TECH MASTER PIECES
Gadgets|September 2020
Twenty years is a long time to be in this business, but we’re still amazed at the kind of tech manufacturers keep rolling out. While the year isn’t quite over yet, here are some of the devices that have caught our eye.

LENOVO LEGION 7 15IMH05

A perfect combination of performance and looks, the Lenovo Legion 7 15IMH05 is everything you want in a gaming laptop. WIth the latest CPU and GPU, redesigned cooling, and an amazing 240Hz display, this is what you need if you’re looking for the best.

REALME 6 PRO

A stunning design, huge screen, and features that punch well above its price point make the realme 6 Pro a solid choice for anyone looking for powerhouse features at a great price.

OPPO WATCH

Smart technology right at your wrist: that’s what the Oppo Watch delivers. With a gorgeous 1.91-inch touchscreen display, and all the smart sensors you need to make the most of your day, it’s what you’ll want by your side whether it’s for work or play.

HP SMART TANK 515

The HP Smart Tank 515 delivers ink tank refillability, multi-function convenience, and wireless performance that’s backed by HP’s solid reputation in printing technology. Whether for the home or office, the Smart Tank 515 is a perfect match.

Learn-from-home printing needs? Here’s why you should invest in HP Smart Tank printer

Nowadays, there is one great reason for parents to invest in personal computers and household printers—learn from home.

And while there may be a lot of brands and products in the market to choose from, HP gives moms and dads the best reasons why they should pick the HP Smart Tank printers.

Reason 1: Print, copy, scan features

The HP Smart Tank 515 wireless and Smart Tank 500 offer versatility with their printer, copier and scanner functions. This makes them ideal tools, along with a computer, to help enhance the children’s online learning. With the all-in-one printers, they can easily print everyday worksheets, copy manuals, and scan finished home works on an A4-sized flatbed scanner for sharing online.

Reason 2: Prints up to 8,000 colored or 6,000 black pages

With their high-capacity integrated ink tank system, the HP Smart Tank 515 and Smart Tank 500 can continuously print 8,000 colored pages or 6,000 black pages, making them high-volume, low-cost printers that are perfect for budget-conscious parents and students who need to print volumes of research paper. The transparent ink tank can easily be monitored and refilled, even by older kids, using spill-free, resealable ink bottles.

Reason 3: Affordable ink bottles

The HP Smart Tank 515 or Smart Tank 500 uses a set of Original HP inks— Cyan, Magenta, Yellow. These come in bottles priced at P275 each while the GT53XL Original HP Black ink bottle is priced at P330. The individual inks enable users to simply buy whatever color they need.

Reason 4: 2-year home service warranty

To ensure the Smart Tank printers will continue to provide learn-from-home printing essentials, they have a 2-year onsite warranty that enables users to get a “good as new” unit delivered to their homes to replace printers which have unresolved problems. The coverage usually lasts for two (2) years or until the unit has printed 30,000 pages, whichever comes first. Customers can report printer problems thru HP Ink Tank Service hotline numbers 1-800-1441-0094 (toll-free), +63917-1394357 (SMS/Viber), or +632-8395-3329 (contact center).

Reason 5: Replaceable print heads

In the long run, choosing the HP Smart Tank 515 and Smart Tank 500 will allow parents to save on printer repair and replacement costs, as damaged print heads can be replaced with original HP print heads that can be easily installed using a step-by-step process. The print heads are available at HP authorized resellers and Service Centers nationwide.

Reason 6: Print and scan anywhere, anytime

Using the mobile printing feature of the HP Smart Tank 515, users can access the printer through the HP Smart app installed in their smartphones and tablets, to print almost anything, from anywhere, at any time; send prints on the go; and share documents and images directly from their mobile devices. This is ideal for mobile parents who need to help their kids with assignments and projects.

Reason 7: Order ink bottles online easily

By choosing HP Smart Tank 515 or Smart Tank 500, one can also avail of exclusive HP services such as fast and convenient ordering of print supplies online. Getting Original HP inks at the HP Lazada flagship store also entitles buyers to free deliveries within Metro Manila and other selected areas.

Reason 8: Get exclusive promotions from Lazada, Shopee and retail stores

The HP Smart Tank 515 AIO printer is available for P9,295 while the HP Smart Tank 500 is available for only P7,950 at the HP Lazada and Shopee online stores and all authorized HP resellers nationwide.

THE LATEST IN-CAR TECHNOLOGY Now in the Philippines

Words by Arnel Doria

Almost four decades ago, in 1983, the then vibrant local automotive industry took a deep hiatus as political and social instability brought the economy on the verge of a meltdown. Under a new government, the industry reawakened in 1987, with the signing of a new Car Development Program sparking optimism from both car makers and car buyers.

Then, new models with 16-valve engines were snapped up by the hungry market and, soon, carburetor engines were being replaced by more advanced fuel-sipping CPUs that controlled engine management.

We’ve come a long way from those bygone days.

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