched in the country. is a one-stop store that will fill everyone’s music needs. The music library of this site boasts thousands of songs and albums to choose from. It has an initial catalogue of over 160,000 songs available for download and showcases a variety of genres. Users can instantly listen to their favorite local and international artists by downloading their music for a very affordable price. The payment is guaranteed secure and hassle-free with the use of PayPal, credit card, or mobile load. This is in line with the goal of the site to provide affordable and accessible music, and delivering quality service to every music enthusiasts around the globe.

(L-R) SAP Channel Account Manager, Aldo Sanico, Airbridge Sports Plus Assistant Brand Manager, Sarah Jean Garcia with Brand Manager, Raquel Sumera, and ANSI Information Systems VP for Sales and Marketing, Charlene Sun

The story of Airbridge Sports Plus, Inc is one of shared vision among sports enthusiasts who had come from forwarding and distribution business, Airbridge 3000 Inc.  In 2010 they decided to join forces once again founding the Airbridge Sports Plus, Inc.

ANSI Information Systems is the implementing partner that oversaw the integration of the software.

Alcatel, a pioneer on mobile phone in the country, introduces two new mobile phones that are affordable yet glamorous and elegant. The One Touch Glam 810D is a perfect tech accessory that adds charm to today’s feminine mobile lifestyle while the Alcatel Blaze Glory 918N features what they want in one dual sim android phone.

One Touch Glam 810D
One Touch Glam 810D is a unique phone that brings variety and choice to the mobile technology landscape. It is the perfect combination of fun, easy-to-use technology and stylish design. Designed and created with girl in mind, this stylish phone is a girl thing.

Francois Mahieu, Senior Director, Product Management, RIM Asia Pacific

Research In Motion (RIM) announced five new BlackBerry smartphone models based on the BlackBerry 7 Operating System (OS) in the country. The latest additions to the BlackBerry 7 product lineup are BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9380, BlackBerry Torch 9810, BlackBerry Torch 9860 and BlackBerry Bold 9900 in Pure White.

“The new BlackBerry 7 based smartphones offer customers a truly outstanding mix of communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features,” said Hastings Singh, Vice President, South Asia at RIM. “We are excited to expand the BlackBerry 7 portfolio with the launch of five new models, providing Philippine customers with a broader selection of handsets to match their lifestyle.”