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Acer is official sponsor for 2016 League of Legends World Championships, All Star Events

Acer has recently been named an official Sponsor for the 2016 League of Legends World Championships and 2016 All Star Event, with the partnership with LoL esports kicking off now and continuing through the duration of these events. Assisted by CAA in setting up the partnership, Acer will supply Predator XB1 (XB241H) monitors for these exciting global esports events, equipping the professional practice rooms and stages, displaying all of the action during matches. The marketing partnership also includes branding integration during Worlds and ASE broadcasts, and unique experience opportunities will also be offered to avid gamers. “Acer is committed to pushing boundaries in the gaming arena and has built a strong reputation with its widely acclaimed Predator line of gaming notebooks, desktops and displays, consistently delivering new, relevant technology to the …

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Retro gaming with this!

Retro gaming is fun. It’s a chance to relive the classics or games I might have missed as a youth. I’ve met people armed to the teeth with two GTX 1080s in their custom built PCs and yet they use all the power to process 8 to 16-bit era games. To join the buzz, a mini Sega MegaDrive went on sale in some places, and then there’s the Nintendo Classic – which houses 30 pre-selected games by Nintendo itself. We can’t blame them why they had to do that, not all classic games were good, many were not even aren’t worth our time. But look out, here’s another device that will allow you to check out not 30, but over 400 – yes you heard that right – classic titles, ranging from …

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Meetings just got smarter with the Lenovo Smart Meeting Room Solution

Announced at Lenovo’s annual Accelerate Partner Forum this year, the Lenovo Smart Meeting Room Solution is now available in Philippines The Lenovo Smart Meeting Room Solution is a collaboration with Intel featuring the ThinkCentre Tiny desktop and Intel Unite technology, which will transform meeting room spaces, change the way employees collaborate and provide a valuable boost to productivity through a seamless wireless connection. The ThinkCentre Tiny desktop with Intel vPro will leverage the new Intel Unite Technology, allowing devices  to connect wirelessly to new or existing displays, projectors, or interactive whiteboards — no cables needed. Meeting attendees can view and present up to four presentations at the same time, while also sharing and annotating content. “At Lenovo, we are committed to constant innovation to help our customers achieve their IT and business …

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HyperX now shipping the best budget gaming headset

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology, now have the solution for it, solidifying its commitment to creating quality gaming gear for everyone with the release of the HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset. Designed to make even the most casual gamer feel like a pro, the HyperX Cloud Stinger features HyperX signature memory foam and 50mm directional drivers to deliver a comfortable, high-quality sound experience at an affordable price. HyperX Cloud Stinger weighs just 275 grams and is built with 90-degree rotating ear cups to provide hours of comfort for console and PC gaming. The lightweight headset includes 50mm directional drivers that are tilted to position sound directly into the ear, resulting in a broader and more accurate in-game sound. HyperX Cloud Stinger also offers a convenient set of features for gameplay, …

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Make it a Wolf Christmas

Often, the best Christmas present is something we didn’t know we needed until we receive it.  For owners of automatic watches, the perfect gift this Christmas may well be – ta-da– a WOLF watch winder.  WOLF is a 180-year-old family-run business that specializes in watch winders and jewellery cases. The company has spent the last 25 years building its reputation in North America and Asia with enormous success. And now, WOLF watch winders are available in the Philippines, and will appeal as perfect presents to owners of one, or three, automatic watches. Let alone true enthusiasts who may own four, or even 40 timepieces. WOLF watch winders are powered by a reliable Japanese Mabuchi motor, which incorporates a sealed gearbox with virtually-silent nylon gears.Battery and adapter operated,all winders come with an industry-leading …

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Roll over unused data for free on your Globe myLifestyle plan

The availability of more online content has led to increased mobile data usage. People look to more ways to maximize their connected experience and Globe Postpaid finally introduces its latest innovations with the ability to roll over unused mobile data or share it with other users or devices. A first in the Philippines, the amped up Globe myLifestyle plans with Data Rollover allows unused MBs to be carried over to the next month. This way, no MBs are wasted and customers get the most out of their mobile connectivity. Data Sharing on the other hand strengthens Globe Postpaid differentiated customer experience by providing hassle-free connectivity especially with multiple devices, eliminating the need for WiFi or hotspots. “Giving the best digital experience remains our top priority. This means putting in place convenient features …

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Watch all the pilot episodes of your faves with HOOQ ad-free “freemium”

HOOQ has recently unveiled its new app and the first of its kind hybrid model ad-free freemium service that allows more customers to try out the service. The SVOD service that was built in Asia for Asia takes on a mobile-first user experience to cater to the voracious demands of mobile users. This new hybrid model now allows customers to sample a premium service at no cost.  Pilot episodes of all TV series will now be free for all registered users even after their free trial period has ended.  Customers can now catch pilot episodes from DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Devious Maids, The Mentalist, Castle to Alyas Robin Hood, Walang Hanggan and #Jadine whenever they hit the service.  This extended sampling gives the customers the power to decide if they …

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Connect with Ubisoft Philippines at ESGS 2016

Gamers and enthusiasts are in for a treat as top gaming developer Ubisoft returns for this year’s E-Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) on October 28-30 at the SMX Convention Center. The developer behind the widely-acclaimed Assassins Creed and Far Cry series promises to come back stronger with an interactive Just Dance 2017 booth showcasing the latest from the biggest music video game franchise of all time as well as opportunities for enthusiasts to know more about the company’s upcoming studio in the country. “We’re very excited to be back for this year’s ESGS. Our participation in one of the biggest gaming conventions definitely allows us to connect fans not just to our games but with Ubisoft Philippines,” shares Chip Go, General Manager of Ubisoft Philippines. With the upcoming launch of their first …

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PLDT Global, MyLegalWhiz provide legal assistance for Global Filipinos

Good news for Filipinos around the world – you now have a legal service you can access 24/7, anytime, anywhere! PLDT Global Corp. (PGC), the international marketing, sales and operating unit of Philippines’ telecoms leader PLDT, has recently partnered with MyLegalWhiz to provide online legal assistance to overseas Filipinos worldwide. This partnership empowers Filipinos abroad to access an online facility called MyLegalWhizOFW that offers legal knowledge, assistance and guidance on the rights of Filipinos whether living in the Philippines or abroad. “Committed to serving working and migrant Filipinos worldwide, we have formed this partnership to enable them to seek affordable legal assistance anytime online, sparing them from worrying too much about complicated legal problems,” said PLDT EVP and Head of Enterprise, International, and Carrier Business Eric Alberto. “This credits-based innovative service is really beneficial …

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TBEX Asia-Pacific 2016 set on October 13-16

The Asia-Pacific leg of the world’s largest conference of travel bloggers, writers, content media creators and tourism industry professionals - the Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX), is et Oct. 13-16 at the PICC. Presented by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), in coordination with NMX Events, TBEX is expected to bring in hundreds of delegates from North America, Europe and Asia to the Philippines for the first time and will serve as the best venue for bloggers to acquire knowledge, as well as expand their networks and linkages. Highlighting this event will be a series of talks presented by some of the world’s renowned speakers including New York Times #1 international bestselling author and veteran travel journalist Patricia Schultz, host of the award-winning podcast Slice of Sci-Fi Evo Terra, and Filipino travel blogger and …

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