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An HONORable Year: Take a Look at the HONOR Gadgets Launched this 2023

It is still not too late for presents! Here's a trip down memory lane for all the HONOR gadgets that were launched this year that can give you an idea for your well-deserved year-end gift! From budget phones to prestige gadgets, HONOR has the best deals that’s worth your money. “The Holiday Season is not yet over, so we give you this list of HONOR gadgets released this year for your needs and most importantly, for any budget that you may have,” said Stephen Cheng, HONOR Philippines Vice President. Elegance Meets Quality Capturing memories can be disappointing when not shot right. This holiday season, HONOR Magic5 Pro is the best gift for memory hoarders. It ranked first in DXOMARK for the best camera smartphone when first released and was rated the best at Mobile World Congress 2023 for its triple rear camera quality which includes a shooter, ultrawide camera, and periscope telephoto camera, almost functioning like a compact DSLR. Alongside its inviolable 5100mAh battery quality, wa

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Power Mac Center Brings ‘Infinite Smiles’ This Christmas

Apple Premium Reseller Power Mac Center (PMC) is celebrating the festive holiday season by bringing customers, not just one but three Christmas surprises. “It has been an incredible year full of milestones and memorable moments for us, and we really want to extend the same joy to everyone else. This holiday season, we’re holding a special donation drive, a digital art contest, and exclusive shopping promos. Power Mac Center hopes to see your infinite smiles as we partake in these activities so that together, we can carry them into a new beginning in the coming year,” said Joey Alvarez, PMC Director for Marketing and Product Management. #PMCPointsToPurpose To make the celebration more meaningful, Power Mac Center is holding a fundraiser for the benefit of underprivileged children with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Loyal PMC customers with 1 Infinite membership are invited to donate their points and help raise funds in their own little way for these special programs and benefic

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Lighting Up the Holidays: PLDT Global’s Special Christmas Display Lighting Ceremony at DMW

In a heartwarming event that marks the beginning of the festive season, PLDT Global Corporation (PGC), the international arm of the Philippines' leading telecommunications and digital services provider, PLDT, in collaboration with the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), lights up the Christmas spirit with the unveiling of the TINBO Christmas display. This special event took place at the DMW Blas Ople Building, symbolizing a shared commitment to enrich the lives of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families. The partnership between PLDT Global and DMW, signed last June 7, during National Migrant Workers Day, has seen PGC champion the one-stop digital gateway platform TINBO (Tindahan ni Bossing) to bolster the lives of OFWs by providing relevant digital products and services. TINBO, accessible to Filipinos overseas through www.tinbo.ph, enables seamless transactions like sending loads, paying Philippine bills, and purchasing e-gifts like Shopee, Lazada, mWell teleconsult, and

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Power Up a Gamer's Christmas with Lenovo

With the holidays upon us, you’ve most likely started checking off items on your Christmas gift list. Wondering what to get for your gamer sibling or significant other? Surprise them with Lenovo’s latest lineup of world-class gaming devices sure to cater to all their needs and gamer dreams. Lenovo’s latest gaming devices range from beginner and budget-friendly to innovative handheld greatness. Catering to a wide variety of gamers, Lenovo’s Legion and LOQ lineups are bound to provide hours of quality performance and immersive gameplay that gamers old and new alike are sure to appreciate. Give the Gift of Powerful Luxury with the Lenovo Legion 9i Launched last September, the Lenovo Legion 9i has already garnered a solid fanbase of gamers who swear by the device’s premium quality and impressive technology. The Legion 9i, dubbed the “King of Cool” is the world’s first 16-inch AI-tuned gaming laptop with an integrated liquid-cooling system. The device redefines powerful luxury with its 1

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Samsung Introduces its First-Ever Galaxy Campus Student Ambassadors

After a nationwide hunt for the next generation of tech trailblazers, Samsung has selected its first batch of top young tech innovators, content creators, and sustainability advocates to be part of its first-ever Galaxy Campus program in the Philippines. As one of the most innovative and dynamic tech brands in the world, Samsung’s Galaxy Campus offers aspiring student creators, tech innovators, and sustainability advocates an exciting and dynamic mentorship program. Fifty college students from universities nationwide gathered together at the Galaxy Campus First Day High launch event held in Grand Hyatt Manila on Dec. 16 and 17. The two-day kick-off held a variety of exciting activities such as the #TeamGalaxy Content Creation workshop that included a fruitful panel discussion with lifestyle, fashion, and creative content creator Jaz Reyes. They also enjoyed an exclusive workshop with TikTok Philippines where they got to showcase their talents in content creation with top Campers winn

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Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape: Five Lessons from DECODE 2023: Resilience Rising

Trend Micro’s annual free-for-all cybersecurity conference made a triumphant return to face-to-face with the theme DECODE 2023: Resilience Rising. Over 700 attendees from various organizations and universities across the metro participated in the event held recently at EDSA Shangri-la Hotel. Jam-packed with multiple track sessions, panel discussions, and hands-on activities, participants were able to engage with leading cybersecurity experts on the topics of threats, data, privacy, skills, processes, and new technologies. During the event, experts focused on five critical cybersecurity issues faced by various businesses and organizations in the country. Hackers are Progressively Getting More Creative With the rapid innovation and evolution of technology, hackers are upgrading and evolving their strategies as well. One example is a virtual kidnapping scam wherein criminals take advantage of the easy access to audio, video, and images made available on social media. These are strategi

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Building Cloud Services for the Dairy Industry: MPAV’s Carmen's Best Collaborates with Cloud4C for Innovation

In a strategic move to leverage the power of cloud technology, Carmen's Best has collaborated with Cloud4C, a premier cloud services provider, to improve its operations and address critical business needs substantially. This investment in technology will be a key enabler to drive rapid business expansion and growth, leading to more Filipinos having access to 100% fresh, 100% local dairy and ice cream products. MPAV's Strategic Investment in Carmen's Best: A Game-Changer in the Dairy Sector Metro Pacific Agro Ventures (MPAV), in its pursuit of strategic growth in the dairy industry, recently acquired Carmen's Best. This acquisition marks a milestone for MPAV and reaffirms its commitment to delivering high-quality dairy and ice cream products. The alliance of Carmen's Best and MPAV sets the stage for groundbreaking innovations and expertise, promising to set new benchmarks in the dairy sector. “Innovation is a key pillar in our business. We are passionate about delivering the very bes

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Delivers Secure, Reliable Connectivity for Asian Hospital and Medical Center

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking, and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, delivers high-speed, secure network connectivity to the Asian Hospital and Medical Center staff, patients, and guests. As an internationally recognized provider of health services, and recently named winner of the Healthcare Asia Awards 2023, the Asian Hospital and Medical Center is one of the premier hospitals in the Philippines. With today’s increased demand for bandwidth, high speed, security, and services, the Asian Hospital turned to Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise for a reliable, secure network solution. The hospital can now handle more applications essential to their daily operations, such as access to electronic medical records (EMR), while at the same time providing more reliable Wi-Fi internet services to patients and guests. “ALE knows the healthcare industry and has delivered a cost-effective, easy-to-operate, and easy-to-manage network solution t

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Maya: Philippines Spearheads Digital Banking Revolution in Southeast Asia

The Philippines is making waves across Southeast Asia, leading the charge in bringing digital banking to the unbanked and unhappily banked. This insight was highlighted by a Maya executive at the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF)—Asia's premier fintech event.    Maya—awarded as the Best Digital Bank in Southeast Asia by the World Digital Bank Awards and recognized by Forbes Magazine as among the World’s Best Banks—stands out as a trailblazer in the region. The Philippines’ #1 Digital Bank is recognized for redefining the financial journey, offering a full spectrum of financial services under one app for all consumers and a unified platform for businesses.    “We have proven that digital banking is the real game changer. Our approach—of providing financial services in one app with next-level experience—has reshaped consumers’ relationship with their finances,” said Shailesh Baidwan, Maya Group President and Maya Bank Co-Founder. “This paradigm shift has sparked our growth, drawing 2.6

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Experience Easy with GCash for Business: Customer-Centric Solutions for PH Enterprises

The numbers are in and it’s undeniable – customer experience is everything. Studies reveal the irreplaceable value of good customer experience to the success and growth of any company in any industry. A study from PwC revealed that customers are willing to pay up to a 16% price premium for top-flight service, while 32% of all customers are willing to walk away even from a brand they love after only one bad experience. Customer loyalty also grants businesses much more flexibility based on a study from the Temkin Group. Loyal customers are five times as likely to repurchase a product and forgive a mistake, seven times as likely to try new products, and four times as likely to refer the brand or company to others. In its goal to empower local businesses to achieve commercial success, GCash for Business held the “Experience Easy” Business Summit to provide Philippine companies of all sizes with much-needed solutions to an increasingly demanding local market. “Customers have their own po

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