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HP’s new promo includes flash drive

One of the common things happening in the office is having to run around to get something printed. Often, you will be searching for a flash drive to store that document. It’s a small annoyance, but a nuisance all the same. HP offers a simple solution, whenever you purchase an HP 05A or HP 85A Original Toner, at authorized HP resellers nationwide, comes bundled with a special HP 720 16GB USB 3.0 flash drive. With the portable 16GB USB flash drive, you can now conveniently store and transfer documents and large image files, for superior and professional printing using affordable, A+ quality HP Original Toners. So, what are you waiting for? Buy any of the participating HP Original Toners to get your free portable HP 720 16GB USB 3.0 flash drive and …

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Game easy!

The boom of pro gamers making big buck with a massive audience that rivals even sports major leagues stand as something of a testament: that tech will keep on getting bigger and better, especially in the gaming scene. But high-performing monitors are not easy to come by, and the best ones are priced not for everyone. This is where AOC comes into play. The I2381FH has a wide viewing angle, so someone can watch you play from mostly any angle without the screen dimming, or you have be in a big group and binge-watch without worrying if anyone is getting the best view or not. It’s no 4K monitor, we’ll be straight up with you there. The AOC I2381 features up to 1080p resolution, which is far from being the worst, because, …

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Cruising the metro with the Transcend DrivePro 50

By Brian Joseph Patrick N. Yalung Dash cameras are one of the advanced devices that some have added to their vehicles, a new solution to capture photos and videos while cruising through roads. Transcend has offered a couple of them and now a new one has landed at the Manila Bulletin Tech Lab, the Transcend DrivePro 50. One thing worth noting is that Transcend has been on the aggressive as it tries to offer solutions in the image-capturing apart from carving a name for themselves in the mobile storage solution market. So far, they have been offering simple devices that satisfy its directive.  Portable and easy to use The Transcend DrivePro 50 is as small as they come, something you can easily position on your car’s windshield via the integrated suction mount. Though it …

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Type-C flashdrives are rolling in

Smartphones are now our go-to device to store files, there’s nothing new to that. We’ve all transferred photos or documents or whatnot to a smartphone from our laptops whether wired or not. A few years ago we got dual flashdrives, with one end for a laptop, and the other for a smartphone. Newer phones such as the Galaxy S7, Huawei P9, and the LG G5, all use Type-C ports. One of the options we can use to store files now is the Transcend JetFlash 890S, a dual flashdrive that supports USB 3.1. The USB 3.1 is great advantages. One, its transfer speed is ridiculous. It’s blazing fast and can move large GB files in a minute or less. It can read up to 90MP per second and can write up to 30MB. …

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New Lenovo YOGA 900 flexes the goods

The Lenovo Yoga 900’s bright screen, comfortable keyboards, and the sturdy hinge makes it one of the  coolest bling laptops on the market today. With a 13.3” QHD+ panel that displays true-to-life colours, a 3200 x 1800 native resolution, and an Intel HD Graphics 520 graphics card, users can precisely edit images and videos without worrying about messing up the resolution. It is also equipped with JBL Stereo Speakers and Dolby DS 1.0 Home Theater for high quality audio output. This laptop is light in weight yet heavy on performance. It can manage audio, photo and video editing simultaneously because it is powered by a 6th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and a 16-GB RAM. Users can expect nothing less than a powerhouse performance from the Yoga 900. When Gossip Girl character Blair …

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Fitness coach you wear: The new Moto 360 features the Moto Body fitness tracking

Staying fit and meeting fitness goals is so much easier with the second-generation Moto 360 smartwatch. It has a Moto Body feature that estimates calories burned, shows heart rate patterns, and gives fitness tips. The new Moto 360 comes with the Moto Body activity tracker, which works perfectly with a companion app which can be downloaded free on Google Play and App Store right into a compatible smartphone to stay active and live better. Moto Body tracks daily activities, keeps users motivated with timely daily progress notifications, and even offers personalized insights for a healthier lifestyle. Moto Body is a very useful app, but seldom do people want to bring smartphones during workouts. With the Moto 360, all the fitness information that users need is accessible at a single glance. This smartwatch …

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HP showcases the latest Intel-powered 2-in-1 devices, expands hybrid laptops

The competition in the hybrid laptops has never been this hot and HP needs to be in their A-game if they want to keep winning hearts. PC has been declining for the past years while demand for hybrid devices are growing year after year. As more and more users live mobile lives, they also want a PC that is portable for both work and personal use. Other considerations include superior battery life, better display quality and most importantly something that is lightweight. HP Philippines reaffirms its commitment to provide users with devices that best suit their lifestyle, as it introduced its latest lineup of hybrid laptops powered by newest Intel Processors--THE HP PAVILION X360, HP PAVILION X2, ELITE X2 AND HP X2.Each of these devices are tailor-fit to suit the users styles, HP shows that …

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OPPO is now 2nd bestselling smartphone brand in PH

German-based market research organization GfK reported that OPPO is now the second bestselling smartphone brand in the ASEAN’s fastest growing mobile market, the Philippines. GfK’s latest survey showed that OPPO increased its market share from 3.2 percent in July 2015 to 8.6 percent in July 2016, more than double its share from last year. The smartphone brand also rose from third spot in June 2016 at 8.5 percent, to second last July. “Our increasing shares show how we are able to capture what Filipinos want in a mobile device,” said Stephen Cheng, OPPO’s Brand Marketing Manager. “We not only meet consumer demands for quality smartphones, but we also offer them at more affordable prices. This is an important factor that paved the way for our growth over the past year.” OPPO attributed its …

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FujiFilm X-T2: Quality photos and videos made easier with ‘twists and turns’

DSLR cameras are still around though not as plenty like before. A reason for that is that the fad may have just died down thanks to the advanced cameras that mobile phones have been coming out with.  With that said, DSLR cameras have now been limited to the photography nuts though the FujiFilm X-T2 may just spur up some new interest before the year comes to a close. From the review unit that landed in the Manila Bulletin Tech Lab, this camera is certainly something to long for.  Dial and rotating settings For the ones familiar with DSLR, the right setting will need a lot of tweaking. Some cameras normally have that when through the various menu settings, something that may require good memory retention at times.  With the FujiFilm X-T2, you simply have …

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TUDIA Cous reveals wireless remote control electrical outlet

Aplars, an e-commerce store for electronic products and smartphone accessories, announced recently that it is now shipping the TUDIA Cous Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet http://tudiaproducts.com/Cous/, an inexpensive way to control all your lights, household appliances, and power strips without the need for expensive IoT (Internet of Things) smartphone devices. TUDIA Cous turns on and off lights and appliances, wirelessly communicating to its outlet plugs from as far as 100 feet -- even through closed doors, floors, and walls. Made for use with all hard to reach lights and appliances and essential gear for the mobility impaired, Cous comes with 5 outlet plugs and 2 remotes (additional outlet plugs and remotes are available). The Cous outlet plug features a compact size that covers only one wall outlet when plugged into …

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