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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.

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.

April 08, 2014

Samsung Galaxy ACE Style officially announced

Samsung Electronics has announced its latest entry-level smartphone that features a 4-inch display, dual-core CPU, NFC, and Android 4.4 Kitkat – the Samsung Galaxy ACE Style.

April 03, 2014

How to run the new Facebook UI (for Android only)

Facebook is getting ready on releasing a new UI for its Android app for quite a while now and apparently, anyone can experience it before it even comes out by simply following these steps.

April 01, 2014

BIR request to block Facebook, Twitter over tax issues

In another surprise move by the Bureau of Internal Revenue, a request was sent to the NTC and ISPs to block several international websites for failure to remit proper taxes from operating within the Philippine internet domain.

March 31, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 Review

More and more manufacturers are offering 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets to the market. Acer is among the first ones, starting off with the W3 from last year. This time, they’re positioning the Iconia W4 as a netbook replacement. Check out our full review below to learn why we agreed.

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.

March 24, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini reports surface

Even before the Samsung Galaxy S5 makes its way to store shelves, reports are now coming out of a possible Galaxy S5 Mini under the model name SM-G750A.

March 18, 2014

Apple replaces iPad 2 with iPad with Retina Display

It seems that Apple has finally come to their senses (or they’ve ran out stocks of the iPad 2), because the Cupertino-based firm has finally pulled the plug on its three year old slate in favor of the Retina-display-touting iPad 4.

March 16, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surfaces

It seems like Samsung is about to repeat history of releasing different variants for its flagship model. With Samsung Galaxy S5 just freshly-announced, reports are now surfacing that an imaging-focused variant of the said device is on its way.

March 15, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 hands-on, first impressions

A couple of days ago, Acer Philippines introduced to us their new campaign for the Acer I.T. Doctor and handed us their latest Windows 8.1 tablet, the Acer Iconia W4.

March 05, 2014

Facebook Messenger now on Windows Phone 8

Facebook’s very own messaging service, Facebook Messenger, finally finds its way into Windows Phone 8.

February 20, 2014

HTC promises to replace cracked displays for free

HTC gives users the assurance that the company will fix their busted screen without any charge. This is because of a new initiative called HTC Advantage.

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.

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.

February 11, 2014

FB Click Farms, Fake Likes traced to the Philippines

There’s been a growing number of underground business that revolve around Facebook advertising, specifically generating fake clicks and FB likes.

February 10, 2014

Big money moving behind fake Facebook videos

Last week, I was asked by @tjmanotoc to do a TV interview about those fake Facebook videos. The interview was aired on TV Patrol, Bandila and another Studio 23 report. Since the clip was very short, I thought of doing a longer and more detailed explanation of the case here.

February 04, 2014

See your biggest moments on Facebook with Look Back

In case you didn’t notice, today is Facebook’s 10th birthday and in celebration Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook team made a special feature called “Look Back” which plays a video of some of your best moments on the social networking site.

January 30, 2014

Facebook introduces new Paper app

Facebook has introduced a new app called Paper, that lets users view their Facebook feed in a fresh and attractive layout.

January 13, 2014

Acer Tab 7, a 7-inch Android slate for under $100

A new Android tablet from Acer that sports a 7-inch screen, a dual-core CPU, and a sub-$100 price tag, has appeared on an online store in China. Take a look at the ultra-affordable Acer Tab 7.

January 04, 2014

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 gets an engine makeover

Just two months after it hit the shelves, Microsoft has quietly revamped the Surface Pro 2’s processor from an Intel Core i5-4200U to a newer (and presumably faster) i5-4300U.

January 04, 2014

Acer Iconia A1-830 Android tablet for $149

Acer refreshed their Android tablet with this 7.9-inch Iconia A1-830 that really looks like an iPad Mini on Jellybean.

January 04, 2014

Acer Liquid Z5 becomes official

Acer has a new smartphone called the Liquid Z5. It’s a dual-SIM handset that replaces the older Liquid Z3, which we reviewed here last December.

December 18, 2013

McLaren to replace windshield wipers with force fields

High-performance vehicle manufacturer, McLaren Automotive, is planning to replace windshield wipers on their future supercars with force fields made of sound.

December 13, 2013

Acer Iconia W4 locally launched for under Php19K

Last night, Acer launched their latest Windows 8-powered 8-inch slate carrying a price tag that is under Php19K, the Acer Iconia W4.

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