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Cherry Mobile’s Alpha Series is Coming Out Very Soon!


Cherry Mobile, the country’s leading value-for-money handyphone device brand, recently unveiled its Alpha Series that offers the latest tablet and smartphones for Filipino consumers who are looking for powerful, stylish, yet affordable Windows-powered gadgets via a launch held on Tuesday, September 9 at The Harbor Garden Tent, Sofitel Manila.

Alpha Smartphones

Cherry Mobile has three exciting models for the Filipino mobile phone lovers—the Alpha Style, Luxe, Play, and Morph. These are the first Windows smartphones and tablets that are produced and distributed by a local brand. Style (for the young techie with its four-inch 800×480 IPS screen, four gigabytes of memory, and 512 megabytes of RAM) and Luxe (for professionals who need powerful smartphones for work with a five-inch 1280×720 HD screen, eight gigabytes of memory, and a gigabyte of RAM) are the smartphones series with the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system priced at a whopping affordable price of Php 2,999 and Php 4,999, respectively. Both devices run on 1.2 gigahertz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processors and Adreno 305 graphics.

Alpha Tablets

On the other hand, Morph and Play are Cherry Mobile’s tablets with Windows 8.1 operating system. Both devices run on 1.33 gigahertz quad core processors and Intel Gen7 HD graphics. Morph, a 10-inch high-definition IPS screen priced at Php 11,999, and is the most productivity-oriented of the pair, coming with its own keyboard in-box, 32 gigabytes of on-board memory, and two gigabytes of RAM; and ideal for more mobile people. Play, which is priced at Php 7,999, is geared for a sleeker tablet experience with its 8-inch screen; designed for mobile play and media consumption, it has 16 gigabytes of memory, and a gigabyte of RAM.

Also, during the said event was the unveiling of Kim Chiu’s upcoming TVC for the said brand. The Star Magic artist and the lead star of ABS-CBN 2’s telenovela—‘Ikaw Lamang’ is the new brand endorser, too. With its vision of providing innovative, but affordable mobile devices for every Filipino lifestyle, Cherry Mobile developed the series in partnership with Microsoft, Intel, and Qualcomm. Also, Alpha Series Windows phones come with a free download of Office Mobile, while all Alpha Series Windows tablets come with a free one-year subscription of Microsoft Office 365 Personal. These Alpha series are ideal Christmas gift ideas. For more information on Cherry Mobile’s latest offerings, log on to cherrymobile.com.ph or visit the official Cherry Mobile Facebook page.

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Resorts World Manila’s Fifth Year in the Philippines


PASAY CITY, Philippines—The country’s first and largest integrated lifestyle and tourist destination—Resorts World Manila (RWM) just turned five years this month and it hosted an exclusive event, which formally launch its anniversary celebration dubbed as ‘Give Me 5’ on August 19, Taps, Genting Club.

RWM's chief operating officer Stephen Reilly greeted the guests during the unveiling of 'Give Me 5' event at TAPS Genting Club. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

RWM’s chief operating officer Stephen Reilly greeted the guests during the unveiling of ‘Give Me 5’ event at TAPS Genting Club. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

The said event served as a prelude to the grand kick-off on the 28th as it offers a look back at the company’s stellar five-year run, a glimpse of the anniversary festivities in store, and plenty of exciting activities and promos in an afternoon of pure thrill.

RWM chief operating officer Stephen Reilly welcomed the guests.

The guests were treated to a feast featuring five exquisite dishes from five of RWM’s signature restaurants, namely French restaurant Impressions; Korean-Japanese Ginzadon; Cantonese fine-dining Passion; coffee bar and lounge Café Maxims; and VVIP dining Happy 9.

Apart from that, exciting activities and promos that the hotel-resort can offer, it also showcased the mesmerizing acts of the European acrobats—Duo Kvas. X Factor finalist Mark Mabasa and Friends (Lucky Robles, Lilibeth Garcia, and JV Decena) also performed a musical number that day. Two of the Voice of the Philippines finalists—Darryl Shy and crooner Paolo Onesa were also there to sing as well as the scene-stealer, the Voice of the Philippines Kids grand champion—Lyca Gairanod impressed the members of the audience with her song rendition.

Guests' jaws dropped while witnessing the mesmerizing acts of the European male acrobats 'Duo Kvas' during the 'Give Me 5' launch. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

Guests’ jaws dropped while witnessing the mesmerizing acts of the European male acrobats ‘Duo Kvas’ during the ‘Give Me 5’ launch. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

The Voice of the Philippines' finalist and crooner Paolo Onesa serenaded the members of the audience. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

The Voice of the Philippines’ finalist and crooner Paolo Onesa serenaded the members of the audience. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

But the highlight of the event was the appearance of The Voice of the Philippines- Kids grand champion Lyca Gairanod. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

But the highlight of the event was the appearance of The Voice of the Philippines- Kids grand champion Lyca Gairanod. Photograph courtesy of RWM.

RWM is the first one-stop, nonstop entertainment and tourism destination in the Philippines that features exciting recreational thrills, outstanding performances, unique events, and spectacular lifestyle and leisure options. Conveniently located across Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, RWM is an instant gateway to world-class Philippine hospitality.

To know more about, log on to its official website.

2 Cornerstone Talents as Cardam’s endorsers


Images courtesy of Cornerstone Talent Management, Inc.'s website.

Images courtesy of Cornerstone Talent Management, Inc.’s website.

Cardam’s, one of the country’s top shoe brands recently introduced its new endorsers, two of Cornerstone talents—Richard Poon and Gretchen Ho via a fashion show at Midtown Atrium of Robinsons Place Manila on Saturday, August 9, which was also spearheaded by Mario D’ Boro and Liberté.

Both talents—Poon and Ho were the highlight of the show as they walked during its finale; modeling the formal footwear, which are ideal for occasions like weddings. Poon wore a black formal suit while Ho was gorgeous in a white cocktail-like wedding dress with mini-skirt. Both wowed the 2014 United Fashion Show audience.

Poon, the country’s Big Band Crooner and a regular Sessionista on ABS-CBN’s Sunday musical-variety show ASAP has been using Cardam’s prior to being approached to promote the brand. In fact, according to him, “My parents knew the owners of Cardam’s. I endorse the brand because I believe in its durability. I won’t trade it with any other local or even international brands.”

Ho, on the other hand, was 2014’s Yahoo Celebrity Awardee for Female Hothlete and is an epitome of a female figure to represent Cardam;s female line of shoes.

Other celebrity endorsers spotted at the show were—Star Magic talent and ‘Pure Love’ star as Ronald—Arron Villaflor and GMA Kapuso’s Kim Rodriguez. Both stars endorse Cardam’s sister shoe brand—Mario D’ Boro.

For more information about the shoe brand, please log on to its respective facebook accounts of Cardam’s and Mario D’ Boro.