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July 19, 2013

Dolby Atmos Launched at New Promenade Cinemas

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"Hear the whole picture," this is what the new Dolby Atmos tag line is and this is going to be the new world of sound in different cinemas.

Dolby Atmos is the revolutionary sound technology that is the current world class standard of sound technology, last July 11 this technology was debuted at the Greenhills Cinemas 6, 7 and 8 at the new Promenade at the Greenhills Shopping Center.

Present during the inauguration of the new cinemas and also the celebration of the launch of the Dolby Atmos in the Philippines were Mayor Guia Gomez of the City of San Juan, Senator Loren Legarda, Senator JV Ejercito and Mrs. Marga Ortigas of the Ortigas & Company Limited Partnership who cut the ceremonial ribbon.

One of the highlight of the launch celebration was the unveiling of a large-sized mural fashioned from metal by National Artist for the visual Arts Benedicto Cabrera (Bencab) entitled 8 Movements.  It is Bencab's largest mural so far and his first in metal.

Senator Grace Llamanzares Poe, former MTRCB chairperson and daughter of the King of the Philippine Movies, Fernando Poe, Jr. assisted Bencab during the unveiling.  Commission by Music Museum Group, Inc. and Greenhills Cinemas president Precy M. Florentino, the mural will adorn the lobby of the new cinemas.

According to Ms. Precy Florentino, "the elegant movie theater is a throwback to the old days of cinema when movie theaters had murals and art pieces, and movie goers had a grand feeling when going to the movies.  This is the reason why we brought the finest art in to the theater and why the three new cinemas are fitted with the state of the art Dolby Atmos technology."

As of now, the Greenhills Cinemas is the first ever cinema in the Philippines to show movies in Dolby Atmos.  Paolo Mendoza, Vice PResident of the Music Museum Group, Inc. and General Manager of Greenhills Cinemas commented "the experience is exciting and powerful - something that has never been experienced before in cinema viewing."

It also interesting to note that Dobly Atmos was given the coveted Technical Achievement Award for Post Production by the Cinema Audio Society.   It was great that was also one of the few people who first experienced the extraordinary surround sound of the Dobly Atmos.  Seeing the movie Pacific Rim which is a science fiction monster filled film directed by Benicio del Toro fills the entire cinema with great sound and as if we were part of the movie itself.

If you want to know more about the Dolby Atmos and how it works check out the video below.

Dolby Atmos
Cinemas 6, 7 and 8
Greenhills Shopping Center
Greenhills, San Juan

July 12, 2013

Nvidia Tegra 3 Powered Tablet, Galapad The Revolutionary Mobile Gaming

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 It's the 4th of July! We may not be having a big bang in the sky but NVIDIA, Banbros Commercial Inc. and Galaxy microsystem sure make a blast as they launched the NVIDIA Tegra 3 Powered Tablet named as “GALAPAD”. It is said to be a tablet that will revolutionize mobile gaming. The launching event was held at the Crowne Plaza Manila.

The GALAPAD is a 7-inch tablet PC that runs on NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad Core processor which allows users to enjoy a n ultimate experience of mobility with ulatra-realisitic, interactive graphic effects and game-host like experience. It's like playing, watching, sharing and connecting like most of us do at home even when we're out.

The GALAPAD makes it all possible by delivering great performance wherever you go. Features of this tablet let users enjoy blazingly fast multimedia activity, great gaming, seamless multitasking, extraordinary productivity, astonishing battery life and brilliant graphics.

Basically, if you're not a real gamer then this one is not for your. This is loaded with 4.1.1 Android Jelly Bean OS, up to 3x higher GPU Performance, up to 2x Faster Image Signal Processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM which can be expanded up to 32 GB, 2MP front-facing camera, and WiFi Connectivity. So, is this for you or not? Tech savvy people will sure drool on this one.


July 3, 2013

My View's Hunk Endorser, Jake Cuenca

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One of Star Magic's hottest and in demand actor of this generation, Jake Cuenca, is My View's newest celebrity endorser. My View, one of the player in the LED and Smart TV industry also in the Android-based Tablets, tapped him as their first ever celebrity endorser. The actor embodies the modern Filipino who make wise yet practical choices in life and that's includes electronic gadgets the he uses which makes him an ideal endorser. Jake formally signed a contract as MY VIEW's amabassador last June 28 at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati.

An active commercial model and endorser, Jake Cuenca is very thankful to be the first celebrity endorser of the electronics brand. Even before being tapped as the endorser, Jake attests to the quality of MY VIEW's products as he himself has bought a MY VIEW TV a couple of months back. For someone, who is updated with the latest techie stuff, Jake admits the brand has satisfied his electronics needs whether it be for work or play.

MY VIEW is made in the Philippines and it aims to improve the lives of their customers by creating high quality and user-friendly products at an affordable price. MY VIEW's list of quality products include 24”, 32”, 40”, 42”, 46” LED and Smart TVs. Another part of the MY VIEW family is the MOVE which is an Android-based Tablets that are affordable, fun and functional. Aside from the tablet MOVE has also the PLAY, a game console perfect fo game lovers who's always on the go and also their dual SIM cell phone called AXIS.

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July 2, 2013

AOC's New Breeze Tablets

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Different companies and brands started popping out with their versions of tablets.  Taking different sizes, capabilities and great features, one good way to go mobile.

A few days ago I was able to set foot in a crowd of techie savvy people eyeing for this brand,  the AOC or Art Of Colors.  I know this brand name for some is quite unfamiliar but AOC is a world leader in display technology for monitors and televisions which is based in Taipei.  With their over 60 years of electronic manufacturing experience, this brand embraces technical innovation, quality production and award-winning design, with a constant focus on environmental and ergonomic features.

AOC presents a new breeze in the tablet industry with their latest Breeze tablets.  Fast, flexible and powered by the latest Android Jelly Bean operating system.  Breeze MW0731+ and Breeze MW0831 are the perfect companion for users who's always on the go and doesn't want to miss out on their social media networks, their emails and of course of the entertainment.

Packed with 1.4GHz ARM Cortex A9 Duo-Core and Quad-Core GPU (RK3066) processors, both models come with standard 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB through its microSD slot.  1GB DDR3 RAM, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G dongle support, front cameras and 7 and 8-inch LCD capacitive screens with HDMI support for the MW0831.

If you're a movie fanatic this tablet is great because its display is what AOC is mostly known for, so expect the screens of both models to be the brightest tablet display in the market.

Battery life capacity is up to 12 hours of continuous audio playing for MW0731 and 25 hours continuous playing for MW0831.

If you're wondering about the cost of this tablets, well, these AOC tablets are priced at Php5,999 and Php8,999 respectively.

Just like any other units of tablets this comes with a standard software which includes Internet Browser, Video Player, Audio Player, Photo Browser, Email, Sound Record, Calculator and EBook Support.  Of course Google Play is included for easy downloading of your preferred additional applications and games.

AOC Breeze Tablets are available at authorized retailers nationwide and distributed by EA Global Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.  For more details and information visit

Arts of Colors

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