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September 28, 2014

Ensogo PH apologizes for the DNS issue, gives 5% discount voucher

In line with the recent DNS issue that netizens experienced when they tried accessing Ensogo’s website, the company is giving out site-wide 5% discount voucher to all patrons of the online shopping website.

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September 07, 2014

Smart brings Wikipedia Zero to PH

Smart Communications and Wikimedia foundation have recently inked a deal which will allow the two parties to give Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers free and unlimited access to Wikipedia through the initiative called Wikipedia Zero.

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August 26, 2014

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

In a surprise move, Amazon was the one who finally snapped up Twitch (the video streaming site for gamers) for $970 million in cash. This development happened after Google dropped their intent to buy Twitch some 3 months ago.

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August 18, 2014

Watch tech leaders take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge, or also known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has been trending on social media channels this past few weeks showing the rich, popular, and powerful dumping themselves with a bucket of ice. Among them are the current tech leaders known around the world. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

Getting your food delivered via FoodPanda

There have been several online food deliveries in the country for years now and another player from Rocket Internet was launched a couple of months ago, Food Panda.

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August 08, 2014

Canva opens office in Manila

Canva Manila officially announced its presence in the Philippines today in an intimate media launch here at The Fort. The 11-month old start-up was founded in Australia by a half-Filipina Melanie Perkins.

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June 19, 2014

Twitter now has GIF support!

Earlier today, Twitter has announced support for animated GIFs (graphic interchange format), allowing users to upload moving pictures to the social network via the desktop or via iPhone or Android app. Continue Reading

June 04, 2014

Rocket Internet brings FoodPanda to Philippines

Rocket Internet, one of the world’s largest e-commerce focused venture capital firm and the organization behind Lazada and Zalora, has officially launched their popular online food delivery platform, FoodPanda, in the country.

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June 04, 2014

Pinoy Auto Trader founders launch AutoDeal.com.ph

Two months after Sulit.com.ph, which is now OLX Philippines, has pulled the plug on Pinoy Auto Trader, the talented team behind the site has regrouped to form their second automotive-centric website called AutoDeal.com.ph

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May 31, 2014

BFF Timeout App by McDo+Coca-cola wants you offline

Last Wednesday, McDo invited us to a quick BFF meal to share with fellow bloggers and at the same time introduced their new BFF App.

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May 23, 2014

Facebook’s new default privacy settings

Privacy has always been an issue for Facebook users. Especially to those who are not aware of the scope of their posts. Before, all new users of the popular social-networking site have post settings set for “Public” sharing by default. Good thing this is now fixed.
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May 09, 2014

How to avoid “seenzoning” someone on Facebook

Ever since Facebook implemented the “seen” feature on their chatting / messaging service, conversations with friends either improved or got a lot more awkward. The idea is you get to know if your friend has already seen your message and if he/she is ignoring you – hence the term seenzone.

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April 26, 2014

Globe Free Facebook will expire in April 30

Globe and Facebook partnered 6 months ago to offer Free FB on all Globe/TM subscribers a service which, according to Mark Zuckerberg, doubled the number of people who are using internet and data in the Philippines.

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April 12, 2014

Play This: The 2048 Game

Here’s another addicting game that may hook you up; 2048 is a math puzzle game that will have you combine two similar number tiles into one until you come up with a 2048 tile, but unless you have the right skills and logic, it’s going to be a tough ride. Continue Reading

April 11, 2014

Facebook will clean “like if, share if” posts & other spam

Facebook is finally cleaning up our news feeds that are usually full of spam as they feel that the news feed is designed to give you information that is actually relevant. This includes the lessening of links that redirect you to spam sites, like-baiting posts, and content that is repetitive in nature.

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April 10, 2014

Facebook to remove chat service on mobile app

Facebook has confirmed that it will soon shutdown its chat service on its Android and iOS app, forcing users to download and use its dedicated messaging app, Messenger.

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April 09, 2014

Twitter rolls out new look for its web profile

Twitter has started rolling out a new and improved web profile that lets you use a larger profile pic, customize your header (which now takes the whole width of the page), and showcase your best Tweets.

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April 08, 2014

Spotify PH becomes official; Php129 for Premium

We first leaked the news back in January about Spotify coming to the Philippines (and we were asked to take it down by several entities). Then, a couple of weeks ago, we spotted the limited release of Spotify via the Coca-Cola FB Page. Today, it’s official.

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March 31, 2014

Research – Charge your smartphone by simply holding it

Battery has always been the neglected necessity when it comes to smartphones. With all the hassle of running out of power when you need it most, what if you could charge your smartphone just by simply holding it? Continue Reading

March 26, 2014

Facebook to buy Oculus VR, Inc. for $2 billion

Facebook really has deep pockets, that’s for sure, as it has announced its plans to acquire Oculus VR, Inc. for a total of approximately $2 billion.

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March 20, 2014

Twitter lets you discover anyone’s First Tweet

Got nothing to share for Throwback Thursday? Twitter’s got something for you as they rolled out a new tool that lets you find ANYONE’S #FirstTweet.

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March 06, 2014

Trend Micro warns users of malware-ridden Cat pictures

Attention cat-lovers out there, Trend Micro has reason to believe that hackers are using pictures of cute and furry feline to spread a type of ZBOT malware (TSPY_ZBOT.TFZAH) which has the ability to capture credentials and financial information.

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February 26, 2014

Help donate clean water by not using your smartphone

Here’s something different. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, or UNICEF, has launched a campaign called the Tap Project that enables mobile users help provide clean water to those in need by not using their smartphones or tablets for a short period of time.

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February 20, 2014

Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $16B

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company has entered a merger with WhatsApp for $4B in cash and $12B in stocks, for a combined total of $16B.

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February 14, 2014

LGBTs can finally set their right gender on Facebook

Earlier today, Facebook has added a handful of new selections on the Gender drop-down box under the Basic Information page.

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