Thursday, January 21, 2021

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

World Vision And KOICA Help Over 13500 Families Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic In Marawi

Around 13,500 families in Marawi City received assistance as part of World Vision and KOICA’s health response.

World Vision Alarmed By Students Selling Sensual Photos Online To Support Their Education

Here are some agencies where you can report incidents of child abuse and sexual exploitation:

Make This A Year For Reinvention With Globe And Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G And S21 Ultra 5G

This is it! The new Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in 5G with Globe!

The Thinnest ThinkPad Ever, X1 Titanium Yoga Completes Conference-Optimized X1 Portfolio

The Thinnest ThinkPad Ever, X1 Titanium Yoga Completes Conference-Optimized X1 Portfolio

Spotlight

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

World Vision And KOICA Help Over 13500 Families Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic In Marawi

Around 13,500 families in Marawi City received assistance as part of World Vision and KOICA’s health response.

World Vision Alarmed By Students Selling Sensual Photos Online To Support Their Education

Here are some agencies where you can report incidents of child abuse and sexual exploitation:

Make This A Year For Reinvention With Globe And Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G And S21 Ultra 5G

This is it! The new Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in 5G with Globe!

Lenovo is thrilled to unveil our thinnest ThinkPad ever, ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga. Covered in titanium material, it’s just over 11mm thin and features a gorgeous 3:2 ratio 13.5-inch low power display along with Dolby Vision® HDR support and Dolby Atmos® Speaker System. Also announcing today, ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 and X1 Yoga Gen 6 are completely redesigned laptops introducing improved user experiences built around all-new 16:10 aspect ratio displays with low blue light feature, integrated fingerprint reader on power button and new ComputerVision Experiences (CVx) support by human presence detection sensor for enhanced security and ease of use. Joining Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos Speaker System, both X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga are the world’s first laptops to support Dolby Voice2, which delivers a supreme conferencing experience that feels more natural, reduces listener fatigue, and sounds stunningly clear to make meetings more productive. The new models join the trail blazing X1 Fold and ultra-light X1 Nano announced last September to complete a comprehensive 5G-ready3 premium ThinkPad X1 portfolio.

Furthermore, we are introducing an all-new ThinkPad X12 Detachable, combining the features of a high-performance laptop with the flexibility of a 12.3-inch detachable tablet. Protected by Corning® Gorilla Glass, the display supports input from the optional Lenovo Precision Pen or Lenovo Digital Pen and the backlit folio keyboard enables seamless transition between modes. Finally, the next level of intelligent docking experiences is led by the new ThinkPad Thunderbolt™4 and USB-C Universal and Smart Docks. Designed to address dock manageability pain points brought by increased work-from-anywhere scenarios, the new docks allow silent detection, download and install of firmware updates. The Smart Docks, powered by Microsoft Azure Sphere, further enhance functionality by providing remote capabilities for updates, device management and port status monitoring without interrupting end user productivity and without the need for a PC to be connected.

 

Distributed Workforce Needs Efficient Tools

The past nine months have highlighted the critical nature of effective collaboration tools as most of us have embraced remote working. A recent Lenovo and Intel sponsored study suggests that 50 percent of employees feel their PC devices are out-of-date and would prefer businesses to focus on the fundamental daily technology experience. IT leaders plan to nearly double their investment in employee experience initiatives over the next two years to drive increased productivity, organizational agility and customer satisfaction. Our focus through 2021 is to deliver workspace solutions for a distributed workforce that enable more agile collaboration. Investing in technologies in endpoint devices, smart collaboration, video conference optimized visuals and valuable docking options can make a significant difference on productivity and efficiency at any location. For ThinkPad, our emphasis is on enabling communications to stay in touch wherever the user is, optimizing system features for the best conferencing experience, boosting security for user and IT department piece of mind and implementing technology that enhances user well-being.

● We are driving for connectivity leadership, with all ThinkPad X1 models including 5G-ready options3 to enable faster Wireless WAN (WWAN) connection speeds. Not to worry if you are not in a 5G-enabled area, the module also supports 4G-LTE networks3 and users will benefit from future-proof technology as 5G infrastructure deployment accelerates.

● Built-in WiFi 64 can take advantage of high-speed wireless infrastructures when WWAN signal is not available.

● On X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga, we are introducing Dolby Voice for exceptional conferencing experiences leveraging spatial audio technology that separates voices for a more natural, less fatiguing meeting when using compatible services. Dolby Voice also optimizes speaker and microphone performance with features such as dynamic levelling to automatically adjust for voices that are quieter or further away and noise suppression that reduces unwanted background noises and echo no matter what meeting platform you use. Productivity is further enhanced with improved speech recognition for voice assistants. Across the portfolio, certain displays are being enhanced with blue light reduction to reduce eye strain, as we spend more and more time on video conferences. New 16:10 or 3:2 screen ratios also offer more pixels per real estate, increase screen-to-body ratios and can improve productivity with better content distribution on the display.

● Our latest X1 portfolio support Dolby Vision on select displays for lifelike image quality and incredible color fidelity along with Dolby Atmos Speaker System, which enables spectacular Dolby Atmos audio experiences. The X12 also offers Dolby Vision support with Dolby Audio™ Speaker System for crystal clear audio

● The ThinkPad X1 portfolio (X1 Fold excepted) is designed on Intel Evo™ platform4 and powered by 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris® Xe graphics to deliver improved speed and intelligence6. Working in tandem with ThinkShield™ security solutions, Intel Hardware Shield, available exclusively on the Intel vPro platform, provides integrated hardware-based PC protection for more secure business productivity.

● Security and the ComputerVision Experiences (CVx) are further improved with the addition of Human Presence Detection for zero touch log-in through Windows Hello facial recognition7 and will also lock the system when users walk away. These new features matched with improved battery life8, optional PrivacyGuard ePrivacy display that helps protect users from prying eyes, and PrivacyAlert that will warn them of shoulder surfers, bring new CVx to a higher level of engagement. Integrating the fingerprint on the power button helps efficiency by combining two functions into a single action.

● Available across the entire ThinkPad line is the latest update of Lenovo Commercial Vantage9. The new version 1.3 brings with it a new and improved layout and user interface, making it easier for users to control and customize the unique hardware features built into their device and for IT admins to better manage the end user experience.

Visit the Lenovo StoryHub newsroom for images and full specs, and Lenovo’s CES homepage and Lenovo ThinkPad for more details.

Save The Children Trains Teachers, Parents To Protect Children From Online Sexual Abuse

How can parents keep their children safe from online predators? Here are some simple tips:

Duterte Meets With China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Alamin ang napagkasunduan nina Duterte at China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi sa pagbisita nito sa Pinas.

16 PMA Personnel Complete Training On Contact Tracing

Aside from health workers, PMA personnel can now also perform the duty of contact tracing.

Gov’t ‘A Step Closer’ To Giving Add’l Benefits To Media: Andanar

Magkakaroon na rin ng proteksyon ang mga media workers sa bansa!

Animal Health Body Declares PH Now Bird Flu-Free

Good news! Philippines is now bird-flu free!

Gov’t Assures Equitable Vaccine Distribution

"We are doing everything with integrity and honesty..," Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr said the government, alongside LGUs and private sectors are working together for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines

Go: Lauds Private Sector, To Secure COVID-19 Vaccines; To Help Poor And Overcome Crisis

After the private sector pledged to donate 2.6 million doses from AstraZeneca, a similar deal has been signed, adding another 14.4 million doses for the country.

Biliran Town Allots PHP20-M For Covid-19 Jabs

Hindi rin nagpahuli ang Biliran sa paglalaan ng pondo para sa Covid-19 vaccine.

Borongan City Under Hard Lockdown Anew

Bakit kaya sumailalim sa 'hard' lockdown ang Borongan city?

393 BARMM Teachers Receive 3-Month Salaries

Good news para sa mga guro sa Bangsamoro, matatanggap na nila ang kanilang 3-month pay mula Oct-Dec.

Spotlight

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

World Vision And KOICA Help Over 13500 Families Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic In Marawi

Around 13,500 families in Marawi City received assistance as part of World Vision and KOICA’s health response.

World Vision Alarmed By Students Selling Sensual Photos Online To Support Their Education

Here are some agencies where you can report incidents of child abuse and sexual exploitation:

Make This A Year For Reinvention With Globe And Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G And S21 Ultra 5G

This is it! The new Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in 5G with Globe!

Lifestyle

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Mrs. Garcia’s: The Meat Of The Matter For The New Normal

Looking for fresh and quality meats at affordable prices?

Entertainment

IRL Moves To New Timeslot Beginning January 21

IRL program hosted by Kapuso Gabbi Garcia moves to an earlier timeslot at 5:45 p.m. starting Jan. 21 on GMA News TV.

Space Sweepers Teases An Epic Space Adventure With Song Joong-Ki, Kim Tae-Ri, And More!

Get ready for Netflix's upcoming outer space sci-fi blockbuster Space Sweepers!

GMA Regional TV To Broadcast Dinagyang Digital 2021

Dinagyang Festival goes virtual. Abangan ang full coverage nito sa GMA Regional TV .

More Stories

House Pushes For More Benefits To Solo Parents

Alamin ang mga karagdagang benepisyo para sa mga single parent, hatid ng pamahalaan.

25% Discount Up For Motorcycle Franchise In Biliran Town

Biliran gives a 25% discount for motorcycle franchise and renewal until Feb. 20.

DA, LGUs To Strengthen ‘Plant, Plant, Plant’ Campaign

Alamin paano makibahagi sa 'Plant, Plant, Plant' Campaign ng gobyerno.

PH Covid-19 Recoveries Rise By 324

DOH adds 324 more Covid-19 recoveries pushing the country's overall tally to 466,249.

IRL Moves To New Timeslot Beginning January 21

IRL program hosted by Kapuso Gabbi Garcia moves to an earlier timeslot at 5:45 p.m. starting Jan. 21 on GMA News TV.

Travel

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

Caltex Surges With 11 New Stations In Last Two Months To Start Strong In 2021

Caltex opens new service stations in Pampanga, Pangasinan, Bataan, Batangas, Cebu, and Bukidnon!

MRT-3 Serves Record 157K Passengers Since Covid Lockdown

Kamangha-mangha ang dami ng pasahero ang naitala simula nang magbalik operasyon ang MRT-3 station ngayong taon.

Pangasinan Bypass Road Now Open To Motorists

The 7.17-kilometer bypass road in Pangasinan is now open to motorists.