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September 06, 2008

How to unlock SIM Card PUK PIN codes?

The mobile SIM card comes with a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code or PIN (personal identification number). The main purpose of these codes is to provide a security. These codes are normally used to prevent your SIM card from unauthorized use, theft or loss. The PUK is enclosed in a machine-generated security paper. Make sure […]

August 06, 2007

Check your WordPress themes for malicious codes!

If you’re using free WordPress and Joomla themes, then you should check your theme files for some malicious codes. This issue was first raised by Derek of 5ThiryOne (via JaypeeOnline) which hit Digg’s frontpage the other day. One of Derek’s free WordPress themes have actually been modified and inserted with malicious codes.

March 27, 2014

Two Play Store apps secretly mine cryptocurrency

Trend Micro has recently published a report that two apps in Google’s Play Store were found to feature malware codes that allows it to mine crytpocurrency on Android devices without users’ knowledge.

February 25, 2014

LG G Pro 2 hands-on, first impressions

Over a week ago, LG announced its next-generation phablet, the LG G Pro 2. This 5.9-inch beast of a smartphone combines the best design and features of the G2 with the size and functionality of G Pro together with a built-in antenna (perhaps for the Korean market).

January 17, 2014

Lazada launches app for the iPhone and iPad

Lazada, one of the largest online shopping website in Southeast Asia, has recently launched their iOS app for the iPhone and iPad.

November 15, 2013

MIT Media Lab’s inFORM will make you go WTF?!

Folks over at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab have been working on a lot of cool stuff and one of them is an interactive Dynamic Shape Display called inFORM that seem to have come from a sci-fi film.

November 01, 2013

Light Fidelity, the future of wireless connectivity

Wireless Fidelity, aka Wi-Fi is so 2013, or at least that’s how the engineers behind Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) see the future wireless data transmission. Let’s delve a little deeper into this fairly new concept and see how it can revolutionize the way we connect to the internet.

October 24, 2013

This Vending Machine dispenses Gold Bars

Went around on a quick tour of Abu Dhabi yesterday to check out the rest of the city after the Nokia World event. One of the first stops we made was the Emirates Palace Hotel where the world’s first gold vending machine was installed.

September 24, 2013

iPhone 5S in the flesh, first impressions

We managed to snag an iPhone 5S from Hong Kong during the first day of its global release. While the champagne gold color quickly ran out of stock (and was selling for close to 70k in the gray market), the we still got the 32GB space gray variant. Check out our initial review after the […]

September 18, 2013

Chirp debuts on Google Play Store

Animal Systems, the team behind the free app called Chirp has now made their super cool app available for Android users. If you haven’t heard about it, then allow us take you to a quick tour of this unique file-sharing service.

September 11, 2013

Touch ID: Apple’s 500ppi fingerprint scanner

Apple has just officially announced the iPhone 5S earlier and one of its key features is its built-in fingerprint scanning technology called Touch ID. Read on to find out how it works.

August 07, 2013

Microsoft debuts Windows Phone App Studio Beta

The Windows Phone 8 platform has always been criticized for not having too many apps on its marketplace, or at least not all the popular apps are there. In any case, Microsoft is looking to address this through their free web-based developer tool dubbed as the Windows Phone App Studio.

April 19, 2013

Smart Prepaid LTE goes live

Smart prepaid subscribers can now experience blazing fast internet connection as the MVP-owned Telco launched the Smart Prepaid LTE.

March 31, 2013

App in Focus: Photoplay for Android

There’s a new kid in the block that goes by the name of Photoplay and is looking to take on the king of the hill Instagram and be the next big thing in the app industry. Let’s see what this new photo-sharing app has to offer in our full review after the break.

December 14, 2012

Facebook for Android receives big update

Facebook for Android is now on version 2.0 and is expected to increase the speed and performance of the app – by a lot.

November 26, 2012

Winners: Apptivate iTunes App Credits worth Php6,000

We randomly picked all 100 winners of the Apptivate credit giveaway (all in all, worth Php6,000). Check out if you are one of the lucky ones in our list below.

September 26, 2012

Web hack can factory reset Samsung phones

If you’re using a Samsung smartphone with TouchWiz including the Galaxy S2 and some Galaxy S3 models, be aware that there’s a web hack that can trigger a factory reset on your beloved smartphone.

June 14, 2012

Android Linaro 4.0.4, the pumped up ICS

Not satisfied with your Android ICS-powered device? Do you feel a bit lacking in performance and think that you can still squeeze more juice out of your device? A group of developers also feels the same way and that’s why they decided to optimize Google’s latest OS and bring it up to about 30-100% increase […]

February 14, 2012

Globe *143# – One Number to Rule them All!

Globe Telecom today has just introduced to the media a new catch-all number for all its prepaid customers. Globe 143 allows subs to just remember one number when managing their prepaid account.

August 26, 2011

HP TouchPad Review

The HP TouchPad is the very first webOS tablet ever built, and probably the last and only one — after HP recently announced it will abandon all devices running on the platform. Check out our full review of the HP TouchPad after the jump.

August 03, 2011

MMDA Traffic Navigator FTW!

Been using the MMDA Traffic Monitoring system for several weeks now but have not really blogged about it since I was waiting for an Android App or an iPad App. But, it looks like TV5 and MMDA has already officially launched the service the other night after being on beta for about a month.

April 16, 2010

Blogging with the iPad

[ Updated: Read our full iPad Review ] I am writing this blog entry with the iPad as a testament that this device can also be a content-creation device.

April 03, 2009

Odysseylive Reboots: Interview with Jay Fonacier

Starting this month, I will be doing regular feature interviews with local start-ups, internet entrepreneurs, executives of blue-chip companies and interesting web personalities to add to the mix of topics I’m covering for this blog. For this month, I’d like to check back on Odysseylive and talked to President & Managing Director, R. Jay Fonacier, […]

May 16, 2008

Icahn vs. Yahoo, Facebook vs. Google

Carl Icahn, an erstwhile Yahoo shareholder wants to fire the entire Yahoo Board. In his letter to Yahoo, he claims buying $2.5 billion worth of Yahoo stocks to push his agenda. On the other hand, Facebook is accusing Google for invading user privacy with its Friend Connect.

April 17, 2008

Alexa announces new Web Rankings

Alexa just announced they’ve changed to a new algorithm in computing the web rankings. Previously, Alexa only relies on its toolbar to gather site usage data to perform web rankings. They’ve added more sources now to improve the metrics but have not revealed what these are.

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