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realme emerges as top seller during Lazada, TikTok, and Shopee 9.9 sale

realme, the PH’s no. 1 smartphone brand for six consecutive quarters (based on IDC’s Q2 2022 sell-in report), continues to achieve new milestones in the e-commerce scene after ending the 9.9 sale with a successful performance on Shopee, Lazada, and TikTok. realme offered up to 75% OFF discounts on selected realme smartphones and TechLife devices during the mega sale. The brand also provided freebies, exclusive offers as well as free shipping promos for consumers to enjoy on the e-commerce platforms. In the smartphones category, realme ranked second on both Lazada and TikTok while ranking third on Shopee. On Lazada, the crowd-favorite realme C35 (4+128) sold out within just 2 minutes during the first day of selling. The realme C35 boasts of its impressive specs and brings in a stylish, modern look to the entry-level category. In the wearables category, realme also ended the sale in fifth rank on both Shopee and Lazada. The biggest player in this key milestone was the recently launche

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realme #1 smartphone brand in PH, now for six consecutive quarters

realme continues its reign as the country’s best-selling smartphone brand. According to the most recent sell-in report of research analyst firm International Data Corporation or IDC, the realme brand is now on its sixth consecutive quarter of being number one in the Philippines, with a 21.8% total market share. Further cementing its position in the Philippine market is the Canalys sell-in report as of August 2022, which lists realme Philippines as the number one smartphone brand for Q2 2022, with a total unit share of 20% across all vendors present. “Despite the global decline in smartphone shipments this year, realme Philippines stands strong in the face of adversity,” announces Austine Huang, VP for Marketing. “We are backed by our Filipino customer base, and in return, we commit to offering them stylish, quality smartphones and TechLife products at fair, competitive prices. realme remains loyal to its fans, and we’re glad that this back-to-back Number One announcement from IDC an

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 are now up for grabs

Samsung’s latest generation of foldables, the Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4, are finally available to order in the Philippines. This comes after the tech giant unveiled its flagship foldable smartphones during the Galaxy Unpacked event in New York and the Greater Galaxy launch in Manila. Expectedly, the launch of the fourth generation of the Galaxy Z Series was a success, with its limited edition pre-order bundles selling out in less than 24 hours after the pre-selling period opened. Both phones carry the same sleek and stylish design as their predecessors with key improvements to their most unique features. The Galaxy Z Flip4 is stronger, lighter, and thinner compared to the previous Galaxy Flip, but remains in a compact size that fits all types of fits. It comes with an exclusive Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ display—the toughest Gorilla Glass yet and protects the hinge with an all-new Armor Aluminum frame, which improves the smartphone’s drop and scratch performance. The new f

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The ultimate performance flagship OnePlus 10T 5G arrives in PH

The global technology brand OnePlus officially launches its ultimate performance flagship device in the Philippines – the OnePlus 10T 5G. The device boasts flagship performance, stable connectivity, industry-leading charging, world-class photography, fast and smooth user experience, and even innovative design. Exceptional features for a flagship performance The OnePlus 10T 5G is powered by Qualcomm’s latest and most powerful Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform to provide users with fast and smooth performance. For a seamless multitasking experience, the chipset is complemented by a large RAM and internal storage, which is available in two variants: 8GB + 128GB or 16GB + 256GB. Its RAM is supported by the Always Alive feature, server-level memory management, that enables users to run up to 35 applications effortlessly in the background with 16GB of large memory. For a superior cooling system, the device leverages the OnePlus’ 3D Cooling System 2.0. It is packed with a larger cooling

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Acer broadens eco-conscious Vero line with Acer Chromebook Vero 514

Acer unveiled today the new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 – the first Chromebook in its line of eco-conscious Vero devices that reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability by offering consumers and commercial customers more options that allow them to reduce their ecological footprint. The new Acer Chromebook Vero 514 (CBV514-1H/T) features a thoughtful design that takes the entire product lifespan into consideration since it is easy to upgrade, repair, disassemble and recycle. It also uses recycled materials in most areas of the product including 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in the chassis and 50% PCR plastic in the keycaps, 100% ocean-bound plastics on the touchpad surface, and 90% recycled paper packaging. “The simplicity, security, and speed of Chromebooks are the ideal complements to our Vero line’s focus on delivering powerful devices that keep an eye on the environment,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “The new Acer Chro

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Samsung introduces Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4

Samsung has introduced its next generation of groundbreaking foldable smartphones: the Galaxy Z Flip4 and the Galaxy Z Fold4. Both devices feature customizable form factors, tailored experiences, and upgraded performance. Now in its fourth generation, the Galaxy Z series continues to break from convention to deliver new, impactful interactions that enhance everyday life.  “Samsung Galaxy foldables are built on the foundation of our openness philosophy, enabling new possibilities with complete customization both inside and out. Created in collaboration with our world-class partners, the next foldable devices offer unparalleled mobile experiences that meet the needs of our most dynamic users,” said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. “Through our unwavering focus and industry leadership, excitement for the foldables continues to grow. We’ve successfully transformed this category from a radical project to a mainstream device lineup enjoye

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MOONTON Games, Blacklist International unveil new M3 World Championship Estes skin

International gaming developer and publisher MOONTON Games and world champions Blacklist International revealed the upcoming Blacklist International Estes skin for the first time. The Blacklist Protocol event was held in SM Mall of Asia - Music Hall, Pasay, to launch the roster that will compete in the upcoming MPL Philippines Season 10. The team also debuted their new jerseys designed in collaboration with artists Quiccs and Egg Fiasco. In a preview video, the Blacklist International Estes skin exhibits a signature black and white finish with diamond detailing on the character outfit and scroll. The silver-haired character also shows the well-known 'crowning pose' of OhMyV33nus, as the hero is known to be her main comfort pick, which helped the team win many tournaments. The video launched on MOONTON Games' official social media channels on 8 August 2022. "After months of working with MOONTON Games, we can finally see the new Blacklist International Estes skin. It is everything we w

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HUAWEI launches MateBook 16s and MateBook D16 laptops

HUAWEI Philippines has launched its biggest, most exciting products to date: the HUAWEI MateBook 16s and HUAWEI MateBook D16! Expand your world with the HUAWEI MateBook 16s and Matebook D16 As HUAWEI’s biggest and most advanced laptops to ever launch, these laptops promise the most intuitive control and smoothest performance. The company’s engineers have always crafted their products with care to deliver the best value, from the smallest devices to their biggest ones — and the HUAWEI MateBook 16s and HUAWEI Matebook D16, HUAWEI’s most premium offerings, are the ultimate testament to their incredible dedication to designing top-notch product performance. After rolling out best-value gadgets for content creators and heavy office professionals all year, like the MatePad 10.4 for artists on the go and the nova 9 for aspiring influencers, HUAWEI tops off their complete Smart Office collection with these new laptops. With huge screens, powerful processors, and the ability to access and co

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Predator announces Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals

Who will reign supreme in this year’s Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals? Predator is looking for the best Dota 2 and Valorant teams in the country. Witness epic battles and the crowning of the next Predator League champions. The Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals will take center stage at the SM Mall of Asia Central Atrium on September 17-18. The qualifiers will begin on August 4 for Valorant (other dates are August 11 and August 18) and August 7 for Dota 2 (other qualifier dates are August 13 and August 20). The playoffs will be held on August 31 and September 1 for Valorant and August 29 and 30 for Dota 2. At stake is the biggest prize pool yet of Php1 million! The 1st place winner will receive P200,000, the 2nd place P100,000, the 3rd place P75,000, the 4th place P50,000. Qualifier winners will each receive P25,000. The Dota 2 winners will have the glory of representing the country in the Asia Pacific Predator League Grand Finals 2022. After two years of lockdowns and

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Globe, property giants, lawmaker partner for built-in broadband to future-proof homes

Leading digital solutions group Globe, several of the country’s major builders and a lawmaker championing wider ICT access are pushing for greater adoption of built-in connectivity in developments across the country. These stakeholders are saying in one voice that internet access should be a basic provision like water and power. At Globe’s RISE to the Next Level event last Monday, July 11, top executives from Globe and property developers ASEANA Holdings Inc., Cebu Landmasters Inc., Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), and the Victor Consunji Development Corp. (VCDC), talked about their shared goal of providing internet-ready homes for the customers’ benefit and aligned to the digital age. Isabela 6th District Representative Faustino “Inno” A. Dy V, meanwhile, cited how equitable connectivity is a shared responsibility between government and the private sector, as he vowed to push passage of the bill allowing telcos to build infrastructure in private developments to enable further expan

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