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August 21, 2014

Sony’s upcoming peculiar selfie camera

Sony has something under its sleeves to satisfy your vanity. Check out this unusual dedicated selfie camera that might get an Asian release soon.

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August 20, 2014

Asus smartwatch to be unveiled at IFA 2014

Just after the report of having an immediate successor to the LG G Watch, Taiwanese-brand Asus now teases us with its upcoming smartwatch. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

HTC Butterfly 2 officially announced

HTC officially introduces the newest member in the Butterfly lineup – the Butterfly 2. It boasts a Full HD display while its 2.5Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor runs the show. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

Solons file HB4715 for public schools w/o electricity to have solar panels

In the hopes of improving the quality of education in the country, two house representatives, namely Mariano Piamonte and Julieta Cortuna, under the A TEACHER party list have recently filed bill that will mandate the installation of solar panels to public schools in areas with no electricity.

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August 19, 2014

Swing Copters is the new Flappy Bird, but harder!

Swing Copters is a new game from Dong Nguyen, creator of the fun/annoying game Flappy Bird that got thousands of people hooked. If you’ve been out looking for a new challenging game to pass the time, you might want to check this out. Continue Reading

August 18, 2014

PH team preps up for international robotics competition

The Philippine Robotics Team is gearing up in preparation for the 16th International Robotics Olympiad that will be held later this year. Interested schools can still try out to be part of the team to represent the country at the said competition. Continue Reading

August 17, 2014

Xiaomi fined for mis-declaring sales figures

Early this month Xiaomi Taiwan was fined by the FTC for falsely declaring that their Mi3 smartphone sold out in minutes. This was revealed to me by folks from Huawei over lunch earlier this week and asked if there is an FTC equivalent here in the Philippines.

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August 17, 2014

ASUS lists down stores selling Zenfone 6 in the Philippines

ASUS Philippines on its Facebook page lists down the stores that sell the top model in the Zenfone family — the Zenfone 6. Continue Reading

August 17, 2014

The first LED basketball court by Nike

Nike just wowed the world with its full-size basketball court with LED technology built into the floor. This majestic court is housed within the facility called House of Mamba.
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August 17, 2014

PNY launches a LEGO USB compatible to other LEGOs

For those fans of the classic building bricks that most of us played (or are still playing) with, you’ll be glad to know that you can now store your files on them too! PNY has partnered with LEGO to produce a USB storage made out of these plastic toys. They come in different colors and storage sizes, but the most fun part is that they can be attached to your existing LEGOs! Continue Reading

August 15, 2014

Telcos warn subscribers about new Text Scam

Globe Telecoms and Smart Communications have issued a warning to the public about a new scam that involves receiving SMS and voice calls from an anonymous person asking for ransom and claiming that one of the subscriber’s loved ones were kidnapped.

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August 14, 2014

TMAP report shows Filipinos pay the highest tax in ASEAN

The Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) reports that in all of the ASEAN region the Philippines is the country with the highest income tax. They’re currently in the process of appealing to the Congress to cut down the tax rate for Filipinos. Continue Reading

August 14, 2014

Four major PH airports will receive advanced scanners

Passengers concealing large amounts of cash, illegal drugs, and explosives will soon have a hard time smuggling these objects through major Philippine airports thanks to these new high-tech scanners. Continue Reading

August 14, 2014

Smart officially brings LTE-Advanced 5G Internet in PH

Smart is proud to announce that today marks the beginning of the 5G era in the Philippines as they officially bring and activate their LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology for mobile subscribers. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

Breaking: MRT-3 train gets derailed at Taft Ave. Station

Numerous reports are coming in that an MRT train overshot its intended stop at the Taft Avenue Station, the last station of the Southbound trains, which happened around 4:00PM today.

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August 13, 2014

16GB ASUS Zenfone 5 now available in PH at Php6,995

A member of the Zenfone family that got people’s heads turning just got a new variation. The first ASUS Zenfone 5 arrived with 8GB internal storage and now they’re bumping it up to 16GB. Except for its storage capacity, everything else is the same inside including its Intel-powered processor — all under Php7K. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

ASUS fonepad Note 6 and Padfone Infinity get KitKat 4.4

ASUS announces on their Facebook page the availability of Android KitKat updates to its fonePad Note 6 and PadFone Infinity (A80). They are now available for download so head past the break for the links. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

Windows’ hyperlapse algorithm produces super smooth GoPro footage

Windows has developed a new algorithm that can smoothen up your shaky GoPro videos and make it look like you’re hovering over places while wearing a steady cam. Continue Reading

August 12, 2014

NVidia unveils Tegra K1 Denver, 64-bit processor for Android

Nearly a year after the Apple A7 processor made its debut alongside the iPhone 5S, it’s Android’s turn to get a taste of 64-bit processor with NVidia leading the charge with its recently announced NVidia Tegra K1 Denver.

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August 12, 2014

Here’s why Facebook Messenger wants your permission to take pictures and videos

Facebook explains why its standalone app, Messenger, is requesting permission to access features on your Android smartphone and tablet.

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August 11, 2014

PLDT’s spent P8.1 billion in H1 2014

As part of its continuous expansion, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) has recently announced that the company’s capital expenditures have amounted to P8.1 billion in the first half of 2014, or 69-percent more than what MVP-led telco spent in the same period last year.

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August 11, 2014

House Bill No. 4782 filed to prohibit prepaid load expiry

Las Pinas Rep. Mark A. Villar recently filed the House Bill No. 4782 or the Prepaid Load Protection Act of 2014 which aims to prohibit expiration dates on prepaid loads.

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August 11, 2014

Blackphone gets rooted in 5 minutes

Blackphone, the Android-powered smartphone that boasts security and privacy as its top features, was rooted at the DEF CON Hacking Conference in just five minutes.

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August 10, 2014

Smart *121# now live, the go to number for prepaid subs

Nearly two years and a half after Globe introduced the *143#, it’s Smart’s turn to introduce a go-to-number code (*121#) that will simplify the process of enrolling various prepaid promos, as well as easy access to different account-related information and services.

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August 09, 2014

Android KitKat Cherry Mobile Amber 2 sells for Php3,299

Cherry Mobile releases yet another budget smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat running out of the box. The Amber 2 carries a quad-core processor, 4-inch display, and a 5-megapixel rear shooter. Continue Reading