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August 27, 2013

Top 10 Fastest Supercomputers in the World

Supercomputers, these are computers that are designed to handle high-performance computing. These machines are equipped with large numbers of superfast processors and are mostly used for research, simulations, and other processes that involve massive amounts of data. Take a look at the world’s top ten fastest supercomputers as compiled by AIS.

September 24, 2014

Samsung to stop selling ATIV and Chromebook in EU

According to a report by the folks over at PC Advisor UK, Samsung will be halting the sales of both the company’s Windows-based (Ativ) and Chrome-based (Chromebook) line of computers in European markets.

September 23, 2014

iPhone 6 now available at Villman

Tech store giant Villman joins gray market vendors as it announced the availability of the iPhone 6 at their stores starting today.

August 30, 2014

3,915 seized laptops from customs were given to DepEd

Nearly 4,000 confiscated laptops were turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the betterment of the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

August 19, 2014

Solons file HB4715 for public schools w/o electricity to have solar panels

In the hopes of improving the quality of education in the country, two house representatives, namely Mariano Piamonte and Julieta Cortuna, under the A TEACHER party list have recently filed bill that will mandate the installation of solar panels to public schools in areas with no electricity.

August 10, 2014

AMD outs FirePro S9150 with 16GB GDDR5 RAM

Advanced Micro Devices has recently announced its new monster GPU dubbed as the AMD FirePro S9150 which is touted to go toe-to-toe with the NVidia Tesla K40 in the server GPU category.

July 06, 2014

Bureau of Customs donates seized laptops to DepEd

Almost 4,000 laptops seized by the the Bureau of Customs will be donated to the Department of Education (DepEd) to aid students and teachers in public elementary and high schools nationwide.

July 01, 2014

VAIO returns as a corporation, to offer VAIO Pro and Fit PCs next month

After being sold to Japan Industrial Partners Inc. (JIP) back in February, Sony’s former PC brand, VAIO, is now returning to the PC business not just as a brand but as a corporation as well.

June 14, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch with 500GB HD goes for Php22,990

The first batch of the Aspire Switch that came out in the Philippines came with 32GB eMMC internal storage and retailed for Php19,990. Another variant has come out with 500GB HDD with a higher retail price.

June 13, 2014

House Bill to let students get education without attending classes regularly

A new House Bill has been filed that aims to institutionalize the open electronic learning school system that allows students to receive the educational services they need without having to go to their classes regularly.

June 02, 2014

DepEd allegedly bought Pentium 4 PCs for PHP400,000 each

During the administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the Department of Education (DepEd) had malicious over-priced deals with its suppliers. What caught our attention are the supplied PCs that cost PHP400,000 each unit for an obsolete configuration.

March 10, 2014

HBO brings streamed media to portable devices

Always wanted to watch your favorite movies and series on-the-go? HBO Asia earlier today made that possible at the launch of the HBO GO. It’s basically a broadband streaming service for your computers, tablets, and smartphones.

December 12, 2013

Sony outs 2-in-1 USB Flash Drive

In an effort to provide a storage solution that will bridge the gap between their mobile devices and computers, Sony has come up with 2-in-1 USB Flash Drive that has a Micro-USB on one end and a full-sized USB plug on the other.

December 05, 2013

Conspiracy Theory: Technology’s Dark Role in the Future

Technology is a way of doing things, and doing things are either good, evil or indifferent. It isn’t always about getting faster computers, more powerful gaming hardware or more efficient car engines – it’s about what you do with them. Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.

November 28, 2013

#TBT: Oldie, but goodie CRT

A guy from South Korea walks in a bar one night with an undeniable swag. He looks mighty sharp with his arched 55-inch facade and flanks which are barely 5 millimeters thick. He walks up to counter and utters “I’ll have a 5-year old scotch, straight up” with a crystal-clear voice coming out of his […]

October 23, 2013

Apple launches new MacBook Pro lineup

Apple decided to kick off this year’s Keynote Event with the introduction of the new breed MacBook Pro computers.

October 10, 2013

YugaTech #TBT: The Floppy Disk

This week on YugaTech Throwback Thursday, we’re going to look back on the Floppy Disk; how it got its name, and how the invention of this long-forgotten storage device has single-handedly changed the way people stored data and the computing industry in general.

September 30, 2013

Top 20 Best Technology Brands of 2013

Interbrand, one of the largest branding consultancies in the world has recently released their list of 100 Best Global Brands of 2013 mentioning companies from different sectors including Technology. From there we took all the leading technology brands and compiled them in one simple list.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 04, 2013

Oxford University adds Phablet & Selfie to its dictionary

In keeping with its quarterly tradition of adding new words in to its online dictionary, Oxford University has recently included words like Phablet and Selfie to their list, complete with definition, of course. Head past the break to see what the other tech-related terms that made it to their list.

August 18, 2013

50 things a geek should know

Do you consider yourself a ‘geek’? Are you sure? Then why don’t we put that to the test and see if you check out on the 50 things a geek should know.

July 30, 2013

Should the Philippines build a Cyber Army?

Cyber threats are real. Countries like the U.S., Iran, North Korea and China have been subjects numerous times when it comes to cyber security, warfare and espionage. While we’re not as big and as powerful as those countries, do you think we should also develop a way to defend our country from cyber attacks?

July 16, 2013

CompuLab Utilite, a tiny ARM-based PC for $99

CompuLab, an Israeli-based manufacturer of industrial miniature computers has recently introduced a tiny ARM-based desktop PC that can run Linux and Android OS – the Utilite.

July 12, 2013

Bargain Buys: Quad-core Toshiba Satellite C40D at Php24k

Now here’s another good find that we saw while we’re scouring the web for cheap gadget deals. This time, it’s a 14-inch laptop which runs on a quad-core processor.

May 21, 2013

MMDA intros Traffic Mirror

Earlier today, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in partnership with Information Capital Technology Ventures Inc. (ICTV) introduced a new and radical way for motorists to get information about the current traffic situation around the metro through a website called MMDA Traffic Mirror.

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