Samsung Launched The World’s First UHD Curved TV

The leader in innovation and design once again outdoes itself in its latest TV model release: World’s First Curved Ultra High-Definition (UHD) TV. This newest lineup from Samsung is geared towards fulfilling the needs and desires of Filipino viewers. Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) President and Managing Director Chung Lyong Lee said that this year will a big year for entertainment.

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The Samsung Curved UHD TV boasts of crisp picture quality, 4x more powerful that of a FHD screen, and a change in perspective that makes images appear larger and true-to-life. As compared to flat screen TVs, this special screen allows for a more realistic viewing experience even from different angles—ensuring that everyone gets the best seat in the house. The combination of the curved screen and Samsung Proprietary Auto Depth Enhancer UHD technology automatically adjusts contrast for a greater sense of depth and gives a 3D-like effect without requiring glasses. Imagine seeing images coming to life right in front of you in spectacular color, clarity and detail that only Samsung can give. Amazing, isn’t it? Even the color is further enhanced using the PurColor technology that reproduces color for even more detailed expression.

In addition to this, Samsung makes sure that the usage is a breeze with its user-friendly operating system! This Curved UHD TV is easy, fast, and fun to use with its multi-link screen feature that allows dual screens to process separate tasks that operate alongside each other. Side-by-side enjoyment of multiple entertainment portals (think comparing the trailer on vis-à-vis its original cut on Bluray) is now made possible by Samsung’s innovative TV line. Users need not to worry about cutting down on speed performance thanks to the upgraded Quad Core processor, the Quad Core Plus, which delivers quicker loading and navigation through tasks and commands. Browse through the panels for apps, multimedia content, NewsOn features and more with the swift speed of the Samsung SMART TV. The Curved UHD SMART TV is available in 78-inches, 65-inches, and 55-inches in all Samsung outlets nationwide.

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2014 Product Lineup: Built for the Philippine Market

Aside from the curved UHD TV, Samsung has tailored this year’s product lineup with the Philippine market in mind. Some of the features worth highlighting on are the internet capability of the TVs, perfect for our social media and internet-savvy Filipino users, and the Family TV feature, that lets family members maximize the Samsung experience with Screen Capture and Sound capture to instantly catalogue their favorite moments on screen for personal viewing in the future. Plus, all these saved images and information are automatically saved in your USB for easy storage and access. What a great convenience! There’s also, Soccer Mode, designed specifically for a more enjoyable sports-watching experience with optimized picture and sound quality. Soccer fans can now zoom in, auto and manual highlight, and record moments throughout the game for a more interactive and closer look at their favorite sport. And for those hungry for local content, there is Clickplay, (the only Philippine Video-On-Demand App with Hollywood content,) and NewsOn page powered by Yahoo PH.


Samsung’s new audio products keep Life and Design in tune

Completing this immersive experience is the ultra-slim HW-H600 SoundStand, which is a complete audio system that can be wirelessly connected to your SMART TV for the full effects of surround sound television enjoyment. It’s sleek, low-profile design is fit for small spaces around your home, such as the bedroom, and is powered by Multi-Direction technology that creates richer sound and high quality acoustics. The HW-H600 can easily be paired with 32” up to 55” Samsung SMART TVs.

Samsung continues to set the bar in innovation worldwide, combining ground-breaking features with unmatched performance and design to create products that match and anticipate consumers’ needs and desires.  Come and see Samsung’s newest lineup of products at your nearest appliance store.

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KathNiel To Visit CDO

It’s official! The ABS-CBN Regional Network Group (RNG) Kapamilya Karavan 2014 is bringing Philippines’ hottest teen stars of today’s generation dubbed as the Teen King and Teen Queen to Cagayan de Oro City.


Teen King Daniel Padilla and and Teen Queen Kathryn Bernardo will join the Kagay-anons in celebrating the Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014. So if you’re among the thousands of fans of the KathNiel, catch them for FREE on August 23, 2014 (Saturday) 3:00PM at the SM Cagayan de Oro’s Beacon area.

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Globe Launches Global Filipino Schools Program in Cagayan de Oro

Globe Telecom is Championing 21st Century learning and integration of ICT in education by recently introducing its Global Filipino Schools (GFS) program through a ceremonial turnover of the Globe Mobile Laboratory, the first installment of the program’s ICT equipment enhancement at the City Central School in Cagayan de Oro.

Global Filipino Schools Program is a long-term education initiative that seeks to transform selected public schools into centers of ICT excellenece and innovative teaching methods, in order to set the stage for 21st Centruty learning.


VP for Globe Prepaid Business Issa Cabreira said “As a part of its commitment to nation-building, Globe Prepaid emphasizes the importance of education among Filipino youth by introducing innovative education programs to public schools, teachers and students. We want to be able to increase their access to digital content, making learning more exciting and engaging for the students.”

Globe partnered with City Central School and DepEd Division of CEO to train teachers to integrate technology in education and to provide Globe mobile laboratory package which includes a set of netbooks, mobile projectors, printers, and sound systems for use of Homeroom teachers at each grade level.

Backed by brand new network that enables faster and more seamless browsing experience. The Global Filipino School program will also provide City Central School superior online connectivity for the teachers to access limitles teaching and learning engagements available on the internet as well as enhance ICT equipment and the introduction of the 21st Century Teaching Methods which will be provided to teacher through the Global Filipino Teacher Program, (GFT), a 5-day teacher training workshop on Project-based Learning and ICT Integration in the classroom which was co-developed with Coalition for Better education, a non-profit organization committed to forwarding 21st Century learning through teacher training.

Globe executives with endorser Sarah Geronino during the Turnover of Mobile laboratory units to City Central School represented by Lead Principal Celso Pagulon (Leftmost)
Globe executives with endorser Sarah Geronino during the Turnover of Mobile laboratory units to City Central School. In the photo (from left) are Principal Paguong, Ms. Cabreira, Sarah Geronimo, representatives from DepEd, Ms. Crisanto and Mr, Esguerra. – Photo by:

City Central School Lead Principal Celso Pagulon expressed his gratitude to Globe for choosing the school as recipient of this new technology. “We are very thankful to Globe for selecting us to be the first Global Filipino School in CDO. The said program will help our teachers improve their craft through online learning resources, teleconferencing for best practices, and operate classroom management tools. They can now work faster, more efficiently and effectively. GFS will also help us inspire, motivate and engage our students to realize the value of education through technology.”


Also part of being a GFS is to fully utilize the school as a teacher training hub on ICT excellence in the classroom, for the entire division. Both the school and the DepEd division need to ensure all teachers of the select schools are trained to bring 21st century learning into the classroom as well as to conduct teacher training to neighboring public schools within their division.


The success of the first Global Filipino School program which was given to Bilar Nationa High School after an evaluation with focus on school management, teacher and student development, and ability and potential to forge partnerships and collaboration with the community stakeholders for Filipino Schools around the country starting off in Mindanao.


Globe prepaid takes strides in rebuilding the nation with initiatives that will provide education opportunities for the youth which is the core target market of Globe Prepaid. In 2003, Globe introduced Text2Teach which is an innovative mobile learning package that uses a smartphone and a specialized SIM card powered by Globe Telecom. This allows teachers to download comprehensive educational videos in Math, Science, English and Values Education for fifth and sixth grade students. The server is hosted by Globe to allow teachers even in remote areas to access educational materials to supplement their lessons. Since then, more than one million public elementary school students and almost 3,699 teachers and school officials in 1,041 schools in the country are benefiting from the said project.

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