Posted on Oct 4 2013 - 9:52am by Contributing Writer
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By Jeff Castillo, Country Managing Director of Fortinet Philippines Globally, the retail industry is among the top three industries to be targeted by cyber criminals. Due to the sheer number of merchants accepting payment cards, the relatively low level of security and the many attack vectors available, the number of breaches is large and continuously growing. The...

On the heels of the release of Apple’s new operating system iOS7, Apple Authorized Training Center Power Mac Center lines up a free iOS 7 End-User Training in its select stores this October. The training is aimed at allowing iOS 7 users to discover and learn more about the operating system’s innovative features so they can maximize the benefits of their Apple...

Locally developed E-Button Platform drew attention in this year’s CommunicAsia, Asia’s largest knowledge-based information and communications technology event held in Singapore. The E-Button Platform was originally designed as a means to quickly communicate an emergency to the proper authorities with a press of a button. Since then, the platform has evolved and...

The world’s first 84-inch Ultra HD TV was introduced by LG and boasts of picture quality four times higher than Full HD with 8.3 million pixels. This showcases an extensive range of colors and impressive degree of picture accuracy for a lifelike, enthralling viewing experience. The TV also projects powerful sound quality with its 50W audio bursting from a 2.2 speaker system, bringing as much depth and liveliness to one’s ears as the screen brings to one’s eyes. LG also pioneered the world’s first 55-inch OLED TV or Organic LED...

The unceasing depreciation of the Philippine peso from April-June 2013 has led to a number of PC distributors delaying their loading activities, resulting in lower-than-expected PC shipments to the Philippines for Q2 2013, according to IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker. The Philippines PC market shipped a total of 460,000 units in Q2 2013, 12% lower than IDC’s...

Posted on Oct 1 2013 - 3:29pm by Upgrade Staff
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The season is on for NBA 2K14 as it becomes available today here in the Philippines. NBA 2K14 is being exclusively marketed by X-Play Online Games Inc., one of the country’s leading video game distributors, together with game publishing frontrunner 2K Sports and developed by Visual Concepts. This latest addition to the NBA 2K series features back-to-back NBA Champion...

“A single human failure could ruin your business,” warned Pravel Kratky, Chief Technology Officer of Safetica Technologies during the launch of Safetica 5, the Czech Republic-based firm’s flagship data leak prevention (DLP)/monitoring software. Launched in the Philippines in partnership with technology solutions provider Valueline Systems and Solutions Corporation...

Chong Hua Hospital, the Philippines’ largest health charity, has selected HP Converged Storage to enable its facilities to deliver a high standard of patient care. Chong Hua Hospital operates a 660-bed hospital in Cebu, the Philippines’ second largest city. In 2008 the hospital decided to digitize all its patient data records to ensure reliable, consistent clinical...

By Chris Nicoll, Analysys Mason Principal Analyst LTE is out of the experimental stage and is being deployed worldwide. Operators in all markets are in the process of implementing LTE, but the emergence of the APAC and LATAM regions is set to challenge European and North American operators’ early lead. These trends are analysed in Analysys Mason’s forthcoming...

Autodesk is delivering on its promise of having design and 3D printing solutions easier and more accessible to everyone. Although the industry is in its infancy stage in the Philippines, it has started to take off with the availability of affordable 3D printers, downloadable models, and the improvement in design capabilities that will empower 3D printing.   In an...