Geek

PowerUpYourGames as Kingston and MSI Partner Up for the Ultimate Gaming Solution​

Reinforcing its commitment to the gaming enthusiasts across markets, Kingston Technology, a world leader of memory products and technology solutions, and MSI, a world leading gaming brand of top-notch gaming hardware, today announced their strategic partnership to provide the ultimate gaming solution. The partnership comes on the back of both Kingston and MSI’s shared vision of empowering all gamers with a limitless gaming experience. Aimed at bolstering the ever-growing gaming segment, the long-term partnership will power up your game by providing a compelling range of products from both companies designed for gamers of all levels. The two companies will also work together to launch channel promotions and digital campaigns across its APAC markets, in addition to product integrations and compatibility. Commenting on the partnership, Kevin Wu, VP- Sales and Marketing, APAC, Kingston Technology said, “Today, the gaming industry is growing at a burgeoning rate like never before. With th

READ MORE...

Riot Games Southeast Asia Announces 2021 Esports and Competitive Collegiate Plans for League of Legends: Wild Rift

Riot Games Southeast Asia has announced its 2021 esports and competitive collegiate plans for League of Legends: Wild Rift, the 5v5 mobile MOBA that is in Open Beta across Southeast Asia. Wild Rift Esports will kick off with several smaller, intermittent competitive events from January through March to give viewers a taste of the budding talent and teams in the region. In April, this will transition into eight location-specific tournament circuits, where teams will compete for the title of local champion. Once local champions have been crowned, they will compete against other local champions at a cross-Southeast Asia level. Riot Games Southeast Asia will be partnering with several organizations to roll out competitive events. Esports partners will focus on major esports events and tournaments. Collegiate partners will partner with educational institutes and universities across the region to create exciting tournaments that will give students a taste of top tier competition. The appoi

READ MORE...

Banking on Data Intelligence, Creating Better Experience: UnionBank, to pioneer utilizing Data Science Factory model in SEA

As one of the pioneering financial institutions in digital banking, Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) seeks to leverage SAP Data Intelligence to create a new banking model that will support more customer-centric services. The bank aims to utilize digital technology to create the first known "Data Science Factory" model in Southeast Asia's financial sector. This model will help UnionBank realize superior business management, improve how its internal processes run, and have a better end-to-end perspective of all its operations. "Being a digital bank means having more data. We need to ensure that there is strong governance behind our processes to ensure that the data-building has been validated and verified. We need to assure that whatever solutions or services we deploy are of the highest regard to fulfill our responsibilities to our customers," said Dr. David Hardoon, senior adviser for Data and Artificial Intelligence of UnionBank.  SAP Data Intelligence already provided the

READ MORE...

The iPhone 12 is Here, and You’ll Love it More with Globe 5G

Much like any other new iPhone series, the arrival of the iPhone 12 has been hotly anticipated by fans worldwide including the Philippines. Now, the long wait is over and devotees can finally get their hands on the only phone they want, choosing from four four new models – the iPhone 12, Mini, Pro, and Pro Max. While the revamped design, new color choices, and wireless charging system are all notable, the most exciting addition to the iPhone 12 is its 5G capability, which enables users to do more with their phones at the lightning-fast speeds that the cutting-edge technology affords. With Globe’s continued expansion of its 5G services in Metro Manila as well as key cities in Visayas and Mindanao, more users around the country can enjoy the countless enhanced experiences that the new iPhone offers in gaming, streaming, virtual reality, and more. Get your hands on this much-awaited iPhone series by pre-ordering it through Globe. Take your pick from among the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini,

READ MORE...

HyperX Chosen as a Memory Partner for New Acer Predator Orion Desktops

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., announced it has been chosen as an Acer memory partner for the refreshed Predator Orion desktop series. Working closely to create a premium gaming experience, Acer is HyperX’s first strategic partner to feature 3600MHz1 high-frequency memory in its Predator Orion 9000 gaming desktop. “HyperX is excited to be the memory partner for Acer Predator Orion gaming desktops, as we are both committed to offering the best products for gamers,” said Larry Gonzales, sales and marketing VP, HyperX. “HyperX FURY DDR4 works seamlessly with the new desktops. Through the collaboration, we can deliver the ultimate performance to satisfy every gamer’s needs.” HyperX will provide its FURY DDR4 memory for all Acer Predator Orion desktops, which is optimized for the PCs to deliver extreme performance and reliability. The next-generation Predator Orion 9000 desktops can be configured with HyperX FURY DDR4 3600MHz1 memory up to 128GB in eight-channel

READ MORE...

Synology 2021 DSM 7.0 Beta and the future of data management

Synology introduced an entirely redesigned DiskStation Manager (DSM), the unified operating system powering Synology data management solutions, and new storage, backup, and hybrid-cloud technologies in the online 2021 AND BEYOND event.  "Unprecedented quantities of data have undergone processing, whether for data analytics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, telemedicine, or for countless more innovations. All of this is making a huge impact on our lifestyle and the way we do business, forming a "data economy" where owning more data gives you a competitive edge against others," said Philip Wong, Synology founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Synology is dedicated to building upon DSM, our core platform to solve security, reliability and management challenges. We design our solutions for individuals, all the way up to large enterprises, for even massive datasets. All of this so that our customers can focus on utilizing the data to create more value. I am excited to announce t

READ MORE...

MSI Monitor Console Mode, Designed to Answer Your Concerns

The Best Bang for Your Benefit: Monitor Console Mode MSI, the world’s leading manufacturer for true gaming hardware, is proudly expanding the hardware possibilities for all gamers. Some of you might already know that SONY PS5 does not fully support QHD resolution output at this moment. This means that if you use the conventional QHD monitor, you only can choose the FHD resolution output on the QHD screen, the image quality will be worse. Nowadays, more and more consumers are choosing monitors instead of TVs to play console and PC games. For these users, the lack of QHD resolution output support is a hindrance. MSI has heard the voices of these consumers and provided a relatively good solution. We designed an exclusive Console Mode for the consoles, which can automatically accept 4K signals on QHD monitor, and support HDR simultaneously. This gives you the best gaming experiences and allows you to enjoy console games even with a QHD monitor. To avoid consumers' concerns about whethe

READ MORE...

Harman Kardon 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Young Professionals

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, most companies are implementing voluntary and mandatory work-from-home policies. It’s hardly surprising, especially since most of us are new and has to adapt with this new work setup. With this, Harman Kardon has listed items that you can give your multitasker friends and loved ones this Christmas season. The perfect work-from-home companion, Harman Kardon Esquire Mini 2. Harman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 is the perfect work from home companion. Even with a slim design, there's no compromise on sound. The powerful super thin speaker drivers and specially tuned acoustics deliver high-fidelity sound. The Esquire Mini 2 features a conferencing system with noise cancellation for crystal clear conference calls anywhere you go. It supports up to 10 hours of playtime and comes with built-in powerbank to quickly charge your devices, so you will never run out of power especially when you need it. Harman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 is priced at Php 8,499. For the o

READ MORE...

MSI Monitor Console Mode, Designed to Answer Your Concerns. The Best Bang for Your Benefit Monitor Console Mode – FHD 120Hz

MSI, the world’s leading manufacturer for true gaming hardware, is proudly expanding the hardware possibilities for all gamers. Last time we introduced the MSI QHD display optimization for PS5.https://www.msi.com/news/detail/c85fe06b7f6e1c28c57403b6773088f9 With the official launch of PS5, another thing that makes everyone very curious is the latest feature of the 120FPS screen display. Many consumers say that they can’t find a way to set it in the game menu, asking about screen support of a 120FPS display with 144Hz or above monitor. Such postings are constantly appearing on various social platforms. This is why today, we are going to post a tutorial on how to use the MSI's monitors to turn on the 120FPS screen display, and at the same time reveal what kind of MSI monitor can support FHD 120FPS screen display. See the Following Steps: 1. Look for Saved Data and Game/App Settings from the Settings 2. Choose Performance Mode in the Game Presets 3. Restart the game and your game wi

READ MORE...

The Terrace: Samsung brings first-of-its-kind outdoor, weather-proof 4K Smart TV to PH

When people think of “home entertainment,” they usually think of the living room, where electronic gadgets are safe from the elements. With the release of their new The Terrace line, Samsung breaks barriers to bring entertainment outdoors with the first ever weather-proof TV and Soundbar. As a global leader in TV innovation, creating an optimal entertainment space outdoors has always been a goal for Samsung. While a standard television could get the job done, The Terrace’s IP55 water-resistance build takes it a step further to give you peace of mind, especially with the unpredictable rainy season in the Philippines. Despite its weather-proof design, The Terrace doesn’t sacrifice and scrimp on its quality either. Equipped with wide viewing angle capabilities further improved with an anti-glare screen, not to mention, Samsung’s signature QLED technology and Ultra Bright Picture Quality, The Terrace negates all the possible nuisances of outdoor lighting, ensuring a delightful viewing ex

READ MORE...