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Pru Life UK launches free COVID-19 protection for Filipinos through health app, Pulse

Leading life insurer Pru Life UK is offering free COVID-19 protection and Personal Accident (PA) coverage to safeguard Filipinos amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country. Under the program, Pru Life UK will offer free accident and death benefit to 500,000 Filipinos, in the unfortunate event that the individual passes away, including as a result of COVID-19. Health workers are entitled to twice the death coverage at no cost. This offer is available through Pulse, Pru Life UK’s artificial intelligence-powered health and wellness app that offers holistic health management. The free COVID-19 protection and PA coverage is a one-time, 45-day insurance, available to the first 500,000 persons who register their profiles on the Pulse app, effective from the date of registration. Those who have been diagnosed with, have symptoms of, have been under quarantine for COVID-19, or have been living with a COVID-19 patient at the time of registration are not eligible for this offer. Other excluded

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#NothingBeatsGirls is the morale booster future queens need to see today

It’s been an eventful month of March. Aside from the worldwide pandemic and lockdowns, it’s also observed as International Women’s Month – which Gatorade and its creative agency DDB MNL capped off with an inspiring animated video that cheered on young women to keep going. Gatorade’s #NothingBeatsGirls digital video derives inspiration from the country’s countless female athletes and harnesses the power of animation and poetic lyricism to illustrate the self-doubts, worries, struggles, as well as triumphs that women go through in their respective journeys to become the queens that they are. “In these trying times, the toughest girls blaze through. This is a salute to every single female with a fight to conquer. You are greater than your fears, insecurities, doubts, haters, worst games, setbacks, excuses, and mistakes,” was the resounding message from the animation. The video uploaded in Gatorade’s social media accounts is part of the brand’s yearly campaign with UAAP Volleyball athle

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Curbing the spread of COVID-19 with Hygienix

There now exists a definite duty for every Filipino to help stop the spread of COVID-19. And one of the simplest things we can do as individuals is to sanitize- either by washing our hands thoroughly with soap and water on a regular basis or by using alcohol if handwashing is unfeasible. Even before, and more so at this time of COVID-19, Hygienix has been making products that aim to protect people from disease-causing bacteria. Hygienix products effectively eliminate viruses, kill germs, and destroy harmful bacteria, while keeping the skin energized and moisturized at the same time! In the frontline for Hygienix in the battle against COVID-19 is the Hygienix Germicidal Soap. Hygienix Germicidal Soap kills 99.99% of germs and common disease-causing bacteria with every use! And because it has a non-drying formula and refreshing scent, frequent handwashing with Hygienix Germicidal Soap turns out to be a pleasure, not just a necessity. Apart from soap, Hygienix also has two alcohol prod

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SSS and Unionbank Now Available on Huawei AppGallery

As the current third largest app distribution platform globally, the Huawei App Gallery is continuously and rapidly growing with more apps being available. It has now taken the next step to become a pioneering platform, through which countless users across the globe will be able to access smart digital services. The Huawei AppGallery is filled with various useful and fun apps like Facebook, Viber, TikTok, GCash, BDO, PayMaya, Eatigo, Beauty MNL, Robinsons Rewards, OWTO, Lazada, Asphalt 9, Wordscapes and so much more, all available for download through AppGallery. As Huawei prides itself for being a customer-centric brand, apps such as these would not only give users a vast variety of choices but would also ensure users’ safety and security while doing so. The Huawei AppGallery is no ordinary app store because it has different features users can take advantage of, ultimately with the goal of giving the consumers better user experience. The Huawei App Gallery Rewards where HUAWEI points

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Dive into the future of anime with 4K HDR short Sol Levante

Anime’s diverse and fantastical stories, vibrant styles and delicate lines are an art form that has evolved from its creative home in Japan, and grown in global popularity, variety and sophistication over the last fifty years. Today, we are proud to showcase the stunning world of Sol Levante; an original anime that is a culmination of art, technology, and curiosity. The intent: expand the future of anime with creative technology Since 2017, Netflix has been invested in Japanese anime. We’re passionate about the genre now more than ever. By working with top talent, we have been forging the way to become a home for creators and anime fans around the world. As a studio, we continue to push the boundaries of storytelling -- as art is boundless in the world of Anime. To support this, Netflix technologists are constantly looking for ways to innovate and explore new creative opportunities for filmmakers. Given the rapid adoption of HDR capable devices in consumers’ homes, we wondered what

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Make your own facemask in a few easy steps!

In times like these when COVID-19 is affecting all of us greatly in every way, it’s more important than ever to not only be safe from disease and healthy, but also to be resourceful and practical. With the right tools and materials, it’s very easy to make your own basic protective gear. Did you know that with some spare cloth, a printer, and a sewing machine, you can sew your own facemask? Now there’s no need to worry about disposable facemasks—you can quickly craft your own for light everyday use and supplies of surgical masks can go to health workers and frontliners who need them more. Here’s what you’ll need: · Outer fabric (20cm x 80cm) · Inner fabric (20cm x 80cm) · Band (2m) · Printer · Sewing machine/sewing tools * The above measurements are good for three masks. * Soft-textured material, such as gauze, is preferable. * You can add your own embroidery or lace. SIZE CHARTSizeFinished sizeLength of ear bandFor babies (9 months – 3 years)8.5cm x 12.5cm29cm x 2 piecesFor

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#OneAgainstCOVID19: Donate to Philippine Red Cross, UNICEF, Caritas Manila, Oxfam Pilipinas, and others through PayMaya

Now you can donate to various charitable foundations and humanitarian agencies mobilizing relief and response efforts against COVID-19 through PayMaya's digital payments platform. The one-stop digital donation facility that can be accessed online or in-app is part of #OneAgainstCOVID19 drive that PayMaya launched with various partners to help raise funds for frontliners and the most vulnerable communities affected by the pandemic.  “In this time of great and urgent need, coming together in the traditional spirit of bayanihan becomes ever more important so that no one gets left behind. This #OneAgainstCOVID19 harnesses the power of collaboration and digital payments as we fight this global pandemic,” said PayMaya Founder and CEO Orlando B. Vea. By visiting the #OneAgainstCOVID19 page in the PayMaya website (http://donate.paymaya.com) or going to the Pay Bills section of the PayMaya app, Filipinos can choose from a variety of charitable organizations to support with causes that range f

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Telemedicine seen to assist in limiting spread of COVID-19 and decongesting hospitals

As the number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines continues to escalate, the general public may take advantage of telemedicine services to avail of medical advice especially when staying at home or under quarantine. Maridol D. Ylanan, CEO of Global Telehealth, Inc. which runs KonsultaMD, said telemedicine is a viable alternative to visits to hospital emergency rooms which should be reserved for more critical situations. Moreover, through telemedicine, customers can have 24/7 access to doctors while ensuring that they are not at risk of getting or spreading any disease since there is no physical interaction with medical practitioners and other patients. “Telemedicine providers are here to give health advice.  KonsultaMD, for instance, has a team of doctors who are fully-equipped with the knowledge on how to deal with various medical concerns including COVID-19.  Through telephone triaging, the doctor can advise the customer whether they need to go to the hospital for further evaluat

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Pru Life UK goes beyond its core business of providing financial protection with the launch of Pulse, an all-in-one AI-powered h

Pru Life UK, a leading life insurer and the pioneer of insuravest, or investment-linked life insurance products in the Philippines, today announces the launch of Pulse, an all-in-one, first-of-its-kind digital app to offer artificial intelligence (AI)-powered holistic health management to consumers in the country. Through cutting-edge tools and real-time information, Pulse empowers consumers to take control of their health and wellbeing anytime, anywhere. “Since 1996, we have been committed to helping individuals and families in the Philippines secure their financial future. With Pulse, we are significantly expanding beyond our core business of providing financial protection, as well as working to integrate mobile digital health more deeply into the Philippine healthcare system,” says Pru Life UK President and CEO Antonio “Jumbing” De Rosas. “Across the globe, digital tools are paving the way for better quality, faster, and more accessible healthcare,” De Rosas continues. “These tool

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SAMSUNG changes the way you experience sound with the new Galaxy Buds+, now in stores!

The Galaxy Buds+ is Samsung’s latest wireless earbuds with dual dynamic speakers, delivering superior audio quality with rich treble and bass by acoustic specialists AKG. Talk time becomes smoother with the adaptive three-mic system that changes responses to reduce outside noise in varying environments while preserving voice quality, while the ambient sound mode controls how much can be heard from the surroundings without removing the earbuds. The Galaxy Buds+ also seamlessly connects to any Samsung and Android compatible device via Bluetooth. It is now also iOS compatible, with a dedicated Galaxy Buds+ app, enabling more users to enjoy an immersive audio experience regardless of what device they use. The earbuds offer long-lasting power that guarantees 11 hours of non-stop listening time on a single charge, which can be extended up to 22 hours when powered by the charging case. Three minutes of charging the Galaxy Buds+ is equivalent to one hour of playtime. It also supports wireless

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