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Founded in 2009 by Gian Viterbo, Gadget Pilipinas is one of Philippines’ top sources for news, tutorials, reviews and tips about the latest trends in technology, gadgets, social and digital media and cyber culture. We specialize in writing press releases, advertising services, discussing matters that can help consumers regarding technology and reviewing units.

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Giancarlo Viterbo

Founder and Chief Editor. Gian Viterbo is Filipino Technology Journalist, blogger and Editor of GadgetPilipinas.net, He is also a Geek, Dad and a Husband. He knows a lot about washing the dishes, doing some errands and following instructions from his boss on his day job. Follow him on twitter: @gianviterbo and @gadgetpilipinas.

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Gianfranco Viterbo

Co-Founder and writer. Gianfranco Viterbo is the co-founder of GadgetPilipinas.net. He graduated from Far Eastern University. A Psychology student turned tech-savvy. He’s currently the HR Supervisor of Blip Media and one of the content producers of Gadget Pilipinas. He enjoys playing competitive video games and binge-watch American TV series.

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Emman Tortoza

Editor-at-Large. Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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Allan Abaca

Resident Gamer and Content Editor. Allan Abaca is an avid gamer through and through. Virtually, he is locked-in with his PS4 almost daily. In the real world, he is a beginner boxer and thinks of his trainers’ mitts as big buttons he can alternately mash. Thinking that boxing is just like a video game, he fought in a real boxing match vs. a much bigger opponent just 10 months into the sport. It was, by far, the scariest thing he ever did in his life. Not really. The PT demo actually takes the cake. His psn id is hip2b2.

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Alan Ebora

Contributor and Video Content Producer

 

Former Contributors and Staff

Contributor. Criss Galit is a multimedia artist, and an avid gamer. He is also an avid singer when he goes to karaoke with friends and a lover of films when he just wanna relax and get immersed in the theater. He has done freelance graphic design work for a few years and is now looking forward to expand and share his creativity in different mediums and technologies.

Consumer reviewer and contributor. Alex Lagman is the girl behind Queen Sica, a blog that documents her personal endeavors and high-end fashion stuff. A graduate of AB Journalism from UST, she aims to write for Nina Garcia and sit beside Anna Wintour during Fashion Week. Follow her on twitter: @iamalexthegreat.

Resident filmmaker and contributor. A graduate of Mass Communication in Ateneo de Davao, Anju de Vera is an award-winning director of short films such as “The Boy, The Girl, and the Traffic Man”, “My Friends Who Ran”, “Kintsugi”, “Dangatan” and “Stationary”.

Content Creator and Photographer. Lea Angela Viterbo is a our young female official photographer and also our content contributor. She manages her own photo studio, Angela Fotografia and this happy jellybean photographer specializesonwedding, portraiture and product photography. She’s proud alumna of Miriam College who took up Communication Arts.

Contributor. Zef Mondoyo is currently working as an IT Administrator at Ascott Makati. He is a certified Otaku, PC and Console gamer and a lover of technology.

Guest Contributor. Ian Irving Bacungan is known to be a “Cracker Jack.” He is the best in what he does. A “Jack of all Trades.” He may be a master of none but definitely better than a master of one. He is also the editor of the lifestyle website of Gadget Pilipinas Network, The Rogue Writer. Follow him on twitter: @fritzgamer.

Guest Contributor. Witty but sometimes suplado, Mark Cabrera is the “master” contributor of Gadget Pilipinas Extra, an offshoot category, which talks about lifestyle and philosophy. Mark finished a degree in Communication Arts in University of the Philippines. He is currently working for a top insurance company in the Philippines.

Guest Contributor. David is known for his expert and comprehensive technical reviews of gadgets and consumer electronic devices. He appeared in some special news segments of known TV channels, and wrote more than 260 articles on Android Authority.

News Editor. Abe Salvosa is your go-to-guy for the latest news on mobile and tech developments. He is the author of News and Opinions, a blog dishing out the latest news and opinions on politics, media, technology, etc. He is a graduate of AB Legal Management at University of Santo Tomas.

Tokyo Game Show Special Coverage

Tokyo Game Show 2018

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Witness this year’s biggest gaming convention in Asia, the Tokyo Game Show 2018. This September 19, our team will fly to Tokyo, Japan, to be part to TGS 2018. Special thanks to our brand partners Huawei Mobile, PLDT Home, Smart Communications and Cherry Mobile for making this coverage possible.

The Gadget Pilipinas Team was given access to a press briefing with Hidetaka Miyazaki, Director from From Software and a bit of hands-on gameplay. Here’s our take on the hands-on gameplay and the insights from the press interview. We also  figured a listicle is in order to rundown why this game will match the hype surrounding it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW5nJDiaWf4 Here’s our Top 5 reasons why “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is to die for. 1) The game is Tenchu-inspired If you’ve played any of the Tenchu games in previous game consoles, you know that the use of the grappling hook to set-up a one-slash-stealth kills from above is a hallmark of the series. Zipping to rooftops and treetops will be the go-to move in this game to get rid of sentries. And yes, those ever-so glorious decapitations and dismemberments with the stealth kill are present. 2) Casual or hardcore can play From…

Heads-up, Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) players. The PES game you’re playing on your phone is going to get a major upgrade. For starters, the visuals will get a major overhaul and will be using Unreal Engine 4 – the same graphics engine used in triple A games for consoles and PCs. With the use of Unreal Engine 4, PES will be inching closer to how it looks versus its console port. It Next, over 3,000 new animations, improved player AI with every playstyle accounted for, and realistic ball movements has been optimized for fans to enjoy the ultimate soccer game. And lastly, 10 new league licenses from Europe, South America and Asia have been added, including Japan’s J. League. The best part? Despite these updates,  Winning Eleven 2019 is still free-to-play (with in-game purchases). PES 2019 promises to give a life-like behavior of the beautiful game and should take competitive mobile…

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