Friday, August 18, 2017
Radeon™ RX Vega graphics cards now available
AMD has announced this week that its Radeon™ RX Vega graphics cards are now available at outlets around the world, giving many gamers access to the best enthusiast-class gaming experiences possible.
For gamers looking to up-level their graphics capabilities with ground-breaking technology, Radeon RX Vega 64 air-cooled cards are available today with Radeon RX Vega 56 GOUs, the most affordable way to get into enthusiast-class gaming on “Vega” architecture expected to be available August 28th.
Radeon RX Vega graphics cards are the most advanced consumer graphics cards in the world, built on the “Vega” GPU architecture. Previously reserved for high-end graphics products, Radeon RX Vega graphics cards employ pioneering graphics technology in High Bandwidth Cache composed of 8GB of leading-edge HBM2 memory. Architected for a better enthusiast-class gaming experience, Radeon RX Vega graphics cards feature bleeding-edge capabilities like Rapid Packed Math, the High Bandwidth Cache Controller and new Geometry and Pixel Engines to better harness low-level APIs and excel in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan® games. As developers roll out games in the coming weeks and months that take full advantage of these extraordinary technologies, Radeon RX Vega graphics cards will unleash their full potential, enabling higher frame rates and image quality settings for even more immersive gaming.
Radeon RX Vega graphics cards boast exceptional premium design, with start-of-the-art materials, customizable GPU tach meter and iconic LED illumination. The graphics cards support leading display technologies including Radeon™ FreeSync technology for smooth, vibrant HDR gaming. Radeon Software brings the graphics cards to life, enabling the ultimate in performance, features and stability to ensure an exceptional out-of-box experience that will keep getting better with future software updates.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
10 things you don’t know about the Television
Television or TV is one technology that has remained steadfast in this ever-changing time.
Screens have come in all forms and sizes and new platforms have come out as other options for entertainment, education, news, and advertising. For example, both local and foreign series can now be accessed through video on demand programs like Netflix, iFlix, and HOOQ. There are also free streaming sites online where people can watch videos aside from the popular Youtube.
In the midst of these innovations 96.6 percent of Filipinos are still tune in to their televisions daily in 2016, according to TV audience measurement provider Kantar Media. While digital media and improving internet access has made it easier and more accessible for audiences to stream shows online, the survey also revealed that we spend longer durations--particularly 3.7 hours in average--watching our favorite programs on TV.
Here are some interesting things you might not aware of about our dear television
1. The word ‘television’ was accepted the English language in 1907 but it took forty years for someone to figure it out of using the abbreviation TV in 1948.
2. TV was introduced in the late 1920s in experimental forms but did not sell well. It only became a regular fixture in homes, businesses, and institutions after WWII.
3. Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president to be televised, in ceremonies opening the New York World's Fair in April 1939.
4. In the 50s, the television served as the primary medium for influencing public opinion.
5. During the mid-1960s, color broadcasting was introduced in the US and other developed countries.
6. Media players such as Betamax (1975), VHS tape (1976), DVDs (1997), and high-definition Blu-ray Discs (2006) enabled viewers to watch prerecorded material or movies at home.
7. Did you know that the iconic Wayfarer sunglasses went almost extinct in the early 1980s, until Ray-Ban signed a product placement deal incorporating them into 60 films and television shows a year.
8. The music channel MTV first aired at 12:01 AM on August 1, 1981. The first video was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.
9. Digital television transmissions greatly increased in popularity at the end of the first decade of the 2000s.
10. It is considered that British show Top Gear is the most watched television show with an estimated 350 million weekly viewers in 170 countries.
Creating moments, strengthening bonds
For some, watching television might be a simple habit. But for others, it is a chance to break free and relax from their hectic lifestyles or strengthen bonds with people they share the experience with. It can also be a form of a healthy escape, too, where one can learn about new things and explore other cultures in the comfort of their homes.
These are just some of the things Devant feels passionate for. The renowned television provider advocates to create moments with its 7:30PM TV Get Together (G2G) campaign which encourages everyone to spend time with their friends and family by bonding over their favorite shows.
In line with their aim to bring people together, Devant has teamed up with Marco Polo Ortigas and Craig Lines for an exclusive screening of the film “The Owner” last August 8. The event, featured stunning visuals using Devant’s lineup of Ultra HD televisions and surround sound system, proved that a simple hobby like sharing a movie can be made more meaningful and memorable with other people.
Turning hobbies to meaningful experiences
“The Owner” is a film that follows the journey of a lost backpack around the world. The international feature film showcases the many mysteries of the bag’s travels, while showing the intersecting lives of the fascinating characters it got in touch with throughout the story. “The Owner” is a true masterpiece with a story that spans five continents collaborated on by a whopping number of 25 filmmakers.
The movie is a perfect example of a work of art that gives TV-watching a deeper meaning. It encourages people to think and consider, and it also gives everyone the chance to be open to things that could enrich their lives and mindsets through their TV experience.
This is why Devant has made it their promise to deliver a richer entertainment experience through their advanced TV technology. The role of the television in the lives of people are more punctuated than ever, and the brand aims to use technology to keep in step with the many changes in the consumption of this form of media with the hopes of making it friendlier and more positioned towards creating memorable experiences between people.
For more information about Devant products, head to their website here.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Go gadget-shopping to earn more GetGo points
Good news to GetGo members!
Are you looking to buy new gadgets and accessories? Well, you are in for awesome treats as the lifestyle rewards program gives more ways to earn rewards points and get exciting perks, through buying the latest products from Digital Walker, Anker, Garmin, and availing of Flytpack services.
|Shop for the hottest gadgets to earn 15 extra GetGo points with a P1,500 minimum purchase in participating Digital Walker branches.|
Head over to any participating Digital Walker branch to earn 15 GetGo points with a P1,500 minimum purchase! Shopping for more? GetGo also gives 5 extra points for every additional P500 spend. Promo runs until September 30, 2017 only.
Anker and Garmin
|Every P100 spend on Anker and Garmin products entitles GetGo members to earn 35 GetGo points until October 9, 2017 only!|
Members can be rewarded with 35 GetGo points for every P100 spend on Anker and Garmin products until October 9, 2017 only.
To avail of these exciting reward promos, simply present your GetGo card or any proof of membership upon purchase at participating stores. Just make sure your name matches the registered GetGo account. GetGo points will be credited to the account 15 working days from the date of purchase.
|Using GetGo promo code “GetGo20”, enjoy a 20% discount on Flytpack Wi-Fi rental and stay connected to the internet wherever you may be.|
Travelers who stay connected online through Flytpack Wi-Fi rental can get 20% off on all types of router bookings until November 5, 2017. To avail of the discount, visit www.flytpack.com and choose the rental service. Don’t forget to input the GetGo promo code “GetGo20”, as well as the GetGo number to be used in the payment page to enjoy this exciting promo!
Flytpack terms and conditions apply, the 20% discount only applies to Flytpack Wi-Fi rental fee, and the GetGo promo-code is for one-time use only.
All promo offers are not valid in conjunction with other promos, discounts, and vouchers. So hurry, reward yourself with more GetGo points when you shop at Digital Walker, buy Anker or Garmin products, or rent a Flytpack Wi-Fi router. All these gadget must-haves to get your travels going!
For more information on GetGo membership and promo partners, visit www.getgo.com.ph. Stay updated on the latest promos by liking GetGoPH's official pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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