Tuesday, June 20, 2017

GetGo Shop N’ Points rewards members with points for online shopping

Now, online shopping will not only bring you much savings and convenience, it can also bring you a lot closer to your dream travel destinations, for free!

GetGo, the lifestyle rewards program of Cebu Pacific, has partnered with Lazada for Shop N’ Points which rewards GetGo members with 1 point for every P10 spend at one of the country’s leading online shopping sites.

With Shop N’ Points, getting the best deals on clothing and fashion finds, health and beauty products, gadgets and accessories, travel and luggage, fitness and recreation can easily earn GetGo members rewards points, so they can avail of free flights faster.

To earn GetGo points from their online shopping, members need to log into their accounts at www.getgo.com.ph, click the “Shop N’ Points” tab under the “My Points” menu, and shop at Lazada or sites of other upcoming online shopping partners.

With this new point earning option, GetGo members can keep on shopping online so they can easily collect more rewards points to #flyforfree!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Zillable Disrupts Enterprise Social Networks

Zillable, an innovator in collaboration and innovation, unveils the world’s first collaboration and innovation platform specifically designed for forward-thinking teams and enterprises of 10-10,000 members to collaborate and innovate on any device and from any location.

Productivity and innovation tools, such as: boards, mind mapping, chat, and newsfeeds, are ordinarily one-off apps created by various developers. Zillable offers the enterprise a suite of integrated collaboration and innovation tools on a single platform, specifically designed for organizations to realize new value from diverse employees working across departments and time zones, and to be responsive to disruptive markets.

"Zillable is like your digital coffee shop where teams collaborate and innovate - seamlessly at ease,” Andrew Pham, CEO and Founder of Zillable explained. "The enterprise can create private collaboration networks that dissolve departmental silos and streamline the way employees get stuff done, innovating faster.” Public communication channels may also be employed by the enterprise, engaging the Crowd and fine-tuning predictions for market shifts and internal company strategy.

“Today’s global workforce can’t be constrained by the limitations of conference calls, corporate emails, or video conferences,” Mr. Pham said. “Zillable empowers employees to create and innovate whenever and wherever they need – not just when it fits into someone else’s schedule.”

The Zillable platform effectively merges social media with enterprise collaboration workspaces and business productivity apps, such as boards, mind mapping, newsfeeds, and task management. “The autograph of innovation isn’t mysterious,” explains Andrew. “When you get right down to it, innovation happens when you give freedom to your employees to engage, share ideas, and provide them with the productivity tools to help them streamline their workflows.”

Zillable’s disruptive collaboration and innovation platform is designed exclusively for teams and organizations of any size. Free and paid plans are offered, including a basic free plan for unlimited evaluation that includes chat, boards, and other productivity tools at no cost. To learn more about Zillable, visit: Zillable.com

About Zillable

Zillable is the world’s first collaboration network where teams can creatively and dynamically work, ideate, and innovate. Teams of any size can engage employees and bridge divides, including partners and customers. Zillable makes work and innovation happen. For more information, please visit Zillable.com.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

A brief history behind the guitar pedal technology

Here’s one article that every guitarist should read especially those who love to use a guitar pedal in every performance.

Do you know that guitar effect pedals, which come in many different shapes and sizes, were first commercially produced standalone as effects unit in 1948 branded as DeArmond Trem Trol 800. Bo Diddley was the first artist credited to have used it. The gadget produced a tremolo by passing an instrument’s electrical signal through a water-based electrolytic fluid.

In 1958, the latest guitar pedals are the WEM COPICAT Super IC-300 which makes delay and echo and the DeArmond 610 which was used by the legendary Jimmy Page on Brenda Lee’s “Is It True.”

For years later, the band Ventures was the first to use homemade distortion fuzz box for their song “The 2000 Pound Bee”. It was also in 1962 that the first transistorized guitar effect was introduced. It was called as Maestro Fuzz Tone pedal, the first distortion based pedal available to the public, famously used by in Rolling Stones’ “Can’t Get No Satisfaction.”

In 1978, guitar and accessories manufacturer Boss presented to the market the DS-1 distortion pedal. In 1982, the same company produced SCC700 that allows 7 compact effects to be controlled with one single switch press.

The digital guitar pedals continued to improve in quality and popularity in the 90s thanks to the success of the charismatic guitarist Kurt Cobain. The interest on the product continued to boom in the 21st century notably the Electro-Harmonix POG used by Jack White of the White Stripes and the Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue which was originally a trademark of Stevie Ray Vaughan, a great American musician and record producer.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Latest Guitar tech and innovations

Even music lovers, especially guitar players are becoming techies nowadays with the many add-ons or gadgets now made available to make their performances better.

Here are some new products that guitarists are raving about today:

Soundbrenner is considered as the ‘first wearable device for musicians.’  This metronome watch has an application that conveys tempo to users using vibrations for a more bodily approach to a grander showcase of talent.

Electro-Harmonix is a very innovative pair of rotary-speaker emulation pedals that can bring more excitement not only to the guitar player but also to his/ her listener. It’s not your usual guitar pedal, this is sick and slick!

Roadietuner is the guitar tuner everyone has been waiting for. It looks like somewhere between a breathalyser and a high-tech vaporiser. To use this, you need to clip it onto each peg as you tune each string in turn that guarantees mechanical accuracy for beginners and even professional musical artists.

With the many new things we have in front of us, we should also go back to basics if we want to produce quality sounds. You may want to visit Guitar Center, guitar strings order are now accepted.