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Start up your passion with HP Pavilion x360 convertible laptop

Gen Z’s and young millennials are so passionate about expressing their individuality and making the world a better place that most of them dream of owning startup companies. This generation of socially-responsible individuals is also known for working on things that add meaning and purpose and for giving back to society. But apart from having the passion to make a difference in the world by expressing their individuality, these fired-up individuals also need a powerful tool that can truly improve their talents and enable them to learn new skills, to ultimately turn their ideas into reality. At the Start Up Your Passion event at the Start Up Village in Makati City, HP Philippines took some of the country’s tech, lifestyle, and entrepreneurship bloggers for a knowledge sharing session on nurturing passion to success, as it introduced them to the HP Pavilion x360. Powered by an Intel Core i7 processor, the Pavilion x360 is HP’s latest flagship laptop that features the latest technology

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MSI welcomes airing of Discovery esports TV special in PH

MSI recently brought the excitement of its partnership with Discovery Channel by staging an exclusive event held at the 55 Events Place in Quezon City. MSI has partnered with Discovery to celebrate the rise of eSports as a legitimate revenue-generating industry that brings millions of people together across the world, including the Philippines. In connection with the partnership, Discovery is airing a TV special titled Esports: The Rise of the New King. The event was graced by some of the country’s most-followed social media influencers, media representatives, leading store dealers, and MSI’s valued partners in the tech and gaming industry topbilled by AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA. The attendees were treated to a lot of surprises, raffle prizes, a sumptuous buffet dinner, and, of course, a ton of new information about the esports industry and the latest offerings of MSI and its partners, including an 8-minute sneak peek of the TV special. A replay telecast is set to be aired on August 3, 20

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Manage printing tasks even when on the move with HP Smart App

Nowadays, with the help of today's technologies and the Internet, most startup entrepreneurs are practically running their micro- and small-sized businesses from their smartphones. These individuals take advantage of the cloud to store and access their files and use the latest apps to manage everyday tasks. One app that entrepreneurs will find helpful in boosting productivity is the HP Smart App which, when paired with HP inkjet printers, can help them take on and manage various printing tasks even while they are out of the office. With the HP Smart App, entrepreneurs can wirelessly print documents and photos from the cloud, social media, smartphone, and other mobile devices. They can even scan on the go, print or share these scanned images with others, and even order supplies for their HP InkJet printers. The HP inkjet printer is a compact and easy-to-set-up printer that is perfect for homes, home offices or small enterprises, especially when they are used with the HP Smart App, to

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GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 20 Series rolls out starting this July

GIGABYTE has announced this month the launch of its GeForce RTX 20 SUPER Series which takes advantage of NVIDIA's Turing architecture. The portfolio consists of the AORUS series, GAMING series, and the WINDFORCE series in GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, and GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER variants. The GeForce RTX 20 SUPER Series features Ray Tracing (RTX) which allows game-generated frame to instantly render more natural reflections, refractions, and shadows through the light principle, perfectly presenting realistic scenes without flaws. Compared with previous GeForce RTX graphics processing, the GeForce RTX 20 SUPER possesses more CUDA core counts and better performance frequency. GIGABYTE’s SUPER is definitely the best-armed gear to enter the battle. GIGABYTE AORUS Series The AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8G, AORUS GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8G, and the AORUS GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER 8G are designed for gamers who love the AORUS spirit. AORUS graphics cards are not only all equ

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First Dynabook-branded laptops launch in Asia next month

Dynabook Singapore Pte. Ltd. (formerly Toshiba Client Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd.), recently announced its first Dynabook-branded solutions with three laptops and a USB-C Dock. Designed for business, these three laptops include the Dynabook Portégé X30, Dynabook Tecra X40, and the Dynabook Portégé A30. This month also marks the 30th Anniversary of the first Dynabook-branded laptop in Japan. “We have evolved and these four products are the perfect example of the direction the organization plans to take as Dynabook,” said Wong Wai Meng, Assistant General Manager, Product Strategy for Mobile Computing Solutions, Device & IoT, Dynabook Singapore Pte. Ltd. “Our new X Series and newly-redesigned Portégé A30 push the mobile computing envelope as powerful, full-performance solutions with thinner and lighter form factors. The USB-C Dock demonstrates our understanding of the modern mobile professional’s connectivity and expansion needs.” The 13.3-inch Portégé X30 and 14-inch Tecra X40 are part of

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Discovery's TV special highlights MSI's devotion to esports

Discovery is now launching ESPORTS: THE RISE OF THE NEW KING, a special program themed around the thriving esports ecosystem. This nearly an hour program helps shed light on how gaming has rapidly evolved from a pastime into a top-tier sport. Global esports organizations, tournaments, game publishers, popular games, esports teams, fans, and manufacturers of gaming gears all play a major role in propelling the entire esports industry. “Discovery is more than a channel. We are the world's #1 IP content provider who has delved deep into vertical content in hopes of engaging the audience and powering their passions," said Tony Qiu, Discovery’s VP and GM for Greater China and Korea. "With esports surging in popularity, we have seen its potential and launched Discovery Games Studios to create games inspired by various TV shows from Discovery’s properties. We also recognized MSI’s vast potential in the meanwhile. With MSI gaming laptops' high prevalence worldwide, there is no doubt MSI is on

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Bren Limitless, Dream High Gaming top Juicy Legends Tournament

Top gaming teams Bren Limitless and Dream High Gaming emerged as overall Champions at the first-ever Juicy Legends Tournament which culminated in the iconic Isetann Recto Mall in Manila. The two-month Juicy Legends Tournament, staged by ULVL Gaming and sponsored by ARC Refreshments Corp.’s Juicy Lemon brand, served as an esports battleground for avid gamers of the popular Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. Bren Limitless took over the Pro Division category and bagged consecutive wins in a best-of-five game against competitor Aether. The team won the coveted trophy and PhP 100, 000 cash prize for championing the Grand Finals.  Christian Fajura, Bren Limitless’s team captain and also known as Rafflesia, expressed his happiness on behalf of the team for winning the Juicy Legends Tournament. “Masaya ako kasi at least ‘yung effort namin, 'yung mga practice namin gabi-gabi, ay nagkaroon ng bunga (I’m happy because all our efforts, the practices that we did every night, resulted in something great)

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Level up with the right Seagate solution for you

Seagate Technology, a world leader in data solutions, has broadened its portfolio with several new models, including new solid state drive (SSD) offerings. From gung-ho gamers to Instagram gurus, photo-collecting parents, or visionary creatives, Seagate offers the data storage solutions that empower users to live their best digital lives in today’s fast-changing data-heavy landscape. Today, consumers have more ways than ever to consume and create content, driving the need to build, distribute, and manage data efficiently. According to a recent IDC whitepaper sponsored by Seagate, five billion consumers are currently interacting with data every single day. By 2025, that number will jump to six billion, or 75% of the world’s population. Each of those six billion people will have at least one data interaction every 18 seconds, bumping the amount of data created worldwide to 175 zettabytes by 2025. Consumers increasingly need reliable ways to collect, protect, manage, and access a good po

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Samsung concludes PASS10N Lab with Sunnies Studios

Samsung concluded its PASS10N LAB with a workshop with Martine Cajucom and Jess Wilson, the creative director, and the brand manager of the retail powerhouse Sunnies Studios. The talk is designed to allow those part of the online community Samsung Members to ignite their passion in entrepreneurship, photography, videography, fitness, and gaming. For its last leg, the girls of Sunnies Studios shared their secrets in building the iconic brand. Sunnies became a business empire after launching a line of prescription eyewear and sunglasses in 2013. Following its success, they expanded to offer comfort food in Sunnies Cafe and lipsticks at Sunnies Face. Behind the brand are some of Manila’s biggest It Girls: Georgina Wilson, Cajucom, Jess Wilson, Bea Soriano, and joined by Soriano’s husband Eric Dee. Apart from the famous names, the brand has an unmistakable aesthetic inspired by pastel colors, beautiful people, and a South California vibe. As a creative director, Cajucom plays a role in d

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Samsung PASS10N Lab puts spotlight on mobile gaming

The Samsung PASS10N Lab campaign, a series of workshops that allow today's generation of trailblazers find their tribe, whether it’s in entrepreneurship, photography, videography, fitness, included an exclusive session for gamers as well. For its fifth leg, the tech giant invited radio DJ and gamer enthusiast Gino Quillamor together with mobile gamers for a friendly tournament with the help of the next-generation Samsung Galaxy S10. Quillamor is a self-confessed geek who traces his history with playing to childhood. His earliest memory is of a simple game where he simply had to jump over obstacles. Since then, he has moved up to full-blown roleplaying games (RPGs) on different platforms, especially mobile. “On mobile, the smartphone can make or break the gaming experience,” says Quillamor. “Many of the good titles have heavy graphics so you need a high-powered device to fully enjoy it. The Galaxy S10 lets me be part of the match without any lags.” The next-generation Galaxy S10 is

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