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ViewSonic Delivers New Highly Accurate Dual Point Optical Touch Display

October 12, 2012 –ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, today announced its latest touch-enabled LED display – the TD2220.

The 22” (21.5” viewable) TD2220 display is equipped with advanced dual point optical touch technology featuring a hardened 8H level scratch resistant surface to ensure high touch accuracy and durability. With Full HD 1080p resolution, the TD2220 delivers excellent image quality for a variety of multimedia content, with a dustproof surface that is perfect for 2-point touch control, whether by finger, stylus, or even a gloved hand.

HTC Unveils First Signature Windows Phone in Philippines

Philippines, November 16, 2012HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, recently unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the stunning Windows® Phone 8X. The smartphone features the new Windows Phone 8 operating system and boasts iconic design, studio-quality sound with Beats Audio™ and incredible camera capabilities.

“Windows Phone has clearly emerged as one of the top mobile ecosystems and is competitive against any other smartphone platform in the world,” said Lennard Hoornik, President, South Asia, HTC Corporation. “We are confident that the iconic design and incredible innovation of the Windows Phone 8X by HTC will help consumers fully realize the potential and lifestyle benefits offered by this smartphone.”

Introducing the HTC One™ X+ in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES, November 16, 2012 — HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, recently unveiled the HTC One X+ running the HTC SenseTM 4+ experience on Android™ Jelly Bean. The HTC One X+ combines the iconic design, amazing camera and authentic audio experience of the HTC One series, with increased performance, longer battery life and expanded internal storage. 

 “We are taking the award-winning HTC One X to a new level with the introduction of the new HTC One X+,” said Lennard Hoornik, President, South Asia, HTC Corporation. “Our customers will have super-fast browsing, an even better camera and more immersive entertainment with Beats Audio.”
Performance, Endurance and Storage
Featuring a 1.7 GHz quad-core NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 AP37 processor, the HTC One X+ is 27% faster than the HTC One X, making the HTC One X+ the best rated Android phone on the market. Developed to be lightning fast, the HTC One X+ enables quicker web browsing, fluid gaming and graphic rendering, and speedy downloads, providing effortless usage on the go.


Kingmax Releases SATA 6Gb/s Interface mSATA MMP30 SSD

The world-renowned memory and FLASH module manufacturer KINGMAX has pinpointed the trend of increasing demand for miniaturized solid state drives. With the recent release of the MMP20 mSATA SSD, now the mSATA MMP30 SSD that uses the SATA III 6Gb/s interface is also released. Not only is it suitable for the newest Ultrabook, it is also suitable for tablet PCs and Small Form Factor or embedded systems. The MMP30 has both performance and economic benefits, making it the ideal choice for system integrators or manufacturers. Average consumers can also use the MMP30 SSD with a mainboard that supports Intel ®Smart Response Technology to easily upgrade the system performance.  


REVIEW: Gear4 Portable iPod/iPhone Dock Speaker

It's been awhile since the last time I made a product review. I got a notification if I can make a review on an iPod dock speaker. I gladly replied yes for that request. So here goes --

The item or product on review is the Gear4 iPod/iPhone Dock Speaker...


Tech Overload: SM Cyberzone's Sale


HTC Introduced New Generation of Desire Smartphones

Following on from the successful launch of the HTC One series, HTC, a global designer of smartphones, today unveiled the successors to the hugely popular HTC Desire smartphone – HTC Desire V and HTC Desire C. Featuring Beats Audio™ technology, this family of premium designed, yet affordable smartphones, allows you to hear your music just as the artist intended. The HTC Desire family is also incredibly smart, enabling you to easily manage your professional and personal lives and share the moments that shape them.


Go Digital with Cignal TV

Want some high-definition cable television signal? Then subscribe to Cignal TV!


Now Trending: #FreeTwitter from Globe

Brace yourselves for the biggest trending topic to ever hit Twitter-land: #FreeTwitter to all Globe Prepaid and TM subscribers until July 31. I've tried it the very day I received the text notification. It works fine using my Nokia E51 fone.


CM Storm Spawn Gaming Mouse Review

I was tapped by a blogger friend to test a gaming gadget and make a review of it. Introducing the gaming mouse for those serious gaming enthusiasts -- CM Storm's Spawn!


ECS Nonstop Technology: a New Frontier in PC Stability and Performance

Nonstop Technology from Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) finally delivers a hassle free computing experience by solving common PC hardware problems before they can even occur. A specially-devised testing regime – far stricter than common industry standards – combined with the highest quality components and shielding, ensures that ECS Nonstop certified motherboards can be relied on for stability and reliability far into the future.


Globe Telecom to Offer New iPad in Philippines on May 29

Globe Telecom announced it will offer the new iPad in the Philippines on Tuesday, May 29. Globe Telecom will offer iPad with a range of attractive Tattoo data plans that will allow customers to connect to its nationwide network at speeds up to 42Mbps. The third generation iPad is a category defining mobile device that features a stunning new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. It also still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light.

“We’re very excited to launch the incredible new iPad in the Philippines," said Peter Bithos, senior adviser for Consumer Business of Globe Telecom. "Customers using our network on their new iPad will experience great value Tattoo data plans and amazing speed for an unbeatable user experience.”

Customers can buy the new iPad at all Globe retail stores nationwide beginning Tuesday, May 29. For complete details on pricing and availability, please visit

For more information on iPad please visit

*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.


Adobe Creative Suite 6 Manila Sneak Peek

Adobe CS 6 is here!

This event is spearheaded by (Adobe Users Group Philippines) in coordination with and co-sponsored by and Ynzal Marketing

Sneak Peek of the ff softwares will be done:
  1. Adobe Flash CS6
  2. Adobe Illustrator CS6
  3. Adobe Photoshop CS6

Schedule: May 25 , 7pm-8pm
Venue: Malayan Plaza Lounge, 32nd and 33rd Floors, ADB Avenue corner Opal Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
Online registration: required


Nokia Lumia 800 Globe Postpaid Launch Party

Globe Telecom will be launching the Nokia Lumia 800 in Beso Cucina Vinoteka at Bonifacio High Street Central, The Fort by 7:00PM.
Enjoy free flowing food and drinks including interactive performances with hot new DJ David Callum!

PLDT myDSL & Nuffnang Bring You The Avengers!

PLDT myDSL’s Great Payday Sale that is happening on April 27-29, 2012 will give access to new customers seeking fast internet connection and as for their loyal customers upgrade existing plans without any hassle. It's as easy as 1-2-3!

Not only that, freebies like a WiFi+Modem with free installation and 1 month DSL will be given away.

DPP's Anniversary

Introducing Exclusive ECS Z77 Black Extreme Series Boards

April 8, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan - Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's top 3 motherboard maker, today reveals their first production of Z77 Black Extreme Series - Golden Limited Edition.  Available in two models, Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X, they are the top-of-the-line motherboards in the ECS Black Extreme Series, which enriches the series' themed slogan -- 'My Game, My Rules'.

The ECS Z77 Black Extreme Series - Golden Limited Edition features triple-thickness gold plated connectors and has passed the strictest quality tests, giving power users the security that the gold plating won't wear out after extensive component upgrades, safe guarding the board from the threat of corrosion.

The individually-numbered, handcrafted motherboards are stunningly outfitted in cool black with dazzling gold plated key components, giving both the Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X a sophisticated and classy appearance that is unprecedented in the PC motherboard industry. Key features include: ATI CrossFireXTM and NVIDIA® SLI® graphics support with next generation PCI Express 3.0 to achieve the ultimate in 3D gaming performance and visual quality, QoolTechTM IV visible temperature technology to protect your valuable PC components, and support for the fastest 3rd generation Intel Core processors.

Unprecedented reliability
To ensure maximum reliability and customer satisfaction ECS has enhanced its already stringent quality control procedures by increasing the testing cycle for each of these very special boards to three times longer than the industry standard and by raising the burn in testing temperature to 125% of the industry standard.

The Z77 Black Extreme Series boards are the first to provide full support for Intel's next-generation Ivy Bridge CPUs for cutting edge performance, but they still maintain compatibility with older socket 1155 CPUs to provide an easy upgrade path. The new Intel® Z77 chipset at the heart of these motherboards is the first to include USB 3.0 support without external chips, bringing greater performance, expandability and reliability. Moreover, the Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X are the first generation with official support for PCI Express 3.0 add-on card technology, to get the most out of future generations of graphics cards as well as today's most powerful models. The new Lucid Virtu MVP chip gives consumers both the high performance of add-on graphics cards and the economical power saving of integrated graphics - by switching between them seamlessly and automatically.

The ultimate in realistic 3D graphics
The Z77H2-AX is at the forefront of the performance desktop PC market with support for three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, providing astonishingly realistic high speed graphics and physics performance for the latest games and entertainment. The Z77H2-A2X has two PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, as well as a mini PCI Express slot. Both models provide enormous expansion capacity with an additional 2 PCI Express 2.0 slots, and even 2 PCI slots to support older add-on cards.

The ECS Golden Edition Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X both incorporate the Mini PCIe feature that provides mini SATA or mini PCIe interface in order to support Intel® Smart Response / Intel® Smart Connect / Intel® Rapid Start technologies, enabling better power saving as well as system longevity with greater responsiveness.
Huge high speed storage capacity
ECS' Z77 Black Extreme Series - Golden Edition provides huge capacity for ultra high speed storage. The Z77H2-AX is equipped with eSATA x2 (6Gb) and SATA x6 (6Gb/s x4 + 3Gb/s x2), while the Z77H2-A2X has eSATA x1 (3Gb) with DVI output. It is worth to mention that the Z77H2-AX model features the PLX ExpressLane™ PEX 874 Multi-Graphics Solution  Chip, effectively doubling PCI Express 3.0 support to 2x16, enabling the user to take advantage of all 3 PCIe slots and the possible combinations of x16 and x8 channel cards.

Both the Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X models offer Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, USB 3.0 x6 and USB 2.0 x6 support, 3-way NVIDIA®  SLI or ATI CrossFireXTM support, EZ charger and 1 Gigabit LAN to boost stronger Internet connectivity functions and expansion ability to your computer. 

Power user features
For overclockers and modders, ECS' Black Extreme Series - Golden Limited Edition provides a wealth of tweaking, control and adjustment features. Solid long-life capacitors in all critical areas guard against failure even in the most challenging conditions. Triple thickness gold plating on CPU, memory and add-on card sockets ensures these two models always provide a reliable connection, even with heavy use and in hostile environments. Thor Ultra Protection guards against component damage from static electricity in dry climates. And in a sea of lookalike products, the distinctive gold and black Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X boards are undoubtedly the best-looking motherboards around.
Exclusive limited edition
The Z77H2-AX and Z77H2-A2X models are already available worldwide. Each of these high-end Z77 Black Extreme Series - Golden Limited Edition motherboards is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity personally signed by the  Director of Research and Development of ECS, emphasizing the company's determination to guarantee quality, performance and ultimate reliability to its customers.

Introduction videos for the ECS  Black Extreme - Golden Limited Edition can be found here:

a.     ECS Z77 black series motherboard introduction,

b.    ECS Z77 fine tuned golden board
About ECS
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been a pioneer in designing and manufacturing computer motherboards since 1987. Today, the motherboard maker also designs and manufactures desktop PCs, notebooks, servers, motherboards, video cards, wireless solutions and handheld devices for distributors worldwide. Headquartered in Taiwan with operations in North America, Europe, China, Korea and Japan, ECS also has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified manufacturing facilities in China. For more information, please visit ECS at


Enjoy Immortal Call and Text Promos from Globe

And because Globe subscribers loved and missed it, the Immortal Txt and Call promos are revived during day of love. These promos include:

·         IMMORTAL TXT
                        25 texts to Globe/TM + 5 texts to other networks for only P15

50 texts to Globe/TM + 5 texts to other networks + 5 minutes of calls to Globe/TM for only P25

·         UNLI ALL TRIO 
Unlimited calls and texts to Globe/TM + unlimited mobile browsing 
         o 1 day for P60 
         o 3 days for P150 
         o 7 days for P350 
         o 30 days for P1,400

·         ALL NET COMBO    
Unlimited SMS to all networks + 5 minutes of calls to all networks + 50MB of consumable mobile browsing 
         o 1 day for P30 
         o 3 days for P80 
         o 7 days for P150 
         o 30 days for P600

·         UNLI TINGI 
Unlimited texts to all networks + unlimited calls to Globe/TM + unlimited mobile browsing 
1 hour validity for only P5 
Registration to Unli Tingi is available from 7am-9am only

These promos are exclusively available for registration by dialing *143#, the newest and the easiest quick service menu from Globe that allows subscribers to register. Other features of *143# include billing and load details, complete list of Globe promos, GCash and Share-a-load services, and download of applications.

Also, in celebration of Valentine’s day and the return of Immortal Text & Call, we are giving our users the #Immortal143 Twitter contest. Prizes are P1000 worth of Globe load and a BlackBerry Curve 8520. For more details, you can also visit

ECS is Raffling Away an ECS X79R-AX Motherboard

For all gaming and computers geeks out there! ECS will be giving away an ECS X79R-AX Motherboard. All you need to do is visit the ECS Philippines Fanpage. Accomplish the requirements on the app. found here which includes, liking the ECS Philippines Fanpage, Tweeting about it, and referring friends to the fanpage and liking it as well.

They can keep on getting points by tweeting and referring friends daily to have a bigger chance of winning. The contest duration is from Feb 14- Feb. 26, 2012.

ECS Black X79 Series is the Invincible Gaming Station of Choice

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world’s leading motherboard, graphics card, barebone system, notebook and mobile device manufacturer presents two king-level motherboards to join ECS Black Series as the best gaming station of next generation based on Intel® X79 chipset supporting LGA2011 Sandy Bridge-E processors—X79R-AX Black Extreme and X79R-AX Black Deluxe.

ECS Black X79 Series unleashes the extreme power of Intel® Sandy Bridge-E processors and breaks the limitation of your desktop computer to a height you could never dream of. ECS Black X79 Series is equipped with four PCIe Gen 3 x16 slots for 4-way GPUs supporting NVIDIA® SLI® and AMD CrossFireXTM graphics cards to construct an invincible gaming station. Also, ECS Black X79 Series supports quad-channel memory up to 64GB providing off-the-chart task processing speeds; the memory frequency support could also overclock to 2500MHz which is over 87% more than the traditional 1333MHz memory frequency.

ECS Black X79 Series maintains the elegant black/white design with high quality all solid capacitors, DriverMosfet, up to 14-phase power to ensure the power stability and safety of your computer. ECS X79R-AX Black Extreme also adopts exclusively QoolTechTM IV which indicates heat sink temperatures by changing color to smartly prevent your computer from over-heating; meanwhile, ECS X79R-AX Black Extreme has one more label indicating the exact graduation of temperature over the PCH heat sink.

Besides designing under Intel X79 chipset specification, ECS has equipped with additional IC controllers to support more friendly functions. ECS X79R-AX Black Extreme has: Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, 2 x eSATA 6Gb/s, up to 12 SATA (8 x 6Gb/s + 4 x 3Gb/s) ports and Dual Gigabit LAN enhancing your computer with stronger Internet connectivity functions and the expansion ability to build up a dream multi-task computer station.

About ECS
The Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been a pioneer in designing and manufacturing computer motherboards since 1987. Today, the motherboard maker also designs and manufactures desktop PCs, notebooks, servers, motherboards, video cards, wireless solutions and handheld devices for distributors worldwide. Headquartered in Taiwan with operations in North America, Europe and China, Korea and Japan, ECS also has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified manufacturing facilities in ChinaFor more information, please visit ECS at

Globe Relaunched Immortal Promo, Unveils New Prepaid Offers on *143#

In another unprecedented move to give its subscribers unrestricted experience in mobile services, Globe Telecom introduces its newest portfolio of prepaid promos that will cater to the diverse needs of its growing customers. 

Globe launches four (4) new prepaid offers bundled with text, call, and mobile browsing services available in different prices and validity periods, giving subscribers the flexibility to design and customize services that fit their needs.

The first offer is the Unli All Trio offer, which has unlimited texts and calls to Globe/TM and unlimited mobile browsing. All Unli Trio is valid for 1, 3, 7 and 30 days for P60, P150, P350, and P1,400 respectively.

For prepaid users whose contacts are subscribed to other networks, the All Net Combo offer is available to always keep them connected without having to change SIMs or devices. Bundled under this offer are unlimited texts to all networks, five (5) minutes of calls to all networks, and 50MB of mobile browsing. Validity periods are 1 day for P30, 3 days for P80, 7 days for P150, and 30 days for P600.

Another offer for Globe Prepaid subscribers is the most sought-after and in demand Immortal offer, now available in two variants: the Immortal Trio offer which has 50 texts to Globe/TM, 5 texts to other networks, and 5 minutes of calls to Globe/TM available for only P25. The other variant is the Immortal Text offer, which is bundled with 25 texts to Globe/TM and 5 texts to other networks for only P15. Considered to have posted the highest recall, promo penetration and acquisition among all Globe Prepaid offers launched to date, both Immortal services can be enjoyed with no expiration or validity dates.

The last offer is Unli Tingi, perfect for budget-conscious subscribers who look for more value for their money. Considered to be the most affordable offer for bundled unlimited services today, the promo combines unlimited texts to all networks, unlimited calls to Globe/TM, and unlimited mobile browsing for only P5, valid for 1 hour, with registration open from 7AM-9AM daily. The offer is ideal for both students and employees who want to keep updated as they prepare to go to school or the office.

All the new prepaid offers are exclusively available on *143#, the newest and easiest quick-service menu from Globe that allows subscribers to register to various promos without having to memorize registration codes and access numbers. Other available features in *143# are access to billing and load details, a complete list of Globe promos, GCASH and share-a-load services, and download of applications. To use the service for free, just dial *143# and press the call button on the mobile phone.

Globe Prepaid ended 2011 on a high note with subscriber base of 15.5 million, a 12% increase from previous year’s levels despite a maturing mobile market. To know more about the different offers of Globe Prepaid, visit


3D Vizion: Proudly Pinoy Company Aims to Change Country’s Advertising Landscape

Filipinos have always been at the forefront of innovation. As it is in more developed countries that a life that can dedicate itself to the pursuit of knowledge for its sake can create such great invention, it is at the other end of the spectrum—a dire need to focus on day-to-day matters which the Philippines has found itself. Strangely enough, the difficulties that have plagued the country for so many years have made innovation a real survival act. 

Following this tradition of Filipinos stumbling towards modernization in the process of seeking a better way of doing things, a budding company named 3D Vizion has come up with a ground-breaking technology that takes the best of high-definition 2D technology and the latest in 3D technology to come up with a platform that is set to change the way companies in the Philippines advertise—glasses-free 3D screens.

The company was founded on the premise of providing the best for Filipinos—by Filipinos.

3D Vizion uses proprietary technology to provide companies with a revolutionary platform that they can use not just to catch attention, but ultimately, to generate sales. Because of this, the company has been getting a lot of attention from other organizations who want to get the word out of their offerings; likewise 3D Vizion’s technology is slowly being recognized as the new standard platform for a more cost-efficient yet undeniably effective mass marketing.

A step up from the usual 3D screens we see inside movie houses, this new and more sophisticated technology bridges most of the gaps left by previous iterations by providing viewers with improved 3D projection coupled with high-definition 2D images, more spots for viewing and of course, the ability to watch without the use of bothersome red and blue glasses that can cause headaches among other discomforts.

But the bottom line is this: in the battle for the attention of the consumer who is now media savvy and inundated by so much information, rising above the clutter is an act of survival. 3DVizion is proud to be the company that will aid the industry to keep growing and working towards better ways of engaging with the mass market.


Founded by Katrina Bantug, Mohan Kulkarni and backed by DEMIKK Holdings, Inc.- represented by Ruben Tiu,3D Vizion is a budding Filipino company whose goal is to revolutionize the country’s advertising landscape and put us at par with other nations using glasses-free 3D screens as its main platform. For more information about the company, its products and services, you may contact Susana Eslava at 695-1111 or 706- 7999 or visit their website at

Norton Online Family Expands to Keep Kids Safe on Mobile Phones

Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) released today Norton Safety Minder: Mobile Edition, a free app that allows parents to keep an eye on their kids’ smartphone activities.  The application is used as part of Norton Online Family, the award-winning online family safety service for PCs and Macs.  Through the new app, parents can avail themselves of several tools to teach kids safe and age-appropriate digital habits on their mobile devices.

The application provides web monitoring and blocking features for free, allowing parents to see what sites their kids are visiting and block content they feel is inappropriate.  Applied through their Norton Online Family account, parents can use the same set of web filtering settings for the child’s PC and apply them to the child’s Android phone.  The service tracks up to seven days of content for free.

To get started, parents download the app on their child’s Android phone, login to their Norton Online Family account (or create one from within the application) and can then centrally manage the “House Rules” on that device through the website.  More than a dozen phones can be easily added to the same account at no charge, with unique settings for each, allowing parents a single point to manage varied settings for kids of different ages.   

“Parents know they need to be involved in their kids’ digital lives, and most actually set and discuss house rules for computer use and Internet browsing” said Effendy Ibrahim, Norton Internet Safety Advocate and Director, Asia, Symantec.  “But to make those rules work, you need to extend them to your child’s mobile phone where so much web browsing takes place.  With Norton Safety Minder: Mobile Edition, parents can help their kids stick to those rules, regardless of which device they are on.”

Pricing and Availability
Norton Safety Minder: Mobile Edition is available for free in the Android Market at, and can be downloaded in English, Japanese, German and Polish.  Android version 2.2 or 2.3 is required on the device. 

Parents must have a Norton Online Family account in order to activate the application, which they must first install on their child’s device.  A free, basic Norton Online Family account will activate the mobile web-filtering and monitoring within Norton Safety Minder for Android.  A paid subscription to Norton Online Family Premier, currently only available in the US, will unlock the application’s additional advanced features, such as SMS text monitoring. 

To use Norton Online Family Premier on a Mac® (Mac OS® X 10.5 or later) or PC (Windows® 7, Windows XP Home or Professional, SP2 or later; Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Windows Vista® 32-bit or 64-bit, SP1 or later) parents simply sign up and create a family account at

About Norton
Norton protects the Stuff that matters to consumers, across all aspects of their digital lives. Norton provides a range of security solutions including technologies for PCs and mobile devices, live tech support services and online backup. Like Norton on Facebook at

About Symantec
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at


SIPA - An All-Filipino iOS and Android App

I remember my childhood days where we play street games like patintero, taguan, tumbang preso and sipa. But kids nowadays play games via PSP, Xbox, and various tablets. Seems like the old times are slowly forgotten.. Worry no more -- a group of Pinoy developers came up with a genuine all-Filipino game application that will let kids of today remember yesterday.

This development comes at a time when smartphone and tablet users are growing. Although one will find apps that has a touch of Filipino, I have yet to discover a true-blue Filipino app game in the iOS and Android marketplace. Sipa is the country’s national game, also known as Sepak Takraw. But the more popular version that children play uses a metal washer to kick instead of a ball. The flat disc-shaped metal with a hole in the middle is decorated with straws. The goal is to kick it several times without touching the ground to get the highest score and win.

Unlock different Philippine landmarks..

Team Butchukoy, the group behind the digital version of Sipa are obviously sentimental but nationalistic at the same time. Aside from promoting the game and giving everyone a glimpse of how much fun their childhood was playing Sipa, they also wanted to promote the beauty of the Philippines. When playing the game, one will notice famous landmarks in the country as the background. It’s like the Philippines is the character’s playground. The Rizal Park can be seen on the first level. As the game progresses and the next level is unlocked, a new place is introduced. For now, Quiapo, Mt. Pulag and UP Diliman are also featured in the game. With the wordwide reach of iTunes and Android devices, the goal of promoting the Filipino culture and the Philippines is within reach.

SIPA is available for download on iTunes and Android for only $0.99.


Nikon’s Latest Camera Technology Unveiled

Another Nikon Concept Store opened December of last year. And aside from the store opening, Nikon also introduced its newest line of cameras. Say hello to Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1 V1.

Aptly called the “camera of the future”, Nikon’s engineers developed a game-changing device that could fuse still photography and movies. A camera that manipulates light, and with the latest pre-post capture technology, time.

The Nikon 1 makes it possible for enthusiasts to enjoy the size of a portable digital camera with the features of an SLR camera with its interchangeable lens system. Both the Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1 V1 are also packed with convenient features including EXPEED 3, a image processor engineered that can process images at 600 megapixels per second, letting you capture images that would have seemed impossible to take.


Easy to operate, and with an astonishingly fast autofocus system, strong low-light performance, clever shooting modes and a built-in flash, it has everything you need to shoot photos and movies that will that will amaze you and anyone you show.

With an astonishingly fast dual AF system, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder, clever shooting modes, strong low-light performance and options for manual control, it may be small but it’s a powerhouse of imaging innovation.

The Innovations
A fantastic way to capture a moment in time as never before, Nikon’s unique Motion Snapshot simultaneously records a one-second slow-motion movie and a still image, then instantly combines the two to create a photo that moves. 

This incredible feature starts recording before you fully press the shutter button and continues after you’ve clicked. It shoots 20 high-resolution images almost instantly then saves your best five.

Shots are recommended based on facial expression, composition and focus, so you’ll never again miss a smiling face or end up with a blurred image. 

Bloggers exploring Nikon V1 and J1
Nikon 1 cameras let you take full-resolution photos while filming — without interrupting recording — and you can film in extreme slow motion for dramatic effect.

The fast autofocus system makes action scenes easy and the large image sensor ensures crystal clear footage, even in low light.
Nikon V1 vs Nikon J1
Equipped with the world’s fastest continuous shot, it can deliver full-resolution images at up to 60 frames per second.

And when you want to focus tightly on one subject — say a child or pet — the camera can track them and capture full-resolution images at 10 frames per second. 

Whether you’re shooting fast movement, slow movement or no movement, Nikon’s all-new CMOS image sensor never disappoints.

Equipped with the fastest dual autofocus system in the world, your subject will always be in focus.
Nikon V1 - PHP 43,999 / Nikon J1 - PHP 31,999