Showing posts from June 13, 2021

917Ventures: Creating digital lifelines for Filipinos

917Ventures’ digital innovations have enabled consumers and businesses to thrive and triumph in today's challenging environment. Companies like GCash, KonsultaMD, HealthNow, RUSH, AdSpark, and PureGo have become the new lifelines for Filipinos during this pandemic. GCash helps its 40 million users securely send money and pay for goods and services online and empowers many small businesses to survive and thrive through cashless solutions. GCash was also one of the channels used by the government to safely distribute financial assistance to Filipinos through its Social Amelioration Program last year and remains to be a key donation platform in collecting and sending assistance across the country. Following its momentum in 2020, GCash continues to innovate and reinvent the Filipino way of life through easy access to financial services through the following features: GLife - access to mini-apps to shop, eat and play, and helps businesses save cost from building their own apps; GInvest

GOMO: Data that never expires fulfills the needs of digital Pinoys nationwide, #1 selling SIM on Shopee

GOMO, the first fully digital telco brand in the Philippines, continues to deliver innovative products and solutions by giving customers more freedom with their data. Since its launch in October 2020, it has allowed customers to stay connected with its game-changing offers and seamless digital experience from buying a SIM, to purchasing promos, and managing data amidst the pandemic. It is the only SIM in the country that offers data that never expires, and unlike other mobile phone plans, GOMO does not issue bills nor require load. Customers may likewise convert their unused GBs (data) to actual calls and texts with ‘Mo Creds. So far, there have been 2.4 million 'Mo Creds conversions to calls and texts. To make the digital experience even better, each GOMO SIM is already 5G-ready for users to enjoy a leveled-up digital experience, with connectivity that won’t hold them back and allowing them to do more with their data. In the last few months, GOMO has been named the #1 bestselling

Converge ICT sustains e-learning of Filipino students with Xcellence Program

The pandemic has definitely changed the Filipinos’ way of living. As the quarantine situations continue to be a challenge, distance learning through online platforms remains to be the trend for millions of students in the country. This new normal has accelerated a much-needed emphasis on digital literacy and digital tools especially in the education sector. With this sudden shift to e-learning, improving the digital skills of students and educators has never been more essential. Transitioning to this new way of learning has its fair share of problems. Students and teachers struggle with connectivity, financial resources, and the “digital divide” or the limited access to digital technologies. Significantly increasing demand for fast, reliable, and consistent internet connection since the onset of the pandemic is also evident in the country. Keeping its commitment to provide greater speed and bandwidth through pure end-to-end fiber internet service, Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. partners

Acer drops huge laptop discounts and a free Acer tablet with new Learn from Home program

Now is the perfect time to upgrade your study set-up with Acer’s Learn from Home Program. Get the biggest deals on Acer laptops, desktops, monitors, and projectors with discounts up to Php8,000 plus a free Acer tablet (on selected models) from June 16 to July 18, 2021. Predator gaming laptops, desktops, and AOPEN monitors will also be up for grabs with discounts up to Php40,000 and a free gaming chair (on selected models). With the shift of the educational sector to digital, students and most importantly the parents had to adapt to the new norm. Classes are being held online, and with this new method of learning, having the best learning set-up is essential. Acer laptops are equipped with the latest mobile processors and specs needed to further boost any student’s productivity. “We understand how students have a hard time adjusting to the new normal. A big shift from traditional learning into digital is not something everyone can adapt to easily. That’s why we know how important it is

Top picks for Father’s Day gifts from Xiaomi

Still looking for something special to give your dad? Check out these amazing gift suggestions from Xiaomi that’s perfect for Father’s Day. From appliances for dad’s man cave to items for a busy man on the go, these techie picks are the perfect way to say thank you to dad!     • For the multitasking Dad who need to stay connected For a fast connection that allows for seamless work and play, 5G is the wave of the future - and Xiaomi is delivering one of the most affordable 5G smartphones in the business with the Redmi Note 10 5G (PHP 9,990 for the 4+128 GB variant and PHP 11,490 for the 8+128 GB variant). It comes with MediaTek Dimensity 700 with its 7nm manufacturing node, Dual 5G SIM supported system and an integrated modem that provides flagship-level power-efficiency for all of dad’s multitasking mobile phone needs. And when he wants to relax, the Redmi Note 10 5G also features a captivating and immersive 90Hz 6.5” AdaptiveSync DotDisplay and is even capable of adjusting to cont

Sony Philippines holds first-ever Camera Week exclusive on Lazada

Cop your dream cameras, lenses, and accessories from Sony Philippines as they give us a FULL WEEK of huge discounts with its first and biggest camera deals exclusive on Lazada! Follow Sony’s Flagship Store at LazMall and mark your calendars on June 20 to 29 for Camera Week. Join the LazLive kick-off on June 19, 11PM with tech vlogger Mary Bautista and score additional promo vouchers! For professionals, content creators, and vloggers eager to upgrade their cameras, you can never go wrong with Sony’s A6400 that will save you P8,000 from its original price packaged with a FREE ECM-LV1 stereo lavalier microphone and GP-VPT2BT Bluetooth grip.  Meanwhile, Sony’s chic and compact digital camera ZV-1 will be on P3,000 off PLUS a windscreen freebie! Perfect for everyone’s casual videos, the ZV-1 is a very lightweight and easy-to-compact camera that you can bring, anytime, anywhere. These and more in Sony’s Camera Week Deals happening on June 20-29, 2021.  Checkout Sony’s Flagship store on Lazad