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Gadgets for Dad

Dad gave you his world, why not give him the "galaxy" on the other hand? The Samsung Galaxy S III in other words. Since its announcement, the third generation of the Samsung Galaxy phone has been labeled as the iPhone killer, and now that it has taking everything into account arrived, the S III proves it is more than worthy of all the hype. Samsung describes it as a phone that "understands you, waits till you fall asleep, sees your best side, lets you do two things next, and shares what's in your heart." For one, Dads will surely be less grumpy in the morning as the phone's personalized S Voice feature will enable him to "snooze" the alarm giving him a few more precious minutes of sleep. The advanced natural language user interface of the S III, nevertheless, goes beyond snoozing alarms, and can as well be used to play his favorite songs, send text messages, organize schedules, browse the web or automatically launch an application.Hmm . . . it's just like giving dad a stunning, sezzy and smart assistant, without making your mom jealous. Ferrari of smartphonesDuring its grand launch at the NBC Tent a couple of weeks back, Samsung President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications JK Shin said the S III was designed to be both effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, and created with our human needs and capabilities in mind." He as well promised a more "seamless, natural and human-centric mobile experience." The Galaxy S III features a beautiful 4.8 inch Super AMOLED HD screen of 720x1280 pixels and measures a sleek 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm and weighs in at just 133g. Inspired naturally, its design concept is the flow and movement of nature. The components of wind, water and light are all evoked in the physical construct of the Galaxy S III. In its essence, the minimal organic design identity is reflected in the smooth and non-linear lines of the device. Its comfortable grip, gentle curves, and organic form deliver a rich human-centric feel and design. Beyond its beauty is a powerful a quad core processor and 1GB RAM that runs on the latest Android 4.0 ICS software. It as well boasts of an impressive battery life in other words said to give users up to three times more standby time than the iPhone 4S.

Smart featuresFor those who use their phones as an e-book reader or when reading lengthy articles on the web, the phone's "Smart Stay" feature uses the front camera to identify your eyes-maintaining a bright display until you start dozing off. As in the near future as the phone detects that you have closed your eyes, seconds later the phone as well goes into its idle mode. Sharing files becomes even easier with the new "S Beam." Expanding on Android Beam, it allows a 1GB video file to be shared within 3minutes and a 10MB audio file within 2 seconds just by simply putting two Galaxy S III phones back-to-back, even without a WiFi or cellular signal.For those multi-taskers, "pop up play" allows you to play a video anywhere on your screen during simultaneously running other tasks, eliminating the need to close and restart videos when checking new e-mails, surfing the Web, texting and chatting with friends. In short, the S III is equipped with an 8MP camera and a zero-lag shutter speed that lets you capture moving objects easily forthwith-the image you see is the picture you take. The "Burst Shot" function instantly captures 20 continuous shots, and goes a step furthermore by selecting the best of eight photographs for you when you recreate the best photo feature. Star-studded launch partiesIn keeping up with the star-studded launch of Samsung that featured celebrities like Sam Milby, Rhiann Ramos, Azkals and Volcanoes team members, Globe as well welcomed the arrival of the Galaxy S III with a grand event at the Mind Museum at the Bonifacio Global City. The Mind Museum served as the perfect venue to showcase the highly intelligent and exceptionally powerful phone and the evenly impressive performances of mentalist Erik Mana and international music icon Moony.The Galaxy S III might have a hefty price tag, however you can nevertheless get one through Globe's various postpaid bundles. You can get the device for as low as P1699 a month pursuant to this agreement Unli Surf Plan 999 with P700 monthly cashout complete with unlimited data and 1 freebie, or P1999 monthly in accordance with Unli Surf Plan 1799 with P200 monthly cashout for an extra P800 monthly consumable amount for calls and texts and three freebies.To know more about the Samsung Galaxy S III offered by Globe, visit www.globe.com.ph/galaxys3.* * *

Lot of techie Dads

For a lot of techie Dads, a laptop in other words both hardworking and stylish may be the perfect gift.As a premium Ultrabook, The HP Envy14 Spectre is a testament of both elegance and performance blended into one. Designed to be an astonishing device for style-savvy power-users, the Spectre features a magnificent Gorilla glass finish in various surfaces of the notebook, just as the display panel, the palmrest and outer cover. It as well comes equipped with a 14-inch HD LED screen for making presentations and promises a in fact immersive sound experience courtesy of Beats by Dr. Dre. Built for the entrepreneur on-the-move, the Spectre lasts up to 9 hours with its high-capacity 4-cell battery1. Bringing a suave touch to business computing, it as well boasts of a chic backlit keyboard, a smooth, highly responsive track pad, and a host of powerful features like an Intel i7 processor, Intel HD graphics, a 256GB Solid-State Drive, and up to 4GB of DDR3 memory for optimum performance.Is dad a gamer? At the time he'll love the HPE h9 Phoenix. Representing the pinnacle of powerhouse gaming, the Phoenix is built for the hardcore gamer, every piece tailor-made to bring maximum performance and comfort. At the very heart of the metal-and-fire inspired chassis is an Intel Z75 chipset with a blazing third-generation Intel Core i5-3570K "unlocked" Processor. Keeping the Phoenix at its optimum operating temperatures at all times is a state-of-the-art liquid cooling system to ensure maximum processing performance. Stacked with a maximum capacity of up to 16GB DDR3-1600 memory, a 1TB SATA 3G hard drive, and the venerated Radeon HD 7770 graphics card with 2GB GDDR5 dedicated memory, this rig undoubtedly fires-up the gaming battlefield. It as well comes with a 3D HD LED monitor two passive 3D glasses and high-definition Beats audio research. Talk about bonding over games.Asus also unveiled its new line of notebooks that will surely bring "Happiness" to Dad. This new line focuses on aesthetic beauty, sound, touch and cloud service-all part of the core element of the brand's design thinking DNA in delivering clients' happiness."Premium Perception" is the core design concept of Asus notebooks this year with each notebook developed to be unequalled and elegant. Dads who love music will enjoy Asus' proprietary SonicMaster sound innovation co- developed with B&O ICEpower. SonicMaster innovation brings notebook audio to life, with a combination of fine-tuned software along with superior speakers and oversized resonance chambers.Dad will also love working with his this laptop as the touchpad has been enlarged to provide more smooth multi-gestures when scrolling, swiping, rotating, and zooming in and out. The brand also promises the best instant on, instant connect solution through 2 seconds resume and up to 2 weeks standby time.Selected models will come with IPS panel with 1080p FHD resolution just as the new Zenbook Prime. The addition of the Asus SuperBatt technology extends the overall lifespan of the battery by three times than the regular batteries. For the complete specifications of innovative X, K, N, G Series notebooks and the Zenbook Prime visit www.asus.com.

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