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September 17, 2014

Steam payments now priced in Philippine Peso

Having a hard time computing for USD money you’ll be spending when purchasing new games from Steam? Worry not, as the entertainment platform started to convert prices to our local currency.

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September 17, 2014

Belkin PH brings Linksys WRT-1900ac locally

Belkin Philippines, together with Pismo Digital Lifestyle Inc., officially launches the new Linksys WRT-1900ac router in our country.

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September 16, 2014

Hello ‘Windows': Microsoft to wipe out ‘Nokia’ and ‘Windows Phone’ brands

With the release of new mobile handsets running on Windows 8.1 such as the Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe and Play and the HTC One (M8), one can notice that they refer to the new gizmos as Windows, sans the Phone from the branding.

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September 16, 2014

Microsoft’s ‘Windows 9′ event on September 30

The next major version of Windows is definitely around as Microsoft sends out invites for an event that promises a peak of “what’s next for Windows and the enterprise.”
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September 15, 2014

Microsoft to buy Minecraft for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is set to buy Stockholm-based game company Mojang for a staggering 2.5 billion dollars.

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September 15, 2014

iPhone 6 already out of stock from pre-orders

After Apple and other service providers started accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus it’s been reported that a huge number of buyers have already placed their orders, calling it the biggest iPhone pre-order batch ever. It resulted to long queuing and even stocks running out. Continue Reading

September 14, 2014

Video Recap: This Week’s Top Tech (Week #1)

It has been quite a busy week in tech news in the last couple of weeks. We thought, it would be best if we chop them down to tiny bits and provide you with a summary of the past week’s top news in tech. Check out the video below.

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September 14, 2014

New Valenzuela School of Mathematics and Science Campus opens

769 students from the Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science (ValMaSci) held their classes for the first time at their new campus located at A. Pablo Street in Malinta last September 8.
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September 14, 2014

Solon wants to suspend Helmet Law to fight crimes

Zamboanga Representative Celso Lobregat has authored House Bill No. 4438 which aims to suspend Republic Act 10054, or the Helmet Law, in an effort to fight crimes committed by motorcycle riders.

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September 13, 2014

Grand Theft Auto V coming to consoles on November; PC version delayed until 2015

Great news for players using PS4 and the XBox One: you will be able to play your loved Grand Theft Auto V on your gaming consoles as it hits shelves November 18th, Rockstar Games announced yesterday.
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September 12, 2014

Alcatel Idol S Mini 2 launched in PH with LTE in tow

In addition to the slew of devices launched earlier, Alcatel also announced the local availability of its Idol S Mini 2. It sports a 4.5-inch display with quad-core processor and LTE connectivity. Continue Reading

September 11, 2014

Dell launches Venue 8 7840, the world’s thinnest tablet

It seems like Apple isn’t the only one with new gadgets up its sleeve as Dell announces the Venue 8 7840 tablet. It touts a 6mm profile making it the slimmest tablet available today and sports not two, but four cameras for additional functionality. Continue Reading

September 11, 2014

Close to 5 million Gmail usernames, passwords exposed

4.93 million private usernames and passwords from Gmail were posted to a Russian Bitcoin forum site last Tuesday, according to reports.
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September 10, 2014

LTFRB to require GPS installed in public buses

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will soon require all public utility buses (PUBs) to have GPS (Global Position System) installed so their location and speed can be monitored while on the road.

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September 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph launched with Windows 8.1

In addition to the array of devices freshly-launched by Cherry Mobile tonight, the Alpha Morph is a 10-inch tablet with an Intel processor and runs on Windows 8.1 OS. Read the full specs list after the break. Continue Reading

September 09, 2014

Talk N’ Text now offers Php6 per hour mobile internet

Talk N Text is now offering the most affordable mobile internet subscription by offering Php1 per 10 minutes mobile subscription. This effectively puts the hourly rate at just Php6.00.

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September 07, 2014

Ikea “bookbook” ad parodies Apple

Ikea wittily created a new advertisement for its upcoming 2015 catalog that greatly resembles the famous Apple advertisements.

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September 07, 2014

Samsung Gear VR price set at $199

A Samsung representative has indicated that the Gear VR will be sold with a price tag of just $199.

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September 07, 2014

Lenovo Miix 2 11 now available, starts at Php38k

Announced way back in January, the Lenovo Miix 2 11 is now available in the Philippines with the base configuration starting at just under Php38k over at Villman.

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September 05, 2014

Moto X (2014) now official with 1080p AMOLED screen

Motorola officially launches the 2014 Moto X (rumored to be Moto X+1) which is accompanied by impressive specs. It flaunts a 5.2-inch 1080p AMOLED display that’s reinforced with Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Inside, a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM, and up to 32GB of internal storage run the show. Continue Reading

September 05, 2014

Nokia Lumia 530 lands for Php4,990

The Nokia Lumia 530 has finally arrived in the Philippines with a suggested retail price of only Php4,990. The Lumia 530 packs a 4-inch display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.

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September 04, 2014

Nokia Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 now official

Along with the Lumia 830, Microsoft also launched two new mid-ranged smartphones, namely the Lumia 735 which is an LTE-ready handset and the Lumia 730 which support two SIM cards.

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September 04, 2014

Mi PH to open Xiaomi Redmi 1S pre-registration at 6 p.m.

Mi Philippines has announced on their Facebook page that they will open pre-registration for those who are planning to buy a Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone at Lazada in the next sale.

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September 04, 2014

Mandaluyong starts Motorcycle Riding-in-Tandem Ban

The City of Mandaluyong has started implementing the new city ordinance about riding-in-tandem. This is in response to a lot of robbery and murder incidents involving motorists that are riding-in-tandem.

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September 04, 2014

Acer Iconia Tab 8 W: Windows 8.1 tablet for Php6.5k

Windows 8 tablets are becoming more and more affordable with Archos and HP announcing sub-$200 models. Acer has also announced its own $150 version with the Iconia Tab 8 W.

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