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April 13, 2015

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episodes 1-4 Leaked Online

Pirates have beaten HBO to the punch. That’s exactly what happened when the first four episodes of the Game of Thrones Season 5 have leaked online a couple of days back, spoiling the popular series’ official premiere in 170 countries in the process which is slated to take place on Sunday night in the US.

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April 03, 2015

What happens when you drop a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

Samsung‘s Galaxy S6 Edge is a beautiful device with its screen extending to both edges. The display is also reinforced with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 which should offer better protection than commonly-used displays, but what happens when you subject it to a drop test? Continue Reading

April 01, 2015

Fast Five: 2015 April Fool’s Day Tech Posts

It’s the first of April once again, and a lot of cool and fun April Fool’s Day tech posts are making the rounds in cyberspace. In this Fast Five edition, we take a look at some of the best posts and announcements you may find amusing, funny, or rather lame.

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March 31, 2015

NBI Clearance online application implemented, no more walk-ins

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has announced that starting tomorrow, April 1, it will be fully implementing its online application process for the NBI Clearance and will no longer entertain walk-ins.

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March 29, 2015

Average Internet Speed in PH Increases, Now at 2.7Mbps

The average internet speed in the Philippines has now increased to 2.7Mbps, according to the latest State of the Internet report published by global cloud enterprise Akamai.

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March 28, 2015

This website tells you if your password is easy to crack

Hacking incidents involving e-mails and social media accounts are becoming more frequent and one of the main reasons why it happens is because most people use weak passwords. If you’re not sure if your password is strong enough then you might want to check this website. Continue Reading

March 27, 2015

Facebook to launch huge solar-powered Internet drones

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook will soon launch a huge unmanned aircraft that can beam internet access down to people from the sky.

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March 18, 2015

Smart Teams Up with Internet.org to Bring Free Internet to Filipinos

In an effort to bring internet access to more people around the world, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched a global initiative called Internet.org some two years ago and partnered with the who’s who of the tech industry to achieve that goal. Today that initiative officially launched in the Philippines in partnership with Smart Communication, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular.

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March 18, 2015

Facebook Messenger’s new feature allows sending money to friends

Facebook today announces its new feature in Messenger that allows people to send and receive money in a secured process. According to the company it will be free to use, and will soon be rolling out in the coming months. Continue Reading

February 20, 2015

Microsoft gives you free 100GB OneDrive space when you switch from Dropbox

Here’s a really tempting Microsoft offer right now: They want to take away a share of Dropbox’s user base by giving away a whopping 100GB of free OneDrive storage space to those who move in from the said cloud service.

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February 20, 2015

Apple iWorks now free for Windows users online

Apple wants to lure in potential users into their Mac world as they opened up their iWorks suite of office productivity software to Windows users for free.

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February 18, 2015

5 Signs You Were Lonely Last Valentine’s Day

With the highlight event of February already done being celebrated last weekend, couples were scattered everywhere with their bouquet of roses and heart-shaped chocolates. In contrast there were also individuals that chose (or were just unlucky) to be alone during this day. Where did you belong? Here are 5 Signs You Were Lonely Last Valentine’s Day. Continue Reading

February 13, 2015

20 Best #Hugot Moments on Social Media

Filipinos have a knack for bringing up their bitter past from their love lives hence the term hugot. With just a day before Valentine’s Day, a lot of these clever lines have been circulating the web and are being reposted for laughter’s sake. Here are 20 of the funniest, wittiest, and best #hugot moments we’ve seen on social media. Continue Reading

February 07, 2015

This site guides you in choosing your next smartphone

With all the launches and announcements left and right, it’s hard to keep track of all the smartphones available in the market. Thanks to this simple website, choosing your next smartphone might be easier this time around. Continue Reading

February 05, 2015

Video Streaming Service HOOQ Launches in PH

Aching for a movie night? While Netflix has yet to reach the country, here comes HOOQ, Asia’s answer to growing demand for video streaming services.

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February 02, 2015

Papal visit breaks Twitter records in the Philippines

In a report shared by Twitter to Smart Communications, the recent visit of Pope Francis broke Twitter records in the Philippines, simply showing the Roman Catholic Pontiff’s popularity in the country and how Filipinos have turned to social media to openly express their love and appreciation for him. Continue Reading

February 01, 2015

The Pirate Bay now officially back online

After more than a month of being down due to a raid in their server in Sweden, popular torrent directory website The Pirate Bay has now resurfaced and is fully working again for everyone to enjoy.

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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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