Tuesday, October 30, 2012

HP All-in-One desktops: Unleashing the joys of being a family

Home computers have redefined the ways that families spend time together, with each member doing solitary tasks on their own PC units. HP, the world’s largest technology company, adds a fresh dimension to this trend with its new All-in-One desktop computers: the HP Omni 120-1209L, HP Omni 120-2048L, and HP Pavilion 23-1005d. Catering to the preferences of each family member, HP’s lineup of desktop computers offer a platform where they can bond and have fun together.

One for all, All-in-One
Every family member can do more with their HP Omni. The 20-inch high definition screen and Intel HD graphics offer stunning crystal-clear graphics and performance. Its unique design eliminates the need for a separate display monitor and tower.

Large families can take advantage of its numerous connectivity options, from Wi-Fi to Bluetooth, to reach relatives and colleagues through chat or internet calls aided by peripherals such as its integrated webcam. Moms and dads can keep the family’s schedule and their budget organized in spreadsheets, and children can do their homework with the help of information obtained online. All these features are in a space-saving package that’s also fit for the more budget-conscious.

The HP Pavilion 23 takes the performance of the HP Omni to greater heights. Equipped with the latest processors by Intel, the Pavilion 23 allows families to enjoy playing their favorite video games, from simple exercise games to the latest action-packed titles with detailed environments and complex gameplay.Its superior capabilities also allow parents and their kids to work on sophisticated projects such as photo editing and 3D model design with modeling software. It is also pre-installed with Windows® 7™ Home Basic (64-bit) and Microsoft® Office Starter 2010, allowing for that right balance of work and play.

Discover the joys of family bonding on the cutting-edge and welcome the newest member of your family- the HP Omni and Pavilion 23 All-in-One desktops.

Priced at the best rates, the HP 120-1209L, 120-2048L and Pavilion 23-1005d are now available at all HP stores and authorized resellers nationwide.

Monday, October 29, 2012


Advance Solutions Inc. (ASI), one of the country’s leading ICT solutions provider, presented the final eight teams that will compete for the right to be called true innovators in this year’s ASI Technovation Challenge: Green I.T.; officially endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education.

Advance Solutions Inc. launches Technovation Challenge: Green I.T.!


 Advance Solutions Inc. (ASI) one of the country’s premiere ICT solutions provider and distributor of world-class brands like HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Acer and Epson, is launching the first ASI Technovation Challenge: Green I.T.!, following this year’s theme – Building a Better Environment. With numerous environmental issues facing the country, ASI believes that technology can help solve these issues. It is tapping the talents of college students to present proposals that will have a measureable and positive environmental impact -- yet simple, creative and viable to develop. Selected environmental project proposals will be progressed to the development of the actual prototype, using an open source device.” We believe that there is an innovator in the best of us. And we would like to channel this drive to finding solutions that will help build a better environment”, said Jefferson Plaza, ASI general manager

Sunday, October 28, 2012

IBM Delivers Smarter Education Roadmap to Philippines Higher Education Board

IBM recommends curriculum improvements including high-value, job-rich analytics technology expertise

An international team of 10 experts from IBM's pro bono Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program have completed a month-long assignment during which they helped the Philippines Commission on Higher Education (CHED)  identify ways to position the country as an education and technology skills hub for the region. 

The IBM Corporate Service Corps team also worked with the Mindanao Alliance of Self-Help Societies-Southern Philippines Education Center and the Department of Agrarian Reform – Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services, on workable strategies to help foster economic growth for the country.   

The team, comprised of IBM employees from six countries, provided concrete recommendations to help CHED develop educational programs that boost skills development in business analytics and optimization, which are emerging as high-value business tools in the region.     

Thursday, October 25, 2012


As part of its commitment to actively support children’s rights and welfare, Dell Philippines donated footwear for the kids of Childhope Asia. The drive aims to encourage children to take many steps towards improving their own lives through education.

Dell team members ― together with President Richard Teo (second row, sixth from right), Site Lead of Partner Management Desiderio Tan (second row, fourth from left), and Area Sales Manager Lora Lee-Lopez (second row, sixth from left) ― conducted a short program, which was capped by the distribution of the footwear among the street children.

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

IBM to Invest in “Social Business” Support Center in the Philippines

New Level 2 Support Center To Help Organizations Reap Benefits from Embracing Social Practices

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a significant investment to establish a Level 2 software customer support center in the Philippines in Q4 2012 to support the rapidly increasing demand for social business solutions globally.  IBM will open a “social business” customer support center to be located at the UP-Ayala Techno Hub in Quezon City to serve IBM's North America market.   

This shift of consumer to business networking, also known as "Social Business", has become the next big challenge for organizations who are looking to more quickly adopt these skills into their businesses to better reach clients and suppliers, while swiftly gaining insight on the data being created in these networks. The winners in this challenge will be able to react more swiftly to customer trends, and out innovate competitors. Social combined with cloud and mobile have had a tremendous impact on how people work. 

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Kapatid network takes on the small screen with tech giant HP

Injecting the airwaves with creative, praiseworthy entertainment shows such as Talentadong Pinoy, Pinoy Explorer, and cutting-edge news programs such asAksyon and Pilipinas News, TV5 is the country’s most creativealternative television network. With its slew of awards and ever growing audience base,big stars such as Sharon Cuneta and Aga Muhlach have flocked to this new-upstart network, further establishing its image as a formidable Filipino broadcasting company.

Behind the scenes of the popular TV network’s rise in this demanding, 24/7 production environment is Hewlett-Packard (HP), the world’s largest technology firm. With its array of high-performance workstations, HP gives a strong backbone that supports the intense and time-bound requirements needed by the network.

 Armando Atienza, Jr., Head of Post Production and Engineering at Novaliches-based TV5, with two of the HP workstations they use in the network.

One of the satisfied graphics artists of TV5 works with cutting-edge 3D graphics with the HP Z800 workstation

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

IBM Expands PureSystems Family to Help Clients Tame Big Data

New System is Up and Running within Hours, Rapidly Delivers Critical Insights that Improve Business Results

IBM (NYSE: IBM) expanded its PureSystems family of expert integrated systems with the introduction of PureData System, to help global organizations make sense of the massive influx of data being created daily. Now, clients can more efficiently manage and quickly analyze petabytes of data in minutes and intelligently use those insights to support specific business goals across their organization including marketing, sales and business operations. (#IBMPureSystems)

Organizations across all industries are challenged to find simpler and more cost effective ways to analyze data and better understand consumer purchases, manage customer churn, perform data-intensive marketing campaigns, and detect fraud in real-time. The PureData System is available in three workload-specific models optimized for transactional, operational and big data analytics to help clients solve these challenges.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Lenovo Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation

Lenovo Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation with the Launch of
Business Ultrabooks – the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad T430u 

Today Lenovo celebrate its 20th year of ThinkPad Innovation.  The highlight of the night was the unvailing of  ThinkPad X1 Carbon, its premier Ultrabook and the ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook™, the thinnest T-series to date deliver outstanding mobile experience inside a sleek and stylish design.