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French mobile tech brand WIKO enters the Philippine market

WIKO, an international mobile brand original to Marseille, France, continues to gear towards global expansion. Set off by its success in the European scale which dates back to 2011, it rapidly expanded its reach and visibility in above 30 countries worldwide. Now it proudly enters the Philippine market with two smartphones up its sleeves, the WIKO T10 and WIKO T50. PH welcomes WIKO's French aesthetics From the sky-high districts of France to other parts of Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia, WIKO has finally landed and is set to ignite the Philippine tech sphere. “The significant number of mobile phone users in the Philippines inspired this venture and the potential of WIKO is evident in a market with such demand,” says Mr. Whisky Wang, President for Asia-Pacific Region, WIKO. “The goal is to give value especially to the younger generations and, same as with any other countries where we are present, to be a key player in the mobile phone industry,” he further adds. WIKO is known

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Samsung Galaxy M23 5G: M for millennials

Samsung has timely offerings this summer for people looking for exceptional yet more affordable smartphones than its high-end model lineup, which is currently top-billed by the Galaxy Z, the Galaxy S, and the Galaxy Note series. Hailing from Samsung's midrange line, the Galaxy M23 5G comes with features that new graduates, young professionals, or anyone from the millennial market segment would appreciate. Beginning with the physique, the Galaxy M23 5G brandishes a 6.6-inch FHD+ touchscreen display with 1080 x 2408p resolution held by a metallic body with a frosted matte finish. Coming in three colors, namely Deep Green, Light Blue, and Orange Copper, the Galaxy M23 5G is pleasant to behold and hold as it does not easily attract unsightly fingerprints or smudges.  The Galaxy M23 5G's display is crisp and brilliant, which you can expect from a Samsung smartphone. On paper, the screen has 120Hz refresh rate, which makes the phone ideal for both content consumption and content creation.

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Listen to the sounds of summer with LG XBoom

Summer celebrations are just around the corner. Pool parties, karaoke sessions, and chill get-togethers are sure to be aplenty as friends and families are finally having fun together again after a long period of time. What’s crucial for fun-filled, enjoyable Summer gatherings are powerful and reliable sound systems that can keep up and are in tune with your celebration. You can keep the party going all day (or all night) with the LG XBoom CL98, which offers a powerful 3500-watt sound. It has the ability to pump out strong sound with booming bass. Each drop of the bass is sure to have the crowd jumping. The LG XBoom CL98 doesn’t miss a beat even with aesthetics. Flashing colored lights and X-Flash Pro sync with the music to add excitement and atmosphere to parties. Fancy yourself as a DJ? Control the music and have fun using a variety of DJ sound effects straight from your smartphone. The LG XBoom CL98 also comes with a Party Accelerator+ function. You can choose your own sound and pu

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Enjoy summer and get the best deals with Acer Summertime Madness Promo

Have your best summer yet with the red-hot deals in the Acer Summer Campaign Promo dubbed "Summertime Madness." This is your chance to get the Acer gadget you’ve been eyeing! Get up to P17,000 off on Acer consumer and gaming desktops, up to P8,400 off on Acer gaming notebooks, up to P1,350 off on Acer projectors and up to P2,550 off the award-winning acerpure products until May 22, 2022! Enjoy up to 30% off on acerpure’s trio of minimalist, aesthetically pleasing, and powerful air circulators and purifiers that will always keep the air in your house clean and fresh. The acerpure cozy F1 Circulator has the 3D Airflow Technology that projects air up to 15 meters away covering over 108 sqm and a 12- touch activated speed setting. The acerpure pro P2 Purifier has a 4-in-1 HEPA Filter and offers high quality air circulation, while the award-winning acerpure cool C2 Circulator + Purifier has a 4-in-1 HEPA Filter for four-layer protection and offers high purification performance at low energ

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Maya all-in-one money app launches in PH

Finance application PayMaya has officially evolved from an e-wallet to an all-in-one money app called Maya, which is now available for early access to users. Maya combines the PayMaya e-wallet with new features like crypto and a digital banking experience powered by Maya Bank, hence it's everything and a bank. With the new features, Maya allows users to spend, save, grow, invest, and master their money by using their smartphones. The app is free to download from Google Play for Android and Apple's App Store for iOS. All in One App Maya comes with an array of features that makes the handling of money more convenient and seamless. Powered by BSP-licensed Maya Bank, Maya Savings is a high-yield saving account with a 6% introductory interest rate, the highest offered by a local bank today. The initial offer is available until August 31, 2022. Eligible PayMaya customers will be able to move their money from their e-wallet to Maya Savings with just a few clicks and earn interest on the

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realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire Limited Edition variant to launch in PH on April 25

realme is set to bring the limited edition realme 9 Pro+ in collaboration with Free Fire to the Philippines on April 25. Following the launch of the realme 9 Pro Series in March, this edition offers the flagship-level features of the realme 9 Pro+, along with exciting customizations inspired by the battle royale mobile game. With the realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire Limited Edition, realme elevated its latest Number Series offering with design elements related to the Free Fire universe. In terms of product design, the back panel of the device was customized to reflect the game’s adventurous spirit with details reminiscent of the FF Knife, along with other iconic Free Fire branding elements.  Aside from an upgraded exterior, each product comes with a customized box packaging that unfolds into a Free Fire universe map. In addition, Free Fire players can look forward to other freebies such as stickers, a Free Fire Magic Cube reward card, and a SIM-ejector pin in the form of the FF Knife.  Free

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Kingston FURY releases DDR5 SODIMMs

Kingston FURY, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announces the release of Kingston FURY Impact DDR5 SODIMMs. Perfect for the gamer or PC enthusiast who want the latest cutting-edge performance from their laptop or small form factor machine. Kingston FURY Impact DDR5 is fifty percent faster than DDR4 to provide a boost in gaming, rendering, and multitasking, while its low power consumption and increased efficiency keeps your system cool at 1.1V. Available in Intel XMP 3.0 Certified SODIMM kit capacities up to 64GB, Kingston FURY Impact DDR5 packs all the enhanced features of DDR5 into a slim, compact form factor. With innovative Plug N Play1 overclocking technology and on-die ECC, it automatically supports 4800MT/s2 at lower latencies than standard DDR5-4800. Thus, improving system performance without having to enable a profile and maintains data integrity while hitting extreme speeds. “We’re thrilled to be expandin

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Discover a new side of Nadine Lustre, Yassi Pressman and Rei Germar in latest OPPO TVC

The global smart device brand OPPO recently unveiled their newest TVC, featuring multidimensional personalities who are known to push the boundaries in their respective crafts: Nadine Lustre, Yassi Pressman and Rei Germar. Throughout the video, the three women showed they’re not just one-trick ponies - they can do it all! Vlogger and content creator Rei Germar kicked off the video revealing her inner thrill-seeker. Known for her fashion inspirations, this time Rei was shown as a daring go-getter, drifting and doing car tricks behind the wheel. Meanwhile, entertainer and entrepreneur Yassi Pressman who, throughout her career, has graced the stage with her show-stopping dance moves, unveiled her classical ballet training to show her elegance. Finally, multihyphenate Nadine Lustre took on the world, rounding up the video in the heart of Paris. Dressed in head-turning pieces representing how she can pull off any style and conquer any role, Nadine sashayed across the French capital’s bri

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Union Bank of the Philippines enters metaverse with Ark of Dreams

Recognizing the explosive growth of blockchain, NFTs, and cryptocurrency globally, Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), the country’s digital innovation pioneer, has embarked on a journey to become the first Philippine bank in the Metaverse, in partnership with Filipino Blockchain startup Ark of Dreams.  UnionBank has always been at the forefront of technological innovations to empower consumers and make them future ready. It was the first Philippine bank to introduce the following that have been game-changers in the way we do banking: (1) mobile banking through wireless application protocol-enabled cellphones; (2) launch a banking website; (3) use an online payment card through EON; (4) use a chat bot (“Talk to Rafa”); (5) launch its own stablecoin (PHX); (6) introduce mobile check deposit through its award-winning app UnionBank Online; (7) opened the first fully digital bank branch in the country, The ARK; and, most recently (8) the first Philippine bank to go fully on the clo

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LG commercial washers acquire coveted Orange Tag from Meralco

A lot of home appliances boast of potential savings. They can talk the talk, but can they walk the walk? LG Electronics, one of the trailblazers in worldwide technology innovation, puts its money where its mouth is as the South Korean brand’s commercial washers were tested by the Meralco Power Lab and given an orange tag. Meralco’s orange tag acts as a seal of security, approval, and transparency as it gives you a close approximation of the power an appliance uses and the corresponding cost involved. There’s no guesswork and nothing is left to chance. You get to see how much consumption even before making your purchase, giving you an informed decision from the get-go. The two commercial washers that Meralco tested are LG’s most popular models used in local laundry businesses. They represent the best savings both for proprietors and customers. According to the tests made by Meralco, the cost per wash for Giant C Max Washers is P0.81, while Titan C Max Washers is P1.05 per wash. This e

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