By Aditi Pangrekar
It’s officially August! You know what that means? We can finally get our hands on all the newest, coolest, and most advanced gadgets! Whether you’re into gaming, digital media, music, photography, or anything else tech-related, there will definitely be something for you at #SMCybermonth. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to explore the best and latest in tech! Here are just a few reasons why you should be all excited for #SMCybermonth!
A no-secret techie herself was the event's host, Janeena Chan
Nothing speaks more 'cyber' than a digital ribbon cutting to kick off the month!
To add to the gaming spirit, cosplayers in robot costumes even made an appearance at the event!
Newest Vivo endorser McCoy de Leon charms the event attendees with a rockin' song and dance number!
1. Big gadget sales await you. Duh, Cybermonth is like Christmas for techies. With prices of selected gadgets dropping hot (we’re talking up to 50% here!), you may just be able to afford that dream phone, tablet, or what-have-you you’ve been eyeing on! Take advantage of these amazing deals while they last!
2. Say hello to the most millennial-friendly. Gadgets. Yet. Vivo, Asus, Oppo, and Huwawei are just some of the hottest gizmo brands introducing real wicked offerings. Vivo is launching the Vivo V5s Matte Black, which comes with selfie softlight technology and face beauty mode 6.0—turning regular filters into a thing of the past. And did we mention that it’s great for groufies? Its landscape feature makes getting your whole squad in a pic real easy! On the other hand, Asus' Zenfone Live might be just what social media users have been looking for! The Livestream features on various social media apps (such as Facebook and Instagram) are perfect for capturing exciting moments as they happen. But we all have days where we look less than camera-ready. Luckily, with Zenfone Live’s groundbreaking Live Video Beautification feature, you’ll never have to let that stop you from sharing what you want whenever you want!
3. Game Con is happening! Every weekend this August, you can count of having Game Con at any of SM’s 63 malls nationwide. The event invites hardcore gamers and game enthusiasts to celebrate their shared love for games and test out the newest, hottest products the tech world has to offer! Gamers can also win big. Are you a pro at DOTA2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive? If the answer is yes, we suggest that you check out ROG Masters: The Philippine Qualifiers 2017. You’ll get to battle it out with the some of the country’s best players and may go home the lucky winner of PHP 200,000 in prizes!
4. Speaking of gaming, how about anticipating the world's slimmest laptop of its kind? Asus is releasing the ROG Zephyrus, which brands itself as a thin-as-notebook gaming laptop! It's got an innovative cooling system that makes it a handy yet trendy gaming must-have!
5. Bloggers to conduct workshops. To help step up your gadget writing game, some of the country's top bloggers on tech and lifestyle will hold talks on all weekends of August!
6. Expect a Cosplay paradise! Your favorite cosplay characters will be adding color and fun at CyberZone on the second and fourth weeks of August. How about that for the ultimate tech and gaming experience?
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