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#Groove247: realme Buds T100 launched in the PH with P420 off this 10.10

Don’t miss out on the first-selling discount of the realme Buds T100 on both Shopee and Lazada starting October 10!

realme, the PH's number 1 smartphone brand for 6 consecutive quarters (based on IDC's Q2 2022 sell-in report), strengthens its position in the AIoT category through announcing the arrival of its latest TWS (True Wireless Stereo) device: realme Buds T100.

Designed to give a rich sound quality, the realme Buds T100 packs both function and style for a phenomenal audio experience. It boasts a 10mm Dynamic Bass Driver that provides a richer quality sound with deeper bass, giving users a clearer stereo sense. In terms of performance, the realme Buds T100 promises less than 0.1 seconds delay between audio from connected devices. This is made possible by its 88ms Super Low Latency that allows the realme Buds T100 to keep a perfect audio-to-video sync with less lag time.

The realme Buds T100 features a 480mAh battery capacity for a long battery life that can offer a total playback time of up to 28 hours, which will surely have users Groove 24/7. It also supports fast charge as users may quickly charge the realme Buds T100 from low battery for just 10 minutes and use it for up to 2 hours of total audio playback. On top of this, the realme Buds T100 can tune out noise since it is equipped with an Environmental Noise Cancellation that separates background voices and noises in real-time via AI algorithms. The TWS also boasts an IPX5 Water Resistance that makes it sweatproof and splash resistant. This makes the realme Buds T100 the perfect companion for work and play. It will be available in two colors: Punk Black (features a Two-Tone Hit Color Design) and Pop White. You may purchase your very own unit  at all authorized realme stores and dealers nationwide for only P1,299.00.

Enjoy amazing discounts for the realme Buds T100 and other realme products this 10.10

Aside from the nationwide availability across all realme stores and dealers, the realme Buds T100 can be purchased at a discounted price of P879 during the 10.10 Sale Campaign on Lazada happening on October 10-14 and Shopee starting October 10-12.

To make things more exciting, realme fans are in for more treats as there will be more realme products up for grabs at up to 70% OFF and free shipping vouchers can be claimed on the realme Official Store on Lazada.

Lazada 10.10 Campaign Sale (October 10-14)

Model

SRP

Discount

Sale Price

GT Neo 3

29,999

5,000

24,999

realme C25Y (4+64)

6,999

1,200

5,799

realme C30 (2+32)

4,999

600

4,399

realme C30 (4+64)

5,999

700

5,299

realme C21-Y (4+64)

6,490

1,091

5,399

realme Powerbank 3i

1,099

300

799

realme Buds Q2s

1,490

500

990

realme Smart TV 50”

(Freebie: Free realme Air Purifier)

25,990

8,000

17,990

realme Pad Mini LTE 3+32

9,990

2,500

7,490

On the other hand, the realme Official Store on Shopee will also be offering great discounts this coming 10.10 on selected realme products from smartphones and different Techlife devices. The realme Squad can snag up to 75% OFF with additional 15% vouchers as well as free shipping vouchers.

Shopee 10.10 Campaign Sale (October 10-12)

Model

SRP

Discount

Sale Price

realme C25Y (4+64)

6,999

1,300

5,699

realme C21-Y (4+64)

6,490

1,091

5,399

realme C21 (3+32)

5,999

1,000

4,999

realme C35 (4+64)

8,499

550

7,949

realme Powerbank 3i

1,099

300

799

realme Buds Q2s

1,490

500

990

realme Band 2

1,199

300

899

realme Watch 3

3,499

1,200

2,299

Be sure to follow realme’s official Facebook page to get updated on the latest promos and announcements. Visit www.realme.com.ph for more brand updates and latest offerings.

 


Ayala Land residential properties now available on the GCash app via GLife


The country’s leading mobile wallet GCash, in partnership with Ayala Land Inc.(ALI), has launched Ayala properties on GLife along with its four key brands: Ayala Land Premier, Alveo, Avida and Amaia.

Using the GLife feature, the one-stop shop lifestyle feature on the GCash app, Filipino home buyers and property seekers can now easily browse Ayala Land’s property listings and submit an inquiry without leaving the comforts of their homes.

“With this partnership with Ayala Land, GCash enables potential homeowners and property seekers to conduct virtual unit viewing and, after they make the decision to buy a property, access cashless payment of reservation fees using their e-wallet account. Furthermore, home buyers no longer need to pay their real estate dues through traditional channels like post-dated checks, bank deposits, over-the-counter payments to property developers, or brokers. They can conveniently and safely do just all these transactions using their smartphones and via GLife on the GCash app,” GCash president and CEO Martha Sazon said.

Property seekers who want to access Ayala Land properties will now be able to easily view property listings by simply opening the GCash app and tapping “GLife” on the dashboard. Once on GLife, tap the “Real Estate” category, and from there, users will be able to see available listings from Ayala Land developments, check out properties nationwide and select their preferred type of property. After reading the initial information on the selected listing, interested buyers can just tap “Inquire”, fill in the necessary details, and finally tap “submit” to forward their inquiry.

“Together with GCash, we at Ayala Land, want to make it easier for Filipinos to find the property that suits their needs. As more and more individuals are turning to the convenience of online shopping, we strongly believe that buying home and real estate properties should not be any different. By launching four of our key brands on GLife, Filipinos can now have a more seamless experience in buying Ayala Land properties,” ALI president and CEO Bobby O. Dy said.

According to GCash Chief Commercial Officer Oscar Reyes Jr., the partnership with ALI is a testament to the commitment of GCash to go beyond providing safe and convenient digital financial solutions to Filipinos. GCash is also primed to give Filipinos easier access to affordable house-and-lot packages and condominium units to help make their dream of owning a home a reality.

With this partnership, GCash and Ayala Land are now able to provide a safer and more convenient way of purchasing real estate to the Filipinos and cater to the consumer’s evolving needs.

Not yet on GCash? You can download the GCash app for free on Google Play and the App Store.

narzo 50i Prime outperforms competitors in the budget segment

narzo Flagship Store Ranks #1 on Lazada Payday Sale last Sep 30

narzo, the new game changer, once again proves its affinity with the local market by being the Rank #1 smartphone brand on Lazada during the Payday Sale last September 30. The narzo Flagship Store’s success is primarily due to the narzo 50i Prime’s limited time offer, where it was made exclusively available on the platform for only PHP 3,799.

During the one-day Lazada Payday Sale, the narzo 50i Prime sold 2 units per minute on average, with over 700 units purchased immediately right after the clock struck 12 midnight. This sales performance has allowed the model to outperform its competitors in the entry-level budget segment, specifically in the sub-4k bracket.

Additionally, the heightened public interest in the narzo 50i Prime also translated to in-store sales, wherein narzo stores and kiosks nationwide showed a threefold spike in offline retail for the model since its debut.

“We are both glad and proud that even more Filipinos have decided to try out the quality sulit narzo 50i Prime during our limited time offer,” says Elaine Dela Cruz, new Marketing Representative for narzo Philippines.

“This very affordable model has everything that the average Filipino user will need for an all-rounder budget device, from performance to display, down to battery, overall user experience, and memory expandability. We encourage everyone who missed this Payday exclusive to catch the upcoming 10.10 sale.”

The narzo 50i Prime will be restocked across all platforms for the 10.10 campaign. Aside from Lazada and Shopee, the model is also available on

TikTok Shop with daily liveselling from 2pm-10pm. Customers can also inquire at any of the 30 narzo stores and kiosks nationwide.

For more information and latest updates on narzo Philippines, follow the brand’s official Facebook page. Join the twelve-thousand strong narzo Philippines online community to be a part of the real game changer!

PDAX, YGGA brings DLSU to the Metaverse; DigitX “virtual campus” to rise in Decentraland

DISCLAIMER: The statements in this article do not constitute financial advice. PDAX does not guarantee the technical and financial integrity of the digital asset and its ecosystem. Any and all trading involving the digital asset is subject to the user’s risk and discretion and must be done after adequate and in-depth research and analysis.

This is not going to be your usual “online” conference.

Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), in partnership with Yield Guild Games Alerts (YGG Alerts) and De La Salle University (DLSU) will kickoff the De La Salle Interactive Entertainment and Gaming Innovation & Talent Expo (DigitX) in a first-of-its-kind virtual showcase to take place in the Decentraland metaverse this October 3 to October 9.

DigitX is a talent and innovation showcase, featuring webinars, exhibits, and guided tours which will take place in a completely virtual environment. Using the Decentraland platform, participants can create their own personal avatars and engage with other attendees in exploring a 3-D virtual rendition of the DLSU campus. Student works from DLSU’s first-ever graduating batch of BS Interactive Entertainment, Major in Game Design will also be exhibited within the Archer’s Building in the virtual campus.

For visitors to make the most out of their campus visit and field trip, PDAX has created a special promo for $MANA, Decentraland’s currency and an NFT shirt for visitors’ Decentraland avatar.

DigitX is a glimpse into the fast-emerging world of NFTs and the Metaverse, which is ushering in the age of Web 3.0 for Filipinos. As blockchain-based technologies, they help create not only greater financial opportunities, but are also aimed at creating more inclusive virtual spaces for everyone and to take learning and communication to an entirely new level in the near future.

For DigitX, DLSU makes for an ideal venue being one of the handful of campuses in the country offering degrees in game design. Metaverse technology has its roots in video gaming, from the concept of virtual reality, to programming and hardware development.  

The event will also feature a 3-day series of talks from some of the most notable names in the crypto industry in the country, covering a range of topics from the emerging applications of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the implications of cryptocurrencies and Web3 technology on the future of the Philippine digital landscape.


About the organizers and sponsors

PDAX is the Philippines’ leading homegrown cryptocurrency exchange, a safe, easy-to-use platform for Filipinos to buy and sell virtual currencies and assets, and licensed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Meanwhile, De La Salle University is one of the leading universities in the Philippines that has produced many successful, local thought leaders paving the way for gamification and  metaverse adoption.

YGG Alerts is an online crypto community with over 1.1 million followers across social media, focused on bringing the latest crypto, NFT, and metaverse news and developing the Web 3.0 community in the Philippines.

Astro XP, led by James Afante, is an upcoming Play-and-Earn, blockchain game built around the premises of space exploration and survival through mind-bending racing events in the HOLOTRAXX where you will ride futuristic vehicles called HOLO-Vs that take you in dimension-ripping speeds across different realms of the Metaverse.

Playgroundzero is a GameFi networking platform that connects gamers, guilds, and GameFi studios. Playgroundzero (PGZ) allows users to build their brand, expand their network, and explore opportunities in GameFi. Led by Janze De Guzman,  the platform provides verification, gamification, messaging, and networking capabilities to promote safe and engaging ways to form meaningful connections and build as a community.

Adamant Global Ltd. is a software development company specializing in blockchain technology led by Dominic Go, creating blockchain games, DAO's, developer tools, and marketing technology.

Participating in DigitX as well are Asiaverse that designed and built out the space, YGG Pilipinas, Bitskwela, Ownly, Filipinas NFT, and Archipelago Labs. A virtual exhibit for their respective projects will be housed in the digital twin of the University’s beloved Henry Sy building.

How to sign up for DigitX

Participants can access the event through any device. Webinars will be held via Zoom, while the virtual campus can be explored via Desktop by downloading the Decentraland application or through its web browser equivalent. 

Speaker talks will run from October 3-5, while the virtual campus will be accessible 24-hours from October 3 to October 9, 2022.

DigiTX is a free event and completely open to the public. Event details and the sign-up form can be accessed through digitx.gg. Crypto and NFT prizes await eligible participants! More information on how to get your digital treats can be found here. Sign up today!


Keep learning at home with these online tools with Globe

From self-care courses to mind-blowing science experiments, exploring South Africa’s wild reserves to learning important life skills—all these can now be done by kids and adults alike using their gadgets and Globe’s new learning partners.

As part of its Globe for Education campaign, “Tuloy ang Edukasyon, Tuloy ang Pag-asa,” the telco giant is bringing new learning opportunities within reach of every Filipino home with discounted subscriptions to educational platforms, Da Vinci Kids and upskillist, to make education both a worthwhile and rewarding recreational activity for all.

Create, experiment, and explore with Da Vinci Kids
Families can create meaningful moments with Da Vinci Kids’ impressive collection of unique educational shows and games that offer a wealth of knowledge and discovery to children for only 169 pesos every month when they subscribe through GCash or the GlobeOne app.

A family-oriented learning app available on both mobile and TV, Da Vinci Kids offers thousands of award-winning TV shows, videos, and games designed to capture your imagination, including fun DIY experiments and challenging quizzes, covering a wide range of topics, from STEM to soft skills and social emotional learning.

Da Vinci Kids offers more than 200 games developed by academics that are designed to encourage kids to develop their creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and memory skills.

Its most popular shows include “Marvelous Makes,” an original production that lets children discover the joys of creating things with simple household items; “My Petsaurus,” which follows the adventures of a seven-year-old named Chloe taking care of her troublesome pet triceratops; and “Darwin & Newts,” a show about two siblings who love to explore the outdoors and find out how things work.

Upgrade skills, discover new passions with upskillist
Meanwhile, adults with a constant thirst for learning have over a hundred certification courses at their fingertips through upskillist, a global online education institution formerly known as Shaw Academy.

Globe customers can enjoy upskillist’s extensive catalogue of courses on almost anything to feed a new passion or upgrade a skill for career advancement—from candle making to fashion design, photography to blogging, cryptocurrency to crystal healing—all available at a special subscription fee of P849 for 3 months via GCash and the GlobeOne app.

upskillist also offers a space for those who want to learn more about taking care of their wellness with its wide range of self-care courses taught by expert instructors. Among these wellness-related courses include mindfulness and meditation, yoga, pilates, meal planning and building resilience.

Globe Platinum and Postpaid subscribers can avail these exclusive GCash offers on GLife by heading to the Shop Lifestyle Daily Deals section, while Globe Prepaid customers can use the GlobeOne app to access Da Vinci Kids and upskillist’s extensive collection of educational materials.

Globe has been at the forefront of creating resilience in education and promoting 21st century learning through various initiatives that provide both educators and students enough support to ease learning disruptions and get education back on track.

Through its Globe for Education campaign, it seeks to create more spaces for learning and give every Filipino a greater chance to access quality education.

To learn more about Globe’s initiatives and offers for education, visit https://www.globe.com.ph/learning.html

HONOR Reveals Flagship Magic4 Pro Smartphone, X Series Devices, and New Wearables

 The Power Of Magic is here: New devices supported by Google Mobile Services as HONOR re-enters the country as an independent brand

Global technology brand HONOR today announced the HONOR Magic4 Pro, featuring a powerful Quad-Camera system that introduces the world’s 1st Ultra Fusion Photography innovation that massively improves photography and video capture experiences. 

HONOR Philippines is ready to Go Beyond 2022 with our brand having over 100+ markets and 200 channel partners, 11,000+ employees with 55% from our R&D department. Our strong Research and Development capabilities led to creation of 6 R&D centers and over 100 innovative labs focusing on performance, structure, design, camera, telecommunications, and charging technologies in order to create innovative products for everyone to enjoy,” said Stephen Cheng, Vice President of Marketing for HONOR Philippines.

The HONOR Magic4 Pro has also received 9 Best MWC Awards, a milestone achievement that attests to the brand’s progress and R&D capabilities as an independent company. 

With the presence of Google Apps to its smartphones, they are finally coming back stronger.

 

HONOR Magic4 Pro: With Power of Industry-Leading Mobile Imaging System

The HONOR Magic4 Pro introduces one of the most powerful and versatile camera systems on an HONOR smartphone to date:

l   50MP Wide Camera with customized 7P Lens

l   50MP Ultra-Wide Camera

l   64MP Periscope Telephoto Camera

l   Flicker Sensor

l   an additional brand-new custom-made image processor

 Its front camera features 12MP Ultra Wide Camera with 100 degree Field of View to capture more vivid and realistically beautified selfies and groupies.

Adopting the largest image sensor ever on an HONOR smartphone, the 50MP Wide Camera with a massive 1/1.12-inch sensor and a large aperture of f/1.6 delivers superior light-sensing performance that rivals even cameras with a 1-inch sensor and f/1.8 aperture. HONOR Magic4 Ultimate can take scenic night shots or low-light portraits that are brighter, with more vivid colors, better defined objects and minimal visual artifacts. The customized 7P Lens comes with a 8% improvement in center sharpness and a 25% improvement in edge sharpness, producing photos and videos that look detailed even when zoomed in. 

The 50MP Ultra-Wide Camera offers an impressive 100° field of view for capturing everything from parties to sprawling cities. With the anti-flare coating technology, the HONOR Magic4 Ultimate can get a clean and large field of view, whether taking photos or videos.

For faraway subjects, the 64MP Periscope Telescope Camera with built-in optical stabilization and fusion computational photography offers an impressive zoom range of 3.5x Optical Zoom and up to 100x Digital Zoom for users to capture steady images.  

At the heart of the system, an additional brand-new custom-made image processor supports faster and more efficient AI computations to take Ultra Fusion Photography to even greater heights, enabling one of the industry's strongest 4K Night Mode video capture and real-time preview, making sure that shooting very bright, clear and vibrant videos in extreme darkness is possible.

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G Mobile Platform, the HONOR Magic4 Pro delivers blazing fast performance and incredible battery efficiency across all typical usage scenarios. HONOR maximized the capability of this chipset, bringing further system optimizations with improved fluency and power consumption, while generating less heat and lowering latency for an even better user experience.

The 6.81-inch next-generation LTPO Display delivers fluid, vibrant visuals with support for adaptive refresh rate to help users conserve battery. Consistent with the wider HONOR Magic4 Series, the display supports 1920Hz Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) dimming to offer a comfortable viewing experience even in low light environments. 

Running the latest Magic UI 6.0 based on Android 12, the HONOR Magic4 Pro supports a range of HONOR signature smart life features.

The device is also compatible to do multi-screen collaboration and seamless interconnectivity features with HONOR laptops, tablets, and even to select Huawei devices.

Available in Black and Cyan colors, the HONOR Magic4 Pro is priced at Php 52,990 with a free HONOR Watch GS 3 (worth Php 11,990) to those who will purchase early until supplies last. 

About the freebie: The HONOR Watch GS 3 features an ultra-bright screen that enables you to use it even under the sun. Its design is explicitly premium with lightweight yet durable material. The size also fits in any occasion. It also supports 8-Channel Heart Rate AI Engine, an advanced algorithm and technology that measures heart rate accuracy more than smartwatches in the same price range. It also tracks sleep patterns accurately, plays music, answers calls, reads text notifications, and sets an alarm. 

It also supports more than 100 workout modes such as walks, swim, skiing, and more. It can automatically detect and show you what workout mode you are doing. So you can easily track your calorie count, heart rate, and blood oxygen level. The battery lasts around 2 weeks allowing users to enjoy the full benefits of a better lifestyle.


HONOR X Series: With eXtra Power, Performance, and Vision

The X series boasts SuperCharge feature. HONOR X7 and X8 have 5000mAh High-Capacity Battery with 22.5W HONOR SuperCharge for All-day Connectivity and Productivity. Meanwhile, HONOR X9 boasts a 4600 mAh battery with 66W Supercharge that charges 50% full in 15 minutes.  

All of the X series phones have a big screen providing better display most especially the HONOR X9 which has 90hz refresh rate and 94% screen-to-body ratio. Meanwhile, X8 has a generous screen display of 93.6% and X7 has 90.07%. The large screens provide a better viewing experience for users.  The 90Hz refresh rate enhances display quality, allowing users to enjoy fluid, realistic graphics on the screen without any stuttering while also ensuring a smooth scrolling experience.

Packed with advanced eye protection features, including TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification, eBook Mode and Dark Mode, the HONOR X series delivers a more comfortable reading and viewing experience, especially in low light environments.

The 3 X series phones have optimized performance powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon® 680 and HONOR RAM Turbo, a 6nm advanced octa-core processor designed to deliver superior performance while conserving power.

The same with Magic4 Pro, the X series brings promising camera features for mobile photography and videography. HONOR X7 has a 48MP main camera while both HONOR X8 and HONOR X9 have 64MP. All are packed with wide and macro lenses and bokeh effect.

Aside from eXtra camera features, HONOR X series has eXtra storage. HONOR generously innovated all of the models to have 128GB ROM. As for the RAM, X7 boasts 4GB, X8 has 6GB, and X9 with 8GB. 

Available in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Titanium Silver, the HONOR X7 is priced at Php 9,990 and HONOR X8 at Php 12,990. Meanwhile, the HONOR X9 debuts at Php 14,990 in Midnight Black and Ocean Blue colors. The HONOR X8 will come with a free HONOR Band 6 worth Php 1,990, until supplies last.

ABOUT THE FREEBIE: The HONOR Band 6 has health monitoring features that helps users to monitor blood oxygen level , daily heart rate, stress level, and breathing exercise. It also tracks sleep patterns and recommends the best schedule for rest time.

It has 10 workout modes and automatic detection of what you are doing  such as walks and running. It also allows message notification for busy individuals. The battery lasts for 10 to 14 days with fast-charging capabilities helping users to experience the full benefits of the band longer than other watches on the same price range. 


NATIONWIDE AVAILABILITY

HONOR devices are available in Lazada and select 600 dealer stores nationwide.

The global tech brand is set to open more e-commerce stores, physical stores, and mall kiosks this year as they are cementing their physical presence in the Philippines.