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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note bundled for pay or play anywhere!

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is shaping up to be a new mobile phone made for everyday functionality with some entertainment perks on the side. It ups the performance stakes from its predecessor (Lenovo K4 Note) preferring to keep the improvements from within rather than the aesthetics. Outside, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note carries a fairly similar look. It sports the same 5.5-inch full HD display (1920x1080) IPS display offering a pixel density similar to the Vibe K4 Note at 401ppi. The improved specs from within The story however differs internally. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note will come armed with an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10  processor (64-bit), 3 or 4 GB of RAM and a Mali-T860 GPU. It also adds more internal storage space with 32 GB (from 16 GB on the Vibe …

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Samsung launches its first digital TV smartphone: the Galaxy J2 DTV

Do you often miss watching your favorite teleserye because you’re always stuck in traffic on the way home? Or do you always feel so out of the loop because you don’t have enough time to catch up with all the happenings in your favorite TV star’s life? Here’s good news--those days are finally over, as Samsung introduces its first digital TV smartphone, the Galaxy J2 DTV. Another brilliant offering from the innovation leader Samsung, the Galaxy J2 DTV blurs the lines between a digital TV and a smartphone by bringing local TV shows you love straight to your smartphone. The Galaxy J2 DTV boasts of a mobile digital TV that lets you watch your favorite TV shows anytime, anywhere and in HD-like channels. Experience true-to-life colors and immerse yourself in clearer …

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Panasonic shows new 4K PRO VIERA TV with Hexa Chroma Drive

Panasonic has unveiled its expanded 2016 line up of 4K UHD LED TVs, in striving to understand and to meet the markets’ demands and to deliver a cutting-edge 4K UHD TV range with larger screen sizes and premium design. The latest generation of Panasonic’s 4K Pro TVs are shaping the future of television with innovations in 4K UHD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) technologies. For example, the top flagship DX900 reaffirms Panasonic’s commitment to bring the ultimate cinematic experience to the home. Not only is it Panasonic’s first ‘Ultra HD Premium’ certified TV, the DX900 also features a brand-new super accurate Studio Master HCX+ chipset and a new LCD panel which delivers outstanding 4K UHD picture quality just as Hollywood directors intended. The new line-up also delivers HDR performance further down …

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HP reinvents the Spectre, puts style in professional laptops

As extensions of one’s self, personal devices can represent one’s taste for either stylish design or unmatched functional qualities. And with the evolving landscape of tech innovation, HP looks to put a premium on the laptop experience by revolutionizing design and engineering, and turning them into a breakthrough, luxurious package. Just recently, HP Philippines, Inc. unveiled its latest fleet of premium laptopsthroughA Tasteful Edge, a launch event held at Anima in Green Sun. Led by its flagship model,HP Spectre—the world’s thinnest and most luxurious laptop—the affairshowcased the inspiration behind HP’s successful reinvention of a laptop obsession: the marriage of premium engineering and tasteful design. “HP’s premium line of laptops, especially the HP Spectre, is the integration ofinspired craftsmanship, sophisticated lifestyle design, and functional ingenuity,” said Albert Mateo, Jr., HP® Philippines, Inc. country …

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Selfies just got better with the F1s OPPO unveils its latest selfie expert

OPPO’s F1s knocks the selfie game out of the park without leaving the mid-end price point. Competition in the smartphone industry has never been this intense, with high-spec offerings entering the market left and right, often with costs to match. The first iteration of the OPPO F1 came straight out of the company’s mid-end bracket with an impressive feature set that drew attention to its great camera software and its equally powerful front-facing camera. Following the release of the F1 and F1 Plus, rising mobile tech giant OPPO is back with the F1s—a new model that packs stronger firepower than its predecessors without the premium pricing. Visually, the F1s continues along the line of previous OPPO units, with the use of thin, nicely rounded bezels and the prominent white colorway of its predecessors. …

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Starmobile new play max and play plus marshmallow Smartphones

Summer may be over but play time continues as trusted Philippine brand Starmobile introduces its first Android “Marshmallow” smartphones, the big battery PLAY Max with front flash and the large-screen PLAY Plus. “As we celebrate our 5th year, Starmobile officially begins a new chapter with the introduction of the PLAY Max and the PLAY Plus,” said Starmobile Product Development Head Michael Chen. “More than just amazing smartphones, these new offerings are the first of a new generation of devices that are even more attuned to the needs of the mobile Filipino,” Chen added. Play more games, videos, and music with the PLAY Max’s 4000mAh battery that powers through 22 hours of talk time and 16.6 days on standby. Enjoy scrolling through your social media feeds and checking your favorite websites on the …

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WD rolls out first 64 layer 3D Nand Technology

Western Digital has successfully developed its next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability. Pilot production of the new technology has commenced in the Yokkaichi, Japan joint venture facilities and initial output is expected later this year. Western Digital expects meaningful commercial volumes of BiCS3in the first half of calendar 2017. “The launch of the next generation 3D NAND technology based on our industry-leading 64 layer architecture reinforcesour leadership in NAND flash technology,” said Dr. Siva Sivaram, executive vice president, memory technology, Western Digital.“BiCS3 will feature the use of 3-bits-per-cell technologyalong with advances in high aspect ratio semiconductor processing to deliver higher capacity, superior performance and reliability at anattractive cost. Together with BiCS2, our 3D NAND portfolio has broadened significantly,enhancing our ability to address a full …

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Warm up during these cold weather months

Water from the tap gets colder as the cold weather of the “ber-months” start to close in. While most people are used to hitting the showers with cold water raining on them— some of them want it that way because it finishes the job of waking them up from drowsiness— there are some who just cannot handle the sharp chill on their skin. One of them are kids who need to wake up early for school. It seems to take forever to pull them out from their slumber in these cold months and they dread the cold water from the shower, making their mornings far less enjoyable— adversely affecting their mood. As an old-school practice, it takes extra effort for those who wake up very early morning just to manually heat …

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ViewSonic unveils the VX2776-SMHD monitor that pairs stunning visuals with beautiful design

ViewSonic Corp. has unveiled its latest addition to its extensive line of high-quality monitors. The 1080p Full HD 27-inch VX2776-Smhd monitor is engineered with SuperClear IPS panel technology, a sleek and contemporary borderless design, 178/178 degree wide viewing angle, and extensive connectivity including VGA, HDMI, and DP built-in stereo speaker making itthe ideal multimedia display to view entertainment like action packed movies, sports and more. The VX2776-Smhd offers the best viewing experience, paired with beautiful eye-pleasing design to cater to stylish, modern, and tech-savvy individuals. The ViewSonic VX2776-smhd exudes beauty and style in its ultra-slim and sleek minimalist frameless bezel design, with its panel measuring at only 6.6mm thin. Paired with an ultra-thin 2mm bezel, the ViewSonic VX2776-smhd delivers a seamless and immersive viewing experience. The VX2776-smhd also features SuperClear AH-IPS …

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Genius SP-906BT is your compact outdoor companion

The newest offering of Bluetooth speaker from Genius is a treat to music enthusiasts who sports an active, stylish yet cost-conscious lifestyle. Genius SP-906BT is equipped with the latest 4.1 Bluetooth technology at a compact size, just about the size of a hand. Designed for mobile and outdoor use, it is lighter than a baseball. But do not be fooled by its size because the SP-906BT delivers crisp audio quality with deep bass performance. Its round design is purposely built to give a surround sound experience, even while you’re outside. The smart anti-breaking sound technology assures you of a high fidelity music experience with no break during high or low pitches. Giving off that hyper bass sound is the built-in amplifier that’ll make for an enjoyable listening session. Expect this puck-sized device to give …

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