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December 21, 2014

Top 10 Most Searched Gadgets in PH

Similar to what Google has done, Yahoo Philippines has released its own 2014 Year in Review which highlighted the most searched celebs, politician, as well as gadgets this year in Philippines.

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December 15, 2014

isoHunt revives The Pirate Bay

Almost a week after The Pirate Bay was raided by Swedish Police, it’s competitor, isoHunt, has put a site that allows users to search for TPB archives.

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December 09, 2014

BOC Launches Balikbayan Box Tracker

In line with the upcoming holiday festivities, the Bureau of Customs has recently put up a helpful online-based tracker that will help Filipinos to check the status of the balikbayan boxes that were shipped by their loved ones abroad.

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December 04, 2014

Gangnam Style breaks YouTube, forces 64-bit counter

The whole Gangnam Style craze may have already died down locally, but the official music video of the song continues to garner hit on YouTube. So much so that it maxed out Google-owned video streaming website’ view counter and forces them to upgrade to a 64-bit integer.

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October 30, 2014

Windows 93 is your next operating system, maybe.

This is the operating system we never had, really. Windows 93 is the future.
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October 26, 2014

Twitpic shuts down, passes domain to Twitter

Third-party twitter photo service Twitpic is shutting down today, October 25th.

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October 26, 2014

Supreme Court: ‘Friends Only’ privacy on Facebook not private at all

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that a ‘friends only’ privacy at social networking site Facebook does not entitle a user to total or absolute privacy, according to an 18-page decision it released a few days ago.

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October 24, 2014

COMELEC officially rolls out ‘iRehistro’

The Commission of Election has recently launched the online portal called iRehistro, the agencies online initiative which sole purpose is to ease up some of the burden of both new and existing voters registration/validation process.

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October 21, 2014

Spotify introduces Spotify Family

Spotify has recently introduced Spotify Family that lets you invite up to four family members under one billing account. Continue Reading

October 14, 2014

Facebook now supports stickers in comments

Starting today, users of the popular social networking site Faceboook can enjoy another great feature aboard their social media experience: Posting stickers on all comments.

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October 04, 2014

Say hello to Ello, the anti-Facebook social network

A responsive minimal design, an ad-free interface, and a concrete promise not to sell your user data to third parties. That is how we can describe Ello, a new social network that launched just recently.

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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