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June 17, 2014

Angry Birds Transformers: Autobirds vs Deceptihogs

A new franchise of the popular game from Rovio is soon to hit stores and this time, it would be themed with the Hasbro robots that we’ve loved from way before. The Angry Birds Transformers will still revolve on the ever-long battle between the birds and hogs and will have “birds disguised as robots in disguise”. Continue Reading

June 16, 2014

How to stop Facebook from using your web history for ads

As part of bringing advertisements that will appeal more to your interests, Facebook is going to be collecting information from the apps that you use and websites you visit – yes, that means your entire web history will be used by Facebook. If you feel like this is somehow an intrusion to your privacy, scroll past the break to learn how you can stop it when it starts rolling out locally. Continue Reading

June 11, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 to get Android KitKat starting next week

Cherry Mobile has announced that its octa-core-powered Cosmos Z2 will receive Android 4.4 KitKat starting June 16.

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June 08, 2014

Lenovo Vibe Z receives KitKat update

We just reviewed Lenovo Vibe Z last week. It is the current flagship offering of Lenovo but it shipped with a dated Android 4.3 “Jelly Bean.” Now, we just received the Android 4.4.2 “KitKat” update and here’s what changed.
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June 07, 2014

Microsoft seeds PC drivers for Xbox One controller

We’re literally just days away from this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), but Microsoft’s Larry Hryb, or more commonly known as Major Nelson, couldn’t wait for the annual trade fair to announce the availability of the drivers that will allow gamers to use their Xbox One controller to their PC.

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June 05, 2014

Spotify songs can now be saved and played offline

There are a lot of Spotify users here in the Philippines, and if you’re one of them you’d be glad to know that saving a playlist to your own device is now a supported feature on the music-streaming app. This way, you could still listen to your favourite tunes even when you’re not connected to the Internet. Continue Reading

June 04, 2014

Android 4.4.3 now rolling out to Nexus and GPe devices

Yesterday proved to be a big day for Apple as the company released the latest iteration of their mobile OS. Not to be outdone by their rival, Google also began seeding factory images of the revamped Android KitKat version 4.4.3 for all supported Nexus and GPE devices.

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June 03, 2014

5 iOS 8 features already found on Android

Apple has talked a lot about their new mobile operating system, iOS 8, in WWDC 2014. While there were no extreme changes and hardware announcements, we all got a bunch of small improvements aimed at big changes. However, most of the new additions sound completely familiar, for non-iOS users at least. Now where have we seen these features before? Here are 5 iOS 8 features already found on Android: Continue Reading

June 03, 2014

iOS 8 has free calls and support for Tagalog keyboard

During the WWDC launch, Apple sped through the explanation of some features on the new iOS 8 and didn’t get to detail everything. Among those features are free calls using Wi-Fi, support for different languages including Tagalog, and more. Continue Reading

June 03, 2014

Apple announces OS X 10.10 Yosemite

At WWDC 2014, Apple finally unveils their latest operating system – OS X 10.10 Yosemite, long rumored to be an update to its predecessor bridging the design gap between Apple’s desktop OS and mobile OS, iOS, along with a bunch of app improvements. Continue Reading

May 21, 2014

Sony rolls out Android KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

It might have been a long wait for some but it’s finally here. Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat OS upgrade for the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z.

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May 19, 2014

Personalize your ZX Flux with Photo Print

Adidas has posted a short video on Instagram which showcases different colors of the ZX Flux that’s made possible through the company’s proprietary app called Photo Print.

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May 17, 2014

Android KitKat update for Nexus devices is coming

It seems like Nexus owners won’t be waiting much longer to be upgraded to Android 4.4.3. According to reports, the KitKat update will be rolling out to Nexus smartphones and tablets starting the end of next week. Continue Reading

May 17, 2014

Cider makes iOS apps run on Android devices

Ever wanted to try out apps that are iOS exclusive? With Project Cider, it’s not that far off. There’s a possibility of seeing a future where app exclusivity no longer exists. More about it after the jump. Continue Reading

May 14, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets Android KitKat

Samsung Galaxy S3 and S3 Mini users took a huge blow last week after the South Korean firm confirmed that their handset will not be updated to Android KitKat. Luckily, users of the Galaxy Note 8 will not suffer the same fate as Samsung started seeding the firmware starting with the devices on their own turf.

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May 09, 2014

Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) and S III Mini won’t get KitKat

Sad news for users of the Samsung Galaxy S III international variant and the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini. Samsung officially confirmed that the latest Android update will not be available for the two year old flagship and its mini version.
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May 09, 2014

Take photos while recording video with Google Camera

Good news for Android users! A new update that’s rolling out right now is the 2.1 version of Google Camera which lets you capture photos in the middle of video recording just by simply tapping the screen. Apart from other reported bug fixes, there’s also a download link directing to the APK for those who couldn’t wait. Continue Reading

April 26, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets Android KitKat update

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 owners can now expect an over-the-air KitKat update for their devices as the company started rolling them out. Open line owners are expected to get it first, while those under carriers are next in line. Continue Reading

April 25, 2014

Confide’s self-destructing messages now on Android

In a world where the likes of the Heartbleed bug threatens digital security, one can’t be sure if the things they send out remain as private as they want it to be. Confide is a former iOS-exclusive app that aims to address just that by providing their users with an encrypted way of sending messages and email. Continue Reading

April 24, 2014

Copy text from images using this browser extension

You can now easily highlight, copy, and translate text from any image in the web using this browser extension. Meet Project Naptha.

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April 23, 2014

Apple releases iOS 7.1.1 update

Apple has just released its iOS 7.1.1 update which contains improvements to the Touch ID fingerprint recognition, keyboard bug fixes, and security updates.

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April 21, 2014

MyPhone fixes Apps2SD woes of MP Rio

MyPhone has recently released an over-the-air software update for the MyPhone Rio which, above anything else, addresses one of the more glaring concerns that consumers have with the budget handset; installing applications to external micro-SD card.

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April 19, 2014

Viber, WeChat and Line dominate PH chat app

According to one source close to both Smart and Globe, the top mobile messaging apps in the Philippines is dominated by Viber, WeChat and Line.

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April 17, 2014

Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z to get KitKat updates

We’ve reported on Sony promising an Android KitKat update for devices like the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z last month. True enough, the company kept its word by announcing the schedule of when it will roll out which means it will also follow here in the Philippines. Continue Reading

April 17, 2014

Google launches Camera app with Lens Blur

Google has launched its all new Camera app on the Play Store, finally bringing features like Photo Sphere, Panorama, the new Lens Blur, and an updated UI, to non-Nexus devices.

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