Archive for July, 2012


Microsoft recently awarded three lucky companies as the winners of the “Upgrade My Business” Promo. Palawan Adventist Hospital (1st place), Furniture Contractors (2nd place), and PC Health Computer Sales and Services of Tacloban City (3rd place) were the winning companies who will be given a chance to take their business to the next level for free.

“Microsoft has always empowered start-ups and small and medium businesses through cutting-edge technologies, enabling them to manage and grow their organizations in today’s knowledge economy. I would like to congratulate our three winners for joining the promo and for getting the chance to take their business to the next level with Microsoft technologies,” said John Bessey, Managing Director of Microsoft Philippines.
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Hewlett-Packard (HP) provides businesses with printing solutions that help them save more and do more with the Value Enterprise Printers (VEP), its latest line of LaserJet and Scanjet printers.

Tailor-made to meet the printing needs of businesses, HP VEPs present corporations with scalable solutions depending on the size of the organization. These ensure businesses a secure foothold in managing printing resources and generating higher productivity and less cost.
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PLDT President and CEO Napoleon L. Nazareno and Ciena VP General Manager for Asia Pacific Anthony MacLachlan during the contract signing held today at Shangri-la Makati

The Philippines’ telecoms leader PLDT has partnered with US-based Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, to increase the capacity and service flexibility of its backbone Domestic Fiber Optic Network (DFON). PLDT will deploy Ciena’s coherent 100 Gigabits per second (100G) technology and Optical Transport Network (OTN) switching solutions.

“As the first 100G network in the Philippines, this deployment will add significant bandwidth scalability, reliability and intelligence to PLDT’s network infrastructure. The network upgrade will complete PLDT’s core network modernization program and support the delivery of next-generation services to customers such as fiber-to-the-home, fiber-to-the-building, LTE/4G, IPTV and triple-play services,” PLDT President and CEO Napoleon L. Nazareno said.
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Over 12,000 Globe BlackBerry subscribers converged at the SM Mall of Asia Arena for an exclusive chance to see international songwriter and rap superstar Nicki Minaj up close and live.

Postpaid leader Globe Telecom and Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind BlackBerry, joined forces in bringing the ‘Super Bass’ queen to the Philippines for the biggest and most exclusive concert party to ever hit the country, the only Southeast Asian leg of her Pink Friday Tour.

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HP expands its portfolio of HP Deskjet Ink Advantage printers with five new printers that offer A+ affordability, quality and reliability for families and students with different printing needs. With first-to-market technologies such as wireless direct printing that does not require a network and other features that boost productivity, the HP Ink Advantage line-up is a convenient and cost-effective tool to help enhance learning for children.
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AOC, the world’s leading supplier of professional displays, partners anew with the leader of the global entertainment industry – Twentieth Century Fox International, to introduce the best entertainment peripherals to the Asia Pacific region, including the Philippines.

After the screening of X-Men: First Class and Alvin & the Chipmunks 3, both events have proven to be huge successes. The brand, once again, bring customers into a new era of movie watching. This July, AOC and Twentieth Century Fox International is joining hands to bring you one of the most anticipated movie franchises – the fourth installment of the animated series, Ice Age.
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Mobile phone use has definitely evolved over the years. From simple calls and text messaging, more and more people now use their phones not just for communication but also for keeping themselves entertained on-the- go. Surveys show that mobile phone users have taken to internet browsing, social networking, watching movies and videos and listening to music on their mobiles.  In addition, they increasingly take their own photos and videos and share these with friends and family through their handheld phones.  The mobile phone has definitely become more than just a tool for keeping in touch but a versatile companion for mobile entertainment.
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