Smart to give subscribers 7 days of free data access to Pokemon GO upon launch

One with the legions of Filipinos excited for the arrival of Pokemon GO in the country, leading mobile services provider Smart Communications has announced that it will give subscribers 7 days of free data access to Pokemon GO upon the launch of the hit game in the Philippines. This offer is available on both Android and iOS users. Smart and TNT subscribers who are using iPhones or Android smartphones can enjoy 7 days free data access to Pokemon GO upon accessing the game and start …

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 combines advanced S Pen capabilities with ultimate security features to help users accomplish and do more

MANILA, Philippines – August 2, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. continues to drive the smartphone market with the Galaxy Note7 by building on the company’s category-defining leadership with innovative features that set a new standard for large-screen devices. With refined craftsmanship, premium materials and a unique, symmetrical edge design, the Galaxy Note7 features: • A water resistant body and S Pen (IP68)* • Top-of-the-line security that combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including a new iris scanning feature • Immersive entertainment features with HDR …

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Samsung launches new AddWash Washing Machine

MANILA, Philippines – Even the most organized individuals may forget to load every piece of clothing in the washing machine. Instead of waiting for the next laundry day or repeating the wash cycle, Samsung’s new washing machine with AddWash feature allows users to add more laundry in the middle of the wash. This reinforces Samsung Philippines’ pursuit to make its smart washing machine the Filipino home’s perfect partner for convenience. Everyone has been through similar scenarios – the wash just started then you find an …

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Starmobile introduces its first Android “Marshmallow” smartphones – PLAY Max, PLAY Plus

Summer may be over but play time continues as trusted Philippine brand Starmobile introduces its first Android “Marshmallow” smartphones, the big battery PLAY Max with front flash and the large-screen PLAY Plus. “As we celebrate our 5th year, Starmobile officially begins a new chapter with the introduction of the PLAY Max and the PLAY Plus,” said Starmobile Product Development Head Michael Chen. “More than just amazing smartphones, these new offerings are the first of a new generation of devices that are even more attuned to …

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Brother PH launches Monochrome Laser Printer and Multi-Function Centre (MFC) series

Brother International Philippines, Corp. (Brother PH), a leader in home and business IT peripherals, recently launched in the country the flagship model of its new range of cost-efficient and high-speed Monochrome Laser Printer and Multi-Function Centre (MFC) series. Either for home, small office, or mid-sized business establishments, Brother MFC-L2740DW, an all-in-one laser with wireless networking and automatic two-sided printing capability, will boost productivity and save time and money with its valuable features. Optimal use of limited office space is made possible as well by its …

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GoBear hits PH shores; picks celebrity couple Drew and Iya Villania-Arellano as endorsers

PHILIPPINES (14 JULY 2016) – While getting insurance coverage or any type of financial service is an important step towards independence, it is still considered to be a daunting task for many Filipinos. There is a negative misconception that getting financial services entail long processes and unnecessary expenses. Furthermore, the countless products available, different terms, and application requirements usually scream confusion and intimidation, making others forgo the process altogether. GoBear, Asia’s first and only metasearch engine for insurance and banking services, is here to bridge …

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How to get Pikachu on Pokémon Go?

How to get Pikachu as your starter in Pokémon Go? Pikachu can also be captured elsewhere in the world, so those that missed out on catching it as a starter shouldn’t worry. The secret is to mirror events from the anime series. Yo want to walk away from the three starters that are offered to you. When you load up Pokemon Go it will have Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle surrounding you. If you want to catch Pikachu instead you need to physically move away from them. …

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LOOK: Cristine Reyes-Khatibi posts a warning on the dangers of the mobile phone for a relationship

You know those times when you’re with your partner but you’re both spending more time on your phones than engaged with each other, but it’s totally not a big deal? Yeah, well, you’re wrong. It’s a huge deal. Technically, you’re both guilty of “pphubbing,” the act of “partner phone snubbing,” which new research shows could cause long-term negative effects in your relationship and personal life. Yes, it is a real thing, and experts believe it has slowly become an epidemic everywhere in the world. On …

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Keep food fresh up to 2x longer with the Samsung Twin Cool Refrigerator

MANILA, Philippines – Today’s fast-paced world calls for a reliable house partner that moves with the times. Modern families need extra help to do daily chores more efficiently to spare more time and energy for moments that matter. Samsung’s Digital Appliances are trusted and dependable partners for time-pressed professionals who strive to balance work and family time. This commitment to efficiency is evident in Samsung’s Twin Cool Refrigerator, which ensures that food stays fresh up to two times longer. This means fresher, better-tasting food at …

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Staycation ideas this rainy season

Summer is now over and the rainy season is visiting us once more. It is time to come up with ideas on how to enjoy a “staycation” or vacation at home. For some, this means turning on the home entertainment system – watching movies and doing some videoke time. It could also mean hibernating in your room with your favorite gadgets. Or do some baking using their electric ovens. With all this electricity being consumed, Meralco’s recent announcement of lower electricity rates this June is …

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