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MSI-ECS inaugurates new office in Pasig

MSI-ECS, one of the biggest IT distributors in the country, inaugurated its new office last week at the MSI-ECS Complex in M. Eusebio Ave., San Miguel, Pasig City. The office blessing was officiated by Rev. Fr. Jason C. Solon, OAD. The CEO and President of MSI-ECS, Jimmy Go led the ribbon cutting together with the company’s Director, Cynthia Go and the EVP/General Manager, Princess Chua. They were joined by the CEO of ECS Singapore, William Ong, ECS’ EVP for Group Business Development Tow Cheng, and the CEO of ECS Technology China, Grace Chow. Present during the ribbon cutting were vendors, resellers, bankers and members of the press. The MSI-ECS Complex occupies 28,800 sq. meters of land area and houses its main office, warehouse and its DigiCare Service Center. Featuring more than 30 …

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Huawei band cool, classic, and comfy

Huawei shook the world of wearables with its line of classy smartwatches which count among its features the ability to alarm the wearer out of a lull. Now comes Huawei Band -- lightweight, water-resistant  -- and with revolutionary sleep, health, and fitness tracking capabilities. Huawei pulled off quite a surprise, and a welcome one, with the unveiling of its new lifestyle and fitness wearable smart-device for sleep, health, and fitness tracking -- the HUAWEI Band. Designed with equal emphasis on durability, performance and style, the water-resistant device is well suited for tracking daily activities, automatically recognize walking and running and calculating the calorie burn. Inspired by a minimalist and ergonomic Nordic design concept, the HUAWEI Band is encased in a scratch resistant steel body, and topped with a OLED touch- display with …

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Card game champs hailed at Bacchus 100K Gamefest Challenge 2016

Over 400 gamers and countless young fanatics quenched their thirst for a new level of energized cardplay, but only eight ruled above them all during the successful Bacchus 100k GameFest Challenge 2016 held at Glorietta 5 in Makati City. Named grand champions per category were: Junjun Agoto (Em Draco) for the Yu-Gi-Oh Challenge; Jose Maria Estrada (Kagero/The End is Near), Imman Suarez (Shadow Paladin/Courtside the Best) and Martin Roy Regala (Aqua Force/Mountain Dew) of Team AAA Battery for the CFV Team Challenge; Imman Suarez (Shadow Paladin) for the CVF Clan Wars; Tobie Ramos for the Weiss Schwarz; Andrei Papio for the Buddyfight and Dwayne Brillantes for the Wixoss competition; Adrian Acuzar for Pokemon City Championship. “As the No. 1 energy drink in Korea, Bacchus is very delighted to bring this kind of …

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Servicio Filipino Inc. marks 55th year in pioneering human resource services

Leading human resource services provider Servicio Filipino, Inc. (SFI) recently marked a milestone in its achievement-rich existence when it celebrated its 55th year of delivering outstanding workforce solutions in the country. Since its founding in 1961, SFI already evolved from its humble beginnings of initially providing janitorial services. Today, it has managed to adapt to modern times and managed to diversify and provide a wider gamut of services: human resource management services, consultancy, service delivery and even workforce development. SFI also holds the distinction of being the first Philippine-based human resource services provider to receive ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management System not just once but twice, which boosted further its status as a reputable human resource company in the country. During the past 15 years, SFI, the flagship company of SFI Group …

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The cutting edge of craftmanship

Anything goes, it seems, is the mantra of Samsung in its relentless drive to excellence in the smartphone business. It is evident in the Galaxy S7, and more so in the Galaxy S7 edge. The Edge in the Samsung Galaxy family is more on going beyond the barriers of what set topnotch devices from average products.The Edge here, in our opinion, is more on getting past the limit of fine craftmanship. From the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, our MB TechNews representative returned to work in Manila with sample units of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, its twin the Galaxy S7 and their compatible partner the Samsung Level Pro wireless headset. Did we say twins? The Galaxy S7 edge and Galaxy S7 are so much alike in features, with the edge …

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Apacer USB 3.1 Type-C Family launch reversible-plug AH180 Dual Flash Drive

USB 3.1 Type-C with new-generation transmission featuring high transmission and reversible-plug convenience has recently become the mainstream product on the market. Digital storage leader Apacer Technology, the first to dominate the USB 3.1 Type-C market, now rolls out AH180 USB 3.1 Type-C Dual Flash Drive with two interfaces: USB 3.1 Type-C and USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A. It supports mobile OTG functions and can easily expand the capacities of compatible smart phones and tablet PCs. AH180 has ultra-mini size(L 3.2 x W 1.2 cm) and iron metallic colors of American Superhero comics.AH180 USB 3.1 Type-C Dual Flash Drive is a perfect choice for New Macbook and other new-generation Ultrabooks. The greatest feature of Type-C front end is its reversible-plug, which eliminates the inconvenience caused by misplug and reduces slot damage by repeated plugging …

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Cherry Mobile Flare S4 Lite and S Play: hardworking gadgets for those on the go

Designed to cater to the more discerning needs of highly mobile individuals, Cherry Mobile’s Flare S4 Lite and S Play are two sleek, stylish smartphones that truly delivers. Both offering a 5” HD screen, the Flare S4 Lite and Flare S Play are big enough for users to comfortably read, write and go through their emails or simply browse the internet. Whether for business or pleasure, the Flare S4 Lite and Flare S Play are the perfect companion for individuals who need a reliable gadget to keep their schedules organized, work more efficiently no matter where in the world they may be, and be able to stay connected. Making use of two microSIMs, the Flare S4 Lite and Flare S Play also allow you to store your work and personal contacts separately …

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Western Digital expands its hard drives and external storage solutions to 8TB

Western Digital has recently announced the expansion of its award-winning portfolio of performance storage solutions with 8TB capacity drives for NAS, video surveillance and desktop external applications. Increasingly centralized, rich-content, which continues to grow in popularity among enterprises, small business and consumers alike, is driving demand for greater storage capacities. Launching throughout the first half of 2016, My Cloud personal storage devices (My Cloud, My Cloud Mirror, My Cloud EX2 Ultra), My Book external hard drives (My Book, My Book for Mac, My Book Duo and My Book Pro), WD Red, WD Red Pro and WD Purple hard drives will all be designed with the new high-capacity configuration. Each storage solution offers purpose-driven engineering and HelioSeal helium-technology with the new 8TB drives for maximum and efficient performance in the applications for …

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LG G5, Friends win big-time at MWC

LG Electronics amassed a total of 33 awards at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 including the event’s top honor, Best Mobile Handsets & Devices Award, securing status as the most honored company at the show. The wins highlighted the Modular Type innovation behind LG’s latest flagship smartphone, the LG G5 and Friends, demonstrating that the company is at the forefront of mobile communications. LG G5 and Friends earned top honors from Android Authority, Digital Trends, Trusted Reviews and Ubergizmo, among others. “The initial response to our new LG G5 has been phenomenal and rewards the effort our experts have made to create something genuinely innovative and unique in the smartphone space,” said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The G5 and its Friends modules are aimed …

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Celebrate with Lenovo Grad Gift Guide

This graduation season opens up opportunities for young professionals. It’s time to reward them with devices that will be able to keep them stay connected and remain productive even while on-the-go, and keep them entertained on slower days. Lenovo offers a wide array of choices of smartphones from its A, P, and S series that are sure to offer fresh and exciting features and cutting-edge technology for the new graduates. VIBE P1 and P1m The VIBE P1 comes armed for all day’s work with a 5000mAh battery, one of the highest-capacity batteries in its class. The VIBE P1 is a must for multi-taskers looking for productive features like a physical power saving switch that instantly extends power saver switch. Take a break from work and capture important moments with the VIBE P1’s 13MP …

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