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August 25, 2014

Sony intros KW1 selfie cam shaped like a perfume bottle

Talk about weird innovations, Sony has just pulled the wraps off of its CyberShot DSC-KW1 camera that specializes in selfies while taking on the shape of a perfume bottle. It carries a rotating camera and is packed with an array of beautification features. Continue Reading

August 24, 2014

Court of Appeals stops refund order of NTC

The Court of Appeals has placed a TRO (temporary restraining order) on the demand of the NTC for a refund of almost Php7 billion to subscribers. The TRO was granted this week after telcos filed an appeal last May.

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August 24, 2014

iPhone 6 prematurely announced by China Telecom

China Telecom has jumped the gun and prematurely announced the iPhone 6 ahead of the official Apple announcement on September 9.

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August 24, 2014

Gionee Elife E7 Mini lands locally, rotating camera in tow

Nearly nine months after it made its official debut, Gionee Philippines has launched the Gionee Elife E7 Mini in the country, a smaller version of the Elife E7 that has an octa-core processor and a rotating 13-megapixel camera ala Oppo N1.

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August 24, 2014

THL T6S is a quad-core phablet with KitKat for Php3,999

Novo7Tech has announced that they will soon offer the THL T6S – a 5-inch smartphone that features a quad-core processor, 5-megapixel camera, and runs on the latest Android KitKat operating system. Jump past the break for details and availability. Continue Reading

August 24, 2014

Apple offers to replace your iPhone 5 battery for free

Noticing your iPhone 5‘s battery to be all juiced out faster than before? It might be one of the units that Apple is willing to fix as part of their battery replacement program. Continue Reading

August 24, 2014

BDO ATMs, services to undergo maintenance on Monday (11:30pm) until Tuesday (6:30am)

Several services of BDO Unibank Inc. won’t be available starting Monday late evening until early morning the next day. If you have any important transaction to be done, we suggest you take note of this.
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August 23, 2014

MRT-3 suspended due to communications breakdown

The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 is halting operations again today due to another technical problem. This time, they’re not pointing fingers to anyone.
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August 23, 2014

BlackBerry Passport’s specs get detailed

Some of the specifications of BlackBerry’s square smartphone, the Passport, have already been revealed but the folks over at N4BB details it down. Below is the full specs list of this first-ever handset with a touch capacitive physical button. Continue Reading

August 22, 2014

Xiaomi PH wants you to build a Php 7k smartphone

Xiaomi Philippines has something for its Filipino fans again. This time, they want you to create your dream phone under Php7,000.

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August 22, 2014

Business Mirror owner named chairman of RPN 9

Antonio Cabangon-Chua, the owner of both the Aliw Broadcasting Corporation and the Philippine Business Daily Mirror Publishing Inc., the company that oversees the operation of both BusinessWorld and BusinessMirror, has recently acquired majority stake in Republic of the Philippines Network (RPN9), making him the Chairman of the said network in the process.

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August 22, 2014

MRT-3 speed limit down from 60kph to 40kph

After the unfortunate incident that injured 30 passengers, the MRT-3 Yellow Line management is now implementing a slower speed limit for the current rolling stocks.
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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