realme releases Buds Q2s, C30 in time for August Fan Fest

Enjoy exclusive discounts and offers



August will be a great month for the realme community as the brand celebrates its month-long realme Fan Fest with lots of activities for their squad, along with exclusive discounts and offers on both new and existing products.

While it’s not even August, the newly-launched realme GT Neo 3 will get a PhP 4,000 price slash via realme’s official Lazada store until July 31, so make sure to check their latest flagship level smartphone.

Starting on August 1, 2022, buyers may also enjoy free DIZO GoPods D and DIZO Wireless Power with a purchase of the realme Pad and realme Pad mini, respectively.

A TikTok challenge wherein customers who purchase any realme items stand a chance to win a realme Powerbank 2 will also be held all-month long.

realme Buds Q2s, C30 launched

In time for the Fan Fest, realme has also launched the realme Buds Q2s and entry-level realme C30.

The Buds Q2s allows users to enjoy music for up to 30 hours on a single charge. It has a large 10mm bass driver with support for Dolby Atmos, and a low latency of 88ms.

Available in three colors (Paper White, Paper Green, and Night Black), the Buds Q2s will retail for just PhP 1,490. But customers may avail of the earbuds for just PhP 990 until July 31 via Lazada as part of their Payday Sale.

Meanwhile, the latest addition to realme’s C series, the C30 has a Unisoc T612 processor, 5,000mAh battery, and sports an ultra slim vertical stripe design with flat edges.

It’s available in three colors (Bamboo Green, Lake Blue, Denim Black) and in two variants: the 2GB+32GB which retails for PhP 5,499 and the 4GB+64GB which is priced at PhP 6,499.


TP-Link launches next-gen Archer AX12 router

Your next-generation router



TP-Link Archer AX12

TP-Link has made the Archer AX12 router in the Philippines. Marketed as a next-generation router, the new product is engineered to cater to the connectivity needs of today’s households and businesses.

The Archer AX12 utilizes Wi-Fi 6 technology, enabling everyone to stream up to 4K videos or play their favorite games lag-free.

The router achieves up to 1.5 Gbps of speed with ease. It also uses Wi-Fi 6’s OFDMA and MU-MIMO technologies for simultaneous communication of up to 128 devices without lag for better internet connection and faster download speeds.

Moreover, the router is quick and easy to set up through the TP-Link tether app. The product likewise supports EasyMesh and OneMesh for customers to be able to integrate their existing networks.

The Archer AX12 is now available at TP-Link’s flagship store at the 3rd level of SM North EDSA Annex, its authorized resellers, and Lazada and Shopee.

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Apple Watch Series 9 + Watch Ultra 2 Unboxing

Featuring the bundled bands plus the new FineWoven and Nike Sport bands



Apple’s September 2023 “Wonderlust” Event isn’t just about the new iPhones. They’ve also announced updates to the well-loved Apple Watch Series 8 and Watch Ultra.

The Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 may not look so different from their predecessors, but the new features cater to older Apple Watch users to upgrade.

Aside from the upgraded S9 SiP (System in a Chip), this also enables new features like having a built-in Siri and even Double Tap using your two fingers and wrist.

And thanks to Apple’s Carbon Neutral goal by 2030, the new Apple Watches (at least the Ultra 2 and aluminum-cased Series 9s) are now more sustainable for the environment.

This also means saying bye-bye to our good ol’ leather Watch bands — but wait until you see what Apple has to offer.

Watch our latest unboxing of the new Apple Watch Ultra 2, Apple Watch Series 9 (in Aluminum and Stainless Steel), plus a plethora of bands to try out!

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Philips launches Professional Soundbar dedicated for hotel rooms

Designed for MediaSuite TVs



Philips Professional Soundbar

Philips has ventured into the soundbar business with the global launch of the Philips Professional Soundbar (HAL5023) that brings powerful cinematic audio experiences in hotel rooms.

The two-in-one soundbar comes with a built-in subwoofer that has been designed and configured exclusively to suit Philips’ MediaSuite TVs, delivering a better and more immersive entertainment experience.

The device was built in collaboration with TP Vision’s Philips sound team; it features a professional 2.1 channel setup. It is designed to be installed effortlessly as either a freestanding or wall-mountable soundbar.

Afterwards, users may easily configure the soundbar’s settings using the professional setup menu on the Philips MediaSuite TV.

All other related settings can be quickly copied and transferred to the entire TV fleet remotely through cloning via PPDS CMND.

Control your experience

The newly-released soundbar can be controlled using the standard MediaSuite TV remote, eliminating the need for another controller.

It can also double as a high-end speaker for guests wishing to play any song, podcast, video, or audio file out loud on their personal devices, via Bluetooth or the built-in Chromecast technology on the MediaSuite TV.

The soundbar also comes with a power adapter so that only one power outlet is used, along with the TV.

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