MSI releases Mini PCs Cubi and PRO DP series

Revolutionizing compact computing



MSI Mini PC Cubi series

MSI has released its Mini PC lineup, featuring the Cubi 5, Cubi N, PRO DP10, and PRO DP21 series devices.

Power in a compact package

The Cubi 5 and Cubi N offer remarkable power in just compact packages; they are equipped with up to the latest Intel Core i7 processors.

Particularly, the Cubi 5 boasts an extensive range of connectivity options such as Thunderbolt 4, USB-C, HDMI, and DisplayPort.

The series also features Dual Ethernet ports (separate internet and intranet) to improve network security. It comes with a reliable backup to be activated if one port fails.

The Cubi series’ design also allows the devices’ memory and storage to be easily upgradeable.

Astonishingly powerful, surprisingly small

Meanwhile, the PRO DP10 and PRO DP21 come in compact designs with support for maximized productivity and efficiency.

They come with an exclusive MSI Cloud Center software, a wide range of ports for up to four displays on the PRO DP10, and up to eight USB ports on the PRO DP21.

Enhanced security

Lastly, MSI’s Mini PC product line comes with a top-notch security design, featuring TPM 2.0, Kensington Lock, VESA mountable design, and MSI Cloud Center.

The MSI Cloud Center enables secure data transfer between MSI’s Mini PCs and smartphones. It then creates a backup of all photos and videos to a storage location of the user’s choice.

The Cloud Center also ensures files will not be shared on any other servers.


TP-Link unveils first Philippine store

TP-Link’s connection with the Filipinos just got stronger!




August 18, 2023 marks a monumental day for TP-Link.  The networking and connectivity solutions provider opens its first ever physical store in the Philippines. It’s located at SM City North Edsa. 

TP-Link eyes to better serve and connect to the Philippine market. They plan to do so by bringing their range of connectivity, smart home, and surveillance products directly to Filipinos.

The grand opening was attended by customers, media representatives, and tech enthusiasts. It’s a telltale sign of a bright path for the networking brand. It was packed with lots of promos and fun activities

Delving more into details, TP-Link’s first ever local store has a variety of products readily available as of typing. From their high-performance WiFi mesh systems to their smart home products such as robot vacuum and mop, smart bulbs, smart plugs, and even to their surveillance cameras – both for homes and businesses, can be purchased readily at the store. Moreover, customers can also find products from TP-Link’s sub-brands, Tapo and VIGI.

Faster and wider connection

TP-Link’s Archer AX11000, designed to handle demanding gaming connectivity. It is a paragon of a powerful Wi-Fi system offering speedy and consistently reliable performance to your whole home. It leaves no room for dead spots. Meanwhile, Deco X95 is a high-performance mesh system that delivers faster speeds, improved capacity, and reduced network congestion. There are also other routers to go for if for your other needs and you can check them out yourself in their store or visit their website.

Security and safety at its finest

Zooming in on home security, the Tapo 325WB offers HD video surveillance with 1080p resolution and advanced night vision capabilities. This makes it a versatile and feature-rich security system. There also lies Tapo C225 that packs a handful of useful features. These are Physical Privacy Mode, Smart AI Detection and Notification, Smart Motion and Tracking, and many more! 

On the other hand, consumers may also take their business security to a new and more advanced level with the VIGI C540-W powerful outdoor pan tilt network camera, providing 4MP full-color surveillance to cover every corner flexibly.

Smart Home

Furthermore, TP-Link also offers a variety of products that will make your daily living more convenient and smarter. For one, the Tapo L530E is a smart Wi-Fi light bulb that lets you customize its brightness, light temperature, and colors–with 16,000,000 hues to choose from. All of which can be done within your fingertips!

That’s not all, there are also other amazing smart home products such as TP-Link’s Robot Vacuum & Mop, Smart plugs, and more.

The future of TP-Link in The Philippines

With a resoundingly positive reception from both customers and media, TP-Link is brimming with excitement and unwavering confidence in the boundless potential of its brand within the Filipino market. The remarkable enthusiasm and visible support exhibited by Filipino consumers during its opening last Friday is a great start for the networking solutions pioneer.

As for future branches, TP-Link says that while there are no set details about expanding to other locations, it’s definitely well-considered and is included in their future plans. As of now, TP-Link is focused on providing exceptional products and customer service.

And oh, watch out because promos are definitely coming!

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Samsung Singapore launches ViewFinity S9 5K monitor

Stunning visuals



ViewFinity S9

Samsung Singapore has announced the launch of the new ViewFinity S9 5K monitor that is optimized for professionals in the creative and visual industries.

A 2023 CES Innovation Award winner, the ViewFinity S9 provides top-notch visuals and lifelike colors, and versatile connectivity when needed.

Here are the display’s specs in a nutshell:

  • 27-inch screen with 5,120 x 2,880 resolution
  • 99% DCI-P3 coverage
  • 600cd/m2 brightness for any lighting environment
  • Delta E <21 color accuracy
  • TUV-certified Intelligent Eye Care

The ViewFinity S9’s display is 50% larger than most UHD monitors and provides exceptional clarity so professionals can work on ultra high-resolution content with accuracy.

The monitor comes with a smart calibration feature that allows users to make adjustments straight from a smartphone.

Mac and Windows PC users also benefit from the ViewFinity S9’s easy connectivity features. It has an assortment of ports, including Thunderbolt 4 and mini DisplayPort inputs in addition to USB-C.

The device is also equipped with a 4K SlimFit camera so it can be utilized for video-conferencing calls; it connects wirelessly so users won’t have to worry about extra wires or cables.

Pricing, availability, preorders

Preorders for the ViewFinity S9 is now open until August 27 before it retails with general availability the next day starting at SG$ 2,288.

Customers who preorder will get a complimentary portable SSD T7 Shield 4T in black worth SG$ 488.

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Apple Mac Studio M2 Max Review

Should you even buy a Mac Studio?



The Mac Studio may just look like two Mac minis stacked together, but it offers more than what it looks.

Literally, you’ll get double the amount of power and ports in this machine.

But is this the right Mac for you? And if so, will you be able to secure a pick between the M2 Max or the M2 Ultra Silicon chip?

Have more questions? Look no further as we dive into the in-depth review of the newest M2 Max-powered Mac Studio.

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