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January 28, 2015

Ex-Opera CEO unveils Vivaldi browser packed with features

If you’re starting to hate IE, Firefox, or even Chrome, there’s Vivaldi — a promising new browser that packs a sleek design and a lot of features.

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January 28, 2015

The reason why Facebook/IG/Tinder was recently down

Yesterday, January 27, users of Facebook as well as other social media sites worldwide reported that they had problems accessing the website because “something went wrong”. Most people thought it was another hack attack from a group of cyber terrorists, but Facebook explains the real reason behind it. Continue Reading

January 27, 2015

Facebook and Instagram are both offline/down right now

There have been a lot of Facebook and Instagram users reporting that both sites couldn’t be accessed from web and even on mobile devices. Continue Reading

January 26, 2015

Facebook Lite launched at the Google Play Store

Can’t use the heavily-sized Facebook app on your low-end devices? You might want to take a closer look on the new Facebook Lite app for Android, giving you almost the same social media network experience for less of your storage space.

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January 21, 2015

Pope Francis Inspires the People of Instagram

As we’ve mentioned in our previous article not only did the Filipinos have fun at the duration of the event, but they were also greatly blessed because of it. Let’s take a look at how the Pope inspired the people of Instagram during his recent trip to our country. Continue Reading

January 21, 2015

Wrong but Funny #DearPopeFrancis Instagrams

Pope Francis‘ visit in the Philippines gathered 6-7 million Filipinos in one place for his mass last Sunday. People waited patiently and got drenched under the rain just to get a glimpse of the well-loved pontiff. It was a historic event, which got people talking about their experiences — and yes, most especially on social media. We checked out the trending hashtags online and saw some posts that really stood out from the other entries in a funny and entertaining way. Continue Reading

January 18, 2015

Akamai: PH Internet Speed Still at 2.5Mbps in Q3 2014

The Philippines’ average internet speed is still at 2.5Mbps, according to the Akamai State of the Internet report for Q3 2014 published early this month.

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January 18, 2015

Hollywood crowd tricked into giving their passwords

With the recent cyber attack to Sony, it was revealed that they had kept their passwords in a file named “Passwords.” Which is already a giveaway to hackers and peeping toms alike. Reports also point that the most popular password is “password 123.”
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January 15, 2015

Facebook now covers violent content on your news feed

Facebook doesn’t really allow viewing of graphic images that only have a purpose of glorifying or celebrating violence, but they do show them when they are part of news and other documentary purposes. This is no longer the case after the firm restricts viewing of sensitive content without the user’s consent. Continue Reading

January 13, 2015

Top 3 Hashtags We’ve Seen This New Year

With the arrival of 2015, people had their own ways of welcoming the new year and just like most users they took them to their own social media sites for everyone to see. We’ve been seeing a lot of posts like these from the 2 weeks that have passed so just for fun, we decided to take note of the trending hashtags and see where most Filipinos are concentrating on for this brand new year. Continue Reading

January 12, 2015

Data shows Android users are hornier than iOS users

After seeing that Philippines ranked among the top viewers of the number one porn site Pornhub, the data released by them also shows that most of these are Android users rather than iOS and other platforms. We have the breakdown after the break. Continue Reading

January 10, 2015

Philippines ranked in top viewers of Pornhub

As part of Pornhub’s 2014 Year in Review, the number one porn website has released statistics showing different data focusing on search trends and user interactions for the concluded year. A part of this is their top 20 countries that have the biggest share in page views and yes, Philippines made it to the list. Continue Reading

January 08, 2015

6 out of 10 Filipinos Still Not Connected to the Internet

A study published by global management consulting firm McKinsey and Company October last year reveals that the Philippines ranked 11th on countries that have huge percentages of non-internet adoption, as over 63 percent of Filipinos, or around 62 million,  are still not connected to the world wide web.

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January 07, 2015

Your Browser is Now Officially a Portal to Over 2000 MS-DOS Games

Jason Scott, along with his buddies at Internet Archive (not to mention a legion of over 5 million passionate supporters) have been hard at work since 2013 to curate classic MS-DOS games and make a platform that will be used to play those game on a web browser. Their labor has finally come in to fruition as they announce that more than 2000 old-school titles are now available for everyone to enjoy.

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January 02, 2015

5 things Filipinos should stop doing on social media in 2015

It’s the start of the New Year and a lot of us have posted our New Year’s Resolutions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Some of the resolutions I read on my timeline are for better health, career, finances, and relationships, but how about social media? If you haven’t thought of it yet, then you might want to read about the five things Filipinos should stop doing on social media in 2015. Continue Reading

December 31, 2014

10 Most Downloaded/Pirated Movies of 2014

There have been lots of great movies this year that screened in movie houses, but some people skipped that and just waited for them online to download. Here are the 10 most downloaded/pirated movies of 2014. Continue Reading

December 29, 2014

Internet Acronyms and Abbreviations You May Not Know The Meaning Of

I’ve seen a lot of new words and terms in the internet this year (including SMS and other forms of digital communication), and really, I had to Google most of the internet slang or I had to have someone explain it to me. These were the cases when I see someone call another their bae, tweets sepanx or says that they’re bored af. Continue Reading

December 27, 2014

25 Most Listened Songs on Spotify PH in 2014

Spotify first landed in the Philippines as a limited release in partnership with Coca-Cola back in March. A month later, the popular music streaming service finally became official in the country which is godsend to Filipinos since we can now freely stream music on the go. So if you want to know which tracks we’ve listened to the most this year, then check out our list below.

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December 21, 2014

Five ways to Get Free Access to the Internet

Ever wished to get connected to the internet immediately but no idea where or how? We hope that these five ways to get free internet access can help you in your dire need.

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December 15, 2014

10 Internet problems Filipinos are facing nowadays

The Internet has changed the way we live. It has improved the way we communicate with people and how we share information. However, the Internet can also cause problems especially when it is not working as advertised or used as a tool for criminal acts. Filipinos are very familiar with such problems. Here are ten examples to start with, some are mundane while some are serious. Continue Reading

December 10, 2014

The Pirate Bay raided by Swedish Police, site goes offline

Popular torrent site The Pirate Bay and its affiliate websites go offline after its data center had been raided by the Swedish police yesterday, December 9.

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December 09, 2014

10 Wrong but Funny Ways Filipinos used #RubyPH

Using a hashtag is a helpful tool for different purposes. With it, you can see what’s trending online or what a lot of people are talking about in the cyberspace. In times of a typhoon, an official hashtag (like #RubyPH) is a useful way to stay updated with advisories from PAGASA as well as for the local media and government to monitor emergencies and people in need of rescuing. This is why it’s somewhat important that we, as netizens, make sure that we use it appropriately. Continue Reading

November 19, 2014

Facebook introduces its own standalone Groups app

Facebook just announced another app to add to its current roster with Groups, a better way to stay connected to the ones that matter to you the most.

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November 17, 2014

US Gov’t sue carriers who promise unlimited data

They say that you ought to fulfill everything that you promise, and that’s what the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) over in the United States is doing: suing telecoms who can’t keep up with their ‘Unlimited Data’ promises to their consumers.

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November 17, 2014

AyosDito to close as OLX consolidates

A surprise announcement between classifieds competitors Naspers, Singapore Press Holdings, Schibsted Media Group and Telenor are joining forces to create one single classifieds ads network.

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