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Using The New MacBook Pro 2018 in the Philippines With Updated Keyboard, Yes It Is A Cover Up

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It is actually an attempt to patch the problems found in the butterfly mechanism of the keys of the last generations of MacBook.

Despite the rumors circulated in recent months, Apple has managed to displace public and professionals thanks to the sudden launch of the new MacBook Pro 13 "and 15".

Many news under the hood but one in particular has not gone unnoticed by the owners of one of the previous models.

We refer to the keyboard, whose innovative butterfly mechanism introduced from 2015 had recently ended up in the eye of the storm due to numerous problems occurring in the medium term, including threats of class action and calls for assistance.

Called quieter by Apple, the keyboard of the new MacBooks actually hides a not particularly sophisticated attempt to at least dampen the problems encountered in the recent past.

As shown by iFixit in their video, it is a thin layer of silicone that wraps the butterfly mechanism, which has the consequence of making the button quie…

Mazda 2 2018 in the Philippines Prices starting at 879,568.58 Philippine Pesos

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The Mazda2 is updated, changes in the engines but not in the look.

Three levels of power

Mazda then takes a drastic and fundamental step in the perspective of urban mobility in the near future, leaving behind the diesel units. As for the new SKYACTIV-G petrol, there are 3 available powers: 75 hp with manual transmission, 90 hp with manual or automatic transmission and 115 hp with manual transmission and i-ELOOP system for braking energy recovery.

In dealership since July, the Mazda2 2018 is offered with prices starting at 879,568.58 Philippine Pesos.

Richer packages

The classic lines of the KODO design remain unchanged, with the changes that affect - in addition to the engines - the standard equipment, already rich before the restyling.

The entry-level versions equipped with the Comfort Pack (15-inch alloy wheels, parking sensors and fog lights) now add the tinted rear windows, in addition to full LED headlights, automatic climate, braking system emergency, light / rain sensors, MZ…

I Was Able to Update my Xperia XZ2 to the Latest Android OS Here is How

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If you have the latest Xperia XZ2 or even the Compact, you can get the newest Android OS update. Here are more details.

Sony continues to not disappoint on the front of the software support granted to its smartphones: the list of devices updated with the patches of July have also recently added the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, both recipients of the recent update that passes the number of releases of the previous 51.1.A.4.225 to the new 51.1.A.4.265 .

The update has a total download size of 357.8MB and brings with it the security patches updated to the month of July (July 1st) .

The update is currently being distributed in the major market . It may be necessary to wait a few hours or day before having the possibility to download it on all compatible models.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is available for 32,566.67 Philippine Pesos. The price and quality ratio is fair but there are few better models.

Sony Xperia XZ2 is available online at 37,514.30 Philippine Pesos or up to 47,534.81 Philipp…

Driving Hyundai Tucson 2019 in the Philippines is More About The Looks

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The new turbodiesel 1.6 engines and the tablet-type infotainment screen are also coming

The success on the market has seen the rise of the Hyundai Tucson since its debut when it has taken the place of the already successful iX35.

Apparently the SUV mania was already taken four years ago and the Korean C-SUV has known how to ride it.

But now half-generation and after more than 55 thousand copies sold in other markets, it is time to redo the trick, both from the aesthetic point of view and especially from the motorist taking advantage of the entry of Euro6 dTemp, in fact three new engines diesel: a 1.6 l 115 and 135 V and a 2.0 l 185 bhp that uses the new mild hybrid technology .

As mentioned aesthetically, some strategic highlights are evident especially in the front where LED lights and the Cascading Grille arrive, the identity mark of the Hyundai SUV family, the new bumpers and the new tailgate on the back and the lights that have been slightly restyled.

New body colors and new desi…

Review of the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 in the Philippines, Priced Php 2,600

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It's been two years since Xiaomi launched its previous Mi Band on the market and for this reason the wait for the most talked-about smartband on the web had grown out of all proportion. Today we give you my opinion on the Xiaomi Mi Band 3.

There is nothing new in the package. Only the rubber bracelet and the accessory to charge the Mi Band. Perhaps we ask too much but considering the price of  replacement straps, perhaps a second colored bracelet in tribute would not be bad.

Overall, the design does not change much compared to the previous model and this is also a recognizable Mi Band from a first glance. But there are various details that demonstrate the work of Xiaomi on the product. The strap and the hook seem more robust and even the "capsule" of the Mi Band remains attached even better to the bracelet. Even the body of the product is larger, both to accommodate a larger display, but also for the presence of a more protruding heartbeat sensor. Needless to deny that …

Honda CR-V is 1.8 Million Pesos in the Philippines and I am Driving It, Here's My Experience

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Turbo and the VTEC system "breathe" together, to bring together verve and fuel consumption

Born in 1995, Honda CR-V has been the best-selling SUV in the world since 2002. To try to keep the "title", here is a whole new model, which has already peaked in other continents at the last Geneva Motor Show. The first contact is with the petrol, both with 6-speed manual transmission and with CVT, front-wheel drive, and full-wheel drive.

The work of designers has been easier than expected: why ever drastically change the features of an SUV you like? Nevertheless, if the length has not grown (4.60 meters) the bonnet is more slender - thanks to the rear pillars - and the wheelbase has increased by 3 cm.

This means that for the legs of the second-row passengers there are 5 centimeters more, with the 1.83-meter long loading deck (perfectly flat) if the backrests are folded down. If instead, we talk about the seven-seat CR-V, here comes the sliding rear sofa (15 cm) that folds…

Range Rover Sport 2019 is 4.3 Million Pesos And I Will Still Buy It

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Even more sporty and performing, always with the utmost attention to safety: Range Rover Sport enriches its range with a new 3.09 SDV6 diesel engine with 249 hp and new driver assistance devices, for a driving experience at the highest levels .

The new twin-turbo 3.0-liter SDV6 249 hp diesel replaces the previously-listed 3.0-liter TDV6 and, in addition to the diesel option, the efficient P400 Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) presented last year, with 51 km of autonomy with only electric propulsion.

With these latest changes, the luxury SUV branded Land Rover is not only more exciting to drive but also safer, despite its equipment already seemed more than rich.

Now, in fact, the Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go has also been added to the safety package: "this device ensures that the vehicle maintains the safety distance and that it has the necessary space if the vehicle in front stops suddenly, restarting automatically if the stop does not exceed three seconds ", they specify…

Php 236,000 Price for the New MacBook Pro 2018 in the Philippines

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Apple has announced the new models of MacBook Pro, its line of notebooks designed for professionals, already available for purchase right away in 13 and 15-inch versions , both equipped with Touch ID and Touch Bar .

The new MacBook Pro models see the debut on Apple laptops of eighth-generation Intel Core CPUs : the 13 "model will have on board Core i5 or i7 Quad-Core processors, with frequencies up to 2.7GHz (4.5GHz Turbo Boost ), up to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, SSD storage (up to 2TB) and Intel Iris Plus 655 GPU.


The new MacBook Pro will have on board Intel Core i7 or i9 6-core CPU with frequencies up to 2.9GHz (Turbo Boost 4.8GHz), up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM , SSD storage up to 4TB and AMD Radeon PRO video cards 555X or 560X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

To complete the features of both versions, the new Retina displays with True Tone technology , which promise a color rendering more faithful to reality, the new T2 chip for security management.

Thanks to which the " Hey Siri " f…

The Best Thing About The Kia Sportage 2018

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The Kia Sportage is renewed with a slight restyling regarding the exterior and interior design, new driving assistance systems and above all the mild hybrid offered on the most powerful turbo diesel. A car fundamental for the Korean brand that, with the latest version of early 2016, has conquered  thousands of customers . As for the style of the exterior, it was more than an update, the result of the synergistic work of the design centers of Kia in Germany, South Korea and California.

How's the Mild Hybrid Diesel? We tried on the streets  the real news of this restyling, the 2.0 CRDi 185 CV AWD, equipped with the Mild Hybrid system and equipped with an automatic eight-speed transmission. The four-cylinder diesel engine is quiet and the new 48V system offers, in addition to a reduction in consumption and emissions of about 7%, an appreciable speed when restarting the Start and Stop. The assistance of the small generator is also felt during the phases of medium and substantial powe…

Lazada Kicks Off 618 Shop Fest @LazadaPH & Korina Goes Live

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One of the biggest advantages of online shopping is its capacity to bring to customer's doorsteps products which could come from any part of the globe. With many brands and sellers utilizing online platforms to sell their products, customers not only get a wide assortment of products; they also get them at competitive prices. Lazada offers this wide assortment and competitively-priced selection of internationally-sourced products through its Crossborder and Taobao  Collection.

Lazada's 618 Shopping Festival coincides with Tmall's and Taobao's biggest sale for the first half of the year. From June 18 to June 20, Lazada's 618 Shopping Festival highlights amazing discounts not only on Taobao Collection and crossborder products but also on many participating local brands. With the 618 Shopping Festival, Lazada gives customers an effortless shopping experience through the access of internationally-sourced selection, without the hassle of worrying about shipping fees and…