Tech shorts: What's new with Viber, Huawei, LG, Beko


Posted at Aug 24 2017 07:01 PM

MANILA -- Here are some of the latest news and updates from the tech world.

These are not endorsed by ABS-CBN News. 

1. LG InstaView Door-in-Door Refrigerator

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LG Electronics’ newest innovation will surely change how consumers interact with refrigerators. The LG InstaView Door-in-Door Refrigerator allows you to see inside the easy-access compartment without having to open the door and waste cold air. 

The unit also has a 33-inch black glass panel, a knock-on feature, a spacious food compartment and other features to keep your food as clean and fresh as possible.

For questions about prices and other details, visit

2. Infinix’s smartphone for millennials

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With millennials almost being all-digital, the new Infinix Note4 and Note4 Pro brings its innovative features to this tech-savvy generation. 

The phones feature a long battery life, sleek design and dynamic display, and powerful camera. Both models are designed to give users the best experiences in gaming, streaming, or surfing the internet.

To know more about Infinix Mobility Philippines and its other mobile device offerings, visit their website at

3. Beko washing machines also protect clothes 

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The Aquawave technology of Beko washing machines aim to keep clothes from wearing out. One of Europe’s most popular appliance brand, Beko provides gentle yet effective washing conditions for all garments, making them last longer.

To know more about Beko visit their website at

4. Nokia 8 promises several firsts

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HMD Global has launched the Nokia 8, a high-performance, beautifully crafted smartphone, designed with content creators in mind. The unit lets you do less selfies and more “bothies,” thanks to a dual-sight feature which simultaneously harnesses both the front and rear cameras in a split-screen visual for both photos and videos.

Nokia 8 is also the first smartphone to have a Nokia OZO Audio feature. It will be available in Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel.

5. Brillante Mendoza holds exclusive 'Cinemansanas' Masterclass

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Cannes film festival Best Director Brillante Mendoza shared his expertise on acting, directing and cinematography to 23 lucky filmmaking enthusiasts for the Cinemansanas Masterclass sessions held last August 12-13. 

Participants underwent extensive training and experienced hands-on activities during the sessions, which aim to help them bring film ideas to life.

Those who missed the previous sessions can still join the last Masterclass on August 26. They can also to participate in the “Do you have a minute?” film competition in Cinemansanas by sending their 1-minute film entries to the short film competition.

Up to P40,000 worth of Power Mac gift cards and other treats await. To join the competition, visit 

6. Viber users can change number without losing data

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Viber’s latest feature enables users to change their phone number, as well as their primary mobile device, without losing any of their data. The major update is available for both iPhones and Android mobile devices.

7. Huawei P10 and Watch 2 bag awards at EISA 2017

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The European Image and Sound Association (EISA) recently awarded Huawei P10 and the Huawei Watch 2 as the EISA Smartphone Camera 2017-2018 and EISA Wearable Device 2017-2018, respectively.

Huawei P10 has received special recognition for its camera experience, co-engineered with latest rear-facing Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 and Leica-powered front-facing camera, while Huawei Watch 2 exhibited its lightness and comfortability to wear without compromising on style.